Computer Fundamentals – Section 16

31. Hard disks are formatted in the same manner as floppy disks. However, before a hard disk can be formatted, it must first be _____

A. partitioned
B. sectioned
C. deleted
D. inter-sectioned
E. write protected

Correct Answer: A. partitioned

32. The no of logical records in a physical record is

A. Group
B. Blocking factor
C. Sector
D. Field
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: B. Blocking factor

33. Personnel who design, program, operate and maintain computer equipment refers to

A. Console-operator
B. Programmer
C. Peopleware
D. System Analyst
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: C. Peopleware

34. The magnetic storage chips used to provide nonvolatile direct access storage of data and that have no moving parts are known as

A. Magnetic core memory
B. Magnetic tape memory
C. Magnetic disk memory
D. Magnetic bubble memory
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: D. Magnetic bubble memory

35. In the third generation of computers:

A. distributed data processing first became popular
B. an operating system was first developed
C. high-level procedural languages were first used
D. on-line, realtime systems first became popular
E. All of the above

Correct Answer: D. on-line, realtime systems first became popular

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