Computer Quiz

1_________ Devices accept the spoken word through a microphone and convert it into binary code that can be
understood by the computer.
(1) Speech recognition
(2) Handwriting recognition
(3) Peripheral
(4) All of the above
(5) None of these

2. Name the technique of processing transactions in random order.
(1) Transaction processing
(2) Batch processing
(3) Offline processing
(4) Sequential file processing
(5) None of these

3. _________ Means that a transaction is processed fast enough for the result to come back and be acted upon
right away.
(1) Real-time processing
(2) Records processing
(3) Batch processing
(4) All of the above
(5) None of these

4. _________ uses an area of memory to temporarily store data from disk that the program might need soon.
(1) Data transferring
(2) DVD
(3) Disk caching
(4) All of the above
(5) None of these

5. What is a device that prevents electrical problems from affecting computer data files?
(1) An incremental backup
(2) A full backup
(3) A surge protector
(4) A differential backup
(5) None of these

6. What is any text that can be keyed in, such as a memo?
(1) A database
(2) A spreadsheet
(3) A text document
(4) A business presentation
(5) None of these

7 What type of program lets you produce professional-looking documents containing both text and graphics?
(1) A page composer
(2) A thesaurus
(3) A desktop publisher
(4) A speller checker
(5) None of these

8. The letter and number of the intersecting column and row is the:
(1) Cell coordinates
(2) Cell location
(3) Cell position
(4) Cell address
(5) None of these

9. What is the standard query language supported by most DBMSs?
(1) Object-oriented language
(2) Report generator language
(3) Structured Query Language (SQL)
(4) Query-by-example (QBE)
(5) None of these

10. Which of the following are three fundamental characteristics that make a computer useful?
(1) Lightweight, inexpensive, and sturdy
(2) Speed, reliability, and storage capability
(3) Durable, connectible, and renewable
(4) all of the above
(5) none of these

Note-highlighted ones are answers