Sunday, 29 November 2015


1. Special effect used to introduce slides in a presentation are called .........
1) Effect 2) Custom animation
3) Transition 4) Animation
5) Preset animation

2. ...... are graphical objects used to represent commonly used application.
1) GUI 2) Drivers 3) Windows
4) Application 5) Icons

3. Computers send and receive data in the form of ................ signals.
1) Analog 2) Digital 3) Modulated
4) Demodulated 5) All of these

4. In any window, the maximize button, the minimize button and the close buttons appear on the .............
1) Title bar 2) Menu bar 3) Status bar
4) Ruler bar 5) Tool bar

5. Every component of your computer is either.............
1) software of CPU / RAM
2) hardware of software
3) application software or system software
4) input devices or output devices
5) None of these

6. Checking that a pin code number is valid before it is entered into the system is an example of ...............
1) error correction 2) backup and recovery
3) data preparation 4) data validation
5) None of these

7. A compiler translates higher level programs into a machine language program, which is called ................
1) source code 2) object code
3) compiled code 4) beta code
5) None of these

8. The ability to find an individual item in a file immediately .................
1) sequential access 2) file allocation table
3) direct access 4) directory
5) None of these

9. Computers connected to a LAN (Local Area
Network) can ...............
1) run faster 2) go online
3) share information and/ or share peripheral equipment
4) E-mail 5) None of these

10. Which is the slowest internet connection service?
1) Digital Subscriber Line 2) T1
3) Cable modem 4) Leased Line
5) Dial-up Service

11. A CD-RW disk ..............
1) has a faster access than an internal disk
2) is a form of optical disk, so it can only be
written once
3) holds less data than a floppy disk
4) can be erased and rewritten
5) None of these

12. A field that uniquely identifies which person,
thing, or event the record describes is a....
1) file 2) data 3) field
4) key 5) None of these

13. The two major categories of software include ..................
1) operating system and utility
2) personal productivity and system
3) system and application
4) system and utility 5) None of these

14. Windows 95, Windows 98 and Windows NT
are known as ..................
1) processors 2) domain names
3) modems 4) operating systems
5) None of these

15. Most World Wide Web pages contain commands in the language ..................
1) NIH 2) URL 3) HTML 4) IRC 5) FTP

16. Information on a computer is stored as...
1) analog data 2) digital data
3) modem data 4) watts data
5) None of these

17. To take information from one source and
bring it to your computer is referred to as...
1) upload 2) download 3) transfer
4) de-link 5) None of these

18. Each box in a spreadsheet is called a .......
1) cell 2) empty space 3) record
4) field 5) None of these

19. Which of the following operating systems is
not owned and licensed by a company?
1) Unix 2) Linux 3) Windows 2000
4) Mac 5) Windows

20. To indent the first paragraph of your report,
you should use this key .................
1) space bar 2) return key 3) tab key
4) shift key 5) None of these

21. When you want to move some text from
one page to a different page, the best
method is ....................
1) drag and drop 2) cut and paste
3) delete and retype 4) find and replace
5) None of these

22. A program that works like a calculator for
keeping track of money and making budgets
1) calculator 2) scholastic 3) keyboard
4) spreadsheet 5) None of these

23. A Website address is a unique name that
identifies a specific .................. on the Web.
1) Web browser 2) PDA 3) Website
4) Link 5) None of these

24. Which is the best definition of a software
1) An add-on for your computer such as
additional memory
2) A set of computer programs used for a
certain function such as word processing
3) A protection you can buy for a computer
4) The box, manual and license agreement
that accompany commercial software
5) None of these

25. You can start Microsoft Word by using ........
1) New 2) Start 3) Program
4) Control Panel 5) None of these

26. A blinking symbol on the screen that shows
where the next character will appear is a/
1) delete key 2) arrow key 3) cursor
4) return key 5) None of these

27. The ability of an OS to run more than one
application at a time is called ................
1) multitasking
2) object-oriented programming
3) multi-user computing
4) time-sharing 5) None of these

28. Which of the following could do to remove a
paragraph from a report you had written?
1) Delete and edit 2) Highlight and delete
3) Cut and paste 4) Undo typing
5) None of these

29. An example of a telecommunications
device is a ....................
1) keyboard 2) mouse 3) printer
4) modem 5) None of these

30. Date and Time are available on the desktop
at ..................
1) Taskbar 2) My Computer
3) Recycle Bin 4) Only (2) and (3)
5) None of these

31. You click at B to make the text ...................
1) Italics 2) Underlined
3) Italics and underlined 4) Bold
5) None of these

32. ................... is the process of finding errors
in software code.
1) Debugging 2) Compiling
3) Interpreting 4) Testing
5) None of these

33. A directory within a directory is called ..........
1) Mint Directory 2) Junior Directory
3) Part Directory 4) Sub Directory
5) None of these

34. In Excel, Charts are created using which
1) Chart Wizard 2) Pivot Table
3) Pie Chart 4) Bar Chart
5) None of these

35. A ................. contains buttons and menus
that provide quick access to commonly
used commands.
1) Tool bar 2) menu bar 3) window
4) find 5) None of these

36. What is the equipment used to capture
information and commands?
1) Output device 2) Input device
3) Storage device
4) Telecommunication device
5) None of these

37. Which of the following is not a common feature
of software applications?
1) Menus 2) Windows 3) Help
4) Search 5) None of these

38. A .................. contains specific rules and
words that express the logical steps of an
1) programming language
2) programming structure
3) syntax 4) logic chart
5) None of these

