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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    The collection of pictures in MS Word is called

    • A.

      WordArt

    • B.

      Clip Art

    • C.

      Art

    • D.

      Animation

    Correct Answer
    B. Clip Art
    Explanation
    Clip Art refers to a collection of pre-made images, illustrations, and graphics that can be inserted into a document in MS Word. These images are typically used to enhance the visual appeal of the document or to convey a specific message. WordArt, on the other hand, is a feature in MS Word that allows users to create stylized text with various effects and formatting options. While both WordArt and Clip Art are related to visual elements in MS Word, Clip Art specifically refers to the collection of pictures available for insertion.

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  • 2. 

    2. Which option can be used to insert emoji in a word file?

    • A.

      Shapes

    • B.

      Symbol

    • C.

      Chart

    • D.

      Text

    Correct Answer
    A. Shapes
    Explanation
    In a word file, the option "Shapes" can be used to insert emoji. Shapes in Microsoft Word includes a wide range of objects, such as arrows, lines, and symbols. By selecting the "Shapes" option, users can access a variety of symbols, including emojis, and insert them into their document.

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  • 3. 

    Charles Babbage invented the first general purpose computer in________

    • A.

      1822

    • B.

      1920

    • C.

      1837

    • D.

      1834

    Correct Answer
    C. 1837
    Explanation
    Charles Babbage invented the first general-purpose computer in 1837. This invention, known as the Analytical Engine, was designed to perform complex calculations and had the ability to store programs and data. Although Babbage never completed the construction of the Analytical Engine, his work laid the foundation for modern computer technology. His ideas and concepts greatly influenced the development of computers in the years to come.

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  • 4. 

    4. PARAM ___________was India's first supercomputer which was designed and assembled by C-DAC Pune.

    • A.

      9000

    • B.

      8000

    • C.

      6000

    • D.

      5000

    Correct Answer
    B. 8000
    Explanation
    PARAM 8000 was India's first supercomputer which was designed and assembled by C-DAC Pune.

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  • 5. 

    5. ___________a Japanese company, invented the QR system in 1994.

    • A.

      DMG Mori

    • B.

      Toshiba

    • C.

      Denso Wave

    • D.

      Seiko Epson

    Correct Answer
    C. Denso Wave
    Explanation
    Denso Wave, a Japanese company, invented the QR system in 1994.

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  • 6. 

    6. __________ is an input device that is used to read printed form with bubbles and boxes filled with ink or dark pencil.

    • A.

      MICR

    • B.

      OCR

    • C.

      OMR

    • D.

      Barcode

    Correct Answer
    C. OMR
    Explanation
    OMR, or Optical Mark Recognition, is an input device that is used to read printed forms with bubbles and boxes filled with ink or dark pencil. OMR technology detects marks made on the form by reflecting light off the surface and measuring the amount of light that is reflected back. It is commonly used for tasks such as grading multiple-choice exams or collecting survey data. OMR is different from OCR (Optical Character Recognition) which is used to recognize and convert printed or handwritten text into machine-readable text.

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  • 7. 

    7. The flat surface of plotter is called_______

    • A.

      Table

    • B.

      Sheet

    • C.

      Bed

    • D.

      Slide

    Correct Answer
    C. Bed
    Explanation
    The flat surface of a plotter is called a "bed." This term is commonly used in the context of plotters, which are devices used for drawing or printing large-scale graphics or designs. The bed refers to the flat area where the paper or material to be plotted is placed and held in position during the plotting process. It provides a stable and level surface for accurate and precise plotting.

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  • 8. 

    8. It is security Identification Device____________

    • A.

      Camera

    • B.

      Bar Code

    • C.

      Biometric Device

    • D.

      Credit Card

    Correct Answer
    C. Biometric Device
    Explanation
    A biometric device is a security identification device that uses unique physical or behavioral characteristics of an individual, such as fingerprints, iris patterns, or facial features, to authenticate their identity. Unlike cameras, barcodes, or credit cards, biometric devices provide a higher level of security as they are difficult to forge or replicate. They offer a more reliable and accurate method of identifying individuals, making them suitable for various applications, including access control systems, time and attendance tracking, and personal device authentication.

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  • 9. 

    9. How many pages can a Laser Pinter print in a minute ?__________

    • A.

      20

    • B.

