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12. Integrated Circuits (ICs) are related to which generation ofcomputers?A) First generationB) Second generationC) Third generationD) Fourth generation1.UNIVAC isA) Universal Automatic ComputerB) Universal Array ComputerC) Unique Automatic ComputerD) Unvalued Automatic Computer2.The basic operations performed by a computer areA) Arithmetic operationB) Logical operationC) Storage and relativeD) All the above3.The two major types of computer chips areA) External memory chipB) Primary memory chipC) Microprocessor chipD) Both b and c4.Microprocessors as switching devices are forwhich generation computersA) First GenerationB) Second GenerationC) Third GenerationD) Fourth Generation13. CD-ROM is aA) Semiconductor memoryB) Memory registerC) Magnetic memoryD) None of above14. A hybrid computerA) Resembles digital computerB) Resembles analogue computerC) Resembles both a digital and analogue computerD) None of the above15.5.Which type of computers uses the 8-bit code called EBCDIC?A) MinicomputersB) MicrocomputersC) Mainframe computersD) Super computerWhat is the main difference between a mainframe and asuper computer?A) Super computer is much larger than mainframe computersB) Super computers are much smaller than mainframe computersC) Supercomputers are focused to execute few programs as fastas possible while mainframe uses its power to execute as manyprograms concurrentlyD) Supercomputers are focused to execute as many programs aspossible while mainframe uses its power to execute fewprograms as fast as possible.16. The ALU of a computer responds to the commandscoming fromA) Primary memoryB) Control sectionC) External memoryD) Cache memory17. Chief component of first generation computer wasA) TransistorsB) Vacuum Tubes and ValvesC) Integrated CircuitsD) None of above18. To produce high quality graphics (hardcopy) in color,you would want to use a/nA) RGB monitorB) PlotterC) Ink-jet printerD) Laser printer6.ASCII and EBCDIC are the popular character codingsystems. What does EBCDIC stand for?A) Extended Binary Coded Decimal Interchange CodeB) Extended Bit Code Decimal Interchange CodeC) Extended Bit Case Decimal Interchange CodeD) Extended Binary Case Decimal Interchange Code7.The brain of any computer system isA) ALUB) MemoryC) CPUD) Control unit8.Storage capacity of magnetic disk depends onA) tracks per inch of surfaceB) bits per inch of tracksC) disk pack in disk surfaceD) All of above20. Which of the following IC was used in third generationof computers?A) SSIB) MSIC) LSID) Both a and b9.The two kinds of main memory are:A) Primary and secondaryB) Random and sequentialC) ROM and RAMD) All of above21. The main electronic componentgeneration computers wasA) TransistorsB) Vacuum Tubes and ValvesC) Integrated CircuitsD) None of above19. What are the stages in the compilation process?A) Feasibility study, system design and testingB) Implementation and documentationC) Lexical Analysis, syntax analysis, and code generationD) None of the above10. A storage area used to store data to a compensate for thedifference in speed at which the different units canhandle data isA) MemoryB) BufferC) AccumulatorD) Address11. Computer is free from tiresome and boardroom. We call itA) AccuracyB) ReliabilityC) DiligenceD) 8-B7-C19-Cused22. A dumb terminal hasA) an embedded microprocessorB) extensive memoryC) independent processing capabilityD) a keyboard and screen23. One millisecond isA) 1 secondthB) 10 of a secondsthC) 1000 of a secondsthD) 10000 of a seconds8-D20-D9-C21-B10-B22-D11-C23-C12-Cinfirst

35. In most IBM PCs, the CPU, the device drives, memoryexpansion slots and active components are mounted ona single board. What is the name of this board?A) MotherboardB) BreadboardC) Daughter boardD) Grandmother board24. The output quality of a printer is measured byA) Dot per sq. inchB) Dot per inchC) Dots printed per unit timeD) All of the above36. Magnetic disks are the most popular medium forA) Direct accessB) Sequential accessC) Both of aboveD) None of above25. Which of the following was a special purpose computer?A) ABCB) ENIACC) EDVACD) All of the above26. What was the computer invented by Attanasoff and Clifford?A) Mark IB) ABCC) Z3D) None of above27. Which of the following storage