Computer Knowledge Quiz for upcoming IBPS Exams - Set 1

Hello and welcome to exampundit. Here is a set of Computer Knowledge Quiz for upcoming IBPS Exams.

1. Application software is designed to accomplish________.
1) Real-world tasks
2) Computer-centric tasks
3) Gaming tasks
4) operating-system tasks
5) None of these

2. A ________ computer is large and expensive computer capable of simultaneously processing data for hundreds or thousands of users.
1) Server
2) Mainframe
3) desktop
4) tablet
5) None of these

3. By default, your documents print in ______ mode-
1) Hand cape
2) Portrait
3) Page setup
4) print view
5) None of these

4. Which of the following is a storage device that uses rigid, permanently installed magnetic disks to store data/information?
1) Floppy diskette
2) Hard disk
3) Permanent disk
4) Optical disk
5) None of these

5. One advantage of dial-up Internet access is that-
1) It utilises broadband technology.
2) It is Indian.
3) It uses a router for security.
4) Modem speed is very fast.
5) It utilities existing telephone service.

6. Which of the following controls the manner of interaction between the user and the operating system?
1) Language translator
2) Platform
3) User interface
4) Icon
5) None of these

7. The most common type of storage devices are-
1) Persistent
2) Optical
3) Magnetic
4) Flash
5) Steel

8. When you turn on the computer, the boot routine well perform the test-
5) None of these

9. The program used to convert assembly code to machine code is called-
1) Chip
2) Assembler
3) Compiler
4) Interpreter
5) None of these

10. Which of the following terms is used when a search engine returns a web page that matches the search criteria?
1) Blog
2) Linx
3) Hit
4) View
5) None of these


11. Which of the following converts all the statements in a program in a single batch and the resulting collection of instructions is placed in a new file?
1) interpreter
2) converter
3) compiler
4) browser
5) None of these

12. Which of the following contains information about a single entity in the database like a person, place, event or thing?
1) Form
2) Record
3) Table
4) Query
5) None of these

13. Which is the most popular medium for direct access to secondary storage of a computer system?
1) Magnetic tape
2) Magnetic disk
3) RAM
5) None of these

14. Which of the following addressing modes facilitates access to an operand whose location is defined relative to the beginning of the data structure in which it appears?
1) Ascending
2) Sorting
3) Index
4) Indirect
5) None of these

15. Whenever a new device is attached to a computer, such as a printer or a scanner, which of the following must be installed before the device can be used?
1) Device driver
2) Device image
3) Buffer
4) Operating system must be reinstalled
5) None of these

16. Which of the following combinations is used to select an entire row in the Excel sheet?
1) Ctrl + space
2) Shift + space
3) Ctrl + tab
4) Shift + tab
5) Alt + space

17. A separate document from another program sent along with an e-mail is called
1) e-mail body
2) e-mail recipient
3) e-mail attachment
4) mail merge
5) None of these

18. Which of the following is correct regarding booting process of the computer system?
1) All the peripheral devices are reconnected with the system.
2) The hard disk is defragmented.
3) Portions of operating system are copied from disk into memory.
4) All the unsaved documents get saved automatically.
5) None of these

19. It is most likely that a user will need a word processor if he/she
1) is writing his/her autobiography
2) maintains an inventory
3) prepares a live presentation
4) searches the web for favourite songs
5) None of these


20. When a user saves and deletes multiple files, many scattered areas of stored data are created which are too small to be used efficiently. This phenomenon is called
1) bugging
2) disorder
3) disarray
4) fragmentation
5) None of these

21. What is ‘intranet’?
1) Internal network designed to serve the internal information needs of a single organisation
2) Internal Internet used to transfer information internally
3) Internal Internet used to transfer information to an outside company
4) Internal network designed to transfer information between two organisations.
5) None of these

22. Which of the following is a set of inter-related components that collect, process, store and distribute information to support decision making in an organisation?
1) Hardware
2) Information system
3) Network
4) Communication technology
5) None of these

23. What happens when you save a presentation?
1) A file is created for each slide.
2) A file is created for each animation or graphic.
3) All slides in a presentation are saved in the same file.
4) Two files are created – one for graphics and another for content.
5) None of these

24. When same data is stored in many places, it is termed as data
1) enumeration
2) iteration
3) concurrency
4) redundancy
5) None of these

25. A software applies which of the following, also called algorithm, to process data?
1) Rules
2) Arithmetic
3) Procedures
4) Objects
5) None of these




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