MCQs with Solutions for all Competitive Examinations

Computer Fundamentals MCQs for Competitive Examination

Q. 141
What is the permanent memory built into your computer called?


Answer: (B) ROM
Explanation: N/A

Q. 142
The difference between memory and storage is that memory is _______ and storage is ________?

(A) Permanent, temporary
(B) Temporary, permanent
(C) Slow, fast
(D) Non-volatile, volatile

Answer: (B) Temporary, permanent
Explanation: N/A

Q. 143
Which of the following disk can be read-only?

(C) CD-R

Answer: (B) DVD-ROM
Explanation: N/A

Q. 144
The main directory of a disk is called ________ directory.

(A) Root
(B) Folder
(C) Sub
(D) Network

Answer: (A) Root
Explanation: N/A

Q. 145
The difference between CD-ROM and CD-RW is

(A) A CD-ROM can be written to, but a CD-RW cannot
(B) A CD-ROM holds more information than a CD-RW
(C) A CD-RW can be written to, but a CD-ROM can only be read from
(D) Both are same

Answer: (C) A CD-RW can be written to, but a CD-ROM can only be read from
Explanation: N/A

Q. 146
Which of the following has the smallest storage capacity?

(B) CD
(C) Floppy disk
(D) Hard disk

Answer: (C) Floppy disk
Explanation: N/A

Q. 147
FDD stands for

(A) Floppy Disk Detector
(B) Floppy Drive Demodulator
(C) Floppy Disk Drive
(D) Floppy Demodulator Disk

Answer: (C) Floppy Disk Drive
Explanation: N/A

Q. 148
A DVD is an example of a/an.

(A) Optical device
(B) Output device
(C) Hard disk
(D) Solid-state storage device

Answer: (B) Output device
Explanation: N/A

Q. 149
The _________ indicates how much data a particular storage medium can hold.

(A) Storage
(B) Access
(C) Memory
(D) Capacity

Answer: (D) Capacity
Explanation: N/A

Q. 150
Which of the following is the smallest measure of storage?

(A) Gigabyte
(B) Petabyte
(C) Terabyte
(D) Megabyte

Answer: (D) Megabyte
Explanation: N/A

Q. 151
Virtual memory is

(A) An extremely large main memory
(B) An illusion of extremely large main memory
(C) A type of memory used in supercomputer
(D) An extremely large secondary memory

Answer: (B) An illusion of extremely large main memory
Explanation: N/A

Q. 152
Flash drive is popularly known as

(A) Pen drive
(B) Hard drive
(C) Solid drive
(D) Register

Answer: (A) Pen drive
Explanation: N/A

Q. 153
USB stands for

(A) Uniform Serial Bus
(B) Universal Serial Bus
(C) Universal Service Bus
(D) Universal Serial Buffer

Answer: (B) Universal Serial Bus
Explanation: N/A

Q. 154
Main memory works in conjunction with

(D) None of the above

Answer: (B) CPU
Explanation: N/A

Q. 155
When you save to ________ your data will remain intact even when the computer is turned off.

(B) Motherboard
(C) Primary storage device
(D) Secondary storage device

Answer: (D) Secondary storage device
Explanation: N/A

Q. 156
Reusable optical device will typically have which of the following acronym?

(A) R
(B) RW

Answer: (B) RW
Explanation: N/A

Q. 157
When we work on any document on PC, it is stored temporarily on

(C) Flash memory
(D) Hard disk

Answer: (A) RAM
Explanation: N/A

Q. 158
Which of the following holds the ROM, RAM, CPU and Expansion cards?

(A) Hard disk
(B) Motherboard
(C) Processor
(D) None of the above

Answer: (B) Motherboard
Explanation: N/A

Q. 159
RAM is the _______ memory.

(A) External memory
(B) Auxilary memory
(C) Secondary memory
(D) Main memory

Answer: (D) Main memory
Explanation: N/A

Q. 160
The faster, costlier and relatively small form of storage managed by computer system hardware is

(A) Cache
(B) Main memory
(C) Flash memory
(D) Hard disk

Answer: (A) Cache
Explanation: N/A

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