Computer awareness Quiz

1)Which type of memory holds only the program and data that the CPU is presently processing?(a) CMOS (b) ROM (c)RAM (d) ASCII  (e) None of these 2) A button that makes character upper or lower case and numbers to  symbol.(a) monitor (b) shift key (C) icon (d) mouse (e) None of these 3) Programs designed specifically to instructions address generalpurpose applications and speciaIpurpose applications are called  (a) operating system (b) system software  (c) application software  (d) management information system (e) None of these 4)A series of instruction that tells  computer…

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Computer Awareness Quiz for RRB Officer Scale 1 main

1)The main ‘computer in a network is called a) host processorb) frontend processor ,c) commentatord) KIPSe) None of these 2) A compiler means . a) a person who compiles source programsb) the same thing as programmerc) keypunch operatord) a program which translates source program into object programe) None of these  3) Which of the following languages is not , well suited for computation a) PASCALb)FORTRANc) Machined) C e) None of these 4)Which of the following is used  as “Input device” for the computer a) Printerb) VDUc)TVd) Light pene) None of these 5)A…

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Types Of Computer

Analog computer : Numerical data are represented by measurable physical variables such as electrical voltage. E.g. Thermometer measures temperature of body like 38 degree celcius.(Numerical value) Digital computer : Digital computer accepts and process data in the form of numbers and all the character are converted into binary code. Binary code means 0 (zero) & 1 (one)“0” indicates “OFF”“1” indicates “ON” Hybrid computer : Hybrid computer used the combined feature of analog and digital machine. Hybrid Computer = Analog + Digital Hybrid computer used in geological departments. Microcomputer : Micro…

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History and Generation of Computer

What is Computer ? The word computer is an electronic device . The word computer is derived from Latin word “Compute” which means calculation. Computer = Compute + er Where “compute” means “calculation” “Er” means a “device/administrator” The word Computer in earlier times meant a person who performed calculations or computations. With years its definition changed to a machine that performs calculations. It can perform all type of mathematical and logical operations; it can accept data, store data, retrieve data, process data and produce output. Father of computer is known…

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