C009 Computer Concepts

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Computer Concept Quizzes & Trivia

Basic Computer Concepts


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  • 1. 
    UNIVAC stands for
    • A. 

      Unique Automatic Computer

    • B. 

      Universal Automatic Computer

    • C. 

      Universal Array Computer

  • 2. 
    WAN stands for
    • A. 

      Wap Area Network

    • B. 

      Wireless Area Network

    • C. 

      Wide Area Network

  • 3. 
    Chief feature of I generation computers was
    • A. 

      Transistors

    • B. 

      Vacuum tubes and valves

    • C. 

      Integrated circuits

  • 4. 
    Microprocessors were first used in 
    • A. 

      Fifth generation computers

    • B. 

      Fourth generation computers

    • C. 

      Third generation computers

  • 5. 
    Which generation of computers is under development currently?
    • A. 

      Seventh

    • B. 

      Sixth

    • C. 

      Fifth

  • 6. 
    Fifth generation computers are also known as
    • A. 

      Knowledge information processing system

    • B. 

      VLSIC - Very large scale integrated circuits

    • C. 

      Integrated Circuits

  • 7. 
    Computers used to control temperature, pressure, speed etc. are classified as
    • A. 

      Analog

    • B. 

      Digital

    • C. 

      Electronic

  • 8. 
    The computer that processes both analog and digital signals is known as
    • A. 

      Mainframe computers

    • B. 

      Super computers

    • C. 

      Hybrid computers

  • 9. 
    Which of the following accesses data sequentially?
    • A. 

      CD-ROM

    • B. 

      Magnetic Tape

    • C. 

      DVD-ROM

  • 10. 
    A program written in a high level language is translated into a low level language which can be executed by the computer by 
    • A. 

      Compilers and interpreters

    • B. 

      Operating system

    • C. 

      Application software

  • 11. 
    A computer programmer 
    • A. 

      Writes step by step instructions to be executed by the machine

    • B. 

      Understands what is to be done and break it into simple steps

    • C. 

      Inputs data into the computer

  • 12. 
    The difference between memory and storage is that while memory is _______ , storage is _______
    • A. 

      Slow, fast

    • B. 

      Temporary, permanent

    • C. 

      Permanent, temporary

  • 13. 
    A dumb terminal has
    • A. 

      An embedded microprocessor

    • B. 

      Extensive memory and independent processing capability

    • C. 

      A screen and a keyboard

  • 14. 
    The arrangiement of data into logical groups is known as
    • A. 

      Sorting

    • B. 

      Classifying

    • C. 

      Summarizing

  • 15. 
    Which device is used to convert printed text into image ?
    • A. 

      MICR

    • B. 

      OCR

    • C. 

      PMR

  • 16. 
    An error in a computer program or a bug is also called a software _________
  • 17. 
    Modern computers are quite reliable but they are not
    • A. 

      Fast, powerful

    • B. 

      Cheap

    • C. 

      Infallible

  • 18. 
    A computer program that translates one instruction at a time into machine readable language is called
    • A. 

      Compiler

    • B. 

      Interpreter

    • C. 

      Simulator

  • 19. 
    The process of converting raw data into meaningful information is called
    • A. 

      Information technology

    • B. 

      Data processing

    • C. 

      Systems analysis and design

  • 20. 
    Cloud computing refers to
    • A. 

      Millions of computers that are connected wirelessly

    • B. 

      Online servers and networks which are available on demand

    • C. 

      Virtual information processing services which are not in the real world