Computer Objective Short questions Set- 4
Computer Fundamentals Questions and Answers MCQs SET-4
Softcopy is the intangible output, so then what is hardcopy ?
(a) The printed parts of the computer
(b) The physical parts of the computer
(c) The printed output
(d) The physical output devices
_____ is the process of carrying out commands.
The main function of the ALU is to —
(a) store data and information for future use
(b) perform arithmetic and logical operations
(c) control computer output, such as printing
(d) monitor all computer activities
Computers use the ____ number system to store data and perform calculations —
The secret code that restricts entry to some programs —
Q56. What is output?
(a) What the user gives to the processor
(b) What the processor takes from the user
(c) What the processor gets from the user
(d) What the processor gives to the user
Q57. An error in a computer programme—
(a) Power Failure
computer systems are comprised of —
(a) hardware, programs, information, people, and procedures
(b) hardware, programs, processors, procedures, and people
(c) hardware, programs, information, people, and networks
(d) hardware, software, procedures, data and people
A complete electronic circuit with transistors and other electronic components on a small silicon chip is called a(n) —
(c) magnetic disk
(d) integrated circuit
A(n) _______ is a program that makes the Computer easier to use
(c) operating system
The term bit is short for —
(a) binary language
(c) binary digit
(d) binary number
What is backup ?
(a) Protecting data by copying it from the original source to a different destination
(b) Adding more components to your network
(c) Filtering old data from the new data
(d) Accessing data on tape
What menu selected to print ?
A set of instructions telling the computer what to do is called
The person who writes and tests computer programs is called a
(a) computer scientist
(c) software engineer
(d) project developer
An operating system that can do multitasking means that —
(a) several programs can be operated concurrently
(b) the operating system can divide up work between several CPUs
(c) multiple people can use the computer concurrently
(d) All of the above
In page preview mode—
(a) You can only see the page you are currently working
(b) You can see all pages of your document
(c) You can only see pages that do not contain graphics
(d) You can only see the title page of your document
An application program has which one of the following functions ?
(a) It controls the input/output and storage functions of the computer system
(b) It specifies the informationprocessing procedures required by a particular information- processing job.
(c) It provides various support services for the computer system
(d) It suprevises the operations of the CPU
Specialised programs that assist users in locating information on the Web are called —
(a) search engines
(b) information engines
(c) web browsers
(d) resource locators
A saved document is referred to as a ___.
Q71. To move to the beginning of a line of text, press the _____ key.
A collection of interrelated records is called a —
(a) management information system
(b) utility file
With a CD you can —
(c) Read and Write
(d) Either Read or Write
What is the default file extension for all Word documents ?
The quickest and easiest way in Word, to locate a particular word or phrase in a document is to use the ____ command.
The contents of _____ are lost when the computer turns off.
For creating a document, you use ____ command at File Menu.
Reusable optical storage will typically have the acronym _____.
The background of any Word document—
(a) Is the colour you preset under the Options menu
(b) Is always white colour
(c) Is always the same for the entire document
(d) Can have any colour you choose
The term “user interface” refers to —
(a) how the operating system responds to user commands
(b) what the user sees on the screen and how they can interact with it
(c) the means by which the user interacts with the peripheral devices on the computer
(d) the monitor that is available for the computer
To save an existing file with a new name or to a new location, you should use the ______ command.
(a) Save and replace
(c) Save as
(d) New file
The most common input devices are the ____ and the ____.
(a) scanner, monitor
(b) microphone , printer
(c) digital camera, speakers
(d) keyboard, mouse
The _______ key and the _____ key can be used in the combination with other keys to perform shortcuts and special tasks.
(a) Function, toggle
(b) Control, Alt
(c) Delete, insert
(d) Caps Lock, Num Lock
Hard disk drives are considered ________ storage .
________ is when the more power hungry components, such as the monitor and hard drive, are put in idle:
(a) Power down
(c) Standby mode
(d) The shutdown procedure
Q86. A(n) _________ is a combination of hardware and software that facilitates the sharing of information between computing devices.
(c) Expansion board
(d) Digital device
In a database ________ fields store numbers used to perform calculation .
Something which has easily – understood instructions is said to be__________.
(b) User friendly
(c) Word processing
The portion of the CPU that coordinates the activities of all the other computer components is the
(a) Coordination board
(c) Control unit
(d) Arithmetic logic unit
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) Utility program
(b) System software
(c) Translator program
(d) Operating system
There are 40 questions to complete.