      30

    • C.

      10

    • D.

      15

    Correct Answer
    C. 10
    Explanation
    A Laser Printer can print 10 pages in a minute.

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  • 10. 

    10. Copying digital media file from a CD to a Computer is called__________ 

    • A.

      Copying

    • B.

      Ripping

    • C.

      Burning

    • D.

      Moving

    Correct Answer
    B. Ripping
    Explanation
    Copying a digital media file from a CD to a computer is commonly referred to as ripping. This process involves extracting the audio or video data from the CD and converting it into a digital format that can be stored and played on a computer or other digital devices. Ripping is different from copying or moving files as it specifically refers to the process of converting and transferring media files from a physical CD to a digital format.

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  • 11. 

    11. The process to identify, plan and resolve a problem in a computer is called_____________

    • A.

      Setup

    • B.

      Extension

    • C.

      Troubleshooting

    • D.

      Formatting

    Correct Answer
    C. Troubleshooting
    Explanation
    The process of identifying, planning, and resolving a problem in a computer is commonly referred to as troubleshooting. This involves analyzing the issue, determining the root cause, and implementing a solution to fix the problem. Troubleshooting is an essential skill in the field of computer science and IT, as it helps to diagnose and resolve technical issues efficiently.

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  • 12. 

    12. A presentation is a collection of ____________arranged in a particular order.

    • A.

      Animation

    • B.

      Pages

    • C.

      Slides

    • D.

      Themes

    Correct Answer
    C. Slides
    Explanation
    A presentation is a collection of slides arranged in a particular order. Slides are individual pages within a presentation that contain information, such as text, images, and graphics, that are presented to an audience. These slides are organized and displayed in a specific sequence to deliver a cohesive and structured presentation.

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  • 13. 

    13. ______________was a calculating device  invented by Sir John Napier in 1616.

    • A.

      Pascaline

    • B.

      Difference Engine

    • C.

      Napier's Bones

    • D.

      ENIAC

    Correct Answer
    C. Napier's Bones
    Explanation
    Napier's Bones were a calculating device invented by Sir John Napier in 1616. This device was used for multiplication and division calculations. It consisted of a set of numbered rods or bones, each containing multiplication tables for a specific number. By aligning the rods and performing simple additions and subtractions, complex calculations could be carried out. Napier's Bones were an important precursor to modern calculating devices and played a significant role in the development of mathematics and computation.

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  • 14. 

    14. _____________is a human like robot, powered by Artificial Intelligence (AI)

    • A.

      EMOTECH

    • B.

      IROBOT

    • C.

      SAM

    • D.

      Sophia

    Correct Answer
    D. Sophia
    Explanation
    Sophia is a human-like robot powered by Artificial Intelligence (AI). This robot is known for its advanced AI capabilities and its ability to interact with humans in a lifelike manner. Sophia has been designed to have human-like facial expressions and can hold conversations with people. It is considered one of the most advanced robots in terms of AI technology and has gained significant attention and recognition worldwide.

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  • 15. 

    This generation of computers used transistors as circuitry

    • A.

      First Generation

    • B.

      Second Generation

    • C.

      Third Generation

    • D.

      Fourth Generation

    Correct Answer
    B. Second Generation
    Explanation
    The second generation of computers used transistors as circuitry. Transistors replaced the vacuum tubes that were used in the first generation of computers. Transistors were smaller, more reliable, and more efficient than vacuum tubes, leading to significant improvements in computer technology. This generation of computers also introduced magnetic core memory, which provided faster and more reliable storage capabilities. Overall, the use of transistors in the second generation of computers marked a major advancement in computer technology, making computers smaller, faster, and more accessible.

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  • 16. 

    16. Remington-Rand invented the first plotter in the year___________

    • A.

      1943

    • B.

      1963

    • C.

      1953

    • D.

      1967

    Correct Answer
    C. 1953
    Explanation
    Remington-Rand invented the first plotter in the year 1953. This means that before 1953, there were no plotter devices available. Plotter is a computer output device that is used to print vector graphics. It works by moving a pen or other writing instrument across the surface of a piece of paper, plotting lines and shapes. The invention of the plotter in 1953 revolutionized the field of computer graphics and greatly contributed to the development of modern printing technology.

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  • 17. 

