Computer Fundamental Basic MCQs (Long Quiz) (Part 8)

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

1. Which of the following is usually a special one-time operation that must be completed over a limited time period?


2. The microprocessor of a computer cannot operate on any information if that information is not in its.

secondary storage
main storage

3. A device which converts human readable data into machine language is

Character reader
Card reader

4. What is the name of the chip which has more than once processor on it?

Multi-processor chip

5. Which of the following is a set of general purpose internal registers?

scratch pad

6. A family of polynomial block codes designed to correct burst errors is known as

Gray codes
Fire codes

7. To produce high-quality graphics (hardcopy) in color, you would want to use a(n)

ink-jet printer

8. The computer code for the interchange of information between terminals is


9. Which of the following is required when more than one person uses a central computer at the same time?

light pen

10. Which is not necessary when using bar codes in supermarkets?

Price on the shelf
Price on the goods

11. The language that the computer can understand and execute is called

Machine language
Application software

12. Design qualifications do not normally include

Control provisions

13. What does that acronym EGA stand for?

Enhanced Graphics Array
Extended Graphics Array

14. The computer translates the condition of each switch to a number. What number is represented by the ON state?


15. A disk with usable recording surfaces on each side is known as

Single-sided disk
Double-sided disk

16. What is a portion of memory that serves as a temporary repository for data as it waits for a given action?

Memory Pool

17. A computer will function only if it

has a program in its memory
has software package

18. A memory in which the information is stored last is on top & is retrieved first is known as


19. Regarding a VDU, which statement is more correct?

It is a peripheral device
It is a hardware item

20. Plotter accuracy is measured in terms of repeatability and


21. The minimum time delay required between the initiation of two successive memory operations is known as

memory cycle time
memory access time

22. 1024 kb = -----


23. The total number of messages handled by a computerized telephone system on a daily basis is an example of:


24. Which of the following processor is software that accepts user ideas, manipulates and reorganises them in user-specified ways and then produces a refined model of those thoughts.


25. The word 'Computer' usually refers to the Central Processor Unit plus

External memory
Internal memory

26. The control of the jobs running within a system is

Job monitoring
Job step

27. 'ITS' stands for

Intelligent Teaching Systems
Intelligent Tutoring Systems

28. An input/output device at which data enters or leaves a computer system is


29. The fastest type of memory from the following list is

semiconductor memory

30. Which of the following is a secondary memory device?