IBPS (PO) Previous Year Exam Paper - 2012 "Computer Knowledge"

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IBPS (PO) Previous Year Exam Paper - 2012

Subject: Computer Knowledge

151. _________ allows users to upload files to an online site so they can be viewed and edited from another location.

(1) General-purpose applications
(2) Microsoft outlook
(3) Web-hosted technology
(4) Office Live
(5) None of these

152. What feature adjusts the top and bottom margins so that the text is centered vertically on the printed page?

(1) Vertical justifying
(2) Vertical adjusting
(3) Dual centering
(4) Horizontal centering
(5) Vertical centering

153. Which of these is not a means of personal communication on the Internet?

(1) chat
(2) instant messaging
(3) instanotes
(4) electronic mail
(5) None of these

154. What is the overall term for creating, editing, formatting, storing, retrieving, and printing a text document?

(1) Word processing
(2) Spreadsheet design
(3) Web design
(4) Database management
(5) Presentation generation

155. Fourth-generation mobile technology provides enhanced capabilities allowing the transfer of both data, including full-motion video, high-speed Internet access, and videoconferencing.

(1) video data and information
(2) voice and non-voice
(3) music and video
(4) video and audio
(5) None of these

156. _________ is a form of denial of service attack in which a hostile client repeatedly  attack in which a hostile client repeatedly sends SYN packets to every port on the server, using fake IP addresses.

(1) Cybergaming crime
(2) Memory shaving
(3) Syn flooding
(4) Software piracy
(5) None of these

157. Which of these is a point-and-draw device?

(1) mouse
(2) scanner
(3) printer
(4) CD-ROM
(5) keyboard

158. The letter and number of the intersecting column and row is the

(1) cell location
(2) cell position
(3) cell address
(4) cell coordinates
(5) cell contents

159. A set of rules for telling the computer what operations to perform is called a

(1) procedural language
(2) structures
(3) natural language
(4) command language
(5) programming language

160. A detailed written description of the programming cycle and the program, along with the test results and a printout of the program is called

(1) documentation
(2) output
(3) reporting
(4) spec sheets
(5) directory

161. Forms that are used to organise business data into rows and columns are called

(1) transaction sheets
(2) registers
(3) business forms
(4) sheet-spreads
(5) spreadsheets

162. In PowerPoint, the Header & Footer button can be found on the Insert tab in what group?

(1) Illustrations group
(2) Object group
(3) Text group
(4) Tables group (5) None of these

163. A(n)_____ is a set of programs designed to manage the resources of a computer, including starting the computer, managing programs, managing memory, and coordin-ating tasks between input and output devices.

(1) application suite
(2) compiler
(3) input/output system
(4) interface
(5) operating system (OS)

164. A typical slide in a slide presentation would not include

(1) photo images, charts and graphs
(2) graphs and clip art
(3) clip art and audio clips
(4) full-motion video
(5) content templates

165. The PC productivity tool that manipulates data organised in rows and columns is called a(n)

(1) spreadsheet
(2) word processing document
(3) presentation mechanism
(4) database record manager
(5) EDI creator

166. In the absence of parentheses, the order of operation is

(1) exponentiation, addition or subtraction, multiplication or division
(2) addition or subtraction, multiplication or division, exponentiation
(3) multiplication or division, exponen-tiation, addition or subtraction
(4) exponentiation, multiplication or divi-sion, addition or subtraction
(5) addition or subtraction, exponentiation, multiplication or division

167. To find the Paste Special option, you use the Clipboard group on the _______ tab of PowerPoint.

(1) design
(2) slide Show
(3) page layout
(4) insert
(5) home

168. A(n) program is one that is ready to run and does not need to be altered in any way.

(1) interpreter
(2) high-level
(3) compiler
(5) executable

169. Usually downloaded into folders that hold temporary Internet files,_________ are written to your computer’s hard disk by some of the Web sites you visit.

(1) anonymous files
(2) behaviour files
(3) banner ads
(4) large files
(5) cookies

170. What is the easiest way to change the phrase “revenues, profits, gross margin,” to read “revenues, profits, and gross margin”?

(1) Use the insert mode, position the cursor before the g in gross, then type the word and followed by a space
(2) Use the insert mode, position the cursor after the g in gross, then type the word and followed by a space
(3) Use the overtype mode, position the cursor before the g in gross, then type the word and followed by a space
(4) Use the overtype mode, position the cursor after the g in gross, then type the word and followed by a space
(5) None of these

171. A program, either talk or music, that is made available in digital format for automatic download over the Internet is called a

(1) wiki
(2) broadcast
(3) vodcast
(4) bIog
(5) podcast




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172. Which PowerPoint view displays each slide of the presentation as a thumbnail and is useful for rearranging slides?

(1) Slide sorter
(2) Slide show
(3) Slide master
(4) Notes page
(5) Slide design

173. Different components on the motherboard of a PC unit are linked together by sets of parallel electrical conducting lines. What are these lines called?

