SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS. For exercises 7 through 12, match each device (left-hand
column) with its description (right-hand column). Enter the appropriate letter in the
space provided. (One of the lettered statements in this exercise will not be used.)
7. ___ Jacquard's loom, 1801.
a. First high-speed all electronic
computer; hard to reprogram for
other uses, though.
8. ___ Babbage's Analytical
b. First stored program computer.
9. ___ Hollerith's vertical
c. First computer offered as a
sorter or census machine,
10. ___ ENIAC, 1946.
d. Used punch cards as a medium
for data processing.
11. ___ EDSAC, 1949.
e. Blueprint for a general-purpose
automatic mechanical computer
with printout and memory; never
developed, 100 years ahead of its
12. ___ UNIVAC, 1951.
f. Used punch cards to control the
g. Used transistors in lieu of vacuum
As people organized into ________________and engaged in _______________
computing and record-keeping devices were used with increasing frequency.
The first manual aids to memory included: fingers, stones,_______________
on a rock, and _________________in a string.
An early form of permanent record-keeping, developed around 3000 B.C.
by Babylonian merchants, was the ____________________tablet.