Basic Computer Fundamentals Questions and Answers Multiple Choice - Set 09 - ObjectiveBooks

Basic Computer Fundamentals Questions and Answers Multiple Choice - Set 09

Practice Test: Question Set - 09

1. Computer cannot do anything without a
    (A) Chip
    (B) Memory
    (C) Output device
    (D) Program

2. Which term is used to describe RAM?
    (A) Dynamic RAM (DRAM)
    (B) Static RAM (SRAM)
    (C) Video RAM (VRAM)
    (D) All of the above

3. A path linking 2 hardware or telecommunication units down which data and control signals can be transmitted is
    (A) Modulation
    (B) Demodulation
    (C) Channel
    (D) Signalling

4. Which generation of computers is covered by the period 1964-77?
    (A) First
    (B) Second
    (C) Third
    (D) Forth

5. Who is 1988 announced the latest version of CD-ROM called CD-ROMXA (extended architecture) which provides a documented means of integrating digital audio with computer data on a CD-ROM disk?
    (A) Sony
    (B) Philips
    (C) Microsoft
    (D) All of the above

6. Which of the following is a special purpose language used to describe to a computer's operating system.
    (A) LOGO
    (B) APL
    (C) ICL
    (D) CORAL

7. A device that prints one character at a time is known as
    (A) Laser printer
    (B) Line printer
    (C) Character printer
    (D) Dot-Matrix printer

8. Which language was created by Charles H. Moore at National Radio Astronomy Observatory?
    (A) BASIC
    (B) FORTH
    (C) COBOL
    (D) None of the above

9. A digital device that processes data is known as
    (A) Data processor
    (B) Data entry
    (C) DBMS
    (D) Database

10. What is the name of the logic circuit which can add two binary digits?
    (A) Full adder
    (B) Half adder
    (C) Buffer
    (D) Register

11. Which of the following devices can be used to directly input printed text?
    (A) OCR
    (B) OMR
    (C) MICR
    (D) None of the above

12. A computer system consisting of its processor, memory and I/O devices accepts data, processes it and produces the output results. Can you tell in which component is the raw data fed?
    (A) Mass Memory
    (B) Main memory
    (C) Logic unit
    (D) Arithmetic unit

13. The input unit of a computer
    (A) Feeds data to the CPU or memory
    (B) Retrieves data from CPU
    (C) Directs all other units
    (D) All of the above

14. The term gigabyte refers to
    (A) 1024 bytes
    (B) 1024 kilobytes
    (C) 1024 megabytes
    (D) 1024 gigabytes

15. Which of the following memories contains a thin film of magnetic material sandwiched between two permanent bias magnets?
    (A) ROM
    (B) Magnetic disk
    (C) Core memory
    (D) Bubble memory

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