Computer Knowledge Quiz for NIACL Assistant Mains 2017 – Set 6

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1. _____ makes it possible for shoppers to make purchases using their computers.
(a) E-world
(b) E-commerce
(c) E-spend
(d) E-business
(e) None of these
2. 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
(e) None of these
3. The ____ of software contains list of commands and options.
(a) menu bar
(b) title bar
(c) formula bar
(d) toolbar
(e) None of these
4. Applications are often referred to as-
(a) data file
(b) executable files
(c) system software
(d) the operating system
(e) None of the above
5. How is it possible that both programs and data can be stored on the same floppy disk?
(a) A floppy disk has two sides, one for data and one for programs.
(b) programs and data are both software, and both can be stored on any memory device.
(c) A floppy disk has to be formatted for one or for the other.
(d) Floppy disks can only store data, not programs.
(e) None of these.
6. What are the two examples of freeware?
(a) Winzip and Linux
(b) Shareware and file sharing
(c) Microsoft word and the Google toolbar.
(d) Instant messaging and the Google toolbar.
(e) Microsoft Power Point and Microsoft Excel.
7. The patterns of printed lines on most products are called-
(a) prices
(b) striping
(c) scanners
(d) OCR
(e) barcodes
8. The simultaneous processing of two or more programs by multiple processors is-
(a) multiprogramming
(b) multitasking
(c) time-sharing
(d) multiprocessing
(e) None of these
9. Programs such as Internet Explorer that serve as navigable windows into the Web are called-
(a) Hypertext
(b) Networks
(c) Internet
(d) Web browsers
(e) None of these


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10. The first step in the transaction processing cycle is _______ .

(a) database operations
(b) audit
(c) data entry
(d) user inquiry
(e) None of these
11. ______ is a procedure that requires users to enter an identification code and a matching password.
(a) Paging
(b) Logging on
(c) Time-sharing
(d) Multitasking
(e) None of these
12. Documentation of computer programs is important so that-
(a) users can learn how to use the program
(b) other programmers can know how to maintain the program
(c) the programmer can see why the code is written that way while hunting for sources of error
(d) all of the above
(e) None of these
13. The ___ enables you to simultaneously keep multiple Web pages open in one browser window.
(a) tab box
(b) pop-up helper
(c) tab row
(d) address bar
(e) Esc key
14. Unauthorised copying of software to be used for personal gain instead of for personal backups is called-
(a) program thievery
(b) data snatching
(c) software piracy
(d) program looting
(e) data looting
15. The life span of a CD-ROM is-
(a) approximately one year
(b) approximately two years
(c) approximately five years
(d) approximately twenty-five years
(e) almost unlimited
16. You can ____ a search by providing more information the search engine can use to select a smaller, more useful set of results.
(a) refine
(b) expand
(c) load
(d) query
(e) slowdown
17. _____ 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
(e) None of these
18. The real business and competitive value of information technology lies in
(a) The software applications that are used by many companies.
(b) The capabilities of the software and value of the information a business acquires and uses.
(c) The infrastructure of hardware, networks, and other IT facilities that are commonly used by many companies.
(d) The capabilities of the hardware and the speed at which it processes information.
(e) None of these
19. Which type of file is created by word processing-
(a) database file
(b) storage file
(c) worksheet file
(d) document file
(e) graphical file
20. Storage device found inside the computer-
(a) CD-ROM
(b) Zip Disk
(c) Super Disk
(d) Hard Disk
(e) None of above


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