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Q.1. What do we call an input/output device on a computer, reserved for communication between the computer operator or maintenance engineer and the computer?

(a) EDP Device
(b) Console
(c) Jokey
(D) Link Device

(b) Console


Q.2. A Digital Certificate can identity _______

  1. an individual
  2. a server
  3. a company Choose the correct option:

(a) Only 1
(b) 1 & 2
(c) 2 & 3
(d) 1, 2 & 3

(d) 1, 2 & 3


Q.3. Consider the following: 1. C 2. C++ 3. COBOL Which among the above is/ are high-level languages (HLL)?

(a) Only 1
(b) 1 & 2
(c) 2 & 3
(d) 1, 2 & 3

(d) 1, 2 & 3


Q.4. Which among the following is a correct definition of “Digital Divide”?

(a) gap between people having access to mobile and internet access
(b) gap between people having access to internet /IT and no internet/IT
(c) gap between people having access to broadband and narrowband internet
(d) gap between people having access to internet banking and normal banking

(b) gap between people having access to internet /IT and no internet/IT


Q.5. Which among the following is the most common source of Viruses to the hard disk of your computer?

(a) Incoming Email
(b) Outgoing Email
(c) CD Roms
(d) Websites

(a) Incoming Email


Q.6 What is the fullform of W3C?

(a) World Wide Web Consortium
(b) World Wide Web Company
(c) World Wide Web Center
(d) World Wide Web Command

(a) World Wide Web Consortium


Q.7. Random Access Memory (RAM) is which storage of device ?

(a) Primay
(b) Secondary
(c) Teriary
(d) Off line

(a) Primay


Q.8. What is full form CMOS ?

(a) Content Metal Oxide Semiconductor
(b) Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor
(c) Complementary Metal Oxygen Semiconductor
(d) Complementary Metal Oscilator Semiconductor

(b) Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor


Q.9. Second generation of computers consist of which of following ?

(a) Vaccum Tubes
(b) Diodes
(c) VLSI Microprocessor
(d) Transistors

(d) Transistors


Q.10. MPG is an file extension of which type of files ?

(a) Audio
(b) Image
(c) Video
(d) Flash

(c) Video


Q.11. What is full form of SMPS ?

(a) Switch Mode Power Supply
(b) Simple Mode Power Supply
(c) Storage Mode Power Supply
(d) Storage Mode Power Shortage

(a) Switch Mode Power Supply


Q.12. Smaller and less expensive PCbased servers are replacing ________ in many businesses.

(a) mainframes
(b) laptops
(c) supercomputers
(d) clients

(a) mainframes


Q.13. A complete electronic circuit with transistors and other electronic components on a small silicon chip is called a (n) _________.

(a) CPU
(b) integrated circuit
(c) magnetic disk
(d) Workstation

(b) integrated circuit


Q.14. A file name mydocument.docx would have been created in

(a) MS Outlook
(b) MS Word
(c) MS Excel
(d) Word Perfect

(b) MS Word


Q.15. What is a cursor?

(a) It shows the position on a computer monitor
(b) It is an indicator
(c) All of the above
(d) Cursor is Latin for runner

(c) All of the above


Q.16. URL is an acronym for _________

(a) Unique Resource Locator
(b) Uniform Resource Locator
(c) Uniform Resource Link
(d) Universal Resource Location

(b) Uniform Resource Locator


Q.17. ________bits equal one byte.

(a) Eight
(b) Two
(c) One million
(d) One thousand

(a) Eight


Q.18. Which of the the following system components is the brain of the computer ?

(a) Network card
(b) CPU
(c) None of these
(d) Memory

(b) CPU


Q.19. The Internet allows you to

(a) send electronic mail
(b) All of these
(c) connect to servers all around the world
(d) view web pages

(c) connect to servers all around the world


Q.20. Transformation of input into output is performed by_______

(a) Peripherals
(b) Input-Output unit
(c) Memory
(d) Storage

(b) Input-Output unit


Q.21. A Website address is a unique name that identifies a specific _________on the web.

