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Computer Basics

Description: To Test the Knowledge of Students in the Computer Basics
Number of Questions: 25
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Tags: Computer Computer Basic Fundamentals Computer Fundamentals Fundamental of Computers Basics of Computers Computer Basics Data Communication & Networks Computer Hardware Programming
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Which of the following is not a characteristic of E-mail?

  1. Encryption

  2. Static Keys

  3. Network Interface Card (NIC)

  4. None of these


Correct Option: B

Which of the following is/are IBM's micro-computer(s)?

  1. Macintosh

  2. MAC

  3. Microcomp

  4. Both (1) and (2)


Correct Option: D

Which of the following is not a transmission technology?

  1. Broadcast

  2. Point-to-point linking

  3. Narrowcast linking

  4. None of these


Correct Option: C

Which of the following are mandatory parts of a complete PC system?

  1. Keyboard and printer

  2. Input and output

  3. Hardware and software

  4. All of the above


Correct Option: C

Processing control procedures have

  1. access control for on line data

  2. authorisation and authentication of users

  3. reporting of before and after images

  4. none of these


Correct Option: C

Firewall is used in PC for

  1. authentication

  2. security

  3. data transmission

  4. none of these


Correct Option: B
Explanation:

 Firewall is one of the best ways to protect your computer network.

Network firewalls get the name from physical walls which prevent fire spreading from one section of a building to another. In these, walls are structures which strictly control access from one side to another and in this case it is another form of PC security.

Which of the following do you think is not necessary for computerization system in a bank?

  1. Effective customer service

  2. Focus on manual records

  3. Effective back office integration

  4. None of these


Correct Option: B

CD ROMs are

  1. magnetic storage devices

  2. optical storage devices

  3. primary storage devices

  4. none of these


Correct Option: B
Explanation:

 CD-rROMS are OPTICAL DISK and are also referred as the optical storage device.

Library management software is for

  1. documenting the changes that are made to programs

  2. controlling the version numbers of the programs

  3. both (1) and (2)

  4. none of these


Correct Option: C

Client-server computing is used in

  1. Network multi-media

  2. Interactive multi-media

  3. MPEG video

  4. All of the above


Correct Option: A

Floppy disks are

  1. storage devices

  2. random access memories

  3. used for transferring data

  4. all of the above


Correct Option: A

Which of the following is not a characteristic of a computer?

  1. Speed

  2. Intelligence

  3. Automation

  4. Versatility


Correct Option: B

Which of the following is/are not a part of system?

  1. Electric supply

  2. Peripherals

  3. Common goal

  4. Logical interconnection between peripherals


Correct Option: C

The most common input device used today is ..........

  1. IC chip

  2. VDU

  3. Motherboard

  4. Keyboard


Correct Option: D

The third generations of computers lasted during

  1. 1965-1971

  2. 1959-1964

  3. 1971-1981

  4. none of these


Correct Option: A
Explanation:

 The Third generation computers came in 1965 and lasted till 1971.

Which of the following is/are true?

  1. A Pc/XT uses an 80186 microprocessor whereas a PC/XT uses an 80286 microprocessor.

  2. If the power goes off while executing a program, the instructions and data in the memory will be lost.

  3. Both (1) and (2)

  4. None of these


Correct Option: B

Which of the following is a component of Internet?

  1. Routers to strengthen the attenuated signals

  2. Repeaters to establish physical connection between various LANs

  3. Bridges to optimize the transmission path of messages

  4. Gateways to allow a network to use the resources of another main frame


Correct Option: D

A device that receives data from slow speed devices and transmits it to different locations is called

  1. message switcher

  2. remote concentrator

  3. demux

  4. front end proc


Correct Option: B

Collection of sector forms a

  1. cylinder

  2. track

  3. disk

  4. block


Correct Option: C

Which of the following is/are types of server?

  1. DNS

  2. File server

  3. Print

  4. All of the above


Correct Option: D

____________ is used to read choice filled up by a student in common entrance tests.

  1. Pointing device

  2. Hand help scanner

  3. OMR

  4. Camera


Correct Option: B

What does the restructuring of existing source code in reverse engineering?

  1. Completeness

  2. Abstraction

  3. Directionality

  4. None of these


Correct Option: A

_________ is a supercomputer created by networking many small computers.

  1. Network super

  2. ASCI white

  3. LAN

  4. Grid


Correct Option: C

Desirable feature(s) of a modem is/are

  1. automatic dial-up

  2. attenuation and amplification

  3. dynamic equalization

  4. all of the above


Correct Option: D

File transfer is

  1. an application program

  2. a function of the application layer

  3. a web application

  4. a protocol of the application layer


Correct Option: D
Explanation:

FTP i.e file transfer protocol, is used to transfer a file from node to node.

FTP works at OSI layer 7,  i.e. the Application layer.

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