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 1.       Who is the father of Computer science?    

Ans:  Charles Babbage

2.       In a computer, most processing takes place in _______? 

Ans:  CPU

3.       What is the name of an application program that gathers user information and sends it to someone through the Internet? 

Ans:  Spybot

4.       In which type of computer, data are represented as discrete signals?   

Ans:  Digital Computer

6.       Scientific Name of Computer? 

Ans:  Sillico sapiens

7.       What is the name of the display feature that highlights are of the screen which requires operator attention?

Ans:  Reverse Video

8.       Computers, combine both measuring and counting, are called _______?      

Ans:  Hybrid Computer

9.       What is FORTRAN?     

Ans:  Formula Translation

10.     What translates and executes program at run time line by line?  

Ans:  Interpreter

11.     What converts an entire program into machine language?

Ans:  Compiler

12.     Who is the father of personal computer?      

Ans:  Edward Robert

13.     EEPROM stands for _______?

Ans:  Electronic Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory

14.     Who developed the first electronic computer?       

Ans:  J.V. Atansoff

15.     Which programming languages are classified as low level languages?

Ans:  Assembly Language

16.     The first web browser is _______?    

Ans:  Mosaic

17.     First page of Website is termed as _______?

Ans:  Homepage

18.     IBM stands for _______?

Ans:  International Business Machines

19.     Office LANs, which are scattered geographically on large scale, can be connected by the use of corporate _______? 

Ans:  WAN (wide area network )

20.     To move a copy of file from one computer to another over a communication channel is called?       

Ans:  File Transfer

21.     Large transaction processing systems in automated organizations use ____?

Ans:  Batch Processing

22.     MICR stands for _______?      

Ans:  Magnetic Ink Character Recognition

23.     Name of 1st electronic computer?     


24.     No. of different characters in ASCII coding system?       

Ans:  1024

25.     MSIC stands for _______?      

Ans:  Medium Scale Integrated Circuits

26.     The scrambling of code is known as _______?      

Ans:  Encryption

27.     The first computers were programmed using _______?   

Ans:  Machine Language

28.     A fault in a computer program which prevents it from working correctly is known as _______?   

Ans:  Bug

29.     Which button makes alphabets/letters in uppercase and lowercase and numbers to symbols?   

Ans:  Shift

30.     When a computer is switched on, the booting process performs _______? Ans:          Power on self test

31.     What is the software frequently utilized by end users called (like Word, PowerPoint)?         

Ans:  Application Software

32.     Unit of measurement of the output quality of a printer?   

Ans:  Dot per sq. inch

33.     Switching device of fifth generation computer is _______?      

Ans:  VLSI

34.     The unit KIPS is used to measure the speed of _______?

Ans:  Processor

35.     DOS stands for _______?        

Ans:  Disk Operating System

36.     What is a joy stick primarily in computers used for?       

Ans:  Computer Gaming

37.     In 1999, the Melissa virus was a widely publicized _______?   

Ans:  E-mail virus

38.     Which of the following commands is given to reboot the computer?   

Ans:  Ctrl+Alt+Del

39.     What is correcting errors in a program called?       

Ans:  Debugging

40.     BCD is _______?

Ans:  Binary Coded Decimal

41.     What type of virus uses computer hosts to reproduce itself?      

Ans:  Worm

42.     SMTP, FTP and DNS are applications of the _______ layer?    

Ans:  Application

43.     Which command is used to select the whole document?  

Ans:  Ctrl+A

44.     COBOL is an acronym for _______? 

Ans:  Common Business Oriented Language

45.     The ability of an OS to run more than one application at a time is called?     

Ans:  Multitasking

46.     What is the functional key to display save-as box?

Ans:  F12

47.     Full form of NOS?

Ans:  Network Operating system

48.     Something which has easily understood instructions is said to be _______?  

Ans:  Analog Data

49.     A modem is connected to a _______?

Ans:  Telephone Line

50.     Refresh Rate of monitor is measured in?     

Ans:  Hertz

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