In the name of ALLAH, the most beneficient, the most merciful

Introduction to Computing (CS101)

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

 

Objective Questions

Question

Spread sheet is a type of ____________.

  1. Productivity software
  2. Engineering software
  3. Mathematical software
  4. Business software

Answer: 1 Chapter No. 1 

Question

Who wrote the first program for Analytical engine?

  1. Babbage
  2. Lady Ada
  3. Haward
  4. Bernoulli

Answer: 2 Chapter No. 1 

Question

Which language had been used by the US department of defense.

  1. Java script
  2. Binary language
  3. C++
  4. Ada

Answer: 4 Chapter No. 1 

Question

World's first program was written by

  1. Charles Babbage
  2. Alfred Tennyson
  3. Ada Lovelace
  4. Bernoulli

Answer: 3 Chapter No. 1 

Question

Analytical Engine was a machine of which type:

  1. non-programmable electronic machine
  2. programmable electromechanical
  3. programmable, mechanical, digital
  4. programmable but non-digital

Answer: 3 Chapter No. 1 

Question

Deep Blue was the name of:

  1. Human
  2. Computer
  3. City
  4. None of the given

Answer: 2 Chapter No. 1 

Question

A _________ translates a high-level language (that is easy to understand for humans) into a language that the computer can understand.

  1. Computer
  2. Transistor
  3. Compiler
  4. Device

Answer: 3 Chapter No. 2 

Question

CERN releases WWW in:

  1. 1992
  2. 1993
  3. 1994
  4. None of the given choices

Answer: 4 Chapter No. 2 

Question

DARPA stands for

  1. Defence Advanced Research Project Agency
  2. Direct Automatic Research Private Agency
  3. Defence Automatic Research Project Agency
  4. None of the given choices

Answer: 1 Chapter No. 2 

Question

First computer designed for commercial applications was

  1. UNIVAC 1
  2. ENIAC
  3. EDVAC
  4. Atanasoff-Berry Computer

Answer: 4 Chapter No. 2 

Question

Atanasoff-Berry Computer is the first computer that used:

  1. Binary number system
  2. Octal number system
  3. Decimal number system
  4. Hexadecimal number system

Answer: 1 Chapter No. 2 

Question

World’s first large-scale, automatic digital computer was:

  1. Atanasoff-Berry Computer
  2. Harvard Mark 1
  3. ENIAC
  4. IBM-PC

Answer: 1 Chapter No. 2 

Question

What will replace Transistors?

  1. Electro-mechanical computing
  2. Vacuum tube computing
  3. Quantum computing
  4. Nothing can replace Transistors

Answer: 3 Chapter No. 2 

Question

If a computer could pass the Turing test then it would be able to:

  1. win a million dollar prize
  2. think like human beings
  3. think but slower than humans
  4. do the things faster

Answer: 2 Chapter No. 2 

Question

The name of very first computer was _______________

  1. ABC
  2. BCD
  3. EDC
  4. None of the given choices

Answer: 1 Chapter No. 2 

Question

Compared to vacuum tubes, Transistors offer:

  1. Much smaller size
  2. Better reliability
  3. Much lower cost
  4. All of the given choices

Answer: 4 Chapter No. 2 

Question

________ invented at the Imperial University in Tokyo by Yoshiro Nakamats.

  1. Hard drive
  2. Flash drive
  3. Floppy disk
  4. Optical disc

Answer: 3 Chapter No. 2 

Question

Vacuum tubes were replaced by ____________

  1. Punch cards
  2. Transistors
  3. Micro Processors
  4. Resistors

Answer: 2 Chapter No. 2 

Question

____________ is a client program that uses HTTP to make requests to Web servers throughout the internet on behalf of the user.

