Computer Fundamental Quiz Set 04

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  1. The keys on the keyboard which may be programmed to do special tasks are the:
    a) Function keys
    b) Navigation keys
    c) Arrow keys
    d) Numeric keys

a) Function keys


2. UNIVAC belongs to:
a) Third generation of computer
b) Fourth generation of computer
c) First generation and second generation of computer
d) Fifth generation of computer

c) First generation and second generation of computer


3. How can you protect your computer from sudden power failure?
a) Using stabilizer
b) Using generator
c) Using UPS
d) Using volt guard

c) Using UPS


4. Which is the latest operating system?
a) Windows XP
b) Windows 10
c) DOS
d) Windows 98

b) Windows 10


5. Which of the following is the major characteristic of computer?
a) Diligent
b) Non-intelligent
c) Automatic
d) All of the above

c) Automatic

Explanation: Computer performs all the tasks automatically i.e. it performs tasks without manual intervention.


6. The speed of CPU measured in:
a) Mbps
b) MHz
c) Microsecond
d) Mbytes

b) MHz


7. Cache memory………
a) Store data permanently
b) Holds last time visit website only
c) Helps to store more data in hard disk
d) Placed between the main memory and microprocessor

d) Placed between the main memory and microprocessor


8. To send and receive email your computer should have:
a) Sound card
b) AGP card
c) Modem
d) All of the above

c) Modem


9. DVD belongs to ………
a) Magnetic storage
b) Optical storage
c) Main storage
d) Non-volatile

b) Optical storage


10. Program developed according to the requirement to an office is…….
a) Packaged software
b) Tailored software
c) Utility program
d) All of the above

b) Tailored software


11. A dot matrix printer is ………….
a) Input device
b) Output device
c) Cannot print alphabet
d) Cannot print number

b) Output device


12. All peripheral device connected to computer system are known as
a) Keyboard
b) Hardware
c) Software
d) Application

b) Hardware


13. Computer is a system having…………
a) Storage
b) I/O devices
c) CPU
d) All of the above

d) All of the above


14. Who was the first to conceptualized and design a fully programmable mechanical computer analytical engine?
a) Lady Ada
b) Bill gate
c) Charles Babbage
d) No one of the above

c) Charles Babbage


15. Which is not characteristic of computer?
a) Automatic
b) Lazy
c) High speed
d) Accurate

b) Lazy


16. Which one has the highest storage capacity?
a) CD
b) DVD
c) Floppy disk
d) Hard disk

d) Hard disk


17. Mouse is an ………… device
a) Input
b) CPU
c) Output
d) Processor

a) Input


18. Storage capacity of hard disk is measured in………….
a) Terabyte
b) Gigabyte
c) Megabyte
d) Both a and b

b) Gigabyte


19. Fastest memory of computer system is…………….
a) Hard disk
b) Firmware
c) Cache memory
d) CD

c) Cache memory


20. CPU is brain of computer then CU is………….
a) Head of computer
b) Nerve center of computer
c) Tail of computer
d) Main memory of computer

b) Nerve center of computer


21. Purpose of sorting is………
a) Chronologically
b) Alphabetically
c) Numerically
d) All of the above

d) All of the above


22. Which on of the following matches on monitor?
a) It is output device
b) Color resolution
c) Color depth
d) All of the above

d) All of the above


23. Feature of USB is …………
a) Speed, expansion
b) Slow, down
c) Both of above
d) None of the above

a) Speed, expansion


24. First generation computer is used for ….
a) IC chips
b) Micro chips
c) Vacuum tubes
d) All of the above

c) Vacuum tubes


25. Pixel point is used to …
a) VGA
b) EGA
c) SVGA
d) All of the above

d) All of the above


26. The memory of the hard disk is………
a) Primary memory
b) Auxiliary memory
c) Volatile memory
d) All of the above

b) Auxiliary memory


27. Eight bits equal to……
a) One byte
b) One nibble
c) One kilobyte
d) One giga byte

a) One byte


28. Which of the following is /are not programming language?
a) BASIC
b) COBOL
c) DDL
d) APL

c) DDL

Explanation: DDL is a Data Definition Language


29. The program translate line by line of source program is……..
a) Compiler
b) Assembler
c) Interpreter
d) Translator

c) Interpreter


30. The first calculation machine ABACUS is used in …………..
a) China, 2000BC
b) Japan, 1600BC
c) India, 3000BC
d) None of the above

a) China, 2000BC


31. Low level language is……
a) Basic
b) Assembly
c) Java
d) All of the above

b) Assembly


32. A unit of 1024 byte is…….
a) 1 MB
b) 1KB
c) 1GB
d) 1TB

b) 1KB


33. The computer driver is …..
a) Hardware controller
b) Data controller
c) Hardware and game controller
d) All of the above

d) All of the above


34. Impact printer is
a) Laser printer
b) Inkjet printer
c) Dot matrix printer
d) Bubble jet printer

c) Dot matrix printer


35. Digital computer handles ………
a) Continuous data
b) Discrete data
c) Textual data
d) None of the above

b) Discrete data


36. Which one is odd?
a) Monitor
b) CONSOL
c) Screen
d) Printer

b) CONSOL


37. Which one is not hardware?
a) Zip drive
b) Hard disk
c) Zip disk
d) NIC card

a) Zip drive


38. Which in used in binary code?
a) EDBCDIC
b) ASCII
c) ANSI
d) No one of the above

a) EDBCDIC


39. SVGA is related to…
a) Printer
b) Monitor
c) CPU
d) All

b) Monitor


40. From which technology CD ROM format?
a) Optical
b) Optical fiber
c) Mechanical
d) Electro mechanical

a) Optical


41. Which is popular secondary storage device?
a) Disk
b) Floppy disk
c) Tape disk
d) No one of the above

a) Disk


42. Which one is not a valid floppy disk capacity?
a) 1.24
b) 1.44
c) 360
d) 720

a) 1.24


43. Which device is used to relation for computer and user?
a) Software
b) Hardware
c) Peripheral
d) Memory

c) Peripheral


44. OCR (optical character reader) is ………
a) A output device
b) Storage
c) Device
d) A direct input device

d) A direct input device


45. In case of microcomputer hard disk drive is known as ………
a) Removeable disk
b) Portable disk
c) Fixed disk
d) All of the above

c) Fixed disk

Explanation: computer does not have Understanding features


46. To protect your PC from sudden interruption of commercial line we need……
a) UPS
b) Volt guard
c) Stabilizer
d) All of the above

a) UPS


47. Which device is known as mass storage device?
a) Hard disk drive
b) Floppy disk drive
c) Punched card
d) On one of the above

a) Hard disk drive

Explanation: computer does not have Understanding features


48. Which computer falls on the basic model?
a) Micro computer
b) Analog computer
c) IMB compatible
d) XT computer

d) XT computer


49. Bio chip falls on
a) First generation
b) Second generation
c) Third generation
d) Fifth generation

d) Fifth generation


50. Napier’s bone was developed by….
a) John Napier’s in 1614
b) John Neumann in 1618
c) Charles Babbage in 1822
d) Herman Hollerith in 1887

a) John Napier’s in 1614

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