Computer Fundamentals – Section 3

41. Before a disk drive can access any sector record, a computer program has to provide the record’s disk address. What information does this address specify?

A. Track number
B. Sector number
C. Surface number
D. All of the above
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: D. All of the above

42. A high-speed device used in CPU for temporary storage during processing is called

A. A register
B. A bus
C. A databus
D. All of the above
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: A. A register

43. Computers are extremely fast and have fantastic memories. However, the only thing they can remember is

A. Instruction
B. Series of 1s and 0s
C. Boolean algebra
D. Logic theorems
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: B. Series of 1s and 0s

44. The first electronic digital computer contained?

A. Electronic Valves
B. Vacuum tubes
C. Transistors
D. Semiconductor memory
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: B. Vacuum tubes

45. Name the two persons who were the first to develop a model of the microprocessor chip.

A. Marcian Ted Hoff
B. Victor Poor
C. Harry Pyle
D. Both (b) and (c)
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: D. Both (b) and (c)

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