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COMPUTER (Asubar)

Questions:
1. It is also called the all or nothing gate.
a. NAND gate
b. OR gate
c. AND gate
d. NOR gate
2. It is also called any or all gate.
a. NAND gate
b. OR gate
c. AND gate
d. NOR gate
3. It also called any but not all gate.
a. NAND gate
b. XOR gate
c. AND gate
d. NOR gate
4. What is the logic circuit having 2 or more inputs but only one output
with high output if any or all input are high, with low output only if all
inputs are low?
a. NAND gate
b. AND gate
c. NOR gate
d. OR gate
5. A solid device which only gives 1 output if all inputs are also 1 is
called
a. an AND gate
b. an OR gate
c. a NAND gate
d. a NOR gate
6. A solid state logical device which only gives a 1 output if all inputs
are 0 is called a _____ gate.
a. NOT
b. OR
c. NOR
d. NAND
7. _________ is a gate which has two or more low inputs signals to get a
low output.
a. NAND
b. AND
c. OR
d. Inverter
8. ________ is a single bit comparator
a. exclusively NOR
b. wired OR
c. NOR gate
d. Exclusive OR
9. What logic circuit is analogous to a single pole mechanical selector
switch?
a. Exclusive OR
b. Decoder

Multiplexer
Encoder
10.The minimum number of 2-input NAND
inverter?
a. 1
b. 3
c. 2
d. 4
11.The minimum number of 2-input NAND
input AND gate.
a. 1
b. 3
c. 2
d. 4
12.The minimum number of 2-input NAND
input OR gate.
a. 1
b. 3
c. 2
d. 4
13.The minimum number of 2-input NAND
input NOR gate.
a. 1
b. 3
c. 2
d. 4
14.The minimum number of 2-input NAND
input XOR gate.
a. 7
b. 5
c. 6
d. 4
15.The minimum number of 2-input NAND
input XNOR gate.
a. 7
b. 5
c. 6
d. 4
16.For a supply voltage of 5 V, what is the
a TTL IC representing logic 1?
a. 2V
b. 2.4V
c. 0.8V
d. 0.4V
17.For a supply voltage of 5 V, what is the
a TTL IC representing logic 0?
a. 2V
b. 2.4V
c. 0.8V
d. 0.4V
18.For a supply voltage of 5 V, what is the
output a TTL IC representing logic 1?
c.

d.

gates needed to construct an

gates needed to construct a 2-

gates needed to construct a 2-

gates needed to construct a 2-

gates needed to construct a 2-

gates needed to construct a 2-

minimum voltage at the input

maximum voltage at the input

minimum voltage at the

2V
2.4V
c. 0.8V
d. 0.4V
19.For a supply voltage of 5 V, what is the minimum voltage at the
output a TTL IC representing logic 0?
a. 2V
b. 2.4V
c. 0.8V
d. 0.4V
20.For a supply voltage of 10 V, what is the minimum voltage at the
input of a CMOS 4000 and 74C00 IC series representing logic 1?
a. 7V
b. 9.95V
c. 3V
d. 0.05V
21.For a supply voltage of 10 V, what is the maximum voltage at the
input of a CMOS 4000 and 74C00 IC series representing logic 0?
a. 7V
b. 9.95V
c. 3V
d. 0.05V
22.For a supply voltage of 10 V, what is the minimum voltage at the
output of a CMOS 4000 and 74C00 IC series representing logic 1?
a. 7V
b. 9.95V
c. 3V
d. 0.05V
23.For a supply voltage of 10 V, what is the maximum voltage at the
output of a CMOS 4000 and 74C00 IC series representing logic 0?
a. 7V
b. 9.95V
c. 3V
d. 0.05V
24.To cause a three-state buffer to output 0-1 levels, the following must
be true:
a. The signal OE must be at logic 1
b. The output enable must be false
c. The information must have been stored in the buffer
d. The output enable must be true
25.Another name for noise margin
a. Noise immunity
b. Selectivity
c. Sensitivity
d. Fan out
26.Which of the following statement is not true when propagation delay
of a digital IC decreases?
a. Speed is increased
b. Heat generation increases
c. Power consumption increases
d. Size of IC increases
27.What is the used to represent logic 0 in a negative logic circuit?
a.

b.

