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Part 14: List for questions and answers of Computer Fundamentals


Q1. What do you call the translator which takes assembly language program as input and produce machine language code as output?

a) Compiler

b) Interpreter

c) Debugger

d) Assembler


Q2. Serial access memories are useful in applications where

a) Data consists of numbers

b) Short access time is required

c) Each stored word is processed differently

d) Data naturally needs to flow in and out in serial form


Q3. In ________ mode, the communication channel is used in both directions at the same time?

a) Full-duplex

b) Simplex

c) Half-duplex

d) None of the above


Q4. Who invented Slide Rules?

a) John Napier

b) William Oughtred

c) Gottfried Leibnitz

d) Blaise Pascal


Q5. The proper definition of a modern digital computer is

a) An electronic automated machine that can solve problems involving words and numbers

b) A more sophistic and modified electronic pocket calculator

c) Any machine that can perform mathematical operations

d) A machine that works on binary code


Q6. Memory is made up of

a) Set of wires

b) Set of circuits

c) Large number of cells

d) All of these 


Q7. Which of the following is the most powerful computers?

a) Mainframe Computer

b) Mini Computers

c) Micro Computers

d) Super Computers


Q8. Which of the printers used in conjunction with computers uses dry ink powder?

a) Daisy wheel printer

b) Line printer

c) Laser printer

d) Thermal printer


Q9. What is the path from which data flow in a computer system is knon as

a) Car

b) Bus

c) Truck

d) Road


Q10. Which term is used to describe RAM?

a) Dynamic RAM (DRAM)

b) Static RAM (SRAM)

c) Video RAM (VRAM)

d) All of the above


Q11. In which year was chip used inside the computer for the first time?

a) 1964

b) 1975

c) 1999

d) 1944


Q12. Assembly language started to be used from

a) first generation computers

b) second generation computers

c) third generation computers

d) fourth generation computers


Q13. Which technology is more reliable?

a) Mechanical

b) Electro-Mechanical

c) Electronic

d) For reliability it does not matter. So all of above are reliable 


Q14. Which of the following is not an XT microprocessor?

a) 8006

b) 8086

c) 8088

d) None of above


Q15. Hard disk is coated in both side with

a) Magnetic metallic oxide

b) Optical metallic oxide

c) Carbon layer

d) All of the above


Q16. ASCII stands for

a) American Stable Code for International Interchange

b) American Standard Case for Institutional Interchange

c) American Standard Code for Information Interchange

d) American Standard Code for Interchange Information


Q17. Raw facts and figures about any particular topic are

a) Information

b) facts

c) data

d) none of above


Q18. A computer can solve more than one kind of problem. This is related to which of the following characteristics?

a) Accuracy

b) Reliability

c) Versatility

d) Automatic


Q19. From which generation computers the printers were used?

a) first

b) second

c) third

d) fourth 


Q20. How many symbols exist in Baudot code?

a) 32

b) 116

c) 58

d) 76 


Part 14: List for questions and answers of Computer Fundamentals


Q1. Answer: d


Q2. Answer: d


Q3. Answer: a


Q4. Answer: b


Q5. Answer: a


Q6. Answer: c


Q7. Answer: d


Q8. Answer: c


Q9. Answer: b


Q10. Answer: d


Q11. Answer: b


Q12. Answer: b


Q13. Answer: c


Q14. Answer: d


Q15. Answer: a


Q16. Answer: c


Q17. Answer: c


Q18. Answer: c


Q19. Answer: b


Q20. Answer: a