chtp5_01-TIF-Beta - 1.1Introduction 1.1 Which of the...

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1.1  Introduction 1.1 Which of the following statements is true? (a) hardware controls software (b) software commands the computer to perform actions and make decisions (c) Pascal and C are object oriented programming languages (d) ANSI is the international standards institute ANS: (b) 1.2 Which of the following is going to be the key programming methodology for the next decade? (a) object-oriented programming (b) s tructured programming (c) “legacy C code” (d) “live-code approach” ANS: (a) 1.2  What is a Computer? 1.3 Today's fastest computers are called __________. (a) mega computers (b) terminals (c) supercomputers (d) CPUs ANS: (c) 1.4 Which of the following would not be considered hardware ? (a) an operating system (b) a CPU (c) a keyboard (d) a disk ANS: (a) 1.5 Computer programs are __________. (a) sets of control instructions (b) the information processed by the computer (c) the various devices (disks, memory, keyboard) that comprise a computer system (d) the people programming the computers ANS: (a)
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1.3  Computer Organization 1.6 Which of the following is not one of the six logical units of a computer? (a) input unit (b) programmer unit (c) memory unit (d) output unit ANS: (b) 1.7 The central processing unit (CPU) __________. (a) retains information so that the information can be readily available for processing. (b) performs calculations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. (c) supervises the operation of the other sections. (d) obtains information from input devices and places it at the disposal of other units. ANS: (c) 1.8 Programs or data not actively being used by the other units are placed on the __________. (a) output unit. (b) memory unit. (c) secondary storage unit. (d) central processing unit. ANS: (c) 1.4  Evolution of Operating Systems 1.9 The amount of work a computer can process is known as __________. (a)
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This note was uploaded on 02/13/2011 for the course PHYSIC 102 taught by Professor Titov during the Spring '11 term at Yeditepe Üniversitesi.

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