[IBPS PO] Top Computer MCQ with Answers

[IBPS PO] Top Computer MCQ with Answers

1. To locate a data item for storage is

Fetch


2. programs designed to perform specific tasks is known as

Application software


3. perforated paper used as input of output media is known as

Paper tapes


4. Time during which a job is processed by the computer is

Execution time


5. A computer which CPU speed around 100 million instruction per second and with the word length of around 64 bits is known as

Super computer


6. An approach that permits the computer to work on several programs instead of one is

Over lapped processing


7. A directly accessible appointment calendar is feature of a … resident package

Memory


8. The term gigabyte refers to

1024 megabytes


9. Which of the following processors use RISC technology?

Power PC


10. A/n …. Device is any device that provides information, which is sent to the CPU

Input


11. Current SIMMs have either … or … connectors (pins)

30 or 72


12. The storage subsystem in a microcomputer consists mainly of … or … media with varying capacities

Magnetic or optical


13. Which of the following is not an input device?

COM (Computer Output to Microfilm)


14. The central processing unit (CPU) consists of

Control unit, arithmetic-logic unit and primary storage


15. EBCDIC can code up to how many different characters?

256


16. Which is considered a direct entry input device?

Optical scanner, Mouse and digitizer and Light pen


17. Which is used for manufacturing chips?

Semiconductors


18. The computer code for the interchange of information between terminals is

ASCII


19. A byte consists of

Eight bits


20. A hybrid computer

Resembles both a digital and analog computer


 

21. The ALU of a computer responds to the commands coming from

Control section


22. The act of retrieving existing data from memory is called

Read-out, Read from and Read


23. All modern computer operate on

Data


24. Instructions and memory address are represented by

Binary codes


25. Which of the following code used in present day computing was developed by IBM Corporation?

EBCDIC Code


26. What is the latest write-once optical storage media?

CD-ROM disk


27. The most important advantage of a video disk is

Potential capacity


28. What is the number of read-write heads in the drive for a 9-trac magnetic tape?

9


29. Before a disk drive can access any sector record, a computer program has to provide the record’s disk address. What information does this address specify?

Track number, Sector number and Surface number


30. As compared to diskettes, the hard disks are

More expensive


31. Floppy disks which are made from flexible plastic material are also called?

Diskettes


32. Regarding a VDU, Which statement is more correct?

It is a peripheral device


33. What is the name of the computer terminal which gives paper printout?

Hard copy terminal


34. Dot-matrix is a type of

Printer


35. The two kinds of main memory are:

ROM and RAM


36. A kind of serial dot-matrix printer that forms characters with magnetically-charged ink sprayed dots is called

Ink-jet printer


37. Which printer is very commonly used for desktop publishing?

Laser printer


38. An output device that uses words or messages recorded on a magnetic medium to produce audio response is

Voice response unit


39. Which of the following will happen when data is entered into a memory location?

It will erase the previous content


40. A storage area used to store data to a compensate for the difference in speed at which the different units can handle data is

Buffer

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