Computers Basic MCQs Set-17

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  1. 1.  In most IBM PCs, the CPU, the device drives, memory expansion slots and active components are mounted on a single board. What is the name of this board?
    • Motherboard
    • Breadboard
    • Daughter board
    • Grandmother board
  2. 2. What is meant by a dedicated computer?
    • Which is used by one person only
    • Which is assigned one and only one task
    • Which uses one kind of software
    • Which is meant for application software
  3. 3. The system unit of a personal computer typically contains all of the following except:
    • Microprocessor
    • Disk controller
    • Serial interface
    • Modem
  4. 4. A computer program that converts an entire program into machine language is called a/an
    • Interpreter
    • Simulator
    • Compiler
    • Commander
  5. 5. A computer program that translates one program instructions at a time into machine language
    • Interpreter
    • CPU
    • Compiler
    • Simulator
  6. 6. A small or intelligent device is so called because it contains within it a
    • Computer
    • Microcomputer
    • Programmable
    • Sensor
  7. 7. A fault in a computer program which prevents it from working correctly is known as
    • Boot
    • Bug
    • Biff
    • Strap
  8. 8. Modern Computer are very reliable but they are not
    • Fast
    • Powerful
    • Infallible
    • Cheap
  9. 9. What is the name of the display feature that highlights are of the screen which requires operator attention?
    • Pixel
    • Reverse video
    • Touch screen
    • Cursor
  10. 10. Personal computers use a number of chips mounted on a main circuit board. What is the common name for such boards?
    • Daughter board
    • Motherboard
    • Father board
    • Breadboard

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