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Part 8: List for questions and answers of Computer Fundamentals


Q1. What was the main disadvantage of vacuum tubes?

a) They were larger in size

b) They consumed a lot of electricity

c) They produced heat and often burned out

d) The operation cost was high


Q2. Registers, which are partially visible to users and used to hold conditional, are known as

a) PC

b) Memory address registers

c) General purpose register

d) Flags


Q3. Which is not a comptuer of first generation?



c) IBM 360

d) IBM 1401


Q4. Registers which are partially visible to users and used to hold conditional codes (bits set by the CPU hardware as the result of operations), are known as

a) PC

b) Flags

c) Memory Address Registers

d) General Purpose Registers


Q5. Who invented vacuum tubes?

a) John Bardeen

b) William Shockley

c) Lee de Forest

d) All of above


Q6. An approach that permits the computer to work on several programs instead of one is

a) On-line thesaurus

b) Multiprogramming

c) Over lapped processing

d) Outline processor 


Q7. Who suggested Stored Program Concept

a) John Mauchley

b) J.P. Eckert

c) John Neumann

d) Joseph Jacquard


Q8. The central processing unit (CPU) consists of

a) Input, output and processing

b) Control unit, primary storage, and secondary storage

c) Control unit, arithmetic-logic unit and primary storage

d) Control unit, processing, and primary storage


Q9. The notable features like keyboards, monitors, GUI were developed in

a) First generation

b) Second generation

c) Third generation

d) Fourth generation


Q10. UNIVAC is

a) Universal Automatic Computer

b) Universal Array Computerv

c) Unique Automatic Computer

d) Unvalued Automatic Computerv


Q11. Which is the highest form?

a) Data

b) Information

c) Knowledge

d) All of above


Q12. Who is credited with the idea of using punch cards to control patterns in a waving machine?

a) Pascal

b) Hollerith

c) Babbage

d) Jacquard 


Q13. What is an interpreter?

a) An interpreter does the conversion line by line as the program is run

b) An interpreter is the representation of the system being designed

c) An interpreter is a general purpose language providing very efficient execution

d) None of the above


Q14. Which is a semi conductor memory?

a) Dynamic

b) Static

c) Bubble

d) Both a and b


Q15. RJ45 UTP cable has ________ Cables.

a) 2 pair

b) 3 pair

c) 4 pair

d) 5 pair


Q16. Which of the following is not a valid size of a Floppy Disk?

a) 8″

b) 5 ¼”

c) 3 ½”

d) 5 ½”


Q17. The earliest calculating devices are

a) Abacus

b) Clock

c) Difference Engine

d) None of these


Q18. Word length of a Personal Computer is ___

a) 8 bits

b) 16 bits

c) 64 bits

d) 128 bits 


Q19. What was the first computer to perform all calculation using electronics rather than wheels, ratchets, or mechanical switches?

a) Mark I

b) ABC

c) Z3

d) None of above


Q20. A directly accessible appointment calendar is feature of a __ resident package

a) CPU

b) Memory

c) Buffer

d) ALU


Part 8: List for questions and answers of Computer Fundamentals


Q1. Answer: c


Q2. Answer: d


Q3. Answer: d


Q4. Answer: c


Q5. Answer: c


Q6. Answer: c


Q7. Answer: c


Q8. Answer: c


Q9. Answer: c


Q10. Answer: a


Q11. Answer: c


Q12. Answer: d


Q13. Answer: b


Q14. Answer: d


Q15. Answer: c


Q16. Answer:


Q17. Answer: a


Q18. Answer: a


Q19. Answer: b


Q20. Answer: b