Practice MCQ Upkar's MCQs on Computer By Dr. Alok Kumar

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12136 2.Software that manages data in more than one file at a time and these files are treated as tables with rows and columns rather than as lists of records is
Options:(A)Relational Data Base Management Package (B) Data Base Management Package (C) Documentation Package (D) None of these

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12137 3.A program that remains in the memory while other programs are executing
Options:(A)Resident Program (B) Non-Resident Program (C) Permanent Program (D) None of these

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12138 4.The total time elapsed between submission of command and data to a computer and getting the result of computation is the
Options:(A)Access time (B) Response time (C) Entrance time (D) None of these

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12139 5.An automatic machine that is made to perform routine human tasks is
Options:(A)Computer (B) Robot (C) Tanker (D) None of these

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12140 6.The time required to complete a single, continuous execution of an object program is called
Options:(A)Run time (B) Access time (C) Random time (D) Response time

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12141 7.Computer network is a
Options:(A)A distributed data processing system (B) Multiple computers are linked together for the purpose of data communication and resource sharing (C) Both A & B are false (D) Both A & B are true

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12142 8.A process of collecting, organizing, storing and otherwise maintaining a complete historical record of programs and other documents used or prepared during the different phases of the system is called
Options:(A)Documentation (B) Document reader (C) Data process (D) None of these

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12143 9.What are connector symbol?
Options:(A)They are used in a flowchart (B) It represents a junction in a flow line (C) Often used to transfer flow between different pages of a lengthy chart (D) All the above 1

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12144 0.Console is
Options:(A)A device that enables human operators to communicate with the computer (B) A device that enables human operators not to communicate with the computer (C) Communication between computers (D) None of these 1

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12145 1.Constant is a value written into a program instruction
Options:(A)that does not change during the execution of the program (B) that can change during the execution of the program (C) that can vary during the execution of the program (D) none of these 1

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12146 2.A removable direct-access storage medium containing multiple magnetic disks mounted vertically on a single-shaft is referred as
Options:(A)Tape pack (B) Disk pack (C) Cylinder (D) None of these 1

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12147 3.Diskette is a
Options:(A)A low-cost, thin flexible magnetic disk storage device (B) High volume storage device (C) Primary storage device (D) None of these 4 | 1

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12148 4.An optical input device that is used to read documents printed in a special type font is known as
Options:(A)Document reader (B) Documentation (C) Printer (D) None of these 1

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12149 5.For checking spelling one uses
Options:(A)Dictionary Disk (B) Index disk (C) Directory (D) None of these 1

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12150 6.Process of finding/ correcting program errors is
Options:(A)Bugs (B) Debugging (C) Hacking (D) Cracking 1

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12151 7.Diagnostic routines is a
Options:(A)Programs used to print error messages (B) Indicates system problems and improper program instructions. (C) Both A & B are true (D) None of these 1

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12152 8.The term DBMS is referred to
Options:(A)Data Base Management system (B) The software used for the management, maintenance and retrieval of the data stored in a data base (C) Both A & B are true (D) None of these 1

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12153 9.The speed at which data is transferred from the main memory to another medium on which data are recorded is referred as
Options:(A)Data transfer rate (B) Byte (C) Buds (D) None of these 2

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12154 0.The time period during which a computer is malfunctioning or not operating correctly due to machine failures is referred as
Options:(A)Downtime (B) Uptime (C) Runtime (D) None of these 2

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12155 1.Automatic execution of high-priority computer programs that have been designed to preempt the use of computer resources is referred as
Options:(A)Foreground processing (B) background processing (C) black processing (D) white processing 2

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12156 2.Digitizer is an input device
Options:(A)Used to convert graphic and pictorial data into binary inputs for a digital computer (B) Used to convert graphic and pictorial data into analog inputs for a digital computer. (C) Used for debugging (D) None of these 2

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12157 3.A storage devices where the access time is effectively independent of the location of the data is referred as
Options:(A)Direct access (B) Secondary storage (C) Primary storage(D) None of these 2

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12158 4.A pictorial representation that uses predefined symbols to describe either the logic of a computer program or the data flow and processing steps of a system is referred as
Options:(A)Flowchart (B) Algorithm (C) Program (D) None of these 2

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12159 5.A flat, circular plate coated with a magnetic material on which data can be stored by magnetization of portions of the flat surface is
Options:(A)Disk (B) Tape (C) Pen drive (D) None of these 2

