160EXAM102F - MISY 160 EXAM 1 FALL 2002 NAME _ SECTION _...

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MISY 160 EXAM 1 FALL 2002 NAME ________________________ SECTION _____________________ Directions: Please grid your answer to questions 1-90 on the computer graded sheet. Each correct answer is worth 0.167 points. There are 90 questions for a total of 15 points towards your course grade.
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1. The physical parts of a computer system are referred to as ________. a. software b. features c. tools d. programs e. hardware 2. Gordon Moore, the Chairman of Intel, predicted in 1965 that the power of a silicon chip of the same price would ________. a. remain the same year after year b. triple every two decades c. decrease in the future d. triple every year e. double about every 18 months for at least two decades 3. High performance computers designed for large and calculation-intense work, like weather forecasting, telephone network design, computer animation, and medical imaging, are called ________. a. mainframes b. workstations c. terminals d. supercomputers e. big iron 4. A computer designed specifically to provide software and other resources to other computers over a network is known as a ________. a. supercomputer b. server c. terminal d. minicomputer e. mainframe 5. A processor or central processing unit (CPU) is the _________ of a computer. a. heart b. brain c. body d. essence e. soul 6. Devices that are used for long-term repositories for data are called ________. a. primary storage b. memory c. secondary storage d. RAM e. cache 2
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7. Computers store information in ________ form. a. digital b. analog c. decimal d. both a and c are correct e. all of the above are correct 8. A bit can represent how many different values? a. none b. 1 c. 2 d. 3 e. 4 9. A byte is ____ bit(s). a. 1 b. 2 c. 4 d. 8 e. 16 10. The number system that we use every day is the ________. a. real number system b. decimal number system c. binary number system d. positive number system e. hexadecimal number system 11. The number system used inside the computer is the ________. a. real number system b. decimal number system c. binary number system d. positive number system e. hexadecimal number system 12. The most widely used code for representing characters in computers is ________. a. Baudot b. ASCI c. BCD d. EBCDIC e. ASCII 3
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13. MB is approximately ____ bytes. a. 1 b. 100 c. 1000 d. 10,000 e. 1,000,000 14. Which of the following is ranked from smallest to largest? a. KB, MB, TB, GB b. MB, TB, GB, KB c. GB, KB, MB, TB d. KB, MB, GB, TB e. GB, TB, MB, KB 15. The central processing unit ________. a. interprets and executes instructions b. communicates with other parts of the computer system c. does arithmetic and logic operations d. both a and c e. all of the above 16. When the processor's circuits are housed on a single chip, it is called a ________. a. wafer
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