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Quiz 11 - Computer Awareness

1. ----- Is a language, instead of using numbers, programmers began using English like abbreviations (Mnemonics) to represent the elementary operations.

(a) Machine language
(b) Mnemonics language
(c) Assembly level language
(d) None of the above

2. BASIC stands for ----

(a) Beginners All Purpose Symbolic Instruction Code
(b) Beginners All Symbolic Instruction Code
(c) Beginners All Purpose Systematic Instruction Code
(d) Beginners All Programs Symbolic Instruction Code

3. COBOL is an acronym for ----

(a) Common Business Oriented Language
(b) Computer Business Oriented Language
(c) Common Business Operated Language
(d) Common Business Organized Language

4. The program that comprises the ---- are called system software

(a) Operating System
(b) Application Software
(c) Development Software
(d) None of the above

5. Match the following

(a) YOTTA 1. 2^50
(b) PETA 2. 2^40
(c ) TERA 3. 2^30
(d) GIGA 4. 2^80

(a) a-4, b-1,c-2, d-3
(b) a-2, b-1, c-3, d-4
(c) a-1, b-2, c-3, d-4
(d) a-2, b-1, c-2, d-3

6. A bit can hold the value -----

(a) 1 byte
(b) 8 bits
(c) 0 or 1
(d) None of the above

7. When was the first CPU introduced (first Microprocessor the Intel 4004)

(a) 1981
(b) 1971
(c) 1981
(d) 1991

8. Which is of the following is NOT part of a computer chip’s job?

(a) Performing mathematical operations
(b) Moving data from one memory location to another
(c) Starting up the computer
(d) Storing the data

9. -----Translates the semantic instructions developed by programmers into the machine language

(a) Assembler
(b) Interpreter
(c) Loader
(d) Complier

10. ----- First takes in the entire program, checks errors, complies and executes it

(a) Assembler
(b) Interpreter
(c) Loader
(d) Complier



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