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Department of Computer Science
FINAL EXAMINATION
Test № 1
6
A
B
C
D
E
The brain of any computer system is
ALU
Memory
CPU
Control unit
None of these
7
A computer program that converts assembly
language to machine language is
A
B
C
D
E
What difference does the 5th generation
computer have from other generation
computers?
Technological advancement
Scientific code
Object Oriented Programming
All of these
None of these
A
B
C
D
E
Compiler
Assembler
Interpreter
Comparator
None of these
The tracks on a disk which can be accessed
without repositioning the R/W heads is
8
A
B
C
D
E
The time required for the fetching and
execution of one simple machine instruction
is
Delay time
Real time
CPU cycle
Seek time
None of these
A
B
C
D
E
Binary numbers need more places for
counting because
Binary base is small
Any no. of 0's can be added in front of them
They are always big numbers
0's and l's have to be properly spaced apart
None of these
1
2
3
A
B
C
D
E
A
B
C
D
E
Surface
Cylinder
Cluster
All of these
None of these
9
A
B
C
D
E
Which of the following is the 1's
complement of 10?
10
110
11
01
None of these
10
A
B
C
D
E
Which part interprets program instructions
and initiate control operations.
Control unit
Storage unit
Input
Logic unit
None of these
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B
C
D
E
1
The binary system uses powers of
16
10
8
2
None of these
Which computer has been designed to be as
compact as possible?
Mainframe
Super computer
Mini
Micro computer
None of these
11
A
B
C
D
E
12
A
B
C
D
E
Which of the following is still useful for
adding numbers?
Abacus
EDSAC
ENIAC
UNIVAC
None of these
16
A general purpose single-user
microcomputer designed to be operated by
one person at a time is
KIPS
Special-purpose computer
PC
M
None of these
17
A
B
C
D
E
A
B
C
D
E
The list of coded instructions is called
Algorithm
Computer program
Flowchart
Utility programs
None of these
The first mechanical calculating machine
was made by
Gottfried Leibnitz
William Oughtred
Charles Babbage
Blaise Pascal
None of these
13 ASCII stands for
A American standard code for information
interchange
B All purpose scientific code for information
interchange
C American security code for information
interchange
D American Scientific code for information
interchange
E None of these
18 Multiplication of 1112 by 1012 is
A
000101
B
110011
C
111100
D
100011
E None of these
14
Which device of computer operation
dispenses with the use of the keyboard?
Joystick
Mouse
Light pen
Touch
None of these
19
Which output device is used for translating
information from a computer into pictorial
form on paper.
Plotter
Mouse
Touch panel
Card punch
None of these
20
A
B
C
D
E
15
A
B
C
D
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A
B
C
D
E
2
Conversion of an octal number 20 to its
binary number is
10111
10001
10000
10110
None of these
Which of the following can be output by a
computer?
text
graphics
voice
All of these
computer-usable data or information
21
Who is called the "grandfather" of the
computer?
Joseph Jacquard
Blaise Pascal
Charles Babbage
Dr. Herman Hollerith
None of these
26
Which company is the biggest player in the
microprocessor industry?
A Motorola
B
Intel
C IBM
D Cyrix
E AMD
27
A
B
C
D
E
22
23
A
B
C
D
E
24
A
B
C
D
E
25
A
B
C
D
E
A
B
C
D
E
Third generation computers
A Used transistors instead of vacuum tubes
B Were the first to use built-in error
detecting devices
C Were the first to use integrated circuitry
D All of these
E None of these
The OR, XOR & AND functions can be
performed by _____ of the computer in a
CPU.
Memory
CU
ALU
Register
None of these
28
The computer industry uses prefixes of
Greek origin to measure large amounts of
data. Which term describes 1024 bytes.
Kilobyte
Megabyte
Gigabyte
Terabyte
None of these
29
Which of the following memories must be
refreshed many times per second?
Static RAM
Dynamic RAM
EPROM
ROM
None of these
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The third generation of computers covers
the period:
1965-1970
1971-1982
1982-1994
1959-1964
1995-now
A
s
C
D
E
A
B
C
D
E
A
B
C
D
E
3
What is the number of bit patterns provided
by a 7-bit code?
64
128
256
512
None of these
First generation computers are characterized
by
Minicomputers
Vacuum tubes and magnetic drum
Magnetic tape and transistors
All of these
None of these
Which of the following input/output devices
is not associated with personal computers?
punched cards
mice
color monitors
dot-matrix printers
optical scanners
31
A
B
C
D
E
32
A
B
C
D
E
33
A
B
C
D
E
34
A
B
C
D
E
35
A
B
C
D
E
A central computer surrounded by one or
more satellite computers is called a
ring network
bus network
star network
All of these
None of these
36
A notation used to express clearly on
algorithm is known as
Assembly language
Algorithmic language
Machine language
High level language
None of these
37
Which printer uses a combination of laserbeam & electro photographic techniques.
Laser printers
Dot-Matrix
Line printer
Daisy wheel
None of these
38
The unit of a computer system that executes
program, communicates with and often
controls the operation of other subsystems
of the computer is known as
CPU
Control Unit
I/O unit
Peripheral unit
None of these
39
Who is the creator of the PASCAL
language?
Basic Pascal
Dijkstra
Donald Knuth
Niklaus Wirth
None of these
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A
B
C
D
E
A
B
C
D
E
A
B
C
D
E
4
Continuous line drawing is produced using
Daisy wheel printers
Chain printers
Thermal devices
Plotters
None of these
The arranging of data in a logical sequence
is called:
reproducing
classifying
sorting
summarizing
None of these
Conversion of an octal number 256 to binary
number is
10101110
11101010
1011001
10110011
None of these
The transistorized computer circuits were
introduced in the
First generation
Second generation
Third generation
Fourth generation
Fifth generation
A memory bus is mainly used for
communication between
processor and memory
processor and I/O devices
I/O devices and memory
input device and output device
None of these
Department of Computer Science
FINAL EXAMINATION
Test № 2
1
6
A
B
C
D
E
A hard disk is divided into tracks which are
further subdivided into:
clusters
sectors
vectors
heads
None of these
7
A
B
C
D
E
What is the highest binary number that can
be referred to on a three position jumper
block?
