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Computer Fundamentals mcq Questions and Answers doc - Set 38

Practice Test: Question Set - 38

1. The data appearing first in the left portion of punched card is
    (A) Descriptive data
    (B) Coded data
    (C) Quantitative data
    (D) All of the above

2. There are historical evidences to prove that abacus was first used in
    (A) India
    (B) Japan
    (C) China
    (D) Indonesia

3. The process of fetching and executing instructions, one at a time, in the order of increasing addresses is known as
    (A) Instruction execution
    (B) Straight line sequencing
    (C) Instruction fetch
    (D) Random sequencing

4. Which programming language is much in vogue among users of microcomputers
    (A) ALGOL
    (B) APL
    (C) LOGO
    (D) FORTH

5. The 2's complement number of 110010 is
    (A) 001101
    (B) 110011
    (C) 010011
    (D) None of the above

6. An IBM System/38 represents the computer class of:
    (A) Small-scale computer
    (B) Medium-scale computer
    (C) Large-scale computer
    (D) Super computer

7. Who developed a mechanical device in the 17th century that could add, subtract, multiply, divide and find square roots?
    (A) Napier
    (B) Babbage
    (C) Pascal
    (D) Leibnitz

8. Which company is the biggest player in the microprocessor industry?
    (A) Motorola
    (B) IBM
    (C) Intel
    (D) AMD

9. Communication ports are found on the back of microcomputers. They are used to connect the computer to _______
    (A) Printers
    (B) Modems
    (C) Other hardware
    (D) All of the above

10. Which input device is able to scan & interpret an entire page that is typed in a special font
    (A) Floppy disk
    (B) Page reader
    (C) Paper tape punch
    (D) Optical card readers

11. The octal equivalent of the number 11010.1011 is
    (A) 32.54
    (B) 63.51
    (C) 32.27
    (D) None of the above

12. A half byte is known is
    (A) Data
    (B) Bit
    (C) Half byte
    (D) Nibble

13. The benefit of using computers are that
    (A) Computers are very fast and can store huge amounts of data
    (B) Computers produce accurate output even when the input is incorrect
    (C) Computers are designed to the inflexible
    (D) All of the above

14. A physical connection between the microprocessor memory and other parts of the microcomputer is known as
    (A) Path
    (B) Address bus
    (C) Route
    (D) None of the above

15. IBM-PC is an example of
    (A) A main frame
    (B) Machine-in-built
    (C) Micro computer
    (D) Special purpose

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