Computer Fundamentals – Section 9

11. The primary advantage of key-to-tape data-entry systems is:

A. A large percentage of editing can be performed at the time of data entry
B. Key verification is easily performed
C. The tape is reusable
D. Keying errors can be detected as they occur
E. All of the above

Correct Answer: C. The tape is reusable

12. An advantage of overlapped processing activities is:

A. more effective use of the CPU
B. increased processing activities for the entire system
C. better coordination of I/O activities
D. all the above
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: D. all the above

13. Primary storage is _____as compared to secondary storage.

A. Slow and inexpensive
B. Fast and inexpensive
C. Fast and expensive
D. Slow and expensive
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: C. Fast and expensive

14. If the processor of a computer does not have a direct and unassisted access to data items, these items are said to be

A. offline
B. remote
C. disconnected
D. detached
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: A. offline

15. A microprocessor integrates the arithmetic logic and control circuitry of a computer into one chip. The first microprocessor was built by a group of engineers at the Intel Corpn. Can you tell who headed this group?

A. Victor Poor
B. Stan Mazor
C. Marcian E. (Ted) Hoff
D. Seymour Cray
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: C. Marcian E. (Ted) Hoff

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