Sunday, 26 October 2014


1. If you are working in English (US), Chinese or Japanese, Excel 2002 can speak data as you enter it, to help you verify accuracy. How do you activate the feature?
1) Point to Speech on the Tool menu, and then click Show Text To Speech Toolbar.
2) Click validation on the data menu.
3) Point to speech on the tools menu, and then click speech recognition.
4) All of the above
5) None of these

2. ...... are a type of inexpensive digital camera that remains tethered to a computer and are used for video conferencing, video chatting and live web broadcast.
1) Webcams
2) Webpicks
3) Browser cams
4) Browser pics
5) None

3. Which of the following statements is true?
1) To insert link in Ms Excel, Ctrl + K is used.
2) One can edit selected cell in Excel by pressing the F2 key.
3) Shift + space is used to select the entire row in Excel.
4) Ctrl + space is used to select the entire column in Excel.
5) All 1), 2), 3) and 4) are true

4. For multiple selection in any file system you have..
1) Radio button
2) Local area network
3) Notification area
4) Yes/ No box
5) None

5. A(n) ...... is a private corporate network used exclusively by company employees.
1) Internet
2) Local area network
3) Peer-to-peer
4) Intranet
5) None

6. Which of the following is the characteristic of a file server?
1) It manages file operations and is shared on a network.
2) It manages file operations and is limited to one PC.
3) It acts as fat client and is shared on a network.
4) It acts as fat client and is limited to one PC.
5) None of these

7. The && and operators.........
1) compare two numeric values
2) combine two numeric values
3) combine two Boolean values
4) All the above
5) None of these

8. Advantage of X.25 network is that...
1) frame delivery is more reliable
2) frames are delivered in order
3) flow control is provided
4) All the above
5) None of these

9. A ........ is a pre-designed document that already has co-ordinating fonts, a layout, and
a background.
1) guide
2) model
3) ruler
4) template
5) None of these

10. An output device that lets you see what the computer is doing is called....
1) a disk drive
2) monitor screen
3) shift key
4) printer
5) None of these

11. Computer's hard disk is....
1) an arithmetic and logical unit
2) computer software
3) operating system
4) computer hardware
5) None of these

12. To make a notebook act as a desktop model, the notebook can be connected to a ...... which
is connected to a monitor and other devices.
1) bay
2) docking station
3) port
4) network
5) None of these

13. Each cell in a Microsoft Office Excel document is referred to by its cell address, which
is the...
1) cell's column label
2) cell's column label and worksheet tab menu
3) cell's row
4) cell's row and column labels
5) None

14. The secret code that restricts entry to some programs is called.....
1) password
2) passport
3) entry-code
4) access-code
5) None of these

15. ...... is a field that uniquely identifies which person, thing or event the record describes
1) File
2) Data
3) Folder
4) Key
5) None

16. The .... directory is mandatory for every disk.
1) Root
2) Base
3) Sub
4) Case
5) None of these

17. You must install a ..... on a network if you want to share a Broadband Internet connection.
1) router
2) modem
3) node
4) cable
5) None of these

18. This can be another word of a program...
1) software
2) disk
3) floppy
4) hardware
5) None of these

19. First Technopark in India is in....
1) Bangalore
2) Kolkata
3) Thiruvananthapuram
4) Delhi
5) None

20. The simultaneous processing of two or more programs by a multiple processor is known as
1) Multiprogramming
2) Multitasking
3) Time sharing
4) Multiprocessing
5) None of these


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11-4, 12-2, 13-4, 14-1, 15-4, 16-1, 17-1, 18-1, 19-3, 20-4

Sunday, 19 October 2014


1. We cannot delete the ____ icon, but we can made it invisible.
a) Recycle
b) My Computer
c) Internet explorer
d) All the above
e) None of the above

2. What is the meaning of 'Hibernate' in Windows XP/ Windows 7?
a) Restart the computers in safe mode
b) Restart the computers in normal mode
c) Shutdown the computer terminating all the running applications
d) Shutdown the computer without closing the running applications
e) Restart the computers all the running applications

