Computer Awareness Q&A for Competitive Examination – Part 6

126. An application suitable for sequential processing is
1) processing of grades (2) payroll processing
3) Both (1) and (2) (4) All of these
5) None of these

127. Which of the following devices can be used to directly input printed text?
1) OCR (2) OMR
3) Both (1) and (2) (4) MICR
5) All of these

128. A high quality CAD system uses the following for printing drawing and graphs
1) Cot matrix printer (2) Digital plotter
3) Line printer (4) Machine
5) None of these

129. Who is the creator of the PASCAL language?
1) Nidalus Wroth (2) Ditkstra
3) Donald Knuth (4) Basic Pascal
5) All of these

130. Who designed the first electronics computer ENIAC?
1) Van-Neumann
2) Joseph M Jacquard C
3) Both(l) and (2)
4) J Prospers Eckert and John W Mauchly
5) None of the above

131. Who invented the high level language C?

  1. Dennis M Ritchie
  2. Nicklaus Wroth C
  3. Seymour Papert
  4. Donald Knuth
  5. All of the above

132. Human beings are referred to as Homo Sapiens. Which device is called Silico Sapiens?
(1) Monitor (2) Hardware
(3) Robot (4) Computer
(5) All of these

133. An error in software is called a Bug. What is the alternative computer jargon for it?
(1) Leech (2) Squid
(3) Slug (4) Glitch
(5) All of these

134. Which of the following is not as language for computer programming
(1) Windows
(2) Pascal (3) Basic (4) Cobaol
(5) All of these

135. A piece of computer hardware that is physically placed between two devices each of which manages data in a different way is called
1) Modern (2) Interface
3) Cluge (4) Data bus
5) All of these

136. All the keys on the IBMPC keyboard repeat as long as we hold them down. Such types of keys are Known as……….keys.
1) Typematic (2) Functional
3) Automatic (4) Alphabetic ,
5) All of these

137. The only thing moving around inside a computer are
(1) Neutron (2) Electrons
(3) Bytes (4) Proton
(5) All of these

138. The computer stores its programme and data in its
1) ALU 2) Control unit
3) Memory 4) Cache memory
5) All of these

139. The word ‘computer’ usually refers to the central processor unit plus
1) External memory 2) Internal memory
3) Input devices 4) Output devices
5) None of these

140. Where does a computer add and compare data?
1) Hard disk 2) Floppy disk
3) CPU chip 4) Memory chip
5) All of these

141. Processors of all computers, whether macro, mainframe must have
1) ALU 2) Primary storage
3) Control unit 4) All of these
5) None of these

142. What hardware was used by first generation computers?
1) Transistors (2) Valves
3) CLSI (4) ICs
5) None of these

143. Which is the following is a part of central Processing unit?
1) Printer (2) Keyboard
3) Mouse (4) Arithmetic Logic Unit
5) All of the these

144. Control unit of a digital computer is often called the
1) Clock (2) Nerve centre
3) Both (1) and (2) (4) ICs
5) None of these

145. A typical modern computer uses
1) LSI chips (2) Vacuum tubes
3) Both (1) and (2) (4) Valves
5) All of these

146. The term “memory” applies to which one of the following?
1) Logic (2) Storage
3) Control (4) Input device
5) None of these

147. Group of instructions that directs a computer is called
1) Storage (2) Input device
3) Memory (4) Logic
5) Programme

148. Which of the following persons probably has the least amount of technical knowledge?
1) User (2) Computer operator
3) System analyst (4) Programme
5) None of these

149. Magnetic tape can serve as
1) Input media
2) Output media
3) Both (1) and (2)
4) Secondary storage media
5) All of the above

150. Which of the following is an example of non-volatile memory?
1) ROM 2) VLSI
3) LSI 4) RAM
5) All of these

Answers:

126. (3)
127. (1)
128. (2)
129. (1)
130. (1)
131. (1)
132. (4)
133. (4)
134. (1)
135. (2)
136. (1)
137. (2)
138. (3)
139. (2)
140. (3)
141. (4)
142. (2)
143. (4)
144. (4)
145. (1)
146. (2)
147. (5)
148. (1)
149. (4)
150. (1)

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