Computer Fundamental Basic MCQs (Long Quiz) (Part 7)

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

1. Which of the following is used as storage locations both in the ALU and the control section of a computer?


2. The technique designed to support the effective access of micro-filmed data is:

Microfiche retrieval

3. Which of the following persons probably has the least amount of technical knowledge?

Computer Operator

4. What is the name of the computer terminal which gives paper printout?

Soft copy terminal
Hard copy terminal

5. The primary advantage of key-to-tape data-entry systems is:

Key verification is easily performed
The tape is reusable

6. Primary storage is _____as compared to secondary storage.

Fast and inexpensive
Fast and expensive

7. If the processor of a computer does not have a direct and unassisted access to data items, these items are said to be


8. A microprocessor integrates the arithmetic logic and control circuitry of a computer into one chip. The first microprocessor was built by a group of engineers at the Intel Corpn. Can you tell who headed this group?

Stan Mazor
Marcian E. (Ted) Hoff

9. In the IBM PC-AT, what do the words AT stand for?

Advance technology
Applied technology

10. The punched card used in the IBM System/3 contains

120 columns
96 columns

11. Which of the following is associated with networks?

Download, node, Star topology

12. Which was the first computer to use transistors instead of vacuum tubes?


13. A CPU's processing power is measured in:


14. Which of the following is non-impact printer?

Chain printer
Laser printer

15. The operation of a digital computer is based on _____ principle.


16. Which of the following Indian companies designs and manufactures super- computers?


17. Which of the following memories needs refresh?


18. What is the name of the memory card which is conceptually related to the smart card but is similar to the video disk?

Laser card
Optical card

19. Which of the following is used to check for errors in RAM chips?

Microprocessor chip
Parity chip

20. Which of the following is not an alternative name for primary memory?

Main memory
Mass storage

21. The first movie with terrific computer animation and graphics was released in 1982. What was its name?

Dark Star

22. Which of the following isn't used in the storage phase of a computer-based information system?


23. While buying a PC system, you should first

define your computing needs
shop for application programs

24. What is meant by computer literacy?

Knowing what a computer can and cannot do
Knowing computer related vocabulary

25. Pick out the wrong statement.

information can be stored in any location of RAM
Computer main memory can be accessed only sequentially

26. Everything computer does is controlled by its


27. In virtual storage, program segments stored on disk during processing are called: