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  • 1. 
    Computer uses the .......... number system to store data and perform calculations.
    • A. 

      Binary

    • B. 

      Octal

    • C. 

      Decimal

    • D. 

      Hexadecimal

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 2. 
    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

  • 3. 
    Which of the following can be used to select the entire document?
    • A. 

      CTRL+A

    • B. 

      ALT+F5

    • C. 

      SHIFT +A

    • D. 

      CTRL+K

    • E. 

      CTRL+H

  • 4. 
    .......... are attempts by individuals to obtain confidential information from you by falsifying their identity.
    • A. 

      Phishing

    • B. 

      Computer viruses

    • C. 

      Spyware scams

    • D. 

      Viruses

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    Part number, part description, and number of parts ordered are examples of-
    • A. 

      Control

    • B. 

      Output

    • C. 

      Processing

    • D. 

      Feedback

    • E. 

      Input

  • 6. 
    A Web site's main page is called its-
    • A. 

      Home Page

    • B. 

      Browser Page

    • C. 

      Search Page

    • D. 

      Bookmark

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 7. 
    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

  • 8. 
    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. 

      An OCR scanner

    • D. 

      A bar code

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 9. 
    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. 

      Auto Fit

  • 10. 
    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

  • 11. 
    Reusable optical storage will typically have the acronym-
    • A. 

      CD

    • B. 

      DVD

    • C. 

      ROM

    • D. 

      RW

    • E. 

      ROS

  • 12. 
    The most common type of storage devices are-
    • A. 

      Persistent

    • B. 

      Optical

    • C. 

      Magnetic

    • D. 

      Flash

    • E. 

      Steel

  • 13. 
    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

  • 14. 
    A person who used 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

  • 15. 
    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

  • 16. 
    To change selected text to all capital letters, click the change case button, then click-
    • A. 

      UPPERCASE

    • B. 

      UPPER ALL

    • C. 

      CAPS LOCK

    • D. 

      Lock Upper

    • E. 

      Large Size

  • 17. 
    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

  • 18. 
    You can keep your personal files / folders in-
    • A. 

      My folder

    • B. 

      My Documents

    • C. 

      My Files

    • D. 

      My Text

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 19. 
    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

  • 20. 
    A DVD is an example of a(n)-
    • A. 

      Hard disk

    • B. 

      Optical disc

    • C. 

      Output device

    • D. 

      Solid-state storage device

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 21. 
    The default view in Excel is ......... view.
    • A. 

      Work

    • B. 

      Auto

    • C. 

      Normal

    • D. 

      Roman

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 22. 
    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

  • 23. 
    .......... is the process of dividing the disk into tracks and sectors.
    • A. 

      Tracking

    • B. 

      Formatting

    • C. 

      Crashing

    • D. 

      Allotting

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 24. 
    Help Menu is available at which button?
    • A. 

      End

    • B. 

      Start

    • C. 

      Turnoff

    • D. 

      Restart

    • E. 

      Reboot

  • 25. 
    The contents of .......... are lost when the computer turns off.
    • A. 

      Storage

    • B. 

      Input

    • C. 

      Output

    • D. 

      Memory

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 26. 
    When you enter text in a cell in Excel, it also appears in which of the following?
    • A. 

      Status bar

    • B. 

      Formula bar

    • C. 

      Row heading

    • D. 

      Name box

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 27. 
    Which elements of a Word document can be displayed in colour?
    • A. 

      Only graphics

    • B. 

      Only text

    • C. 

      Only the first word of each line

    • D. 

      All elements, but only if you have a colour printer

    • E. 

      All elements

  • 28. 
    A workbook is a collection of
    • A. 

      Page Setup

    • B. 

      Buttons

    • C. 

      Diagrams

    • D. 

      Charts

    • E. 

      Worksheets

  • 29. 
    __ appear at the bottom of the Excel Window.
    • A. 

      Sheet tabs

    • B. 

      Name Box

    • C. 

      Formula bar

    • D. 

      Title bar

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 30. 
    EPROM stands for
    • A. 

      Erasable Programmable Read-Only Memory

    • B. 

      Electronic Programmable Read-Only Memory

    • C. 

      Enterprise Programmable Read-Only Memory

    • D. 

      Extended Programmable Read-Only Memory

    • E. 

      Electrical Programmable Read-Only Memory

  • 31. 
    The technology that stores only the essential instructions on a microprocessor chip and thus enhances its speed is referred to as
    • A. 

