Basic Computer Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams

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1 .When sending an e-mail, the ____ line describes the contents of the message.
A.  subject
B.  to
C.  None of these
D.  contents
E.  cc
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2 .Which of the following packages is used for composition in printing press?
A.  Lotus
B.  Dbase
C.  Fortran
D.  PageMaker
E.  Word Perfect
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3 .Which of the following technique is used in high speed modem ?
A.  TDM
B.  PCM
C.  QAM
D.  FDM
E.  None of these
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4 .Which groupings do you work with when formatting text in Word ?
A.  None of these
B.  Characters, sections and paragraphs
C.  Indexes, characters and tables
D.  Paragraphs, indexes and sections
E.  Tables, paragraphs and indexes
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5 .________ is system software designed to help analyze, configure, optimize or maintain a computer.
A.  Data Compression
B.  File synchronization
C.  Hard disk
D.  Utility Program
E.  None of these
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6 .The main directory of a disk is called the ____ directory.
A.  network
B.  Home
C.  Other than those given as options
D.  folder
E.  root
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7 ._____ is the concept of sending extra bits for use in error detection.
A.  Redundancy
B.  Check
C.  None of these
D.  Detection
E.  Checksum fault
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8 .The term 'Bit' is short form for
A.  Binary Digit
B.  Binary Information Unit
C.  Binary Language
D.  Binary Number
E.  Megabyte
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9 .Different applications and documents of windows desktop are represented by
A.  Icons
B.  None of these
C.  Lebels
D.  Symbols
E.  Graph
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10 .Which of the following is not a part of storage in the computer?
A.  Plotter
B.  Hard Disk
C.  ROM
D.  RAM
E.  Floppy Disk
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11 .Passwords enable users to __________.
A.  make efficient use of time
B.  simplify file structures
C.  None of these
D.  retain confidentiality of files
E.  get into the system quickly
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12 .ctrl, shift and alt are called ....... keys.
A.  function
B.  adjustment
C.  alphanumeric
D.  modifier
E.  None of these
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13 .Which one of the following would not be considered as a form of secondary storage ?
A.  optical disk
B.  floppy disk
C.  RAM
D.  hard disk
E.  flash drive
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14 .Firewalls are used to protect against
A.  Phishing
B.  Vishing
C.  Unauthorized Attacks
D.  Data Driven Attacks
E.  External resources
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15 .Storage that retains its data after the power is turned off is referred to as
A.  Non-volatile storage
B.  Sequential storage
C.  Cache storage
D.  Volatile storage
E.  Direct storage
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16 .ROM stands for
A.  Random Other Memory
B.  Read Only Memory
C.  Random Only Memory
D.  None of these
E.  Readable Only Memory
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17 .Which of the following are advantages of CD-ROM as a storage media?
A.  CD-ROM is an inexpensive way to store large amount of data and information
B.  CD-ROM disks retrieve data and information more quickly than magnetic disks do
C.  All of the above
D.  None of these
E.  CD-ROMs make less errors than magnetic media
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18 .After a user has saved and deleted many files, many scattered areas of stored data remain that are too small to be used efficiency, causing
A.  Turmoil
B.  Disarray
C.  None of these
D.  Disorder
E.  Fragmentation
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19 .What do we call for the arrangement when two or more computers physically connected by cables to share information orhardware ?
A.  server
B.  internet
C.  modem
D.  Network
E.  URL
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20 .A MODEM is connected in between a telephone line and a____
A.  Serial Port
B.  Computer
C.  Communication Adapter
D.  Network
E.  All of these
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21 .What is the full form of ROM ?
A.  Random Opaque Modulator
B.  Red Orange Magenta
C.  Relative Overlay Module
D.  Read Opitcal Media
E.  Read Only Memory
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22 .What is the full form of VoIP?
A.  Voice of Internet Power
B.  Very Optimized Internet Protocol
C.  Voice Over Internet Protocol
D.  Very Official Internet Protocol
E.  Voice on Internet Protocol
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23 .The sequence of events that occurs in the computer when it is interpreting and executing an instruction is known as a (n)
A.  execution cycle
B.  working cycle
C.  None of these
D.  machine cycle
E.  instruction cycle
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24 .Codes consisting of bars or lines of varying widths or lengths that are computer-readable are known as-
A.  an ASCII code
B.  None of these
C.  a bar code
D.  an OCR scanner
E.  a magnetic tape
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25 .The __ of a system includes the programs or instructions.
A.  hardware
B.  information
C.  peripheral
D.  icon
E.  software
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