Computer Fundamentals Short Questions and Answers - Set 21 - ObjectiveBooks

Computer Fundamentals Short Questions and Answers - Set 21

Practice Test: Question Set - 21


1. The general range of speed in revolutions per minute (rpm) at which floppy disks rotate is
    (A) 2400-4700
    (B) 390-600
    (C) 150-250
    (D) 300-600

2. Which term is not used to describe the memory component of a computer?
    (A) ROM
    (B) PROM
    (C) RAM
    (D) SAM

3. The computer program language which is widely used in computer science and engineering and also in business is
    (A) COBOL
    (B) FORTRAN
    (C) PASCAL
    (D) LISP

4. The function of CPU is
    (A) To provide a hard copy
    (B) To read, interpret and process the information and instruction
    (C) To communicate with the operator
    (D) To provide external storage of text

5. A type of line printer that uses an embossed steel band to form the letters printed on the paper is
    (A) Golf ball printer
    (B) Dot-matrix printer
    (C) Laser printer
    (D) Band printer

6. Which of the following is true?
    (A) Fields are composed of bytes
    (B) Files are composed of records
    (C) Fields are composed of characters
    (D) All of the above

7. What is the name of the memory card which is conceptually related to the smart card but is similar to the video disk?
    (A) Laser card
    (B) Master card
    (C) Visa
    (D) Optical card

8. Which of the following Indian companies designs and manufactures super- computers?
    (A) C-DOT
    (B) C-DAC
    (C) CMC
    (D) None of the above

9. Which type device is a piece of equipment that receives information from a CPU?
    (A) Input
    (B) Output
    (C) CPU
    (D) Memory

10. The output of a 2 input OR gate is 0 only when its
    (A) Both inputs are 0
    (B) Either input is 1
    (C) Both inputs are 1
    (D) Either input is 0

11. Which of the following computer language is used for artificial intelligence?
    (A) FORTRAN
    (B) PROLOG
    (C) COBOL
    (D) None of the above

12. The smallest logical data entity is called a data item or data
    (A) Base
    (B) Field
    (C) Bank
    (D) Collection

13. The process used to set up a programs once the system is operational is
    (A) Operating system
    (B) Black bon
    (C) Boot strap
    (D) Utility

14. Which was the world's first minicomputer and when was it introduced?
    (A) PDP-1, 1958
    (B) 1MB System/36, 1960
    (C) PDP-11 1961
    (D) VAX 11/780, 1962

15. Program execution time would be minimum if the programs are written in
    (A) Machine Language
    (B) Assembly language
    (C) High level language
    (D) All of the above

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