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Computer Fundamentals - 4

Description: GOOD TEST FOR CHECKING BASICS OF COMPUTER TO CLEAR BASICS COMPUTER KNOWLEDGE
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Which Disk interface standard includes support for up to eight peripheral devices?

  1. ST50G/412

  2. IDE

  3. SCSI

  4. ESDI


Correct Option: C

The light pen was developed in

  1. 1942

  2. 1976

  3. 1950

  4. 1992


Correct Option: C

A metal Disk coated with ferromagnetic substance for storing data is

  1. hard-disk

  2. magnetic tape.

  3. floppy disk.

  4. card punch.


Correct Option: A

A directly accessible appointment calendar is a feature of a ______ resident package.

  1. CPU

  2. Memory

  3. Buffer

  4. ALU


Correct Option: B

A circuit which can store information is known as

  1. integrated circuit.

  2. chip

  3. memory cell.

  4. gate


Correct Option: C

ILLIAC is a

  1. super computer.

  2. mini computer.

  3. mainframe computer.

  4. micro computer.


Correct Option: A

Computer Instructions written with the use of English words instead of binary machine code is called

  1. mnemonics

  2. symbolic code.

  3. gray code.

  4. opcode


Correct Option: B

A part located in the central processing unit that stores data and information is known as

  1. core memory.

  2. PROM

  3. EPROM

  4. ROM


Correct Option: A

The invention of the slide rule is attributed to

  1. Babbage

  2. Oughtred

  3. Pascal

  4. Napier


Correct Option: B

A memory in which the information is stored in the last is on the top and is retrieved first is known as

  1. PROM

  2. Buffer

  3. Stack

  4. RAM


Correct Option: C

The part of a machine level instruction, which tells the central processor, what has to be done is known as?

  1. Opcode

  2. Address

  3. CPU

  4. Monitor


Correct Option: A

A path for carrying signals between a source and a destination is known as

  1. Route

  2. Channel

  3. Link

  4. Block


Correct Option: B

Tiny rings made of magnetic material that can be polarised to represent binary 1 or 0 is called

  1. magnetic core.

  2. magnetic disk.

  3. card punch.

  4. floppy disk.


Correct Option: A

Full Adder has

  1. 4 inputs

  2. 8 inputs

  3. 3 inputs

  4. 2 inputs


Correct Option: C

The range of frequencies available for data transmission is known as

  1. Baud

  2. Bandwidth

  3. Byte

  4. Bits


Correct Option: B

A local storage register which contains the address of the next instructions to be executed is

  1. Accumulator

  2. Address Register

  3. Buffer

  4. Memory


Correct Option: B

The location where input/output devices are connected to the computer is known as

  1. keyboard

  2. accumulator

  3. bus

  4. port


Correct Option: D
Explanation:

The location where input/output devices are connected to the computer is known as port.

The basic unit of main memory storage is called

  1. CPU

  2. ALU

  3. Accumulator

  4. Buffer


Correct Option: C

Which language was created by Charles H. Moore at National Radio Astronomy Observatory?

  1. BASIC

  2. FORTH

  3. dBASE

  4. COBOL


Correct Option: B

Which is a standard interface made up of 100 parallel common communication lines?

  1. RS-232

  2. S-100 bus

  3. RS-256

  4. CP/100


Correct Option: B

Which of the following is a swapping device that is used to hold the images of pages in main memory?

  1. Plex

  2. Paging Drum

  3. Card Punch

  4. Optical Mark Reader


Correct Option: B

Operation code is also known as

  1. Bar Code

  2. Source Code

  3. Object Code

  4. Order Code


Correct Option: D

A table within a computer that contains a mapping between logical page addresses & physical addresses is

  1. Truth table

  2. Paging

  3. Page table

  4. Padding


Correct Option: C

The time required to complete a single, continuous execution of an object program is

  1. Run time

  2. Real time

  3. Response time

  4. Delay time


Correct Option: A

Which Network is a Packet switching network?

