Computer Awareness Quiz for IBPS PO Mains

Computer Awareness Quiz for IBPS PO Mains

Question 1.

The purpose of an application program is to
(a) convert program written in high-level language to machine language
(b) meet specific user needs
(c) allow the operating system to control resources better

(d) make off-line equipment run better.
Ans: meet specific user needs

Question 2.

A medium for transferring data between two locations is called
(a) Network
(b) Communication channel
(c) modern
(d) Bus.
Ans: Communication channel

Question 3.

A place in a computer memory which stores a unit of information is
(a) Buffer
(b) Accumulator
(c) Memory
(d) Location.
Ans: Location.

Question 4.

A two-or-three character code used in teletypewriter systems to activate a particular machine is known as
(a) gray code
(b) barcode
(c) Call-directing code
(d) mnemonics.
Ans: Call-directing code

Question 5.

Which of the following methods is of reading the characters and providing input to a computer?
(a) Optical character reader
(b) Punched paper tape
(c) Card punch
(d) Magnetic ink character.
Ans: Card punch

Question 6.

A binary digit, which can have a value of 0 to 1 is
(a)byte
(b)bit
(c)decimal
(d)Laser printer
Ans: Bit

Question 7.

A program that converts computer data into some code system other than the normal one is known as
(a)encoder
(b)simulation
(c)emulator
(d)coding
Ans: Encoder

Question 8.

The time for which a process has been receiving services from the processor is
(a) Access time
(b) CPU time
(c) Down time
(d)  Cpu cycle
Ans: CPU time

Question 9.

The examination and changing of single bit or small group of these within a word is called 
(a) Bit
(b) Byte
(c) Bit manipulation
(d) Bit slice
Ans: Bit manipulation

Question 10.

The invention of the slide rule is attributed to
(a) Babbage
(b) Oughtred
(c) Pascal
(d) Napier
Ans: Oughtred


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