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 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

2. 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

3. 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

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

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

5. 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

6. 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

7. 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

8. 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

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

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

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

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

11. 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

12. 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

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

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

14. 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)

15. 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

16. 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

17. 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

18. 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

19. 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

20. LISP was created by:

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

21. 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

22. 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

23. 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

24. 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

25. 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

26. 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

27. 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

28. 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.

29. 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

30. 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

31. LISP machines also are known as:

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

32. 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

33. 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

34. 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

35. 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

36. Prior to the invention of time sharing, the prevalent method of computer access was:

  • batch processing
  • telecommunication
  • remote access
  • All of the above
  • E. None of the above

37. 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

38. 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

39. In LISP, the function assigns the symbol x to y is

  • (setq y x)
  • (set y = 'x')
  • (setq y = 'x')
  • (setq y 'x')
  • E. None of the above

40. Weak AI is

  • the embodiment of human intellectual capabilities within a computer.
  • a set of computer programs that produce output that would be considered to reflect intelligence if it were generated by humans.
  • the study of mental faculties through the use of mental models implemented on a computer.
  • All of the above
  • E. None of the above

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

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

42. The original LISP machines produced by both LMI and Symbolics were based on research performed at:

  • CMU
  • MIT
  • Stanford University
  • RAMD
  • E. None of the above

43. The Strategic Computing Program is a project of the:

  • Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  • National Science Foundation
  • Jet Propulsion Laboratory
  • All of the above
  • E. None of the above

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

  • BASIC
  • LOGO
  • MYCIN
  • FORTRAN
  • E. None of the above

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

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

46. 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
  • MAGNOM
  • E. None of the above

47. To invoke the LISP system, you must enter

  • AI
  • LISP
  • CL (Common Lisp)
  • both b and c
  • E. None of the above

48. 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
  • E. None of the above

49. PROLOG is an AI programming language which solves problems with a form of symbolic logic known as predicate calculus. It was developed in 1972 at the University of Marseilles by a team of specialists. Can you name the person who headed this team?

  • Alain Colmerauer
  • Nicklaus Wirth
  • Seymour Papert
  • John McCarthy
  • E. None of the above

50. Decision support programs are designed to help managers make:

  • budget projections
  • visual presentations
  • business decisions
  • vacation schedules
  • E. None of the above

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