Computer Multiple Choice Questions Set-5

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Computer Practice Multiple Choice Questions Set-5

Question 1
A(n)_____is a program that makes the computer easier to use.
A
(a) application
B
(b) utility
C
(c) operating system
D
(d) network
Question 2
When sending an e-mail, the ____ line describes the contents of the message.
A
(a) to
B
(b) subject
C
(c) contents
D
(d) cc
Question 3
Passwords enable users to __________.
A
(a) make efficient use of time
B
(b) get into the system quickly
C
(c) retain confidentiality of files
D
(d) simplify file structures
Question 4
. A complete electronic circuit with transistors and other electronic components on a small silicon chip is called a (n) ________ .
A
(a) CPU
B
(b) Workstation
C
(c) magnetic disk
D
(d) integrated circuit
Question 5
Which elements of a Word document can be displayed in colour?
A
(a) Only text
B
(b) Only graphics
C
(c) All elements
D
(d) All elements, but only if you have a colour printer
Question 6
. Personal computers can be connected together to form a ____ .
A
(a) supercomputer
B
(b) server
C
(c) enterprise
D
(d) network
Question 7
A ____ is a named set of characters that have the same characteristics.
A
(a) type style
B
(b) type face
C
(c) font
D
(d) pico
Question 8
. A ____ pre-designed document that already has coordinating fonts, a layout, and a background.
A
(a) model
B
(b) guide
C
(c) ruler
D
(d) template
Question 9
. 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 10
A ____ can make it easier to play games.
A
(a) Joystick
B
(b) mouse
C
(c) keyboard
D
(d) pen
Question 11
. A device operating at the physical layer is called a
A
(a) Router
B
(b) Bridge
C
(c) Repeater
D
(d) All of the above
Question 12
. What is the term for unsolicited e-mail ?
A
(a) usenet
B
(b) newsgroup
C
(c) backbone
D
(d) flaming
E
(e) spam
Question 13
To access properties of an object, the mouse technique to use is _________ .
A
(a) shift-clicking
B
(b) right-clicking
C
(c) dragging
D
(d) dropping
Question 14
. Softcopy is the intangible output, so then what is hardcopy ?
A
(a) The printed parts of the computer
B
(b) The physical parts of the computer
C
(c) The printed output
D
(d) The physical output devices
Question 15
The basic building block of a database that contains related records is
A
(a) Form
B
(b) Query
C
(c) Table
D
(d) Edited Page
Question 16
. What is output?
A
(a) What the user gives to the processor
B
(b) What the processor takes from the user
C
(c) What the processor gets from the user
D
(d) What the processor gives to the user
Question 17
Something which has easily-understood instructions is said to be ____ .
A
(a) information
B
(b) user friendly
C
(c) word processing
D
(d) icon
Question 18
To make the number pad act as directional arrows, you press the ____ key.
A
(a) arrow lock
B
(b) shift
C
(c) num lock
D
(d) caps lock
Question 19
The system BIOS and ROM chips are called :
A
(a) Firmware
B
(b) Software
C
(c) Hardware
D
(d) Bootware
Question 20
. The ____________ of the CPU manages the on/off switches inside the CPU.
A
(a) ALU
B
(b) microprocessor
C
(c) transistors
D
(d) control unit
Question 21
. If you get frequent general protection faults, this could indicate
A
(a) Too much RAM is installed
B
(b) A hard drive cable connected incorrectly
C
(c) Poor quality of memory chips
D
(d) All of the above
Question 22
. —— error code identifies a floppy drive problem
A
(a) 401
B
(b) 301
C
(c) 501
D
(d) 601
Question 23
. During boot-up, the memory test :
A
(a) Displays what memory is installed, but nothing else
B
(b) Checks and verifies that contiguous memory is installed
C
(c) Is an operational error
D
(d) Is a superfluous step that should be ignored
Question 24
What is the default font size of a new Word document based on Normal template?
A
(a) 8 pt
B
(b) 10 pt
C
(c) 14 pt
D
(d) 12 pt
Question 25
. A SIMM has how many pins?
A
(a) 40
B
(b) 36
C
