Computer Engineering MCQs [Quiz 28]

Q1. The first firm to mass-market a microcomputer as a personal computer was
C) Radio Shaks
D) Data General Corporation

Q2. How many address lines are needed to address each machine location in a 2048 x 4 memory chip?
A) 10
B) 11
C) 8
D) 12

Q3. Properly arranged data is called
A) Field
B) Words
C) Information
D) File

Q4. A computer consists of
A) A central processing unit
B) A memory
C) Input and output unit
D) All of the above

Q5. Why are vacuum tubes also called valves?
A) Because they can amplify the weak signals and make them strong
B) Because they can stop or allow the flow of current
C) Both of above
D) None of above

Q6. John Napier invented Logarithm in
A) 1614
B) 1617
C) 1620
D) None of above

Q7. An integrated circuit is
A) A complicated circuit
B) An integrating device
C) Much costlier than a single transistor
D) Fabricated on a tiny silicon chip

Q8. What type of control pins are needed in a microprocessor to regulate traffic on the bus, in order to prevent two devices from trying to use it at the same time?
A) Bus control
B) Interrupts
C) Bus arbitration
D) Status

Q9. Where as a computer mouse moves over the table surface, the trackball is
A) Stationary
B) Difficult to move
C) Dragged
D) Moved in small steps

Q10. Which of the following is used as a primary storage device?
A) Magnetic drum
B) Hard Disks
C) Floppy
D) All of above

Updated: 24th July 2019 — 10:19 PM

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