Computer Systems and Programming Quiz

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What is a computer system?

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

What enables computers to perform a wide range of tasks?

Programs

What powers the Internet?

Computers

What are examples of industrial and consumer products that use computers as control systems?

Industrial robots and computer-aided design

What is a modern digital electronic computer capable of performing?

Generic sets of operations known as programs

What is a computer?

A machine that can be programmed to carry out sequences of arithmetic or logical operations automatically.

What does a computer system include?

Hardware, operating system (main software), and peripheral equipment needed and used for full operation.

What are examples of simple special-purpose devices that use computers as control systems?

Microwave ovens and remote controls.

What is the Internet powered by?

Computers.

What is a modern digital electronic computer capable of performing?

Generic sets of operations known as programs.

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What is a Computer System?

  • A computer system is a modern digital electronic computer capable of performing a wide range of tasks
  • A computer system includes a computer and enables computers to perform a wide range of tasks

Computer Control Systems

  • Examples of industrial products that use computers as control systems include manufacturing systems and traffic management systems
  • Examples of consumer products that use computers as control systems include washing machines and cameras

The Internet

  • The Internet is powered by computers
  • Computers power the Internet, enabling global communication and information exchange

Computer Capabilities

  • A modern digital electronic computer is capable of performing complex tasks, including calculations, data processing, and information storage
  • Computers can perform tasks quickly and accurately, making them essential in various aspects of modern life

Simple Special-Purpose Devices

  • Examples of simple special-purpose devices that use computers as control systems include traffic lights and elevator systems

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