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Computer Hardware Fundamentals Questions and Answers - Set 14

Practice Test: Question Set - 14

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

2. A hybrid computer uses a _______ to convert digital signals from a computer into analog signals.
    (A) Modulator
    (B) Demodulator
    (C) Modem
    (D) Decoder

3. Which of the following is a secondary memory device?
    (A) Keyboard
    (B) Disk
    (C) ALU
    (D) All of the above

4. The computer translates the condition of each switch to a number. What number is represented by the ON state?
    (A) 1
    (B) 0
    (C) +7
    (D) +3.75

5. The language that the computer can understand and execute is called
    (A) Machine language
    (B) Application software
    (C) System program
    (D) All of the above

6. A disk with usable recording surfaces on each side is known as
    (A) Hard disk
    (B) Single-sided disk
    (C) Double-sided disk
    (D) High capacity

7. Where have the program and data to be located before the ALU and control unit of a computer can operate on it?
    (A) Internal memory
    (B) Secondary memory
    (C) Microprocessor
    (D) Magnetic tapes

8. Which disk interface standard includes support for up to eight peripheral devices?
    (A) ST50G/412
    (B) IDE
    (C) SCSI
    (D) ESDI

9. What was the name of the first stored program electronic computer which was built in 1949 at Cambridge University in England?
    (A) EDVAC
    (B) EDSAC
    (C) UNIVAC
    (D) MARK-I

10. Which is a secondary memory device?
    (A) CPU
    (B) ALU
    (C) Floppy disk
    (D) Mouse

11. One of the main feature that distinguish microprocessors from microcomputers is
    (A) Words are usually larger in microprocessors
    (B) Words are shorter in microprocessors
    (C) Microprocessor does not contain I/O devices
    (D) Exactly the same as the machine cycle time

12. Which of the following is directory controlled from a keyboard.
    (A) Card punch
    (B) Punched paper tape
    (C) Magnetic disk
    (D) Magnetic tape

13. In synchronous transmission data from various users
    (A) Require header
    (B) Do not require header
    (C) Sometimes require header
    (D) None of the above

14. Software that's loaded into a computer primary storage area is known as
    (A) Memory-resident package
    (B) File management system
    (C) Electronic spread sheet program
    (D) Utilities

15. An identifying label on the first record of magnetic tape is
    (A) Punched paper tape
    (B) Optical mark reader
    (C) Tape label
    (D) Joystick

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