Exercise & Quiz Test – 37

Question 1

1. A(n) ____________ system is a small, wireless handheld computer that scans an items tag and pulls up the current price (and any special offers) as you shop.
C. inventory
D. data mining

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Question 2

2. Which of the following is NOT one of the four major data processing functions of a computer?
A. gathering data
B. processing data into information
C. analyzing the data or information
D. storing the data or information

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Question 3

3. Computers process data into information by working exclusively with__________
A. multimedia
B. words
C. characters
D. numbers

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Question 4

4. In the binary language each letter of the alphabet, each number and each special character is made up of a unique combination of__________
A. eight bytes
B. eight kilobytes
C. eight characters
D. eight bits

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Question 5

5. ________ controls the way in which the computer system functions and provides
a means by which users can.
interact with the computer
1) The platform
2) Application software
3) Operating system
4) The motherboard

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Question 6

6. A _________ contains specific rules and words that express the logical steps of
an algorithm.
1) programming language
2) syntax
3) programming structure
4) logic chart

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Question 7

7. The most frequently used instructions of a computer program are likely to be

fetched from__________
1) the hard disk
2) cache memory
3) RAM
4) registers

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Question 8

8. Algorithm and Flow chart help us to____________
1) Know the memory capacity
2) Identify the base of a number system
3) Direct the output to a printer
4) Specify the problem completely and clearly

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Question 9

9.The ability to find an individual item in a file immediately______ is used.
1) File allocation table
2) Directory
3) Sequential access
4) Direct access

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Question 10

10. When you are working on a document on a PC, where is the document
temporarily stored?
1) RAM
2) ROM
3) The CPU
4) Flash memory

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