Fundamentals Of Computer (Set 1)

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Fundamentals of Computer


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  • 1. 
    Who developed Analytical Engine?
    • A. 

      Blaise Pascal

    • B. 

      Charles Babbage

    • C. 

      John Napier

    • D. 

      William Oughtred

  • 2. 
    Who is known as "World's first programmer"?
    • A. 

      Charles Babbage

    • B. 

      JP Eckert

    • C. 

      Lady Augusta Ada

    • D. 

      John Napier

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is pointing device?
    • A. 

      Light Pen

    • B. 

      Mouse

    • C. 

      Touch Pad

    • D. 

      All of Above

  • 4. 
    In which type of ROM, high voltage electric pulse is used to erase data?
    • A. 

      PROM

    • B. 

      EPROM

    • C. 

      EEPROM

    • D. 

      None of above

  • 5. 
    The first mechanical calculating machine was made by
    • A. 

      William Oughtred

    • B. 

      Gottfried Leibnitz

    • C. 

      Blaise Pascal

    • D. 

      Charles Babbage

  • 6. 
    Multiplication of 1112 by 1012 is
    • A. 

      110011

    • B. 

      100011

    • C. 

      111100

    • D. 

      0001012

  • 7. 
    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 Register

    • D. 

      Program Counter

  • 8. 
    Conversion of an octal number 208 to its binary number is
    • A. 

      10000

    • B. 

      10111

    • C. 

      10110

    • D. 

      11110

  • 9. 
    A half byte is know as
    • A. 

      Data

    • B. 

      Bit

    • C. 

      Half byte

    • D. 

      Nibble

  • 10. 
    Which language is used in the areas of pattern recognition, artificial intelligence & for simulation of games.
    • A. 

      APL

    • B. 

      FORTH

    • C. 

      LISP

    • D. 

      CORAL

  • 11. 
    Which company is the biggest player in the microprocessor industry?
    • A. 

      Motorola

    • B. 

      IBM

    • C. 

      Intel

    • D. 

      AMD

  • 12. 
    The OR, XOR & AND functions can be performed by _____ of the computer in a CPU.
    • A. 

      ALU

    • B. 

      CU

    • C. 

      Memory

    • D. 

      Register

  • 13. 
    A prewritten program that's sold to perform a common task is called
    • A. 

      System software

    • B. 

      Package software

    • C. 

      Utilities

    • D. 

      Program

  • 14. 
    Which of the following is used as "Input device" for the computer?
    • A. 

      Printer

    • B. 

      Light pen

    • C. 

      VDU

    • D. 

      Speaker

  • 15. 
    The most popular language used with microcomputers and time-shared mini computers, is an easy-to-use high level language.
    • A. 

      COBOL

    • B. 

      BASIC

    • C. 

      ADA

    • D. 

      PASCAL

  • 16. 
    Primary storage is _____ as compared to secondary storage.
    • A. 

      Slow and inexpensive

    • B. 

      Fast and inexpensive

    • C. 

      Fast and expensive

    • D. 

      Slow and expensive

  • 17. 
    Offline device is
    • A. 

      A device which is not connected to CPU

    • B. 

      A device which is connected to CPU

    • C. 

      A direct access storage device

    • D. 

      An I/O device

  • 18. 
    The process of fetching and executing instructions, one at a time, in the order of increasing addresses is known as
    • A. 

      Instruction execution

    • B. 

      Straight line sequencing

    • C. 

      Instruction fetch

    • D. 

      Random sequencing

  • 19. 
    What is the term which represents the use of links between information of all sorts whether text, graphics, video oi audio-based?
    • A. 

      Hypertext

    • B. 

      Hypermedia

    • C. 

      HyperCard

    • D. 

      Wildcard

  • 20. 
    What is the standard code the computer industry created to represent characters?
    • A. 

      DASI

    • B. 

      ASSH

    • C. 

      ANSI

    • D. 

      ASCII