Top Asked Computer Fundamentals Questions and Answers - Set 25 - ObjectiveBooks

Top Asked Computer Fundamentals Questions and Answers - Set 25

Practice Test: Question Set - 25


1. An advantage of blocking a tape is that
    (A) Additional processing time is consumed
    (B) The direct file method can be emulated
    (C) Tapes contain less data and longer tapes
    (D) Less tape is used to store the same amount of data

2. The terminal device often used in checking charge cards that offers both a limited keyboard input and visual output is the:
    (A) Intelligent terminal
    (B) POS terminal
    (C) Video display terminal
    (D) Audio response unit

3. The earliest device that qualifies as a digital computer is
    (A) EDSAC
    (B) Abacus
    (C) ENIAC
    (D) EDVAC

4. What is a portion of memory that serves as a temporary repository for data as it waits for a given action?
    (A) Memory Pool
    (B) Cache
    (C) Processor
    (D) Processor pool

5. Any piece of equipment forming an interface to a data communication system is
    (A) DTE
    (B) DTA
    (C) CSA
    (D) DCA

6. A type of simulation method using random numbers to determine the evolution of a system is
    (A) Model dispersion
    (B) Monte carlo
    (C) Monadic
    (D) Padding

7. A pen shaped device which can sense light, and is used to point at spots on a video screen.
    (A) Mouse
    (B) Light pen
    (C) Joystick
    (D) Plotter

8. Which of the following processor is software that accepts user ideas, manipulates and reorganizes them in user-specified ways and then produces a refined model of those thoughts?
    (A) Distribute
    (B) Out-line
    (C) Multi
    (D) On-line

9. Most important advantage of an IC is its
    (A) Easy replacement in case of circuit failure
    (B) Extremely high reliability
    (C) Reduced cost
    (D) Low power consumption

10. In serial, asynchronous transmissions, the _______ bit is used to signal the end of the character within the data frame.
    (A) Start
    (B) Stop
    (C) Parity
    (D) Data

11. An error in computer data is called
    (A) Chip
    (B) Bug
    (C) CPU
    (D) Storage devices

12. A new technology which provides the ability to create an artificial world and have people interact with it is called
    (A) Virtual reality
    (B) Alternative reality
    (C) 3-D reality
    (D) None of the above

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

14. The primary memory of a personal computer consists of:
    (A) ROM only
    (B) RAM only
    (C) Both ROM and RAM
    (D) Memory module

15. Which language was devised by Dr. Seymour Aubrey Papert?
    (A) APL
    (B) COBOL
    (C) LOGO
    (D) FORTRAN

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