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Quiz 27 - Computer Awareness

1. PC stands for

a) Practical Computer
b) Personal Computer
c) Private Computer
d) Personal Contact

2. The computer code for interchange of information between terminals is

b) BCD
d) None of the above

3. The retrieval of information from the computer is defined as

a) Data processing
b) Input
c) Output
d) All of the above

4. Which one of the following is NOT a computer language?

a) MS-Excel
d) C++

5. “C” is

a) A letter
b) A word
c) A language
d) An alphabet

6. Difference Engine invented by (A difference engine is an automatic, mechanical calculator designed to tabulate polynomial functions)

a) Charles Babbage
b) John McCarthy
c) Pascal
d) Newton

7. First generation computer systems used

a) Transistors
b) Vacuum Tubes
c) Both (a) and (b)
d) None of the above

8. A byte is made up of

a) Eight bytes
b) Eight binary digits
c) Two binary digits
d) Two decimal points

9. Doing research by using an on-line database instead of a printed set of similar information offers which of the following advantage

a) More current information
b) Easier to understand
c) Better charts
d) None of the above

30. Software programs that allow you to legally copy files and give them away at no cost are called which of the following

a) Time sharing
b) Public domain
c) Shareware
d) None of the above



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