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History of Computers Quiz

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Please write your name at the top of this page. Multiple Choice: Choose the most correct answer.

  • 1
    The first counting tool was the
  • 2
    A gigabyte is smaller than a bit?
  • 3
    A byte consists of ________ bits?

  • 4
    Who was the first woman programmer?
  • 5
    Who was best known for inventing a loom that used punch cards to store information by rearranging the cards, a weaver could change the pattern being woven without stopping the machine to change threads.
  • 6
    He founded IBM and was also responsible for completing tabulating the US Census with his punch-card tabulator in only six weeks.

  • 7
    The Mark I developed for Harvard University was so small it could fit into your pocket
  • 8
    The first electronic computer was called
  • 9
    The difference between a calculator and a computer is that a computer can store data for long periods of time.
  • 10
    Three ways to store data and programs are magnetic tape, punched cards, and scotch magic tape.

  • 11
    Second generation computers replaced the vacuum tubes with transistors, which increased computing speed.
  • 12
    Integrated circuits have replaced transistors and can perform operations faster, but are too large and too expensive to use.

Comments (1)


1936 days ago
Nice test but some answers were not there in are textbook then to ok.....