Computer Systems Quiz

Computer systems are made up of hardware and software that work together. Hardware is the physical components of a computer while the software is the program the runs on the hardware. Click ‘next’ to begin…

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#1 With 2’s complement notation, a single byte can store numbers in binary between:-

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#2 The four binary digits 1011 can be represented by the single hexadecimal digit :-“

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#3 A positive number, when stored in two’s complement notation, will always :-“

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#4 To represent a number between 0 and 255 in binary you need

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#5 If a 32-bit address bus connects the CPU with RAM, this implies that :-

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#6 Most WINDOWS applications can be terminated by pressing [ALT][F4]. This illustrates that the user-interface is :-

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#7 Simplex communication means that

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#8 To represent a number between 0 and 65536 in binary you need :-

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#9 The hexadecimal digit C can be represented in binary as :-

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#10 When using ASCII storage, each decimal digit is stored in :-

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#11 HTML stands for

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#12 Data travels from RAM into the CPU via :-

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#13 Some windows applications give you help when you click the help item in the menu. Others give you help when you press the F1 key or when you make a mistake. This illustrates that the user interface is :-

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#14 The name of the register which holds the location of a memory item being accessed is often abbreviated to

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#15 Which of the following is not true of MSDOS batch files?”

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#16 Which of the following resources is not shared in a distributed system:-

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#17 Half-duplex communication means that

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