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COUNTING DEVICES FROM 20TH CENTURY TO DATE OBJECTIVE QUESTIONS

1) LISP was developed by _

a) John Mc Carthy.

 

b) Blaise Pascal.

 

c) Dr. Hollerith.

 

d) John Napier.

 

 

2) The first computer made available for commercial use was _

a) Mark – 1.

 

b) ENIAC.

 

c) EDSAC.

 

d) UNIVAC.

 

 

3) ENIAC was _

a) an electronic computer.

 

b) an engine.

 

c) a memory device.

 

d) an electronic calculator.

 

 

4) UNIVAC is _

a) Universal Automatic Computer.

 

b) Universal Array Computer.

 

c) Unique Automatic Computer.

 

d) Unvalued Automatic Computer.

 

 

5) Second generation computers were developed during _

a) 1949 to 1955.

 

b) 1956 to 1965.

 

c) 1965 to 1970.

 

d) 1970 to 1990.

 

 

6) Which of the following is an acronym for electronic delay storage automatic calculator?

a) UNIVAC.

 

b) EDSAC.

 

c) EDVAC.

 

d) Abacus.

 

 

7) What is the nick name of the computer used by the Americans in 1952 for their H- bomb project?

a) ENIAC.

 

b) EDSAC.

 

c) MANIAC.

 

d) UNIVAC.

 

 

8) When was automatic sequence controlled calculator developed?

a) 1944.

 

b) 1945.

 

c) 1946.

 

d) 1947.

 

 

9) Who invented ENIAC?

a) Charles Babbage & Howard Aiken.

 

b) John Eckert & John Mauchly.

 

c) Michael Havard & John Mc Carthy.

 

d) John Napier & Blaise Pascal.

 

 

10) The following are women pioneers in computing except _

a) Ada Byron.

 

b) Grace Murray Hopper.

 

c) Charles Darwin.

 

d) Edith Clarke.

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