Sunday, 4 May 2014

Information and Communication Technology (ICT)

Information and Communication Technology (ICT) 
Computer Fundamentals
Model Questions I

1. Who is the father of punched card processing
      (a) J. Presser Eckert
      (b) Charles Babbage
      (c) Dr. Herman Hollerith
      (d) Blaise
2. A Software instructions indented to satisfy a user’s specific processing needs
are called
      (a) system software
      (b) A micro computer
      (c) Documentation
      (d) Application software
3. The instructions for starting the computer are housed on
      (a) Random access memory
      (b) CD-ROM
      (c) Read-only memory chips
      (d) All of the above
4. A source program is the program written in ....... language
      (a) English
      (b) Symbolic
      (c) High level
      (d) Machine
5. A name or number used to identify a storage location is called
      (a) A byte
      (b) A record
      (c) An address
      (d) All of these
6. Which American computer company is called Big Blue
      (a) Microsoft Corporations
      (b) Compaq Corporation
      (c) IBM
      (d) Accenture
7. A new technology which provides the ability to create an artificial world and
have people interact with it is called.
      (a) Tele virtuality
      (b) Virtual reality
      (c) Alternate reality
      (d) 3-D reality
8. The subject of cybernetics deals with the science of
      (a) Genetics
      (b) Control and Communication
      (c) Molecular Biology
      (d) Bio-Chemistry
9. If a computer is on but does not respond to a system reset, what is it said to be
      (a) Dead
      (b) Off
      (c) Hung
      (d) Insensitive
10. What is the term, which represents the use of links between information of all sorts whether text, graphics, video or audio based?
      (a) Hyper text
      (b) Hyper media
      (c) Hyper card
      (d) Wild card
11. SPSS stands for
      (a) Statistical Package for Systems Science
      (b) Systems Package for Social Science
      (c) Statistical Package for Social Science
      (d) All of the above
12. Who invented the microprocessor?
      (a) Marcian E Hoff
      (b) Charles Babbage
      (c) John Von Neumann
      (d) None of these
13. The operation of a digital computer is based on .... principle
      (a) Counting
      (b) measuring
      (c) electronic
      (d) logical
14. The language that the computer can understand and execute is called
      (a) Machine language
      (b) Application software
      (c) System program
      (d) All of these
15. Which of the following printers cannot print graphics
      (a) Ink-jet
      (b) Daisy wheel
      (c) Laser
      (d) Dot-matrix
16. Who is the creator of the PASCAL language?
      (a) Niklaus Wirth
      (b) Eckert
      (c) Donald Knuth
      (d) Blaise Pascal
17. What type of computer programming is used for airplane ticket reservation
      (a) multi programming
      (b) Real time programming
      (c) time sharing
      (d) Batch programming
18. Preparing a magnetic disk for data storage is called
      (a) booting
      (b) formatting
      (c) debugging
      (d) commissioning
19. Which access method is used for obtaining a record from a cassette tape
      (a) Direct
      (b) Sequential
      (c) Random
      (d) All of these
20. A temporary storage area, attached to the CPU, for I/O operation is a
      (a) Chip
      (b) Buffer
      (c) Register
      (d) Core
21. Data transfer rate in modems is measured in
      (a) Bits per minute
      (b) Bits per second
      (c) Band width
      (d) All of the above
22. A large number of computers in a wide geographical area can be efficiently
connected using
      (a) Twisted pair lines
      (b) Coaxial cables
      (c) Communications satellites
      (d) All of these
23. Which is used to represent one point in a raster scan display device
      (a) Node
      (b) Pixel
      (c) Address
      (d) Stack
24. A computer program, that instructs other programs to perform a particular
type of operation is
      (a) system software
      (b) application program
      (c) compiler
      (d) interpreter
25. A language based on graphics for use in education is
      (a) PROLOG
      (b) LOGO
      (c) COBOL
      (d) BASIC
26. A network designed for data transmission and capable of carrying all types of traffic is
      (a) ISDN (Integrated Services Digital Network)
      (b) MAN
      (c) LAN
      (d) WAN
27. Method of detecting and correcting transmission errors in data is known as
      (a) Hand shake
      (b) Debugging
      (c) Hamming code
      (d) Checksum
28. Any set of data that must be preserved over a long period is known as
      (a) Memory
      (b) Archive
      (c) Buffer
      (d) Accumulator
29. A device which enables computer signals to be transmitted along telephone
lines is
      (a) Network
      (b) Modem
      (c) Light pen
      (d) Plotter
30. A storage device in which recording is done by burning tiny pits on a circular
disc is
      (a) Magnetic disk
      (b) Optical disk
      (c) Magnetic tape
      (d) Punched card
31. A method of checking the accuracy of binary data after any data transfer
operation is known as
      (a) Parity check
      (b) Test data
      (c) Debugging
      (d) All of these
32. A program used to start the computer is
      (a) Compiler
      (b) System software
      (c) Boot
      (d) Interpreter
33. The technique whereby a computer or other control unit asks terminals if they have data to transmit is called
      (a) Protocol
      (b) Pointer
      (c) Polling.
      (d) None of these
34. Which of the following term is used to denote the combination of hardware
devices used to make a computer system
      (a) configuration
      (b) setup
      (c) IRC
      (d) Internal setting
35. A popular word processing program for micro computers is
      (a) LOTUS
      (b) dBase
      (c) MSword
      (d) BASIC
36. The organization and interconnection of the various components of a
computer system is
      (a) Networks
      (b) Graphics
      (c) Designing
      (d) Architecture
37. Pick the odd man out.
      (a) Oracle
      (b) Ingress
      (c) Sybase
      (d) Dbase
38. Fourth generation languages are also known as
      (a) Procedural language
      (b) High level language
      (c) Machine language
      (d) Non procedural language
39. The computer language used for artificial intelligence is
      (a) BASIC
      (b) PROLOG
      (c) C
      (d) COBOL
40. The process by which a machine checks its memory and its other major
components immediately when switched on is called
      (a) Booting
      (b) POST
      (c) Loading
      (d) Non of these
41. Find the odd man in the following
      (a) Printer
      (b) Magnetic tape
      (c) Floppy disk
      (d) Loader
42. Power-point is used for:
      (a) Documentation
      (b) Presentation
      (c) Accounting
      (d) Database
43. What part of computer, would you find a cathode Ray Tube (CRT)
      (a) CPU
      (b) Printer
      (c) Monitor
      (d) Scanner
44. Which of the following is not an Internet Browser?
      (a) Internet Explorer
      (b) Netscape
      (c) Opera
      (d) SQL
45. What does XP stands for in the term windows XP operating system?
      (a) Exponent
      (b) Extra-powerful
      (c) Experience
      (d) It is not an acronym
46. The length of a computer monitor is measured
      (a) Horizontally
      (b) Vertically
      (c) Bi-directionally
      (d) Diagonally
47. The language that the computer can understand and execute is called
      (a) Machine language
      (b) Application software
      (c) System program
      (d) None of the above
48. 'C' is -
      (a) An assembly language
      (b) High level language
      (c) A machine language
      (d) None of the above
49. Who owns or controls the Internet?
      (a) The US Government
      (b) The United Nations
      (c) The internet Control Board
      (d) No particular group
50. Which of the following is not an operating system?
      (a) Linux
      (b) MS-DOS
      (c) MS-Windows
      (d) Oracle

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