MCQ on Computer Fundamentals pdf - Set 48 - ObjectiveBooks

MCQ on Computer Fundamentals pdf - Set 48

Practice Test: Question Set - 48


1. Which of the following statement is valid?
    (A) Lady Augusta is the first programmer
    (B) Ada is the daughter of Lord Byron, a famous English poet
    (C) ADA is a programming language developed by US Defense
    (D) All of above

2. Modern Computers are very reliable but they are not
    (A) Fast
    (B) Powerful
    (C) Infallible
    (D) Cheap

3. Which was the first computer to use transistors instead of vacuum tubes?
    (A) Intel-650
    (B) Burroughs E-101
    (C) Datamatic-1000
    (D) IBM-1401

4. In negative logic, the logic state 1 corresponds to
    (A) Negative voltage
    (B) Zero voltage
    (C) More negative voltage
    (D) Lower voltage level

5. The memory sizes in mainframe computers and advanced technology micro computers are expressed as
    (A) Bytes
    (B) Kilo-bytes
    (C) Bits
    (D) Megabytes

6. A memory bus is mainly used for communication between
    (A) Processor and memory
    (B) Processor and I/O devices
    (C) I/O devices and memory
    (D) Input device and output device

7. To locate a data item for storage is
    (A) Field
    (B) Feed
    (C) Database
    (D) Fetch

8. Which memory system is not as a mass memory medium?
    (A) Semiconductor memory
    (B) Magnetic tape
    (C) Magnetic disk
    (D) Magnetic drum

9. Which of the following tasks is not suited for sequential processing by a computer?
    (A) Preparing of mailing labels
    (B) Processing payroll cheques
    (C) Accounting for credit card purchases
    (D) Inventory control

10. Which of the following bus types are used by the Apple Macintosh computer?
    (A) ISA
    (B) NuBus
    (C) EISA
    (D) PCI Bus

11. A general purpose single-user microcomputer designed to be operated by one person at a time is
    (A) Special-purpose computer
    (B) KIPS
    (C) PC
    (D) None of the above

12. The magnetic disks and drums are like recirculating shift registers because
    (A) They have about the same storage capacity
    (B) Their storage is non volatile
    (C) Their access times are about the same
    (D) Stored data is available for reading over and over again in the same order

13. A single packet on a data link is known as
    (A) Path
    (B) Frame
    (C) Block
    (D) Group

14. What digits are representative of all binary numbers?
    (A) 0
    (B) 1
    (C) 3
    (D) Both (a) and (b)

15. Which part of computer performs functions similar to the cerebrums of the above cardiac and nervous system of a human body?
    (A) ALU
    (B) Input device
    (C) CPU
    (D) Control unit

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