Tuesday, April 29, 2014

UNIT TEST 7: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

LIS QUIZ SERIES

1.Use of integrated circuits was made in
First Generation Computers
Second Generation Computers
Third Generation Computers
Fourth Generation Computers

2.The first mechanical calculator developed by
Napier
Blaise Pascal
Charless Babbage
IBM

3.Which type of memories is volatile?
ROM
PROM
EPROM
RAM

4.Computer Memory is measured in
Bytes
Kilobytes
Megabytes
All the above

5.Arrange the following chronologically according to their use in computers:
(i) Vacuum tube (ii) Microchip (iii) Integrated circuits (iv) Transistors

(i), (iii), (ii), (iv)
(i), (ii), (iii), (iv)
(i), (iv), (iii), (ii)
(ii), (iv), (iii), (i)

6.The Compact Disk is conceptually referred to as:
I. Magnetic Storage II. Compact Storage
III. Optical Storage IV. All the above

I , II and III are correct
II and III are correct
I and III are correct
II and IV are correct

7.Identify the correct order of the evolution of the following storage devices:
DVD, Magnetic tape, Floppy, CD
CD, DVD, Magnetic tape, Floppy
Floppy, CD, DVD, Magnetic tape
Magnetic tape, Floppy, CD, DVD

8.Which one of the sequences is in ascending order?
Bytes, Gigabytes, Megabytes, Terabytes
Bytes, Megabytes, Gigabytes, Terabytes
Bytes, Terabytes, Megabytes, Gigabytes
Megabytes, Bytes, Terabytes, Gigabytes

9.The distinguishing features of digital devices are:
(i) Speed (ii) Accuracy (iii) Timeliness (iv) Easy to Carry

(i) and (ii)
(ii) and (iv)
(iv), (iii) and (i)
(ii), (iii) and (iv)

10.Match the Following:
(a) Fax (b) CD-ROM (c) Floppy Disc (d) Circuit
(i) Optical Storage (ii) Magnetic Storage (iii) Switching System (iv) Image transmission

(iv) (i) (ii) (iii)
(ii) (iii) (i) (iv)
(i) (ii) (iii) (iv)
(iii) (ii) (i) (iv)

11.Arrange the following in chronological order of their origin:
(i) Unix (ii) Ms-Dos (iii) Linux (iv) Windows

(iv), (ii), (iii), (i)
(ii), (i), (iv), (iii)
(i), (iii), (iv), (ii)
(iii), (i), (iv), (ii)

12.Arrange the following in the chronological sequence of their development.
(i) Pascal (ii) Cobol (iii) Fortran (iv) Basic

(i) (ii) (iv) (iii)
(iii) (ii) (iv) (i)
(ii) (iv) (iii) (i)
(iii) (iv) (ii) (i)

13.Linux is an example of
Application software
System software
Library software
All of the above

14.Major problems of ‘Information Communication Technology’ are
(i) Information overload (ii) Information insecurity
(iii) Lack of innovative technologies (iv) Lack of control over communication

(ii) and (iv) are correct
(i) and (iv) are correct
(i), (ii) and (iv) are correct
(i), (ii) and (iii) are correct

15.A technique displaying graphic information on screen, pixel by pixel with bits held in main memory is
Bit handling
Bit mapping
Bit pattern
Bit matrix

16.A dot-matrix printer is a/an
Input device
Impact printer
Non-impact printer
None of the above

17.Microprocessor is
Used for processing of text
Collection of programmes for computer system
Revolving disc on which data is stored
Graphical user interface working as DOS

18.LCD stands for
Liquid Color Display
Light Color Display
Lithium Crystal Display
Liquid Crystal Display

19.An individual small dot, which one sees on the computer screen is called
Font
Character
Screen print
Pixel

20.Which one of the following technique is best suited for Bank Cheques
OCR
BAR
OMR
MICR

21.The term “Bandwidth” refers to:
The amount of data that can be sent through communication media
The amount of data in a multimedia file
The speed of transmission of data
Number of bands available in a computer

22.The term “Hypertext” was coined by
Vannever Bush
John Brown
M. C. Kith
Ted Nelson

23.TCP/IP is necessary if one is to connect to the
Phone lines
LAN
Internet
A Server

24.Arrange the following layers of OSI model in the sequence in which they function:
(i) Network Layer
(ii) Physical Layer
(iii) Transport Layer
(iv) Data Link Layer

(iii) (iv) (ii) (i)
(iv) (ii) (i) (iii)
(ii) (iv) (i) (iii)
(i) (ii) (iii) (iv)

25.Which one of the following protocols is used in transferring file over internet?
POP
FTP
SMTP
TCP/IP

26.How different nodes in a network are connected and how they communicate is determined?
By Network Connectivity
By Network Topology
By Network Compatibility
None of the above

27.World Wide Web was first designed by
Charles Babbage
F.W. Lancaster
Ted Nelson
Tim Berner’s Lee

28.Which one of the following is not a switching system?
Packet
Circuit
Router
Message

29.Hub refers to
A physical layer device used to interconnect the media segments of an extended network
A physical layer device that connects multiple computers each via a dedicated cable
Multiple bridges known for transfer of data between different parts
A straight line data highway that carries network information from one network station to another

30.In the World Wide Web, name the acronym that describes the internet address of a file
ULA
RELUR
URI
URL