Computer Science MCQs with Answers


Which of the scientist credited with the idea of using punch cards to control patterns of a weaving machine?

A. Pascal

B. Hollerith

C. Jacquard

D. Babbage

The registers, that partially visible to users and also used to hold conditional are called


B. memory address register

C. general purpose register

D. flags

In 1830, Charles Babbage designed a machine called analytical engine, which he showed at the parts exhibition. In which year was it exhibited?

A. 1860

B. 1820

C. 1855

D. 1970

Chief component of first generation computer was

A. transistors

B. vacuum tubes and valves

C. integrated circuits

D. none of them

An error in software or hardware is known as bug. What is the alternative computer jargon for bug?

A. leech

B. sued

C. slug

D. glitch

The word FoxPro is

A. a medicine

B. a disease

C. computer language

D. an animal

The computer that does not have any disk or diskette drive. What is the name of such computers

A. home Computers

B. diskless computers

C. dedicated computers

D. general computers

which is the main feature that distinguish microprocessors from micro computers?

A. words are usually larger in microprocessors

B. words are shorter in microprocessors

C. microprocessors does not contain I/O devices

D. same as the machine cycle time

The name of world’s first mini computer and  introduce date?

A. PDP-I, 1958

B. IBM System/36, 1960

C. PDP-II, 1961

D. VAX 11/780, 1962

The word FORTRAN is a

A. File Translation

B. Format Translation

C. Formula Translation

D. Floppy Translation


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