      CISC

    • B. 

      RISC

    • C. 

      CD-ROM

    • D. 

      Wi-Fi

    • E. 

      MISC

  • 32. 
    Which is not a basic function of a computer?
    • A. 

      Store data

    • B. 

      Accept input

    • C. 

      Process data

    • D. 

      Copy text

    • E. 

      Accept and process data

  • 33. 
    ASCII is a coding system that provides
    • A. 

      256 different characters

    • B. 

      512 different characters

    • C. 

      1024 different characters

    • D. 

      128 different characters

    • E. 

      1000 different characters

  • 34. 
    Which part of the computer is directly invoked in executing the instructions of the computer program?
    • A. 

      The scanner

    • B. 

      The main storage

    • C. 

      The secondary storage

    • D. 

      The printer

    • E. 

      The processor

  • 35. 
    In order to create column data in Word, you need to
    • A. 

      Tab consecutively until your cursor reaches the desired place

    • B. 

      Set tabs or use the Table menu

    • C. 

      Use Excel

    • D. 

      Press the space bar until your cursor reaches the desired place

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 36. 
    Files are organised by storing them in
    • A. 

      Tables

    • B. 

      Databases

    • C. 

      Folders

    • D. 

      Graphs

    • E. 

      Diagrams

  • 37. 
    When a computer is switched on, the booting process performs
    • A. 

      Integrity Test

    • B. 

      Power-On Self-Test

    • C. 

      Correct Functioning Test

    • D. 

      Reliability Test

    • E. 

      Shut-down

  • 38. 
    In Word, the feature that automatically detects common errors is called
    • A. 

      Autocorrect

    • B. 

      Autograph

    • C. 

      Spelling and Grammar

    • D. 

      Go to

    • E. 

      Thesaurus

  • 39. 
    A computer system that is old and perhaps not satisfactory is referred to as a (n)
    • A. 

      Ancient system

    • B. 

      Historical system

    • C. 

      Age old system

    • D. 

      Legacy system

    • E. 

      Legal System

  • 40. 
    Which of the following is not a binary number?
    • A. 

      001

    • B. 

      101

    • C. 

      202

    • D. 

      110

    • E. 

      011

  • 41. 
    Which of the following does not store data permanently?
    • A. 

      ROM

    • B. 

      RAM

    • C. 

      Floppy Disk

    • D. 

      Hard Disk

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 42. 
    Which of the following is the smallest storage?
    • A. 

      Megabyte

    • B. 

      Gigabyte

    • C. 

      Kilobyte

    • D. 

      Terabyte

    • E. 

      Nanobyte

  • 43. 
    Which menu enables the user to choose toolbars?
    • A. 

      View

    • B. 

      Format

    • C. 

      Insert

    • D. 

      Edit

    • E. 

      Help

  • 44. 
    By viewing the properties of the local hard disk of a computer, the user can find out
    • A. 

      The amount of space that has been used up and the remaining free space on the disk.

    • B. 

      The name of the user viewing the properties of the disk.

    • C. 

      Nothing useful to the user.

    • D. 

      The number of programs available in the computer,

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 45. 
    Pre-defined and built-in formulas in Excel are known as
    • A. 

      Autosheets

    • B. 

      Diagrams

    • C. 

      Charts

    • D. 

      Tables

    • E. 

      Functions

  • 46. 
    Which of the following contains permanent data and gets updated during the processing of transactions?
    • A. 

      Operating System File

    • B. 

      Transaction file

    • C. 

      Software File

    • D. 

      Master file

    • E. 

      Any File

  • 47. 
    The keyboard shortcut to centralise the selected text in Word is
    • A. 

      Ctrl + Esc

    • B. 

      Ctrl + C

    • C. 

      Alt + C

    • D. 

      There is no keyboard shortcut for this operation

    • E. 

      Ctrl + E

  • 48. 
    Which of the following helps to protect floppy disks from data getting accidentally erased?
    • A. 

      Access notch

    • B. 

      Write-protect notch

    • C. 

      Entry notch

    • D. 

      Input notch

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 49. 
    A modem is connected to
    • A. 

      A telephone line

    • B. 

      A keyboard

    • C. 

      A printer

    • D. 

      A monitor

    • E. 

      A scanner

  • 50. 
    Large transaction processing systems in automated organisations use
    • A. 

      Online processing

    • B. 

      Batch Processing

    • C. 

      Once-a-day Processing

    • D. 

      End-of-day processing

    • E. 