1
4
6
F
None of these
8
A
B
C
D
E
A memory that does not change its contents
without external causes is known as
Dynamic memory
Static memory
RAM
EEPROM
None of these
2
3
4
A
B
C
D
E
Which of the following is not currently a
topic in computer science?
Artificial intelligence
Speech recognition
Thermodynamics
Multiprocessing
None of these
A
B
C
D
E
A
B
C
D
E
The two kinds of main Memory are:
ROM and RAM
Primary and secondary
Random and sequential
All of these
None of these
A
B
C
D
E
The ALU of a computer normally contains a
number of high speed storage elements
called
semiconductor memory
registers
hard disk
magnetic disk
None of these
9
A
B
C
D
E
5
A
B
C
D
E
The organization and interconnection of the
various components of a computer system is
Designing
Networks
Graphics
Architecture
None of these
A modern electronic computer is a machine 10
that is meant for
A
Input storage, manipulation of outputting
of data
B
Doing quick mathematical calculations
Electronic data processing
C
Performing repetitive tasks accurately
D
None of these
E
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5
A billionth of a second is defined as a:
picoseconds
millisecond
microsecond
nanosecond
None of these
Conversion of binary number 1010 1010
0001 0111 to hexadecimal number is
D8F9
AA17
A8B9
D9F8
None of these
11
A
B
C
D
E
12
A
B
C
D
E
13
A
B
C
D
E
14
A
B
C
D
E
Who is credited with the idea of using
punch cards to control patterns in a weaving
machine?
Jacquard
Pascal
Hollerith
Babbage
None of these
16
Storage on PC allows you to store files until
something erases it, but memory loses its
contents whenever its _____ is lost
buffer
static
disk space
power
None of these
17
The central processor of a modern digital
computer consists of
control unit
control unit and primary memory
primary memory
All of these
None of these
18
A temporary storage area, attached to the
CPU, for I/O operations is a:
buffer
chip
register
core
None of these
19
15
A
B
C
D
E
A
B
C
D
E
A
B
C
D
E
A
B
C
D
E
A
B
C
D
E
20
The person contributing the idea of the
stored program was
Charles Babbage
John von Neumann
Howard Aiken
Basic Pascal
None of these
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B
C
D
E
6
A computer with CPU speed around 100
million instructions per second & with the
word length of around 64 bits is known as
PC
Mini computer
Micro computer
Super computer
None of these
Which of the following is not a part of the
CPU
storage unit
program unit
arithmetic and logic unit
control unit
None of these
The binary equivalent of the Octal number
13.54 is
1011.1011
1001.111
1101.111
1111.1011
None of these
Transistorized computer circuits were
introduced in the
first generation
second generation
third generation
fourth generation
None of these
Those microcomputers which have the same
operating characteristics as the IBM
microcomputers are called IBM
clones
duplicates
copies
look a likes
None of these
21
A
B
C
D
E
The invention of the slide rule is attributed
to
Napier
Babbage
Pascal
Oughtred
None of these
22
A
B
C
D
E
24
A
B
C
D
E
25
A
B
C
D
E
A
B
C
D
E
27
The control unit of a microprocessor
stores data in the memory
accepts input data from a keyboard
Performs arithmetic / logic / functions
All of these
None of these
23
A
B
C
D
E
26
A
B
C
D
E
28
The desirable characteristic(s) of a memory
system is (are)
speed and reliability
low power consumption
durability and compactness
All of these
None of these
A
B
C
D
E
Different components on the motherboard
of a PC processor unit are linked together
by sets of parallel electrical conducting
lines. What are these lines called?
Conductors
Buses
Connectors
Connectively
None of these
29
Which of the following typically uses a
keyboard for input?
financial transaction terminal
desktop terminal
point-of-sale terminal
All of these
executive workstation
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B
C
D
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A
B
C
D
E
7
The microelectronics is the technology of
chips
microwaves
microcomputers
automatic processing
None of these
Conversion of hexadecimal number 1D7F to
a decimal number is
7551
8771
5557
7781
None of these
In the language of the computer profession,
one thousand position of main storage is
represented with the letter
K
P
M
G
T
The monitor of a computer is connected to it
by a
Cable
Wire
Bus
Line driver
Modem
A single bus structure is primarily found in
Main frames
Mini-and micro-computers
Super computers
High performance machines
None of these
31
A
B
C
D
E
Everything computer does is controlled by
its
CPU
RAM
ROM
Storage devices
None of these
32
A
B
C
D
E
36
A
B
C
D
E
37
A collection of eight bits is called
Byte
Word
Record
File
None of these
A
B
C
D
E
Conversion of a hexadecimal number 5BC
to binary number is
1100110010
10111011100
1100011011
1010001100
None of these
The equipment with which the computer
talks to its users is called a
peripheral
word processor
software
diskette
None of these
33
A
B
C
D
E
Each model of a computer has a unique
Assembly language
Machine language
High level language
All of these
None of these
38
A
B
C
D
E
The term gigabyte refers to
1024 megabytes
1024 bytes
1024 kilobytes
1024 gigabytes
None of these
34
The most common input device used today
is
Keyboard
Motherboard
Track ball
Scanner
Mouse
39
Group of instructions that directs a computer
is called
Program
Storage
Memory
Logic
None of these
The barcode which is used on all types of
items, is read by a scanning device directly
into the computer. What is the name of this
scanning device?
Laser scanner
Wand
OCR
MICR
None of these
40
A
B
C
D
E
35
A
B
C
D
E
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B
C
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A
B
C
D
E
8
A 32 bit microprocessor has the word length
equal to
3 bytes
8 bytes
4 bytes
32 bytes
None of these
Department of Computer Science
FINAL EXAMINATION
Test № 3
1
6
A
B
C
D
E
A computer-controlled device for training
exercises that duplicates the work
environment is a:
duplicator
simulator
trainer
COM device
None of these
7
A
B
C
D
E
Which of the following is not an output
device of a computer?
