Computers Basic MCQs Set-17

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. 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. The system unit of a personal computer typically contains all of the following except:
  • Microprocessor
  • Disk controller
  • Serial interface
  • Modem
4. A computer program that converts an entire program into machine language is called a/an
  • Interpreter
  • Simulator
  • Compiler
  • Commander
5. A computer program that translates one program instructions at a time into machine language
  • Interpreter
  • CPU
  • Compiler
  • Simulator
6. A small or intelligent device is so called because it contains within it a
  • Computer
  • Microcomputer
  • Programmable
  • Sensor
7. A fault in a computer program which prevents it from working correctly is known as
  • Boot
  • Bug
  • Biff
  • Strap
8. Modern Computer are very reliable but they are not
  • Fast
  • Powerful
  • Infallible
  • Cheap
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. 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