(a) Web browser
(b) Web site
(c) link
(d) PDA

(b) Web site


Q.22. The arrow keys can be used to ______.

(a) None of these
(b) move the cursor while deleting text
(c) delete text
(d) move the cursor in the text that has already been entered

(d) move the cursor in the text that has already been entered


Q.23. Which of the following is a popular DOS based spreadsheet?

(a) Lotus 1-2-3
(b) Excel
(c) Access
(d) Word

(a) Lotus 1-2-3


Q.24. Personal computers are connected to form __________

(a) Enterprise
(b) Server
(c) Network
(d) Super Computer

(c) Network


Q.25. Choosing a program instruction or data item from memory is called

(a) encoding
(b) decoding
(c) storing
(d) fetching

(d) fetching


Q.26. Java is referred to as a(n)

(a) Programming mid-level language
(b) Complex language
(c) Hardware device driver
(d) High level language

(d) High level language


Q.27. Which among the following can be done via Internet Banking?

  1. Payments to third parties, including bill payments and telegraphic/wire transfers
  2. Funds transfers between a customer’s own transactional account and savings accounts
  3. Investment purchase or sale
  4. Loan applications and transactions, such as repayments of enrollments Choose correct option:
    (a) 1, 2 & 3
    (b) 2, 3 & 4
    (c) 1, 3 & 4
    (d) 1, 2 , 3 & 4

(d) 1, 2 , 3 & 4


Q.28. Dynamic Adhoc Wireless Networks (DAWN) usually come under ________?

(a) 2 G
(b) 3 G
(c) 4 G
(d) 5G

(d) 5G


Q.29. Which of the following is a suitable term for any programmable content of a hardware device configurations and data for application-specific integrated circuits (ASICs), programmable logic devices, etc.?

(a) Hardware
(b) Software
(c) Firmware
(d) Malware

(c) Firmware


Q.30. Most of the internet sites now a days use CSS primarily to enable the separation of document content (written in HTML or a similar markup language) from document presentation, including elements such as the layout, colors, and fonts. What is full form?

(a) Cascading Style Software
(b) Clear Style Sheet
(c) Cascading Style Sheet
(d) Common Style Sheet

(c) Cascading Style Sheet


Q.31. What is the purpose of keeping electronic devices such as computers, televisions, and remote controlled devices on Sleep mode?

(a) Reduce Power consumption
(b) Back Up
(c) To write contents of RAM to hard disc
(d) To improve download speed

(a) Reduce Power consumption


Q.32. Which of the following device is a volatile storage?

(a) RAM
(b) Hard Disc
(c) Magnetic Tape
(d) Floppy Disc

(a) RAM


Q.33. Which of the following company owns/ uses the Virtual Hard Disk (.vhd) format for Virtual PC?

(a) IBM
(b) Microsoft
(c) Intel
(d) Google

(b) Microsoft


Q.34. What is Office Open XML?

(a) A file format
(b) A software
(c) A electronic device
(d) An international standard

(a) A file format


Q.35 In which of the following form, data is stored in computer ?

(a) Decimal
(b) Binary
(c) Hexa Decimal
(d) Octal

(b) Binary


Q.36. Technology used to provide internet by transmitting data over wires of telephone network is ?

(a) Transmitter
(b) Diodes
(c) HHL
(d) DSL

(d) DSL


Q.37. Which level language is Assembly Language ?

(a) high-level programming language
(b) medium-level programming language
(c) low-level programming language
(d) machine language

(c) low-level programming language


Q.38. Documents, Movies, Images and Photographs etc are stored at a ?

(a) Application Sever
(b) Web Sever
(c) Print Server
(d) File Server

(d) File Server


Q.39. Which of following is used in RAM ?

