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Computer Awareness MCQs | Computer Multiple Choice Questions with Answers

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1 How can one create only horizontal page break?
A By first selecting a row below the row where you want the page break to occur
B By selecting a cell in column A
C By selecting a cell in row1
D Both 1 and 2

Answer: By first selecting a row below the row where you want the page break to occur
2 Trigger in the context of animation is nothing but
A An item on the slide that performs an action when clicked
B The name of a motion path
C An action button that advances to the next slide
D None of the above

Answer: An item on the slide that performs an action when clicked
3 Choose the correct answer for the statement “You can create hyperlinks from excel work book to”
A A web page on the internet
B A web page on company internet
C Other office 97 application documents
D All of the above

Answer: All of the above
4 Computers can be classified in which of the following hierarchical orders?
A PC, Large, Super Micro, Super Computer
B Super Micro, PC, Large, Super Computer
C PC, Super Micro, Large, Super Computer
D Large, Super Micro, Super Computer, PC

Answer: PC, Super Micro, Large, Super Computer
5 A type of line printer that uses an embossed steel band to form the letters printed on the paper is-
A Golf ball printer
B Dot-matrix printer
C Laser printer
D Band printer

Answer: Band printer
6 A software used to convert source program instructions to object instruction is known as
A Compiler
B Assembler
C Interpreter
D Language processor

Answer: Compiler
7 What is the full form of SDRM?
A Shift Dynamic random access memory
B Synchronous Dynamic random access memory
C System Dynamic random access memory
D Serial Dynamic random access memory

Answer: Synchronous Dynamic random access memory
8 Time required by a sector to reach below the head is known as-
A seek time
B Latency time
C Access time
D Disk time

Answer: Latency time
9 Which type of computers uses the 8-bit code called EBCDIC?
A Minicomputers
B Microcomputers
C Mainframe computers
D Super computer

Answer: Mainframe computers
10 A digitising tablet can be used for?
A Tracing diagrams
B Printing letters
C Reading barcodes
D Playing

Answer: Tracing diagrams
11 What input device can be used for marking
A Optical mark reader
B Bar code reader
C Mouse a multiple choice test?
D All of the above

Answer: Optical mark reader
12 What do the abbreviations VAB stand for?
A Voice activated broadcasting
B Visual audio board
C Voice answer back
D All of the above

Answer: Voice answer back
13 A laser printer does NOT use?
A A photoconductive drum
B A print head
C A laser beam
D All of the above

Answer: A photoconductive drum
14 Which storage device cannot be erased?
A A CD-ROM
B Magnetic tape storage
C A floppy disk
D None of these

Answer: A floppy disk
15 Travel agents use this computer system when reserving flights
A Supercomputer
B Mainframe computer
C Personal computer
D All of the above

Answer: Personal computer
16 A Plastic card similar to a credit card but having some memory and a microprocessor embedded within it is .......
A Punched paper tape
B Card punch
C Magnetic tape
D Chip card

Answer: Chip card
17 The category of operating system that you most likely have running on your PDA computer is a ____________ operating system.
A Real-time
B Single-user, single-task
C Single-user, multi-task
D Multi-user, multi-task

Answer: Single-user, single-task
18 Which of the following is an example of a real-time operating system?
A Lynx
B MS DOS
C Windows XP
D Symbian

Answer: Lynx
19 An essential difference between the operating system that runs a typical desktop computer and the operating system that runs a typical PDA is that
A The desktop OS has a graphical user interface whereas the PDA OS does not
B The desktop OS can run several programs simultaneously whereas the PDA OS cannot
C The desktop OS manages hardware resources whereas the PDA OS does not
D The desktop computer has an OS whereas a PDA does not

Answer: The desktop OS can run several programs simultaneously whereas the PDA OS cannot
20 A set of information that defines the status of resources allocated to a process is...
A Process control
B ALU
C Register Unit
D Process description

Answer: Process description

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