Computer Quiz for IBPS and Other Exams (Set-74)

1. Which computer memory is used for storing programs and data currently being processed by the CPU?
a) Mass memory
b) Internal memory
c) Non-volatile memory
d) PROM 
e) None of these

2. Which of the following is the storage area within the computer itself which holds data only temporarily as the computer processes instructions?
a) Hard disk
b) Main memory
c) Control unit
d) Read-only memory 
e) None of these

3. A prescribed set of well-defined instructions for solving mathematical problems is called
a) a compiler
b) a code
c) a description
d) an algorithm 
e) None of these

4. Housing all hardware, software, storage, and processing in one site location is called
a) time-sharing
b) a distributed system
c) centralized processing
d) a host computer 
e) None of these

5. When writing a document, you can use the ________ feature to find an appropriate word or an alternative word if you find yourself stuck for the right word.
a) dictionary
b) word finder
c) encyclopedia
d) thesaurus 
e) None of these

6. Which of the following could be a digital input device(s) for computers?
a) Digital camcorder
b) Microphone
c) Scanner
d) All the above 
e) None of these

7. A sales clerk at a checkout counter scanning a tag on an item rather than keying it into the system, is using
a) input automation
b) item data automation
c) scanning automation
d) source data automation 
e) None of these
8. Which of the following is considered a vulnerability of SNMP?
a) Clear text community strings
b) Its use of TCP
c) The fact that it is on by default in Windows 2000 server
d) Its use of Power Supply
e) None of these

9. The central processing unit(CPU) contains which of the following as a component?
a) Memory Regulation Unit
b) Flow Control Unit
c) Arithmetic Logic Unit
d) Instruction Manipulation Unit
e) None of these

10. Data that is copied from an application is stored in the
a) driver
b) clipboard
c) terminal
d) prompt 
e) None of these


1. b) Internal memory
2. d) Read-only memory
3. d) an algorithm
4. c) centralized processing
5. d) thesaurus
6. d) All the above
7. a) input automation
8. a) Clear text community strings
9. c) Arithmetic Logic Unit
10. b) clipboard 


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