3. The RF communication can be broadly classified in how many types?
a) Three
b) Four
c) Two
d) Six
e) Ten

4. _____ is sometimes said to be object oriented, because the only way to manipulate kernel objects is by invoking methods on their handles.
a) Windows NT
b) Windows XP
c) Windows VISTA
d) Windows 95/98
e) Windows 7

5. Which of the following is not available on the Ruler of MS Word screen?
a) Tab stop box
b) Left Indent
c) Right Indent
d) Center Indent
e) All of them are available on ruler

6. In OSI network architecture, the dialogue control and token management are responsibility of __
a) session layer
b) network layer
c) transport layer
d) data link layer
e) None of the above

7. Which of the following case does not exist in complexity theory?
a) Best case
b) Worst case
c) Average case
d) Null case
e) All of the above

8. A computer program that converts an entire program into machine language is called a/ an
a) Interpreter
b) Simulator
c) Compiler
d) Commander
e) Proposer

9. Which of the following formulas will Excel not be able to calculate?
a) =SUM(Sales)−A3
b) =SUM(A1:A5)*.5
c) =SUM(A1:A5)/(10−10)
d) =SUM(A1:A5)−10
e) = SUM(A1:A5)−A5

10. What are plastic cards the size of a credit card that contains an embedded chip on which digital information can be stored?
a) Customer relationship management systems cards
b) E-government identity cards
c) FEDI cards
d) Smart cards
e) Aadhar card

11. What is the shortcut key you can press to create a copyright symbol?
a) Alt+Ctrl+C
b) Alt + C
c) Ctrl + C
d) Ctrl + Shift + C
e) Ctrl + Shift + D

12. During software development which factor is most crucial?
a) People
b) Process
c) Product
d) Project
e) Purpose

13. How many OSI layers are covered in the X.25 standard?
a) Two
b) Three
c) Seven
d) Six
e) eight

14. The transmission signal coding method of TI carrier is called ___
a) Bipolar
b) NRZ
c) Manchester
d) Binary
e) Bit

15. The idea of MFC document architecture was created by:
a) Microsoft
b) Oracle
c) Xerox
d) IBM
e) Java

16. What is the name of the display feature that highlights are of the screen which requires operator
a) Pixel
b) Reverse video
c) Touch screen
d) Cursor
e) Image

17. What kind of architecture does mobile computing deploy?
a) Two layered
b) Three layered
c) Four layered
d) Five layered
e) Six layered

18. A word processor would most likely be used to do ___
a) Keep an account of money spent
b) Do a computer search in media center
c) Maintain an inventory
d) Type a biography
e) All the above

19. SDLC stands for?
a) Software Design Life Cycle
b) Software Development Life Cycle
c) System Design Life Cycle
d) System Development Life Cycle
e) None of these

20. When a subroutine is called, the address of the instruction following the CALL instructions
stored in/ on the ___
a) stack pointer
b) accumulator
c) program counter
d) stack
e) pointer

21. What component of .NET includes services used to support web services?
a) Platform
b) Framework
c) Visual Studio
d) System
e) Mather board

22. Which of the following is not one of the four primary focuses of e-government?
a) G2G
b) G2B
c) IG2B
d) IG2G
e) IG2I

23. ____is not a category of EPS.
a) E banking
b) Direct payments
c) Retailing payments
d) Cash on delivery
e) All of these

24. One of the distinguished features of super-computer over other category of computer is ____
a) parallel processing
b) highest accuracy level
c) more speed
d) more capacity
e) less speed

25. Which class is used to control the data being used by application?
a) Document class
b) View class
c) Frame class
d) Application class
e) Software class

26. What is the control unit's function in the CPU?
a) Transfers data to primary storage
b) Stores program instruction
c) Performs logic operations
d) Decodes program instruction
e) Performs logic storage

27. Which of the following is the most common method for online payment?
a) Card based system
b) Cheque based system
c) e cash system
d) All the above
e) None of the above

28. Which of the following is not a product matrix?
a) Size
b) Reliability
c) Productivity
d) Functionality
e) Quality

29. Which of the following transmission systems provide the highest data rate in individual device?
a) Computer bus
b) Telephone lines
c) Voice and mode
d) Lease lines
e) Only voice

30. The most common addressing techniques employed by a CPU is ___
a) Immediate
b) Direct
c) Indirect
d) Register
e) All of the above

