1. Where would you find the letters QUERTY?

(1) Mouse

 (2) Screen

(3) Numeric Keypad 

(4) Keyboard

(5) None of these


2. How did the computer mouse get its name?

(1) It's cable looks like a tail

(2) Because it squeaks when moved

(3) It has ears

(4) Teeth outside mouth

(5) None of these


3. What are you most likely to use when playing

(1) Touch screen a computer game?

(2) Light pen 

(3) notepad

(4) Joystick 

(5) None of these


4. A digitising tablet can be used for?

(1) Tracing diagrams

(2) Printing letters

(3) Reading barcodes

(4) Playing

(5) None of these


5. Which of the following is a pointing device

(1) Hard disk .

(2) CD-ROM drive

(3) Touch screen used for computer input.

(4) RAM

(5) None of these


6. What does a light pen contain?

(1) Refillable ink

 (2) Light sensitive elements

(3) Pencil lead

 (4) Blue Ink

(5) None of these


7. What would be the best way to move around a 3D environment?

(1) Use a tracker ball 

(2) Use a keyboard.

(3) Use a space mouse 

(4) Use Joystick

(5) None of these


8. What input device can be used for marking

(1) Optical mark reader

(2) Bar code reader

(3) Mouse a multiple-choice test?

(4) All of the above

(5) None of these


9. What input device could tell you the price of

(1) Mouse a bar of chocolate?

(2) All of the above

(3) Optical mark reader

(4) Bar code reader

(5) None of these


10. Where would you find a magnetic strip?

(1) Speakers 

(2) Credit card

(3) Smart card 

(4) All of the above

(5) None of these


11. Hard copy is a term used to describe...?

(1) Printed output

(2) Writing on a hardboard

(3) Storing information on the hard disk

(4) All of the above

(5) None of these


12. What do the abbreviations VAB stand for?

(1) Voice-activated broadcasting

(2) Visual audio board

(3) Voice answer back

(4) All of the above

(5) None of these


13. What are the individual dots which make up a picture on

the monitor screen called?

(1) Colored spots

(2) All of the above

(3) Pixies

(4) Pixels

(5) None of these


14. A daisy wheel is a type of...?

(1) None of these

(2) Storage device

(3) Pointing device

(4) All of the above

(5) Printer


15. Factory production lines can be automated using...?

(1) Machine tools

(2) VDUs

(3) Plotters

(4) All of the above

(5) None of these


16. An impact printer creates characters by using...?

(1) An inked ribbon and print head

(2) Electrically charged ink

(3) An ink pen

(4) All of the above

(5) None of these


17. What would you NOT use with a flatbed plotter?

(1) A pen 

(2) Eraser

(3) Paper 

(4) All of the above

(5) None of these


18. What would be the best way to move around a 3D environment?

(1) Electrostatic plotters 

(2) None of these

(3) Thermal printers

(4) All of the above

(5) Robots


19. What do you need for an inkjet printer?

(1) A drum 

(2) A cartridge

(3) A ribbon 

(4) All of the above

(5) None of these


20. A laser printer does NOT use?

(1) A photoconductive drum

(2) A print head

(3) A laser beam

(4) All of the above

(5) None of these


21. The amount of data that a disk may contain known as

the disk's...?

(1) Volume 

(2) Size

(3) All of the above

(4) Storage capacity 

(5) None of these


22. You can protect a floppy disk.

(1) Read 

(2) Read and Write

(3) Write 

(4) All of the above

(5) None of these


23. Information on a hard disk is usually backed-up using a..?

(1) CD-ROM 

(2) Magnetic tape

(3) Floppy disk 

(4) All of the above

(5) None of these


24. Magnetic storage devices can represent binary 0 by the absence of...?

(1) A magnetic field

(2) Magnetic tape

(3) Static electricity

(4) All of the above

(5) None of these


25. Magnetic tape is a..?

(1) Random access medium

(2) A parallel access medium

(3) Serial access medium

(4) All of the above

(5) None of these


26. Hard disks can have a storage capacity in the region of...?

(1) 1Gb 

(2) 1.44Mb 

(3) 720K

(4) All of the above 

(5) None of these


27. Formatting disk results in all the data being...?

(1) Saved to the disk

(2) Copied from the disk

(3) Deleted from the disk

(4) All of the above

(5) None of these


28. Which storage device has the largest capacity in Mb's?

(1) A floppy disk

(2) A CD-ROM

(3) Magnetic tape storage

(4) All of the above

(5) None of these


29. Which storage device cannot be erased?

(1) A CD-ROM

(2) None of these

(3) Magnetic tape storage

(4) All of the above-

(5) A floppy disk


30. Where should floppy disks be stored?

(1) By a sunny window

(2) In a drawer

(3) All of the above

(4) By magnet objects

(5) None of these


31. Who is accredited with developing the architecture of the

modern computer?

