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Q 31.

Numbers ranging from -16000 to +16000 might be stored in a computer readable file as 16-bit integers, or in an ASCII (pronounced ask-ee) representation, which could be viewed with a text-editor or word processor. For a large file, how many times bigger would the ASCII file be than the binary version ?

A)  No bigger
B)  Twice as big
C)  Four times as big
D)  Eight times as big
Q 32.

Computers are electronic devices that accept instructions, process input, and produce

A)  Information
B)  Data
C)  System Software
D)  End Users
Q 33.

A process is a

A)  Single thread of execution
B)  Program in execution
C)  Program in memory
D)  Task
Q 34.

The word processing feature that catches most random typographical errors and misspellings is known as ?

A)  Grammar Checker
B)  Spell Checker
C)  Copy
D)  Paste
Q 35.

The structured programming technique that graphically represents the detailed steps needed to solve a program, is known as ?

A)  Object-oriented programming
B)  Pseudocode
C)  Flowchart
D)  Top-down design
Q 36.

A program that enables you to perform calculations involving rows and columns of numbers is called a ?

A)  Spreadsheet program
B)  Word Processor
C)  Graphics Package
D)  Window
Q 37.

The smallest unit of information is

A)  A byte
B)  A bit
C)  A nibble
D)  A block
Q 38.

Where do you find a write protect notch ?

A)  On a computer chip
B)  On a punched card
C)  In a read only memory
D)  On a floppy disk
Q 39.

What natural element is the primary ingredient in computer chips ?

A)  Silicon
B)  Carbon
C)  Iron
D)  Uranium
Q 40.

The type of data storage that is considered to be volatile is ?

A)  ROM
B)  RAM
C)  TAPE
D)  DISK