Computer Multiple Choice Questions SET-9

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Computer Multiple Choice Questions SET-9

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Question 1
. A compiler translates a program written in a high-level language into____.
A
(a) an algorithm
B
(b) Machine language
C
(c) a debugged program
D
(d) Java
Question 2
The primary purpose of software is to turn data into _____.
A
(a) information
B
(b) web sites
C
(c) programs
D
(d) objects
Question 3
A ____ contains specific rules and words that express the logical steps of an algorithm.
A
(a) syntax
B
(b) programming language
C
(c) programming structure
D
(d) logic chart
Question 4
What would you do to highlight a word ? You position the cursor next to the word, and then ____
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(a) Click mouse once
B
(b) Drag mouse while holding button down
C
(c) Roll mouse around
D
(d) Roll and then click mouse
Question 5
In order to save an existing document with a different name you need to ____.
A
(a) Use the Save as… command
B
(b) Retype the document and give it a different name
C
(c) Copy and paste the original document to a new document and then save
D
(d) Use Windows Explorer to copy the document to a different location and then rename it
Question 6
. The background of any World document _____.
A
(a) is the colour you preset under the Option menu
B
(b) is always white colour
C
(c) is always the same for the entire document
D
(d) can have any colour you choose
Question 7
. _____ is processed by the computer into information.
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(a) Numbers
B
(b) Data
C
(c) Alphabets
D
(d) Pictures
Question 8
Reusable optical storage will typically have the acronym _____.
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(a) DVD
B
(b) CD
C
(c) ROM
D
(d) RW
Question 9
In page preview mode ____.
A
(a) You can only see the page you are currently working
B
(b) You can see all pages of your document
C
(c) You can only see pages that do not contain graphics
D
(d) You can only see the title page of your document
Question 10
. Which is the part of the computer system that one can physically touch?
A
(a) operating systems
B
(b) data
C
(c) hardware
D
(d) software
Question 11
What is the default file extension for all Word documents ?
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(a) WRD
B
(b) TXT
C
(c) FIL
D
(d) DOC
Question 12
Which of the following is not a peripheral of PC ?
A
(a) OS
B
(b) CPU
C
(d) Touch screen
Question 13
. For security we should consider _____ in internet.
A
(a) Event correction
B
(b) Local data reduction
C
(c) Low resource utilisation
D
(d) Only (b) and (a)
E
(e) All of the above
Question 14
For security we should consider _____ in internet
A
(a) Event correction
B
(b) Local data reduction
C
(c) Low resource utilisation
D
d) Only (b) and (a)
E
(e) All of the above
Question 15
. The most common type of storage devices are _____.
A
(a) optical
B
(b) persistent
C
(c) magnetic
D
(d) flash
Question 16
. File extensions are used in order to
A
(a) ensure the filename is not lost
B
(b) name the file
C
(c) identify the file
D
(d) identify the file type
Question 17
. A _____ is an electronic device that process data, converting it into information
A
(a) processor
B
(b) computer
C
(c) case
D
(d) stylus
Question 18
. Which of the following is a network where a huge computer does all computing and front end PCs are dumb terminals ?
A
(a) Client Server
B
(b) Mainframes
C
(c) Master Slave
D
(d) Internet
Question 19
Which of the following is the fastest?
A
(a) Hard disk
B
(b) Tapes
C
(c) Floppy disks
D
(d) CDs
Question 20
What is EDI ?
A
(a) Electronic development interface
B
(b) Electronic distant interface
C
(c) Electronic data interface
D
(d) Electronic data interchange
Question 21
Which of the following is a component of Internet ?
A
(a) Repeaters to establish physical connection between various LAN’s
B
(b) Routers to strengthen the attenuated singles
C
(c) Gateways to allow a network to use the resources of another main frame
D
(d) Bridges to optimise the transmission path of messages
Question 22
. MS-DOS is a
A
(a) Multi-user operating system
B
(b) Single-user operating system
C
(c) Multi-tasking operating system
D
(d) All of the above
Question 23
. A data warehouse is which of the following ?
A
(a) Contains numerous naming conventions and formats
B
(b) Can be updated by the end users
C
(c) Organized around important subject areas
D
(d) Contains only current data
Question 24
Which of the following is NOT a feature of Pc?
A
(a) Accuracy
B
(b) Actual Intelligence
C
(b) Actual Intelligence
D
(d) High storage
Question 25
Organisation would prefer in house development of software to
A
(a) Maintain vendor relations
B
(b) Ensure that the development adhere to defined quality
C
(c) Use the technology that is being widely used for development
D
(d) All of the above
Question 26
. Organisation would prefer in house development of software to
A
(a) Maintain vendor relations
B
(b) Ensure that the development adhere to defined quality
C
(c) Use the technology that is being widely used for development
D
(d) All of the above
Question 27
The steps and tasks needed to process data, such as responses to questions or clicking anicon, are called:
A
(a) the operating system.