(1) Sir Clive Sinclair

(2) Bill Gates

(3) All of the above

(4) None of these

(5) John Von Neumann


32. Which bus carries information between processors

and peripherals?

(1) Autobus

 (2) Databus

(3) Address bus

 (4) All of the above

(5) None of these


33. Which bus controls the sequencing of read/write operations?

(1) Control bus 

(2) Address bus

(3) Data bus 

(4) All of the above

(5) None of these


34. The contents of these chips are lost when the computer is switched off?

(1) RAM chips

(2) ROM chips

(3) DRAM chips

(4) All of the above

(5) None of these


35. What is responsible for storing permanent data and instructions?

(1) RAM chips

(2) All of the above

(3) DRAM chips

(4) ROM chips

(5) None of these


36. Which parts of the computer perform arithmetic calculations?

(1) Registers 

(2) ALU

(3) Logic bus

(4) All of the above

(5) None of these


37. What are small high-speed memory units used for storing temporary results?

(1) All of the above

(2) Registers

(3) Control unit

(4) CPUs

(5) None of these


38. What maintains the status of the last operation carried out by the ALU?

(1) Instruction pointer.

(2) Status register

(3) Accumulator

(4) All of the above

(5) None of these


39. How many bits of information can each memory cell in a computer chip hold?

(1) 8 bits 

(2) 1 bit

(3) Obits 

(4) All of the above

(5) None of these


40. What type of computer chips are said to be volatile?

(1) ROM chips 

(2) RAM chips

(3) DRAM 

(4) All of the above

(5) None of these 


41. An example of an embedded system is ...?

(1) A CD-ROM 

(2) A machine tool

(3) A calculator 

(4) All of the above

(5) None of these


42. Which computers use single-chip processors?

(1) All of the above

(2) Parallel computers

(3) Cray computers

(4) Personal computers

(5) tone of these


43. Travel agents use this computer system when reserving flights.

(1) Supercomputer

(2) Mainframe computer

(3) Personal computer

(4) All of the above

(5) None of these


44. Which computers are used in the weather forecasting industry?

(1) Supercomputers

(2) Notebook computers

(3) Jon Von Neumann computers

(4) All of the above

(5) None of these


45. Which computers are connected to many terminals and can multitask?

(1) Minicomputers

(2) LEO 1 computers

(3) All of the above

(4) None of these

(5) Personal computers running MS-DOS


46. Vacuum tube based electronic computers are...?

(1) Second generation

(2) Hoover generation

(3) First generation

(4) All of the above

(5) None of these


47. Which generation of computers was developed from microchips?

(1) Third generation

(2) Second generation

(3) Fourth generation

(4) All of the above

(5) None of these


48. Which generation of computer uses more than one microprocessor?

(1) Second generation

(2) Third generation

(3) None of these

(4) All of the above

(5) Fifth-generation


49. Which generation of computer developed using integrated circuits?

(1) Second generation

(2) Fifth-generation

(3) Third generation

(4) All of the above

(5) None of these


50. Which of these is actually a very basic computer?

(1) a toaster 

(2) a stove

(3) a light bulb 

(4) a calculator

(5) None of these


51. Imagine that a user has a WORD document open at a workstation and that workstation is unexpectedly disconnected from the school network and from the Internet. Where should the user BEST save her work?

(1) USB key 

(2) P drive

(3) None of these

(4) S drive 

(5) H drive


52. Computer memory that temporarily stores information is called the ____.

(1) RAM 

(2) CPU

(3) ROM

 (4) IBM

(5) None of these


53. The brain of the computer is called the _____.

(1) IBM 

(2) ROM

(3) RAM

(4) CPU

(5) None of these


54. The operating system is also called the ______ between the user and the computer.

(1) interrelate

(2) interface

(3) interference

(4) intermediate

(5) None of these


55. When installing a peripheral you also usually need to install a _____ .

(1) port 

(2) server

(3) driver 

(4) password

(5) None of these


56. Computers use which of the following number systems to store information?

(1) base 4 

(2) base 2

(3) base8 

(4) base 10

(5) None of these


57. A single binary digit is known as

(1) MB 

(2) byte

(3) KB 

(4) bit

(5) None of these


58. Internet Safety relates to__________.

(1) only those who buy products online

(2) only those who sign up for chat rooms

(3) only those who do their banking online

(4) everyone who uses a computer that can be conned to the Internet

(5) None of these


59. A filename extension for Word 2007 files is ___.

(1) .gif 

(2) .txt

(3) .docx 

(4) .exe

(5) None of these


60. A KB represents____bytes

(1) 8

(2) 1,000,000,000

(3) 1,000,000

(4) 1,000 

(5) None of these


61. How many Bytes in a Megabyte (MB)?

(1) 1,000,000

(2) 1,024,000

(3) 1,048,576

(4) 1,000,024 

(5) None of these


62. Which QBasic statement is W'-'rnost evil?

(1) PRINT

(2) LOCATE

(3) GOTO

(4) RANDOMIZE

(5) None of these


63. What does ALU stand for?

(1) Arithmetic Logic Unit

(2) Asymmetrical Localizing Unit

(3) Because his legs are in the way

(4) Awfully Long-winded Unionist

(5) None of these


64. How many pins on a standard DDR RAM Dimm?

(1) 64 

(2) 256

(3) 168 

(4) 184 '