    17. It weighed 30 tons and consumed 200 kilowatts of electric power.__________

    • A.

      UNIVAC

    • B.

      Analytical Engine

    • C.

      ENIAC

    • D.

      IBM 350

    Correct Answer
    C. ENIAC
    Explanation
    The given information about the machine's weight and power consumption matches the characteristics of ENIAC. ENIAC, short for Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer, was one of the first general-purpose electronic computers. It was indeed a massive machine, weighing approximately 30 tons, and it required a significant amount of electric power, around 200 kilowatts, to operate. Therefore, ENIAC is the correct answer based on the provided details.

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  • 18. 

    18. Evolution of computer is classified into ___________ different generations of computers.

    • A.

      Four

    • B.

      Five

    • C.

      Three

    • D.

      Six

    Correct Answer
    B. Five
    Explanation
    The evolution of computers is classified into five different generations. Each generation represents a significant advancement in computer technology and architecture. The first generation computers were large and used vacuum tubes, while the second generation introduced transistors. The third generation saw the development of integrated circuits, and the fourth generation brought about microprocessors. Finally, the fifth generation is characterized by the use of artificial intelligence and parallel processing.

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  • 19. 

    19. Name a printer that uses dry ink._________

    • A.

      Dot Matrix 

    • B.

      Inkjet Printer

    • C.

      Laser Printer

    • D.

      Plotter

    Correct Answer
    C. Laser Printer
    Explanation
    A laser printer is the correct answer because it uses dry ink, also known as toner, which is a fine powder. The toner is transferred onto the paper using an electrostatic charge and then fused onto the paper using heat. This process allows for high-quality and fast printing, making laser printers popular in offices and businesses. Dot matrix printers use ink ribbons, inkjet printers use liquid ink, and plotters use pens or markers, so they do not use dry ink.

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  • 20. 

    20. A graphic tablet is also known as a________

    • A.

      Color tablet

    • B.

      Pen tablet

    • C.

      Pencil tablet

    • D.

      Touch tablet

    Correct Answer
    B. Pen tablet
    Explanation
    A graphic tablet is also known as a pen tablet because it is a digital input device that allows users to draw or write directly on the tablet surface using a stylus or pen-like device. The tablet captures the movements of the pen and transfers them to the computer screen, making it a popular tool for artists, designers, and anyone who needs precise input control. The term "pen tablet" accurately describes the primary function and purpose of this device.

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  • 21. 

    Removing a program from a computer system is called___________

    • A.

      Deleting

    • B.

      Removing

    • C.

      Clearing

    • D.

      Uninstalling

    Correct Answer
    D. Uninstalling
    Explanation
    Removing a program from a computer system is commonly referred to as "uninstalling". This process involves removing all the files, folders, and registry entries associated with the program, ensuring that it is completely removed from the system. Deleting, removing, and clearing can also be used to describe the action of removing a program, but "uninstalling" is the most commonly used term in the context of software removal.

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  • 22. 

    The part of picture that you do not want to show in a file can be removed using the.___________

    • A.

      Resize tool

    • B.

      Insert tool

    • C.

      Shape tool

    • D.

      Crop tool

    Correct Answer
    D. Crop tool
    Explanation
    The crop tool is used to remove unwanted parts of a picture that you do not want to show in a file. It allows you to select a specific area of the image and remove everything outside of that area, effectively cropping the picture to your desired dimensions. This tool is commonly used in image editing software to improve composition or remove distractions from a photo.

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  • 23. 

    23. The WordArt feature is used to give special effects to the ______________

    • A.

      Document

    • B.

      Text

    • C.

      Link

    • D.

      File

    Correct Answer
    B. Text
    Explanation
    The WordArt feature is used to give special effects to the text. It allows users to apply different styles, colors, and shapes to the text, making it visually appealing and enhancing its overall appearance. This feature is commonly used in presentations, documents, and other types of projects where text needs to stand out and grab attention.

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  • 24. 

    24. Which tab to click when we want to insert pictures, tables and clip art?

    • A.

      Mailing

    • B.

      Insert

    • C.

      Layout

    • D.

      File

    Correct Answer
    B. Insert
    Explanation
    To insert pictures, tables, and clip art, we need to click on the "Insert" tab. This tab contains various options and tools related to inserting different elements into a document, such as images, tables, shapes, charts, and clip art. Clicking on the "Insert" tab allows us to easily access and use these features to enhance the visual appeal and functionality of our document.

