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# 1The secondary storage medium commonly used in archiving is: a) b) c) d) Flash memory Fixed head hard disk Movable

## head hard disk Magnetic tape

2Which of the following is a direct access secondary storage medium? a) b) c) d) Reel to reel tape Cartridge tape Magnetic disk Magnetic tape

3Which of the following statements best describes word size? a) b) c) d) The number of seconds a computer takes to complete an operation The number of times the process needs to be executed to complete an operation The number of bits that the computer can handle in one operation The number of bytes of kilobytes in a sector of a secondary storage medium

4Jane got an email with an e-mail with a size of 100b. the total number of charachers that the e-mail would contain would be: a) b) c) d) 1024 100 1000 102400

5Which of the following is the most suitable output device to print an architectural drawing on a very large paper? a) b) c) d) Laser printer Inkjet printer Dot-matrix printer Plotter

6The decimal value of BCD representation 010101110001 is: a) b) c) d) 560 570 561 571

## 7Which one of the following is a variable? a) b) c) d) x x 5 5

8The following are problem solving stages I analyze the problem II suggest possible solutions III implement and review IV define the problem V select the best solution The correct order of the stages is: a) I,IV,II,III,V b) IV,I,II,V,III c) IV,II,I,V,III d) I,II,IV,III,V

9To store fractional values, use the data type: a) b) c) d) Integer Character Floating point String

10Which of the following is not a good characteristic of a good algorithm? a) b) c) d) Precise Finite number of steps Ambiguous Logical flow of control

11Diagrammatic representation of an algorithm is a: a) b) c) d) Flowchart Data flow diagram Algorithm design Pseudocode

12Which of the following are control structures? a) b) c) d) Selection Sequencing Repetition All of the above

13An example of a bounded iteration statement used in algorithm is: a) b) c) d) End-endwhile While-wend For-endfor Repeat-until

14Which of the following is a selection construct used in algorithms? a) b) c) d) While-endwhile If-then-else For-endfor Repeat-until

15Which of the following involves a logical operation? a) b) c) d) X>Y X>=Y X>Y and X=Y X<>Y

16Consider the following algorithm segment: X=X+Y Y=X-Y WRITE Y,X Suppose X=10 and Y=15, after the completion of the above statements, the values of X and Y would be: a) b) c) d) 25 and 10 10 and 25 10 and -5 -5 and 10

17The translator used by second generation language is is: a) b) c) d) Compiler Linker Assembler Interpreter

18The following are steps associated with implementing the program I compiling II create source code III linking IV maintain program V executing The correct order is: a) I,II,III,IV,V b) II,I,III,V,IV c) II,I,V,III,IV d) II,V,I,III,IV 19The error that occurs when the program has to stop before its completion due to a bad condition such as division by 0 is a: a) b) c) d) Debug error Syntax error Logic error Run time error

20Which of the following is not a data type found in Pascal? a) b) c) d) Integers Real Text String

21An example of a conditional branching statement in Pascal except: a) b) c) d) Goto If-then For Repeat

22The major advantage of Machine-level languages over other programming languages is: a) b) c) d) They are slower in execution They are slower in correcting mistakes They are faster in execution They are faster in correction mistakes

23Programming languages that use mnemonics are called: a) b) c) d) Machine-level languages High-level languages Assembly level languages Forth generation languages

24Which of the following is a major function of the Control Unit? a) b) c) d) To store information that is currently being used To read and interpret instructions To store information that is not currently being used To perform logical operations

25Which of the following are functions of an operating system? I process management II memory management III user interface IV security a) b) c) d) I and II only I,II and III only I,II and IV only I,II,III and IV

26Which of the following types of networks is commonly used for a small building? a) b) c) d) LAN MAN WAN VAN

27All of the following are wireless transmission media except: a) b) c) d) Fiber optic Satellite Infra red Microwave

28The technology that allows you to make international phone calls using the Internet is called: a) b) c) d) Bluetooth VoIP Wi-Fi Wireless

29Which of the following is the fastest bandwidth? a) b) c) d) Voiceband Narrowband Broadband Thinband

30The data transmission mode that allows the transmission of data between devices in both directions but not at the same time is called: a) b) c) d) Simplex Duplex Half duplex Full duplex

32A device that converts digital signals to analogue at the sending end and analogue to digital at the receiving end is called: a) b) c) d) Converter Multiplexor Modem Router

33A language commonly used in creating web pages and websites is: a) b) c) d) HTTP HTML FTP Telnet

34Scrambling of a message while it is transmitted over the communication channels is called: a) b) c) d) Coding Encryption Password Encoding

35All of the following are physical restrictions used in securing data except: a) b) c) d) Firewall Fire proof cabinets Padlocks Guards

36The illegal copying and selling of software is called: a) b) c) d) Copyright Intellectual property Piracy Privacy

37An example of open source software is a) b) c) d) Windows Linux Microsoft word Microsoft office

38Which of the following statements is NOT true about robots? a) b) c) d) They are faster than humans They are easy to buy and maintain They can do repetitive tasks They can be used in places that are dangerous for humans

39Which of the following devices is NOT a requirement in teleconferencing? a) b) c) d) Microphone Sensor Speakers Telephone

40Even though telemarketing is possible, sometimes people prefer to go and buy from shops mainly because: a) b) c) d) They can bargain prices They can assess the quality of items They can shop at multiple shops and compare All of the above

All of the following are examples of business information activities except: a) b) c) d) Payroll Accounts Archiving Budget

All of the following are validations checks except: a) b) c) d) Consistency check Range check Accuracy check Data type check

Which of the following devices would most likely be present in a process control system? a) b) c) d) Robots Sensors Digital assistants Spreadsheets

In order to display text that appears at the bottom margin of every page of a multiple- page document use: a) b) c) d) Footer Footnote Header Endnote

Which alignment makes the text fit between left and right margins so the edges of the paper do not appear ragged? a) b) c) d) Left Right Justified Center