Keyboard
Printer
Monitor
Speakers
None of these
8
A
B
C
D
E
Which of the following is not an input
device of a computer?
Mouse
Keyboard
Printer
Laser Scanner
None of these
A
B
C
D
E
The first electro-mechanical computer
"automatically performing of arithmetical
and logical operations"
ENIAC
Mark I
Analytic engine
UNIVAC-I
None of these
A
B
C
D
E
The first electronics digital computer
"automatically performing of arithmetical
and logical operations"
ILLIAC
ENIAC
EDSAC
Mark I
None of these
2
3
4
A
B
C
D
E
Floppy disks which are made from flexible
plastic material are also called?
diskettes
hard disks
high-density disks
templates
None of these
A
B
C
D
E
A
B
C
D
E
All calculations are performed and all
comparisons are made in _____ unit.
arithmetic-logic unit
control unit
writing unit
primary storage unit
None of these
A
B
C
D
E
The most commonly used standard data
code to represent alphabetical, numerical
and punctuation characters used in
Electronic Data Processing system is called
ASCII
EBCDII
BCD
All of these
None of these
9
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A
B
C
D
E
9
The 0 and 1 in the binary numbering system
are called binary digits or _____
bits
bytes
kilobytes
decimal bytes
nibbles
The computer translates the condition of
each switch to a number. What number is
represented by the OFF state?
0
-3.75
2
1
11
11
A
B
C
D
E
How many bits can be stored in the 8K
RAM?
8192
8000
4000
4096
None of these
12
A
B
C
D
E
16
A
B
C
D
E
17
Which of the following is a part of the
Central Processing Unit?
Arithmetic Logic Unit
Printer
Keyboard
Mouse
None of these
A
B
C
D
E
13
A
B
C
D
E
The input unit of a computer
retrieves data from CPU
feeds data to the CPU or memory
directs all other units
All of these
None of these
18
A
B
C
D
E
14
What is the name of the computer terminal
which gives paper printout?
Hard copy terminal
Display screen
Soft copy terminal
Plotter
None of these
19
In the IBM PC-AT, what do the words AT
stand for?
Additional terminals
Advance technology
Applied technology
Advanced terminology
None of these
20
A
B
C
D
E
15
A
B
C
D
E
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B
C
D
E
A
B
C
D
E
10
The binary equivalent of the Hexadecimal
number 7BD is
11110111101
111010111101
101110111101
10111011111
None of these
Which of the following isn't used in the
storage phase of a computer-based
information system?
Diskette
Magnetic
Keyboard
Hard disk
None of these
While buying a PC system, you should first
define your computing needs ?
shop for application programs
identify your hardware components
call for tenders
None of these
Which of the following is true?
Fields are composed of characters
Fields are composed of bytes
Files are composed of records
All of these
Records are composed of fields
A modern digital computer has
almost unlimited accuracy
extremely high speed
large memory
All of these
None of these
21
A
B
C
D
E
22
A
B
C
D
E
23
A
B
C
D
E
24
A
B
C
D
E
25
A
B
C
D
E
26
The computer code for the interchange of
information between terminals is
BCD
ASCII
EBCDIC
All of these
None of these
A
B
C
D
E
To produce high-quality graphics
27
(hardcopy) in colour, you would want to use
a(n)
A
plotter
RGB monitor
B
ink-jet printer
C
laser printer
D
None of these
E
The language that the computer can
understand and execute is called
Application software
Machine language
System program
All of these
None of these
28
The basic components of a modern digital
computer are:
Central processor
Input device
Output device
All of these
None of these
29
A beam of light used to record and retrieve
data on optical disks is known as
polarized light
Laser
unpolarized concentric light
coloured light
None of these
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B
C
D
E
A
B
C
D
E
A
B
C
D
E
11
The computer translates the condition of
each switch to a number. What number is
represented by the ON state?
2
0
7
1
22
A generalized software package produced to
meet the bugs of a variety of data processing
users is known as
System software
Utility programs
Application package
Operating system
None of these
Programs designed to perform specific tasks
is called known as
Application software
System software
Utility programs
Operating system
None of these
A software package to perform calculations
on data arranged in an array is
Application programs
System software
Electronic spread sheet
Utility programs
None of these
What is the alternative name for a diskette?
Floppy disk
Hard disk
Flexible disk
Winchester disk
None of these
31
A
B
C
D
E
36
Which of the following is NOT a function
of the operating system?
Booting
Provides a user interface
Configures hardware devices
Manages memory
All of these
A
B
C
D
E
This term describes the process of
automatically installing a device driver
when new hardware is plugged into the
computer
Plug and Play
Soft boot
Virtual memory
Driver
Booting
32 Windows can run
A
Four applications only
B
One application only
C Two applications only
D
All of these
E Seven applications only
37 Multiprogramming system
A Execute more jobs in the same time
period
B Are easier to develop than single
programming system
C Execute each job faster
D Are used only one large mainframe
computers
E None of these
33
Linux is based on which other operating
system?
UNIX
Windows
Mac OS X
Chrome OS
DOS
38
Google Android is best classified as one of
the fastest growing of these
mobile operating systems
desktop operating systems
network operating systems
stand-alone operating systems
DOS
39
Which is built directly on the hardware?
Application Software
Computer Environment
Operating System
Database System
None of these
40
A
B
C
D
E
A
B
C
D
E
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A
B
C
D
E
35
A
B
C
D
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B
C
D
E
A
B
C
D
E
12
Which of the following operating system
does not implement multitasking?
