ICTO MCQ's for Academic test

Question: 6   A computer derives its basic strength from
  1. speed
  2. accuracy
  3. memory
  4. all of the above
  5. none of the above
Question: 7   Modern computers compared to earlier computers are
  1. faster and larger
  2. less reliable
  3. larger and stronger
  4. slower but more reliable
  5. faster and smaller
Question: 8   The use of computer for business applications is attractive because of its
  1. accuracy
  2. reliability
  3. speed
  4. secret code facility
  5. all of the above
Question: 9   A computer is capable of performing almost any task provided, that it can be
  1. coded
  2. memorised
  3. analysed
  4. reduced to a series of logical steps
  5. changed top mathematic equation
Question: 10   ABIT represents a
  1. decimal digit
  2. octal digit
  3. binary digit
  4. hexa decimal digit
  5. none
Question: 11   A company has very high speed, accuracy and reliability. Its intelligence quotient could be of the order of
  1. 100
  2. 0
  3. 50
  4. 200
  5. 99.99
Question: 12   computer can not do anything without a
  1. chip
  2. memory
  3. output device
  4. program
  5. none of the above
Question: 13   A computer possesses information
  1. as directed by the operator
  2. automatically
  3. at once
  4. gradually and eventually
  5. by truncating
Question: 14   Pick up the false statement
  1. computer can manipulate both numeric and non-numeric symbols
  2. computer errors can usually be traced to faulty programs or inaccurate input data
  3. the facts or informational raw materials represented by numeric and non-numeric symbols are called information
  4. the space in the primary storage section is divided into four areas: input, working,storage, output and program storage.
  5. information is the relevant knowledge that results from the processing and arranging of data in an ordered and useful form.
Question: 15   processors of all computers, whether micro, mini or mainframe must have
  1. ALU
  2. primary storage
  3. control unit
  4. all of these
  5. none of the above
Question: 16   Pick up the correct statement about computers
  1. computers process data with human interven-tion after the program has been fed
  2. all comparisons are made in the control section
  3. the arithmetic-logic section of the CPU selects, interprets and executes the program steps.
  4. the secondary storage devices are usually connected on line to the CPU but for accepting data from them or returning data to them, human intervention is required
  5. computers have the built in ability to obey different types of instructions.
Question: 17   Real time computing is possible because of the following characteristic of computer
  1. storage capability
  2. high speed
  3. accuracy
  4. versatility
  5. automatic in execution
Question: 18   Pick out the wrong statement about modern computer systems
  1. these are simple and easy to take care of
  2. even beginners, untrained persons can safely handle them
  3. they require a highly disciplined approach
  4. it is important to understand the proper handling of each element proper overall procedures must be followed
  5. the negligent use of a computer system will almost always introduce time bobs into the system.
Question: 19   A collection of eight bits is called
  1. byte
  2. word
  3. record
  4. file
  5. none of these
Question: 20   choose the incorrect statement about micro computers, mini-computers, etc
  1. a microcomputer can be placed on a single silicon chip
  2. a minicomputer can have more processing capability than a mainframe model
  3. a microcomputer chip performs the arithmetic-logic and control functions of a microcomputer
  4. ROM chips may be used in micros to permanently store program instruction
  5. most micros use rigid disk storage devices rather than floppy disk drives.
Question: 21   Control Unit of a digital computer is often called the
  1. clock
  2. nerve center
  3. ICs
  4. all of the above
  5. none of the above
Question: 22   Pick up the correct statement
  1. most mainframes are 48-bits machines
  2. thousands of super computers are currently being built
  3. super-computers are usually designed to process accounting applications
  4. mainframes may have multi-processor components that permit several tasks to be processed at the same instant in time
  5. minicomputers can not use high-speed buffer storage components and are thus always slower than mainframe models.
Question: 23   the following acronym recognizes the fact that "computer errors" can usually ve traced to incorrect input data or unreliable programs
  1. GIGO
  2. FIFO
  3. LIFO
  4. DASD
  5. ROM
Question: 24   Group of instructions that directs a computer is called
  1. storage
  2. memory
  3. logic
  4. program
  5. none of the above
Question: 25   Which of the following does not describe one or more characteristic of a computer?
