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Digital Computer Fundamentals Objective Questions and Answers - Set 12

Practice Test: Question Set - 12

1. What type of memory is not directly addressable by the CPU and requires special software called EMS (expanded memory specification)?
    (A) Extended
    (B) Expanded
    (C) Basic system
    (D) Conventional

2. An input device that uses switch contacts placed under a plastic pad which may be inscribed with symbols is known as
    (A) Punched card
    (B) Touch pad
    (C) Punched paper tape
    (D) Magnetic disk

3. A hard copy would be prepared on a
    (A) Line printer
    (B) Dot matrix printer
    (C) Type writer terminal
    (D) All of the above

4. A device used to bring information into a computer is
    (A) ALU
    (B) Input device
    (C) Control unit
    (D) Output device

5. Which memory stores the values of variables?
    (A) SAM
    (B) ROM
    (C) RAM
    (D) PROM

6. What is the name of the storage device which is used to compensate for the difference in rates of flow of data from once device to another?
    (A) Cache
    (B) Concentrator
    (C) Buffer
    (D) I/O device

7. Which method is used to connect a remote computer?
    (A) Device
    (B) Dialup
    (C) Diagnostic
    (D) Logic circuit

8. A device mounted on a communication satellite which receives, amplifies and re-transmits signals from earth station is
    (A) Track
    (B) Transponder
    (C) Transistor
    (D) Terminal

9. Which of the following is not an output device of a computer?
    (A) Printer
    (B) Keyboard
    (C) CRT screen
    (D) All of the above

10. Which device uses much less computer time than the light pen and gives resolutions equal to that of the CRT display?
    (A) Mouse
    (B) Touch tablet
    (C) Touch panel
    (D) Data tablet

11. Conversion of a hexadecimal number 3D16 to binary number is
    (A) 1111012
    (B) 1100112
    (C) 110001102
    (D) 1100012

12. A common boundary between two systems is called
    (A) Interdiction
    (B) Interface
    (C) Surface
    (D) None of the above

13. To produce high-quality graphics (hardcopy) in color, you would want to use a/an
    (A) RGB monitor
    (B) Plotter
    (C) Ink-jet printer
    (D) Laser printer

14. What does that acronym EGA stand for?
    (A) Enhanced Graphics Array
    (B) Extended Graphics Array
    (C) Monochrome Graphics Adapter
    (D) Enhanced Graphics Adapter

15. An output device that converts data from a binary format in main storage to coded hole patterns punched into a paper tape is
    (A) Paper tape punch
    (B) Punched paper tape
    (C) Magnetic disk
    (D) Magnetic tape

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