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A storage area used to store data to a compensate for the difference in speed at which the different units can handle data is

A. Memory

B. Buffer

C. Accumulator

D. Address

Correct Answer :

B. Buffer


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Which of the following memories needs refreshing?

A. SRAM

B. DRAM

C. ROM

D. All of above

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A disadvantage of the laser printer is

A. It is quieter than an impact printer

B. It is very slow

C. The output is of a lower quality

D. None of the above

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In analogue computer

A. Input is first converted to digital form

B. Input is never converted to digital form

C. Output is displayed in digital form

D. All of above

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A computer program that converts an entire program into machine language at one time is called a/ an

A. Interpreter

B. simulator

C. characters

D. compiler

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Which of the following is the coding of data so that is can't be easily understood if intercepted.

A. Barcode

B. Decoder

C. Encryption

D. Mnemonics

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Mnemonic a memory trick is used in which of the following language?

A. Machine language

B. Assembly language

C. High level language

D. None of above

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Switching device of fifth generation computer is________

A. Vacuum tubes

B. Transistors

C. IC

D. VLSI

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Which was the most popular first generation computer?

A. IBM 650

B. IBM 360

C. IBM 1130

D. IBM 2700

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What is the latest write-once optical storage media?

A. Digital paper

B. Magneto-optical disk

C. WORM disk

D. CD-ROM disk

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The first general purpose electronic computer in the world was

A. UNIVAC

B. EDVAC

C. ENIAC

D. All of above

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MIS is designed to provide information needed for effective decision making by?

A. Consumers

B. Workers

C. Foremen

D. Managers

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Which computer was considered the first electronic computer until 1973 when court invalidated the patent?

A. ENIAC

B. MARK I

C. Z3

D. ABC

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A set of rods where numbers were carved and used for multiplication and division aids is known as

A. Pascaline

B. Napier's Bones

C. Stepped Reckoner

D. Slide Rule

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

A. Keyboard

B. Terminal

C. Printer

D. Plotter

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When was the X window system born?

A. 1984

B. 1989

C. 1988

D. 1990

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Regarding data, computers are very good at

A. store

B. Processing

C. retrieve

D. All of above

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UNIVAC is

A. Universal Automatic Computer

B. Universal Array Computer

C. Unique Automatic Computer

D. Unvalued Automatic Computer

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BCD is

A. Binary Coded Decimal

B. Bit Coded Decimal

C. Binary Coded Digit

D. Bit Coded Digit

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Binary numbers need more places for counting because

A. They are always big numbers

B. Any no. of 0's can be added in front of them

C. Binary base is small

D. 0's and l's have to be properly spaced apart

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Which unit converts computer data into human readable form?

A. Input unit

B. Output unit

C. ALU

D. Control Unit

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Which of the following is not a storage medium?

A. Hard disk

B. Flash drive

C. DVD

D. scanner

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DOS stands for

A. Disk Operating System

B. Disk operating session

C. Digital Operating System

D. Digital Open system

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A device for converting handwritten impressions into coded characters & positional coordinates for input to a computer is

A. Touch panel

B. Mouse

C. Wand

D. Writing tablet

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______ computers are also called personal computers

A. Mainframe Computer

B. Mini Computers

C. Micro Computers

D. Super Computers

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Which of the following printing devices an output composed of a series of data?

A. Wire matrix printer

B. Band printer

C. Wang image printer

D. Both a and c

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How many address lines are needed to address each machine location in a 2048 x 4 memory chip?

A. 10

B. 11

C. 8

D. 12

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Assembly language started to be used from

A. first generation computers

B. second generation computers

C. third generation computers

D. fourth generation computers

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By programmable machine we mean

A. computers

B. modern television

C. washing machines

D. anything that can be set to perform different tasks with suitable programs

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Registers which are partially visible to users and used to hold conditional codes (bits set by the CPU hardware as the result of operations), are known as

A. PC

B. Flags

C. Memory Address Registers

D. General Purpose Registers

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What do you call the programs that are used to find out possible faults and their causes?

A. operating system extensions

B. cookies

C. diagnostic software

D. boot diskettes