High level
low level
c. negative transition level
d. positive transition level
28.What do you call the liquid crystal used in LCD?
a. Mercury
b. Ink
c. Silver
d. Nematic fluid
29.What is the memory element used in clocked sequential logic circuit?
a. Read-only memory
b. Gates
c. Static-RAM
d. Flip-flop
30.What is the higher voltage level in digital gates and flip-flop circuits?
a. Yes or One
b. Yes or No
c. One or Zero
d. Zero or No
31.What level is used to represent logic 0 in a negative logic circuit?
a. Negative transition level
b. Positive transition level
c. Low level
d. High level
32.It is considered as the universal flip-flop.
a. RS
b. Toggle
c. D
d. JK
33.What is the function of flip-flop as the logic element?
a. Makes decision
b. Stores binary data
c. Relay data
d. Generate clock signal
34._________ is not a type of flip flop.
a. REGISTERED MAIL RS
b. D
c. Latch
35._______refers to the class of logic circuit containing flip-flops.
a. Combinational
b. Feedback
c. Sequential
d. Linear
36.A JK flip-flop whose 2 inputs are both logical 1 is operating in what
mode?
a. Hold
b. Toggle
c. Reset
d. Set
37.A JK flip-flop whose 2 inputs are both logical 0 is operating in what
mode?
a. Hold
a.

b.

Toggle
Reset
d. Set
38.A KJ flip-flop whose J input is logical 1 and K input is logical 1 is
operating in what mode?
a. Hold
b. Toggle
c. Reset
d. Set
39.A KJ flip-flop whose J input is logical 0 and K input is logical 1 is
operating in what mode?
a. Hold
b. Toggle
c. Reset
d. Set
40.A memory circuit that has 9 address inputs has how many storage
locations?
a. Not determined by sets of input
b. 1024
c. 512
d. 256
41.Clock periods are measured from _______.
a. From the low level to the high level
b. Similar points on the clock waveform
c. From the high level to the low level
d. From the time the clock pulses at 50% of its low-to-high
transition until it is at 50% of its high-to-low transition
42.The binary output after 1001 of the mod-10 ripple counter is
a. 1010
b. 10
c. 0000
d. A
43.A half-adder is composed of
a. 2 OR gates
b. 1 AND and 1 OR gates
c. 2 AND gates
d. 1XOR and 1 AND gates
44.A logic gate whose unique output is 1 and happens only when all
the inputs are 1
a. AND
b. NAND
c. OR
d. NOR
45.A logic gate whose unique output is 0 and happens only when all
the inputs are 0
a. AND
b. NAND
c. OR
d. NOR
46.A logic gate whose unique output is 1 and happens only when all
the inputs are 0
a. AND
b.
c.

NAND
OR
d. NOR
47.A logic gate whose unique output is 0 and happens only when all
the inputs are 1
a. AND
b. NAND
c. OR
d. NOR
48.It is an odd parity checker gate.
a. AND
b. OR
c. XOR
d. XNOR
49.It is an even parity checker gate.
a. AND
b. OR
c. XOR
d. XNOR
50.__________ signal represent the true signal in the truth table.
a. Two
b. Four
c. One
d. Zero
51.What is the equivalent of decimal number 11 in binary?
a. 1101
b. 1011
c. 1110
d. 1111
52.What is the equivalent of decimal number 14 in binary?
a. 1111
b. 1110
c. 1101
d. 1011
53.What is the decimal equivalent of 143.445 to decimal?
a. 48.96
b. 84.69
c. 48.69
d. 84.96
54.The decimal 36020 is equivalent to hexadecimal________.
a. 8CB4
b. 884C
c. 88BC
d. 8BC8
55.Find the sum of binary number 1010 and 0011.
a. 1111
b. 1021
c. 1011
d. 1101
56.What is the binary equivalent of 37.6875?
a. 100101.10112
b. 101101.11012
b.
c.

101001.10112
101001.11012
57.What is the equivalent of decimal 7 in octal?
a. 21
b. 14
c. 49
d. 7
58.What is the equivalent of decimal 15 in octal?
a. 15
b. 16
c. 18
d. 17
59.Convert 17B.8C16 to decimal.
a. 379.546875
b. 973.578645
c. 973.546875
d. 379.578645
60.What is the equivalent of decimal 47 in binary?
a. 111011
b. 110111
c. 111101
d. 101111
61.Convert 379.546875 to base-7 number system.
a. 1051.35547
b. 1051.45537
c. 1501.35547
d. 1501.45537
62.Which of the following is not used in hexadecimal digital symbols?
a. A
b. F
c. C
d. H
63.What is the hexadecimal equivalent of 117.4468?
a. 4F.9316
b. 4F.3916
c. F4.9316
d. F4.3916
64.How many symbols do hexadecimal digital number system used?
a. 16
b. 32
c. 4
d. 8
65.The code 1011 in BCD is
a. Invalid
b. 24
c. 11
d. Letter A
66.What is the 8s complement of 3009?
a. 5889
b. 6009
c. 6999
d. 7009
c.

d.

