ATEC Test 1 chapters 1 and 2

ATEC Test 1 chapters 1 and 2 - ATEC Test 1 - Chapters 1 and...

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ATEC Test 1 - Chapters 1 and 2 Multiple Choice Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question. ____ 1. Fifty years ago, computers were used primarily by researchers and ____. a. musicians c. writers b. scientists d. designers ____ 2. In the early 1980s, things began to change. ____ were invented and computer use increased dramatically. a. Printers c. Microcomputers b. Networks d. Computers ____ 3. Computing technologies also make it possible to have ____, traditional appliances with some type of built-in computer or communications technology. a. design appliances c. home computers b. smart computers d. smart appliances ____ 4. A growing number of college campuses have wireless ____ on campus that allow students to use their PCs to connect wirelessly to the college network and the Internet from anywhere on campus. a. hotspots c. com spots b. hotpoints d. com points ____ 5. ____ PCs available today are small enough to be worn on a belt and can use a microdisplay. a. Wireless c. Smart b. Com d. Wearable ____ 6. ____ occurs when data is entered into the computer. a. Output c. Input b. Processing d. Storage ____ 7. In addition to the four primary computer operations, today’s computers typically also perform ____ functions. a. calculations c. sorting b. communications d. programming ____ 8. When data is processed into a meaningful form, it becomes ____. a. information c. a program b. code d. a database ____ 9. Hollerith’s machine was used to process the 1890 U.S. Census data and was able to complete the task in ____, instead of the decade it usually took to process the data by hand. a. two and a half years c. four and a half years b. three and a half years d. five and a half years ____ 10. Integrated circuits incorporate many transistors and electronic circuits on a single tiny silicon chip, allowing ____ to be even smaller and more reliable than earlier computers. a. second-generation computers c. fourth-generation computers b. third-generation computers d. fifth-generation computers ____ 11. The most common input devices today are the keyboard and ____. a. printer c. speaker b. mouse d. monitor ____ 12. The two most common types of communications hardware are ____ and network adapters. a.
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This note was uploaded on 09/27/2010 for the course ITPR 2001 taught by Professor Genesheppard during the Spring '10 term at Georgia Perimeter.

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ATEC Test 1 chapters 1 and 2 - ATEC Test 1 - Chapters 1 and...

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