Basic Computer Knowledge

  • 1. The improvement of computer hardware theory is summarized by which law.?
A.) Metcalf's law
B.) Bill's Law
C.) Moore's First Law
D.) Grove's law

Answer: Option 'C'

Moore’s First Law

  • 2. The most widely used computer device is.
A.) Solid state disks
B.) External hard disk
C.) Internal hard disk
D.) Mouse

Answer: Option 'C'

Internal hard disk

  • 3. _______ are software which is used to do particular task.
A.) Operating system
B.) Program
C.) Data
D.) Software

Answer: Option 'B'


  • 4. Who is father of modern computers?
A.) Abraham Lincoln
B.) James Gosling
C.) Charles Babbage
D.) Gordon E. Moore

Answer: Option 'C'

Charles Babbage

  • 5. How many generations of computers we have?
A.) 6
B.) 7
C.) 5
D.) 4

Answer: Option 'C'


  • 6. ________ controls the way in which the computer system functions and provides a means by which users can interact with the computer.
A.) The operating system
B.) The motherboard
C.) The platform
D.) Application software

Answer: Option 'A'

The operating system

  • Tit-Bits
    * Machine cycle is defined by the time, it takes to fetch two operands from registers. It perfoems the ALU operation and stores the result in a register.
    * Pipelining improves execution speed by putting the execution steps of several instructions into parallel. It is also called instruction prefetch.
    * Sockets are the connecting points of chip on the motherboard.
    * Generally, Word Computer refers to the central processing unit plus external memory.
    * Load Instruction is used for loading data into CPU accumulator register from memory.
    * The box that comes along with your desktop computer in which all the electronic components of your computer are contained is called system unit.
B.) Internet divide.
D.) Web divide

Answer: Option 'A'

Digital divide

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