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

World's first program was written by

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

Answer: 3 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

_________ 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 

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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

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

<UL> 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

____________ 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

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

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

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

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

Which of the following application is collections of cells?

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

Answer: 2 Chapter No. 22