Computer Multiple Choice Questions SET-13

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Computer Multiple Choice Questions SET-13

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Question 1
The user ____ to access mainframe generally applies or super computer.
A
(a) Node
B
(b) Terminal
C
(c) Desktop
D
(d) Hand held
Question 2
. Which of the following is called small single site network ?
A
(a) DSL
B
(b) LAN
C
(c) RAM
D
(d) USB
Question 3
Tape drive provides_____access to data.
A
(a) Sporadic
B
(b) Timely
C
(c) Random
D
(d) Sequential
Question 4
The person who writes computer program and test, is known as–
A
(a) Computer scientist
B
(b) Programmer
C
(c) Software engineer
D
(d) Project developer
Question 5
What is the storage area for email messages called?
A
(a) A mailbox
B
(b) A folder
C
(c) A directory
D
(d) The hard disk
Question 6
The Internet is ——
A
(a) an internal communication system for a business
B
(b) a large network of networks
C
(c) a communication system for the Indian government
D
(d) a communication system for some states of India
Question 7
When data changes in multiple lists and all lists are not updated, this causes ——
A
(a) information overload
B
(b) data redundancy
C
(c) duplicate data
D
(d) data inconsistency
Question 8
URL stands for ——
A
(a) Universal Resource List
B
(b) Universal Research List
C
(c) Uniform Research List
D
(c) Uniform Research List
E
(e) Uniform Resource Locator
Question 9
. If you wish to extend the length of the network without having the signal degrade, you would use a——
A
(a) router
B
(b) resonance
C
(c) gateway
D
(d) switch
E
(e) repeater
Question 10
An error in a computer program
A
(a) Power Failure
B
(b) Crash
C
(c) Bug
D
(d) Virus
Question 11
A means of capturing an image (drawing or photo) so that it can be stored on a computer is —–
A
(a) Software
B
(b) Modem
C
(c) Scanner
D
(d) Keyboard
Question 12
. Which process checks to ensure the components of the computer are operating and connected properly?
A
a) Processing
B
(b) Booting
C
(c) Saving
D
(d) Editing
Question 13
What is the process of copying software programs from secondary storage media to the hard disk called?
A
(a) download
B
(b) configuration
C
(c) storage
D
(d) upload
E
(e) installation
Question 14
One advantage of dial-up Internet access is ——
A
a) it is Indian
B
(b) it utilizes broadband technology
C
(c) it uses a router for security
D
(d) modem speeds are very fast
E
(e) it utilizes existing telephone service
Question 15
The software that allows users to surf the Internet is called a/an —
A
(a) Internet Service Provider (ISP)
B
(b) Search engine
C
(c) Multimedia application
D
(d) Browser
Question 16
. ERP is an acronym for ——
A
(a) Enterprise Relationship Planning
B
(b) Enterprise Retirement Planning
C
(c) Enterprise Resource Planning
D
(d) Enterprise Reorder Planning
Question 17
The first page of a Web site is called the ——
A
(a) Index
B
(b) Homepage
C
(c) Java Script
D
d) Book mark
Question 18
. The computer’s capability of distinguishing spoken words is called ——
A
(a) speech acknowledgement
B
(b) voice analysis
C
(c) voice recognition
D
(d) speech interpretation
Question 19
The patterns of printed lines on most products are called ——
A
(a) striping
B
(b) prices
C
(c) scanners
D
(d) OCR
E
(e) barcodes
Question 20
. Unauthorized copying of software to be used for personal gain instead of for personal backups is called——
A
(a) data snatching
B
(b) program thievery
C
(c) software piracy
D
(d) program looting
Question 21
Hackers ——
A
(a) are people who maintain computers
B
(b) all have the same motive
C
(c) may legally break into computers as long as they do not do any damage
D
(d) are people who are allergic to computers
E
(e) break into other people’s computers
Question 22
Online documents containing underlined phrases or icons that a user can click in order to move immediately to related parts of the current document or to other documents with relation information are called ——
A
(a) hypertext
B
(b) hypermedia
C
(c) HTML
D
(d) URL
Question 23
A term relating to sending data to a satellite is ——
A
(a) modulate
B
(b) downlink
C
(c) demodulate
D
(d) uplink
Question 24
. The issues that deal with the collection and use of data about individuals is ——
A
(a) publicity
B
(b) access
C
(c) accuracy
D
(d) property
E
(e) privacy
Question 25
The _____ settings are automatic and standard.
