Computer Fundamentals Practice Quiz 08

Computer Fundamentals Practice Quiz 08

Welcome to ECE Board Exam Practice Quiz for Computer Fundamentals. This set of practice quiz 8 will test your competence on the theories, concepts and problem solving involving computer fundamentals. The objectives and goals of this quiz is to help engineering students familiarize concepts and theories as well as develop problem solving skills when answering questions related to the computer fundamentals.

Computer Fundamentals Test Bank

In this section are compiled practice quiz for Computer Fundamentals that could be able to enhance your knowledge and skills in your preparation for the ECE Board Exam. The goal is to add thousands of questions for you to be familiarized and hopefully help you to be prepared. I am looking forward that this practice quiz will give you an additional confidence in taking your upcoming Engineering Board Exam.

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Choose the letter of the best answer in each questions.

Which of the items below can perform parallel-to-serial data conversion?
Shift register
Binary counter
Multiplexer
Decoder

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The data manipulated by a program is called _________ depending on its nature and extent.
data base
file
input
all of the choices

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Which of the following items below is not a part of the hardware organization in a computer?
Architecture
Implementation
Hardware realization
Assembler

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If a certain circuit acts as AND gate when used with positive logic (H = 1, L = 0), what function will it perform when used with negative logic (H = 0, L = 1).
OR
AND
NAND
NOR

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Noise margin, which is one indication of how likely it is that information communicated between digital building blocks will be incorrect due to noise, depends on
output current capabilities and input current requirements
output power and required input power for the two logic states
the “safety margin” between the output voltage produced by the transmitting block and input voltage required by the receiving block for each of the two logic state.
the “safety margin” between the noise level and the noise figure.

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A program which can be executed on several different computers to compare their speed and performance.
Compiler
Assembler
Diagnostic program
Benchmark

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A digital circuit test equipment which is a troubleshooting tool that generates a short-duration pulse when activated manually, usually by pressing the button is the __________.
logic probe
VOM
logic clip
logic pulser

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How many logic gates are in an MSI chip?
Less than 12 gates
Between 12 to 99 gates
Anywhere from 100 to 9999 gates
10,000 or more gates

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Quad 2-input XOR gates in the 7400 Family of TTL devices has a device number equivalent to
7402
7486
7408
7404

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The portion of an instruction cycle where the instruction is sent from memory to the instruction register
LOAD
ACCUMULATE
FETCH
EXECUTE

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What digits are used in the binary number system?
0 and 1
high and low
true and false
all of the choices

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A representation of numbers when negative numbers are obtained by complementing their positive equivalent and adding 1.
2’s complement
Inversion
Signed numbers
Indeterminate

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What is the binary ASCII code for a question mark?
0111110
0111111
0111000
0100011

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This occurs when the result of an arithmetic operation is a more negative number than the output register can accommodate.
Error
Overflow
Underflow
Don’t care

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What is the condition of the flip-flop when Q = 0 and Q = 1?
Reset
Set
Undetermined
Preset

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In the data sheet of a digital building block, operating speed is typically expressed in terms of
capacitance C
transition frequency
propagation delay times for both possible output transitions
miles per hour or centimeters per second

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The most commonly used IC package for digital integrated circuits is the
CMOS pack
DIP ceramic
DIP plastic
Flat pack

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An instruction that alters the normal course of a program by causing it to jump to another instruction.
Rotate instruction
Skip instruction
Jump
ACC

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A logic circuit that is triggered by a clock signal is
sequential
synchronous
asynchronous
pulsed

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An area of memory that holds the ASCII characters that are being displayed on a monitor.
Space
Start bit
Terminal
Screen image

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What binary number follows 1110?
1010
0111
1111
1000

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Which of the following is a form of De Morgan’s theorem?
A + B = (AB)’
AB = (A + B)’
(A + B)’ = A’ · B’
A·B = A’ · B’

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A T flip-flop can be derived by
connecting the two inputs of the JK flip-flop together
by inverting the inputs of a JK flip-flop
connecting the RS flip-flop’s input to ground
securing an integrated circuit with three inputs

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Refer to the debugging method in which the program is executed one instruction at a time and the register contents can be examined after each step?
Text editing
Syntax analyzing
Trace
Semantic tracing

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It represents machine instructions by mnemonic names and allows memory addresses and other constants to be represented by symbols rather than bit strings.
Assembler
Machine language
Assembly language
Interpreter

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