Mscit Theory No 2.System Software/Unit

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Mscit Theory No 2.System Software/Unit

Having just started taking your course on software development you are expected to know some key words you will use on a regular basis. Take up the quiz below and see how well you have understood them so far. All the best and keep revising after each class.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Starting or restarting a computer is called ____the syatem .
    • A. 

      Multitasking

    • B. 

      Booting

    • C. 

      Copying

    • D. 

      Pasting

  • 2. 
        GUI stands for _______________  .
    • A. 

      Graphical User Interest

    • B. 

      Graphic User Interface

    • C. 

      Graphical User Interface

    • D. 

      Graphical Union Interface

  • 3. 
    Popular network operating syatems to run more than one application at a time .
    • A. 

      Multitasking

    • B. 

      Booting

    • C. 

      Copying

    • D. 

      Pasting

  • 4. 
    ________ are used to store data and programs . 
    • A. 

      Icons

    • B. 

      Recycle Bin

    • C. 

      Menus

    • D. 

      File

  • 5. 
    ___ is one popular and free version of the UNIX operating syatems .                                                
    • A. 

      Linux

    • B. 

      Windows

    • C. 

      Internet

    • D. 

      DOS

  • 6. 
    ______ is the process of restarting a computer without turning  off the power .                                                             
    • A. 

      First Boot

    • B. 

      Restart Boot

    • C. 

      Warm Boot

    • D. 

      Cold Boot

  • 7. 
      _____ is a collection of several separate troublehooting utilities .                                                               
    • A. 

      Norton utilities

    • B. 

      Backup

    • C. 

      Uninstall

    • D. 

      All of these

  • 8. 
    In paint , you can save your picture in the following formats , EXCAPT                                   
    • A. 

      BMP

    • B. 

      AVI

    • C. 

      JPEG

    • D. 

      GIF

  • 9. 
    Norton system works is a _____                                                               
    • A. 

      Utility suite

    • B. 

      Web service

    • C. 

      Operating system

    • D. 

      Troubleshooting program

  • 10. 
    In windows operating system _______ is a power-saving state .                                                             
    • A. 

      Lock

    • B. 

      Restart

    • C. 

      Log off

    • D. 

      Sleep

  • 11. 
    • A. 

      Icon

    • B. 

      Menus

    • C. 

      Help

    • D. 

      Pointer

  • 12. 
    • A. 

      Booting

    • B. 

      Multitasking

    • C. 

      Copying

    • D. 

      Pasting

  • 13. 
    To reduce the size of  the file , you need _____ program .                              
    • A. 

      File Compression

    • B. 

      Backup

    • C. 

      Uninstall

    • D. 

      Antivirus

  • 14. 
    Another name for the cursor is the _____ .
    • A. 

      Mouse

    • B. 

      Clicker

    • C. 

      Insertion point

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 15. 
    _____ are also known as service programs .                                                                
    • A. 

      Utilities Utilities

    • B. 

      Device Drivers

    • C. 

      Desktop

    • D. 

      OS

  • 16. 
    GUI stands for Guide User Interface .
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      Flase

  • 17. 
    Utilities are also known as Service programs .                             
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      Flase

  • 18. 
    You cannot open paint and world pad application at a time . 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      Flase

  • 19. 
    Times New Roman , Comic sans and calibri are called ______ .                                                                                          
    • A. 

      Shapes

    • B. 

      Fonts

    • C. 

      Variations

    • D. 

      Objects

  • 20. 
    Using  paint , you set the current picture as a desktop background .    
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      Flase

  • 21. 
    Starting or restarting a computer is called multitasking the system .True
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 22. 
    You cannot print picture created in paint application                          
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Without any operating system , you can create  letter using MS Word
    • A. 

      FALSE

    • B. 

      True

  • 24. 
    Each track is divide into wedge -shaped sections called sectors .
    • A. 

      FALSE

    • B. 

      True

  • 25. 
    What type of program is  displayed  in  the given image ?
    • A. 

      Utilities

    • B. 

      Languages

    • C. 

      Hardware

    • D. 

      Cleanup

  • 26. 
    You can store your files and folders in the given image
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      Flase

  • 27. 
    The given image is an example of system hardware
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      Flase

  • 28. 
    Starting or restarting a computer is called booting the system .
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      Flase

  • 29. 
    In windows 7 , you cannot change computer's theme and sounds scheme .
    • A. 

      False

    • B. 

      True

  • 30. 
    In windows operating system, the options given in reference image are displayed afterclicking on _____ button
    • A. 

      Home

    • B. 

      Office

    • C. 

      Shut Down

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 31. 
    A file Created using notepad is stored with the extension _______
    • A. 

      .txt

    • B. 

      .docx

    • C. 

      .png

    • D. 

      .jpg

  • 32. 
    On the task bar the time is shown in the …….?
    • A. 

      Scroll bar

    • B. 

      Notification area or System Tray

    • C. 

      Desktop

    • D. 

      Start menu

  • 33. 
    The given image is an example of system hardware.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 34. 
    In paint you can save your picture in the following formats.
    • A. 

      GIF

    • B. 

      JPEG

    • C. 

      PNG

    • D. 

      BMP

  • 35. 
    You can not open paint and Word pad  application at a time.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 36. 
    Utilities are also known as service programs.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALES

  • 37. 
    GUL stands for guide user interface.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALES

  • 38. 
    In windows operating system is a power saving state.
    • A. 

      LOCK

    • B. 

      RESTART

    • C. 

      LOG OFF

    • D. 

