Computer Awareness Q & A for Competitive Examination – Part 2

26.  What are ‘Laptops’?
1)       Computers used in clinical laboratories
2)       A computer manufactured by Compaq
3)       A computer having voice recognition system
4)       Lightweight computers, small enough to fit in a small suitcase
5)       None of the above

27. The basic architecture of computer was developed by
1)   John Von Neumann
2)   Charles Babbage
3)   Blaise Pascal
4)   Garden Moore
5)   None of the above

28. What does CPU stand for?

  1. Central Processing Unit
  2. Central Process Unit
  3. Central Printing Unit
  4. Central Peripheral Unit
  5. None of the above

29. One of the following statements is incorrect on   MS DOS?
1)       MS DOS is a command driven operating system
2)       MS DOS is a windows driven operating system
3)       MS DOS exhibits a system prompt which is normally represented as C:\>
4)       MS DOS is made up of external and integral commands
5)       None of the above

30. Which of the following is not a usual file extension in   DOS?
1) EXE              (2) BAT
3) 0                  (4) Class
5) None of these

31. Which of the following is not a part of standard office suit?
(1) File manager            (2) Image editor
(3) Database
(4) Word processor
(5) None of these

32. What word is used to describe the act of correcting  Something?
1) Erase            2) Correcting
3) Edit               4) Whiteout          5) None of these

33. The formulae in Excel are made up of

  1. arithmetical operators and functions
  2. only functions
  3. only arithmetic operators
  4. only symbols
  5. None of the above

34. There are a total of…action buttons in Powerpoint.
(1) 12               (2) 15
(3) 16               (4) 18
(5) None of these

35. Which type of voucher is used to make the entry of  sales return?
1) Credit Note                (2) Debit Note
3) Credit and Debit       (4) Payment Voucher
5) None of these

36. Ethernet, LAN, Token Ring and Token Bus are types   Of
1)       WAN
2)       communication channels
3)       LAN
4)       physical medium
5)       None of the above

37. Which protocol provides e-mail facility among   different hosts?
1) SMTP          (2) FTP
3) TELNET        (4) SNMP
5) None of these

38. 192.9.200.153 is an
1) Ethernet Address        (2) IP Address
3) Computer Address       (4) Any of these
5) None of these

39.  The storage that supplements the primary internal storage of a computer is known as
1) Secondary storage        (2) primary storage
3) back-end storage   (4) background storage
5) None of these

40. A browser is a
1)       line that delineates the  edge of a programme window
2)       software programme especially designed for viewing web pages on the internet
3)       tool for resizing the window
4)       device used for modifying the window
5)       All of the above

41. A folder
A. is an organizational tool used to store files
B. is synonymous with directory, but folder is the newer preferred term
C.     contains data
1) A only        (2) B only
3) C only        (4) A & C only
5) None of these

42. The part of a computer system containing the  circuitry that does the adding, subtracting,    multiplying, dividing and comparing, called as 
1) Arithmetic Logic Unit   (2) Control
3) Memory                          (4) CPU
5) None of these

43. The storage device used to compensate for the  difference in rates of flow of data from one device  to another is termed as
1) Chip           (2) Channel
3) Floppy       (4) Call
5) Buffer

44. ALU stands for
1)       Arithmetic Long Unit
2)       Arithmetic and Logical Unit
3)       All Longer Units
4)       Around Logical Units
5)       None of the above

45. Which of the following is not an input device?
1) Mouse       (2) Keyboard
3) Light pen   (4) VDU
5) None of these

46. A light-sensitive device that converts drawing, printed text or other images into digital from is
1) Keyboard  (2) Plotter
3) Scanner     (4) OMR
5) None of these

47. What are the units used to count the speed of a  Printer?
1) CPM            (2) DPI
3) PPM            (4) BIT     5) None of these

48. MICR stands for
1)       Magnetic Ink Character Recognition
2)       Magnetic Ink Computer Record
3)       Magnetic Industries Corporation Region
4)       Microphone Recording
5)       None of the above

49. What do you understand by the term ‘booting’?
1)       The process of starting the computer from the power-off position
2)       Connecting the computer to the electric switch
3)       Increasing the memory of the computer
4)       The process of shut down the computer
5)       None of the above

50.  Outlook express is
1) E-mail client
2) Scheduler
3) Address book
4) All of these
5) None of the above

 

Answers:

26.          (4)
27.          (1)
28.          (1)
29.          (2)
30.          (2)
31.          (1)
32.          (3)
33.          (1)
34.          (2)
35.          (1)
36.          (3)
37.          (1)
38.          (1)
39.          (3)
40.          (2)
41.          (4)
42.          (1)
43.          (5)
44.          (2)
45.          (4)
46.          (3)
47.          (4)
48.          (1)
49.          (1)
50.          (4)

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