Computer Awareness Quiz - Hardware

Published on Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Computer awareness quiz for today :-

computer hardware

Q1. Where does a computer add and compare data:
a) Floppy Disk
b) CPU Chip
c) Memory Chip 
d) None of The Above

Q2. The word "Computer" usually refers to the Central Processing Unit plus:
a) Input Devices 
b) External Memory 
c) Internal Memory 
d) None of The Above

Q3. What hardware was used by the initial generations of computers:
a) ICs
c) Valves 
d) None of The Above

Q4. A computer program consists of:
a) System Flowchart
b) Program Flowchart
c) Algorithm's written in any computer language
d) None of The Above

Q5. Which device can produce the final product of machine processing into a form usable by humans:
a) Storage
b) Input Device
c) Output Device 
d) None of The Above

Q6. Which is not true for primary storage:
a) Information must be transferred to primary storage
b) It is relatively more expensive 
c) It allows very fast access to data
d) It is part of processor
e) None of The Above

Q7. Which is not a factor when categorizing a computer:
a) Speed of the output device
b) where it was purchased 
c) cost of the system
d) None of The Above

Q8. The ascending order of a data hierarchy is:
a) Bit - Bytes - Field - Record - File - Database
b) Bit - Bytes - Record - Field - File - Database 
c) Bytes - Bit - Record - Field - File - Database 
d) None of The Above 

Q9. Where was the India's first computer installed and when:
a) Institute of Social Science, Agra, 1955
b) Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta 1955
c) Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore 1971
d) None of The Above

Q10. The first computer made available for commercial use was:
d) None of The Above

Q11. Who is called the "Grandfather" of the computer:
a) Blaise Pascal 
b) Charles Babbage 
c) Joseph Jacquard 
d) None of The Above

Q12. The first mechanical computer designed by Charles Babbage was called:
a) Abacus 
b) Analytical Engine 
c) Calculator 
d) None of The Above

Q13. Father of the punch card processing:
a) Charles Babbage
b) Dr. Herman Hollerith 
c) Blaise Pascal 
d) None of The Above

Q14. Which is true for Digital Computer:
a) It is less accurate than analog computer
b) It is used primarily in scientific applications
c) It represents the decimal numbers through a string of binary digits
d) None of The Above

Q15. Which is considered a direct entry device:
a) Optical Scanner
b) Light Pen
c) Digitizer
d) All of The Above
e) None of The Above

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