39. Microcomputer hardware consists of three
basic categories of physical equipment .......
1) keyboard, monitor, hard drive
2) system unit, input/output, memory
3) system unit, input/ output, secondary
4) system unit, primary storage, secondary
5) None of these

40. For creating a document, you use ............
command at File Menu.
1) Open 2) Close 3) New
4) Save 5) None of these

41. Which type of software is similar to an
accountant's worksheet?
1) Word Processing 2) Database
3) Spreadsheets 4) Graphics
5) File Manager

42. The network connecting several computers
all over the world is .....................
1) Intranet 2) Internet 3) ARP net
4) Network 5) LAN

43. In Windows, by default the files when deleted
are sent to ....................
1) Dust Bin 2) Recycle Bin
3) Waste Bin 4) Recycle Waste Bin
5) None of these

44. Which of the following is an Operating
1) MS Windows 2) Mac 3) MS DOS
4) Windows NT 5) All of the above

45. A terminal that cannot process any information
is called .....................
1) Direct access terminal
2) Intelligent terminal
3) Smart terminal
4) Blind terminal 5) Dumb terminal

46. A computer cannot "boot" if it does not have
the ....................
1) Compiler 2) Loader
3) Operating System 4) Assembler
5) None of these

47. Which key should be pressed to start a new
page in MS-Word?
1) Down Cursor Key 2) Enter Key
3) Shift + Enter 4) Ctrl + Enter
5) Shift+ Ctrl + Enter

48. The keys labelled 0-9 on the keyboard are
called ......................
1) Function Keys 2) Numeric keys
3) Typewriter keys 4) Special keys
5) Alpha keys

49. The most popular Internet activity is ..........
1) downloading music
2) watching movie trailers
3) shopping for books 4) e-mailing
5) None of these

50. In a spreadsheet, a cell is defined as the...
1) Intersection of a table and a tuplet
2) Intersection of a file and a database
3) Intersection of a row and column
4) Intersection of a field and a record
5) None of these

1-3, 2-5, 3-2, 4-1, 5-2, 6-4, 7-2, 8-3, 9-3, 10-5
11-4, 12-4, 13-3, 14-4, 15-3, 16-2, 17-2, 18-1, 19-2, 20-3
21-2, 22-4, 23-3, 24-2, 25-2, 26-3, 27-1, 28-2, 29-4, 30-1
31-4, 32-4, 33-4, 34-1, 35-1, 36-2, 37-2, 38-1, 39-2, 40-3
41-3, 42-2, 43-2, 44-5, 45-5, 46-3, 47-4, 48-2, 49-4, 50-3

Wednesday, 9 September 2015


1. ......... are often delivered to a PC through an email attachment and are often designed to
do harm.
1) Viruses
2) Spam
3) Portals
4) Email messages
5) None

2. What is the storage area for email messages called?
1) A folder
2) A directory
3) A mailbox
4) The hard disk
5) None

3. A desktop computer is also known as a.....
1) Palm Pilot
2) PC 3) Laptop
4) Mainframe
5) None of these

4. When a file contains instructions that can be carried out by the computer, it is often called
a(n) .......... file.
1) data
2) information
3) executable
4) application
5) None

5. Documents converted to ............ can be published to the Web.
1) a .doc file
2) http
3) machine language
5) None

6. Which of the following places the common data elements in order from smallest to largest?
1) Character, file record, field, database
2) Character, record, field, file, database
3) Character, field, record, file, database
4) Bit, byte, character, record, field, file, data base
5) None of these

7. When you make graph and picture in document, then your computer holds the data in..
1) Restore file
2) Backup drive
3) Clipboard
4) Memory
5) None

8. How will words appear on the page? We call it as ..........
1) Text formatting
2) Character formatting
3) Point size
4) Type face
5) None of these

9. ..............helps in capturing row data and entering into computer system.
1) CPU
2) Integrated circuit
3) Input device
4) Motherboard
5) None of these

10. Title bar, ribbon, status bar, views and document workspace are factors of ........ program of words.
1) Windows
2) Browser
3) Explorer
4) Website
5) None of these

11. Software for organizing storage and retrieval of information is a(n) ..........
1) operating system
2) database
3) database program
4) data warehouse
5) None of these

12. A set of step-by-step procedures for accomplishing a task is known as a(n) ..........
1) algorithm
2) hardware program
3) software bug
4) firmware program
5) None of these

13. Which of the following is not true about RAM?
1) RAM is a temporary storage area
2) RAM is the same as hard disk storage
3) RAM is volatile
4) Information stored in RAM is gone when you turn the computer off
5) None of these

14. The main directory of a disk is called the directory.............
1) root
2) sub
3) folder
4) network
5) None of these

15. The physical arrangement of elements on a page is referred to as a document’s ....
1) features
2) format
3) pagination
4) grid
5) None of these

16. The software tools that enable a user to interact with a computer for specific purposes
are known as ........
1) Hardware
2) Networked Software
3) Shareware
4) Applications
5) None of these

17. A ............ shares hardware, software and data among authorized users.
1) network
2) protocol
3) hyperlink
4) transmitter
5) None of these

18. Computer programs are written in a highlevel programming language, however, the
human-readable version of a program is called ..........
1) cache
2) instruction set
3) source code
4) word size
5) None

19. In word processing, an efficient way to move the 3rd paragraph to place it after the 5th paragraph is ........
1) copy and paste
2) copy, cut and paste
3) cut, copy and paste
4) cut and paste
5) None of these

