Computer Fundamentals Theory Questions and Answers - Set 24 - ObjectiveBooks

Computer Fundamentals Theory Questions and Answers - Set 24

Practice Test: Question Set - 24

1. When the time to establish link is large and the size of data is small, the preferred mode of data transfer is
    (A) Circuit switching
    (B) Packet switching
    (C) Time division multiplexing
    (D) None of the above

2. Ethernet uses
    (A) Bus topology
    (B) Ring topology
    (C) Star topology
    (D) Tree topology

3. Any type of storage that is used for holding information between steps in its processing is
    (A) CPU
    (B) Primary storage
    (C) Intermediate storage
    (D) Internal storage

4. How many bits can be stored in the 8K RAM?
    (A) 8000
    (B) 8192
    (C) 4000
    (D) 4096

5. A computer program that converts an entire program into machine language at one time is called a/an
    (A) Interpreter
    (B) Simulator
    (C) Compiler
    (D) Commander

6. A repository for data, usually covering specific topic is
    (A) Database
    (B) Data requisition
    (C) Databank
    (D) Data collection

7. Which is a machine-oriented high-level language for the GEC 4080 series machines?
    (A) LOGO
    (B) SNOBOL
    (C) Babbage
    (D) ALGOL

8. The first machine to successfully perform a long series of arithmetic and logical operations was:
    (A) ENIAC
    (B) Mark I
    (C) Analytic engine
    (D) UNIVAC-I

9. Group of instructions that directs a computer is called
    (A) Storage
    (B) Memory
    (C) Logic
    (D) Program

10. A small square or rectangular piece of silica on which several layers of an integrated circuit are etched or imprinted is called
    (A) VLSI
    (B) Micro
    (C) Wafer
    (D) Chip

11. Which type of system puts the user into direct conversation with the computer through a keyboard?
    (A) Real time processing
    (B) Interactive computer
    (C) Batch processing
    (D) Time sharing

12. What difference does the 5th generation computer have from other generation computers?
    (A) Technological advancement
    (B) Scientific code
    (C) Object Oriented Programming
    (D) None of the above

13. Which of the following terms could be used to describe the concurrent processing of computer programs, via CRTs, on one computer system?
    (A) Time-sharing
    (B) Online processing
    (C) Interactive processing
    (D) All the above processing

14. Which of the following machines are characterized by electronic tube circuitry, delay line, rotating or electrostatic memory.
    (A) First generation
    (B) Second generation
    (C) Third generation
    (D) Fourth generation

15. Binary numbers need more places for counting because
    (A) They are always big numbers
    (B) Any no. of 0's can be added in front of them
    (C) Binary base is small
    (D) 0's and l's have to be properly spaced apart

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