Answer Key: Introduction to Computers

Answer Key: Unit Quiz

  1. The abacus, Stonehenge and the slide rule are all examples of non-electronic calculating devices

  2. Big, Hot, Flakey, Expensive

  3. The transistor – it acts as a switch

  4. Input – mouse, keyboard, microphone, scanner
    Output – screen, speakers, printer
    Processor – microprocessor
    Storage – hard drive, CD/DVD drive, RAM,  ROM, Flash

  5. ROM – stores firmware
    RAM – software (programs)
    Flash – stores both firmware and software