Computer Multiple Choice Questions SET-17

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Computer Multiple Choice Questions SET-17

Computer Multiple Choice Questions SET-17

Question 1
RAM can be thought of as the ____ for the computer’s processor.
A
(a) operating room
B
(b) factory
C
(c) waiting room
D
(d) planning room
Question 2
. The instructions that tell a computer how to carry out the processing tasks are referred to as computer __________.
A
(a) processors
B
(b) programs
C
(c) input devices
D
(d) memory modules
Question 3
A set of computer programs that helps a computer monitor itself and function more efficiently is a/an __________.
A
(a) System Software
B
(b) Windows
C
(c) DBMS
D
d) Application Software
Question 4
. Data becomes ______ when it is presented in a format that people can understand and use.
A
(a) graphs
B
(b) processed
C
(c) information
D
(d) presentation
Question 5
An email account includes a storage area, often called a (n) ____.
A
(a) hyperlink
B
(b) attachment
C
(c) mailbox
D
(d) IP address
Question 6
The term ___________ designates equipment that might be added to a computer system to enhance its functionality.
A
(a) system add-on
B
b) digital device
C
(c) disk pack
D
(d) peripheral device
Question 7
You use a(n) _______, such as a keyboard or mouse, to input information
A
a) input device
B
b) Output device
C
(c) storage device
D
d) processing device
Question 8
. A _______ is an additional set of commands that the computer displays after you make a selection from the main menu.
A
(a) submenu
B
(b) dialog box
C
(c) menu selection
D
(d) All of the above
Question 9
A_____converts all the statements in a program in a single batch and the resulting collection of instructions is placed in a new file.
A
(a) compiler
B
(b) converter
C
(c) interpreter
D
(d) instruction
Question 10
The ______ is the amount of data that a storage device can move from the storage medium to the computer per second. COMPUTER LITERACY & MODEL PRACTICE
A
(a) data digitizing rate
B
(b) data migration rate
C
(c) data transfer rate
D
(d) data access rate
Question 11
. ______ is the ability of a device to “jump” directly to the requested data.
A
(a) Random access
B
(b) Sequential access
C
(c) Quick access
D
(d) All of the above
Question 12
Computers manipulate data in many ways, and this manipulation is called ______.
A
(a) processing
B
(b) upgrading
C
(c) batching
D
(d) utilising
Question 13
. A(n)______is software that helps a computer control itself to operate efficiently and keep track of data.
A
(a) hardware system
B
(b) application system
C
(c) software system
D
(d) operating system
Question 14
. ________ provides process and memory management services that allow two or more tasks, jobs, or programs to run simultaneously
A
(a) Multithreading
B
(b) Multitasking
C
(c) Multiprocessing
D
(d) Multicomputing
Question 15
. Information kept about a file includes ______.
A
(a) deletion date
B
(b) print settings
C
(c) (b) & (a) only
D
(d) Size
Question 16
. A group of related records in a database is called a(n):
A
(a) column.
B
(b) table.
C
(c) object.
D
(d) key.
Question 17
In a database, _____ fields store numbers used to perform calculations.
A
(a) key
B
(b) next
C
(c) alphanumeric
D
(d) numeric
Question 18
Each field in a database is identified by a:
A
(a) field name.
B
(b) key name.
C
(c) field type.
D
(d) field code.
Question 19
The physical layer is concerned with transmission of ____ over the physical medium.
A
(a) Dialogs
B
b) Programs
C
(c) Protocols
D
(d) Bits
Question 20
_____ is the concept of sending extra bits for use in error detection.
A
A) Redundancy
B
(b) Check
C
(c) Checksum fault
D
(d) Detection
Question 21
AM and FM are examples of ____ modulation.
A
(a) digital to analog
B
(b) digital-digital
C
(c) analog to analog
D
(d) analog to digital
Question 22
Which of the following is used to answer a question about a database ?
A
(a)Module
B
(b) Form
C
(c) Query
D
(d) Table
Question 23
. Which of the following is not done by modem?
A
(a) Data Accuracy
B
(b) Transmission speed
C
(c) Error detection and correction
D
(d) Data compression
Question 24
The primary key must be a(n) ____________ field.
A
(a) object
B
(b) numeric
C
(c) related
D
(d) unique
Question 25
