S1 HOLIDAY WORK
Answer all questions.
Which of the sets below contains characteristics of advancement in computer technology?
A. Smaller in size, faster and more expensive.
B. Bigger in size, faster and cheaper.
C. Bigger in size, more expensive and faster.
D. Smaller in size, faster and cheaper.
The first computing device used to perform arithmetic calculations is
B. Napier’s bones
C. Slide rule
Which of the following characteristics will be associated with future computers?
A. Expensive computers.
B. Big sized system
C. Advanced robotics.
D. Inadequate storage systems.
Who is regarded as the father of computing after his invention and concept of the Analytical Engine in 1837?
B. Charles Babbage
C. Joseph M. Jacquard
D. Dr. Herman Hollerith
A gigabyte consists of
A. 1024 bytes
B. 1024 gigabytes
C. 1024 kilobytes
D. 1024 Megabytes
The ability of a computer to perform many different tasks is termed as?
The Second Generation Computer was based on
A. Vacuum Tubes
C. Silicon Chips
D. Bio Chips
Which keyboard button can help control the use of capital and small letters during typing?
A. Insert key
B. Backspace key
C. Alter key
D. Caps Lock key
The following are possible with a computer except:
A. Speed and Versatility
B. Documentation and report making
Which of these is likely to happen in future about Internet?
A. Very Expensive
B. Faster connections
C. Fewer users
D. Extensive use of wires
Which computers can accommodate more than 1000 users at the same time?
A. Mini-frame Computers
B. Mainframe Computers
C. Micro Computers
D. D. Super Computers
The following are classification by size/ capacity
A. mainframe computers, personal computers and Super computers
B. mainframe computers, laptop computers and Super computers
C. mainframe computers, hybrid computers and Super computers
D. mainframe computers, microcomputers and Super computers
A computer system is comprised of the four (4. components below:
A. Input, output, processors and storage
B. Hardware, Software, Human ware, Data
C. Input, output, processors
D. Hardware, software, human ware and mouse
The term used to explain the computer’s ability to accept all kinds of inputs (functions), data, multimedia, etc is called
When a computer performs the same task several times without getting bored then it is said to be………..
D. Artificially intelligent
Which one of the following technologies was used in first generation computer’s internal processing?
B. Vacuum tube
D. Integrated circuits
Computers that interact with continuous stream of data are:
A.Special - purpose.
D. General - purpose.
Convert the binary number 1100010 to decimal base.
Third generation computers are characterised by the development and use of
B. Integrated circuits.
D. Vacuum tubes.
______________keys are a set of keys that when pressed, operations of certain keys on the keyboard change.
B. Alphanumeric keys
C. Caps lock
Which of the following would be considered a portable computer?
D. Desktop computer
Which of the following is not a classification of computers by function?
C. Real-time Systems
D. Super computer systems
Why must food and liquids be kept out of the computer room?
A. Because it is a rule. You are chased if you come with food to the lab.
B. Because if you eat while using computers, the food may chock you.
C. Because the smell of food may attract rats that may eat the computer wires.
D. Because liquids and food crumbs can cause corrosion and damage computer components.
The first operating system is believed to having been invented in the …………….. generation of electronic computers.
How many bits are in the word “ MOCK-EXAMS”
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