C011 Computer Concepts

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Computer Concept Quizzes & Trivia

Basic Computer Concepts


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Impact printers (like dot-matrix) are required if we want carbon copies of printed documents.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    As compared to secondary memory, primary memory is
    • A. 

      Larger

    • B. 

      Faster

    • C. 

      Cheaper

    • D. 

      More stable

  • 3. 
    Which function belongs to ALU in the computer?
    • A. 

      Produce output

    • B. 

      Compare numbers

    • C. 

      Control flow of information

    • D. 

      Perform arithmetic

  • 4. 
    Which printer makes use of dry ink powder to print?
    • A. 

      Desk-jet

    • B. 

      Ink-jet

    • C. 

      Laser-jet

    • D. 

      Thermal printer

  • 5. 
    Which printer produces best quality graphics on paper?
    • A. 

      Dot matrix

    • B. 

      Laser

    • C. 

      Plotter

    • D. 

      Ink jet

  • 6. 
    Which memory has the fastest access time?
    • A. 

      Cache

    • B. 

      RAM

    • C. 

      ROM

  • 7. 
    An error in a computer program is called
    • A. 

      Bug

    • B. 

      Gigo

    • C. 

      Chip

    • D. 

      Glitch

  • 8. 
    Control unit decides how much memory is allocated for each running process. This is known as 
    • A. 

      Memory protection

    • B. 

      Memory management

    • C. 

      Memory map

    • D. 

      Memory leak

  • 9. 
    In order to free the CPU from a large printing job a ______ is used.
    • A. 

      Spool

    • B. 

      Buffer

    • C. 

      Dumb terminal

  • 10. 
    A database consists of many tables which contain
    • A. 

      Fields and columns

    • B. 

      Headers and footers

    • C. 

      Pages and paragraphs

  • 11. 
    Condensing outout to exhibit specific information is 
    • A. 

      Calculating

    • B. 

      Merging

    • C. 

      Summarizing

    • D. 

      Recording

  • 12. 
    A millisecond means
    • A. 

      One-tenth of a second

    • B. 

      One-hundredth of a second

    • C. 

      One-thousandth of a second

  • 13. 
    Data meaningfully arranged is called
    • A. 

      File

    • B. 

      Information

    • C. 

      Field

  • 14. 
    A number cruncher is known also as a 
  • 15. 
    _______ converts analog signals to digital signals and back to help computers to connect via telephone lines.
  • 16. 
    In the evolution of computers, while memory and processing power has increased tremendously, ____ has drastically reduced.
  • 17. 
    Two types of RAM used in computers are _______ and ________
  • 18. 
    Monitor resolution is commonly exressed in units of _______
    • A. 

      Pixels

    • B. 

      Dpi (dots per inch)

    • C. 

      Refresh rate

    • D. 

      Color depth

  • 19. 
    CPU speed of modern computers is expressed in terms of 
    • A. 

      Giga Hertz

    • B. 

      Mega Hertz

    • C. 

      Milli Hertz

  • 20. 
    Memory used by the operating system which is actually part of the hard disk is 
    • A. 

      Virtual memory

    • B. 

      Cache memory

    • C. 

      Soft memory

    • D. 

      Buffer memory