Computer Awareness Quiz : Part 49

Computer Awareness Quiz
1. The floppy drive have
    (a) Magnetic coating
    (b) Silver coating
    (c) Gold coating
    (d) Lead coating

2. The number system which is not a positional notation system is ______________.
    (a) Octal
    (b) Roman
    (c) Decimal
    (d) Binary
    (e) None of these

3. One of the thing that separates a "Terminal" from a "PC" is that the terminal does not have a what ?
    (a) Keyboard
    (b) Monitor
    (c) Power cord
    (d) CPU
    (e) None of these

4. The Central Processing Unit (CPU) constitutes ____________.
    (a) Arithmetic Logic Unit (ALU) only
    (b) Control Unit (CU) only
    (c) Both ALU & CU
    (d) Operational registers, ALU and CU
    (e) None of these

 5. Which computer system is mainly used in weather forecasting and Disaster control ?
    (a) Super computer
    (b) Mainframe computer
    (c) Micro computer
    (d) Personal computer
    (e) None of these

6. Which out of the following is the least expensive computer ?
     (a) Home computer
     (b) Laptop microcomputer
     (c) Personal computer
     (d) Desktop computer
     (e) None of these

 7. A mouse is used as:
    (a) a way to entertain children
    (b) a pointing device
    (c) an easy way to input information in your computer
    (d) both B and C
    (e) None of these

8. Everything that computer does is controlled by its:
    (a) RAM
    (b) ROM
    (c) CPU
    (d) Storage devices
    (e) None of these

9. A computer program consists of:
    (a) System flowchart
    (b) Program
    (c) Algorithms written in computer's language
    (d) Discrete logical steps
    (e) None of these

10. A computer is a box full of electronic:
      (a) Switching devices
      (b) Chips
      (c) Circuits
      (d) Registers
      (e) None of these

11. All deleted files go to ____________.
      (a) My Computer
      (b) Desktop
      (c) Recycle Bin
      (d) My Documents
      (e) None of these

12. A screen list of options in a program that tells you what is in that program ____________.
      (a) screen
      (b) icon
      (c) menu
      (d) backup
      (e) None of these

13. __________ is data that has been organized or presented in a meaingful fashion.
      (a) A process
      (b) Storage
      (c) Software
      (d) Information
      (e) None of these

 14. The function of CPU is ____________.
      (a) to provide external storage of text
      (b) to communicate with the operator
      (c) to read, interpret and process the information and instruction
      (d) to provide a hard copy
      (e) None of these

15. What type of resource is most likely to be a shared common resource in a computer network ?
       (a) keyboards
       (b) speakers
       (c) floppy disk drives
       (d) printers
       (e) None of these


1. Magnetic coating
2. Roman
3. CPU
4. Operational registers, ALU and CU
5. Super computer
6. Home computer
7. both B and C
8. CPU
9. Discrete logical steps
10. Circuits
11. Recycle Bin
12. menu
13. Information
14. to read, interpret and process the information and instruction
15. printers


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