Computer Mcqs For CSS, PPSC, NTS, FPSC Test

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The term ‘Computer’ is derived from__________?

A. Latin
B. German
C. French
D. Arabic

Who is the father of Computer?

A. Allen Turing
B. Charles Babbage
C. Simur Cray
D. Augusta Adaming

The basic operations performed by a computer are__________?

A. Arithmetic operation
B. Logical operation
C. Storage and relative
D. All the above

Who is the father of Internet ?

A. Chares Babbage
B. Vint Cerf
C. Denis Riche
D. Martin Cooper

If a computer has more than one processor then it is known as__________?

A. Uni-process
B. Multiprocessor
C. Multi-threaded
D. Multi-programming

A light sensitive device that converts drawing, printed text or other images into digital form is___________?

A. Keyboard
B. Scanner
D. None of these

WWW stands for___________?

A. World Whole Web
B. Wide World Web
C. Web World Wide
D. World Wide Web

A collection of system programs that controls and co-ordinates the overall operations of a computer system is called____________?

A. System software
B. Operating system
C. Utility program
D. Device driver

What type of operating system MS-DOS is?

A. Command Line Interface
B. Graphical User Interface
C. Multitasking
D. Menu Driven Interface

Which technology is used in compact disks?

A. Mechanical
B. Electrical
C. Electro Magnetic
D. Laser

1 Gigabyte is equal to ____________?

A. 1024 bits
B. 1000 megabytes
C. 1024 kilobytes
D. 1024 megabytes

The brain of any computer system is___________?

B. Memory
D. Control unit

Which of the following are components of Central Processing Unit (CPU) ?

A. Arithmetic logic unit, Mouse
B. Arithmetic logic unit, Control unit
C. Arithmetic logic unit, Integrated Circuits
D. Control Unit, Monitor

Analog computer works on the supply of ____________?

A.Continuous electrical pulses
B.Electrical pulses but not continuous
C.Magnetic strength
D.None of the above

which one is Digital device, select from the choices below?

A.Digital Clock
B.Automobile speed meter
C.Clock with a dial and two hands
D.All of them

The computer that process both analog and digital is called____________?

A.Analog computer
B.Digital computer
C.Hybrid computer
D.Mainframe computer

CD-ROM stands for____________?

A. Compactable Read Only Memory
B. Compact Data Read Only Memory
C. Compactable Disk Read Only Memory
D. Compact Disk Read Only Memory

ALU is____________?

A. Arithmetic Logic Unit
B. Array Logic Unit
C. Application Logic Unit
D. None of above

VGA is____________?

A. Video Graphics Array
B. Visual Graphics Array
C. Volatile Graphics Array
D. Video Graphics Adapter

MSI stands for___________?

A. Medium Scale Integrated Circuits
B. Medium System Integrated Circuits
C. Medium Scale Intelligent Circuit
D. Medium System Intelligent Circuit

WAN stands for_____________?

A. Wap Area Network
B. Wide Area Network
C. Wide Array Net
D. Wireless Area Network

What is the main difference between a mainframe and a super computer?

A. Super computer is much larger than mainframe computers
B. Super computers are much smaller than mainframe computers
C. Supercomputers are focused to execute few programs as fast as possible while mainframe uses its power to execute as many programs concurrently
D. Supercomputers are focused to execute as many programs as possible while mainframe uses its power to execute few programs as fast as possible.

_________ is called the father of modern digital computer?

A. Leibnitz
B. Blaise Pascal
C. Charles Babbage
D.  J.H  Muller

Who is the father of Computer science?

A. Allen Turing
B. Charles Babbage
C. Simur Cray
D. Augusta Adaming

A CPU contains___________?

A. a card reader and a printing device
B. an analytical engine and a control unit
C. a control unit and an arithmetic logic unit
D. an arithmetic logic unit and a card reader

Which of the following controls the process of interaction between the user and the operating system?

A. User interface
B. Language translator
C. Platform
D. Screen saver

The first computers were programmed using___________?

A. Assembly language
B. Machine language
C. Source code
D. Object code

__________is a combination of hardware and software that facilitates the sharing of information between computing devices.

A. Network
B. Peripheral
C. Expansion board
D. Digital device

Coded entries which are used to gain access to a computer system are called__________?

A. Entry codes
B. Passwords
C. Security commands
D. Code words

Which of the following statements is true about Minicomputer and Microcomputer?

A. Minicomputer works faster than Microcomputer
B. Microcomputer works faster than Minicomputer
C. Speed of both the computers is the same
D. The speeds of both these computers cannot be compared with the speed of advanced

You can organize files by storing them in__________?

