In the old days computers were conceived as basic calculation devices. Modern computers are employed for large computations, industrial controls, and large scale management tasks, and scientific research.

Given below are the basic top 10 Basic Computer Engineering concepts you everyone should know.

The software which is designed to run computer hardware and run application programs is:

  1. System software
  2. BIOS
  3. Application software
  4. None of these

Correct answer: 1. System software


The software which is designed to perform a group of coordinated functions, tasks and to which user interacts is known as:

  1. System software
  2. BIOS
  3. Application software
  4. None of these

Correct answer: 3. Application software


LAN stands for:

  1. Local area network
  2. Localized alternative networking
  3. Local approved nest
  4. None of above

Correct answer: 1. Local area network


The compiler is an example of:

  1. Application software
  2. System software
  3. Both of these
  4. None of these

Correct answer: 1. Application software


_____________ is available to company customers:

  1. Intranet
  2. Extranet
  3. Both of these
  4. None of these

Correct answer: 2. Extranet


HTTP is an acronym for

  1. Hypertext Transfer Protocol
  2. Hypertext Touzel Probe
  3. Hypertext Transmission Phlox
  4. Hypertext Transmission Proxy

Correct answer: 1. Hypertext Transfer Protocol


Binary of decimal number 8 is:

  1. 1001
  2. 1111
  3. 1010
  4. 1000

Correct answer: 4. 1000

(1* 8) + (0 * 4) + (0 * 2) + (0 * 1) = 8


RAM is an example of:

  1. Primary storage device
  2. Secondary storage device
  3. Tertiary storage device
  4. None of above

Correct answer: 1. Primary storage device


Fortran can be used in:

  1. Numerical weather prediction
  2. Finite element analysis
  3. Computational chemistry
  4. All of these
  5. None of these

Correct answer: 4. All of these


Which one of the following is more intelligent:

  1. Switch
  2. Hub
  3. Both are equally intelligent

Correct answer: 1. Switch