High School Computer Exam Dump

1. A compiler translates a program written in a high-level language into?
(A) Machine language
(B) An algorithm
(C) A debugged program
(D) Java
(E) None of these

2. A ……… contains specific rules and words that express the logical steps of an algorithm?
(A) programming language
(B) syntax
(C) programming structure
(D) logic chart
(E) None of these

3. The simultaneous processing of two or more programs by multiple processors is?
(A) Multiprogramming
(B) Multitasking
(C) Time-sharing
(D) Multiprocessing
(E) None of these

4. The main function of the ALU is to?
(A) Perform arithmetic and logical operations
(B) Store data and information for future use
(C) Control computer output, such as printing
(D) Monitor all computer activities
(E) None of these

5. ……is the process of carrying out commands?
(A) Fetching
(B) Storing
(C) Executing
(D) Decoding
(E) None of these

6. An error in a computer program?
(A) Crash
(B) Power Failure
(C) Bug
(D) Virus
(E) None of these

7. What is output?
(A) What the processor takes from the user
(B) What the user gives to the processor
(C) What the processor gets from the user
(D) What the processor gives to the user
(E) None of these

8. When you are working on a document on a PC where is the document temporarily stored?
(A) Hard Disk
(B) ROM
(C) RAM
(D) CD-ROM
(E) None of these.

9. What is the extension of executable program under windows?
(A) .doc
(B) .txt
(C) .bin
(D) .exe
(E) None of these.

10. Speed of computer is calculated in the units of?
(A) RPM
(B) Hertz
(C) kmh
(D) mth
(E) None of these.