Computer Organisation and Architecture Questions & Answers | COA | MCQ


Computer Organisation and Architecture | COA | MCQ

1.Which of the following devices can be sued to directly image printed text?
a. OCR
b. OMR
c. MICR
d. All of above
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2. The output quality of a printer is measured by
a. Dot per inch
b. Dot per sq. inch
c. Dots printed per unit time
d. All of above
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3. In analog computer
a. Input is first converted to digital form
b. Input is never converted to digital form
c. Output is displayed in digital form
d. All of above
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4. In latest generation computers, the instructions are executed
a. Parallel only
b. Sequentially only
c. Both sequentially and parallel
d. All of above
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5. Who designed the first electronics computer – ENIAC?
a. Van-Neumann
b. Joseph M. Jacquard
c. J. Presper Eckert and John W Mauchly
d. All of above
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6. Who invented the high level language c?
a. Dennis M. Ritchie
b. Niklaus Writh
c. Seymour Papert
d. Donald Kunth
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7. Personnel who design, program, operate and maintain computer equipment refers to
a. Console-operator
b. Programmer
c. Peopleware
d. System Analyst
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8. When did arch rivals IBM and Apple Computers Inc. decide to join hands?
a. 1978
b. 1984
c. 1990
d. 1991
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9. Human beings are referred to as Homosapinens, which device is called Sillico Sapiens?
a. Monitor
b. Hardware
c. Robot
d. Computer
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10. An error in software or hardware is called a bug. What is the alternative computer jargon for it?
a. Leech
b. Squid
c. Slug
d. Glitch
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11. Modern Computer are very reliable but they are not
a. Fast
b. Powerful
c. Infallible
d. Cheap
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12. What is the name of the display feature that highlights are of the screen which requires operator attention?
a. Pixel
b. Reverse video
c. Touch screen
d. Cursor
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13. IMB launched its first personal computer called IBM-PC in 1981. It had chips from Intel, disk drives from Tandon, operating system from Microsoft, the printer from Epson and the application software from everywhere. Can you name the country which contributed the video display?
a. India
b. China
c. Germany
d. Taiwan
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14. Personal computers use a number of chips mounted on a main circuit board. What is the common name for such boards?
a. Daughter board
b. Motherboard
c. Father board
d. Breadboard
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15. In most IBM PCs, the CPU, the device drives, memory expansion slots and active components are mounted on a single board. What is the name of this board?
a. Motherboard
b. Breadboard
c. Daughter board
d. Grandmother board
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16. What is meant by a dedicated computer?
a. Which is used by one person only
b. Which is assigned one and only one task
c. Which uses one kind of software
d. Which is meant for application software
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17. The system unit of a personal computer typically contains all of the following except:
a. Microprocessor
b. Disk controller
c. Serial interface
d. Modem
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18. A computer program that converts an entire program into machine language is called a/an
a. Interpreter
b. Simulator
c. Compiler
d. Commander
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19. A computer program that translates one program instructions at a time into machine language is called a/an
a. Interpreter
b. CPU
c. Compiler
d. Simulator
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20. A small or intelligent device is so called because it contains within it a
a. Computer
b. Microcomputer
c. Programmable
d. Sensor
________________________________________
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Answers:
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1. Which of the following devices can be sued to directly image printed text?
a. OCR
________________________________________
2. The output quality of a printer is measured by
b. Dot per sq. inch
________________________________________
3. In analog computer
b. Input is never converted to digital form
________________________________________
4. In latest generation computers, the instructions are executed
c. Both sequentially and parallel
________________________________________
5. Who designed the first electronics computer – ENIAC?
c. J. Presper Eckert and John W Mauchly
________________________________________
6. Who invented the high level language c?
a. Dennis M. Ritchie
________________________________________
7. Personnel who design, program, operate and maintain computer equipment refers to
c. Peopleware
________________________________________
8. When did arch rivals IBM and Apple Computers Inc. decide to join hands?
d. 1991
________________________________________
9. Human beings are referred to as Homosapinens, which device is called Sillico Sapiens?
d. Computer
________________________________________
10. An error in software or hardware is called a bug. What is the alternative computer jargon for it?
d. Glitch
________________________________________
11. Modern Computer are very reliable but they are not
c. Infallible
________________________________________
12. What is the name of the display feature that highlights are of the screen which requires operator attention?
b. Reverse video
________________________________________
13. IMB launched its first personal computer called IBM-PC in 1981. It had chips from Intel, disk drives from Tandon, operating system from Microsoft, the printer from Epson and the application software from everywhere. Can you name the country which contributed the video display?
d. Taiwan
________________________________________
14. Personal computers use a number of chips mounted on a main circuit board. What is the common name for such boards?
b. Motherboard
________________________________________
15. In most IBM PCs, the CPU, the device drives, memory expansion slots and active components are mounted on a single board. What is the name of this board?
a. Motherboard
________________________________________
16. What is meant by a dedicated computer?
b. Which is assigned one and only one task
________________________________________
17. The system unit of a personal computer typically contains all of the following except:
d. Modem
________________________________________
18. A computer program that converts an entire program into machine language is called a/an
c. Compiler
________________________________________
19. A computer program that translates one program instructions at a time into machine language is called a/an
a. Interpreter
________________________________________
20. A small or intelligent device is so called because it contains within it a
d. Sensor

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