Program of a computer presented as a sequence of instructions in the form of binary numbers is called ________ language.
A
(a) Assembly
B
(b) Mathematical
C
c) High Level
D
(d) Machine
Question 26
In addition to keying data directly into the database, data entry can be done from a(n):
A
(a) table.
B
(b) input form.
C
(c) field.
D
(d) data dictionary.
Question 27
The rectangular pattern of lines of varying width and spaces used for automatic product identification by computer
A
(a) Cost analysis
B
(b) Bar-code
C
(c) Test-code
D
(d) Sensor
Question 28
The number of input lines required for a 8 to 1 multiplexes is
A
(a) 8
B
(b) 1
C
(c) 3
D
(d) 256
Question 29
A generic term that refers to the combination of all commercial transactions executed over electronic media for the exchange of product and services
A
(a) E-shopping
B
(b) E-commerce
C
c) E-banking
D
(d) EDI
Question 30
In C++ programming, the extension of program is
A
(a) .cpt
B
(b) .cpp
C
(c) .c
D
(d) .cplus
Question 31
A ____________ is a large-scale electronic repository of data that is time-variant.
A
(a) knowledge-based system
B
(b) data mine
C
(c) data warehouse
D
(d) decision support system
Question 32
. Which of the following views would you use to define a table and specify and fields it will contain ?
A
a) Datasheet view
B
a) Datasheet view
C
(c) Design view
D
(d) Edit view
Question 33
For locating any document on the WWW, there is a unique address known as
A
(a) E-mail account
B
(b) Domain name
C
(c) Home-page
D
(d) URL
Question 34
. Which of the following operating systems is not owned and licensed by a company
A
(a) Linux
B
(b) Unix
C
c) Windows 2000
D
(d) Mac
Question 35
_______are graphical objects used to represent commonly used application.
A
(a) Drivers
B
(b) GUI
C
(c) Windows
D
(d) Application
E
(e) Icons
Question 36
Most World Wide Web pages contain commands in the language
A
(a) URL
B
(b) NIH
C
(c) HTML
D
(d) IRC
Question 37
. Computers send and receive data in the form of____ signals.
A
(a) Digital
B
(b) Analog
C
(c) Modulated
D
(d) Demodulated
Question 38
. Computers send and receive data in the form of____ signals.
A
(a) Digital
B
(b) Analog
C
(c) Modulated
D
(d) Demodulated
Question 39
Speical effect used to introduce slides in a presentation are called
A
(a) Custom animation
B
(b) Effect
C
(c) Transition
D
(d) Animation
Question 40
A compiler translates higherlevel programs into a machine language program, which is called
A
(a) object code
B
(b) source code
C
(c) compiled code
D
(d) beta code
Question 41
Checking that a pin code number is valid before it is entered into the system in an example of
A
(a) backup and recovery
B
(b) error correction
C
(c) data preparation
D
(d) data validation
Question 42
Every component of your computer is either
A
(a) hardware or software
B
(b) software of CPU/RAM
C
(c) application software or system software
D
(d) input devices or output devices
Question 43
Which is the slowest internet connection service?
A
(a) T1
B
(b) Digital Subscriber Line
C
(c) Cable modem
D
d) Leased Line
E
(e) Dial-up Service
Question 44
In any window, the maximize button, the minimize button and the close buttons appear on
A
(a) Menu bar
B
(b) The title bar
C
(c) Status bar
D
(d) Ruler bar
Question 45
The two major categories of software include
A
(a) personal productivity and system
B
(b) operating system and utility
C
(c) system and application
D
(d) system and utility
Question 46
A CD-RW disk
A
(a) is a form of optial disk, so it an only be written once
B
(b) has a faster access than an internal disk
C
(c) holds less data than a floppy disk
D
(d) can be erased and rewritten
Question 47
Computers connected to a LAN (Local Area Network) can
A
a) go on line
B
(b) run faster
C
(c) share information and/or share peripheral equipment
D
(c) share information and/or share peripheral equipment
Question 48
. The ability to find an individual item in a file immediately
A
(a) file allocation table
B
(b) sequential access
C
(c) direct access
D
(d) directory
Question 49
. The keyboard shortcut to restart your computers is
A
(a) Ctrl + F4
B
(b) Alt + F4
C
(c) Ctrl + Alt + Del
D
(d) Alt + Del
Question 50
Each box is a spreadsheet is called a
A
(a) empty space
B
(b) cell
C
c) record
D
(d) field
There are 50 questions to complete.

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