20. Which of the following is not a function of the control unit?
1) Read instructions
2) Execute instructions
3) Interpret instructions
4) Direct operations
5) None of these

21. WWW means ..........
1) World Wide Wonder
2) World Wide Wizard
3) World Wide Web
4) Wide World Web
5) None of these

22. ........ processing is used when a large mailorder company accumulates orders and
processes them together in one large set.
1) Batch
2) Online
3) Real-time
4) Group
5) None of these

23. What is the difference between a CD-ROM and a CD-RW?
1) They are the same - just two different terms used by different manufactures
2) A CAD-ROM can be written to and a CDRW cannot
3) A CD-RW can be written to but a CDROM can only be read from
4) A CD-ROM holds more information than a CD-RW
5) None of these

24. Holding the mouse button down while moving an object or text is known as ............
1) moving
2) dragging
3) dropping
4) highlighting
5) None of these

25. A ......... is a collection of data that is stored electronically as a series of records in a
1) spreadsheet
2) presentation
3) database
4) web page
5) None of these

26. = SUM (B1:B8) is an example ......
1) function
2) formula
3) cell address
4) value
5) None of these

27. Which of the following storage media provides sequential access only?
1) Floppy disk
2) Magnetic disk
3) Magnetic tape
4) Optical disk
5) None of these

28. Compilers and translators are one form of........
1) ROM
2) RAM
3) hard disk
4) software
5) None of these

29. Data representation is based on the ...... number system, which uses two numbers to represent all data.
1) binary
2) biometric
3) bicentennial
4) byte
5) None of these

30. The most common input devices include...
1) Monitor and keyboard
2) Monitor and mouse
3) Mouse and keyboard
4) Printer and mouse
5) None of these

31. The ......... primarily take(s) care of the behind-the-series details and manage(s) the hardware.
1) operating system
2) application software
3) peripheral devices
4) hard disk
5) None of these

32. A ........... is a professionally designed 'empty' document that can be adapted to the user's needs.
1) file
2) guide
3) template
4) user guide file
5) None

33. A group of 8 bits is known as a ..........
1) byte
2) kilobyte
3) binary digit
4) megabit
5) None of these

34. The hardware device commonly referred to as the 'brain' of the computer is the ........
1) RAM chip
2) data input
3) CPU
4) secondary storage
5) None of these

35. What is the intersection of a column and a row on a worksheet called?
1) column
2) value
3) address
4) cell
5) None of these

36. If a user needs information instantly available to the CPU, it should be stored ........
1) on a CD
2) in secondary storage
3) in the CPU
4) in RAM
5) None

37. To what temporary area can you store text and other data, and later paste them to another location?
1) The clipboard
2) ROM
4) The hard disk
5) None of these

38. In a spreadsheet, a ....... is a number you will use in a calculation.
1) label
2) cell
3) field
4) value
5) None of these

39. Click ........ check box of transition in a slide group of an animation tab if you want to
move a slide automatically after stipulated time.
1) Transition timer
2) Automatically after
3) Transition after
4) Automatic timer
5) None of these

40. All of the following are included in removable media except ......
1) CD-ROMs
2) Diskette
3) DVDs
4) Hard Disk Drive
5) None

41. The background of any Word document ...
1) is always of white colour
2) is the colour present under the option menu
3) is always the same for the entire document
4) can have any colour you choose
5) None of these

42. Only ......... program(s) become(s) active even though we can open many programs at a time.
1) four
2) three
3) two
4) one
5) None of these

43. When the margins on both sides are straight and equal, then there is ....... in document.
1) full justification
2) full alignment
3) left justification
4) right justification
5) None of these

44. All of the following are included in typical computer programming language which are in use currently except .........
1) C++
2) java
3) Visual Basic NET
4) Machine language
5) None of these

45. What happens when you press Ctrl + V key?
1) A capital V letter is typed into your document at the cursor point
2) The selected item is pasted from the clip board
3) The selected item is pasted to the clipboard
4) The selected drawing objects are distributed vertically on the page
5) None of these

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

Monday, 24 August 2015

United India Insurance Company (UIIC) Assistant exam Computer Knowledge Solved Paper (Exam Held on: 03-01-2013)

1. Which one of the following would not be considered as a form of secondary storage? 
(a) Floppy Disk (b) Optical Disk (c) RAM (d) Flash Drive (e) Hard Disk (Ans : c)

2. The Processor is an example of computer–
(a) Software (b) Output Unit (c) Storage (d) Program (e) Hardware (Ans : e)

3. A hexadecimal number is a number to the base–
(a) 2 (b) 20 (c) 16 (d) 4 (e) 8 (Ans : c)

4. Java in computer programming is a–
(a) Compiler (b) Hardware Device Driver (c) Low-level Language 
(d) High-level Language (e) Programming Mid-level Language (Ans : d)

5. Which of the following is not a binary number? 
(a) 01010 (b) 11111 (c) 31121 (d) 00000 (e) 110110 (Ans : c)

6. What does the acronym WAN stand for? 
(a) Widest Area Network (b) Wild Area Network (c) Wide Area Networking 
(d) Wide Area. Network (e) Wider Area Network (Ans : d)

7. FTP is an acronym for– 
(a) File Transaction Protocol (b) File Truncation Protocol (c) File Translation Protocol 
(d) File Transfer Protocol (e) File Transmission Protocol (Ans : d)

