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Evolution of the Computer


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EXERCISE


Instruction: Decide whether the statements are TRUE or FALSE.


1. The headman of the village is the one who will announce any news using the ‘beduk’.


T

2. Beduk was used only for the announcement of deaths.


F

3. ICT stands for Institute of
Communication Technology.


F

4. We need to learn about ICT if we do not want to be left behind.


T

5. The most powerful personal computers are known as supercomputers.


F

6.
Abacus was first used in Egypt.


F

7
. There are 8 generations in the develo
pment of computers.


F

8
. UNIVAC stands for Universal Automatic Computer.


T

9
. The magnetic tape was introduced in 1959.


F

10
. Magnetic cores were first used in the first generation computers.


T

11
. Silicone chips were widely used during the third g
eneration.


F


Instruction: Underline the correct answers.


12.
In 1500 BC, The Phoenicians developed the _____ writing.

A. laptop

B. Internet

C. telephone

D. Cuneiform


13.
A scientist named ____________ invented a calculating machine called the Pascalin
e in

1653.

A. John Napier

B. Michael Dell

C. Blaise Pascal

D. Charles Babbage


1
4
. _____________ was one of the first generation computer scientists.

A. Bill Gates

B. Steve Jobs

C. John Napier

D. Presper Eckert


15.
The first computer which was delivered t
o the client was ___________.

A. Mark 1

B. IBM 360

C. UNIVAC

D. CDC2600



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. _______________ was invented to provide memory.

A. The vacuum tube

B. The punched card

C. The magnetic tape

D. The magnetic core


17
. Charles Babbage invented the Mechanical Calc
ulator Machine in ________.

A. 1673

B. 1801

C. 1823

D. 1941


18.
A bank clerk transfers money into your account. This transaction is stored in the

_____________.

A. workstation

B. supercomputer

C. embedded computer

D.
mainframe computer


19.
Rearrange the
components below according to their technological advancement:



Integrated Circuit Transistor Vacuum Tube


Answer:

i.

ii.

iii.


20
. Rearrange the inventions below according to their corr
ect sequence of inventions.


Abacus was used in China


Charles Babbage invented the Mechanical


Calculator Machine




Mark 1 was invented in Harvard Pascaline was invented by Blaise Pascal


Answer:

Abacus was used in China


Pascaline was invented by Blaise Pascal


Charles Babbage inve
nted the Mechanical

Calculator Machine


Mark 1 was invented in Harvard



Instruction: Fill in the blanks with the correct inventions.


Example:
The telegraph line was invented before the
telephone.


21. Paper was invented after
alphabets
.


22. The comput
er was invented after the
television
.


23. The photocopier was invented after the
computer
.


24. ARPANET was invented after
communication satellite
.


25. The printing machine was invented after
paper
.