devices can storemaximum amount of data?A) Floppy DiskB) Hard DiskC) Compact DiskD) Magneto Optic Disk28. Which computer was considered the first electroniccomputer until 1973 when court invalidated the patent?A) ENIACB) MARK IC) Z3D) ABC29. A physical connection between the microprocessormemory and other parts of the microcomputer is known asA) PathB) Address busC) RouteD) All of the above30. High density double sided floppy disks could store of dataA) 1.40 MBB) 1.44 GBC) 1.40 GBD) 1.44 MB31. A high quality CAD system uses the following for printingdrawing and graphsA) Dot matrix printerB) Digital plotterC) Line printerD) All of the above32. Which of the following is not an input device?A) OCRB) Optical scannersC) Voice recognition deviceD) COM (Computer Output to Microfilm)34. In most of the IBM PCs, the CPU, the device drivers, memory,expansion slots and active components are mounted on asingle board. What is the name of the board?A) MotherboardB) DaughterboardC) BredboardD) Fatherboard25-A37-A26-B38-C27-B39-B28-A29-B40-B 41-C38. Regarding a VDU, Which statement is more correct?A) It is an output deviceB) It is an input deviceC) It is a peripheral deviceD) It is hardware item39. A modern electronic computer is a machine that is meant forA) Doing quick mathematical calculationsB) Input, storage, manipulation and outputting of dataC) Electronic data processingD) Performing repetitive tasks accurately40. When was vacuum tube invented?A) 1900B) 1906C) 1910D) 188041. Which of the following produces the best qualitygraphics reproduction?A) Laser printerB) Ink jet printerC) PlotterD) Dot matrix printer42. Computers with 80286 microprocessor isA) XT computerB) AT computersC) PS/2 computerD) None of above43. An application suitable for sequential processing isA) Processing of gradesB) Payroll processingC) Both a and bD) All of above44. Which of the following is not processing?A) arrangingB) manipulatingC) calculatingD) gathering33. The accuracy of the floating-point numbers representable intwo 16-bit words of a computer is approximatelyA) 16 digitsB) 6 digitsC) 9 digitsD) All of above24-B37. A technique used by codes to convert an analog signal intoa digital bit stream is known asA) Pulse code modulationB) Pulse stretcherC) Query processingD) Queue management45. The digital computer was developed primarily inA) USSRB) JapanC) USAD) UK46. Software in computerA) Enhances the capabilities of the hardware machineB) Increase the speed of central processing unitC) Both of aboveD) None of above30-D 31-B42-B43-C32-D44-D33-A45-C34-A46-A35-A36-D

47. Today’s computer giant IBM was earlier known by differentname which was changes in 1924. What was that name?A) Tabulator Machine Co.B) Computing Tabulating Recording Co.C) The Tabulator Ltd.D) International Computer Ltd.48. Before a disk drive can access any sector record, a computerprogram has to provide the record’s disk address. Whatinformation does this address specify?A) Track numberB) Sector numberC) Surface numberD) All of above49. The arranging of data in a logical sequence is calledA) SortingB) ClassifyingC) ReproducingD) Summarizing50. What is the responsibility of the logical unit in the CPU ofa computer?A) To produce resultB) To compare numbersC) To control flow of informationD) To do math’s works51. Abacus was the firstA) electronic computerB) mechanical computerC) electronic calculatorD) mechanical calculator52. If in a computer, 16 bits are used to specify address in aRAM, the number of addresses will beA) 216B) 65,536C) 64KD) Any of the above53. Instructions and memory address are represented byA) Character codeB) Binary codesC) Binary wordD) Parity bit54. The terminal device that functions as a cash register,computer terminal, and OCR reader is the:A) Data collection terminalB) OCR register terminalC) Video Display terminalD) POS terminal55. A set of flip flops integrated together is calledA) CounterB) AdderC) RegisterD) None of the above56. People often call as the brain of computer systemA) Control UnitB) Arithmetic Logic UnitC) Central Processing UnitD) Storage Unit59. The first computer introduced in Nepal wasA) IBM 1400B) IBM 1401C) IBM 1402D) IBM140260. Mnemonic a memory trick is used in which of thefollowing language?A) Machine languageB) Assembly languageC) High