Computer Science Study Materials for Competitive Exams

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Monday, 23 October 2017

501.       ………… is an example of softcopy.
(A) printer
(B) Scanner
(C) Monitor
(D) Keyboard
Answer: C
502.       Processing speed in computers is measured in:
(A) Milli volts (mV)
(B) Bytes
(C) Giga Byte
(D) Giga Hertz
Answer: D
503.       DTP’ computer abbreviation usually means:
(A) Data Top Publishing
(B) Data Text Publishing
(C) Digital Text Publishing
(D) Desk Top Publishing
Answer: D
504.       Minimum number of bits essential to store any 2 digit decimal number is equal to .............
(A) 9
(B) 8
(C) 7
(D) 6
Answer: C
505.       USB stands for ...............
(A) Universal Serial Bus
(B) Universal Synchronous Bus
(C) Unified Serial Bus
(D) Ultra Speed Bus
Answer: A
506.       The type of test used in computing to check whether or not the user is a human :
(A) Debugging
(B) Cryptanalysis
(D) Black Box Testing
Answer: C
507.       Which among the following is the fastest memory component in a computer?
(A) Hard disk
(B) Registers
(C) Cache Memories
Answer: B
508.       Which among the following is not an Open Source Software?
(A) Firefox
(B) Python
(C) R Programming
(D) Tally
Answer: D
509.       What is E-mail Spoofing?
(A) E-mail that appears to have been originated from one source when it was actually sent from another source.
(B) Sending E-mail to thousands and thousands of users.
(C) Repeatedly sending an identical E-mail message to a particular address.
(D) Sending threatening E-mails.
Answer: A
510.    International Computer Security Day :
(A) December, 2nd       
(B) December, 23rd     
(C) November, 30th     
(D) July, 18th  
Answer: C

Sunday, 22 October 2017

491.       …………offer a quick and easy way to share files and resources directly.
(A) CD
(C) Network
(D) None of the above
Answer: C
492.       JPEG  stands for:
(A) Joint Photographic Experts Group
(B) Joint Picture Exports Group
(C) Joint Picture Export Graphics
(D) Joint Picture Extra Group
Answer: A
493.       Which file format is for Photoshop?
Answer: B
494.       In MS Word 2007 Maximum Zoom is ................ percentage.
(A) 100
(B) 300
(C) 200
(D) 500
Answer: D
495.       Which one of the following is not an operating system?
(A) Windows XP
(B) Microsoft Office
(D) Linux
Answer: B
496.       Which among the following field is used to send an email to a third party?
(A) To
(B) Copy to
(D) Attach
Answer: C
497.       Which of the following is the correct chronology of internet based facilities?
(A) Google, Hotmail, Facebook, whatsapp
(B) Facebook, Google, Hotmail, Whatsapp
(C) Hotmail, Google, Facebook, Whatsapp
(D) Hotmail, Facebook, Google, Whatsapp
Answer: C
498.       Identify the odd element from the following on the basis of its basic function:
Windows, Android, MS-Office, Linux, Unix
(A) MS-Office
(B) Windows
(C) Linux
(D) Unix
Answer: A
499.       .............. Gigabytes = 1 Terabyte.
(A) 1204
(B) 1104
(C) 1024
(D) None of the above
Answer: C
500.    In windows which key should be pressed while selecting a group of adjacent files or folders:
(A) Ctrl
(B) Enter
(C) Shift
(D) Alt
Answer: C