MS DOS
Windows NT
Windows 98
Windows XP
Windows 10
Integrated circuit (ICs) as basic electronic
component (SSIC and MSIC)
Second Generation of Computers
Fourth Generation of Computers
Third Generation of Computers
First Generation of Computers
Fifth Generation
Fourth Generation of Computers
1965-1970
1971-1981
1981-Onward
1946-1959
None of these
Department of Computer Science
FINAL EXAMINATION
Test № 4
1
A
B
C
D
E
This type of program allows communication 6
What type of memory is not directly
between a peripheral device, such as a
addressable by the CPU and requires special
mouse or printer, and the rest of the
software called EMS (expanded memory
computer system
specification)?
A Extended
Device driver
Client
B Expanded
Server
C Conventional
Virtual machine
D Base
None of these
E Basic system
A
B
C
D
E
The physical components of a computer
system is
Software
Human ware
Firm ware
Hardware
None of these
8
A
B
C
D
E
A device used to bring information into a
computer is
ALU
Control unit
Input device
Output device
None of these
9
A
B
C
D
E
The pieces of equipment which are attached
to the CPU of a computer and which it can
access are called
control units
disk drive
hardware
output devices
peripherals
10
A
B
C
D
E
Mechanical device: Which are handoperated
Abacus
Card reader
Card stored
Transistors
Chips
2
7
3
4
5
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Electro-mechanical device: Which are
powered by an electric motor and use
switches and relays
Card reader
Abacus
Transistors
Chips
None of these
A
B
C
D
E
A
B
C
D
E
Electronic device: Which have such
components as
Abacus
Card reader
Chips
Card stored
None of these
A
B
C
D
E
Electro-mechanical device: Which are
powered by an electric motor and use
switches and relays
Card stored
Abacus
Transistors
Chips
Slide rule
A
B
C
D
E
13
Mechanical device: Which are handoperated
Card reader
Card stored
Chips
Slide rule
Transistors
11
A
B
C
D
E
12
Electronic device: Which have such
components as
Abacus
Card reader
Card stored
Transistors
None of these
16
A
B
C
D
E
Other components of a computer
Input device
Output device
Peripheral devices
System Unit
Storage device
Electronic device: Which have such
components as
Abacus
Card stored
Circuits
Slide rule
None of these
17
Electronic device: Which have such
components as
Chips
Circuits
Transistors
All of these
None of these
18
14
A
B
C
D
E
Which of belongs Types of Computers
Mini-Computers
Supercomputers
Mainframes
All of these
Personal Computers (PC)
19
A
B
C
D
E
A group of 8 bits taken as a single unit
Bit
Byte
Word
All of these
None of these
15
A
B
C
D
E
The basic components of a computer
System Unit
Input device
Output device
All of these
Storage device
20
A
B
C
D
E
This is the fundamental unit of data
Bit
Byte
Word
All of these
None of these
A
B
C
D
E
13
A
B
C
D
E
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C
D
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A
B
C
D
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Other components of a computer
Communication devices
Input device
Output device
System Unit
Storage device
The smallest unit of memory that is
addressable
Byte
Bit
Word
All of these
None of these
21
2-state switch values: 0/1 (e.g. true/false;
off/on)
26
A
A
On
B
B
Bit
C Off
D
C
D
TRUE
E None of these
E
22
A
B
C
D
E
23
A
B
C
D
E
24
A
B
C
D
E
27
_________ proposed binary data processing
(1945)
Blaise Pascal
Charles Babbage
Gottfried Leibnitz
John von Neumann
William Oughtred
John von Neumann model consists of which
components
Memory unit and Control unit
Input unit and Output unit
Arithmetic Logic Unit
All of these
None of these
28
In 1982 _________ proposed the idea of
creating machines based on the laws of
quantum mechanics instead of the laws of
classical physics
David Deutsch
Feynman
Lov Grover
Peter Shor
None of these
29
25
A
B
C
D
E
A
B
C
D
E
A
B
C
D
E
A
B
C
D
E
30
The term FLOPS means
Floating Per Second
Floating Point Operation Per Second
Floating Point Options
Floating Point Second
None of these
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B
C
D
E
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Which of the following is true concerning
personal computers?
The electronic spreadsheet has been a
primary reason for their popularity
They decrease the demand for mainframe
computers
They have been most successful in the home
Their future is not so bright owning to the
improved cost-performance ratio of minis and
mainframes
None of these
Which of the following machines are
characterised by electronic tube circuitry,
delay line, rotating or electrostatic memory
Fifth generation
First generation
Fourth generation
Second generation
Third generation
The smallest logical data entity is called a
data item or data
Field
Base
Bank
Collection
None of these
Conversion of a hexadecimal number 3D to
binary number is
111101
110011
11000110
110001
None of these
One million bytes of information is
abbreviated as
Bit
GB
KB
MB
None of these
31
A
B
C
D
E
Which part of the computer were is used for
calculating and comparing?
ALU
Disk unit
Control unit
Modem
None of these
32
A
B
C
D
E
33
A
B
C
D
E
34
A
B
C
D
E
35
A
B
C
D
E
36
A
B
C
D
E
37
The computer program language which is
widely used in computer science and
engineering and also in business is
COBOL
FORTRAN
LISP
PASCAL
None of these
A
B
C
D
E
Can you tell what passes into and out from
the computer via its ports?
Bytes
Data
Graphics
Pictures
None of these
38
What is the number of bit patterns provided
by a 8-bit code?
254
127
64
508
None of these
39
Which is considered a direct entry input
device?
Light pen
Optical scanner
Mouse
All of these
Digitizer
40
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B
C
D
E
A
B
C
D
E
A
B
C
D
E
16
The process of writing computer instructions
in a programming language is known as
Coding
Processing
Programming
File
None of these
What is the name of the temporary data
storage area between a peripheral device and
the CPU which compensates for the
difference between their speeds?
Backing storage
Buffer
Main storage
Temporary storage
None of these
Which of the following printer can be
classified as a page-at-a-time printer?
