Basicont Midterm Exam '09

46 Questions | Total Attempts: 230

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READ THIS FIRST! (VERY IMPORTANT!)This is our basicont midterm exam and is available until Saturday 5:30 afternoon. Please be reminded that for multiple choice, each question is good for 15 seconds and for identification and acronym, each question is good for 30 seconds. All in all you are given 20 minutes to answer this exam. Beyond that, exam will automatically ends, submit the answers and generate the score. Just be time conscious. Remember to enter your complete name (ex. Maricel Timbal DIT101A1). Not following instruction, score will be void.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    They perform tasks such as scheduling, input/output handling, monitoring of system status and communication with the program.
    • A. 

      Control Programs

    • B. 

      Service Programs

    • C. 

      Utility Programs

    • D. 

      MS-DOS

  • 2. 
    It is a special case of non-copylefted free software, wherein some copies or modified versions may not be free at all. In some cases, an executable program can be in the public domain but the source code is not available.
    • A. 

      Commercial Software

    • B. 

      Freeware

    • C. 

      Shareware

    • D. 

      Public Domain Software

  • 3. 
    It displays multiple cells that together make up a grid consisting of rows and columns, each cell containing either alphanumeric text or numeric values.
    • A. 

      Word Processing Application

    • B. 

      Spreadsheet

    • C. 

      Database

    • D. 

      Microsoft Word

  • 4. 
    It is a phase in Program Planning and Development where recognizing the need of information is an important factor.
    • A. 

      Designing Solution

    • B. 

      Flowcharting

    • C. 

      Documenting the Program

    • D. 

      Defining the Program

  • 5. 
    It contains computer programs, support modules, and data modules that provide a computer with the instructions and data necessary for carrying out a specific type of task.
    • A. 

      Program

    • B. 

      Support Module

    • C. 

      Software

    • D. 

      Operating System

  • 6. 
    It organizes data by using a list of or pool of rules that are sometimes constantly recycled through.
    • A. 

      Tree

    • B. 

      Expert System

    • C. 

      Stream

    • D. 

      Neural Network

  • 7. 
    It is a system of instructions and data directly executed by a computer's central processing unit.
    • A. 

      Program

    • B. 

      Pseudocode

    • C. 

      Machine Language

    • D. 

      Compiler

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is not an example of service program?
    • A. 

      Diagnostic Programs

    • B. 

      Supervisor Programs

    • C. 

      Librarian Programs

    • D. 

      Utility Programs

  • 9. 
    It is a set of instructions that tells a computer how to solve a problem or carry out a task.
    • A. 

      Program

    • B. 

      Support Module

    • C. 

      Software

    • D. 

      Operating System

  • 10. 
    The following are family of Windows Operating System except for _______.
    • A. 

      Windows 10.1

    • B. 

      Windows 3.1

    • C. 

      Windows 3.11

    • D. 

      Windows98

  • 11. 
    It provides process and memory management services that allow two or more programs to run simultaneously.
    • A. 

      Network Operating System

    • B. 

      Operating System

    • C. 

      Multitasking Operating System

    • D. 

      Single-user Operating System

  • 12. 
    It provides an auxiliary set of instructions used in conjunction with the main software program.
    • A. 

      Program

    • B. 

      Support Module

    • C. 

      Software

    • D. 

      Operating System

  • 13. 
    It provides the instructions needed to load the core parts into memory when system boots.
    • A. 

      Boot disk

    • B. 

      Boot Strap Program

    • C. 

      Boot Programs

    • D. 

      Kernel

  • 14. 
    It is a legal contract that defines the use of a computer program.
    • A. 

      Contract of Agreement

    • B. 

      Users Manual

    • C. 

      License Agreement

    • D. 

      Software

  • 15. 
    It is a Structured Design that is done by first recognizing the major components of the solution, expressing the solution as a sequence of these major components and then expanding the major components themselves similarly.
    • A. 

      Bottom-up

    • B. 

      Loop

    • C. 

      Top-down

    • D. 

      Program Structure

  • 16. 
    It is another form of the instructions describing each step the computer must perform.
    • A. 

      Pseudocode

    • B. 

      Flowcharting

    • C. 

      Program Writing

    • D. 

      Algorithm

  • 17. 
    DEFINE THE ACRONYM:   GUI
  • 18. 
    DEFINE THE ACRONYM:   QDOS
  • 19. 
    DEFINE THE ACRONYM: FORTRAN
  • 20. 
    DEFINE THE ACRONYM: BASIC
  • 21. 
    DEFINE THE ACRONYM: COBOL
  • 22. 
    DEFINE THE ACRONYM: DOS
  • 23. 
    T is called as _________________ when imperative programming is combined with subprograms.
  • 24. 
    A form of legal protection that grants the author of an original ”work” an exclusive right to copy, distribute, sell and edit that work.
  • 25. 
    These are helpful tools that allow you to control and customize your computer equipment and work environment.
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