Computer Awareness Quiz - Part 54

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1. Which of the following is the user programmed semiconductor memory?
    (a) SRAM
    (b) DRAM
    (c) EPROM
    (d) All of the above
    (e) None of these

2. A name or number used to identify a storage location is called:
    (a) A byte
    (b) A record
    (c) An address
    (d) All of these
    (e) None of these

3. Two new types of semiconductor memories are:
    (a) Magentic disks
    (b) Charge-coupled devices
    (c) Magnetic bubble memory
    (d) Both B and C
    (e) None of these

4. Magnetic tape is used for:
    (a) Historical storage
    (b) Computer input
    (c) Both A and B
    (d) Neither A nor B
    (e) None of these

5. A storage device where the access time is dependent upon the location of the data is:
    (a) Random access
    (b) Serial access
    (c) Sequential access
    (d) Transaction access
    (e) None of these

6. The most popular secondary storage today is:
    (a) Magnetic tape
    (b) Floppy disk
    (c) Mass storage
    (d) Semiconductor
    (e) None of these

7. How many write cycles are allowed to a EEPROM?
    (a) 1
    (b) 10
    (c) 100
    (d) 1000
    (e) None of these

 8. Which of the following is handy to carry yet can store large amounts of data?
     (a) Floppy Disk
     (b) Hard Disk
     (c) CDROM
     (d) Zip Disk
     (e) None of these

9. Memory is made up of-
    (a) Set of wires
    (b) Set of circuits
    (c) Large number of cells
    (d) All of the above
    (e) None of these

10. Primary memory stores-
      (a) Data
      (b) Programs
      (c) Results
      (d) All of the above
      (e) None of these

11. EPROM can be used for-
      (a) Erasing the contents of ROM
      (b) Reconstructing the contents of ROM
      (c) Erasing and reconstructing the contents of ROM
      (d) Duplicating ROM
      (e) None of these

12. The memory location address are limited to-
      (a) 00000 to 9ffff(16)
      (b) 00001 to 9ffff(16)
      (c) 00010 to 9ffff(16)
      (d) 10000 to 9ffff(16)
      (e) None of these

 13. DMA stands for _______________.
      (a) Direct Memory Access
      (b) Distinct Memory Access
      (c) Direct Module Access
      (d) Direct Memory Allocation
      (e) None of these

 14. Where are programs and data kept while the processor is using them?
      (a) Main memory
      (b) Secondary memory
      (c) Disk memory
      (d) Program memory
      (e) None of these

15. Which of the following storage media provides sequential access only?
      (a) Floppy disk
      (b) Magnetic disk
      (c) Magnetic tape
      (d) Optical disk
      (e) None of these


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2. An address
3. Both B and C
4. Both A and B
5. Serial access
6. Floppy disk
7. 1000
8. Zip Disk
9. Large number of cells
10. All of the above
11. Erasing and reconstructing the contents of ROM
12. 00000 to 9ffff(16)
13. Direct Memory Access
14. Main memory
15. Magnetic tape
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