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A computer that connects many other computers and provides access to resources like printers, Internet, files and programs is called a ______.
Servers are computers that provide resources to other computers connected to a Network.
A computer network is a set of computers connected together for the purpose of sharing resources.
The main component of a PC which houses the computer’s critical parts is called the ______.
The system unit is a part of the computer that consists of primary devices. It performs operations and solves complex calculations. It includes the motherboard, CPU, RAM, and other components, as well as the case in which these devices are housed. Hence it houses all the critical parts of a desktop PC.
Therefore, option D is correct.
The unit of measurement of speed of mainframe computer is ______.
Programmers and administrators used Mainframe MIPS to determine the speed and performance of a mainframe. MIPS is an acronym for Millions of Instructions Per Second
FLOPS stand for ______.
Supercomputer performance is measured in floating point operations per second (FLOPS)
Giga TEPS (Traversed Edges Per Second) is the unit of measurement of speed of which type of computer?
Which of the following computers are primarily used by government organization for critical applications like bulk data processinglike census, consumer statistics, etc?
A mainframe computer, informally called a mainframe or big iron, is a computer used primarily by large organizations for critical applications like bulk data processing for tasks such as censuses, industry and consumer statistics, enterprise resource planning, and large-scale transaction processing.
PDP-8, the first successful commercial device in its class is an example of a ______.
The PDP-8 is a 12-bit minicomputer that was produced by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC). It was the first commercially successful minicomputer, with over 50,000 units being sold over the model's lifetime.
Commodore 64 is an example of ______.
The Commodore 64 was one of the most popular microcomputers of its era, and is the best-selling model of home computer of all time
Microcomputers are also called ______ computers.
A microcomputer is now primarily called a personal computer (PC), or a device based on a single-chip microprocessor. Common microcomputers include laptops and desktops
A CPU’S clock speed is measured in ______.
The clock speed measures the number of cycles your CPU executes per second, measured in Gigahertz or Megahertz
What is the function of Control Unit in a processor?
It selects and retrieves instructions from the main memory in proper sequence and interprets them so as to activate the other functional elements of the system at the appropriate moment
When a computer boots up, where are the first instructions to the computer available?
A hard disc platter is divided into tracks. Tracks are further divided into ______.
Track: each surface of each platter is divided into concentric rings called tracks
Tracks are divided into sectors. A sector is the smallest memory unit on the disk.
______ software directly interacts with the hardware and the ______ software directly interacts with the user.
Operating system (OS) – a software that controls and coordinates the computer hardware devices and runs other software and applications on a computer. I
______ resides as Firmware within computing and electronic systems.
Embedded software, often called firmware, permanently resides in its dedicated hardware creating a single embedded system
A ______ is a computer program that operates or controls a particular device that is attached to the computer.
In computing, a device driver is a computer program that operates or controls a particular type of device that is attached to a computer or automaton.
Which of the following connector is used to connect a phone line to a modem of a computer?
More commonly known as a modem port, phone connector, phone jack, or phone line, the Registered Jack-11 (RJ-11) is a four or six-wire connection for telephone and modem connectors in the US
The application programs that assist the computer by performing house-keeping functions are called ______.
Utility programs are those application programs that assist the computer by performing housekeeping functions like backing up disk or scanning, Cleaning viruses or arranging information, Disk defragmenter, Compression utility, etc