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Basic Computer Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Where does a computer add and compare data?
    • A. 

      Hard disk

    • B. 

      Floppy disk

    • C. 

      CPU chip

    • D. 

      Memory chip

  • 2. 
    Which of the following registers is used to keep track of address of the memory location where the next instruction is located?
    • A. 

      Memory Address Register

    • B. 

      Memory Data Register

    • C. 

      Instruction Register

    • D. 

      Program Register

  • 3. 
    A complete microcomputer system consists of
    • A. 

      Microprocessor

    • B. 

      Memory

    • C. 

      Peripheral equipment

    • D. 

      Peripheral equipment

    • E. 

      All of above

  • 4. 
    CPU does not perform the operation
    • A. 

      Data transfer

    • B. 

      Logic operation

    • C. 

      Arithmetic operation

    • D. 

      All of above

  • 5. 
    Pipelining strategy is called implement
    • A. 

      Instruction execution

    • B. 

      Instruction prefetch

    • C. 

      Instruction decoding

    • D. 

      Instruction manipulation

  • 6. 
    A stack is
    • A. 

      An 8-bit register in the microprocessor

    • B. 

      A 16-bit register in the microprocessor

    • C. 

      A set of memory locations in R/WM reserved for storing information temporarily during the execution of computer

    • D. 

      A 16-bit memory address stored in the program counter

  • 7. 
    Processors of all computers, whether micro, mini or mainframe must have
    • A. 

      ALU

    • B. 

      Primary Storage

    • C. 

      Control unit

    • D. 

      All of above

  • 8. 
    The branch logic that provides decision making capabilities in the control unit is known as
    • A. 

      Controlled transfer

    • B. 

      Conditional transfer

    • C. 

      Unconditional transfer

    • D. 

      None of above

  • 9. 
    Interrupts which are initiated by an instruction are
    • A. 

      Internal

    • B. 

      External

    • C. 

      Hardware

    • D. 

      Software

  • 10. 
    A time sharing system imply
    • A. 

      More than one processor in the system

    • B. 

      More than one program in memory

    • C. 

      More than one memory in the system

    • D. 

      None of above