Computer Fundamentals Questions and Answers Doc - Set 05 - ObjectiveBooks

Computer Fundamentals Questions and Answers Doc - Set 05

Practice Test: Question Set - 05

1. The microprocessor of a computer cannot operate on any information if that information is not in its.
    (A) Secondary storage
    (B) Main storage
    (C) ALU
    (D) Logic unit

2. Which of the following is form of semi conductor memory in which it is possible to change the contents of selected memory locations by applying suitable electrical signals?
    (A) CAM
    (B) ROM
    (C) EAROM
    (D) ANACUS

3. An index register that is automatically incremented or decremented with each use is
    (A) Auto index
    (B) Asynchronous
    (C) Assembler
    (D) Compiler

4. Which is a unit representing the no bits of discrete.
    (A) Baud
    (B) Byte
    (C) Bit
    (D) All of the above

5. 'ITS' stands for
    (A) Intelligent Teaching Systems
    (B) International Tutoring Systems
    (C) Intelligent Tutoring Systems
    (D) All of the above

6. A memory in which the information is stored last is on top & is retrieved first is known as
    (A) PROM
    (B) Buffer
    (C) Stack
    (D) RAM

7. In which of the following terminals the screen is regarded as an array of pixels, where each pixel is either on or off?
    (A) Character map terminal
    (B) Bit map terminal
    (C) RS-232 C terminal
    (D) None of the above

8. A group of magnetic tapes, videos or terminals usually under the control of one master is
    (A) Cylinder
    (B) Cluster
    (C) Surface
    (D) Track

9. In which of the following, each data item contains at most 2 points
    (A) List structure
    (B) LISP
    (C) List sorting
    (D) List head

10. The OCR stands for?
    (A) Outsized character reader
    (B) Optical character recognition
    (C) Operational character reader
    (D) Only character reader

11. Conversion of an octal number 1068 to binary number is
    (A) 11100102
    (B) 10001102
    (C) 11001102
    (D) 100001102

12. The most common binary code in use today is the 8 bit ASCII code. What do the letters ASCII stand for?
    (A) American Standard Code for International Interchange
    (B) American Standard Code for Information Interchange
    (C) American Standard Code for Intelligence Interchange
    (D) American Scientific Code for Information Interchange

13. Programs designed to perform specific tasks is called known as
    (A) System software
    (B) Application software
    (C) Utility programs
    (D) Operating system

14. How many symbols exist in Baudot code?
    (A) 42
    (B) 116
    (C) 58
    (D) 76

15. Which of the following is not currently a topic in computer science?
    (A) Speech recognition
    (B) Artificial intelligence
    (C) Thermodynamics
    (D) Multiprocessing

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