Fundamental of Computer MCQ Online Test

Fundamental of Computer MCQ Online Test

1.Napier’s Bones were invented in
A) 1614
B) 1617 ✔️
C) 1620
D) None of above

2. One computer that is not considered a portable computer is
A) Minicomputer ✔️
B) A laptop computer
C) Tablet PC
D) All of the above

3.Computers built before the First Generation of computers were:
A) Mechanical
B) Electro-Mechanical ✔️
C) Electrical
D) None of these

4.Which of the following is a way to access secondary memory?
A) Random Access Memory ✔️
B) Action method
C) Transfer method
D) Density method

5.What is System Analysis?
A) The design of the screen the user will see and use to enter or display data
B) System analysis defines the format and type of data the program will use
C) System Analysis involves creating formal model of the problem to be solved ✔️
D) None of the above

6.Which of the following devices have a limitation that we can only store information to it but cannot erase or modify it?
A) Floppy Disk
B) Hard Disk
C) Tape Drive

7.Which is an item of storage medium in the form of circular plate?
A) Disk ✔️
C) Printer

8.Daisy wheel printer is a type of
A) Matrix printer
B) Impact Printer ✔️
C) Laser printer
D) Manual printer

9.A number system that has eight different symbols to represent any quantity is known as
A) Binary
B) Octal ✔️
C) Decimal
D) Hexadecimal

10.The two basic types of record access methods
A) Sequential and Random ✔️
B) Sequential and indexed
C) Direct and immediate
D) Online and real time

11.Artificial Intelligence is associated with which
A) First Generation
B) Second Generation
C) Fifth Generation ✔️
D) Sixth Generation

12.One of a class of storage device devices that storage locations in any order is
B) DASD ✔️

13.The actual execution of instructions happens
A) ALU ✔️
C) Memory
D) None of above

14.Floppy disks are available in
A) Single side single density
B) Single side double density
C) Both of Above ✔️
D) None of above

15.Which of the following is not electro-mechanical?
A) Z3
C) Mark I

16.Which of the following is a programming?
A) Lotus
B) Pascal ✔️
C) MS-Excel
D) Netscape

17.Which converts the user data into machine?
A) Input unit, output unit, control unit ✔️
B) Central processing unit
C) Output unit
D) Decoder unit

18.In what respect human beings are superior
A) Diligence
B) Intelligence ✔️
C) Slavery
D) Reliability

19.As compared to the secondary memory, the of a computer is
A) Large
B) Cheap
C) Fast ✔️
D) Slow

20.The language that the computer can understand
is called
A) Machine Language ✔️
B) Application software
C) System program
D) All of above

21.How was the generation of computer classified?
A) By the device used in Memory & Processor ✔️
B) By the speed of computer
C) By the model of the computer
D) By the accuracy of computer

22.Which of the following is not a feature of first generation computers?
A) They used vacuum tubes or valves as main electronic component
B) They consumed lots of electricity and produced excessive heat
C) They used Machine Language and Assembly Language to Program the Machine ✔️
D) None of above

23.CAD stands for
A) Computer Aided Design ✔️
B) Computer algorithm for design
C) Computer application in design
D) All of the above

24.Which of the following memories has the shortest access times?
A) Cache memory
B) Magnetic bubble memory
C) Magnetic core memory
D) RAM ✔️

25.A small or intelligent device is so called because it contains within it a
A) Computer
B) Microcomputer
C) Programmable
D) Sensor ✔️

26.Which of the following is not a primary storage device?
A) Magnetic tape
B) Magnetic disk
C) Optical Disk ✔️
D) All of above

27.Who invented Analytical engine?
A) Blaise Pascal
B) George Bool
C) Charles Babbage ✔️
D) Dr. Herman Hollerith

28.CPU speed of a personal computer is
A) 32 KIPS
B) 100 KIPS ✔️
D) None of these

29.Circular division of disks to store and retrieve data are known as
A) Tracks
B) Sectors
C) Cycles
D) Rings

