Computer Awareness Quiz - Part 52

1. In magnetic disks, data is organized on the platter in a concentric sets of rings called:
    (a) Sector
    (b) Track
    (c) Head
    (d) Block
    (e) None of these

2. The process of starting or restarting a computer system by loading instruction from a secondary storage device into the computer memory is called:
     (a) Duping
     (b) Booting
     (c) Padding
     (d) All of the above
     (e) None of these

3. Which of the following is not used in the storage phase of a computer-based information system?
     (a) Magnetic tape
     (b) Keyboard
     (c) Diskette
     (d) Hard disk
     (e) None of these

4. Which of the following is the largest manufacturer of Hard Disk Drives?
    (a) IBM
    (b) Segate
    (c) Microsoft
    (d) 3M
    (e) None of these

 5. What are the most important components to create the memory cell?
     (a) Transistor and Register
     (b) Register and Diode
     (c) Diode and electric cell
     (d) Transistor and Capacitor
     (e) None of these

 6. Which of the following wafer used the memory cells to etched?
     (a) Platinum wafer
     (b) Gold wafer
     (c) Silicon wafer
     (d) Germanium wafer
     (e) None of these

7. Which of the following is not the name of RAM ?
     (a) SRAM
     (b) DRAM
     (c) RDRAM
     (d) All of the above
     (e) None of the above

 8. Different memories can be classified according to the concept of
    (a) Access mode/capacity and cost
    (b) Access Time
    (c) Transfer Rate
    (d) All of the above
    (e) None of these

9. _________ is a semi conductor memory.
    (a) Dynamic
    (b) Static
    (c) Bubble
    (d) Both A & B
    (e) None of these

10. Which type of memory holds only the program and data that the CPU is presently processing?
      (a) CMOS
      (b) ROM
      (c) RAM
      (d) ASCII
      (e) None of these

 11. To find a saved document in the computer's memory and bring it up on the screen to view _______________.
      (a) reverse
      (b) rerun
      (c) retrieve
      (d) return
      (e) None of these

12. If a user needs information instantly available to the CPU, it should be stored _____________.
      (a) on a CD
      (b) in secondary storage
      (c) in the CPU
      (d) in RAM
      (e) None of these

13. To what temporary area can you store text and other data, and later paste them to another location?
      (a) The clipboard
      (b) ROM
      (c) CD-ROM
      (d) The hard disk
      (e) None of these

14. Where is the disk put to enable the computer to read it ?
       (a) Disk drive
       (b) Memory
       (c) CPU
       (d) ALU
       (e) None of these

15. What is the shape of CDs?
      (a) Quadrilateral
      (b) Rectangular
      (c) Circular
      (d) Hexagonal
      (e) None of these


1. Track
2. Padding
3. Keyboard
4. Segate
5. Transistor and Capacitor
6. Silicon wafer
7. None of the above
8. All of the above
9. Both A & B
10. RAM
11. retrieve
12. in RAM
13. CD-ROM
14. Disk drive
15. Circular


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