Computer Fundamentals Multiple Choice Questions with Answers - Set 30 - ObjectiveBooks

Computer Fundamentals Multiple Choice Questions with Answers - Set 30

Practice Test: Question Set - 30


1. The essential features of a number system are
    (A) Radix
    (B) Set of distinct counting digits
    (C) Bits
    (D) Both (a) & (b)

2. What is meant by a dedicated computer?
    (A) Which is used by one person only
    (B) Which is assigned one and only one task
    (C) Which uses on kind of software
    (D) Which is meant for application software only

3. Name of the first guided weapon in the world which used a programmable digital computer:
    (A) Sting Ray Torpedo
    (B) Mk 46 Torpedo
    (C) Air-Launched Cruise Missile (ALCM)
    (D) Tomahawk Missile

4. When an input electrical signal A=10100 is applied to a NOT gate, its output signal is
    (A) 01011
    (B) 10001
    (C) 10101
    (D) 00101

5. Those microcomputers which have the same operating characteristics as the IBM microcomputers are called IBM
    (A) Duplicates
    (B) Clones
    (C) Copies
    (D) None of the above

6. Which of the following is used as "Input device" for the computer?
    (A) Printer
    (B) VDU
    (C) TV
    (D) Light pen

7. What is the storage capacity of a Hollerith card which is organized into nibbles?
    (A) 32
    (B) 64
    (C) 128
    (D) 240

8. In which area of the primary storage section are the intermediate processing results held temporarily?
    (A) Input storage area
    (B) Program storage area
    (C) Output storage area
    (D) Working storage space

9. A hand-held device for optically reading bar codes on goods, labels & shelves is
    (A) Wand
    (B) Touch tablet
    (C) Mouse
    (D) Light pen

10. Which of the following is considered a direct-entry input device?
    (A) Optical scanner
    (B) Mouse
    (C) Light pen
    (D) All of the above

11. Which of the following registers hold the information before it goes to the decoder
    (A) Control register
    (B) Data register
    (C) Accumulator
    (D) Address register

12. The minimum number of MOS transistors required to make a dynamic RAM cell is
    (A) 1
    (B) 2
    (C) 3
    (D) 4

13. In which mode, each user has a local input/output device.
    (A) Interactive
    (B) Time sharing mode
    (C) Batch processing mode
    (D) None of the above

14. Which of the following term is used in connection with the organisation of files in ALGOL 68
    (A) Blow
    (B) Machine
    (C) Book
    (D) None of the above

15. The register which holds the address of the location to or from which data are to be transferred is known as
    (A) Index register
    (B) Instruction register
    (C) Memory address register
    (D) Memory data register

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