Introduction to Computing – CS101 Midterm Solved Papers MCQs

CS101 Introduction to Computing Midterm Solved Papers MCQs

Here are CS101 midterm solved papers mcqs which will be helpful in preparation of midterm examinations.

 

Question No: 1 ( Marks: 1 ) – Please choose one
Vacuum tubes were replaced by ________
► Punch cards
Transistors
► Micro Processors
► Resistors

Question No: 2 ( Marks: 1 ) – Please choose one
Today’s computers are based on the technology of ________
► Punch cards
► Vacuum tubes
Transistors
► Resistors

Question No: 3 ( Marks: 1 ) – Please choose one
Browser is a _________none of the given choices_________ used for browsing.
► Tool
► Component
► Device
► None of the given choices

Advertisement

Question No: 4    ( Marks: 1 )    – Please choose one

 <form> Tags  always placed between the <BODY> and </BODY> tags of a Web page

       True

► False

Question No: 5    ( Marks: 1 )    – Please choose one

 _______ consists of cells arranged in rows & columns

Spreadsheets Software

► Word processor

► Presentation Software

► Microsoft Paint Software

Question No: 6    ( Marks: 1 )    – Please choose one

 _____ was designed as a replacement for typewriter

► Spreadsheet Software

Word Processor Software

► Presentation Software

► Database Software

Question No: 7    ( Marks: 1 )    – Please choose one

 _________ manages the HW and SW resources ( memory, disk drives etc) of the computer system, often invisibly.

► Explorer.exe

► System Files

Operating System

Question No: 8    ( Marks: 1 )    – Please choose one

 To display a radio button on the web page, we use ___ tag

► INPUTBUTTON

► INPUT

► RADIOBUTTON

RADIO

Question No: 9    ( Marks: 1 )    – Please choose one

 Machine language is also called

Assembly Language

► Binary Language

► High Level Language

► HTML Language

Question No: 10    ( Marks: 1 )    – Please choose one

 When the user needs something to be done by the computer, he/she gives instructions in the form of  _____ to computer ____

Software, Hardware

► Hardware, Software

► System Software, Application Software

► Graph, Monitor

Question No: 11    ( Marks: 1 )    – Please choose one

 A truth table defines the _________of a logic function for all possible _________

► Input — Outputs

Output — Inputs

► Process — Inputs

► Input — Processes

Question No: 12    ( Marks: 1 )    – Please choose one

 Which one is correct?

► <BODY></BODY>

► <body></body>

Both <BODY></BODY> and <body></body>

► <BODY/>

Question No: 13    ( Marks: 1 )    – Please choose one

 WWW stands for:

► Wide World Web

       ► World Wide Web

► World White Web

► World Web Wide

Question No: 14    ( Marks: 1 )    – Please choose one

 A _________translates a high-level language (that is easy to understand for humans) into a language that the computer can understand

► Computer

► Transistor

Compiler

► Device

Question No: 15    ( Marks: 1 )    – Please choose one

 Deep Blue was the name of

computer

► human

► city

► game

Question No: 16    ( Marks: 1 )    – Please choose one

 Data travels through bus in the form of —————————

► Packets

► Bits

       ► Bytes

► Word

Question No: 17    ( Marks: 1 )    – Please choose one

 Command which saves the selected text before deleting is

Copy

► Delete

► Cut

► Undo

Question No: 18    ( Marks: 1 )    – Please choose one

 AutoCAD falls in the category of _________________

Engineering Applications

► Graphics Applications

► Scientific Applications

► Business Applications

Question No: 19    ( Marks: 1 )    – Please choose one

 In Spreadsheets, you can create a relationship between two cells by using _____.

► Numbers

► Text

Formulas

► None of the given choices

Question No: 20    ( Marks: 1 )    – Please choose one

 Which of the following symbol is used for multiple line comments in JavaScript?