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  • 25. 

    25. Which is not a Font Style?

    • A.

      Bold

    • B.

      Italic

    • C.

      Regular

    • D.

      Superscript

    Correct Answer
    D. Superscript
    Explanation
    Superscript is not a font style. Font styles refer to variations in the appearance of text, such as bold, italic, and regular. Bold makes the text appear thicker and more prominent, italic slants the text, and regular is the default style. Superscript, on the other hand, is a formatting option that raises the text above the baseline, commonly used for mathematical or scientific notation.

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  • 26. 

    26. Landscape is?

    • A.

      A Font Style 

    • B.

      Page Orientation

    • C.

      Paper Size

    • D.

      Paper Layout

    Correct Answer
    B. Page Orientation
    Explanation
    Page orientation refers to the direction in which content is displayed or printed on a page. It determines whether the page is in a portrait (vertical) or landscape (horizontal) layout. This setting is commonly used in word processing and graphic design software to adjust the layout of documents, images, and other visual content. By selecting the appropriate page orientation, users can optimize the display and printing of their materials to suit their needs and preferences.

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  • 27. 

    27. The shortcut command of 'save' in MS- WORD is-

    • A.

      CTRL+C

    • B.

      CTRL+V

    • C.

      CTRL+S

    • D.

      CTRL+A

    Correct Answer
    C. CTRL+S
    Explanation
    The shortcut command for 'save' in MS-WORD is CTRL+S. This keyboard combination allows the user to quickly save their work without having to navigate through the menu options. By pressing CTRL and S simultaneously, the user can save their document and ensure that any changes made are preserved.

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  • 28. 

    28. Microsoft Word is a-

    • A.

      Presentation programme

    • B.

      Word Processing programme

    • C.

      Spreadsheet programme

    • D.

      None of these

    Correct Answer
    B. Word Processing programme
    Explanation
    Microsoft Word is a word processing program, which means it is designed for creating, editing, and formatting text documents. It allows users to type and format text, insert images and tables, and perform various other functions related to creating written content. Word is widely used for creating documents such as letters, resumes, reports, and essays. It is not a presentation program or a spreadsheet program, as those are different types of software designed for specific purposes.

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  • 29. 

    29. What is the extension of files created in Ms-Word 97- 2003

    • A.

      .dot

    • B.

      .doc

    • C.

      .dom

    • D.

      .txt

    Correct Answer
    B. .doc
    Explanation
    The correct answer is .doc. The extension .doc is used for files created in Ms-Word 97-2003. This file format is compatible with older versions of Microsoft Word and can be opened and edited in those versions.

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  • 30. 

    30. Which of the following is not valid version of MS Office?

    • A.

      Office 2003

    • B.

      Office 2007

    • C.

      Office Vista 

    • D.

      None of these

    Correct Answer
    C. Office Vista 
    Explanation
    Office Vista is not a valid version of MS Office. The correct versions of MS Office include Office 2003 and Office 2007. Office Vista is not a recognized version of MS Office, therefore it is not a valid option.

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  • 31. 

    31. Borders can be applied to..

    • A.

      Cells

    • B.

      Text

    • C.

      Paragraph

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    Borders can be applied to cells, text, and paragraphs. Borders are used to create a visual distinction or separation between elements. In the context of cells, borders can be applied to individual cells or to a range of cells in a table. When applied to text, borders can be used to create a box around the text or to underline it. Similarly, in the case of paragraphs, borders can be applied to create a box around the entire paragraph or to underline it. Therefore, the correct answer is "All of the above" as borders can be applied to all these elements.

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  • 32. 

    32. A word processor would most likely be used to do

    • A.

      Type a biography

    • B.

      Maintain an inventory

    • C.

      Do a computer search in media center

    • D.

      Keep an account of money spent

    Correct Answer
    A. Type a biography
    Explanation
    A word processor would most likely be used to type a biography because it is a software application specifically designed for creating, editing, and formatting text documents. It provides various tools and features that make it easier to write and format large amounts of text, such as spell check, grammar check, formatting options, and the ability to easily rearrange and edit content. Therefore, using a word processor would be the most efficient and effective way to type a biography.

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  • 33. 

