Computer Fundamentals – Section 8

36. Floppy disks which are made from flexible plastic material are also called?

A. hard disks
B. high-density disks
C. diskettes
D. templates
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: C. diskettes

37. Which of the following tasks is not suited for sequential processing by a computer?

A. Preparing of mailing labels
B. Processing payroll cheques
C. Accounting for credit card purchases
D. Inventory control
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: D. Inventory control

38. Which of the following is responsible for coordinating various operations using timing signals?

A. Arithmetic-logic Unit
B. Control unit
C. Memory unit
D. Input/Output unit
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: B. Control unit

39. All calculations are performed and all comparisons are made in _____ unit.

A. control unit
B. aritmetic-logic unit
C. central processing unit
D. primary storage unit
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: B. aritmetic-logic unit

40. The most commonly used standard data code to represent alphabetical, numerical and punctuation characters used in Electronic Data Processing system is called

A. ASCII
B. EBCDII
C. BCD
D. All of the above
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: A. ASCII

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