Computer Science Fundamentals Awareness Basic General Knowledge MCQs Objective Questions with Answers for Graduate Programs Engineering Technology University

Computer Science Fundamentals Awareness Basic General Knowledge MCQs Objective Questions with Answers for Graduate Programs Engineering Technology University

A device which converts sound waves into electrical waves is called         Microphone

AVC stands for  Automatic Volume Control

The device used to measure wavelengths of radio waves is         Wavemeter

A hollow metallic tube used in place of wire in electric circuits carrying high frequency currents is called  Waveguide

An instrument used to measure the intensity of radiations is the              Radiometer

An instrument used to measure electrical voltage is the                Voltmeter

VTVM stands for              Vacuum Tube Volt Meter

A circuit which maintains a constant voltage is called        Voltage Stabilizer

SCR stands for   Silicon Controlled Rectifier

A device used to increase or decrease electric voltageis called a Transformer

A magnetic tape that records both audio and video signals is called a       Video Tape

The first electronic calculator was manufactured in 1963 by          Bell Punch Company,USA

MASER stands for            Microwave Amplification by stimulated Emission of Radiation

A computer which can handle a large volume of numbers is called a         Number cruncher

POST stands for                Power on Self Test

POST is a test carried out just after the computer has been          Switched on

An index of the files stored on a disk is called      Directory

CP/M stands for               Control program for Microcomputers

CP/M was developed by              digital Research Inc.,USA

MVS stands for Multiple Virtual Storage Operating System

MVS is used in   Mainframe computers

The process of starting a computer is called         Booting

A group of four binary digits is called a    NIBBLE

BPI stands for    Bit per Inch

A smart card is a               multifunctional microprocessor

LIPS stands for  Logical Inferences Per Second

A computerized machine is normally called a       Robot

A robot is a machine directed by a            Computer

A robot which resembles a human being is called an        Android

PL/1 stands for  Programme Language-1

The language PL/1 has combined features of      COBOL and FORTRAN

BASIC stands for               Begineers All Purpose Symbolic Instruction Code

COBOL stands for             Common Busines Oriented Language

ALGOL stands for             Algorithmic Language

ALGOL was developed in the early 1960s in          Europe

COBOL was first introduced in the year  1961

FORTRAN stands for       Formula Translation

FORTRAN was developed and introduced by IBM in the year      1957

PL/1 was introduced in the 1960s by        IBM

COMAL stands for           Common Algorithmic Language

BASIC was developed by              John Kemeny and Thomas Kurtz

SNOBOL stands for          String Oriented Symbolic Language

SNOBOL was developed in          1962

LISP stands for  List Processing Language

LISP was developed by  John McCarthy

Loud speaker was invented by  Rice Kellogg

PROM stands for              Programmable Read Only Memory

Two types of RAM chips are        Dynamic,static

Data is fed into the computer by first converting it into  Binary codes

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