(5) None of these


65. Which Platform(s) can a Pentium III Processor beused in?

(1) Socket 370 / Socket mPGA 370 / Slot 1

(2) Socket 462 / Slot A /Socket 8

(3) Socket 5 / Socket 7 /Socket 3

(4) Slotl/Slot A/Socket A

(5) None of these


67. If a computer is constantly rebooting itself, what is most

commonly the problem?

(1) Insufficient Power-Supply Unit

(2) Bad Sectors on Hard Drive

(3) Processor Overheating

(4) Defective/Bad Memory

(5) None of these


68. What does the company name 'AMD' stand for?

(1) Always Making Dough

(2) Advanced Micro Devices

(3) Alternating Micron Deficiencies

(4) A Mad Device

(5) None of these


69. How many pins does Ethernet use in the RJ-45

Connection?

(1) 3 

(2) 2

(3) 6 

(4) 4

(5) None of these


70. What does SSE stand for in Intel's SSE Technology?

(1) Sophisticated Software Enhancer

(2) Streaming Simmd Extensions

(3) Some Stupid Enhancer

(4) Simplistic Software Extensions

(5) None of these


73. Which does NOT belong to a Intel Pentium 4 Platform?

(1) DDRSDRAM

(2) EDO/Fast-Page Ram

(3) SDRAM

(4) Rambuss

(5) None of these


75. What Video Card is Best Suited for 3D Games?

(1) ATI 3D Charger

(2) nVidia GeForce 256 DDR

(3) ATI Radeon 9700 Pro

(4) 3DFX VooDoo 5

(5) None of these


76. What platform does the AMD K6 3+ Processor Belong to?

(1) Sockets

(2) Socket7

(3) Slot A 

(4) Slot

(5) None of these


77. What platform can the VIA/Cyri III Processor Be used in jut c the following?

(1) Slot 1 

(2) Socket A

(3) Slot A 

(4) Socket 7

(5) None of these


78. What motherboard manufacturer is the most popular out of the following?

(1) Abit 

(2) AOpen

(3) I will 

(4) Asus

(5) None of these


79. What is the BEST ram solution for the Intel Pentium 4 Processor?

(1) SDRAM

(2) DDR SDRAM

(3) EDO/Fast Page Ram

(4) Rambuss

(5) None of these


80. How did the SHIFT key get it's name?

(1) From the Latin word for large, Shiftius, which v as the first language ever used on a computer.

(2) Because it shifts the ASC11 table by a value of 32.

(3) It was a carry-over from typewriters that had both upper and lower case letters on each print head and used a mechanical shifting of the print head to differentiate.

(4) <font color=red>(Bad pun alert!)</font color=red> Because the Capitol is full of shifty characters.

(5) None of these


81. If an 8-bit integer has a maximum of 256 possible values, what is the highest possible value of a 16-bit integer?

(1) 512 

(2) 257

(3) 65536 

(4) 65535

(5) None of these


32. What does BASIC stand for?

(1) Basically, it's just your basic computer language, so they named it BASIC.

