Computer Fundamentals Questions and Answers Multiple Choice doc - Set 10 - ObjectiveBooks

Computer Fundamentals Questions and Answers Multiple Choice doc - Set 10

Practice Test: Question Set - 10

1. A high quality CAD system uses the following for printing drawing and graphs
    (A) Dot matrix printer
    (B) Digital plotter
    (C) Line printer
    (D) None of the above

2. An integrated circuit is
    (A) A complicated circuit
    (B) An integrating device
    (C) Much costlier than a single transistor
    (D) Fabricated on a tiny silicon chip

3. A 'number crunching' computer is one that can handle
    (A) Large spreadsheets
    (B) Large alphanumeric data
    (C) Large volume of numbers
    (D) Only numbers

4. What is the name given to the 8-bit unit used for coding data?
    (A) Block of characters
    (B) Byte
    (C) Word
    (D) None of the above

5. Which of the following registers is loaded with the contents of the memory location pointed by the PC?
    (A) Memory Address Register
    (B) Memory Data Register
    (C) Instruction Register
    (D) Program Counter

6. A typical modern computer uses
    (A) LSI chips
    (B) Vacuum tubes
    (C) Valves
    (D) All the above

7. Which of the following typically uses a keyboard for input?
    (A) Desktop terminal
    (B) Point-of-sale terminal
    (C) Financial transaction terminal
    (D) All of the above

8. Who coordinates the sequencing of events within the central processor of a computer?
    (A) Logic unit
    (B) Arithmetic unit
    (C) Register
    (D) Control unit

9. Which part of the computer is used for calculating and comparing?
    (A) Disk unit
    (B) Control unit
    (C) ALU
    (D) Modem

10. A CPU's processing power is measured in:
    (A) IPS
    (B) CIPS
    (C) MIPS
    (D) Nano-seconds

11. The equipment with which the computer talks to its users is called a
    (A) Word processor
    (B) Peripheral
    (C) Software
    (D) Diskette

12. A computer has a 1024K memory. What does the letter K stand for
    (A) Kilometre
    (B) Thousand
    (C) 1024
    (D) MB

13. The ALU and control unit of most of the microcomputers are combined and manufactured on a single silicon chip. What is it called?
    (A) Monochip
    (B) Microprocessor
    (C) ALU
    (D) Control Unit

14. When was punched-card equipment used for the first time to process the British census?
    (A) 1910
    (B) 1907
    (C) 1911
    (D) None of the above

15. The least expensive OCR units can read
    (A) Hand printed numbers
    (B) Machine printed numbers
    (C) Marks
    (D) Handwriting

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