(a) Conductor
(b) Semi Conductor
(c) Vaccum Tubes
(d) Transistor

(b) Semi Conductor


Q.40. What is full form of GUI in terms of computers ?

(a) Graphical user Instrument
(b) Graphical unified Interface
(c) Graphical unified Instrument
(d) Graphical user Interface

(d) Graphical user Interface


Q.41. What is full form of ALU ?

(a) Arithmetic logic unit
(b) Allowed logic unit
(c) Ascii logic unit
(d) Arithmetic least unit

(a) Arithmetic logic unit


Q.42.ROM stands for

(a) Random Other Memory
(b) Read Only Memory
(c) Random Only Memory
(d) Readable Only Memory

(b) Read Only Memory


Q.43. Which of the following are advantages of CD-ROM as a storage media?

(a) CD-ROM is an inexpensive way to store large amount of data and information
(b) CD-ROM disks retrieve data and information more quickly than magnetic disks do
(c) All of the above
(d) CD-ROMs make less errors than magnetic media

(a) CD-ROM is an inexpensive way to store large amount of data and information


Q.44. After a user has saved and deleted many files, many scattered areas of stored data remain that are too small to be used efficiency, causing

(a) Turmoil
(b) Disarray
(c) Disorder
(d) Fragmentation

(d) Fragmentation


Q.45. What do we call for the arrangement when two or more computers physically connected by cables to share information orhardware ?

(a) internet
(b) modem
(c) Network
(d) URL

(c) Network


Q.46. A MODEM is connected in between a telephone line and a__________

(a) Serial Port
(b) Computer
(c) Communication Adapter
(d) Network

(b) Computer


Q.47. What is the full form of VoIP?

(a) Voice of Internet Power
(b) Very Optimized Internet Protocol
(c) Voice Over Internet Protocol
(d) Very Official Internet Protocol

(c) Voice Over Internet Protocol


Q.48.The sequence of events that occurs in the computer when it is interpreting and executing an instruction is known as a (n)

(a) execution cycle
(b) working cycle
(c) None of these
(d) machine cycle

(a) execution cycle


Q.49. Codes consisting of bars or lines of varying widths or lengths that are computer-readable are known as-

(a) an ASCII code
(b) None of these
(c) a bar code
(d) an OCR scanner

(c) a bar code


Q.50. The _________of a system includes the programs or instructions.

(a) hardware
(b) information
(c) peripheral
(d) software

(d) software


Q.51. Which of the following computer languages is a mathematically oriented languages used for scientific problems?

(a) APPLE
(b) LISP
(c) COBOL
(d) FORTRAN

(d) FORTRAN


Q.52. The user generally applies _________to access mainframe or super computer.

(a) Node
(b) Desktop
(c) None of these
(d) Terminal

(d) Terminal


Q.53. _________is the process of finding errors in software code.

(a) Testing
(b) Compiling
(c) Running
(d) Debugging

(d) Debugging


Q.54. A directory within a directory is called

(a) Junior Directory
(b) Sub Directory
(c) Part Directory
(d) Mini Directory

(b) Sub Directory


Q.55. What is output ?

(a) What the processor takes from the use
(b) What the user gives to the processor
(c) What the processor gives to the user
(d) What the processor gets from the user

(c) What the processor gives to the user


Q.56. One nibble is equal to__________?

(a) 4 Bits
(b) 4 Bytes
(c) 8 Bytes
(d) 8 Kilo Bytes

(a) 4 Bits


Q.57. What kind of operations can a computer carry out?

(a) Arithmetic and Logical
(b) Verbal and Logical
(c) Logical and Cognitive
(d) Verbal and Arithmetic

(a) Arithmetic and Logical


Q.58. When were the first digital electronic calculating machines developed?

(a) During Industrial Revolution
(b) During World War I
(c) During World War II
(d) During Cold War

(c) During World War II


Q.59. Which of the following are part of the Logical Operations of the computer?