(2) Beginner's All-purpose Symbolic Instruction Code

(3) Binary Analysis System Interpretation Command set

(4) Byte Arranging Software for Improved Coding

(5) None of these


83. What does ASCII stand for? '

(1) Array of Simple Character Iteration Indices

(2) Another Stupid Character Identification Idea

(3) Alternate Source Code Image Improvement

(4) None of these

(5) American Standard Code for Information Interchange


84. The access method used for magnetic tape is_____

(1) Direct

(2) Random

(3) All of the above

(4)Sequential

(5) None of these


85. By .Processing we understand ____

(1) String manipulation only

(2) None of the above

(3) Processing string of only words

(4) Processing string of numbers and special symbols

(5) None of these


86. The difference between memory and storage is that the memory is ___ and storage is ____

(1) Slow, fast

(2) Temporary, permanent

(3) Permanent, temporary

(4) All of the above

(5) None of these


87. Which of the Following holds the ROM, CPU, RAM and expansion cards "

(1) Hard disk 

(2) Floppy disk

(3) All of the above

(4) Mother board

(5) None of these


(88) The language that the computer can understand and execute is called ____

(1) System program 

(2) Application software

(3) Machine language 

(4) All of the above

(5) None of these


89. Which of the following devices can be used to directly input printed text

(1) MICR 

(2) OMR

(3) OCR

(4) All of the above

(5) None of these


90. A floppy disk contains

(1) Circular tracks only

(2) Both circular tracks and sectors

(3) Sectors only

(4) All of the above

(5) None of these


91. CD-ROM is a

(1) Semiconductor memory

(2) None of these

(3) Magnetic memory

(4) All of the above

(5) Memory register


92. The actual execution of instructions in a computer takes place in ,

(1) Control Unit

(2) ALU

(3) Storage unit

(4) All of the above

(5) None of these


93. Which of the following is used as a primary storage device

(1) Magnetic tape 

(2) PROM

(3) Floppy disk

(4) None of these

(5) All of the above


94. Information retrieval is faster from

(1) Floppy disk 

(2) Hard disk

(3) Magnetic tape

(4) All of the above

(5) None of these


95. Operating system is

(1) A collection of software routines

(2) A collection of input-output devices

(3) A collection of hardware components

(4) All of the above

(5) None of these


96. Operating system

(1) Provides a layered, user-friendly interface .

(2) Link a program with the subroutines it references

(3) Enables a programmer to draw a flowchart

(4) All of the above

(5) None of these


97. Execution of two or more programs by a single CPU is known as:

(1) Multiprocessing

(2) Time-sharing

(3) Multiprogramming

(4) None of these

(5) All of these


98. Modem stands for

(1) A type of secondary memory

(2) Mainframe operating device memory

(3) Modulator demodulator

(4) All of the above

(5) None of these


99. Typical data transfer rate in LAN are of the order of

(1) Kilobits per sec

(2) Bits per sec

(3) Megabits per sec

(4) All of the above

(5) None of these


100. Ethernet uses

(1) Ring topology

(2) Bus topology

(3) Mesh topology

(4) All of the above

(5) None of these


101. Wide area networks (WANs) always require

(1) None of these

(2) High-speed processors

(3) Same type

(4) All of the above

(5) High bandwidth communication source link


102. Typical bandwidth of optical fibers is

(1) Order of GHz

(2) Order of KHz

(3) Order of Hz

(4) None of these

(5) All of the above


103. A large number of computers in a wide geographical area can be efficiently connected by

(1) Twisted pair lines

(2) Coaxial cables

(3) All of the above

(4) None of these

(5) Communications satellites


104. Which of the following topologies is not of broadcast type?

(1) Star

(2) None of these

(3) Ring

(4) All of the above

(5) Bus


105. Bug means

(1) A difficult syntax error in a program

(2) Documenting programs using efficient Documentation too

(3) A logical error in a program

(4) All of the above

(5) None of these


106.The part of machine level instruction, which tells the central processor what was to be Done is

(1) Operation code

(2) Address

(3) All of the above

(4) Operand

(5) None of these


107. Indicate which, of the following is not true about 4GL.

(1) Many database management system packages support 4GLs

(2) 4GL does not support a high -level of screen interaction

(3) A 4GL is a software tool which is written, possibly, in some third-generation language

(4) All of the above

(5) None of these


108. Indicate which of the following, best describes the term "software"

(1) Systems programs only

(2) Application programs only

(3) All of the above

(4) Both (1) and (2)

