Computer Awareness Q&A for Competitive Examination – Part 5

101.  One among the following sentences is incorrect.  Which is that?
1)       Area above 1 MB is called extended memory
2)       All programmes can use the extended memory
3)       Operating system always loaded in high memory
4)       All of the above
5)       None of the above

102. What is an operating system?
1)       It is an interface between user and the computer
2)       It manages all resources
3)       It does all process management tasks
4)       All of the above
5)       None of the above

103.  All application files in a group should reside in
1)       one directory
2)       at the max in two sub directors (when both of these are in one parent directory)
3)       in one package
4)       can be any where
5)       None of the above

104.  The term ‘access time’ means
1)       a register or storage location that forms the result of an arithmetic or logic operation
2)       the elapsed time between the instant when data are called for from a storage device and the instant when the delivery operating is completed
3)       to locate the desired data
4)       All of the above
5)        None of the above

105.  ANSI is
1)       American National Standards Institution
2)       is an organization that develops and approves standards in many fields
3)       Both (1) and (2)
4)       a software
5)       None of the above

106.  Assembly language
1)       lies between high level languages and machine language
2)       is means of communicating with a computer at low level
3)       Both (1) and (2)
4)       high language level
5)       None of the above

107.  A channel is a
1)       track on magnetic tape or a band on magnetic drum
2)       path for carrying signals between source and destination
3)       Both (1) and (2)
4)       TV channel
5)       None of the above

108.  A device that generates the periodic signals used to control the timing of all CPU operations.
1) COM       (2) Collate
3) Chip        (4) Clock
5) None of these

109.  Which of the following is the most powerful type of computer?
1) Super computer  (2) Source programme
3) Object programme      (4) All of the above
5) None of the above

110.  Expert system is software that includes
1)       products   of research   in   the   field   of artificial  intelligence
2)       a stored base of knowledge in specialized areas
3)       the capability to probe this knowledge base and make decision recommendations
4)       All of the above
5)       None of the above

111.  Defaults. Pif file is used for
1)       loading windows based applications
2)       loading DOS based applications
3)       load a config.sys file
4)       load OS
5)       load IVT

112.  Windows can easily run on these CPU’s
1) Pentium 1 and above
2) Pentium 2 and above
3) 80286 and above
4) 80386 and above
5) None of these

113.  What are the two basic types of memory that your computer uses?
1) RAM/ROM              (2) RW/RAM
3) ROM                        (4) ERAM               5) POST

114. From which tool bar we can change chart type?
1) Chart Tool Bar        (2) Formatting Tool Bar
3) Formula Bar            (4) Clipboard Bar
5) None of these

115. The term ‘gigabyte’ refers to
1) 1024 bytes              (2) 1024 kilobytes
3) 1024 megabytes     (4) 1024 gigabytes
5) None of these

116. The size of commonly used floppy disk is
1)4.5″       (2)3.5″       (3)3.25″
4)5.5″ (5) None of these

117.  Which of the following is the smallest and fastest   computer imitating brain working?
1) Super computer   (2) Quantum computer
3) Param-10,000       (4) IBM chips
5) None of these

118.  Which of the following would most likely not be a symptom of a virus?
1)       Existing program files and icons disappear
2)       The CD ROM stops functioning
3)       The web browser opens to an unusual home page
4)       Odd messages or images are displayed on the screen
5)       None of the above

119.  Which of the following is true about Graphical  User Interface (GUI)?
1)       They make computers easier to use for non professionals
2)       They use icon and menus that user can select with a mouse
3)       Both (1) and (2)
4)       Neither (1) nor (2)
5)       None of the above

120.  In computer jargon, wetware means
1)       human intelligent
2)       high intelligence
3)       any organic intelligence
4)       artificial intelligence
5)       None of the above

121.  Who invented the microprocessor?
(1) Mercian E Huff
(2) Herman H Goldstein
(3) Joseph Jacquard
(4) All of these
(5) None of these

  122.  The unit of speed is used for super computer is                
(1) KFLOPS                                 (2) MELOPS
(3) GILOP                   4) Both 1) and 2)
(5) None of these

123.  In a generic microprocessor, instructions cycle  time is
1)       shorter than machine cycle time
2)       larger than machine cycle time
3)       exactly double the machine cycle time
4)       exactly the same as the machine cycle time
5)       None of the above

124.  An IC contains 50 gates each of which consists of 6 components. It is an example of
1) VLIS            2) LSI
3) MSI             4) SSI
5)  None of these

125.  The language that the computer can understand   and execute is called
1) Machine language    2) Application software
3) System software      4) All of these
(5) None of these

 

Answers:

101.        (2)
102.        (4)
103.        (4)
104.        (2)
105.        (3)
106.        (3)
107.        (3)
108.        (4)
109.        (1)
110.        (4)
111.        (2)
112.        (3)
113.        (1)
114.        (1)
115.        (3)
116.        (2)
117.        (2)
118.        (2)
119.        (3)
120.        (2)
121.        (1)
122.        (3)
123.        (2)
124.        (3)
125.        (1)

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