Computer Fundamentals – Section 2

26. A compiler means

A. A person who compiles source programs
B. The same thing as a programmer
C. Keypunch operator
D. A program which translates the source program into object program
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: D. A program which translates the source program into object program

27. A pen-shaped device which can sense light, and is used to point at spots on a video screen.

A. Mouse
B. Light pen
C. Joystick
D. Plotter
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: B. Light pen

28. A notation used to express clearly on the algorithm is known as

A. Algorithmic language
B. Assembly language
C. Machine language
D. High-level language
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: A. Algorithmic language

29. Compression of digital data for efficient storage is

A. Buffer
B. CPU
C. Packing
D. Field
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: C. Packing

30. An operating system intended for use on microprocessor based systems that support a single user is

A. PC-DOS
B. MS-DOS
C. UNIX
D. CP/M
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: D. CP/M

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