Information Technology Basics Final

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Information Technology Basics Final

This test is going to cover everything we have learned in CIT from intro to CIT2. The majority of the test will cover computer history and recap on what we do on a day to day bases.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who is considered to be the father of computers?
    • A. 

      Clifford Berry

    • B. 

      John Atanasoff

    • C. 

      Charles Babbage

    • D. 

      Ada Lovelace

  • 2. 
    What does ABC stand for?
    • A. 

      Abacus Based Computing

    • B. 

      Acute Binary Computer

    • C. 

      Advanced Biometrics Computer

    • D. 

      Atanasoff - Berry Computer

  • 3. 
    Who helped Charles Babbage program some of his inventions?
    • A. 

      Clifford Berry

    • B. 

      John Atanastoff

    • C. 

      Ada Lovelace

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    In what order did these calculating inventions/methods occur?
    • A. 

      Abacus, Slide ruler, Logarithms, and Pascaline

    • B. 

      Abacus, Logarithms, Pascaline, Slide ruler

    • C. 

      Abacus, Logarithms, Slide ruler, Pascaline

    • D. 

      Abacus, Pascaline, Slide ruler, Logarithms

  • 5. 
    What is another name for the Harvard Mark 1?
    • A. 

      Automatic Sequence Controlled Calculator

    • B. 

      The Universal Machine

    • C. 

      Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer

    • D. 

      Census Tabulating Machine

  • 6. 
    What is another name for the turing machine?
    • A. 

      The Universal Machine

    • B. 

      The Analytical Engine

    • C. 

      Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer

    • D. 

      Automatic Sequence Controlled Calculator

  • 7. 
    Which of these are some of Charles Babbage's inventions?
    • A. 

      Difference Engine

    • B. 

      Analytical Engine

    • C. 

      Second Analytical Engine

    • D. 

      Harvard Mark 1

    • E. 

      Census Tabulating Machine

  • 8. 
    Who discovered the first computer bug?
    • A. 

      Grace Hopper

    • B. 

      Ada Lovelace

    • C. 

      Charles Babbage

    • D. 

      John Atanasoff

  • 9. 
    In what order did these inventions occur?
    • A. 

      ABC, Colossus, ENIAC, Univac

    • B. 

      Colossus, ABC, Univac, ENIAC

    • C. 

      Univac, Colossus, ABC, ENIAC

    • D. 

      ENIAC, ABC, Colossus, Univac

  • 10. 
    Who invented the card controlled looms?
    • A. 

      Charles Babbage

    • B. 

      Joseph Marie Jaquard

    • C. 

      Gottfied Wilhelm Von Leibnitz's

    • D. 

      John Napier

  • 11. 
    What machine did Grace Hopper help program?
    • A. 

      Census Tabulating Machine

    • B. 

      The Universal Machine

    • C. 

      The ABC

    • D. 

      Univac

  • 12. 
    Charles Babbage finished his analytical machines.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    The Abacus was the first tool used for counting.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    John Atanasoff and Clifford Berry invented the ABC.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Bletchley parks helped create the Colossus.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Herman Hollerith helped create the Census Tabulating Machine.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Who is considered to be one of the first computer programmers?
    • A. 

      Charles Babbage

    • B. 

      Ada Lovelace

    • C. 

      Alan Turing

    • D. 

      Grace Hopper

  • 18. 
    Which two people created a slide ruler?
    • A. 

      William Oughtred

    • B. 

      Wilhelm Schickard

    • C. 

      Blaise Pascal

    • D. 

      John Napier

  • 19. 
    John Napier created the bones logarithms.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Which machines did Alan Turing work on?
    • A. 

      The Universal Machine

    • B. 

      Turing–Welchman bombe

    • C. 

      Manchester Mark 1

    • D. 

      ENIAC

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 21. 
    What are some psychological, physical, and health risks associated with information technology?
    • A. 

      War terrors

    • B. 

      Obesidy

    • C. 

      Carpal tunnel

    • D. 

      Web addiction

    • E. 

      Bad or irregular vision

    • F. 

      None of the above

  • 22. 
    How are RFID tags/chips used today?
    • A. 

      Tracking migrating animals

    • B. 

      Tracking of products

    • C. 

      Payment by mobile phones

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 23. 
    Through which acts have security systems been upgraded?
    • A. 

      HIPPA

    • B. 

      Sarbanes-Oxley

    • C. 

      Gramm-Leach-Bliley Compliance

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 24. 
    What is in house developed software?
    • A. 

      Programs written by people outside the company

    • B. 

      Programs written by a company

    • C. 

      Modified programs from other companies

  • 25. 
    Which of these programs are included in both Microsoft office and Open office?
    • A. 

      Word processor

    • B. 

      Spreadsheet application

    • C. 

      Power point application

    • D. 

      None of the above

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