8. Connections to the Internet using a phone line and a modem are called….. connections. 
(a) Digital (b) Dial-up (c) Broadband (d) Dish (e) Both (b) and (c) (Ans : b)

9. Documents converted to….. can be published to the web. 
(a) A doc file (b) HTTP (c) machine language (d) HTML (e) None of these (Ans : b)

10. What is extension of Microsoft Word document? 
(a) txt (b) doc (c) ppt (d) xls (e) psd (Ans : b)

11. Outlook Express is a(n)–
(a) protocol (b) Search Engine (c) Browser (d) Network (e) E-mail Client (Ans : e)

12. Printers and screens in computer system are common form of– 
(a) Processing device (b) Computation units (c) Input units 
(d) Storage units (e) Output units (Ans : e)

13. LSI in chip technology stands for– 
(a) Large-Scale Internet (b) Low-Scale Integration (c) Low-Scale Internet 
(d) Local-Scale Integration (e) Large-Scale Integration (Ans : e)

14. Ctrl + n in MS word is used to–
(a) Save document (b) Start Paragraph (c) Open new document 
(d) Close document (e) Open a saved document (Ans : c)

15. Connections to other documents or to other locations within a website is known as–
(a) Hyper connects (b) Plug-ins (c) Hyperlinks (d) Filters (e) Bots (Ans : c)

16. Checking whether a program functions correctly and then correcting errors, it is known as– 
(a) Error-proofing a program (b) Default error-checking (c) De-erroring 
(d) Debugging (e) Decoding (Ans : d)

17. Single-word reference to viruses, worms etc. is–
(a) harmware (b) virus (c) phish (d) malware (e) killer war (Ans : d)

18. Converting the computer language of 1’s and 0’s to characters, that can be understood is known as…... 
(a) Selecting (b) Creating clip-art (c) Decoding (d) Generating (e) Highlighting (Ans : c)

19. Storage that returns its data after the power is turned off is referred’ to as–
(a) Sequential storage (b) Direct storage (c) Non-destructive storage 
(d) Non-volatile storage (e) Volatile storage (Ans : d)

20. A compiler in computing means–
(a) A programmer. (b) A person who compiles source program. (c) Keypunch operator 
(d) A gaming software (e) A program which translates source program into object program (Ans : e)

21. What is Windows Vista? 
(a) Processor (b) Output Device (c) Storage Device 
(d) Input Device (e) Operating System (Ans : e)

22. Which of the following is not an operating system used in computer? 
(a) Windows 95 (b) Windows 2000 (c) MS-DOS 
(d) Windows 3.1 (e) Windows 98 (Ans : d)

23. “DTP” is a computer abbreviation usually means– 
(a) Digital Transmission Protocol (b) Desktop Publishing (c) Document Type Processing 
(d) Document Transfer Processing (e) Data Type Programming (Ans : b)

24. Which of the following is equivalent roughly to 1 billion bytes? 
(a) One kilobyte (b) One Terabyte (c) One Gigabyte 
(d) One Megabyte (e) One Megabit (Ans : c)

25. The ALU and Control unit, jointly is known as–
(a) RAM (b) CPU (c) PC (d) EPROM (e) ROM (Ans : b)

26. The….. port resembles a standard phone jack. 
(a) Fire wire (b) modem (c) peripheral (d) serial (e) None of these (Ans : b)

27. The ALU performs….. operations. 
(a) arithmetic (b) ASCII (c) algorithm-based (d) logarithm-based (e) None of above (Ans : a)

28. A group of related records in a database is called a(n)–
(a) object (b) memo (c) table (d) record (e) None of these (Ans : c)

29. What is the generation of computers which are built with microprocessors? 
(a) third (b) fourth (e) first (d) second (e) prior to first (Ans : b)

30. The digital telecommunication term ISDN is an abbreviation for 
(a) Internet Services Data Network (b) International Services Digital Network 
(c) Integrated Services Digital Network (d) Interactive Standard Dynamic Networks 
(e) Integrated Standard Digital Networks (Ans : c)

31. How to specify cell range from A10 to A 25 in MS Excel? 
(a) (A10-A25) (b) (A10 to A25) (c) (A10 : A25) (d) (A10 . A25) (e) (A10 A25) (Ans : c)

32. If you change Windows 98 operating system to Windows XP, then it is known as–
(a) Update (b) Patch (c) Pull down (d) Push up (e) Upgrade (Ans : e)

33. ALU and control unit of most of the computers are combined and are embedded on a single . 
(a) Monochip (b) Control unit (c) Microprocessor (d) ALU (e) Microfilm (Ans : c)

34. QWERTY is used with reference to–
(a) Printer (b) Monitor (c) Keyboard (d) Mouse (e) Joystick (Ans : c)

35. Where does most data go first with’ in a computer memory hierarchy? 
(a) RAM (b) ROM (e) BIOS (d) CACHE (e) None of these (Ans : a)

36. A result of a computer virus can not lead to–
(a) Disk Crash (b) Mother Board Crash (c) Corruption of program 
(d) Deletion of files (e) None of above (Ans : b)

37. Which of the following extensions suggest that the file is a backup copy– 
(a) Bak (b) Bas (c) Com (d) Txt (e) None of these (Ans : a)

38. Which of the following storage media provides sequential access only? 
(a) Floppy disk (b) Magnetic disk (c) Magnetic tape (d) Optical disk (e) None of above (Ans : a)

39. The….. becomes different shapes depending on the task you are performing. 
(a) Active tab (b) Insertion point (c) Mouse pointer (d) Ribbon (e) None of above (Ans : c)

