Computer Awareness Quiz 6

Computer Awareness Quiz for Competitive Exams / Test your Computer Knowledge / Basic Computer Knowledge Question and Answers.

1. C' in CPU denotes …
a) Central  
b) Common  
c) Convenient
d) Computer  
e) None of these

2. Which of the following uses a handheld operating system?
a) supercomputer          
b) personal computer          
c) Laptop
d) PDA          
e) None of these

3. To display the contents of a folder in Windows Explorer you should ______
a) click on it
b) collapse it
c) name it
d) give it a password
e) None of these

4. The CPU comprises of Control, Memory and _____ units
a) Microprocessor
b) Arithmetic/Logic
c) Output
d) ROM
e) None of these

5. _____ is the most important/powerful computer in a typical network
a) Desktop
b) Network client
c) Network server
d) Network station
e) None of these

6. A(n) ______ appearing on a web page opens another document when clicked
a) anchor
b) URL
c) hyperlink
d) reference
e) None of these

7. Which of the following refers to the rectangular area for displaying information and running
a) Desktop
b) Dialog box
c) Menu
d) Window
e) None of these

8. ________ is a windows utility program that locates and eliminates unncessary fragments and
rearranges filed and unused disk space to optimize operations
a) Backup
b) Disk cleanup
c) Disk defragmenter
d) Restore
e) None of these

9. Which of the following refers to too much electricity and may cause a voltage surge?
a) Anomaly
b) Shock
c) Spike
d) Virus
e) None of these

10. The software that is used to create text-based documents are referred to as ______
b) Suites
c) Spreadsheets
d) Word processors
e) None of these

11. _________ devices convert human understandable data and programs into a form that the
computer can process.
a) Printing
b) Output
c) Solid state
d) Input
e) None of these

12. Allows users to upload files to an online site so they can be viewed and edited from another
a) General purpose applications
b) Microsoft Outlook
c) Web-hosted technology
d) Office live
e) None of these

13. What feature adjusts the top and bottom margins so that the text is centered vertically on the
printed page?
a) Vertical justifying
b) Vertical adjusting
c) Dual centering
d) Horizontal centering
e) None of these

14. Which of these is not a means of personal communication on the internet?
a) Chat
b) Instant messaging
c) Instanotes
d) Electronic mail
e) None of these

15. What is the overall term for creating editing, formatting, storing, retrieving and printing a text
a) Word processing
b) Spreadsheet design
c) Web design
d) Database management
e) None of these

16. Fourth generation mobile technology provides enhanced capabilities allowing the transfer of both_____ data, including full-motion video, high-speed internet access, and video conferencing.
a) video data and information
b) voice and non-voice
c) music and video
d) video and audio
e) None of these

17. _______ is a form of denial of service attack in which a hostile client repeatedly sends SYN
packets to every port on the server using fake IP addresses.
a) Cybergaming crime
b) Memory shaving
c) Syn flooding
d) Software piracy
e) None of these

18. Which of these is a point and draw device?
a) Mouse
b) Scanner
c) Printer
e) None of these

19. A set of rules for telling the computer what operations to perform is called a
a) procedural language
b) structures
c) natural language
d) programming language
e) None of these

20. A detailed written description of the programming cycle and the program, along with the test results and a printout of the program is called
a) documentation
b) output
c) reporting
d) spec sheets
e) None of these

21. Forms that are used to organize business data into rows and coloumns are called
a) transaction sheets
b) registers
c) business forms
d) spread sheets
e) None of these

22. In power point, the header and footre button can be found on the insert tab in what group?
a) Illustrations group
b) Object group
c) Text group
d) Tables group
e) None of these

23. A(n) ______ is a set of programs designed to manage the resources of a computer, including
starting the computer, managing programs, managing memory and coordinating tasks between
input and output devices.
a) application suite
b) compiler
c) input/output system
d) operating system
e) None of these

24. A typical slide in a slide presentation would not include
a) photo images charts, and graphs
b) graphs and clip art
c) clip art and audio clips
d) full motion video
e) None of these

25. The PC productivity tool that manipulates data organized in rows and coloumn is called a
a) spreadhsheet
b) word processing document
c) presentation mechanism
d) database record manager
e) None of these

26. In the absence of parentheses, the order of operation is
a) exponentiation, addition of subtraction, muliplication of division
b) addition or subtraction, multiplication or division, exponentiation
c) multiplication or division, exponenitation, addition or subtraction
d) exponentiation, multiplication or division, addition of subtraction
e) None of these

27. To find the Paste Special option, you use the clipboard group on the _______ tab of power point
a) Design
b) Slide show
c) Page layout
d) Home
e) None of these

28. A(n) _____ program is one that is ready to run and does not need to be altered in any way.
a) Interpreter
b) High level
c) Compiler
d) Executable
e) None of these

29. Usually downloaded into folders that hold temporary internet files, _____ are written to your
computer's hard disk by some of the websites you visit.
a) anonymous files
b) behaviour files
c) banner ads
d) cookies
e) None of these

30.A program either talk or music, that is made available in digital format for automatic download
over the internet is called a
a) Wiki
b) Broadcast
c) Vodcast
d) Blog
e) None of these.


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