UNIVERSITY OF CALABAR
DEPARTMENT OF MATHS/STATISTICS & COMPUTER SCIENCE
CSC 1101 – Introduction to Computer Science 2006/2007 Session
Instructions: Answer all questions Continuous Assessment 2 Time: 30 Mins
1. a. Justify why Charles Babbage is known as the father of the modern computer.
b. Despite the cheapness of computer packages, most organizations still prefer customized software.
2. a. What major defects of the first generation computers gave rise to the second generation computers?
b. Mention the two persons who developed ENIAC and the place of development.
3. What are registers, as used in the ALU?
4. a. Why is the Binary number system so important in Computer Science?
b. What two major differences separate Auxiliary memory from Main memory?
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