Computer Fundamentals Quiz Questions Answers - Set 20 - ObjectiveBooks

Computer Fundamentals Quiz Questions Answers - Set 20

Practice Test: Question Set - 20

1. Which statement is valid about computer program?
    (A) It is understood by a computer
    (B) It is understood by programmer
    (C) It is understood user
    (D) Both (a) and (b)

2. What is required when more than one person uses a central computer at the same time?
    (A) Light pen
    (B) Mouse
    (C) Digitizer
    (D) Terminal

3. A byte consists of
    (A) One bit
    (B) Four bits
    (C) Eight bits
    (D) Sixteen bits

4. In the IBM PC-AT, what do the words AT stand for?
    (A) Additional terminals
    (B) Advance technology
    (C) Applied technology
    (D) Advanced terminology

5. Fifth generation computers are likely to exhibit
    (A) Artificial intelligence
    (B) Heuristic behaviour
    (C) Advanced parallel processing
    (D) All of the above

6. Which of the following is used for serial access storage only?
    (A) RAM
    (B) Magnetic tape
    (C) Magnetic disk
    (D) Core memory

7. Different components on the motherboard of a PC processor unit are linked together by sets of parallel electrical conducting lines. What are these lines called?
    (A) Conductors
    (B) Buses
    (C) Connectors
    (D) Connectively

8. Pick out the wrong statement.
    (A) Information stored in RAM can be changed by over writing it
    (B) Information stored in ROM cannot be changed by overwriting
    (C) Information can be stored in any location of RAM
    (D) Computer main memory can be accessed only sequentially

9. Which is true for the digital computer?
    (A) It is less accurate than the analog computer
    (B) It represents the decimal numbers through a string of binary digits
    (C) It is used primarily in scientific applications
    (D) Both (a) and (c)

10. Which of the following is not true of immediate processing?
    (A) It is often used in real-time applications
    (B) It can occur with either sequential of direct-access files
    (C) It can be used in an airline-reservation system
    (D) Transactions are processed shortly after a real-world event occurs

11. Primary storage is _______as compared to secondary storage.
    (A) Slow and inexpensive
    (B) Fast and inexpensive
    (C) Fast and expensive
    (D) Slow and expensive

12. EBCDIC can code up to how many different characters?
    (A) 16
    (B) 32
    (C) 64
    (D) 256

13. Which of the following is a part of the Central Processing Unit?
    (A) Printer
    (B) Keyboard
    (C) Mouse
    (D) Arithmetic Logic Unit

14. A double sided magnetic disk pack has six disks. Can you tell how many surfaces of this pack are normally used?
    (A) 6
    (B) 9
    (C) 10
    (D) 12

15. When did IBM close the last of its punched card manufacturing plant?
    (A) June, 1989
    (B) December, 1984
    (C) March, 1982
    (D) November, 1979

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