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  • Half byte = 1nibble = 4 bits
  • Bit means Binary Digit
  • 1 byte = 8 bits
  • 1 mega byte = 1048576 bytes
  • 1 kilo byte = 1024 bytes
  • A combination of 16 bits are called word.
  • A terabyte = 1 trillion bytes
  • Our PC belongs to 4th generation
  • Fred Cohen coined the word computer virus
  • First computer virus was created in 1970 at Bell laboratories
  • WORM means Write Once Read Many
  • Power of a super computer is measured in FLOPS (Floating Point Operations per Second)
  • WWW/http: (hypertext transfer protocol) was created by Tim Burner Lee in 1992
  • Intel means Integrated Electronics
  • 1 worksheet contains 256 columns
  • G.W.Basic G.W stands for Gate Way
  • Super Computer was created by J.H.Van Tassel
  • CORBA is Common Object Request Broker Architecture
  • URL is Uniform or Universal Resource Locator
  • Intel invented RAM chip
  • Information stored on disk as series of bumps on its shiny side.
  • DVDs hold more information than CDs. They use smaller bumps and have two reflective layers
  • Recordable CDs do not have bumps. There are patches of color on disk to change the reflected laser light
  • In 1951 Univac – 1, the world’s first commercial computer was designed by John Mauchly and J. Presper Eckert. They built ENIAC, the first electronic computer in 1946
  • In 1968 mainframe was built.
  • In 1976 first supercomputer the Cray-1 was developed
  • In 1981 IBM produce the IBM PC.
  • In 1998 IBM made quantum computer
  • Super computers uses parallel processing
  • In 1974, computer games were introduced.
  • PROM is the abbreviation of programmable read only memory
  • What was the world’s first high level programming language 1957: IBM FORTRAN
  • A JPEG is a picture file format - what does JPEG stand for: Joint Photographic Experts Group
  • During World War II, IBM built the computers the Nazis used to manage their death/concentration camps
  • Registers are temporary storage areas within the CPU.
  • First apple computer was built in garage.
  • The language of small talk is object oriented.
  • Shell is an operating environment.
  • Virtual memory is also known as virtual page.
  • NOS refer to operating systems for a network.
  • In EBCDIC each character is denoted by 8 bits.
  • Diodes are used in analog computer circuits as limiter.
  • Wetware stands for any organic intelligence.
  • GIGO stands for garbage in garbage out.
  • Application of flip-flap are counters, shift register and transfer register.
  • Bootstrap is associated with computer.
  • FORTRAN stands for formula translator.
  • A group of character that is termed as a single entity is called word.
  • Clip art is a computer prepared art.
  • Mark sensing is another term for OMR.
  • Authorization to make multiple software copies is called site licensing.
  • Antivirus is also known as vaccines.
  • Free software is also known as public domain software.
  • In computer DFD stands for Data Flow Diagram.
  • Cyber Space is called to Virtual world of the computer.
  • What does the sun in SUN Microsystems stand for Stanford University Network
  • What does Intel stand for- Integrated Electronics
  • All PCs have a BIOS what does bios stand for-Basic Input Output System
  • What is the common name for an integrated circuit A Chip
  • In WWW terms what does i.e. mean on a domain name-Ireland
  • What company introduced the first commercial minicomputer 65 DEC
  • Name the first web browser publicly available NCSA Mosaic
  • The world’s most powerful super computer is called ASCI white.
  • World Wide Web was invented in 1993 by Tim Bareness Lee.
  • The B-programming language was developed by Ken Thompson.
  • The 1st commercially produced and sold computer (1951) was UNIVAC. 
  • The transformation from heavy computers to PCs was made possible using microprocessors. 
  • The first microprocessor was developed in 1971 by Intel.
  • A pentium 4 (P-4) employs roughly 40 million transistors. 
  • Mark-1, Apple-1, and collossus were initial desktop computers. 
  • Binary digits are briefed as bit. 
  • A collection of bits is called byte.
  • The first home computer (1977), which was sold in millions of units was Apple II. 
  • ‘PARAM’ is a supercomputer.
  • Father of the Computer.. Charles Babbage 
  • What does CMOS stand for in a computer- Complimentary metal Oxide semi-conductor

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