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Computer Awareness MCQs | Computer Multiple Choice Questions with Answers

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1 Which of the following statements in regard to directories is false?
A Directories with files can be deleted
B Directories cannot be renamed
C The root directory is always at the highest level
D Directories can exist inside directories

Answer: Directories cannot be renamed
2 This part of operating system manages the essential peripherals, such as the keyboard, screen , disk drives, and parallel and serial ports_____
A Basic input/output system
B Secondary input/output system
C Peripheral input/output system
D Marginal input/output system

Answer: Basic input/output system
3 When embedding an object into a document, one of the following occurs?
A Embedded object becomes a part of the document
B Embedded object remains outside object to the document, but loaded with the document
C Both becomes a zip file
D Both (1)and (2)

Answer: Embedded object becomes a part of the document
4 An Excel Workbook is a collection of
A Charts
B Workbooks
C Worksheets
D Worksheets and charts

Answer: Worksheets and charts
5 In which toolbar, we will find the filter command?
A Standard toolbar
B Table datasheet toolbar
C Formatting toolbar
D Forms toolbar

Answer: Table datasheet toolbar
6 Indicate which , of the following is not true about 4GL
A 4GL does not support a high –level of screen interaction
B Many database management system packages support 4GLs
C A 4GL is a software tool which is written, possibly, in some third generation language
D None of the above

Answer: 4GL does not support a high –level of screen interaction
7 Indicate which of the following, best describes the term “software”.
A Systems programs only
B Application programs only
C Both (a) and (b)
D None of the above

Answer: Systems programs only
8 The errors that can be pointed out by the compiler are
A Syntax errors
B Semantic errors
C Logical errors
D None of the above

Answer: Syntax errors
9 The OSI reference model defines the function for seven layers of protocols
A Including the user and communication medium
B Not including the user or communication medium
C Including the communication medium but not the user
D Including the user but not the communication medium

Answer: Not including the user or communication medium
10 A typical modern computer uses
A Magnetic cores for secondary storage
B LSI chips
C Magnetic tape for primary memory
D More than 10,000 vaccum tubes

Answer: Magnetic cores for secondary storage
11 Shell is the exclusive feature of
A UNIX
B DOS
C System software
D Application software

Answer: UNIX
12 What is a program
A A set of instruction
B A set of algorithm
C A set of pseudo code
D All of above

Answer: A set of instruction
13 Which of the language can be used for both business & scientific applications?
A None
B PASCAL
C BASIC
D Both B & C

Answer: Both B & C
14 BASIC stands for -
A Base All Some Translation Code
B Business At Some Translation Code
C Beginners All Purpose Symbolic Instruction Code
D None of the above

Answer: Beginners All Purpose Symbolic Instruction Code
15 Machine Level Language is -
A Understood by computer without translation
B Need to compile
C Need to Interpret
D Need to generate binary language

Answer: Understood by computer without translation
16 Pseodocode is used for
A Denoting the program Flow
B To make structure chart
C To write program steps
D For coding the program

Answer: To write program steps
17 A 'C' program is portable means it
A Can run on any machine
B Can write on any machine
C Can read from as well as write to any machine
D All of the above

Answer: Can run on any machine
18 Which of the following sequence is correct?
A Source code - compiler - object code - linker - executable code
B Source code -linker - object code compiler - executable code
C Object code - compiler - source code - linker - executable code
D Object code -linker - source code - compiler - executable code

Answer: Source code - compiler - object code - linker - executable code
19 Which of the following is a computer code
A EPROM
B JAVA
C EBCDIC
D None of the above

Answer: EBCDIC
20 To create a copy of files in the event of system failure, you create a __________.
A Restore file
B Backup
C Firewall
D None of these

Answer: Backup

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