level languageD) None of above61. Instruction in computer languages consists ofA) OPCODEB) OPERANDC) Both of aboveD) None of above62. Which generation of computer is still under developmentA) Fourth GenerationB) Fifth GenerationC) Sixth GenerationD) Seventh Generation63. A register organized to allow to move left or rightoperations is called aA) CounterB) LoaderC) AdderD) Shift register64. Which was the most popular first generation computer?A) IBM 650B) IBM 360C) IBM 1130D) IBM 270065. Which is considered a direct entry input device?A) Optical scannerB) Mouse and digitizerC) Light penD) All of the above66. A set of information that defines the status ofresources allocated to a process isA) Process controlB) ALUC) Register UnitD) Process description67. Each set of Napier’s bones consisted of rods.A) 5B) 9C) 11D) 1368. BCD isA) Binary Coded DecimalB) Bit Coded DecimalC) Binary Coded DigitD) Bit Coded Digit57. Which is used for manufacturing chips?A) BusB) Control unitC) SemiconductorsD) A and b only69. When was the world’s first laptop computer introduced in themarket and by whom?A) Hewlett-Packard, 1980B) Epson, 1981C) Laplink Traveling Software Inc, 1982D) Tandy Model-200, 198558. The value of each bead in heaven isA) 1B) 3C) 5D) 770. From which generation operating systems were developed?A) FirstB) SecondC) ThirdD) Fourth47-B 48-D 49-A 50-B 51-D66-D 67-C 68-A 69-B 70-C52-B 53-B 54-D 55-C 56-C57-C 58-C 59-B 60-B 61-C 62-B 63-D 64-A 65-D

71. The first firm to mass-market a microcomputer as apersonal computer wasA) IBMB) Super UNIVACC) Radio ShaksD) Data General Corporation83. The word processing task associated with changing theappearance of a document isA) EditingB) WritingC) FormattingD) All of above72. How many address lines are needed to address each machinelocation in a 2048 x 4 memory chip?A) 10B) 11C) 8D) 1284. Nepal brought a computer for census of 2028 BS.This computer was ofA) first generationB) second generationC) third generationD) fourth generation73. Properly arranged data is calledA) FieldB) WordsC) InformationD) File85. Algorithm and Flow chart help us toA) Know the memory capacityB) Identify the base of a number systemC) Direct the output to a printerD) Specify the problem completely and clearly74. A computer consists ofA) A central processing unitB) A memoryC) Input and output unitD) All of the above86. Which statement is valid about computer program?A) It is understood by a computerB) It is understood by programmerC) It is understood userD) Both a & b75. Why are vacuum tubes also called valves?A) Because they can amplify the weak signals and make them strongB) Because they can stop or allow the flow of currentC) Both of aboveD) None of above87. The difference between memory and storage is thatmemory is and storage isA) Temporary, permanentB) Permanent, temporaryC) Slow, fastD) All of above76. John Napier invented Logarithm inA) 1614B) 1617C) 1620D) None of above88. When was Pascaline invented?A) 1617B) 1620C) 1642D) 183777. An integrated circuit isA) A complicated circuitB) An integrating deviceC) Much costlier than a single transistorD) Fabricated on a tiny silicon chip78. What type of control pins are needed in a microprocessor toregulate traffic on the bus, in order to prevent two devicesfrom trying to use it at the same time?A) Bus controlB) InterruptsC) Bus arbitrationD) Status79. Where as a computer mouse moves over the table surface, thetrackball isA) StationaryB) Difficult to moveC) DraggedD) Moved in small steps80. Which of the following is used as a primary storage device?A) Magnetic drumB) Hard DisksC) FloppyD) All of above81.Multi user systems provided cost savings for small businessbecause they use a single processing unit to link severalA) Personal computersB) WorkstationsC) Dumb terminalsD) Mainframes82. What are the three decisions makingperformed by the ALU of a computer?A) Grater thanB) Less thanC) Equal toD) All of the above71-C83-C72-B84-Boperations89. Which of the following statement is valid?A) Lady Augusta is the first programmerB) Ada is the daughter of Lord Byron, a famous English poetC) ADA is a programming language developed by US DefenseD) All of above90. A compiler is a translating program whichA) Translates instruction of a high level language into