Computer Awareness Quiz 7

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

01. Which power point view displays each slide of the presentation as a thumbnail and is useful for rearranging slides?
a) Slide sorter
b) Slide show
c) Slide master
d) Notes page
 e) None of these

02. Different components on the motherboard of a PC unit are linked together by se ts of parallel electrical conducting lines. What are these lines called?
a) Conductors
b) Buses
c) Connectors
d) Consecutives
e) None of these

03. What is the name given to those applications that combine text, sound, graphics, motion video, and/or animation?
a) Motionware
b) Anigraphics
c) Videoscapes
d) Multimedia
e) None of these

04. A USB communication device that supports data encryption for secure wireless communication for notebook users is called a
a) USB wireless network adapter
b) wireless switch
c) wireless hub
d) router
e) None of these

05. A(n) ____ language reflects the way people think mathematically.
a) cross-platform programming
b) 3GL business programming
c) event driven programming
d) functional
e) None of these

06. When entering text within a document, the Enter key is normally pressed at the end of every
a) Line
b) Sentence
c) Paragraph
d) Word
e) None of these

07. When a real time telephone call between people is made over the Internet using computers, it is called
a) a chat session
b) an e-mail
c) an instant message
d) internet telephony
e) None of these

08. Which of the following is the first step in sizing a window?
a) Point to the title bar
b) Pull down the view menu to display the toolbar
c) Point to any corner or border
d) Pull down the view menu and change to large icons
e) None of these

09. Which of the following software could assist someone who cannot use their hands for computer input?
a) Video conferencing
b) Speech recognition
c) Audio digitizer
d) Synthesizer
e) None of these

10. ______ a document means the file is transferred from another computer to your computer
a) Uploading
b) Really Simple Syndication
c) Accessing
d) Downloading
e) None of these

11. Which computer memory is used for storing programs and data currently being processed by the CPU?
a) Mass memory
b) Internal memory
c) Non-volatile memory
e) None of these

12. Computers that control processes accept data in a continuous
a) data traffic pattern
b) data highway
c) infinite loop
d) feedback loop
e) None of these

13. What refers to a set of characters of a particular design?
a) Keyface
b) Formation
c) Calligraph
d) Stencil
e) None of these

14. ______ is used by public and private enterprises to publish and share financial information with each other and industry analysis across all computer platforms and the Internet.
a) Extensible Markup Language
b) Extensible Business Reporting Language
c) Enterprise Application Integration
d) Sales Force Automation Software
e) None of these

15. Which part of the computer is used for calculating and comparing?
a) ALU
b) Control unit
c) Disk unit
d) Modem
e) None of these

16. The method of Internet access that requires a phone line, but offers faster access speeds than dialup is the _____ connection.
a) cable access
b) satellite access
c) fiber-optic service
d) modem
e) None of these

17. ____ software creates a mirror image of the entire hard disk, including the operating system, applications, files and data.
a) Operating system      
b) Backup software
c) Utility programs
d) Driver imaging
e) None of these

18. What is a URL?
a) A computer software program
b) A type of programming object
c) The address of a document or page on the World Wide Web
d) An acronym for Unlimited resources for Learning
e) None of these

19. What is the significance of a faded (dimmed) command in a pull-down menu?
a) The command is not currently accessible
b) A dialog box appears if the command is selected
c) A help window appears if the command is selected
d) There are no equivalent keystrokes for the particular command
e) None of these

20. Your business has contracted with another company to have them host and run an application for your company over the Internet. The company providing this service to your business is called an
a) Internet service provider
b) Internet access provider
c) Application service provider
d) Outsource agency
e) None of these

21. A(n) _____ allows you to access your e-mail from anywhere.
a) forum
b) webmail interface
c) message board
d) weblog
e) None of these

22. Which of the following would you find on Linkedin?
a) Games
b) Connections
c) Chat
d) Applications
e) None of these

23. ________ is a technique that is used to send more than one call over a single line.
a) Digital transmission
b) Infrared transmission
c) Digitizing
d) Multiplexing
e) None of these

24. The search companion can
a) locate all files containing a specified phrase
b) restrict its search to a specified set of folders
c) locate all files containing a specified phrase and restrict its search to a specified set of folders
d) cannot locate all files containing a specified phrase or restrict its search to a specified set of
e) None of these

25. Which of the following cannot be part of an e-mail address?
a) Period
b) At sign
c) Space
d) Underscore
e) None of these

26. Which of the following must be contained in a URL?
a) A protocol identifier
b) The letters www.
c) The unique registered domain name
d) www.and the unique registered domain name
e) None of these

27. Which of the following information systems focuses on making manufacturing processes more efficient and of higher quality?
a) Computer aided manufacturing
b) Computer integrated manufacturing
c) Computer aided software engineering
d) Computer aided system engineering
e) None of these

28. A mistake in an algorithm that causes incorrect results is called a
a) logical error
b) syntax error
c) procedural error
d) compiler error
e) None of these

29. A device for changing the connection on a connector to a different configuration is
a) a converter
b) a competent
c) an attachment
d) an adapter
e) None of these

30. To navigate to a new web page for which you know the URL, type that URL in the browser's …and press Enter
a) Address bar
b) Domain bar
c) Address button
d) Name button
e) None of these

31. The CPU also called the … when talking about PCs, does the vast majority of the processing for a computer.
a) Macroprocessor
b) RAM
c) Memory system
d) microprocessors
e) None of these

32. A computer's type, processor and operating system define its …
a) Brand
b) Size
c) Platform
d) Speed
e) None of these

33. A kiosk
a) is data organised and presented in a manner that has additional value beyond t he value of the data itself
b) combines microscopic electronic components on a single integrated circuit that processes bits
according to software instructions
c) is a computer station that provides the public with specific and useful information and service
d) describes a computer's type, processor, and operating system
e) None of these

34. The part of the CPU that accesses and decodes programme instructions, and coordinates the flow of data among various system components is the
a) ALU
b) Control unit
c) Megabertz
d) Motherboard
e) None of these


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