C007 Computer Concepts

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Computer Concept Quizzes & Trivia

Basic Computer Concepts


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Computer carries out all processing in
    • A. 

      ROM

    • B. 

      RAM

    • C. 

      Data bus

  • 2. 
    Task of performing arithmetic and logical operations are done by: ALU/Storage/CPU/Control
  • 3. 
    RAM stores information regarding
    • A. 

      All logical data

    • B. 

      Data and instructions

    • C. 

      System configuration

  • 4. 
    Contents of Cache can be accessed _________ (faster/slower) than those of the RAM.
  • 5. 
    Data that is frequently required is stored in Cache rather than in RAM.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    From the list of primary memory items, choose the odd man out: DVD RAM ROM CACHE EPROM
  • 7. 
    Process of entering data and programs into the computer is known as ________
  • 8. 
    Computer needs a good internal storage because:
    • A. 

      Input can be done very fast manually

    • B. 

      Manual input can be done slowly but the processor has very high speeds

    • C. 

      External storage in the form of HDD is huge

  • 9. 
    Processing in the computer involves:
    • A. 

      Writing and giving instructions in the form of programs

    • B. 

      Storing and printing reports

    • C. 

      Performing arithmetic/logic operations and converting data into information

  • 10. 
    Check out the items and identify the odd man out (specify either A, B, C or D): A Display results on the monitor B Create and print out results after processing C Write instructions that can be understood by the machine D Convert data into meaningful information
  • 11. 
    Control unit decides
    • A. 

      When to receive input and when to give output

    • B. 

      What logical operations are to be performed on the data

    • C. 

      How to convert high level language into machine language

  • 12. 
    Tick all functions of the Control unit:
    • A. 

      Calculates and stores results in primary storage

    • B. 

      Manages all internal functions of the processor

    • C. 

      Switches the processor between requests from many users

    • D. 

      Decides the sequence of instructions to be executed

  • 13. 
    The ALU and CU (Control Unit) are together known as:
  • 14. 
    Computer memory is used to store :
    • program and instructions
    • program and data 
    • all reports
  • 15. 
    Identify non-volatile memory.
    • A. 

      RAM

    • B. 

      Cache

    • C. 

      ROM, EPROM, HDD

  • 16. 
    Why do we require secondary memory in addition to primary memory?
    • A. 

      Primary memory can store data permanently

    • B. 

      Primary memory is quite costly because it operates at high speeds

    • C. 

      Secondary memory is inside the processor

  • 17. 
    ______ is the standard for text information exchanged amongst computers.
  • 18. 
    When Windows OS starts, the task bar is visible
    • A. 

      In the center of the desktop

    • B. 

      As a short-cut menu

    • C. 

      In the bottom and remains visible even while programs are running

  • 19. 
    If we switch off the machine without shutting down Windows first, there can be data loss.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Which is NOT a part of the [Start] menu in Windows?
    • A. 

      Programs

    • B. 

      Run Command

    • C. 

      Search

    • D. 

      System Clock