The Quiz: CPU, the principal part of a digital computer, stands for what?
Calculating Programmable Unit
Computer Programming Unit
Central Processing Unit
Continual Power Unit
The CPU is essentially the brain of the computer, keeping everything running smoothly. Frequently shortened to “central processor” or “main processor” it retrieves and executes instructions, with a speed measured in megahertz (MHz). The speed and efficiency of the CPU have evolved over the years with the advancements of components like transistors and the invention of microprocessors in the 1970s.
The correct answer to this quiz is Central Processing Unit.