Top 100 Basic Computer GK questions

Sr. No. Question Answer
Que 1: What was the expected feature of fifth generation computers when Japan started FGCS? Parallel Processing
Que 2: Which memory medium is not used as main memory system? Magnetic tape
Que 3: The storage subsystem in a microcomputer consists mainly of or media with varying capacities Magnetic or optical
Que 4: Programs designed to perform specific tasks is known as application software
Que 5: Computer operators operate the device which input and output data from the computer
Que 6: Which of the following is not anti-viruses software? Oracle
Que 7: What is a compiler? A compiler converts the whole of a higher level program code into machine code in one step
Que 8: Computers are also called personal computers Micro Computers
Que 9: Which of the following is not input unit device? plotter
Que 10: Identify the correct statement IBM used CISC CPU design
Que 11: Which of the following statement is false? All electronic computers are digital computers
Que 12: Which of the following require large computers memory? Imaging,Graphics, Voice
Que 13: Which of the following is machine independence program? High level language
Que 14: When was the first electro-mechanical computer developed? 1944
Que 15: The first machine to successfully perform a long series of arithmetic and logical operations was: Mark-I
Que 16: Which one is the largest space? petabyte
Que 17: FORTRAN programming language is more suitable for Scientific Applications
Que 18: The brain of any computer system is Central Processing Unit
Que 19: Analog computer works on the supply of Continuous electrical pulses
Que 20: An error in software or hardware is called a bug. What is the alternative computer jargon for it? Glitch
Que 21: The advantage of COM are its and Compact size; speed readability
Que 22: The BIOS is the abbreviation of . Basic Input Output System
Que 23: Which printer is very commonly used for desktop publishing? Laser printer
Que 24: IBM 1401 is Second Generation Computer
Que 25: Most of the first generation computers were Special purpose computers General purpose computers
Que 26: Floppy disks typically in diameter 3,5.25,8
Que 27: The output quality of a printer is measured by Dot per sq. inch
Que 28: On a PC, how much memory is available to application software? 640 KB
Que 29: In a computer is capable to store single binary bit. Flip flop
Que 30: What does DMA stand for? Direct Memory Access
Que 31: Who invented Integrated Circuits? Both of above
Que 32: Operating system, editors, and debuggers comes under? System Software
Que 33: One computer that is not considered a portable is Minicomputer
Que 34: Which of the following is not an electronic computer? ABC
Que 35: What is the name of the display feature that highlights are of the screen which requires operator attention? Reverse video
Que 36: Which is the largest computer? Mainframe Computer
Que 37: Which of the following are the best units of data on an external storage device? Bytes
Que 38: The personal computer industry was started by IBM
Que 39: What is meant by a dedicated computer? Which is assigned one and only one task
Que 40: Which programming languages are classified as low level languages? Assembly Languages
Que 41: What was the main disadvantage of vacuum tubes? They produced heat and often burned out
Que 42: Registers, which are partially visible to users and used to hold conditional, are known as General purpose register
Que 43: Which is not a computer of first generation? IBM 1401
Que 44: Registers which are partially visible to users and used to hold conditional codes (bits set by the CPU hardware as the result of operations), are known as Flags
Que 45: Who invented vacuum tubes? Lee de Forest
Que 46: An approach that permits the computer to work on several programs instead of one is Over lapped processing
Que 47: Who suggested Stored Program Concept John Neumann
Que 48: The central processing unit (CPU) consists of Control unit, arithmetic-logic unit and primary storage
Que 49: The notable features like keyboards, monitors, GUI were developed in Third generation
Que 50: UNIVAC is Universal Automatic Computer
Que 51: Which is the highest form? Knowledge
Que 52: Who is credited with the idea of using punch cards to control patterns in a waving machine? Jacquard
Que 53: What is an interpreter? An interpreter is the representation of the system being designed
Que 54: Which is a semi conductor memory? DynamicStatic
Que 55: RJ45 UTP cable has Cables. 4 pair
Que 56: Which of the following is not a valid size of a Floppy Disk? 5 ½?
Que 57: The earliest calculating devices are Abacus
Que 58: Word length of a Personal Computer is 8 bits
Que 59: What was the first computer to perform all calculation using electronics rather than wheels, ratchets, or mechanical switches? ABC
Que 60: ent package Memory
Que 61: Which unit converts computer data into human readable form? Output unit
Que 62: The full form of ALU is Arithmetic Logic Unit
Que 63: What produces useful information out of data? Processing
Que 64: Which of the following device was not invented by Babbage? Pascaline
Que 65: A digital computer did not score over an analog computer in terms of Accuracy
Que 66: Which number system is usually followed in a typical 32-bit computer? Binary
Que 67: A computer has very low failure rate because it uses electronic components. It produces very consistent results. This is highlighted by which of the feature of computer? Reliability
Que 68: A paper printout of a document is known as Hardcopy output
Que 69: Which electronic component was made out of semiconductor material? ICs
Que 70: The act of retrieving existing data from memory is called Read-out, Read from,Read
Que 71: Which part of the computer is used for calculating and comparing? ALU
Que 72: ABC is a Special purpose computer
Que 73: The computer code for the interchange of information between terminals is ASCII
Que 74: When was the X window system born? 1984
Que 75: What is the first stage in software development? System Analysis
Que 76: Which of the following is valid statement? Data in itself is useless unless it is processed
Que 77: The Second Generation Computer was based on . Transistor
Que 78: EBCDIC stands for Extended Binary Coded Decimal Interchange Code
Que 79: Personnel who design, program, operates and maintains computer equipment refers to Peopleware
Que 80: IBM System/360 is Mainframe Computer
Que 81: A system is an integration of different units so as to achieve an objective
Que 82: Which of the following programming language started from second generation? Cobol
Que 83: The translator program used in assembly language is called Assembler
Que 84: EEPROM stands for Electrically Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory
Que 85: Regarding data, computers are very good at store, Processing, retrieve
Que 86: Bit map terminal and hence low performance
Que 87: First generation computers used for memory magnetic drum
Que 88: Which of the following memories allows simultaneous read and write operations? RAM
Que 89: EPROM can be used for Erasing and reconstructing the contents of ROM
Que 90: ENIAC uses Decimal Numbering System
Que 91: A term associated with the comparison of processing speeds of different computer system is: MIPS
Que 92: which of the following is problem oriented language? High level language
Que 93: A 32 bit microprocessor has the word length equal to 4 byte
Que 94: The term GIGO is related to Accuracy
Que 95: Web cam is an input unit device
Que 96: Bit stands for Binary digits
Que 97: Access time is seek time + latency time
Que 98: ams? Microprocessor
Que 99: Which of the following is a read only memory storage device? CD-ROM
Que 100: Symbolic logic was discovered by George Boole

Also Read:

, , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Leave a Reply