[Computer Science & IT] Computer Fundamentals - Objective Multiple Choice Questions and Answers

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1. Between PCs and Macs, the ____________ is the platform of choice for graphic design and animation.
Answer: Mac

2. The ____________ is the program that manages the hardware of the computer system, including the CPU, memory, storage devices, and input/output devices.
Answer: operating system

3. The type of operating system software you use depends on your computers€™s ____________.
Answer: platform

4. ____________software helps you carry out tasks, such as typing a document or creating a spreadsheet.Answer: Application
5. ____________are the fastest and most expensive computers.
Answer: Supercomputers

6. A ____________ is approximately 1,000 bytes.
Answer: kilobyte

7. Input devices are used to provide the steps and tasks the computer needs to process data, and these steps and tasks are called ____________.
Answer: instructions

8. A computer gathers data, processes it, outputs the data or information, and ____________ the data or information.
Answer: stores

9. The binary language consists of two digits: ____________ and ____________.
Answer: 0 and 1

10. A string of ____________ 0s and 1s is called a byte.
Answer: eight (8)

11. The devices you use to enter data into a computer system are known as ____________ devices.
Answer: input

12. The devices on a computer system that let you see the processed information are known as ____________ devices.
Answer: output

13. ____________ is the set of computer instructions or programs that enables the hardware to perform different tasks.
Answer: Software

14. When you connect to the ____________, your computer is communicating with a server at your Internet service provider (ISP).
Answer: Internet

15. ____________ are computers that excel at executing many different computer programs at the same time.
Answer: Mainframes

16. ____________is the application of computer systems and techniques to gather legal evidence.
Answer: Computer forensics

17. ____________ is the science that attempts to create machines that will emulate the human thought process.
Answer: Artificial intelligence (AI)

18. Macintosh computers use the Macintosh operating system (Mac OS), whereas PCs generally run ____________ as an operating system.
Answer: Microsoft Windows

19. A process known as ____________ tracks trends and allows retailers to respond to consumer buying patterns.
Answer: data mining

20. Hard disk drives and CD drives are examples of ____________ devices.
Answer: storage

21. You would use ____________ software to create spreadsheets, type documents, and edit photos.
Answer: application

22. ____________ are computers that support hundreds or thousands of users simultaneously.
Answer: Mainframes

23. ____________ is the term given to the act of stealing someoneĆ¢€™s identity and ruining their credit rating.
Answer: Identity theft

24. Surgeons are using ____________ to guide robots to perform delicate surgery.
Answer: computers

25. Patient ____________ are life-sized mannequins that have a pulse and a heartbeat and respond to procedures just like humans.
Answer: simulators

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