Basic Computer Fundamentals Questions and Answers pdf - Set 08 - ObjectiveBooks

Basic Computer Fundamentals Questions and Answers pdf - Set 08

Practice Test: Question Set - 08


1. Which of the following file organizations is most efficient for a file with a high degree of file activity?
    (A) Sequential
    (B) ISAM
    (C) VSAM
    (D) B-Tree index

2. The CPU of a computer transfers print output to a temporary disk memory at high speed and then gets back to processing another job without waiting for the output to got to the printer. In this way, the CPU does not remain idle due to its own high speed as compared to the low speed of the printer. What is the name of this memory?
    (A) External memory
    (B) I/O memory
    (C) ROM
    (D) Buffer memory

3. Which of the following is used for manufacturing chips?
    (A) Control bus
    (B) Control unit
    (C) Parity unit
    (D) Semiconductor

4. Full adder has
    (A) 4 inputs
    (B) 8 inputs
    (C) 10 inputs
    (D) 3 inputs

5. The most popular language used with microcomputers and time-shared mini computers, is an easy-to-use high level language.
    (A) COBOL
    (B) ADA
    (C) PASCAL
    (D) BASIC

6. Sometime data are gathered over a period of time and collected into a group before entering them into a computer for processing. What type of processing is it called?
    (A) Interactive processing
    (B) Sequential processing
    (C) Batch processing
    (D) Group processing

7. First generation computers are characterized by
    (A) Vacuum tubes and magnetic drum
    (B) Minicomputers
    (C) Magnetic tape and transistors
    (D) None of the above

8. The desirable characteristic(s) of a memory system is (are)
    (A) Speed and reliability
    (B) Low power consumption
    (C) Durability and compactness
    (D) All of the above

9. A common use of computer in office is for
    (A) Distributed
    (B) Word processing
    (C) Data
    (D) None of the above

10. Bubble memory is a
    (A) Sequential access device only
    (B) Direct access device only
    (C) Combination of sequential and direct access devices
    (D) None of the above

11. Which is considered a direct entry input device?
    (A) Optical scanner
    (B) Mouse
    (C) Light pen
    (D) All of the above

12. Which is an electronic device that can store temporarily a single bit of data?
    (A) Accumulator
    (B) Buffer
    (C) Memory
    (D) Latch

13. An automatic machine that performs routine seemingly human tasks is
    (A) KIPS
    (B) AI
    (C) PL
    (D) Robot

14. The first computer used to store a program
    (A) EDSAC
    (B) ENIAC
    (C) EDVAC
    (D) ACE

15. A random-access data storage device which gives rapid access to data is
    (A) Magnetic tape
    (B) Punched card
    (C) Disk storage unit
    (D) Buffer

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