01 : Concept of Computers

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1).
What kind of operations can a computer carry out?
2).
Modern computers follow a generalised set of instructions to perform any function. What are these instructions better known as?
3).
Which of the following devices use computers as control systems for functioning?
4).
When were the first digital electronic calculating machines developed?
5).
Which of the following is the processing unit of the computer?
6).
Which part of the computer carries out the arithmetic and logical operations?
7).
Which of the following are part of the Logical Operations of the computer?
8).
Which of the following comprise the input devices?
9).
Which of the following devices comprise the output unit?
10).
Which of the following lies within the CPU?
11).
What are the components of the Central Processing Unit?
12).
Which of the following comprise the hardware components of the computer?
13).
Which of the following comprise the software components of a computer?
14).
Which of the following are indisputable characteristics of a computer?
15).
In a book of which author was the word computer first mentioned?
16).
When did the Online Etymology Dictionary first attested the use of the word "computer" as one who calculates?
17).
Which of the following is seen as the earliest mechanical analog computer?
18).
Which of the following devices incorporated a mechanical calendar computer?
19).
Who is considered as the father of the computer?
20).
What parts did the first Analytical Engine incorporate which made it the first design for a general-purpose computer?
21).
Who gave the first successful demonstration of use of a simplified analytical engine in computing tables in 1888?
22).
Which of the following is the first example of an electromechanical relay computer?
23).
Which of the following was considered as the world's first fully automatic digital computer?
24).
Which was the world's first electronic digital programmable computer?
25).
Who had proposed the principle of modern computer in his 1936 paper?
1. What kind of operations can a computer carry out?
[A] Arithmetic and Logical
[B] Verbal and Logical
[C] Logical and Cognitive
[D] Verbal and Arithmetic
2. Modern computers follow a generalised set of instructions to perform any function. What are these instructions better known as?
[A] Language
[B] Instructions
[C] Commands
[D] Programs
3. Which of the following devices use computers as control systems for functioning?
[A] Industrial Robots
[B] Remote Controls
[C] Microwave Ovens
[D] All of the above
4. When were the first digital electronic calculating machines developed?
[A] During Industrial Revolution
[B] During World War I
[C] During World War II
[D] During Cold War
5. Which of the following is the processing unit of the computer?
[A] CPU
[B] Memory
[C] Graphic Card
[D] Mother Board
6. Which part of the computer carries out the arithmetic and logical operations?
[A] Control Unit
[B] Processing Element
[C] BIOS
[D] Mother Board
7. Which of the following are part of the Logical Operations of the computer?
[A] Addition
[B] Greater Than
[C] Subtraction
[D] Differentials
8. Which of the following comprise the input devices?
[A] Keyboard
[B] Mouse
[C] Both 1 ans 2
[D] Only 1
9. Which of the following devices comprise the output unit?
[A] Control Unit
[B] Visual Display Unit
[C] Secondary Memory
[D] Primary Memory
10. Which of the following lies within the CPU?
[A] Primary Memory
[B] Secondary Memory
Secondary Memory
[C] Mouse
[D] Keyboard
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