Computer History MCQ Questions and Answers Quiz

51. What is a light pen?

  1. Mechanical Input device
  2. Optical input device
  3. Electronic input device
  4. Optical output device

52. BCD is

  1. Binary Coded Decimal
  2. Bit Coded Decimal
  3. Binary Coded Digit
  4. Bit Coded Digit

53. ASCII stands for

  1. American Stable Code for International Interchange
  2. American Standard Case for Institutional Interchange
  3. American Standard Code for Information Interchange
  4. American Standard Code for Interchange Information

54. Which of the following is first generation of computer?

  1. EDSAC
  2. IBM-1401
  3. CDC-1604
  4. ICL-2900

55. Chief component of first generation computer was

  1. Transistors
  2. Vacuum Tubes and Valves
  3. Integrated Circuits
  4. None of above

56. FORTRAN is

  1. File Translation
  2. Format Translation
  3. Formula Translation
  4. Floppy Translation

57. EEPROM stands for

  1. Electrically Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory
  2. Easily Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory
  3. Electronic Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory
  4. None of the above

58. Second Generation computers were developed during

  1. 1949 to 1955
  2. 1956 to 1965
  3. 1965 to 1970
  4. 1970 to 1990

59. The computer size was very large in

  1. First Generation
  2. Second Generation
  3. Third Generation
  4. Fourth Generation

60. Microprocessors as switching devices are for which generation computers

  1. First Generation
  2. Second Generation
  3. Third Generation
  4. Fourth Generation
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