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Computer Fundamentals Objective Questions mcq with Solutions - Set 44

Practice Test: Question Set - 44

1. The first movie with terrific computer animation and graphics was released in 1982. What was its name?
    (A) Star Wars
    (B) Tron
    (C) Forbidden Planet
    (D) Dark Star

2. Conversion of hexadecimal number 1D7F16 to a decimal number is
    (A) 755110
    (B) 877110
    (C) 555710
    (D) 778110

3. 1024 bytes represent a
    (A) Megabyte
    (B) Gigabyte
    (C) Kilobyte
    (D) None of the above

4. An advantage of overlapped processing activities is:
    (A) More effective use of the CPU
    (B) Increased processing activities for the entire system
    (C) Better coordination of I/O activities
    (D) All the above

5. Who was the father of Punched Card Processing?
    (A) J Presper Eckert
    (B) Charles Babbage
    (C) Dr. Herman Hollerith
    (D) Blaise Pascal

6. In 1830, Charles Babbage designed a machine called the Analytical Engine which he showed at the Paris Exhibition. In which year was it exhibited?
    (A) 1820
    (B) 1860
    (C) 1855
    (D) 1870

7. Which of the following statements is true?
    (A) Analysts usually work alone and sometimes as part of a team
    (B) Most systems projects are completed in 6 to 12 weeks
    (C) An analyst's primary concern is the development of software
    (D) Analysts evaluate data flow through an organization

8. The computer translates the condition of each switch to a number. What number is represented by the OFF state?
    (A) -3.75
    (B) -7
    (C) 0
    (D) 1

9. "The three most important inventions of this century are the nuclear bomb, the high yield hybrid speed, and the computer". Can you name the person who made this statement?
    (A) Harry R Jordan
    (B) Buckminster Fuller
    (C) Jack Smith
    (D) Jan Timmer

10. A hand-held device which reads marks or characters on paper by detecting photo-sensitivity is known as
    (A) Light pen
    (B) Optical-wand
    (C) Plotter
    (D) None of the above

11. A device used to measure the circuit density of a chip is
    (A) Light pen
    (B) Mouse
    (C) LSI
    (D) All of the above

12. A section of code to which control is transferred when a processor is interrupted is known as
    (A) M
    (B) SVC
    (C) IP
    (D) MDR

13. Identity the advantages that Micro Channel Architecture offers over ISA.
    (A) Automatic System Configuration
    (B) Less Interference
    (C) Multiple device handling (the system allows expansion boards to take complete of the bus for certain operations)
    (D) All of the above

14. Compilers and interpreters are themselves
    (A) High-level language
    (B) Codes
    (C) Programs
    (D) Mnemonics

15. A device designed to read information encoded into a small plastic card is
    (A) Magnetic tape
    (B) Badge reader
    (C) Tape puncher
    (D) Card puncher

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