Computer Memory - IBPS Clerk & PO Questions and Answers | Basic Computer Knowledge

  • 1. The word 'computer' usually refers to the central processor unit plus
   A.) external memory
   B.) internal memory
   C.) input devices
   D.) output devices

Answer: Option 'B'

internal memory

  • 2. The term “memory” applies to which one of the following?
   A.) Logic
   B.) Storage
   C.) Control
   D.) Input device

Answer: Option 'B'

Storage

  • 3. When power is supplied to the system then to maintain data with the life of battery, computer BIOS contains the following.
   A.) CMOS
   B.) CPU
   C.) RAM
   D.) DRAM

Answer: Option 'A'

CMOS

  • 4. What is meant by the term RAM?
   A.) Memory which only be read
   B.) Memory which can only be written
   C.) Memory which both read and written
   D.) Memory which is used for permanent storage

Answer: Option 'C'

Memory which both read and written

  • 5. A nonvolatile type of memory that can be programmed and erased in sectors, rather than one byte at a time is:
   A.) flash memory
   B.) EPROM
   C.) EEPROM
   D.) MPROM

Answer: Option 'A'

flash memory

  • 6. Memory that loses its contents when power is lost is: 
   A.) random
   B.) volatile
   C.) static
   D.) nonvolatile

Answer: Option 'B'

volatile

  • 7. The two kind of main memory are
   A.) ROM
   B.) floppy disk and hard disk
   C.) primary and secondary
   D.) direct and sequential

Answer: Option 'C'

primary and secondary

  • 8. Which one is the secondary memory device ?
   A.) CPU
   B.) ALU
   C.) floppy disk
   D.) Mouse

Answer: Option 'C'

floppy disk

  • 9. Which of the following is an example of non-volatile memory?
   A.) ROM
   B.) LSI
   C.) VLSI
   D.) RAM

Answer: Option 'A'

ROM

  • 10. What are the two basic types of memory that your computer uses?
   A.) RAM/ROM
   B.) RW/RAM
   C.) ERAM
   D.) ROM

Answer: Option 'A'

RAM/ROM

  • 11. _______________ is a form of permanent memory that holds all the instructions the computer needs to start up and does not get erased when the power is turned off.
   A.) The Network Interface Card (NIC)
   B.) RAM
   C.) ROM
   D.) The CUP

Answer: Option 'C'

ROM

  • 12. What is the name given to the memory which works on time sharing principle in order to create an illusion of infinite memory space?
   A.) Cache memory
   B.) Register
   C.) Virtual memory
   D.) Primary memory

Answer: Option 'C'

Virtual memory

  • 13. The storage that supplements the primary internal storage of a computer is known as
   A.) secondary storage
   B.) background storage
   C.) primary storage
   D.) back-end storage

Answer: Option 'D'

back-end storage

  • 14. The following computer's memory is characterised by low-cost per bit stored _____________
   A.) Primary
   B.) Secondary
   C.) Hard Disk
   D.) All of these

Answer: Option 'B'

Secondary

  • 15. Which contents are lost when the computer turns off?
   A.) Storage
   B.) Memory
   C.) Input
   D.) Output

Answer: Option 'B'

Memory

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