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GK Questions and Answers on Computer Science and Information Technology

GK Questions and Answers on Computer Science and Information Technology consist of 10 sets of questions which are created while keeping in mind the relevance of the subject and its importance for an examination point of view.
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GK Questions and Answers on Computer Science and Information Technology
GK Questions and Answers on Computer Science and Information Technology

Computer is an electronic device for processing information and performing calculations; follows a program to perform sequences of mathematical and logical operations. Information information is the study or use of systems (especially computers and telecommunications) for storing, retrieving, and sending information.

1.  Which of the following is the first calculating device?

A. Abacus

B. Calculator

C. Turing Machine

D. Pascaline

Ans: A

2. Who invented mechanical calculator called Pascaline?

A. Charles Babbage

B. Blaise Pascal

C. Alan Turing

D. Lee De Forest

Ans: B

3. Who among the following considered as the 'father of artificial intelligence'?

A. Charles Babbage

B. Lee De Forest

C. John McCarthy

D.  JP Eckert

Ans: C

Gk Questions & Answers on Computer Science Set I

4. Which was the world's first successful electronic computer?

A. PARAM

B. CRAY-1

C. Pascaline

D. ENIAC electronic Numerical Integrator and computer

Ans: D

5. Who among the following used the term computer worm for the first time?

A. John Brunner

B. Alan Turing

C. John McCarthy

D.  JP Eckert

Ans: A

6. Which was first virus detected on ARPANET, the forerunner of the internet in the early 1970s?

A. Exe Flie

B. Creeper Virus

C. Peeper Virus

D. Trozen horse

Ans: B

Gk Questions & Answers on Computer Science Set II

7. Find out the correct definition of Wide Area Network (WAN)?

A. It is a programming language with strong abstraction from the details of the computer.

B. It is a collection of computers interconnected with each other through cables to share their data, information and other common hardware resources.

C. A computer network that covers a broad area (i.e., any network, whose communications links cross metropolitan, regional or national boundaries).

D. A  computer network covering a small physical area like a home, office or small groups of buildings, such as a school or an airport.

Ans: C

8. Select the example of application software of computer:

A. Ms Word

B. Ms Excel

C. Both A and B

D. MS-DOS

Ans: C

9. Which of the following is also called translator?

A. Data representation

B. MS-DOS

C. Operating System

D. Language Processor

Ans: D

10. How the quality of printer is measured?

A. Alphabet per strike

B. Words per Inch

C. Strike per Inch

D. Dots per Inch

Ans: D

Gk Questions & Answers on Computer Science Set III