Computer Knowledge MCQ-31

Which of the following is not an example of hardware ?

(A) Mouse
(B) Printer
(C) Monitor
(D) Excel
(E) None of these

Hardware devices that are not part of the main computer system and are often added later to the system are

(A) clip art
(B) highlight
(C) execute
(D) peripherals
(E) None of these

A computer cannot “boot” if it does not have the ……… .

(A) compiler
(B) loader
(C) operating system
(D) assembler
(E) None of these

Programs designed specifically to address general-purpose applications and special-purpose applications are called ………… .

(A) operating system
(B) system software
(C) application software
(D) management information systems
(E) None of these

What is the name for the process that is used to convert a series of instructions or programs, written in a high-level language into instructions (or a program) that can be run on a computer ?

(A) Assembling
(B) Compiling
(C) Translating
(D) Uploading
(E) None of these

Which of the following peripheral devices displays information to a user ?

(A) Monitor
(B) Keyboard
(C) Secondary storage devices
(D) Secondary storage media
(E) None of these

An assembler is used to translate a program written in

(A) A low level language
(B) Machine language
(C) A high level language
(D) Assembly language
(E) None of these

The capability of the operating system to enable two or more than two programs to execute simultaneously in a single computer system by using a single processor is

(A) multiprocessing
(B) multitasking
(C) multiprogramming
(D) multi execution
(E) None of these

A program which helps create written documents and lets you go back and make corrections as necessary ….. .

(A) Spreadsheet
(B) Personal writer
(C) Word printer
(D) Word processor
(E) None of these

Start or restart of the computer ……………… .

(A) Exit
(B) Kick
(C) Boot
(D) Kick-start
(E) None of these

………… is when the computer is turned on and the operating system is loading.

(A) Booting
(B) Flashing
(C) Tracking
(D) Taping
(E) None of these

A compiler is used to translate a program written in

(A) a low level language
(B) a high level language
(C) assembly language
(D) machine language
(E) None of these

Computer programs are also known as ……………..

(A) operating systems
(B) documents
(C) peripherals
(D) applications
(E) None of these

The operating system is the most common type of ……… software.

(A) communication
(B) application
(C) system
(D) word-processing
(E) None of these

A computer system includes ……

(A) hardware
(B) software
(C) peripheral devices
(D) All of these
(E) None of these

One who designs, writes tests and maintains computer programs is called a……

(A) User
(B) Programmer
(C) Designer
(D) Operator
(E) none of these

The human-readable version of a program is called ……

(A) source code
(B) program code
(C) human code
(D) system code
(E) None of these