Category: Computer Engineering

Latest multiple choice questions with answers for computer engineering students.

Computer Engineering MCQs [Quiz 54]

Q1. When did John Napier develop logarithm?
A) 1416
B) 1614
C) 1641
D) 1804

Q2. Which of the following terms is the most closely related to main memory?
A) Non volatile
B) Permanent
C) Control unit
D) Temporary

Q3. Which was the world’s first minicomputer and when was it introduced?
A) PDP-I, 1958
B) IBM System/36, 1960
C) PDP-II, 1961
D) VAX 11/780, 1962

Q4. A group of magnetic tapes, videos or terminals usually under the control of one master is
A) Cylinder
B) Surface
C) Track
D) Cluster

Q5. The word length of a computer is measured in
A) Bytes
B) Millimeters
C) Meters
D) Bits

Q6. What type of memory is not directly addressable by the CPU and requires special softw3are called EMS (expanded memory specification)?
A) Extended
B) Expanded
C) Base
D) Conventional

Q7. Which unit holds data permanently?
A) Input unit
B) Secondary storage unit
C) Output Unit
D) Primary Memory Unit

Q8. Before a disk can be used to store data. It must be
A) Formatted
B) Reformatted
C) Addressed
D) None of the above

Q9. Computer system comprises of major units
A) input unit, output unit, control unit
B) input unit, output unit, control unit and storage
C) input unit, output unit, central processing unit and storage unit
D) input, output and storage units

Q10. The first general purpose electronic digital computer in the world was
D) All of above

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