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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Another name for supercomputers are:

    • A.

      Mega computer

    • B.

      Super computer

    • C.

      Monster computer

    • D.

      Magna xcomputer

    Correct Answer
    C. Monster computer
    Explanation
    Supercomputers are often referred to as "Monster computers" because of their immense processing power and capability to perform complex calculations at incredibly high speeds. These machines are designed to handle large-scale computational tasks that regular computers cannot handle. The term "Monster computer" emphasizes their exceptional performance and highlights their ability to tackle massive data sets and solve intricate problems in fields such as scientific research, weather forecasting, and advanced simulations.

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  • 2. 

    A computer which is mainly used in homes for recreational purposes.

    • A.

      Mainframe computer

    • B.

      Mini computer

    • C.

      Personal computer

    • D.

      Monster computer

    Correct Answer
    C. Personal computer
    Explanation
    A personal computer is the correct answer because it is a computer primarily used in homes for recreational purposes. Personal computers are designed for individual use and are commonly used for activities such as browsing the internet, playing games, watching videos, and other entertainment purposes. They are smaller and less powerful than mainframe or mini computers, making them more suitable for personal use in a home setting. "Monster computer" is not a commonly used term and does not accurately describe a computer used for recreational purposes in homes.

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  • 3. 

    Complex scientific research is usually done using:

    • A.

      Mainframe computer

    • B.

      Laptop computer

    • C.

      Super computer

    • D.

      Mini computer

    Correct Answer
    C. Super computer
    Explanation
    Supercomputers are used for complex scientific research due to their high processing power and capability to handle large amounts of data. They are specifically designed to perform advanced calculations and simulations at incredibly fast speeds. Supercomputers are capable of solving complex problems in fields such as weather forecasting, climate modeling, molecular modeling, and nuclear simulations. Their parallel processing architecture allows them to divide tasks among multiple processors, enabling them to handle massive amounts of data simultaneously. This makes supercomputers the ideal choice for scientists and researchers working on complex scientific projects.

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  • 4. 

    A computer that links or connect many other computers and users is called a:

    • A.

      Mainframe computer

    • B.

      Laptop computer

    • C.

      Super computer

    • D.

      Midrange computer

    Correct Answer
    A. Mainframe computer
    Explanation
    A mainframe computer is the correct answer because it is designed to handle a large amount of processing power and can connect multiple computers and users. It is typically used in large organizations or institutions where there is a need for centralized control and management of data and resources. Unlike a laptop or a midrange computer, a mainframe computer is specifically built to support multiple users simultaneously and provide high levels of reliability, security, and scalability. A supercomputer, on the other hand, is designed for high-performance computing and is not primarily used for connecting multiple computers and users.

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  • 5. 

    Another name for a minicomputer is:

    • A.

      Mainframe computer

    • B.

      Laptop computer

    • C.

      Super computer

    • D.

      Midrange computer

    Correct Answer
    D. Midrange computer
    Explanation
    A minicomputer is often referred to as a midrange computer because it falls between the size and capabilities of a mainframe computer and a microcomputer. It is smaller and less powerful than a mainframe computer but larger and more powerful than a microcomputer. The term "midrange" accurately describes the position of a minicomputer in terms of its size and capabilities within the spectrum of computer systems.

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  • 6. 

    Handheld computers designed to organize personal information.

    • A.

      Pocket PC

    • B.

      Electronic organizer

    • C.

      Laptop

    • D.

      Personal digital organizer

    Correct Answer
    D. Personal digital organizer
    Explanation
    A personal digital organizer is a handheld computer specifically designed to help individuals organize their personal information. It is a portable device that allows users to keep track of their schedules, contacts, tasks, and other important information. Unlike a laptop, which is a larger and more versatile computer, a personal digital organizer is smaller and more focused on personal organization. Similarly, a pocket PC and electronic organizer are also handheld devices that serve the same purpose of organizing personal information, making them synonymous with a personal digital organizer.

