Computer Sciences Practice MCQ Page 3

Multiple Choice questions for Computer Sciences in the sets of 10 each on one page with questions and answers. All sets are usefull in the preparation of subject tests for employment or admission.
Question: 25   Which of the following does not describe one or more characteristic of a computer?
  1. electronic
  2. external storage
  3. stored program
  4. program modification at execution
  5. all of the above are characteristics.
Question: 26   Which of the following statement is true?
  1. the smart approach to using computers is to write programs
  2. knowledge of the system development life cycle is not important to operators who use computers without programming
  3. hands-on exposure to the computer is not helpful to those who write programs
  4. personal computers have been an important contributing factor in the movement toward using computers without programming
  5. none of the above
Question: 27   which can read data and convent them to a form that a computer can use?
  1. logic
  2. storage
  3. control
  4. input device
  5. output device
Question: 28   Software instruction intended to satisfy a user's specific processing needs are called
  1. system software
  2. a microcomputer
  3. documentation
  4. applications software
  5. all of the above
Question: 29   which kind of hardware is used the most in the input phase of a computer based information system?
  1. keyboard
  2. printer
  3. monitor
  4. hard disk
  5. floppy disk
Question: 30   which of the following is not a factor when categorizing a computer
  1. amount of main memory the CPU can use
  2. capacity of he storage devices
  3. cost of the system
  4. where it was purchased
  5. speed of the output devices
Question: 31   Which of the following is the most powerful types of computer?
  1. super micro
  2. super conductor
  3. microcomputer
  4. super computer
  5. megaframe
Question: 32   which of the following people probably has the least amount of technical knowledge?
  1. programmer
  2. user
  3. system analyst
  4. computer operator
  5. computer professional
Question: 33   which kind of storage device can be carried around?
  1. floppy disk
  2. hard disk
  3. system cabinet
  4. hard disk drive
  5. floppy disk drive
Question: 34   Which of the following terms applies to communication between separate computer systems?
  1. computer literacy
  2. power supply
  3. applications software
  4. connectivity
  5. none of the above
Question: 35   The Central Processing Unit(CPU) consists of:
  1. input, output and processing, control unit, primary storage& secondary storage
  2. control unit, arithmetic-logic unit, primary storage
  3. control unit, processing, primary storage
  4. none of the above
  5. all of the above
Question: 36   People typically interface with a computer based system when
  1. information must be output
  2. data must be input
  3. information must b e reviewed the computer needs a direction in order to process data
  4. all of the above
  5. none of the above

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Following list gives the correct choice for the answer of the Computer Sciences mcqs.
25 . D       26 . D       27 . D       28 . D       29 . A       30 . D       31 . D       32 . B       33 . A       34 . D       35 . C       36 . E      

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