Dec 31, 2016

General Computer Knowledge

1. Which language can easily interact with the hardware?
1) Middle level language
2) High level language
3) Low level language
4) All of the above
5) None of these

2. Smart card is:
1) Special purpose card
2) Microprocessor card
3) Processing unit contains memory for storing data
4) Processing unit for software handling
5) None of these

3. _____ devices convert human understandable data and programs into a form that the computer can process.
1) Printing
2) Output
3) Solid state
4) Monitor
5) Input

4. Which of the following is a programming language?
1) Lotus
2) Pascal
3) MS-Excel
4) Netscape
5) None of these

5. Why the Caps lock key referred to as a toggle key?
1) Because the function goes back and forth every time it is pressed
2) Because it cannot be used for entering numbers
3) Because it cannot be used to delete
4) Because it cannot be used to insert
5) None of the above

6. Which of the following is the largest measurement of Memory?
1) Terabyte
2) Byte
3) Megabyte
4) Gigabyte
5) Megahertz

7. ______ appears at the bottom of the Excel Window.
1) Work sheet tabs
2) Name box
3) Formula bar
4) Title bar
5) None of these

8. Dr. E.F. Codd represented ___ rules that a database must obey if it has to be considered truly relational.
1) 10
2) 8
3) 12
4) 6
5) 5

9. If you wish to extend the length of the network without having the signal degrade, you would
use a _____.
1) Repeater
2) Router
3) Gateway
4) Switch
5) None of these




10. What is the default cell content alignment in Excel?
1) Left aligned
2) Centrally aligned
3) Text left aligned and numbers right aligned
4) Text right aligned and numbers left aligned
5) None of the above

11. Which of the following statement closely associates with a Compiler?
1) Translator to convert source program into object code
2) Name given to the computer operator
3) Part of the digital machine to store information
4) Operator of Boolean algebra
5) Part of arithmetic logic unit

12. EPROM is generally erased by using ______.
1) Ultraviolet rays
2) Infrared rays
3) 12V electrical pulse
4) 24V electrical pulse
5) None of the above

13. Which of the following is NOT a component of the Central Processing Unit of the computer?
1) Universal Serial Bus
2) Arithmetic Logic Unit
3) Control Unit
4) Uninterrupted Power Supply
5) Both (1) and (4)

14. The person contributed the idea of stored program:
1) John Neumann
2) Howard Aiken
3) Dennis Ritchie
4) Charles Babbage
5) Denial Thomas

15. Which of the following is true?
1) Fields are composed of bytes
2) Records are composed of fields
3) Fields are composed of characters
4) All of the above
5) None of these

16. Which of the following is not an example of a basic logic gate?
1) AND
2) END
3) OR
4) XOR
5) NAND

17. If you want to connect to your own computer through the Internet from another location, you can use:
1) E-mail
2) FTP
3) Instant message
4) Telnet
5) None of these

18. Which of the following is a popular DOS based spreadsheet?
1) Excel
2) Word
3) Smart cell
4) Lotus 1-2-3
5) None of these

19. A light-sensitive device that converts drawing, printed text or other image into digital form:
1) Key board
2) Plotter
3) Scanner
4) OMR
5) None of these

20. Which of the following will not protect you from spam?
1) Spam blockers
2) e-mail rules
3) pop-up blocker
4) Spoofing
5) None of these

21. To match all of the words in your search, the Boolean ____ operator should be used.
1) AND
2) OR
3) XOR
4) 2, 3
5) All of the above

22. What program would you use to gain administrative rights to someone's computer?
1) Executive Android
2) Boot
3) Root kit
4) Trojan horse
5) None of these

23. Which of the following may be necessary for you after installing new application software?
1) Turn the computer power switch off and then back on
2) Do a cold boot
3) Press Shift + Alt + Del
4) Do a warm boot
5) None of these

24. The power-on self-test_____
1) Checks for upgrades to the application software
2) Verifies that the computer hardware is working properly
3) Is able to provide easy-tofollow on-screen instructions to correct hardware problems
4) Is conducted after the BIOS instructions are placed in memory
5) None of these

25. Several views are available in MS Front Page. Which one of the following is not a valid view?
1) Design View
2) Folders View
3) Navigation View
4) Web Server View
5) None of these

26. What is the smallest and largest font size available in Font Size tool on formatting toolbar?
1) 8 & 72
2) 8 & 64
3) 2&72
4) 1 & 2
5) None of above

27. Granting an outside organization access to internet web pages is often implemented using a(n):
1) Extranet
2) Intranet
3) Internet
4) Hacker
5) None of these

28. An example of a wireless medium that sends data through the air or space is:
1) Fiber-optic cable
2) Coaxial cable
3) Twisted pair
4) Microwaves
5) None of these

29. MICR is exclusively used in:
1) Libraries
2) Super markets
3) Stock markets
4) Banking Industry
5) None of these

30. AdWords is an:
1) Advertising Service by Microsoft
2) Advertising Service by Google
3) Advanced Search Engine
4) Automatic words Search Engine by Yahoo
5) Advertising Service by Yahoo

31. "Ctrl+B" Shortcut use in computer for:
1) Selected text Border
2) Selected text to be Blow
3) Selected text to be Bold
4) All of the above
5) None of these

32. A programming language for creating special programs like applets is known as:
1) C + +
2) Java
3) .Net
4) BASIC
5) None of these

33. The shortcut key to quickly show desktop is:
1) Win+D
2) Win+U
3) Win+Space
4) Ctrl+Win
5) None of these

34. A Winchester disk is a:
1) Disk Stack
2) Flexible disk
3) Removable disk
4) All of the above
5) None of the above

35. The original ASCII code used ___ bits of each byte, reserving that last bit for error checking.
1) 5
2) 6
3) 7
4) 8
5) 4


36. 1GL refers to:
1) First Generation Logarithm
2) First Generation Logic
3) First Generation Light-computer
4) First Generation programming Language
5) None of these

37. FORTRAN was introduced in:
1) 1945
2) 1949
3) 1950
4) 1957
5) 1959

38. ".txt" files can be made in:
1) Notepad
2) Windows Media Player
3) WordPad
4) Both 1 & 3
5) None of the above

39. Which of the following is different from other?
1) Internet
2) Windows
3) Unix
4) Linux
5) None of these

40. Digital Camera is an:
1) Input Device
2) Output Device
3) Storage Device
4) Controller Device
5) None of these

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