UGC NET 2014 – Computer Science – MCQs On Computer Fundamentals Part-3

Multi Choice Questions On Computer Fundamentals, Database, Networking, OS, DFS (Compilation)

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The translator program used in assembly language is called

Assembler

Easily reloctable language is

Assembly language

Which of the following is called low
level languages?

Machine language

Assembly language

Which of the following is problem
oriented language?

High level language

A compiler is a translating program
which

Translates instruction of a high level language into machine language

Translates entire source program into machine language program

It is not involved in program’s execution

Which of the following is machine
independence program?

High level language

Which statement is valid about
interpreter?

It translates one instruction at a time

Which is the limitation of high level
language?

Lower efficiency

High level language is also called

Problem oriented language

Business oriented language

Mathematically oriented language

A computer programmer

Does all the thinking for a computer

Which of the following is a primary storage device?

Magnetic tape

Magnetic disk

Optical disk

A name or number used to identify a storage location devices?

An address

Which of the following is a secondary
memory device?

Disk

The difference between memory and storage is that memory is … and storage is …

Temporary, permanent

A floppy disk contains

Both circular tracks and sectors

The octal equivalent of 111010 is

72

The first electronic computer in the
world was

Eniac

The most commonly used standard data
code to represent alphabetical, numerical and
punctuation characters used in electronic data processing system is called

Ascii

A dumb terminal has

A keyboard and screen

To locate a data item for storage is

Fetch

Programs designed to perform specific
tasks is known as

Application software

Perforated paper used as input of
output media is known as

Paper tapes

Time during which a job is processed
by the computer is

Execution time

A computer which cpu speed around 100 million instruction per second and with the word length of around 64 bits is known as

Super computer

An approach that permits the computer to work on several programs instead of one is

Over lapped processing

A directly accessible appointment calendar is feature of a … resident package

Memory

Which of the following processors use risc technology?

Power pc

A/n …. Device is any device that  provides information, which is sent to the cpu

Input

Current simms have either … or … connectors (pins)

30 or 72

The storage subsystem in a microcomputer consists mainly of … or … media with varying capacities

Magnetic or optical

Which of the following is not an input device?

Com (computer output to microfilm)

The central processing unit (cpu) consists of

Control unit, arithmetic-logic, unit and primary storage

Ebcdic can code up to how many different
characters?

256

Which is considered a direct entry input device?

Optical scanner

Mouse and digitizer

Light pen

Which is used for manufacturing chips?

Semiconductors

The computer code for the interchange
of information between terminals is

Ascii

A byte consists of

Eight
bits

The silicon chips used for data processing are called

Prom chips

The metaldisks, which are permanently housed in, sealed and contamination free containers are called

Winchester disk

An application program that helps the user to change any number and immediately see the result of that change is

Spreadsheet

The instructions for starting the computer are house on

Read only memory chip

The ALU of a computer normally contains a number of high speed storage element called

Registers

The magnetic storage chip used to provide non-volatile direct access storage of data and that have no moving parts are known as

Magnetic bubble memory

CAD stands for

Computer aided design

Rats stand for

Regression analysis time series

In which year was chip used inside the computer for the first time?

1975

What was the name of the first commercially available microprocessor chip?

Intel 4004

When were the first minicomputer built?

1965

The first digital computer built with IC chips was known as

Ibm system / 360

In which language is source program written?

High level

Which of the following terms is the most closely related to main memory?

Temporary

Which of the following is used for manufacturing chips?

Semiconductor

Which of the following is required when more than one person uses a central computer at the same time?

Terminal

Which of the following is used only for data entry and storage, and never for processing?

Dumb terminal

To produce high quality graphics (hardcopy) in color, you would want to use a/n

Plotter

Which of the following printers are you sure will not to use if your objective is to print on multi carbon forms?

Laser

Which of the following printing devices an output composed of a series of data?

Wire matrix printer; wang image printer

The personal computer industry was started by

IBM

In the IBM pc-at, what do the words at stand for

Advance technology

Magnetic tape can serve as

Secondary storage media

Output media

Input media

If in a computer, 16 bits are used to specify address in a ram, the number of addresses will be

65,536

The two major types of computer chips are

Primary memory chip

Microprocessor chip

As compared to the secondary memory, the primary memory of a computer is

Fast

Which of the following is a way to access secondary memory?

Random access memory

Which was the most popular first generation computer?

Ibm 1650

What is the responsibility of the logical unit in the cpu of a computer?

To compare numbers

The secondary storage devices can only store data but they cannot perform

Arithmetic
operation

Logic operation

Fetch operations

Which of the printers used in conjunction with computers uses dry ink power?

Laser printer

Which of the following produces the best quality graphics reproduction?

Plotter

Which of the following memories allows simultaneous read and write Operations?

Ram

Which of the following memories has the shortest access times?

Cache
memory

A 32 bit microprocessor has the word length equal to

4 byte

An error in computer data is called

Bug

A set of information that defines the status of resources allocated to a process is

Process description

Any method for controlling access to or use of memory is known

Memory protection

A type of core store that has a lower access time than the devices used for working store in the same processor is known as

Address register

Which of the following is an acronym for electronic delay storage automatic calculator?

Edsac

Which of the following is form of semi conductor memory in which it is possible to change the contents of selected memory locations by applying suitable electrical signals?

Eprom

A disk storage medium in the form of an assembly containing a single rigid magnetic disk permanently is

Disk cartridge

A memory that is capable of determining whether a given datum is contained in one of its address is

Cam

A method of implementing a memory
management system is

Buddy
system

A plastic card similar to a credit card but having some memory and a microprocessor embedded within it is

Punched paper tape

A device that operates under the
control of another device is called

Slave

Actual data processing operations are
performed in the arithmetic logic section, but not in the …. Storage section
of a processor unit

Primary

The use of spooler programs and/or ….
Hardware allows personal computer operators to do the processing work at the
same time a printing operation is in progress

Buffer

Which most popular input device is used today for interactive processing and for the one line entry of data for batch processing?

Mouse

User programmable terminals that combine vdt hardware with built-in microprocessor is

Intelligent
terminals

The number of characters that can be stored in given physical space is

Data density

The storage capacity of a disk system depends on the bits per inch of track and the tracks per inch of

Surface

The disk drive component used to position read/write heads over a specific track is known as

Access Arm

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