40. A file extension is separated from the main file name with a(n)– 
(a) question mark (b) exclamation mark (c) underscore (d) period (e) None of above (Ans : e)

Sunday, 16 August 2015


1. Which of the following produces the best quality graphics reproduction?
a) Laser printer
b) Ink jet printer
c) Plotter
d) Dot matrix printer
e) All the above

2. Computers with 80286 microprocessor:
a) XT computer
b) AT computer
c) PS/2 computer
d) PS/3 computer
e) PS/4 computer

3. An application suitable for sequential processing:
a) Processing of grades
b) Payroll processing
c) Both a and b
d) Sometimes a or b
e) None of the above

4. Which of the following is not processing?
a) Arranging
b) Manipulating
c) Calculating
d) Gathering
e) Sorting

5. The digital computer was developed primarily in ___
b) Japan
c) USA
d) UK
e) India

6. Software in computer:
a) Enhances the capabilities of the hardware machine
b) Increase the speed of central processing unit
c) Both a and b
d) Either a or b
e) None of the above

7. Which of the following option in File pull down menu is used to close a MS Word document?
a) Quit
b) Close
c) Exit
d) New
e) Insert

8. Before a disk drive can access any sector record, a computer program has to provide the record’s
disk address. What information does this address specify?
a) Track number
b) Sector number
c) Surface number
d) All of the above
e) None of the above

9. Arranging of data in a logical sequence is called:
a) Sorting
b) Classifying
c) Reproducing
d) Summarizing
e) Coding

10. What is the responsibility of the logical unit in the CPU of a computer?
a) Producing result
b) Comparing numbers
c) Controlling flow of information
d) Performing mathematical operations
e) None of the above

11. Bluetooth is a type of radio wave information transmission system
that is good for about __
a) 30 feet
b) 30 yards
c) 30 miles
d) 300 miles
e) 3000 miles

12. The telephone is an example of a(n) ____ signal.
a) Analog
b) Digital
c) Modulated
d) Demodulated
e) a and b

13. Acredit card-sized expansion board that is inserted into portable computers that connects the modem
to the telephone wall jack:
a) Internal modem
b) External modem
c) PC Card modem
d) Wireless modem
e) Router

14. A modem that is contained within the system unit is called a(n) ____ modem.
a) external
b) internal
c) wireless
d) Wi-Fi
e) Bluetooth

15. A modem that doesn't need to be connected to a telephone line is the _____ modem.
a) external
b) internal
c) wireless
d) DSL
e) Broadband

16. Aspecial high-speed line used by large corporations to support digital communications is known as ___
a) satellite/air connection service lines
b) cable modems
c) digital subscriber lines
d) T1, T2, T3 and T4 lines
e) b and d

17. An affordable technology that uses existing telephone lines to provide high-speed connections is called ____
b) Microwave
c) Cable modem
d) DSL
e) DSN

18. The capacity of a communication channel is measured in ___
a) Bandwidth
b) Bit capacity
c) Baud rate
d) Data flow
e) Baud flow

19. What is the name given to the values that are automatically provided by software to reduce keystrokes
and improve a computer user's productivity?
a) Defined values
b) Fixed values
c) Default values
d) Special values
e) Function values

20. In MS-DOS 5.0, which is the number that acts as a code to uniquely identify the software product?
a) MS
b) DOS
d) 5.0
e) 4.2.0

21. A page fault:
a) Is an error in a specific page
b) Occurs when a program accesses a page of memory
c) Is an access to a page not currently in memory
d) None of these
e) All the above

22. The process of transferring data intended for a peripheral device into a disk (or intermediate store) so that it can be transferred to peripheral at a more convenient time or in bulk, is known as ___
a) Multiprogramming
b) Spooling
c) Caching
d) Virtual programming
e) Clearing

23. An instruction in a programming language that is replaced by a sequence of instructions prior to
assembly or compiling is known as ___
a) procedure name
b) macro
c) label
d) literal
e) mini

24. Banker's algorithm for resource allocation deals with:
a) Deadlock prevention
b) Deadlock avoidance
c) Deadlock recovery
d) Mutual exclusion
e) None of these

25. The state of a process after it encounters an I/O instruction is ___
a) Ready
b) Blocked/Waiting
c) Idle
d) Running
e) Coding

26. The number of processes completed per unit time is known as _____.
a) Output
b) Throughput
c) Efficiency
d) Capacity
e) Input

27. Which of the following file name extension suggests that the file is Backup copy of another file?
a) TXT
b) COM
c) BAS
d) BAK
e) BAT

28. Which technique was introduced because a single job could not keep both the CPU and the I/O devices busy?
a) Time-sharing
b) Spooling
c) Preemptive scheduling
d) Multiprogramming
e) Multi tasking

29. A sequence of instructions, in a computer language, to get the desired result, is known as:
a) Algorithm
b) Decision Table
c) Program
d) All of the above
e) None of these

30. Information in a memory that is no longer valid or wanted is known as:
a) Non-volatile
b) Volatile
c) Surplus
d) Garbage
e) Dustbin

31. Which of the following is not a method of accessing the web?
b) CPU
c) DSL
d) Modem
e) Router

32. Yahoo( is a ___
a) Super Computer
b) Portal
c) Organization that allocates web addresses
d) Website for Consumers
e) Beam

