MCQ Introduction to Computer

 

1. Computer is a/an 

(1) battery

(2) electronic machine 

(3) All of these

(4) None of these 

2. The word computer has been derived from which of the following language? 

(1) Greek

(2) English 

(3) Hindi

(4) Latin 

(5) Spanish 

3. IC is made up of [SBI Clerk 20111 

(1) transistors

(2) microprocessors 

(3) vacuum tubes 

(4) Both ‘l’ and ‘2’

(5) None of these 

4. Speed of first generation computer was in (IBPS Clerk 2012] 

(1) nano seconds 

(2) milliseconds 

(3) nano-milli seconds 

(4) micro seconds

(5) None of these 

5. Time sharing became possible in …..generation of computers. [SBI PO 2011] 

(1) first 

(2) second 

(3) third

(4) fourth 

(5) None of these 

6. Computer cannot perform 

(1) input

(2) output 

(3) thinking

(4) processing 

(5) storage

7. Computer system consists

(1) internal device 

(2) peripheral device 

(3) software

(4) All of these 

(5) None of these 

8. Which of the following is known as father of computer? 

(1) Dennis Ritchie 

(2) Napier 

(3) Charles Babbage 

(4) Alan Turing

(5) Grace Hoppers 

9. Which of the following is known as the father of modern computers ? 

(1) Dennis Ritchie 

(2) Napier 

(3) Charles Babbage 

(4) Alan Turing 

(5) Grace Hoppers

10. First generation computers used ……languages. [SBI Clerk 2012 ]

(1) machine

(2) assembly 

(3) Both ‘1’ and ‘2 

(4) high level

(5) None of these 

11. Which of the following refers to the fastest,biggest and most expensive computer? [IBPS Clerk 2011) 

(1) Note books

(2) Personal computer 

(3) Laptops

4) Super computer 

(5) PDA’S 

12. Computer size was very large in

(1) first generation 

(2) second generation 

(3) third generation 

(4) fourth generation

(5) fifth generation 

13. First generation computers were based on 

(1) transistors 

(2) conductors 

(3) ICs

(4) vacuum tubes 

(5) None of these 

14. The earliest calculating device is 

(1) calculator

(2) abacus 

(3) difference engine 

(4) analytical engine

(5) None of these 

15. Which language is directly understood by the computer without translation program? [IBPS Clerk 2011] 

(1) BASIC language 

(2) Assembly language 

(3) High level language 

(4) C language

(5) Machine language 

16. Computer built before the first generation computer was 

(1) mechanical 

(2) electro-mechanical 

(3) electrical

(4) electronics 

(5) All of the above 

17. Abacus can perform 

(1) addition

(2) subtraction 

(3) multiplication 

(4) Both 1′ and 2

(5) All of these 

18. Pascaline is also known by

(1) abacus 

(2) adding machine 

(3) division machine 

(4) difference machine

(5) None of the above

19. Who developed an integrated chip?

(1) Robert Nayak 

(2) C Babbage 

(3) JS Kilby

(4) CV Raman 

(5) None of these 

20. Speed of third generation computer is

(1) milli sec (10-3

(2) micro sec (10-6

(3) nano sec (10-9

(4) pico sec (10-12)

(5) None of these 

21. Artificial intelligence is an example of

(1) first generation computer 

(2) second generation computer 

(3) third generation computer 

(4) fourth generation computer

(5) fifth generation computer 

22. First super computer of the world is 

(1) CRAY-1

(2) PARAM 

(3) Tianhe-2

(4) IBM-370 

(5) HP-9000 

23. A ……. is a microprocessor based computing device. 

(1) mainframe 

(2) personal computer 

(3) supercomputer 

(4) analog computer 

(5) None of the above

24. First computer of India is 

(1) PARAM

(2) Siddharth 

(3) IBM-370

(4) CRAY-1 

(5) None of these 

25. Choose the odd one out. (IBPS Clerk 2011]

(1) Microcomputer 

(2) Minicomputer 

(3) Supercomputer 

(4) Digital computer

(5) Notebook computer 

26. Which of the following options correctly expresses the meaning of the term ‘PCs? [IBPS PO 2012] 

(1) Independent computers for all working staff 

(2) Personal computers widely available to individual workers with which they can access information from layer systems and increase their personal productivity 

(3) Packed computers system formed by joining together of various computer terminals 

