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CT Intro Lesson 1

Name one of the four things that a computer does Retrieves data
The three basic operations performed by a computer are arithmetic operations,
logical comparisons, and ______________________ Storage and Retrieval
Which is an arithmetic operation? Equal to, addition, greater than, retrieval of a number addition
The first affordable personal computers became available in _____ 1970
Which of the following is NOT a classification of computers. supercomputer, microcomputer, microprocessor, mainframe computer microprocessor
Which type of computer would be used for centralized storage? ____________ mainframe
Microcomputers usually are classified by the type of _______________ system that they use. operating system
Which of the following is NOT a type of operating system for personal computers? Adobe Abscam, Mac OS, Microsoft Windows, DOS Adobe Abscam
Which is usually the smallest computer PDA
What does PDA stand for personal digital asisstant
In a computer system, _______________ is the information that is entered into the computer data
In a computer system, _______________ is the tangible, physical equipment. hardware
In a computer system, _______________ is the intangible set of instructions that tells the computer what to do. software
Which of the following is not a type of data: text, diskettes, images, numbers diskettes
The transmission of text, numeric, voice or video data from one machine to another data communication
The media that carries or transports the message is the Channel
The rules that govern the orderly transfer of the data sent protocol
A ________________ always connects one computer to other computers and peripheral devices network
An __________________ is for the exclusive use of individuals within an organization and contains information only about and for that organization intranet
The type of comptuer that is designed to serve multiple users and process significant amounts of data; larger than a microcomputer, but smaller than a mainframe Minicomputer
Connects one computer to other computer and peripheral devices network
The tangible, physical equipment that can be seen and touched hardware
Electronic device that receives, processes, and stores data and produces a result computer
Large, powerful computers that are used for centralized storage, processing and managment of very large amounts of data mainframe computers
sometimes called a personal computer, used at home or the office by one person, can fit on top of or under a desk microcomputer
intangible set of instructions that tell the computer what to do software
Largest and fastest computers, capable of storing and processing tremendous volumes of data. Supercomputer
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