Computer Fundamentals MCQ Questions with Answers - Set 29 - ObjectiveBooks

Computer Fundamentals MCQ Questions with Answers - Set 29

Practice Test: Question Set - 29

1. The number of records contained within a block of data on magnetic tape is defined by the
    (A) Block definition
    (B) Record contain clause
    (C) Blocking factor
    (D) Record per block factor

2. SPSS stands for
    (A) Statistical Package for Systems Science
    (B) Systems Package for Social Science
    (C) Statistical Package for Social Science
    (D) None of the above

3. Which of the following are used to quickly accept, store, and transfer data and instructions that are being used immediately by the CPU?
    (A) Microprocessors
    (B) Registers
    (C) ROM chips
    (D) Data buses

4. A computer, by definition, is any device that computers. This broad definition includes which of the following?
    (A) Calculators
    (B) Cash registers
    (C) Automotive controllers
    (D) All of the above

5. Most disk drives have a single read/ write head for each disk surface. What is the advantage of suing multiple heads on each movable access arm?
    (A) Reduced seek time
    (B) Less latency time
    (C) Reduced search time
    (D) Less disk speed

6. Which of the following require large computer memory?
    (A) Imaging
    (B) Graphics
    (C) Voice
    (D) All of the above

7. A micro processor chip used in a PC system
    (A) Performs the arithmetic-logic and control functions
    (B) Almost always operates on by-bits of data at a time
    (C) Performs the primary storage function
    (D) None of the above

8. A floppy disk contains
    (A) Circular tracks only
    (B) Sectors only
    (C) Both circular tracks and sector
    (D) None of the above

9. The ALU of a computer normally contains a number of high speed storage elements called
    (A) Semiconductor memory
    (B) Registers
    (C) Hard disk
    (D) Magnetic disk

10. A specific part of an arithmetic & logic unit that is used to perform the operation of multiplication is
    (A) Multiplier
    (B) Multiplener
    (C) Multivibrator
    (D) Quantization

11. The language that is an input for statement translation is called
    (A) Assembly language
    (B) Source language
    (C) High-level language
    (D) Object language

12. A collection of eight bits is called
    (A) Byte
    (B) Word
    (C) Record
    (D) File

13. Which of the following are not likely to be found on a PC main circuit board
    (A) RAM chips
    (B) Microprocessor chips
    (C) ROM chips
    (D) LCD clocks

14. Which of the following are the building blocks of all the circuits in a computer?
    (A) Circuit switch
    (B) Logic gates
    (C) Logical Operators
    (D) Instructions

15. What is the name given to the weapons which use computerized guidance system?
    (A) Guided weapons
    (B) Smart weapons
    (C) Dumb weapons
    (D) None of the above

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