Computer Fundamental Basic MCQs (Long Quiz) (Part 4)

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

1. A display listing of program options which users can select, is called


2. For a package to be considered suitable for end users, a typical end-user must be able to learn to use it in a

One-month course
Two day course

3. Which of the following software can’t be categorized application software?


4. What is the name of the software system which combines many independent functions into one package?

Integrated system
Expert system

5. What is the name given to the ability of a word processing that fit whole words on any line?

Word wrap
Clip art

6. When the ERASE command is used

The files name is deleted from the directories on the disk
The files content is erased

7. In a good word processor, left and right margins can be set

Anywhere in a document
Only at the end of a document

8. Some software packages attempt to encode the knowledge and decision rules of human specialists in order to use them for making their own decisions. By what name are such packages known?

Expert system shell
Expert system

9. A RAM disk

adds memory to a personal computer
can make programs run much faster

10. An example of an expert system is

A stock and bond analysis program
The Internist, a medical diagnosis program

11. Device independence allows to

Add a new I/O device without making changes to other software
Switch operating systems

12. Real time computing is possible due to

High speed

13. Which of the following is the most powerful type of computer?

Super computer

14. A computer has very high speed, accuracy and reliability. Its intelligence quotient could be of the order of


15. For the purpose of defining data needs, a responsibility area is


16. If a computer had no decision making functions, what will it be reduced to?

Counting machine
Adding machine

17. The process of putting data into a storage location is called


18. The system that provides digested and summarized information is known as

Database systems (B)
Decision support system

19. What is the source data automaton?

Capturing data at the point of generation
Capturing data near a computer

20. Process that starts up a computer is called


21. Bar Coding is an example of ____

Input device
Output device

22. Which memory is the actual working memory?


23. Auxiliary memory is also called

Secondary memory
Primary memory

24. Output from your computer can be seen on the

Screen or monitor

25. Which of the following does not describe one or more characteristics of a computer

Program modification at execution
Stored program

26. To take information from one source and bring it to your computer is referred to as ____


27. Which of the following is not software?


28. By ___ all the transformation of input into output is performed.


29. ___ are bundles of related software packages that are sold together.

Software suites
Word and PowerPoint

30. Which is not an internet protocol?