Computer Knowledge MCQ-41

If a memory chip is volatile, it will………

(A) explode if exposed to high temperatures
(B) lose its contents if currents it turned off
(C) be used for data storage only
(D) be used to both read and write data
(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

A DVD is an example of a (n)…… .

(A) hard disk
(B) optical disc
(C) output device
(D) solid-state storage device
(E) None of these

Which of the following are advantage of CD-ROM as a storage media ?

(A) .CD-ROM is an inexpensive way to store large amount of data and information
(B) CD-ROM disks retrieve data and information more quickly than magnetic disks do
(C) CD-ROMs make less errors than magnetic media
(D) All of these
(E) None of these

Storage and memory differ with respect to which of the . following characteristics ?

(A) Price
(B) Reliability
(C) Speed
(D) All of these
(E) None of these

Which media have the ability to have data / information stored (written) on them by users more than once ?

(A) CD-R disks
(B) CD-RW disks
(C) Zip disks
(D) Optical Disks
(E) Both CD-RW disks and Zip disks

Storage media such as a CD read and write information using …….. .

(A) a laser beam of red light
(B) magnetic dots
(C) magnetic strips
(D) All of these
(E) None of these

Cache and main memory will lose their contents when the power is off. They are …….. .

(A) dynamic
(B) static
(C) volatile
(D) non-volatile
(E) faulty

Which of the following is a storage devices that uses rigid, permanently installed magnetic disks to store data/information ….. .

(A) floppy diskette
(B) hard disk
(C) permanent disk
(D) optical disk
(E) None of these

Which of the following is an example of storage devices ?

(A) Magnetic disks
(B) Tapes
(C) DVDs
(D) All of these
(E) None of these

Which of the following is an example of an optical disk?

(A) Digital versatile disks
(B) Magnetic disks
(C) Memory disks
(D) Data bus disks
(E) None of these

The main memory of a computer can also be called …

(A) primary storage
(B) internal memory
(C) primary memory
(D) all of these
(E) None of these

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

(A) Tracking
(B) Formatting
(C) Crashing
(D) Allotting
(E) Dicing

A disk’s content that is recorded at the time of manufacture and that cannot be changed or erased by the user is …. .

(A) memory-only
(B) write-only
(C) read-only
(D) run-only
(E) non-changeable

This is a permanent storage device …………

(A) floppy disk
(B) monitor
(C) RAM
(D) hard disk
(E) None of these

The space in your computer that loads and works with data ……. .

(A) cache memory
(B) CPU
(C) megabyte
(D) RAM memory
(E) ROM memory

What part of the computer provides only temporary storage of files ?

(A) ROM memory
(B) RAM memory
(C) hard drive
(D) mother board
(E) processor