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  • 7. 

    A micro-computer that is similar to a notepad and weighs 2.5 pounds.

    • A.

      Laptop

    • B.

      Subnote book

    • C.

      Palmtop

    • D.

      Tablet

    Correct Answer
    B. Subnote book
    Explanation
    A subnotebook is a type of micro-computer that is similar to a notepad and weighs 2.5 pounds. It is smaller and lighter than a traditional laptop, making it highly portable and convenient for on-the-go use. Subnotebooks typically have a smaller screen size and keyboard compared to laptops, but still offer similar functionality and performance. Therefore, the correct answer is "Subnotebook".

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  • 8. 

    John is planning a trip to the United States of America on business, which of the computers listed below would he take along with him.

    • A.

      Work station

    • B.

      Laptop 

    • C.

      Server

    • D.

      Mainframe computer

    Correct Answer
    B. Laptop 
    Explanation
    John would take a laptop along with him because it is portable and convenient for travel. Unlike a workstation, server, or mainframe computer, a laptop is lightweight and designed for mobile use, making it the ideal choice for someone on a business trip.

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  • 9. 

    Multi-tasking means_________________

    • A.

      Can do two or more things at the same time

    • B.

      Can only do one thing at a time

    • C.

      That is is limited in its capacity to perform

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Can do two or more things at the same time
    Explanation
    Multi-tasking refers to the ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously. It implies that an individual can handle and manage more than one task at a time, dividing their attention and resources efficiently. This skill is often valued in various domains, as it allows individuals to be productive and efficient in completing multiple tasks concurrently.

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  • 10. 

    The acronym PC stands for:

    • A.

      Private computer

    • B.

      Personnel Computer

    • C.

      Personal computer

    • D.

      Programme computer

    Correct Answer
    C. Personal computer
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Personal computer". PC is an acronym that stands for Personal Computer. This term refers to a computer that is designed for personal use by an individual, as opposed to a computer that is used by multiple users or for business purposes.

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  • 11. 

    Why is a computer called an electronic device?

    • A.

      It uses electricity

    • B.

      It is operated by humans

    • C.

      It is battery operated

    • D.

      It can only works at night

    Correct Answer
    A. It uses electricity
    Explanation
    A computer is called an electronic device because it uses electricity to function. Electricity powers the internal components of a computer, such as the processor, memory, and storage devices, allowing it to perform various tasks and operations. Without electricity, a computer would not be able to operate and carry out its functions effectively. Therefore, the fact that a computer uses electricity makes it an electronic device.

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  • 12. 

    Which of the following is not a function of the computer?

    • A.

      It accepts data

    • B.

      It can be turned on

    • C.

      It manipulates data

    • D.

      It stores data

    Correct Answer
    B. It can be turned on
    Explanation
    The given options describe various functions of a computer, such as accepting data, manipulating data, and storing data. However, "It can be turned on" is not a function of the computer itself, but rather a capability or action performed by the user to activate the computer.

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  • 13. 

    How many basic functions does the computer perform?

    • A.

      1

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      3

    • D.

      4

    Correct Answer
    D. 4
    Explanation
    A computer performs four basic functions: input, processing, output, and storage. Input involves receiving data or instructions from an external source, such as a keyboard or mouse. Processing involves manipulating and organizing the input data using the central processing unit (CPU). Output involves displaying or presenting the processed data to the user through a monitor, printer, or other output devices. Storage involves saving data and instructions for later use in memory or on storage devices like hard drives. Therefore, the correct answer is 4.

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  • 14. 

    What is meant by the term "the computer manipulates data"

    • A.

      Supervises

    • B.

      Stores

    • C.

      Calculate

    • D.

      Processes

    Correct Answer
    D. Processes
    Explanation
    The term "the computer manipulates data" refers to the computer's ability to perform various operations on data. Processing involves manipulating and transforming data using algorithms and instructions. This can include tasks such as performing calculations, sorting, filtering, and transforming data in order to produce meaningful results. Therefore, the correct answer is "Processes."

