Basics of Computers

Basic Computer Knowledge – Practice Problems

Basic computer knowledge is as important to a banker as a paper is to a publisher. This basic computer knowledge section covers many important questions for IBPS PO, SBI and RBI like exams and other similar tests. The basic computer knowledge practice problem section will get you the required practice and experience.

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Basic Computer Knowledge

In this Basic computer knowledge section, we will see practice questions from the concepts on the Number Systems, Number System Conversions, Generations of Computers, Computer Organisation, Computer Memory, Hardware and Software, and I/O Devices. We will see some of these topics at a stretch and divide the number of practice sections into subsections for convenience. The following will check your basic computer knowledge.

Learn about Input and Output (I/O) Devices here in detail.

Part A

Q1: IC is made up of ______        [S B I Clerk 2011]

A) Transistors                    B) Microprocessors                           C) Vaccum Tubes                   D) Both A) and B)                    E) None of the above

Q2: Speed of the first generation computer was in             [I B P S Clerk 2012]

A) Nanoseconds                      B) Milliseconds               C) Nano-milli seconds                D) Fourth                   E) None of the above

Q3: Time sharing became possible in _____ generation of computers.     [S B I P. O. 2011]

A) First                   B) Second                C) Third                    D) Fourth                       E) None Of the above

Q4: The first generation computers used ……………. languages.             [S B I Clerk 2012]

A) Machine                B) Assembly                      C) Both A) and B)              D) High-level E) None Of The Above

Q5: Which of the following refers to the fastest, biggest and most expensive computer?   [I B P S Clerk 2011]

A) Notebooks                B) Personal Computers            C) Laptops            D) Supercomputer       E) P D A’S

Q6: Which language is directly understood by the computer without a translation program?   [I B P S Clerk 2011]

A) B A S I C language                  B) Assembly Language                C) High-Level language              D) C language           E) Machine Language              F) None of these

Q7: Which of the following options correctly express the meaning of the term ‘PC’?    [I B P S P. O. 2012]

A) Independent computers for all working staff.

B) Personal computers widely available to individual workers with which they can access information from layer systems and increase their personal productivity.

C) Packed computer systems formed by joining together of various computer terminals.

D) Computer manufactured by the Pentium Company.

E) None of the above.

basic computer knowledge

Understand the concept of Number Systems here in detail.

Find Your Answers Here

Q1: A), Q2: D), Q3: B), Q4: A), Q5: D), Q6: E), Q7: B).

Part B

Q1: Which of the following is the smallest and fastest computer imitating brain working?    [I B P S P. O. 2012]

A) Supercomputer                   B) Quantum Computer                C) Param – 10000         D) I B M chips                E) None of the above

Q2: Name the first general-purpose electronic computer. [I B P S P. O. 2012]

A) A D V A C                       B) A D S A C                   C) U N I V A C              D) E D V A C               E) None of the above

Q3: A hybrid computer is the one having the combined properties of?          [S S C    C G L 2013]

A) Super and microcomputers                   B) mini and microcomputers                   C) Analog and digital computers        D) super and minicomputers                    E) None of the above

Q4: Which of the following uses a handheld operating system?         [S B I     P. O. 2013]

A) A supercomputer                     B) A personal computer                    C) A laptop                    D) A mainframe                  E) A P.D.A.

Q5: The user generally applies … to access mainframe or supercomputer.     [Allahbad Bank clerk 2010]

A) Terminal                B) Node                  C) Desktop                D) Handheld                 E) None of the above

Q6: Microcomputer hardware consists of three basic categories of physical equipment.      [Syndicate Bank Clerk, 2010]

A) Keyboard, monitor, hard drive.

B) System unit, input/ output memory.

C) System unit, input/ output, secondary storage.

D) System unit, primary storage, secondary storage.

Q7: Which of the following is the fastest type of computer?        [I B P S Clerk 2011]

A) Laptop                     B) Notebook                 C) Personal computer                       D) Work Station              E) Supercomputer

Find Your Answers Here

Q1: B), Q2: C), Q3: C), Q4: E), Q5: A), Q6: B), Q7: E)

Part C

Q1: Which is not an integral part of the computer?              [S B I Clerk 2012]

A) C P U                  B) Mouse                    C) Monitor                   D) U P S               E) None of the above

Q2: Microprocessors can be used to make          [S B I Clerk 2009]

A) Computer                   B) Digital system                    C) Calculators                    D) All of these              E) None of these

Q3: The load instruction is mostly used to designate a transfer from memory to a processor register known as?        [I B P S P. O. 2012]

A) Accumulator                     B) Instruction Register                   C) Program Counter                   D) memory Adress register                    E) None of the above

Q4: ‘C’ in C P U denotes

A) Common                  B) Central

C) Convenient              D) Computer               E) Circuitry

Q5: The communication line between C P U memory and peripherals is called a?   [Union Bank Of India Clerk, 2011]

A) Bus                     B) Line                 C) Media             D) All of the above               E) None of these

Q6: The control unit controls other units by generating?       [I B P S Clerk 2011]

A) Control Signals                  B) Timing Signal              C) Transfer Signal                   D) Command Signal               E) None of the above

Find Your Answers Here

Q1: D), Q2: D), Q3: A), Q4: B), Q5: A), Q6: A)

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