Race Institute

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Opposite to bus terminal,

Thyagaraya Nagar

Chennai - 600 017.






Contact Person:

Bharath Seeman

Computer Part-1


1.__________ is a set of keywords, symbols, and system of rules for constructing statements by which humans can communicate the instructions to be executed by a computer

A. A computer program

B. A programming language

C. An assemble

D. Syntax

E. None of these

2.A hard copy of a document is ______

A. Printed on the printer

B. Stored on a floppy

C. Stored on a CD

D. Stored in the hard disk

E. None of these

3.Which of the following groups consist of only input devices?

A. Mouse, keyboard, monitor

B. Mouse, keyboard, printer

C. Mouse, keyboard, plotter

D. Mouse, keyboard, scanner

E. None of these

4.__________ is the process of finding errors in software code

A. Compiling

B. Testing

C. Running

D. Debugging

E. None of these

5.The _________ tells the computer how to use its components

A. Utility

B. Network

C. Operating system

D. Application program

E. None of these

6.A flaw in a program that causes it to produce incorrect or inappropriate results is called a _________

A. Bug

B. Byte

C. Attribute

D. Unit problem

E. None of these

7.The _________ of software contains lists of commands and options

A. Title bar

B. Menu bar

C. Formula bar

D. Tool bar

E. None of these

8.A (n) ________ is a combination of hardware and software that facilitates the sharing information between computing devices

A. Network

B. Peripheral

C. Expansion board

D. Digital device

E. None of these

9.Servers are computers that provide resources to other computers connected to a _____

A. Network

B. Mainframe

C. Supercomputer

D. Client

E. None of these

10.Each cell in a Microsoft Office Excel document referred to by its cell address, which is the _________

A. Cell’s column label

B. Cell’s column label and worksheet tab name

C. Cell’s row label

D. Column labels

E. None of these

11.How can the user determine what programs are available on a computer?

A. Checking the hard disk properties

B. viewing the installed programs during the booting process

C. checking the operating system for a list of installed programs

D. checking the existing files saved on the disk

E. none of these

12.Which of the following can handle most system functions that aren’t handled directly by the operating system?

A. Vertical market applications

B. Utilities

C. Algorithms

D. Integrated software

E. Compilers

13.When cutting and pasting, the item cut is temporarily stored in


B. Hard drive

C. Diskette

D. Dashboard

E. Clipboard

14.Which of the following computer languages is a mathematically oriented languages used for scientific problems?






15.Array is ________

A. Linear data structure

B. Non-linear structure

C. Complex data structure

D. Simple data structure

E. None of these

16.The process of a computer receiving information from a server on the Internet is known as

A. Pulling

B. Pushing

C. Downloading

D. Transferring

E. None of these

17.Processing involves

A. Inputting data into a computer system

B. Transforming input into output

C. Displaying output in a useful manner

D. Providing relevant answers

E. None of these

18.Which is the part of a computer that one can touch and feel?

A. Hardware

B. Software

C. Programs

D. Output

E. None of these

19.A collection of related information sorted and dealt with as a unit is a

A. Disk

B. Data

C. File

D. Floppy

E. None of these

20.A permanent virtual circuit involves

A. Connection establishment

B. Data transfer

C. Connection release

D. All of the above

E. None of these

21.Hardware includes ______

A. All devices used to input data into a computer

B. Sets of instructions that a computer runs or executes

C. The computer and all the devices connected to it that are used to input and output data

D. All devices involved in processing information including the central processing unit, memory, and storage

E. None of these

22.Storage that retains its data after the power is turned off is referred to as _________

A. Volatile memory

B. Non-volatile memory

C. Sequential memory

D. Direct storage

E. None of these

23.Which grouping do you work with when formatting text in word?

A. Tables, paragraphs and indexes

B. Paragraphs, Indexes and sections

C. Characters, sections and paragraphs

D. Indexes, characters and tables

E. None of these

24.Connections to the internet using a phone line and a modem are called ________ connections

A. Digital

B. Dial-up

C. Broadband

D. Dish

E. None of these

25.The _______ performs simple mathematics for the CPU




D. Register

E. None of these