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    151 .The most common type of storage devices are _____.
    A.  None of these
    B.  magnetic
    C.  optical
    D.  persistent
    E.  flash
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    152 .The brain of any computer system is _______
    A.  Keyboard
    B.  Monitor
    C.  CPU
    D.  Control unit
    E.  ALU
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    153 .Which of the following is the layer of a computer system between the hardware and the user program?
    A.  Application software
    B.  None of these
    C.  Operating system
    D.  Database
    E.  System software
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    154 .Which of the following is the smallest data size?
    A.  Terabyte
    B.  Megabyte
    C.  Gigabyte
    D.  Petabyte
    E.  Kilobyte
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    155 .Computers manipulate data in many ways, and this manipulation is called ______.
    A.  upgrading
    B.  processing
    C.  None of these
    D.  batching
    E.  utilising
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    156 .A string of eight 0s and 1s is called a:
    A.  byte
    B.  kilobyte
    C.  gigabyte
    D.  megabyte
    E.  None of these
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    157 .In this processing, a number of jobs are put together and executed as a group
    A.  Multi programming
    B.  None of these
    C.  Serial processing
    D.  Batch processing
    E.  Multi threaded programming
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    158 .What are .bas,.doc and .htm example of ?
    A.  Extensions
    B.  protocols
    C.  Database
    D.  Domains
    E.  None of these
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    159 .Windows 95, Windows 98, and Windows NT are known as what?
    A.  None of these
    B.  processors
    C.  modems
    D.  operating systems
    E.  domain names
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    160 .A set of pre-coded instructions executed by a computer is called ________.
    A.  action
    B.  software
    C.  hardware
    D.  programmable
    E.  programs
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    161 .To shrink a window to an icon__
    A.  maximise a window
    B.  restore a window
    C.  minimise a window
    D.  open a group window
    E.  None of these
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    162 .____ are specially designed computer chips that reside inside other devices, such as your car or your electronic thermostat.
    A.  Mainframes
    B.  Servers
    C.  Robotic computers
    D.  None of these
    E.  Embedded computers
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    163 .USB is the acronym for ____
    A.  Uniform Service Bus
    B.  United Serial Bus
    C.  Union Service Bus
    D.  Universal Serial Bus
    E.  Universal Service Bit
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    164 .To make the number pad act as directional arrows, you press the _____ key.
    A.  caps lock
    B.  arrow lock
    C.  num lock
    D.  shift
    E.  None of these
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    165 .Which of the following uses a handheld operating system ?
    A.  A mainframe
    B.  A personal computer
    C.  A PDA
    D.  A laptop
    E.  A supercomputer
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    166 .Which of the following is not a binary number?
    A.  10011
    B.  12111
    C.  10100
    D.  10101
    E.  10001
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    167 .The term Bit is short for-
    A.  Binary Digit
    B.  Small digit
    C.  Binary Number
    D.  Binary Language
    E.  One byte
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    168 .The main circuit board of the system is the ______
    A.  System Unit
    B.  control unit
    C.  Motherboard
    D.  RAM
    E.  Microprocessor
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    169 .Which of the following is not a property of fibre optic cabling?
    A.  Transmits at faster speeds than copper cabling
    B.  Very resistant to interference
    C.  Carries signals as light waves
    D.  les attenuation
    E.  Easier to capture a signal from than copper cabling
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    170 .Which of the following is not a binary number ?
    A.  3110
    B.  1111
    C.  0000
    D.  110110
    E.  0101
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    171 .Verification process of confirming identity for allowing access to a computer system is called
    A.  Authorization
    B.  Login
    C.  Signup
    D.  Spooling
    E.  Authentication
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    172 .Computers manipulate data in many ways and this manipulation is called ____
    A.  utilizing
    B.  batching
    C.  processing
    D.  upgrading
    E.  downloading
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    173 .A____ is a collection of data that is stored electronically as a series of records in a table.
    A.  Spreadsheet
    B.  Webpage
    C.  Presentation
    D.  Database
    E.  None of these
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    174 .Input, output, and processing devices grouped together represent a(n) ___.
    A.  information processing cycle
    B.  mobile device
    C.  None of these
    D.  computer system
    E.  circuit board
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    175 .Which of the following is an example of storage devices?
    A.  None of these
    B.  Tapes
    C.  DVDs
    D.  All of the above
    E.  Magnetic disks
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