Computer Types and Their Uses

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Which type of computer is the fastest and most powerful in terms of performance and data processing?

Supercomputer

Which type of computer is designed to run multiple programs concurrently?

Mainframe computer

Which type of computer fills the space between the mainframe and microcomputer in terms of size and power?

Minicomputer

Which type of computer is the most widely used and the cheapest among the different classes of computers?

Microcomputer

Which type of computer is commonly used for research, exploration, weather forecasting, and nuclear weapon testing?

Supercomputer

Which type of computer is designed to run one program at a time?

Supercomputer

Which type of computer is commonly used in banks and insurance companies?

Mainframe computer

Which type of computer fills the space between the mainframe and microcomputer?

Minicomputer

Which type of computer is the most widely used and the cheapest among the different classes of computers?

Microcomputer

Which type of computer is generally used as mid-range servers and for data management and process control?

Minicomputer

Which element of a computer system refers to the physical, tangible computer equipment and devices?

Hardware

Which input device is used to enter characters and functions into the computer system by pressing buttons or keys?

Keyboard

Which input device is used to point and select objects on the computer monitor?

Mouse

Which input device is used to capture a source document?

Scanner

Which element of a computer system accepts data and instructions from the user or from another computer system?

Input devices

Test your knowledge on computer types and their uses! Learn about supercomputers, mainframe computers, and their applications in research, weather forecasting, banking, and more.

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