Computer Awareness Quiz - Part 51

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1. The least powerful computer is _______________.
    (a) Minicomputer
    (b) Microcomputer
    (c) Mainframe computer
    (d) All of the above
         


2. ENIAC was the computer of _______________.
    (a) first generation
    (b) second generation
    (c) third generation
    (d) fourth generation
    (e) None of these
          

3. EDVAC is ______________________.
    (a) Electronic Detected Variable Automatic Computer
    (b) Electronic Discrete Variable Automatic Computer
    (c) Electronic Discrete Valuable Automatic Computer
    (d) Electronic Developed Valuable Automatic Computer
    (e) None of these
          

4. Word length of a Personal Computer is _____________.
     (a) 4 bits
     (b) 8 bits
     (c) 32 bits
     (d) All of the above
     (e) None of these
         

5. What is the sign magnitude representation of binary number +1101.011?
     (a) 101001.1001
     (b) 01101.011
     (c) 1101.0110
     (d) 1100.001
     (e) None of these
           

6. Personal computers are also called:
    (a) Desktop computers
    (b) Portable computers
    (c) Advanced computers
    (d) Palmtop computers
    (e) None of these
          

7. An Integrated Circuit (IC) is:
    (a) Fabricated on a tiny silicon chip
    (b) A complicated circuit
    (c) Much costlier than a single transistor
    (d) An integrating device
    (e) None of these
          

8. With a CD you can ______________.
    (a) Read
    (b) Write
    (c) Both A and B
    (d) Save a file
    (e) None of these
         

 9. Function of ALU is:
    (a) To control the execution of instruction
    (b) To perform arithmetic and logical operation on data
    (c) To store the result in main memory
    (d) All of the above
    (e) None of these
          

10. What type of computers are client computers (most of the time) in a client-server system ?
       (a) Mainframe
       (b) Mini-computer
       (c) Microcomputer
       (d) PDA
       (e) None of these
            

11. A(n) ____________ is a combination of hardware and software that facilitates the sharing of information between computing devices.
      (a) network
      (b) peripheral
      (c) expansion board
      (d) digital device
      (e) None of these
          

12. A series of instructions that tells a computer what to do and how to do it is called ___________.
      (a) program
      (b) command
      (c) user response
      (d) processor
      (e) None of these
           

 13. A CPU contains _____________.
      (a) a card reader and a printing device
      (b) an analytical engine and a control unit
      (c) a control unit and an arithmetic logic unit
      (d) an arithmetic logic unit and a card reader
      (e) None of these
           

 14. The capability of the operating system to enable two or more than two instructions to execute simultaneously in a single computer system by using multiple CPUs is _______________.
      (a) Multitasking
      (b) Multiprogramming
      (c) Multiprocessing
      (d) Multiexecution
      (e) None of these
         

 15. A(n) ___________ is a program that makes the computer easier to use.
      (a) utility
      (b) Application
      (c) operating system
      (d) network
      (e) None of these
           

Answers

1. Microcomputer
2. second generation
3. Electronic Developed Valuable Automatic Computer
4. 32 bits
5. 01101.011
6. Desktop computers
7. Fabricated on a tiny silicon chip
8. Read
9. To perform arithmetic and logical operation on data
10. Mainframe
11. network
12. program
13. a control unit and an arithmetic logic unit
14. Multiprocessing
15. utility

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