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  • 15. 

    Identify the word which is needed to complete the statement "the computer accepts data as:

    • A.

      Input

    • B.

      Process

    • C.

      Output

    • D.

      Stores

    Correct Answer
    A. Input
    Explanation
    The word needed to complete the statement "the computer accepts data as" is "input". This is because "input" refers to the process of providing data or information to a computer system. In this context, the computer accepts data as input, processes it, and then produces output based on the given input. The other options mentioned (process, output, and stores) are stages or actions that occur after the data is inputted into the computer system.

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  • 16. 

    Which one of the following item is not included in the package when you purchase a computer system?

    • A.

      Printer

    • B.

      Monitor

    • C.

      Keyboard

    • D.

      System unit

    Correct Answer
    A. Printer
    Explanation
    When purchasing a computer system, the package typically includes essential components such as a monitor, keyboard, and system unit. However, a printer is not typically included as part of the package. Printers are separate peripherals that are not essential for the basic functioning of a computer system, and therefore they are not included in the package.

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  • 17. 

    Who are the main users of the computer system?

    • A.

      The school

    • B.

      The home

    • C.

      People/Humans

    • D.

      The Church

    Correct Answer
    C. People/Humans
    Explanation
    The main users of a computer system are people or humans. The school, home, and church are all examples of places where people may use computer systems, but ultimately it is the individuals within these places who are the main users.

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  • 18. 

    What is meant by the term "The computer produces information or results that is usable by users and other companies"

    • A.

      Processing

    • B.

      Storage

    • C.

      Input

    • D.

      Output

    Correct Answer
    D. Output
    Explanation
    Output refers to the information or results that are generated by a computer system and made available for users or other companies to use. This can include displaying data on a monitor, printing documents, or transmitting information to other devices. Output is an essential component of the computer system as it allows users to access and utilize the processed data or information produced by the computer.

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  • 19. 

    Which one is the result of the output given by a computer?Which one do you like?

    • A.

      Information 

    • B.

      Data

    • C.

      Instruction 

    • D.

      Hardware

    Correct Answer
    A. Information 
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Information." In the context of a computer, information refers to processed or organized data that is meaningful and useful. It is the result of the output given by a computer after processing and analyzing the input data. Information can be in various forms such as text, images, audio, or video, and it is what users typically seek when interacting with a computer system.

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  • 20. 

    The printed output from a computer is called:

    • A.

      Copy

    • B.

      Softcopy

    • C.

      Handout

    • D.

      Hardcopy

    Correct Answer
    D. Hardcopy
    Explanation
    The printed output from a computer is referred to as a hardcopy. This term is used to describe a physical copy of a document or image that is produced by a printer. Unlike a softcopy, which is a digital or electronic version of the document, a hardcopy can be held and viewed in a tangible form. The term "handout" refers to a document distributed to individuals, typically in a meeting or presentation, while "copy" is a more general term that can refer to any reproduction of a document.

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  • 21. 

    The device through which data and instructions are entered into a computer is: 

    • A.

      Software device

    • B.

      Input device

    • C.

      Hardware device

    • D.

      Output device

    Correct Answer
    B. Input device
    Explanation
    An input device is the correct answer because it is the device used to enter data and instructions into a computer. This can include devices such as keyboards, mice, scanners, and touchscreens. Software devices refer to programs or applications that run on a computer, while hardware devices encompass all physical components of a computer system. Output devices, on the other hand, are used to display or output data from a computer.

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  • 22. 

    Which of the following are components of Central Processing Unit (CPU) ?

    • A.

      Arithmetic logic unit, Mouse

    • B.

      Arithmetic logic unit, Integrated Circuits

    • C.

      Control Unit, Monitor

    • D.

