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Basics of Computers Test (Prelims)

(Test Code : 6151)

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1. Please collect the Answer Sheets (OMR) from the invigilator.
2. Mention your Test Code, Student ID, Name, Class, Section and School Name
on the OMR Sheet as per Question Paper and Hall Ticket.
3. This question paper contains 75 Questions, duration is 75 minutes.
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1. The first computer made available for 6. The basic components of a modern
commercial use was digital computer are

(A) Mark-I (B) ENIAC (A) Input device

(C) EDSAC (D) UNIVAC (B) Output device

2. The first computer used to store a (C) Central processor

program (D) All of the above
(A) EDSAC (B) ENIAC 7. Which of the following can read data
(C) EDVAC (D) ACE and convert them to a form that a
computer can use?
3. To which of the following the term
(A) Printer
‘memory’ applies?
(B) Keyboard
(A) Logic (B) Storage
(C) Mouse
(C) Control (D) Input device
(D) Arithmetic Logic Unit
4. Group of instructions that directs a
computer is called 8. Which of the following can read data
and convert them to a form that a
(A) Storage (B) Memory computer can use?
(C) Logic (D) Program (A) Logic
5. A collection of eight bits is called (B) Storage
(A) Byte (B) Word (C) Control
(C) Record (D) File (D) Input device
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9. Which of the most powerful type of 14. Which of the following is an example of
computer? non-volatile memory?

(A) Micro computer (A) ROM

(B) Mini computer (B) VLSI

(C) Mainframe computer
(D) Super computer
15. The instructions for starting the computer
10. The most common input device used
are housed on
today is
(A) Random-access memory
(A) Motherboard
(B) Keyboard
(C) Read-only memory chips
(C) Scanner
(D) All of the above
(D) Mouse 16. Which of the following is the fastest?
11. What is the control unit’s function in the (A) CPU
(B) Magnetic tapes and disks
(A) Transfers data to primary storage
(C) Video terminal
(B) Stores program instructions (D) Sensors, Mechanical controllers
(C) Performs logic operations 17. First generation compu ters are
characterized by
(D) Decodes program instructions
(A) Vacuum tubes and magnetic drum
12. The ascending order of a data hierarchy
is : (B) Minicomputers

(A) Bit-bytes-field-record-file-database (C) Magnetic tape and transistors

(D) All of the above

(B) Bit-bytes-record-field-file-database
18. What was the computer conceived by
(C) Bytes-bit-field-record-file-database
(D) Bytes-bit-record-field-file-database
(A) Analytical Engine
13. The first machine to successfully perform (B) Arithmetic Machine
a long series of arithmetic and logical
(C) Donald Knuth
operations was
(D) All of the above
19. What hardware was used by fi rst
(B) UNIVAC-I generation computers?
(C) Mark-I (A) Transistors (B) ICs
(D) ENIAC (C) Valves (D) SSI
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20. ... is the shortcut key for Bold 25. We can insert decorative text by using

(A) ctrl + B (A) Draw Art

(B) ctrl + 1 (B) Word Art

(C) ctrl + U (C) Drawing Objects

(D) ctrl + O (D) None of these

21. The maximum number of columns that 26. ... are the Powerpoint Files extension
can be created in word tables (A) .ppf
(A) unlimited (B) .ppt
(B) 50 (C) .pot
(C) 63 (D) none of these
(D) 1000 27. Which is / are the text attributes
22. Maximum number of Rows that can be (A) font
created in word tables
(B) size
(A) unlimited
(C) color
(B) 1000
(D) All of these
(C) 5000
28. A computer derives its basic strength
(D) none of these from
23. Complex tables can be created using (A) speed
(A) Table Menu - Insert - Table Option (B) accuracy

(B) “Draw Table” Option to Table Menu (C) memory

(C) both A & B (D) all of the above

(D) None of these 29. Modern computers compared to earlier

24. Choose the correct options for table computers are

operations (A) faster and larger

1. A row cannot be deleted (B) less reliable

2. A column can be deleted (C) larger and stronger

3. A cell cannot be deleted (D) slower but more reliable

4. A table can be deleted 30. A BIT represents a

(A) 2,3,4 (A) decimal digit

(B) 1,2,3,4 (B) octal digit

(C) 3 (C) binary digit

(D) 2 (D) hexa decimal digit

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31. Computer can not do anything without 37. The fifth generation digital computer will
a be
(A) chip (A) Extremely low cost
(B) memory
(B) Very expensive
(C) output device
(C) Versatile
(D) program
(D) Artificially intelligent
32. Processors of all computers, whether
micro, mini or mainframe must have 38. Which is considered a direct entry input

(B) primary storage (A) Optical scanner

(C) control unit (B) Mouse

(D) all of the above (C) Light Pen

33. A collection of eight bits is called : (D) All of the above

(A) byte 39. A set of related programs are
(B) word
(A) File
(C) record
(B) Arrays
(D) file
(C) Package
34. When was the first minicomputer built?
(D) Subscripts
(A) 1965
40. The Central processing Unit (CPU)
(B) 1962
consists of
(C) 1971
(A) Input, output and processing
(D) 1966
(B) Control unit, prim ary storage &
35. Which memory is non-volatile and may
secondary storage
be written only once?

