Computer Fundamentals Questions Answers pdf - Set 02 - ObjectiveBooks

Computer Fundamentals Questions Answers pdf - Set 02

Practice Test: Question Set - 02


1. Data System management has long-term viability as a separate business function because
    (A) It requires much technical knowledge
    (B) It requires large investments
    (C) Specialists in data systems cannot be integrated into a marketing or manufacturing organization
    (D) An integrated database accessible to all requires independent management

2. Computer Operators
    (A) Write computer programs for specific problems
    (B) Operate the devices which input and output data from the computer
    (C) Normally require a college degree in computer science
    (D) All of the above

3. Which of the following best describes a computer-based information system?
    (A) A system in which a computer is used to turn data into information
    (B) Inputting data
    (C) Processing data
    (D) Performing complex mathematical calculations

4. The Santa Clara Valley, California is popularly known as Silicon Valley of America because
    (A) Huge deposits of silicon are found there
    (B) Many silicon chip manufacturing firms are located there
    (C) Santa Claus visits it every Christmas
    (D) It is full of large grain sand

5. A microprocessor integrates the arithmetic logic and control circuitry of a computer into one chip. The first microprocessor was built by a group of engineers at the Intel Corpn. Can you tell who headed this group?
    (A) Victor Poor
    (B) Stan Mazor
    (C) Marcian E. (Ted) Hoff
    (D) Seymour Cray

6. Which of the following is non-impact printer?
    (A) Drum printer
    (B) Line printer
    (C) Chain printer
    (D) Laser printer

7. What is the name of the computer terminal which gives paper printout?
    (A) Display screen
    (B) Soft copy terminal
    (C) Hard copy terminal
    (D) Plotter

8. The main purpose of time sharing techniques used in computers is to make the best use of the
    (A) CPU
    (B) Peripherals
    (C) Floppy disks
    (D) None of the above

9. Magnetic tape can serve as:
    (A) Secondary-storage media
    (B) Output media
    (C) Input media
    (D) All of the above

10. A small film-plate which is used for microfilming the output from a microcomputer screen is called
    (A) Microfilm
    (B) Microfiche
    (C) Film card
    (D) COM

11. The central processor of a modern digital computer consists of
    (A) Control unit
    (B) Primary memory
    (C) Control unit and primary memory
    (D) None of the above

12. The binary system uses powers of
    (A) 16
    (B) 8
    (C) 4
    (D) 2

13. The term referring to evacuating the content of some part of the machine is known as
    (A) Dump
    (B) Enhancement
    (C) Down
    (D) Compiler

14. A datum that indicates some important state in the content of input or output is
    (A) Sequence
    (B) Sentinel
    (C) SIO
    (D) Sibling

15. What is the byte capacity of a drum which is 5 inch high, 10 inch diameter, and which has 60 tracks per inch and bit density of 800 bits per inch?
    (A) 942000 bytes
    (B) 9712478 bytes
    (C) 192300 bytes
    (D) 14384 bytes

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