Computer Basics

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RAM disk is known as

  1. virtual disk

  2. floppy disk

  3. control disk

  4. compact disk

Correct Option: A

Program that provides the direct communication between the operating system and the user is

  1. software

  2. keyboard

  3. shell

  4. pearl

Correct Option: C

_____ is a volatile memory.

  1. RAM

  2. ROM

  3. Both (1) and (2)

  4. None of the above

Correct Option: A

In personal computers, word is usually _____ bites.

  1. 6

  2. 16 or 32

  3. 26 or 36

  4. 36

Correct Option: B

Restarting or resetting a computer by pressing the reset button is

  1. warm boot

  2. boot

  3. word

  4. change

Correct Option: A

A part of computer memory used for temporary storage of data is called as

  1. sysop

  2. stack

  3. sharp

  4. shell

Correct Option: B

When the power is turned off, the contents of the primary memory will be

  1. retained

  2. lost

  3. decreased

  4. memorized

Correct Option: B

To record data on a storage device is termed as

  1. record

  2. write

  3. store

  4. data

Correct Option: B

An application program that stores data in columns and rows and permits calculations with the data is known as

  1. sheet

  2. spreadsheet

  3. file

  4. column

Correct Option: B

_____ is also called computer program.

  1. PC

  2. Software

  3. Hardware

  4. Keyboard

Correct Option: B

VDU is

  1. visual direct unit

  2. visual display unit

  3. violent display unit

  4. visual direction unit

Correct Option: B

Group of electronic circuits used for temporary storage of data is

  1. file

  2. register

  3. both (1) and (2)

  4. none of the above

Correct Option: B


  1. icon

  2. file

  3. key

  4. All the above

Correct Option: B

TSR is a program that pops up on a computer screen when we press _____ key.

  1. left combinations of key

  2. right combinations of key

  3. ctrl - alt - del

  4. both (1) and (3)

Correct Option: B

The numbers denoting the various versions of software is

  1. main numbers

  2. software numbers

  3. version numbers

  4. digital numbers

Correct Option: C

The time taken by a computer to respond to a user's instruction is

  1. seconds

  2. minutes

  3. memory

  4. response time

Correct Option: D

ROM is

  1. non volatile

  2. permanent

  3. both (1) and (2)

  4. none of the above

Correct Option: C

The _____ the transfer rate, the quicker the disk drive.

  1. lower

  2. higher

  3. smaller

  4. little

Correct Option: B

Expand RISC

  1. Reduced-Instruction-set computing

  2. Reduction individual soft computing

  3. Rewrite Instruction-set computing

  4. Reduced information soft computing

Correct Option: A

Track ball is a _____ device.

  1. input

  2. output

  3. both (1) and (2)

  4. none of the above

Correct Option: A

RAM cram is a situation when a microcomputer has _____ RAM to run application programs.

  1. enough

  2. not enough

  3. more

  4. rich in

Correct Option: B

CD is known as

  1. control disc

  2. compact disc

  3. computer disc

  4. all the above

Correct Option: B

A key that turns on a function the first time it is used, and off, the second time is

  1. start key

  2. shutdown key

  3. F1 key

  4. Toggle key

Correct Option: D

A programming language used by desktop publishing program to describe the way a page should look is known as

  1. prescript

  2. postscript

  3. script

  4. software

Correct Option: B


  1. write once read many

  2. write once read memory

  3. write one and read many

  4. none of the above

Correct Option: A
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