► /

//

       ► /*

► //*

Question No: 21    ( Marks: 1 )    – Please choose one

 ____________ is a system software that converts the source code written in high level language into machine language code.

► Utilities

► Drivers

Language Translator

► None of the these

Question No: 22   ( Marks: 1 )    – Please choose one

 __________ is a particularly good language for processing numerical data, but it does not lend itself very well to large business programs

► BASIC

► PASCAL

► JAVA

FORTRAN

Question No: 23    ( Marks: 1 )    – Please choose one

 Which of the following number system is used by microprocessor?

       ► Binary

► Decimal

► Octal

► Hexadecimal

Question No: 24    ( Marks: 1 )    – Please choose one

 The __________Processor is specially designed for PDA?

► PowerPC

StrongARM

► Crusoe

► SPARC

Question No: 25    ( Marks: 1 )    – Please choose one

 Mainframe Computers are also called _____

       ► Enterprise Servers

► Personal Servers

► Enterprise Managers

► Window Servers

Question No: 26    ( Marks: 1 )    – Please choose one

 URL is a/an ________

► Device

► Component

       ► Address

► Tool

Question No: 27    ( Marks: 1 )    – Please choose one

 Ada, Countess of Lovelace developed first:

► Computer

► Website

       ► Computer Program

► Analytical engine

Question No: 28    ( Marks: 1 )    – Please choose one

 Which of the following number system is used by microprocessor? Binary

Binary

► Decimal

► Octal

► Hexadecimal

Question No: 29    ( Marks: 1 )    – Please choose one

 Hexadecimal number system is based on ———-16———- digits

► 2

► 8

► 12

16

Question No: 30    ( Marks: 1 )    – Please choose one

 Java script interact with user through______Event handlers________

► Special control

► Internet explorer

Event handlers

► Java script does not interact with user

Question No: 31    ( Marks: 1 )    – Please choose one

 Programs that are typically started from a shell (or automatically via a scheduler) are called Batch programs

Batch programs

► Event-driven programs

► Sequential programs

► Application programs

Question No: 32    ( Marks: 1 )    – Please choose one

 A new cell using HTML is added in table row by <TD>..</TD>

► <TC>…</TC>

► <TR>…</TR>

<TD>…</TD>

► <NC>…</NC>

Question No: 33    ( Marks: 1 )    – Please choose one

 Waterfall is a __sequential_______ life-cycle model.

► Spiral

Sequential

► Circular

► Spherical

Question No: 34    ( Marks: 1 )    – Please choose one

 What will be the result of the following formula in Spreadsheet application ?

SUM(A2:A3) =_______100__(Assume that  A2 = 25 A3 = 75)

► 25

► 50

► 75

100

Question No: 35    ( Marks: 1 )    – Please choose one

 A _____multi user_______ operating system allows many users to take advantage of the computer’s resources, simultaneously

► Single user

Multi- user

► Single tasking

► Multi tasking

Question No: 36    ( Marks: 1 )    – Please choose one

 When we use <INPUT  type=“password”>, what will happen? Text will be in **** format

► Text will not be visible

► Text will be in normal format

Text will be in **** format

► Text will be in #### format

Question No: 37    ( Marks: 1 )    – Please choose one

 The world first computer program was written to compute: bernoulli’s sequence

► Simple sequence

► Multiple sequence

Bernoulli’s sequence

► Increasing sequence

Question No: 38    ( Marks: 1 )    – Please choose one

 The first Web browser with a GUI was generally available in: 1993

► 1992

1993

► 1994

► 1995

Question No: 39    ( Marks: 1 )    – Please choose one

 ASCII WHITE is the fastest Super computer which can perform __1.3 trillion________ calculations in one second.

