Computer Fundamental Questions and Answers set-10

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1) The computer memory holds data and .....

A. Bytes

B. Program

C. Registers

D. Bits


2) A file that has been transferred to a lower level in the memory hierarchy is known as ....

A. Random File

B. Archive File

C. Serial File

D. Sequential File


3) The computer that process both analog and digital is called ..

A. Mainframe Computer

B. Hybrid Computer

C. Analog Computer

D. Digital Computer


4) The binary number 1000 is equivalent to decimal number ..

A. One thousand

B. Eight

C. One

D. Sixteen


5) A general purpose single use microcomputer designed to be operated by one person at time is ...

A. Special Purpose computer

B. KIPS

C. AI

D. PC


6) ASCII Stand for

A. American Standard Code for Information Interchange

B. American Stable Code for International Interchange

C. American Standard Case for International Interchange

D. American Standard Code for Interchange Information


7) The checking operation performed in input data is called the ...

A. Validation of data

B. Verification of data

C. Cross check

D. Control data


8) 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


9) Software in computer ....

A. Enhanced the capabilities of the hardware machine

B. Increase the speed of central processing unit

C. Both of the above

D. None of the above


10) The larger RAM of computer, the fastest processing speed is, since it eliminates ..

A. Need for external memory

B. Need of ROM

C. Frequent disk I/Os

D. Need for wider data path



11) The earlier device the qualifies as a digital computer is ...

A. EDSAC

B. Abacus

C. ENIAC

D. EDVAC


12) Latency time is ...

A. Time to spin the needed data under head

B. Time to spin the needed data under track

C. Time to spin the needed data under sector

D. All of the above


13) Which of the following printer can be classified as a page at a time printer?

A. Laser Printer

B. Dot matrix printer

C. Thermal Printer

D. Ink-jet printer


14) What are the units used to count the speed of a printer?

A. CPM

B. DPI

C. PPM

D. BIT



15) Who is the founder of Oracle Corporation?

A. Bill Gates

B. Laris Ellison

C. Andrew S Grove

D. Marc Andreson


16) Plotter prints ...

A. with ballpoint pens

B. with ink pens

C. electristatically

D. All of the above


17) Which of the following organizations looks at standards for representation of data on the Internet?

A. ISOC

B. W3C

C. IEEE

D. IETE


18) Who is the founder of BSD Unix?

A. Bill Gates

B. Dennis Ritche

C. Bill Joy

D. Linux Torvalds


19) Which of the following topologies is highly reliable?

A. Star

B. Bus

C. Fully connected mesh

D. All of the above


20) People typically interface with a computer based system when ...

A. Information must be output

B. Data must be input

C. Information must be reviewed

D. All of the above


Answers:

1) B. Program
2) B. Archive File
3) B. Hybrid Computer
4) B. Eight
5) D. PC
6) A. American Standard Code for Information Interchange
7) A. Validation of data
8) B. Extremely high reliability
9) A. Enhanced the capabilities of the hardware machine
10) C. Frequent disk I/Os
11) B. Abacus
12) A. Time to spin the needed data under head
13) A. Laser Printer
14) C. PPM
15) B. Laris Ellison
16) D. All of the above
17) B. W3C
18) C. Bill Joy
19) C. Fully connected mesh
20) A. Information must be output