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Computer History MCQ For HPSSC JOA IT Exam

Computer History MCQ For HPSSC JOA IT Exam


Computer History MCQ For HPSSC JOA IT Exam


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Computer History MCQ For HPSSC JOA IT Exam



 1. Which was the first Electronics digital programmable computing device?

a) Analytical Engine

 b) Difference Engine 

c) Colossus 

d) ENIAC


2. EDVAC stands for ______.

a) electronic discrete variable automatic calculator

b) electronic discrete variable automatic computer

c) electronic data variable automatic calculator

d) electronic data variable automatic computer


3. Which was the first commercial computer?

a) Ferranti Mark 1 

b) analytical engine

 c) difference engine

 d) colossus


4. UNIVAC stands for_______.

a) universal automatic calculator 

b) universal native input automatic computer

c) universal native input automatic calculator 

d) universal automatic computer


5. ENIAC stands for ______.

a) electronic numerical integrator and computer

 b) electronic numerical integrator and calculator

c) electronic numerical integrator automatic computer

 d) electronic numerical integrator automatic calculator


6. Who invented the punch card ?

a) Charles babbage 

b) semen Korsakov 

c) herman Hollerith 

d) joseph marie jacquard


7. Which Electronic components are used in Second Generation Computers?

a) Transistors 

b) Integrated Circuits 

c) Vacuum Tubes

 d) VLSI


8. Which Electronic components are used in Third Generation Computers?

a)Transistors 

b) Integrated Circuits 

c) Vacuum Tubes 

d) VLSI


9. Which Electronic components are used in fourth Generation Computers?

a)Transistors

 b) Integrated Circuits

 c) Vacuum Tubes 

d) VLSI


10. Which Electronic components are used in Fifth Generation Computers?

a)Transistors 

b) Integrated Circuits

c) Vacuum Tubes 

d) ULSI Microprocessor


11. ENIAC Computer belongs to ______.

a) First Generation computers 

b) Second Generation Computers

c) Third Generations Computers

 d) fourth Generation computers


12. VLSI stands for

a) Very large storage integratior

b) Very large storage integration

c) Very large Scale Integration

d) Very Large Scale Integrator


13. ULSI stands for______.

a) Ultra Large Storage Integration 

b) Ultra Large Scale Integration

c) Ultra Large Storage Integrator 

d) Ultra Large Scale integrator


14. ________ is used as a programming language in first generation computers?

a) FORTRAN 

b) COBOL

 c) BASIC 

d) Machine Language


15. FORTRAN stands for ______.

a) For Translation

 b) Format Transformation

 c) Fork Transformation

 d) Formula Translation


16. The word computer comes from______.

a) compute 

b) compote 

c) copute 

d) calculator


17. How many vacuum tubes used in first generation computer ENIAC ?

a) 1800 

b) 18000 

c) 1024

 d) 512


18. Which computer belongs to the first generation ?

a) ENIAC

 b) EDSAC 

c) EDVAC

 d) All of these


19. Which language used in First generation computers ?

a) Machine language

 b) Assembly language 

c) High level language 

d) BASIC


20. Which language used in second Generation computers?

a) Machine language

 b) Assembly language

 c) High level language

 d) BASIC


21. Which language used in third Generation computers ?

a) FORTRAN 

b) COBOL 

c) PASCAL 

d) All of these


23. Intel Microprocessor 4004 developed in _______

a) 1971

 b) 1980

 c) 1960 

d) 1965


24. What is used in first generation for storage?

a) magnetic drum

 b) IC

 c) vacuum tubes

 d) floppy disk


25. First microcomputer in the world _______

a) ALTAIR 8800

 b) HP 

c) ENIAC

 d) UNIVAC


26. First super computer in the world is _______.

a) CRAY-1

 b) MARK-1

 c) PARAM 

d) C-DAC


27. CRAY-1 super computer was developed in the year______

a) 1975

 b) 1976 

c) 1999

 d) 1980


28. India‟s first super computer is _______

a) PARAM 

b) CRAY-1 

c) C-DAC 

d) MARK-1


29. PARAM super computer was developed in ________

a) 1980 

b) 1960

 c) 1991

 c) 1976


30. First keeping records on clay tablets was used in _____

a) Babylon merchants 

b) china

 c) japan

 d) haddapa


31. CDC stands for_______.

a) Control data corporation 

b) Company data company

c) Communication data control 

d) Company data control


32. KIPS stands for _________.

a) kite information processing system

b) Knowledge information Processing syste

c) knowledge information printing system

d) knowledge integration processing system


33. DVD invented in the year_____

a) 1995 

b) 1990 

c) 1980

 d) 2000


34. The first linux kernel was released in ________.

a) 1991

 b) 1992 

c) 1999

 d) 1984


35. MAC operating system was developed in _________ .

a) 1985

 b) 1984

 c) 1999

 d) 1981


36. First floppy disk was developed in ______.

a) 1980 

b) 1990

 c) 1984

 d) 1960



37. __________ as switching devices are for fourth generation.

a) vacuum tube

 b) transistor 

c) microprocessors 

d) assembly board


38. “C” language invented by _______.

a) Dennis M. Ritchie

 b) John mauchely

 c) Charles babbage 

d) Allen turing


39. Arch rivals IBM and Apple computers Inc. decided to join hands_________.

a) 1984

 b) 1991 

c) 1980 

d) 1970


40. Prolog language was developed in year________.

a) 1995 

b)1984 

c) 1972 

d) 1957


41. Anupam super computer developed by__________.

a) BARC( Bhabha Atomic reaserch center) 

b)C-DAC

 c) Intel 

d) America


42. India‟s first digial news paper on internet________

a) The Hindu

 b) India Today

 c) Times of india 

d) Dainik bhaskar


43. Punched cards were introduced in _______ year.

a) 1837

 b) 1949

 c) 1801 

d) 1991


44. Intel „4004‟ processor developed in________.

a) 1837

 b) 1971 

c) 1801 

d) 1991


45. India bought its first computer in rupees 10 lakh, called HEC-2M and was installed at Calcutta‟s indian Statistical Institute in the ________Year.

