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Digital Data Systems

What type of computer has the CPU contained on a single integrated chip? Microcomputer
What is the main purpose of a computer? Process Data
What types of computers use operator console and maintenance console panel/display control units to perform maintenance? Mainframe Computers
The Navy adapts a specific program to fit its needs and does not deviate once this program is installed into the computer. T/F? False
Training for what types of computers is NOT NEC producing? Microcomputers
What elements is generally considered an optional equipment for microcomputers? Modem
Computers can disseminate data to what types of equipment? A display subsystem, magnetic tape or disk unit, and a printer.
Although a computer maybe used for many types of operations, which of the following computers are considered the heart of the tactical and tactical support data systems? Mainframe computers
In addition to display units, a computer relies on what other equipment to display processed data? printers
Computers can gather data by which of the following methods? Manually and automatically
How do computer systems exchange data? Through a series of interrupts, requests, and Acknowledges
All computers must be capable of what functions? Processing and storing data
How is interfacing between computers and peripherals accomplished? Cables and connectors
Computers can externally store data on what types of media? Magnetic disks, magnetic tape, and paper tape
Which types of data do computers exchange? Data words, status signals, and control signals
All computers have what components in common? Central processing unit, memory, and input/output section.
The mainframe computers you will maintain in the Navy are categorized by what term? General-purpose
The SNAP I and II systems use as their host computers which of the following equipment? Minicomputers
What is the heart of every data system? Computer
A computer automatically gathers data by what means? From another system, subsystem, or equipment
What are the three general types of computers? Mainframe, mini, and micro.
The amount of computing power a computer has is determined by which of the following factors? Technology used
Computer systems display what general types of data/information? Data related to the system's mission and status information related to the system's operation, and hardware performance information
What type of computer is housed in a large, rugged frame or cabinet? Mainframe computer
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