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Q1. ___ can be defined as an electronic device that processes the data and displays the desired output.
A. Calculator
B. Computer
C. Pager
D. DVD Player
Ans: B

Q2. The computer can be used to deposit or withdraw money from the bank through ___ equipment of the same bank or the other at any time of the day.
A. ATM Machine
B. Electronic Cheque
C. E-Banking
D. Personnel Digital Assistant
Ans: A

Q3. The data in the computer is stored in ___ format.
A. Analog
B. Decimal
C. Binary
D. Hexadecimal
Ans: C

Q4. LSB stands for ___.
A. Left Single Bit
B. Least Significant Bit
C. Least Significant Bite
D. Left Significant Bit
Ans: B

Q5. ___ is a sequence of binary digits that is 0 or 1.
A. Binary Pattern
B. Nibble
C. Byte
D. Switch
Ans: A

Q6. Which of the following acts as an interface between CPU and various other units?
A. Primary Memory
B. Magnetic Media
Ans: A

Q7. Side by Side installation is also called as ___ installation.
A. Parallel
B. Simultaneous
C. Clean
D. Multi Boot
Ans: D

Q8. ___ is a mechanism designed to enforce license restrictions by preventing the most common form of software privacy.
Ans: C

Q9. Which of the following is the circular button located on the top left-hand corner of the document which is used to save documents?
A. Office Button
B. Quick Office Toolbar
C. Contextual Tabs
D. Live Previews
Ans: A

Q10. Which of the following views in the document utilizes the full space of the screen?
A. Print Layout
B. Full-Screen Reading
C. Web Layout
D. Draft
Ans: B

Q11. ___ cell references are represented by the sign.
A. Contiguous
B. Non-Contiguous
C. Relative
D. Absolute
Ans: D

Q12. ___ are predefined formulas.
A. Operators
B. Operands
C. Functions
D. Operations
Ans: C

Q13. Which of the following is the file extension for powerpoint template in office 2007?
A. *.PPT
C. *.POT
Ans: D

Q14. IIS stands for ___
A. Intranet Information Services
B. Important Information Services
C. Internet Information Services
D. Internet Implementation System
Ans: C

Q15. Which of the following wizard is capable of assisting an administrator in assigning a name and description to the computer and enabling a firewall?
A. Windows Component Wizard
B. Network Setup Wizard
C. Security Setup Wizard
D. Simple File Sharing Wizard
Ans: B

Q16. We can change the workgroup to which a computer belongs easily by using ___.
A. Network Setup Wizard
B. Give this computer a description and name
C. Name your network page
D. Windows component wizard
Ans: A

Q17. Which of the following is a presentation tool?
A. MS-Word
B. MS-Excel
C. MS-PowerPoint
D. MS-Access
Ans: C

Q18. ___option allows specifying whether to print in portrait format or landscape format.
A. Scaling.
B. Paper size
C. Orientation
D. Print Preview Button
Ans: C

Q19. ___ format applies formatting only to a particular word, sentence or letter within a paragraph
A. Paragraph
B. Removing
C. Character
D. Subheading
Ans: A

Q20. Windows assigns ___ to each user account.
A. Security ID
B. Account Type
C. Keys
D. Guest Login
Ans: A

Q21. ___ is the use of computers and software to manage information.
A) Information technology*
B) Computer-Aided Design
C) Broadcasting
D) Webcasting
Ans: A

Q22. MIS stands for ___
A) Managerial Information System
B) Management Information System*
C) Management Information Service
D) Management Interactive System
Ans: B

Q23. In the year 1642 Blaise Pascal, at age 19, invented the ___ as an aid for his father who was a tax collector.
A) Processor
B) Tubes
C) calculating clock
D) Pascaline*
Ans: D

Q24. ___ is a device that accepts information (in the form of digitalized data) and manipulates it for some result based on a program or sequence of instructions on how the data is to be processed.
A) Computer *
B) Internet
C) Router
D) Hub
Ans: A

Q25. ___ is a system of communication.
A) Code
B) Language*
C) Data
D) Binary
Ans: B

