Computer Fundamentals – Section 12

16. Programmed instructions to the computer is known as

A. Data
B. Code
C. Documentation
D. Database
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: B. Code

17. Which of the following is also known as SOROBAN

A. ENIAC
B. Abacus
C. EDSAC
D. UNIVAC
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: B. Abacus

18. A repository for data, usually covering specific topic is

A. Database
B. Data requisition
C. Databank
D. Data collection
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: C. Databank

19. The disadvantage of dynamic RAM over static RAM is

A. higher power consumption
B. variable speed
C. need to refresh the capacitor charge every once in two milliseconds
D. higher bit density
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: C. need to refresh the capacitor charge every once in two milliseconds

20. Which of the following is true concerning personal computers?

A. They decrease the demand for mainframe computers
B. They have been most successful in the home
C. The electronic spreadsheet has been a primary reason for their popularity
D. Their future is not so bright owning to the improved cost-performance ratio of minis and mainframes
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: C. The electronic spreadsheet has been a primary reason for their popularity

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