Computer and IT Selected Questions and Answers Set 6

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Q.1:- The instructions for starting the computer are housed in ?

  1. RAM
  2. CD-ROM
  3. ROM Chip
  4. All of these
  5. None of these

Ans:- (c) ROM Chip

Q.2:- During processing data, programs, and processed information are held temporality in ……………….. ?

  1. Secondary Storage
  2. ROM
  3. RAM
  4. CPU
  5. None of these

Ans:- (c) RAM

Q.3:- If a memory chip is volatile, it will ………………….. ?

  1. Explode if exposed to high temperatures
  2. Lose its contents if currents it turned off
  3. Be used for data storage only
  4. Be used to both read and write data
  5. None of these

Ans:- (b) Lose its contents if currents it turned off

Q.4:- Storage media such as a CD read and write information using ………….. ?

  1. A laser beam of red light
  2. Magnetic dots
  3. Magnetic strips
  4. All of these
  5. None of these

Ans:- (a) A laser beam of red light

Q.5:- The term …….Refers to data storage systems that makes it possible for a computer or electronic device to store and retrieve data.

  1. Retrieve Technology
  2. Input Technology
  3. Output Technology
  4. Storage Technology
  5. None of these

Ans:- (d) Storage Technology

Q.6:- RAM is ……….. and ……….. .

  1. Volatile, Temporary
  2. Nonvolatile, Permanent
  3. Nonvolatile, Temporary
  4. Volatile, Permanent
  5. None of these

Ans:- (a) Volatile, Temporary

Q.7:- The primary device that a computer uses to store information …………… ?

  1. TV
  2. Storehouse
  3. Desk
  4. Hard Drive
  5. None of these
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Ans:- (d) Hard Drive

Q.8:- Restarting a computer that is already on is referred to as ?

  1. Shut down
  2. Cold Booting
  3. Warm Booting
  4. Logging off
  5. None of these

Ans:- (c) Warm Booting

Q.9:- What is backup ?

  1. Connect his network to more component
  2. Copy to save a data from original source to other destination
  3. Filter an older data from new data
  4. Access data from tape
  5. None of these

Ans:- (b) Copy to save a data from original source to other destination

Q.10:- Which is the part of a computer that one can touch and feel ?

  1. Hardware
  2. Software
  3. Programs
  4. Output
  5. None of these

Ans:- (a) Hardware

Q.11:- The term used to define all input and output devices in a computer system is ?

  1. Monitor
  2. Software
  3. Shared resources
  4. Hardware
  5. None of these

Ans:- (d) Hardware

Q.12:- Which is not an item of hardware ?

  1. An MP3 File
  2. A keyboard
  3. A monitor
  4. A mouse
  5. None of these

Ans:- (a) An MP3 File

Q.13:- The ability of an OS to run more than one application at a time is called ?

  1. Multitasking
  2. Object-Oriented Programming
  3. Multi user computing
  4. Time sharing
  5. None of these

Ans:- (a) Multitasking

Q.14:- A(n) …………… is a small group of computers and peripherals linked together in a small geographic area.

  1. MAN
  2. PAN
  3. CAN
  4. LAN
  5. None of these

Ans:- (d) LAN

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Q.15:- Several computers linked to a server to share programs and storage space ?

  1. Network
  2. Grouping
  3. Library
  4. Integrated System
  5. None of these

Ans:- (a) Network

Q.16:- Dumb terminals have terminals and ……………. ?

  1. Mouse
  2. Speakers
  3. Keyboard
  4. Mouse or Speakers
  5. None of these

Ans:- (c) Keyboard

Q.17:- What type of resource is most likely to be a shared common resource in a computer network ?

  1. Printers
  2. Speakers
  3. Floppy disk drives
  4. Keyboards
  5. None of these

Ans:- (a) Printers

Q.18:- Terminal is ……………. ?

  1. A device to give power supply to the computer
  2. A point at which data enters or leaves the computer
  3. The last instruction in a program
  4. Any input / output device
  5. None of these

Ans:- (b) A Point at which data enters or leaves the computer

Q.19:- What type of resource is most likely to be a shared common resource in a computer network ?

  1. Keyboards
  2. Speakers
  3. Floppy disk drives
  4. Printers
  5. None of these

Ans:- (d) Printers

Q.20:- Which of the following devices have a limitation that we can only read it but can’t erase or modify it ?

  1. Tape drive
  2. Hard disk
  3. Compact disk
  4. Floppy disk
  5. None of these

Ans:- (c) Compact disk

Q.21:- Which of the following is an example of an optical disk ?

  1. Digital versatile disks
  2. Magnetic disks
  3. Memory disks
  4. Data bus disks
  5. None of these

Ans:- (a) Digital versatile disks

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Q.22:- The place where the computer stores programs and data is called ?

  1. Memory
  2. Storehouse
  3. Storage Unit
  4. Backup
  5. None of these

Ans:- (c) Storage Unit

Q.23:- Where is data saved permanently ?

  1. Memory
  2. Storage
  3. CPU
  4. Printer
  5. None of these

Ans:- (b) Storage

Q.24:- When you save to …………… your data will remain intact even when the computer is turned off.

  1. RAM
  2. Mother board
  3. Secondary storage device
  4. Primary storages device
  5. None of these

Ans:- (c) Secondary storage device

Q.25:- Computer language used on the internet is …………. ?

  1. Basic
  2. Cobol
  3. Java
  4. Pascal
  5. None of these

Ans:- (c) Java