(a) Addition
(b) Greater Than
(c) Subtraction
(d) Differentials

(b) Greater Than


Q.60. Which of the following comprise the input devices?

(a) Keyboard
(b) Mouse
(c) Both 1 ans 2
(d) Only 1

(c) Both 1 ans 2


Q.61. In a book of which author was the word computer first mentioned?

(a) Mark Twain
(b) Sherlock Holmes
(c) Richard Braithwait
(d) Enid Blyton

(c) Richard Braithwait


Q.62. Which of the following is / are operating systems?

(a) Windows
(b) UNIX
(c) Linux
(d) All of the above

(d) All of the above


Q.63. Who had discovered the Boolean algebra?

(a) George Boole
(b) Charles Babbage
(c) Augusta Ada Byron
(d) Herman Hollerith

(a) George Boole


Q.64. Which of the following are examples of analog computer?

(a) Resistance of a Capacitor
(b) Signal Frequency
(c) Voltage
(d) All of the above

(d) All of the above


Q.65. A digital computer processes information in which form?

(a) Continuous form
(b) Discrete form
(c) Semi-Continuous form
(d) Semi-discrete form

(b) Discrete form


Q.66. __________ is a small picture on screen that depicts program, file or folder.

(a) Chip
(b) Virus
(c) Icon
(d) Memory

(c) Icon


Q.67.Hardware includes

(a) all devices used to input data into a computer
(b) sets of instructions that a computer runs or executes
(c) the computer and all the devices connected to it that are used to input and output data
(d) all devices involved processing information including the central processing unit, memory, and storage

(c) the computer and all the devices connected to it that are used to input and output data


Q.68. A ________is approximately one billion bytes.

(a) megabyte
(b) None of these
(c) gigabyte
(d) kilobytes

(c) gigabyte


Q.69. – is the process of carrying out commands.

(a) Fetching
(b) Decoding
(c) Storing
(d) Executing

(d) Executing


Q.70 Which of the following refers to a technique for intercepting computer communications?

(a) Pretexting
(b) Spooling
(c) Phishing
(d) Sniffing

(d) Sniffing


Q.71. The symbols used in an assembly language are

(a) Literals
(b) Mnemonics
(c) Codes BANK
(d) Assembler

(b) Mnemonics


Q.72. BIT stands for ________

(a) Before Instructed Task
(b) Binary Digit
(c) Before Initial Task
(d) Built In tasks

(b) Binary Digit


Q.73. A browser is

(a) synonymous with directory and used for organizing files and information.
(b) a device used for application programs to be used by computers.
(c) a tool for resizing windows
(d) a software application for retrieving, presenting and traversing resources on World Wide Web

(d) a software application for retrieving, presenting and traversing resources on World Wide Web


Q.74. Which of the following is software?

(a) FIREWALL
(b) JAVA
(c) COBOL
(d) Both 1 and 2

(b) JAVA


Q.75 Mouse, trackball and joystick are the examples of

(a) Storing devices
(b) Pointing devices
(c) Scanning devices
(d) Biometric device

(b) Pointing devices


Q.76. Which of the following is not one of the basic components of a desktop personal computer system ?

(a) Input Device
(b) Storage Devices
(c) System Unit
(d) Internet

(d) Internet


Q.77. _________ is processed by the computer into information.

(a) input
(b) data
(c) numbers
(d) processor

(c) numbers


Q.78 Changing an existing document is called __________the document.

(a) creating
(b) deleting
(c) adjusting
(d) editing

(d) editing


Q.79. To ________ a document means to make changes to its existingcontent.

(a) print
(b) edit
(c) save
(d) format

(b) edit


Q.80. Which among following is commonly used language in Android applications ?

(a) C
(b) Php
(c) C++
(d) Java

(d) Java


Q.81. Where are saved files stored in computer ?

(a) RAM
(b) Hard disk
(c) Cache
(d) Any of above

(b) Hard disk


Q.82. Which among following is odd ?