Dot-matrix printer
Inkjet printer
Laser printer
Thermal printer
None of these
The decimal equivalent of the binary
number 100101 is
28
33
37
46
73
The storage locations in the internal storage
of a CPU are called
addresses
contents
mask
locations
None of these
Department of Computer Science
FINAL EXAMINATION
Test №5
1
A
B
C
D
E
A database management system based on
the concept of ownership is
Network database system
Network layer
Network license system
Network topology
None of these
2
6
A
B
C
D
E
7
The term "memory" applies to which one of
the following
Control
Input device
Logic
Storage
None of these
A
B
C
D
E
The term MIPS refers to _____
millions of instructions per second
multiple instructions per second
megabytes of instructions per seconds
millions input processor set
multi-inductance processing system
8
A
B
C
D
E
The primary memory of a personal
computer consists of:
Both ROM and RAM
ROM only
RAM only
Memory module
None of these
9
A
B
C
D
E
A software package to implement a data
base is
DASD
Database
DBMS
System analysis
None of these
10
A
B
C
D
E
Methods used to organise and physically
store disk data are cylinder and
Hib
Sector
Surface
Track
None of these
3
4
5
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B
C
D
E
A
B
C
D
E
The working principles of today's computers
were provided by an English mathematician
Charles Babbage
Donald Reach
Dr. Hollerith
Ken Reider
None of these
A
B
C
D
E
In digital computer, all the expressions are
coded into
Binary digits
Octal digits
Hexadecimal digits
Decimal digits
None of these
A
B
C
D
E
17
A dot-matrix printer
cannot print alphabet
has a speed of 1000 cps
is an input device
is an output device
None of these
Conversion of an octal number 106 to binary
number is
1000110
1100110
1110010
10000110
None of these
11
Which functional component of a computer
is responsible for the computing?
16
A
A
CPU
B Input
C
Memory
D Output
E Storage
12
A
B
C
D
E
17
15
A
B
C
D
E
A
B
C
D
E
18
No computer can do anything without a
chip
memory
output device
program
None of these
14
A
B
C
D
E
D
E
The two main components of the CPU is
ALU and bus
Control unit and ALU
Control unit and registers
Registers and main memory
None of these
13
A
B
C
D
E
B
C
A
B
C
D
E
19
The area of computer science which is
concerned with the display of pictures is
Architecture
Designing
Graphics
Networks
None of these
What was the computer conceived by
Babbage?
Analytical Engine
Arithmetic Machine
Donald Knuth
All of these
None of these
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B
C
D
E
20
A
B
C
D
E
18
A microprocessor chip used in a PC system
Almost always operates on by-bits of data at
a time
Is the only chip found in most PC models
Performs the arithmetic-logic and control
functions
Performs the primary storage function
None of these
Conversion of an octal number 73 to binary
number is
111011
10111
111100
110010
None of these
Which of the following is a communication
network that is devoted to carrying
computer information
Data module
Data network
Data pack
Data point
None of these
Communication that involves computers,
establishing a link through the telephone
system is called
Microprocessing
Telecommunications
Teleprocessing
All of these
None of these
A processing unit that coordinates networks
and data communication is known as
Communications processor
Control unit
CPU
Register unit
None of these
21
A
B
C
D
E
22
26
A byte is comprised of:
Eight bits
Four bits
One bit
Sixteen bits
None of these
A
B
C
D
E
Personal computers use a number of chips
mounted on a main circuit board. What is
the common name for such boards?
Breadboard
Daughterboard
Fatherboard
Motherboard
None of these
27
23
A
B
C
D
E
The term megabytes refers to
1024 kilobytes
1024 bytes
1024 megabytes
1024 gigabytes
None of these
28
A
B
C
D
E
24
The decimal equivalent of the binary
number 1010100 is
29
A
B
C
D
E
A
B
C
D
E
A
B
C
D
E
A
39
46
64
84
98
25
A
B
C
D
E
B
C
D
E
30
A Winchester disk is a
Disk Stack
Removable disk
Flexible disk
All of these
None of these
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B
C
D
E
19
The silicon chips used for data processing
are called
Micro processor
RAM chips
PROM chips
ROM chips
None of these
Dot-matrix is a type of
Bus
Disk
Printer
Tape
None of these
As compared to diskettes, the hard disks are
less rigid
more expensive
more portable
slowly accessed
None of these
A computer program consists of
Algorithms written in computer's
language
System flowchart
Program flowchart
Discrete logical steps.
None of these
Which of the following functional
components of a computer is responsible for
the transient or temporary storage used by
the CPU?
CPU
Input
Memory
Output
Storage
31
A
B
C
D
E
36
Which of the following registers hold the
information before it goes to the decoder
accumulator
address register
control register
data register
None of these
A
B
C
D
E
A computer program that converts an entire
program into machine language at one time
is called a/an
compiler
interpreter
simulator
commander
None of these
32
A
B
C
D
E
The term kilobytes refers to
None of these
1024 kilobytes
1024 megabytes
1024 gigabytes
1024 bits
37
A
B
C
D
E
An error in computer data is called
Bug
Chip
CPU
Storage devices
None of these
33
Conversion of a hexadecimal number D8 to
binary number is
11011000
11001100
10001101
10101101
None of these
38
Which of the following is a secondary
memory device?
ALU
Disk
Keyboard
All of these
None of these
A
B
C
D
E
34
A
B
C
D
E
35
A
B
C
D
E
A
B
C
D
E
39
Ethernet uses
Bus topology
Ring topology
Star topology
Tree topology
None of these
A computer has no more sense than a light
bulb
pad
pen
switch
None of these
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B
C
D
E
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A
B
C
D
E
20
Which of the following translate back from
machine code something resembling the
source language
Assembler
Compiler
Decompiler
Interpreter
None of these
One nibble is equal to
4 bits
8 bits
6 bits
16 bits
None of these
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FINAL EXAMINATION
Test № 6
1
The purpose of an application program is to
A Allow the operating system to control
resources better
B Convert program written in high level
language to machine language
C Make off-line equipment run better
D Meet specific user needs
E None of these
2
A
B
C
D
E
3
6
A common use of computer in office is for
A
Data
B
Distributed
C Word processing
D All of these
E None of these
The octal equivalent of the number
10011.1101 is
23.64
32.54
63.51
23.53
None of these
7
Super-computers
8
A(n) ____ device is any device that provides
information which is sent to the CPU.