      Once-a-week processing

  • 51. 
    The operation of combining two cells into a single cell in Excel is referred to as
    • A. 

      Join cells

    • B. 

      Merge cells

    • C. 

      Merge table

    • D. 

      Join table

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 52. 
    Which of the following can be used to store a large number of files in a small amount of storage space?
    • A. 

      File adjustment

    • B. 

      File copying

    • C. 

      File reading

    • D. 

      File compatibility

    • E. 

      File compression

  • 53. 
    In a computer, most processing takes place in
    • A. 

      Memory

    • B. 

      RAM

    • C. 

      Motherboard

    • D. 

      CUP

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 54. 
    Data is organized in a worksheet as
    • A. 

      Charts and diagrams

    • B. 

      Rows and columns

    • C. 

      Tables and boxes

    • D. 

      Graphs

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 55. 
    Which of the following is an example of a binary number?
    • A. 

      6AH1

    • B. 

      100101

    • C. 

      005

    • D. 

      ABCD

    • E. 

      23456

  • 56. 
    Spell Check will find errors in which of the following ?
    • A. 

      Today is a rainy day

    • B. 

      Today is a rainy a day

    • C. 

      Is a rainy

    • D. 

      Rainy today a day

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 57. 
    Which of the following is not a storage medium ?
    • A. 

      Hard disk

    • B. 

      Flash drive

    • C. 

      DVD

    • D. 

      CD

    • E. 

      Keyboard

  • 58. 
    In Excel, when the contents and attributes of a cell or range of cells have to be erased using the menu, the user must
    • A. 

      Select the Cells. choose Edit. and select Clear, then All

    • B. 

      Select the Cells. and click Delete on the keyboard

    • C. 

      Select the Cells. choose Tools. and select Clear. then Formats

    • D. 

      Select the Cells. choose Tools. and select Formula Audit. then Delete

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 59. 
    The computer abbreviation KB usually means
    • A. 

      Key Block

    • B. 

      Kernel Boot

    • C. 

      Kilo Byte

    • D. 

      Kit Bit

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 60. 
    If an Excel Worksheet is to be linked for use in a Powerpoint presentation, the following should be clicked
    • A. 

      Edit, Paste Special

    • B. 

      Edit, Paste

    • C. 

      Edit, Copy

    • D. 

      File, Copy

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 61. 
    RAM stands for
    • A. 

      Random Access Memory

    • B. 

      Ready Application Module

    • C. 

      Read Access Memory

    • D. 

      Remme Access Machine

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 62. 
    Which of the following is the hardware and not the software ?
    • A. 

      Excel

    • B. 

      Printer driver

    • C. 

      Operating system

    • D. 

      Power point

    • E. 

      Control Unit

  • 63. 
    In Word, which menu would the user select to print a document?
    • A. 

      Tools

    • B. 

      File

    • C. 

      View

    • D. 

      Wind0Vob

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 64. 
    Which of the following is not true about computer files ?
    • A. 

      They are collections of data saved to a Storage medium

    • B. 

      Every file has a filename

    • C. 

      A file extension is established by the user to indicate the date it was created

    • D. 

      Usually files contain data

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 65. 
    The common name for a modulator-demodulator is
    • A. 

      Modem

    • B. 

      Joiner

    • C. 

      Networker

    • D. 

      Connector

    • E. 

      Demod

  • 66. 
    What do you see when you click the right mouse button?
    • A. 

      The same effect as the left click

    • B. 

      A special menu

    • C. 

      No effect

    • D. 

      A mouse cannot be right clicked

    • E. 

      Computer goes to sleep mode

  • 67. 
    In order to choose the font for a sentence in a Word document,
    • A. 

      Select Font in the Format menu

    • B. 

      Select Font in the Edit menu

    • C. 

      Select Font in the Tools menu

    • D. 

      Select Font in the Insert menu

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 68. 
    The ALU performs .......... operations.
    • A. 

      Logarithm-based

    • B. 

      ASCII

    • C. 

      Aigorithm-based

    • D. 

      Arithmetic

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 69. 
    Excel is a program that is used to prepare a
    • A. 

      Database

    • B. 

      Text Document

    • C. 

      Spreadsheet

    • D. 

      Slide Presentation

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 70. 
    .......... consists of volatile chips that temporarily store data or instructions.
    • A. 

      CPU

    • B. 

      ROM

    • C. 

      RMA

    • D. 

      RAM

    • E. 

      None of these