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Computer Fundamental Multiple Choice Questions set-6

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Here are the collections of computer fundamental multiple-choice questions includes MCQ questions on a computer basis with the answer. It includes multiple-choice questions on the components on the motherboard of a PC, history of the computer, ALU of the central processing unit, components of the first-generation computers, and the function of the CPU related to computer fundamental.

1) Different components on the motherboard of a PC unit are linked together by sets of parallel electrical conducting lines. What are these lines called?
A. Conductor’s
B. Buses
C. Connectors
D. Consecutively

2) The ARPANET helped to develop protocol called …..
A. TCP/IP
B. POPA
C. ARP
D. None

3) The ALU of the central processing unit does the essential math work for the computer. What does the control unit do …..
A. Communicate its results
B. Activates the output device
C. Monitors the flow of information
D. Control the printer

4) The language that the computer can understand and execute is called…
A. Machine language
B. Application software
C. System program
D. All of the above

5) Boot virus affects the ……… of the program of a system.
A. Boot recorded program
B. Booting computer
C. Boot halted
D. None

6) Which of the following is not characteristic of a relational database model?
A. Tables
B. Treelike Structure
C. Complex logical relationships
D. Records

7) Who designed the first electronics computer ENIAC?
A. Van Neumann
B. Joseph M jacquard
C. J. Presper Eckers and John W Mouchley
D. All of the above

8) The process of rewriting parts of a file to contiguous sectors on a hard disk to increase the speed of access and retrieval.
A. Fragmentation
B. Defragmentation
C. Both
D. None

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9) A language used to express algorithms in computer understandable form is…
A. Assembly language
B. Low-level language
C. Algorithmic language
D. Programming language

10) Instructions and memory addresses are represented by ..
A. Character codes
B. Binary codes
C. Binary words
D. Parity bit

11) Scandisk is performed by using …..
A. Application software
B. Operating system software
C. Utility software
D. None

12) BCD is
A. Bit Coded digit
B. Binary Coded Decimal
C. Bit Code digit
D. Binary Coded Digit

13) What is the name of the computer terminal, which gives paper printout?
A. Display screen
B. Soft-copy terminal
C. Hard copy terminal
D. Plotter

14) Optical fibers are very reliable communication channels and they transmit data in…
A. Analog
B. Both
C. Digital
D. None

15) Chief components of the first-generation computers were…
A. Transistors
B. Vacuum Tubes and Valves
C. Integrated Circuits
D. None of the above

16) The function of the CPU is…
A. to provide a hard copy
B. to read, interprets and processes the information and instruction
C. to communicate with the operator
D. to provide external storage of text

17) Copying files from Internet Server to the client computer is called …..
A. Telnet
B. FTP
C. Internet copy
D. Message copy

18) The fifth Generation of Computers is also known as…
A. Knowledge information processing system
B. Very large scale Integration
C. Both of the above
D. None of the above

19) What is meant by the term RAM?
A. Memory which can only be read
B. Memory which can be both read and written to
C. Memory which is used for permanent storage
D. Memory which can only be written to

20) Which is not the network operating system?
A. LINUX
B. UNIX
C. XENIX
D. MS-DOS

Answers:

1) B. Buses
2) C. ARP
3) C. Monitors the flow of information
4) A. Machine language    
5) A. Boot recorded program
6) B. Treelike Structure
7) C. J. Presper Eckers and John W Mouchley
8)  A. Fragmentation
9) A. Assembly language
10) B. Binary codes
11) B. Operating system software
12) B. Binary Coded Decimal
13) C. Hard copy terminal
14) C. Digital
15) B. Vacuum Tubes and Valves
16) B. to read, interprets and processes the information and instruction
17) B. FTP
18) A. Knowledge information processing system
19) B. Memory which can be both read and written to
20) D. MS-DOS

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