Thursday, 28 November 2013


1.    The advantage of LAN is?
     a) Sharing peripherals
     b) Backing up your data
     c) Saving all your data
     d) Accessing the web
     e) Automatic printing of data

 2.    Of the 5 words listed below, which one is the odd one out?
     a) Application     
b) Peripherals
     c) Programs     
d) Software
     e) Operating system
 3.    What type of device is a computer printer?
     a) Input    
b) Input / output
     c) Software     
d) Storage
     e) Output
 4.    What is the biggest number you can get with 8 bits?
     a) 256     
b) 128
     c) 1000     
d) 255
     e) 1024
 5.    What type of device is a digital camera?
     a) Input    
b) Output
     c) Software    
d) Storage
     e) Input /output
 6.    What is the mailing list?
     a) Collection of e - mail addresses
     b) Collection of files
     c) Collection of folders
     d) Collection of data
     e) Collection of incidence
 7.    What type of keys are "ctrl" and "shift"?
     a) Adjustment     
b) Function
     c) Modifier     
d) Alphanumeric
     e) None of these
 8.    The following is an example of standard file format for text files?
     a) JPEG(.jpg)    
b) Bitmap (.bmp)
     c) Word (.doc)    
d) Text (.txt)
     e) .xis
 9.    Which of the following devices was used in the computer of first generation?
     a) Integrated circuit    
     b) Processor    c) Microprocessor
     d) vacuum tubes    
     e) none of these
 10.    Which part of hardware compensates the difference of speeds of CPU and peripherals?
     a) scanner       
b) printer
     c) video card    
     d) mother board   
e) interface
 11.    Which of the following computers is designed to do some specialized work?
     a) mainframe computer
     b) special purpose computer
     c) portable computer
     d) super computer
     e) none of these
 12.    Which of the following can be considered as portable computer?
     a) mini computer
     b) mainframe computer
     c) desktop    
d) workstation
     e) PDA
 13.    Print preview is useful to?
     a)    colour the document
     b)    save the document
     c)    delete the document
     d)    copy the document
     e)    view how the document will appear when printed.
 14.    Which of the following statements is true about RAM?
     a)    it retains data when pc is turned off
     b)    this is a type of read and write memory
     c)    it contains start - up instructions
     d)    this is a peripheral
     e)    its remaining is 'Read Access Memory'
 15.    Full form of MB is?
     a) micro byte    
b) mega byte
     c) mini byte    
d) milli byte
     e) midi byte
 16.    Choose the fastest memory?
     a) hard disk    
     c) cache memory
     d) static memory
     e) none of these
 17.    Which memory is optional to operate the computer system?
     a) RAM    
b) ROM
     c) cash     
d) secondary memory
     e) RAM and ROM
 18.    Translator program used in assembly language is called?
     a) complier     
b) interpreter
     c) translation     
d) translator
     e) assembler
 19.    Which is that part of CPU which coordinates with all other parts of the computer?
     a) mother board
     b) coordination board
     c) control unit
     d) arithmetic logic unit
     e) memory
 20.    Which is that high speed memory that coordinates with the speed gap between processor and main memory?
     a) cache    
     c) EPROM    
     e) none of these
 21.    A device that connects to a network without the use of cables is said to be?
     a) distributed     
b) free
     c) centralized     
d) open source
     e) none of these
 22.    Codes consisting of lines of varying widths or lengths that are computer readable are known as?
     a) an ASCII code
     b) a magnetic tape
     c) a bar code
     d) an OCR scanner     
     e) None of these
 23.    Part number, part description, and number of parts ordered are examples of?
     a) control     
b) output
     c) processing    
d) feedback
     e) input
 24.    Sequential access is formed in?
     a) hard disk    
b) memory card
     c) pen drive    
d) cassettes
     e) none of these
 25.    Why it is unethical to share copyright file with your friends?
     a)    it is not unethical because it is legal
     b)    it is unethical because the files are being given for free
     c)    sharing copyrighted files without permission breaks copyright laws
     d)    it is not unethical because the files are being given for free
     e)    it is not unethical - anyone can access a computer
 26.    Uniform resource location has ____ part(s)?
     a) two     
b) three
     c) one     
d) four
     e) none of these
 27.    A disk's content that is recorded at the time of manufacture and that cannot be changed or erased by the user is?
     a) memory - only 
b) write - only
     c) once - only       
d) run - only
     e) read - only
 28.    Which of the following displays the contents of the active cell in Excel?
     a) name box   
 b) row heading
     c) formulabar    
d) taskpane
     e) none of these
 29.    in word you can force a page break?
     a)    by positioning your cursor at the appropriate place and pressing the F1 key
     b)    by positioning your cursor at the appropriate place and pressing Ctrl + Enter
     c)    by using the insert/ section break
     d)    by changing the font size of your document
     e)    none of these
 30.    grouping and processing all of a firm's transactions at one time is called?
     a)    a database management system
     b)    batch processing
     c)    a real - time system
     d)    an on line system
     e)    none of these
 31.    A __ is term used when a search engine returns a web page that matches the search criteria?
     a) blog    
b) hit
     c) link    
d) view
     e) success
 32.    Web address is a unique address to identify ____ on web?
     a) browser     
b) link
     c) PDA    
d) website
     e) none of these
 33.    IBM stands for?
     a)    Internal Business Management
     b)    International business
     c)    international business machines
     d) internal business machines
     e) none of these
 34.    The alerting of data so that it is not usable unless the changes are undone is?
     a) biometrics    
b) compression
     c) encryption    
d) ergonomics
     e) none of these
 35.    Which of the following describes database fields?
     a) structures    
b) field markers
     c) filed definition
     d) field names    
e) none of these
 36.    The term "hyper text" means?
     a) non - sequential writing
     b) hyper media
     c) blinking text
     d) text with heavy formatting
     e) none
 37.    A database management system (DBMS) is a?
     a)    hardware system used to create, maintain and provide controlled access to a database
     b)    hardware system used to create, maintain and provide uncontrolled access to a database
     c)    software system used to create, maintain and provide uncontrolled access to a database
     d)    software system used to create, maintain and provide controlled access to a database
     e)    none of these
 38.    VIRUS stands for?
     a)    Vital Information Resourse Under Siege
     b)    Vital Information Reason Under Siege
     c)    Vital Information Resourse Under System
     d)    Virus Information Resourse Under Siege
     e)    none of these
 39.    What is the objective of UPS?
     a)    used for storage
     b)    to increase the speed of a computer
     c)    providing backup power
     d)    all of these
     e)    none of these
 40.    'Zipping' a file means?
     a)    encrypting the message
     b)    compressing the message
     c)    transfer the message
     d)    all of the these
     e)    none of these

