Computer Multiple Choice Questions SET-10

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Computer Multiple Choice Questions SET-10

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Question 1
. Which media have the ability to have data/information stored (written) on them by users more than once ?
A
(a) CD-RW disks
B
(b) CD-R disks
C
(c) Zip disks
D
(d) OptiDisks
E
(e) Both CD-RW disks and Zip disks
Question 2
. Which of the following functions are not performed by servers ?
A
(a) Database sharing
B
(b) E-mail processing
C
(c) Processing Web sites
D
(d) Storage
E
(e) Word processing
Question 3
. Vendor-created program modifications are called
A
(a) antiviruses
B
(b) patches
C
(c) holes
D
(d) fixes
Question 4
. Storage media such as a CD read and write information using
A
(a) magnetic dots
B
(b) a laser beam of red light
C
(c) magnetic strips
D
(d) All of the above
Question 5
. You can use the _____ bar to type a URL and display a Web page, or type a keyword to display a list of related Web pages.
A
(a) Title
B
(b) Menu
C
(c) Search
D
(d) Web
E
(e) Address
Question 6
. The _____ enables you to simultaneously keep multiple Web pages open in one browser window.
A
(a) pop-up helper
B
(b) tab box
C
(c) tab row
D
(d) address bar
Question 7
Which of the following could be digital input devices for computers ?
A
(a) Microphone
B
(b) Digital camcorder
C
(c) Scanner
D
(d) All of the above
Question 8
A sales clerk at a checkout counter scanning a tag on an item rather than keying it into the system, is using
A
a) item data automation
B
(b) input automation
C
(c) scanning automation
D
(d) source data automation
Question 9
Main memory works in conjunction with
A
(a) RAM
B
(b) special function cards
C
(c) CPU
D
(d) Intel
Question 10
Every computer has a(n) _____; many also have ___.
A
(a) operating system; instruction sets
B
(b) operating system; a client system
C
(c) application programs; an operating system
D
(d) application programs; a client system
E
(e) operating system; application programs
Question 11
. The collection of links throughout the Internet Creates an interconnected network called the
A
(a) Web
B
(b) WWW
C
(c) World Wide Web
D
(d) All of the above
Question 12
Cache and main memory will lose their contents when the power is off. They are
A
(a) static
B
(b) dynamic
C
(c) volatile
D
(d) non-volatile
Question 13
A person who used his or her expertise to gain access to other people’s computers to get information illegally or do damage is a
A
(a) hacker
B
(b) spammer
C
(c) instant messenger
D
(d) programmer
Question 14
A popular way to learn about computers without ever going to a classroom is called
A
(a) isolated learning
B
(b) i-learning
C
(c) e-learning
D
(d) close learning
Question 15
. Microsoft Office is an example of a
A
(a) open-source software
B
(b) closed-source software
C
(c) horizontal-market software
D
(d) Vertical-market software
Question 16
Which of the following is a storage device that uses rigid, permanently installed magnetic disks to store data /information
A
(a) hard disk
B
(b) floppy diskette
C
(c) permanent disk
D
(d) optical disk
Question 17
. A(n) _____ is composed of several computers connected together to share resources and data.
A
(a) network
B
(b) Internet
C
(c) backbone
D
(d) hyperlink
Question 18
___ are attempts by individuals to obtain confidential information from you by falsifying their identity.
A
(a) Computer viruses
B
(b) Phishing trips
C
(c) Spyware scams
D
(d) Viruses
E
(e) Phishing scam
Question 19
. The main job of a CPU is to —
A
(a) store data/information for future use
B
(b) carry out program instructions
C
(c) process data and information
D
(d) Only (b) and (c)
Question 20
Which of the following is an example of an optical disk ?
A
(a) Magnetic disks
B
(b) Digital versatile disks
C
(c) Memory disks
D
(d) Data bus disks
Question 21
The ____ folder retains copies of messages that you have started but are not yet ready to send.
A
(a) Outbox
B
(b) Inbox
C
(c) Drafts
D
(d) Sent Items
Question 22
. Which of the following is an example of storage devices?
A
(a) Tapes
B
(b) Magnetic disks
C
(c) DVDs
D
(d) All of the above
Question 23
The main memory of a computer can also be called
A
(a) internal memory
B
(b) primary storage
C
(c) primary memory
D
(d) All of the above
Question 24
. Video processors consist of _____ and _____, which store and process images.