67.What is the 9s complement of 3009?


a. 5889
b. 6009
c. 6999
d. 7009
68.What is the equivalent of hexadecimal 1A in decimal?
a. 27
b. 40
c. 26
d. 42
69.Which of the following is not a BCD code?
a. 8421 code
b. Gray code
c. Excess of 3 code
d. Biquinary code
70.What is the binary equivalent of 35?
a. 1000112
b. 1100012
c. 1001102
d. 1110012
71.What is the 8421 code for 35?
a. 100011
b. 01011011
c. 00110101
d. 110001
72.What is the 64-2-1 code for 35?
a. 100011
b. 01011011
c. 00110101
d. 110001
73.What is the Gray code for 35?
a. 100011
b. 01011011
c. 00110101
d. 110001
74.What is the excess of 3 codes for 35?
a. 01101000
b. 10101011
c. 100110
d. 110001
75.In binary counting, the number right after 0,1,10,11 is
a. 100
b. 110
c. 12
d. 111
76.What does ALU which carries arithmetic and logic operations process?
a. Binary numbers
b. Binary coded decimal
c. Octal numbers
d. Hexadecimal numbers
77.A 4-bit digital word is called
a. Quarter

Nibble
Dibit
d. Byte
78.______ is a byte data stored in a memory location.
a. 8 bits
b. Memory word
c. Character
d. 4 bits
79.A digital word consisting of only 4-bits is called a
a. Nibble
b. Dibit
c. Pixel
d. Quad
80.Octal coding involves grouping of bits into
a. 8
b. 3
c. 2
d. 4
81.The octal equivalent of binary number 10101100 is
a. 172
b. 367
c. 254
d. AC16
82.How many symbols are used in octal digital number system?
a. 2
b. 16
c. 8
d. 4
83.Logical operation 1+1 yields
a. 0
b. 10
c. 2
d. 1
84.Binary arithmetic operation 1+1 yields
a. 0
b. 10
c. 2
d. 1
85.A sum term that contains all the variables of a function in either
complement or uncomplemented form.
a. Maxterm
b. Product term
c. Minterm
d. Midterm
86.A product term that contains all the variables of a function in either
complement or uncomplemented form.
a. Maxterm
b. Product term
c. Minterm
d. Midterm
87.For an RS flip-flop made of NAND gates the race condition happens
when
b.
c.

S=R=1
S=1,R=0
c. S=R=0
d. S=0,R=1
88.For an RS flip-flop made of NOR gates the race condition happens
when
a. S=R=1
b. S=1,R=0
c. S=R=0
d. S=0,R=1
89.Another name for multiplexer.
a. Data selector
b. Transmission line
c. register
d. distributor
90.Another name for demultiplexer.
a. Data selector
b. Transmission line
c. register
d. distributor
91.A logic circuit which accepts 2n inputs and directs one of them to the
output in accordance to condition of the n select lines.
a. Encoder
b. Multiplexer
c. Decoder
d. Demultiplexer
92.A logic circuit which accepts one input and directs it to one of the 2 n
output lines in accordance to condition of the n select lines.
a. Encoder
b. Multiplexer
c. Decoder
d. Demultiplexer
93.It is a circuit that converts a 2n bits standard ring code to n-bits
required code.
a. Encoder
b. Multiplexer
c. Decoder
d. Demultiplexer
94.It is a circuit that converts n bits code to 2 n bits standard ring code.
a. Encoder
b. Multiplexer
c. Decoder
d. Demultiplexer
95.According to distributive law of Boolean algebra, x + yz is equal to
a. xy + xz
b. x + y + z
c. x
d. (x+y)(x+z)
96.According to absorption law of Boolean algebra, x + xy is equal to
a. 1
b. x
c. 0
a.

b.

