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Question 1: The term ‘Computer’ is derived from --------- ?

  1. Latin
  2. German
  3. French
  4. Arabic

A

Question 2: What type of operating system MS-DOS is ?

  1. Command Line Interface
  2. Graphical User Interface
  3. Multitasking
  4. Menu Driven Interface

A

Question 3: Analog computer works on the supply of ---------- ?

  1. Continuous electrical pulses
  2. Electrical pulses but not continuous
  3. Magnetic strength
  4. None of the above

A

Question 4: ALU is------------ ?

  1. Arithmetic Logic Unit
  2. Array Logic Unit
  3. Application Logic Unit
  4. None of above

A

Question 5: What is the main difference between a mainframe and a super computer ?

  1. Super computer is much larger than mainframe computers
  2. Super computers are much smaller than mainframe computers
  3. Supercomputers are focused to execute few programs as fast as possible while mainframe uses its power to execute as many programs concurrently
  4. Supercomputers are focused to execute as many programs as possible while mainframe uses its power to execute few programs as fast as possible

C

Question 6: You can organize files by storing them in-------- ?

  1. archives
  2. folders
  3. indexes
  4. lists

C

Question 7: Junk e-mail is also called-------- ?

  1. spam
  2. spoof
  3. sniffer script
  4. spool

A

Question 8: --------represents raw facts, where-as----------is data made meaningful ?

  1. Information, reporting
  2. Data, information
  3. Information, bits
  4. Records, bytes

B

Question 9: What does DMA stand for ?

  1. Distinct Memory Access
  2. Direct Memory Access
  3. Direct Module Access
  4. Direct Memory Allocation

B

Question 10: IBM 1401 is-------- ?

  1. First Generation Computer
  2. Second Generation Computer
  3. Third Generation Computer
  4. Fourth Generation Computer

B

Question 11: Which of the following devices can be used to directly image printed text ?

  1. OCR
  2. OMR
  3. MICR
  4. All of above

A

Question 12: Who invented the high level language “C” ?

  1. Dennis M. Ritchie
  2. Niklaus Writh
  3. Seymour Papert
  4. Donald Kunth

A

Question 13: Personal computers use a number of chips mounted on a main circuit board. What is the common name for such boards ?

  1. Daughter board
  2. Motherboard
  3. Father board
  4. Breadboard

B

Question 14: A self replicating program, similar to a virus which was taken from a 1970s science fiction novel by John Bruner entitled the Shockwave Rider is--------- ?

  1. Bug
  2. Vice
  3. Lice
  4. Worm

D

Question 15: Which of the following is also known as brain of computer ?

  1. Control unit
  2. Central Processing unit
  3. Arithmetic and language unit
  4. Monitor

B

Question 16: 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

A

Question 17: RAM can be treated as the------------for the computer’s processor ?

  1. factory
  2. operating room
  3. waiting room
  4. planning room

C

Question 18: -----------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

B

Question 19: 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

B

Question 20: RAM is an example of---------- ?

  1. Secondary memory
  2. Primary memory
  3. Both A and B
  4. none

B

Question 21: 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

A

Question 22: -----------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)

D

Question 23: 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

C

Question 24: 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.

C

Question 25: To access properties of an object, the mouse technique to use is---------- ?

  1. Dragging
  2. dropping
  3. right-clicking
  4. shift-clicking

C

Question 26: When a computer is switched on, the booting process performs--------- ?

  1. Integrity Test
  2. Power-On Self-Test
  3. Correct Functioning Test
  4. Reliability Test

B

Question 27: Which of the following contains permanent data and gets updated during the processing of transactions ?

  1. Operating System File
  2. Transaction file
  3. Software File
  4. Master file

D

Question 28: The typical computer criminal is a(n)---------- ?

  1. Young hacker.
  2. Trusted employee with no criminal record.
  3. Trusted employee with a long, but unknown criminal record.
  4. Overseas young cracker.

B

Question 29: In 1999, the Melissa virus was a widely publicised:----------- ?