 1) a;          2) b;    3) e;       4) d;      5) e;         6) a;    7) c;    8) d;    9) d;    10) e;
 11) b;    12) e;    13) c;    14) b;    15) b;    16) c;    17) d;    18) e;    19) c;    20) a;
 21) e;    22) c;    23) e;    24) a;    25) c;     26) c;    27) e;    28) c;    29) b;    30) b;
 31) b;    32) d;    33) c;    34) c;    35) c;     36) e;    37) d;    38) a;    39) c;    40) b.

Thursday, 7 November 2013


1.    Which of the following is NOT one of the four major data processing functions of a Computer?
     a) Gathering data
     b)    Processing data into information
     c)    Analyzing the data or information
     d) Storing the data or information
     e) None of these

 2.    ______ is the science that attempts to produce machines that display the same type of intelligence that humans do?
     a) Simulation Engine
     b) Nanotechnology
     c) Nanoscience
     d) Artificial Intelligence (AI)
     e) None of these

 3.    Which of the following is the correct order of the four major functions of a computer?
     a)    Input ® Output ® Process ® Storage
     b)    Process ® Output ® Input ® Storage
     c)    Process ® Storage ® Input ® Output
     d)    Input ® Process ® Output ® Storage
     e) None of these

 4.    A term associated with the comparison of processing speeds of different computer system is?
     a) Ohms   
 b) Ampere
     c) MIPS    
     e) None of these

