Q. Commonly used abbreviation ‘CMOS’ in computer science stands for?
A. Composite Metal-Oxide Semiconductor
B. Complementary Metal-Oxide Semiconductor
C. Cyclical Metal-Oxide Semiconductor
D. Complementary Mental-Oxide Semiconductor
Answer: Complementary Metal-Oxide Semiconductor
CMOS is short for Complementary Metal-Oxide Semiconductor.
CMOS is also referred to as a Real-Time Clock (RTC), Non-Volatile RAM (NVRAM) or CMOS RAM
CMOS reside on the Motherboard of the computer. It is a battery powered semiconductor chip inside computers that stores information about the system time and date. It also contains information about system hardware settings of the computer.