How did the computer mouse get its name?
Answer: It's cable looks like a tail
What does a light pen contain?
Answer: Light sensitive elements
What input device could tell you the price of?
What would you NOT use with a flatbed plotter?
Information on a hard disk is usually backed-up using a..?
Formatting a disk results in all the data being...?
Answer: Deleted from the disk
Which bus carries information between processors and peripherals?
The contents of these chips are lost when the computer is switched off?
What type of computer chips are said to be volatile?
Which of the following refers to the memory in your computer?
Transformation of input into output is performed by?
When the pointer is positioned on a _____ it is shaped like a hand.
This consists of a central node, to which all other nodes are connected.
Which of the following is the sixth phase of the systems life cycle?
Answer: Systems maintenance
A framwork in which circuit boards can be mounted is...
Tiny circuit-boards etched onto squares of sandlike material called silicon are called
An easily expandable computer system is said to have a(n)
Answer: open architecture
Which one of the following input device is user-programmable?
Answer: Intelligent terminal
Miscellaneous GK Questions