 5.    What is Backup?
     a) Accessing data on tape
     b)    Protecting data by copying it from original source to a different destination
     c) Migrating old data to new data
     d)    Adding more components to your network
     e) None of these

 6.    ______ are specially designed computers that perform complex calculations extremely rapidly?    
     a) Mainframes
     b) Supercomputers
     c) Laptops    
d) Servers
     e) None of these

 7.    In Analog computer?
     a)    Input is first converted to digital form
     b)    Input is never converted to digital form
     c)    Output is displayed in digital form
     d)    Output is displayed in both form s
     e) None of these

 8.    In the latest generation compu-ters, the instructions are executed?
     a) Parallel only
     b) Sequential only
     c)    Both sequentially and parallelly
     d) Serial    
e) None of these

 9.    Human beings are referred to as Homo sapiens, which device is called Sillico sapiens?
     a) Robot    
 b) Hardware
     c) Monitor     
d) Computer
     e) None of these

 10.    Modern Computers are very reliable but they are not?
     a) Cheap     
b) Powerful
     c) Infallible     
d) Fast
     e) None of these

 11.    What is meant by a dedicated computer?
     a)    Which uses one kind of software
     b)    Which is assigned one and only one task
     c)    Which is used by one person only
     d)    Which is meant for application software
     e) None of these

 12.    The storage subsystem in a microcomputer consists mainly of …… or …….. media with varying capacities?
     a) Optical or memory
     b) Magnetic or optical
     c) Memory or video
     d) Video or magnetic
     e) None of these

 13.    One Second is?
     a) 10 milliseconds
     b) 100 milliseconds
     c) 1000 milliseconds
     d) 10000 milliseconds
     e) None of these

 14.    Computer operators?
     a)    write computer code for specific problems
     b)    operate the device which input and output data from the computer
     c)    normally require a college degree in computer science
     d) all of the above
     e) None of these

 15.    The first electronic computer in the world was?
     a) RAM      
     c) ENIAC      
d) All of above
     e) None of these

 16.    Which was the computer con-ceived by Charles Babbage?
     a) Analytical engine
     b) Arithmetic machine
     c) Digital machine
     d) All of above
     e) None of these

 17.    Offline device is?
     a)    A device which is not connected to CPU
     b)    A device which is connected to CPU
     c) An Input- output device
     d) Internal Hard disk
     e) None of these

 18.    Microprocessors can be used to make?
     a) Calculators
     b) Digital systems
     c) Computer
     d) All of the above
     e) None of these

 19.    Which American computer Company is called Big Blue?
     a) Microsoft     b) Compaq Corp
     c) IBM     
d) Intel
     e) None of these

 20.    Which of the following require large computer memory?
     a) Voice         
b) Graphics
     c) Imaging      
d) All of the above
     e) None of these

 21.    The primary goal of a compu-ter system is to turn data into?
     a) Memory     
b) Ideas
     c) Information     
d) Storage
     e) None of these

 22.    Who invented the micro-processor?
     a) Marcian Hoff
     b) Herman H Goldstein
     c) Joseph Jacquard
     d) Charles Babbage
     e) None of these

 23.    In which parameter, Digital computers are better than an Analog computer?
     a) Speed     
b) Accuracy
     c) Reliability    
d) Cost
     e) None of these
 24.    Artificial Intelligence (AI) is associated with which Gene-ration of Computer evolution?
     a) Third Generation
     b) Second Generation
     c) Fifth Generation
     d) Sixth Generation
     e) None of these

 25.    Which operation is NOT performed by Computer?
     a) Processing     
b) Saving
     c) Controlling    
     d) Understanding
     e) None of these

 26.    Fifth generation computer is also known as?
     a)    Knowledge information processing system
     b)    Very large scale integration (VLSI)
     c)    Both of above
     d)    Embedded system
     e)    None of these

 27.    The Computer that processes both analog and digital is called?
     a) Mainframe computer
     b) Digital computer
     c) Hybrid computer
     d) Analog Computer
     e) None of these