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12160 6.Disk operating system is referred for
Options:(A)DOS (B) Operating system which contains the disk-oriented commands and uses disk devices for permanent storage (C) Both A & B (D) None of these 2

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12161 7.Document reader is
Options:(A)An optical input device used to read documents (B) A device that arrange the documents (C) A device that is used to edit document (D) None of these 2

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12162 8.One or more identifying lines printed at the bottom of a page are referred as
Options:(A)Header (B) Footer (C) Index (D) None of these 2

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12163 9.FORTRAN is
Options:(A)Formula Translation (B) A high-level mathematically oriented programming language (C) Both A & B (D) None of these 3

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12164 0.A CPU designed specifically to handle the communications processing task with main purpose is to off-load communications processing task from the host computer so that the host computer can be dedicated for applications and data processing jobs.
Options:(A)Backend processor (B) Front-end processor (C) Node processor (D) None of these | 5 3

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12165 1.An adder which adds three binary digits and outputs a result bit and a carry bit is referred as
Options:(A)Half adder (B) Quarter adder (C) Full adder (D) None of these 3

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12166 2.Emulator is a program that
Options:(A)Permits one computer to execute the machine-language instructions of another computer of a different make (B) Which is not broken down into smaller units (C) Permits one computer to execute the machine-language instructions of another computer of same make. (D) None of these 3

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12167 3.Emulator is a program that
Options:(A)Permits one computer to execute the machine-language instructions of another computer of a different make (B) Which is not broken down into smaller units (C) Permits one computer to execute the machine-language instructions of another computer of same make. (D) None of these 3

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12168 4.EDP is referred to
Options:(A)Electronic Data Processing (B) Data processing through equipment that is predominantly electronic such as digital computer (C) Both A & B (D) None of these 3

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12169 5.Internet banking is an example of
Options:(A)Electronic funds transfer (EFT) (B) EDP (Electronic Data Processing ) (C) EBCDIC (D) ASCII 3

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12170 6.EBCDIC is
Options:(A)6-bit coding system (B) 7-bit coding system (C) 8-bit coding system (D) 9-bit coding system 3

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12171 7.A data communication facility on which data can be transmitted in two directions is referred as
Options:(A)Duplex (B) Simplex (C) Triplex (D) None of these 3

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12172 8.Electronic Mail /Message System (EMMS) best suits to
Options:(A)Postal service (B) Telephone service (C) Telegraph service (D) None of these 3

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12173 9.Digital Computer is a computer
Options:(A)that works with discrete quantities (B) that works with analog quantities (C) Both A & B (D) None of these 4

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12174 0.The subdivision of fields
Options:(A)always done to give the programmer greater flexibility (B) dependent on programming language used (C) never accomplished on fields containing numeric data (D) all the above 4

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12175 1.The checking operation performed on input is called
Options:(A)validation of data (B) verification of data (C) vilification of data (D) control of data 4

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12176 2.A device that attaches to both ends of an electrical bus and prevents reflection of echoes of signals that reach the end of the bus is called
Options:(A)Terminator (B) Connector (C) Processor (D) None of these 4

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12177 3.A device mounted on a communication satellite which receives, amplifies and retransmits signals’ from earth stations is called
Options:(A)Terminator (B) Connector (C) Processor (D) Transponder 4

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12178 4.Technique of using disk space to make programs believe that the system contains more random access memory (RAM) than is actually available is called
Options:(A)Virtual memory (B) Secondary memory (C) Primary memory (D) None of these 4

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12179 5.A term means that the application software is priced separately from the computer hardware is called
Options:(A)Unbundled (B) Bundled (C) Utility (D) None of these 4

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12180 6.Following is not the operating system
Options:(A)UNIX (B) DOS (C) WINDOWS (D) BASIC 4

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12181 7.Which of the following is true concerning personal computers?
Options:(A)They have been most successful in the home. (B) They are user friendly (C) No specific programming technique required (D) All the above. 6 | 4

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12182 8.While buying a PC system, one should first
Options:(A)identify hardware components (B) define computing needs (C) both A and B (D) None of these 4

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12183 9.The microcomputers which have the same operating characteristics as the IBM microcomputers are called
Options:(A)IBM desk top (B) IBM PC (C) IBM advanced computers (D) None of theses 5

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12184 0.The personal computers are also referred as
Options:(A)desk top micros (B) advanced computers (C) palmtop computers (D) all the above 5

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12185 1.POS data-entry system is used extensively by
Options:(A)banking industry (B) grocery industry (C) railroad industry (D) word-processing industry 5

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