COMPUTER AWARENESS QUIZ-040

COMPUTER AWARENESS QUIZ-040
1. Which of the following memories can be read directly by the computer processor?
(1) Hard Disk
(2) Main Memory
(3) CD
(4) DVD
(5) None of these

2. The communication between a processor and other devices inside the computer is done through?
(1) Bus
(2) Channel
(3) Network Cable
(4) Chip
(5) None of these

3. Who is/are the founders of Microsoft?
(1) Bill Gates
(2) Bill Gates and Allen Paul
(3) Steve Jobs
(4) Bill Gates and Steve Jobs
(5) None of these
4. What is the difference between a check box and Radio button?
(1) No difference
(2) In radio buttons multiple options can be selected whereas in check boxes only single option can be selected
(3) In check boxes as well as radio buttons multiple options can be selected, but radio buttons can be used only twice
(4) In check boxes multiple options can be selected whereas in radio buttons only single option can be selected
(5) None of these

5. If a memory chip is volatile, it will.......
(1) explode if exposed to high temperatures
(2) lose its contents if current is turned off
(3) be used for data storage only
(4) be used to both read and write data
(5) None of these

6. Which is NOT a function of a microprocessor?
(1) Controls the rest of the computer's components
(2) Keeps the system unit cool
(3) Processes data
(4) Interprets instructions given by software
(5) None of these

7. To connect to a WAN, you must have:
(1) CSMA/CD
(2) Wi-Fi
(3) TCP/IP
(4) POP
(5) None of these

8. During the ____________ operation, the control unit determines what the program is telling the computer to do.
(1) fetch
(2) execute
(3) decode
(4) arithmetic
(5) None of these

9. _________ has a large storage capacity, up to 17 GB if both layers and both sides are used.
(1) DVD-ROM
(2) CD-ROM
(3) Floppy
(4) RAM
(5) None of these

10. A __________ card connects each computer to the wiring in the network.
(1) network interface
(2) PC interface
(3) Memory
(4) All of the above
(5) None of these
11. What is the initial page of the Web site?
(1) The start page
(2) The hyperlink page
(3) The link page
(4) The home page
(5) None of these

12. What is the term for a set of step-by-step instructions that direct a computer to perform its tasks?
(1) setup
(2) program
(3) system
(4) Instruction manual
(5) None of these

13. To execute a given DOS program, you must type a(n) __________.
(1) command
(2) order
(3) syntax
(4) all of the above
(5) none of these

14. PC cards, flash memory cards, and smart cards are all examples of:
(1) Removable hard disks.
(2) Digital video discs.
(3) Volatile memory devices.
(4) Solid state storage devices.

15. A ____________ is a unique identification number generated by a computer hardware component or a program.
(1) Cookie
(2) .NET Passport
(3) GUID
(4) Private Key
(5) None of these

16. RAM is an example of volatile storage and serves as the computer's-----------
(1) Short-term memory
(2) Hard drive
(3) Permanent storage unit
(4) Auxiliary CPU

17. When a computer prints a report, this output is called_____.
(1) Hard copy
(2) soft copy
(3) COM
(4) All of the above
(5) None of these

18. The ascending order of a data hierarchy is-----------
(1) Bit-byte-record-field-file-database
(2) Byte-bit-field-record-file-database
(3) Bit-byte-field-record-file-database
(4) Byte-bit-record-file-field-database
19. In computer terminology, information means----------
(1) Raw data
(2) Data
(3) Data in more useful or intelligible form
(4) Alphanumeric data program
(5) None of these

20. A floppy disk contains------------
(1) Circular tracks only
(2) Sectors only
(3) Both circular tracks and sectors
(4) all of the above
(5) None of these

21. A plotter is---------
(1) An input device to produce good quality graphics
(2) An output device to produce drawings and graphics
(3) A fast output device using camera lenses
(4) None of these
(5) None of these

22. Which of the following is a graphical package?
(1)CorelDraw
(2) MS-Excel
(3) MS-Word
(4) all of the above
(5) None of these

23. A mouse, trackball, and joystick are examples of _____."
(1) pointing devices
(2) pen input devices
(3) data collection devices
(4) multimedia devices
(5) none of these

24. The Internet uses-----------------
(1)Circuit switching
(2) Packet switching
(3) Hybrid switching
(4) all of the above
(5) none of these

25. What would you use for immediate, real-time communication with a friend?
(1)Instant Messaging
(2)E-Mail
(3) Usenet
(4) Blog

(5) none of these
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