► 1.3 billion

1.3 trillion

► 1.3 miillion

► 1.3 thousand

Question No: 40    ( Marks: 1 )    – Please choose one

 Monitor is an example of: output device

► Input Device

► Processing Device

Output Device

► Storage Device

Question No: 41    ( Marks: 1 )    – Please choose one

 Forms can be submitted through _____get__ & __post_____ methods

► INCLUDE, POST

► INCLUDE, GET

GET, POST

► SEND, POST

Question No: 42    ( Marks: 1 )    – Please choose one

 _kernel______ is responsible for all the essential operations like basic house keeping, task scheduling, etc. Also contains low-level HW interfaces

► Hardware

► Device Manager

Kernel

► Device Driver

Question No: 43 ( Marks: 1 ) – Please choose one
Hexadecimal number system is based on ——————– digits
► 2
► 8
► 12
► 16

Question No: 44 ( Marks: 1 ) – Please choose one
Java script interact with user through______________
► Special control
► Internet explorer
► Event handlers
► Java script does not interact with user

Question No: 45 ( Marks: 1 ) – Please choose one
Which one is correct for JavaScript?
► onMouseOver
► OnMouseOver
► onmouseover
► All of the given

Question No: 46 ( Marks: 1 ) – Please choose one
Programs that reside on Web servers and receive info that a user enters in a form, are known as:
► Server-Side Scripts page 71
► Client-Side Scripts
► Super Scripts
► Form Scripts

Question No: 47 ( Marks: 1 ) – Please choose one
WWW stands for:
► Wide World Web
► World Wide Web
► World White Web
► World Web Wide

Question No: 48 ( Marks: 1 ) – Please choose one
Supercomputers are used in:
► Weather forecasting
► Aeroplane mnufacturing
► Atomic bomb experiments
► All of the given choices

Question No: 49 ( Marks: 1 ) – Please choose one
Which one of these is NOT an example of storage devices?
► Tape
► RAM
► Floppy
► DVD

Question No: 50 ( Marks: 1 ) – Please choose one
To display a checkbox on the web page, we use ___ tag
► CHECKBOX
► CHECK
► INPUT
► INPUTBOX
Question No: 51 ( Marks: 1 ) – Please choose one
Users communicate with the computer using a consistent user interface provided by the OS.
► True
► False

Question No: 52 ( Marks: 1 ) – Please choose one
Users communicate with the computer using a consistent user interface provided by the OS.
► True
► False
Question No: 53 ( Marks: 1 ) – Please choose one
OO software is all about _____________.
► Behaviors
► Methods
► Properties
► Objects
Question No: 54 ( Marks: 1 ) – Please choose one
Web standards are being developed by
► Mozilla
► Microsoft
► IBM
► World Wide Web Consortium

Question No: 55 ( Marks: 1 ) – Please choose one
_________ are great for showing parts of a whole that are generally expressed in percentages.
► Line Charts
► Pie Charts
► Bar Charts
► None of the options described

Question No: 56 ( Marks: 1 ) – Please choose one
__________ language is very good for writing well-structured and readable programs,
but it is not as flexible as the C programming language
► BASIC
► PASCAL
► JAVA
► FORTRAN

Question No: 57 ( Marks: 1 ) – Please choose one
If type attribute of INPUT tag is set to “reset”, then it will:
► Save all the data
► Set the shape of all the fields
► Set all fields to their default values
► Do nothing, you have to write code for it
Question No: 58 ( Marks: 1 ) – Please choose one
Programs that reside on Web servers and receive info that a user enters in a form, are
known as:
► Server-Side Scripts
► Client-Side Scripts
► Super Scripts
► Form Scripts

Question No: 59 ( Marks: 1 ) – Please choose one
The world first computer program was written to compute:
► Simple sequence
► Multiple sequence
► Bernoulli’s sequence page 9
► Increasing sequence

