(Papers) IBPS PO Exam Paper - 2011 "Held on: 18-09-2011" ::COMPUTER KNOWLEDGE::

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(Papers) IBPS PO Exam Paper - 2011 "Held on: 18-09-2011"


1. To change selected text to all capital letters, click the change case button, then click

(a) Uppercase
(b) Upper all
(c) Capslock
(d) Lock Upper
(e) Large Size

2. A person who uses his or her expertise to gain access to other people’s computers to get information illegally or do damage is a

(a) hacker
(b) analyst
(c) instant messenger
(d) programmer
(e) spammer

3. A device that connects to a network without the use of cables is said to be

(a) distributed
(b) free
(c) centralized
(d) open source
(e) None of these

4. Reusable optical storage will typically have the acronym

(a) CD
(b) DVD
(c) ROM
(d) RW
(e) ROS

5. The most common type of storage devices are

(a) persistent
(b) optical
(c) magnetic
(d) flash
(e) steel

6. Codes consisting of lines of varying widths or lengths that are computer-readable are known as

(a) an ASCII code
(b) a magnetic tape
(c) a bar code
(d) an OCR scanner
(e) None of these

7. A Web site’s main page is called its

(a) Homepage
(b) Browser page
(c) Search Page
(d) Bookmark
(e) None of these

8. Part number, part description, and number of parts ordered are examples of

(a) control
(b) output
(c) processing
(d) feedback
(e) input

9. To access properties of an object, the mouse technique to use is

(a) dragging
(b) dropping
(c) right-clicking
(d) shift-clicking
(e) None of these

10. Computers use the ________ number system to store data and perform calculations.

(a) binary
(b) octal
(c) decimal
(d) hexadecimal
(e) None of these

11. ________ ‘are attempts by individuals to obtain confidential information from you by falsifying their identity.

(a) Phishing trips
(b) Computer viruses
(c) Spyware scams
(d) Viruses
(e) Phishing scams

12. Why is it unethical to share copyrighted files with your friends?

(a) It is not unethical, because it is legal.
(b) It is unethical because the files are being given for free.
(c) Sharing copyrighted files without permission breaks copyright laws.
(d) It is not unethical because the files are being given for free.
(e) It is not unethical - anyone can access a computer

13. Which of the following can be used to select the entire document?

(a) CTRL+A
(b) ALT+ F5
(d) CTRL+K
(e) CTRL+H

14. To instruct Word to fit the width of a column to the contents of a table automatically, click the___button and then point to AutoFit Contents.

(a) Fit to Form
(b) Format
(c) Autosize
(d) Contents
(e) AutoFit

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15. The simultaneous processing of two or more programs by multiple processors is

(a) multiprogramming
(b) multitasking
(c) time-sharing
(d) multiprocessing
(e) None of these

16. A disk’s content that is recorded at the time of manufacture and that cannot be changed or erased by the user is

(a) memory-only
(b) write-only
(c) once-only
(d) run-only
(e) read-only

17. What is the permanent memory built into your computer called?

(a) RAM
(b) Floppy
(d) CD-ROM
(e) ROM

18. The default view in Excel is_____view.

(a) Work
(b) Auto
(c) Normal
(d) Roman
(e) None of these

19. What displays the contents of the active cell in Excel?

(a) Namebox
(b) Row Headings
(c) Formulabar
(d) Taskpane
(e) None of these

20. In Word you can force a page break

(a) by positioning your cursor at the appropriate place and pressing the F1 key
(b) by positioning your cursor at the appropriate place and pressing Ctrl + Enter
(c) by using the Insert/Section Break
(d) by changing the font size of your document
(e) None of these

21. Grouping and processing all of a firm’s transactions at one time is called

(a) a database management system
(b) batch processing
(c) a real-time system
(d) an on-line system
(e) None of these

22. Help menu is available at which button?

(a) End
(b) Start
(c) Turnoff
(d) Restart
(e) Reboot

23. You can keep your personal files/folders in

(a) My folder
(b) My Documents
(c) My Files
(d) My Text
(e) None of these

24. A central computer that holds collections programs for many PCs, workstations computers is a(n)

(a) supercomputer
(b) minicomputer
(c) laptop
(d) server
(e) None of these

25. When you save to this, your data will remain when the computer is turned off.

(a) RAM
(b) motherboard
(c) secondary storage device
(d) primary storage
(e) None of these

26. The____folder retains copies of messages have started but are not yet ready to send.

(a) Drafts
(b) Outbox
(c) Address B
(d) Sent Items
(e) Inbox

27. You can_____a search by providing more info the search engine can use to select a smaller, more useful set of results.

