Computer Sciences Practice MCQ Page 28

Multiple Choice questions for Computer Sciences in the sets of 10 each on one page with questions and answers. All sets are useful in the preparation of subject tests for employment or admission.
Question: 401   Over the last thirty years ,software labor costs have ...and hardware costs have...
  1. increased/decreased
  2. decreased/decreased
  3. increased/stayed approximately the same
  4. decreased/stayed approximately the same
Question: 402   Which approach is likely to be successful in applications that process very high volumes of data?
  1. traditional development
  2. structured development
  3. prototyping with fourth-generation language.
  4. total system development with a fourth-generation language .
Question: 403   Which of the following is not a role of system analysis when application development is done by users?
  1. They should search constantly for more effective and efficient ways of creating applications.
  2. They should encourage the use of programmers
  3. They should take on a consultant role
  4. They should encourage rapid adoption of application development users
  5. All of the above are roles of system analysis.
Question: 404   What of the following is an example of application software?
  1. CAD/CAM system
  2. Operating system
  3. Command system
  4. Security software
Question: 405   What is the alternative name for application software?
  1. Utility software
  2. Specific software
  3. End-user software
  4. Practical software
Question: 406   What is the name of computer program usually developed by Government agencies which can be freely copied and used?
  1. public domain software
  2. freeware
  3. shareware
  4. pirated software
Question: 407   Which of the following software cannot be categorised a application software
  1. Word-processing
  2. Spreadsheet
  3. MS-DOS
  4. Data base management(DBM)
Question: 408   Every application program come with a registration card which must be sent back to the publisher so that he knows who owns a legal copy of the program.What are the perks offered by software companies for sending in the card?
  1. The answer question over the phone
  2. They sent free newsletters giving tips for using the program
  3. They offer program updates at greatly reduced prices
  4. All of the above
Question: 409   What is the name given to a program which is promised by a publisher but is never released?
  1. Vapourware
  2. Shareware
  3. Software
  4. Mindware
Question: 410   Which of these application must be real-time?
  1. Checking exam marks
  2. Flood warning system
  3. Calculating gas bills
  4. Maintaining a Building Society's customer flies
Question: 411   What is the name of arrangement where served central processing units share one memory?
  1. Multitasking
  2. Multiprogramming
  3. Multiprocessing
  4. Concurrent Programming
Question: 412   What is the name of software system which combine many independent functions into one package?
  1. Expert System
  2. Integrated System
  3. Multi-adjustment system
  4. Knowledge-based system

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Following list gives the correct choice for the answer of the Computer Sciences mcqs.
401 . A       402 . C       403 . B       404 . A       405 . C       406 . A       407 . C       408 . D       409 . A       410 . B       411 . C       412 . B      

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