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Computer Fundamentals – Objective Questions (MCQ) with Solutions & Explanations

Computer Fundamentals – Objective Questions (MCQ) with Solutions & Explanations

 

Following are the objective questions from Computer Fundamentals Section. Computer Fundamentals section includes the topics such as history of computers, generation of computers, classification of computers, Computer Peripherals, Storage Devices, Computer Security Systems, Computer Viruses, Computer Networking, System Analysis and Design and so on.

 

Updated: January25, 2018

Basic Computer Awareness General Knowledge GK : Following are the objective questions from Computer Fundamentals Section. Computer Fundamentals section includes the topics such as history of computers, generation of computers, classification of computers, Computer Peripherals, Storage Devices, Computer Security Systems, Computer Viruses, Computer Networking, System Analysis and Design and so on. It tests general knowledge on common terms and concept of computer. Keeping in view of this, we have added some most frequently asked questions on Computer Fundamentals in MCQ format for your proper practice. Take this online practice tests / quiz and you will have an idea what kind of questions are expected under computer awareness in general knowledge section. All questions are selected in a manner so that it becomes easy to understand the topic. You will find these commonly asked solved questions (with answer) really helpful. Just practice.

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1. Which was the computer conceived by Babbage?

a. Analytical Engine

b. Arithmetic Machine

c. Donald Kunth

d. All of above


2. Offline device is

a. A device which is not connected to CPU

b. A device which is connected to CPU

c. A direct access storage device

d. An I/O device


3. Which of the following registers is loaded with the contents of the memory location pointed by the PC?

a. Memory address registers

b. Memory data registers

c. Instruction register

d. Program counter


4. Which of the following registers is used to keep track of address of the memory location where the next instruction is located?

a. Memory address register

b. Memory data register

c. Instruction register

d. Program counter


5. Microprocessors can be used to make

a. Computers

b. Digital systems

c. Calculators

d. All of above


6. how many address lines are needed to address each machine location in a 2048 x 4 memory chip?

a. 10

b. 11

c. 8

d. 12


7. which American computer company is called Big Blue?

a. Microsoft

b. Compaq Corp

c. IBM

d. Tandy Svenson


8. When did IBM introduce the 20286 based PC/AT?

a. 1982

b. 1984

c. 1985

d. 1989


9. When was the X window system born?

a. 1984

b. 1989

c. 1988

d. 1990


10. Today’s computer giant IBM was earlier known by different name which was changes in 1924. What was that name?

a. Tabulator Machine Co.

b. Computer Tabulating Recording Co.

c. The Tabulator Ltd.

d. International Computer Ltd.

 

11. The first electronic general purpose digital computer built by Mauchly and Eckert called ENIA did not work on the stored program principle. How many numbers could it store in its internal memory?

a. 100

b. 20

c. 40

d. 80


12. The digital computer was developed primarily in

a. USSR

b. Japan

c. USA

d. UK


13. The subject of cybernetics deals with the science of

a. Genetics

b. Control and communication

c. Molecular biology

d. Biochemistry


14. 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


15. Most of the inexpensive personal computers do not have any disk or diskette drive. What is the name of such computes?

a. Home computers

b. Diskless computers

c. Dedicated computers

d. General purpose computers


16. Which of the following require large computers memory?

a. Imaging

b. Graphics

c. Voice

d. All of Above


17. A term associated with the comparison of processing speeds of different computer system is:

a. EFTS

b. MPG

c. MIPS

d. CPS


18. The process of starting a or restarting a computer system by loading instructions from a secondary storage device into the computer memory is called

a. Duping

b. Booting

c. Padding

d. CPS


19. who invented the microprocessor?

a. Marcian E Huff

b. Herman H Goldstein

c. Joseph Jacquard

d. All of above


20. One computer that is not considered a portable is

a. Minicomputer

b. Laptop computer

c. Notebook computer

d. All of above

 

Answers

1. a. Analytical Engine

2. a. A device which is not connected to CPU

3. c. Instruction register

4. d. Program counter

5. d. All of above

6. b. 11

7. c. IBM

8. b. 1984

9. a. 1984

10. a. Tabulator Machine Co.

11. b. 20

12. c. USA

13. b. Control and communication

14. d. Jacquard

15. a. Home computers

16. d. All of Above

17. c. MIPS

18. b. Booting

19. a. Marcian E Huff

20. a. Minicomputer

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