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MAE-10 Final Examination Fall 2007 Computer Architecture Provide a short answer to each of the following questions. Please write your answers on this sheet of paper. (1 pt each) 1. What is the main high-level programming language that we used in the course? 2. What is the name of the official operating system that MAE-10 uses? 3. What is the name of the compiler that we used in the course? 4. What is the difference among RAM, ROM and Cache? 5. A Compact Flash or Secure Digital card is an example of what type of memory? 6. Describe briefly, but precisely, what is ssh? 7. Is the ENIAC a first, second, third, fourth generation computer? Why? UNIX Describe exactly what the following UNIX commands do. (1 pt each) ls list* (1 pt) ls *list (1 pt) sort < biglist > slist (1 pt) “The primary purpose of the DATA statement is to give names to constants; instead of referring to pi as 3.141592653589793 at every appearance, the variable PI can be given that value with a DATA statement and used instead of the longer form of the constant. This also simplifies modifying the program, should the value of pi change.” FORTRAN manual for Xerox Computers
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Problem 1 Identify any (compilation OR execution) errors in the following FORTRAN statements. If you believe there are no errors, write “OK”. (2 pts each)
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