Computer Fundamentals – Section 5

41. One of the main feature that distinguish microprocessors from microcomputers is

A. words are usually larger in microprocessors
B. words are shorter in microprocessors
C. microprocessor does not contain I/O devices
D. exactly the same as the machine cycle time
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: C. microprocessor does not contain I/O devices

42. Which type of display is the latest to be used for a portable computer?

A. LED display
B. LCD display
C. Plasma display
D. Electroluminescent display
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: D. Electroluminescent display

43. Which of the following is not true of future computers?

A. increased use of CAD/CAM techniques
B. faster turnaround time
C. developments in artificial intelligence systems
D. development of products more suitable for human use
E. All of the above are true

Correct Answer: E. All of the above are true

44. The EAM device that does not use a control panel is the:

A. collator
B. reproducer
C. interpreter
D. sorter
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: D. sorter

45. Whenever a peripheral is being controlled by the CPU, it is said to be online. If additionally, the computer files are updated as soon as any change takes place, the system is called

A. quick processing system
B. batch processing system
C. real time system
D. remote processing system
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: C. real time system

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