Help with computer question

Aug 18th, 2014
Computer Science
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1. The term “clone” is a reference to a computer’s:





2. An algorithm is BEST defined as:

  logic for how to  write an operating system.

  stages for how to create a computer language.

  rules for finding a solution to a problem in a defined number of steps.

  reasons that define how computer scientists select languages.

3.  Many people describe computers as “complex” machines. What can this mean?

  Computers are smarter than humans.

  Computers are understood by very few people because of their intricate technical components .

  Computers run software programs with hard to use features.

  Computers have had  both a positive and negative effect on  society.

 4. Which of the following is NOT a component of the von Neumann architecture of a computer?


  Arithmetic logic unit

  Control unit


 5.The term “computer literacy” dates back to what decade?

  1960s, 1970s, 1980s,  1990s

6. Which is NOT a function associated with a motherboard?

  Expansion slot




7. Which of the following is an operating system?

  Microsoft,  MAC,  Apple, Windows

.8. How many generations of computer languages have there been since the middle of the 20th century?


.9. Computers are not just stand-alone desktop machines anymore. They are often embedded in common appliances and technology that we use every day. Which of the following does NOT have a computer in it?



  Cell phone


10. Which of the following components was a significant development featured in the Macintosh LISA computer?

   C Prompt

  Disk Operating System

   Graphical User Interface)


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