    33. The input device to be used to get a printed diagram into a computer, is

    • A.

      Touch pad

    • B.

      Scanner

    • C.

      Mouse

    • D.

       Printer

    Correct Answer
    B. Scanner
    Explanation
    A scanner is the correct input device to be used to get a printed diagram into a computer. Scanners are designed to convert physical documents, such as diagrams, into digital images that can be stored, edited, and manipulated on a computer. By using a scanner, the printed diagram can be scanned and saved as a digital file, which can then be easily transferred and used on a computer.

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  • 34. 

    34. The basic operation performed by a computer is

    • A.

      Storage and retrieval operations

    • B.

      Logic operations

    • C.

      Arithmetic operations

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    A computer performs various operations, including storage and retrieval operations, logic operations, and arithmetic operations. Storage and retrieval operations involve saving and retrieving data from memory. Logic operations involve manipulating data using logical operators such as AND, OR, and NOT. Arithmetic operations involve performing mathematical calculations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. Therefore, the correct answer is "All of the above" as a computer performs all these basic operations.

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  • 35. 

    35. Different applications and documents of windows desktop are represented by

    • A.

      Icon

    • B.

      Symbols

    • C.

      Labels

    • D.

      Graph

    Correct Answer
    A. Icon
    Explanation
    Different applications and documents of windows desktop are represented by icons. Icons are small graphical representations that represent a specific program, file, or folder. They are designed to be visually appealing and easily recognizable, allowing users to quickly identify and access the desired application or document. Icons often have a distinct image or symbol associated with them, making it easier for users to locate and interact with the desired item on the desktop.

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  • 36. 

    36. Which of the following is not an output device of a computer?

    • A.

      VDU

    • B.

      Printer

    • C.

      Keyboard

    • D.

      Option 4

    • E.

      CRT screen

    Correct Answer
    C. Keyboard
    Explanation
    The keyboard is not an output device of a computer because it is used for inputting data into the computer rather than displaying or outputting information. Output devices, on the other hand, are used to display or present data from the computer to the user. Examples of output devices include VDU (Visual Display Unit), printer, and CRT screen.

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  • 37. 

    37. We should save our computer from?

    • A.

      Viruses

    • B.

      Time Bombs

    • C.

      Worms

    • D.

      All of these

    Correct Answer
    A. Viruses
    Explanation
    It is important to save our computers from viruses because they can cause damage to our files, slow down our computer's performance, and even steal our personal information. Viruses are malicious software programs that replicate themselves and spread to other computers, causing harm along the way. By protecting our computers with antivirus software and practicing safe browsing habits, we can minimize the risk of viruses infecting our systems.

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  • 38. 

    38. Default pointing device of a laptop is –

    • A.

       Optical mouse

    • B.

      Sensitive screen

    • C.

      Touchpad

    • D.

      Tappad

    Correct Answer
    C. Touchpad
    Explanation
    The default pointing device of a laptop is a touchpad. A touchpad is a built-in input device that allows users to control the cursor on the screen by moving their fingers across its surface. It is located below the keyboard and provides a convenient way to navigate and interact with the laptop without the need for an external mouse.

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  • 39. 

    39. Which input device allow only voice communication?

    • A.

      Microphone

    • B.

      Webcam

    • C.

      Voice recognition

    • D.

      All of Above

    Correct Answer
    A. Microphone
    Explanation
    A microphone is an input device that allows only voice communication. It is used to convert sound waves into electrical signals that can be transmitted or recorded. Unlike a webcam, which captures video, and voice recognition, which converts spoken words into text, a microphone specifically focuses on capturing and transmitting audio. Therefore, the correct answer is Microphone.

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  • 40. 

    40. John Mauchly and J. Presper Eckert are the inventors of __________ computer.

    • A.

      UNIAC

    • B.

      ENIAC

    • C.

      EDSAC

    • D.

      Ferranti Mark 1

    Correct Answer
    B. ENIAC
    Explanation
    John Mauchly and J. Presper Eckert are indeed the inventors of the ENIAC computer. ENIAC stands for Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer, and it was one of the first general-purpose electronic computers. It was developed during World War II and was used for calculations related to the war effort. The ENIAC was a massive machine that took up a whole room and used vacuum tubes for its electronic components. It was a groundbreaking invention that paved the way for modern computers.

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