Computer Fundamental Basic MCQs (Long Quiz) (Part 13)

This is the quiz about basics of Computer Fundamental . Students and new learner's can test their knowledge.

1. The first mechanical calculating machine was made by

Blaise Pascal
Charles Babbage

2. Which programming language is much in vogue among users of microcomputers

LOGO
FORTH

3. Which of the following registers is used to keep track of address of the memory location where the next instruction is located?

Instruction Register
Program Counter

4. Which is not a factor when categorizing a computer?

Cost of the system
Where it was purchased

5. Which of the following is a system programming language for micro-computers in the Intel family.

LOGO
PCM

6. Sequential file organization is most appropriate for which of the following applications?

payroll
airline reservations

7. Who is called the "grand father" of the computer?

Charles Babbage
Joseph Jacquard

8. Which input device is able to scan & interpret an entire page that is typed in a special font

Page reader
Optical card readers

9. A half byte is know is

Bit
Nibble

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

APL
LISP

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

IBM
Intel

12. A medium for transferring data between two locations is called

Communication channel
Network

13. An adder in which the bits of the operands are added one after another is

Full-adder
Serial adder

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

ALU
Register

15. A prewritten program that's sold to perform a common task is called an application

System software
Package

16. Locations in the main memory of a computer are called

Alphabets
Words

17. The minimum number of MOS transistors required to make a dynamic RAM cell is

1
2

18. A machine associated with card-based data processing is

Collator
Cartridge

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

instruction execution
straight line sequencing

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

Hypertext
Hypermedia

21. Codes which do not require to be frequently updated also promote user efficiency due to

Simplicity
Stability

22. What is the standard code the computer industry created to represent characters?

ASSH
ASCII

23. A sizeable geographical area with communication based on the telephone system is though as

Local area network
Wide area network

24. A Winchester disk is a

Disk Stack
Removable disk

25. Which one of the following is the first second-generation computer?

IBM 7090
IBM 7099

26. Which of the following is not a factor affecting the processing capability or performance of a PC system?

The clock speed of the microprocessor
The revolutions per minute of the printer disk

27. Which of the following is used for manufacturing chips?

control unit
semiconductor

28. Which of the following terms applies to communication between separate computer systems?

Applications software
Connectivity

29. Output hardware is often categorized according to whether it:

requires a large amount of electricity to work
produces hardcopy or softcopy

30. Which of the following terms is the most closely related to main memory?

control unit
temporary