Programming Fundamental Mock Test - I

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following refers to the associative memory?
    • A. 

      The address of the data is generated by the CPU

    • B. 

      The address of the data is supplied by the users

    • C. 

      There is no need for an address i.e. the data is used as an address

    • D. 

      The data are accessed sequentially

  • 2. 
    A system program that combines the separately compiled modules of a program into a form suitable for execution
    • A. 

      Assembler

    • B. 

      Linking loader

    • C. 

      Cross compiler

    • D. 

      Load and go

  • 3. 
    Addressing structure
    • A. 

      Defines the fundamental method of determining effective operand addresses

    • B. 

      Are variations in the use of fundamental addressing structures, or some associated actions which are related to addressing

    • C. 

      Performs indicated operations on two fast registers of the machine and leave the result in one of the registers

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    The strategy of allowing processes that are logically runnable to be temporarily suspended is called
    • A. 

      Preemptive scheduling

    • B. 

      Non preemptive scheduling

    • C. 

      Shortest job first

    • D. 

      First come first served

  • 5. 
    The LRU algorithm
    • A. 

      Pages out pages that have been used recently

    • B. 

      Pages out pages that have not been used recently

    • C. 

      Pages out pages that have been least used recently

    • D. 

      Pages out the first page in a given area

  • 6. 
    Which of the following instruction steps, would be written within the diamond-shaped box, of a flowchart?
    • A. 

      S = B - C

    • B. 

      IS A

    • C. 

      PRINT A

    • D. 

      DATA X,4Z

  • 7. 
    Assembly code data base is associated with
    • A. 

      Assembly language version of the program which is created by the code generation phase and is input to the assembly phase

    • B. 

      A permanent table of decision rules in the form of patterns for matching with the uniform symbol table to discover syntactic structure

    • C. 

      Consists of a full or partial list or the token's as they appear in the program. Created by Lexical analysis and used for syntax analysis and interpretation

    • D. 

      A permanent table which lists all key words and special symbols of the language in symbolic form

  • 8. 
    In which addressing mode the effective address of the operand is the contents of a register specified in the instruction and after accessing the operand, the contents of this register is incremented to point to the next item in the list?
    • A. 

      Index addressing

    • B. 

      Indirect addressing

    • C. 

      Auto increment

    • D. 

      Auto decrement

  • 9. 
    A page fault
    • A. 

      Is an error is a specific page

    • B. 

      Occurs when a program accesses a page of memory

    • C. 

      Is an access to a page not currently in memory

    • D. 

      Is a reference to a page belonging to another program

  • 10. 
    Operating system
    • A. 

      Links a program with the subroutines it references

    • B. 

      Provides a layered, user-friendly interface

    • C. 

      Enables the programmer to draw a flowchart

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is not applications software?
    • A. 

      Word processing

    • B. 

      Spreadsheet

    • C. 

      UNIX

    • D. 

      Desktop publishing

  • 12. 
    Excel: Which of the following methods can not be used to enter data in a cell 
    • A. 

      Pressing an arrow key

    • B. 

      Pressing the Tab key

    • C. 

      Pressing the Esc key

    • D. 

      Clicking on the formula bar

  • 13. 
    Excel: To create a formula, you first
    • A. 

      Select the cell you want to place the formula into

    • B. 

      Type the equals sign (=) to tell Excel that you’re about to enter a formula

    • C. 

      Enter the formula using any input values and the appropriate mathematical operators that make up your formula

    • D. 

      Choose the new command from the file menu

  • 14. 
    Excel: When a label is too long to fit within a worksheet cell, you typically must
    • A. 

      Shorten the label

    • B. 

      Increase the column width

    • C. 

      Decrease the column width

    • D. 

      Adjust the row height

  • 15. 
    Excel: Multiple calculations can be made in a single formula using
    • A. 

      Standard formulas

    • B. 

      Array formula

    • C. 

      Complex formulas

    • D. 

      Smart formula

  • 16. 
    Excel: To copy formatting from one area in a worksheet and apply it to another area you would use
    • A. 

      The Edit>Copy Format and Edit>Paste Format commands form the menu

    • B. 

      The Copy and Apply Formatting dialog box, located under the Format>Copy and Apply menu

    • C. 

      There is no way to copy and apply formatting in Excel – You have to do it manually

    • D. 

      The Format Painter button on the standard toolbar

  • 17. 
    In UNIX which among the following is a command for searching a pattern in a file?
    • A. 

      Find

    • B. 

      Lookup

    • C. 

      Grep

    • D. 

      Cp

  • 18. 
    To delete 5 lines from a file that you are editing and copy them to a buffer named  X  you would use the command   
    • A. 

      X5dd

    • B. 

      Dd5X

    • C. 

      5Xdd

    • D. 

      d5xd

  • 19. 
    Unix can be ported to a new hardware platform with minimum changes in the Unix code.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    What is Thrashing?
    • A. 

      An extremely long process is called thrashing

    • B. 

      A high executing activity is called thrashing

    • C. 

      An extremely long virtual memory is called thrashing.

    • D. 

      A high paging activity is called thrashing

  • 21. 
    Router operates in which layer of OSI Reference Model?
    • A. 

      Layer 1 (Physical Layer)

    • B. 

      Layer 3(Network Layer)

    • C. 

      Layer 4 (Transport Layer)

    • D. 

      Layer 7 (Application Layer)

  • 22. 
    What is the use of Bridge in Network
    • A. 

      To connects LANs

    • B. 

      To separate LANs

    • C. 

      To control Network speed

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 23. 
    Physical connection between Microprocessor Memory and other parts is called
    • A. 

      Path

    • B. 

      Hub

    • C. 

      Address Bus

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 24. 
    Multi-programming systems
    • A. 

      Are easier to develop than single programming systems

    • B. 

      Execute each job faster

    • C. 

      Execute more jobs in the same time period

    • D. 

      Are used by only one large mainframe computers

  • 25. 
    A register organized to allow to move left or right operations is called a
    • A. 

      Counter

    • B. 

      Loader

    • C. 

      Adder

    • D. 

      Shift Register

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