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Introduction to computers<br />Lesson 1<br /><ul><li>What was the first machine that could add, subtract, multiply, and di...
the abacus
the mechanical calculator
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Multiple choice quiz for introductions to computers

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Multiple choice quiz for introductions to computers

  1. 1. Introduction to computers<br />Lesson 1<br /><ul><li>What was the first machine that could add, subtract, multiply, and divide?
  2. 2. the abacus
  3. 3. the mechanical calculator
  4. 4. the arithmometer
  5. 5. the modern computer</li></ul>Lesson 2<br /><ul><li>What component of the computer is correctly associated with the function it performs?
  6. 6. monitor: output
  7. 7. microprocessor : storage
  8. 8. random access memory (RAM): processing
  9. 9. optical drive: input</li></ul>Lesson 3<br /><ul><li>Which one of these is not an input device?
  10. 10. speakers
  11. 11. mouse
  12. 12. scanner
  13. 13. keyboard</li></ul>Lesson 4<br /><ul><li>What type of storage does not accept new information?
  14. 14. hard drive
  15. 15. removable media
  16. 16. random access memory (RAM)
  17. 17. read only memory (ROM)</li></ul>Lesson 5<br /><ul><li>Microprocessors are used in:
  18. 18. DVD players
  19. 19. computers
  20. 20. calculators
  21. 21. remote controls</li></ul>Lesson 6<br /><ul><li>What is not a way computers can output information?
  22. 22. printer
  23. 23. monitor
  24. 24. mp3 files
  25. 25. microphone</li></ul>Lesson 7<br /><ul><li>In what aspect is a computer not smarter than a human being?
  26. 26. ability to solve complex math problems in a second
  27. 27. ability to store massive amounts of information
  28. 28. ability to make well reasoned decisions
  29. 29. ability to recall information stored in a split second</li></ul>The Internet<br />Lesson 1<br /><ul><li>What led to the creation of the World Wide Web?
  30. 30. the internet
  31. 31. Hypertext Markup Language (HTML)
  32. 32. hypertext
  33. 33. the intranet</li></ul>Lesson 2<br /><ul><li>What does the acronym URL stand for?
  34. 34. universal reading location
  35. 35. uniform research locale
  36. 36. uniform resource locator
  37. 37. universal resource logistic</li></ul>Lesson 3<br /><ul><li>What determines the paths used to exchange information on the internet
  38. 38. routers
  39. 39. ISP’s
  40. 40. your computer
  41. 41. Web servers</li></ul>Lesson 4<br /><ul><li> What is the defined block of information that consists of header, data, and trailer that serves as the information exchange method on the network?
  42. 42. data
  43. 43. router
  44. 44. puzzle
  45. 45. packets</li></ul>Lesson 5<br /><ul><li>Three of the following reason can affect how long it takes for a Web page to load on you computer screen. Which one does not affect the loading of a Web page?
  46. 46. file size
  47. 47. bandwidth
  48. 48. computer with slow microprocessor
  49. 49. how many people are using the internet</li></ul>Lesson 6<br /><ul><li>What Internet connection speed is the fastest?
  50. 50. 1,024 bps
  51. 51. 1.5 Mbps
  52. 52. 400 Kbps
  53. 53. 1,048,576 bps</li></ul>Lesson 7<br /><ul><li>How do search engines determine what Web sites it will show in the result of your query?
  54. 54. how often the words in the query occur on the Web page
  55. 55. search engine determines quality of information
  56. 56. Web pages with the least amount of clicks by people doing similar searches
  57. 57. searching the billions of Web pages and ranking all the results from most related to least</li></ul>Lesson 8<br /><ul><li>Which statement is true in regards to wireless connections?
  58. 58. wireless cards are only built in to computers, they cannot be added on to a computer
  59. 59. all wireless connections have identical speeds and distances
  60. 60. wireless connections allow you to connect to the internet from varying distances
  61. 61. there is only one type of wireless device: the laptop computer</li></ul>Timeline<br /><ul><li>The creator of COBOL programming language and author of the paper “The Education of a Computer” was:
  62. 62. Steve Jobs
  63. 63. Dr. John Kemeny
  64. 64. Dr. Ted Hoff
  65. 65. Dr. Grace Hopper

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