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Q:

Where is RAM located?

A) Mother Board B) Expansion Board
C) External Drive D) None

Answer:   A) Mother Board



Explanation:

RAM is located in The central processing unit (CPU), also called a processor, is located inside the computer case on the motherboard. It is sometimes called the brain of the computer, and its job is to carry out commands.

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Operating system functions may include

A) multiprogramming B) input/output control
C) virtual storage D) All the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) All the above

Explanation:

An operating system has three main functions:

(1) manage the computer's resources, such as the central processing unit, memory, disk drives, and printers,

(2) establish a user interface, and

(3) execute and provide services for applications software.

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Word length of a personal computer is

A) 32 bit B) 16 bit
C) 8 bit D) 4 bit
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) 8 bit

Explanation:

Word length refers to the number of bits processed by a computer's CPU in one go. These days, typically 32 bits or 64 bits are used.

Data bus size, instruction size, address size are usually multiples of the word size.

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'.bak' extension refers to what kind of file?

A) Document B) Movie/Video file
C) Backup file D) Audio file
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Backup file

Explanation:

In computing, ".bak" is a filename extension commonly used to signify a backup copy of a file.

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Q:

Microprocessors as switching devices are for which generation computers?

A) Fourth generation B) Third generation
C) Second generation D) First generation
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Fourth generation

Explanation:

Microprocessors are used in the computers of fourth generation computers. Personal microcomputers were possible due to the microprocessors.

 

Microprocessors further revolutionized the development of computers.

 

The first microprocessor called Intel 4004 was developed by American Intel Corporation in 1971.

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Q:

In latest generation computers, the instructions are executed

A) Sequentially only B) Both sequentially and parallelly
C) Parallelly only D) None of the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Both sequentially and parallelly

Explanation:
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Translator program used in assembly language

A) Assembler B) Interpreter
C) Compiler D) Operating system
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Assembler

Explanation:

Assemblers are used to translate a program written in a low-level assembly language into a machine code (object code) file so it can be used and executed by the computer.

 

Hence, Assembler is the translator program used in assembly language.

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Which unit holds data temporarily?

A) Secondary storage unit B) Output Unit
C) Primary Memory Unit D) Input unit
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Primary Memory Unit

Explanation:

Memory is the part of the computer that temporarily holds data and instructions before and after they are processed by the ALU.

 

Memory is also known as primary storage, primary memory, main storage, internal storage, and main memory.

 

Manufacturers often use the term RAM, which stands for random-access memory.​

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Q:

The intersection of a column and a row

A) Cell B) Menu
C) Key D) Field
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Cell

Explanation:

The intersection of a column and a row in a spread sheet is called as a cell or a bon.

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