Basic Computer MCQ’s 04

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Basic Computer MCQ’s PART-04

91. ASCII-8 is
(A) An extended version of ASCIl-7
(B) Is a 8-bit code
(C) Both A & B are true
(D) Both A & B are false

92. ASCII File is
(A) document file in the universally recognized text format
(B) Word processor
(C) System file
(D) None of these

93. A program that translates mnemonic statements into executable instructions is referred as
(A) Software
(B) Assembler
(C) Translator
(D) None of these

94. An assembler is a
(A) Translator
(B) Hardware
(C) Assembly language
(D) None of these

95. In a disk system time required for a read/ write head to move to the track where the record to be read or written is stored is
(A) Access time
(B) Random time
(C) Response time
(D) Seek time

96. Computer output which is displayed on the screen of a terminal without a permanent copy is called
(A) Soft copy
(B) Hard copy
(C) Hardware
(D) None of these

97. A storage device or medium where the access time is dependent upon the location of the data is called
(A) Serial access
(B) Parallel access
(C) Null access
(D) None of these

98. The set of computer programs, procedures, and associated documentation related to the effective operation of a computer system is referred as
(A) Software
(B) Hardware
(C) Hardcopy
(D) Softcopy

99. An adder in which the bits of the operands are added one after another is called
(A) Serial adder
(B) Parallel adder
(C) Full adder
(D) Half adder

100. A method of providing virtual memory
(A) Segmentation
(B) De-fragmentation
(C) Paging
(D) None of these

101. Transmission of data in one direction is called
(A) Simplex
(B) Duplex
(C) Triplex
(D) None of these

102. SNOBOL is
(A) string oriented symbolic language
(B) high-level language
(C) both A & B
(D) None of these

103. Speech recognition is
(A) Ability to input data directly into a computer system by speaking to it
(B) Ability to output data directly from a computer system by speaking.
(C) Processing of voice in computer systems
(D) None of these

104. Speech synthesis is
(A) The ability to input data directly into a computer system by speaking to it
(B) The ability to output data directly from a computer system in spoken words
(C) Processing of voice in computer systems
(D) None of these.

105. A technique used to reduce the speed mismatch between slow speed I/O devices and fast CPU is called
(A) Spooling
(B) Paging
(C) Segmentation
(D) None of these

106. Storing programs on disk and then transferring these programs into main storage as and when they are needed. The technique is used to process large programs or several programs with limited memory is called
(A) Swapping
(B) Spooling
(C) Paging
(D) Segmentation

107. Terminals is
(A) An input device which allows a user to communicate directly with a computer system.
(B) An output device which allows a user to communicate directly with a computer system.
(C) Both A & B
(D) None of these

108. A symbol to indicate beginning (START), ending (STOP) and pauses (HALT) in program logic flow are referred as
(A) Terminal symbol
(B) Decision symbol
(C) Processing symbol
(D) None of these

109. Portability is program ability to run on
(A) dissimilar machines with minimum modification
(B) similar machines with maximum modification
(C) dissimilar machines with maximum modification
(D) similar machines with maximum modification

110. A protocol that specifies how a personal computer can connect to a mail server on the Internet and download E-mail is known as
(A) Post office protocol
(B) System protocol
(C) Network protocol
(D) None of these

111. A unit of a computer system that interprets instructions and executes them is known as
(A) Processor
(B) Storage
(C) Peripherals
(D) None of these

112. A register in CPU used to store the address of the next instruction to be executed is known as
(A) Program counter
(B) Program library
(C) Programmer
(D) None of these

113. One who designs, writes, tests and maintenance computer programs is called
(A) Programmer
(B) Operator
(C) User
(D) None of these

114. Which of the following terms applies to communication between two computer systems?
(A) computer literacy
(B) power supply
(C) applications software
(D) connectivity

115. A memory in CPU that holds program instructions, input data, intermediate results and the output information produced during processing is
(A) Secondary memory
(B) Primary memory
(C) Auxiliary memory
(D) None of these

116. A collection of complete programs, subroutines, and program modules that have already been developed, tested and documented to be used by programming projects.
(A) Program counter
(B) Program library
(C) Programmer
(D) None of these

117. The following typically happens in the output phase of a computer based information system
(A) Data is put into the computer for processing
(B) Information is produced in hardcopy / softcopy form
(C) Mathematical calculations are performed
(D) All of the above.

118. Which of the following best describes a computer-based information system?
(A) system where computer is used to turn data into information
(B) inputting data
(C) processing data
(D) data is put into the computer for processing

119. The following piece of hardware is used as input phase of a computer-based information system
(A) Printer
(B) Diskette
(C) Monitor
(D) Keyboard

120. Software instructions intended to satisfy auser specific processing needs are called
(A) systems software
(B) microcomputer
(C) documentation
(D) applications software

121. A term used for diskette is
(A) disk cartridge
(B) disk pack
(C) floppy disk
(D) none of these