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Computer Basics MCQ Questions and Answers Quiz

1. The access method used for magnetic tape is

  1. direct
  2. random
  3. sequential
  4. none of the above

2. The difference between memory and storage is that the memory is __________ and storage is _________

  1. Temporary, Permanent
  2. Permanent, Temporary
  3. Slow, Fast
  4. Fast, Slow

3. Which of the Following holds the ROM, CPU, RAM and expansion cards

  1. Hard Disk
  2. Floppy Disk
  3. Motherboard
  4. None

4. The language that the computer can understand and execute is called ______

  1. Machine Language
  2. Assembly Language
  3. Application Software
  4. System program

5. Which of the following devices can be used to directly input printed text

  1. OCR
  2. OMR
  3. MICR
  4. DISC

6. A floppy disk contains

  1. Circular tracks only
  2. Sectors only
  3. Both circular tracks and sectors
  4. None of the above

7. CD-ROM is a

  1. Semiconductor memory
  2. Memory register
  3. Magnetic memory
  4. None of the above

8. Actual execution of instructions in a computer takes place in

  1. ALU
  2. Control unit
  3. Storage unit
  4. Mothrboard

9. Which of the following is used as a primary storage device

  1. Magnetic tape
  2. PROM
  3. Floppy disk
  4. CD ROM

10. Information retrieval is faster from

  1. CD ROM
  2. Floppy Disk
  3. Hard Disk
  4. None of the above

MCQ Multiple Choice Questions and Answers on Computer Basics

Computer Basics Question and Answer