  1. E-mail virus.
  2. Macro virus.
  3. Trojan horse.
  4. Time bomb.

A

Question 30: -----------is the measurement of things such as fingerprints and retinal scans used for security access ?

  1. Biometrics
  2. Bio measurement
  3. Computer security
  4. Smart weapon machinery

A

Question 31: Cathode Ray Tube is a form of--------- ?

  1. Keyboard
  2. Mouse
  3. Monitor
  4. Mother board

C

Question 32: ---------refers to electronic trespassing or criminal hacking ?

  1. Cracking
  2. Jacking
  3. Spoofing
  4. Smarming

A

Question 33: ----------are used for plotting graphs and design on papers ?

  1. Trackball
  2. Joystick
  3. Light pen
  4. Plotters

D

Question 34: LAN stands for------------ ?

  1. Limited Area Network
  2. Logical Area Network
  3. Local Area Network
  4. Large Area Network

C

Question 35: In world today, most of the computers are----------- ?

  1. Digital
  2. Hybrid
  3. Analog
  4. Complex

A

Question 36: Which of the following uses a handheld operating system ?

  1. supercomputer
  2. personal computer
  3. Laptop
  4. PDA

D

Question 37: ----------is a windows utility program that locates and eliminates unncessary fragments and rearranges filed and unused disk space to optimize operations ?

  1. Backup
  2. Disk cleanup
  3. Disk Defragmenter
  4. Restore

C

Question 38: What feature adjusts the top and bottom margins so that the text is centered vertically on the printed page ?

  1. Vertical justifying
  2. Vertical adjusting
  3. Dual centering
  4. Horizontal centering

A

Question 39: Which of these is a point and draw device ?

  1. Mouse
  2. Scanner
  3. Printer
  4. CD-ROM

A

Question 40: A(n)-------------is a set of programs designed to manage the resources of a computer, including starting the computer, managing programs, managing memory and coordinating tasks between input and output devices ?

  1. application suite
  2. compiler
  3. input/output system
  4. Operating system
  5. None of these

D

Question 41: When entering text within a document, the Enter key is normally pressed at the end of every---------- ?

  1. Line
  2. Sentence
  3. Paragraph
  4. Word
  5. None of these

C

Question 42: By programmable machine we mean----------- ?

  1. computers
  2. modern television
  3. washing machines
  4. anything that can be set to perform different tasks with suitable programs

A

Question 43: Serial access memories are useful in applications where ?

  1. Data consists of numbers
  2. Short access time is required
  3. Each stored word is processed differently
  4. Data naturally needs to flow in and out in serial form

D

Question 44: Which of the following is the most powerful computers ?

  1. Mainframe Computer
  2. Mini Computers
  3. Micro Computers
  4. Super Computers

D

Question 45: Shortcut key for Change case is----------- ?

  1. Shift+F3
  2. Ctrl+Shift+F3
  3. Ctrl+F5
  4. Ctrl+Alt

A

Question 46: Pressing F8 key for three time selects---------- ?

  1. A sentence
  2. A paragraph
  3. A word
  4. Entire document

A

Question 47: Which one is not a nickname of a version of Andriod ?

  1. Honeycomb
  2. Cupcake
  3. Gingerbread
  4. Muffin

D

Question 48: How many sheets are there in Excel Workbook by default ?

  1. 2
  2. 3
  3. 4
  4. 5

B

Question 49: The word Computer used for the first time in----------- ?

  1. 1613
  2. 1614
  3. 1615
  4. 1616

A

Question 50: In 1940, first electronic computer was invented by------ ?

  1. Clifford Bery
  2. George Boole
  3. Atanasoff and Berry
  4. John V.Atanasoff

C

Question 51: How many ways you can save a document in Microsoft word ?

  1. 3
  2. 2
  3. 1
  4. 5

A

Question 52: Types of e-commerce----------- ?

  1. Business-to-Business (B2B)
  2. Consumer-to-Consumer (C2C)
  3. Business-to-Consumer (B2C)
  4. All of above

D

Question 53: DBMS stands for---------- ?

