Computer MCQ-228

Which key is used in combination with another key to perform a specific task?

(A) function
(B) control
(C) arrow
(D) pace bar
(E) None of these

Microcomputer hardware consists of three basic categories of physical equipment

(A) keyboard, monitor, hard drive
(B) system unit, input/output, memory
(C) system unit, input/output, secondary storage
(D) system unit, primary storage, secondary storage
(E) None of these

A(n) ___ is a program that makes the Computer easier to use

(A) utility
(B) application
(C) operating system
(D) network
(E) None of these

A device operating at the physical layer is called a

(A) Bridge
(B) Router
(C) Repeater
(D) All of the above
(E) None of these

Bit in short for __

(A) binary system
(B) digital byte
(C) binary digit
(D) binary unit
(E) None of these

Which of the following is not true about RAM?

(A) RAM is a temporary storage area
(B) RAM is the same as hard disk storage
(C) RAM is volatile
(D) Information stored in RAM is gone when you turn the computer off
(E) None of these

A Web site address is a unique name that identifies a specific __ on the Web

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

Codes consisting of lines of varying widths or lengths that are computer-readable are known as __

(A) an ASCII code
(B) a magnetic tape
(C) an OCR scanner
(D) a bar code
(E) None of these

All of the followings are included in typical computer programming language which are in use currently Except

(A) C++
(B) Java
(C) Visual Basic NET
(D) Machine language
(E) None of these

A desktop computer is also known as a __

(A) Palm Pilot
(B) PC
(C) laptop
(D) mainframe
(E) None of these

A blinking symbol on the screen that shows where the next character will appear is a/an

(A) delete key
(B) arrow key
(C) cursor
(D) return key
(E) None of these

What is backup?

(A) Adding more components to your network
(B) Protecting data by copying it from the original source to a different destination
(C) Filtering old data from the new data
(D) Accessing data on tape
(E) None of these

E-mail addresses separate the user name from the ISP using the __ symbol.

(A) &
(B) @
(C) -3%
(D) *
(E) None of these

Pick the odd one

(A) Mouse
(B) Scanner
(C) Printer
(D) Keyboard
(E) None of these

Which of the following system components is the brain of the computer?

(A) Circuit board
(C) Memory
(D) Network card
(E) None of these

What is the difference between a CD-ROM and a CD-RW?

(A) They are the same-just two different terms used by different manufacturers
(B) A CD-ROM can be written to and a CD-RW cannot
(C) A CD-RW can be written to but a CD-ROM can only be read from
(D) ACD-ROM holds, more information than a CD-RW
(E) None of these

A central computer that holds collections of data and programs for many PCs, workstations, and other computers is a(n)__

(A) supercomputer
(B) minicomputer
(C) laptop
(D) server
(E) None of these

Compiler is the

(A) name given to the computer operator
(B) part of the digital machine to store the information
(C) operator of Boolean Algebra
(D) part of arithmetic logic unit
(E) translator of source program to object code