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Quiz on "What is a computer?"

After watching the video and reading the page you should be able to answer these questions.

Write down the answers first. Click the check to check your answer and to hide the answer.

Any part of your computer that has a physical structure is called _____. answer


Any set of instructions that tells the hardware what to do and how to do it is called ___ answer


What are some types of computers? answer

desktop, laptop, tablet, server

A computer that provides information to other computers on a network is a ___ answer


Smart phones and game consoles are examples of ____ computers. answer


Most personal computers are either ____ or ____ answer

PC or Mac

GUI stands for ______ answer

graphical user interface

All Macs are made by ____ answer


Macs almost always use the ____ operating system. answer

Mac OS X

True or false: All PCs are made by IBM. answer

False, there are many manufactures of PCs.

Please review the materials for any questions you miss.

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