Computer Fundamentals – Section 4

1. The access method used for cassette tape is

A. Direct
B. Random
C. Sequential
D. All of the above
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: C. Sequential

2. The arranging of data in a logical sequence is called:

A. sorting
B. classifying
C. reproducing
D. summarizing
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: A. sorting

3. Who is the creator of the PASCAL language?

A. Niklaus Wirth
B. Dijkstra
C. Donald Knuth
D. Basic Pascal
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: A. Niklaus Wirth

4. When was punched-card equipment used for the first time to process the British census?

A. 1910
B. 1907
C. 1911
D. 1914
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: C. 1911

5. A hashing scheme is used with

A. sequential file organization
B. direct file organization
C. indexed sequential file organization
D. partitioned file organization
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: B. direct file organization

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