Computer Basics: What Is a Computer?
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  • Question 1
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    Q. A computer is an electronic device for storing and processing data.
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    True
    False
  • Question 2
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    Q. A computer processes instructions using two binary digits, ____ and ____.
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    1 and 10
    1 and 5
    1 and 0
  • Question 3
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    Q. Computer _____________ is any physical device used in or with your machine.
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    Hardware
    Software
    Malware
  • Question 4
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    Q. An example of computer hardware is...
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    Web Browser
    Keyboard
    App
    Operating System
  • Question 5
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    Q. Computer _____________ is a set of instructions that tells a computer what to do or how to perform a task.
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    Hardware
    Software
    Malware
  • Question 6
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    Q. A example of computer software is...
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    Operating System
    Mouse
    Monitor
    CPU
  • Question 7
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    Q. One benefit of a desktop computer is...
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    Most components are easily upgraded
    Portable
    Designed to be used in a single location
  • Question 8
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    Q. One drawback of a desktop is...
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    More expensive
    Less portable
    Less storage than laptops
  • Question 9
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    Q. One benefit of a laptop is...
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    More portable than a desktop
    Can be easily upgraded
    Generally cheaper than a desktop
  • Question 10
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    Q. One drawback of a laptop is...
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    Generally feature a smaller keyboard and no keypad
    Less expensive than a desktop
    Portable
  • Question 11
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    Q. One benefit of a tablet is...
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    Requires a power source
    May not have as many functions as a laptop or desktop
    Extremely portable 
  • Question 12
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    Q. One drawback of a tablet...
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    Requires a power source
    May not have as many functions as a laptop or desktop
    Extremely portable 
  • Question 13
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    Q. A server is a type of computer that does the following...
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    Serves up information to other computers on a network
    Stores and shares data
    Plays an important role in making the internet work
    All of the above
  • Question 14
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    Q. What computer was introduced in 1981 and is the most common type of computer?
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    Mac
    Apple
    PC
    iPhone
  • Question 15
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    Q. What computer was introduced in 1984 and is made by Apple?
    answer choices
    Mac
    IBM
    Linux
    Windows
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