Computer Fundamentals – Section 7

1. A typical modern computer uses

A. LSI chips
B. Vacuum tubes
C. Valves
D. All the above
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: A. LSI chips

2. ENIAC (Electronic Numerical Integrator and Calculator) had a huge advantage over Mark I because it used electronic valves in place of the electromagnetic switches. In the beginning, ENIAC was used for calculating the path of artillery shells. For which other was weapon design was it utilized?

A. hydrogen bomb
B. atom bomb
C. Agni missile
D. fighter aircraft
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: A. hydrogen bomb

3. Who was the father of Punched Card Processing?

A. J Presper Eckert
B. Charles Babbage
C. Dr. Herman Hollerith
D. Blaise Pascal
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: C. Dr. Herman Hollerith

4. When did Hewlett-Packard Inc. Introduce its first HP-110 laptop computer?

A. 1984
B. 1986
C. 1990
D. 1995
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: A. 1984

5. The computer program language which is widely used in computer science and engineering and also in business is

A. COBOL
B. FORTRAN
C. PASCAL
D. LISP
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: C. PASCAL

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