Computer Mania: 15 Questions Set (with Solution Key)

Dear Readers,
Computer Awareness is a very important section to get a good marks for LIC AAO and other Exams. Today, we are presenting you Computer Mania Session with 15 questions set on computer awareness for your preparation which is very important and you may expect similar questions in your upcoming exams.

Computer Mania: Practice Set

1. The ability of an OS to run more than one application at a time is called.
a) Multitasking
b) Object Oriented Programming
c) Multi-use Computing
d) Time sharing
e) None of these

2. You can use the ____________ bar to type URL and display a Web page, or type a keyword to display a list of related Web pages.
a) Menu
b) Title
c) Search
d) Web
e) Address

3. Which part interprets program instructions and initiate control operations?
a) Input
b) Storage unit
c) Logic unit
d) Control unit
e) None of the above

4. The components that process data are located in the-
a) input devices
b) Output devices
c) System unit
d) Storage component
e) None of these

5. _________ cells involves creating a single cells by combining two or more selected cells.
a) formatting
b) Merging
c) Embedding
d) Splitting
e) None of these

6. Compiling creates a(n)
a) error-free program
b) program specification
c) subroutine
d) algorithm
e) executable program

7. A device that connects to a network without the use of cable is said to be
a) distributed
b) non-wired
c) centralized
d) open source
e) wireless

8. A program designed to destroy data on your computer which can travel to "infect" other computers is called a
a) disease
b) torpedo
c) hurricane
d) virus
e) infector

9. What happens when you boot up a PC?
a) Portions of the operating system are copied from disk into memory.
b) Portions of the operating system are copied from memory onto disk.
c) Portions of the operating system are compiled.
d) Portions of the operating system are emulated.
e) The PC gets switched off.

10. What is an e-mail attachment?
a) A receipt sent by the recipient.
b) A separate document from another program sent along with an e-mail.
c) A malicious parasite that feeds on your messages and destroys and contents.
d) A list of CC or BCC recipients.
e) A friend to whom e-mail is sent regularly.

11. You organise files by storing them in
a) archives
b) lists
c) indexes
d) folders
e) None of these

12. What type of computers are client computers (most of the time) in a client-server system?
a) Mainframe
b) Mini-computer
c) Microcomputer
d) PDA
e) None of these

13. Removing and replacing devices without turning off your computer is referred to as
a) Hot swapping
b) Plug-n-Play
c) Bay swap
d) USB swapping
e) None of these.

14. To protect yourself from computer hacker intrusions you should install a
a) firewall
b) mailer
c) macro
d) script
e) None of these

15. To view information on the Web you must have a _____________.
a) cable modem
b) Web browser
c) domain name server
d) hypertext viewer
e) None of these


1. a) Multitasking
2. e) Address
3. d) Control unit
4. c) System unit
5. b) Merging
6. e) executable program
7. e) wireless
8. d) virus
9. a) Portions of the operating system are copied from disk into memory.
10 b) A separate document from another program sent along with an e-mail.
11. d) folders
12. a) Mainframe
13. b) Plug-n-Play
14. a) firewall
15. b) Web browser

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