MCQs with Solutions for all Competitive Examinations

Computer Fundamentals MCQs for Competitive Examination

Q. 1
Who is known as the father of Computer

(A) Napier
(B) Grace Hoppers
(C) Charles Babbage
(D) Dennis Ritchie

Answer: (C) Charles Babbage
Explanation: N/A

Q. 2
The first generation computers were based on

(A) Transistors
(B) Conductors
(C) Vacuum Tubes
(D) ICs

Answer: (C) Vacuum Tubes
Explanation: N/A

Q. 3
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is an example of 

(A) Second Generation Computer
(B) Third Generation Computer
(C) Fourth Generation Computer
(D) Fifth Generation Computer

Answer: (D) Fifth Generation Computer
Explanation: N/A

Q. 4
The earliest recorded Computing device is

(A) Abacus
(B) Calculator
(C) Arithmometer
(D) Comptometer

Answer: (A) Abacus
Explanation: N/A

Q. 5
The full form of ALU is

(A) Arithmetic Level Unit
(B) Arithmetic Logic Unit
(C) Arithmetic Local Unit 
(D) Arithmetic Local Utility

Answer: (B) Arithmetic Logic Unit
Explanation: N/A

Q. 6
Computer’s basic architecture was developed by

(A) J. Von Neumann
(B) Charles Babbage
(C) Alan Turing
(D) Blaise Pascal

Answer: (A) J. Von Neumann
Explanation: N/A

Q. 7
An Integrated Circuit (IC) is made up of

(A) Copper
(B) Silver
(C) Gold
(D) Silicon

Answer: (D) Silicon
Explanation: N/A

Q. 8
Central Processing Unit (CPU) of a computer consists

(A) Input, Output and Processing
(B) Arithmetic Logic Unit, Control Unit and Memory Unit
(C) ROM and RAM
(D) Mouse, Keyboard and Monitor

Answer: (B) Arithmetic Logic Unit, Control Unit and Memory Unit
Explanation: N/A

Q. 9
CPU stands for

(A) Computer Processing Unit
(B) Central Processing Unit
(C) Central Processing Upload
(D) Central Protection Unit

Answer: (B) Central Processing Unit
Explanation: N/A

Q. 10
Which of the following is not an integral part of the computer?

(B) Mouse
(C) Monitor

Answer: (D) UPS
Explanation: N/A

Q. 11
Which part of the computer is used for calculating and comparing?

(B) Hard Disc
(C) Arithmetic Logic Unit

Answer: (C) Arithmetic Logic Unit
Explanation: N/A

Q. 12
What is the brain of a computer called

(A) Keyboard
(B) Mouse
(D) Monitor

Answer: (C) CPU
Explanation: N/A

Q. 13
1 Nibble is equal to how many bits

(A) 4
(B) 8
(C) 512
(D) 1024

Answer: (A) 4
Explanation: N/A

Q. 14
Who is known as the father of Artificial Intelligence?

(A) John McCarthy
(B) Alan Turing
(C) James Gosling
(D) Vint Cerf

Answer: (A) John McCarthy
Explanation: N/A

Q. 15
What is the full form of RAM?

(A) Random Alternative Memory
(B) Read Alternative Memory
(C) Random Access Memory
(D) Read Access Memory

Answer: (C) Random Access Memory
Explanation: N/A

Q. 16
The second-generation Computers were based on 

(A) Transistors
(B) Integrated Circuits (ICs)
(C) Vacuum Tubes
(D) Large Scale Integrated circuit

Answer: (A) Transistors
Explanation: N/A

Q. 17
Laptop is a type of

(A) Minicomputer
(B) Microcomputer
(C) Mainframe Computer
(D) Super Computer

Answer: (B) Microcomputer
Explanation: N/A

Q. 18
The first supercomputer developed in India was

(B) Pratyush
(C) Aryabhatta
(D) Mihir

Answer: (A) PARAM
Explanation: N/A

Q. 19
The father of Supercomputer is

(A) Charles Babbage
(B) Seymour Cray
(C) John Van Neumann
(D) Charles Ginsberg

Answer: (B) Seymour Cray
Explanation: N/A

Q. 20
The third generation computer is based on

(A) Integrated Circuits
(B) Vacuum Tubes
(C) Transistors
(D) None of the above

Answer: (A) Integrated Circuits
Explanation: N/A

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