Computer and IT Selected Questions and Answers Set 7

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Q.1:- Which part of a computer helps to store information ?

  1. Disk drive
  2. Keyboard
  3. Monitor
  4. Printer
  5. None of these

Ans:- (a) Disk drive

Q.2:- Which of the following is a part of the system unit ?

  1. Monitor
  2. CPU
  3. CD-ROM
  4. Floppy Disk
  5. None of these

Ans:- (b) CPU

Q.3:- The ……….. is the box that houses the most important parts of a computer system ?

  1. Software
  2. Hardware
  3. Input device
  4. System unit
  5. None of these

Ans:- (d) System unit

Q.4:- The pictorial representation of a program or algorithm is called a ?

  1. Chart
  2. Salve chart
  3. Flow chart
  4. Mix chart
  5. None of these

Ans:- (c) Flow chart

Q.5:- The …….. indicates how much data a particular storage medium can hold ?

  1. Access
  2. Capacity
  3. Memory
  4. Storage
  5. None of these

Ans:- (b) Capacity

Q.6:- Computers use the ……………… system to progress data.

  1. Processing
  2. Kilobyte
  3. Binary
  4. Representational
  5. None of these

Ans:- (c) Binary

Q.7:- Which of the following is not an example of hardware ?

  1. Mouse
  2. Printer
  3. Monitor
  4. Excel
  5. None of these

Ans:- (d) Excel

Q.8:- A device that is connected to the mother board is …………. ?

  1. Called an external device
  2. Called an adjunct device
  3. Called a peripheral device
  4. Must connect using ribbon cable
  5. None of these

Ans: -(d) Must connect using ribbon cable

Q.8:- Hardware includes ?

  1. All devices used to input data into a computer
  2. Sets of instructions that a computer runs or executes
  3. The computer and all the devices connected to it that are used to input and output data
  4. All devices involved in processing information including the CPU, memory and storage
  5. None of these

Ans:- (c) The computer and all the devices connected to it that are used to input and output data

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Q.9:- Each component of computer is either ……………. ?

  1. Hardware or software
  2. Software or CPU / RAM
  3. Application software
  4. Input devices or output devices
  5. None of these

Ans:- (a) Hardware or software

Q.10:- A computer cannot “boot” if it does have the ?

  1. Compiler
  2. Loader
  3. Operating System
  4. Assembler
  5. None of these

Ans:- (c) Operating System

Q.11:- Developing sets of instructions for the computer to follow and to do the task the same way as many times as needed is called ……………… ?

  1. Listing
  2. Sequencing
  3. Programming
  4. Directing
  5. None of these

Ans:- (c) Programming

Q.12:- The function of an assembler is …………….. ?

  1. To convert basic language into machine language
  2. To convert high level language into machine language
  3. To convert assemble language into machine language
  4. To convert assemble language into high level language
  5. None of these

Ans:- (c) To convert assemble language into machine language

Q.13:- A compiler translates a program written in a high level language into …………… ?

  1. Machine language
  2. An algorithm
  3. A debugged program
  4. Java
  5. None of these

Ans:- (a) machine language

Q.14:- Computer equipment itself is called ?

  1. Hardware
  2. Byte
  3. Mouse
  4. Software
  5. Default

Ans:- (a) Hardware

Q.15:- Computer software can be defined as …………… ?

  1. The computer and its associated equipment
  2. The instructions that tell the computer what to do
  3. Computer components that act to accomplish a goal
  4. An interface between the computer and the network
  5. The interaction between the computer and its database

Ans:- (b) the instructions that tell the computer what to do

Q.16:- What is software ?

  1. A type of computer code
  2. A computer language
  3. A set of instructions for your computer
  4. A cover for the computer
  5. None of these

Ans:- (c) A set of instructions for your computer

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Q.17:- The ………… of a system includes the programs or instructions ?

  1. Peripheral
  2. Software
  3. Information
  4. Icon
  5. Hardware

Ans:- (b) Software

Q.18:- Compiling creates a(n) ……….. ?

  1. Program specification
  2. Algorithm
  3. Executable program
  4. Subroutine
  5. None of these

Ans:- (c) Executable program

Q.19:- Which of the following peripheral devices displays information to a user ?

  1. Monitor
  2. Keyboard
  3. Secondary storage devices
  4. Secondary storage media
  5. None of these

Ans:- (a) Monitor

Q.20:- Server is a computer which provides resources other computers commuted in a ?

  1. Network
  2. Mainframe
  3. Super Computers
  4. Clients
  5. None of these

Ans:- (a) Network

Q.21:- The most important or powerful computer in a typical network ?

  1. Desktop
  2. Network Station
  3. Network Client
  4. Network Server
  5. None of these

Ans:- (d) Network Server

Q.22:- A ……………. typically connects personal computer within a very limited geographical area, usually within a single building.

  1. LAN
  2. BAN
  3. TAN
  4. NAN
  5. None of these

Ans:- (a) LAN

Q.23:- Computers connected to a LAN (Local Area Network) can ……………. ?

  1. Run faster
  2. Go on line
  3. Share information and / or share peripheral equipment
  4. E-mail
  5. None of these

Ans:-  (c) Share information and / or share peripheral equipment

Q.24:- The main job of a CPU is to ……….. ?

  1. Carry out program instructions
  2. Store data / information for future use
  3. Process data and information
  4. Both (a) and (c)
  5. None of these

Ans:- (d) Both (a) and (c)

Q.25:- One information is input into a computer it becomes ?

  1. Objects
  2. Data
  3. Ideas
  4. Facts
  5. None of these

Ans:- (b) Data

 

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