General Science Basic Technology – Top MCQs – 1

In which decade with the first transatlantic radio broadcast occur?
(A) 1850s
(B) 1860s
(C) 1870s
(D) 1900s
Answer: Option D

In which decade was the SPICE simulator introduced?
(A) 1950s
(B) 1960s
(C) 1970s
(D) 1980s
Answer: Option C

Most modern TV’s draw power even if turned off. The circuit the power is used in does what function?
(A) Sound
(B) Remote control
(C) Color balance
(D) High voltage
Answer: Option B

Which is a type of Electrically-Erasable Programmable Read-Only Memory?
(A) Flash
(B) Flange
(C) Fury
Answer: Option A

The purpose of choke in tube light is?
(A) To decrease the current
(B) To increase the current
(C) To decrease the voltage momentarily
(D) To increase the voltage momentarily
Answer: Option D

Who is largely responsible for breaking the German Enigma codes, created a test that provided a foundation for artificial intelligence?
(A) Alan Turing
(B) Jeff Bezos
(C) George Boole
(D) Charles Babbage
Answer: Option A

Made from a variety of materials, such as carbon, which inhibits the flow of current?
(A) Choke
(B) Inductor
(C) Resistor
(D) Capacitor
Answer: Option C

The most common format for a home video recorder is VHS. VHS stands for?
(A) Video Home System
(B) Very high speed
(C) Video horizontal standard
(D) Voltage house standard
Answer: Option A

What does VVVF stand for?
(A) Variant Voltage Vile Frequency
(B) Variable Velocity Variable Fun
(C) Very Vicious Frequency
(D) Variable Voltage Variable Frequency
Answer: Option D

What frequency range is the High Frequency band?
(A) 100 kHz
(B) 1 GHz
(C) 30 to 300 MHz
(D) 3 to 30 MHz
Answer: Option D

The first step to getting output from a laser is to excite an active medium. What is this process called?
(A) Pumping
(B) Exciting
(C) (C) Priming
(D) Raising
Answer: Option A