(5) None of these


109. A translator is best described as

(1) A hardware component

(2) A system software

(3) An Application software

(4) All of the above

(5) None of these


110. Indicate which of the following is not true about an interpreter

(1) Interpreter analyses each source statement every time it is to be executed

(2) The interpreter is a kind of translator

(3) Interpreter generates an object program from the source program

(4) All of the above

(5) None of these


111. The errors that can be pointed out by the compiler are

(1) All of the above

(2) Semantic errors

(3) Logical errors

(4) Syntax errors

(5) None of these


112. C is

(1) An assembly language

(2) A machine language

(3) A third generation high level language

(4) All of the above

(5) None of these


113. A graph preapared by a computer

(1) is its output

(2) None of these

(3) is a hard copy

(4) all of the above

(5) is the piece of information to use


114. Which of the following does not represent on I/O device

(1) speaker which beeps

(2) ALU

(3) plotter

(4) joystick

(5) None of these


115. The communication line between the CPU, memory and peripherals is called a

(1) all of these 

(2) line

(3) media

 (4) Bus

(5) None of these


116. Memories which can be read only are called.............. memories

(1) ROM 

(2) RAM

(3) PROM 

(4) EPROM

(5) None of these


117. Example of non-numerical data is

(1) All of the above

(2) Examination score

(3) Bank balance

(4) Employee address

(5) None of these


118. One thousand byte; opresenta

(1) Megabyte

(2) Gigabyte

(3) None of these

(4) All of the above

(5) Kilobyte


119. The language that the computer . can understand and execute is called

(1) Application software

(2) Machine language

(3) System program

(4) All of the above

(5) None of these


120. A step by step procedure used to solve a problem is called

(1) Operating system

(2) None of these

(3) Application Program

(4) All of the above

(5) Algorithm


121. Which of the following holds the ROM, CPU, RAM and expansion cards

(1 ) Mother board

(2) Cache memory

(3) Hard disk

(4) All of the above

(5) None of these


122. The errors that can be pointed out by the compiler are

(1) Logical errors

(2) Semantic errors

(3) Syntax errors

(4) All of the above 

(5) None of these


123. A computer cannot "boot" if it does not have the

(1) Compiler 

(2) Loader

(3) None of these

(4) Assembler

(5) Operating system


124. WAN hardware includes

(1) EOF

(2) Bridger and modems

(3) Multiplexors and routers

(4) All of above

(5) None of these


125.Third generation computers

(1) Were the first to use built-in error detecting device

(2) Used transistors instead of vaccum tubes

(3) Were the first to use neural network

(4) None of these

(5) All of the above


126. A Winchester disk is a

(1) None of these

(2) Removable disk

(3) Flexible disk

(4) All of the above

(5) Disk stack


127. A computer can be defined as an electronic device that can be(choose the most precise definition):

(1) carry out arithmetical operation

(2) accept and process data using a set of stored instructions

(3) carry out logical function

(4) present information on.a VDU

(5) None of these


128. The Central Processing Unit:

(1) is operated from the control panel.

(2) is controlled by the input data entering the system

(3) controls all input, output and processing.

(4) controls the auxiliary storage unit

(5) None of these


129.Computer follows a simple principle called GIGO which means:

(1) garbage in garbage out

(2) garbage input good output

(3) great instructions great output

(4) good input good output.

(5) None of these


130. The term 'baud' is a measure of the:

(1) memory capacity

(2) speed at which data travels over the communication line

(3) instruction execution time

(4) all of the above

(5) None of these


131. A bootstrap is:

(1) a memory device

(2) a device to support the computer

(3) an error correction technique

(4) a small initialisation program to start up a computer

(5) None of these


132.Which of the following is not hardware:

(1) Magnetic tape

(2) Printer

(3) Assembler

(4) VDU terminal

(5) None of these


133. Pick out the wrong definition :

(1) EDP- acronym for Electronic Data Processing

(2) COBOL-a language used for business data processing

(3) Control unit - heart of a computer.

(4) None of these

(5) Access time-time needed to access the output


134. The terminal is a:

(1) the point at which data enters or leaves the computer

(2) device to give power supply to the computer

(3) the last instruction in a program

(4) any input /output device.

(5) None of these


135. Multiple choice examination answer sheets can be evaluated automatically by

(1) Optical Character Reader

(2) Optical Mark Reader

(3) Magnetic tape reader

(4) Magnetic ink character reader.

(5) None of these


136. An operating system

(1) is not required on large computers

(2) is always supplied with the copmuter

(3) consists of programs that help in the operation of computer.

(4) is always supplied with the BASIC

(5) None of these


137. Which of the following would cause quickest access

(1) direct access from a magnetic tape

(2) direct access from a cassette tape

(3) direct access from a floppy disk

(4) direct access from a hard disk

(5) None of these


138. The process of retaining data for future use is called

(1) reading 

(2) storing

(3) writing 

(4) coding

(5) None of these


139. A file is corrected immediately after the input of a trans-

action.This is an example of

(1) on-line updating

(2) batching

(3) sorting

(4) off-line updating

(5) None of these


140. Magnetic tapes are good storage media for

(1) backup and low volume data

(2) None of these

(3) storing original but low volume data

(4) storing original but high volume data

(5) backup and high volume data


141.Which of the following is a computercode

(1) EPROM 

(2) JAVA

(3) All of the above

(4) EBCDIC

(5) None of these


142. Data is generally coded in 8-bit units, such a unit is also called

(1) k 

(2) byte

(3) field 

(4) Word

(5) None of these


143. Half adder is logic CKT that adds. .........Digit at a time

(1) three 

(2) one

(3) Two 

(4) zero

(5) None of these


147. In 1st Complement, a number which is Subtracted from other number is known as..........

(1) Carry

(2) subtrahend

(3) All of this

(4) minuend

(5) None of these


148. In a 2nd Complement a number which is subtracted from other number is known as...........

(1) Carry 

(2) Minuend

(3) Subtrahend 

(4) All of this

(5) None of these


149. In 2nd Complement a number which is subtracted from other number is known as.............

(1) Minuend 

(2) Subtrahend

(3) Carry 

(4) All of this

(5) None of these


156...........Are used for converting one type of number system in to other form.