Question No: 61 ( Marks: 1 ) – Please choose one
_________ is the interface in computer that supports transmission of multiple bits at the
same time.
► Serial Port
► Parallel Port page 24
► Universal Serial Bus
► None of the given choices
Question No: 8 ( Marks: 1 ) – Please choose one
Which of the following is NOT supported by PC’s power supply.
► -12 and +12 V DC
► -10 and +10 V DC
► -5 and + 5 V DC
► All are supported
Question No: 62 ( Marks: 1 ) – Please choose one
NOWRAP extends the __________ of a cell, if necessary, to fit the contents of the cell
in a single line
► Height
► Length
► Width page 56
► Value

Question No: 63 ( Marks: 1 ) – Please choose one
HTML pages are edited by _______
► MS Front page
► Notepad
► Dreamweaver
► All of These

Question No: 64 ( Marks: 1 ) – Please choose one
PowerBuilder falls in the category of ______________.
► Assembly Languages
► 4-th Generation Languages
► Machine Languages
► High-Level Languages
Question No: 65 ( Marks: 1 ) – Please choose one
Java script is an.
► Object based language
► All of the given page 96
► Interpreted language
► Event driven language

Question No: 66 ( Marks: 1 ) – Please choose one
In java script objects may have___________ properties.
► Single
► Several
► Multiple
► All of the given options

Question No: 67 ( Marks: 1 ) – Please choose one
JavaScript does not support_______________
► User interaction
► Graphics
► Network operations
► Both Graphics and Network operations

Question No: 68 ( Marks: 1 ) – Please choose one
__________ is the example of Shrink-wrapped software
► PIA information system
► WinZip trial pack
► Linux
► MS Word
Question No: 69 ( Marks: 1 ) – Please choose one
___________ refers to the firmware code which is run by an IBM compatible PC when
first powered on.
► DOS
► BIOS page 61
► Utility Program
► None of these

Question No: 70 ( Marks: 1 ) – Please choose one
RTOS stands for____________________
► Real Task Operating System
► Random Time Operating System
► Rational Time Operating System
► Real Time Operating System page 67
Question No: 71 ( Marks: 1 ) – Please choose one
————- is an electronic path within a Computer System along which bits are
transmitted.
► Port
► Slots
► Bus
► Modem

Question No: 72 ( Marks: 1 ) – Please choose one
A microprocessor can be made more powerful by increasing its ________
► Clock frequency
► Word length
► Clock frequency and Word length page 318
► None of above
Question No: 73 ( Marks: 1 ) – Please choose one
Which one of these translates the program once at a time ?
► Interpreter
► Compiler page 61
► Operating system
► Translator
Question No: 74 ( Marks: 1 ) – Please choose one
———— is volatile memory
►RAM page 25
►ROM
►Hard Disk
►CD ROM

Question No: 75 ( Marks: 1 ) – Please choose one
_____________ is generally measured in terms of the number of steps required to execute an algorithm.
► Space
► Time page 101
► Memory and time
► Bandwidth

Question No: 76 ( Marks: 1 ) – Please choose one
Charles Babbage was a/an
(a) Mathematician
(b) Computer Scientist
(c) Physician
(d) Analyst
Question No: 77 ( Marks: 1 ) – Please choose one
First electronic computer was
(a) ABC
(b) UNVAC 1
(c) Harvard Mark 1
(d) IBM PC

Question No: 78 ( Marks: 1 ) – Please choose one
The memory size of the Altair 8800 was
(a) 128 bytes
(b) 256 bytes
(c) 128 Kilo bytes
(d) 256 Kilo bytes

Question No: 79 ( Marks: 1 ) – Please choose one
JavaScript is an example of _____________ language.
(a) Object-based
(b) Object-oriented
(c) Machine
(d) Assembly
Question No: 80 ( Marks: 1 ) – Please choose one
____________ interacts directly with the computer Hardware
(a) Compiler
(b) Operating system
(c) Application software
(d) Assembler
Question No: 81 ( Marks: 1 ) – Please choose one
In Spreadsheets, you can create a relationship between two cells by using _____.
(a) Numbers
(b) Text
(c) Formulas
(d) None of the given choices

