Friday, June 8, 2012

CBSE - Class XI - Computer Science - UNIT 1 - Computer Fundaments - MCQs

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Multiple Choice Questions on Computer Fundamentals


Q1: ASCII stands for

(a) American Standard Currency for International Interchange
(b) American Standard Code for Information Interchange
(c) American Standard Codecs for Information Interchange
(d) American Standard Code for International Interchange





Q2: Which of the following is related to Ist generation computers?
(a) Vacuum Tubes
(b) Transistors
(c) Large Scale Integration
(d) Multi-core processors


Q3:Full form of ALU is ___.

(a) Application Logic Unit
(b) Array Logic Unit
(c) Arithmetic Logic Unit
(d) Auxiliary Logic Unit

Q4: Antivirus is a type of which software?

(a) Application Software
(b) Utility Software
(c) System Software
(d) Firmware

Q5: Spreadsheet is an example of  _____.

(a) Application Software
(b) Utility Software
(c) System Software
(d) Firmware


Q6: ____________ is data that has been organized or presented in a meaningful manner.

(a) Process
(b) Database
(c) Software
(d) Information

Q7: Compiler is an example _____.

(a) Application Software
(b) Utility Software
(c) System Software
(d) Firmware


Q8: Which of the following is not a DBMS?


(a) Oracle
(b) MS-Access
(c) Excel
(d) Foxpro


Q9: An error in a software is often referred as ___.

(a) squid
(b) leech
(c) bug
(d) virus

Q10: Personal computers use a number of chips mounted on a main circuit board. This main board is often referred as:

(a) Motherboard
(b) Breadboard
(c) Masterboard
(d) Fatherboard

Q11: Which one of the following is NOT a computer language?

(a) Oracle
(b) C++
(c) FORTRAN
(d) PASCAL

Q12: A computer program that converts an entire program into machine language is called a/an

(a) Interpreter
(b) Compiler
(c) Linker
(d) Simulator

Q13: Which of the following is a main memory?

(a) Hard Disk
(b) RAM
(c) Optical Disk
(d) Floppy Disk

Q14: Which of the following is not a multi-user operating system?

(a) DOS
(b) Windows 2003 Server
(c) Linux
(d) UNIX

Q15: CAD stands for ______

(a) Computer Aided Design
(b) Complex Algorithm Design
(c) Computer Application Design
(d) Computer Accessory Design

Q16: 4 bits constitute to form ___
(a) A byte
(b) A nibble
(c) A kilobit
(d) Two Bytes

Q17: A computer is free from tiredness, monotony etc. reflects which characteristic?
(a) High Speed
(b) Accurate
(c) Versatile
(d) Diligence

Q18: Who is known as 'Father of Modern Computers'?
(a) Blaise Pascal
(b) Charles Babbage
(c) Von Leibniz
(d) John Neuman

Q19: UNIVAC was the first commercial computer designed in USA in 1951. What is the full form of UNIVAC?
(a) Universal Array Computer
(b) Universal Automatic Computer
(c) United Array Computer
(d) United Automatic Computer

Q20: Who is the developer of C++ language?
(a) Van-Neumann
(b) Dennis M. Ritchie
(c) Donald Kunth
(d) Bjarne Stroustrup

Q21: Who was the developer of C language?
(a) Van-Neumann
(b) Dennis M. Ritchie
(c) Donald Kunth
(d) Bjarne Stroustrup


Q22: Who invented 'Analytical and Difference Engine'?
(a) Van-Neumann
(b) Charles Babbage
(c) Donald Kunth
(d) Von Leibniz

Q23: Who is known as 'Father of Analysis of Algorithms'?
(a) Van-Neumann
(b) Dennis M. Ritchie
(c) Donald Kunth
(d) Bjarne Stroustrup


Q24: MS Excel is a/an ____.
(a) word processor software
(b) image processing software
(c) spreadsheet package
(d) multimedia player


Q25: Which one of the following is an impact printer?
(a) Inkjet printer
(b) Daisy wheel printer
(c) Laser printer
(d) Thermal image printer

(more to come...)


Answers:
1. (b) American Standard Code for Information Interchange
2. (a) Vacuum Tubes
3. (c) Arithmetic Logic Unit
4. (b) Utility Software
5. (a) Application Software
6. (d) Information
7. (c) System Software
8. (c) Excel
9. (c) bug
10. (a) Motherboard
11. (a) Oracle
12. (b) Compiler
13. (b) RAM
14. (a) DOS
15. (a) Computer Aided Design
16 (b) a nibble
17 (d) Diligence
18 (b) Charles Babbage
19 (b) Universal Automatic Computer
20 (d) Bjarne Stroustrup
21 (b) Dennis M. Ritchie
22 (b) Charles Babbage
23 (c) Donald Kunth
24 (c) spreadsheet package
25 (b) Daisy wheel printer






2 comments:

  1. Thank you for the info. It sounds pretty user friendly. I guess I’ll pick one up for fun. thank u









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