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What is the main difference between a mainframe and a super computer?

A. Super computer is much larger than mainframe computers

B. Super computers are much smaller than mainframe computers

C. Supercomputers are focused to execute few programs as fast as possible while mainframe uses its power to execute as many

D. Supercomputers are focused to execute as many programs as possible while mainframe uses its power to execute few programs as fast as possible.

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C. Supercomputers are focused to execute few programs as fast as possible while mainframe uses its power to execute as many


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Identify the correct statement

A. IBM PCs used RISC CPU designs

B. Macintosh used CISC CPU design

C. IBM used CISC CPU design

D. None of above is true

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A program that is employed in the development, repair or enhancement of other programs is known as

A. System software

B. Software tool

C. Applications program

D. Utility program

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Computer operators

A. writes computer programs for specific problems

B. operate the device which input and output data from the computer

C. normally require a college degree in computer science

D. all of the above

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Which of the following is first generation of computer

A. EDSAC

B. IBM-1401

C. CDC-1604

D. ICL-2900

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Who invented vacuum tubes?

A. John Bardeen

B. William Shockley

C. Lee de Forest

D. All of above

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Which of the following is machine independence program?

A. High level language

B. Low level language

C. Assembly language

D. Machine language

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What type of virus uses computer hosts to reproduce itself?

A. Time bomb

B. Worm

C. Melissa virus

D. Macro virus

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Which of the following helps to protect floppy disks from data getting accidentally erased?

A. Access notch

B. Write-protect notch

C. Entry notch

D. Input notch

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An application program that helps the user to change any number and immediately see the result of that change is

A. Desktop publishing program

B. Database

C. Spreadsheet

D. All of above

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IBM 7000 digital computer

A. Belongs to second generation

B. Uses VLSI

C. Employs semiconductor memory

D. Has modular constructions

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Which device can understand difference between data & programs?

A. Input device

B. Output device

C. Memory

D. Microprocessor

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A DVD is an example of a (n)-

A. hard disk

B. optical disc

C. output device

D. solid-state storage device

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Instruction in computer languages consists of

A. OPCODE

B. OPERAND

C. Both of above

D. None of above

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LSI, VLSI & ULSI chips were used in which generation?

A. First

B. Second

C. Third

D. Fourth

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RAM can be treated as the ________ for the computer's processor

A. factory

B. operating room

C. waiting room

D. planning room

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A system is

A. an integration of different units so as to achieve an objective

B. input unit

C. input and output unit

D. input, output and storage units

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Which of the following is not a primary storage device?

A. Magnetic tape

B. Magnetic disk

C. Optical disk

D. All of above

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What is the number of read-write heads in the drive for a 9- trac magnetic tape?

A. 9

B. 16

C. 18

D. 27

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A ________ is a microprocessor -based computing device.

A. personal computer

B. mainframe

C. workstation

D. server

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Charles Babbage was awarded by Royal Society for his

A. Difference Engine

B. Analytic Engine

C. Binary System in Analytic Engine

D. His concept of input, mill, output and storage

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Which is considered a direct entry input device?

A. Optical scanner

B. Mouse and digitizer

C. Light pen

D. All of the above

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Which of the following are the functions of a operating system

A. Allocates resources

B. Monitors Activities

C. Manages disks and files

D. All of the above

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Second Generation computers were developed during

A. 1949 to 1955

B. 1956 to 1965

C. 1965 to 1970

D. 1970 to 1990

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An input /output device at which data enters or leaves a computer system is

A. Keyboard

B. Terminal

C. Printer

D. Plotter

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On which aspect the analog computers are better than digital?

A. Speed

B. Accuracy

C. Reliability

D. Automatic

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A number which is stored and processed but not in the standard exponential form is called

A. Floating point number

B. Fixed point number

C. Octal number

D. Decimal number

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The full form of EEPROM is

A. Electrically Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory

B. Easily Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory

C. Electronic Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory

D. None of the above

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A device that connects to a network without the use of cables is said to be-

A. Distributed

B. free

C. centralized

D. none of these

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A computer which CPU speed around 100 million instruction per second and with the word length of around 64 bits is known as

A. Super computer

B. Minicomputer

C. Micro computer

D. Macro computer

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IBM 1401 is the first computer to enter in Nepal. It belonged to

A. First Generation

B. Second Generation

C. Third Generation

D. Froth Generation