Correct Answer: Third Generation
Computer and their generations
|Generations of Computer||Time-Period||Hardware|
|First Generation||1940s – 1950s||Vacuum Tube Based|
|Second Generation||1950s – 1960s||Transistor Based|
|Third Generation||1960s – 1970s||Integrated Circuit Based (IC)|
|Fourth Generation||1970s – Present||Microprocessor Based|
|Fifth Generation||Present – Future||Artificial Intelligence (AI) Based|
Examples of some first-generation computers
ENIAC, EDVAC, UNIVAC, IBM 650, IBM 701, UNIVAC1, etc.
Examples of some Second-generation computers
PDP-8, IBM1400 series, IBM 7090 and 7094, UNIVAC 1107, CDC 3600, etc.
Examples of some Third-generation computers
IBM 360, IBM 370, PDP-11, B6500, UNIVAC 1108, NCR 395, etc.
Examples of some fourth-generation computers
IBM PC, Alter 8800, STAR 1000, APPLE II, Apple Macintosh, etc.