machinelanguageB) Translates entire source program into machine language programC) It is not involved in program’s executionD) All of above91. What is required when more than one person uses acentral computer at the same time?A) Light penB) MouseC) DigitizerD) Terminal92. Which of the following is the first computer to useStored Program Concept?A) UNIVACB) ENIACC) EDSACD) None of above93. The term gigabyte refers toA) 1024 bytesB) 1024 kilobytesC) 1024 megabytesD) 1024 gigabyte94. in which year was UK’s premier computing event started?A) 1980B) 1985C) 1986D) 198773-C 74-D 75-B 76-A 77-D 78-C 79-A 80-A 81-C85-D 86-D 87-A 88-C 89-D 90-D 91-D 92-C 93-C82-D94-A

95. Once you load the suitable program and providerequired data, computer does not need humanintervention. This feature is known asA) AccuracyB) ReliabilityC) VersatilityD) Automatic96. What is a brand?A) The name of companies that made computersB) The name of product a company gives to identify its productin marketC) A name of class to indicate all similar products fromdifferent companiesD) All of above97. Machine language isA) Machine dependentB) Difficult to programC) Error proneD) All of above98. A byte consists ofA) One bitB) Four bitsC) Eight bitsD) Sixteen bits99. Modern Computers are very reliable but they are notA) FastB) PowerfulC) InfallibleD) Cheap100. What is the date when Babbage conceived Analytical engineA) 1642B) 1837C) 1880D) 1850101. What was the expected feature of fifth generationcomputers when Japan started FGCS?A) Operating SystemsB) Parallel ProcessingC) ULSID) None of above102. Which of the following memory medium is not used asmain memory system?A) Magnetic coreB) SemiconductorC) Magnetic tapeD) Both semiconductor and magnetic tape103. The storage subsystem in a microcomputer consists mainlyof or media with varying capacitiesA) Memory or videoB) Magnetic or opticalC) Optical or memoryD) Video or magnetic104. Programs designed to perform specific tasks is known asA) system softwareB) application softwareC) utility programsD) operating system105. Computer operatorsA) writes computer programs for specific problemsB) operate the device which input and output data fromthe computerC) normally require a college degree in computer scienceD) all of the above106. Which of the following is not anti-viruses software?A) NAVB) F-ProtC) OracleD) McAfee107. What is a compiler?A) A compiler does a conversion line by line as the program is runB) A compiler converts the whole of a higher level program codeinto machine code in one stepC) A compiler is a general purpose language providing veryefficient executionD) None of the above108. computers are also called personal computersA) Mainframe ComputerB) Mini ComputersC) Micro ComputersD) Super Computers109. Which of the following is not input unit device?A) scannerB) cameraC) plotterD) digitizer110. Identify the correct statementA) IBM PCs used RISC CPU designsB) Macintosh used CISC CPU designC) IBM used CISC CPU designD) None of above is true111. Which of the following statement is false?A) Mechanical analog computers have existed for thousands of yearsB) There are mechanical analog computers and electronic analogcomputers.C) All electronic computers are digital computersD) All of above are false112. Which of the following require large computers memory?A) ImagingB) GraphicsC) VoiceD) All of Above113. Which of the following is machine independence program?A) High level languageB) Low level languageC) Assembly languageD) Machine language114. When was the first electro-mechanical computer developed?A) 1880B) 1990C) 1944D) None of above115. The first machine to successfully perform a long seriesof arithmetic and logical operations was:A) ENIACB) Mark-IC) Analytic EngineD) UNIVAC-1116. Which one is the largest space?A) kilobyteB) petabyteC) terabyteD) gigabyte117. FORTRAN programming language is more suitable forA) Business ApplicationsB) Marketing ApplicationsC) Scientific ApplicationsD) None of the above95-D 96-B 97-D 98-C 99-C 100-B 101-B 102-C 103-B 104-B 105-B 106-C107-B 108-C 109-C 110-C 111-C 112-D 113-A 114-C 115-B 116-B 117-C