CPU
input
memory
output
storage
A
B
C
D
E
A
The benefit of using computers are that
A Computers are very fast and can store
huge amounts of data
B Computers produce accurate output even
when the input is incorrect
C Computers are designed to the inflexible
D
All of these
E None of these
E
Are not fast enough for some applications
Are usually designed to process accounting
applications
Can now fit on a single silicon chip
Are found at thousands of sites around the
world
None of these
9
A
B
C
D
E
The decimal equivalent of the binary
number 101011 is
39
41
43
44
46
10
A
B
C
D
E
Which major development led to the
production of microcomputers?
Floppy disks
Integrated circuits
Logic gates
Magnetic disks
None of these
B
C
D
4
5
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B
C
D
E
A
B
C
D
E
21
A computer in a client/server relationship,
e.g., a Web browser
Client
Ethernet
Server
All of these
None of these
A computer that provides services to other
networked computers
All of these
Client
Server
WAP
None of these
11
A
B
C
D
E
12
A
B
C
D
E
Serves users within a confined geographical
area
Local Area Network (LAN)
Metropolitan Area Network (MAN)
Wide Area Network (WAN)
All of these
None of these
16
Covers a geographic area the size of a city
or suburb
Local Area Network (LAN)
Metropolitan Area Network (MAN)
Wide Area Network (WAN)
All of these
None of these
17
13
Based on a ring topology; but can use a star
topology
A Ethernet
B
TCP/IP
C Token Ring
D All of these
E None of these
14
A
B
C
D
E
15
A
B
C
D
E
A
B
C
D
E
A
B
C
D
E
A
B
C
D
E
Covers a wide geographical area, such as a
state or a country
Local Area Network (LAN)
Metropolitan Area Network (MAN)
Wide Area Network (WAN)
All of these
None of these
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Conversion of an octal number 74 to binary
number is
111100
111110
110100
110010
None of these
18
19
Software instructions intended to satisfy a
user's specific processing needs are called
_____.
Applications software
Systems software
A microcomputer
Documentation
All of these
The imitation of one device or system by
another is
Compaction
Emulation
Resilience
Simulation
None of these
A
B
C
D
E
Third generation computers
None of these
were the first to use built-in error detecting
devices
used transistors instead of vacuum tubes
were the first to use neural network
All of these
A fully functional computing device
containing all the elements of a computer
which is built around a
MICROPROCESSOR is known as
Machine-in-built computer
Micro computer
Mini computer
Super computer
None of these
20
A
B
C
D
E
22
There are historical evidences to prove that
abacus was first used in
China
India
Indonesia
Japan
None of these
21
A
B
C
D
E
Which of the following is the fastest?
CPU
magnetic tapes and disks
video terminal
sensors, mechanical controllers
None of these
26
A
B
C
D
E
The term kilobytes refers to
1024 bytes
1024 kilobytes
1024 megabytes
1024 gigabytes
None of these
22
What is the name given to the 8-bit unit
used for coding data?
block of characters
byte
K
word
None of these
27
An automatic machine that performs routine
seemingly human tasks is
AI
KIPS
PL
Robot
None of these
In a computer system, which device is
functionally opposite of a Key-board?
Joystick
Mouse
Printer
Trackball
None of these
28
Which term is not used to describe the
memory component of a computer?
PROM
RAM
ROM
SAM
None of these
29
What process prepares the magnetic surface
of a disk by creating concentric circles,
called tracks, around the disk? (Each track
is further divided into pic-shaped sections
called sectors.)
Copying
Formatting
Sectioning
Tracking
None of these
30
A
B
C
D
E
23
A
B
C
D
E
24
A
B
C
D
E
25
A
B
C
D
E
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B
C
D
E
A
B
C
D
E
A
B
C
D
E
A
B
C
D
E
23
RAM is also known as
Read/Write memory
Read-only memory
Programmable read-only memory
Erasable programmable read-only memory
None of these
Programmed instructions to the computer is
known as
Code
Data
Documentation
Database
None of these
An input device that uses switch contacts
placed under a plastic pad which may be
inscribed with symbols is known as
Magnetic disk
Punched card
Punched paper tape
Touch pad
None of these
31
A
B
C
D
E
Which of the following are the two main
components of the CPU?
ALU and bus
control unit and ALU
control unit and registers
registers and main memory
None of these
32 To locate a data item for storage is
A
Database
B Feed
C Fetch
D Field
E None of these
36
A
B
C
D
E
Where does a computer add and compare
data?
CPU chip
Hard disk
Floppy disk
Memory chip
None of these
37 What is meant by computer literacy?
A Knowing what a computer can and
cannot do
B Ability to write computer programs
C Knowing computer related vocabulary
D Ability to assemble computers
E None of these
Conversion of an octal number 123 to
binary number is
1010011
101010
1011011
111100
None of these
38
34
A
B
C
D
E
A teleprocessing system may consist of
computer center systems
user systems
communications systems
All of these
None of these
39
A
B
C
D
E
In analog computer
Input is first converted to digital form
Input is never converted to digital form
Output is displayed in digital form
All of these
None of these
35
What is a common language that computers
use to talk with one another on a network
adapter
client
operating systems
protocol
None of these
40
The decimal equivalent of the binary
number 1011001 is
57
78
88
89
91
33
A
B
C
D
E
A
B
C
D
E
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B
C
D
E
A
B
C
D
E
24
A 64 bit microprocessor has the word length
equal to
8 bytes
64 bytes
4 bytes
32 bytes
None of these
Department of Computer Science
FINAL EXAMINATION
Test № 7
1
6
A
B
C
D
E
2
Computer cannot do anything without a
Chip
Memory
Output device
Program
None of these
Which of the following memories must be
refreshed many times per second?
