Computer Fundamentals Viva Questions and Answers - Set 27 - ObjectiveBooks

Computer Fundamentals Viva Questions and Answers - Set 27

Practice Test: Question Set - 27

1. Which output device is used for translating information from a computer into pictorial form on paper?
    (A) Mouse
    (B) Plotter
    (C) Touch panel
    (D) Card punch

2. The examination and changing of single bits or small groups of his within a word is called
    (A) Bit
    (B) Byte
    (C) Bit manipulation
    (D) Bit slice

3. Which is used for manufacturing chips?
    (A) Bus
    (B) Control unit
    (C) Semiconductors
    (D) None of the above

4. Tiny rings made of magnetic material that can be polarized to represent binary 1 or 0 is called
    (A) Magnetic core
    (B) Magnetic disk
    (C) Card punch
    (D) Floppy disk

5. The tracks on a disk which can be accessed without repositioning the R/W heads is
    (A) Surface
    (B) Cylinder
    (C) Cluster
    (D) None of the above

6. The data processing job expected to further decrease in the 1996s is that of:
    (A) Keypuncher
    (B) Data entry clerk
    (C) Computer operator
    (D) Programmer

7. Which of the following is not an advantage of magnetic disk storage?
    (A) The access time of magnetic disk is much less than that of magnetic tape
    (B) Disk storage is longer lasting than magnetic tape
    (C) Disk storage is less expensive than tape storage
    (D) None of the above

8. How many bit code is used by Murray code for TELEPRINTER machines.
    (A) 25
    (B) 4
    (C) 9
    (D) 5

9. Which of the following languages is often translated to pseudo code?
    (A) Assembly
    (C) PASCAL
    (D) BASIC

10. What was the name of the first commercially available microprocessor chip?
    (A) Intel 8008
    (B) Intel 8080
    (C) Intel 4004
    (D) Motorola 6809

11. An operating system intended for use on microprocessor based systems that support a single user is
    (A) PC-DOS
    (B) MS-DOS
    (C) UNIX
    (D) CP/M

12. The register which keeps track of the execution of a program and which contains the memory address of the instruction currently being executed is known as
    (A) Index register
    (B) Memory address register
    (C) Program counter
    (D) Instruction register

13. Methods used to organize and physically store disk data are cylinder and
    (A) Sector
    (B) Surface
    (C) Track
    (D) None of the above

14. The minimum time delay required between the initiation of two successive memory operations is known as
    (A) Memory cycle time
    (B) Memory access time
    (C) Transmission time
    (D) Waiting time

15. Which functional component of a computer is responsible for the computing?
    (A) Input
    (B) Output
    (C) CPU
    (D) Memory

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