118. The brain of any computer system isA) Control UnitB) Arithmetic Logic UnitC) Central Processing UnitD) Storage Unit130. What does DMA stand for?A) Distinct Memory AccessB) Direct Memory AccessC) Direct Module AccessD) Direct Memory Allocation119. Analog computer works on the supply ofA) Continuous electrical pulsesB) Electrical pulses but not continuousC) Magnetic strengthD) None of the above131. Who invented Integrated Circuits?A) Jack KilbyB) Robert NoyceC) Both of aboveD) None of above120. An error in software or hardware is called a bug. What isthe alternative computer jargon for it?A) LeechB) SquidC) SlugD) Glitch132. Operating system, editors, and debuggers comes under?A) System SoftwareB) Application SoftwareC) UtilitiesD) None of the above121. The advantage of COM are its andA) Compact size; speed readabilityB) Compact size, speedC) Readability; speedD) Low cost; readability122. The BIOS is the abbreviation of .A) Basic Input Output SystemB) Best Input Output SystemC) Basic Input Output SymbolD) Base Input Output System123. Which printer is very commonly used for desktop publishing?A) Laser printerB) Inkjet printerC) Daisywheel printerD) Dot matrix printer124. IBM 1401 isA) First Generation ComputerB) Second Generation ComputerC) Third Generation ComputerD) Fourth Generation Computer133. One computer that is not considered a portable isA) MinicomputerB) Laptop computerC) Notebook computerD) All of above134. Which of the following is not an electronic computer?A) ENIACB) ABCC) UNIVACD) EDVAC135. What is the name of the display feature that highlights areof the screen which requires operator attention?A) PixelB) Reverse videoC) Touch screenD) Cursor136. Which is the largest computer?A) Mainframe ComputerB) Mini ComputersC) Micro ComputersD) Super Computers125. Most of the first generation computers wereA) Special purpose computersB) General purpose computersC) Both of aboveD) None of above137. Which of the following are the best units of data on anexternal storage device?A) BitsB) BytesC) HertzD) Clock cycles126. Floppy disks typically in diameterA) 3B) 5.25C) 8D) All of above138. The personal computer industry was started byA) IBMB) AppleC) CompaqD) HCL127. The output quality of a printer is measured byA) Dot per inchB) Dot per sq. inchC) Dots printed per unit timeD) All of above139. What is meant by a dedicated computer?A) Which is used by one person onlyB) Which is assigned one and only one taskC) Which uses one kind of softwareD) Which is meant for application software128. On a PC, how much memory is available to applicationsoftware?A) 1024 KBB) 760 KBC) 640 KBD) 560 KB140. Which programming languages are classified as lowlevel languages?A) Basic, COBOL, FORTRANB) Prolog 2, Expert SystemsC) Knowledge based SystemsD) Assembly Languages129. In a computer is capable to store single binary bit.A) CapacitorB) Flip flopC) RegisterD) Inductor141. What was the main disadvantage of vacuum tubes?A) They were larger in sizeB) They consumed a lot of electricityC) They produced heat and often burned outD) The operation cost was high118-C 119-A 120-D 121-A 122-A 123-A 124-B 125-A 126-D 127-B 128-C 129-B130-B 131-C 132-A 133-A 134-B 135-B 136-A 137-B 138-A 139-B 140-D 141-C

142. Registers, which are partially visible to users and used to holdconditional, are known asA) PC154. Which is a semi conductor memory?B) Memory address registersA) DynamicC) General purpose registerB) StaticD) FlagsC) BubbleD) Both a & b143. Which is not a computer of first generation?A) ENIAC155. RJ45 UTP cable has Cables.B) UNIVACA) 2 pairC) IBM 360B) 3 pairD) IBM 1401C) 4 pairD) 5 pair144. Registers which are partially visible to users and used to holdconditional codes (bits set by the CPU hardware as the resultof operations), are known asA) PCB) FlagsC) Memory Address RegistersD) General Purpose Registers145. Who invented vacuum tubes?A) John BardeenB) William ShockleyC) Lee de ForestD) All of above146. An approach that permits the computer to work on severalprograms instead of one isA) On-line thesaurusB) MultiprogrammingC) Over lapped processingD) Outline processor147. Who suggested Stored Program ConceptA) John MauchleyB) J.P. EckertC) John NeumannD) Joseph Jacquard156. Which of the following is not a valid size of a Floppy Disk?A) 8?B) 5 ¼?C) 3 ½?D) 5 ½?157. The earliest calculating devices areA) AbacusB) ClockC) Difference EngineD) None of these158. Word length of a Personal Computer isA) 4 bitsB) 8 bitsC) 