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Objective Questions of Computer Fundamentals with Answers pdf - Set 31

Practice Test: Question Set - 31

1. What is the name of the temporary data storage area between a peripheral device and the CPU which compensates for the difference between their speeds?
    (A) Backing storage
    (B) Buffer
    (C) Main storage
    (D) Temporary storage

2. The difference between memory and storages is that memory is _______ and storage is _______
    (A) Temporary, permanent
    (B) Permanent, temporary
    (C) Slow, fast
    (D) All of the above

3. In a computer system, which device is functionally opposite of a Key-board?
    (A) Mouse
    (B) Trackball
    (C) Printer
    (D) Joystick

4. The methods used by COBOL to define that structure of a data item in terms of characters, digits, etc. is
    (A) Password
    (B) Pointer
    (C) Picture
    (D) Overlay

5. A regular TV set can be hooked up to a computer so as to received computer signal instead of a television program. This hooking up is achieved with the help of a
    (A) Modem
    (B) Adapter
    (C) Cable
    (D) Aerial

6. A Winchester disk is a
    (A) Disk Stack
    (B) Removable disk
    (C) Flexible disk
    (D) All of the above

7. A sizeable geographical area with communication based on the telephone system is though as
    (A) Local area network
    (B) Wide area network
    (C) Modulator-Demodulator
    (D) None of the above

8. The first computer made available for commercial use was
    (A) Mark-I
    (B) ENIAC
    (C) EDSAC
    (D) UNIVAC

9. Offline device is
    (A) A device which is not connected to CPU
    (B) A device which is connected to CPU
    (C) A direct access storage device
    (D) AN I/O device

10. Which of the following transfers data contained on computer cards to the computer system.
    (A) Card sorter
    (B) Card reader
    (C) Magnetic disk
    (D) Magnetic tape

11. A class of random access memory that requires periodic servicing in order for the contents to remain valid is
    (A) Static RAM
    (B) Dynamic RAM
    (C) PROM
    (D) EPROM

12. Which printer is very commonly used for desk-top publishing?
    (A) Laser printer
    (B) Ink-jet printer
    (C) Daisy wheel printer
    (D) Dot-matrix printer

13. A system program which helps the execution of user programs is known as
    (A) System software
    (B) Application program
    (C) Batch operating system
    (D) Utilities

14. A data item which is not broken down into smaller units is ________
    (A) Data element
    (B) Elementary data item
    (C) Data entry
    (D) Database management

15. The personnel which deal with the computer and its management put together is known as
    (A) Firm ware
    (B) Human ware
    (C) Software
    (D) Hardware

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