Give a reason why computers pervade our society today.
What are the differences between being a computer programmer and an end user?
Give a brief description of how the world is viewed from an object-oriented programmer's point of view.
What are the two basic parts of a computer?
What is software?
How does the computer user interact with the computer?
What is a processor?
Name the two computer memory categories. Briefly describe each one of them.
What data would be involved in calculating the average monthly rainfall in New York during year 2000?
What are bits and bytes?
How many different numbers can be represented by one byte?
How does the main memory organize the data it is storing?
What are files used for?
What is a source program?
How can you recognize a C# source program file?
Describe what a compiler does?
List a few of the services provided by .NET
What is MSIL? How does it improve the .NET architecture over previous architectures?