Saturday, 21 October 2017

481.       Which of the following is an example of non-volatile memory?
Answer: A
482.       The communication process is made up of various components. Which of the following is the actual physical product from the source?
(A) Feedback
(B) Filter
(C) Channel
(D) Message
Answer: D
483.       Random Access Memory (RAM), a form of computer storage, is a ............. memory.
(A) Non-volatile
(B) Volatile
(C) Permanent
(D) Secondary
Answer: B
484.       In Computer Networking, HTTP is referred to as a stateless protocol as servers do not maintain any information about past client requests. HTTP is an acronym for
(A) Hyper Text Translation Protocol
(B) Hyper Text Transfer Protocol
(C) High TeraByte Transfer Protocol
(D) Hypervisor Test Translation Protocol
Answer: B
485.       Which of the following correctly lists computer memory types from highest to lowest speed?
(A) Secondary Storage; Main Memory; Cache Memory; CPU Registers
(B) CPU Registers; Cache Memory; Secondary Storage; Main Memory
(C) CPU Registers; Cache Memory; Main Memory; Secondary Storage
(D) Cache Memory; CPU Registers; Main Memory; Secondary Storage
Answer: C
486.       Which of the following statement(s) is/are TRUE?
S1: The decimal number 11 is larger than the hexadecimal number 11.
S2: In the binary number 1110.101, the fractional part has the decimal value as 0.625.
(A) S1 only
(B) S2 only
(C) Both S1 and S2
(D) Neither S1 nor S2
Answer: B
487.       MS Excel displays the address of the active cell in the:
(A) Formula bar
(B) Status bar
(C) Tool bar
(D) Menu bar
Answer: A
488.       When a process wants to print a file, it writes the file name in a directory called:
(A) Spooler                   (B) Buffer
(C) Daemon                  (D) Log
Answer: A
489.       A program in execution state is called as:
(A) Shell                        (B) Process
(C) Task             (D) Thread
Answer: B
490.    The Bootstrap Loader resides in:
(A) Hard Disk                (B) Any bootable device
(C) RAM                                    (D) ROM
Answer: D

Friday, 20 October 2017

471.       Who is the founder of Facebook?
(A) Glen Recort
(B) Tim Berners Le
(C) Allen Turing
(D) Mark Zuckerberg
Answer: D
472.       Which of the following shortcut key is used for insert a new slide?
(A) Ctrl + S
(B) Ctrl + F
(C) Ctrl + M
(D) None of the above
Answer: C
473.       Operating System is a:
(A) General Purpose software
(B) Application software
(C) System Software
(D) None of the above
Answer: C
474.       Which one of the following is not a Web Browser?
(A) Internet Explorer
(B) MS Office
(C) Safari
(D) Mozilla Firefox
Answer: B
475.       In MS PowerPoint the ‘Page Setup’ button can be found in the:
(A) Home Tab
(B) Animations Tab
(C) Insert Tab
(D) Design Tab
Answer: D
476.       ............. is the brain of a computer.
(A) Keyboard
(B) Central Processing Unit
(C) Monitor
(D) Printer
Answer: B
477.       Which of the following programming languages is used to create programs like applets?
(C) C Language
(D) Java
Answer: D
478.       The planned use of networked information and communication technology for the delivery of training is called
(A) e-learning
(B) blog
(C) e-tuning
(D) programmed learning
Answer: A
479.       What is the use of Bookmarks in internet browsing?
(A) To select a book for downloading
(B) To mark the pages of a book you are reading online
(C) To save the web pages for future use
(D) To select a book or a file or a programme for downloading
Answer: C
480.    A computer program that converts assembly language to machine language is
(A) Compiler
(B) Interpreter
(C) Assembler
(D) Comparator
Answer: C

Thursday, 19 October 2017

461.       The .............. file format is a method of encoding pictures on a computer
Answer: C
462.       The second part of a URL specifies the
(A) Protocol
(B) Resource id
(C) Client name
(D) Server name
Answer: D
463.       The language used for creating web pages
(A) HyperText Machine Language
(B) HyperText Markup Language
(C) HyperText Makeup Language
(D) HyperText Manage Language
Answer: B
464.       What is the full form of PDF in the context of computer file system?
(A) Personalised Data Format
(B) Pixel Digital File
(C) Pictured Data Format
(D) Portable Document Format
Answer: D
465.       Which of the following is a ‘cloud computing’ based data storage facility?
(A) Play store
(B) G-mail storage
(C) Drop box
(D) Cloud stick
Answer: B and C

466.       Which of the following is the correct statement in the context of web 2.0 facilities?
(A) Communication on these facilities is mostly one-way
(B) Content on these facilities is generated mostly by users
(C) These facilities are much more cheaper to establish
(D) These facilities use more advanced distribution technologies
Answer: B
467.       Identify the correct pair from the following :
(A) Ubuntu — Operating System
(B) Excel — Word Processing Software
(C) AVI — File Transfer Protocol
(D) HDD — Cloud Storage Facility
Answer: A
468.       A worksheet contains:
(A) 256 columns and 65563 rows
(B) 256 columns and 65536 rows
(C) 256 columns and 75636 rows
(D) 265 columns and 75536 rows
Answer: B
469.       Which of the following is a Volatile Memory?
(D) None of the above
Answer: C
470.    Name the section at the top of the document used to place the name, page number etc.,:
(A) Header
(B) Web Layout
(C) Footer
(D) Hyperlink
Answer: A

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