Computer Fundamentals mcq Online Test - Set 34 - ObjectiveBooks

Computer Fundamentals mcq Online Test - Set 34

Practice Test: Question Set - 34


1. Storage on PC allows you to store files until something erases it, but memory loses its contents whenever its ________ is lost
    (A) Static
    (B) Disk space
    (C) Power
    (D) Both (a) and (b) above

2. When was the X Window System born?
    (A) 1984
    (B) 1989
    (C) 1988
    (D) 1990

3. What type of computer programming is used for airplane ticket reservation system?
    (A) Multi programming
    (B) Real time programming
    (C) Time sharing
    (D) Batch programming

4. The system unit of a personal computer typically contains all of the following except:
    (A) Microprocessor
    (B) Disk controller
    (C) Serial interface
    (D) Modem

5. What is the highest address possible if 16 bits are used for each address?
    (A) 65536
    (B) 12868
    (C) 16556
    (D) 643897

6. CD-ROM is a
    (A) Semiconductor memory
    (B) Memory register
    (C) Magnetic memory
    (D) None of the above

7. What is meant by the term RAM?
    (A) Memory which can only be read
    (B) Memory which can be both read and written to
    (C) Memory which is used for permanent storage
    (D) Memory which can only be written to

8. In which year was the PC voted 'The Machine of the Year's by the American Time magazine?
    (A) 1970
    (B) 1975
    (C) 1983
    (D) 1987

9. A printed document reader which scans the characters and then encodes them in a computer-compatible code for direct transmission to the computer is called
    (A) Optical character reader
    (B) Kurzweil Data Entry Machine (KDEM)
    (C) MICR
    (D) Laser scanner

10. Which of the following is not used for storage purposes with main frame computers?
    (A) Removable disks
    (B) Fixed disks
    (C) Mass storage systems
    (D) Diskettes

11. In a punched card system, data is processed by a
    (A) Keypunch machine, sorter, and posting machine
    (B) Accounting machine, posting machine, and billing machine
    (C) Sorter, posting machine, and billing machine
    (D) Accounting machine, keypunch machine, and sorter

12. The processing capability of a microcomputer can be enhanced with the help of
    (A) Addition processor
    (B) Expansion cards
    (C) Secondary memory
    (D) Buffer memory

13. Access time in a computer memory is the time required to
    (A) Locate the stored data
    (B) Retrieve the stored data
    (C) Both locate and retrieve the data
    (D) None of the above

14. The physical components of a computer system is
    (A) Human ware
    (B) Firm ware
    (C) Hardware
    (D) Software

15. One million bytes of information is abbreviated as
    (A) Bit
    (B) MB
    (C) KB
    (D) GB

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