(c) 34
D
(d) 20
Question 26
. Which computer system component is used for short- term data storage?
A
(a) Floppy drive
B
(b) Hard drive
C
(c) CD-ROM
D
(d) RAM
Question 27
. Which type of RAM is normally the fastest?
A
(a) VRAM
B
(b) DRAM
C
(c) SRAM
D
(d) WRAM
Question 28
. What memory is located above the first 1024K of memory?
A
(a) Extended
B
(b) Conventional
C
(c) Upper
D
(d) Expanded
Question 29
CPU contains
A
(a) Arithmetic unit
B
(b) Logical unit
C
(c) Control unit
D
(d) All of the above
Question 30
On August 23, 2008 an accounting clerk prepared an invoice dated August 31, 2008. Which control can check this?
A
(a) Hash total
B
(b) Size check
C
(c) Range check
D
(d) All of the above
Question 31
The elements of computer processing system are
A
(a) Hardware, Programs and People
B
(b) Hardware, Software, Information & People
C
(c) Hardware, Data, Users and Procedures
D
(d) All of the above
Question 32
The data flow diagram is for analysing
A
The data flow diagram is for analysing
B
(b) How to do a function efficiently
C
(c) Requirements of user
D
(d) All of the above
Question 33
The ____________ determines how many bits of data can be sent along a given bus at any one time.
A
(a) bus width
B
(b) control unit
C
(c) bus speed
D
(d) amount of memory
Question 34
. Using anti-virus software is
A
(a) Preventive measure
B
(b) Detective measures
C
(c) Corrective measure
D
(d) All of the above
Question 35
An online transaction is
A
(a) One that is done via telephone
B
(b) One that is done in real time
C
(c) Transaction done via internet
D
(d) All of the above
Question 36
A computer is a _____ device.
A
(a) Electrical
B
(b) Calculating
C
(c) Electronic
D
(d) All of the above
Question 37
Steganography is
A
(a) Hiding the data but not necessarily making it invisible and not easily detectable.
B
(b) Hiding the data to make it necessarily invisible and not easily detectable.
C
(c) Detecting and destroying the hidden data.
D
(d) All of the above
Question 38
Library management software is for
A
(a) Controlling the version numbers of the programs
B
(b) Documenting the changes that are made to program
C
(c) Both (b) and (a)
D
(d) All of the above
Question 39
The computer is made of which of the following hardware equipments ?
A
(a) Monitor, CPU (Central Processing Unit), Keyboard, Mouse, Programme and Network
B
(b) Monitor, CPU (Central Processing Unit), Keyboard, Mouse, Software and Network
C
(c) Monitor, CPU (Central Processing Unit), Keyboard, Mouse, Printer and Modem
D
d) Monitor, CPU (Central Processing Unit), Keyboard, Mouse, Applications and Network
Question 40
Which of the following commands is used to select the whole document ?
A
(a) Alt + F5
B
(b) Ctrl + A
C
(c) Shift + S
D
(d) Can’t be done
Question 41
. 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 42
The blinking point which shows your position in the text is called
A
(a) Cursor
B
(b) Blinker
C
(c) Causer
D
(d) Pointer
Question 43
. Permanent Memory in computer is called
A
(a) ROM
B
(b) RAM
C
(c) CPU
D
(d) CD ROM
Question 44
Which device is used to access your computer by other computer or for talk over phone ?
A
(a) CD ROM Drive
B
(b) RAM
C
(c) Modem
D
(d) Hard Drive
Question 45
Which type of memory is closely related to processor ?
A
(a) Secondary Memory
B
(b) Main Memory
C
(c) Disk Memory
D
(d) Tape Memory
Question 46
. 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 47
For selecting or highlighting, which of the following is generally used ?
A
(a) Keyboard
B
(b) Icon
C
(c) Mouse
D
(d) Floppy Disk
Question 48
. By CD you can
A
(a) Write
B
(b) Read
C
(c) Read and Write
D
(d) Either Read or Write
Question 49
On which button does help menu exist ?
A
(a) Start
B
(b) End
C
(c) Turn off
D
(d) Restart
Question 50
. What does ‘C’ represent in MICR ?
A
(a) Column
B
(b) Code
C
(c) Computer
D
(d) Character
There are 50 questions to complete.

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