Computer Multiple Choice Questions SET-11

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Computer Multiple Choice Questions SET-11

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Question 1
The smallest unit of information a computer can understand and process is known as a:
A
(a) Byte.
B
(b) Digit.
C
(c) Bit.
D
(d) Kilobyte.
Question 2
Smart Card is ____
A
(a) Microprocessor Cards
B
(b) Special purpose Cards
C
(c) Processing unit contains memory for storing data
D
d) Processing unit for software
Question 3
Buy Now – Pay Now” is commonly used for
A
(a) Vault Cards
B
(b) Visa Cards
C
(c) Credit Cards
D
(d) E-purse
E
(e) Debit Cards
Question 4
. WWW stands for____
A
(a) World Wide Web
B
(b) World Word Web
C
(c) World White Web
D
(d) World Work Web
Question 5
Which of the following is a reason for creating a list instead of creating a database?
A
(a) to prevent data redundancy
B
(b) to prevent data inconsistency
C
(c) to make it easier to share data in a central location
D
(d) to organize data for simple tasks
Question 6
A (n) ____________ is a device inside the computer that can be flipped to an on or off state
A
(a) electrical switch
B
(b) conductor
C
(c) instruction set
D
(d) component
Question 7
The term “user interface” refers to —-
A
(a) How the operating system responds to user commands
B
(b) What the user sees on the screen and how they can interact with it
C
(c) The means by which the user interacts with the peripheral devices on the computer
D
d) The monitor that is available for the computer
Question 8
An operating system that can do multitasking means that ——
A
(a) Several programs can be operated concurrently
B
(b) The operating system can divide up work between serial CPUs
C
(c) Multiple people can use the computer concurrently
D
(d) All of the above
Question 9
— is the process of carrying out commands.
A
(a) Storing
B
(b) Fetching
C
(c) Executing
D
(d) Decoding
Question 10
. Computers use the — number system to store data and perform calculations ——
A
(a) Octal
B
(b) Binary
C
(c) Decimal
D
(d) Hexadecimal
Question 11
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 12
The portion that shows all the choices you can make while working in a window is called the ———
A
(a) Table
B
(b) Options
C
(c) Menu bar
D
(d) Item bar
Question 13
The vast network of computers that connects millions of prople all over the world is called——
A
(a) Web
B
(b) LAN
C
(c) Hypertext
D
(d) Internet
Question 14
Developing sets of instructions for the computer to follow and to do the task the same way as many times as needed is called—
A
(a) Sequencing
B
(b) Listing
C
(c) Programming
D
(d) Directing
Question 15
Grouping and processing all of a firm’s transactions at one time is called—
A
(a) Batch processing
B
(b) A database management system
C
(c) A real-time system
D
(d) An on-line system
Question 16
. The background of any word document
A
(a) Is the colour you preset under the options 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 17
What is the default file extension for all Word documents
A
(a) WRD
B
(b) TXT
C
(c) FIL
D
(d) DOC
Question 18
During processing data, programs and processed information are held temporarily in ___
A
(a) ROM
B
(b) secondary storage
C
(c) RAM
D
(d) CPU
Question 19
. Digital computers use a ______ system to encode date and programs.
A
(a) decimal
B
(b) semiconductor
C
(c) binary
D
(d) RAM
Question 20
. Periodically adding, changing and deleting file records is called file _______
A
a) upgrading
B
(b) updating
C
(c) restructuring
D
(d) renewing
Question 21
. 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 22
A UPS _____.
A
(a) provides battery backup for a limited time
B
(b) limits damage caused by fluctuating levels of electricity
C
(c) delivers electronic messages via a bus
D
(d) conducts a power-on self test, or POST
Question 23
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 24
A computer cannot “boot” if it does not have the _____
A
(a) Loader
B
(b) Compiler
C
(c) Operating System
D
(d) Assembler
Question 25
The function of CPU is ______
A
(a) to communicate with the operator
B
(b) to provide external storage of text
C
(c) to read, interpret and process the information and instruction
D
(d) to provide a hard copy
Question 26
. A printer is this kind of device
A
(a) output
B
(b) input
C
(c) processor
D
(d) software
Question 27
To take information from one source and bring it to your computer is to _______
A
(a) upload
B
(b) download
C
(c) transfer
D
(d) move
Question 28
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 29
What term is used to describe using the mouse to move an item on the screen to a new location
A
(a) Double-click
B
(b) Click
C
(c) Drag and drop
D
(d) Point
Question 30
Any data or instructions entered into the memory of a computer are considered
A
(a) output
B
(b) storage
C
(c) input
D
(d) information
Question 31
A computer falls into the _____ category if it is, at the time of construction, one of the fastest computers in the world.
A
(a) supercomputer
B
(b) minicomputer
C
(c) microcomputer
D
(d) mainframe
Question 32
Which key is used in combination with another key to perform a specific task ?
A
(a) control
B
(b) function
C
(c) arrow
D
(c) arrow
Question 33
The information you put into the computer is called ______
A
(a) files
B
(b) facts
C
(c) directory
D
(d) data
Question 34
A (n) _______ is a small image that represents a program, an instruction, a file, or some other object
A
(a) interface
B
(b) keyword
C
(c) menu
D
(d) icon
Question 35
An error in a computer program is called a ______
A
(a) bug
B
(b) virus
C
(c) crash
D
(d) power failure
Question 36
The name of the computer’s brain
A
(a) RAM
B
(b) ROM
C
(c) ALU
D
(d) CPU
Question 37
. Saving is the process of _____.
A
(a) making changes to a document’s existing content
B
(b) copying a document from memory to a storage medium
C
(c) changing the appearance, or overall look, of a document &
D
(d) developing a document by entering text using a keyboard
Question 38
In a computer file system which among the following is top or first in hierarchy?
A
(a) parent directory
B
(b) root directory
C
(c) home directory
D
(d) working directory
Question 39
With a CD you can _____
A
(a) Write
B
(b) Read
C
(c) Read and Write
D
(d) Either Read or Write
Question 40
When computer users ______ a document, they change its appearance
A
(a) create
B
(b) edit
C
(c) save
D
(d) format
Question 41
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 42
What is a modem connected to ?
A
(a) mother board
B
(b) processor
C
(c) phone line
D
(d) printer
Question 43
A ________ is an icon on the desktop that provides a user with immediate access to a program or file.
A
(a) buffer
B
(b) kernel
C
(c) shortcut
D
(d) spooler
Question 44
To select text by shading as you drag the mouse arrow over the text is referred to as _____
A
(a) highlight
B
(b) clip art
C
(c) fetch
D
(d) decode
Question 45
The restart of computer is called __, when computer is already on.
A
(a) Warm Booting
B
(b) Cold Booting
C
(c) Shut Down
D
(d) Logging off
Question 46
. 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 47
. 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 48
Files are organised after storing in_______
A
(a) Folders
B
(b) Archives
C
(c) Indices
D
(d) Lists
Question 49
. ______ are such distinct items, which do not have wide implication in the given situation
A
(a) Data
B
(b) Field
C
(c) Query
D
(d) Property
Question 50
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 ‘Shut Down’ and finally select ‘Shut Down’.
C
(c) Switch off the Power
D
(d) Switch off Monitor and Printer
There are 50 questions to complete.

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