About Artificial Intelligence

Following are some of the multiple choice questions on the Artificial Intelligence with answers that will help the students in developing their knowledge.

Artificial Intelligence MCQ

1. A.M. turing developed a technique for determining whether a computer could or could not demonstrate the artificial Intelligence,, Presently, this technique is called

  • Turing Test
  • Algorithm
  • Boolean Algebra
  • Logarithm

2. The characteristics of the computer system capable of thinking, reasoning and learning is known is

  • machine intelligence
  • human intelligence
  • artificial intelligence
  • virtual intelligence

3. Which kind of planning consists of successive representations of different levels of a plan?

  • hierarchical planning
  • non-hierarchical planning
  • All of the above
  • project planning

4. A process that is repeated, evaluated, and refined is called:

  • diagnostic
  • descriptive
  • interpretive
  • iterative
  • E. None of the above

5. Which type of actuator generates a good deal of power but tends to be messy?

  • electric
  • hydraulic
  • pneumatic
  • (B) and (c) above
  • E. None of the above

6. If a robot can alter its own trajectory in response to external conditions, it is considered to be:

  • intelligent
  • mobile
  • open loop
  • non-servo
  • E. None of the above

7. In a rule-based system, procedural domain knowledge is in the form of:

  • production rules
  • rule interpreters
  • meta-rules
  • control rules
  • E. None of the above

8. Which of the following, is a component of an expert system?

  • inference engine
  • knowledge base
  • user interface
  • All of the above
  • E. None of the above

9. What stage of the manufacturing process has been described as "the mapping of function onto form"?

  • Design
  • Distribution
  • project management
  • field service
  • E. None of the above

10. In 1985, the famous chess player David Levy beat a world champion chess program in four straight games by using orthodox moves that confused the program. What was the name of the chess program?

  • Kaissa
  • Golf
  • E. None of the above

11. What is the name of the computer program that contains the distilled knowledge of an expert?

  • Data base management system
  • Management information System
  • Expert system
  • Artificial intelligence
  • E. None of the above

12. What is the term used for describing the judgmental or commonsense part of problem solving?

  • Heuristic
  • Critical
  • Value based
  • Analytical
  • E. None of the above

13. Natural language processing is divided into the two subfields of:

  • symbolic and numeric
  • time and motion
  • algorithmic and heuristic
  • understanding and generation
  • E. None of the above

14. Natural language processing can be divided into the two subfields of:

  • context and expectations
  • generation and understanding
  • semantics of pragmatics
  • recognition and synthesis
  • E. None of the above

15. DARPA, the agency that has funded a great deal of American AI research, is part of the Department of:

  • Defense
  • Energy
  • Education
  • Justice
  • E. None of the above

16. The new organization established to implement the Fifth Generation Project is called:

  • ICOT (Institute for New Generation Computer Technology)
  • MITI (Ministry of International Trade and Industry)
  • MCC (Microelectronics and Computer Technology Corporation)
  • SCP (Stategic Computing Program)
  • E. None of the above

17. What is the name of the computer program that simulates the thought processes of human beings?

  • Human logic
  • Expert reason
  • Expert system
  • Personal information
  • E. None of the above

18. Ambiguity may be caused by:

  • syntactic ambiguity
  • multiple word meanings
  • unclear antecedents
  • All of the above
  • E. None of the above

19. Which company offers the LISP machine considered to be "the most powerful symbolic processor available"?

  • LMI
  • Symbolics
  • Xerox
  • Texas Instruments
  • E. None of the above

20. What of the following is considered to be a pivotal event in the history of AI.

  • 1949, Donald O, The organization of Behaviour,
  • 1950, Computing Machinery and Intelligence.
  • 1956, Dartmouth University Conference Organized by John McCarthy
  • 1961, Computer and Computer Sense.
  • E. None of the above

21. High-resolution, bit-mapped displays are useful for displaying:

  • clearer characters
  • graphics
  • more characters
  • All of the above
  • E. None of the above

22. Which of the following have people traditionally done better than computers?

  • recognizing relative importance
  • finding similarities
  • resolving ambiguity
  • All of the above
  • E. (a) and (c) above.

23. Who is considered to be the "father" of artificial intelligence?

  • Fisher Ada
  • John McCarthy
  • Allen Newell
  • Alan Turning
  • E. None of the above

24. Which approach to speech recognition avoids the problem caused by the variation in speech patterns among different speakers?

