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Computer Awareness 1

1. ____________ is a set of computer programs used on a computer to help perform tasks. 
a) An instruction
b) Software
c) Memory
d) A processor

1. b) Software

2. System software is the set of programs that enables your computer’s hardware devices and ____________ software to work together. 
a) Management
b) Processing
c) Utility
d) Application

Ans: 2. d) Application 
3. The PC (Personal Computer) and the Apple Macintosh are examples of two different: 
a) Platforms
b) Applications
c) Programs
d) Storage devices
Ans: 3. a) Platforms 

4. Apple Macintoshes (Macs) and PCs use different ____________ to process data and different operating systems. 
a) Languages
b) Methods
c) CPUs
d) Storage devices
Ans: 4. c) CPUs 

5. Servers are computers that provide resources to other computers connected to a: 
a) Network
b) Mainframe
c) Supercomputer
d) Client
Ans: 5. a) Network 

6. Smaller and less expensive PC-based servers are replacing ____________ in many businesses. 
a) Supercomputers
b) Clients
c) Laptops
d) Mainframes
ANS: 6. d) Mainframes

7. ____________ are specially designed computers that perform complex calculations extremely rapidly. 
a) Servers
b) Supercomputers
c) Laptops
d) Mainframes
ANS: 7. b) Supercomputers

8. DSL is an example of a(n) ____________ connection. 
a) Network
b) Wireless
c) Slow
d) Broadband
ANS:8. d) Broadband 

9. The difference between people with access to computers and the Internet and those without this access is known as the: 
a) Digital divide
b) Internet divide
c) Web divide
d) Broadband divide
ANS:9. a) Digital divide 
10. ____________ is the science revolving around the use of nano structures to build devices on an extremely small scale. 
a) Nanotechnology
b) Micro-technology
c) Computer forensics
d) Artificial intelligence

ANS: 10. a) Nanotechnology 

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  1. Very good information

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