Windows and Computer Fundamentals mcq - Set 59 - ObjectiveBooks

Windows and Computer Fundamentals mcq - Set 59

Practice Test: Question Set - 59


1. An input device which can read characters directly from an ordinary piece of paper is
    (A) OCR
    (B) OMR
    (C) MSI
    (D) POS

2. The light pen was developed in
    (A) 1942
    (B) 1976
    (C) 1950
    (D) 1992

3. Before a disk drive can access any sector record, a computer program has to provide the record's disk address. What information does this address specify?
    (A) Track number
    (B) Sector number
    (C) Surface number
    (D) All of the above

4. Which of the following is not a part of the CPU
    (A) Storage unit
    (B) Arithmetic and logic unit
    (C) Program unit
    (D) Control unit

5. Transmission and presentation of text and graphics is called
    (A) Tele-text
    (B) Network
    (C) Video text
    (D) None of the above

6. Which is used to provide the sight information to the right person at the right time for proper decision making?
    (A) DBMS
    (B) MIS
    (C) ISO
    (D) PSO

7. Which 32-bit microprocessor is used in IBM's PS/2 model-80 computer?
    (A) 8088
    (B) 80286
    (C) 80386
    (D) 80486

8. What process prepares the magnetic surface of a disk by creating concentric circles, called tracks, around the disk? (Each track is further divided into pic-shaped sections called sectors.)
    (A) Tracking
    (B) Formatting
    (C) Copying
    (D) Sectioning

9. Sequential file organization is most appropriate for which of the following applications?
    (A) Grocery-store checkout
    (B) Bank checking accounts
    (C) Payroll
    (D) Airline reservations

10. Which hole is used to mark the location of the first sector in a soft-sectored disk?
    (A) Address
    (B) Location
    (C) Index
    (D) Label

11. In which year was UK's premier computing event called "The Which Computer" started?
    (A) 1980
    (B) 1985
    (C) 1986
    (D) 1987

12. Large computer system typically uses:
    (A) Line printers
    (B) Ink-jet printers
    (C) Dot-matrix printers
    (D) Daisy wheel printers

13. A packet switching network that was sponsored by the Commission of the EEC and became operational in 1979 is
    (A) LAN
    (B) Broadband network
    (C) Star network
    (D) Euronet

14. In which year were chips used inside the computer for the first time?
    (A) 1964
    (B) 1975
    (C) 1977
    (D) 1981

15. A type of semiconductor memory that usually has small capacity but very fast access is
    (A) PROM
    (B) RAM
    (C) Scratchpad
    (D) ROM

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