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Computer Basic

1. UNIVAC is
A) Universal Automatic Computer
B) Universal Array Computer
C) Unique Automatic Computer
D) Undervalue Automatic Computer

2. The basic operations performed by a computer are
A) Arithmetic operation
B) Logical operation
C) Storage and relative

D) All the above

3. The two major types of computer chips are
A) External memory chip
B) Primary memory chip
C) Microprocessor chip

D) Both b and c

4. Microprocessors as switching devices are for which generation computers
A) First Generation
B) Second Generation
C) Third Generation

D) Fourth Generation

5. The brain of any computer system is
B) Memory

D) Control unit

6. Chief component of first generation computer was
A) Transistors

B) Vacuum Tubes and Valves
C) Integrated Circuits
D) None of above

7. To produce high quality graphics (hardcopy) in color, you would want to use a/n
A) RGB monitor

B) Plotter
C) Ink-jet printer
D) Laser printer

8. Which of the following IC was used in third generation of computers?

D) Both a and b

9. Which of the following was a special purpose computer?
D) All of the above

10. Which of the following storage devices can store maximum amount of data?
A) Floppy Disk

B) Hard Disk
C) Compact Disk
D) Magneto Optic Disk

11. High density double sided floppy disks could store _____ of data
A) 1.40 MB
B) 1.44 GB
C) 1.40 GB

D) 1.44 MB

12. Which of the following is not an input device?
B) Optical scanners
C) Voice recognition device

D) COM (Computer Output to Microfilm)

13. When was vacuum tube invented?
A) 1900

B) 1906
C) 1910
D) 1880

14. Which of the following produces the best quality graphics reproduction?
A) Laser printer
B) Ink jet printer

C) Plotter
D) Dot matrix printer

15. Computers with 80286 microprocessor is
A) XT computer

B) AT comptuers
C) PS/2 computer
D) None of above

16. Software in computer
A) Enhances the capabilities of the hardware machine
B) Increase the speed of central processing unit
C) Both of above
D) None of above

17. Abacus was the first
A) electronic computer
B) mechanical computer
C) electronic calculator

D) mechanical calculator

18. BCD is
A) Binary Coded Decimal
B) Bit Coded Decimal
C) Binary Coded Digit
D) Bit Coded Digit

19. Properly arranged data is called
A) Field
B) Words

C) Information
D) File

20. A computer consists of
A) A central processing unit
B) A memory
C) Input and output unit

D) All of the above

21. John Napier invented Logarithm in
A) 1614
B) 1617
C) 1620
D) None of above

22. An integrated circuit is
A) A complicated circuit
B) An integrating device
C) Much costlier than a single transistor

D) Fabricated on a tiny silicon chip

23. Which of the following is used as a primary storage device?
A) Magnetic drum
B) Hard Disks
C) Floppy
D) All of above

24. A byte consists of
A) One bit
B) Four bits

C) Eight bits
D) Sixteen bits

25. The term gigabyte refers to
A) 1024 bytes
B) 1024 kilobytes

C) 1024 megabytes
D) 1024 gigabyte

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