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

Wednesday, 12 August 2015


1. A ______ is approximately a million bytes.
a) Giga byte
b) Kilo byte
c) Mega byte
d) Tera byte
e) None of these

2. If you want to extend the length of the network without having the signal degrade, you would use a:
a) repeater
b) router
c) gateway
d) switch
e) None of these

3. What do you press to enter the current date in a cell?
a) CTRL + ; (semicolon)
b) CTRL + SHIFT + : (colon)
c) CTRL + F10
d) CTRL + F11
e) None of these

4. To make the number pad act as directional arrows, you press the ____ key.
a) Num lock
b) Caps lock
c) Arrows lock
d) Shift
e) Control

5. Press ____ to move the insertion point to the Address box, or to highlight the URL in the Address box.
a) ALT + D
b) ALT + A
e) None

6. To move to the bottom of a document, press ____
a) Insert key
b) Home key
c) CTRL + End key
d) End key
e) None of these

7. Transmitting data in the form of light is called
a) Light Transmitter
b) Fiber glass
c) LTP
d) All of the above
e) None of the Above

8. ___ is the memory card which is conceptually related to the smart card but similar to video desk?
a) Debit card
b) Master card
c) Laser card
d) Credit card
e) None of the Above

9. Maximum Storage capacity of a DVD is _____
a) 17 GB
b) 15 GB
c) 16 GB
d) 10 GB
e) None of the Above

10. Which of the following operating system uses first 64 bit technology?
b) Windows XP
c) Mac OS
d) Linux
e) None of the Above

11. A processing unit that coordinates networks and data communication is known as:
a) Control unit
b) CPU
c) Communications Processor
d) Data Coordinator
e) None of the Above

12. Two or more computers connected to each other for sharing information form a:
a) network
b) router
c) server
d) tunnel
e) pipeline

13. If a computer provides database services to other, then it will be known as:
a) Web server
b) Application server
c) Database server
d) FTP server
e) None of these

14. Technology used to provide internet by transmitting data over wires of telephone network is __
a) Transmitter
b) Diodes
c) HHL
d) DSL
e) None of these

15. Documents, Movies, Images and Photographs etc are stored at a:
a) Application Sever
b) Web Sever
c) Print Server
d) File Server
e) None of these

16. RAM consists of which of the following?
a) Conductor
b) Semi Conductor
c) Vaccum Tubes
d) Transistor
e) None of these

17. Who is the father of Internet?
a) Charles Babbage
b) Vint Cerf
c) Denis Riche
d) Martin Cooper
e) None of these

18. ______is process of Verification?
a) Access
b) Login
c) Logout
d) Authentication
e) None of these

19. Identify the odd one from the following?
b) Floopy Disks
c) SD Disk
e) None of these

20. USB is which type of storage device?
a) Primay
b) Secondary
c) Tertiary
d) All the above
e) None of these

21. Which program is run by BIOS to check hardware components are working properly while computer is turned ON?
b) POS
d) RIP
e) None of these

22. To identification particular location in storage area one have a:
a) Address
b) Password
c) Logic
d) Mouse
e) None of these

23. The following computer's memory is characterized by low cost per bit stored:
a) Primary
b) Secondary
c) Hard disk
d) All of the above
e) None of these

24. The following is true for Auxiliary Storage:
a) It has an operating speed far slower than that of the primary storage.
b) It has an operating speed faster than that of the primary storage.
c) It has an operating speed equivalent than that of the primary storage.
d) All of the above
e) None of these

25. ALGOL is the ____ language
a) High-level
b) Low level
c) Machine
d) All of the above
e) None of these

26. Which of the following is a logic circuit capable of forming the sum of two or more quantities?
a) Adder
b) Multiplier
c) Address
d) Access
e) None of these

27. Which of the following will not cut information?
a) Pressing Ctrl + C
b) Selecting Edit > Cut from the menu
c) Clicking the Cut button on the standard
d) Pressing Ctrl+X
e) None of these

28. MPG is a file extension of which type of files?
a) Audio
b) Image
c) Video
d) Flash
e) None of these

29. What is the full form of EXIF?
a) Exchangeable Image Fine Finish
b) Exchangeable Image File Format
c) Executable Image File Format
d) Executable Image File Finish
e) None of these

30. Which of the following can't spread virus?
a) An e-mail with attachment
b) A plain text mail
c) Downloading files over the web
d) All of the above
e) None of these

31. There is a new anti-virus software update available, when it is downloaded to your computer __
a) Everyday
b) Only in the night
c) When you next switch on your computer
d) All of the above
e) None of these

32. Numbers are stored and transmitted inside a computer in ___
a) Binary form
b) ASCII code form
c) Alphabets form
d) Numerical form
e) None of these

33. CPU capacity can be measured in
a) BPS
c) MHz
d) MPI
e) None of these

34. "Zipping" a file means:
a) Encrypting the message
b) Compressing the message
c) Transfer the message
d) All of the above
e) None of these

35. What is the Super Computer developed in India?
d) Both a and b
e) None of the above

36. Difference Engine invented by:
a) Charles Babbage
b) John McCarthy
c) Pascal
d) Newton
e) None of these

37. Doing research by using an online database instead of a printed set of similar information offers which of the following advantage
a) More current information
b) Easier to understand
c) Better charts
d) All of the above
e) None of these

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

Sunday, 26 April 2015


1. Which of the following groups consists of only output devices? 
(A) Scanner, Printer, Monitor (B) Keyboard, Printer, Monitor 
(C) Mouse, Printer, Monitor (D) Plotter, Printer, Monitor

