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1 The term _______ designates equipment that might be added to a computer system to enhance its functionality.
A Digital device
B System add-on
C Disk pack
D Peripheral device

Answer: Peripheral device
2 _______ is the act of copying or downloading a program from a network and making multiple copies of it.
A Network piracy
B Plagiarism
C Software piracy
D Site-license piracy

Answer: Software piracy
3 ________ is when the more power-hungry components, such as the monitor and the hard drive, are put in idle.
A Hibernation
B Power down
C Standby mode
D The shutdown procedure

Answer: Standby mode
4 A slide-title master pair is
A A slide master and title master for a specific design template
B A title area and text area of a specific slide
C A slide master and title master merged into single slide
D None of the above

Answer: A slide master and title master for a specific design template
5 How to select one hyperlink after another during a slide presentation?
A Press Alt + shift
B Press ctrl + H
C Press Tab
D Press ctrl + K

Answer: Press Tab
6 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
7 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
8 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
9 Which of the following is true?
A Plotters are not available for microcomputer systems
B Micro-computer are not programmed like conventional computers
C Mini-computers are task-oriented
D The contents of ROM are easily changed

Answer: Mini-computers are task-oriented
10 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
11 Compiler is the-
A Name given to the computer operator
B Part of the digital machine to store the information
C Translator of source program to object program
D Part of arithmetic logic unit

Answer: Translator of source program to object program
12 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
13 The word bandwidth is also used to mean ____?
A Width of the data cable
B Amount of data transferred
C Number of the computers on a particular network
D Both 1 & 2

Answer: Amount of data transferred
14 To avoid the wastage of memory, the instruction length should be
A Multiple of character size only
B Of word size only
C Of file size only
D Of word size which is multiple of character size

Answer: Of word size which is multiple of character size
15 The function of Key F4 is
A Delete
B Repeat last function
C Refresh
D Copy

Answer: Repeat last function
16 Magnetic tape is not practical for applications where data must be quickly recalled because tape is:
A A random-access medium
B A sequential –access medium
C A read –only medium
D An expensive storage medium

Answer: An expensive storage medium
17 What is a ‘tuple’?
A Another name for a table in an RDBMS
B Another name for the key linking different tables in a database
C Initial seed value of field
D A row or record in a database table

Answer: A row or record in a database table
18 A spooler is a(n):
A Location in memory that maintains the contents of a document until it prints out
B Print job
C Program that coordinates the print jobs that are waiting to print
D Message sent from the printer to the operating system when a print job is completed

Answer: Program that coordinates the print jobs that are waiting to print
19 All of the following statements concerning files are true EXCEPT
A A file is a collection of related pieces of information stored together for easy reference
B Files can be generated from an application
C Files are stored in RAM
D Files should be organized in folders

Answer: Files are stored in RAM
20 An operating system version designed for use with media Centre PC is Microsoft Windows XP ___.
A Home Edition
B Media Centre Edition
C Tablet PC Edition
D None of these

Answer: Media Centre Edition

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