MCQs on Fundamentals of Computers - 15

1. What is a light pen?

(a) Mechanical Input device 
(b) Optical input device
(c) Electronic input device 
(d) Optical output device

2. BCD is

(a) Binary Coded Decimal 
(b) Bit Coded Decimal
(c) Binary Coded Digit 
(d) Bit Coded Digit

3. ASCII stands for

(a) American Stable Code for International Interchange
(b) American Standard Case for Institutional Interchange
(c) American Standard Code for Information Interchange
(d) American Standard Code for Interchange Information

4. Which of the following is first generation of computer?

(a) EDSAC 
(b) IBM-1401 
(c) CDC-1604 
(d) ICL-2900

5. Chief component of first generation computer was

(a) Transistors 
(b) Vacuum Tubes and Valves
(c) Integrated Circuits 
(d) None of above


(a) File Translation 
(b) Format Translation
(c) Formula Translation 
(d) Floppy Translation

7. EEPROM stands for

(a) Electrically Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory
(b) Easily Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory
(c) Electronic Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory
(d) None of the above

8. Second Generation computers were developed during

(a) 1949 to 1955 
(b) 1956 to 1965
(c) 1965 to 1970 
(d) 1970 to 1990

9. The computer size was very large in

(a) First Generation 
(b) Second Generation
(c) Third Generation 
(d) Fourth Generation

10. Microprocessors as switching devices are for which generation computers

(a) First Generation 
(b) Second Generation
(c) Third Generation 
(d) Fourth Generation

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