A. archives
B. folders
C. indexes
D. lists

What type of resource is most likely to be a shared common resource in a computer Network?

A. Printers
B. Speakers
C. Floppy disk drives
D. Keyboards

Which device is required for the Internet connection?

A. Joystick
B. Modem
C. CD Drive
D. NIC Card

What is a light pen?

A. A Mechanical Input device
B. Optical input device
C. Electronic input device
D. Optical output device

UNIVAC is___________?

A. Universal Automatic Computer
B. Universal Array Computer
C. Unique Automatic Computer
D. Unvalued Automatic Computer

The capacity of 3.5 inch floppy disk was__________?

A. 1.40 MB
B. 1.44 GB
C. 1.40 GB
D. 1.44 MB

MICR stands for_________?

A. Magnetic Ink Character Reader
B. Magnetic Ink Code Reader
C. Magnetic Ink Cases Reader
D. None

EBCDIC stands for__________?

A. Extended Binary Coded Decimal Interchange Code
B. Extended Bit Code Decimal Interchange Code
C. Extended Bit Case Decimal Interchange Code
D. Extended Binary Case Decimal Interchange Code

Which of the following is a part of the Central Processing Unit?

A. Printer
B. Key board
C. Mouse
D. Arithmetic & Logic unit

CAD stands for_________?

A. Computer aided design
B. Computer algorithm for design
C. Computer application in design
D. Computer analogue design

Junk e-mail is also called_________?

A. spam
B. spoof
C. sniffer script
D. spool

which statement describe “Hackers”?

A. all have the same motive
B. break into other people’s computers
C. may legally break into computers as long as they do not do any damage
D. are people who are allergic to computers

What type of computers are client computers (most of the time) in a client-server system?

A. Mainframe
B. Mini-computer
C. Microcomputer

A computer cannot ‘boot’ if it does not have the__________?

A. Compiler
B. Loader
C. Operating System
D. Assembler

The amount of vertical space between lines of text in a document is called___________?

A. double-space
B. line spacing
C. single space
D. vertical spacing

Example of non-numeric data is_________?

A. Employee address
B. Examination score
C. Bank balance
D. All of these

What is embedded system?

A. The programme which arrives by being wrapped in box.
B. The programme which is the permanent part of the computer
C. The computer which is the part of a larger system or machine
D. The computer and software system that control the machine

First page of Website is termed as__________?

A. Homepage
B. Index
C. JAVA script
D. Bookmark
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When a file is saved for the first time?

A. a copy is automatically printed
B. it must be given a name to identify it
C. it does not need a name
D. it only needs a name if it is not going to be printed

Where are data and programme stored when the processor uses them?

A. Main memory
B. Secondary memory
C. Disk memory
D. Programme memory

__________represents raw facts, where-as__________is data made meaningful?

A. Information, reporting
B. Data, information
C. Information, bits
D. Records, bytes

What characteristic of read-only memory (ROM) makes it useful?

A. ROM information can be easily updated.
B. Data in ROM is non-volatile, that is, it remains there even without electrical power.
C. ROM provides very large amounts of inexpensive data storage.
D. ROM chips are easily swapped between different brands of computers.

What do you call the programs that are used to find out possible faults and their causes?

A. operating system extensions
B. cookies
C. diagnostic software
D. boot diskettes

Which programming languages are classified as low level languages?

A. BASIC, COBOL, Fortran
B. Prolog
C. C, C++
D. Assembly languages

Which of the following is not anti- viruses software?

A. Avira
B. Kaspersky
C. Oracle
D. McAfee

What does DMA stand for?

A. Distinct Memory Access
B. Direct Memory Access
C. Direct Module Access
D. Direct Memory Allocation

Which of the following is a storage device?

A. Tape
B. Hard Disk
C. Floppy Disk
D. All of the above

When did John Napier develop logarithm?

A. 1416
B. 1614
C. 1641
D. 1804

MIS is designed to provide information needed for effective decision making by?

A. Consumers
B. Workers
C. Foremen
D. Managers

ASCII stands for__________?

A. American Stable Code for International Interchange
B. American Standard Case for Institutional Interchange
C. American Standard Code for Information Interchange
D. American Standard Code for Interchange Information

Which of the following is first generation of computer?

B. IBM-1401
C. CDC-1604
D. ICL-2900
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IBM 1401 is_________?

A. First Generation Computer
B. Second Generation Computer
C. Third Generation Computer
D. Fourth Generation Computer

Chief component of first generation computer was__________?

A. Transistors
B. Vacuum Tubes and Valves
C. Integrated Circuits
D. None of above

Second Generation computers were developed during___________?

