Computer Multiple Choice Questions SET-15

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Computer Multiple Choice Questions SET-15

Computer Multiple Choice Questions SET-15

Question 1
Computers use the _____ number system to store data and perform calculations.
A
(a) hexadecimal
B
(b) decimal
C
(c) octal
D
(d) binary
Question 2
Virtual memory is
A
(a) in RAM
B
(b) memory on the hard disk that the CPU uses as an extended RAM
C
(c) only necessary if you do not have any RAM in your computer
D
(d) a back up device for floppy disks
Question 3
. Changing an existing document is called _____ the document.
A
(a) editing
B
(b) creating
C
(c) modifying
D
(d) adjusting
Question 4
. A _____ contains specific rules and words that express the logical steps of an algorithm.
A
(a) programming structure
B
(b) syntax
C
(c) programming language
D
(d) logic chart
Question 5
. The _____ tells the computer how to use its components.
A
(a) network
B
(b) utility
C
(c) operating system
D
(d) application program
Question 6
Which of the following is the largest unit of storage ?
A
(a) KB
B
(b) GB
C
(c) MB
D
(d) TB
Question 7
Which groupings do you work with when formatting text in Word ?
A
(a) Paragraphs, indexes and sections
B
(b) Tables, paragraphs and indexes
C
(c) Characters, sections and paragraphs
D
(d) Indexes, characters and tables
Question 8
When sending an e-mail, the ____ line describes the contents of the message. 
A
(a) subject
B
(b) to
C
(c) contents
D
(d) CC
Question 9
To move to the beginning of a line of text, press the _____ key.
A
(a) a
B
(b) home
C
(c) page up
D
(d) enter
Question 10
. A flat metallic disk that contains a large amount of permanently stored information read optically is called a —-
A
(a) ALU
B
(b) Monitor
C
(c) CD-ROM
D
(d) RAM
Question 11
. How do you save a presentation under a new file name?
A
(a) When you close Power Point the file will automatically be saved
B
(b) Select the file menu and choose Save As
C
(c) Select the file menu and choose Save &
D
(d) The file will automatically be saved under the new name if you change the title
Question 12
The sequence of events that occurs in the computer when it is interpreting and executing an instruction is known as a(n).
A
(a) Instruction cycle
B
(b) Execution cycle
C
(c) Working cycle
D
(d) Machine cycle
Question 13
. The part of a computer that coordinates all its functions is called its——-
A
(a) System board
B
(b) ROM program
C
(c) Arithmetic logic unit
D
(d) Control unit
Question 14
. Periodically adding, changing and deleting file records is called file———
A
(a) Upgrading
B
(b) Updating
C
(c) Restructuring
D
(d) Renewing
Question 15
. Digital Banking can be resorted through:
A
(a) Internet
B
(b) Mobile phones
C
(c) Telephones
D
(d) All of the above
Question 16
Which of the following is appropriate method to shutdown computer?
A
(a) Click ‘Start’ then select ‘Restart the computer’
B
(b) Click ‘Start’ then select ’Shutdown’ and finally select ’Shut down’.
C
(c) Switch off the Power
D
(d) Switch off Monitor and Printer
Question 17
. The user generally applies— to access mainframe or super computer
A
(a) Node
B
(b) Terminal
C
(c) Desktop
D
(d) Hand held
Question 18
. A computer message is “Do you really want to delete the selected files(s)?” The user clicks ‘Yes’ key. It is called.
A
(a) User output
B
(b) Program response
C
(c) User response
D
(d) Program output
Question 19
. To open disk, mouse pointer is placed on disk icon and then
A
(a) Mouse is double-clicked
B
(b) Mouse is dragged pushing the button
C
(c) Mouse is rotated around
D
(d) Mouse is clicked after rotating it
Question 20
Restarting a computer that is already on is referred to as
A
(a) Cold booting
B
(b) Shut down
C
(c) Warm booting
D
(d) Logging off
Question 21
What is the purpose of Software Documenting?
A
(a) To sell software to handsome price
B
(b) Use and maintenance of software
C
(c) To sell software to many customers
D
(d) To show its importance
Question 22
If you want to move an icon on your desktop, this is called—-
A
(a) Highlighting
B
(b) Double clicking
C
(c) Dragging
D
(d) Pointing
Question 23
. A group of related records in a database is called a(n):
A
(a) Object
B
(b) Column
C
(c) Key
D
(d) Table
Question 24
. RAM stands for:
A
(a) Readily Accessible Memory.
B
(b) Random Access Memory.
C
(c) Randomly Accessible Memory.
D
(d) Read Access and Memorize.
Question 25
. All of the following are examples of input devices except a :
