Computer Multiple Choice Questions SET-14

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Computer Multiple Choice Questions SET-14

Computer Multiple Choice Questions SET-14

Question 1
Terminal is
A
(a) a point at which data enters or leaves the computer
B
(b) a device to give power supply to the computer
C
(c) the last instruction in a program
D
(d) any input / output device
Question 2
. To keep files organised, related documents are often stored in _____ (also called directories) located on the storage medium.
A
(a) labels
B
(b) indexes
C
(c) folders
D
(d) programs
Question 3
The primary goal of a computer system is to turn data into __
A
(a) suggestions
B
(b) ideas
C
(c) information
D
(d) reports
Question 4
A key that will erase information from the computer’s memory and characters on the screen
A
(a) delete key
B
(b) edit
C
(c) dummy out
D
(d) trust key
Question 5
. A device that connects to a network without the use of cables is said to be __
A
(a) wireless
B
(b) distributed
C
(c) centralised
D
(d) open source
Question 6
_____ is the process of dividing the disk into tracks and sectors.
A
(a) Formatting
B
(b) Tracking
C
(c) Crashing
D
(d) Allotting
Question 7
A computer’s type, processor, and operating system define its
A
(a) size
B
(b) brand
C
(c) platform
D
(d) speed
Question 8
Computers that are portable and convenient for users who travel are known as
A
(a) laptops
B
(b) supercomputers
C
(c) minicomputers
D
(d) file servers
Question 9
A series of statements explaining how the data is to be processed is called
A
(a) compiler
B
(b) instruction
C
(c) program
D
(d) interpreter
Question 10
A keyboard is this kind of device
A
(a) black
B
(b) scanning
C
(c) output
D
(d) input
Question 11
Which of the following is not true ?
A
(a) Chatting can only be done with a single person
B
(b) Chatting is like e-mail
C
(c) Chatting can involve multiple persons
D
(d) Chatting is an electronic dialogue
Question 12
Arithmetic operations
A
(a) sort data items according to standard, predefined criteria in ascending order or descending order
B
(b) involve matching one data item to another to determine if the first item is greater than, equal to, or less than the other item
C
(c) use conditions with operators such as AND, OR, and NOT
D
(d) include addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division
Question 13
A disk’s content that is recorded at the time of manufacture and that cannot be changed or erased by the user is __
A
(a) write-only
B
(b) memory-only
C
(c) read-only
D
(d) run-only
Question 14
The copy command saves to
A
(a) the clipboard
B
(b) the desktop
C
(c) printer
D
(d) Microsoft Word
Question 15
. A _____ is often used to select or highlight.
A
(a) keyboard
B
(b) icon
C
(c) hard disk
D
(d) floppy disk
E
(e) mouse
Question 16
. 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) Initials and password
D
(d) User name and domain name
Question 17
. Files deleted from the hard disk are sent to the __
A
(a) floppy disk
B
(b) recycle Bin
C
(c) clipboard
D
d) motherboard
Question 18
The ____ is the brain of the computer.
A
(a) hard disk
B
(b) hardware
C
(c) CPU
D
(d) floppy disk
Question 19
. Sending an E-mail is similar to __
A
(a) drawing a picture
B
(b) writing a letter
C
(c) talking on the phone
D
(d) sending a package
Question 20
. A _____ is the general term for hardware not necessary to the basic function of the computer, connected externally.
A
(a) bit
B
(b) icon
C
(c) keyboard
D
(d) printer
Question 21
. A _____ is the general term for hardware not necessary to the basic function of the computer, connected externally.
A
(a) bit
B
(b) icon
C
(c) keyboard
D
(d) printer
Question 22
Removable disks are often called what?
A
(a) hard drives
B
(b) floppies
C
(c) RAM drives
D
d) expansion cards
Question 23
Removable disks are often called what?
A
(a) hard drives
B
(b) floppies
C
(c) RAM drives
D
d) expansion cards
Question 24
Mr. X has no printer to print his report. He wants to take it to Mr. Y’s computer because Mr. Y has a printer. Mr. X could save his report on a __
A
(a) piece of paper
B
(b) hard drive
