Computer Quiz on History of computers for IBPS PO 2016


Q1. Which is the first Mechanical calculator?
(a) Abacus
(b) Napier’s Bones
(c) Pascaline
(d) Stepped Reckoner
(e) None of these

Q2. Which of the following device used ‘set of beads’ to represent the unit of data?
(c) Abacus
(d) MARK - I
(e) None of these

Q3. Rabdologia was the technology used for calculation purpose introduced in___ .
(a) 1617
(b) 1801
(c) 1824
(d) 1901
(e) 1917

Q4. Pascaline is also known as-
(a) mechanical machine
(b) adding machine
(c) division machine
(d) difference machine
(e) None of these

Q5. Which was the computer designed by Babbage?
(a) Analytical engine
(b) Arithmetic machine
(c) Donald knuth
(d) All of the above
(e) None of these

Q6. Computer’s basic architecture was developed by____  
(a) Charles Babbage
(b) Blaise Pascal
(c) Steve Newton
(d) John Von Neumann
(e) Henery Johns

Q7. __________ is the father of punched card.
(a) Herman Hollerith
(b) Joanthan lva
(c) Charles Babbage
(d) Blaise Pascal
(e) None of these

Q8. The person contributing the idea of stored program was____
(a) John Neumann
(b) Howard Aiken
(c) Dennis Ritchie
(d) Charles Babbage
(e) Denial Thomas

Q9. Who has made transistors?
(a) John William
(b) Walter Hang
(c) John Miton
(d) John Bardeen
(e) None of these
Q10. Name the first general purpose electronic computer.
(c) Mac
(d) IBM-PC

Q11. IBM-PC is an example of -
(a) First generation computer
(b) Second generation computer
(c) Third generation computer
(d) Fourth generation computer
(e) None of these

Q12. Pascaline was invented by __________.
(a) Charles Babbage
(b) Blaise Pascal
(c) Ada Byron
(d) Herman Hollerith
(e) None of these

Q13. The IC chip used in computer, is generally made up of which among the following?
(a) Silver
(b) Gold
(c) Chromite
(d) Silicon
(e) Iron

Q14. This type of computer(s) is/are the least powerful, yet the most widely used and fastest-growing computer.
(a) Mainframe computers
(b) Super computers
(c) Micro computers
(d) All of these
(e) None of these

Q15. A micro computer is a small, relatively inexpensive computer with a microprocessor. Which is the first micro computer?
(a) Z2
(b) Tital-1
(c) MARK-B
(d) Altair
(e) None of these


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