Basic knowledge about computer

Basic knowledge about computer

VDU stands for Visual Display Unit

One kilobyte is approximately    1000 bytes

DOS stands for  Disk Operating System

WORD STAR is a popular               Word processing programme

WORD STAR was developed by Micro pro Company

PC stands for     Personal Computer

ALU stands for  Arithmetic Logic Unit

The VDU and Keyboard together form a               TERMINAL

The speed of the dot matrix printers is measured by CPS which stands for            characters per second

The speed of the line printers is measured by LPM which stands for        Lines per second

DBMS stands for              Database Management System

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IBM is a famous computer company.IBM stands for        International Business Machines Corporation

ROM stands for                Read Only Memory

The actual machine of the computer is commonly known as        Hardware

The programs run on the computer are commonly known as      Software

All the output which is printed on paper is called               Hard Copy

The number of pixels on a computer screen determines a screes’s           Resolution

A processor’s speed is measured in         Megahertz

A software that assists the computer in performing instructions,is called as          system software

CAM stands for Computer Aided Manufacturing

DPI stands for    Dots per Inch

DTP stands for   Desk Top Publishing

EPROM stands for           erasable and Programmable Read only Memory

A magnetic storage disk made out of a thin piece of plastic is called          Floppy Disk

A pictorial representation of the step by step sequence for solving a problem is known as a         Flow Chart

A measure of storage capacity equal to one thousand megabytes is one               Gigabyte

A variable whose value is accessible throughout the program is called     Global Variable

A huge,worldwide network of computers that communicate with each other,allowing global communications between users is known popularly known as          Internet

KB stands for     Kilobyte

LAN stands for  Local Area Network

A printer which uses light to transfer the image to paper is the   Laser Printer

Memory which retains all its contents even after the power is turned off is known as     Non-Volatile Memory

The result that is generated by the computer after processing the information provided to it is known as              Output

Electronic mail is more popularly known as           E-Mail

PILOT stands for               Programmed Inquiry Learning Or Teaching

PILOT was developed by              Doug Engelbardt

IQL stands for    Interactive Query Language

LOGO was developed by              Dr.seymour Papert

CAL stands for   Computer Assisted Learning

APT stands for   Automatically Programmed Tooling

`C’language was invented by      Dennis M.Ritchie

Modula-2 was developed by      Niklaus Wirth

Terminals that have their own memory are called             Smart terminals

The memory that needs electric power to sustain its contents is known as           Volatile Memory

MOS stands for Metallic Oxide Semiconductors

Dvorak key board was designed by          August Dvorak

A simple device which functions as a simpler alternative to the keyboard is the  Mouse

Automatic drawing input device is called               Scanner

In the second generation computers,magnetic cores were used as          Main Memory Devices

LCD stands for   Liquid Crystal Display

RADAR stands for            Radio Detection and Ranging

RADAR works on the principle of              Echo

software-in-Hardware modules are called            Firmware

A device by which any microcomputer can use ordinary television set for producing output is called         RF modulator

EDSAC stands for             Electronic Delayed Storage Automatic Computer

EDVAC stands for             Electronic Discrete Variable Automatic Computer

EDSAC was developed in the year            1949

EDVAC was developed in the year           1952

ENIAC stands for              Electronic Numerical Integrator and Calculator

The most successful computing device in the ancient time was  Abacus

Use of some mechanism for the operation of a machine is known as       Automation

Radar contact with the moon was first made in  1945

Radar contact with Venus was first made in         1961

A system in which information is displayed on a television screen is known as     Video Text System

A modern means of communication in which the information is stored in a computer at a TV station is known as                Teletext

Global communication became possible by using              Satellites

Morse code was invented by     Samuel Morse

The code used in a teleprinter is the       Baudot Code

Teleprinter exchange is popularly known as        Telex

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