 28.    _______ is a form of permanent memory that holds all the instructions the computer needs to start up and does not get erased when the power is turned off?
     a) CPU
     b) Network Interface Card (NIC)
     c) RAM    
d) ROM
     e) None of these

 29.    A _______, is an electronic device that processes data, converting it into information?
     a) Processor     
b) Computer
     c) Disk     
d) Stylus
     e) None of these

 30.    The _____ of a system includes the programs or instructions?
     a) Hardware    
 b) Memory
     c) Information     
d) Software
     e) None of these

 31.    Computers that are portable and convenient for users who travel are known as?
     a) Super computers
     b) Laptops   
 c) Mini computers
     d) Servers      
e) None of these

 32.    Analog computer works on the supply of?
     a) Continuous electrical pulses
     b)    Electrical pulses but not continuous
     c) Magnetic strength
     d) None of the above
     e) None of these

 33.    After a picture has been taken with a digital camera and processed appropriately, the actual print of the picture is considered?
     a) Data    
 b) Output
     c) Input    
d) Process
      e) None of these

 34.    _______ is any part of the computer that you can physically touch?
     a) Hardware     
     b) Operating system
     c) Software     
d) Memory
     e) None of these

 35.    The components that process data are located in the?
     a) Internal Memory
     b) Printer     
c) System Unit
     d) Monitor    
e) None of these

 36.    All of the following examples of input devices EXCEPT?
     a) Keyboard     
b) Mouse
     c) Scanner    
d) Printer
     e) None of these

 37.    What is the name of the logic circuit which can add two binary digits?
     a) Half adder    
b) Full adder
     c) Serial adder     
d) Parallel adder
     e) None of these

 38.    All of the following are examples of storage devices EXCEPT?
     a) Hard disk drives
     b) Printers     
c) Flash drives
     d) CD drives     
e) None of these

 39.    The CPU and memory are located on the?
     a) Monitor
     b) Motherboard
     c) Storage board
     d) Keyboard
     e) None of these

 40.    Which of the following devices can be used to directly image printed text?
     a) OCR     
b) Smart Card
     c) MICR     
d) All of above
     e) None of these


 1) c         2) d      3) d      4) c      5) b        6) b      7) b       8) c      9) d     10) c
 11) b    12) b    13) c    14) b    15) c      16) a    17) a    18) d    19) c    20) d
 21) c    22) a    23) b    24) c    25) d      26) a    27) c    28) d    29) b    30) d
 31) b    32) a    33) b    34) a    35) c      36) d    37) a    38) b    39) b    40) a

Wednesday, 6 November 2013


1. A scanner converts the image that it sees into numeric digit before storing it in the computer. This conversion process is known as? 1. Modulation 
2. Digitization
3. Reverberation 

4. Contribution
5. Creation

2. __ recognition systems enables physically disable people to use computer? 
1. Scanner 

2. Ink jet printers
3. Speech recognition

4. Main frame comuter
5. None of these

3. Which among the following statements are true regarding the laser? 
1. The laser recreates the image on a negatively charged drum. Which will collect Ink that is positively charged to attract to the areas of the image.
2. A dot-matric printers creates, the characters it prints.
3. The capture image virtually & print
4. They determine the size of the objects 
5. All the above

4. The earliest calculating devices are ? 
1. Calculators 
2. Super computers
3. Abacus 

4. Minicomputers
5. Micro Computers

5. ___can scan typed documents, pictures, graphics or even handwriting into a computer?  
1. Launching Machine 
2. Modulating Machine
3. Optional Scanners 

4. Voice-recognition devices
5. None of these

6. Graphic display is made up of a series of dots called ____ whose pattern produces the images?
1. Trick cels 
2. Lead cells
3. Pixel 

4. Inkers 
5. Lines

7. The components of cathode Ray Tube (CRT) Display are? 
1. Electrongun 
2. Electron beam controlled by an electro magnetic field
3. A phosphor coated display screen
4. Only option 1 is correct 

5. All 1,2,3, are correct

8. CGA (Color Graphic Adapter), MDA (Monochrome Display Adapter), HGA (Herc-ules Graphic Adapter), EGA (Enhanced Graphic (Adapter) are examples of? 

