Computer Awareness Q&A for Competitive Examination – Part 7

151.  A byte is comprised of
1) one bit                      2) four bits
3) Eight bits                  4) Sixteen bits
5) None of these

152.  A hard copy would be prepared on a
1)       Line printer
2)       Dot matrix printer
3)        Typewriter terminal
4)        Plotter
5)        All of the these

153.  Which one is the secondary memory device?
l) CPU                           2) ALU
3) Floppy disk             4) Mouse
5) None of these

154.  The two kind of main memory are
1)       ROM
2)       direct and sequential
3)       primary and secondary
4)       floppy disk and hard disk
5)       None of the above

155.  A half byte is known as
1) Data           2) Bit
3) Half byte  4) Nibble
5) All of these

156.  Everything computer does is controlled by its
1) RAM          2) ROM
3) CPU          4) storage device
5) None of these

157.  An error in computer data is called
1) Chip        2) Bug      3) Bit
4) Byte        5) All of these

158.  Software instructions intended to satisfy a user’s  specific processing needs are called    
1)       System software
2)       Micro computer
3)       Documentation
4)       Applications software
5)       None of these

159.  People typically interface with a computer based system when
1)       information must be output
2)       data must be input and information must be reviewed
3)       the computer needs a director (or instruction) in order to process data
4)       All of the above
5)       None of the above

160.  Which of the following statements best describes the batch method of input?
1)       Data is processed as soon as it is input
2)       Data is input at the time it is collected
3)       Source documents aren’t used
4)       Data is collected into form of source documents, place into groups and then input to the computer
5)       None of the above

161.  A —–is not a form of Biometrics.
1) Fingerprint                               2) Password
3) Retina scan               4) Breath scan
5) None of these

162.  A compiler
1)       translates machine language into a high level language
2)       translates one statement at a time as the programme executes
3)       translates two statements at a time as the programme executes
4)       produces object code
5)       is less sophisticated than an assembler

163.  References to each file on a disk are stored in a
1)       file allocation table
2)       root allocation table
3)       linking directory
4)       root directory
5)       None of these

164.  A sender must not be able to deny that he sent a specific message when he in fact did. This is an aspect of security called
1)       privacy
2)       authentication
3)       integrity
4)       Non-repudiation
5)       None of these

165 ………IS an access method in which collisions are entirely avoided.
1)  CSMA         (2) CSMA/CD
3) CSMA/CA  (4) All of these
5) None of these

166.  An internet address is……..bits in length.
1)4                  2)8
3) 16               4) 32       5) None of these

167.  What is web casting?
1)       Casting a movie/TV star in a role on the www
2)       Transmitting the video and audio on the internet
3)       Playing of music on the internet
4)       Searching on the web
5)       None of the above

168.  The date command at the DOS prompt enables you to
1)       view the date and time
2)       change the date
3)       change the date and time
4)       change the day only
5)       None of the above

169.  What are batch files in relation to computer?
1)       They begin with the letter BAT
2)       They help you to keep files in batches
3)       They help you to keep directories in batches
4)       They help you to club a group of statements and run the one after together.
5)       They help you to keep both directories and files in batches

170.  When you delete files in windows operating system, they are
1)       delete permanently
2)       put in recycle bin
3)       wiped  thoroughly so that nobody is able to recover the file back
4)       delete permanently and also wiped clean
5)       the contents are garbled

171.  Which key on the keyboard can be used to view slide show
1) F1                   2) F2    3) F5       4) F10    5) None of these

172.  Select the shortcut key of refresh.
1) Find                              2) Run
3) Control panel             4) Compile
5) None of these

173.  The following is true about parity bit
1)       internal   code   used   for   storing   alphanumeric information
2)       the means used by the computer to check for errors during internal manipulation of data
3)       it is used in self complimenting code
4)       All of the above
5)       None of the above

174.   How many types of queries are available in the query   menu?
1)4       (2) 5      (3)6     (4)7     (5) None of these

175.  Which option will we use to give heading in the form?
1) Label                        2) Text box
3) Option group         4) Insert
5) None of these

Answers:

151.        (3)
152.        (5)
153.        (3)
154.        (3)
155.        (4)
156.        (3)
157.        (2)
158.        (4)
159.        (4)
160.        (3)
161.        (2)
162.        (4)
163.        (1)
164.        (4)
165.        (3)
166.        (4)
167.        (2)
168.        (1)
169.        (4)
170.        (1)
171.        (4)
172.        (4)
173.        (1)
174.        (1)
175.        (1)

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