Computer and IT Selected Questions and Answers Set 9

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Q.1:- Which of these keys is not on the number of keypad ?

  1. Ctrl
  2. Del
  3. Enter
  4. Num Lock
  5. None of these

Ans:- (a) Ctrl

Q.2:- Which of the following is not an input device ?

  1. Keyboard
  2. Monitor
  3. Joystick
  4. Microphone
  5. None of these

Ans:- (b) Monitor

Q.3:- Output devices make it possible to …………….. ?

  1. View and print a data
  2. Scan a data
  3. Input a data
  4. Sending a data
  5. None of these

Ans:- (a) View and print a data

Q.4:- Whenever we have to give space between the two words while typing on a PC we have to press a key known as …………… .

  1. Backspace
  2. Shift
  3. Ctrl
  4. Escape
  5. Space Bar

Ans:- (e) Space Bar

Q.5:- A printer is this kind of device ?

  1. Input
  2. Word Processing
  3. Processing
  4. Output
  5. None of these

Ans:- (d) Output

Q.6:- How is it possible that both programs and data can be stored on the same floppy disk ?

  1. A floppy disk has two sides, one for data and one for programs
  2. Programs and data are both software, and both can be stored on any memory device
  3. A floppy disk has to be formatted for one or for the other
  4. Floppy disks can only store data, not programs
  5. None of these

Ans:- (b) Programs and data are both software, and both can be stored on any memory device

Q.7:- To put information in a file on a magnetic disk, or in a computer’s memory, so that it can be used later ………… .

  1. Store
  2. Ship
  3. Shift
  4. Centre
  5. None of these
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Ans:- (a) Store

Q.8:- …………. is the maximum amount of data that can be stored on a storage medium.

  1. Magnetic Storage
  2. Optical Storage
  3. Solid State Storage
  4. Storage Capacity
  5. None of these

Ans:- (d) Storage Capacity

Q.9:- A flat metallic disk that contains a large amount of permanently stored information read optically is called a …………….. .

  1. Monitor
  2. ALU
  3. CD-ROM
  4. RAM
  5. None of these

Ans:- (c) CD-ROM

Q.10:- Which media have the ability to have data / information stored (written) on them by users more than once ?

  1. CD-R disks
  2. CD-RW disks
  3. Zip disks
  4. Optical disks
  5. Both CD-RW disks and Zip disks

Ans:- (b) CD-RW disks

Q.11:- A compiler is used to translate a program written in …………….. .

  1. A low level language
  2. A high level language
  3. Assembly language
  4. Machine language
  5. None of these

Ans:- (b) a high level language

Q.12:- The general term “peripheral equipment” is used for …………… ?

  1. Any device that is attached to a computer system
  2. Large scale computer systems
  3. A program collection
  4. Other office equipment not associated with a desktop computer
  5. Non of these

Ans:- (a) Any device that is attached to a computer system

Q.13:- A computer system includes ?

  1. Hardware
  2. Software
  3. Peripheral devices
  4. All of these
  5. None of these

Ans:- (d) All of these

Q.14:- An assembler is used to translate a program written in …………. .

  1. A low level language
  2. Machine language
  3. A high level language
  4. Assembly language
  5. None of these
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Ans:- (d) Assembly language

Q.15:- Which process checks to ensure the components of the computer are operating and connected properly ?

  1. Booting
  2. Processing
  3. Saving
  4. Editing
  5. None of these

Ans:- (a) Booting

Q.16:- A computer cannot “boot” if it does not have the …………. .

  1. Compiler
  2. Loader
  3. Operating system
  4. Assembler
  5. None of these

Ans:- (c) Operating System

Q.17:- What are two example of freeware ?

  1. WinZip and Linux
  2. Shareware and file sharing
  3. Microsoft Word and the Google toolbar
  4. Instant messaging and the Google toolbar
  5. Microsoft Power Point and Microsoft Excel

Ans:- (d) Instant messaging and the Google toolbar

Q.18:- Computer programs are also known as …………… .

  1. Operating systems
  2. Documents
  3. Peripherals
  4. Applications
  5. None of these

Ans:- (d) Applications

Q.19:- The internet is a system of ?

  1. Software bundles
  2. Web pages
  3. Website
  4. Interconnected networks
  5. None of these

Ans:- (d) Interconnected networks

Q.20:- Which of the following is the communications protocol that sets the standard used by every computer that access Web-based information ?

  1. XML
  2. DML
  3. HTTP
  4. HTML
  5. None of these

Ans:- (c) HTTP

Q.21:- The …………… also called the web contains billions of documents ?

  1. World Wide Web
  2. HTTP
  3. Web Portal
  4. Domain
  5. None of these

Ans:- (a) World Wide Web

Q.22:- A computer …………. Is a set of program instructions that can attach itself to a file, reproduce itself, and spread to other files.

  1. Worm
  2. Virus
  3. Trojan Horse
  4. Phishing Scam
  5. None of these
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Ans:- (b) Virus

Q.23:- The software that allows users to surf the internet is called a/an …………… .

  1. Search Engine
  2. Internet Service Provider (ISP)
  3. Multimedia application
  4. Browser
  5. None of these

Ans:- (d) Browser

Q.24:- The Internet allows you to …………….. .

  1. Send electronic mail
  2. View web pages
  3. Connect to servers all around the world
  4. All of these
  5. None of these

Ans:- (d) All of these

Q.25:- WWW stands for ……………… .

  1. World Work Web
  2. Wide Work Web
  3. Wide World Web
  4. World Wide Web
  5. None of these

Ans:- (d) World Wide Web