About Artificial Intelligence

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Artificial Intelligence MCQ

1. 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

2. 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
  • E. None of the above

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

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

4. 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

5. 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
  • CRAY BLITZ
  • Golf
  • DIGDUG
  • E. None of the above

6. 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

7. 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

8. 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

9. 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

10. 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

11. 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

12. 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

13. LISP was created by:

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

14. 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

15. 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

16. 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

17. 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

18. 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

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

  • machine intelligence
  • human intelligence
  • artificial intelligence
  • virtual intelligence
  • E. None of the above

20. 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

21. 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

22. 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

23. 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

24. 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

25. LISP machines also are known as:

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

26. 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

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

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

28. 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

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

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

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

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

31. 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

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

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

33. A natural language generation program must decide:

  • what to say
  • when to say something
  • why it is being used
  • both (a) and (b)
  • E. None of the above

34. In LISP, the function X (x). (2x+l) would be rendered as

  • (lambda (x) (+(*2 x)l))
  • (lambda (x) (+1 (* 2x)
  • (+ lambda (x) 1 (*2x))
  • (* lambda(x) (+2x1)
  • E. None of the above

35. Visual clues that are helpful in computer vision include:

  • colour and motion
  • depth and texture
  • height and weight
  • a and b above
  • E. None of the above

36. The explanation facility of an expert system may be used to:

  • construct a diagnostic model
  • expedite the debugging process
  • explain the system's reasoning process
  • All of the above
  • E. both (b) and (c)

37. 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.

38. The hardware features of LISP machines generally include:

  • large memory and a high-speed processor
  • letter-quality printers and 8-inch disk drives
  • a mouse and a specialized keyboard
  • both (a) and (c)
  • E. None of the above

39. Research scientists all over the world are taking steps towards building computers with circuits patterned after the complex inter connections existing among the human brain's nerve cells. What name is given to such type of computers?

  • Intelligent computers
  • Supercomputers
  • Neural network computers
  • Smart computers
  • E. None of the above

40. A bidirectional feedback loop links computer modelling with:

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

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

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

42. 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

43. Ambiguity may be caused by:

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

44. A computer program that contains expertise in a particular domain is called an:

  • intelligent planner
  • automatic processor
  • expert system
  • operational symbolizer
  • E. None of the above

45. Claude Shannon described the operation of electronic switching circuits with a system of mathematical logic called:

  • LISP
  • XLISP
  • Boolean algebra
  • neural networking
  • E. None of the above

46. 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

47. 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

48. A problem is first connected to its proposed solution during the _____ stage.

  • conceptualization
  • identification
  • formalization
  • implementation.
  • E. testing

49. The field that investigates the mechanics of human intelligence is:

  • history
  • cognitive science
  • psychology
  • sociology
  • E. None of the above

50. 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

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