Icttrends-BPO-01 Computer GK For Bank Probationary Officers & Clerk Exams

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Icttrends-BPO-01 Computer GK For Bank Probationary Officers & Clerk Exams

Computer General Knowledge for Bank Probationary Officers and Clerk Exam Number of Questions


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  • 1. 
    All of the following are examples of real security and privacy risks EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Hackers

    • B. 

      Spam

    • C. 

      Viruses

    • D. 

      Identity theft

  • 2. 
    A process known as ____________ is used by large retailers to study trends.
    • A. 

      Data mining

    • B. 

      Data selection

    • C. 

      POS

    • D. 

      Data conversion

  • 3. 
    ____________terminals (formerly known as cash registers) are often connected to complex inventory and sales computer systems.
    • A. 

      Data

    • B. 

      Point-of-sale (POS)

    • C. 

      Sales

    • D. 

      Query

  • 4. 
    A(n) ____________ system is a small, wireless handheld computer that scans an item’s tag and pulls up the current price (and any special offers) as you shop.
    • A. 

      PSS

    • B. 

      POS

    • C. 

      Inventory

    • D. 

      Data mining

  • 5. 
    The ability to recover and read deleted or damaged files from a criminal’s computer is an example of a law enforcement specialty called:
    • A. 

      Robotics

    • B. 

      Simulation

    • C. 

      Computer forensics

    • D. 

      Animation

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is NOT one of the four major data processing functions of a computer?
    • A. 

      Gathering data

    • B. 

      Processing data into information

    • C. 

      Analyzing the data or information

    • D. 

      Storing the data or information

  • 7. 
    ____________ tags, when placed on an animal, can be used to record and track in a database all of the animal’s movements.
    • A. 

      POS

    • B. 

      RFID

    • C. 

      PPS

    • D. 

      GPS

  • 8. 
    Surgeons can perform delicate operations by manipulating devices through computers instead of manually. This technology is known as:
    • A. 

      Robotics

    • B. 

      Computer forensics

    • C. 

      Simulation

    • D. 

      Forecasting

  • 9. 
    Technology no longer protected by copyright, available to everyone, is considered to be:
    • A. 

      Proprietary

    • B. 

      Open

    • C. 

      Experimental

    • D. 

      In the public domain

  • 10. 
    ____________ is the study of molecules and structures whose size ranges from 1 to 100 nanometers
    • A. 

      Nanoscience

    • B. 

      Microelectrodes

    • C. 

      Computer forensics

    • D. 

      Artificial intelligence

  • 11. 
    ____________ is the science that attempts to produce machines that display the same type of intelligence that humans do.
    • A. 

      Nanoscience

    • B. 

      Nanotechnology

    • C. 

      Simulation

    • D. 

      Artificial intelligence (AI)

  • 12. 
     ____________ is data that has been organized or presented in a meaningful fashion.
    • A. 

      A process

    • B. 

      Software

    • C. 

      Storage

    • D. 

      Information

  • 13. 
    The name for the way that computers manipulate data into information is called:
    • A. 

      Programming

    • B. 

      Processing

    • C. 

      Storing

    • D. 

      Organizing

  • 14. 
    Computers gather data, which means that they allow users to ____________ data.
    • A. 

      Present

    • B. 

      Input

    • C. 

      Output

    • D. 

      Store

  • 15. 
    After a picture has been taken with a digital camera and processed appropriately, the actual print of the picture is considered:
    • A. 

      Data

    • B. 

      Output

    • C. 

      Input

    • D. 

      The process

  • 16. 
    Computers use the ____________ language to process data.
    • A. 

      Processing

    • B. 

      Kilobyte

    • C. 

      Binary

    • D. 

      Representational

  • 17. 
    Computers process data into information by working exclusively with:
    • A. 

      Multimedia

    • B. 

      Words

    • C. 

      Characters

    • D. 

      Numbers

  • 18. 
    In the binary language each letter of the alphabet, each number and each special character is made up of a unique combination of:
    • A. 

      Eight bytes

    • B. 

      Eight kilobytes

    • C. 

      Eight characters

    • D. 

      Eight bits

  • 19. 
    The term bit is short for:
    • A. 

      Megabyte

    • B. 

      Binary language

    • C. 

      Binary digit

    • D. 

      Binary number

  • 20. 
    A string of eight 0s and 1s is called a:
    • A. 

      Megabyte

    • B. 

      Byte

    • C. 

      Kilobyte

    • D. 

      Gigabyte

  • 21. 
    A ____________ is approximately one billion bytes.
    • A. 

      Kilobyte

    • B. 

      Bit

    • C. 

      Gigabyte

    • D. 

      Megabyte

  • 22. 
    A ____________ is approximately a million bytes.
    • A. 

      Gigabyte

    • B. 

      Kilobyte

    • C. 

      Megabyte

    • D. 

      Terabyte

  • 23. 
    ____________ is any part of the computer that you can physically touch.
    • A. 

      Hardware

    • B. 

      A device

    • C. 

      A peripheral

    • D. 

      An application

  • 24. 
    The components that process data are located in the:
    • A. 

      Input devices

    • B. 

      Output devices

    • C. 

      System unit

    • D. 