31. The key F12 opens a:
a) Save As dialog box
b) Open dialog box
c) Save dialog box
d) Close dialog box
e) Edit dialog box

32. Which of the following signal is not standard RS-232-C signal?
a) VDR
b) RTS
c) CTS
d) DSR
e) DLR

33. The indirect change of the values of a variable in one module by another module is called ___
a) internal change
b) inter-module change
c) side effect
d) side-module update
e) internal effect

34. Operating system is also known as:
a) Database
b) System software
c) Hardware
d) Printer
e) Operating system

35. An error in software or hardware is called a bug. What is the alternative computer jargon for it?
a) Leech
b) Squid
c) Slug
d) Glitch
e) Bug

36. What happens if you press Ctrl + Shift + F8?
a) It activates extended selection
b) It activates the rectangular selection
c) It selects the paragraph on which the insertion line is
d) All of the above
e) None of the above

37. Which of the following is the latest version of Excel?
a) Excel 2000
b) Excel 2002
c) Excel ME
d) Excel 7
e) Excel XP

38. Which of the following statement is correct?
a) Terminal section of a synchronous modem contains the scrambler
b) Receiver section of a synchronous modem contains the scrambler
c) Transmission section of a synchronous modem contains the scrambler
d) Control section of a synchronous modem contains the scrambler
e) None of the above

39. Human beings are referred to as Homo sapiens, which device is called Silico Sapiens?
a) Monitor
b) Hardware
c) Robot
d) Computer
e) Mouse

40. ____ share characteristics with both hardware and software.
a) Operating system
b) Software
c) Data
d) File
e) None

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

Monday, 13 October 2014

Computer Knowledge Practice Questions for Bank Exams

1. What is an 'internet'?
1) Internal internet used to transfer information internally.
2) Internal internet used to transfer information to the outside company.
3) Internal network designed to serve the internal informational needs of a single organisation.
4) Internal network designed to transfer the information between two organisations.
5) None of the above

2. To send another station a message, the main thing a user has to know is
1) how the network works
2) the other station's address
3) whether the network is packet-switched or circuit - switched
4) whether this is a voice or data network
5) None of the above

3. The data base administrator's function in an organization is
1) to be responsible for the more technical aspects of managing the information contained in organizational databases.
2) to be responsible for the executive level aspects of decisions regarding the information management
3) to show the relationship among entity classes in a data warehouse
4) to define which data mining tools must be used to extract data
5) None of the above

4. A ...... is a computer connected to two networks.
1) link
2) server
3) gateway
4) bridge way
5) None of these

5. Each of the following is a true statement except
1) online systems continually update the master file
2) in online processing, the user enters transactions into a device that is directly connected to the computer system
3) batch processing is still used today in older systems or in some systems with massive volumes of transactions
4) information in batch systems will always be up-to-date
5) None of the above

6. When you save a presentation, ............
1) all slides in a presentation are saved in the same file
2) two files are created; one for graphics and one for content
3) a file is created for each slide
4) a file is created for each animation or graphic
5) None of the above

7. In a client/ server model, a client program
1) asks for information
2) provides information and files
3) serves software files to other computers
4) distributes data files to other computers
5) None of the above

8. Every device on the internet has a unique ....... address (also called an ‘Internet address’) that identifies it in the same way that a street address identifies the location of a house.
1) DH
2) DA
3) IP
4) IA
5) None

9. In a customer data base a customer’s surname would be keyed into a...
1) row
2) text field
3) record
4) computed field
5) None of these

10. A set of interrelated components that collect, process, store and distribute information to support decision making and control in an organization best defines
1) communications technology
2) a network
3) an information system
4) hardware
5) None of the above

11. Control in design of an information system is used to
1) inspect the system and check that it is built as per specifications
2) ensure that the system processes data as it was designed to and that the results are reliable
3) ensure privacy of data processed by it
4) protect data from accidental or intentional loss
5) None of the above

12. Storing same data in many places is called
1) iteration
2) concurrency
3) redundancy
4) enumeration
5) None of these

13. Which of the following is the first step in the 'transaction processing cycle', which captures business data through various modes such as optical scanning or at an electronic commerce website?
1) Document and report generation
2) Database maintenance
3) Transaction processing
4) Data Entry
5) None of the above