  1. Web Application
  2. Web Browser
  3. Internet Application
  4. HTML

Answer: 2 Chapter No. 3 

Question

The first Web browser with a GUI was generally available in:

  1. 1992
  2. 1993
  3. 1994
  4. 1995

Answer: 2 Chapter No. 3 

Question

The Semantic Web is an idea of ______________

  1. John Von Neuman
  2. Ada
  3. Bill Gates
  4. Tim Berners-Lee

Answer: 4 Chapter No. 3 

Question

HTTP stands for:

  1. Hyper Text Transparent Protocol
  2. Hyper Terminal Transfer Provider
  3. Hyper Text Transfer Procedure
  4. Hyper Text Transfer Protocol

Answer: 4 Chapter No. 3 

Question

_________ is a related collection of WWW files that includes a beginning file called a homepage.

  1. HTML
  2. Website
  3. HTTP
  4. Web page

Answer: 2 Chapter No. 3 

Question

Information available on the web is:

  1. Mostly Free of any cost
  2. Costly
  3. Totally free
  4. Not accessible at all

Answer: 1 Chapter No. 3 

Question

_________ is the best known builder for supercomputers.

  1. Sun
  2. Cray Research
  3. Microsoft
  4. Apple

Answer: 2 Chapter No. 4 

Question

______________ is volatile memory.

  1. RAM
  2. ROM
  3. Hard Disk
  4. CD ROM

Answer: 1 Chapter No. 4 

Question

__________ can perform at or near the currently highest operational rate for computers.

  1. Microcomputers
  2. Supercomputers
  3. Personal Computers
  4. Mini Computers

Answer: 2 Chapter No. 4 

Question

CD stands for:

  1. Computer Disc
  2. Computer Data
  3. Compact Disc
  4. Compact Data

Answer: 3 Chapter No. 4 

Question

USB stands for:

  1. Uniform System Bill
  2. Universal System Bus
  3. Universal Serial Bus
  4. Unified Sequential Bus

Answer: 3 Chapter No. 4 

Question

SCSI stands for:

  1. Small computer system interface
  2. System Common Small Integration
  3. Silicon Computer System Interface
  4. None of the given choices

Answer: 1 Chapter No. 4 

Question

_________ are personal computers that are designed to be easily transported and relocated.

  1. Desktops
  2. Portables
  3. Servers
  4. Workstations

Answer: 2 Chapter No. 4 

Question

Microphone is an input as well as output device. This statement is

  1. True
  2. False
  3. Meaningless

Answer: 2 Chapter No. 4 

Question

Which one is correct?

  1. <HEAD> </HEAD>
  2. <HEAD> <END>
  3. <HEAD> </END>
  4. <HEAD> <\HEAD>

Answer: 1 Chapter No. 6 

Question

Today’s computers are based on the technology of ___________

  1. Punch cards
  2. Vacuum tubes
  3. Transistors
  4. Resistors

Answer: 3 Chapter No. 7 

Question

Register is a kind of _________ memory.

  1. Fast
  2. Super fast
  3. Slow
  4. Very slow

Answer: 2 Chapter No. 7 

Question

Microprocessor are made up of semiconductor material called

  1. Aluminum
  2. Copper
  3. Silicon dioxide
  4. Silicon

Answer: 4 Chapter No. 7 

Question

1 byte consists of ____________ bits.

  1. 8
  2. 10
  3. 12
  4. 16

Answer: 1 Chapter No. 8 

Question

1 byte consists of ____________ bits.

  1. 10
  2. 9
  3. 8
  4. None of the given choices

Answer: 3 Chapter No. 8 

Question

Smallest unit of storage is:

  1. Bit
  2. Byte
  3. Mega Byte
  4. None of the given

Answer: 1 Chapter No. 8 

Question

ROWSPAN is used to extend the current cell to some

  1. columns
  2. rows
  3. columns & rows
  4. None of the given

Answer: 1 Chapter No. 9 

Question

Structures, in which another list starts before the first list is finished, are called:

  1. Multiple Lists
  2. Nested Lists
  3. Ordered Lists
  4. Un-ordered Lists

Answer: 2 Chapter No. 9 

Question

    tag is used to
    1. underline text
    2. end the line
    3. create ordered list
    4. create unordered list

    Answer: 4 Chapter No. 9 

    Question

    __________ is the example of Shrink-wrapped software.

    1. PIA information system
    2. WinZip trial pack
    3. Linux
    4. MS Word

    Answer: 4 Chapter No. 10 

    Question

    For writing a letter we can use ________ .

