Computer Fundamentals Questions and Answers Multiple - Set 16 - ObjectiveBooks

Computer Fundamentals Questions and Answers Multiple - Set 16

Practice Test: Question Set - 16


1. A storage device which is used to store data & information external to the main storage is known as
    (A) Buffer
    (B) Backing storage
    (C) PROM
    (D) Accumulator

2. Bit map terminal
    (A) Support displays containing multiple windows
    (B) Requires considerable amount of video RAM
    (C) Requires tremendous amount of copying and hence low performance
    (D) All of the above

3. The first electronic general purpose digital computer built by Mauchly and Eckert called ENIAC did not work on the stored program principle. How many numbers could it store in its internal memory?
    (A) 20
    (B) 40
    (C) 80
    (D) 100

4. The control unit of a microprocessor
    (A) Stores data in the memory
    (B) Accepts input data from a keyboard
    (C) Performs arithmetic / logic / functions
    (D) None of the above

5. High-level languages are not concerned with computer but with
    (A) Assembler
    (B) Machine code
    (C) Compiler
    (D) None of the above

6. Which of the following translate back from machine code something resembling the source language?
    (A) Interpreter
    (B) Compiler
    (C) Assembler
    (D) Decompiler

7. What is the name of the reading device which made use of photo sensors and laser technologies to interpret printed, typed or even hand-written data directly from the source documents?
    (A) MICR
    (B) OCR
    (C) Mark-sensing device
    (D) ATM

8. The most common input device used today is
    (A) Motherboard
    (B) Track ball
    (C) Scanner
    (D) Keyboard

9. Which kind of storage device can be carried around?
    (A) Floppy disk
    (B) Hard disk
    (C) System cabinet
    (D) Hard disk drive

10. Which of the following is not a factor affecting the processing capability or performance of a PC system?
    (A) The clock speed of the microprocessor
    (B) The revolutions per minute of the printer disk
    (C) The primary storage capacity of the processor
    (D) The built-in instruction set available to the microprocessor

11. Which of the following is the fastest?
    (A) CPU
    (B) Magnetic tapes and disks
    (C) Video terminal
    (D) Sensors, mechanical controllers

12. A fully functional computing device containing all the elements of a computer which is built around a MICROPROCESSOR is known as
    (A) Machine-in-built computer
    (B) Super computer
    (C) Micro computer
    (D) Mini computer

13. A machine associated with card-based data processing is
    (A) Collator
    (B) Cartridge
    (C) Digitizer
    (D) None of the above

14. The process of writing computer instructions in a programming language is known as
    (A) Coding
    (B) Processing
    (C) Programming
    (D) File

15. Which is not a factor when categorizing a computer?
    (A) Speed of the output device
    (B) Amount of main memory the CPU can use
    (C) Cost of the system
    (D) Where it was purchased

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