a) 1956

 b) 1971 

c) 1801

 d) 1991


46. India‟s first computer_________ made by electronics corporation of india.

a) Siddharth

 b) Param 

c) C-DAC 

d) Microsoft


47. Mouse invented by_________.

a) Douglas Engal bart

 b) Ted nelson

 c) Christopher latham sholes 

d) Alan turing


48. Mother of computer______.

a) lady gaga

 b) lady Augusta Ada

 c) Ishika chabra

 d) Suman redhu


49. Father of modern computer________.

a) charles babbage 

b) Alan turing 

c) Ted nelson 

d) Taisi keeder


50. First General purpose computer_________.

a) ENIAC

 b) EDSAC 

c) EDVAC 

d) MARK-1


51. First commercial computer________.

a) ENIAC

 b) UNIVAC

 c) EDVAC 

d) MARK-1


52. First storage program computer_________.

a) ENIAC

 b) EDSAC 

c) EDVAC

 d) MARK-1


53. Keyboard invented by________.

a) Ted nelson 

b) Christopher latham sholes 

c) Taisi keeder 

d) Alan turing


54. World first network_________.

a) ARPANET

 b) BSNL 

c) JIO 

d) IDEA


55. World first virus_________.

a) creeper

 b) worm 

c)Trojan 

d) rat


56. ________processing in first computer.

a) control

 b) Batch

 c) separate

 d) long


57. First computer spreadsheet program was_______.

a) VBA

 b) EXCEL

 c) visicalc

 d) excel book


58. First e-mail was sent by_____.

a) Ted nelson 

b) Ray noorda

 c) Ray Tomlinson

 d) Alan turing


59. Seed of internet were planted in __________.

a) 1991

 b) 1969 

c) 1974

 d) 1984


60. Counter wheels are used as a memory unit in the_________.

a) difference engine 

b) analytical engine 

c) UNIVAC 

d) EDSAC


61. Time sharing become possible in_______.

a) first generation 

b) second generation 

c) third generation 

d) fourth generation


62. Who invent IC ?

a) jack kilbi 

b) john mauchely 

c) jack sparrow 

d) bill gates


63. Father of computer science ______.

a) Allen turing 

b) charles babbage

 c) tim berners lee

 d) lady ada lovelace


64. The abacus was invented in ________ in 2400 B.C.

a) Babylonia

 b) japan 

c) India 

d) USA


65. Napier‟s bones invented by _______ in 1615.

a) Jony Napier 

b) John Napier 

c) Bob Napier

 d) Chris Napier


66. Slide rule invented by __________ in 1622.

a) William oughtred

 b) salen rude 

c) John napier 

d) Chris Thomas


67. _______ invented by Blaise pascal in 1642.

a) logarithm

 b) pascaline

 c) abacus 

d) mark 1


68. John Mauchly and J. Presper Eckert are the inventors of _____ computer.

a)UNIVAC

 B) ENIAC 

C) EDSAC

 D) Ferranti Mark 1


69. Who invent the Transistor?

a) wiliam Shockley 

b) john mauchely 

c) graham bell 

d) charles babbage


70. Difference engine and analytical engine was invented by________.

a) Charles Babbage 

b) William oughtred 

c) Blaise pascal 

d) Allen turing


71. The first programmable computer was _______.

a) Z1 

b) Mark 1 

c) EDVAC

 d) EDSAC


72. EDVAC computer designed by______.

a) Von Neumann

 b) Lady ada lovelace

 c) Konred Zuse 

d) John mauchely


73. A term in computer terminology is a change in technology a computer is/was being used.

a) Development 

b) Generation

 c) Advancement

 d) Growth


74. The fourth generation was based on integrated circuits.

a) True 

b) False


75. The generation based on VSLI microprocessor.

a) 1st

 b) 2nd

 c) 3rd

 d) 4th


76. _______ generation of computer started with using vacumm tubes as the basic components.

a) 1st

 b) 2nd 

c) 3rd 

d) 4th


77. Batch processing was mainly used in this generation.

a) 1st

 b) 2nd 

c) 3rd 

d) 4th


78. The period of _______ generation was 1952-1964.

a) 1st

 b) 2nd 

c) 3rd

 d) 4th


79. Who considered as father of computer?

a) Charles Babbage 

b) John Lickert 

c) John Mauchy 

d) M.V Wilkes


80. The processing speed of first generation computers was…

a) millisecond

 b) microsecond

 c) nanosecond 

d) picoseconds


81. Which of the following programming language started from second generation?

a) LISP 

b) C

 c) QBASIC 

d) FORTRAN


82. The first computer were programmed using.

a) assembly language

 b) machine language 

c) source code 

d) object code


83. Operating system is used in which generation of computer for the first time?

a) First generation

 b) second generation

 c) third generation

 d) fourth generation


84. Logarithm was invented by_________

a) John Napier

 b) Edmund Gunter 

c) Blaise Pascal 

d) Charles Babbage


85. When was the Pascaline invented?

a) 1617 

b) 1620

 c) 1642

 d) 1837


86. Napier‟s Bones was also called Napier‟s _______.

a) Strings

 b) Springs

 c) Rods 

d) Strings


87. Silicon Chips were introduced in which generation of computers?

a) 1st 

b) 2nd

 c) 3rd

 d) 4th


88. 5th Generation of computers is called the age of ______ ?

a) Desktops

 b) Microsoft

 c) UNIVAC

 d) Artificial


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