16 bitsD) 64 bits159. What was the first computer to perform all calculationusing electronics rather than wheels, ratchets, ormechanical switches?A) Mark IB) ABCC) Z3D) None of above148. The central processing unit (CPU) consists ofA) Input, output and processingB) Control unit, primary storage, and secondary storageC) Control unit, arithmetic-logic unit and primary storageD) Control unit, processing, and primary storage160. A directly accessible appointment calendar is feature of aresident packageA) CPUB) MemoryC) BufferD) ALU149. The notable features like keyboards, monitors, GUI weredeveloped inA) First generationB) Second generationC) Third generationD) Fourth generation161. Which unit converts computer data into human readableform?A) Input unitB) Output unitC) ALUD) Control Unit150. UNIVAC isA) Universal Automatic ComputerB) Universal Array ComputerC) Unique Automatic ComputerD) Unvalued Automatic Computer162. The full form of ALU isA) Arithmetic Logic UnitB) Array Logic UnitC) Application Logic UnitD) None of above151. Which is the highest form?A) DataB) InformationC) KnowledgeD) All of above163. What produces useful information out of data?A) ComputerB) ProcessingC) ProgrammingD) none of above152. Who is credited with the idea of using punch cards to controlpatterns in a waving machine?A) PascalB) HollerithC) BabbageD) Jacquard153. What is an interpreter?A) An interpreter does the conversion line by line as the programis runB) An interpreter is the representation of the system being designedC) An interpreter is a general purpose language providingvery efficient executionD) None of the above164. Which of the following device was not invented by Babbage?A) PascalineB) Difference EngineC) Analytical EngineD) None of above165. A digital computer did not score over an analog computerin terms ofA) SpeedB) AccuracyC) ReliabilityD) Cost142-C 143-D 144-B 145-C 146-C 147-C 148-C 149-C 150-A 151-C 152-D 153-B154-D 155-C 156-D 157-A 158-B 159-B 160-B 161-B 162-A 163-B 164-A 165-B

166. Which number system is usually followed in a typical 32-bitcomputer?A) BinaryB) DecimalC) HexadecimalD) Octal178. EBCDIC stands forA) Extended Binary Coded Decimal Interchange CodeB) Extended Bit Code Decimal Interchange CodeC) Extended Bit Case Decimal Interchange CodeD) Extended Binary Case Decimal Interchange Code167. A computer has very low failure rate because it useselectronic components. It produces very consistent results.This is highlighted by which of the feature of computer?A) AccuracyB) ReliabilityC) VersatilityD) Automatic179. Personnel who design, program, operatesmaintains computer equipment refers toA) Console-operatorB) ProgrammerC) PeoplewareD) System Analyst168. A paper printout of a document is known asA) Softcopy outputB) Hardcopy outputC) Permanent OutputD) All of above180. IBM System/360 isA) Mainframe ComputerB) Mini ComputersC) Micro ComputersD) None of above169. Which electronic component was made out of semiconductormaterial?A) Vacuum tubesB) TransistorsC) ICsD) All of above181. A system isA) an integration of different units so as to achieve an objectiveB) input unitC) input and output unitD) input, output and storage units170. The act of retrieving existing data from memory is calledA) Read-outB) Read fromC) ReadD) All of above182. Which of the following programming language startedfrom second generation?A) CobolB) BASICC) CD) LISP171. Which part of the computer is used for calculating andcomparing?A) Disk unitB) Control unitC) ALUD) Modemand183. The translator program used in assembly language is calledA) CompilerB) InterpreterC) AssemblerD) Translator172. ABC is aA) Special purpose computerB) General purpose computerC) All Purpose ComputerD) None of above184. EEPROM stands forA) Electrically Erasable Programmable Read Only MemoryB) Easily Erasable Programmable Read Only MemoryC) Electronic Erasable Programmable Read Only MemoryD) None of the above173. The computer code for the interchange of informationbetween terminals isA) ASCIIB) BCDC) EBCDICD) All of above185. Regarding data, computers are very good atA) storeB) ProcessingC) retrieveD) All of above174. When was the X window system born?A) 1984B) 1989C) 1988D) 1990186. Bit map terminalA) support display containing multiple windowsB) require considerable