Computer Fundamentals Questions and Answers Multiple Choice - Set 03 - ObjectiveBooks

Computer Fundamentals Questions and Answers Multiple Choice - Set 03

Practice Test: Question Set - 03


1. A large computer designed to handle complex scientific calculations
    (A) May use only a firmed word-length storage approach
    (B) Will likely require a character addressable storage unit
    (C) Must use fixed length words of four characters each
    (D) Will not use numbered address locations

2. Number cruncher is the informal name for
    (A) Mini computer
    (B) Super computer
    (C) Micro computer
    (D) Mainframe computer

3. A memory that is capable of determining whether a given datum is contained in one of its addresses is
    (A) ROM
    (B) PROM
    (C) CAM
    (D) RAM

4. The ________ provides a path between the CPU and peripheral devices, which are connected via interface cards.
    (A) Computer
    (B) Expansion bus
    (C) Memory
    (D) CPU

5. Which type of processing that produces output results immediately after input data are entered into a computer system?
    (A) Time-sharing
    (B) Interactive
    (C) Batch processing
    (D) Real-time processing

6. A name applied by Intel corp. to high speed MOS technology is called
    (A) HDLC
    (B) LAP
    (C) HMOS
    (D) SDLC

7. Which is a non-standard version of a computing language?
    (A) PROLOG
    (B) APL
    (C) Army
    (D) PL/1

8. Which is a basic technique, using activity networks?
    (A) CPA
    (B) VLSI
    (C) GIGO
    (D) MSI

9. Who built the world's first electronic calculator using telephone relays, light bulbs and batteries?
    (A) Claude Shannon
    (B) Konard Zuse
    (C) George Stibits
    (D) Howard H. Aliken

10. What is the latest write-once optical storage media?
    (A) Digital paper
    (B) Magneto-optical disk
    (C) WORM disk
    (D) CD-ROM disk

11. The 7-bit ASCII code widely used
    (A) For data communication work
    (B) In IBM mainframe models
    (C) For coding external memory
    (D) In large machines produced by non-IBM vendors

12. Pictures or drawings, typically displayed on a VDU to allow users to select program options is called
    (A) HIPO charts
    (B) Icons
    (C) Graphics
    (D) Network

13. A computer program that instructs other programs to perform a particular type of operation is
    (A) System software
    (B) Application program
    (C) Compiler
    (D) Interpreter

14. The first IBM PC did not have any
    (A) Disk drive
    (B) RAM
    (C) ROM
    (D) Port

15. The pieces of equipment which are attached to the CPU of a computer and which it can access are called
    (A) Output devices
    (B) Control units
    (C) Disk drive
    (D) Peripherals

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