COMPUTER BASICS EXAM QUESTIONS

1) The difference between memory and storage is that the memory is__________ and storage is_________
a) Temporary, permanent
b) Slow, fast
c) Permanent, temporary
d) None of the above

2) Which of the following topologies is not of broadcast type ?
(a) Ring
(b) Star
(c) Bus
(d) None of the above

3)Which of the following holds the ROM, CPU, RAM and expansion cards
a) Cache memory
b)Mother board
c) Hard disk
d)None of the above

4) A bootstrap is:
a) a memory device
b) an error correction technique
c) a small initialisation program to start up a computer
d) a device to support the computer

5)Magnetic tapes are good storage media for
a) storing original but high volume data

b) backup and high volume data
c) storing original but low volume data
d) backup and low volume data

6)8085 was introduced in __________
a) 1978
b) 1976
c) 1972
d) 1971

7)A flip flop has __________stable status
a) Two
b) four
c) Three
d) five

8.The octal equivalent of (13)10 is
a. 15
b. 14
c. 18
d. 16

9) Terminal is a:
a) device to give power supply to computer
b) point at which data enters or leaves the computer
c) the last instruction in a program
d) any input /output device.

10)Which of the following would cause quickest acess
a) direct access from a floppy disk
b) direct access from a hard disk
c) direct access from a magnetic tape
d) direct access from a cassette tape
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