Visual Basic Ch. 1 Questions

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Visual Basic Ch. 1 Questions

Here is a the Quiz for the first Chapter of Visual Basic - Pinetree Programming 11Good Luck to you!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    One of the earliest mechanical calculating devices was the Pascaline.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Magnetic tape gave computers the ability to read and write data more quickly and reliably than punched cards.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    A high-level programming language consists of English-like instructions
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    A CPU can think for itself.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    A printer is a peripheral device.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Topology refers to the physical arrangement of the nodes on a network.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The physical components of the personal computer, such as the monitor, are called software.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Historians refer to the present time as the industrial age.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The illegal copying of software is called privacy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    - What did Ada Byron mean when she said that the Analytical Engine could never “originate anything”?
    • A. 

      A machine could not talk.

    • B. 

      A machine could not think.

    • C. 

      A machine could not do calculations.

    • D. 

      A machine could not make decisions.

  • 11. 
    The number system used in computers is called
    • A. 

      Decimal.

    • B. 

      Hexadecimal.

    • C. 

      Binary.

    • D. 

      Base.

  • 12. 
    - A combination of software and hardware that work together to allow computers to exchange data and to share software and devices such as printers is called a
    • A. 

      Network.

    • B. 

      Modem.

    • C. 

      Peripheral device.

    • D. 

      Hard disk array.

  • 13. 
    - RAM is
    • A. 

      Memory where data and instructions are stored permanently

    • B. 

      Memory where data and instructions are stored temporarily

    • C. 

      A set of circuits that connect the CPU to other components

    • D. 

      The computer’s clock rate.

  • 14. 
    - How many states do the electrical circuits on an IC (integrated circuit) have?
    • A. 

      One: on

    • B. 

      Two: on, off

    • C. 

      Four: + - * /

    • D. 

      Three: on, off, wait

  • 15. 
    - A bit is
    • A. 

      A single 0 or 1 in the binary code.

    • B. 

      Eight 0s or 1s.

    • C. 

      A person’s name stored in memory.

    • D. 

      Equal to 64K of RAM.

  • 16. 
    - Operating system software
    • A. 

      Is a combination of hardware and software that works together to allow computers to exchange data.

    • B. 

      Is network security hardware that prevents unauthorized network access

    • C. 

      Is software that enables the user to communicate with the computer

    • D. 

      Is a series of related Web pages.

  • 17. 
    - 00000000 01001101 represents the letter M in
    • A. 

      Decimal.

    • B. 

      Hexadecimal.

    • C. 

      Kilobytes.

    • D. 

      Binary.

  • 18. 
    - Which is not an object-oriented programming language?
    • A. 

      C++

    • B. 

      Java

    • C. 

      Visual Basic .NET

    • D. 

      COBOL

  • 19. 
    - A set of circuits that connect the CPU to other components on the motherboard is called a
    • A. 

      Storage medium.

    • B. 

      Bus.

    • C. 

      Base unit.

    • D. 

      Transformer.

  • 20. 
    - A program that is designed to reproduce itself by copying itself into other programs without the user’s knowledge is called
    • A. 

      A bug.

    • B. 

      A virus.

    • C. 

      A reproduction

    • D. 

      An infection.