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1. The time for which a piece of equipment operates is called

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A : Seek time

B : Effective time

C : Access time

D : Real time

2. Which of the following languages is more suited to a structured program?

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A : PL/1

B : FORTRAN

C : BASIC

D : PASCAL

3. Any storage device added to a computer beyond the immediately usable main storage is known as

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A : Floppy disk

B : Hard disk

C : Backing store

D : Punched card

4. The section of the CPU that selects, interprets and sees to the execution of program instructions

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A : Memory

B : Register unit

C : Control unit

D : ALU

5. The process of communicating with a file from a terminal is

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A : Interactive

B : Interrogation

C : Heuristic

D : All of the above

6. Which output device is used for translating information from a computer into pictorial form on paper.

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A : Mouse

B : Plotter

C : Touch panel

D : Card punch

7. Which type of system puts the user into direct conversation with the computer through a keyboard?

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A : Real time processing

B : Interactive computer

C : Batch processing

D : Time sharing

8. The microcomputer, Intel MCS-80 is based on the widely used Intel

Options

A : 8080 microprocessor

B : 8085 microprocessor

C : 8086 microprocessor

D : 8082 microprocessor

9. A general purpose single-user microcomputer designed to be operated by one person at a time is

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A : Special-purpose computer

B : KIPS

C : M

D : PC

10. Which is a machine-oriented high-level language for the GEC 4080 series machines.

Options

A : LOGO

B : SNOBOL

C : Babbage

D : ALGOL

1. A program component that allows structuring of a program in an unusual way is known as

Options

A : Correlation

B : Coroutine

C : Diagonalization

D : Quene

2. A systems programming language for microcomputers in the Intel family is

Options

A : PL/C

B : PL/CT

C : PL/M

D : PLA

3. Which of the following is still useful for adding numbers?

Options

A : EDSAC

B : ENIAC

C : Abacus

D : UNIVAC

4. Which of the following is the 1's complement of 10?

Options

A : 01

B : 110

C : 11

D : 10

5. Binary numbers need more places for counting because

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A : They are always big numbers

B : Any no. of 0's can be added in front of them

C : Binary base is small

D : 0's and l's have to be properly spaced apart

6. Any type of storage that is used for holding information between steps in its processing is

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A : CPU

B : Primary storage

C : Intermediate storage

D : Internal storage

7. A name applied by Intel corp. to high speed MOS technology is called

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A : HDLC

B : LAP

C : HMOS

D : SDLC

8. A datum that indicates some important state in the content of input or output is

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A : Sequence

B : Sentinel

C : SIO

D : Sibling

9. The brain of any computer system is

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A : ALU

B : Memory

C : CPU

D : Control unit

10. Which is a non-standard version of a computing language?

Options

A : PROLOG

B : APL

C : Army

D : PL/1

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