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Q1

Programs installed in computers to facilitate processing of data are

A

hardware

B

software

C

magnetic tapes

D

diskettes

E
Q2

Hardware in data processing refers to

A

programs run on the computer

B

entry and storage of information on computer

C

microsoft disc operating system

D

mechanical components of the computer

E
Q3

A medium of imputing data into the computer is through the use of the

A

Keyboard

B

Monitor

C

Software

D

Hardware

E
Q4

Which of the following is not a characteristic of a computer?

A

Large storage capacity

B

Very fast

C

Highly accurate

D

Highly diligent

E
Q5

Which of the following is a storage device

A

Diskette

B

Keyboard

C

Printer

D

Monitor

E
Q6

Which of the following is not a data processing method?

A

Manual

B

Mechanical

C

Electronic

D

formatting

E
Q7

The correct sequence of data processing is

A

input→process→output

B

input→output→process

C

process→input→output

D

process→output→input

E
Q8

A set of instructions fed into a computer for accomplishing a given task is a/an

A

input

B

programme

C

output

D

data

E
Q9

The part of the  C.P.U used for the processing of data is

A

memory unit

B

arithmetic and logic unit

C

output unit

D

input unit

E
Q10

Computer programs are

A

micro processors

B

software

C

hardware

D

memory

E
Q11

Which of the following is not a unit of the computer?

A

Console

B

Output

C

Control

D

Input

E
Q12

The transformation of pieces of information into a more useful format is

A

data processing

B

information processing

C

computerization

D

system analysis

E
Q13

Which of the following is not an externally visible part of a computer?

A

Central Processing Unit

B

Microchip

C

Monitor

D

Keyboard

E
Q14

Into how many types can general purpose computers be classified

A

Three

B

Four

C

Five

D

six

E
Q15

Which of the following is not an input device?

A

Diskette

B

Card

C

Keyboard

D

Printer

E
Q16

Which of the following serves as an input, storage and output device of a computer?

A

Diskette

B

Keyboard

C

Monitor

D

Printer

E
Q17

In computing  the external storage is called

A

backing storage

B

logging storage

C

primary storage

D

extra storage

E
Q18

In computing ALU stands for

A

Accounting Logical Unit

B

Arithmetic Logic Unit

C

Access Logic Unit

D

Additional Liability unit

E
Q19

Which of the following is not an example of input device?

A

Card reader

B

Keyboard

C

Visual Display Unit

D

Central Processing Unit

E
Q20

How many bits make a byte?

A

8 bits

B

9 bits

C

16 bits

D

64 bits

E
Q21

Which of the following is the memory part that is available for use by the computer

A

Bits

B

RAM

C

Data

D

ROM

E
Q22

One megabyte is equal to

A

8 bytes

B

1 million bytes

C

10 million bytes

D

1 billion bytes

E
Q23

Into how many major types can general purpose computers be classified

A

Six

B

Five

C

Four

D

Three

E