Computer Knowledge MCQ-32

A(n) …… converts and executes one statement at a time.

(A) compiler
(B) interpreter
(C) converter
(D) instructions
(E) None of these

The term …… designates equipment that might be added to a computer system to enhance its functionality.

(A) digital device
(B) system add-on
(C) disk pack
(D) peripheral device
(E) None of these

Which is the best definition of a software package ?

(A) An add-on for your computer such as additional memory
(B) A set of computer programs used for a certain function such as word processing
(C) A protection you can buy for a computer
(D) the box, manual and license agreement that accompany commercial software
(E) None of these

If a new device is attached to a computer, such as a printer or scanner, its ……… must be installed before the device can be used.

(A) buffer
(B) driver
(C) pager
(D) server
(E) None of these

Compiling creates a(n)………. .

(A) program specification
(B) algorithm
(C) executable program
(D) subroutine
(E) None of these

What disk is used to cold boot a PC ?

(A) Setup disk
(B) System disk
(C) Diagnostic disk
(D) Program disk
(E) None of these

The process of waiting out computer instructions is known as………

(A) assembling
(B) compiling
(C) executing
(D) coding
(E) None of these

The general term “peripheral equipment” is used for

(A) any device that is attached to a computer system
(B) large-scale computer systems
(C) a program collection
(D) other office equipment not associated with a desktop computer
(E) None of these

Which process checks to ensure the components of the computer are operating and connected properly ?

(A) Booting
(B) Processing
(C) Saving
(D) Editing
(E) None of these

What happens when you boot up a PC ?

(A) Portions of the operating system are copied from disk into memory
(B) Portions of the operating system are copied from memory onto disk
(C) Portions of the operating system are compiled
(D) Portions of the operating system are emulated
(E) None of these

Hardware includes ……. .

(A) all devices used to input data into a computer
(B) sets of instructions that a computer runs or executes
(C) the computer and all the devices connected to it that are used to input and output data
(D) all devices involved in processing information including the central processing unit, memory, and storage
(E) None of these

A(n)……. is a program that makes the computer easier to use.

(A) application
(B) utility
(C) network
(D) operating system
(E) None of these

The ………. manual tells you how to use a software program.

(A) documentation
(B) programming
(C) technical
(D) user
(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

The combination of operating system and processor in a computer is referred to as a computers’……… .

(A) firmware
(B) specifications
(C) minimum requirements
(D) platform
(E) None of these

What is software ?

(A) A type of computer code
(B) A computer language
(C) A set of instructions for your computer
(D) A cover for the computer
(E) None of these

What are two example of freeware ?

(A) WinZip and Linux
(B) Shareware and file sharing
(C) Microsoft Word and the Google toolbar
(D) Instant messaging and the Google toolbar
(E) Microsoft Power Point and Microsoft Excel