Computer Multiple Choice Questions SET-16

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Computer Multiple Choice Questions SET-16

Computer Multiple Choice Questions SET-16

Question 1
____ represents raw facts, whereas ____ is data made meaningful.
A
(a) Data, information
B
(b) Information, reporting
C
(c) Information, bits
D
(d) Records, bytes
Question 2
What is the name for the process that is used to convert a series of instructions, or program, written in a high-level language into instructions (or a program) that can be run on a computer?
A
(a) Compiling
B
(b) Assembling
C
(c) Translating
D
(d) Uploading
Question 3
What characteristic of read-only memory (ROM) makes it useful ?
A
a) Data in ROM is nonvolatile, that is, it remains there even without electrical power
B
(b) ROM information can be easily updated
C
(c) ROM provides very large amounts of inexpensive data storage
D
(d) ROM chips are easily swapped between different brands of computers
Question 4
Coded entries which are used to gain access to a computer system are called
A
(a) Passwords
B
(b) Entry codes
C
c) Security commands
D
d) Codewords
Question 5
.bas, .doc. and . htm are examples of
A
(a) Extension
B
(b) Database
C
(c) Domain
D
(d) Protocol
Question 6
. Which of the following displays the contents of active cell?
A
(a) Menubar
B
(b) Toolbar
C
(c) Namebox
D
(d) Formula bar
Question 7
Which of the following terms is used to describe the movement of an item with the help of mouse to a new position on screen ?
A
(a) double clik
B
(b) clik
C
(c) drag and drop
D
(d) point
Question 8
Which type of resource does have greater probability to become shared resource in a computer network ?
A
(a) Speakers
B
(b) Printers
C
(c) Floppy Disc Drivers
D
(d) Keyboards
Question 9
When we move any row or column, the text of moved cells
A
(a) remains at its place but formatting moves
B
(b) moves with the cell
C
(c) moves with cells and formatting is lost
D
(d) moves with cells and some formatting are changed
Question 10
. In shell programming, which of the following command is used for character translation?
A
(a) dd
B
(b) tr
C
(c) grep
D
(d) sed
Question 11
In a computer network, a computer that can control a group of other computers for sharing information as well as hardware utilities is known as
A
(a) Hub
B
(b) Client
C
(c) Switch
D
(d) Server
Question 12
_____, a printed information, exists in real sense and is more permanent from of out put than the output existing on display device.
A
(a) Carbon copy
B
(b) Soft copy
C
(c) Hard copy
D
(d) Desk copy
Question 13
Saving is the process
A
(a) To change the content of any document
B
(b) To copy document from memory to storage medium
C
(c) To change the display or entire document
D
(d) To develop document by entering text using keyboard
Question 14
Saving is the process
A
(a) To change the content of any document
B
(b) To copy document from memory to storage medium
C
(c) To change the display or entire document
D
d) To develop document by entering text using keyboard
Question 15
Which bar is usually located below that Title Bar that provides categorized options?
A
(a) Status Bar
B
b) Menu bar
C
(c) Tool bar
D
(d) Scroll bar
Question 16
The program which takes user input, interprets it and takes necessary action is—
A
(a) System calls
B
(b) Kernel
C
(c) Shell
D
d) Scheduler
Question 17
Dialogue control is a function of the ____ layer.
A
(a) Session
B
(b) Transport
C
(c) Presentation
D
(d) Application
Question 18
In a network with 25 computers, which topology would require the more extensive cabling?
A
(a) Star
B
(b) Mesh
C
(c) Bus
D
(d) Ring
Question 19
. Which UNIX command would append a file called test to the end of a file called output ?
A
(a) Append output >> test
B
(b) Cat output >> test
C
(c) Write output >> text
D
(d) Cat text >> output
Question 20
A _______ is a microprocessorbased computing device.
A
(a) mainframe
B
(b) personal computer
C
(c) workstation
D
(d) server
There are 20 questions to complete.

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