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COMPUTER KNOWLEDGE Computer Software

Question No : 1

The ______ tells the computer how to use its components.
(1) utility
(2) operating system
(3) application
(4) network
(5) None of these

Question No : 2

A computer cannot ‘boot if it does not have the
(1) complier
(2) operating system
(3) assembler
(4) loader
(5) None of these

Question No : 3

The function of an assembler is
(1) to convert basic language into machine language
(2) to convert high level language into machine language
(3) to convert assembly language into machine language
(4) to convert assembly language into high level language
(5) None of these
 

Question No : 4

Each model of a computer has a unique
(1) assembly of a computer
(2) machine language
(3) high level language
(4) All of the above
(5) None of these

Question No : 5

The software tools that enable a user to interact with a computer for specific purposes are known as
(1) hardware                                 
(2) networked software                    
(3) shareware
(4) application             
(5) None of these

Question No : 6

The operating system is the most common type of ______ software
(1) communication
(2) application
(3) system
(4) word – processing
(5) None of these
 

Question No : 7

Which among the following is/ are interpreted language?
(1) C
(2) C ++
(3) Java
(4) Visual Basic
(5) Both ‘3’ and ‘4’
 

Question No : 8

A normal compiler takes source code as input and produces this as output
(1) assembly code                          
(2) object code
(3) machine code
(4) All of these
(5) None of these

Question No : 9

An assembler is a
(1) syntax dependent
(2) Programming language dependent
(3) machine dependent
(4) data dependent
(5) None of these
 

Question No : 10

Which of the following system software resides in main memory always?
(1) Text editor
(2) Assembler
(3) Linker
(4) Loader
(5) None of these
 

Question No : 11

A linker program
(1) places the program in the memory for the purpose of execution
(2) relocates the program to execute from the specific memory area allocated to it
(3) links the program with other programs needed for its execution
(4) interfaces the program with the entities generating its input data
(5) None of these

Question No : 12

A set of rules for telling the computer what operations to perform is called a
(1) procedural language
(2) structures
(3) natural language
(4) command language
(5) programming language
 

Question No : 13

Which language is CPU dependent?
(1) C
(2) Assembly
(3) Java
(4) All expect Java
(5) None of these

Question No : 14

Languages which can easily interact with the hardware are called?
(1) High level languages
(2) Low level languages
(3) Middle level languages
(4) All of the above
(5) None of these
 

Question No : 15

Machine language
(1) is the language in which programs were first written
(2) is the only language understood by the computer                            
(3) differs from one type of computer to another
(4) All of the above                       
(5) None of these
 

Question No : 16

Assembly language
(1) uses alphabetic codes in place of binary numbers used in machine language
(2) is the easiest language to write programs
(3) need not be translated into machine language
(4) All of the above
(5) None of these
 

Question No : 17

Computer language used for internet is
(1) PASCAL
(2) Java
(3) BASIC
(4) LOGO
(5) None of these

Question No : 18

A computer program used for business application is
(1) LOGO
(2) COBOL
(3) BASIC
(4) FORTRAN
(5) C ++
 

Question No : 19

The language which can be relocated easily is
(1) assembly language
(2) low level language
(3) machine language
(4) middle level language
(5) high level language
 

Question No : 20

Which of the following is not a computer language?
(1) High level language
(2) Low level language
(3) Machine language
(4) Medium level language
(5) None of these
 

Question No : 21

A (n) ______ program is one that is ready to run and does not need to be altered in any way.
(1) interpreter
(2) high-level
(3) complier
(4) COBOL
(5) executable

Question No : 22

Java is an example of a (n)
(1) assembly language
(2) high level language
(3) machine language
(4) fourth generation language
(5) None of these
 

Question No : 23

_______ is a cross between human language and a programming language.
(1) Pseudo code
(2) Java
(3) The Java virtual machine
(4) The complier
(5) None of these
 

Question No : 24

Translator program used in assembly language is called
(1) compiler
(2) interpreter
(3) translation
(4) translator
(5) assembler
 

Question No : 25

Computer language used for scientific calculation is
(1) LOGO
(2) FORTRAN
(3) BASIC
(4) C++
(5) PASCAL
 

Question No : 26

The language used for development of various games  is
(1) C
(2) C++
(3) Java
(4) SQL
(5) FORTRAN
 

Question No : 27

Which of the following is not true in context of FORTRAN?
(1) It was developed for scientific and mathematical applications
(2) It is one of the oldest high level languages
(3) It is a problem oriented language
(4) It requires extensive internal documentation
(5) None of these
 

