Computer Objective Short Questions SET- 2

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Computer Objective Short Questions SET- 2

Computer Fundamentals Questions and Answers MCQs SET-4

Question 1
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 2
_____ is the process of carrying out commands.
A
(a) Storing
B
(b) Fetching
C
(c) Executing
D
(d) Decoding
Question 3
The main function of the ALU is to —
A
(a) store data and information for future use
B
(b) perform arithmetic and logical operations
C
(c) control computer output, such as printing
D
(d) monitor all computer activities
Question 4
Computers use the ____ number system to store data and perform calculations —
A
(a) octal
B
(b) binary
C
(c) decimal
D
(d) hexadecimal
Question 5
The secret code that restricts entry to some programs —
A
(a) passport
B
(b) password
C
(c) entry-code
D
(d) access-code
Question 6
Q56. 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 7
Q57. An error in a computer programme—
A
(a) Power Failure
B
(b) Crash
C
(c) Bug
D
(d) Virus
Question 8
computer systems are comprised of —
A
(a) hardware, programs, information, people, and procedures
B
(b) hardware, programs, processors, procedures, and people
C
(c) hardware, programs, information, people, and networks
D
(d) hardware, software, procedures, data and people
Question 9
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 10
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 11
The term bit is short for —
A
(a) binary language
B
(b) megabyte
C
(c) binary digit
D
(d) binary number
Question 12
What is backup ?
A
(a) Protecting data by copying it from the original source to a different destination
B
(b) Adding more components to your network
C
(c) Filtering old data from the new data
D
(d) Accessing data on tape
Question 13
What menu selected to print ?
A
(a) Special
B
(b) Edit
C
(c) File
D
(d) Tools
Question 14
A set of instructions telling the computer what to do is called
A
(a) instructor
B
(b) mentor
C
(c) compiler
D
(d) program
Question 15
The person who writes and tests computer programs is called a
A
(a) computer scientist
B
(b) programmer
C
(c) software engineer
D
(d) project developer
Question 16
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 several CPUs
C
(c) multiple people can use the computer concurrently
D
(d) All of the above
Question 17
In page preview mode—
A
(a) You can only see the page you are currently working
B
(b) You can see all pages of your document
C
(c) You can only see pages that do not contain graphics
D
(d) You can only see the title page of your document
Question 18
An application program has which one of the following functions ?
A
(a) It controls the input/output and storage functions of the computer system
B
(b) It specifies the informationprocessing procedures required by a particular information- processing job.
C
(c) It provides various support services for the computer system
D
(d) It suprevises the operations of the CPU
Question 19
Specialised programs that assist users in locating information on the Web are called —
A
(a) search engines
B
(b) information engines
C
(c) web browsers
D
(d) resource locators
Question 20
A saved document is referred to as a ___.
A
(a) word
B
(b) file
C
(c) folder
D
(d) project
Question 21
Q71. To move to the beginning of a line of text, press the _____ key.
A
(a) Alt
B
(b) PageUp
C
(c) Home
D
(d) Enter
Question 22
A collection of interrelated records is called a —
A
(a) management information system
B
(b) utility file
C
(c) database
D
(d) spreadsheet
Question 23
With a CD you can —
A
(a) Write
B
(b) Read
C
(c) Read and Write
D
(d) Either Read or Write
Question 24
What is the default file extension for all Word documents ?
A
(a) TXT
B
(b) WRD
C
(c) DOC
D
(d) FIL
Question 25
The quickest and easiest way in Word, to locate a particular word or phrase in a document is to use the ____ command.
A
(a) Find
B
(b) Replace
C
(c) Lookup
D
(d) Search
Question 26
The contents of _____ are lost when the computer turns off.
A
(a) input
B
(b) storage
C
(c) output
D
(d) memory
Question 27
For creating a document, you use ____ command at File Menu.
A
(a) Close
B
(b) Open
C
(c) New
D
(d) Save
Question 28
Reusable optical storage will typically have the acronym _____.
A
(a) DVD
B
(b) CD
C
(c) ROM
D
(d) RW
Question 29
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 30
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 31
To save an existing file with a new name or to a new location, you should use the ______ command.
A
(a) Save and replace
B
(b) Save
C
(c) Save as
D
(d) New file
Question 32
The most common input devices are the ____ and the ____.
A
(a) scanner, monitor
B
(b) microphone , printer
C
(c) digital camera, speakers
D
(d) keyboard, mouse
Question 33
The _______ key and the _____ key can be used in the 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 34
Hard disk drives are considered ________ storage .
A
(a) Nonvolatile
B
(b) Flash
C
(c) Temporary
D
(d) Nonpermanent
Question 35
________ is when the more power hungry components, such as the monitor and hard drive, are put in idle:
A
(a) Power down
B
(b) Hibernation
C
(c) Standby mode
D
(d) The shutdown procedure
Question 36
Q86. A(n) _________ is a combination of hardware and software that facilitates the sharing of information between computing devices.
A
(a) Peripheral
B
(b) Network
C
(c) Expansion board
D
(d) Digital device
Question 37
In a database ________ fields store numbers used to perform calculation .
A
(a) Key
B
(b) Next
C
(c) Alphanumeric
D
(d) Numeric
Question 38
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 39
The portion of the CPU that coordinates the activities of all the other computer components is the
A
(a) Coordination board
B
(b) Motherboard
C
(c) Control unit
D
(d) Arithmetic logic unit
Question 40
Which type of software manages the computers procesess, functioning as an interface, connecting the user, the application software and the hardware? (d) Operating system
A
(a) Utility program
B
(b) System software
C
(c) Translator program
D
(d) Operating system
There are 40 questions to complete.

 

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