  1. electronic
  2. external storage
  3. stored program
  4. program modification at execution
  5. all of the above are characteristics.
Question: 26   Which of the following statement is true?
  1. the smart approach to using computers is to write programs
  2. knowledge of the system development life cycle is not important to operators who use computers without programming
  3. hands-on exposure to the computer is not helpful to those who write programs
  4. personal computers have been an important contributing factor in the movement toward using computers without programming
  5. none of the above
    Question: 27   which can read data and convent them to a form that a computer can use?
    1. logic
    2. storage
    3. control
    4. input device
    5. output device
    Question: 28   Software instruction intended to satisfy a user's specific processing needs are called
    1. system software
    2. a microcomputer
    3. documentation
    4. applications software
    5. all of the above
    Question: 29   which kind of hardware is used the most in the input phase of a computer based information system?
    1. keyboard
    2. printer
    3. monitor
    4. hard disk
    5. floppy disk
    Question: 30   which of the following is not a factor when categorizing a computer
    1. amount of main memory the CPU can use
    2. capacity of he storage devices
    3. cost of the system
    4. where it was purchased
    5. speed of the output devices
    Question: 31   Which of the following is the most powerful types of computer?
    1. super micro
    2. super conductor
    3. microcomputer
    4. super computer
    5. megaframe
    Question: 32   which of the following people probably has the least amount of technical knowledge?
    1. programmer
    2. user
    3. system analyst
    4. computer operator
    5. computer professional
    Question: 33   which kind of storage device can be carried around?
    1. floppy disk
    2. hard disk
    3. system cabinet
    4. hard disk drive
    5. floppy disk drive
    Question: 34   Which of the following terms applies to communication between separate computer systems?
    1. computer literacy
    2. power supply
    3. applications software
    4. connectivity
    5. none of the above
    Question: 35   The Central Processing Unit(CPU) consists of:
    1. input, output and processing, control unit, primary storage& secondary storage
    2. control unit, arithmetic-logic unit, primary storage
    3. control unit, processing, primary storage
    4. none of the above
    5. all of the above
    Question: 36   People typically interface with a computer based system when
    1. information must be output
    2. data must be input
    3. information must b e reviewed the computer needs a direction in order to process data
    4. all of the above
    5. none of the above
      Question: 37   the principle advantage of the centralized approach to organizing a computer facility is
      1. cost effectiveness
      2. processing activities are easier to coordinate
      3. processing activities are easier to control
      4. processing statements can be enforced
      5. all of the above
      Question: 38   the fifth generation digital computer will be
      1. extremely low cost
      2. very expensive
      3. versatility
      4. artificial intelligence
      5. none of the above
      Question: 39   to be information, data must be
      1. factual
      2. relevant
      3. news
      4. all of the above
      5. none of the above
      Question: 40   A data system for calculating measures used in statistical inference is an example of a
      1. teleprocessing system
      2. data management system
      3. computing system
      4. all of the above
      5. none of the above
      Question: 41   For the purposes of defining data needs, a responsibility area is
      1. marketing
      2. administration
      3. personal
      4. all of the above
      5. none of the above
      Question: 42   Which is widely used in academic testing?
      1. MICR
      2. POS
      3. OCR
      4. OMR
      5. none of the above
      Question: 43   coded entries which are used to gain access to a computer system are called:
      1. entry codes
      2. passwords
      3. security commands
      4. code words
      5. All of the above
      Question: 44   A factor which might cause an individual to consider using a computer in criminal activities is:
      1. the computer's access to large sum to money
      2. the speed with which the crime can be accomplished
      3. EFTS(Electronic Funds Transfer System)
      4. all of he above
      5. none of the above
      Question: 45   EBCDIC can code up to how many different characters?
      1. 816
      2. 32
      3. 64
      4. 256
      5. 99
      Question: 46   which of the following statements is true?
      1. the installation of a computer is favorably received by all employees
      2. some form of training is necessary for employees who will work with computers
      3. computers are portrayed solely as society's benefactor
      4. a business person is only interested in the computer's accuracy.
      5. None of the abo

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