Computer Science Study Materials for Competitive Exams

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Saturday, 21 October 2017

481.       Which of the following is an example of non-volatile memory?
(A) ROM
(B) RAM
(C) LSI
(D) VLSI
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
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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?
(A) COBOL
(B) BASIC
(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
(A) HTML
(B) URL
(C) JPEG
(D) DOC
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?
(A) EPROM
(B) ROM
(C) RAM
(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

Wednesday, 18 October 2017

451.       A social networking service offered by Google Inc.
(A) Facebook
(B) Google+
(C) Twitter
(D) Instagram
Answer: B
452.       Which of the following is not a hardware?
(A) Printer
(B) Network card
(C) Internet browser
(D) Monitor
Answer: C
453.       Which of the following is not an operating system?
(A) Open office.org
(B) Linux
(C) DOS
(D) Windows XP
Answer: A
454.       What is the function of Firewall?
(A) Organizes the software installed in your computer
(B) Does complex calculations
(C) Edits complex documents
(D) Monitors and controls incoming and outgoing data traffic
Answer: D
455.       What do we call programs with free trial period or reduced functionality, before payment?
(A) Shareware
(B) Licensed Software
(C) Freeware
(D) Operating system
Answer: A
456.       Servers are computers that provide resources to other computers connected to a
(A) Network
(B) Client
(C) Mainframe
(D) Super Computer
Answer: A
457.       What is the difference between ‘Google’ and ‘Google Chrome’?
(A) Google is a search engine whereas Google Chrome is a web browser
(B) Google is a web site whereas Google Chrome is a search engine
(C) Google is designed for use in table top computers whereas Google Chrome is designed for mobile devices
(D) Google Chrome is an upgraded version of Google
Answer: A
458.       ISP stands for?
(A) International Server Protocol
(B) Internal Storage Protocol
(C) Internet Service Provider
(D) Internet Storage Provider
Answer: C
459.       You are asked to edit a report prepared using MS Word. Your task is to convert all paragraph headings typed in lower case to upper case. What shortcut key combination would you use to accomplish this task, instead of retyping the headings?
(A) Ctrl +F7
(B) Ctrl + Shift + C
(C) Ctrl + Shift + A
(D) Ctrl + Alt + U
Answer: C
460.    Which among the following is an example of computer simulated environment?
(A) Audio visual Aids
(B) Video Conference
(C) Social Networking groups
(D) Virtual Reality
Answer: D

Tuesday, 17 October 2017

441.       A compiler is used to translate a program written in
(A) A low level language
(B) A high level language
(C) Assembly language
(D) Machine language
Answer: B
442.       Satellite communication works through
(A) Radar
(B) Transponder
(C) Receptor
(D) Transmitter
Answer: B
443.       Errors in a computer program are referred to as
(A) Bugs
(B) Mistakes
(C) Item overlooked
(D) Crash
Answer: A
444.       An e-mail address typically consists of a user ID followed by the .................... sign and the name of the e-mail server that manages the user’s electronic post office box.
(A) @
(B) &
(C) #
(D) *
Answer: A
445.       Computer follows a simple principle called ‘GIGO’ which means:
(A) Good Input Good Output
(B) Garbage Input Good output
(C) Garbage In, Garbage Out
(D) Greater Instruction Great Output
Answer: C
446.       Which of the following is not a component of networking?
(A) Hubs
(B) Motherboard
(C) Routers
(D) Switches
Answer: B
447.       Which one of the following is not the same as the other three?
(A) MAC address
(B) Hardware address
(C) Physical address
(D) IP address
Answer: D
448.       Which of the following statements regarding the features of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) is/are true?
I. ICT are the main instruments for the creation of computer networks and the applications based on them.
II. ICT support the spread of information and knowledge, separating the content from the place where it belongs physically.
III. The digital and virtual nature of most of ICT products allow the expenditure for them to be maximized.
Codes :
(A) I and II only
(B) I and III only
(C) II and III only
(D) I, II and III
Answer: A
449.       Which of the following is not an operating system?
(A) DOS
(B) Mosaic
(C) Linux
(D) Mac
Answer: B
450.    A set of parallel wires connecting the CPU of a computer to all other input and output devices:
(A) Bus
(B) Mother Board
(C) BIOS
(D) Chips
Answer: A