      Storage component

  • 25. 
    All of the following are examples of input devices EXCEPT a:
    • A. 

      Scanner

    • B. 

      Mouse

    • C. 

      Keyboard

    • D. 

      Printer

  • 26. 
    Which of the following is an example of an input device?
    • A. 

      Scanner

    • B. 

      Speaker

    • C. 

      CD

    • D. 

      Printer

  • 27. 
    All of the following are examples of storage devices EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Hard disk drives

    • B. 

      Printers

    • C. 

      Floppy disk drives

    • D. 

      CD drives

  • 28. 
    The ____________, also called the “brains” of the computer, is responsible for processing data.
    • A. 

      Motherboard

    • B. 

      Memory

    • C. 

      RAM

    • D. 

      Central processing unit (CPU)

  • 29. 
    The CPU and memory are located on the:
    • A. 

      Expansion board

    • B. 

      Motherboard

    • C. 

      Storage device

    • D. 

      Output device

  • 30. 
    Word processing, spreadsheet, and photo-editing are examples of:
    • A. 

      Application software

    • B. 

      System software

    • C. 

      Operating system software

    • D. 

      Platform software

  • 31. 
    ____________ is a set of computer programs used on a computer to help perform tasks.
    • A. 

      An instruction

    • B. 

      Software

    • C. 

      Memory

    • D. 

      A processor

  • 32. 
    System software is the set of programs that enables your computer’s hardware devices and ____________ software to work together.
    • A. 

      Management

    • B. 

      Processing

    • C. 

      Utility

    • D. 

      Application

  • 33. 
    The PC (personal computer) and the Apple Macintosh are examples of two different:
    • A. 

      Platforms

    • B. 

      Applications

    • C. 

      Programs

    • D. 

      Storage devices

  • 34. 
    Apple Macintoshes (Macs) and PCs use different ____________ to process data and different operating systems.
    • A. 

      Languages

    • B. 

      Methods

    • C. 

      CPUs

    • D. 

      Storage devices

  • 35. 
    Servers are computers that provide resources to other computers connected to a:
    • A. 

      Network

    • B. 

      Mainframe

    • C. 

      Supercomputer

    • D. 

      Client

  • 36. 
    Smaller and less expensive PC-based servers are replacing ____________ in many businesses.
    • A. 

      Supercomputers

    • B. 

      Clients

    • C. 

      Laptops

    • D. 

      Mainframes

  • 37. 
    ____________ are specially designed computers that perform complex calculations extremely rapidly.
    • A. 

      Servers

    • B. 

      Supercomputers

    • C. 

      Laptops

    • D. 

      Mainframes

  • 38. 
    DSL is an example of a(n) ____________ connection.
    • A. 

      Network

    • B. 

      Wireless

    • C. 

      Slow

    • D. 

      Broadband

  • 39. 
    The difference between people with access to computers and the Internet and those without this access is known as the:
    • A. 

      Digital divide

    • B. 

      Internet divide

    • C. 

      Web divide

    • D. 

      Broadband divide

  • 40. 
    ____________ is the science revolving around the use of nanostructures to build devices on an extremely small scale.
    • A. 

      Nanotechnology

    • B. 

      Micro-technology

    • C. 

      Computer forensics

    • D. 

      Artificial intelligence

  • 41. 
    Which of the following is the correct order of the four major functions of a computer?
    • A. 

      Process, Output, Input, Storage

    • B. 

      Input, Output, Process, Storage

    • C. 

      Process, Storage, Input, Output

    • D. 

      Input, Process, Output, Storage

  • 42. 
    ____________ bits equal one byte.
    • A. 

      Eight

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      One thousand

    • D. 

      One million

  • 43. 
    The binary language consists of ____________ digit(s).
    • A. 

      8

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      1000

    • D. 

      1

  • 44. 
    A byte can hold one ____________ of data.
    • A. 

      Bit

    • B. 

      Binary digit

    • C. 

      Character

    • D. 

      Kilobyte

  • 45. 
    ____________ controls the way in which the computer system functions and provides a means by which users can interact with the computer.
    • A. 

      The platform

    • B. 

      The operating system

    • C. 

      Application software

    • D. 

      The motherboard

  • 46. 
    The operating system is the most common type of ____________ software.
    • A. 

      Communication

    • B. 

      Application

    • C. 

      System

    • D. 

      Word-processing software

  • 47. 
    ____________ are specially designed computer chips that reside inside other devices, such as your car or your electronic thermostat.
    • A. 

      Servers

    • B. 

      Embedded computers

    • C. 

      Robotic computers

    • D. 

      Mainframes

  • 48. 
    The steps and tasks needed to process data, such as responses to questions or clicking an icon, are called:
    • A. 

      Instructions

    • B. 

      The operating system

    • C. 

      Application software

    • D. 

      The system unit

  • 49. 
    The two broad categories of software are:
    • A. 

      Word processing and spreadsheet

    • B. 

      Transaction and application

    • C. 

      Windows and Mac OS

    • D. 

      System and application

  • 50. 
    The metal or plastic case that holds all the physical parts of the computer is the:
    • A. 

      System unit

    • B. 

      CPU

    • C. 

      Mainframe

    • D. 

      Platform