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CSI101
Quiz 1
Understanding Computer Technology
NameMatthew Hockenberry_________________________________
In the multiple choice and true and falsesections, please darken the best answer.Each question is worth 2 points apiece.
I. MULTIPLE CHOICE SECTION
1. The acronym GUI means
A
Grayed user information
B
Group user icons
C
Graphical user interface
D
Group user interconnect2. What does OS stand for?
A
Operating Supercomputer
B
Outstanding Shape
C
Output System
D
Operating System3. The acronym RAM means
A
Random Access Memory
B
Readily Available Memory
C
Read Access Memory
D
Readily Accessible Memory4. What does CPU stand for?
A
Convex Processing Unit
B
Central Processing Unit
C
Cache Point Unit
D
Cache Processing Unit5. According to the Triumph of the Nerdsvideo, what was the point of
ʻ
reverseengineering
ʼ
:
A
To make sure that the computersworked
B
To
ʻ
clone
ʼ
a competitors computer
C
To find a copy of the system code
D
To figure out how to create anoperating system6. The creator and head of Microsoft, andan all-around incredibly wealthy guy is:
A
Steve Jobs
B
Steve Kazmirkowski
C
Jeff Bezos
D
Bill Gates7. According to the Triumph of the Nerdsvideo, what was needed for a computerto sell successfully?
A
A monitor
B
Windows
C
A GUI
D
A
ʻ
killer
ʼ
application8. To check your AiNE email, you must goto which address
A
stu.aii.edu
B
www.hotmail.com
C
www.aii.edu
D
www.masscom.edu9. Examples of input devices:
A
Email, GUI, Icons
B
Keyboard, mouse, light pen
C
Printer, monitor, modem
D
Hard drive, operating system, systemsoftware
 
10. The largest printed circuit in acomputer is?
A
Video card
B
Microprocessor
C
Motherboard
D
Sound card11. According to the movie,
ʻ
Triumph ofthe Nerds,
ʼ
Visicalc and Lotus 123 wereboth:
A
Word processing applications
B
GUIs
C
Spreadsheets
D
Storage devices12. ROM stands for:
A
Read Only Memory
B
Random Only Memory
C
Read Over Memory
D
Random Opportunity Memory13. What are the three main stages acomputer system goes through called:
A
Input, process, output
B
Import, export, posting
C
Impress, express, impulse
D
Invent, except, prevent14. Which of the following IS NOTconsidered a
ʻ
storage device
ʼ
?:
A
A scanner
B
A hard disk drive
C
A USB flash drive
D
A floppy disk15. The ______________ is a case thatcontains electronic components of thecomputer that are used to process data
A
Storage media
B
System unit
C
Central processing unit
D
Flash drive16. What are the two main components ofthe motherboard?
A
Processor and memory
B
Sound card and memory
C
Processor and monitor
D
The mother and the board17. The two numbers (1 & 0, on/off)represent a machine coding system,which all computers work off of, and it iscalled:
A
One-two code
B
Primary Code
C
Binary Code
D
Secondary Code18. What is the main difference betweenRAM and ROM?
A
RAM stores information permanentlyand ROM stores information temporarily
B
ROM holds data being used andRAM holds functions used to performbasic system functions
C
ROM stores programs permanentlyand RAM is storage that can be emptiedwhen the processing is completed
D
They both function the same way
 
19. The original, modern, meaning ofcomputer was:
A
Devices developed from clocks
B
Women who made calculations
C
Large warehouses
D
Systems designed by Bill Gates20. A peripheral is:
A
A read only program
B
The amount it takes for a processor toread data
C
A device that connects to the systemunit and is controlled by the processor
D
A form of storage that is re-writable21. Select the largest file listed below?
A
10 KB
B
1000 MB
C
10 GB
D
1000 KB22. Flash Memory is the latest form of:
A
CD-ROM
B
Music download software
C
New Reggae band
D
Removable storage23. Which of the following is the correctprogression from smallest to largest?
A
Megabyte, byte, kilobyte, gigabyte, bit
B
bit, byte, kilobyte, megabyte, gigabyte
C
byte, kilobyte, gigabyte, bit
D
bit, byte, megabyte, kilobyte, gigabyte24. The first
ʻ
killer application
ʼ
was a:
A
Word processing application
A
Spreadsheet
A
MS_DOS
A
PC_Talk25. Who, besides Bill Gates, helped tocreate Microsoft?
A
Steve Jobs
A
Paul Allen
A
Steve Wozniak
A
Matthew Hockenberry26. The first computer cheap enough forindividuals to afford was:
A
Apple
B
IBM PC
C
Gateway
D
Compaq27. The tool developed by the ancientBabylonians to aid in computations was:
A
Calculator
B
Sliderule
C
Abacus
D
Abacata28. A(n) __________is any hardwarecomponent that allows you to enter dataand instructions into a computer.
A
Input device
B
Output device
C
Memory
D
Storage media

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