A Dynamic RAM
B
EPROM
C ROM
D Static RAM
E None of these
3
A
B
C
D
E
7
Third generation computers
Used transistors instead of vacuum tubes
Were the first to use built-in error detecting
devices
Were the first to use integrated circuitry
All of these
None of these
A
B
C
D
E
8
A
B
C
D
E
The third generation of computers covers
the period:
1959-1964
1965-1970
1971-1981
1982-1994
1995-now
9
A
B
C
D
E
A vertically aligned set of tracks on a disk
pack is known as
Cluster
Cylinder
Panel
Surface
None of these
10
A
B
C
D
E
A digital device that processes data is
known as
Data entry
Data processor
Database
DBMS
None of these
4
5
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A generalised software package produced to
meet the bugs of a variety of data processing
users is known as
Application package
Utility programs
System software
Operating system
None of these
A
B
C
D
E
To set a register or counter to the all-zerostate is
Reset
Rerun
Remote
Release
None of these
A
B
C
D
E
Which of the following is NOT a primary
storage device?
Optical disk
Magnetic tape
Magnetic disk
All of these
None of these
A
B
C
D
E
25
What are the concentric circles on floppy
disks know as?
Cylinders
Sectors
Segments
Tracks
None of these
11
A
B
C
D
E
12
A
B
C
D
E
Instructions and memory addresses are
represented by
binary codes
character codes
binary word
parity bit
None of these
16
Which generation of computers is covered
by the period 1971-81?
First
Forth
Second
Third
None of these
17
13
A
B
C
D
E
A
B
C
D
E
18
Main storage is also called
A Accumulator
B Control unit
C
memory
D
Register unit
E None of these
14
A
B
C
D
E
Which printer is very commonly used for
desk-top publishing?
Daisy wheel printer
Dot-matrix printer
Ink-jet printer
Laser printer
None of these
15
A
B
C
D
E
A
B
C
D
E
19
A
B
C
D
E
20
Personnel who design, program, operate and
maintain computer equipment refers to
Console-operator
Peopleware
Programmer
System Analyst
None of these
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B
C
D
E
26
A common example of a data storage
medium is
cartridge
Control unit
disk
floppies
None of these
IBM-PC is an example of
A main frame
Machine-in-built
Micro computer
Special purpose
None of these
Which of the following will happen when
data is entered into a memory location?
It will erase the previous content
It will add to the content of the location
It will not be fruitful if there is already some
data at that location
It will change the address of the memory
location
None of these
The intersection of a column and row in a
spreadsheet is called a bon or
Cell
Field
Key
Menu
None of these
A menu-driven operating system is one
which allows you to pick up from the menu
of choices it displays on the screen. What is
the name given to the images which are used
in such image oriented menus?
Icon
Figure
Symbol
option
None of these
21
A
B
C
D
E
What is the name of the storage device
which is used to compensate for the
difference in rates of flow of data from once
device to another?
Buffer
Cache
Concentrator
I/O device
None of these
22
A
B
C
D
E
24
A
B
C
D
E
A
B
C
D
E
27
The decimal equivalent of the binary
number 100100 is
33
36
44
63
77
23
A
B
C
D
E
26
A
B
C
D
E
28
What is the number of bit patterns provided
by a 7-bit code?
64
128
256
512
None of these
Which type of processing that produces
output results immediately after input data
are entered into a computer system
Interactive
Time-sharing
Batch processing
Real-time processing
None of these
25 In the third generation of computers:
A
an operating system was first developed
B distributed data processing first became
popular
C high-level procedural languages were first
used
D on-line, real-time systems first became
popular
E All of these
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B
C
D
E
29
A
B
C
D
E
Which part of computer performs functions
similar to the cerebrums of the above
cardiac and nervous system of a human
body.
ALU
Control unit
CPU
Input device
None of these
The physical equipment made of various
metals, silicon and plastic components that
make up the parts of a computer is called
hardware
micro
peripheral
disk drive
None of these
A device that can accept data, hold
them&deliver them on demand at a later
time is known as
Buffer
CPU
Memory
Register
None of these
A new technology which provides the
ability to create an artificial world and have
people interact with it is called
3-D reality
alternative reality
televirtuality
virtual reality
None of these
30 Super computers are primarily useful for
A Mathematical-intensive scientific
applications
B
Input-output intensive processing
C
Data-retrieval operations
D
All of these
E None of these
27
31
A
B
C
D
E
Conversion of an octal number 44 to binary
number is
100100
110110
101101
110011
None of these
32
36
A
B
C
D
E
37
The function of CPU is
A to read, interpret and process the
information and instruction
B to provide a hard copy
C to communicate with the operator
D
to provide external storage of text
E None of these
33
A
B
C
D
E
34
A
B
C
D
E
35
A
B
C
D
E
A
B
C
D
E
Which of the following persons probably
has the least amount of technical
knowledge?
Computer Operator
Computer professional
Programmer
System Analyst
User
38
The most popular language for interactive
use is
BASIC
COBOL
FORTRAN
PASCAL
None of these
39
A step-by-step procedure used to solve a
problem is called
Algorithm
Operating system
Application program
All of these
None of these
40
F ENU 703-07-15. Examination test. The fifth edition 1
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B
C
D
E
A
B
C
D
E
A
B
C
D
E
28
Point out the odd item amongst the
following
Computer mouse
Light pen
Printer
Touchpad
None of these
Which of the following best describes a
computer-based information system?
A system in which a computer is used to
turn data into information
Inputting data
Processing data
Performing complex mathematical
calculations
Data is put into the computer for processing
A large number of computers in a wide
geographical area can be efficiently
connected using
Coaxial cables
Communications satellites
Twisted pair lines
All of these
None of these
An error in computer data is called
Bit
Bug
Byte
Chip
None of these
Which of the following terms describe 1024
kilobytes
Gigabyte
Kilobyte
Megabyte
Terabyte
None of these
Department of Computer Science
FINAL EXAMINATION
Test № 8
1
6
A
B
C
D
E
A half byte is known as
Bit
Data
Half byte
Nibble
None of these
A
B
C
D
E
A prewritten program that's sold to perform
a common task is called an application
Package
Program
System software
Utilities
None of these
8
A
B
C
D
E
Which of the following is used as "Input
device" for the computer?
