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Computer Awareness Quiz - Set 104

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Computer Awareness Quiz - Set 104

Q1. Which of the following requires computer memory in large amounts?
(a) Imaging
(b) Graphics
(c) Voice
(d) All of above
(e) None of these

Q2. ________device is any hardware component that allows you to enter data and instructions into a computer.
(a) Interaction
(b) Input
(c) Communication
(d) Output
(e) None of these

Q3. Which among the following is a proprietary audio/video interface for transferring video data and digital audio data from a source device to a compatible computer monitor or projector?
(a) RJ-45
(b) 3.5mm Jack
(c) HDMI
(d) OSI
(e) USB

Q4. Which part of the hardware compensates the difference between the speeds of CPU and peripherals?
(a) Scanner
(b) Printer
(c) Video card
(d) Motherboard
(e) Interface  

Q5. Computers designed for specialised scientific work and specific instructions are called  _________.
(a) Mainframe computers
(b) Palmtops
(c) Portable computers
(d) Super computers
(e) Mini computers  

Q6. Which of the following statements is true about RAM?
(a) It retains data when the PC is turned off
(b) It is not a type of read/write memory
(c) It contains startup instructions
(d) It is a peripheral
(e) It stands for Read Access Memory

Q7. To start a computers system, which of the following is not required necessarily?
(a) RAM
(b) Flash Drive
(c) Accumulator
(d) Motherboard
(e) CPU

Q8. Which part of the CPU coordinates all the activities of a computer system?
(a) Motherboard
(b) Coordination board
(c) Control unit
(d) Arithmetic and logic unit
(e) Memory

Q9. Which among the given options has the smallest storage capacity?
(a) Zip disk
(b) Hard disc
(c) Floppy disc
(d) Data cartridge
(e) CD

Q10. What type of devices are CDs are DVDs?
(a) Input
(b) Output
(c) Software
(d) Optical Storage
(e) Magnetic Storage

Answers:

Ans1.(d)
Since static and dynamic images, high graphics, voice notes and songs are rich in properties, they occupy a lot of memory in the storage system of the computer.

Ans2.(b)
Input devices are hardware components that allow you to enter data and instructions into a computer system.

Ans3.(c)
HDMI is the most common one for connecting to TVs and also appears on many external monitors and projectors. Other ports for this purpose are DVI (Digital Visual Interface) and Display Port. Earlier there were VGA ports  (Video Graphics Array) .

Ans4.(d)
A motherboard is a part of the computer hardware that compensates the difference between the speeds of CPU and peripherals.

Ans5.(d)
Super computers are designed for special purposes with specific inputs. For example, Super Computers are used for scientific, defence, or architectural purposes with specific instructions or input.

Ans6.(c)
RAM is a hardware component that helps to start a computer system by booting, as it contains the startup instructions.

Ans7.(b)
Flash drives are external storage media, not necessarily required to start a system, unless you are trying to reboot the system through a bootable flash drive.

Ans8.(a)
A motherboard is that part of a CPU which coordinates all the activities of a computer system. Various types of hardware are attached on the motherboard to facilitate these activities.  

Ans9.(c)
A floppy disc is a storage device that has a very small storage capacity of only 1.44 MB. Due to small storage capacity and proneness to frequent damages floppy discs vanished from the market.  

Ans10.(d)
CDs and DVDs are used to write data on them. Even though compact, these devices can easily carry large volumes of data. They are Optical storage devices.