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Computer Fundamentals Practice mcq Question and Answer - Set 49

Practice Test: Question Set - 49


1. The first generation of computers available was based on the bit micro processors.
    (A) 64
    (B) 32
    (C) 16
    (D) 8

2. The fastest type of memory from the following list is
    (A) Tape
    (B) Semiconductor memory
    (C) Disk
    (D) Bubble memory

3. Which of the following is a data communication link that connects more than two stations, nodes etc
    (A) Multipoint connection
    (B) Multipoint line
    (C) Multiple chain
    (D) Multilinked

4. An input/output device at which data enters or leaves a computer system is
    (A) Keyboard
    (B) Terminal
    (C) Printer
    (D) Plotter

5. Punched cards are associated with the name
    (A) Leibniz
    (B) Jacquard
    (C) Hollerith
    (D) Pascal

6. A computer performs operations by comparing data items and then, depending on the results, follows predetermined course of action. What are such operations called?
    (A) Sequential
    (B) Logical
    (C) Digital
    (D) Physical

7. Which is the acronym for Algol extended for design?
    (A) AFIPS
    (B) ADP
    (C) AED
    (D) CAI

8. What was the computer conceived by Babbage?
    (A) Analytical Engine
    (B) Arithmetic Machine
    (C) Donald Knuth
    (D) None of the above

9. A reflective marker that indicates the end of the usable tape is
    (A) End user
    (B) End-of-tape
    (C) Optical mark reader
    (D) FAX

10. What is the name of the computer which was first used for programming and playing of music?
    (A) ELLIAC
    (B) ENIAC
    (C) UNIVAC
    (D) None of the above

11. A programming language intended to solve a no. of different types of problems is
    (A) COBOL
    (B) General purpose programming language
    (C) BASIC
    (D) FORTRAN

12. The two main components of the CPU is
    (A) Control unit and registers
    (B) Control unit and ALU
    (C) Registers and main memory
    (D) ALU and bus

13. Character readers are those devices which read the characters printed on the source documents and then convert them directly into computer-usable input. Which of the following is not a character reader?
    (A) OCR
    (B) MICR
    (C) OMR
    (D) LCD

14. The EAM device that does not use a control panel is the:
    (A) Collator
    (B) Reproducer
    (C) Interpreter
    (D) Sorter

15. The process of entering data into a storage location
    (A) Adds to the contents of the location
    (B) Cause variation in its address number
    (C) Is known as a readout operation
    (D) Is destructive of previous contents

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