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Computer Fundamental Quiz with Answer set-11

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Here are the collections of computer fundamental quiz questions with answer which includes multiple-choice questions on computer fundamental. It includes computer fundamental quiz on parts of the computer, ALU of computers, generation of computers, and average seek time.

1) What is the name of the software that allows us to browse through web pages called?
A. FTP Client
B. Browser
C. Mail Client
D. Messenger

2) Which of the following is not a logic gate?

3) The register which keeps track of the execution of a program and which contains the memory address of the instructions currently being executed is known as…
A. index register
B. memory address register
C. program counter
D. Instructions register

4) Punch cards were introduced by…
A. Powers
B. Pascal
C. Jacquard
D. Herman Hollerith

5) Which of the following statements is/are true?
A. Cache Memories are bigger than RAM
B. Cache Memories is smaller than RAM
C. ROM is faster than RAM.
D. Information in ROM can be written by users

6) The ALU of computers normally contains a number of high-speed storage elements called…
A. Semiconductor memory
B. Register
C. Hard Disk
D. Magnetic Disk

7) Computers built before the first generation of computers were…
A. Mechanical
B. Electromechanical
C. Electrical
D. None of the above

8) Which of the following registers is loaded with the contents of the memory location pointed by the PC?
A. Memory Address Register
B. Memory Data Register
C. Instruction Register
D. Program Counter

9) A computer program that converts an entire program into machine language is called …
A. Interpreter
B. Modem
C. Complier
D. Commander

10) Programs stored in ROM are called …
A. Hardware
B. Firmware
C. Software
D. None of the above

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11) Which of the following registers is used to keep track address of the memory location where the next instruction is located?
A. Memory address register
B. Memory data register
C. Instruction register
D. Program Counter

12) The memory component of the first generation was…
A. Transistor
B. Vacuum Tubes

13) A compiler…
A. is a computer program
B. translates a high-level language into machine language
C. is a part of the software
D. none of the above

14) Which chips are erasable by ultra-violet rays after removing them from the main circuit?
D. All of the above

15) Fourth-generation computers were ……
A. extremely fast and accurate
B. very much reliable
C. Possessing enormous capacity
D. all of the above

16) EEPROM can be used for …
A. Erasing the contents of ROM
B. Reconstructing the contents of ROM
C. Erasing and reconstructing the contents of ROM
D. Duplicating ROM

17) The processing capacity of the computer means…
A. input/output operation
B. text manipulation and calculation
C. logic and comparative operation
D. storage and retrieval operation

18) The computer can perform a task repeatedly which is explained by term…
A. Processing capacity
B. Diligence
C. Versatility
D. Storage capacity

19) Time taken to move from one cylinder of an HDD to another is called…
A. Transfer rate
B. Average seek time
C. Latency
D. Round trip time

20) A set of flip flops integrated together is called…
A. Counter
B. Adder
C. Register
D. None of the above


1) B. Browser
2) D. NAT
3) C. program counter
4) D. Herman Hollerith
5) B. Cache Memories is smaller than RAM
6) B. Register
7) B. Electromechanical
8) C. Instruction Register
9) C. Complier
10) B. Firmware
11) D. Program Counter
12) B. Vacuum Tubes
13) B. translates a high-level language into machine language
14) A. EPROM
15) D. All of the above
16) C. Erasing and reconstructing the contents of ROM
17) C. logic and comparative operation
18) B. Diligence
19) B. Average seek time
20) C. Register

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