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This is an ongoing quiz designed to be used repeatedly through out the semester. This is for a particular class at SWTCC
A ______ is a list of instructions to be carried out by the computer.
The first Fully operative electronic computer was called ________.
Electronic Number Integrator and Computer
The fastest computers in use today are called _______.
The _______ is a world-wide collection of interlinked networks.
The first Personal Computers were Produced in the 1970's.
Transistors, which eventually replaced the vacuum tubes of early computers, were invented in the 1940's.
Minicomputers and mainframe computers have become obsolete; they are no longer in use.
Two of the most widely used features of the internet are e-mail and the World Wide Web.
The speed of a Processor is usually measured in gigahertz.
A bit is another name for one byte of memory.
Disk drives are a type of mass storage device.
A nineteenth-century computing pioneer named _________ Designed a computer called the Analytical Engine.
The invention of the ____________ helped to make computers smaller by
replacing the larger, less efficient vacuum tubes in the electronic circuits.
Until the appearance of the ____________ in the mid-1960s, only large
mainframe computers were available.
____________ allows someone with access to the Internet to exchange messages with other Internet users around the world.
The World Wide Web provides access to a huge number of electronic
documents known as ____________.
The physical components of a computer system are referred to as its
A personal computerâ€™s main circuit board is called its ____________.
One byte of memory consists of ____________ bits.
One kilobyte is equal to ____________ bytes
Examples of magnetic mass storage devices are floppy disk drives, hard
disk drives, and ____________ drives.
Two types of optical mass storage devices are CD-ROMs and ____________
Solid-state mass storage like a flash drive is plugged into a computer
through a(n) ___________ port.
Of the various types of printers, the highest quality output is produced by
a(n) ____________ printer.
Software is divided into two broad categories: ____________ software and
The master control program that oversees a computerâ€™s operations is
called its ____________.
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