C
(c) scanner
D
(d) monitor
E
(e) floppy disk
Question 25
Computer equipment itself is called __
A
(a) byte
B
(b) hardware
C
(c) mouse
D
(d) software
Question 26
This is a permanent storage device on computer
A
(a) monitor
B
(b) floppy disk
C
(c) RAM
D
(d) cache
E
(e) hard disk
Question 27
What does a Browser do ?
A
(a) Reads material really fast
B
(b) Looks through magazines and books in the library
C
(c) It wastes your time
D
(d) It provides help menus
E
(e) It is software used to view web pages
Question 28
The most frequently used piece of hardware for inputting data is the
A
(a) floppy disk
B
(b) keyboard
C
(c) cursor
D
(d) software
Question 29
If you are going to a site you use often, instead of having to type in the address every time, you should
A
(a) save it as a file
B
(b) make a copy of it
C
(c) memorise it
D
(d) bookmark it
Question 30
What part of the computer stores programs and files for later use?
A
(a) hard drive
B
(b) RAM memory
C
(c) mother board
D
(d) adapter board
Question 31
Windows 95, Windows 98, and Windows NT are known as what?
A
(a) domain names
B
(b) processors
C
(c) modems
D
(d) operating systems
Question 32
The __ of a system includes the programs or instructions.
A
(a) software
B
(b) peripheral
C
(c) information
D
(d) icon
Question 33
The _____ settings are automatic and standard.
A
(a) default
B
(b) icon
C
(c) CPU
D
(d) peripheral
Question 34
Something which has easily-understood instructions is said to be
A
(a) icon
B
(b) hyper
C
(c) information
D
(d) word processing
E
(e) user friendly
Question 35
. The _____ may also be called the screen or monitor.
A
(a) scanner
B
(b) printer
C
(c) hard disk
D
(d) software
E
(e) display
Question 36
To make a notebook act as a desktop model, the notebook can be connected to a _____ which is connected to a monitor and other devices.
A
(a) docking station
B
(b) bay
C
(c) port
D
(d) network
Question 37
The ability to find an individual item in a file immediately ____ is used.
A
(a) directory
B
(b) file allocation table
C
(c) sequential access
D
(d) direct access
Question 38
The primary purpose of software is to turn data into
A
(a) information
B
(b) Web sites
C
(c) programs
D
(d) objects
Question 39
The most important or powerful computer in a typical network is
A
(a) network client
B
(b) desktop
C
(c) network server
D
(d) network station
Question 40
What menu is selected to cut, copy, and paste ?
A
(a) Tools
B
(b) File
C
(c) Special
D
(d) Edit
Question 41
_____ is the process of finding errors in software code.
A
(a) Testing
B
(b) Compiling
C
(c) Running
D
(d) Debugging
Question 42
. Which of the following is an example of connectivity ?
A
(a) floppy disk
B
(b) Internet
C
(c) power cord
D
(d) data
Question 43
Storage that retains its data after the power is turned off is referred to as
A
(a) non-volatile storage
B
(b) volatile storage
C
(c) sequential storage
D
(d) direct storage
Question 44
You can use the tab key to
A
(a) indent a paragraph
B
(b) move a cursor across the screen
C
(c) move the cursor down the screen
D
(d) Only (b) and (a)
Question 45
The ____ key will launch the start buttons.
A
(a) shift
B
(b) esc
C
(c) windows
D
(d) shortcut
Question 46
Computers use the _____ number system to store data and perform calculations.
A
(a) hexadecimal
B
(b) decimal
C
(c) octal
D
(d) binary
Question 47
. Virtual memory is
A
(a) in RAM
B
(b) memory on the hard disk that the CPU uses as an extended RAM
C
(c) only necessary if you do not have any RAM in your computer
D
(d) a back up device for floppy disks
Question 48
. Changing an existing document is called _____ the document.
A
(a) editing
B
(b) creating
C
(c) modifying
D
(d) adjusting
Question 49
A _____ contains specific rules and words that express the logical steps of an algorithm.
A
(a) programming structure
B
(b) syntax
C
(c) programming language
D
(d) logic chart
Question 50
. The _____ tells the computer how to use its components.
A
(a) network
B
(b) utility
C
(c) operating system
D
(d) application program
There are 50 questions to complete.

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