Computer Awareness MCQ's Practice Set - 12

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Computer Awareness MCQ's Practice Set - 12

1. The primary output device for computers is a
A) Video monitor
B) Printer
C) keyboard
D) mouse
2. A directory within a directory is called
A) Mini Directory
B) Junior Directory
C) Part Directory
D) Sub Directory
3. Compatibility in regard to computers refers to
A) The software doing the right job for the user
B) It being versatile enough to handle the job
C) The software being able to run on the computer
D) Software running with other previously installed software
4. When you save in the following the data would remain intact even after turning off computer?
B) Motherboard
C) Secondary Storage Device
D) Primary Storage Device
5. SMPT, FTP and DNS are application of the ----- layer
A) Data link
B) Network
C) Transport
D) Application
6. Which of the following is not a common feature of software applications?
A) Menus
B) Windows
C) Help
D) Search
7. In MICR, C Stands for
A) Code
B) Color
C) Computer
D) Character
8. A ---- computer is a large and expensive computer capable of simultaneously processing data for hundreds or thousands of users
A) Server
B) Mainframes
C) Desktop
D) Tablet
9. The trend in computer systems is toward the use of graphical user interfaces (GUIs). In these operating systems, a track ball is described as ---
A) a roller ball which moves the cursor
B) a pen-shaped device which allows data to be entered through the CRT screen
C) a figure which resembles a familiar office device
D) an outdated input device
10. The --- folder retains copies of messages that you have started but are not yet ready to send
A) Inbox
B) Outbox
C) Drafts
D) Sent Items
11. The ability of an OS to run more than one application at a time is called
A) Multitasking
B) Object-oriented programming
C) Multi-user computing
D) Time-sharing
12. Example of non-numeric data is
A) Employee address
B) Examination score
C) Bank balance
D) All of the above
13. Coded entries which are used to gain access to a computer system are called
A) Entry codes
B) Passwords
C) Security commands
D) Code words
14. To move to the bottom of a document, press
A) Insert key
B) Home key
C) Ctrl key + End key
D) End key
15. A device that is connected to the motherboard is
A) Called an external device
B) Called an adjunct device
C) Called a peripheral device
D) Must connect using ribbon cable
16. Storage and memory differ with respect to which of the following characteristics?
A) Price
B) Reliability
C) Speed
D) All of the above
17. What are the two examples of freeware?
A) WinZip and Linux
B) Shareware and file sharing
C) Microsoft word and the Google toolbar
D) Instant messaging and the Google toolbar
E) Microsoft Power Point and Microsoft Excel
18. What is e-commerce?
A) Buying and selling of international goods
B) Buying and selling of products and services over the internet
C) Buying and selling of products and services not found in stores
D) Buying and selling of products having to do with computers
E) Buying and selling of electronic goods
19. The --- tells the computer how to use its components.
A) Utility
B) Network
C) Operating System
D) Application program
20. A --- contains buttons and menus that provide quick access to commonly used commands
A) Menu bar
B) Tool bar
C) Window
D) Action bar
21. Which of the following displays the contents of active cell?
A) Tool bar
B) Menu bar
C) Name box
D) Formula bar
22. What type of program controls the various computer parts and allows the user to interact with the computer?
A) Utility software
B) Operating software
C) Word processing software
D) Database program
23. What is backup?
A) Adding more components to your network
B) Protecting data by copying it from the original source to a different destination
C) Filtering old data from the new data
D) Accessing data on tape
24. Network components are connected to the same cable in the --- topology.
A) Star
B) Ring
C) Bus
D) Mesh
E) Mixed
25. Which of the following is the largest unit of storage?
26. Any letter, number, or symbol found on the keyboard that you can type into the computer
A) Output
B) Character
C) Type
D) Print
27. Most of the commonly used personal computers/laptops do not have a command key known as
A) Turnover
B) Shift
C) Alter
D) Delete
E) Insert
28. What is the full form of USB as used in computer related activities
A) Universal Security Block
B) Ultra Serial Block
C) Universal Service Block
D) Universal Serial Bus
29. LAN stands for
A) Local Access Network
B) Logical Access Network
C) Local Area Network
D) Logical Area Network
30. Softcopy is the intangible output, so then what is hardcopy?
A) The physical parts of the computer
B) The printed parts of the computer
C) The physical output devices
D) The printed output
31. The “desktop” of a computer refers to
A) The visible screen
B) The area around the monitor
C) The top of the mouse pad
D) The inside of a folder
32. What type of resource is most likely to be shared common resource in a computer network
A) Keyboards
B) Speakers
C) Floppy disk drives
D) Printers
33. Pick the odd one
A) Mouse
B) Scanner
C) Printer
D) Keyboard
34. Programs designed specifically to address general purpose applications and special purpose application are called
A) Operating system
B) System software
C) Application software
D) Management information systems
35. A series of instructions that tell a computer what to do and how to do it is called a
A) Program
B) Command
C) User response
D) Processor
36. When you are working on a document on PC, where is the document temporarily stored
C) The CPU
D) Flash Memory
37. How are data organized in a spreadsheet
A) Lines and spaces
B) Layers and planes
C) Height and width
D) Rows and columns
38. Magnetic tape is not practical for applications where data must be quickly recalled because tape is
A) A random access medium
B) A sequential access medium
C) A read only medium
D) Fragile and easily damaged
39. Which is the part of a computer that one can touch and feel
A) Programs
B) software
C) Hardware
D) Output
40. Computers gather data, which means they allow users to – data
A) Present
B) Store
C) Output
D) Input
41. What is the purpose of software documenting
A) Use and maintenance of software
B) To sell software at handsome price
C) To sell software to many customers
D) To show its importance
42. During the --- portion of the Information processing cycle, the computer acquires data from some source
A) Storage and output
B) Storage
C) Input
D) Output
43. The --- of software contains lists of commands and options
A) Menu bar
B) Tool bar
C) Title bar
D) Formula bar
44. A --- can make it easier to play games
A) Mouse
B) Joystick
C) Keyboard
D) Pen
45. Housing all hardware, software, storage, and processing in one site location is called
A) Time-sharing
B) A distributed system
C) Centralized processing
D) A host computer
46. OCR stands for
A) Optical Character Recognition
B) Optical CPU Recognition
C) Optimal Character Rendering
D) Other Character Restoration
47. If a new device is attached to a computer, such as a printer or scanner, its ---- must be installed before the device can be used.
A) Buffer
B) Driver
C) Pager
D) Server
48. Which of the following best explains e-governance?
A) Improving the function of Government
B) Teaching Government employees the basics of computing
C) Delivery of public services through internet
D) Framing of cyber-laws of chatting on internet
49. To send another station a message, the main thing a user has to know is
A) How the network works
B) The other station’s address
C) Whether the network is packet-switched or circuit-switched
D) Whether this is a voice or data network
50. Smart card is
A) Special purpose cards
B) Microprocessor cards
C) Processing unit contains memory for storing data
D) Processing unit for software handling