No. In modern computers, programs are not stored on a ROM chip, but on the hard drive.
ROM is Read Only Memory. Normally, data is fabricated into the ROM chips by the semiconductor manufacturer. Special mask(s) have to be made to store this data. Besides ROM chips there are PROM chips, where P stands for Programmable. In these chips, data can be stored by the end user. EPROM is Erasable PROM. A new type of ROM is OTP ROM (One Time Programmable).
You might be talking about the BIOS, the Basic Input Output System stored on a ROM chip on the Computer Mainboard. It is the initial boot code run by the pc.
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ROM chips are found not only in computers; many appliances and even toys contain ROM chips. toys contain ROM chips.
* Chips on mother boards that can be reprogram are called : FLASH ROM