  1. Database management system
  2. Database maintaince system
  3. Database maintaince and storage
  4. Database management Sound

A

Question 54: A device through which we enter data in a computer known as ---------- ?

  1. Storage Device
  2. Internal Device
  3. Prcessing Device
  4. Input Device

D

Question 55: Components of computer system are ?

  1. Hardware
  2. Software
  3. Applications
  4. Both A and B

D

Question 56: Disk and tape drives are commonly used ?

  1. Hard copy
  2. Soft copy
  3. Secondary storage devices
  4. none of the above

C

Question 57: OCR stands for---------- ?

  1. Output Character Recorder
  2. Output Character Recognition
  3. Optical Character Recorder
  4. Optical Character Recognition

D

Question 58: Which shortcut key is used for calculating current sheet in Ms Excel ?

  1. Ctrl+F9
  2. Shift+F9
  3. F9
  4. F7

B

Question 59: --------- is the shortcut key to select the entire column in Excel ?

  1. Alt + Space bar
  2. Shift + Space bar
  3. Ctrl + Space bar
  4. None

C

Question 60: Website is a --------- ?

  1. Data
  2. Address
  3. Search engine
  4. None

B

Question 61: Printer is an ------------ ?

  1. Input device
  2. Software
  3. Output device
  4. None of above

C

Question 62: HDD stands for ?

  1. High Density Disk
  2. Heavy Duty Diesel
  3. Heating Degree Days
  4. Hard Disk Drive

D

Question 63: BCD stands for ?

  1. Bit Coded Decimal
  2. Binary Coded Digit
  3. Bit Coded Digit
  4. Binary Coded Decimal

D

Question 64: Shortcut key to double underline the selected text is ------ ?

  1. Ctrl + Alt + D
  2. Shift + Alt + U
  3. Ctrl + Shift + U
  4. Ctrl + Shift + D

D

Question 65: LED stands for ?

  1. Light Emission Digit
  2. Light Emitting Diode
  3. Light Emission Depot
  4. Light Emission Direct

B

Question 66: Abacus was the first ------------- ?

  1. Electronic computer
  2. mechanical computer
  3. electronic calculator
  4. mechanical calculator

D

Question 67: GPS stands for ------- ?

  1. Grade Positioning System
  2. Global Post System
  3. Guarantee Positioning System
  4. Global Positioning System

D

Question 68: How to start slide show of a presentation ?

  1. Hit F5 key
  2. From Slide Show menu choose View Show option
  3. From Slide Show menu choose Rehearse timing
  4. Both a & b

D

Question 69: Pressing F8 key for three times selects ------- ?

  1. A paragraph
  2. A word
  3. A sentence
  4. A whole page
  5. E. None

C

Question 70: Collection of characters, numbers and symbols is ?

  1. Data
  2. Keyboard
  3. Monitor
  4. Ram

A

Question 71: What is the default number of lines to drop for drop cap is ----- ?

  1. 3
  2. 7
  3. 10
  4. 15

A

Question 72: WhatsApp was founded in 2009 by:------------ ?

  1. Brian Acton
  2. Jan Koum
  3. Mark Zuckerberg
  4. Both A & B

D

Question 73: CD stands for ----- ?

  1. Composite Disk
  2. Company Disk
  3. Compact Disk
  4. Criteria Disk

C

Question 74: DVI stands for ------- ?

  1. Digital Video Internet
  2. Digital Video Interface
  3. Disc Video Interface
  4. Disc Video Internet

B

Question 75: CRT stands for ----- ?

  1. Crystal Ray Tube
  2. Cathode Ray Tube
  3. Cabin Ray Tube
  4. Carbon Ray Tube

B

Question 76: HTML stands for ------- ?

  1. Hyper Text Magic Line
  2. Hyper Text Markup Line
  3. Hyper Text Markup Language
  4. High Text Markup Language

B

Question 77: How many menus has a calculator in the windows ?

  1. Three
  2. Five
  3. Four
  4. Two

A

Question 78: Which key is used to create chart from selected data in excel ?

