Computer Fundamental Quiz with Answer set-11

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1) What is the name of the software that allows us to browse through web pages called?

A. FTP Client

B. Browser

C. Mail Client

D. Messenger


2) Which of the following is not a logic gate?

A. AND

B. OR

C. NOT

D. NAT


3) The register which keeps track of the execution of a program and which contains the memory address of the instructions currently being executed is known as ....

A. index register

B. memory address register

C. program counter

D. Instructions register


4) Punch cards were introduced by ....

A. Powers

B. Pascal

C. Jacquard

D. Herman Hollerith


5) Which of the following statements is/are true?

A. Cache Memories are bigger than RAM

B. Cache Memories are smaller then RAM

C. ROM are faster than RAM.

D. Information in ROM can be written by users


6) The ALU of computer normally contains a number of high-speed storage elements called ....

A. Semiconductor memory

B. Register

C. Hard Disk

D. Magnetic Disk


7) Computers built before the first Generation of computers were ..

A. Mechanical

B. Electro mechanical

C. Electrical

D. None of the above


8) Which of the following registers is loaded with the contents of the memory location pointed by the PC?

A. Memory Address Register

B. Memory Data Register

C. Instruction Register

D. Program Counter


9) A computer program that converts an entire program into machine language is called ...

A. Interpreter

B. Modem

C. Complier

D. Commander


10) Programs stored in ROM are called ...

A. Hardware

B. Firmware

C. Software

D. None of the above



11) Which of the following registers is used to keep track address of the memory location where the next instruction is located?

A. Memory address register

B. Memory data register

C. Instruction register

D. Program Counter


12) The memory component of first generation was ....

A. Transistor

B. Vacuum Tubes

C. IC

D. LSI


13) A compiler ....

A. is a computer program

B. translates a high level language into machine language

C. is a part of software

D. none of the above


14) Which chips are erasable by ultra-violet rays after removing them from main circuit?

A. EPROM

B. EEPROM

C. PROM

D. All of the above


15) Fourth generation computers were ......

A. extremely fast and accurate

B. very much reliable

C. Possessing enormous capacity

D. all of the above


16) EEPROM can be used for ...

A. Erasing the contents of ROM

B. Reconstructing the contents of ROM

C. Erasing and reconstructing the contents of ROM

D. Duplicating ROM


17) The processing capacity of the computer means ....

A. input/output operation

B. text manipulation and calculation

C. logic and comparative operation

D. storage and retrieval operation


18) The computer can perform a task repeatedly which is explained by term ....

A. Processing capacity

B. Diligence

C. Versatility

D. Storage capacity


19) Time taken to move from one cylinder of a HDD to another is called ....

A. Transfer rate

B. Average seek time

C. Latency

D. Round trip time


20) A set of flip flops integrated together is called ....

A. Counter

B. Adder

C. Register

D. None of the above

Answers:

1) B. Browser
2) D. NAT
3) C. program counter
4) D. Herman Hollerith
5) B. Cache Memories are smaller then RAM
6) B. Register
7) B. Electro mechanical
8) C. Instruction Register
9) C. Complier
10) B. Firmware
11) D. Program Counter
12) B. Vacuum Tubes
13) B. translates a high level language into machine language
14) A. EPROM
15) D. all of the above
16) C. Erasing and reconstructing the contents of ROM
17) C. logic and comparative operation
18) B. Diligence
19) B. Average seek time
20) C. Register