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Sunday, March 30, 2014

COMPUTER AWARENESS PRACTICE QUESTIONS

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........
1) BASEB
2) WORDSTAR
3) LOTUS
4) BASIC
5) FOX PRO

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 ......
1) UNIVAC
2) EDVAC
3) ENIAC
4) ABACUS
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
3) PROM
4) EPROM
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
device?
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
2) DBMS
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

ANSWERS:
1-1, 2-2, 3-1, 4-1, 5-2, 6-3, 7-2, 8-2, 9-4, 10-3
11-2, 12-4, 13-3, 14-2, 15-2, 16-3, 17-3, 18-3, 19-3, 20-3
21-1, 22-1, 23-1, 24-3, 25-3, 26-1, 27-4, 28-2, 29-1, 30-3
31-4, 32-3, 33-5, 34-2, 35-2, 36-1, 37-1

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