Test Your Knowledge On Basic Computers Quiz!

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Test Your Knowledge On Basic Computers Quiz!

This quiz will test your knowledge of chapter 1 and chapter 2.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    It is a(n) _________ design issue whether a computer will have a multiply instruction.1.      It is a(n) _________ design issue whether a computer will have a multiply instruction.
    • A. 

      Architectural

    • B. 

      Memory

    • C. 

      Elementary

    • D. 

      Organizational

  • 2. 
    It is a(n) _________ issue whether the multiply instruction will be implemented by a special multiply unit or by a mechanism that makes repeated use of the add unit of the system.
    • A. 

      Architectural

    • B. 

      Memory

    • C. 

      Elementary

    • D. 

      Organizational

  • 3. 
    A __________ system is a set of interrelated subsystems.
    • A. 

      Secondary

    • B. 

      Hierarchical

    • C. 

      Complex

    • D. 

      Functional

  • 4. 
    When data are moved over longer distances, to or from a remote device, the process is known as __________.
    • A. 

      Data communications

    • B. 

      Registering

    • C. 

      Structuring

    • D. 

      Data transport

  • 5. 
    A common example of system interconnection is by means of a __________.
    • A. 

      Register

    • B. 

      System bus

    • C. 

      Data transport

    • D. 

      Control device

  • 6. 
    The _________ was the world’s first general-purpose electronic digital computer.
    • A. 

      UNIVAC

    • B. 

      MARK IV

    • C. 

      ENIAC

    • D. 

      Hollerith’s Counting Machine

  • 7. 
    The Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer project was a response to U.S. needs during _________.
    • A. 

      The Civil War

    • B. 

      The French-American War

    • C. 

      World War I

    • D. 

      World War II

  • 8. 
    The ENIAC used __________.
    • A. 

      Vacuum tubes

    • B. 

      Integrated circuits

    • C. 

      IAS

    • D. 

      Transistors

  • 9. 
    The ENIAC is an example of a _________ generation computer.
    • A. 

      First

    • B. 

      Second

    • C. 

      Third

    • D. 

      Fourth

  • 10. 
    The __________ interprets the instructions in memory and causes them to be executed.
    • A. 

      Main memory

    • B. 

      Control unit

    • C. 

      I/O

    • D. 

      Arithmetic and logic unit

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