      Arithmetic logic unit, Control unit

    Correct Answer
    D. Arithmetic logic unit, Control unit
    Explanation
    The components of the Central Processing Unit (CPU) are the Arithmetic Logic Unit (ALU) and the Control Unit. The ALU performs mathematical and logical operations, while the Control Unit coordinates and controls the activities of the CPU. The options "Mouse" and "Monitor" are not components of the CPU, and "Integrated Circuits" is a general term that refers to the electronic components used in various parts of a computer, including the CPU.

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  • 23. 

    Which of the following is also known as brain of computer

    • A.

      Central processing unit

    • B.

      Arithmetic and language unit

    • C.

      Memory unit

    • D.

      Control unit

    Correct Answer
    A. Central processing unit
    Explanation
    The central processing unit (CPU) is often referred to as the brain of a computer because it is responsible for executing instructions and performing calculations. It is the primary component that carries out the instructions provided by software, processes data, and manages the flow of information between different parts of the computer. The CPU is the core component that determines the overall performance and functionality of a computer system.

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  • 24. 

    The acronym RAM stands for:

    • A.

      Random access memory

    • B.

      Read and memorize

    • C.

      Read access memory

    • D.

      Random and memorize

    Correct Answer
    A. Random access memory
    Explanation
    RAM stands for Random Access Memory, which is a type of computer memory that allows data to be stored and retrieved in any order. Unlike other types of memory, such as Read-Only Memory (ROM), RAM is volatile, meaning that its contents are lost when the power is turned off. The term "random access" refers to the ability to access any piece of data directly, without having to access the data in a sequential manner. RAM is an essential component of a computer system, as it is used to temporarily store data that is actively being used by the computer's processor.

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  • 25. 

    ROM is:

    • A.

      Basic programming language

    • B.

      Built memory fixed aby the manufacturer

    • C.

      Volatile memory

    • D.

      Secondary storage

    Correct Answer
    B. Built memory fixed aby the manufacturer
    Explanation
    ROM stands for Read-Only Memory. It is a type of memory in a computer system that is built and fixed by the manufacturer. It contains data that is permanently stored and cannot be modified or erased by normal computer operations. ROM retains its data even when the computer is turned off, making it non-volatile memory. Unlike RAM (Random Access Memory), ROM cannot be written to or changed by the user. Therefore, the correct answer is "Built memory fixed by the manufacturer."

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  • 26. 

    Which of the following is an advantage of computer usage?

    • A.

      Cost

    • B.

      Flexibility

    • C.

      Reliability

    • D.

      Integrity

    Correct Answer
    C. Reliability
    Explanation
    Reliability is an advantage of computer usage because it ensures that the computer system consistently performs its intended functions accurately and dependably. A reliable computer system minimizes the risk of errors, crashes, and data loss, providing a stable and consistent user experience. This is particularly important in critical applications such as financial transactions, healthcare systems, and transportation, where any failure or inconsistency can have severe consequences. Reliability also enhances productivity and efficiency by reducing downtime and the need for frequent repairs or maintenance.

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  • 27. 

    Which of the following is NOT a component of the computer system?

    • A.

      Information

    • B.

      Data

    • C.

      User

    • D.

      Hardware

    Correct Answer
    A. Information
    Explanation
    Information is not a component of the computer system because it is the processed data that is generated by the computer system. Components of a computer system include hardware (physical components such as the CPU, memory, and storage), data (raw facts and figures), and the user (the person who interacts with the computer system).

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  • 28. 

    The physical components of the computer system are referred to as:

    • A.

      Software

    • B.

      Data

    • C.

      Storage

    • D.

      Hardware

    Correct Answer
    D. Hardware
    Explanation
    The physical components of a computer system are referred to as hardware. Hardware includes all the tangible parts of a computer such as the central processing unit (CPU), memory, motherboard, storage devices, input/output devices, and other peripherals. These components are essential for the computer to function and execute tasks. Unlike software or data, hardware is the physical aspect of the computer system that can be touched and manipulated.

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  • 29. 

    An electronic device that is used to get data into the computer

    • A.

      Storage

    • B.

      Input device

    • C.