(a) CD/DVD
(b) Floopy Disks
(c) SD Disk
(d) BIOS

(d) BIOS


Q.83. Which operations are performed by RAM ?

(a) Read
(b) Write
(c) Read and Write
(d) Depends on computer

(c) Read and Write


Q.84. Which among following is secondary storage device ?

(a) Hard Disk
(b) RAM
(c) Diode
(d) Semi Conductor

(a) Hard Disk


Q.85. USB is which type of storage device ?

(a) Primay
(b) Secondary
(c) Tertiary
(d) None of above

(c) Tertiary


Q.86. Which program is run by BIOS to check hardware components are working properly while computer is turned ON ?

(a) DMOS
(b) POST
(c) CMOS
(d) RIP

(b) POST


Q.87. A DSLAM is a device used by Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to route incoming DSL connections to the Internet. What is its correct full form ?

(a) Digital Subscriber Line Access Multiplexer
(b) Digital Subscriber Line Access Multiplier
(c) Digital Service Line Access Multiplexer
(d) None of these

(a) Digital Subscriber Line Access Multiplexer


Q.88. RUP Stands for “Rational Unified Process.” RUP is a software development process from Rational, a division of ________?

(a) Microsoft
(b) IBM
(c) Compaq
(d) None of these

(b) IBM


Q.89. Which among the following defines web2.0 most precisely?

(a) A New version of Internet
(b) A Series of technological improvements in World Wide Web
(c) A New labeling of old Softwares improved
(d) None of these

(b) A Series of technological improvements in World Wide Web


Q.90. Microsoft first introduced an operating environment named Windows in which year?

(a) 1977
(b) 1985
(c) 1988
(d) None of these

(b) 1985


Q.91. 32 bit operations were introduced for the first time by Microsoft in __________?

(a) windows 95
(b) Windows 3.0
(c) Windows 3.11
(d) None of these

(c) Windows 3.11


Q.92. A GUID is a 128-bit (16 byte) number used by software programs to uniquely identify the location of a data object. What is correct full form?

(a) Graphical User Identifier
(b) Globally Unique Identifier
(c) Globally Unique Internet
(d) None of these

(b) Globally Unique Identifier


Q.93. Which among the following has been standardized in the IEEE 802.3 specification?

(a) Bluetooth
(b) Ethernet
(c) WiMAX
(d) All of them

(b) Ethernet


Q.94. While browsing internet, what do we call the area of storage that compensates for the different speeds of data flow or timings of events by temporarily holding a block of data that is waiting to be processed?

(a) Cache
(b) Buffer
(c) Flash
(d) Trash

(b) Buffer


Q.95. What is the storage element for a static RAM ?

(a) Diode
(b) Resistor
(c) Capacitor
(d) Flip-flop

(d) Flip-flop


Q.96. Virtual Memory of a computer system has which of the following characteristics?

(a) It is of unlimited size.
(b) It is as big as maximum addressing capability of the computer system.
(c) It is of size equivalent to total capacity of secondary storage plus size of RAM.
(d) None of the above

(b) It is as big as maximum addressing capability of the computer system.


Q.97 Which of the following is responsible for the fixed disk error?

(a) Slow RAM
(b) Slow Processor
(c) Incorrect CMOS settings
(d) None of the Above

(c) Incorrect CMOS settings


Q.98. Which of the following acts specifically exempts computer-maintenance activities, so copies of copyright files may be made in the course of maintenance provided that they are destroyed afterwards?

(a) The infringement act
(b) The Digital Millennium Copyright Act
(c) Intellectual Property Rights Act
(d) All of the Above

(b) The Digital Millennium Copyright Act


Q.99. What is the maximum limit of data a Compact Disc can store up to ?

(a) 550 MB
(b) 1000 MB
(c) 750 MB
(d) 1500 MB

(c) 750 MB


Q.100. How many Gigabyte of information a Digital Versatile Disk (DVD) can store?

