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Computer Aptitude

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Which of the following keeps a computer running for 15 minutes after the power is lost?

  1. CPU

  2. UPS

  3. BUS

  4. USB

  5. CMOS


Correct Option: B
Explanation:

A UPS (Uninterruptible Power Supply) keeps a computer running for 15 minutes after the power is lost, it is usually sufficient time to save all necessary documents and properly shut down the computer.

ASCII code for character b is

  1. 65

  2. 66

  3. 97

  4. 98

  5. 99


Correct Option: D
Explanation:

98 represents b in ASCII format.

Which of the following devices convert sound waves into electromagnetic waves?

  1. Speaker

  2. Microphone

  3. Modem

  4. Router

  5. Switch


Correct Option: B
Explanation:

Microphone is an input device used with computer systems. A microphone converts sound waves into electromagnetic waves.

System tray is available in which of the following?

  1. Desktop

  2. Start Menu

  3. Task Bar

  4. Control Panel

  5. My Computer


Correct Option: C
Explanation:

The system tray is located on the right side of the Windows task bar. It is the collection of small icons on the opposite side of the Start Menu. The volume control and the date & time are default items in the system tray.

Which of the following is developed by Adobe systems?

  1. doc

  2. xls

  3. ppt

  4. pdf

  5. mdb


Correct Option: D
Explanation:

PDF (Portable Document Format) is a multi-platform file format developed by Adobe Systems.
A PDF file captures document text, fonts, images, and even formatting of documents from a variety of applications. You can e-mail a PDF document to your friend and it will look the same way on his screen as it looks on yours, even if he has a Mac and you have a PC.

Which of the following holds copied data temporarily?

  1. Paste

  2. Clip art

  3. Clipboard

  4. Address Bar

  5. Status Bar


Correct Option: C
Explanation:

The clipboard is a section of RAM where your computer stores copied data. This can be a selection of text, an image, a file, or other type of data.

Which of the following is a low level programming language?

  1. Java

  2. Perl

  3. Interpreter

  4. Assembly language

  5. Translator


Correct Option: D
Explanation:

An assembly language is a low-level programming language.
An assembler is a program for converting instructions written in low-level symbolic code into machine code.

Which of the following is not an OS?

  1. DOS

  2. Windows

  3. Linux

  4. UNIX

  5. C


Correct Option: E
Explanation:

C is not an operating system.
C is a high-level programming language that was developed in the mid-1970s

Which of the following is not a valid hexadecimal number?

  1. AF30

  2. FA30

  3. AFAD

  4. AG30

  5. 9430


Correct Option: D
Explanation:

Hexadecimal is a base-16 number system. The values of a hexadecimal digit can be 0 to 9 and A to F.
So AG30 is not a valid hexadecimal number.

Forwarding an annoying email to multiple people is an example of which of the following?

  1. Spam

  2. Phishing

  3. Hacking

  4. Bad Netiquette

  5. Mail Merge


Correct Option: D
Explanation:

Forwarding an annoying email to multiple people is an example of bad netiquette.

A ________ is a recorded series of commands, menu selections and keypresses that automate repetitive tasks.

  1. margin

  2. clipboard

  3. macro

  4. thesaurus

  5. word wrap


Correct Option: C
Explanation:

A macro is a recorded series of commands, menu selections and keypresses that automate repetitive tasks.

Which of the following is used to copy formatting?

  1. Formatting toolbar

  2. Format painter

  3. Standard toolbar

  4. Watermark

  5. Clipboard


Correct Option: B
Explanation:

Format painter is used to copy formatting.

Which of the following is the shortcut to open a new tab in Mozila Firefox?

  1. Ctrl+W

  2. Ctrl+C

  3. Ctrl+R

  4. Ctrl+T

  5. Ctrl+D


Correct Option: D
Explanation:

Ctrl+T is used to open a new tab in Mozila Firefox.

Which of the following statements is incorrect about structured programming language?

  1. In this type of language, programs can be divided into objects.

  2. Prime focus is on functions and procedures that operate on data.

  3. Data moves freely around the systems from one function to another.

  4. Program structure follows Top Down Approach.

  5. In this type of language, large programs are divided into small programs called functions.


Correct Option: A
Explanation:

Object is a feature of object oriented language. Objects are not available in structured programming languages.

Which of the following identifies the name and location of a file or resource in a uniform format?

  1. URL

  2. URI

  3. DSL

  4. Modem

  5. Access Point


Correct Option: B
Explanation:

A URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) identifies the name and location of a file or resource in a uniform format.

Which of the following is not a valid horizontal alignment?

  1. Left

  2. Right

  3. Top

  4. Center

  5. Justify


Correct Option: C
Explanation:

Top is a vertical alignment.

Which of the following is a hardware?

  1. Compiler

  2. Interpreter

  3. Translator

  4. Router

  5. Assembler


Correct Option: D
Explanation:

Router is a hardware device that routes data from a local area network to another network connection.

________ refers to high-speed data transmission in which a single cable can carry a large amount of data at once.

  1. FTP

  2. Dial-up

  3. SMTP

  4. Broadband

  5. ADSL


Correct Option: D
Explanation:

Broadband refers to high-speed data transmission in which a single cable can carry a large amount of data at once.

________ is the company that you pay a monthly fee to in order to use the Internet.

  1. Web Server

  2. ISP

  3. Telnet

  4. ADSL

  5. Apache


Correct Option: B
Explanation:

ISP (Internet Service Provider) is the company that you pay a monthly fee to in order to use the Internet.

Which of the following is a code for green color in HTML?

  1. #FF0000

  2. #00FF00

  3. #0000FF

  4. #000000

  5. #FFFFFF


Correct Option: B
Explanation:

#00FF00 is the code for green color.HTML color codes are hexadecimal triplets representing the colors red, green, and blue (#RRGGBB). In the color green, the color code is #00FF00, which is '0' red, '255' green, and '0' blue.

Which of the following is used to go to the next window in MS Word?

  1. Ctrl + F1

  2. Ctrl + F2

  3. Ctrl + F4

  4. Ctrl + F6

  5. Ctrl + F10


Correct Option: D
Explanation:

Correct option is (4).

Which of the following are reserved words in C?
a) int
b) main
c) getch
d) float
e) long

  1. a, b, c, d

  2. a, b, c, e

  3. a, b, d, e

  4. b, c, d, e

  5. a, b, c, d, e


Correct Option: C
Explanation:

a) int, b) main, d) float, e) long are reserved words in C.c) getch is a function.

Which of the following is used to go to the next worksheet in MS Excel?

  1. Ctrl + Home

  2. Ctrl + Tab

  3. Ctrl + '

  4. Ctrl + Page Up

  5. Ctrl + Page Down


Correct Option: D
Explanation:

Ctrl + Page Down is used to go to the next worksheet in MS Excel.
Ctrl + Page Up is used to go to the previous worksheet in MS Excel.

Which of the following is not an email protocol?

  1. POP

  2. IMAP

  3. MAPI

  4. FTP

  5. SMTP


Correct Option: D
Explanation:

FTP (File Transfer Protocol) is a common method of transferring files via. the internet from one computer to another.

Which of the following is an e-mail client designed by Microsoft?

  1. MS Word

  2. MS Excel

  3. MS PowerPoint

  4. MS Outlook

  5. MS Access


Correct Option: D
Explanation:

Correct option is (4). 

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