Light pen
Printer
TV
VDU
None of these
9
A
B
C
D
E
The most popular language used with
microcomputers and time-shared mini
computers, is an easy-to-use high level
language.
ADA
BASIC
COBOL
PASCAL
None of these
10
A
B
C
D
E
Primary storage is _____ as compared to
secondary storage
Fast and expensive
Slow and inexpensive
Fast and inexpensive
Slow and expensive
None of these
2
A
B
C
D
E
7
3
4
5
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A packet switching network that was
sponsored by the Commission of the EEC
and became operational in 1979 is
Broadband network
Euronet
LAN
Star network
None of these
A
B
C
D
E
A
B
C
D
E
Codes which do not require to be frequently
updated also promote user efficiency due to
Expansibility
Simplicity
Sortability
Stability
None of these
A
B
C
D
E
What is the term which represents the use of
links between information of all sorts
whether text, graphics, video oi audiobased?
HyperCard
Hypermedia
Hypertext
Wildcard
None of these
A
B
C
D
E
29
Offline device is
a device which is not connected to CPU
a device which is connected to CPU
a direct access storage device
an I/O device
None of these
What is the standard code the computer
industry created to represent characters?
ASCII
ASSH
BASCII
DASI
EPROM
11
A sizeable geographical area with
communication based on the telephone
system is though as
A Wide area network
B Local area network
C Modulator-Demodulator
D
All of these
E None of these
12
A
B
C
D
E
13
A
B
C
D
E
14
A
B
C
D
E
15
A
B
C
D
E
16
A
B
C
D
E
Condensing output data to exhibit specific
information is
Calculating
Merging
Recording
Summarising
None of these
17
Which of the following is used for
manufacturing chips?
control bus
control unit
parity unit
semiconductor
None of these
18
Conversion of an octal number 47 to binary
number is
100111
111010
101100
111100
None of these
19
Which of the following terms applies to
communication between separate computer
systems?
Applications software
Computer literacy
Connectivity
Power supply
None of these
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F ENU 703-07-15. Examination test. The fifth edition 1
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B
C
D
E
A
B
C
D
E
A
B
C
D
E
A
B
C
D
E
30
Output hardware is often categorized
according to whether it:
can fit on a desktop
is expensive
produces hardcopy or softcopy
requires a large amount of electricity to
work
None of these
Which of the following terms is the most
closely related to main memory?
temporary
nonvolatile
control unit
permanent
None of these
What is the number of bit patterns provided
by an 8-bit code?
64
128
256
512
None of these
Which kind of storage device can be carried
around?
Floppy disk
Hard disk
System cabinet
Hard disk drive
Floppy disk drive
Which of the following is used for
modulation and demodulation?
gateway
modem
multiplexer
protocols
None of these
21
A
B
C
D
E
22
A
B
C
D
E
23
A
B
C
D
E
The decimal equivalent of the binary
number 110101 is
33
42
53
63
72
26
A distributed network configuration in
which all data/information pass through a
central computer is
star network
bus network
ring network
Point-to-point network
None of these
27
Transmission of computerised data from
one location to another is called
data communication
data flow
data management
data transfer
None of these
28
24
A
B
C
D
E
A
B
C
D
E
A
B
C
D
E
29
What is the general name of the device
which produces hardcopy graphics?
COM
Microfilm
Plotter
Printer
None of these
25
A
B
C
D
E
A
B
C
D
E
A
B
C
D
E
30
RAM is used as a short memory because it
is
Volatile
Has small capacity
Is very expensive
Is programmable
None of these
F ENU 703-07-15. Examination test. The fifth edition 1
A
B
C
D
E
31
What is the name given to the molecularscale computer?
Nanocomputer
Femtocomputer
Supercomputer
Microcomputer
None of these
Conversion of a hexadecimal number 2FB
to binary number is
1011111011
1100110010
1100011011
1010001101
None of these
Time during which a job is processed by the
computer is
Delay time
Down time
Execution time
Real time
None of these
Computers are extremely fast and have
fantastic memories. However, the only thing
they can remember is
Boolean algebra
Instruction
Logic theorems
Series of 1s and 0s
None of these
The ALU and control unit of most of the
microcomputers are combined and
manufactured on a single silicon chip. What
is it called?
ALU
Control Unit
Microprocessor
Monochip
None of these
31
A
B
C
D
E
32
A
B
C
D
E
33
A
B
C
D
E
34
A
B
C
D
E
35
A
B
C
D
E
Which selection below best describes the
term data processing?
The collection of information or data
The distribution of information or data
The manipulation of information or data
The storage of information or data
None of these
36
Conversion of a hexadecimal number BC to
binary number is
10111100
11001100
110001101
10100010
None of these
37
A
B
C
D
E
A
B
C
D
E
The personnel which deal with the computer 38
and its management put together is known
as
Firm ware
A
Hardware
B
Human ware
C
Software
D
None of these
E
The earliest device that qualifies as a digital
computer is
Abacus
EDSAC
ENIAC
EDVAC
None of these
39
A computer program that instructs other
programs to perform a particular type of
operation is
Application program
Compiler
Interpreter
System software
None of these
40
F ENU 703-07-15. Examination test. The fifth edition 1
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B
C
D
E
A
B
C
D
E
32
A hard copy would be prepared on a
Type writer terminal
Line printer
Dot matrix printer
All of these
Plotter
Transmission and presentation of text and
graphics is called
Network
Tele-text
Telematique
Video text
None of these
Which of the following is a machine for
reading documents that are encoded in a
way that is readable by person and machine.
Artificial intelligence
Distributed system
Document reader
Document sorter
None of these
Arranging data in a specific order is called
Classification
Merging
Sorting
Verification
None of these
An acronym for the organization that
publishes programming language standard is
ANSI
ASCN
BCD
EBCDIC
None of these
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