      Output device

    • D.

      CPU

    Correct Answer
    B. Input device
    Explanation
    An input device is an electronic device that is used to get data into the computer. This can include devices such as keyboards, mice, scanners, and microphones. These devices allow users to input information or commands into the computer, which can then be processed and stored. Input devices are essential for interacting with and providing data to the computer system.

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  • 30. 

    The part of the computer that controls the functioning of the computer is the:

    • A.

      System unit

    • B.

      Control unit

    • C.

      Memory unit

    • D.

      CPU

    Correct Answer
    B. Control unit
    Explanation
    The control unit is responsible for coordinating and controlling the activities of all the other hardware components in a computer system. It fetches instructions from memory, decodes them, and directs the necessary data to be processed by the CPU. It also manages the flow of information between the CPU and other devices. Without the control unit, the computer would not be able to execute instructions or perform any tasks. Therefore, the control unit is the part of the computer that controls the functioning of the entire system.

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  • 31. 

    Devices located outside the system Unit but are controlled by the CPU are called:

    • A.

      Peripheral device

    • B.

      Input device

    • C.

      Storage device

    • D.

      Output device

    Correct Answer
    A. Peripheral device
    Explanation
    Peripheral devices are devices that are located outside the system unit but are controlled by the CPU. They are used to input or output data from the computer. Examples of peripheral devices include keyboards, mice, printers, scanners, and external hard drives. These devices are connected to the computer through ports and are controlled by the CPU to perform various functions.

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  • 32. 

    While the computer is in use, data is temporarily stored in:

    • A.

      ALU

    • B.

      Memory

    • C.

      RAM

    • D.

      Hard drive

    Correct Answer
    C. RAM
    Explanation
    When a computer is in use, data is temporarily stored in RAM (Random Access Memory). RAM is a type of computer memory that allows data to be read from and written to quickly, making it ideal for temporary storage while the computer is running. Unlike the hard drive, which stores data permanently, RAM is volatile and loses its contents when the computer is powered off. The ALU (Arithmetic Logic Unit) is a component of the computer's processor that performs arithmetic and logical operations, but it does not store data.

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  • 33. 

    A set of instructions telling the computer what to do is referred to as:

    • A.

      Software

    • B.

      Hardware

    • C.

      Softcopy

    • D.

      Hardcopy

    Correct Answer
    A. Software
    Explanation
    Software refers to a set of instructions or programs that tell the computer what to do. It is a collection of data or computer instructions that enable the computer to perform specific tasks or operations. Unlike hardware, which consists of physical components, software is intangible and can be stored electronically. Softcopy and hardcopy, on the other hand, refer to the form in which data or information is presented, either electronically or as a physical printout. Therefore, the correct answer is software, as it encompasses the set of instructions that guide the computer's operations.

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  • 34. 

    The entering of data or commands into a computer is called:

    • A.

      Processing

    • B.

      Input

    • C.

      Storage

    • D.

      Output

    Correct Answer
    B. Input
    Explanation
    The entering of data or commands into a computer is referred to as "input". This involves providing information or instructions to the computer system, which can be done through various input devices such as keyboards, mice, or touchscreens. Input is the initial step in the computer's operation, allowing it to process and store the provided data, and eventually produce output based on the given input.

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  • 35. 

    All of the following are components of the computer system except:

    • A.

      Hardware

    • B.

      Softcopy

    • C.

      Data

    • D.

      Procedures

    Correct Answer
    B. Softcopy
    Explanation
    Softcopy refers to the electronic form of data or information that is displayed on a screen or stored in a digital format. It is not a component of the computer system itself, but rather a representation or output of the data stored on the hardware. Hardware, on the other hand, includes all the physical components of a computer system such as the processor, memory, and input/output devices. Data refers to the raw facts and figures that are processed by the computer. Procedures are the set of instructions or steps that govern the operation of the computer system.

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  • 36. 

    Another name for the brain of the computer is the:

    • A.

