The Chennai School Of banking

COMPUTER KNOWLEDGE Introduction To Computer

Question No : 1

Computer is a/an _______
(1) battery                                     
(2) electronic machine                      
(3) calculator  
(4) All of these            
​​​​​​​(5) None of these

Question No : 2

The word computer has been derived from which of the following language?
(1) Greek        
(2) English      
(3) Hindi         
(4) Latin
(5) Spanish

Question No : 3

 IC is made up of
(1) transistors                       
(2) microprocessors                          
(3) Vacuum tubes
(4) Both ‘1’ and ‘2’      
(5) None of these

Question No : 4

 Speed of first generation computer was in
(1) nano seconds                           
(2) milliseconds                                
(3) nano-milli seconds
(4) micro seconds       
(5) None of these

Question No : 5

Time sharing became possible in _______ generation of computers.
(1) first           
(2) second       
(3) third          
(4) fourth        
(5) None of these

Question No : 6


Computer system consists
(1) internal device                         
(2) peripheral device                        
(3) software
(4) All of these            
(5) None of these

Question No : 7

Which of the following person is known as father of computer?
(1) Dennis Ritchie                          
(2) Napier                                        
(3) Charles Babbage
(4) Alan Turing                      
(5) Grace Hoppers

Question No : 8

Which of the following person is known as father of modern computer?
(1) Dennis Ritchie                          
(2) Napier                                        
(3) Charles Babbage
(4) Alan Turing                       
(5) Grace Hoppers

Question No : 9

First generation computers used ______ languages.
(1) machine     
(2) assembly   
(3) high level  
(4) Both ‘1’ and ‘2’      
(5) None of these

Question No : 10

Which of the following refers to the fastest, biggest and most expensive computer?
(1) Note books                              
(2) Personal computer                      
(3) Laptops     
(4) Super computer     
(5) PDA’S

Question No : 11

First generation computers were based on
(1) transistors 
(2) conductors
(3) ICs 
(4) vacuum tubes       
(5) None of these

Question No : 12

The earliest calculating device is
(1) calculator                                 
(2) abacus                                         
(3) difference engine
(4) analytical engine   
(5) None of these

Question No : 13

 Which language is directly understood by the computer without translation program?
(1) Assembly language                  
(2) High level language                    
(3) BASIC language
(4) C language            
(5) Machine language

Question No : 14

Computer built before the first generation computer was
(1) mechanical                               
(2) electro-mechanical                      
(3) electrical   
(4) electronics             
(5) All of the above

Question No : 15

Pascaline is also known by
(1) abacus                           
(2) adding machine                 
(3) division machine
(4) difference machine
(5) None of the above

Question No : 16

Speed of third generation computer is




(5) None of these

Question No : 17

Artificial intelligence is an example of
(1) first generation computer          
(2) second generation computer
(3) third generation computer     
(4) fourth generation computer   
(5) fifth generation computer

Question No : 18

First super computer of the world is
(1) CRAY-1
(2) PARAM
(3) Tianhe-2
(4) IBM-370
(5) HP-9000

Question No : 19

A _______ is a microprocessor-based computing device.
(1) mainframe                   
(2) personal computer         
(3) supercomputer
(4) analog computer
(5) None of the above

Question No : 20

Which of the following options correctly expresses the meaning of term ‘PCs’?
(1) Independent computers for all working staff
(2) Personal computers widely available to individual workers with which they can access information from layer systems and increase their personal productivity
(3) Packed computer system formed by joining together various computer terminals
(4) Computers manufactured by the Pentium Company
(5) None of the above

Question No : 21

Which of the following is the smallest and fastest computer imitating brain working?
(1) Super computer
(2) Quantum computer            
(3) Param-10000
(4) IBM chips         
(5) None of the above

Question No : 22

Benefits of computers are
(1) very fast and can store huge amount of data
(2) provide accurate output either input is correct or not
(3) think about the processing
(4) All of the above
(5) None of the above

Question No : 23

Name the first general purpose electronic computer
(1) ADVAC     
(2) ADSAC     
(3) UNIVAC   
(4) EDVAC     
(5) None of these

Question No : 24

The chip, used in computers, is made of
(1) chromium
(2) iron oxide  
(3) silica     
(4) silicon    
(5) None of these

Question No : 25

A desktop computer is also known as a
(1) palm pilot
(2) PC 
(3) laptop      
(4) mainframe
(5) None of these

Question No : 26

A _______ is a large and expensive computer capable of performing scientific and business applications
(1) supercomputer                  
(2) mainframe computer             
(3) minicomputer
(4) handheld computer   
(5) desktop computer

Question No : 27

The first computer language developed was
(1) COBOL
(2) BASIC
(3) PASCAL
(4) FORTRAN 
(5) None of these

Question No : 28

Which of the following uses a handheld operating system?
(1) A supercomputer             
(2) A personal computer            
(3) A laptop
(4) A mainframe                 
(5) A PDA

Question No : 29

Analytical engine was developed by
(1) Blaise Pascal                     
(2) Charles Babbage                         
(3) Dennis Ritchie
(4) Alan Turing                     
(5) None of these

Question No : 30

A computer also known as server computer, is
(1) supercomputer                      
(2) mainframe computer                 
(3) minicomputer
(4) microcomputer   
(5) None of the above

Question No : 31

The user generally applies _____ to access mainframe or super computer.
(1) terminal     
(2) node          
(3) desktop     
(4) hand held  
(5) None of these

