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Question Question: IC chips used in computers are usually made of

  1. Lead
  2. Silicon
  3. Chromium
  4. Gold
Answer: 2

Question Question: One kilobyte is equal to

  1. 1000 bytes
  2. 1024 bytes
  3. 100 bytes
  4. 1023 bytes
Answer: 2

Question Question: Which of the following is not an example of Operating System?

  1. Windows 98
  2. BSD Unix
  3. Microsoft Office XP
  4. Red Hat Linux
Answer: 3

Question Question: Which supercomputer is developed by the Indian Scientists?

  1. Param
  2. Super 301
  3. Compaq Presario
  4. CRAY YMP
Answer: 1

Question Question: One Gigabyte is Approximately equal is

  1. 1000,000 bytes
  2. 1000,000,000 bytes
  3. 1000,000,000,000 bytes
  4. None of these
Answer: 2

Question Question: Check the odd term out

  1. Internet
  2. Linux
  3. Unix
  4. Windows
Answer: 1

Question Question: The errors that can be pointed out by the compiler are

  1. Syntax error
  2. Symantic error
  3. Logical error
  4. Internal error
Answer: 1

Question Question: What is the control unit's function in the CPU

  1. To transfer data to primary storage .
  2. TO store program instructions.
  3. To perform logic functions.
  4. To decode program instructions.
Answer: 3

Question Question: What is the best way to have a data and the slide number appear on every slide?

  1. choose Tools, Header and Footer, click Slide tab, select the desired options, click Apply to All.
  2. choose Insert, Header and Footer, click Slide tab, select the desired options, click Apply to All.
  3. choose View, Header and Footer, click Slide tab, select the desired options, click Apply to All.
  4. choose File, Header and Footer, click Slide tab, select the desired options, click Apply to All.
Answer: 2

Question Question: What do you use to create a chart?

  1. Pie Wizard
  2. Excel Wizard
  3. Data Wizard
  4. Chart Wizard
Answer: 4

Question Question: When we opens an Internet site we see www. What is the full form of www?

  1. world wide woord
  2. world wide web
  3. word widing works
  4. words wide spiderman web
Answer: 2

Question Question: Which of the following commands is given to reboot the computer?

  1. Ctrl + Alt + Del
  2. Ctrl + Alt + Tab
  3. Ctrl + Shift + Del
  4. Ctrl + Alt + shift
Answer: 1

Question Question: Which of the following statements is true?

  1. Minicomputer works faster than Microcomputer
  2. Microcomputer works faster than Minicomputer
  3. Speed of both the computers is the same
  4. The speeds of both these computers cannot be compared with the speed of advanced computer
Answer: 1

Question Question: The background of any Word document -

  1. is always white colour
  2. is the colour you preset under the Options menu
  3. is always the same for the entire document
  4. can have any colour you choose
Answer: 2

Question Question: The blinking symbol on the computer screen is called the

  1. mouse
  2. logo
  3. hand
  4. cursor
Answer: 4

Question Question: Which function calculates the largest value in a set of numbers in Excel?

  1. Average
  2. Count
  3. Minimum
  4. Maximum
Answer: 4

Question Question: To move to the bottom of a document, press ...

  1. Auto Summarize
  2. Home key
  3. Ctrl key + End key
  4. End key
Answer: 3

Question Question: The Word function that corrects text as you type is referred to as

  1. Auto Summarize
  2. Auto Insert
  3. Auto Correct
  4. Track Changes
Answer: 3

Question Question: To find and load a file that has been saved -

  1. select the Close command
  2. select the New command
  3. select the Save command
  4. select the Open command
Answer: 4

Question Question: What displays the content of the active cell in Excel?

  1. Name box
  2. Row Headings
  3. Formula bar
  4. Taskpane
Answer: 3

Question Question: In Word you can force a page break -.

  1. by positioning your cursor at the appropriate place and pressing the F1 key
  2. by positioning your cursor at the appropriate place and pressing Ctrl + Enter
  3. by using the Insert/Section Break
  4. by changing the font size your document
Answer: 2

Question Question: Which of the following refers to a small, single-site network?

  1. LAN
  2. DSL
  3. RAM
  4. USB
Answer: 1

Question Question: By default, your documents print in - mode.

  1. Landscape
  2. Portrait
  3. Page Setup
  4. print View
Answer: 2

Question Question: How do you prevent emailed word documents from always opening in the Reading Layout?

