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MCQ on Computer Fundamentals with Answers - Set 47

Practice Test: Question Set - 47

1. A magnetic storage device on which data is stored on a cylindrical drum, subdivided into tracks is known as
    (A) Punched card
    (B) Magnetic disk
    (C) Magnetic tape
    (D) Drum

2. The IC was invented at Texas instruments in year 1958 by
    (A) Jaik Kilby
    (B) Clive Sinclair
    (C) John Napier
    (D) Steve Wozniak

3. The third generation of computers covers the period:
    (A) 1971-1982
    (B) 1982-1994
    (C) 1959-1964
    (D) 1965-1971

4. A type of core store that has a lower access time than the devices used for working store in the same processor is known as
    (A) Core memory
    (B) Buffer
    (C) Fast core
    (D) Address register

5. A generalized software package produced to meet the bugs of a variety of data processing users is known as
    (A) Utility programs
    (B) System software
    (C) Operating system
    (D) Application package

6. Instructions and memory addresses are represented by
    (A) Character codes
    (B) Binary codes
    (C) Binary word
    (D) Parity bit

7. A storage area used to store data to a compensate for the difference in speed at which the different units can handle data is
    (A) Memory
    (B) Buffer
    (C) Accumulator
    (D) Address

8. Which type of computers uses the 8bit code called EBCDIC?
    (A) Minicomputers
    (B) Microcomputers
    (C) Mainframe computers
    (D) Super computer

9. Which of the following was a special purpose computer?
    (A) ABC
    (B) ENIAC
    (C) EDVAC
    (D) All of the above

10. When was vacuum tube invented?
    (A) 1900
    (B) 1906
    (C) 1910
    (D) 1880

11. Software in computer
    (A) Enhances the capabilities of the hardware machine
    (B) Increase the speed of central processing unit
    (C) Both of above
    (D) None of above

12. The value of each bead in heaven is
    (A) 1
    (B) 3
    (C) 5
    (D) 7

13. A set of information that defines the status of resources allocated to a process is
    (A) Process control
    (B) ALU
    (C) Register Unit
    (D) Process description

14. A computer consists of
    (A) A central processing unit
    (B) A memory
    (C) Input and output unit
    (D) All of the above

15. Multi user systems provided cost savings for small business because they use a single processing unit to link several
    (A) Personal computers
    (B) Workstations
    (C) Dumb terminals
    (D) Mainframes

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