(4) Computer manufactured by the Pentium Company 

(5) None of the above

27. Which of the following is the smallest and fastest computer imitating brain working? [IBPS PO 2012]

(1) Super computer

(2) Quantum computer

(3) Param-10000 

(4) IBM chips

(5) None of the above 

28. Benefits of computers are 

(1) very fast and can store huge amount of data 

(2) provide accurate output either input is correct or not 

(3) think about the processing 

(4) All of the above

(5) None of the above 

29. Name the first general purpose electronic computer. [IBPS PO 2012] (1) ADVAC

(2) AC 

(3) UNIVAC

(4) EDVAC 

(5) None of these 

30. The chip, used in computers, is made of [IBPS PO 2012] 

(1) chromium

(2) iron oxide 

(3) silica

(4) silicon 

(5) None of these

31. A desktop computer is also known as a [Union Bank of India Clerk 2010] 

(1) palm pilot

(2) PC 

(3) laptop

(4) mainframe 

(5) None of these 

32. A personal computer is designed to meet the computing needs of an 

(1) individual

(2) department 

(3) company

(4) city 

(5) world 

33. A ….. is a large and expensive computer capable of performing scientific and business applications. 

(1) supercomputer 

(2) mainframe computer 

(3) minicomputer 

(4) handheld computer

(5) desktop computer 

34. The first computer language developed was [SSC Section Officer 2010] 

(1) COBOL

(2) BASIC 

(3) PASCAL

(4) FORTRAN

35. A hybrid computer is the one having the combined properties of [SSC CGL 2013] 

(1) super and micro computers 

(2) mini and micro computers 

(3) analog and digital computers

(4) super and mini computers 

36. Which of the following uses a handheld operating system? 

(1) A supercomputer 

(2) A personal computer 

(3) A laptop 

(4) A mainframe

(5) A PDA 

37. Analytical engine developed by

(1) Blaise Pascal 

(2) Charles Babbage 

(3) Dennis Ritchie 

(4) Alan Turing 

(5) None of these

38. A computer also known as server computer, is

(1) supercomputer 

(2) mainframe computer 

(3) minicomputer 

(4) microcomputer

(5) None of the above 

39. The user generally applies …… to access mainframe or super computer. [Allahabad Bank Clerk 2010]

(1) terminal

(2) node 

(3) desktop

(4) hand held 

(5) None of these 

40. Microcomputer hardware consists of three basic categories of physical equipment [Syndicale Bank Clerk 2010] 

(1) keyboard, monitor, hard drive 

(2) system unit, input/output, memory 

(3) system unit, input/output, secondary storage 

(4) system unit, primary storage, secondary storage 

(5) None of the above 

41. Tablet PC is a type of

(1) microcomputer

(2) supercomputer

(3) minicomputer 

(4) mainframe computer 

(5) None of the above

42. Which of the following is the fastest type of computer? [IBPS Clerk 20111 

(1) Laptop

(2) Notebook 

(3) Personal computer 

(4) Work station 

(5) Super computer

43. Analog computer works on the supply of

(1) continuous electrical pulses 

(2) electrical pulses but not continuous 

(3) magnetic strength 

(4) physical strength

(5) natural strength 

44. Laptops are

(1) computers used in clinical laboratories 

(2) portable, light weight and fit into briefcases 

(3) hearing voice recognition system (4) desktop

(5) All of the above 

45. The first computer which provides storage is [SSC CPO 2012

(1) EDSAC

(2) EDBAC 

(3) MARK-1

(4) ACE 

46. A typical modern computer uses 

(1) LSI chips

(2) vacuum tubes 

(3) valves

(4) Both ‘l’ and ‘2’ 

(5) None of these 

47. The period of the second generation computers was [SSC CGL 2008) (1) 1946-1958

(2) 1940-1960 

(3) 1956-63

(4) 1957-1964

48. ENIAC was [SSC CGL 2010 

(1) an electronic calculator 

(2) an memory device 

(3) an electronic digital computer

(4) an engine 

49. Palmtop computer is also known as

(1) personal computer 

(2) notebook computer 

(3) tablet PC 

(4) handheld computer

(5) None of the above 

50. …… is not a microcomputer.

(1) Desktop computer 

(2) Laptop 

(3) Tablet PC 

(4) Handheld computer

(5) Mainframe computer 

51. General purpose computers are used for

(1) creating a small database 

(2) performs calculation 

(3) accounting 

(4) All of the above

(5) None of the above 

52. Which is not the example of special purpose computer? 

(1) Automatic aircraft landing 

(2) Word processor 

(3) Multimedia computer 

(4) All of the above

(5) None of the above 

53. ……. is not an E-commerce application.

(1) House banking

(2) Buying stocks 

(3) Conducting an auction

(4) Evaluating an employee

(5) None of the above

 54. Computer’s basic architecture was developed by 

(1) John Von Neumann 

(2) Charles Babbage 

(3) Blaise Pascal 

(4) Jordan Murn

(5) None of the above 

55. In production of IC chip of computer, what is needed in the following? (1) Chromium

(2) Silicon 

(3) Platinum

(4) Gold 

(5) None of the these

56. First supercomputer developed in India is 

(1) PARAM

(2) Aryabhatt 

(3) Buddha

(4) Ram 

(5) None of the these

57. Computers that are portable and convenient to use for users who travel, are known as 

(1) supercomputers 

(2) minicomputers 

(3) mainframe computers 

(4) laptops

(5) file servers 

58. Which was the first electronic computer constructed at the Moore School of Engineering? [SSC CGL 2013] 

(1) EDVAC 

(2) ONIVAC 

(3) ENIAC

(4) EDSAC 

59. Which of the following is generally costlier? [SBI Clerk 2012) 

(1) Server

(2) Notebook computer

(3) Personal computer 

(4) Laptop computer

(5) Mainframe 

60. Desktop and personal computers are also known as [SBI Clerk 2012] 

(1) Supercomputers 

(2) Servers 

(3) Mainframes 

(4) Peripheral equipment 

(5) Microcomputers