amount of video RAMC) requires tremendous amount of copying and hence lowperformanceD) all of above175. What is the first stage in software development?A) Specification and designB) TestingC) System AnalysisD) Maintenance187. First generation computers used for memoryA) vacuum tubesB) silicon chipsC) magnetic drumD) RAM176. Which of the following is valid statement?A) Data in itself is useless unless it is processedB) The data that is processed is called a programC) The data which is not yet processed is informationD) Information is processed by computer to generate data.188. Which of the following memories allows simultaneous readand write operations?A) ROMB) RAMC) EPROMD) None of above177. The Second Generation Computer was based on .A) Vacuum TubeB) Silicon ChipsC) TransistorD) Bio Chips189. EPROM can be used forA) Erasing the contents of ROMB) Reconstructing the contents of ROMC) Erasing and reconstructing the contents of ROMD) Duplicating ROM166-A 167-B 168-B 169-C 170-D 171-C 172-A 173-A 174-A 175-C 176-A 177-C178-A 179-C 180-A 181-A 182-A 183-C 184-A 185-D 186-D 187-C 188-B 189-C

190. ENIAC usesA) Decimal Numbering SystemB) Octal Numbering SystemC) Binary Numbering SystemD) Hexadecimal Numbering System191. A term associated with the comparison of processing speedsof different computer system is:A) EFTSB) MPGC) MIPSD) CPS192. which of the following is problem oriented language?A) High level languageB) Machine languageC) Assembly languageD) Low level language193. A 32 bit microprocessor has the word length equal toA) 2 byteB) 32 byteC) 4 byteD) 8 byte194. The term GIGO is related toA) AccuracyB) ReliabilityC) VersatilityD) Automatic195. Web cam is anA) input unit deviceB) output unit deviceC) processing deviceD) Input and Output device196. Bit stands forA) Binary digitsB) bit of systemC) a part of byteD) All of above197. Access time isA) seek time latency timeB) seek timeC) seek time ? latency timeD) latency time198. Which device can understand difference between data &programs?A) Input deviceB) Output deviceC) MemoryD) Microprocessor199. Which of the following is a read only memory storage device?A) Floppy DiskB) CD-ROMC) Hard DiskD) None of these200. Symbolic logic was discovered byA) George BooleB) Herman HollerithC) Van NeumannD) Basic Pascal201. Which of the following is not valid statement?A) Hard is referred to mean something temporaryB) Hard is used to mean something tangibleC) Soft is used to mean something permanentD) Soft is used to mean something tangible202. Digital devices areA) Digital ClockB) Automobile speed meterC) Clock with a dial and two handsD) All of them203. Primary memory storesA) Data aloneB) Programs aloneC) Results aloneD) All of these204. After copying the content how many times can you paste?A) 1B) 16C) 32D) Many205. WAN stands forA) Wap Area NetworkB) Wide Area NetworkC) Wide Array NetD) Wireless Area Network206. An error in computer data is calledA) ChipB) BugC) CPUD) Storage device207. The instructions for starting the computer are house onA) Random access memoryB) CD-RomC) Read only memory chipD) All of above208. 1 nibble equals toA) 1 bitsB) 2 bitsC) 4 bitsD) 8 bits209. Perforated paper used as input of output media is known asA) paper tapesB) magnetic tapeC) punched papers tapeD) card punch210. The secondary storage devices can only store data butthey cannot performA) Arithmetic OperationB) Logic operationC) Fetch operationsD) Either of the above211. Which American computer company is called Big Blue?A) MicrosoftB) Compaq CorpC) IBMD) Tandy Svenson212. It was in 2028 BS the was brought in tocalculate census data.A) IBM 1400B) IBM 1401C) ICL 2950D) None of above213. Who is the inventor of ABC Computer?A) John v. AtanasoffB) Clifford BerryC) Both of aboveD) None of above214. Which of the following is the largest unit?A) dataB) fieldC) recordD) database file190-A 191-C 192-A 193-C 194-A 195-A 196-A 197-A 198-D 199-B 200-A 201-B202-A 203-D 204-D 205-B 206-B 207-C 208-C 209-A 210-D 211-C

of computers? A) SSI B) MSI C) LSI D) Both a and b . 21. The main electronic component used in first generation computers was . A) Transistors B) Vacuum Tubes and Valves Integrated Circuits D) None of above . A dumb terminal has . A) an embedded microprocessor B) extensive memory inde