1. The term “clone” is a reference to a computer’s:
2. An algorithm is BEST defined as:
how to write an operating system.
how to create a computer language.
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?
are smarter than humans.
are understood by very few people because of their intricate technical
run software programs with hard to use features.
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?
“computer literacy” dates back to what decade?
6. Which is NOT a function associated with a motherboard?
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?
10. Which of the following components was a significant
development featured in the Macintosh LISA computer?
Graphical User Interface)