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Computer Fundamentals Objective Type Questions and Answers pdf - Set 26

Practice Test: Question Set - 26

1. Accessing records from a file directly without searching from the beginning of the file is
    (A) Time sharing
    (B) Random
    (C) Direct access
    (D) Access time

2. A temporary storage area, attached to the CPU, for I/O operations is a:
    (A) Chip
    (B) Buffer
    (C) Register
    (D) Core

3. Which of the following isn't used in the storage phase of a computer-based information system?
    (A) Magnetic
    (B) Keyboard
    (C) Diskette
    (D) Hard disk

4. The binary equivalent of the Hexadecimal number 7BD is
    (A) 11110111101
    (B) 111010111101
    (C) 101110111101
    (D) All of the above

5. A characteristic of card systems is:
    (A) Slowness in processing data
    (B) Using cards as records of transactions
    (C) Needing a larger DP staff
    (D) All the above

6. The person contributing the idea of the stored program was
    (A) John von Neumann
    (B) Charles Babbage
    (C) Howard Aiken
    (D) Basic Pascal

7. What is meant by computer literacy?
    (A) Knowing what a computer can and cannot do
    (B) Ability to write computer programs
    (C) Knowing computer related vocabulary
    (D) Ability to assemble computers

8. Personal computers use a number of chips mounted on a main circuit board. What is the common name for such boards?
    (A) Daughterboard
    (B) Motherboard
    (C) Fatherboard
    (D) Breadboard

9. The technique designed to support the effective access of micro-filmed data is:
    (A) Microfiche retrieval
    (B) COM
    (C) Micrographics
    (D) All the above

10. Who developed the first personal computer spreadsheet package called Visicalc?
    (A) Niklaus Wirth
    (B) Dan Bricklin
    (C) Bob Frankston
    (D) Both (b) and (c)

11. The first microprocessor built by the Intel Corporation was called
    (A) 8008
    (B) 8080
    (C) 4004
    (D) 8800

12. What is the name of the earliest calculating machine which was based on concepts found in modern computers but was unfortunately never built?
    (A) Babbage's Difference Engine
    (B) Pascal's Adder
    (C) Leibnitz's Multiplier
    (D) Differential Analyzer

13. A printer in which the characters are embossed on a band is
    (A) Dot-matrix
    (B) Laser
    (C) Golf-ball
    (D) Chain

14. Hard disks and diskettes are:
    (A) Direct access storage devices
    (B) Sequential access storage devices
    (C) Rarely used with microcomputers
    (D) Both (a) and (c)

15. Perforated paper used as input or output media is known as
    (A) Paper tape
    (B) Magnetic tape
    (C) Punched paper tape
    (D) Card punch

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