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Computer Awareness Quiz - Set 27

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Computer Awareness Quiz - Set 27

Q1. Android is a mobile operating system designed primarily for touchscreen mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets.  Which among the following was the first Android Operating System?
(a) Cupcake
(b) Alpha
(c) Gingerbread
(d) Doughnut
(e) Eclair

Q2. Which among the following key combination can be used to search in Windows Explorer?
(a) Ctrl+F
(b) Ctrl+S
(c) Ctrl+G
(d) Alt+S
(e) None of the above

Q3. A router is a networking device that forwards data packets and is connected to two or more data lines from different networks. Which among the following was the earliest device which had almost the same functionality as that of a router?
(a) Interface Delay Device
(b) Interface Traffic Manager
(c) Interface Routing Processor
(d) Interface Message Processor
(e) Interface Data Manager

Q4. A vacuum tube (also called a VT, electron tube or, in the UK, a valve ) is a device sometimes used to amplify electronic signals.  Vacuum Tubes were used in which generation of Computers?
(a) 1st Generation
(b) 2nd Generation
(c) 3rd Generation
(d) 4th Generation
(e) 5th Generation

Q5. In Computer programming API is set of subroutine definitions, protocols, and tools for building software and applications. Which among the following is an application programming interface for the programming language Java, which defines how a client may access a database?
(a) J2EE
(b) JDK
(c) JAVA SE
(d) JDBC
(e) JSX

Q6. Which of the following error occurs when software tries to access protected memory?
(a) Segmentation Fault
(b) Displaytime Error
(c) IO Error
(d) Runtime Error
(e) Zero Division Error

Q7. Which among the following is a term representing unit of data storage in computer memory?
(a) Pixel
(b) Decimal
(c) Octet
(d) Point
(e) Fragment

Q8. Microsoft PowerPoint is a slide show presentation program for use on both Microsoft and Apple Macintosh operating systems. In MS PowerPoint Broadcast is a feature available in which tab?
(a) File
(b) View
(c) Slide Show
(d) Transitions
(e) Review

Q9. Which among the following carries signals that control the actions of the computer?  
(a) Control Bus
(b) Data Bus
(c) Memory Unit
(d) NIC
(e) Address Bus

Q10. Which among the following is not a secondary memory?
(a) Cache
(b) Pen Drive
(c) Hard Disk
(d) Memory Card
(e) Memory Stick

Ans1.(b)
Alpha was android version 1.0 released on 23rd September 2008. Android is continually developed by Google and the Open Handset Alliance (OHA), and has seen a number of updates to its base operating system since the initial release.

Ans2.(a)
Ctrl+F is the short cut key combination that can be used to search in Windows Explorer.

Ans3.(d)
The very first device that had fundamentally the same functionality as a router does today was the Interface Message Processor (IMP); IMPs were the devices that made up the ARPANET, the first TCP/IP network.

Ans4.(a)
First Generation computers are characterized by the use of vacuum tubes. These vacuum tubes were used for calculation as well as storage and control. Later, magnetic tapes and magnetic drums were implemented as storage media. The first vacuum tube computer, ENIAC, was developed by US army ordinance to calculate ballistic firing tables in WWII. It had about 17 000 vacuum tubes.

Ans5.(d)
Java Database Connectivity (JDBC) is an application programming interface (API) for the programming language Java, which defines how a client may access a database. It is part of the Java Standard Edition platform, from Oracle Corporation.

Ans6.(a)
A segmentation fault is a common condition that causes programs to crash; they are often associated with a file named core. They are caused by a program trying to read or write an illegal memory location. In other words, this is a memory access violation error.

Ans7.(c)
Octet is another name for a byte=8bits

An8s.(c)
Broadcast slideshow is a feature available under Slide Show Tab in PowerPoint.

Ans9.(a)
Communication between the CPU and control bus is necessary for running a proficient and functional system. Without the control bus the CPU cannot determine whether the system is receiving or sending data. It is the control bus that regulates which direction the write and read information need to go.

Ans10.(a)
Cache is not secondary memory.