Computer Science - Computer Fundamentals

41. 

Which of the following best describes a computer-based information system?

A. A system in which a computer is used to turn data into information
B. Inputting data
C. Processing data
D. Performing complex mathematical calculations
E. Data is put into the computer for processing

Answer: Option A

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42. 

Accessing records from a file directly without searching from the beginning of the file is

A. Time sharing
B. Random
C. Direct access
D. Access time
E. None of the above

Answer: Option C

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43. 

EBCDIC can code up to how many different characters?

A. 8
B. 16
C. 32
D. 64
E. 256

Answer: Option E

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44. 

When did IBM close the last of its punched card manufacturing plant?

A. June, 1989
B. December, 1984
C. March, 1982
D. November, 1979
E. None of the above

Answer: Option B

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45. 

The monitor of a computer is connected to it by a

A. Wire
B. Cable
C. Bus
D. Line driver
E. Modem

Answer: Option B

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