d. x + y
97.According to identity law of Boolean algebra, x + xy is equal to
a. 1
b. x
c. 0
d. x + y
98.According to consensus law of Boolean algebra, xy + yz + xz is equal
to
a. xy+xz
b. x+ y+z
c. xy+yz
d. ( x+y)(x+z)
99.De Morgans theorem states that x+ y is equal to
a. 1
b. x y
c. 0
d. x + y
100. Which of the following can be used in proving De Morgans theorem?
a. Manipulating of Boolean expression
b. Duality
c. Perfect induction
d. equivalent
101. _______ is called retrieving data from memory.
a. Reading
b. Accessing
c. Encoding
d. Getting
102. A dynamic memory will store information
a. when power is applied at regular interval
b. as long as power is applied to the memory
c. even when power is not applied to the memory
d. as long as power is applied and the memory is refreshed
periodically
103. A static memory will store information
a. when power is applied at regular interval
b. as long as power is applied to the memory
c. even when power is not applied to the memory
d. as long as power is applied and the memory is refreshed
periodically
104. The typical number of bits per dynamic memory location is
a. 1
b. 16
c. 8
d. 2
105. A static memory generally contains
a. Row and column decoders
b. Column decoders
c. No decoders
d. Row decoders
106. _________ can erase EPROMS.
a. Applying a 21-volt pulse

Blowing fuse
Applying ultraviolet rays
d. Turning off the power
107. _______ is called a memory device which holds fixed of data in a
circuit.
a. ROM
b. RAM
c. logic
d. register
108. _______ is a kind of memory where only manufacturers can store
program and has a group of memory locations each permanently
storing a word.
a. ROM
b. Hard memory
c. SOS memory
d. RAM
109. An interval required to address and read out memory word.
a. Propagation delay
b.
Access time
c. Pulse duration
d. Setting time
110. One of the following can program PROMs.
a. Biasing bipolar transistor
b. Charging a gate
c. Blowing fuse
d. Effusing input
111. _______ is a segment register which normally access variables in the
program.
a. Code
b. Extra
c. Data
d. Stack
112. ______ refers to BCD counter.
a. Binary counter
b. Decade counter
c. Frequency divider
d. Shift register
113. What is the reason why more cells can be stored in a given area with
dynamic cells?
a. They travel faster
b. They consume less power
c. They are larger
d. They are smaller
114. What do you call the duration within it takes to read the content of a
memory location after it has been addressed?
a. Execution time
b. Access time
c. Data rate
d. Cycle time
115. Refers to the part of computer that performs mathematical
operations.
a. CPU
b.
c.

ALU
Flip-flop
d. Assembly language
116. A detailed step by step of direction telling a computer exactly how
to proceed to solve a specific problem or process a specific task
a. Sequence
b. Process
c. Flow chart
d. Computer program
117. Files in E-mail communication are send thru ______
a. Attachment
b. Disk
c. Wires
d. Mailbox
118. ______ refers to a circuit that stores pulses and produces an output
pulse when specified number of pulses or stored.
a. Counter
b. Buffer
c. Register
d. flip-flop
119. Refers to increased use of data conversion circuit as a result of
increased application.
a. Op Amps
b. Digital equipment
c. Linear circuit
d. Computers
120. What is a group circuit that provides timing and signals to all
operation in the computer?
a. Input unit
b. Output unit
c. Control unit
d. Memory unit
121. _______ is an output to Read Only Memory (ROM).
a. Data
b. Multiplexer
c. Input code
d. Address
122. A______ is an instruction is a source language that is to be replaced
by a define sequence of instruction in the same source language.
a. Statement
b. Source code
c. Macro-instruction
d. Mnemonic
123. _______ is a device that stays on once triggered and store one or
more conditions as a digital circuit.
a. oscillator
b. Gate
c. Integrator
d. Latch
124. What do you call a circuit that changes pure binary code into ASCII?
a. Decoder
b. Code converter
b.
c.

Encoder
Demultiplexer
125. In shift registers made up of several flip-flops, the clock signal
indicates
a. A bit of information stored in the flip-flop
b. Information of time
c. When to shift a bit of data from input of the flip-flop to the
output
d. What time is it
126. Speed of a logic circuit is normally expressed as ______.
a. Power consumption
b. Logic levels
c. Propagation delay
d. Speed immunity
127. ________ refers to a function of a decade counter digital IC.
a. Producing one output pulses for every 10 inputs pulses
b. Decoding a decimal number of display on 7-segement
c. Adding 2 decimal numbers
d. Producing 10 output for every 1 pulse
128. diagram showing procedures that are following, and actions taken is
called
a. schematic diagram
b. functional block diagram
c. flow chart
d. circuit diagram
129. What is a medium of communication with a computer where
programs are written in mnemonics?
a. Assembly language
b. Low-level language
c. High level language
d. Machine language
130.
What is the counter that follow the binary sequence
a. decimal counter
b. binary counter
c. shift counter
d. simplex counter
131. For a processor that uses 4-bit words, the largest number that can
be represented using double precision is
a. 127
b. 255
c. 65, 535
d. 15
132. ______ are non-semiconductor devices still used in digital memories.
a. Gates
b. Magnetic cores
c. Flip-flops
d. Relay
133. Data selector is also called
a. Encoder
b. Demultiplexer
c. Decoder
d. Multiplexer
c.

