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<p>Computer History Quiz</p> <p>1. If you wanted to enter data on a19th century computer, youwould do it with:</p> <p>a. Disksb. Gearsc. Cardsd. Tape</p> <p>2. A programmable machine can:</p> <p>a. Perform a number of different tasksb. Do math faster than a personc. Read multiple computer languagesd. Display data on a screen</p> <p>3. What organization was the first to benefit fromHerman Hollerith's machines?</p> <p>a. The Union Pacific Railroadb. The patent officec. The IBM corporationd. The U.S. government</p> <p>4. If you were one of the first people to operate ENIAC,what information would you likely have computed?</p> <p>a. Planetary movementsb. Bombing targetsc. Stock pricesd. Census data</p> <p>5. Which of the following word pairs best symbolizesthe ones and zeroes in binary code?</p> <p>a. Sight and soundb. Yes and noc. Red and blued. Want and need</p> <p>6. What does a modern tablet computer have incommon with Colossus and ENIAC?</p> <p>a. They all use microprocessors to compute and storedata.b. They all display information on a lit screen.c. All are mainly used for military applications.d. They all use electricity to represent information.</p> <p>7. What devices domicroprocessors contain?</p> <p>a. Calculatorsb. Transistorsc. Gearsd. Tubes</p> <p>8. Which of these terms best describes the averagecomputer buyer in the 1960s?</p> <p>a. Small businessb. Large institutionc. Elementary schoold. Amateur hobbyist</p> <p>9. How was the Apple I differentfrom the computers that camebefore it?</p> <p>a. It was designed for use by corporations.b. It was designed for use in people's homes.c. It allowed users to communicate with one anotheronline.d. It could perform more complex mathematicalcalculations.</p> <p>10. Compared to a home computer from 20 years ago,today's machines are:</p> <p>a. Largerb. More powerfulc. More expensived. Less complex</p> <p>Name:Date:Class:</p> <p> 1999 - 2018 BrainPOP. All rights reserved.</p>

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