Question No : 32

Microcomputer hardware consists of three basic categories of physical equipment
(1) keyboard, monitor, hard drive
(2) system unit, input/output, memory
(3) system unit, input/output, secondary storage
(4) system unit, primary storage, secondary storage
(5) None of the above

Question No : 33

Tablet PC is a type of
(1) microcomputer                  
(2) supercomputer                         
(3) minicomputer
(4) mainframe computer  
(5) None of the above

Question No : 34

Which of the following is the fastest type of computer?
(1) Laptop                          
(2) Notebook                               
(3) Personal computer
(4) Work station                 
(5) Super computer

Question No : 35

The first computer which provides storage is
(1) EDSAC    
(2) EDBAC    
(3) MARK-I   
(4) ACE     
(5) None of these

Question No : 36

A typical modern computer uses
(1) LSI chips
(2) vacuum tubes   
(3) valves     
(4) Both ‘1’ and ‘2’  
(5) None of these

Question No : 37

The period of the second generation computers was
(1) 1946-1958
(2) 1940-1960
(3) 1956-63      
(4) 1957-1964 
(5) None of these

Question No : 38

ENIAC was
(1) an electronic calculator
(2) an memory device                      
(3) an engine
(4) an electronic digital computer
(5) None of these

Question No : 39

Palmtop computer is also known as
(1) personal computer
(2) notebook computer               
(3) tablet PC
(4) handheld computer       
(5) None of these

Question No : 40

 _______ is not a microcomputer
(1) Desktop computer
(2) Laptop
(3) Tablet PC  
(4) Handheld computer
(5) Mainframe computer

Question No : 41

General purpose computers are used for
(1) creating a small database   
(2) performing calculation               
(3) accounting
(4) All of the above
(5) None of these

Question No : 42

Which is not an example of special purpose computer?
(1) Automatic aircraft landing      
(2) Multimedia computer                 
(3) Word processor
(4) All of the above    
(5) None of these

Question No : 43

_______ is not an E-commerce application.
(1) House banking                
(2) Buying stocks                         
(3) Conducting an auction
(4) Evaluating an employee
(5) None of the above

Question No : 44

Computer’s basic architecture was developed by
(1) John Von Neumann         
(2) Charles Babbage                     
(3) Blaise Pascal
(4) Jordan Murn                   
(5) None of the above

Question No : 45

First supercomputer developed in India is
(1) PARAM
(2) Aryabhatt
(3) Buddha  
(4) RAM      
(5) None of these

Question No : 46

Which was the first electronic computer constructed at the Moore School of Engineering?
(1) EDVAC     
(2) UNIVAC   
(3) ENIAC      
(4) EDSAC      
(5) None of these

Question No : 47

Desktop and personal computers are also known as
(1) Supercomputers            
(2) Servers                                    
(3) Mainframes
(4) Peripheral equipment    
(5) Microcomputers

Question No : 48

The most common type of storage devices are
(1) Persistence
(2) Optical   
(3) Magnetic
(4) Flash
(5) None of these

Question No : 49

To access a mainframe or supercomputer, users often use a _________
(1) Terminal
(2) Node     
(3) Desktop
(4) Hardware
(5) None of these

Question No : 50

The improvement of computer hardware theory is summarized by which law?
(1) Met Calf’s Law                  
(2) Bill’s Law                                 
(3) Grove’s Law

(4) Moore’s First Law
(5) None of these

Question No : 51

The most widely used computer device is ____________
(1) Solid State Disks        
(2) External Hard Disks       
(3) Mouse  
(4) Internal Hard Disks
(5) None of these

Question No : 52

Model 5100 was ____________ in 1957
(1) The first pc built by IBM
(2) The first pc built by Apple
(3) The first pc built by Motorola 
(4) The first pc built by Intel
(5) None of these

Question No : 53

IBM Sp/2 belongs to ________ generation computers
(1) First     
(2) Second
(3) Third   
(4) Fourth
(5) Fifth

Question No : 54

Portable computer, also known as laptop computer, weighing between 4 and 10 pounds is called
(1) General Purpose Application   
(2) Internet                                       
(3) Scanner     
(4) Printer                  
(5) Notebook Computer

Question No : 55

How was the generation of computer classified
(1) by the speed of the computer 
(2) by the model of the computer 
(3) by the device used in memory & processor
(4)  by the accuracy of the computer
(5) None of the above

Question No : 56

Expansions Cards are inserted into __________
(1) slots                          
(2) peripheral devices              
(3) the CPU 
(4) the back of the computer
(5) None of these

Question No : 57

Which component of computer is also considered as its Heart?
(1) Monitor                  
(2) Keyboard                                  
(3) Scanner     
(4) Microprocessor
(5) None of these

Question No : 58

Who was the Founder of Bluetooth?
(1) Ericsson
(2) Martin Cooper
(3) Steve Jobs
(4) Apple 
(5) None of these

Question No : 59

_______ is the science revolving around the use of nano structures to build devices on an extremely small scale.
(1)  Nanotechnology
(2) Micro-technology
(3) Computer forensics
(4) Artificial intelligence
(5) None of these

Question No : 60

Computer systems comprise
(1)  hardware, programs, information, people and networks
(2)  hardware, software, procedures, networks and people
(3)  hardware, programs, information, people and procedures
(4)  hardware, programs, processors, procedures, networks and people
(5)  hardware, programs, processors, procedures and people