(1) half adder

(2) logic gate

(3) Encoder 

(4) FA

(5) None of these


157.......... Are used for converting one type of number system in to the other form

(1) logic gate 

(2) Decoder

(3) half adder 

(4) Full adder

(5) None of these


158. Multiplexer means.................

(1) One into many

(2) All of these

(3) many into many

(4) many into one

(5) None of these


159. Multiplexers is also known as.

(1) adder 

(2) demux

(3) mux 

(4) subtracter

(5) None of these


160. ASCII code is a......... bit code.

(1) 1 

(2) 2

(3) 9 

(4) 8

(5) 7


162.The decimal number is converted in to excess 3 codes by adding, to each decimal digit.

(1) 4 

(2) 8

(3) 3 

(4) 2

(5) 7


163. 110+110=............

(1) 3 

(2) 0

(3) 1 

(4) 2

(5) None of these


164. 12+12=...........

(1) 1 

(2) 0

(3) 2 

(4) 3

(5) None of these


165.The digital system usually operated on.........system.

(1) decimal 

(2) binary

(3) octal

(4) hexadecimal

(5) None of these


166. The binary system use powers of..........for positional values.

(1) 16 

(2) 10

(3) 8

 (4) 2


167. After counting 0, 1, 10, 11, 'the next binary number is

(1) 100 

(2) 12

(3) 101 

(4) 110

(5) None of these


170. In logic algebra, variables can assume only two values:either..........or 1.

(1) 2 

(2) 4 

(3) 3

(4) 0 

(5) None of these


171. A logic gate is an electronic circuit which

(1) None of these

(2) allows electron flow only in one direction

(3) works on binary algebra

(4) alternates between 0&1 values

(5) makes logic decisions

172. In positive logic, logic gate 1 corresponds to

(1) positive voltage

(2) zero voltage level

(3) higher voltage level

(4) lower voltage level

(5) None of these


173. In negative logic, the logic state 1 corresponds to

(1) lower voltage level

(2) negative logic

(3) zero voltage

(4) more negative voltage

(5) None of these


175. An X-OR gate produces an output only when it's two

inputs are

(1) high 

(2) low

(3) None of these

(4) same 

(5) different


176. An AND gate

(1) is equivalent to a series switching circuit

(2) implements logic addition

(3) is an any-or-all gate

(4) is equivalent to a parallel switching circuit

(5) None of these


178. The only function of a NOT gate is to

(1) stop a signal

(2) complement a signal

(3) act as a universal set

(4) invert an input signal

(5) None of these


179. A NOR gate is ON only when all it's inputs are

(1) OFF

 (2) positive

(3) higb 

(4) ON

(5) None of these


181.Karnaugh map (K-map) technique provides a systematic method for simplifying ———

(1) multiplexers

(2) logic gates

(3) All of these

(4) None of these

(5) Boolean expressions


184. A octal is group of —— 1's

(1) 2 

(2) 6 

(3) 8

(4) 4 

(5) None of these


187. A Register is a group of — —

(1) Flip-flops

(2) OR & AND gate

(3) OR gates

(4) All of these

(5) None of these


192.The First Microprocessor was ______

(1) 8080

(2) Intel 4004

(3) 8085

(4) 4008

(5) None of these


193. 8085 was introduced in ___

(1) 1971 

(2) 1972

(3) 1976 

(4) 1978

(5) None of these


194. In 1978 Intel introduced the 16 bit Microprocessor 8086 now called as_____

(1) APX80 

(2) M6800

(3) ZylogzSOOO

(4) Intel 8086

(5) None of these


195.Which is a 8 bit Microprocessor ______

(1) Intel 4040

(2) Motorala MC-6801

(3) Pentium-I

(4) 8088

(5) None of these


196. Pentium-l, Pentium-ll, Pentium III and Pentium-IV are recently introduced microprocessor by______

(1) Motorala 

(2) None

(3) Stephen Mors

(4) Intel

(5) None of these


197. The address bus flow in ____

(1) unidirection k 

(2) bidirection

(3). Mulidirection 

(4) Circular

(5) None of these


198. Status register is also called as _______

(1) Accumulator

(2) None of these

(3) Counter

(4) Stack

(5) flags

(1) 8 bit data


203. The First electronic computer was completed in ___ .

(1) 1941 (2) 1938 (3) 1946

(4) 1950 (5) None of these


204. The First Generation of computer appeared during the

period __ .

(1) 1937 to 1949

(2) 1964 to 1974

(3) 1934 to 1944

(4) 1945 to 1954

(5) None of these


205.The Second Generation of computers used ___

(1) Transistors

(2) IC-Chip

(3) Vaccum tubes

(4) Microprocessor chip

(5) None of these


206. The fourth Generation began in________

(1) 1974

(2) 1965

(3) 1935

(4) 1975

(5) None of these


207. ____is used .to create Large program on internet

(1) C++

(2) HTML

(3) Java script

(4) C language

(5) None of these


208.The Device which converts instructions into the binary form that is understood by the computer and supply to the computer is known as___.