14. What is part of a database that holds only one type of information?
1) Report
2) Field
3) Record
4) File
5) None

15. 'MPG' extension refers usually to what kind of file?
1) Word Perfect Document file
2) MS Office document
3) Animation/ movie file
4) Image file
5) None of these

16. If you want to secure a message, use a(n):
1) cryptology source
2) encryption key
3) encryption software package
4) cryptosystem
5) None of these

17. Which key do you press to check spelling?
1) F3
2) F5
3) F7
4) F9
5) None

18. Which area in an Excel window allows entering values and formulas?
1) Title Bar
2) Menu Bar
3) Formula Bar
4) Standard Tool Bar
5) None of these

19. Which of the following helps to reduce spelling error in the document?
1) Auto Format
2) Auto Correct
3) Smart Tags
4) Auto Text
5) None

20. Which of the following is valid IP address?
1) 984.12.787.76
2) 192.168.321.10
3) 1.888.234.3456
5) None of these

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11-2, 12-3, 13-4, 14-2, 15-3, 16-4, 17-3, 18-3, 19-2, 20-4.

Wednesday, 1 October 2014


1. India's largest wide area network is:
e) Beam

2. A computer system consists of several devices like CPU, monitor, mouse etc. together they are called:
a) computer peripherals
b) computer components
c) computer bits
d) computer equipments
e) none of the above

3. Number of devices supported by LAN can be maximum of:
a) 7
b) 12
c) 100
d) 1000
e) 25

4. An information system that immediately responds to the physical systems is called:
a) Live system
b) On-line System
c) Off-line system
d) Real time system
e) none

5. Route adopted by large companies for payment of dividends to shareholders is called
a) ECS Debit
c) ECS Credit
d) either (b) or (c)
e) either (a) or (c)

6. Which combination of keys needs to be pressed to make a percent sign?
a) Shift+2
b) Shift+3
c) Shift+4
d) Shift+5
e) Shift+9

7. Which function calculates the largest value in a set of numbers?
a) Average
b) Count
c) Minimum
d) Maximum
e) None of these

8. Personal computers use a number of chips mounted on a main circuit board. What is the common name for such boards?
a) Daughter board
b) Motherboard
c) Father board
d) Breadboard
e) CPU

9. MB launched its first personal computer called IBM-PC in 1981. It had chips from Intel, disk drives from Tan don, operating system from Microsoft, the printer from Epson and the application
software from everywhere. Can you name the country which contributed the video display?
a) India
b) China
c) Germany
d) Taiwan
e) Japan

10. What is meant by a dedicated computer?
a) Which is used by one person only
b) Which is assigned one and only one task
c) Which uses one kind of software
d) Which is meant for application software
e) All the above

11. When did arch rivals IBM and Apple Computers Inc. decide to join hands?
a) 1978
b) 1984
c) 1990
d) 1989
e) 1991

12. The information stored in storage devices can be accessed in ______
a) RAM access & ROM access
b) Memory access & Disk access
c) Random access & shift access
d) Sequential access & Direct access
e) All the above

13. Which of the following is the most commonly used encoding standard of Unicode?
a) UTF-6
b) UTF-7
c) UTF-5
d) UTF-9
e) UTF-8

14. UML is stands for
a) Universal Modelling Language
b) Unified Modelling Language
c) United Modelling Language
d) Unit Modelling Language
e) Uni Modelling Language

15. Which of the following translator program converts assembly language program to object program?
a) assembler
b) compiler
c) microprocessor
d) linker
e) sender

16. Which protocol is used to transfer web pages?
c) POP3

17. A self-sufficient computer that acts as both a server and a client is known as
a) Host
b) Client
c) Server
d) Terminal
e) Peer

18. The interactive transmission of data within a time sharing system may be best suited to
a) simplex lines
b) half-duplex lines
c) full duplex lines
d) bi flex-lines
e) tri flex lines

19. A system program that sets up an executable program in main memory ready for execution is
a) assembler
b) linker
c) compiler
d) Coding
e) loader

20. A table can be logically connected to another table by defining a
a) Super key
b) Candidate key
c) Primary key
d) Unique key
e) Common attribute.