  1. From the Tools Menu > Options > General Tab > uncheck the `Allow starting in Reading Layout'
  2. From the View Menu > Reading Layout > General Tab > uncheck the `Allow staring in Reading Layout'
  3. From the Format Menu > Autoformat > Edit Tab > uncheck the `Use with emailed attachments'.
  4. All the above
Answer: 1

Question Question: Which of these is a quick way to copy formatting from a selected cell to two other cells on the same worksheet?

  1. Use CTRL to select all three cells, then click the Paste Button image button on the Standard toolbar
  2. Copy the selected cell, then select the other two cells, click Style on the Format menu, then click Modify
  3. Click Format Painter Button image on the Formatting toolbar twice, then click in each cell you want to copy the formatting to
  4. Use Alt to select all three cells, then click the Paste Button image button on the Standard toolbar
Answer: 3

Question Question: Select the odd one out -

  1. Interpreter
  2. Operating System
  3. Compiler
  4. Assembler
Answer: 2

Question Question: Which of the following places the common data elements in order from smallest to largest?

  1. Character, file, record, field, database
  2. Character, record, field, file, database
  3. Character, field, record, file, database
  4. Bit, byte, character, record, field, file, database
Answer: 3

Question Question: The Assistant is -.

  1. an application that allows you to take notes and save them in a file
  2. an animated character that provides help and suggestions
  3. a button on the standard Toolbar that executes the Print command
  4. a collection of frequently misspelled words in a dictionary file
Answer: 2

Question Question: Suppose you have columns of data that span more than one printed page. How can you automatically print the column headings on each page?

  1. Click Page Setup on the File menu, click the Sheet tab, and enter the row that contains these column headings under Print titles
  2. Click Page Setup on the File menu, click the Page tab, click the Options button, then enter your choices
  3. Click Page Preview on the File menu, click the Sheet tab, and enter the row that contains these column headings under Print titles
  4. Click Page Setup on the File menu, click the Sheet tab, and make a selection under the Print heading
Answer: 1

Question Question: How do you print your slides in a handout that includes lines for notes?

  • In the Print dialog box, select Handouts and set the number of slides per page to 3

     

    1. In the Print dialog box, select Handouts and a number of slices per page, then select the Include comment pages option
    2. In the Print dialog box, select Notes Pages instead of Handouts
    3. It cannot be done
    Answer: 2

    Question Question: Which of the following describes a relational database?

    1. It provides a relationship between integers
    2. It consists of separate tables or related data
    3. It retrieves data related to its queries
    4. It provides a relationship between floats
    Answer: 2

    Question Question: What do you press to enter the current date in a cell?

    1. CTRL +; (semicolon)
    2. CTRL + SHIFT + :(colon) + shift + :(colon) >
    3. CTRL + F10
    4. CTRL + F11
    Answer: 1

    Question Question: What happens when you press Ctrl + V key?

    1. A Capital V letter is typed into your document at the cursor point
    2. The selected item is pasted from the Clipboard
    3. The selected item is pasted from the Clipboard
    4. The selected drawing objects are distributed vertically on the page
    Answer: 2

    Question Question: ATM means

    1. Any Time Marketing
    2. Any Time Money
    3. Any Time Machine
    4. Automatic Teller Machine
    Answer: 4

    Question Question: CRM means -.

    1. Customer Relationship Management
    2. Customer Retention Manager
    3. Customers' Relatives Meet
    4. Channel Route Market
    Answer: 1

    Question Question: A presentation means

    1. Display of products
    2. Explaining the utility of products or plan
    3. A gift
    4. Display of Communication skils
    Answer: 2

    Question Question: The term PC means

    1. Private Computer
    2. Personal Computer
    3. Professional Computer
    4. Personal Calculator
    Answer: 2

    Question Question: Silicon Valley of India is located in

    1. Dehradun
    2. Bangalore
    3. Hyderabad
    4. Srinagar
    Answer: 2

    Question Question: A term associated with the comparison of processing speed is

    1. FFTS
    2. MPG
    3. MIPS
    4. CPS
    Answer: 3

    Question Question: An octal number 237 is equal to the binary number

    1. 010 011 111
    2. 010 111 011
    3. 011 101 101
    4. 011 000 001
    Answer: 3

    Question Question: A dot-matrix printer

    1. is an input-output device
    2. is an output device only
    3. is an input device only
    4. None of these
    Answer: 2

    Question Question: Magnetic disk a medium known as

    1. Serial access
    2. Direct access
    3. Sequential access
    4. Sequential and rotational access
    Answer: 2

    Question Question: Which of the following is true?