      SLEEP

  • 39. 
    Times New Roman Comic sans and calibri are called
    • A. 

      SHAPES

    • B. 

      OBJECT

    • C. 

      FONTS

    • D. 

      VARIATIONS

  • 40. 
    Are used to store data and programs.
    • A. 

      ICONS

    • B. 

      RECYCLE BIN

    • C. 

      MENUS

    • D. 

      FILE

  • 41. 
    Microprocessor is often called a CPU.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 42. 
    Capacity of a storage device is usually measured in terms of bytes
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 43. 
    The internal memory of the computer is present on the Motherboard in the form of chips.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 44. 
    Which of the following components is used to store data?
    • A. 

      CPU

    • B. 

      MEMORY

    • C. 

      INPUT DEVICE

    • D. 

      OUTPUT DEVICE

  • 45. 
    System Unit is also known as the system cabinet or chassis
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 46. 
    Data stored in Flash RAM does not get erased even when power to the computer is switched off
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 47. 
    Notebook system units are often called as Laptops
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 48. 
    Tablet PCs are highly portable devices that support the use of a stylus or pen to input commands and data.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 49. 
    Desktop PCs are highly portable devices that support the use of a stylus or pen to input commands and data.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 50. 
    Desktop, notebook, tablet PC and handheld are four types of system units.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 51. 
    In parallel port data is transmitted one byte after another
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 52. 
    Data transfer through a serial port is faster than that of a parallel port
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 53. 
    Each 0 and 1 in the binary numbering system is called a bit .
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 54. 
    Bits are combined into groups of eight called Bytes.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 55. 
    Data and instructions are represented electronically with a binary, or two-state numbering system.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 56. 
    The internal memory of the computer is present on the motherboard  in the form of chips .
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 57. 
    Connection point for small specialized electronic parts called chips are provided by ____
    • A. 

      Chips

    • B. 

      Bays

    • C. 

      Sockets

    • D. 

      Slots

  • 58. 
    ________ type of signal created by our voices .
    • A. 

      Hybrid

    • B. 

      Di-Hybrid

    • C. 

      Analog

    • D. 

      Digital

  • 59. 
    The smallest unit in a digital system is a ____
    • A. 

      Character

    • B. 

      Text

    • C. 

      Mega Byte

    • D. 

      Bit

  • 60. 
    The ______tells the ret of the computer how to carry out a programs instructions.
    • A. 

      System Unit

    • B. 

      Motherboard

    • C. 

      Control unit

    • D. 

      ALU

  • 61. 
    The system board is also known as the main board or motherboard .
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 62. 
    Data stored in ROM is only there while the power is on .
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 63. 
    ALU performs two types of operations, Arithmetic and logical .
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 64. 
    Which of the following statement is valid ?
    • A. 

      1KB=1000 bytes

    • B. 

      1KB=1024 bytes

    • C. 

      1MB=1000 kilobytes

    • D. 

      1MB=1024 bytes

  • 65. 
    Notebook System units are often called as _____
    • A. 

      Mid range

    • B. 

      Laptop

    • C. 

      Desktop

    • D. 

      PDA

  • 66. 
    ______is also known as the system cabinet or chassis
    • A. 

      System Unit

    • B. 

      Keyboard

    • C. 

      Floppy

    • D. 

      Monitor

  • 67. 
    Which of the following is a data processing unit ?
    • A. 

      Floppy

    • B. 

      Hard Disk

    • C. 

      CPU

    • D. 

      RAM

  • 68. 
    Data stored in this type of memory cannot be changed
    • A. 

      Virtual memory

    • B. 

      RAM

    • C. 

      Flash memory

    • D. 

      ROM

  • 69. 
    Central processing unit is combination of _______
    • A. 

      Control and storage

    • B. 

      Arithmetic logic and input unit

    • C. 

      Control and output unit

    • D. 

      Arithmetic logic and control unit

  • 70. 
    Which operation is not performed by computer
    • A. 

      Processing

    • B. 

      Understanding

    • C. 

      Inputting

    • D. 

      Controlling

  • 71. 
    Which of the following is the highest unit of memory ?
    • A. 

      Gigabytes

    • B. 

      Bytes

    • C. 

      Megabytes

    • D. 

      Kilobytes

  • 72. 
    Which among the following is smallest in size ?
    • A. 

      PDA System Unit

    • B. 

      Notebooks System Unit

    • C. 

      Desktop System Unit

    • D. 

      Tablet PC's

  • 73. 
    A 32-bit word computer can access ___ bytes at a time .
    • A. 

      8

    • B. 

      16

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      32

  • 74. 
    There are  basically 2 types of memory .
    • A. 

      Primary and secondary

    • B. 

      Permanent and temporary

    • C. 

      Secondary and tertiary

    • D. 

      CD and DVD

  • 75. 
    Random access memory (RAM) is ____________
    • A. 

      Temporary

    • B. 

      Permanent

    • C. 

      Flash

    • D. 

      Smart

  • 76. 
    ROM means read only memory
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 77. 
    RAM , ROM and  CMOS are three types of memory chips .
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 78. 
    Sockets, slots and bus  lines are components of the system board .
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 79. 
    _________  type of signal created by our voices .
    • A. 

      Hybrid

    • B. 

      Di-Hybrid

    • C. 

      Analog

    • D. 

      Digital

  • 80. 
    ROM stands for
    • A. 

      Ring only memory

    • B. 

      Read only memory

    • C. 

      Ring oval memory

    • D. 

      Raw object memory