Computer Knowledge MCQ-26

Which type of memory holds only the program and data that the CPU is presently processing ?

(A) CMOS
(B) ROM
(C) RAM
(D) ASCII
(E) None of these

What characteristic of read-only memory (ROM) makes it useful ?

(A) ROM information can be easily updated
(B) Data in ROM is nonvolatile, that is, it remains there even without electrical power
(C) ROM provides very large amounts of inexpensive data storage
(D) ROM chips are easily swapped between different brands of computers
(E) None of these

To put information in a file on a magnetic disk, or in a computer’s memory, so that it can be used later …………

(A) Store
(B) Ship
(C) Shift
(D) Centre
(E) None of these

A place in the computer system where data and programs are temporarily stored ……………. .

(A) Paste
(B) Open
(C) Memory
(D) Pocket
(E) None of these

A removable magnetic disc that holds information …….

(A) Floppy disk
(B) Hard drive
(C) Monitor
(D) Portable
(E) None of these

The primary device that a computer uses to store information…….. .

(A) TV
(B) Storehouse
(C) Desk
(D) Hard drive
(E) None of these

All of the following storage media have read and write capabilities except……………. .

(A) Flash memory cards
(B) CD-ROMs
(C) Hard disk drives
(D) Floppy disks
(E) None of these

……………. is the process of dividing the disk into tracks and sectors.

(A) Tracking
(B) Formatting
(C) Crashing
(D) Allotting
(E) None of these

Saving is the process of—

(A) Copying a document from memory to a storage medium
(B) Making changes to a document’s existing content
(C) Changing the appearance, or overall look, of a document
(D) Developing a document by entering text using a keyboard
(E) None of these

The term … refers to data storage systems that make it possible for a computer or electronic device to store and retrieve data.

(A) retrieval technology
(B) input technology
(C) output technology
(D) storage technology
(E) None of these

…… is the maximum amount of data that can be stored on a storage medium.

(A) Magnetic storage
(B) Optical storage
(C) Solid-state storage
(D) Storage capacity
(E) None of these

Which of the following can only have sequential access ?

(A) Disk
(B) Tape
(C) CD-ROM
(D) DVD-ROM
(E) None of these

When you save to …….. your data will remain intact even when the computer is turned off.

(A) RAM
(B) motherboard
(C) secondary storage device
(D) primary storages device
(E) None of these

A CD-RW disk ……..

(A) has a faster access than an internal disk
(B) is a form or optical disk, so it can only be written once
(C) holds less data than a floppy disk
(D) can be erased and rewritten
(E) None of these

Which device can understand difference between data and programs?

(A) Input device
(B) Output device
(C) Memory
(D) Microprocessor
(E) None of these

Which of the following devices have a limitation that we can only read it but can not erase or modify it ?

(A) Tape drive
(B) Hard disk
(C) Compact disk
(D) Floppy disk
(E) None of these

Which of the following is the storage area within the computer itself which holds data only temporarily as the computer processes instructions?

(A) the hard disk
(B) main memory
(C) the control unit
(D) read-only memory
(E) None of these