Computer Fundamental Quiz Set 03

Free computer quiz

1. Which is not characteristic of computer?

a) Speed

b) Accuracy

c) Diligent

d) Understanding  

d) Understanding

Explanation: computer does not have Understanding features

2. Intelligent PROM stands for……

a) Programming read only memory

b) Programmable read only memory

c) Packages read only memory

d) Programmable read on memory

b) Programmable read only memory

3. Which of the following is not a mass storage device?

a) CD-ROM

b) RAM

c) Hard disk

d) Tape

b) RAM

Explanation: RAM can’t store mass data and information than other

4. In computer all calculation performed are made in … unit

a) Control unit

b) Memory

c) Arithmetic and logic unit

d) Register

c) Arithmetic and logic unit

Explanation: All calculation performed in Arithmetic and logic calculation

5. Which of the following memory has the shortest access time…?

a) Cache memory

b) Register

c) Auxiliary RAM

d) External hard disk

b) Register

6. Which is not system software?

a) Windows OS

b) Translator

c) Emulator

d) Excel  

d) Excel

Explanation: Excel is application software.

7. Which of the following is the acronym for electronic delay storage automatic calculator?

a) UNIVA

b) EDSAC

c) EDVAC

d) Abacus

b) EDSAC

8. Which one is the slowest access memory among the following?

a) Disk

b) RAM

c) Cache memory

d) Register

a) Disk

Explanation: RAM, cache and register are fast access memory of computer.

9. The speed of the leaser printer in measured in …..

a) LPM

b) CPS

c) DPS

d) PPM

d) PPM

10. MVS stands for…

a) Many very large system

b) Multi value system

c) Multiple virtual storage

d) None of the above

c) Multiple virtual storage

11. Hard disk is coated with….

a) Magnetic metallic oxide

b) Optical metallic oxide

c) Carbon layer

d) All of the above

a) Magnetic metallic oxide

12. Program designed to perform specific user tasks is known as….

a) System software

b) Application software

c) Utility software

d) Operating system

b) Application software

13. A computer program that translates one program instruction at a time in to machine language is called a/an

a) Interpreter

b) CPU

c) Compiler

d) Simulator

a) interpreter

14. A device that operates under the control of another device is called…..

a) Stem

b) Slave

c) Simulator

d) Emulator

b) Slave

15. Daisy wheel printer is a type of

a) Matrix printer

b) Impact printer

c) Leaser printer

d) Manual printer

b) Impact printer

16. Computer is an … machine

a) Electrician

b) Mechanical

c) Engineering

d) Electronic 

d) Electronic

17. The process of starting or restarting computer system by loading system files from a secondary storage device into the computer memory is called

a) Paging

b) Booting

c) Swapping

d) Loading

b) Booting

18. Which is not a system software?

a) Microsoft word

b) Microsoft windows

c) Device driver

d) Hard disk recovers utility

a) Microsoft word

19. If your computer reports that a file has a size of one kilobyte, than now much space it is using?

a) 8 bytes

b) 1024 bytes

c) 1048576 bytes

d) All of the above

b) 1024 bytes

20. Which of these is a pointing device?

a) Laser printer

b) Touch pad

c) Keyboard

d) Decimal point

b) Touch pad

21. Which is the magnetic storage device?

a) CD

b) DVD

c) Pen drive

d) None of the above

d) None of the above

22. Which is not a input device?

a) Touch screen

b) Mouse

c) Screen

d) MIDI

c) Screen

23. Which of the following is not a microcomputer?

a) Desktop

b) Laptop

c) Mainframe

d) Hand held PC

c) Mainframe

24. A personal computer is a ….

a) Microcomputer

b) Terminal

c) Personal digital assistant

d) Mainframe

a) Microcomputer

25. Which components are you unlikely to find as part of a motherboard?

a) ROM

b) CPU

c) CMOS memory

d) CD-ROM

d) CD-ROM

26. A computer must be capable of doing all of these things expect…..

a) Electrolyze data

b) Output data

c) Process data

d) Storage data

a) Electrolyze data

27. You could measure a microprocessor’s clock speed of recent computer in ….

a) Computer procedure unit

b) Hertz

c) Bits per second

d) Gigahertz

d) Gigahertz

28. High data accuracy produced by ……. Computer.

a) Analog

b) Digital

c) Hybrid

d) None of the above

b) Digital

29. Which of the following is the oldest storage device?

a) Paper tape

b) Magnetic tape

c) Magnetic disk

d) Magnetic core

a) Paper tape

30. The communication port is used for…

a) Mouse connection

b) Printer connection

c) Modem connection

d) Monitor connection

c) Modem connection

31. Modem is connected with….

a) Parallel port

b) Serial port

c) USB

d) Com port

d) Com port

32. Which of the following is the low-level language?

a) Assembly

b) Machine

c) Both a and b

d) Natural language

c) Both a and b

Explanation: Assembly and Machine language are low-level language

33. Which is removeable disk?

a) Zip disk

b) Pen drive

c) Floppy disk

d) All of the above

b) Pen drive

34. The capacity of compact disk is……

a) 100KB

b) 250MB

c) 640MB

d) 2000MB

c) 640MB

35. Which is not hardware?

a) Keyboard

b) Mouse

c) Printer

d) CD

d) CD

36. The content of ROM can be erased by supplying electric charge?

a) PROM

b) EPROM

c) EEPROM

d) EAPROM

c) EEPROM

37. The ABACUS was originated from…

a) China

b) Korea

c) Japan

d) USA

a) China

38. SMPS stands for….

a) Switching mode power supply

b) Switch mode power system

c) System mode power station

d) None of the above

a) Switching mode power supply

39. Antivirus program falls on ……. Category.

a) System software

b) Application software

c) Utility software

d) All of the above

c) Utility software

40. Which is not a basic type of computer?

a) Super computer

b) Digital computer

c) Analog computer

d) Hybrid computer

a) Super computer

41. Linkage between the CPU and user is called………

a) Software

b) Hardware

c) Peripheral

d) Storage

c) Peripheral

42. The DVD is a/an………… disk

a) Magnetic

b) Semiconductor

c) Magneto optical

d) Optical

d) Optical

43. Which is not direct entry input device?

a) Keyboard

b) Scanner

c) Barcode reader

d) OMR

a) Keyboard

44. The mnemonic code was used in…….

a) 1 GL

b) 2 GL

c) 3 GL

d) 4 GL

b) 2 GL

45. Which will produce high graphic quality print out?

a) Leaser

b) Plotter

c) Dot matrix

d) Inkjet

b) Plotter

46. How many types of different devices that supported by USB port?

a) 40

b) 65

c) 100

d) 127

d) 127

47. Which one is the component of computer system?

a) Hardware

b) Software

c) Human ware

d) All of the above

d) All of the above

48. What is the name for parallel communication pathway that connects different hardware components physically into computer system?

a) Cable

b) Line

c) Bus

d) Peripheral

c) Bus

49. Which electronic components was connected for emerging the third generation computer?

a) Vacuum tube

b) IC

c) Transistors

d) VLSI

b) IC

50. Which of the following two computers have the same architecture?

a) IBM and Macintosh

b) IBM compatible and apple

c) IBM and apple/Macintosh

d) IBM and IBM compatible

d) IBM and IBM compatible

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