A
(a) CPU and memory
B
(b) CPU and VGA
C
(c) VGA and memory
D
(d) VGI and DVI
Question 25
You can use _____ to copy selected text, and _____ to paste it in a document.
A
(a) CTRL + C, CTRL + P
B
(b) CTRL + C, CTRL + V
C
(c) CTRL + S, CTRL + S
D
(d) SHIFT + C, ALT + P
Question 26
Which of the following is not a type of computer software which can be bought ?
A
(a) Tailor-made
B
(b) Off-the-shelf
C
(c) Custom-developed
D
(d) Off-the-shelf with alterations
E
(e) All of these can be purchased.
Question 27
An example of a processing device would be
A
(a) a tablet PC
B
(b) a magnetic ink reader
C
(c) special function cards
D
(d) scanners
Question 28
One megabyte equals approximately
A
(a) CMOS
B
(b) Flash memory
C
(c) Bays
D
(d) Buses
Question 29
Which of the following refers to the memory in your computer?
A
(a) DSL
B
(b) RAM
C
(c) USB
D
(d) LAN
Question 30
Computer 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
(d) E-mail
Question 31
. Microsoft Office is
A
(a) Public-domain software
B
(b) Shareware
C
c) Open-source software
D
(d) A vertical market application
E
e) An application suite
Question 32
When cutting and pasting, the item cut is temporarily stored in
A
(a) Hard drive
B
(b) ROM
C
(c) Diskette
D
(d) Dashboard
E
(e) Clipboard
Question 33
The blinking symbol on the computer screen is called the
A
(a) logo
B
(b) mouse
C
(c) hand
D
(d) palm
E
(e) cursor
Question 34
Magnetic tape is not practical for applications where data must be quickly recalled because tape is
A
(a) a sequential access medium
B
(b) a random-access medium
C
(c) a read only medium
D
(d) fragile and easily damaged
Question 35
How are data organised in a spreadsheet?
A
(a) Layers and planes
B
(b) Lines and spaces
C
(c) Height and width
D
(d) Rows and columns
Question 36
When you are working on a document on PC, where is the document temporarily stored?
A
(a) ROM
B
(b) RAM
C
(c) The CPU
D
(d) Flash memory
Question 37
What is a modem connected to?
A
(a) Motherboard
B
(b) Processor
C
(c) Printer
D
(d) Phone line
Question 38
. Which of the following can only have sequential access?
A
(a) Tape
B
(b) Disk
C
(c) CD-ROM
D
(d) DVD-ROM
Question 39
A _____is a large and expensive computer capable of simultaneously processing data for hundreds or thousands of users.
A
(a) Mainframe computer
B
(b) Handheld computer
C
(c) Personal computer
D
(d) Tablet computer
Question 40
. A ______is a software program used to view Web pages.
A
(a) Host
B
(b) Site
C
c) Link
D
(d) Browser
Question 41
The term ______Refers to data storage system that makes it possible for a computer or electronic device to store and retrieve data.
A
(a) Input technology
B
(b) Retrieval technology
C
(c) Output technology
D
(d) Storage technology
Question 42
. Storage devices include all of the following EXCEPT:
A
(a) RAM
B
(b) A recordable CD.
C
(c) A hard drive.
D
(d) A DVD drive.
Question 43
What does storage unit provide?
A
(a) Storage for information and instruction
B
(b) Place for typing data
C
(c) Place for printing information
D
(d) All of the above
Question 44
Where are programs and data kept while the processor is using them?
A
(a) Secondary memory
B
(b) Main memory
C
(c) Disk memory
D
(d) Program memory
Question 45
. ______is the maximum amount of data that can be stored on a storage medium. COMPUTER LITERACY & MODEL PRACTICE
A
(a) Optical storage
B
(b) Magnetic storage
C
(c) Solid-state storage
D
(d) Storage capacity
Question 46
. Which is the smallest of the following computers?
A
(a) Laptop
B
b) Notebook
C
(c) Desktop
D
(d) Workstation
Question 47
. The ____________ key and the ____________ key can be used in combination with other keys to perform shortcuts and special tasks.
A
(a) Function, toggle
B
(b) Control, Alt
C
(c) Delete, Insert
D
(d) Caps Lock, Num Lock
Question 48
In MICR, C stands for____.
A
(a) Colour
B
(b) Code
C
(c) Computer
D
(d) Character
Question 49
The motherboard is the:
A
(a) Circuit board that houses peripheral devices.
B
(b) Circuit board that contains a CPU and other chips.
C
(c) Same as the CPU chip.
D
d) The first chip that is accessed when the computer is turned on.
Question 50
The most widely used code that represents each character as a unique 8-bit code is:
A
(a) Unicode.
B
(b) ASCII.
C
(c) Binary numbering system.
D
(d) EBCDIC.
There are 50 questions to complete.

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