Computer Package 1 Quiz #1

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This is the first quiz for Computer Package 1 on Basic Computer Concepts. Select the best correct answer.


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  • 1. 
    This is a programmable electronic data processing device designed to accept data and instructions, to transform into useful information.
    • A. 

      Rice Cooker

    • B. 

      Computer

    • C. 

      Hard disk

    • D. 

      DVD Drive

  • 2. 
    This is a classification of device  in the history of computer development powered by hand and it requires physical effort.  
    • A. 

      Macro-Mechanical Device

    • B. 

      Electro-Mechanical Device

    • C. 

      Manual Mechanical Device

    • D. 

      Electronic Device

  • 3. 
    This is a classification of device in the history of computer development powered by electric motor and uses switches and relays .  
    • A. 

      Macro-Mechanical Device

    • B. 

      Electro-Mechanical Device

    • C. 

      Manual Mechanical Device

    • D. 

      Electronic Device

  • 4. 
    This is a classification of device in the history of computer development principal component circuit bards, transistors or silicon chips.
    • A. 

      Micro-Mechanical Device

    • B. 

      Electro-Mechanical Device

    • C. 

      Manual Mechanical Device

    • D. 

      Electronic Device

  • 5. 
    Abacus, Napier’s Bone and Oughtred’s Slide Rule belong to what group of devices?
    • A. 

      Macro-Mechanical Device

    • B. 

      Electro-Mechanical Device

    • C. 

      Manual Mechanical Device

    • D. 

      Electronic Device

  • 6. 
    Pascal’s Calculator, Leibniz’s Calculator,  and Jacquard Weaving Loom belong to what group of devices?
    • A. 

      Macro-Mechanical Device

    • B. 

      Electro-Mechanical Device

    • C. 

      Manual Mechanical Device

    • D. 

      Electronic Device

  • 7. 
    MARK I, Atanasoff–Berry Computer (ABC), and Colossus belong to what group of devices?
    • A. 

      Macro-Mechanical Device

    • B. 

      Electro-Mechanical Device

    • C. 

      Manual Mechanical Device

    • D. 

      Electronic Device

  • 8. 
    Who is the first computer programmer?
    • A. 

      Charles Babbage

    • B. 

      Ada Lovelace

    • C. 

      Blaise Pascal

    • D. 

      Bill Gates

  • 9. 
    Who is the Father of Computers?
    • A. 

      Charles Babbage

    • B. 

      Ada Lovelace

    • C. 

      Blaise Pascal

    • D. 

      Bill Gates

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of a computer?
    • A. 

      Machine

    • B. 

      Automatic

    • C. 

      Has memory

    • D. 

      Waterproof

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is/are capabilities of a computer?
    • A. 

      It has the ability to perform arithmetic and logical operations.

    • B. 

      Arithmetic and logical abilities are enhanced by extremely fast speed at which it is performed, and the almost perfect reliability and accurate attained.

    • C. 

      It has the ability to store a great amount and variety of information and retrieve the information needed almost instantly.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is NOT a limitation of a computer?
    • A. 

      The computer functions only when input data and the necessary instructions to process the information have been provided by human being.

    • B. 

      It can detect but generally cannot correct an inaccurate entry by itself.

    • C. 

      It is subject to occasional breakdown, computer malfunctions because of power failure, humidity, temperature.

    • D. 

      Computers can derive meanings from objects.

  • 13. 
    Computers is NOT classified based on ______________?
    • A. 

      Purpose

    • B. 

      Data Handled

    • C. 

      Capacity/Size

    • D. 

      Data Size

  • 14. 
    This refers to the internal and external physical compositions of the computer.
    • A. 

      Hardware

    • B. 

      Software

    • C. 

      Dataware

    • D. 

      Peopleware

  • 15. 
    Collecting raw data and processing it into a computer useable form is the job of this hardware
    • A. 

      Input Hardware

    • B. 

      Output Hardware

    • C. 

      Storage Hardware

    • D. 

      Communications Hardware

  • 16. 
    It interprets, and executes software instructions.
    • A. 

      Input Hardware

    • B. 

      Processing Hardware

    • C. 

      Storage Hardware

    • D. 

      Output Hardware

  • 17. 
    These are devices that display the information processed by the computer in a for that people can understand. 
    • A. 

      Input Hardware

    • B. 

      Processing Hardware

    • C. 

      Storage Hardware

    • D. 

      Output Hardware

  • 18. 
    It stores data and instructions in a permanent form. 
    • A. 

      Storage Hardware

    • B. 

      Output Hardware

    • C. 

      Processing Hardware

    • D. 

      Input Hardware

  • 19. 
    This is made of a  group of related programs, which refers to a set of instructions that is to be executed by the computer.
    • A. 

      Software

    • B. 

      Hardware

    • C. 

      Peopleware

    • D. 

      Dataware

  • 20. 
    It sends data, information, or programs from one computer or storage device to another.
    • A. 

      Peopleware

    • B. 

      Storage Hardware

    • C. 

      Output Hardware

    • D. 

      Communication Hardware

  • 21. 
    This consists of programs that allow the computer to manage its own resources and run basic programs. 
    • A. 

      Systems software

    • B. 

      Application Software

    • C. 

      Dataware

    • D. 

      Peopleware

  • 22. 
    This consists of computer programs designed to satisfy a user's specific needs. Examples are programs to perform payroll processing or word processing
    • A. 

      Systems software

    • B. 

      Application Software

    • C. 

      Dataware

    • D. 

      Peopleware

  • 23. 
    This refers to the steps specifying the manner certain activities are to be accomplished. It consists of raw facts and figures that are processed into information.
    • A. 

      Systems software

    • B. 

      Application Software

    • C. 

      Dataware

    • D. 

      Peopleware

  • 24. 
    It refers to the personnel involved within the computer installation or could be anybody who wants their job to be done using the computer.
    • A. 

      Hardware

    • B. 

      Peopleware

    • C. 

      Dataware

    • D. 

      Software

  • 25. 
    These are guidelines to follow for using hardware, software, or data. For example, when you buy a software package, you get a box that contains not only one or more floppy disks but also a booklet or two.
    • A. 

      Procedures

    • B. 

      Software

    • C. 

      Dataware

    • D. 

      Peopleware

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