  1. F11
  2. F1
  3. F10
  4. Both A & B

A

Question 79: Which of the following shortcut key is used to close the program ?

  1. Crt+F3
  2. F4
  3. Shif+F4
  4. Alt+F4

D

Question 80: CPU is an example of ----- ?

  1. Software
  2. A program
  3. An output unit
  4. Hardware

D

Question 81: XML stands for ------- ?

  1. Extensible Meria Letters
  2. Extensible Media Language
  3. Xtensible Markup Language
  4. Extensible Markup Language

D

Question 82: In Excel which key is used for format number in date format ?

  1. Ctrl+Shift+6
  2. Ctrl+Shift+4
  3. Ctrl+Shift+3
  4. Shift+1

C

Question 83: WWWW stands for -------- ?

  1. World Wide Web Wireless
  2. World Wide Web Worm
  3. World Wide Wonderful Wine
  4. World Wide Web Wrestling

B

Question 84: ALU stands for ------- ?

  1. Arithmetic Longest Unit
  2. Arithmetic Logic Unit
  3. Arithmetic Longest United
  4. None of these

B

Question 85: Window key + F ?

  1. Show system properties
  2. Find Computers
  3. Find files or folders
  4. Run

C

Question 86: --------is a process of encoding data and information into an unreadable form ?

  1. Encryption
  2. Formatting
  3. Transmission
  4. Spooling

A

Question 87: In Microsoft PowerPoint two kind of sound effects files that can be added to the presentation are ?

  1. .wav files and .mid files
  2. .wav files and .gif files
  3. .wav files and .jpg files
  4. .jpg files and .gif files

A

Question 88: The keys on the top of keyboard as F1, F2 ....... F12 are called-------- ?

  1. Enter keys
  2. Lock keys
  3. Insert keys
  4. Function keys

D

Question 89: Which of the following are word processing software ?

  1. WordPerfect
  2. Wordpad
  3. MS Word
  4. All of above

D

Question 90: MS-Word automatically moves the text to the next line when it reaches the right edge of the screen and is called ?

  1. Carriage Return
  2. Enter
  3. Word Wrap
  4. None of the above

C

Question 91: In Microsoft Word shortcut key CTRL+W is used for---------- ?

  1. open the Print dialog box
  2. Update the current Web page
  3. close the current window
  4. None of these

C

Question 92: What do you mean by vertical separation between columns ?

  1. Orientation
  2. Gutter
  3. Margin
  4. Index

C

Question 93: Borders can be applied to-------- ?

  1. Cells
  2. Text
  3. Paragraph
  4. All of above

D

Question 94: Thesaurus tool in MS Word is used for---------- ?

  1. Grammar options
  2. Spelling suggestions
  3. Synonyms and Antonyms words
  4. All of above

C

Question 95: Which of the following option in File pull down menu is used to close a MS Word document ?

  1. Exit
  2. Close
  3. Quit
  4. New

B

Question 96: After typing header text, how can you quickly enter footer text ?

  1. Click on Switch between Header & Footer then type the text
  2. Press PageDown key and type the text for footer
  3. Both of above
  4. None of above

A

Question 97: In Ms Word, When inserting Page number in footer it appeared 1 but you wish to show How can you do that ?

  1. From Insert menu choose Page Number and specify necessary setting
  2. From format menu choose bullets and Numbering and configure necessary setting
  3. Click on Page Number Format tool and specify required setting
  4. All of above

C

Question 98: What is the function of CTRL+R in Microsoft Word ?

  1. Open the Print dialog box
  2. Update the current Web page
  3. Close the current window
  4. None of these
  5. Read More Details about this Mcq

C

Question 99: What is gutter margin in Ms Word ?

  1. Margin that is added to the left margin when printing
  2. Margin that is added to right margin when printing
  3. Margin that is added to the binding side of page when printing
  4. Margin that is added to the outside of the page when printing

C

Question 100: Where can you find the Draw Table tool button in Microsoft Word ?

  1. Formatting toolbar
  2. Drawing toolbar
  3. Standard toolbar
  4. Tables and Formatting toolbar

D