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Tuesday, 30 August 2016

Computer General Knowledge MCQs - Set 33

1.       Passwords enable users to:
(A) get into the system quickly          (B) make efficient use of time
(C) retain confidentiality of files        (D) simplify file structures
Answer: C
2.       A set of instructions telling the computer what to do is called ………….
(A) mentor                     (B) instruction
(C) compiler                  (D) program
Answer: D
3.       Softcopy is the intangible output, so then what is hardcopy ?
(A) The physical parts of the computer
(B) The printed parts of the computer
(C) The printed output
(D) The physical output devices
Answer: C
4.       Data warehouse is:
(A) a godown
(B) a shop selling computers
(C) a showroom
(D) a system where data on customers is stored
Answer: D
5.       The simultaneous processing of two or more programs by multiple processors is ………….
(A) multiprogramming             (B) multitasking
(C) Multiprocessing                 (D) None of these
Answer: C

6.       What type of device is a computer printer?
(A) Input                        (B) Output
(C) Software     (D) Storage
Answer: B
7.       The contents of ………….. are lost when the computer turns off.
(A) storage                    (B) input
(C) output                      (D) memory
Answer: D
8.       Which of the following peripheral devices displays information to a user ?
(A) Monitor                                            (B) Keyboard
(C) Secondary storage devices         (D) Secondary storage media
Answer: A
9.       The "desktop" of a computer refers to
(A) the visible screen              (B) the area around the monitor
(C) the top of the mouse pad (D) the inside of a folder
Answer: A
10.    …………… is the process of carrying out commands.
(A) Fetching                 (B) Storing
(C) Decoding                (D) Executing
Answer: D

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