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Computer Awareness Test - IBPS PO Mains (Part 2)

Published on Tuesday, October 27, 2015
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Q1. Computers use the _______number system to store data and perform calculations:
a) binary
b) octal
c) decimal
d) hexadecimal
e) None of The Above


Q2. 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

Q3. 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


Q4. _____are attempts 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

Q5. Part number, part description and number of parts ordered are examples of:
a) control
b) output
c) processing
d) feedback
e) input 


Q6. 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 

Q7. The simultaneous processing of two or more programs by multiple processors is:
a) multi programming
b) multitasking 
c) time sharing
d) multiprocessing 
e) None of The Above 

Q8. 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

Q9. 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


Q10. 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 

Q11. Reusable optical storage will typically have the acronym ______:
a) CD
b) DVD
c) ROM
d) RW
e) ROS

Q12. The most common type of storage devices are :
a) persistent
b) optical 
c) magnetic
d) flash
e) steel 


Q13. 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 


Q14. A person who used his or 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

Q15. 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 

Q16. The change selected text to all capital letters, click the change case button, then click ___:
a) UPPERCASE 
b) UPPER ALL 
c) CAPS LOCK
d) Lock Upper 
e) Large Size 

Q17. The basic unit of a worksheet into which you enter data in Excel is called a:
a) tab 
b) cell 
c) box
d) range 
e) None of The Above 

Q18. You can keep your personal files/folders in:
a) My Folder
b) My Documents 
c) My Files
d) My Text 
e) None of The Above 


Q19. 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 


Q20. A DVD is an example of:
a) hard disk
b) optical disk
c) output device
d) solid - state storage device 
e) None of The Above 


Q21. Mobile Commerce is best described as:
a) The use of Kiosks in marketing
b) Transporting products
c) Buying and Selling goods/services through wireless handheld devices 
d) Using notebook PC's in marketing
e) None of The Above 


Q22. When the pointer is positioned on a _____, it is shaped like a hand:
a) grammar error 
b) formatting error 
c) screen tip 
d) spelling error 
e) hyperlink 

Q23. Personal Computers can be connected together to form a _____:
a) server 
b) super computer 
c) network
d) enterprise 
e) None of The Above 

Q24. Which of the following is a storage device that uses rigid, permanently installed magnetic disks to store data/information:
a) floppy diskette 
b) hard disk
c) permanent disk
d) optical disk
e) None of The Above 

Q25. What is the process of copying software programs from secondary storage media to the hard disk called?
a) Configuration 
b) Download
c) Storage
d) Upload
e)  Installation


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