Thursday, October 8

Computer Fundamental-V


1. How many options does a binary choice offer?
a. One
b. Two
c. It depends on the amount of memory in the computer
d. It depends on the speed of the computer’s processor


2. Data going into the computer called-
a. Output
b. Algorithm
c. Input
d. Calculations


3. How many values can be represented by a single byte?
a. 4
b. 16
c. 64
d. 256


4. Transformation of input into output is performed by-
a. Peripherals
b. Memory
c. Storage
d. Input-output unit


5. Device drivers are-
a. Tiny power cords for external storage devices
b. Experts who know how to maximize the performance of devices
c. Small, special purpose programs
d. The innermost pat of the operating system


6. A collection of programs that controls how your computer system runs and processes information is called-
a. Operating system
b. Computer
c. Compiler
d. Interpreter


7. Which of the following refers to a small, single-site network?
a. LAN
b. DSL
c. RAM
d. USB


8. A set of instructions telling the computer what to do is called-
a. Mentor
b. Instructor
c. Compiler
d. Program


9. If you receive an e-mail from someone you don’t know, what should you do?
a. Forward it to the police immediately.
b. Delete it without opening it.
c. Open it and respond to them saying you don’t know them.
d. Reply and ask them their personal information.


10. Which of the following can handle most system functions that aren’t handled directly by the operating system?
a. Vertical-market applications
b. Utilities
c. Algorithm
d. Integrated software


11. Microsoft office is –
a. Shareware
b. Public-domain software
c. An application suite
d. Open source software


12. Computer connected to a LAN can-
a. Run faster
b. Go on line
c. Share information and/or share peripheral equipment
d. E-mail


13. Which of the following refers to the memory in your computer?
a. RAM
b. DSL
c. USB
d. LAN


14. Information travels between components on the motherboard through-
a. Flash memory
b. CMOS
c. Bays
d. Buses


15. One megabyte equals approximately-
a. 1000 bits
b. 1000 bytes
c. 1 million bytes
d. 1 million bits


16. When you are working on a document on a PC, where is the document temporarily stored?
a. RAM
b. ROM
c. CPU
d. Flash memory


17. How are data organized in a spreadsheet?
a. Lines and spaces
b. Layers and planes
c. Height and width
d. Rows and columns


18. Magnetic tape is not practical for applications where data must be quickly recalled because tape is-
a. A random access medium
b. A sequential access medium
c. A read only medium
d. Fragile and easily damaged


19. The blinking symbol on the computer screen is called the-
a. Cursor
b. Logo
c. Mouse
d. Palm


20. When cutting and pasting, the item cut is temporarily stored in-
a. ROM
b. Clipboard
c. Dashboard
d. Hard disk
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