Question set for Lecture I
SET I- GENERATION TYPES & TYPES OF COMPUTERS
1. What is the different Generations of Computers called as?
Vacuum tubes/Transistors/Integrated Circuits/Microprocessors/Artificial Intelligence
2. Give 2 examples for each generation of computers?
1ST Generation: UNIVAC, ENIAC
2ND Generation: IBM 401, IBM 7030
3RD Generation:IBM360/370, CDC 6600
4TH Generation: IBM PC, APPLE II
5TH Generation: IBM NOTEBOOK, PENTIUM PC’s
3. Which year was Macintosh computers introduced?
4. What is the memory source used in different Generations of Computers?
1ST Generation: Punched Cards, Magnetic Drums
2ND Generation: Magnetic Cores, Magnetic Tapes
3RD Generation: Magnetic Discs
4TH Generation: Semiconductor magnetic Disc, Optical Disc
5TH Generation: LSI memory, Optical Disc
5. Define Desktop Computers?
Systems you see around in Schools/homes/offices.
6. Define Workstations?
Powerful machines with greater than average speed and popular among the Scientist/Engineers/Animators
7. Define Notebook Computers?
Portable computers, usually shape of 8.5/11 inch, works on AC currents or batteries.
They weigh less than 8-3 pounds.
8. Define Tablet Computers?
They are lighter & can accept input from special pen called a stylus/digital pen-used to tap or write directly on the screen.
9. Define Handheld Computers?
Also know as Personal Digital Assistant, fits in your palm.
Used for taking notes, displaying phone #, addresses, track up dates/agendas, etc.
10. Define Network servers
A network server is a computer designed to process requests and deliver data to other (client) computers over a local network or the Internet. Examples include Web servers, proxy servers, and FTP servers. Not only should you be familiar with using... [continues]
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