Computer and IT Selected Questions and Answers Set 5

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Q.1:- All of the logic and mathematical calculations done by the computer happen in / on the …………………?

Ans:- Central Processing Unit

Q.2:- A computer portable and easy to carry by travelers is ?

Ans:- Laptop

Q.3:- Soft copy refers to ?

Ans:- Screen Output

Q.4:- Which of the following is an example of storage devices ?

  1. Magnetic Disks
  2. Tapes
  3. DVDs
  4. All of these
  5. None of these

Ans:- (d) All of these

Q.5:- The space in your computer that loads and works with data ……………. ?

Ans:- RAM memory

Q.6:- Which of the following can only have sequential access ?

  1. Disk
  2. Tape
  3. CD-ROM
  4. DVD-ROM
  5. None of these

Ans:- (b) Tape

Q.7:- C, BASIC, COBOL, and Java are examples of ………………… language.

Ans:- High Level

Q.8:- A UPS ?

Ans:- provides battery backup for a limited time.

Q.9:- Which part of the computer helps to store information ?

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Ans:- Disk drive

Q.10:- ……………… is the process of dividing the disk into tracks and sectors.

Ans:- Formatting

Q.11:- What part of the computer provides only temporary storage of files ?

Ans:- RAM memory

Q.12:- Which of the following is not an output device ?

  1. Plotter
  2. Printer
  3. Monitor
  4. Touch Screen
  5. None of these

Ans:- (d) Touch Screen

Q.13:- Built in memory of computer is ……………………….. ?

Ans:- ROM

Q.14:- Code consisting of bars or lines of varying widths or lengths that are computer readable are known as ?

Ans:- a Bar Code

Q.15:- A button that makes characters either upper or lower case and numbers to symbols ?

Ans:- Shift Key

Q.16:- The most powerful computer is ?

Ans:- Super Computer

Q.17:- The first computer was programmed using …………… ?

Ans:- Machine Language

Q.18:- What would you do to highlight a word ? You position the cursor next to the word, and then …………… ?

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Ans:- Drag mouse while holding button down

Q.19:- Which of the following could be digital input devices for computers ?

  1. Digital Camcorder
  2. Microphone
  3. Scanner
  4. All of the above
  5. None of these

Ans:- (d) All of the above

Q.20:- Hard disc drives are considered ……………….. storage ?

Ans:- Non-volatile

Q.21:- CDs are of which shape ?

Ans:- Rectangular

Q.22:- A sales clerk at a checkout counter scanning a tag on an item rather than keying it into the system, is using ………………… ?

  1. Input automation
  2. Item data automation
  3. Scanning automation
  4. Source data automation
  5. None of these

Ans:-  (d) source data automation

Q.23:- Cache and main memory will lose their contents when the power is off. They are …………. ?

  1. Dynamic
  2. Static
  3. Volatile
  4. Non-volatile
  5. Faulty

Ans:- (c) volatile

Q.24:- The system component that controls and manipulates data in order to produce information is called ………………….. ?

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Ans:- Microprocessor

Q.25:- When you save to this, your data will remain intact even when the computer is turned off ?

Ans:- secondary storage device