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.

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