1. CRT (Cathode Ray Tube)
2. Motor cycle 
3. Screens 
4. Drum printers 

5. All the above

9. _____ is determined by the number of pixels horizontally & vertically? 
1. Reverberation 
2. Recognition
3. Reconciliation 

4. Resolution
5. Reflection

10. The major advantage of LCD (Liquid Crystal display) is?
1. High energy consumption
2. Low energy consumption
3. No energy consumption 
4. Average energy consumption
5. None of these

11. _____ are most commonly used for large group presentations? 
1. Projection Displays 
2. Hard disk
3. Floppy disk 

4. CPU 
5. All the above

12. The main memory also known as the primary memory is a part of the CPU & is combination of both?
1. REN & RAMP 
2. RAM & ROM
3. Only RAM 4. Only ROM
5. Keyboard & Monitor

13. Which of the following statements are correct regarding RAM ? 
1. It is volatile in nature & can read & write data
2. The information is lost as soon as the System is shut down unless saved
3. It is used to store programs & data during the computers operation
4. It is a permanent data 
5. Only 1,2,3 are correct

14. Which of the following statements are true regarding ROM? 
1. It is read only memory 
2. It is non-volatile
3. It is used to store permanent programs 
4. It is main memory 

5. All the above

15. Access mode means?  
1. How easily they are accessible
2. How easily they are deniable
3. How easily they are convertible
4. How easily they are defensible
5. None of these

16.Access time means?  
1. The maximum time required to reach storage location
2. The average time required to reach a storage location & obtain its content
3. The time taken to destroy the elements
4. The average time required to delete the storage
5. None of these

17. Transfer rate can be defined as ? 
1. The number of characters or words that a device can transfer per second
2. The number of characters or words that a device cannot transfer
3. The time taken to transfer an employ
4. Only 3 is correct 

5. All the above

18.Cache memory is a part of ?
1. CPU 
2. Monitor 
3. Key board 

4. Mouse 
5. All the above

19.____ lies in the path between the processor & the main memory? 
1. Cake memory 
2. Cache memory
3. Cane memory 

4. Cat memory
5. cathode memory

1. 2, 2. 3, 3. 1, 4. 3, 5. 3, 6. 3, 7. 5, 8. 1, 9. 4, 10. 2, 
11. 1, 12. 2, 13. 5, 14. 5, 15. 1,  16. 2, 17. 1, 18. 1, 19. 2

Sunday, 3 November 2013


1. A repository for data, usually covering some specific topic is called......
1) Data bank
2) Database
3) Data acquisition
4) Database system
5) Data Mart

2. A popular word processing program for microcomputers is........

3. The first large commercial magnetic disk device was introduced in 1956 by....
1) IBM
2) Hewlett-Packard
3) Victor Poor
4) Digital Equipment Corporation
5) Honey-Well

4. The range of a char type is........
1) 0 to 65,536
2) 0 to 65,537
3) 0 to 65,636
4) 0 to 65,538
5) 0 to 128

5. The report card and merit list forms the....
1) Input data
2) Output data
3) Data processing
4) Central Processing
5) None

6. A common boundary between two systems is called.....
1) Surface
2) Intradiction
3) Interface
4) Interdiction
5) Port

7. Which of the following is directory controlled from a keyboard?
1) Punched paper tape
2) Card punch
3) Magnetic tape
4) Magnetic disk
5) Audio Tape

8. A device or peripheral equipment which is not in direct communication with CPU of a computer is known as.......
1) On line device
2) Off line device
3) Channel
4) Intelligent terminal
5) None

9. Pseudo instructions are .......
1) Introduction in any program that have no corresponding machine code instruction
2) Instructions that are partially executed
3) Instructions for caches
4) Assembler directives
5) None

10. The Hexa decimal number A 23 F is represented in binary by ?
1) 1010 0010 0011 1110
2) 1010 0010 0100 1111
3) 1010 0010 0011 1111
4) 1101 0010 0011 1111
5) None