(A) RAM (C) Control unit, arithmetic-logic unit, primary

(D) Control unit, processing, primary storage

(D) PROM 41. Which of the following is responsible for

coordinating various operations using
36. The memory which is programmed at the
timing signals?
time it is manufactured is
(A) Arithmetic-logic unit

(B) RAM (B) Control unit

(C) PROM (C) Memory unit

(D) EPROM (D) Input/output unit

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42. Which of the following is not a part of 47. Which is a secondary memory device?
the CPU?
(A) Storage Unit
(B) Arithmetic and Logic Unit
(C) Floppy disk
(C) Program Unit
(D) Mouse
(D) Control Unit
48. The two kinds of main memory are
43. A traceball is manipulated by
(A) Primary and secondary
(A) palm
(B) Random and sequential
(B) foot

(C) fingers (C) ROM and RAM

(D) sound (D) All of the above

44. Which printer is very commonly used for 49. The first computer mouse is built by
desk-top publishing?
(A) Doughlas Engelbart
(A) Laser printer
(B) William English
(B) Ink-jet printer
(C) Daniel Cougher
(C) Daisy Wheel printer
(D) Robert Zawacki
(D) Dot-matrix printer
50. Where do es a comp uter add and
45. What are the concentric circles on floppy compare data?
disks known as?
(A) Hard disk
(A) Tracks
(B) Floppy disk
(B) Cylinders
(C) CPU chip
(C) Sectors
(D) Memory chip
(D) Segments
51. Which generation of computers is
46. Which is a unit of measurement used
covered by the period 1964-77?
with computer system?
(A) First
(A) byte
(B) Second
(B) kilobyte

(C) megabyte (C) Third

(D) All of the above (D) Fourth

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52. Which of the following belongs to the 57. Linkage between the CPU and the users
first generation of computer? is provided by

(A) ENIAC (A) Storage

(B) IBM 1401
(B) Control Unit
(C) IBM 8090
(C) Peripheral devices
(D) Software
53. What hardware was used by fi rst
generation computers? 58. Magnetic tape can serve as

(A) Transistors (A) input media

(B) Valves (B) output media

(C) secondary storage media
(D) ICs
(D) All of the above
54. Which of the following is not an input
device? 59. The first generation computer system
used is
(A) Vacuum tubes
(B) Optical scanners

(C) Voice recognition devices (B) Transistors

(D) COM (Computer Output Microfilm) (C) Registers

55. The Central Processing Unit (CPU) (D) Magnetic cores

consists of
60. A byte comprises
(A) Input, Output and processing
(A) one bit
(B) Control unit, primary storage, and
secondary storage (B) four bits

(C) Control unit, arithmetic-logic unit & (C) eight bits

primary storage
(D) sixteen bits
(D) Control unit, processing, primary storage
61. The data recording area between the
56. The first mechanical computer designed
blank gaps on magnetic tape is called a
by Charles Babbage was called

(A) Abacus (A) Record

(B) Processor (B) Block

(C) Calculator (C) Field

(D) Analytical Engine (D) Database

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62. A hard copy would be prepared on a 67. The blinking point which shows your
position in the text is called—
(A) Line printer
(A) Blinker
(B) Dot matrix printer
(B) Cursor
(C) Type writer terminal (C) Causer

(D) All of the above (D) Pointer

63. Which of the following is not an output (E) None of these

device of a computer? 68. For seeing the output, you use—

(A) Printer (A) Monitor

(B) Keyboard
(B) Keyboard
(C) Mouse
(D) Scanner
(D) CRT screen
(E) None of these
64. The monitor of a computer is connected
69. CDs are of which shape ?
to it by a
(A) Square
(A) Wire
(B) Rectangular
(B) Cable (C) Round

(C) Bus (D) Hexagonal

(D) Line driver (E) None of these

70. A scanner scans—

65. Which is a secondary memory device?
(A) Pictures
(B) Text
(C) Both Pictures and Text
(C) Floppy disk (D) Neither Pictures nor Text

(D) Mouse (E) None of these

66. One thousand bytes represent a 71. A directory within in directory is called—

(A) Mini Directory

(A) Megabyte
(B) Junior Directory
(B) Gigabyte
(C) Part Directory
(C) Kilobyte
(D) Sub Directory
(D) All of the above (E) None of these
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72. For opening and closing of the file in 74. Acronym for RAM —
Excel, you can use which bar ?
(A) Rare Access Memory
(A) Formatting
(B) Rare Account Memory
(B) Standard
(C) Title (C) Random Access Memory

(D) Formatting or Title (D) Random Account Memory

(E) None of these (E) None of these
73. Which of the following controls the
75. You click at B to make the text—
manner of interaction between the user
and the operating system ? (A) Italics
(A) User interface (B) Underlined
(B) Language translator
(C) Italics and Underlined
(C) Platform
(D) Bold
(D) Screen saver
(E) None of these
(E) None of these

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