    1. MS Paint
    2. MS Word
    3. MS Excel
    4. Corel Draw

    Answer: 2 Chapter No. 10 

    Question

    Computer directly understand the ___________ language

    1. human
    2. high level
    3. machine
    4. None of the given

    Answer: 3 Chapter No. 10 

    Question

    ____________ translates the High level language program, one statement at time.

    1. Interpreter
    2. Compiler
    3. Utility program
    4. Anti virus software

    Answer: 1 Chapter No. 10 

    Question

    Which of the following manages the HW and SW resources of the computer system?

    1. Hardware
    2. System Software
    3. Operating system
    4. Graphics Software

    Answer: 3 Chapter No. 10 

    Question

    We need _____________ for memory management in computer.

    1. Software
    2. Hardware
    3. Operating System
    4. Application Software

    Answer: 3 Chapter No. 11 

    Question

    __________ maintains index of names and location of the files.

    1. File Folder
    2. File manager
    3. File system
    4. Operating system

    Answer: 2 Chapter No. 11 

    Question

    Which of the following is/are the parts of Operating system components?

    1. GUI
    2. Device Manager
    3. Shell
    4. All of these

    Answer: 4 Chapter No. 11 

    Question

    Disk operating system is _______ operating system

    1. Menu driven
    2. Graphical user interface
    3. Command driven
    4. None of the given

    Answer: 3 Chapter No. 11 

    Question

    In a HTML Form for file upload input element we use the following value in type attribute:

    1. Text
    2. Radio
    3. Hidden
    4. File

    Answer: 4 Chapter No. 12 

    Question

    When we use <INPUT type=“password”>, what will happen?

    1. Text will not be visible
    2. Text will be in normal format
    3. Text will be in **** format
    4. Text will be in #### format

    Answer: 3 Chapter No. 12 

    Question

    To display a radio button on the web page, we use ___ tag.

    1. INPUTBUTTON
    2. INPUT
    3. RADIOBUTTON
    4. RADIO

    Answer: 2 Chapter No. 12 

    Question

    VisiCalc was the first popular __________ application on PC’s.

    1. Spreadsheet
    2. Word processor
    3. Presentation
    4. Database

    Answer: 1 Chapter No. 13 

    Question

    A group of information is called

    1. File
    2. Database
    3. Record
    4. Field

    Answer: 1 Chapter No. 13 

    Question

    WYSIWYG is:

    1. Software
    2. The abbreviation of "what you see is what you get"
    3. A Network company in Japan
    4. The abbreviation of "word you see is what you get"

    Answer: 2 Chapter No. 14 

    Question

    _________ helps in finding synonyms as well as antonyms in Word Processors

    1. Tables
    2. Thesaurus
    3. Spelling & Grammar
    4. Word Count

    Answer: 2 Chapter No. 14 

    Question

    You need to place University name on top of the every page of 100 pages document and Page number in the bottom of page. This can be done with the help of __________

    1. Reference initials
    2. Bullet and Numbering
    3. Borders and Shading
    4. Header and Footer

    Answer: 4 Chapter No. 14 

    Question

    The code in the _____________ portion is the right choice for developing larger JavaScript scripts.

    1. Body
    2. At End
    3. Head
    4. Separate

    Answer: 3 Chapter No. 15 

    Question

    Using only Html we can create ______________.