2. A(n) ……….contains commands that can be selected. 
(A) pointer (B) menu (C) icon (D) button

3. A collection of related information sorted and dealt with as a unit is a– 
(A) disk (B) data (C) file (D) floppy

4. An error is also known as– 
(A) bug (B) debug (C) cursor (D) icon

5. Which part of the computer helps to store information? 
(A) Disk drive (B) Keyboard (C) Monitor (D) Printer

6. The process of a computer receiving information from a server on the Internet is known as– 
(A) pulling (B) pushing (C) downloading (D) transferring

7. Which of the following refers to the fastest, biggest and most expensive computers? 
(A) Personal Computers (B) Supercomputers (C) Laptops (D) Notebooks

8. The role of a ……….generally is to determine a buyer's needs and match it to the correct hardware and software. 
(A) computer scientist (B) computer sales representative 
(C) computer consultant (D) corporate trainer

9. A series of instructions that tells a computer what to do and how to do it is called a– 
(A) program (B) command (C) user response (D) processor

10. ……….is a set of keywords, symbols, and a system of rules for constructing statements by which humans can communicate the instructions to be executed by a computer. 
(A) A computer program (B) A programming language (C) An assemble (D) Syntax

11. The name of the computer's brain is– 
(A) monitor (B) hardware (C) CPU (D) byte

12. A(n) ………., is a device that electronically processes data, converting it to information. 
(A) algorithm (B) computer (C) software (D) program

13. The basic goal of computer process is to convert data into– 
(A) files (B) tables (C) information (D) graphs

14. Where is the disk put in a computer? 
(A) In the modem (B) In the hard drive 
(C) Into the CPU (D) In the disk drive

15. Restarting a computer that is already on is referred to as– 
(A) shutdown (B) cold booting (C) warm booting (D) logging off

16. E-mail (electronic mail) is– 
(A) an Internet standard that allows users to upload and download flies 
(B) a real-time typed conversation that takes place on a computer 
(C) an online area in which users conduct written discussions about a particular subject 
(D) the transmission of messages and flies via a computer network

17. The output devices make it possible to– 
(A) view or print data (B) store data (C) scan data (D) input data

18. A chat is–
(A) an Internet standard that allows users to upload and download flies 
(B) a typed conversation that takes place on a computer 
(C) an online area in which users conduct written discussions about a particular subject 
(D) the transmission of messages and flies via a computer network

19. Which of the following groups consists of only input devices? 
(A) Mouse, Keyboard, Monitor (B) Mouse, Keyboard, Printer 
(C) Mouse, Keyboard, Plotter (D) Mouse, Keyboard, Scanner

20. What menu is selected to cut, copy, and paste? 
(A) File (B) Tools (C) Special (D) Edit

21. To find an individual item in a me immediately, ……….is used. 
(A) me allocation table (B) directory (C) sequential access (D) direct access

22. 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. 
(A) bay (B) docking station (C) port (D) network

23. 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

24. Which of the following is an example of connectivity? 
(A) Internet (B) Floppy disk (C) Power cord (D) Data

25. Changing an existing document is called ……….the document. 
(A) creating (B) editing (C) modifying (D) adjusting

1. (D), 2. (B), 3. (C), 4. (A), 5. (A), 6. (C), 7. (B), 8. (B), 9. (A), 10. (A), 
11. (C), 12. (B), 13. (C), 14. (D), 15. (C), 16. (D), 17. (A), 18. (B), 
19. (D), 20. (D), 21. (D), 22. (B), 23. (B), 24. (A), 25. (B)

Sunday, 22 March 2015

IBPS Bank Clerk CWE Solved Paper -2013 (Exam Held on 08-12-2013)

1. In................................processes, the changes made in the linked object do not reflect and save in the original document.
(A) Linking (B) Embedding (C) Inserting (D) Hyper linking (E) Saving
Ans : (B)

2. .................................. allows you to insert mathematical symbols and formulae in the document.
(A) Symbols (B) Object (C) References (D) Table (E) Illustrations
Ans : (B)

3. A cell in a different sheet can be referred using.
(A) (Sheet name). (cell reference) (B) (Sheet name) = (cell reference)
(C) (Sheet name), (cell reference) (D) (Sheet name) ! (cell reference)
(E) (Sheet name) : (cell reference)
Ans : (D)

4. To move cursor to the beginning of the document press– 
(A) HOME (B) Page UP (C) SHIFT + HOME (D) CTRL + HOME (E) CTRL + Page Up
Ans : (D)

5. CTRL + Up Arrow moves the cursor– 
(A) One line up (B) One paragraph up (C) One page up (D) One screen up (E) None of These
Ans : (B)

6. A key or combination of keys which is ......... should be assigned as shortcut symbol.
(A) Belongs to the same font family as the symbol (B) Already assigned to some task
(C) Unassigned (D) Located on the keypad section of keyboard
(E) Frequently used
Ans : (C)

7. To connect networks of similar protocols, ....... are used.
(A) Routers (B) Bridges (C) Gateways (D) Dial-up routers (E) None of these
Ans : (B)

8. ........................... is used to add or put into your document such as a picture or text.
(A) TV (B) Squeeze in (C) Push in (D) Insert (E) None of these
Ans : (B)

9. Office Assistant is– 
(A) An application that allows you to take notes and save them in file (B) A button on the standard toolbar that executes the Save command
(C) A collection of Autocorrect options in Word (D) An animated character that offers help and suggestions
(E) None of these
Ans : (D)