      Mother board

    • B.

      Monitor

    • C.

      System unit

    • D.

      CPU

    Correct Answer
    D. CPU
    Explanation
    The correct answer is CPU. The CPU, or Central Processing Unit, is often referred to as the brain of the computer. It is responsible for executing instructions, performing calculations, and managing the overall operation of the computer system. The motherboard is the main circuit board that connects all the components of the computer, the monitor is the display screen, and the system unit is the main housing for all the internal components. However, none of these components are specifically known as the brain of the computer except for the CPU.

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  • 37. 

    The manipulation of data by the computer is called:

    • A.

      Storage

    • B.

      Input

    • C.

      Output

    • D.

      Processing

    Correct Answer
    D. Processing
    Explanation
    Processing refers to the manipulation of data by a computer. It involves performing calculations, analyzing information, and executing instructions to generate desired results. This can include tasks such as performing arithmetic operations, sorting and filtering data, and executing algorithms. Processing is a fundamental function of a computer system and is essential for carrying out tasks and solving problems.

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  • 38. 

    Another name for software is:

    • A.

      Hardware

    • B.

      Program

    • C.

      Peripheral

    • D.

      Information

    Correct Answer
    B. Program
    Explanation
    Software refers to a collection of programs, data, and instructions that tell a computer how to perform specific tasks. Therefore, "Program" is another name for software as it represents a set of instructions that enable a computer to execute a particular task or function.

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  • 39. 

    The case that houses the electronic components of a computer is called the:

    • A.

      System unit

    • B.

      Mother board

    • C.

      Monitor

    • D.

      Central processing unit

    Correct Answer
    A. System unit
    Explanation
    The case that houses the electronic components of a computer is called the system unit. This is where all the main hardware components, such as the motherboard, CPU, and memory, are located. The system unit provides protection and organization for these components, as well as houses the power supply and storage devices. It is an essential part of the computer that holds and connects all the necessary components together.

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  • 40. 

    The scores of a test entered into a computer is an example of:

    • A.

      Information

    • B.

      Instruction

    • C.

      Data

    • D.

      Commands

    Correct Answer
    C. Data
    Explanation
    The scores of a test entered into a computer can be considered as data because they are raw facts or observations that have been collected and recorded. Data is unprocessed and lacks any context or meaning until it is analyzed or interpreted. In this case, the scores themselves do not provide any instructions or commands, nor do they convey specific information or guidance. Therefore, they can be categorized as data.

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  • 41. 

    The  CPU is divided into ____________ inter-related parts.

    • A.

      2

    • B.

      3

    • C.

      4

    • D.

      5

    Correct Answer
    B. 3
    Explanation
    The CPU is divided into three inter-related parts. These parts work together to carry out the instructions of a computer program. The first part is the control unit, which manages and coordinates the activities of the other parts. The second part is the arithmetic logic unit (ALU), which performs mathematical calculations and logical operations. The third part is the cache memory, which stores frequently accessed data to improve the CPU's performance. These three parts are essential for the CPU to function properly and execute instructions efficiently.

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  • 42. 

    _________________ is the results of processed data.

    • A.

      Input

    • B.

      Processing

    • C.

      Information 

    • D.

      Storage

    Correct Answer
    C. Information 
    Explanation
    Information is the result of processed data. Once data is inputted into a system, it goes through a series of processing steps, which may include sorting, analyzing, or organizing the data. The end result of this processing is the generation of meaningful information that can be used for decision-making or other purposes. Storage, on the other hand, refers to the act of keeping data or information in a secure and accessible location, but it does not involve any processing or transformation of the data itself. Therefore, the correct answer is information.

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  • 43. 

    What is the name given to the hardware device shown below: 

    • A.

      Memory unit

    • B.

      Central processing unit

    • C.

      System unit

    • D.

      Central unit

    Correct Answer
    C. System unit
    Explanation
    The hardware device shown in the question is called the system unit. The system unit is the main component of a computer that houses the motherboard, CPU, memory, and other essential hardware components. It is responsible for processing and executing instructions, as well as storing and retrieving data.