11. UNI CODE is .......
1) 8 bit
2) 16 bit
3) 7 bit
4) 12 bit
5) 24 bit

12. Who is responsible for introducing the concept of stored program?
1) Blase Pascal
2) Herman Hollerth
3) Charles Babbage
4) John Von Neumann
5) Henry Ford

13. CRAY-II is a ......
1) Mini Computer
2) Micro Computer
3) Super Computer
4) First Mainframe Computer
5) None

14. In computer terminology the term wetware stands for ......
1) Artificial Intelligence
2) Any Organic Intelligence
3) Speech Recognition
4) Molecular scale computer
5) None

15. Who is the creator of PASCAL language?
1) Dijkstra
2) Niklaus writh
3) D. Khuth
4) Aho
5) Dennis Ritichie

16. The Index consists of ......
1) a list of Keys
2) Pointers to the master list
3) both (1) and (2)
4) Pointers to the duplicate list
5) None

17. A compound key ......
1) is made up a several pieces of information
2) uniquely identifies an item in list
3) both (1) and (2)
4) is a duplicate key
5) None

18. Updating a database means ......
1) revising a file structure
2) recognizing the data base
3) modifying or adding records
4) Deleting records
5) None

19. The distinguishable parts of a record are called......
1) Data
2) Files
3) Information
4) Fields
5) All of the above

20. A front end processor used in.......
1) Multi programming
2) Virtual Storage
3) Time sharing
4) Multi processing
5) None

21. Turnaround time is defined as ......
1) Delay between job submission and job completion
2) Waiting time
3) Execution tine
4) Both (1) and (2)
5) None

22. In OSI network architecture, the routing is performed by ......
1) Network layer
2) Session layer
3) Physical Layer
4) Transport layer
5) Data link layer

23. The slowest transmission speeds are of......
1) Twisted pair wire
2) Coaxial wire
3) OFC
4) Microwave
5) None

24. Transmission of computerised data from one location to another is called ......
1) Data transfer
2) Data flow
3) Data communication
4) Data management
5) None

25. The first electronic computer in the world was ......
5) None

26. Which was the computer conceived by Babbage?
1) Analytical engine
2) Arithmetic machine
3) Donald Knuth
4) Abacus
5) None

27. Which of the following registers is used to keep track of address of the memory location where the next instruction is located?
1) Memory address register
2) Memory data register
3) Instruction register
4) Program counter
5) Memory buffer register

28. The subject of cybernetics deals with the science of ......
1) Genetics
2) Control and communications
3) Molecular biology
4) Biochemistry
5) Light

29. The memory which is programmed at the time it is manufactured ......
1) ROM
2) RAM
5) Cache

30. Which command brings you to the first slide in your presentation?
1) Next slide button
2) Page up
3) Ctrl + Home
4) Ctrl + End
5) Ctrl + Back space

31. Which of the following is secondary memory
1) CPU
2) ALU
3) Mouse
4) Floppy disk
5) None of these

32. A character is represented in EBCDIC by.....
1) One bit
2) Four bits
3) Eight bits
4) sixteen bits
5) None of the above

33. Which is considered a direct entry input device?
1) Optical scanner
2) Mouse
3) Light pen
4) Digitizer
5) All of the above

34. Micro computer hardware consists of three basic categories of physical equipment.....
1) System unit, input / output secondary storage
2) Keyboard, monitor, hardware
3) System unit, input / output, memory
4) System unit, primary storage, secondary storage
5) DC, Floppy, pen drive

35. e-marketing is same as ........
1) Virtual marketing
2) Digital Marketing
3) Real time marketing
4) All of these
5) None of these

36. Grouping and processing all of these firm's transactions at one time is called.......
1) Batch processing
3) Red time processing
4) On-line processing
5) Transaction processing

37. A file that includes pre-defined settings thatcan be used to create many common types of presentations is called a ......
1) Template
2) Pattern
3) Model
4) Blueprint
5) None of these

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21-1, 22-1, 23-1, 24-3, 25-3, 26-1, 27-4, 28-2, 29-1, 30-3
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