Q26. External memory sometimes called ___
A) Backing store
B) Virtual drive*
C) Local drive
D) Magnetic drive
Ans: B

Q27. Find and Replace palette consists of ___ tabs
A) Find tab, Replace tab & Go To tab*
B) Find tab, Replace tab & Search tab
C) Find page tab, Replace page tab & Search tab
D) None of the above
Ans: A

Q28. Which is the software’s found on every PC?
A) Operating procedure & Application Programs
B) Programming & Non-Programming
C) Operating Systems & Application Programs*
D) Operating systems & Memory programs
Ans: C

Q29. CAT stands for ___
A. Computerized Axial Tomography*
B. Computerized Arithmetical Tomography
C. Computerized Axial Terminology
D. Computer Aided Technology
Ans: A

Q30. ___ symbols are used to represent the numbers and hence it is called the Decimal number system.
A) Ten *
B) Nine
C) Eight
D) Eleven
Ans: A

Q31. ___of a number system is defined as the number of different digits which can occur in each position in the number system.
A) base or orbit
B) base or radix*
C) decibel or radix
D) None of the above
Ans: B

Q32. Two symbols are used to represent the numbers and hence it is called ___
A) Decimal number system
B) Binary number system*
C) Negative number system
D) None of the above
Ans: B

Q33. Convert the decimal value (72) to binary___
A) 1001001
B) 1001011
C) 1000011
D) 1001000*
Ans: D

Q34. ___are performed in the same manner as in decimal arithmetic.
A) Carry-forward
B) Carry-overs*
C) Take-over’s
D) None of the above
Ans: B

Q35. Convert the value (1111100) base, from binary to decimal
A) 124*
B) 127
C) 129
D) 123
Ans: A

Q36. Convert the value (50) from hexadecimal to decimal.
A) 70
B) 90
C) 120
D) 80 *
Ans: D

Q37. ___ is a software component of a computer system that is responsible for the management of various activities of the computer and the sharing of computer resources.
A) Software system
B) Operating system*
C) UNIX System
D) Linux System
Ans: B

Q38. ___ is nothing more than a space on the hard disk reserved to store information that is deleted so that in the event of deleting a file or folder by mistake it is possible to retrieve it.
A) Recycle Bin *
B) Memory
C) Hard Disk
D) Temp
Ans: A

Q39. ___ is a special memory that operates much faster than SDRAM memory.
B) Cache memory*
C) Flash memory
D) Pen-drive
Ans: B

Q40. Which of the following is/are examples of commercial software?
A) Word Processing
B) Database Management System
C) Electronic Spread Sheet
D) All A, B & C *
Ans: D

Q41. ___ is a human-oriented language.
A) High-Level Language *
B) Low-Level Language
C) Machine Language
D) Assembly Language
Ans: A

Q42. Component/s of Operating systems is/are ___
A) Process Management
B) Memory Management
C) File Management
D) All A, B & C*
Ans: D

Q43. ___ is the publicly available worldwide system of interconnected computer networks that transmit data by packet switching over the Internet Protocol.
A) Internet*
Ans: A

Q44. Internet is ___
A) “A network of games”
B) “A network of people”
C) “A network of MIS”
D) “A network of networks” *
Ans: D

Q45. A piece of a message transmitted over a switching network is called as ___
A) Packets*
B) Bytes
C) Data
D) Signal
Ans: A

Q46. A network within an organization is an example for ___
A) Wide area network
B) Local area network*
C) Telnet
Ans: B

Q47. ARPANet stands for ___
A) Advanced Research Process Agency Network
B) Advanced Research Projects Agency Network*
C) Advanced Research Process Agent Network
D) Advanced Request Process Agent Network
Ans: B

Q48. ___ is made up of thousands of individual dots in rows and columns.
A) Bitmap*
C) Vector
D) Both A and B
Ans: A

Q49. ___ is a single graphics file that depicts movement, for instance, a man walking,
a butterfly flapping its wings etc.
A) Masking
B) Animation*
C) Video
D) Audio
Ans: B

Q50. Color palette of PowerPoint includes ___ tabs
A) Standard & Custom*
D) RGB & Grayscale
Ans: A

