Computer Awareness Quiz - Part 46

Published on Saturday, March 12, 2016
1. The main purpose of the supercomputer is
    (a) High speed calculations
    (b) Weather forecasting
    (c) Data Retreieval operations
    (d) All of the above

2. The Analytical Engine developed during First Generation of computers used ___________ as a memory unit.
    (a) RAM
    (b) Floppies
    (c) Punch Cards
    (d) Counter Wheels
    (e) None of these

3. Manchester Mark I computer was based on __________.
    (a) stored program concept
    (b) processing concept
    (c) electronic change concept
    (d) All of the above
    (e) None of these

4. What is the Gray Code for decimal 7 ?
     (a) 0100
     (b) 0101
     (c) 0010
     (d) 111
     (e) None of these

5. An electrical pathway within a computer is called _____________.
    (a) circuit
    (b) line
    (c) bus
    (d) track
    (e) None of these

6. Macromedia is a name of a company related with ____________.
    (a) Hardware
    (b) Software
    (c) Peripherals
    (d) Services
    (e) None of these

7. Modern computers are very reliable but they are not:
    (a) Fast
    (b) Powerful
    (c) Infallible
    (d) Cheap
    (e) None of these

 8. Where does a computer add and compare data ?
     (a) Hard disk
     (b) Floppy disk
     (c) CPU chip
     (d) Memory chip
     (e) None of these

 9. The word computer usually refers to the Central Processor Unit plus:
     (a) External memory
     (b) Internal memory
     (c) Input devices
     (d) Output devices
     (e) None of these

10. What is the name of the screen symbol that shows the placement of the next character ?
       (a) Mouse
       (b) Cursor
       (c) Track ball
       (d) Graphic tablet
       (e) None of these

 11. Of the four words listed below, which one does not belong ?
      (a) Applications
      (b) Peripherals
      (c) Programs
      (d) Software
      (e) None of these

12. Coded entries which are used to gain access to a computer system are called _____________.
      (a) Entry codes
      (b) Passwords
      (c) security commands
      (d) codewords
      (e) None of these

13. ____________ is when the computer is turned on and the operating system is loading.
      (a) Booting
      (b) Flashing
      (c) Tracking
      (d) Taping
      (e) None of these

14. Which of the following is not a function of the control unit ?
      (a) Read instructions
      (b) Execute instructions
      (c) Interpret instructions
      (d) Direct operations
      (e) None of these

15. Hardware devices that are not part of the main computer system and are often added later to the system are ____________.
      (a) clip art
      (b) highlight
      (c) execute
      (d) peripherals
      (e) None of these


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1. High speed calculations
2. Punch Cards
3. stored program concept
4. 0100
5. bus
6. Software
7. Infallible
8. CPU chip
9. External memory
10. Cursor
11. Peripherals
12. Passwords
13. Booting
14. Direct operations
15. peripherals

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