Computer Fundamentals Test Questions Answers - Set 23 - ObjectiveBooks

Computer Fundamentals Test Questions Answers - Set 23

Practice Test: Question Set - 23


1. In magnetic disks, data is organized on the platter in a concentric sets of rings called
    (A) Sector
    (B) Track
    (C) Head
    (D) Block

2. In virtual storage, program segments stored on disk during processing are called:
    (A) Tracks
    (B) Blocks
    (C) Pages
    (D) Sectors

3. A prefix for billion which is equal to _______ is called as billi.
    (A) 10
    (B) 100
    (C) 1000
    (D) 10000

4. The time taken for the read/write head to move to the correct track on the magnetic disk is called
    (A) Epoch delay
    (B) Latency delay
    (C) Seek time
    (D) Approach time

5. The monitor of a computer is connected to it by a
    (A) Wire
    (B) Cable
    (C) Line driver
    (D) Modem

6. A processing unit that coordinates networks and data communication is known as
    (A) Control unit
    (B) Communications processor
    (C) Register unit
    (D) CPU

7. Which of the following is not a sequence storage device?
    (A) Magnetic disk
    (B) Magnetic tape
    (C) Paper tape
    (D) All of the above

8. When did Hewlett-Packard Inc. introduce its first HP-110 laptop computer?
    (A) 1984
    (B) 1986
    (C) 1990
    (D) None of the above

9. The computers that we use are digital whereas we live in an analog world which means that we have to translate analog data into digital data. What is the name of the circuit which helps us in this conversion?
    (A) D/A converter
    (B) A/D converter
    (C) Voice recognition
    (D) Adapter

10. The punched card used in the IBM System/3 contains
    (A) 80 columns
    (B) 96 columns
    (C) 120 columns
    (D) 126 columns

11. When was the IBM XT microcomputer released in the market?
    (A) 1970
    (B) 1971
    (C) 1987
    (D) 1986

12. The CPU chip used in a computer is partially made out of
    (A) Silica
    (B) Carbon
    (C) Copper
    (D) Gold

13. Which of the following professions has not been affected by personal computers?
    (A) Medical
    (B) Clerical
    (C) Accounting
    (D) None of the above

14. The bubbles in a bubble memory pack are created with the help of?
    (A) Laser beam
    (B) Magnetic field
    (C) Electric field
    (D) X-ray

15. The disk concept for reducing time lost from rotational delay is:
    (A) Fixed block addressing
    (B) Cylinder, track, sector data
    (C) Staggered addressing
    (D) Graduated block identification

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