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IBPS PO Mains - Computer Awareness Test

Published on Sunday, October 25, 2015
computer quiz
Q1. What is the main folder on a storage device called?
a) Platform
b) Interface 
c) Root Directory 
d) Home Page
e) None of The Above

Q2. RAM is ______and_________:
a) volatile, temporary
b) non-volatile, permanent
c) non-volatile temporary
d) volatile, permanent
e) None of The Above 

Q3. Which is not an item of Hardware?
a) An MP3 File
b) A Keyboard
c) A Monitor 
d) Input Device
e) None of The Above 

Q4. The box that contains the central electronic components of the computer is the _____:
a) Motherboard 
b) System Unit
c) Peripheral 
d) Input Device
e) None of The Above 

Q5. The computer monitor is which type of device?
a) Input
b) Output
c) Processing 
d) Software
e) None of The Above 

Q6. How many options does a binary choice offer?
a) One 
b) Two
c) Three
d) It depends on the amount of memory in the computer 
e) None of The Above 

Q7. What menu is selected to cut, copy and paste?
a) File 
b) Edit
c) Tools
d) Table
e) None of The Above 

Q8. Storage device found inside the computer______:
b) Zip Disk
c) Super Disk
d) Hard Disk
e) None of The Above 

Q9. The ______indicates how much data a particular storage medium can hold:
a) access 
b) capacity 
c) memory 
d) storage
e) None of The Above 

Q10. If you are going to a site you use often, instead of having to type in the address every time, you should ______:
a) save it as file 
b) make a copy of it
c) bookmark it
d) delete it
e) None of The Above 

Q11. A program that converts a high-level language source file into a machine-language file is called a _______:
a) translator 
b) assembler
c) compiler
d) linker
e) None of The Above

Q12. A CD - ROM disk:
a) can not be erased and rewritten
b) has more storage capacity than a CD - R
c) holds less data than a floppy disk
d) can be written to only once
e) None of The Above

Q13. The smallest unit of information a computer can understand and process is known as a _____:
a) digit
b) kilobyte
c) bit
d) byte
e) None of The Above 

Q14. For creating a document, you use ____command at File Menu:
a) Open
b) Close 
c) New 
d) Save
e) None of The Above 

Q15. PC stands for:
a) Personal Comprehension 
b) Personal Computing 
c) Personal Computer 
d) Personal Calculating
e) None of The Above 

Q16. A directory within a directory is called_________:
a) Mini Directory 
b) Junior Directory 
c) Part Directory
d) Sub Directory 
e) None of The Above 

Q17. _____is created by an application:
a) executable file 
b) software program
c) document
d) operating system
e) None of The Above 

Q18. Compatibility in regard to computers refers to _________:
a) the software doing the right job for the user
b) it being versatile enough to handle the job
c) the software being able to run on the computer
d) software running with other previously installed software
e) None of The Above 

Q19. What is a file?
a) A file is a section of main storage used to store data
b) A file is a collection of information that has been given a name and is stored in secondary memory
c) A file is the part of a program that is used to describe what the program should do 
d) A file is another name for floppy disk
e) None of The Above

Q20. The _____key and the _____key can be used in combination with other keys to perform shortcuts and special tasks:
a) Control, Alt
b) Function, Toggle
c) Delete, Insert
d) Caps Lock, Num Lock
e) None of The Above 

Q21. How is it possible that both programs and data can be stored on the same floppy disk?
a) A floppy disk has two sides, one for data and one for programs
b) Programs and data are both software and both can be stored on any memory device
c) A floppy disk has to be formatted for one or for the other
d) Floppy Disks can only store data not programs
e) None of The Above 

Q22. The primary output device for computers is a:
a) video monitor 
b) printer
c) keyboard
d) mouse 
e) None of The Above 

Q23. The name of the location of a particular piece of data is its:
a) address 
b) memory name
c) storage site
d) data location 
e) None of The Above 

Q24. Two different files can have the same name if:
a) they are in different folders
b) they are on different drives 
c) Never
d) the names are capitalized differently 
e) None of The Above 

Q25. A device that is connected to the motherboard is:
a) called an external device
b) called an adjunct device
c) called a peripheral device
d) must connect using ribbon cable 
e) None of The Above

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