32901. General purpose computers are those that can be adopted to countless uses simply by changing its
32902. What is the name of the visible silver rectangle which separates the take-up portion of the magnetic tape from the data recording portion?
32903. A part located in the central processing unit that stores data & information is known as
32904. A software package to perform calculations on data arranged in an array is
32905. What was the name of the first stored program electronic computer which was built in 1949 at Cambridge University in England?
32906. A computer with CPU speed around 100 million instructions per second & with the word length of around 64 bits is known as
32907. A computer program consists of
32908. An input device which can read characters directly from an ordinary piece of paper is
32909. Which of the following is not a part of the CPU
32910. Which of the following chips can be reprogrammed with special electric pulses?
32911. In this world of fast changing computer technology, one of the most important factor to be considered while purchasing a PC is, it should have a provision for
32912. A collection of eight bits is called
32913. The ALU of a central processing unit does the essential maths work for the computer. What does the control unit do?
32914. Which of the following storage and retrieval methods would be well suited to your processing requirements if you only need to retrieve records one at a time and there is no fixed pattern to the requests for data and records?
32915. In MODEMS
32916. Which is a secondary memory device?
32917. A storage device which is used to store data & information external to the main storage is known as
32918. In a PC, how much memory is available to application software?
32919. For a memory system, the cycle time is
32920. The number of records contained within a block of data on magnetic tape is defined by the
32921. The binary equivalent of the Octal number 13.54 is
32922. What process prepares the magnetic surface of a disk by creating concentric circles, called tracks, around the disk? (Each track is further divided into pic-shaped sections called sectors.)
32923. What does that acronym VGA stand for?
32924. Which part of the diskette should never be touched?
32925. The storage locations in the interal storage of a CPU are called
32926. Which is used to provide the sight information to the right person at the right time for proper decision making?
32927. Most disk drives have a single read/ write head for each disk surface. What is the advantage of suing multiple heads on each movable access arm?
32928. One of the main feature that distinguish microprocessors from microcomputers is
32929. Which type of display is the latest to be used for portable computer?
32930. Which of the following is not true of future computers?
32931. The EAM device that does not use a control panel is the:
32932. Whenever a peripheral is being controlled by the CPU, it is said to be online. If additionally, the computer files are updated as soon as any change takes place, the system is called
32933. The following is true about 2-out of-5 code:
32934. The Josephson tunneling device illustrates principles associated with the advanced storage technique:
32935. Which of the following statements is true?
32936. Communication between computers using standard telephone service
32937. A floppy disk contains
32938. When an input electrical signal A=10100 is applied to a NOT gate, its output signal is
32939. The first practical commercial typewriter was invented in 1867 in the United States by
32940. What is meant by quad-density (QD) diskette?
32941. Large computer system typically uses:
32942. First generation computers are characterised by
32943. Can you tell what passes into and out from the computer via its ports?
32944. What is the general name of the device which produces hardcopy graphics?
32945. When a disk stack is serviced by a comb-like access mechanism, there is one read/write head for each
32946. In which year was UK's premier computing event called "The Which Computer" started?
32947. In comparison to the internal (main) memory, tape or disk memory is
32948. Which of the following input/output devices is not associated with personal computers?
32949. The ALU of a computer responds to the commands coming from