Wednesday, 9 September 2015

COMPUTER AWARENESS PRACTICE QUESTIONS

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
4) HTML
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
table.
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
3) CD-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

ANSWERS:
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.

2 comments:

  1. nice qus.. really helpful..

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