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Friday, 29 April 2016

Computer General Knowledge MCQs - Set 27

1.       Which of the following storage media provides sequential access only ?
(A) Floppy disk             (B) Magnetic disk
(C) Magnetic tape        (D) Optical disk
Answer: C
2.       Pick the odd one ……………….
(A) Mouse         (B) Scanner
(C) Printer         (D) Keyboard
Answer: C
3.       Connections to the Internet using a phone line and a modem are called …………… connections.
(A) broadband              (B) dial-up
(C) digital                      (D) None of these
Answer: B
4.       Which type of memory holds only the program and data that the CPU is presently processing ?
(A) CMOS         (B) ROM
(C) RAM                        (D) ASCII
Answer: C
5.       A button that makes character either upper or lower case and numbers to symbols.
(A) monitor        (B) shift key
(C) icon             (D) mouse
Answer: B

6.       Programs designed specifically to address general purpose applications, special purpose applications are called …………..
(A) operating system               (B) system software
(C) application software         (D) management information systems
Answer: C
7.       A series of instructions that tells a computer what to do and how to do. It is called a …………
(A) program                   (B) command
(C) user response       (D) processor
Answer: A
8.       The communications device that allows the computer to access a network is called a ……………. card.
(A) modem        (B) video
(C) sound          (D) network
Answer: D
9.       …………….. is data that has been organized or presented in a meaningful fashion.
(A) A process    (B) Storage
(C) Software     (D) Information
Answer: D
10.    Programs or a set of electronic Instructions that tell a computer what to do.
(A) Menu           (B) Monitor
(C) Hardware    (D) Software
Answer: D

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