    1. Plotters are not available for microcomputer systems
    2. Micro-computer are not programmed like conventional computers
    3. Mini-computers are task-oriented
    4. The contents of ROM are easily changed
    Answer: 3

    Question Question: ROM is composed of

    1. Magnetic cores
    2. Micro-processors
    3. Photoelectric cells
    4. Floppy disks
    Answer: 2

    Question Question: The computer code for interchange of information between terminals is

    1. ASCII
    2. BCD
    3. BCDIC
    4. Hollerith
    Answer: 1

    Question Question: A temporary storage area, attached to the CPU, for I/O operations, is a

    1. Channel
    2. Buffer
    3. Register
    4. Core
    Answer: 2

    Question Question: A characteristic of the ASCII code is

    1. its limitation to a maximum of 96 character configuration
    2. its use of the zone codes 1010, 1011 and 1100
    3. its independence from Hollerith code
    4. All of these
    Answer: 3

    Question Question: A decimal equivalent of m second is

    1. 0.000001 sec
    2. 1000000 sec
    3. 0.001 sec
    4. 1000 sec
    Answer: 1

    Question Question: Which one of the following a file?

    1. Floppy disk
    2. Magnetic drum
    3. magnetic tape
    4. None of these
    Answer: 4

    Question Question: An I/O device which provides photographic outputs for printing galleys, is the

    1. Camera printer
    2. Automatic typesetter
    3. Radix printer
    4. All of these
    Answer: 4

    Question Question: A term used interchangeably with diskette is

    1. Disk cartridge
    2. Disk pack
    3. Floppy disk
    4. Packette disk
    Answer: 3

    Question Question: A peripheral device used in a word processing system is

    1. Floppy disk
    2. Magnetic card reader
    3. CRT
    4. All of these
    Answer: 4

    Question Question: MS-DOS is the name of a/an

    1. Application software
    2. Hardware
    3. System software
    4. None of these
    Answer: 3

    Question Question: Which of the following floppy sizes exists?

    1. 5.25 inches
    2. 4.75 inches
    3. 6 inches
    4. 8 inches
    Answer: 1

    Question Question: A characteristic of card system is

    1. slowness in processing data
    2. using cards as records of transactions
    3. needing a larger data staff
    4. All of these
    Answer: 4

    Question Question: The daily processing of corrections to customer accounts best exemplifies the processing mode of

    1. batch processing
    2. real-time processing
    3. time-sharing
    4. off-line processing
    Answer: 1

    Question Question: Which of the following terms could be used to describe the concurrent processing of computer programs via CRTs, on one computer system?

    1. Time sharing
    2. On-line processing
    3. Interactive processing
    4. All of these
    Answer: 4

    Question Question: The retrieval of information from the computer is defined as

    1. collection of data
    2. data retrieval operations
    3. output
    4. data output collection
    Answer: 3

    Question Question: An advantage of a distributed word processing network is

    1. increased number of reports handled
    2. less delay in inter-office communications
    3. greater corporate control over outputs
    4. All of these
    Answer: 2

    Question Question: The individual within the operations group who ordinarily uses a variety of keyboard devices, is the

    1. Data Clerk
    2. Keypunch Operator
    3. Data Entry Clerk
    4. Computer Operator
    Answer: 3

    Question Question: Which one of the following is not a computer language?

    1. BASIC
    2. COBOL
    3. LOTUS
    4. FORTRAN
    Answer: 3

    Question Question: Which of the following packages is used for composition in printing press?

    1. Lotus
    2. dBase
    3. Page Maker
    4. Word Perfect
    Answer: 3

    Question Question: Which one of the following is not a programming language of a computer?

    1. BASIC
    2. FORTRAN
    3. LASER
    4. PASCAL
    Answer: 3

    Question Question: In computer language, one kilobyte equals

    1. 1000 bytes
    2. 1024 bytes
    3. 100 bytes
    4. 8 bytes
    Answer: 2

    Question Question: 'Foxpro' is

    1. a medicine
    2. a disease
    3. a computer language
    4. an animal
    Answer: 3

    Question Question: The brain of a computer is

    1. CPU
    2. CD
    3. Floppy disc
    4. Megabyte
    Answer: 1

    Question Question: The most widely used commercial programming computer language is

    1. BASIC
    2. COBOL
    3. FORTRAN
    4. PASCAL
    Answer: 2

    Question Question: Who was the inventor of mechanical calculator for adding numbers?

    1. Charles Babbage
    2. Peano
    3. Newton
    4. Pascal
    Answer: 4

    Question Question: Who wrote the book 'Computer Liberation and Dream Machine', the first book on personal computers?

