PSC Repeated Questions on Computer Generations

Computer Generations
This post lists some of the previous years' repeated PSC questions on 'Generations of Computer.'

Repeated PSC Questions on Generations of Computer

First Generation

  • The electronic component used in Ist generation of computer – Vacuum Tube. (Previous PSC Questions: Confidential Assistant Grade II, Various 2013)
    • First generation of computer was based on which technology – Vacuum Tube. (Previous PSC Questions: Data Entry Operator, Co-operative Societies/Banks, 2018)
    • Chief component of first generation computer was(Previous PSC Questions: Data Entry Operator, Apex Co-operative Societies/ State Co-operative Bank /district Cooperative Bank, 2014, Data Entry Operator, Co-operative Societies/Banks, 2019 )
    • (A) Transistors (B) Vacuum Tubes and Valves (C) Integrated Circuits (D) None of the above
  • ENIAC is known as – First generation computer. (Previous PSC Questions: Librarian Grade-IV, 2016)
    • What is the full form of the first Electronic Computer, ENIAC? Electronic Numeric Integrator and Calculator (Previous PSC Questions: Block Panchayat, 2015)
    • Who designed the first electronics computer, ENIAC – C.J. Prosper Eckert & John W. Mauchly (Previous PSC Questions: Data Entry Operator, Co-operative Societies/Banks, 2019)
  • UNIVAC isFirst Generation Computer. (Previous PSC Questions: Data Entry Operator, Co-operative Societies/Banks, 2019)
  • Give the expansion of UNIVAC – Universal Automatic Computer. (Previous Year PSC Questions: Confidential Assistant Grade II, Various 2013).
  • Which of the following is first generation computer? (Previous PSC Questions: Data Entry Operator, Apex Co-operative Societies/ State Co-operative Bank /district Cooperative Bank, 2014)
    • (A) ICL-2900 (B) IBM-1401 (C) CDC-1604 (D) EDSAC

Second Generation

  • What is the age of computer of second generation1959-64. (Previous PSC Questions: Data Entry Operator, Co-operative Societies/Banks, 2018)
  • The major component used in second generation computers is Transistors. (Previous PSC Questions: Computer Operator, Information & P.R., 2016)
  • Operating system is used in which generation of computer for the first time? (Previous PSC Questions: Data Entry Operator, Co-operative Societies/Banks, 2019)
    • (A) First Generation (B) Second Generation (C) Third Generation (D) Fourth Generation
  • IBM 1401 isSecond Generation Computer. (Previous PSC Questions: Data Entry Operator, Co-operative Societies/Banks, 2019)
  • COBOL is an acronym Common Business Oriented Language.
  • Which devices were used in second generation for primary memory and secondary storage (Previous PSC Questions: Data Entry Operator, Co-operative Societies/Banks, 2018)
    • (A) Vacuum tube and magnetic drum (B) Magnetic core and magnetic tapes (C) Silicon chips and flash drives (D) Magnetic tapes and magnetic disks

Third Generation

  • Third Generation Computers are built with – Integrated Circuit. (Previous PSC Questions: Confidential Assistant Grade II, 2015)
    • The third generation computers mainly used – Integrated Circuit. (Previous PSC Questions: Data Entry Operator, Minerals & Metals Ltd, 2017)
  • On-line real time systems become popular in which Generation – Third Generation. (Previous PSC Questions: Data Entry Operator, Co-operative Societies/Banks, 2018)
  • Which generation of computers is covered by the period 1964-77? (Previous PSC Questions: Data Entry Operator, Apex Co-operative Societies/ State Co-operative Bank /district Cooperative Bank, 2014)
    • (A) First (B) Second (C) Fourth (D) Third

Fourth Generation

  • Microprocessor was introduced in which generation of computer – Fourth Generation Computer. (Previous PSC Questions: Data Entry Operator, Co-operative Societies/Banks, 2018, Data Entry Operator, District Co-operative Bank, 2016)
    • Microprocessor was introduced in which generation of computers? (Previous PSC Questions: SUPREND-GOVERNMENT COMMERCIAL INSTITUTE,TECHNICAL EDUCATION, 2014)
    • (A) Second generation (B) Third generation (C) Fourth generation (D) Both (A) and (B)
    • Microprocessors as switching devices are for which generation computers? (Previous PSC Questions: Data Entry Operator, Apex Co-operative Societies/ State Co-operative Bank /district Cooperative Bank, 2014)
    • (A) First Generation (B) Second Generation (C) Third Generation (D) Fourth Generation
  • Which computer has been design to be as compact as possible?Microprocessor. (Previous Year PSC Questions: Confidential Assistant Grade II, Various 2013).

Fifth Generation

  • .The Computers which have Artificial intelligence is – 5th Generation. (Previous PSC Questions: Computer Assistant 2016)
  • The fifth generation digital computer will be (Previous PSC Questions: Computer Programmer Cum Operator, Beverages Corporation, 2014)
    • (A) Extremely low cost (B) Very expensive (C) Versatility (D) Artificial intelligence
  • Switching device of fifth generation computer is(Previous PSC Questions: Data Entry Operator, Co-operative Societies/Banks, 2019)
    • (A) Vacuum tubes (B) Transistors (C) IC (D) VLSI
  • Which of the following language is used for artificial intelligence (Previous PSC Questions: Block Panchayat, 2015)
    • (A) FORTRAN (B) PROLOG (C) C (D) COBOL

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