A. 1949 to 1955
B. 1956 to 1965
C. 1965 to 1970
D. 1970 to 1990

The computer size was very large in__________?

A. First Generation
b. Second Generation
c. Third Generation
d. Fourth Generation

Microprocessors as switching devices are for ___________generation computers?

A. First Generation
B. Second Generation
C. Third Generation
D. Fourth Generation

Which of the following devices can be sued to directly image printed text?

D. All of above

The output quality of a printer is measured by____________?

A. Dot per inch
B. Dot per sq. inch
C. Dots printed per unit time
D. All of above

In analogue computer_____________?

A. Input is first converted to digital form
B. Input is never converted to digital form
C. Output is displayed in digital form
D. All of above

In latest generation computers, the instructions are executed___________?

A. Parallel only
B. Sequentially only
C. Both sequentially and parallel
D. All of above

Who designed the first electronics computer – ENIAC?

A. Van-Neumann
B. Joseph M. Jacquard
C. J. Presper Eckert and John W Mauchly
D. All of above

Who invented the high level language “C”?

A. Dennis M. Ritchie
B. Niklaus Writh
C. Seymour Papert
D. Donald Kunth

Personnel who design, program, operate and maintain computer equipment refers to__________?

A. Console-operator
B. Programmer
C. Peopleware
D. System Analyst

Human beings are referred to as Homosapinens, which device is called Sillico Sapiens?

A. Monitor
B. Hardware
C. Robot
D. Computer

An error in software or hardware is called a bug. What is the alternative computer jargon for it?

A. Leech
B. Squid
C. Slug
D. Glitch

Modern Computer are very reliable but they are not___________?

A. Fast
B. Powerful
C. Infallible
D. Cheap

Personal computers use a number of chips mounted on a main circuit board. What is the common name for such boards?

A. Daughter board
B. Motherboard
C. Father board
D. Breadboard

What is meant by a dedicated computer?

A. Which is used by one person only
B. Which is assigned one and only one task
C. Which uses one kind of software
D. Which is meant for application software

The system unit of a personal computer typically contains all of the following except:

A. Microprocessor
B. Disk controller
C. Serial interface
D. Modem

A computer program that converts an entire program into machine language is called a/an

A. Interpreter
B. Simulator
C. Compiler
D. Commander

A computer program that translates one program instructions at a time into machine language is called a/an___________?

A. Interpreter
C. Compiler
D. Simulator

A small or intelligent device is so called because it contains within it a________?

A. Computer
B. Microcomputer
C. Programmable
D. Sensor

A fault in a computer program which prevents it from working correctly is known as___________?

A. Boot
B. Bug
C. Biff
D. Strap

A self replicating program, similar to a virus which was taken from a 1970s science fiction novel by John Bruner entitled the Shockwave Rider is__________?

A. Bug
B. Vice
C. Lice
D. Worm

Unwanted repetitious messages, such as unsolicited bulk e-mail is known as_________?

A. Spam
B. Trash
C. Calibri
D. Courier

DOS stands for____________?

A. Disk Operating System
B. Disk operating session
C. Digital Operating System
D. Digital Open system

Who is the Current CEO of Microsoft?

A. Babbage
B. Bill Gates
C. Bill Clinton
D. Satya Nadella

Which of the following are input devices?

A. Keyboard
B. Mouse
C. Card reader
D. All of these

Examples of output devices are?

A. Screen
B. Printer
C. Speaker
D. All of these

Which of the following is also known as brain of computer?

A. Control unit
B. Central Processing unit
C. Arithmetic and language unit
D. Monitor

____________translates and executes program at run time line by line?

A. Compiler
B. Interpreter
C. Linker
D. Loader

RAM stands for___________?

A. Random origin money
B. Random only memory
C. Read only memory
D. Random access memory

1 Byte =___________?

A. 8 bits
B. 4 bits
C. 2 bits
D. 9 bits

The device used to carry digital data on analogue lines is called as_________?

A. Modem
B. Multiplexer
C. Modulator
D. Demodulator

BIOS stands for__________?

A. Basic Input Output system
B. Binary Input output system
C. Basic Input Off system
D. all the above

Father of “C‘ programming language?

A. Dennis Ritchie
B. Prof John Keenly
C. Thomas Kurtz
D. Bill Gates

The instructions that tell a computer how to carry out the processing tasks are referred to as computer___________?

A. programs
B. processors
C. input devices
D. memory modules

An area of a computer that temporarily holds data waiting to be processed is___________?

B. Memory
C. Storage
D. File

___________ is the key to close a selected drop -down list; cancel a command and close a dialog box.

D. F10

___________is the key we use to run the selected command?



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