    1. John McCarthy
    2. Ted Nelson
    3. Niklaus Wirth
    4. Karl Capek
    Answer: 2

    Question Question: Charles Babbage invented

    1. ENIAC
    2. Difference engine
    3. Electronic computer
    4. Punched card
    Answer: 2

    Question Question: Transistors are associated with which computer system?

    1. First generation
    2. Fifth generation
    3. Second generation
    4. None of these
    Answer: 3

    Question Question: First generation computer systems used

    1. Transistors
    2. Vacuum tubes
    3. Magnetic cores
    4. Silicon chips
    Answer: 2

    Question Question: Which one of the following is a stored program machine?

    1. Micro-processor
    2. Calculator
    3. Analog-computer
    4. Micro-computer
    Answer: 4

    Question Question: Computers can be classified in which of the following hierarchical orders?

    1. PC, Large, Super Micro, Super Computer
    2. Super Micro, PC, Large, Super Computer
    3. PC, Super Micro, Large, Super Computer
    4. Large, Super Micro, Super Computer, PC
    Answer: 3

    Question Question: The unit of hardware, which an operator uses to monitor computer processing, is the

    1. Card Reader
    2. CPU
    3. Line Printer
    4. Console
    Answer: 4

    Question Question: The computer device primarily used to provide hard copy is the

    1. CRT
    2. Line Printer
    3. Computer Console
    4. Card Reader
    Answer: 2

    Question Question: Consider the following statements about Internet facility:

    1. It serves as the largest one-line information system.
    2. It provides the most dependable and latest mode for sending E-mail.
    3. Recurring expenditure on communication E-mail is very high.
    4. It is often misused and has triggered cyber-crimes.
    Answer: 1

    Question Question: Which is/are the main provisions of Information Technology (IT) Act, 2000?

    1. Finalisation of contracts through electronic media.
    2. Legal recognition to digital signatures and documents.
    3. Making hacking with computer system an office.
    4. All of the above
    Answer: 4

    Question Question: Which of the following circuit is used as a 'Memory device' in computers?

    1. Rectifier
    2. Flip-Flop
    3. Comparator
    4. Attenuator
    Answer: 2

    Question Question: The memory of a computer is commonly expressed in terms of Kilobytes or Megabytes. A byte is made up of

    1. eight decimal digits
    2. eight binary digits
    3. two binary digits
    4. two decimal digits
    Answer: 2

    Question Question: For reproducing sound, a CD (Compact Disc) audio player uses a

    1. quartz crystal
    2. titanium needle
    3. laser beam
    4. barium titanium ceramic
    Answer: 3

    Question Question: When a CD (Compact Disc used in audio and Video system) is seen in sunlight, rainbow like colours are seen. This can be explained on the basis of phenomenon of

    1. reflection and diffraction
    2. reflection and transmission
    3. diffraction and transmission
    4. refraction, diffraction and transmission
    Answer: 4

    Question Question: Pickup wrong definition

    1. Off line - is a system peripheral equipment not controlled by CPU
    2. Online - is system in which peripheral equipment is in direct contact with CPU
    3. PL/I is the acronym Peripheral Listing /Index
    4. Program or routine is a set sequence of instructions given to computer for problem solving
    Answer: 3

    Question Question: A computer programmer

    1. enters data into computer
    2. writes programs
    3. changes flow chart into instructions
    4. does total planning and thinking for a computer
    Answer: 4

    Question Question: Terminal is a

    1. device used to give supply to a computer
    2. Point at which data may leave or enter the computer
    3. point where wires are interconnected
    4. an input/output device
    Answer: 2

    Question Question: Errors in computer results could be due to

    1. encoding of data
    2. transmission of data
    3. manipulation of data
    4. all of the above
    Answer: 4

    Question Question: Register is a

    1. Set of capacitors used to register input instructions in a digital computer
    2. Set of paper tapes and cards put in a file
    3. Temporary storage unit within the CPU having dedicated or general purpose use
    4. part of the auxiliary memory
    Answer: 3

    Question Question: WAN means -

    1. Wide Area Network
    2. Wine Area Network
    3. Woll Area Network
    4. Wide Allen Network
    Answer: 1

    Question Question: MAN is a -

    1. Cost
    2. Company
    3. Network
    4. Country
    Answer: 3

    Question Question: Which of the following is the universal gate?

    1. NAND-Gate
    2. OR-Gate
    3. AND-Gate
    4. NOT-Gate
    Answer: 1

    Question Question: The translator program that converts source code in high level language into machine code line by line is called -

    1. Assembler
    2. Compiler
    3. Loader
    4. Interpreter
    Answer: 44>