Computer Quiz

1. A device that can convert digital signal to analog signal is-
(1) a packet
(2) Modem
(3) Switch
(4) Router
(5) None of these

2. A network that requires human interventions to route signals is –
(1) bus network
(2) ring network
(3) star network
(4) T-switched network
(5) None of these
3. A dot-matrix printer-
(1) is an input-output device 
(2) is an output device only
(3) is an input device only 
(4) only 2 & 3
(5) None of these
4. Which of the following is true?
(1) Plotters are not available for microcomputer systems
(2) Micro-computer are not programmed like conventional computers
(3) Mini-computers are task-oriented
(4) The contents of ROM are easily changed
(5) None of these
5. ROM is composed of-
(1) Magnetic cores  
(2) Micro-processors 
(3) Photoelectric cells
(4) Floppy disks
(5) None of these
6. The computer code for interchange of information between terminals is-
(1) ASCII
(2) BCD 
(3) BCDIC  
(4) Hollerith
(5) None of these
7. A temporary storage area, attached to the CPU, for I/O operations, is a-
(1) Channel
(2) Buffer
(3) Register
(4) Core
(5) None of these
8. A characteristic of the ASCII code is
(1) its limitation to a maximum of 96 character configuration
(2) its use of the zone codes 1010, 1011 and 1100
(3) its independence from Hollerith code
(4) All of these
(5) None of these
9. A term used interchangeably with diskette is-
(1) Disk cartridge
(2) Disk pack
(3) Floppy disk
(4) Packette disk
(5) None of these
10. The daily processing of corrections to customer accounts best exemplifies the processing mode of
(1) batch processing  
(2) real-time processing
(3) time-sharing
(4) off-line processing
(5) None of these
11. Computers can be classified in which of the following hierarchical orders?
(1) PC, Large, Super Micro, Super Computer
(2) Super Micro, PC, Large, Super Computer
(3) PC, Super Micro, Large, Super Computer
(4) Large, Super Micro, Super Computer, PC
(5) None of these
12. Consider the following statements about Internet facility:
I. It serves as the largest one-line information system.
II. It provides the most dependable and latest mode for sending E-mail.
III. Recurring expenditure on communication E-mail is very high.
IV. It is often misused and has triggered cyber-crimes.
Which of these statements are correct?
(1) I, II and IV
(2) I and IV
(3) II, III and IV  
(4) II and III
(5) All are correct
13. Compiler is the-
(1) name given to the computer operator
(2) part of the digital machine to store the information
(3) translator of source program to object program
(4) part of arithmetic logic unit
(5) operator of Boolean Algebra
14. Main memory is-
(1) Random Access Memory
(2) Read only Memory 
(3) Serial Access Memory
(4) All of The above
(5) None of these
15. Which of the following is the smallest and fastest computer imitating brain working?
(1) Supercomputer
(2) Quantum Computer 
(3) Param-10,000
(4) IBM chips
(5) None of these
16. To locate a data items for storage is-
(1) Field
(2) Feed
(3) Database
(4) Fetch 
(5) None of the above
17. A type of line printer that uses an embossed steel band to form the letters printed on the paper is-
(1) Golf ball printer
(2) Dot-matrix printer 
(3) Laser printer
(4) Band printer 
(5) None of the above
18. A software used to convert source program instructions to object instruction is known as
(1) Compiler
(2) Assembler 
(3) Interpreter  
(4) Language processor 
(5) None of the above
19. Which of the following statement is wrong?
(1) Windows XP is an operating system 
(2) Linux is owned and sold by Microsoft
(3) Photoshop is a graphical design tool by Adobe
(4) Linux is free and open source software
(5) None of these
20. Which one of the following is not an application software package?
(1) Red hat Linux  
(2) Microsoft Office 
(3) Adobe PageMaker  
(4) Open Office
(5)None of these

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