Computer Knowledge Quiz

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What is a computer system?

A complete computer with hardware, operating system, and peripheral equipment

What do modern digital electronic computers perform?

Generic sets of operations known as programs

What is an example of a simple special-purpose device that uses a computer as a control system?

Microwave oven

What do computers power that links billions of other computers and users?

The Internet

What were early computers initially meant to be used for?

Calculations

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What is a Computer System?

  • A computer system is a set of interconnected devices that process, store, and communicate information.

Functions of Modern Digital Electronic Computers

  • Perform arithmetic and logical operations
  • Store and retrieve data
  • Communicate with users and other devices
  • Control external devices

Example of a Simple Special-Purpose Device

  • A traffic light, which uses a computer as a control system to manage and optimize traffic flow.

The Internet

  • A global network of interconnected computers and users, linking billions of devices worldwide.

Early Computers

  • Initially designed to perform complex mathematical calculations for scientific and military applications.

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