A
(a) Mouse
B
(b) Scanner
C
(c) Keyboard
D
(d) Printer
Question 26
The name for the way that computers manipulate data into information is called
A
(a) Processing
B
(b) Programming
C
(c) Storing
D
(d) Organizing
Question 27
A (n) _______ system is a small, wireless handheld computer that scans an item’s tag and pulls up the current price (and any special offers) as you shop.
A
(a) POS
B
(b) PSS
C
(c) inventory
D
(d) data mining
Question 28
____ is data that has been organized or presented in a meaningful fashion
A
(a) Software
B
(b) process
C
(c) Storage
D
(d) Information
Question 29
. All of the following are examples of real security and privacy risks EXCEPT:
A
(a) Spam
B
(b) Hackers
C
(c) Viruses
D
(d) Identity theft
Question 30
In windows, by default the files when deleted are sent to_____
A
(a) Recycle Bin
B
(b) Dust Bin
C
(c) Waste Bin
D
(d) Recycle Waste Bin
Question 31
The network connecting several computers all over the world is______
A
(a) Internet
B
(b) Intranet
C
(c) ARPnet
D
(d) Network
Question 32
. Which type of software is similar to an accountant’s worksheet ?
A
(a) Database
B
(b) Word processing
C
(c) Spreadsheets
D
(d) Graphics
Question 33
. Which key should be pressed to start a new page in MS-Word ?
A
(a) Enter Key
B
(b) Down Cursor Key
C
(c) Shift + Enter
D
(d) Ctrl + New
E
(e) Shift + Ctrl + Enter
Question 34
. Outlook Express is a______
A
(a) Scheduler
B
(b) E-Mail client
C
(c) Address Book
D
(d) All of the above
Question 35
. In a spreadsheet, a cell is defined as the_____
A
(a) intersection of a file and a database
B
(b) intersection of a table and a tuplet
C
(c) intersection of a row and column
D
(d) intersection of a field and a record
Question 36
The most popular Internet activity is______ COMPUTER 17 SET
A
(a) watching movie trailers
B
(b) downloading music
C
(c) shopping for books
D
(d) e-mailing
Question 37
The keys labelled 0-9 on the keyboard are called______
A
(a) Numeric keys
B
(b) Function keys
C
(c) Typewriter keys
D
(d) Special keys
Question 38
A terminal that cannot process any information is called______
A
(a) Intelligent terminal
B
(b) Direct access terminal
C
(c) Smart terminal
D
(d) Blind terminal
E
(e) Dumb terminal
Question 39
Which of the following is an Operating System ?
A
(a) Mac
B
(b) MS Windows
C
(c) MS DOS
D
(d) Windows NT
E
(e) All of the above
Question 40
. A______contains buttons and menus that provide quick access to commonly used commands.
A
(a) menu bar
B
(b) toolbar
C
c) window
D
(d) find
Question 41
Programs designed specifically to address general-purpose applications and special-purpose applications are called_____.
A
(a) system software
B
(b) operating system
C
(c) application software
D
(d) management information systems
Question 42
A file that contains definitions of the paragraph and character styles for your document and all things you customised like toolbars and menus is called a_____
A
(a) pattern
B
(b) guide
C
(c) base document
D
(d) template
Question 43
. A_______is a design tool that graphically shows the logic in a solution algorithm.
A
(a) hierarchy chart
B
(b) flowchart
C
(c) structure chart
D
(d) context diagram
Question 44
GUI” stands for_____
A
(a) Graphical User Interface
B
(b) Gnutella Universal Interface
C
(c) Graphic Uninstall/Install
D
(d) General Utility Interface
Question 45
. Example of non-numeric data is
A
(a) Examination score
B
(b) Employee address
C
(c) Bank balance
D
(d) All of the above
Question 46
The ability of an OS to run more than one application at a time is called
A
(a) object-oriented programming
B
b) multitasking
C
(c) multi-user computing
D
(d) time-sharing
Question 47
. When you want to move some text from one page to a different page, the best method is______
A
(a) cut and paste
B
(b) drag and drop
C
(c) delete and retype
D
(d) find and replace
Question 48
A computer cannot “boot” if it does not have the_______
A
(a) Loader
B
(b) Compiler
C
(c) Operating System
D
(d) Assembler
Question 49
A CPU contains ________
A
(a) an analytical engine and a control unit
B
(b) a card reader and a printing device
C
(c) a control unit and an arithmetic logic unit
D
(d) an arithmetic logic unit and a card reader
Question 50
Which of the following peripheral devices displays information to a user ?
A
(a) Keyboard
B
((b) Monitor
C
(c) Secondary storage devices
D
(d) Secondary storage media
There are 50 questions to complete.

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