Lesson 1 - History Of Computer

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Lesson 1 - History Of Computer

Need to answer the given questions about the History of Computer.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The first Generation in used device?
    • A. 

      ICs

    • B. 

      Vacuum Tube

    • C. 

      Transistor

    • D. 

      MIcrochips

  • 2. 
    The 3rd Generation used device?
    • A. 

      ICs

    • B. 

      Vacuum Tubes

    • C. 

      Transistor

    • D. 

      Microchips

  • 3. 
    _______________ invented the power loop that could base its weaved upon a pattern automatically read from punched wooden cards
    • A. 

      Charles Babbage

    • B. 

      Blaise Pascal

    • C. 

      John Napier

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    Babbage consider the idea for what 2 mechanical devices?
    • A. 

      The loom and punch card

    • B. 

      Abacus and Calculator

    • C. 

      The "Difference Engine" and the "Analytical Engine"

    • D. 

      The Computer and Programming

  • 5. 
    UNIVAC computer is an example of First Generation Computing device?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    A modern ____________ consists of rings that slide over rods.
  • 7. 
    A ___________ 1 machine sold in 1976 for $600.
    • A. 

      Mark

    • B. 

      Apple

    • C. 

      Z

  • 8. 
    She found the first computer bug?
  • 9. 
    Advantages of transistor over vacuum tubes.
    • A. 

      Less heat generated.

    • B. 

      More reliable.

    • C. 

      Less prone to hardware failures.

    • D. 

      Too bulky in size.

  • 10. 
    Voice recognition is under fourth generation - artificial intelligence or what we call AI.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    ____________________ is an electronic device that can read, store, process and interpret data.
  • 12. 
    Countess Lady Lavelace considered as the first lady programmer.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Approximately, how many transistors does a Pentium 4 microprocessor contains in a thumbnail sized piece of silicon?
    • A. 

      42 transistor

    • B. 

      42,000 transistor

    • C. 

      42,000,000 transistor

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 14. 
    A German civil engineer  who built Zuse.
    • A. 

      Conrad Zuse

    • B. 

      Zuse1

    • C. 

      Konrad Zuse

  • 15. 
    It transforms source code written in programming language to computer (binary) language.
    • A. 

      Compiler

    • B. 

      Translator

    • C. 

      Cobol

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 16. 
    An early aid mathematical computations that is being used by Babylonians in 300 B.C.
    • A. 

      Computer

    • B. 

      Calculator

    • C. 

      Abacus

  • 17. 
    Language use to perform operations in First Generation of Computers.
  • 18. 
    ___________ means pebble in Latin word.
  • 19. 
    Anti Logarithms is a technology that allows multiplication to be performed via addition.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Graphics area of computer use.
    • A. 

      Medicine

    • B. 

      Supermarket

    • C. 

      Architecture

  • 21. 
    Napier's Bones are made of ___________ stick.
    • A. 

      IVORY

    • B. 

      PLASTIC

    • C. 

      GLASS

  • 22. 
    _____________ is a Japanese version of Ancient Computing Device.
  • 23. 
    Famous poet and father of Ada Byron.
    • A. 

      GOD

    • B. 

      FATHER

    • C. 

      LORD

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 24. 
    German Gottfried Wilhelm Leibnitz considered as the greatest philosopher but died poor and alone.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Slide rule used by NASA Engineer of Mercury, ___________ and Apollo program which landed, men on moon.
    • A. 

      GEMINI

    • B. 

      MARS

    • C. 

      EARTH

    • D. 

      None of the above

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