(1) Memory

(2) Output

(3) Automatic

(4) Input

(5) None of these


209. Laptop PCs are also known as ___Computers

(1) Mainframe

(2) Super

(3) Notebook

(4) personal

(5) None of these


210. The symbol is used to indicate a point at which decision

has to be made __ .

(1) decision

(2) Connector

(3) processing

(4) Terminal

(5) None of these


211 . Windows 98 is ____________

(1) Graphics System

(2) None of these

(3) Drawing system

(4) Processing system

(5) Operating System


212. A common topology to any network is _ __ topology

(1) Star 

(2) Bus

(3) Tree 

(4) Ring

(5) None of these


213. A flip flop has ____ stable status

(1) Two

 (2) five

(3) four 

(4) Three

(5) None of these


214. Flip flop is also called as _____

(1) Stable

 (2) Tri stable

(3) bistable

(4) not stable

(5) None of these


215. The number system that we use in our day to day life is called the Number System __ .

(1) Octal 

(2) Decimal

(3) hexadecimal

(4) Binary

(5) None of these


216.The Binary system has base ___ .

(1) 2 

(2) 8

(3) 10 

(4) 16

(5) None of these


217. The Octal Number system has base ______

(1) 2 

(2) 10

(3) 10

 (4) 8

(5) None of these


218. The Decimal Number system has base ___ .

(1) 8   (2) 10

(3) 16   (4) 2

(5) None of these


219.The Hexadecimal Number system has base_.

(1) 2       (2) 10

(3) None of these

(4) 8        (5) 16


225. Hexadecimal number system has ..... symbols.

(1) 16 

(2) 12

(3) 15 

(4) 10

(5) None of these


226.Octal number system has ..... symbols.

(1) 15 

(2) 16

(3) 10 

(4) 8

(5) None of these


227. Binary number system has ..... symbols.

(1) 15 

(2) 2

(3) 16 

(4) 10

(5) None qtthese


228. Decimal number system has ..... symbols.

(1) 15

 (2) 16

(3) 10 

(4) 2

(5) None of these


237. The binary equivalent of (64)10 , is :

(1) 11000000 

(2) 1100000

(3) 1100010 I 

(4) 1000000

(5) None of these


238. The two kinds of main memory are:

(1) ROM and RAM

(2) Random and sequential

(3) Primary and secondary

(4) All of above

(5) None of these


239.Which of the following will happen when data is entered into a memory location?

(1) It will add to the content of the location

(2) It will erase the previous content

(3) It will change the address of the memory location

(4) It will not be fruitful if there is already some data at the location

(5) None of these


240. A storage area used to store data to a compensate for the difference in speed at which the different units can handle data is

(1) Buffer

 (2) Memory

(3) Accumulator

(4) Address

(5) None of these


241. To locate a data item for storage is

(1) Field 

(2) Feed

(3) Fetch 

(4) Database

(5) None of these


242.Time during which a job is processed by the computer is

(1) Delay times 

(2) Execution time

(3) Real time

(4) Down time

(5) None of these


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

(1) CPU 

(2) ALU

(3) Buffer 

(4) Memory

(5) None of these


244. The term gigabyte refers to

(1) 1024 megabytes

(2) 1024 kilobytes

(3) 1024 bytes

(4) 1024 gigabyte

(5) None of these


245. Which of the following processors use RISC technology?

(1) 486dx 

(2) 486SX

(3) PowerPC 

(4) 6340

(5) None of these


247. The two major types of computer chips are

(1) External memory chip

(2) Primary memory chip

(3) Microprocessor chip

(4) None of these

(5) Both 2 and 3


248. As compared to the secondary memory, the primary memory of a computer is

(1) Large 

(2) Cheap

(3) Slow 

(4) Fast

(5) None of these


249. Which of the following is a way to access secondary memory?

(1) Action method

(2) Transfer method

(3) Density method

(4) None of these

(5) Random access memory .


250. Which of the following memories allows simultaneous read and write operations?

(1) ROM 

(2) EPROM

(3) RAM

(4) None of above

(5) None of these .


251. Which of the following memories has the shortest access times?

(1) Magnetic bubble memory

(2) Cache memory

(3) Magnetic core memory

(4) RAM

(5) None of these


253. A set.of information that defines the status of resources allocated to a process is

(1) Process control

(2) ALU

(3) Register Unit

(4) None of these

(5) Process description


254.Any method for controlling access to or use of memory is known

(1) Memory map

(2) None of these

(3) Memory management

(4) Memory instruction

(5) Memory protection


255. A type of core store that has a lower access time than the de-vices used for working store in the same processor is known as

(1) Core memory

(2) Address register

(3) Fast core

(4) Buffer

(5) None of these


257. A disk storage medium in the form of an assembly contain-ing a single rigid magnetic disk permanently is

(1) Fixed disk

(2) Card reader

(3) Card punch

(4) Disk cartridge

(5) None of these


258. A memory that is capable of determining whether a given da-tum is contained in one of its address is

(1) ROM

(2) CAM

(3) PROM

(4) RAM

(5) None of these


259. A method of implementing a memory management system is

(1) All of the above

(2) Bridgeware

(3) Broadband coaxial system

(4) Buddy system

(5) None of these


260. A plastic card similar to a credit card but having some memory and a microprocessor embedded within it is

(1) Chip card

(2) Card punch

(3) Magnetic tape

(4) None of these

(5) Punched paper tape


261. The use of spooler programs and/or .........Hardware allows personal computer operators to do the processing work at the same time a printing operation is in progress

(1) Registered mails.