d.

134. The purpose of the fetch cycle in a computer is to _____.


a. Obtain instruction
b. Implement a specific operation
c. Obtain input data
d. Obtain memory data
135. What is the time interval to undertake a refresh operation in a
typical dynamic RAM?
a. 22 microsec.
b. 2 ms
c. 50 microsec.
d. 200 ms
136. The output pulses of the logic pulses _______.
a. Can damage logic circuits
b. Can be used to overdrive logic nodes high or low
c. Are too narrow for the logic probe to respond to
d. Can only force high nodes to low
137. _______is a storage device used to accommodate a difference in rate
of flow of data or time of occurrence of events when transmitting from
one device to another.
a. Accumulator
b. Register
c. Buffer
d. Modem
138. A ________ is a solid state memory device, which depends on the
magnetic polarization of domains, usually in a garnet type material.
a. Magnetic drum
b.
Magnetic disk
c. Magnetic bubble
d. Magnetic core
139. The 1st recipient in E-mail communication
a. Host
b. Computer
c. Mail box
d. Disk
140. What do you call the devices that allow computers to communicate
with other computers through telephone lines or radio frequency?
a. Modems
b. Super computers
c. Disk
d. Mouse
141. What is the process used to describe analog-to-digital conversion?
a. Binarize
b. Analogize
c. Linearize
d. Digitize
142.
What is the process of converting multiple analog input signals
sequentially to digital output?
a. Pulse code modulation
b. Time division multiplexing
c. Space division multiplexing
d. Analog to digital conversion
143. What is the multi wire connection between digital circuits?

Bus
Cable ribbon
c. Wire wrap
d. Multiplexed cable
144. _______ is a software that converts a high level language program
into machine or assembly language program
a. ALU
b. CPU
c. Cross-assembler
d. Compiler
145. An electronic device design to accept data performs prescribed
computational and logical operations at high speed and output the
results of this operation.
a. Digital machine
b. Compiler
c. Computer
d. Simulator
146. An encoder is an MSI (medium-scale-integrated) circuit that
a. Provides an output code that corresponds to which of a set of
input line is true.
b. Provides for delivering 1 of 2 or more inputs to an output
c. Provides a storage of a certain number of binary bits
d. Selects a given output based on binary input code
147. The rapidly flashing logic probe tip tells you the logic node being
probe.
a. Has an unstable logic activity
b. Has rapidly changing logic activity
c. Is at an illegal logic level
d. Is struck
148. What is the smallest part of a computer language
a. Word
b. Binary
c. Bit
d. Byte
149. ______is a sequence of instructions that tells the computer machine
on how available data small be processed.
a. Flowchart
b. Program
c. Command
d. RAM
150. A ________ a program which converts instruction written in an source
language into machine code, which can be read and acted upon by
the computer.
a. Source code
b. Compiler
c. Assembler
d. Application software
151. Refers to the part of the computer that interprets instructions.
a. ACC
b. Compiler
c. ALU
d. CPU
a.

b.

152. What is a program that translates English like words of high level
language into the machine language of a computer?
a. Compiler
b. Interpreter
c. Assembler
d. Monitor program
153. Determine which item is not a storage device.
a. Card readers
b. Magnetic tape
c. CD-ROM
d. Diskettes
154. First commercial computer introduced in 1953 that uses valves
a. ENIAC
b. IBM-1400
c. IBM-701
d. UNIVAC
155. Built a computer in 1946 at the institute of advance study (IAS),
Princeton, USA, that uses binary numbers and stores information.
a. Vannevar bush
b. Clifford Berry
c. John Van Neumann
d. John Atannasoff
156. An English mathematician who invented the slide rule in 1622.
a. Blaise Pascal
b. William Oughtred
c. Clifford Berry
d. Charles Babage