Preparation for Quiz 1
Quiz 1 is at 2pm on Friday March 6, and will last 50 minutes.
Students in recitations R01-R04 will take the quiz in room 34-101, while students in R05-R08 will go to 32-123. You can check your recitation assignment here.
The quiz will cover
all the material up to and including the March 3 Tuesday
recitation (#8). The quiz will be "open book." That means you can
bring along any printed or written materials that you think might
be useful. Calculators are allowed, though typically not necessary; cell
phones, laptops, and PDAs are off limits. 6.033 quizzes typically
begin with half a dozen or so independent questions that focus on
material in the readings followed by one or two longer, multi-part
questions that deal with concepts of computer systems covered in
the notes and lecture. The quiz will be, at least in part,
Warning: the lectures touch on only a modest subset of the
totality of 6.033 concepts. Anything in the class notes assigned
prior to LEC9 may show up on the quiz.
You can find old quiz questions to practice on in the Problem Sets section of the class notes.
Although there has been a little
rearrangement of material over the years, you should be able to
answer most questions relevant to the subjects we have