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Computer Awareness Quiz - 20 Questions from Previous PO Exams

Published on Thursday, October 01, 2015
Computer awareness quiz :-

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Q1. To change selected text to all capital letters, click the change case button and then click:
d) Lock Upper
e) Large Size

Q2. A person who used his/her expertise to gain access to other people's computers to get information illegally or do damage is a ________:
a) Hacker 
b) Analyst
c) Instant Messenger 
d) Programmer 
e)  Spammer

Q3. A device that connects to a network without the use of cables is said to be:
a) Distributed 
b) Free
c) Centralized 
d) Open Source 
e) None of The Above

Q4. Reusable optical storage will typically have the acronym _______:
a) CD
b) DVD
c) ROM
d) RW
e) ROS

Q5. The most common type of storage devices are ______:
a) Persistent
b) Optical 
c) Magnetic
d) Flash
e) Steel 

Q6. Codes consisting of lines of varying widths or lengths that are computer - readable are known as _______:
a) an ASCII code
b) a magnetic tape
c) an OCR scanner
d) a bar code
e) None of The Above

Q7. A Web site's main page is called its:
a) Home Page
b) Browser Page
c) Search Page
d) Bookmark
e) None of The Above

Q8. A _______ is a collection of information saved as a unit:
a) Folder
b) File Extension
c) File
d) Path
e) Print Out

Q9. To access properties of an object, the mouse technique to use is:
a) Dragging
b) Dropping
c) Right - Clicking
d) Shift - Clicking
e) None of The Above

Q10. Computers use the _____number system to store data and perform calculations:
a) Binary
b) Octal
c) Decimal
d) Hexadecimal
e) None of The Above

Q11. _____are attempt by individuals to obtain confidential information from you by falsifying their identity:
a) Phishing Trips
b) Computer Viruses
c) Spyware Scams
d) Viruses
e) Phishing Scams 

Q12. Why is it unethical to share copyrighted files with your friends:
a) It is not unethical because it is legal
b) It is unethical because the files are being given for free
c) Sharing copyrighted files without permission breaks copyright laws
d) It is not unethical because the files are being given for free
e)  It is not unethical - anyone can access a computer 

Q13. Which of the following can be used to select the entire document:
a) Ctrl + A
b) Alt + F5
c) Shift + A
d) Ctrl + K
e) Ctrl + H

Q14. To instruct Word to fit the width of a column to the contents of a table automatically, click the _____button and then point to Auto Fit Contents:
a) Fit to Form
b) Format
c) Auto Size
d) Contents
e) Auto Fit

Q15. The simultaneous processing of two or more programs by multiple processors is:
a) Multi programming
b) Multi tasking
c) Time - sharing
d) Multi processing
e) None of The Above

Q16. A disk's content that is recorded at the time of manufacture and that cannot be changed or erased by the user is:
a) memory only
b) write only
c) once only
d) run only
e) read only

Q17. What is the permanent memory built into your computer called:
a) RAM
b) Floppy
c) CPU
d) CD - ROM
e) ROM 

Q18. To default view in EXCEL is ______view:
a) work
b) auto
c) normal
d) roman
e) None of The Above

Q19. What displays the contents of the active cell in Excel:
a) Name box
b) Row Headings
c) Formula bar
d) Taskpane
e) None of The Above

Q20. In Word you can force a page break:
a) By positioning your cursor at the appropriate place and pressing the F1 key
b) By positioning your cursor at the appropriate place and pressing Ctrl + Enter
c) By using the Insert/ Section Break
d) By Changing the font size of your document
e) None of The Above

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