(a) 4.6
(b) 5.6
(c) 6.6
(d) 7.6

(a) 4.6


Q.101. Which of the following is the another name given to the LCD display?

(a) LED
(b) TFT
(c) CRT
(d) All of the Above

(b) TFT


Q.102. Which of the following correctly defines the Digital Visual Interface?

(a) It is a video display interface developed by the Digital Display Working Group.
(b) It is used to connect a video source, such as a video display controller to a display device.
(c) The interface is designed to transmit uncompressed digital video.
(d) All of the Above

(d) All of the Above


Q.103. Which of the following is a display device in which images are produced when an electron beam strikes a phosphorescent surface?

(a) CRT
(b) LCD
(c) LED
(d) All of the Above

(a) CRT


Q.104. There is a software that protects a computer against viruses by identifying and removing any computer virus. What is name of this software?

(a) Diagnostic Utility
(b) Antivirus
(c) Screen Saver
(d) Windows Facility

(b) Antivirus


Q.105. A computer is a ______device.

(a) Electronic
(b) Electrical
(c) Calculating
(d) All of the above

(a) Electronic


Q.106. _______is a general term for hardware that is not necessary for basic functions and are connected externally.

(a) Keyboard
(b) Peripheral
(c) Printer
(d) Bit

(b) Peripheral


Q.107. You can use ________to copy selected text, and ________to paste it in a document.

(a) CTRL + D, CTRL + A
(b) CTRL + S, CTRL + S
(c) CTRL + C, CTRL + P
(d) CTRL + C, CTRL + V

(d) CTRL + C, CTRL + V


Q.108. Time during which a job is processed by the computer is

(a) Real time
(b) Execution time
(c) None of these
(d) Delay time

(b) Execution time


Q.109. Information kept about a file includes __________.

(a) None of these
(b) print settings
(c) Size
(d) deletion date

(c) Size


Q.110. Linux is a/an _________

(a) Shareware
(b) Open source software
(c) Programming language
(d) Freeware

(b) Open source software


Q.111. In case of a virus getting into computer. Which of the following will help?

(a) NORTON
(b) Police complaint
(c) Encryption
(d) All of the above

(a) NORTON


Q.112. _________provides process and memory management services that allow two or more tasks, jobs, or programs to run simultaneously.

(a) Multithreading
(b) Multitasking
(c) Multiprocessing
(d) Multicomputing

(b) Multitasking


Q.113. A word or (words) used in computing in a search to match a desired topic is called –

(a) hint
(b) password
(c) ID name
(d) keyboard

(d) keyboard


Q.114 A modem that cannot be moved from its position is called

(a) Direct connect
(b) Intelligent Modem
(c) None of these
(d) Fixed modem

(d) Fixed modem


Q.115. Which of the following will you consider as most secure?

(a) Password
(b) Login numeral
(c) One Time Password
(d) Login phrase

(c) One Time Password


Q.116. Which of the following is a programming language?

(a) MS-Word
(b) Netscape
(c) MS-Outlook
(d) Pascal

(d) Pascal


Q.117. By an intranet we mean

(a) Metropolitan Area Network
(b) Personal network of top management of an organization
(c) A network connecting all computers of an organization using Internet protocol
(d) A LAN of an organization

(c) A network connecting all computers of an organization using Internet protocol


Q.118. What is HTTP 404?

(a) An error message indicating server not found
(b) An error message indicating moved permanently
(c) An error message indicating forbidden
(d) An error message indicating server found

(a) An error message indicating server not found


Q.119. Core Banking Solutions are developed to perform __________?

(a) recording of transactions
(b) passbook maintenance
(c) interest calculations
(d) All of the above

(d) All of the above


Q.120. Which among the following is not a security / privacy risk?

(a) Spam
(b) Hacking
(c) Virus
(d) Phishing

(a) Spam


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