(2) Buffer

(3) CPU

(4) Memory

(5) None of these


262. Which chips using special external equipment can reprogram

(1) PROM (2) ROM

(3) SAM (4) RAM

(5) None of these

263. Interface electronic circuit is used to interconnect I/O devices to a computer's CPU or

(1) ALU 

(2) Register

(3) Buffer 

(4) Memory

(5) None of these


264. Which term is used to describe RAM?

(1) Dynamic RAM (DRAM)

(2) Static RAM (SRAM)

(3) Videc RAM (VRAM)

(4) None of these

(5) All of the above


265. Which is the type of memory for information that does not change on your computer?

(1) ROM

(2) RAM

(3) ERAM

(4) RW/RAM

(5) None of these


266. A typical personal computer used for business purposes would have... of RAM.

(1) 4KB 

(2) 256 K

(3) 64 K 

(4) 16 K

(5) None of these


267.Which computer memory is used for storing programs and data currently being processed by the CPU?

(1) Mass memory

(2) None of these

(3) Non-volatile memory

(4) PROM

(5) Internal memory


268.Which of the following is a sec-ondary memory device?

(1) Disk

(2) Keyboard

(3) ALU

(4) All of the above

(5) None of these


269. The difference between memory and storage is that memory is ......and storage is...

(1) Permanent, temporary.

(2) Temporary, permanent

(3) Slow, fast

(4) All of the above

(5) None of these


270. Which of the following registers is used to keep track of address of the memory location where the next instruction is located?

(1) Memory address register

(2) Memory data register

(3) Instruction register

(4) None of these

(5) Program counter


271. How many'address lines are needed to address each memory location in a 2048 x 4 memory chip?

(1) 10 

(2) 12

(3) 8 

(4) 11

(5) None of these


272. The memory which is programmed at the time it is manufactured

(1) PROM 

(2) RAM

(3) POM 

(4) EPROM

(5) None of these


273. Registers, which are partially visible to users and used to hold conditional, are known as

(1) PC

(2) General-purpose register

(3) Memory address registers

(4) Flags

(5) None of these


274. The two basic types of record access methods are:

(1) Online and real-time

(2) Sequential and indexed

(3) Direct and immediate

(4) Sequential and random

(5) None of these


275. Which of the following memories needs refresh?

(1) DRAM

 (2) SRAM

(3) ROM

 (4) All of the above

(5) None of these


276. Access time is

(1) seek time

(2) seek time + latency time

(3) seek time - latency time

(4) latency time

(5) None of these


277. Seek time is

(1) time to position the head over proper cylinder

(2) time to position the head over proper sector

(3) time to position the head over proper track

(4) none of above

(5) None of these


278.A name or number used to identify a storage location devices?

(1) A byte 

(2) A record

(3) All of above 

(4) An address

(5) None of these


279. Which of the following registers is loaded with the contents of the memory location pointed by the PC?

(1) Memory address registers

(2) Instruction register

(3) Memory data registers

(4) Program counter

(5) None of these


280. Codes consisting of bars or lines of varying widths or lengths that are computer-readable are known as—

(1) an ASCII code

(2) a magnetic tape

(3) a bar code

(4) an OCR scanner

(5) None of these


281. A __ represents approximately one billion memory location.

(1) kilobyte 

(2) gigabyte

(3) megabyte 

(4) terabyte

(5) None of these


282. In a database ___ fields store numbers used to perform calculation.

(1) Next 

(2) Key

(3) Alphanumeric

(4) None of these

(5) Numeric


283. A (n)_ is a program that makes the computer easier to use.

(1) Operating system

(2) Application

(3) Network

(4) Utility

(5) None of these


284. Storage that retains its data after the power is turned off is referred to as

(1) non-volatile storage

(2) volatile storage

(3) sequential storage

(4) direct storage

(5) None of these


285. Which of the following is the largest unit of storage ?

(1) KB (2) GB

(3) MB (4) TB

(5) None of these 286.


286. The person contributing the idea of the stored program was

(1) Daniel Thomas

(2) Charles Babbage

(3) Howard Aiken

(4) John Neumann

(5) Dennis Ritenie.


287. Which of the following refers to the memory in your computer?

(1) USB 

(2) DSL

(3) RAM 

(4) LAN

(5) CPU


Answer Key

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