Computer Awareness MCQ's Practice Set - 1

Computer Awareness Quiz
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1. Manipulating data to create information is known as
1) Feedback
2) Programming
3) Processing
4) Analysis
2. The type of software that control the internal operations in the computer, and control how the computer works with all its parts, is which of the following?
1) Shareware
2) o/s software
3) Application software
4) Public domain software
3. What happens when you boot up a PC?
1) Portions of the o/s are copied form disk into memory
2) Portions of the o/s are copied from memory into disk
3) Portions of the o/s are compiled
4) Portions of the o/s are emulated
4. A complier translates higher-level programs into a machine language program, which is called_____
1) Source code
2) Object code
3) Complied code
4) Beta code
5. What contains the computer BIOS and maintains its data with the use of a battery for periods when the system is powered down?
2) RAM
4) CPU
6. Something which has easily-understood instructions is said to be_____
1) User friendly
2) Information
3) Word processing
4) Icon
7. What is output?
1) What the processor takes from the user
2) What the user gives to the processor
3) What the processor get from the user
4) What the processor gives to the user
8. A repair for a known software bug, usually available at no charge on the Internet, is called an __________
1) Version
2) Path
3) Tutorial
4) FAQ
9. Reference to each file on a disk are stored in a ________
1) File Allocation Table
2) Root Allocation Table
3) Linking directory
4) Root directory
10. Only __________ program(s) become(s) active even though we can open many programs at a time.
1) Four
2) Three
3) Two
4) One
11. When the margin on both sides is straight and equal, then there is _________ in document.
1) Full justification
2) Full alignment
3) Left justification
4) Right justification
12. The primary goal of a computer system is to turn data into _________
1) Ideas
2) Suggestions
3) Information
4) Reports
13. What is the main folder on a storage device called
1) Platform
2) Interface
3) Root directory
4) Device drives
14. If you receiver an e-mail form someone you don’t know, what should you do?
1) Forward it to the police immediately
2) Delete it without opening it
3) Open it and respond to them saying you don’t know them
4) Reply and ask them for their personal information
15. Computer __________ is whatever is typed, submitted transmitted to a computer system.
1) Input
2) Output
3) Data
4) Circuitry
16. Which of the following switching methods provides the greatest frame throughput?
1) Sore and forward switching
2) Frame tag switching
3) Cut through switching
4) ISL switching
17. Which kind of lock includes a keypad that can be used to control access into areas?
1) Cipher
2) Warded
3) Device
4) Tumbler
18. Special effect used to introduce slides in a presentation are called
1) Effects
2) Custom animation
3) Transition
4) Animation
19. Computers send and receive data in the forms of _________ signals.
1) Ana log
2) Digital
3) Modulated
4) Demodulated
20. Most World Wide Web pages contain commands in the language
1) NIG
2) URL
4) IRC
21. ___________ are graphical objects used to represent commonly used application.
1) GUI
2) Drivers
3) Windows
4) Application
22. The ability to find an individual item in a file immediately _______
1) Sequential access
2) File allocation table
3) Direct access
4) Directory
23. Computers connected to a LAN can __________
1) Run faster
2) Go on line
3) Share information and/or share peripheral equipment
4) E-mail
24. A CD-RW Disk __________
1) Has a faster access than an internal disk
2) Is a form of optical disk, so it can only be written once
3) Holds less data than a floppy disk
4) Can be erased and rewritten
25. Whenever we have to give space between the two words while typing on a PC’s we have to press a key known as _________
1) Backspace
2) Shift
3) Control
4) Space bar
26. A device that provides emergency power to your computer, conditions the voltage, and protects against power surges is called a ____________
1) PSU = Power Supply Unit
2) USP – Universal Surge Protector
3) UPPS = Universal Power Protection and Supply
4) UPS = Uninterruptible Power Supply
27. Documentation of computer programs is important so that
1) Users can learn how to use the program
2) Other programmers can know how to maintain the program
3) The programmer can see why the code is written that way while hunting for source of error
4) All of the above
28. Two different files can have the same name if
1) They are in different folders
2) They are in different drives
3) Never
4) The names are capitalised differently
29. Secondary storage
1) Does not require constant power
2) Does not use magnetic media
3) Consists of four main types of devices
4) Does not store information for later retrieval
30. The first computers were programmed using
1) Assembly language
2) Machine language
3) Spaghetti code
4) Source code
31. Which of the following function is not performed by servers?
1) Email processing
2) Database sharing
3) Process Websites
4) Word processing
32. Which media has the bailey to have data/information stored (written) on them by users more than once?
1) CD-R disks
2) CD-RW disks
3) Zip disks
4) Optical Disks
33. The process of transferring files form a computer on the Internet to you computer is called
1) Downloading
2) Uploading
3) FTP
34. The ___________ controls a client’s computer resources
1) Application program
2) Instruction set
3) Operating system
4) Server application
35. To reload a Web page, press the __________ button.
1) Redo
2) Reload
3) Restore
4) Control
36. Edition a document consists of reading through the document you’ve created, then __________
1) Correcting your errors
2) Printing it
3) Saving it
4) Deleting it
37. Which of the following is NOT a famous operating system?
1) Windows vista
2) Mac OS X
3) Linux
4) Virtual box
38. The Internet allows you to _________
1) Send electronic mail
2) View Web pages
3) Connect to servers all around the world
4) All of the above
39. What kind of software would you most likely use to keep track of a billing account?
1) World processing
2) Electronic publishing
3) Spreadsheet
4) Web authoring
40. Text and graphics that have been out of copied are stored in an area called the ____
1) Pasteboard
2) Cupboard
3) Clipboard
4) Cutting board
41. Which of the following is an example of storage devices?
1) magnetic disk
2) tales
3) DVDs
4) All of the these
42. The ________ file format is a method of encoding pictures on a computer.
3) FTP
4) URL
43. What is the process of copying software programs form secondary storage media to the hard disk called?
1) configuration
2) download
3) storage
4) installation
44. The code for a Web page is written using ________
1) A fifth generation language
2) WinZip
3) Perl
4) Hypertext Mark-up Language
45. Small application programs that run on a web page and may ensure a form is completed properly or provide animation are known as ________
1) Flash
2) Spiders
3) cookies
4) Applets
46. Example of non-numeric data is
1) Employee address
2) Examination score
3) Bank balance
4) All the above
47. Date and Time are available on the desktop at
1) Keyboard
2) Recycle bin
3) My computer
4) Task bar
48. Periodically adding, changing and deleting file records is called file
1) Updating
2) Upgrading
3) Restructuring
4) Renewing
49. Capital letters on a keyboard are referred to as __________
1) Caps lock key
2) Grumps
3) Big guys
4) Upper case letters
50. Devices that make up a computer system that you can see or touch _______
1) Menu
2) Print
3) Software
4) Hardware 

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