(a) refine
(b) expand
(c) load
(d) query
(e) slowdown

28. The contents of ____ are lost when the computer turns off.

(a) storage
(b) input
(c) output
(d) memory
(e) None of these

29. The_____enables you to simultaneously keep multiple Web pages open in one browser window.

(a) tab box
(b) pop-up helper
(c) tab row
(d) address bar
(e) Esc key

30. A DVD is an example of an

(a) hard disk
(b) optical disc
(c) output device
(d) solid-state storage device
(e) None of these

31. The basic unit of a worksheet into which you enter data in Excel is called a

(a) tab
(b) cell
(c) box
(d) range
(e) None of these

32. _______ is the process of dividing the disk into tracks and sectors.

(a) Tracking
(b) Formatting
(c) Crashing
(d) Allotting
(e) None of these

33. Which ports connect special types of music instruments to sound cards?

(a) BUS
(b) CPU
(c) USB
(d) MIDI
(e) MINI

34. The process of transferring files from a computer on the Internet to your computer is called

(a) downloading
(b) uploading
(c) FTP
(d) JPEG
(e) downsizing

35. In Excel ________allows users to bring together copies of workbooks that other users have worked on independently.

(a) Copying
(b) Merging
(c) Pasting
(d) Compiling
(e) None of these

36. If you want to connect to your own computer through the Internet from another location, you can use

(a) e-mail
(b) FTP
(c) instant message
(d) Telnet
(e) None of these

37. To reload a Web page, press the ________ button.

(a) Redo
(b) Reload
(c) Restore
(d) Ctrl
(e) Refresh

38. Mobile Commerce is best described as

(a) The use of kiosks in marketing
(b) Transporting products
(c) Buying and selling goods/services through wireless handheld devices
(d) Using notebook PCs in marketing
(e) None of the above

39. Video processors consist of_____and_____which store and process images.

(a) CPU and VGA
(b) CPU and memory
(c) VGA and memory
(d) VGI and DVI
(e) None of these

40. _________are words that a programming language has set aside for its own use.

(a) Control words
(b) Control structures
(c) Reserved words
(d) Reserved keys
(e) None of these

41. What is the process of copying software programs from secondary storage media to the hard disk called?

(a) configuration
(b) download
(c) storage
(d) upload
(e) installation

42. This first step in the transaction processing cycle captures business data through various modes such as optical scanning or at an electronic commerce website.

(a) Document and report generation
(b) Database maintenance
(c) Transaction processing start-up
(d) Data Entry
(e) None of these

43. When the pointer is positioned on a ____, it is shaped like a hand.

(a) Grammar error
(b) Formatting error
(c) Screen Tip
(d) Spelling error
(e) Hyperlink

44. The computer abbreviation KB usually means

(a) Key Block
(b) Kernel Boot
(c) Key Byte
(d) Kit Bit
(e) Kilo Byte

45. Which of the following are advantages of CD-ROM as a storage media?

(a) CD-ROM is an inexpensive way to store large amount of data and information.
(b) CD-ROM disks retrieve data and information more quickly than magnetic disks do.
(c) CD-ROMs make less errors than magnetic media.
(d) All the above
(e) None of these

46. An_____ is a special visual and aduio effect applied in Powerpoint to text or content.

(a) animation
(b) flash
(c) wipe
(d) dissolve
(e) None of these

47. Which of the following is a storage device that uses rigid, permanently installed magnetic disks to store data/information?

(a) floppy diskette
(b) hard disk
(c) permanent disk
(d) optical disk
(e) None of these

48. The piece of hardware that converts you computer’s digital signal to an analog signal that can travel over telephone lines is called a

(a) red wire
(b) blue cord
(c) tower
(d) modem
(e) None of these

49. Personal computers can be connected together to form a

(a) server
(b) supercomputer
(c) network
(d) enterprise
(e) None of these

50. A ________ is the term used when a search engine returns a Web page that matches the search criteria.

(a) blog
(b) hit
(c) link
(d) view
(e) success


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Answer Key :

1(a). 2(a). 3(e). 4(d). 5(c). 6(c). 7(a). 8(e). 9(c). 10(a). 11(a). 12(c). 13(a). 14(c). 15(d). 16(e). 17(e). 18(c). 19(c) 20(b). 21(b). 22(b). 23(b). 24(d). 25(c). 26(a). 27(a). 28(d). 29(c). 30(b). 31(b). 32(b). 33(d). 34(a). 35(b). 36(d). 37(e). 38(c). 39(d). 40(d). 41(e). 42(c). 43(e). 44(e). 45(a). 46(a). 47(b). 48(d). 49(c). 50(b).