Q51. ___ aligns the contents of a document from the left edge to the right edge of the page.
A) Right
B) Left
C) Justify *
D) Strikethrough
Ans: C

Q52. Which keyboard shortcut bolds selected text? Answer 2
A) Ctrl+B*
B) Alt+B
C) File/Format/Bold
D) None of the above
Ans: A

Q53. How can you highlight text without using the mouse?
A. It is impossible
B. Use the F5 key
C. Use the arrow keys while holding down a Ctrl key
D. Use the arrow keys while holding down a Shift key*
Ans: D

Q54. Bullets and numbering palette of Ms-word consists of ___ tabs
A) Bulleted tab & Outline numbered tab
B) Bulleted tab, Numbered tab & Outline numbered tab*
C) Numbered tab & Outline numbered tab
D) Ordered bullet tab & Unordered bullet tab
Ans: B

Q55. What is the native file format for MS Excel?
A. .doc
B. .txt
C. .xls *
D. .ess
Ans: C

Q56. What is the shortcut key when you want to go to the next spreadsheet?
A) Ctrl+page down *
B) Shift+page down
C) Alt+Shift+ page down
D) Ctrl + Shift + Page down
Ans: A

Q57. MS Excel is distributed by which company?
A) Microsoft*
D) Oracle
Ans: A

Q58. The format of the sum function is___
A) = SUM(Starting cell address * Ending cell address)
B) = SUM (cell address – Ending cell address)
C) = SUM(Starting cell address: Ending cell address)*
D) = SUM(cell address + Ending cell address)
Ans: C

Q59. Which of the following is/are Logical Functions?
A) IF():
B) Sumif()
D) All A, B & C *
Ans: D

Q60. ___ list is a collection of some commonly used words, which can be reproduced by dragging fill handle.
A) Custom list*
B) Data list
C) User list
D) Custom Data
Ans: A

Q61. Fifth Generation Computer uses___ & ___ technology
A) Microelectronic technologies & Parallel processing*
B) Dual-core & Multiprocessing
C) Pentium-II & Pentium-IV
D) Multi Chipset & Multi-processor
Ans: A

Q62. Identify the missing component from the images file.
A) Microprocessor*
B) Motherboard
D) Power supply
Ans: A

Q63. CPU consists of ___
1) Main memory
2) Control unit
3) Arithmetic Logical Unit
4) Input unit

A) 2, 3 & 4
B) 1, 2 & 3*
C) 1, 3 & 4
D) 1, 2, 3 & 4
Ans: B

Q64. A range of software’s are used for ___
1) Business
2) Communication
3) Entertainment
4) Sports
5) Finance

A) 1, 2, 3
B) 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5 *
C) 2, 3, 4 & 5
D) 1, 3, 4 & 5
Ans: B

Q65. Which of the following options will appear in the Start Menu of the Windows operating system?
1) Log-off
2) All program
3) Search
4) Control Panel
5) Turn off computer

A) 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5 *
B) 2, 3, 4 & 5
C) 1, 3, 4 & 5
D) 1, 2, 4 & 5
Ans: A

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How many bits are there in 1 byte?

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The function  is to translate the ___ instructions into machine code.

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Where do we need to click in the dialog box that appears, when we press Ctrl+ N?

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Acc. to rules of binary multiplication what is 1* 0 =

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According to rules of binary addition what is 0+1=

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The process of loading the operating system from the secondary memory to primary memory is called as-

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LINUX is a-

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C++ is a –

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How many megabytes are there in 1GB?

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How many bytes are there in 1KB?

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The actual appearance of the document to be printed is shown in the -

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Mouse is a-

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MS-PowerPoint is a-

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What is the full form of RAM?

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The Operating system is a-

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The last row number of the excel spreadsheet is –

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The current cell is an MS-Excel will be –

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When a file is deleted, where does it get transferred?

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A formula begins with the ___ sign.

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Where is the name of the file displayed in a window?

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Who is the first lady computer performer?

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What is the Logic Proposed by English mathematician George Bool?

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This is a first-generation computer.

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Laptops are also known as-

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Where are all the tools displayed in a window?

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