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  • 44. 

    The computer cannot function without this hardware device.

    • A.

      Monitor

    • B.

      Television screen

    • C.

      Desktop

    • D.

      None of the abovve

    Correct Answer
    A. Monitor
    Explanation
    The computer cannot function without a monitor because it is the primary output device that displays visual information to the user. Without a monitor, the user would not be able to see the operating system, applications, or any other content on the computer. The monitor allows users to interact with the computer visually and is essential for performing tasks, browsing the internet, watching videos, and much more.

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  • 45. 

    This device produces softcopy output.

    • A.

      Monitor

    • B.

      Scanner

    • C.

      Microphone

    • D.

      Speaker

    Correct Answer
    D. Speaker
    Explanation
    The speaker is the correct answer because it is the device that produces softcopy output. A speaker is an output device that converts electrical signals into sound waves, allowing us to hear audio or other types of sound. Unlike a monitor, scanner, or microphone, which produce different types of output, the speaker specifically produces softcopy output in the form of sound.

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  • 46. 

    Hardcopy output is produced by this hardware device.

    • A.

      Scanner

    • B.

      Printer

    • C.

      Plotter

    • D.

      Speaker

    Correct Answer
    B. Printer
    Explanation
    A printer is a hardware device that is capable of producing hardcopy output. It takes digital data from a computer and converts it into a physical form, usually on paper. Unlike a scanner, which captures physical documents and converts them into digital form, a printer performs the opposite function by creating physical copies of digital files. A plotter is a device used for producing large-scale drawings or designs, and a speaker is used for audio output. Therefore, the most appropriate hardware device for producing hardcopy output is a printer.

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  • 47. 

    This device allows you to get large amount of information/data into the computer system.

    • A.

      Scanner

    • B.

      Printer

    • C.

      Plotter

    • D.

      Speaker

    Correct Answer
    A. Scanner
    Explanation
    A scanner is a device that allows you to get a large amount of information or data into the computer system. It does this by scanning physical documents or images and converting them into digital format that can be stored and manipulated on a computer. Scanners are commonly used in offices and homes for tasks such as scanning documents, photos, and artwork. They are an essential tool for digitizing and archiving physical information.

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  • 48. 

     ____________________ is used to connect to the internet

    • A.

      Modem

    • B.

      Cable box

    • C.

      Speaker

    • D.

      Printer

    Correct Answer
    A. Modem
    Explanation
    A modem is used to connect to the internet. It is a device that converts digital signals from a computer into analog signals that can be transmitted over telephone lines or cable lines. The modem then receives analog signals from the internet and converts them back into digital signals that the computer can understand. This allows the computer to send and receive data over the internet.

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  • 49. 

    This type of computer can process a number of applications at the same time.

    • A.

      Mainframe computer

    • B.

      Super computer

    • C.

      Mino computer

    • D.

      Micro computer

    Correct Answer
    A. Mainframe computer
    Explanation
    A mainframe computer is capable of processing multiple applications simultaneously. It is designed to handle large-scale computing tasks and can support multiple users and applications concurrently. Mainframes are known for their high processing power, large storage capacity, and ability to handle complex and critical tasks. They are commonly used in industries such as banking, healthcare, and government where there is a need for processing large volumes of data and running multiple applications concurrently.

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  • 50. 

    This computer is the fastest, most powerful and most expensive computers.

    • A.

      Mainframe computer

    • B.

      Supercomputer

    • C.

      Minicomputer

    • D.

      Microcomputer

    Correct Answer
    B. Supercomputer
    Explanation
    The given correct answer is "Supercomputer" because the statement describes a computer that is the fastest, most powerful, and most expensive. Supercomputers are known for their exceptional processing power and are designed to handle complex calculations and simulations. They are typically used in scientific research, weather forecasting, and other applications that require massive computational capabilities.

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