Computer Awareness for Upcoming Exams Set 88

Computer Awareness Questions for IBPS PO/Clerk, IBPS RRB, NIACL, NICL, RBI Grade B, BOI, OBC SO, BoB and other competitive exams.

  1. Which among the following is the set of programs that enables your computer’s hardware devices and application software to work together?
    A) Word processing software
    B) Utility software
    C) Media software
    D) Integrity tools
    E) none of these
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     Option B
    Utility software is system software designed to help analyse, configure, optimize or maintain a computer.
  2. A hard copy of a file created on a computer refers to data
    A) saved on a floppy disk
    B) printed on a printer
    C) backed up on a tape drive
    D) sent as an e-mail
    E) none of these
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     Option B
    A print out of the contents of the file on the computer. That is what the term ‘hard copy’ normally refers to.
  3. The type of software that controls the internal operations in the computer, and controls how the computer words with all its parts is which of the following?
    A) Shareware
    B) Operating system software
    C) Application software
    D) Public domain software
    E) none of these
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     Option B
    An operating system is the most important software that runs on a computer. It manages the computer’s memory, processes, and all of its software and hardware. It also allows you to communicate with the computer without knowing how to speak the computer’s language. Without an operating system, a computer is useless.
  4. _______ search engine sends request for information to several search engines simultaneously and compiles the results.
    A) Meta
    B) Individual
    C) Directory
    D) Subjectdirectory
    E) None of these
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     Option A               
    A metasearch engine (or aggregator) is a search tool that uses another search engine’s data to produce their own results from the Internet. Metasearch engines take input from a user and simultaneously send out queries to third party search engines for results. Sufficient data is gathered, formatted by their ranks and presented to the users.
  5. The most frequently used instructions of a computer program are likely to be fetched from____.
    A) the hard disk
    B) cache memory
    C) RAM
    D) registers
    E) none of these
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     Option B
    Cache memory is random access memory (RAM) that a computer microprocessor can access more quickly than it can access regular RAM.
  6. A goal of normalization is to ______.
    A) minimize the number of relationships
    B) minimize the number of entities
    C) minimize the number of tables
    D) minimize the number of redundancy
    E) none of these
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     Option D Explanation:
    Normalization is a process of organizing the data in database to avoid data redundancy, insertion anomaly, update anomaly & deletion anomaly.
  7. Which Excel tool allows you to create quickly and automatically summarize data from a large data set?
    A) Conditional formatting
    B) Sorting
    C) Pivot tables
    D) Field lists
    E) none of these
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     Option C
    A pivot table is a program tool that allows you to reorganize and summarize selected columns and rows of data in a spreadsheet or database table to obtain a desired report. A pivot table doesn’t actually change the spreadsheet or database itself.
  8. __________ is a Windows utility program that locates and eliminates unnecessary fragments and rearranges filed and unused to disk space to optimise operations.
    A) Backup
    B) Disk cleanup
    C) Disk defragmenter
    D) Restore
    E) Disk restorer
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     Option C
    Disk Defragmenter is a Windows utility program that located and eliminates unnecessary fragments and rearranges filed and unused to disk space to optimise operations.
  9. Which command is used to set a name to a disk in DOS?
    B) VOL
    C) LABEL

    E) None of these
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     Option C
    Label (command) in computing, label is a command included with some operating systems (e.g., DOS, OS/2 and Microsoft Windows). It is used to create, change, or delete a volume label on a logical drive, such as a hard disk partition or a floppy disk.
  10. Which of the following operating does not implement multitasking truly?
    A) Windows 98
    B) Windows NT
    C) Windows XP
    D) MS DOS
    E) None of these
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    Option D
    MS DOS is not multitasking truly. [/su_spoiler

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9 Thoughts to “Computer Awareness for Upcoming Exams Set 88”

  1. Saheba

    hi thanks AZ… u guys are doing a great job.. but its a humble request to please increase the number of #reasoning and #aptitude question sets as is the case with gk, english and computer… thank you for all wat u do fr us.. 🙂

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  2. Jeetesh Chandra

    9/10..ty AZ

  3. AVI™ (Sinchen loveR)

    8/10 ty

  4. Sachin Shukla

    9/10 ty:))

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