A
(a) CPU
B
(b) default
C
(c) peripheral
D
(d) user friendly
Question 26
The life-span of a CD-ROM is —
A
(a) approximately two years
B
(b) approximately one year
C
(c) approximately five years
D
d) approximately twenty-five years
Question 27
What is MP3 ?
A
(a) A Printer
B
(b) A mouse
C
(c) A Sound format
D
(d) AScanner
Question 28
. What is usually used for displaying information at public places?
A
(a) Overhead Projections
B
(b) Monitors
C
(c) Monitors and Overhead Projections
D
(d) Touch Screen Kiosks
Question 29
Junk e-mail is also called ——
A
(a) Spoof
B
(b) Spam
C
(c) Cookie crumbs
D
(d) Sniffer script
Question 30
What is an embedded system?
A
(a) A program that is permanent part of a computer
B
(b) A program that comes wrapped in a box
C
(c) A computer that is part of a larger computer
D
(d) A computer and software system that controls a machine or appliance
Question 31
How is it possible that both programs and data can be stored on the same floppy disk?
A
(a) A floppy disk has to be formatted for one or for the other
B
(b) A floppy disk has two sides, one for data and one for programs
C
(c) Programs and data are both software, and both can be stored on any memory device
D
(d) Floppy disks can only store data, not programs
Question 32
Why should you delete unknown e-mail attachments?
A
(a) the person could track you down and hurt you
B
(b) You could go to jail
C
(c) it is bad manners
D
(d) it might contain a virus that could hurt your computer
Question 33
. Participants can see and hear each other in a/an ——
A
(a) message system
B
(b) electronic mail system
C
(c) teleconference
D
(d) bulletin board
Question 34
What are the two parts of an Email address ?
A
(a) Legal name and phone number
B
(b) User name and street address
C
(c) User name and domain name
D
(d) Initials and password
Question 35
. Executing more than one program concurrently by one user on one computer is known as —
A
(a) multiprocessing
B
(b) multiprogramming
C
(c) time-sharing
D
(d) multitasking
Question 36
. For viewing video CDs, you would use —
A
(a) Windows Media Player
B
(b) CD Player
C
(c) Windows Video Player
D
(d) Windows Movie Player
Question 37
This software allows the user to move from page to page on the Web by clicking on or selecting a hyperlink, or by typing in the address of the destination page
A
(a) Web search engine
B
(b) Web browser
C
(c) Web home page
D
(d) Web service
Question 38
. The signal that a computer is waiting for a command from the user ——
A
(a) event
B
(b) prompt
C
(c) time slice
D
(d) interrupt
Question 39
. Which of the following will you require to hear music on your computer?
A
(a) Tape Recorder
B
(b) Video Card
C
(c) Mouse
D
(d) Joy Stick
E
(e) Sound Card
Question 40
. Collecting personal information and effectively posing as another individual is known as the crime of ——
A
(a) spoofing
B
(b) spooling
C
(c) hacking
D
(d) identity theft
Question 41
. All computers must have ——
A
(a) An operating system
B
(b) Word processing software
C
(c) A printer attached
D
(d) A virus checking program
Question 42
Three types of compact disks include CD-ROM, CD-R, and___
A
(a) CD-RAM
B
(b) CD-W
C
(c) CD-DVD
D
(d) CD-RW
Question 43
You can keep your personal files/ folders in ——
A
(a) My Documents
B
(b) My folder
C
(c) My Files
D
(d) My Text
Question 44
Which of the following controls the manner of interaction between the user and the operating system?
A
(a) platform
B
(b) language translator
C
(c) user interface
D
(d) icon
Question 45
A computer cannot “boot” if it does not have the
A
(a) Loader
B
(b) Compiler
C
(c) Operating System
D
(d) Assembler
Question 46
To make the number pad act as directional arrows, you press the _____ key.
A
(a) caps lock
B
(b) num lock
C
(c) arrow lock
D
(d) shift
Question 47
. _____ 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 48
. If you open a menu and then decide you don’t want to select an option after all, click the menu title again or press the _____ key to close the menu.
A
(a) Tab
B
(b) Shift
C
(c) F1
D
(d) Esc
Question 49
Restarting a computer which is already running is referred to as __
A
(a) starting
B
(b) booting
C
(c) rebooting
D
(d) second-starting
Question 50
. The computer abbreviation KB usually means
A
(a) Kernel Boot
B
(b) Key Block
C
(c) KiloByte
D
(d) Kit Bit
There are 50 questions to complete.

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