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  1. 1. Part A:<br />Introduction to Computers<br />Lesson 1<br />1. Who is considered the mother/father of computer programming?<br />a. Charles Xavier Thomas de Colman <br />b. Ada Byron King* <br />c. Charles Baddage<br />d. None of the above<br />Lesson 2<br />2. Which of the following is NOT one of the four componets of a computer?<br />a. Input<br />b. Storage<br />c. Processing<br />d. Anti-virus*<br />Lesson 3<br />3. Which is an example of an input device?<br />a. Microphone<br />b. Mouse<br />c. Keyboard<br />d. All of the above*<br />Lesson 4<br />4. Which of the following is NOT an example of a device a computer uses to store information?<br />a. Hard drive<br />b. Optical discs <br />c. A printer*<br />d. Removable media<br />Lesson 5<br />5. Embedded processors are a simple kind of chip used to make which of the following?<br />a. DVD players<br />b. Remote controls<br />c. Electronic calculators<br />d. All of the above*<br />Lesson 6<br />6. Which of the following is NOT an example of output?<br />a. The screen on my computer<br />b. A scanner*<br />c. Sound from the speakers on a computer<br />d. A printed document<br />Lesson 7<br />7. The brain uses neutrons to understand information and respond with an action, whereas computers use what?<br />a. Microprocessors*<br />b. Hardware<br />c. Software<br />d. Embedded processors<br />The Internet<br />Lesson 1<br />8. Users of the World Wide Web can navigate from one website to another by clicking on a _________.<br />a. Hyperlink*<br />b. Server<br />c. Document<br />d. Domain<br />Lesson 2<br />9. Which of the following is an example of a domain name extension?<br />a. http://<br />b. www.<br />c. google<br />d. .org*<br />Lesson 3<br />10. What is the name of the special computer used to determine paths that avoid slow links and favor fast ones?<br />a. Dell<br />b. Router*<br />c. Wi-Fi<br />d. Web Server<br />Lesson 4<br />11. Which of the following provides the complete destination address for where a particular packet is going?<br />a. Header*<br />b. Data Block<br />c. Sequence ID<br />d. End of Message ID<br />Lesson 5<br />12. Which of the following is NOT an example of why a web page may take more then 10 seconds to load?<br />a. The computer has a slow microprocessor<br />b. There is a bad internet connection<br />c. The file size of the web page is very big<br />d. The computer is too big*<br />Lesson 6<br />13. Which of the following connection types has a speed of 400 Kbps?<br />a. Standard Connection<br />b. DSL Connection<br />c. Cable Connection<br />d. Satellite*<br />Lesson 7<br />14. Less than __% of search engines have access to content that exists on the Web.<br />a. 10%<br />b. 100%<br />c. 1%*<br />d. 20%<br />Lesson 8<br />15. Which of the following is NOT an example of a device that has Wi-Fi?<br />a. iPhone<br />b. Walkie Talkie*<br />c. iPod<br />d. Printer<br />Timeline<br />16. In what year did IBM introduce the IBM 1401 for business and the IBM 1620 for scientists?<br />a. 1960<br />b. 1964<br />c. 1959*<br />d. 1965<br />