Thursday, 13 August 2015

Banking Pathway 2015 : Computer Quiz

1. 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

2. Which bus carries information between    processors    and peripherals?
(1) Autobus
(2) Data bus
(3) Address bus
(4) All of the above
(5) None of these

3. 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

4. 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

5. What are 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

6. Which parts of the computer perform arithmetic calculations?
(1) Registers
(2) ALU
(3) Logic bus
(4) All of the above
(5) None of these

7. 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

8. 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

9. How many bits of information can each memory cell in a computer chip hold?
(1) 8 bits
(2) 1 bit
(3) 0 bits
(4) All of the above
(5) None of these

10. 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 -

11. 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

12. Which computers use single chip processors?
(1) All of the above
(2) Parallel computers
(3) Cray computers
(4) Personal computers
(5) None of these

13. 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

14. Which computers are used in the weather forecasting industry?
(1) Super computers
(2) Notebook computers
(3) Jon Von Neumann computers
(4) All of the above
(5) None of these

15. 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

Answers
1.(5)
2.(2)
3.(1)
4.(1)
5.(4)
6.(2)
7.(2)
8.(3)
9.(1)
10.(2)
11.(3)
12.(4)
13.(3)
14.(1)
15.(5)



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