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Computer Basics

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Which of the following is a product of data processing?

  1. Information

  2. Data

  3. Software program

  4. System

  5. All of the above


Correct Option: A
Explanation:

Data processing is, broadly, the collection and manipulation of items of data to produce meaningful information.

Which of the following is not a search engine?

  1. Google

  2. Yahoo

  3. Facebook

  4. Duck Duck Go

  5. Bing


Correct Option: C
Explanation:

Facebook is an online social networking service headquartered in Menlo Park, California. It is not a search engine.

The process of putting data into a storage location is called

  1. reading

  2. writing

  3. controlling

  4. handshaking

  5. None of these


Correct Option: B
Explanation:

A storage medium (media is the plural) is the physical material on which items are kept. A storage device is the computer hardware that records and retrieves items to and from a storage medium. Storage devices can function as sources of input and output. When storage devices transfer items from memory to a storage medium – a process called Writing when putting data into a storage location.

Which of the following is not a storage device?

  1. DVD

  2. Hard Disk

  3. Floppy Disk

  4. Mouse

  5. None of these


Correct Option: D
Explanation:

It is a user output device. Its not used to store the any kind of data.

What do you mean by "URL" using internet?

  1. A computer program

  2. A type of web server

  3. The address of a document or page on the world wide web

  4. An acronym for unlimited resources for learning

  5. It is used to access information


Correct Option: C
Explanation:

URL stands for 'Uniform Resource Locator'. It is the address of a web page.

What is the full form of E-mail?

  1. Electric Mail

  2. Electromagnetic Mail

  3. Electronic Mail

  4. Elementry Mail

  5. None of these


Correct Option: C
Explanation:

Electronic mail, most commonly referred to as email or e-mail since 1993, is a method of exchanging digital messages from an author to one or more recipients.

The term 'Pentium' is used for the

  1. mouse

  2. hard disk

  3. Microprocessor

  4. DVD

  5. None of these


Correct Option: C
Explanation:

Pentium is a brand used for a series of x86-compatible microprocessors produced by Intel.

What is the full form of BIOS?

  1. Better Integrated Operating System

  2. Basic Input Output System

  3. Battery Integrated Operating Setup

  4. Backup Input Output System

  5. None of these


Correct Option: B
Explanation:

BIOS is a type of firmware used during the booting process (power-on startup). he BIOS firmware is built into personal computers (PCs), and it is the first software they run when powered on.

The term 'Memory' refers to

  1. logic

  2. storage

  3. input devices

  4. output devices

  5. software


Correct Option: B
Explanation:

Memory is used to store the all kinds of data. There can be different kinds of memories to store data.

Define User Interface.

  1. What the user sees on the screen and how they interact with it

  2. How the operating system responds to user commands

  3. The means by which the user interacts with peripheral devices on the computer

  4. System software to perform action for interface with users

  5. All of the above


Correct Option: A
Explanation:

The user looks at the screen and uses different mathods to interact with the computer. For example, the user used input peripheral devices like keyboard, mouse to give some input to interact and get useful information.

Which of the following has the maximum storage capacity?

  1. CD-R

  2. CD-RW

  3. DVD

  4. VCD

  5. CD-ROM


Correct Option: C
Explanation:

DVD stands for Digital Versatile Disc. A DVD has 4.7gb of capacity or almost 7 times that of a standard CD.

.Tmp Extenstion file is used for:

  1. Temporary file

  2. Image file

  3. Video file

  4. Text file

  5. Executive FIle


Correct Option: A
Explanation:

Temporary files, or foo files (.TMP), are files created to temporarily contain information while a new file is being made.

Define ROM.

  1. It disconnects the computer.

  2. It starts up the operating system.

  3. It connects to the hardware.

  4. It helps to turn on the computer.

  5. It is used to switch off the computer.


Correct Option: B
Explanation:

It is the internal working of a computer; also known as Read Only Memory. It is a non-volatile memory. The user can not make any changes in this memory. It stores the information required to start up the operating system of a computer

What do you mean by term 'BCC" used in email?

  1. Black Carbon Copy

  2. Blind Carbon Copy

  3. Business Computer Center

  4. Business Computer Card

  5. None of these


Correct Option: B
Explanation:

In the context of correspondence, blind carbon copy (abbreviated Bcc:) allows the sender of a message to conceal the person entered in the Bcc: field from the other recipients

Which is shortcut key used to print a document?

  1. Ctrl + P

  2. Shift + P

  3. Alt + P

  4. Ctrl + Alt + P

  5. None of these


Correct Option: A
Explanation:

This shortcut key is used to print out the document.

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