B
(b) instructions.
C
(c) application software.
D
(d) the system unit.
Question 28
A modem that cannot be moved from its position is called
A
(a) Acoustic coupler
B
(b) Intelligent Modem
C
(c) Direct connect
D
(d) Fixed modem
Question 29
A(n) ______ is a private corporate network, used exclusively by company employees.
A
(a) local area network
B
(b) internet
C
(c) peer-to-peer
D
(d) intranet
Question 30
_____ means that the data contained in a database is accurate and reliable.
A
(a) Data integrity
B
(b) Data redundancy
C
(c) Data reliability
D
(d) Data consistency
Question 31
_____ controls the way in which the computer system functions and provides a means by which users can interact with the computer.
A
(a) The operating system
B
(b) The platform
C
(c) Application software
D
(d) The motherboard
Question 32
The time it takes a device to locate data and instructions and make them available to the CPU is known as ____.
A
(a) a processing cycle
B
(b) clock speed
C
(c) CPU speed
D
(d) access time
Question 33
System flowcharts show :
A
(a) Evaluate and describe internal control within the process
B
(b) Relationship that link the input, processing and output of the system
C
(c) Illustrate the sequence of logical operations performed by a computer while executing a program
D
(d) Depict the arrangement of hardware components in a computer system
Question 34
The ____ is the box that houses the most important parts of a computer system.
A
(a) Hardware
B
(b) Software
C
(c) Input device
D
(d) System unit
Question 35
Which is not a basic function of a computer?
A
(a) Accept input
B
(b) Copy text
C
(c) Process data
D
(d) Store data
Question 36
Generally, you access the Recycle Bin through an icon located ____
A
(a) On the hard drive
B
(b) On the desktop
C
(c) On the shortcut menu
D
(d) In the properties dialog box
Question 37
The taskbar is located___
A
(a) At the bottom of the screen
B
(b) On the Start menu
C
(c) On the quick Launch toolbar
D
(d) At the top of the screen
Question 38
If you wish to extend the length of the network without having the signal degrade, you would use a
A
(a) Router
B
(b) Repeater
C
(c) Gateway
D
(d) Switch
Question 39
A microprocessor is the brain of the computer and is also called a(n)
A
(a) macrochip
B
(b) microchip
C
(c) macroprocessor
D
(d) calculator
Question 40
The _____ is the term used to describe the window that is currently being used.
A
(a) display area
B
(b) Web Window
C
(c) Word Pad Window
D
(d) active window
Question 41
A _____ is the term used when a search engine returns a Web page that matches the search criteria.
A
(a) hit
B
(b) blog
C
(c) link
D
(d) view
Question 42
Which of the following are advantages of CD-ROM as a storage media?
A
(a) CD-ROM disks retrieve data and information more quickly than magnetic disks do
B
(b) CD-ROM is an inexpensive way to store large amount of data and information
C
(c) CD-ROMs make less errors than magnetic media
D
(d) All of the above
Question 43
. What are the four things needed to connect to the Internet ?
A
(a) modem, computer, PDA, and ISP
B
(b) telephone line, modem, computer, and an ISP
C
(c) telephone line, PDA, modem, and computer
D
(d) computer, ISP, modem, and communication software
Question 44
What is e-commerce ?
A
(a) Buying and selling products and services over the Internet
B
(b) Buying and selling international goods
C
(c) Buying and selling products and services not found in stores
D
(d) Buying and selling products having to do with computers
Question 45
If a disk drive fails but the computer application running and using it can continue processing, this application is said to have been designed with this feature
A
(a) fault tolerance
B
(b) 100 percent uptime
C
(c) high reliability
D
(d) All of the above
Question 46
What are two examples of freeware ?
A
(a) Shareware and file sharing
B
(b) WinZip and Linux
C
(c) Microsoft Word and the Google toolbar
D
(d) Instant messaging and the Google toolbar
Question 47
. Storage and memory differ with respect to which of the following characteristics
A
(a) Reliability
B
(b) Price
C
(c) Speed
D
(d) All of the above
Question 48
To reload a Web page, press the _____ button.
A
(a) Reload
B
(b) Redo
C
(c) Restore
D
(d) Ctrl
E
(e) Refresh
Question 49
. The______controls a cl ient computer’s resources
A
(a) instruction set
B
(b) application program
C
(c) operating system
D
(d) server application
Question 50
The process of transferring files from a computer on the Internet to your computer is called
A
(a) uploading
B
(b) downloading
C
(c) FTP
D
(d) JPEG
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