Computer Fundamentals Basic Questions and Answers - Set 01 - ObjectiveBooks

Computer Fundamentals Basic Questions and Answers - Set 01

Practice Test: Question Set - 01


1. Which of the following terms applies to communication between separate computer systems?
    (A) Computer literacy
    (B) Power supply
    (C) Applications software
    (D) Connectivity

2. The decimal equivalent of the binary number 11100001111 is
    (A) 1806
    (B) 1807
    (C) 2806
    (D) None of the above

3. The microelectronics is the technology of
    (A) Microwaves
    (B) Microcomputers
    (C) Chips
    (D) Automatic processing

4. A modern digital computer has
    (A) Extremely high speed
    (B) Large memory
    (C) Almost unlimited accuracy
    (D) All of the above

5. The primary advantage of key-to-tape data-entry systems is:
    (A) A large percentage of editing can be performed at the time of data entry
    (B) Key verification is easily performed
    (C) The tape is reusable
    (D) Keying errors can be detected as they occur

6. Which of the following statements best describes the batch method of input?
    (A) Data is processed as soon as it is input
    (B) Data is input at the time it is collected
    (C) Data is collected in the form of source documents, placed into groups, and then input to the computer
    (D) Source documents aren't used

7. The access method used for cassette tape is
    (A) Direct
    (B) Random
    (C) Sequential
    (D) None of the above

8. Which of the following persons probably has the least amount of technical knowledge?
    (A) User
    (B) Computer Operator
    (C) System Analyst
    (D) Programmer

9. Which of the following memories needs refresh?
    (A) SRAM
    (B) DRAM
    (C) ROM
    (D) None of the above

10. Which of the following is a non-impact printer?
    (A) Daisy wheel printer
    (B) Drum printer
    (C) Laser printer
    (D) All of the above

11. The attribution of human form or qualities to things such as machines or computers is called
    (A) Cybernetics
    (B) Cybernation
    (C) Artificial intelligence
    (D) Anthropomorphism

12. Which of the following terminals' output most closely resembles the output produced by a plotter?
    (A) Graphics terminal
    (B) POS terminal
    (C) Hardcopy terminal
    (D) All the above

13. Which of the following is not an alternative name for primary memory?
    (A) Main memory
    (B) Primary storage
    (C) Internal storage
    (D) Mass storage

14. The terminal device that functions as a cash register, computer terminal, and OCR reader is the:
    (A) Data collection terminal
    (B) OCR register terminal
    (C) Video display terminal
    (D) POS terminal

15. The data recording area between the blank gaps on magnetic tape is called a/an:
    (A) Record
    (B) Block
    (C) Field
    (D) Database

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