(1) Conductors
(2) Buses
(3) Connectors
(4) Consecutives
(5) None of these

174. What is the name given to those applications that combine text, sound, graphics, motion video, and/or animation?

(1) motionware
(2) anigraphics
(3) videoscapes
(4) multimedia
(5) maxomedia

175. A USB communication device that supports data encryption for secure wireless commu-nication for notebook users is called a

(1) USB wireless network adapter
(2) wireless switch
(3) wireless hub
(4) router
(5) None of these

176. A(n) language reflects the way people think mathematically.

(1) cross-platform programming
(2) 3GL business programming
(3) event-driven programming
(4) functional
(5) None of these

177. When entering text within a document, the Enter key is normally pressed at the end of every

(1) line
(2) sentence
(3) paragraph
(4) word
(5) file

178. When a real-time telephone call between people is made over the Internet using computers, it is called

(1) a chat session
(2) an e-mail
(3) an instant message
(4) internet telephony
(5) None of these

179. Which of the following is the first step in sizing a window?

(1) Point to the title bar
(2) Pull down the View menu to display the toolbar
(3) Point to any corner or border
(4) Pull down the View menu and change to large icons
(5) None of these

180. Which of the following software could assist someone who cannot use their hands for computer input?

(1) Videoconferencing
(2) Speech recognition
(3) Audio digitizer
(4) Synthesizer
(5) None of these

181. ......... a document means the file is transferred from another computer to your computer.

(1) Uploading
(2) Really Simple Syndication (RSS)
(3) Accessing
(4) Downloading
(5) Upgrading

182. Which computer memory is used for storing programs and data currently being processed by the CPU?

(1) Mass memory
(2) Internal memory
(3) Non-volatile memory
(4) PROM
(5) None of these

183. Computers that control processes accept data in a continuous

(1) data traffic pattern
(2) data highway
(3) infinite loop
(4) feedback loop
(5) slot

184. What refers to a set of characters of a particular design?

(1) Keyface
(2) Formation
(3) Calligraph
(4) Stencil
(5) Typeface

185. ........ is used by public and private enterprises to publish and share financial information with each other and industry analysts across all computer platforms and the Internet.

(1) Extensible Markup Language (XML)
(2) Extensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL)
(3) Enterprise Application Integration (EAI)
(4) Sales Force Automation (SKA) software
(5) None of these

186. Which part of the computer is used for calculating and comparing?

(1) ALU
(2) Control unit
(3) Disk unit
(4) Modem
(5) None of these

187. The method of Internet access that requires a phone line, but offers faster access speeds than dial-up is the connection.

(1) cable access
(2) satellite access
(3) fibre-optic service
(4) digital subscriber line (DSL)
(5) modem

188. ............. software creates a minor image of the entire hard disk, including the operating system, applications, files, and data.

(1) Operating system
(2) Backup software
(3) Utility programs
(4) Driver imaging
(5) None of these

189. What is a URL?

(1) A computer software program
(2) A type of programming object
(3) The address of a document or “page” on the World Wide Web
(4) An acronym for Unlimited Resources for Learning
(5) A piece of hard ware

190. What is the significance of a faded (dimmed) command in a pull-down menu?

(1) The command is not currently accessible.
(2) A dialog box appears if the command is selected.
(3) A Help window appears if the command is selected.
(4) There are no equivalent keystrokes for the particular command.
(5) None of these

191. Your business has contracted with another company to have thorn host and run an application for your company over the Internet. The company providing this service to your business is called an

(1) internet service provider
(2) internet access provider
(3) application service provider
(4) application access provider
(5) outsource agency

192. A(n) ............. allows you to access your e-mail from anywhere.

(1) forum
(2) webmail interface
(3) message board
(4) weblog
(5) None of these

193. Which of the following would you find on Linkedln?

(1) Games
(2) Connections
(3) Chat
(4) Applications
(5) None of these

194. ............. is a technique that is used to send more than one call over a single line.

(1) Digital transmission
(2) Infrared transmission
(3) Digitizing
(4) Streaming
(5) Multiplexing

195. The Search Companion can

(1) locate all files containing a specified phrase
(2) restrict its search to a specified set of folders
(3) locate all files containing a specified phrase and restrict its search to a specified set of folders
(4) cannot locate all files containing a specified phrase or restrict its search to a specified set of folders
(5) None of these

196. Which of the following cannot be part of an email address?

(1) Period (.)
(2) At sign (@)
(3) Space ()
(4) Underscore (_)
(5) None of these

197. Which of the following must be contained in a URL?

(1) A protocol identifier
(2) The letters www
(3) The unique registered domain name
(4) www. and the unique registered domain name
(5) A protocol identifier, www. and the unique registered domain name

198. Which of the following information systems focuses on making manufacturing processes more efficient and of higher quality?

(1) Computer-aided manufacturing
(2) Computer-integrated manufacturing
(3) Computer-aided software engineering
(4) Computer-aided system engineering
(5) None of these

199. A mistake in an algorithm that causes incorrect results is called a

(1) logical error
(2) syntax error
(3) procedural error
(4) compiler error
(5) machine error

200. A device for changing the connection on a connector to a different configuration is

(1) a converter
(2) a component
(3) an attachment
(4) an adapter
(5) voltmeter




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