10. Android is–
(A) Operating system (B) Application (C) Interface (D) Software (E) A collection of all these
Ans : (E)

11. The octal equivalent of the binary number 11010101110011112 , is– 
(A) 1521818 (B) 1527818 (C) 1531828 (D) 1527178 (E) None of these
Ans : (D)

12. Which of the following of are numeric data types?
(A) Array (B) Floating point (C) Fixed point (D) Only (B) and (C) (E) None of these
Ans : (D)

13. Internet is ............................... switched network.
(A) Cell (B) Circuit (C) Message (D) Packet (E) None of these
Ans : (D)

14. The disks stores information in– 
(A) Tables (B) Rows and columns (C) Blocks (D) Tracks and sectors (E) All of these
Ans : (D)

15. An http requrest contains.................. parts.
(A) 2 (B) 5 (C) 3 (D) 4 (E) 1
Ans : (C)

16. Which of the following is not a software?
(A) ALU (B) Microsoft word (C) JSP (D) PHP (E) ASP.NET
Ans : (A)

17. The feature of Word that automatically adjusts the amount of space between certain combination of characters so that an entire word looks more evenly spaced is termed as– 
(A) Spacing (B) Kerning (C) Positioning (D) Scaling (E) Justifying
Ans : (B)

18. Printed version of documnet is known as–
(A) Hard Copy (B) Soft copy (C) Electronic copy (D) Only (A) and (B) (E) All of these
Ans : (A)

19. If you are stuck on a page of website on Internet explorer and you want to get the update frequently, what will you do?
(A) Refresh button (B) Rewind button (C) Back button (D) Forward button (E) None of these
Ans : (A)

20. Which of the following is not about computer hardware?
(A) Monitor (B) Mouse (C) Speakers (D) ALU (E) All of these
Ans : (E)

21. A data warehouse– 
(A) Contains numerous naming conventions and formats (B) Is organized around important subject areas
(C) Contains only current data (D) Can be updated by end users
(E) Explains some observed event or condition
Ans : (B)

22. To change the name of an Excel worksheet– 
(A) Click on the worksheet tab by holing CTRL key and type a new name (B) Choose Save AS option from file menu
(C) Add a (?) at the end of file-name while saving the workbook (D) Press CTRL + SHIFT keys and new name
(E) Double click at the work-sheet tab and type a new name
Ans : (E)

23. The process that deals with the technical and management issues of software development is–
(A) Delivery process (B) Control process (C) Software process (D) Testing process (E) Monitoring process
Ans : (C)

24. Which of the following is not an output device?
(A) Monitors (B) Printers (C) Headphones (D) Projectors (E) Keyboard
Ans : (E)

25. What is not true about computer file?
(A) File is a collection of data or information (B) Program file stores programs, where as text file store text
(C) All information stored in a computer must be a file (D) Computer file can be stored on different types of media cases
(E) A file size can be negative whole number of bytes upto a system limit
Ans : (E)

26. ................... key is the example of Toggle key.
(A) Alt (B) Shift (C) Control (D) Escape (E) Caps Lock
Ans : (E)

27. In the field of computing, cookies are not known as– 
(A) HTTP cookie (B) Web cookie (C) Browser cookie (D) HTML cookie (E) None of these
Ans : (D)

28. Which of the following does not correctly explain a desktop computer?
(A) It is a personal computer (B) It is a computer intended for regular use at a single location
(C) Desktops have lower price in comparison to laptops (D) It is a type of portable computer
(E) In desktops, power consumption is not as critical as in laptop computers
Ans : (D)

29. What does OS stand for in the field of computing and business?
(A) Overall Sale (B) Output Surplus (C) Operating system (D) Oil Surcharge (E) Overhead Services
Ans : (C)

30. Main circuit of computer is known as.....
(A) Central processing unit (B) Intel (C) Motherboard (D) RAM (E) ROM
Ans : (C)

31. In computing, what is the process by which a running computer system is restarted without the need to interrupt the power?
(A) Hibernate (B) Warm reboot (C) Switch user (D) Cold reboot (E) Restart
Ans : (B)

32. Which of the following enables the server to manage data, users, groups, security, applications, etc. ?
(A) Network operating system (B) Internet (C) World Wide Web (D) LAN (E) Personal Computer
Ans : (A)

33. OLAP stands for– 
(A) Over lap analytical processing (B) On-line analytical processing
(C) On-line logical analytical processing (D) One time analytical processing
(E) None of these
Ans : (B)

34. The information of credit and debit card are stored on–
(A) Megnetic strip card (B) Mega strip card  (C) Magnetic information card (D) Magnetic data card (E) None of these
Ans : (A)

35. IT stands for–
(A) Information Television (B) Inter Telecommunication  (C) Only (A) and (B) (D) Information Theory (E) Information Technology
Ans : (E)

36. Memory that cannot be processed directly by CPU is– 
(A) Internal memory (B) Secondary memory (C) Cache memory (D) System memory (E) None of these
Ans : (B)

37. Which of the following is associated with Internet?
(A) Home page (B) Mouse (C) Digitizer (D) Dumb terminals (E) All of these
Ans : (A)

38. Goods marked with which of the following tags can be tracked electronically?
Ans : (E)

39. Which of the following refers to use of the Internet for transactions and communication between organizations?
(A) B2B (B) B2C (C) C2C (D) CRM (E) E-business
Ans : (A)

40. RAM stands for– 
(A) Read Available Memory (B) Read Access Memory (C) Random Access Memory (D) Read Antivirus Memory (E) All of these
Ans : (C)