Computer Fundamentals mcq Questions and Answers pdf Download - Set 11 - ObjectiveBooks

Computer Fundamentals mcq Questions and Answers pdf Download - Set 11

Practice Test: Question Set - 11


1. A memory space used for the temporary storage of data is
    (A) PROM
    (B) RAM
    (C) Scratchpad storage
    (D) Buffer

2. Computer instructions written with the use of English words instead of binary machine code is called
    (A) Mnemonics
    (B) Symbolic code
    (C) Gray code
    (D) Op-code

3. The barcode which is used on all types of items, is read by a scanning device directly into the computer. What is the name of this scanning device?
    (A) Laser scanner
    (B) Wand
    (C) OCR
    (D) MICR

4. In which addressing mode, the effective address of the operand is generated by adding a constant value to the contents of a register?
    (A) Absolute mode
    (B) Indirect mode
    (C) Immediate mode
    (D) Index mode

5. Microfilm reader is a
    (A) OCR device
    (B) COM device
    (C) MICR device
    (D) None of the above

6. The daily processing of corrections to customer accounts best exemplifies the processing mode of:
    (A) Batch processing
    (B) Real-time processing
    (C) Time-sharing
    (D) Offline processing

7. A single bus structure is primarily found in
    (A) Main frames
    (B) Super computers
    (C) High performance machines
    (D) Mini-and micro-computers

8. Which of the following is also known as SOROBAN?
    (A) ENIAC
    (B) Abacus
    (C) EDSAC
    (D) UNIVAC

9. A monitor looks like a TV set but it does not
    (A) Receive TV signals
    (B) Give a clear picture
    (C) Give a steady picture
    (D) Display graphics

10. Which of the following time will normally be determined by the requirements of the device to which the transfer is being made?
    (A) Access
    (B) Cycle
    (C) Hold
    (D) Delay

11. Which of the following languages is more suited to a structured program?
    (A) PL/1
    (B) FORTRAN
    (C) BASIC
    (D) PASCAL

12. Which of the following is responsible for coordinating various operations using timing signals?
    (A) Arithmetic-logic Unit
    (B) Control unit
    (C) Memory unit
    (D) Input/output unit

13. Point out the odd item amongst the following
    (A) Computer mouse
    (B) Touchpad
    (C) Light pen
    (D) Printer

14. What is the name given to the specialized storage element in the processor unit of a computer which is used as a "scratch pad" during processing operations?
    (A) Storage register
    (B) Primary memory
    (C) Cache memory
    (D) Accumulator

15. A computer assisted method for the recording and analyzing of existing or hypothetical systems is
    (A) Data transmission
    (B) Data flow
    (C) Data capture
    (D) Data processing

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