Computer Fundamentals mcq Questions with Answers - Set 39 - ObjectiveBooks

Computer Fundamentals mcq Questions with Answers - Set 39

Practice Test: Question Set - 39


1. Third generation computers
    (A) Were the first to use integrated circuitry
    (B) Were the first to use built-in error detecting devices
    (C) Used transistors instead of vacuum tubes
    (D) None of the above

2. Which facilitates data processing capabilities at the location of the end-user?
    (A) DTP
    (B) EDT
    (C) DDP
    (D) FAX

3. Which of the following statements is false?
    (A) Secondary storage is non-volatile
    (B) Primary storage is volatile
    (C) Secondary storage contains data for immediate processing
    (D) All of the above

4. A vertically aligned set of tracks on a disk pack is known as
    (A) Cluster
    (B) Surface
    (C) Cylinder
    (D) Panel

5. Which of the following memories must be refreshed many times per second?
    (A) Static RAM
    (B) Dynamic RAM
    (C) EPROM
    (D) ROM

6. Main storage is also called
    (A) Accumulator
    (B) Control unit
    (C) Register unit
    (D) Memory

7. Which memory is non-volatile and may be written only once?
    (A) RAM
    (B) EE-ROM
    (C) RAM
    (D) PROM

8. The basic unit within a computer store capable of holding a single unit of data is
    (A) Register
    (B) ALU
    (C) Control unit
    (D) Store location

9. Which of the following is the largest and most powerful computer manufacture in the world
    (A) IBM
    (B) Intel
    (C) Novel
    (D) Microsoft

10. A device that transmits messages in verbal form is
    (A) Audit trail
    (B) Card punch
    (C) Audio response unit
    (D) Magnetic tape

11. A framework in which circuit boards can he mounted is
    (A) Switch circuit
    (B) Chip
    (C) Card cage
    (D) Bar code

12. What is the main difference between a mainframe and a super computer?
    (A) Super computer is much larger than mainframe computers
    (B) Super computers are much smaller than mainframe computers
    (C) Supercomputers are focused to execute few programs as fast as possible while mainframe uses its power to execute as many programs concurrently
    (D) Supercomputers are focused to execute as many programs as possible while mainframe uses its power to execute few programs as fast possible

13. The ALU of a computer responds to the commands coming from
    (A) Primary memory
    (B) Control section
    (C) External memory
    (D) Cache memory

14. One millisecond is
    (A) 1 second
    (B) 10th of a second
    (C) 1000th of a second
    (D) 10000th of a second

15. High density double sided floppy disks could store ________ of data
    (A) 1.40 MB
    (B) 1.44 GB
    (C) 1.40 GB
    (D) 1.44 MB

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