IBPS-RRBs Officer Scale-I Previous Year Exam Paper - 2014, "Computer Knowledge"

IBPS-RRBs Officer Scale-1 Previous Year Exam Paper - 2014

Subject : Computer Knowledge

1. Another name for a program is

(a) software
(b) procedure
(c) typology
(d) utilities
(e) userware

2. ................ is a communications technology used by some incoming mail services.

(a) Telnet
(b) TCP
(c) FTP
(d) GIF
(e) POP3

3. The two basic parts of URLs are

(a) ICP and IP
(b) TCP/IP and ISP
(c) TCP and ftp
(d) destination and device
(e) the protocol and the domain name

4. The primary purpose of software is to turn data into

(a) information
(b) programs
(c) objects
(d) charts
(e) websites

5. The ........... database is the most widely used database structur

(a) hierarchical
(b) general
(c) standard
(d) table
(e) relational

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6. Mail from unwanted senders can be blocked by

(a) not buying anything online so that junk mail senders will not having anything to benefit by
(b) sending them nasty replies when they send any mail
(c) using mail filters
(d) clicking the unsubscribe link
(e) e-mailing them and asking to the removed from the list

7. POP denotes

(a) Post Office Program
(b) Post Office Protocol
(c) Protocol on Program
(d) Protocol on Protocol
(e) Program of of Programmer

8. How many gigabytes are there in a petabyte?

(a) 1000
(b) 001
(c) 100
(d) 1000000
(e) 5000000

9. For a browser to connect to other resources, the location or address of the resources must be specified. These addresses are called

(a) MSN
(b) e-mail forms
(c) packets
(d) IDs
(e) URLs

10. The extensions .gov, .edu, .mil, and .net are c

(a) mail to addresses
(b) add-ons
(c) domain codes
(d) DNSs
(e) e-mail targets

11. Software that is actively utilised by end-users (like Word or Photoshop) is called

(a) actionware
(b) operating system
(c) system software
(d) driver
(e) application software

12. Using a ............ helps to place an image into a live video conference.

(a) printer
(b) digital camera
(c) video camera
(d) webcam
(e) scanner

13. Programs designed to perform specific tasks related to managing computer resources are called

(a) operating system
(b) helper software
(c) system software
(d) application software
(e) utility programs

14. A rectangular area on a computer screen that can contain a document, program or messages is referred to as a (n)

(a) field
(b) opening
(c) window
(d) tuplet
(e) cell

15. The storage locations in the internal storage of a CPU are called

(a) reference points
(b) addresses
(c) contents
(d) mask
(e) locations

16. Of the following types of computers, which is the most powerful?

(a) Laptop
(b) Mainframe computer
(c) Minicomputer
(d) Supercomputer
(e) Microcomputer

17. An input device, which can read characters directly from an ordinary piece of paper, is

(a) OMR
(b) POS
(c) OCR
(d) MSI
(e) CD

18. The radian of a number system

(a) has nothing to do with digit position value
(b) equals the number of its distinct counting digits
(c) is more than the number of its distinctcounting digits
(d) is always an even number
(e) is variable

19. Which of the following statements is false?

(a) passwords are case sensitive.
(b) passwords are not echoed on the screen for security resasons.
(c) A good password should be no more than six characters long.
(d) password is a secret code that authenticates a person to the computer.
(e) passwords should be changed frequently

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20. The most common method for gaining access to the internet is through a

(a) dumb terminal
(b) keyboard
(c) provider or host computer
(d) virtual provider provider or computer
(e) point-to-point computer

21. Which of the following is a format for storing and backing up computer data on tape that evolved from the Digital Audio Tape (DAT) technology?

(a) Audio interchange file format
(b) Digital data storage
(c) Virtual tape system
(d) Tape archive
(e) Data aggregation

22. A compiler means

(a) keypunch operator
(b) computer data collector
(c) a person who compiles source programs
(d) a program which translates source program into object program
(e) the same thing as a programmer

23. Specialised programs designed to allow particular input or output devices to communicate with the rest of the computer system are called

(a) compilers
(b) action drivers
(c) interpreters
(d) device drivers
(e) operating systems

24. .......... get transmitted across the web by harmful chain letters and hoaxes.

(a) Flames and infections
(b) Flames
(c) Wamings
(d) Viruses
(e) Infections

25. ATM machines run .......... OS.

(a) network
(b) web
(c) embedded
(d) disintegrated
(e) open source

26. Moving from one website to another is called

(a) jumping
(b) applying
(c) surfing
(d) moving
(e) shifting

27. In a client/server network, the user's computer is considered the

(a) client
(b) website
(c) library
(d) server
(e) hoster

28. A program that is used to view websites is called a

(a) word processor
(b) spreadsheet
(c) browser
(d) web viewer
(e) viewer

29. The physical component of a computer that processes data in order to create information is called the

(a) specialware
(b) typology
(c) software
(d) hardware
(e) compiler

30. An emerging trend is to free users from owning and storing applications by using

(a) word processing packages
(b) backup applications
(c) applications packages
(d) storage packages
(e) web-based applications

31. Which is a secondary memory device?

(a) Mouse
(b) Floppy disk
(c) Scanner
(d) CPU
(e) ALU

32. Which of the following is possible with open architecture?

(a) A minimum of six new devices to be added to a computer
(b) Hot swapping of devices.
(c) Users to upgrade and add new devices as they come on the market.
(d) All hardware, input and output devices to be located in one efficient box
(e) A minimum of four new devices to be added to a computer.

33. ............. are special visual and sound effects contained in presentation graphics file.

(a) Attractions
(b) Simulations
(c) Animatronics
(d) Graphics
(e) Animations

34. Step-by-step instructions that run the computer are

(a) CPUs
(b) Programs
(c) Solutions
(d) Hardware
(e) Documents

35. The process of writing computer instructions in a programming language is known as

(a) processing
(b) algorithming
(c) coding
(d) file
(e) instrucitoning

36. Which of the following refers to too much electricity and may cause a voltage surge

(a) Shock
(b) Anomaly
(c) Splash
(d) Spike
(e) Virus

37. Rules for exchaning data between computers are called

(a) procedures
(b) protocols
(c) hyperlinks
(d) programs
(e) hyper-actions

38. Which of the following is used to write webpages?

(a) URL
(b) HTML
(c) HTTP
(d) FTP
(e) Telnet

39. ........... is the most important/powerful computer in a typical network.

(a) Network client
(b) Desktop
(c) Network switch
(d) Network station
(e) Network server

40. Raw, unprocessed facts, including text, numbers, images and sounds, are calle

(a) applets
(b) data
(c) melaware
(d) items
(e) java

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