Question No: 82 ( Marks: 1 ) – Please choose one
In spreadsheets, cell address A12 means _______.
(a) Row A, Cloumn 12
(b) Row 12, Cloumn A
(c) Row 2,Cloumn A1
(d) Row A1, Cloumn 2
Question No: 83 ( Marks: 1 ) – Please choose one
VisiCalc was the first popular _______application on PC’s.
(a) Spreadsheet
(b) Word processor
(c) Presentation
(d) Database

Question No: 84 ( Marks: 1 ) – Please choose one
The key feature of Scientific/Engineering/Graphics applications is ____________
(a) Intense calculations
(b) User-friendly
(c) Reliability
(d) Cost-effective
Question No: 85 ( Marks: 1 ) – Please choose one
When we use <INPUT type=“password”>, what will happen?
(a) Text will not be visible
(b) Text will be in normal format
(c) Text will be in **** format
(d) Text will be in #### format
Question No: 86 ( Marks: 1 ) – Please choose one
Video Card has its own —————–
(a) Memory
(b) Processor
(c) Memory& Processor
(d) Neither memory nor Processor

Question No: 87 ( Marks: 1 ) – Please choose one
Using only HTML we can create
(a) Dynamic web pages
(b) Static web pages
(c) Both Static and Dynamic pages
(d) None of these

Question No: 88 ( Marks: 1 ) – Please choose one
_____ is an application program that provides a way to look at and interact with all the
information on the World Wide Web
(a) URL
(b) Browser
(c) HTML
(d) Website
Question No: 89 ( Marks: 1 ) – Please choose one
___ contains the name of the protocol required to access the resource, a domain name that
identifies a specific computer on the internet and a pathname on the computer
(a) HTML
(b) HTTP
(c) URL
(d) WWW
Question No: 90 ( Marks: 1 ) – Please choose one
_________ is the interface in computer that supports transmission of multiple bits at the
same time.
(a) Serial Port
(b) Parallel Port
(c) Universal Serial Bus
(d) None of the given choices

Question No: 91 ( Marks: 1 ) – Please choose one
Forms can be submitted by using __________ different methods
(a) 2
(b) 3
(c) 4
(d) 5
Question No: 92 ( Marks: 1 ) – Please choose one
Forms can be submitted through _______ & _______ methods
(a) INCLUDE, POST
(b) INCLUDE, GET
(c) GET, POST
(d) SEND, POST
Question No: 93 ( Marks: 1 ) – Please choose one
__________ maintains index of names and location of the files.
(a) File manager
(b) File system
(c) File Folder
(d) Operating system

Question No: 94 ( Marks: 1 ) – Please choose one
If an algorithm is syntactically correct, but semantically incorrect then this situation is
(a) Very good situation
(b) Very dangerous situation
(c) Not very bad
(d) Neutral situation

Question No: 95 ( Marks: 1 ) – Please choose one
URL is a/an ________
► Device
► Component
► Address
► Tool
Question No: 96 ( Marks: 1 ) – Please choose one
Which of the following hardware component of a computer can also be called as engine?
► Bus
► Storage
► Memory
► Processor
Question No: 97 ( Marks: 1 ) – Please choose one
The __________Processor is specially designed for PDA?
► PowerPC
► StrongARM
► Crusoe
► SPARC

Question No: 98 ( Marks: 1 ) – Please choose one
__________ is a particularly good language for processing numerical data, but it does
not lend itself very well to large business programs
► BASIC
► PASCAL
► JAVA
► FORTRAN page 131

Question No: 99 ( Marks: 1 ) – Please choose one
Properties of an object are modified with
► Class
► Methods page 142
► Structures
► Forms
Question No: 100 ( Marks: 1 ) – Please choose one
Video Card has its own —————–
► Memory
► Processor
► Memory& Processor
► Neither memory nor Processor