    1. Dynamic web pages
    2. Static web pages
    3. Both Static and Dynamic pages
    4. None of these

    Answer: 2 Chapter No. 15 

    Question

    We can change the background color in HTML, using __________ attribute of

    1. background
    2. bgcolor
    3. backcolor
    4. backgroundcolor

    Answer: 2 Chapter No. 15 

    Question

    JavaScript consider every thing as:

    1. Control
    2. Window
    3. Object
    4. Statement

    Answer: 3 Chapter No. 15 

    Question

    In Analysis of Algorithms ________ generally measured in terms of the number of steps required to execute an algorithm

    1. Bandwidth
    2. Time
    3. Memory
    4. Logic functions

    Answer: 2 Chapter No. 16 

    Question

    ___________ is generally measured in terms of the number of steps required to execute an algorithm.

    1. Space
    2. Time
    3. Memory and time
    4. Bandwidth

    Answer: 2 Chapter No. 16 

    Question

    Algorithm gives us:

    1. Definition of a problem
    2. Sequence of steps to solve a problem
    3. Proper understanding of a problem
    4. Solution to a problem

    Answer: 4 Chapter No. 16 

    Question

    Randomized algorithms are often ________ than deterministic algorithms for the same problem.

    1. Simpler and more slow
    2. Simpler and more efficient
    3. Complex and more efficient
    4. Complex and more slow

    Answer: 2 Chapter No. 16 

    Question

    Sequence of steps that is taken to solve a problem is called _______.

    1. Algorithm
    2. Operating System
    3. Application software
    4. None of the above

    Answer: 1 Chapter No. 16 

    Question

    The “Ockham’s Razor,” principle states that when choosing among competing, successful solutions to a problem; choose the one which is the least ________

    1. Time Consuming
    2. Ambiguous
    3. Complex
    4. Restricted

    Answer: 3 Chapter No. 16 

    Question

    Some of the things that JavaScript can do! Choose incorrect option from following

    1. Control the appearance of the browser
    2. Read – Modify
    3. Control the content and appearance
    4. Interact with the user through event handlers

    Answer: 2 Chapter No. 18 

    Question

    A named collection of properties (data, state) and methods (instructions, behaviour) is called __________.

    1. Object
    2. Entity
    3. Relation
    4. Template

    Answer: 1 Chapter No. 18 

    Question

    BASIC stands for:

    1. Basic American Standard Information Code
    2. Beginner's All purpose Symbolic Instruction Code
    3. Brother and Sisters In Christ
    4. British American Scientific International Commercial

    Answer: 2 Chapter No. 19 

    Question

    _________ is a high level language.

    1. Machine
    2. Assembly
    3. C++
    4. None of the given

    Answer: 3 Chapter No. 19 

    Question

    Batch programs do not

    1. Print or store the results
    2. Get input data
    3. Execute programs without the interference of user
    4. Provide event handling

    Answer: 4 Chapter No. 19 

    Question

    A vocabulary and set of grammatical rules for instructing a computer to perform specific tasks is called

    1. Software
    2. Programming language
    3. Device driver
    4. Interpreter

    Answer: 2 Chapter No. 19 

    Question

    Programs that are typically started from a shell (or automatically via a scheduler) are called

    1. Batch programs
    2. Event-driven programs
    3. Sequential programs
    4. Application programs

    Answer: 1 Chapter No. 19 

    Question

    In SW Life cycle Thinking about the future phases generally results in ________and_______ .

    1. lesser delivery time ; higher quality
    2. more delivery time ; lesser quality
    3. risk-full scenarios ; more delivery time
    4. lesser quality ; more cost

    Answer: 1 Chapter No. 20 

    Question

    Detailed plan of SW life cycle specifies two things that are the _________

    1. Required resources and expected cost
    2. Expected cost and budget
    3. Required resources and expected deliverables
    4. Time and cost

    Answer: 4 Chapter No. 20 

    Question

    Which of the following application is collections of cells?

    1. Word
    2. Excel
    3. PowerPoint
    4. Outlook Express

    Answer: 2 Chapter No. 22