Computer Fundamental Basic MCQs (Long Quiz) (Part 2)

This is the quiz about basics of Computer Fundamental . Students and new learner's can test their knowledge.

1. Which of the following languages is more suited to a structured program?

FORTRAN
PASCAL

2. The brain of any computer system is

ALU
CPU

3. Which part interprets program instructions and initiate control operations.

Control unit
Storage unit

4. The binary system uses powers of

2
10

5. A computer program that converts assembly language to machine language is

Compiler
Assembler

6. The time required for the fetching and execution of one simple machine instruction is

Delay time
CPU cycle

7. The time for which a piece of equipment operates is called

Seek time
Effective time

8. Binary numbers need more places for counting because

Any no. of 0's can be added in front of them
Binary base is small

9. Which access method is used for obtaining a record from a cassette tape?

Sequential
Random

10. Any type of storage that is used for holding information between steps in its processing is

Primary storage
Intermediate storage

11. A program component that allows structuring of a program in an unusual way is known as

Correlation
Coroutine

12. The section of the CPU that selects, interprets and sees to the execution of program instructions

Memory
Control unit

13. A single packet on a data link is known as

Path
Frame

14. A common boundary between two systems is called

Interdiction
Interface

15. Which of the following is still useful for adding numbers?

Abacus
UNIVAC

16. ASCII stands for

American standard code for information interchange
All purpose scientific code for information interchange

17. Which device of computer operation dispenses with the use of the keyboard?

Light pen
Mouse

18. Any storage device added to a computer beyond the immediately usable main storage is known as

Hard disk
Backing store

19. The list of coded instructions is called

Computer program
Algorithm

20. The two kinds of main memory are:

Random and sequential
ROM and RAM

21. Integrated Circuits (Ics) are related to which generation of computers?

Second generation
Third generation

22. The ALU of a computer responds to the commands coming from

Primary memory
Control section

23. The output quality of a printer is measured by

Dot per sq. inch
Dot per inch

24. Which of the following storage devices can store maximum amount of data?

Floppy Disk
Hard Disk

25. Regarding a VDU, Which statement is more correct?

It is an input device
It is a peripheral device

26. A modern electronic computer is a machine that is meant for

Input, storage, manipulation and outputting of data
Electronic data processing

27. When was vacuum tube invented?

1900
1906

28. Which of the following produces the best quality graphics reproduction?

Plotter
Dot matrix printer

29. Software in computer

Enhances the capabilities of the hardware machine
Increase the speed of central processing unit

30. The arranging of data in a logical sequence is called

Sorting
Classifying