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6.

Who invented the high level language c?

   A.) Donald Kunth
   B.) Seymour Papert
   C.) Niklaus Writh
   D.) Dennis M. Ritchie

Answer: Option 'D'

Dennis M. Ritchie

7.

Who is credited with the idea of using punch cards to control patterns in a weaving machine?

   A.) Pascal
   B.) Hollerith
   C.) Babbage
   D.) jacquard

Answer: Option 'D'

jacquard

8.

A memory bus is mainly used for communication between

   A.) input device and output device
   B.) I/O devices and memory
   C.) processor and I/O devices
   D.) processor and memory

Answer: Option 'D'

processor and memory

9.

Chief component of first generation computer was

   A.) Vacuum Tubes and Valves
   B.) Transistors
   C.) Integrated Circuits
   D.) All of above

Answer: Option 'A'

Transistors were used for second-generation computers and integrated circuits to the third generation.
First generation computers used vacuum tubes and valves as a main electronic component.
Vacuum tubes were invented by Lee DeForest in 1908.

10.

Which of the following is still useful for adding numbers?

   A.) EDSAC
   B.) ENIAC
   C.) Abacus
   D.) UNIVAC

Answer: Option 'C'

Abacus

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