30.Which statement is valid?
A) 1KB = 1024 bytes ✔️
B) 1 MB=2048 bytes
C) 1 MB = 1000 kilobytes
D) 1 KB = 1000 bytes

31.The least significant bit of the binary number, which is equivalent to any odd decimal number, is:
A) 0
B) 1
C) 1 or 0
D) 3

32.The latest PC keyboards use a circuit that senses the movement by the change in its capacitance,
A) Capacitance Keyboard ✔️
B) Mechanical keyboard
C) Qwerty keyboard
D) Dvorak keyboard

33.The Stepped Reckoner was invented by
A) John Napier
B) William Oughtred
C) Gottfried Leibnitz ✔️
D) Blaise Pascal

34.A term used to describe interconnected configuration is
A) Multiprogramming ✔️
B) Modulation
C) Multiprocessing
D) Micro program sequence

35.While inserting a diskette into diskette’s label side should face
A) East
B) North
C) South
D) Up ✔️

36.Most of the inexpensive personal disk or diskette drives. What is
A) Home Computers ✔️
B) Diskless computers
C) Dedicated computers
D) General purpose computers

37.What is a light pen?
A) Mechanical Input device
B) Optical Input Device ✔️
C) Electronic input device
D) Optical output device

38.Which of the following class of multiple users simultaneously?
A) Mainframe Computer
B) Mini Computers
C) Micro Computers ✔️
D) All of them can support

39.Which of the following is considered world?
A) Z3
C) Mark I ✔️
D) None of above

40.When a key is pressed on the keyboard, used for converting the keystroke

41.In order to play and hear sound
A) A Sound Card and Speakers ✔️
B) A microphone
C) All of them required
D) None of them required

42.Which of the following devices printed text?
A) OCR ✔️
D) All of above

43.For which of the following computers
A) Gathering Data ✔️
B) Calculating Data
C) Comparing Data
D) Arranging Data

44.Which of the following is called
A) Machine language
B) Assembly language
C) Both of the Above ✔️
D) None of above

45.A factor which would strongly influence a business person to adopt a computer is its
A) Accuracy
B) Reliability
C) Speed
D) All of Above ✔️

46.Who invented punched cards?
A) Charles Babbage
B) Dr. Herman Hollerith
C) Howard Aikin
D) Joseph Jacquard ✔️

47.Each model of a computer has a unique
A) Assembly of a computer
B) Machine language ✔️
C) High level language
D) All of the above

48.Which of the following is not a primary storage device?
A) Magnetic tape
B) Magnetic disk
C) Optical disk
D) All of the Above ✔️

49.In a punched card system, data is processed by a
A) Keypunch machine, sorter and posting machine
B) Accounting machine, posting machine, and billing machine
C) Sorter, posting machine, and billing machine
D) Accounting Machine, Keypunch Machine and Sorter ✔️

50.Which device is required for the Internet connection?
A) Joystick
B) Modem ✔️
C) CD Drive
D) NIC Card

51.A set of rods where numbers were carved and used for multiplication and division aids is known as
A) Pascaline
B) Napier’s Bones ✔️
C) Stepped Reckoner
D) Slide Rule

52.Seek time is
A) Time to Position the Head Over Proper Track ✔️
B) Time to position the head over proper sector
C) Time to position the head over proper cylinder
D) None of above

53.Tape speed is measured in
A) Feet Per Second ✔️
B) Inch per second
C) Meter per second
D) Centimeter per second

54.Punched cards were first introduced by
A) Powers
B) Pascal
C) Jacquard ✔️
D) Herman Hollerith

55.Which computer support co-processors?
A) XT computer
B) AT Computers ✔️
C) None of these
D) Both of these

56.A floppy disk contains
A) Circular tracks only
B) Sectors only
C) Both Circular Tracks and Sectors ✔️
D) None of the above

57.The capacity of 3.5 inch floppy disk is
A) 1.40 MB
B) 1.44 GB
C) 1.40 GB
D) 1.44 MB ✔️

58.The contribution of Konrad Zuse was long ignored because
A) He made the computers secretly
B) His computers were very complicated
C) Of political reasons. He was German. ✔️
D) All of the above

