UPSC,PCS,CDS,NDA /Computer Awareness MCQ Competitive Exam - Sample Test 9 Sample Test,Sample questions

Question:
..... is the key we use to run the selected command.

1.SHIFT

2.TAB

3.ENTER

4.CTRL


Question:
...... is computer software designed to operate the computer hardware and to provide platform for running application software

1.Application software

2.System software

3.Software

4.Operating system


Question:
...... is the ability of a device to "jump" directly to the requested data

1.Sequential access

2.Random access

3.Quick access

4.All of the above


Question:
....... is the key to close a selected drop -down list; cancel a command and close a dialog box.

1.TAB

2.SHIFT

3.ESC

4.F10


Question:
....... Store data or information temporarily and pass it on as directed by the control unit

1.Address

2.Register

3.Number

4.Memory


Question:
........ Is the functional key to display save-as box.

1.F5

2.F6

3.F9

4.F12


Question:
........ provides process and memory management services that allow two or more tasks; jobs; or programs to run simultaneously

1.Multitasking

2.Multithreading

3.Multiprocessing

4.Multicomputing


Question:
........... is the science that attempts to produce machines that display the same type of intelligence that humans do

1.Nanoscience

2.Nanotechnology

3.Simulation

4.Artificial intelligence (Al)


Question:
A ............ is a microprocessor -based computing device.

1.personal computer

2.mainframe

3.workstation

4.server


Question:
A ............ is an additional set of commands that the computer displays after you make a selection from the main menu

1.dialog box

2.submenu

3.menu selection

4.All of the above


Question:
A computer program that converts an entire program into machine language at one time is called a/ an

1.Interpreter

2.simulator

3.characters

4.compiler


Question:
A device; which is not connected to CPU; is called as .......

1.land-line device

2.On-line device

3.Off-line device

4.Device


Question:
All of the following are examples of real security and privacy risks EXCEPT

1.hackers

2.Spam

3.Viruses

4.identity theft


Question:
All of the following are examples of storage devices EXCEPT :

1. hard disk drives

2.printers

3.floppy disk drives

4.CD drives


Question:
ALU and Control Unit jointly known as

1.RAM

2.ROM

3.CPU

4.PC


Question:
An area of a computer that temporarily holds data waiting to be processed is..........

1.CPU

2.Memory

3.Storage

4.File


Question:
……….are used to identify a user who returns to a Website

1.Cookies

2.Plug-ins

3.Scripts

4.ASPs


Question:
COBOL is an acronym for.........

1.Common Business Oriented Language

2.Computer Business Oriented Language

3.Common Business Operated Language

4.Common Business Organized Language


Question:
Codes consisting of lines of varying widths or lengths that are computer-readable are known as

1.an ASCII code

2.a magnetic tape

3.an OCR scanner

4.a bar code


Question:
Computers manipulate data in many ways; and this manipulation is called......

1.upgrading

2.processing

3.batching

4.utilizing


Question:
Computers process data into information by working exclusively with :

1.multimedia

2.word

3.numbers

4.characters


Question:
Data becomes ................ when it is presented in a format that people can understand and use

1.processed

2.graphs

3.information

4.presentation


Question:
Father of “C‘ programming language

1.Dennis Ritchie

2.Prof John Keenly

3.Thomas Kurtz

4.Bill Gates


Question:
BIOS stands for

1.Basic Input Output system

2.Binary Input output system

3.Basic Input Off system

4.all the above


Question:
Magnetic disk is an example of

1.Secondary memory

2.Primary memory

3.Main memory

4.Both (1) and (2)


Question:
On-line real time systems become popular in ........... generation

1.First Generation

2.Second Generation

3.Third Generation

4.Fourth Generation


Question:
RAM can be treated as the ......... for the computer's processor

1.factory

2.operating room

3.waiting room

4.planning room


Question:
RAM is also called as

1.Read / Write Memory

2.Long Memory

3.Permanent Memory

4.Primary Memory


Question:
RAM is an example of

1.Secondary memory

2.Primary memory

3.Main memory

4.Both (1) and (2)


Question:
Select the Odd one

1.Operating system

2.Interpreter

3.Compiler

4.Assembler


Question:
Servers are computers that provide resources to other computers connected to a :

1.networked

2.mainframe

3.supercomputer

4.client


Question:
The ......... is the amount of data that a storage device can move from the storage medium to the Computer per second

1.data migration rate

2.data digitizing rate

3.data transfer rate

4.data access rate


Question:
The ability to recover and read deleted or damaged files from a criminal's computer is an example of a law enforcement speciality called:

1.robotics

2.simulation

3.computer forensics

4.animation


Question:
The CPU and memory are located on the :

1.expansion board

2.motherboard

3.storage device

4.output device


Question:
The difference between people with access to computers and the Internet and those without this access is known as the :

1.digital divide

2.Internet divide

3.Web divide

4.E-illiteracy


Question:
The instructions that tell a computer how to carry out the processing tasks are referred to as computer.........

1.programs

2.processors

3.input devices

4.memory modules


Question:
The primary function of the ............ is to set up the hardware and load and start an operating system

1.System Programs

2.BIOS

3.CP

4.Memory


Question:
The task of performing operations like arithmetic and logical operations is called......

1.Processing

2.Storing

3.Editing

4.Sorting


Question:
The term ............. designates equipment that might be added to a computer system to
enhance its functionality.

1.digital device

2.system add-on

3.disk pack

4.peripheral device


Question:
The………….data mining technique derives rules from real-world case examples

1.Rule discover

2.Signal processing

3.Neural nets

4.Case-based reasoning


Question:
To move a copy of file from one computer to another over a communication channel is called?

1.File transfer

2.File encryption

3.File modification

4.File copying


Question:
What is the other name for programmed chip?

1.RAM

2.ROM

3.LSIC

4.PROM


Question:
What kind of memory is both static and non -volatile?

1.RAM

2.ROM

3.BIOS

4.CACHE


Question:
When creating a computer program; the ......... designs the structure of the program

1.End user

2.System Analyst

3.Programmer

4.All of the above


Question:
Where does most data go first with in a computer memory hierarchy ?

1.RAM

2.ROM

3.BIOS

4.CACHE


Question:
Which of the following are the functions of a operating system

1.Allocates resources

2.Monitors Activities

3.Manages disks and files

4.All of the above


Question:
Which of the following is NOT one of the four major data processing functions of a computer?

1.gathering data

2.processing data into information

3.analyzing the data or information

4.storing the data or information


Question:
Which one of the following is NOT a computer language

1.MS-Excel

2.BASIC

3.COBOL

4.C++


Question:
Why is it unethical to share copyrighted files with your friends?

1.It is not unethical; because it is legal.

2.It is unethical because the files are being given for free.

3.Sharing copyrighted files without permission breaks copyright laws

4.It is not unethical because the files are being given for free.


Question:
You use a(n) .....; such as a keyboard or mouse; to input information

1.output device

2.input device

3.storage device

4.processing device


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