1.The proper definition of a modern computer is:

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1.

The proper definition of a modern computer is
:

a)

An electronic
machine that can perform arithmetic
and

logical
operations

b)

A more sophistic and modified electronic pocket calculator

c)

A
ny

machine that
is used to create, store, exchange, and use
information

in its various forms

d)

None of
the
above

2.

Raw facts such as names, marks
,

and letters are called
:


a)

Data

b)

Informat
ion

c)

Knowledge

d)

None of the above

3.

Which operation is not performed by computer
s?

a)

Inputting

and outputting

b)

Processing

c)

Controlling

d)

Storage

4.

First generation computers
used
:

a)

Transistor
s

b)

Vacuum tubes

c)

Semiconductor chip
s

d)

Microprocessor
s

5.

Second Generation computers

were developed during
:

a)

194
6

to 1955

b)

1956 to 1965

c)

19
59

to 19
64

d)

1970 to 1990

6.

The c
omputer size was very large in

the
:


a)

First Generation

b)

Second Generation

c)

Third Generation

d)

Fourth Generation

7.

When was Apple
II

introduced

in the market?

a)

1964

b)

1977

c)

1983

d)

1975



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8.

Who invented the
transistor
?

a)

John Bardeen


b)

William Shockley


c)

Walter Brattain


d)

All of
the
above

9.

Which of the following is not an input device?

a)

Microphone

b)

Monitor


c)

CD
-
ROM

d)

Joystick

10.

What are the three main components of the central
processing unit?

a)

ALU, Control unit, Registers

b)

Memory, Software, Hardware


c)

Keybo
ard, Printer, Screen

d)

RAM, Hard disk, ROM

11.

ALU is
:

a)

Arithmetic
and
Logic
al Unit

b)

Array and Logical Unit

c)

Application and Logical Unit

d)

None of
the
above

12.

Which of the following registers contain the address of
the instruction being executed at the current time.

a)

Address register

b)

Data register

c)

Status register

d)

Program counter

13.

The memory which is programmed at the time it is
manufactured

a)

ROM

b)

RAM

c)

Hard disk

d)

Register

14.

What does the “R” in RAM stands for?

a)

Rewrite

b)

Reliable

c)

Readable

d)

Random



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15.

The two kinds of main memory are:

a)

Primary and secondary

b)

Random and sequential

c)

ROM and RAM

d)

All of
the
above

16.

The difference between RAM and ROM is that RAM is …
and ROM is



a)

Temporary
, permanent

b)

Permanent, temporary

c)

Read only memory
,
read and write memory

d)

None of
the
above


17.

Which of the following is an example of
secondary
memory?

a)

Keyboard

b)

ROM

c)

R
AM

d)

None

of
the
above

18.

Dot
-
matrix is a type of
:

a)

Tape

b)

Printer

c)

Disk

d)

Bus


19.

Operating
System is:

a)

A system s
oftware

b)

An a
pplication Software

c)

An utility s
oftware

d)

A m
alware



20.

Which of the following is not an example of operating
system
?

a)

Windows 7

b)

Microsoft office

c)

Unix

d)

Mac


21.

API stands for
:

a)

Application program interface

b)

Application
presentation interface

c)

American

program
ming

institute

d)

Academic
presentation

institute




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26.



are often used as
training

simulators
.

a)

General
p
urpose
c
omputers

b)

Mainframe
computers

c)

Special
p
urpose
c
omputers

d)

Analog computers

27.



is a data communication system spanning states,
countries, or the whole world
.

a)

MAN

b)

LAN

c)

WAN

d)

N
one of
the
above

28.

WAN stands for
:

a)

Wap Area Network

b)

Wide Area Network

c)

Wide Array Net

d)

Wireless Area Network



22.

The main difference(s) bet
ween microcomputers and
main
frame
computers
is
/are
:


a)

Processing speed and memory size

b)

Cost

c)

N
umber of users

d)

All of
the
above


23.

Which of the
following statement is true
?

a)

M
ainframe works faster than supercomputer

b)

S
upercomputer works faster than minicomputer

c)

Speed of mainframe and supercomputer is the same

d)

All statements are false


24.

Only one user can use … at time
.

a)

Mainframes

computer


b)

Supercomputer


c)

Minicomputer

d)

Microcomputer


25.

The computer that process both analog and digital is
called
:

a)

Analog computer

b)

Dig
ital computer

c)

Hybrid computer

d)

Mainframe computer



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29.



is a set of rules that governs data communication
.

a)

Forum

b)

Protocol

c)

Standard

d)

N
one of the above

30.


is the physical path over which information travel.

a)

Protocol

b)

Medium

c)

Signal

d)

All
of
the above

31.

Fiber optic is
:


a)

A s
tandard that outlines characteristics of how
two network
devices communicate

b)

A c
able
that is
used for video confer
encing and interactive
services


c)

A d
evice that manages and contro
ls all functions of the
network

d)

None of
the
above


32.

Which organization has
established standards of UTP
and rated six categ
ories of wire
?

a)

EIA/TIA

b)

IEEE

c)

FCC

d)

ISO

33.

Which cable has
a single copper conductor at its center
and a plastic layer that
provides insulation between the
center conductor and a braided metal shield.

a)

Unshielded twisted pair

b)

Shielded twisted pair

c)

Coaxial Cable

d)

Fiber Optic Cable


34.


is

the configuration of cables, computers, and other
peripherals.

a)

Data flow

b)

Logical topology

c)

Physical t
opology

d)

None of the above

35.

An advantage of bus topology is
:

a)

Requires less
cable length

b)

Easy to de
tect faults and to remove parts

c)

Supported by severa
l hardware and software venders

d)

Terminals
are cheaper than standalone PCs


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36.

Which topology requires a central controller or hub?

a)

Tree

b)

Star

c)

Bus

d)

Ring

37.

… refers to any crime that involves a computer and a
network
.

a)

Net crime

b)

Computer crime

c)

Spam

d)

Theft

38.



is an attempt to make a machine or network resource
unavailable to its intended users
.

a)

Malware

b)

Denial
-
of
-
service attack

c)

Computer viruse

d)

Fraud

39.

How are viruses spread?

a)

Through Firewalls

b)

Downloading infected p
rograms and files from internet

c)

Garbled information

d)

Install
ing

anti
-
virus

40.


Monkes, ABC, and Crabs are
:

a)

Application software

b)

Hardware

c)

System software

d)

Computer v
iruses