7. Classification of Computers Questions

posted Nov 9, 2014, 11:47 PM by Maurice Nyamoti

Review Questions.

 1.      State three methods of classifying computers.  In each case, list the different types of computers.

2.      What is a Personal computer?

3.      Differentiate the following types of computers.

a).    Supercomputer and Mainframe computer.

b).   Minicomputer and a Personal computer.

c).    Special-purpose (dedicated) computers and General-purpose computers.

d).   Desktop computers and Laptop computers

4.      Briefly describe terms “Analogue” and “Digital computers” as used in computer science.

5.      Give three examples of Special-purpose computers.

6.      Name any FOUR classes of computers based on size and complexity.