Computer Knowledge MCQ-81

Instructions that tell the computer what to do. Another name for software __

(A) programs
(C) options
(D) folder
(E) None of these

A Website address is a unique name that identifies a specific __ on the web.

(A) Web browser
(C) Web site
(D) link
(E) None of these

The secret code that restricts entry to some programs __

(A) password
(B) passport
(C) entry-code
(D) access-code
(E) None of these

The pattern of printed lines on most products are called __

(A) prices
(C) scanners
(D) barcodes
(E) None of these

What is the name for the process that is used to convert a series of instructions, or program, written in a high-level language into instructions (or a program) that can be run on a computer?

(A) Assembling
(B) Compiling
(C) Translating
(D) Uploading
(E) None of these

The __ is the box that houses the most important parts of a computer system.

(A) software
(B) hardware
(C) input device
(D) system unit
(E) None of these

The CPU, also called the __ when talking about PCs, does the vast majority of the processing for a computer.

(A) Macroprocessor
(C) Memory System
(D) Microprocessor
(E) None of these

System software –

(A) allows the user to diagnose and troubleshoot the device
(B) is a programming language
(C) is part of a productivity suite
(D) is an optional form of software
(E) helps the computer manage internal resources

Which of the following is not one of the four major data processing functions of a computer?

(A) gathering data
(B) processing data into information
(C) analysing the data or information
(D) storing the data or information
(E) None of these

Computer gathers data, which means that they allow users to data.

(A) present
(B) input
(C) output
(D) store
(E) None of these

__ is used in first generation computer,

(A) Integrated circuit
(B) Microprocessor
(C) Vacuum tubes
(D) Transistors
(E) None of these

Which of the following computer is used in the weather forecasting?

(A) Super computers
(B) Mainframe computers
(C) Mini computers
(D) Micro computers
(E) None of these

___ is the process of finding errors in software code.

(A) Compiling
(B) Debugging
(C) Testing
(D) Running
(E) None of these

What is the function of control unit in CPU?

(A) To transfer data to primary storage
(B) To store program instruction
(C) To perform logic operations
(D) To decode program instructions
(E) None of these

The microprocessor of a computer

(A) does not understand machine language
(B) understands machine language and high level language
(C) understands only machine language
(D) understands only high level languages
(E) understands only assembly language

To make the number pad act as a directional arrow, we press __ key.

(A) Num lock
(B) Caps lock
(C) Arrow lock
(D) Ctrl
(E) None of these