Computer MCQs (Set-II)

Important & Selected Computer MCQs for All Competitive Exams (Set-II)
Shahzad F. Malik
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Important & Selected Computer MCQs for All Competitive Exams (Set-II)

A file from .eps stand for:
(a) Encapsulated Postscript
(b) Email Protocol Script
(c) Electronic Programming Syntax
(d) Encoded Protocol Service
Answer: a

The term Exclusive Elite forums describe what?
(a) Trading pirated software’s
(b) Stolen credit card numbers
(c) Cracking tools
(d) All of the above
Answer: d

WISPs is an acronym for:
(a) Wireless Internet Software Protocols
(b) Wireless Internet Service Providers
(c) Wireless Internet Service Producers
(d) None of the above
Answer: b

Who can block entry into your PC or restrict outgoing traffic?
(a) Inspectors
(b) Detectors
(c) Firewalls
(d) Boundary Walls
Answer: c

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Which one of these is not an antivirus software?
(a) McAfee
(b) Trend Micro
(c) Hauri
(d) Trikky
Answer: d

CPL stands for:
(a) Combined Programming Language
(b) Computer Programming Language
(c) Comprehensive Programming Language
(d) Coded Programming Language
Answer: a

C Language can be used on:
(a) MS-Dos operating system
(b) UNIX operating system
(c) XENIX operating system
(d) All of the above
Answer: d

X Client is a shell script, its function is to:
(a) Initiate X client
(b) Start the Window manager
(c) Both a & b are correct
(d) None of the above
Answer: c

The protocol used to exchange articles using internet newsgroup is:
(a) FTP
(b) NNTP
(c) IMAP
(d) HTTP
Answer: b

Which one of these does not belong the classification of computers?
(a) Personal computers
(b) Mainframe
(c) Micro computer
(d) Workstations
Answer: c

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A device for protecting a system from specific software/hardware failure is:
(a) Watchword
(b) Watch code
(c) Watchdog
(d) None of the above
Answer: c

MP3 is what part of the MPEG standard?
(a) MGP-1 layer II
(b) MPEG-1 layer II
(c) MPG-2 layer III
(d) None of the above
Answer: b

XRT stands for:
(a) Extension for Resource-Time
(b) Extension for Reference-Time
(c) Extension for Recording-Time
(d) Extension for Real-Time
Answer: d

IBM, Dragon Systems and Learn out & Hauspie are three leaders in the field of:
(a) Digital photography
(b) Speech recognition
(c) Wireless protocols
(d) Internet-enabled automobiles
Answer: b

Which technique will not help users mitigate a Dos attack?
(a) Perform real time
(b) Locking out suspect hosts
(c) Reverse lock-up procedures
(d) All of the above
Answer: d

DSP stands for:
(a) Digital Security Procedure
(b) Divisional Software Programmer
(c) Digital Signal Processor
(d) None of the above
Answer: c

ICC is an acronym for:
(a) Intel Channel Conference
(b) Integrated Channel Conference
(c) International Cancer Cause
(d) None of the above
Answer: a

SIM stands for
(a) Software Info Mobile
(b) Security Information Management
(c) Sources of Information Mode Secure Internet Module
(d) Secure Internet Mobile
Answer: b

An arrangement where a firm pays a monthly fee to access a software application is called:
(a) MIS
(b) ISP
(c) ASP
(d) ERP
Answer: c

MSP stands for:
(a) Management Service Provider
(b) Management Service Program
(c) Management Server Personnel
(d) Microsoft Server Pages
Answer: a

When did the cellular phone first become available to the masses?
(a) 1984
(b) 1985
(c) 1973
(d) 1980
Answer: a

Which type of cellular phone battery has a memory effect?
(a) Lithium ion
(b) Nickel cadmium
(c) Lead acid
(d) Nickel metal hydride
Answer: b

The most commonly used telephone line is:
(a) Fiber optics
(b) Coaxial cable
(c) Twisted pair
(d) All of the above
Answer: c