  • Continuous speech recognition
  • Isolated word recognition
  • Connected word recognition
  • Speaker-dependent recognition
  • E. None of the above

25. Which of these schools was not among the early leaders in AI research?

  • Dartmouth University
  • Harvard University
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Stanford University
  • E. None of the above

26. Which of the following have computers traditionally done better than people?

  • storing information
  • responding flexibly
  • computing numerically
  • both (a) and (c)
  • E. None of the above

27. How many ALU(s) is/are control by one control unit is SIMD (single instruction stream, multiple data stream) architecture?

  • one or more ALUs
  • One ALU
  • Only two ALU
  • Impossible to say
  • E. None of the above

28. What part of the manufacturing process relate to each stage of the process and to the process as a whole?

  • field service
  • design
  • distribution
  • project management
  • E. None of the above

29. LISP was created by:

  • John McCarthy
  • Marvin Minsky
  • Alan Turing
  • Allen Newell and Herbert Simon
  • E. None of the above

30. What was originally called the "imitation game" by its creator?

  • The Turing Test
  • LISP
  • The Logic Theorist
  • Cybernetics
  • E. None of the above

31. Programming a robot by physically moving it through the trajectory you want it to follow is called:

  • contact sensing control
  • continuous-path control
  • robot vision control
  • pick-and-place control

32. Seymour Papert of the MIT AI lab created a programming environment for children called:

  • LOGO
  • E. None of the above

33. DEC advertises that it helped to create "the world's first expert system routinely used in an industrial environment," called XCON or:

  • PDP-11
  • Rl
  • VAX
  • E. None of the above

34. In LISP, the addition 3 + 2 is entered as

  • 3 + 2
  • 3 add 2
  • 3 + 2 =
  • (+ 3 2)
  • E. None of the above

35. In LISP, the function returns the first element of a list Is

  • set
  • car
  • first
  • second
  • E. None of the above

36. A bidirectional feedback loop links computer modelling with:

  • artificial science
  • heuristic processing
  • human intelligence
  • cognitive science
  • E. None of the above

37. In LISP, the function returns the list that results after the first element is removed (the rest f the list), is

  • car
  • last
  • cons
  • cdr
  • E. None of the above

38. One of the leading American robotics centers is the Robotics Institute located at:

  • CMU
  • MIT
  • RAND
  • SRI
  • E. None of the above

39. A network with named nodes and labeled arcs that can be used to represent certain natural language grammars to facilitate parsing.

  • Tree Network
  • Star Network
  • Transition Network
  • Complete Network
  • E. None of the above

40. Output segments of AI programming contain(s)

  • printed language and synthesized speech
  • Manipulation of physical object
  • Locomotion
  • All of the above
  • E. None of the above

41. In the 16th century, a Czech rabbi reportedly created a living clay man whose name has become a synonym for an artificial human. The clay man's name was:

  • Frankenstein
  • Golem
  • Paracelsus
  • Hal
  • E. None of the above

42. For speech understanding systems to gain widespread acceptance in office automation, they must feature:

  • speaker independence
  • speaker dependence
  • isolated word recognition
  • All of the above
  • E. None of the above

43. The area of AI that investigates methods of facilitating communication between people and computers is:

  • natural language processing
  • symbolic processing
  • decision support
  • robotics
  • E. None of the above

44. In LISP, the function (copy-list )

  • returns a new list that is equal to by copying the top-level element of
  • returns the length of
  • returns t if is empty
  • All of the above
  • E. None of the above

45. A certain Professor at the Stanford University coined the word 'artificial intelligence' in 1956 at a conference held at Dartmouth college. Can you name the Professor?

  • David Levy
  • John McCarthy
  • Joseph Weizenbaum
  • Hans Berliner
  • E. None of the above

46. LISP machines also are known as:

  • AI workstations
  • time-sharing terminals
  • super mini computers
  • All of the above
  • E. None of the above

47. A computer vision technique that relies on image templates is:

  • edge detection
  • binocular vision
  • model-based vision
  • robot vision
  • E. None of the above

48. A Personal Consultant knowledge base contain information in the form of:

  • parameters
  • contexts
  • production rules
  • All of the above
  • E. None of the above

49. In which of the following areas may ICAI programs prove to be useful?

  • educational institutions
  • corporations
  • department of Defence
  • All of the above
  • E. None of the above

50. A series of AI systems developed by Pat Langley to explore the role of heuristics in scientific discovery.

  • RAMD
  • MIT
  • DU
  • E. None of the above

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