Question No : 28

Which of the following is not characteristic of COBOL?
(1) It is a very standardised language
(2) It is very efficient in terms of coding and execution
(3) It has limited facilities for mathematical notation
(4) It is a readable language
(5) None of these
 

Question No : 29

 A factor in the selection of a source language is
(1) programmer skill
(2) program compatibility with other software
(3) language availability
(4) All of the above
(5) None of these
 

Question No : 30

All computers execute
(1) BASIC programs
(2) FORTRAN programs
(3) COBOL programs
(4) machine language programs
(5) All of the above
 

Question No : 31

_______ are words that a programming language has set aside for its own use.
(1) Control words
(2) Control structures
(3) Reserved words
(4) Reserved keys
(5) None of these

Question No : 32

LISP is designed for
(1) artificial intelligence
(2) GUI
(3) CUI
(4) optical fiber
(5) transistor
 

Question No : 33

C language developed by Dennis Ritchie in
(1) 1970
(2) 1971
(3) 1972
(4) 1973
(5) 1974
 

Question No : 34

C++ language developed by
(1) Dennis Ritchie
(2) Charles Babbage
(3) Niklaus Wirth
(4) Bjarne Stroustroup
(5) John McCarthy

Question No : 35

Main application area of ALGOL is
(1) general
(2) scientific
(3) engineering
(4) commercial
(5) teaching
 

Question No : 36

How many types of programming language are there?
(1) One
(2) Two
(3) Three
(4) Five
(5) None of these

Question No : 37

In programming, repeating some statements is usually called
(1) looping                                    
(2) control structure                         
(3) compiling
(4) structure                
(5) None of these

Question No : 38

Which of the following is not true about an assembler?
(1) Translates instruction of assembly language in machine language
(2) It translates the C program
(3) It is involved in program’s execution
(4) It is a translating program
(5) It does not translate a Basic program

Question No : 39

FORTRAN stands for
(1) Formal Translator
(2) Formative Translation
(3) Formal Translation
(4) Informal Translation
(5) Formula Translation

Question No : 40

Software refers to
(1) the physical components that a computer is made of                        
(2) firmware
(3) programs     
(4) people ware                             
(5) None of these
 

Question No : 41

Compiler is the
(1) name given to the computer operator
(2) part of the digital machine to store the information
(3) operator of Boolean algebra
(4) translator of source program to object code
(5) part of arithmetic logic unit
 

Question No : 42

Programs designed to perform specific tasks related to managing computer resources are called
(1) system software
(2) operating system
(3) utility software
(4) application software
(5) None of these

Question No : 43

This type of software works with end- users, application software and computer hardware to handle the majority of technical details.
(1) Communication software
(2) System software
(3) Utility software
(4) Application software
(5) None of these

Question No : 44

A (n) _______ converts and executes one statement at a time.
(1) converter
(2) compiler
(3) instructor
(4) interpreter
(5) None of these
 

Question No : 45

Application software
(1) is used to control the operating system
(2) is designed to help programmers
(3) performs specific task for computer users
(4) is used for making design only
(5) All of the above

Question No : 46

Which of the following is a system software?
(1) Database programs                  
(2) Word processors                        
(3) Spreadsheets
(4) Compilers              
(5) None of these

Question No : 47

It is the set of programs that enables your computers hardware device and application software to work together.
(1) management
(2) processing
(3) utility
(4) system software
(5) None of these
 

Question No : 48

Linux is a type of ________ software
(1) Open source
(2) Proprietary
(3) Hidden type
(4) Share Ware
(5) Commercial

Question No : 49

Software that monitors you online computer activities is known as _______
(1) Malware
(2) Spy ware
(3) Freeware
(4) Shareware
(5) None of these
 

Question No : 50

 Software that you can use free of change for a set period, After that you have to buy it to keep working is known as ______
(1) Freeware   
(2) Shareware             
(3) Software    
(4) Malware    
(5) None of these

Question No : 51

System software
(1) allows the user to diagnose and trouble shoots the device
(2) is a programming software
(3) is part of a productivity suite
(4) is an optional form of software
(5) helps the computer to manage the internal resources
 

Question No : 52

Software in computer
(1) Enhances the capabilities of the hardware mach
(2) Increase the speed of central processing unit
(3) To found any errors
(4) All the above
(5) None of above