59.Any method for controlling access to or use of memory is known
A) Memory map
B) Memory Protection ✔️
C) Memory management
D) Memory instruction

60.In what respect computers are superior to human beings?
A) Diligence ✔️
B) Intelligence
C) Both of above
D) None of above

61.Com in Latin is
A) Intensifying Prefix ✔️
B) Intensifying suffix
C) A term that means to reckon
D) None of above

62.The system unit of a personal computer typically contains all of the following except:
A) Microprocessor
B) Disk controller
C) Serial interface
D) Modem ✔️

63.Which of the following is related to fifth generation computers?
A) Knowledge Information Processing System
B) Very large scale integration (VLSI)
C) Both of above
D) Only B

64.The process of starting a or restarting a computer system by loading instructions from a secondary storage device into the computer memory is called
A) Duping
B) Booting ✔️
C) Padding

65.MSI stands for
A) Medium Scale Integrated Circuits ✔️
B) Medium System Integrated Circuits
C) Medium Scale Intelligent Circuit
D) Medium System Intelligent Circuit

66.A Pixel is ______
A) A computer program that draws picture
B) A picture stored in secondary memory
C) The Smallest Resolvable Part of a Picture ✔️
D) None of these

67.A/n _____ Device is any device that provides information, which is sent to the CPU
A) Input ✔️
B) Output
D) Memory

68.What was the nick name of the computer used by the Americans in 1952 for their H-bomb project?

69.Which is the type of memory for information that does not change on your computer?
B) ROM ✔️

70.LSI, VLSI & ULSI chips were used in which generation?
A) First
B) Second
C) Third
D) Fourth ✔️

71.Which of the following is the largest manufacturer of Hard Disk Drives?
A) IBM ✔️
B) Seagate
C) Microsoft
D) 3M

72.Networking such as LAN, MAN started from
A) First generation
B) Second generation
C) Third generation
D) Fourth Generation ✔️

73.Which characteristic of computer distinguishes it from electronic calculators?
A) Accuracy
B) Storage
C) Versatility ✔️
D) Automatic

74.Which of the following registers is used to keep track of address of the memory location where the next instruction is located?
A) Memory address register
B) Memory data register
C) Instruction registers
D) Program Counter ✔️

75.Which of the following is not the classification of computers based on application?
A) Electronic Computers ✔️
B) Analog Computers
C) Digital Computers
D) Hybrid Computers

76.Which of the following is not a type of Software?
A) System Software
B) Application Software
C) Utility Software
D) Entertainment Software ✔️

77.Who invented the high level language C?
A) Dennis M. Ritchie ✔️
B) Niklaus Writh
C) Seymour Papert
D) Donald Kunth

78.What do you call the programs that are used to find out possible faults and their causes?
A) Operating system extensions
B) Cookies
C) Diagnostic Software ✔️
D) Boot diskettes

79.Which computer memory is used for storing programs and data currently being processed by the CPU?
A) Mass memory
B) Internal Memory ✔️
C) Non-volatile memory

80.Which of the following code used in present day computing was developed by IBM Corporation?
B) Hollerith Code
C) Baudot Code
D) EBCDIC Code ✔️

81.When was the transistors invented?
A) 1948 ✔️
B) 1938
C) 1958
D) 1968

82.In the third Generation of computers
A) Distributed data processing first became popular
B) An operating system was first developed
C) High level procedural language were first used
D) Online Real Time Systems First Become Popular

83.Most important advantage of an IC is its
A) Easy replacement in case of circuit failure
B) Extremely High Reliability
C) Reduced cost
D) Lower power consumption

84.Which of the following magazines covers only the IBM PC and its compatibles?
A) Byte
B) PC Magazine ✔️
C) Personal Computing
D) Interface Age

85.UNIVAC was a first generation computer. What is its full form?
A) Universal Automatic Computer ✔️
B) Universal Array Computer
C) Unique Automatic Computer
D) Unvalued Automatic Computer

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