21. Missing slot covers on a computer can cause?
a) Over heat
b) Power surges
c) EMI
d)Incomplete path for ESD
e) None of the above

22. From what location are the 1st computer instructions available on boot up?
b) CPU
c) boot.ini
e) .bat

23. Acollaborative network that uses Internet Technology to link business with their suppliers is ---
a) Internet
b) Intranet
c) Extranet
d) WAN
e) LAN

24. Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) Model consists of -
a) 5-layers
b) 6-layers
c) 7-layers
d) 8-layers
e) 9-layers

25. A communication processor that connects dissimilar networks by providing the translation from
one set of protocol to another is -
a) Bridge
b) Gateway
c) Router
d) Modem
e) CPU

26. A collection of raw facts is called -
a) Output
b) Information
c) Bits
d) Data
e) Files

27. A __ is an additional set of commands that the computer displays after you make a selection from the main menu.
a) dialog box
b) submenu
c) menu selection
d) all the above
e) None

28. What is the permanent memory built into your computer called?
a) RAM
b) Floppy
c) CPU
d) ROM
e) Hard disk

29. Storage that retains its data after the power is turned off is referred to as
a) volatile storage
b) non-volatile storage
c) sequential storage
d) direct storage
e) indirect storage

30. Which of the following is an example of connectivity?
a) internet
b) floppy disk
c) power card
d) data
e) file

31. ___ is the process of finding errors in software code.
a) Compiling
b) Testing
c) Running
d) Debugging
e) Marking

32. Which of the following is not as language for computer programming
a) Windows
e) .net

33. ____is the process of dividing the disk into tracks and sectors.
a) Tracking
b) Formatting
c) Crashing
d) Allotting
e) Storing

34. What is the shortcut key to "Undo" the last action in a document?
a) Ctrl + X
b) Ctrl + y
c) Ctrl + Z
d) Ctrl + U
e) Ctrl + V

35. The language that the computer can understand and execute is called
a) machine language
b) application software
c) system program
d) all of these
e) none of these

36. Which of the following is not hardware
a) magnetic tape
b) printer
c) VDU terminal
d) assembler
e) pointer

37. What are the basic types of memory that your computer uses
a) RAM
c) ROM
d) both A and C
e) both A,B and C

38. The total set of interlinked hypertext documents worldwide is
b) Browser
c) WWW
d) B2B
e) B2A

39. The ___ enables you to simultaneously keep multiple Web pages open in one browser window.
a) tab box
b) pop-up helper
c) tab row
d) address bar
e) none

40. Which ports connect special types of music instruments to sound cards?
a) BUS
b) CPU
c) USB
e) RAM

41. You can ____ a search by providing more information the search engine can use to select a smaller, more useful set of results.
a) refine
b) expand
c) load
d) query
e) unload

42. The primary purpose of software is to turn data into
a) web sites
b) information
c) programs
d) objects
e) web engines

43. The metal or plastic case that holds all the physical parts of the computer is the:
a) Hard disk
b) CPU
c) Mainframe
d) Platform
e) System unit

44. The difference between people with access to computers and the Internet and those without this access is known as the:
a) Digital divide
b) Internet divides
c) Web divides
d) Broadband divide
e) None

45. DSL is an example of a(n) _____ connection.
a) Network
b) Wireless
c) Slow
d) Cable
e) Broadband

46. The Analytical Engine developed during First Generation of computers used ___ as a memory unit?
a) RAM
b) Floppies
c) Cards
d) Counter Wheels
e) Rooms

47. Which type of DOS program can you run to see which serial ports are detected?
a) combing
b) MSD
e) serial.chk

1) b 2) a 3) b 4) d 5) c 6) d 7) d 8) b 9) d 10) b
11) e 12) d 13) e 14) b 15) b 16) d 17) e 18) c 19) e 20) c
21) a 22) a 23) c 24) c 25) b 26) d 27) a 28) d 29) b 30) a
31) b 32) a 33) b 34) c 35) a 36) d 37) d 38) a 39) c 40) b
41) a 42) b 43) e 44) a 45) e 46) d 47) b