  1. Ring network

  2. LAN

  3. Star network

  4. Euro net


Correct Option: D

Resistance to alteration by system errors of data stored in a computer is

  1. Data Hierarchy

  2. Data Integrity

  3. Data General

  4. Data Logging


Correct Option: B

An Interconnection between two logic gates permitting them to form a Flip-Flop is

  1. Cross Coupling

  2. Modem

  3. Network

  4. Cross talk


Correct Option: A

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

  1. Random file

  2. Sequential file

  3. Archive file

  4. Serial file


Correct Option: C

A number that is used to control the form of another number is known as

  1. Map

  2. Mask

  3. Mamtossa

  4. Marker


Correct Option: B

Which is the part of the database program that maintains the organisation of the database?

  1. DMA

  2. CAD

  3. DIV

  4. DMS


Correct Option: D

Which circular transparent disk has a pattern of radial bars printed on it?

  1. Milk Disk

  2. Optical disk

  3. Hard Disk

  4. Mini Disk


Correct Option: A

Control unit is often called as

  1. Nerve Center

  2. Master Dispatcher

  3. Clock

  4. All of above


Correct Option: B

A Device invented by Dr. Bobbeck in 1966, for mass storage of data is

  1. Punched Paper tape

  2. Magnetic Bubble Storage

  3. Magnetic tape

  4. Magnetic Disk


Correct Option: B

An input device that uses switch contacts placed under a plastic pad which may be inscribed with symbols is known as

  1. Punched Paper Tape

  2. Punched Card

  3. Touch Pad

  4. Magnetic Disk


Correct Option: C

The first relay operated computer was developed by

  1. IBM

  2. Contrad Zuse

  3. Howard Aiken

  4. Blaise Pascal


Correct Option: C

The transformation of a message into an encoded form is known as

  1. Mnemonics

  2. Encoding

  3. Encryption

  4. Decoding


Correct Option: B

Transmission and presentation of text and graphics is called

  1. Tele-text

  2. Network

  3. Telematique

  4. Video text


Correct Option: D

A system in which the logic actions are not confined to the central processor is

  1. AI

  2. Distributed logic

  3. KIPS

  4. Optical Computer


Correct Option: B

The micro computer has got a word processing capacity of

  1. 518-8 kilowords

  2. 630-8 kilowords

  3. 425-8 kilowords

  4. 512-8 kilowords


Correct Option: D

Which is another name for Functional Language?

  1. Machine

  2. Application Language

  3. Low-level Language

  4. High-level Language


Correct Option: B

Which type of computers are known as Z1, Z2?

  1. Personal

  2. Electrical

  3. Electronic

  4. Mechanical


Correct Option: D

Which is an electronic device that can store temporarily a single bit of data?

  1. Accumulator

  2. Buffer

  3. Memory

  4. Latch


Correct Option: D

The earliest medium for storing data was

  1. Magnetic Tape

  2. Magnetic Disk

  3. Punched Card

  4. Plotter


Correct Option: C

The Memory capacity of a Mini Computer is

  1. 640 Kb

  2. 256 Kb

  3. 250 Kb

  4. 1024 Kb


Correct Option: B

A bit which says something about a piece of data is called

  1. Field

  2. Flag

  3. Database

  4. Record


Correct Option: B

What type of memory is not directly addressable by the CPU and requires special software called EMS(expanded memory specification)?

  1. Extended

  2. Expanded

  3. Base

  4. Conventional


Correct Option: B

Which is a solid-state method of data storage where bits are represented by magnetic domain?

  1. Accumulator

  2. CPU

  3. Bubble Memory

  4. ALU


Correct Option: A

Speeds of ______ nanoseconds.

  1. 60

  2. 70

  3. 80

  4. 90


Correct Option: A

What is a portion of memory that serves as a temporary repository for data as it waits for a given action?

  1. Memory Pool

  2. Cache

  3. Processor

  4. Processor pool


Correct Option: B

An output device that uses words or messages recorded on a magnetic medium to produce audio response is

  1. voice recognition unit

  2. magnetic tape

  3. voice response unit

  4. voice band


Correct Option: C
Explanation:

Voice response unit is a device which uses words or messages recorded on a magnetic medium to produce audio response.

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