The earliest calculating devices are


Options: Abacus B. Clock C. Difference Engine D. None of these

Ans:– A ,


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Which is a device that changes information into digital form?
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Which of the following is not an alternative name for primary memory?
Options: Main memory,    Primary storage,    Internal storage,    Mass storage

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Options: a. The original file that was inserted is not changed b. The original file that was inserted is changed c. The original file is changed when you save presentation d. None of above

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The computer program language which is widely used in computer science and engineering and also in business is
Options: COBOL,    FORTRAN,    PASCAL,    LISP

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Options: 1 and 2,    1, 3 and 4,    2 only,    3 only

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Which of the following is not one of the major components of decision-support system?
Options: language system,    knowledge system,    expert system,    problem-processing system

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Options: A) Lower efficiency B) Machine dependence C) machine level coding D) None of above

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What is the minimum number of operations required, for a microprocessor with 8 data pins, to read a 32-bit word?
Options: 1,    2,    4,    8

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The load and index is which of the following?
Options: A process to reject data from the data warehouse and to create the necessary indexes,    A process to load the data in the data warehouse and to create the necessary indexes,    A process to upgrade the quality of data after it is moved into a data warehouse,    A process to upgrade the quality of data before it is moved into a data warehouse

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The standard suit of protocols used by the Internet, intranets, extranets, and some other networks.
Options: TCP/IP,    Protocol,    Open Systems,    Internetwork processor

Ans:A ,A


Ctrl + H
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Processors of all computers, whether micro, mini or mainframe must have
Options: ALU,    Primary storage,    Control Unit,    All of the above

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A primary key in any table has the properties
Options: a. Not Null b. No Duplicates c. Both of above d. None of above

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Backing storage is so named because it
Options: is always kept at the back of the CP.U.,    is slow and backward,    backs up the computer's main memory,    lags behind the main memory

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What will be the output of the program? #include<stdio.h> int main() { int y=128; const int x=y; printf("%d\n", x); return 0; }
Options: 128,    Garbage value,    Error,    0

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Options: microcontroller,    arithmetic-logic unit (ALU),    temporary register,    accumulator

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Ctrl + C
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Options: data elements,    records and files,    record relationships,    All of the above

Ans:D ,D


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You configure the following access list: access-list 110 deny tcp 10.1.1.128 0.0.0.63 any eq smtp access-list 110 deny tcp any eq 23 int ethernet 0 ip access-group 110 out What will the result of this access list be?
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Options: best fit,    first fit,    worst fit,    buddy

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Options: A) Analog Computers B) Digital Computers C) Hybrid Computers D) None of above

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Options: A) Hewlett-Packard, 1980 B) Epson, 1981 C) Laplink Traveling Software Inc, 1982 D) Tandy Model-200, 1985

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