BankExamsToday Express: Part 7

  • BPS stands for Bits per Second. It measures the speed of data transmission i.e. the number of bits of data that can be transmitted each second.
  • Chief component of first generation computer was vacuum tubes and valves. Internal storage consisted of magnetic drums and delay lines. The popular brand of first generation computer was IBM 650. The PS/2 connector is a 6-pin Mini-DIN connector which is used for connecting keyboards and mouse to a computer system. 
  • EBCDIC stands for Extended Binary Coded Decimal Interchange Code. It is an 8-bit code that defines 256 symbols
  • An algorithm is a set of instructions, sometimes called a procedure or a function, used to perform a certain task. 
  • The world’s first laptop computer was introduced in market in 1981 by Epson
  • Local Area Network (LAN) is usually confined to a small geographical area such as a single building or a college campus or home. It is small in size but usually provides higher data transfer rates. 
  • Power On Self-Test (POST) is a built-in diagnostic program that checks hardware such as bus, ports, hard drives, keyboard, display, memory etc to ensure that everything is present and functioning properly. 
  • Icons are small images on desktop that represent various computer’s applications or programs, files folders, printers and other things. 
  • URL stands for Unique Resource Locator. It specifies the internet address of a file stored on a host computer connected to the internet. For example: http://www.bankexamstoday.com
  • A person who uses his/her expertise to get access to other people’s computer to gain information illegally or do damage is called Hacker. 
  • A protocol is a set of rules and standards which is used by computers to exchange data and information with each other on a network. 
  • Clipboard is a temporary storage area for information that we have copied or moved from one place to another. For example: when we select a text or image and use Cut or Copy command, the text is placed in clipboard until we use the paste command. 
  • The autocorrect feature is present in MS Word under Review option of menu bar. It automatically corrects certain spelling, typing, capitalization or grammatical errors. 
  • The term download refers to the receiving of information from remote system or server on a local system over the internet.

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S in BPS Stands for
a. System
b. Second
c. Sector
d. Secure


___________ was the  popular brand of first generation computer.
a. IBM 650
b. IBM 660
c. IBM 670
d. IBM 750


EBCDIC stands for
a. Extensive Binary Code Decimal Interchanged Code
b. Extended Binary Code Decimal Interchangable Code
c. Extended Binary Coded Decimal Interchange Code
d. Exclusive Binary Code Decimal Interchange Code


The world’s first laptop computer was introduced in market in
a. 1981
b. 1985
c. 1989
d. 1987


_________ is usually confined to a small geographical area such as a single building or a college campus or home.
a. PAN
b. WAN
c. LAN
d. MAN


________ is a built-in diagnostic program that checks hardware such as bus, ports, hard drives, keyboard, display, memory etc to ensure that everything is present and functioning properly.
a. MOST
b. COAST
c. HOST
d. POST 


URL stands for
a. Uniform Resource Locator
b. Unique Resource Locator
c. Unified Resource Locator
d. Unlined Resource Locator


___________ is a set of rules and standards which is used by computers to exchange data and information with each other on a network.
a. PAC
b. PCI
c. Protocol
d. Packrat


The autocorrect feature is present in MS Word under
a. review
b. edit
c. insert
d. page layout


_______  refers to the receiving of information from remote system or server on a local system over the internet.
a. Daemon
b. Upload
c. Compress
d. Download

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