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11.

The unit of a computer system that executes program, communicates with and often controls the operation of other subsystems of the computer is known as

   A.) CPU
   B.) Control Unit
   C.) I/O unit
   D.) Peripheral unit

Answer: Option 'A'

CPU

12.

When did arch rivals IBM and Apple Computers Inc. decide to join hands?

   A.) 1991
   B.) 1990
   C.) 1984
   D.) 1978

Answer: Option 'A'

1991

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13.

An operating system intended for use on microprocessor based systems that support a single user is

   A.) PC-DOS
   B.) MS-DOS
   C.) UNIX
   D.) CP/M

Answer: Option 'D'

CP/M

14.

Pascaline is also known by

   A.) abacus
   B.) adding machine
   C.) division machine
   D.) difference machine

Answer: Option 'B'

adding machine

15.

What difference does the 5th generation computer have from other generation computers?

   A.) Technological advancement
   B.) Scientific code
   C.) Object Oriented Programming
   D.) All of the above

Answer: Option 'A'

Technological advancement

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