Computer Awareness Quiz : 15 Important Questions

computer awareness quiz
1. The computers of second generation were characterized by the use of which of the following instead of vaccum tubes ?
     (a) Silicon chip
     (b) Transistors
     (c) Both 1 & 2
     (d) Integrated circuits
     (e) None of these
          


2. The first transistorized computer was built at ________________.
     (a) Babylonia
     (b) Bell labs
     (c) University of Manchester
     (d) Germany
     (e) None of these
          

3. The computer's capability of distinguishing spoken words is called ____________.
     (a) Voice analysis
     (b) Voice recognition
     (c) Speech acknowlegement
     (d) Speech interpretation
     (e) None of these
           

4. To access a mainframe or super computer, users often use a.
    (a) Terminal
    (b) Node
    (c) Desktop
    (d) Hand held
    (e) None of these
          

5. A device for changing the connection on a connector to a different configuration is ___________.
    (a) A converter
    (b) A component
    (c) An attachment
    (d) An adapter
    (e) None of these
          

6. CD and DVD drives are examples of _______________.
    (a) Coding media
    (b) Printers
    (c) Zip drives
    (d) Storage devices
    (e) None of these
          

7. The part of a computer that co-ordinates all its functions is called its ____________.
    (a) Rom program
    (b) Control Unit
    (c) System board
    (d) Arithmetic logic unit
    (e) None of these
        

 8. Which of the following is not a telecommunication equipment ?
     (a) Modem
     (b) Fax Machine
     (c) Tele-printer
     (d) Hub
     (e) None of these 
           

9. Computer networking devices are also called as ___________.
    (a) Inter working unit
    (b) System equipment
    (c) Projectors
    (d) Software
    (e) None of these
           

10. ASCII stands for ______________.
      (a) American special computer for Information Interaction
      (b) American standard computer for Information Interchange
      (c) American standard code for Information Interchange
      (d) American special code for Information Interaction
      (e) None of these
             

11. A program written in a high level language is referred to as :
      (a) Source code
      (b) Object code
      (c) Machine code
      (d) Assembly code
      (e) None of these
          

 12. Computer language used on Internet is ___________.
      (a) Pascal
      (b) Java
      (c) LOGO
      (d) BASIC
      (e) None of these
            

13. Which of the following is not a programming language of a computer.
      (a) BASIC
      (b) FORTRAN
      (c) LASER
      (d) PASAL
      (e) None of these
             

14. Which of the following operating systems is not owned and licensed by a company ?
       (a) Linux
       (b) Mac
       (c) Unix
       (d) Windows 2000
       (e) None of these
             

15. The UNIX, which command is used to display the message or value of any variable on the screen.
      (a) Cat
      (b) Echo
      (c) Display
      (d) Char
      (e) None of these
          

Answers 

1. Transistors
2. University of Manchester
3. Voice recognition
4. Desktop
5. An adapter
6. Storage devices
7. Control Unit
8. Hub
9. Inter working unit
10. American standard code for Information Interchange
11. Source code
12. Java
13. LASER
14. Unix
15. Echo

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