The term used to put data numerically/alphabetically in a computer is:
(a) Report
(b) Organize
(c) Sort
(d) Record
Answer: c

The function controlled by the operating system is:
(a) Memory management
(b) Input/output management
(c) Program/data management
(d) All of the above
Answer: d

What is the Microsoft Excel used for?
(a) Spread sheet analysis
(b) Database management
(c) Text processing
(d) None of the above
Answer: a

Which of these is not a network command?
(a) Netcfg
(b) Ping
(c) Tracert
(d) Winipcfg
Answer: a

What does WAP mean?
(a) Wireless Access protocol
(b) Withhold All Policies
(c) Wireless Access Platform
(d) With All platforms
Answer: a

Which manufacture is credited with bringing wireless to the public?
(a) Earth Vision Cellular
(b) Motorola
(c) Nokia
(d) Sony
Answer: b

The piece of equipment used to copies words or pictures from paper to a computer is called:
(a) Snap
(b) Shift
(c) Scan
(d) None of the above
Answer: c

Gaining unauthorized access to computers via sending messages from hacked IP address of trusted host is called:
(a) IP hijacking
(b) IP cracking
(c) IP Spoofing
(d) None of the above
Answer: c

What is the best way of avoiding computer crashes?
(a) Deleting temporary files
(b) Disk Cleaning
(c) Scandisk
(d) All of the above
Answer: d

File compression programs are type of:
(a) User interface
(b) Device driver
(c) Utility
(d) Application
Answer: c

Device possessing command over the transfer of data from computer to peripheral device and vice versa is called:
(a) Connector
(b) Controller
(c) Holder
(d) None of above
Answer: b

Name the board that makes a computer faster via adding faster CPU of FPU?
(a) Accelerated board
(b) Extension board
(c) Enhancer board
(d) None of the above
Answer: a

Which one is a not a storage device?
(a) Headphones
(b) Modem
(c) Printer
(d) All of the above
Answer: d

In Excel, which one of these is a spreadsheet application?
(a) Microsoft Power Point
(b) Microsoft Word
(c) Lotus 123
(d) None of the above
Answer: c

Which of the allow computer to communicate with another computer?
(a) Network
(b) Processor
(c) Disk drive
(d) Shareware
Answer: a

DPI is an acronym for:
(a) Domain of People’s Internet
(b) Driver of Portable IMAC
(c) Digital Printing Interaction
(d) Dots Per Inch
Answer: d

What is an operating system?
(a) Integrated software
(b) System software
(c) CD-ROM software
(d) Application software
Answer: b

The major disadvantage of file management system is:
(a) Data redundancy
(b) Lack of data integrity
(c) Low programme independence
(d) All of the above
Answer: d

A technique for providing fast direct access to a specific stored record of a given value is called:
(a) Tracking
(b) Hashing
(c) Batch access
(d) Fetching
Answer: b

Name the different type of file organization?
(a) Index sequential file
(b) Direct/Random file
(c) Sequential file
(d) All of the above
Answer: d

Which of the these common errors are considered programming error?
(a) Runtime errors
(b) Logic errors
(c) Syntax/semantic errors
(d) All of the above
Answer: d

The important and frequent methods of searching are:
(a) Linear search
(b) Token search
(c) Binary search
(d) Both a & c are correct
Answer: d

Which of these errors is lead by computational errors in numerical analysis?
(a) Round-off error
(b) Absolute error
(c) Truncation error
(d) All of the above
Answer: d

What refers to a sequence of operations performed by software & hardware?
(a) Ascending mode
(b) Logic
(c) Linear task
(d) License
Answer: b

Name a unit of data consisting one or more characters?
(a) File
(b) Record
(c) Character
(d) Field
Answer: d

CD-Rs can be recorded or written:
(a) Once
(b) Twice
(c) Thrice
(d) Many times
Answer: a

BIOS stands for:
(a) Binary Input/Output system
(b) Boolean Input/output software
(c) Basic Input/Output System
(d) None of the above
Answer: c

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