MCQs INFORMATION COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY (BI)

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Objective Questions

1. Which among following first generation of computers had?

(a) Vacuum Tubes and Magnetic Drum
(b) Integrated Circuits
(c) Magnetic Tape and Transistors
(d) All of above

  1. Full form of URL is?

(a) Uniform Resource Locator
(b) Uniform Resource Link
(d) Unified Resource Link
(c) Uniform Registered Link

  1. Technology used to provide internet by transmitting data over wires of telephone network is?

(a) Transmitter
(b) Diodes
(c) HHL
(d) DSL

  1. Which level language is Assembly Language?

(a) High-level programming language
(b) Medium-level programming language
(c) Low-level programming language
(d) Machine language

  1. Which of following is used in RAM?

(a) Conductor
(b) Semi Conductor
(c) Vacuum Tubes
(d) Transistor

  1. What is full form of GUI in terms of computers?

(a) Graphical user Instrument
(b) Graphical unified Interface
(c) Graphical unified Instrument
(d) Graphical user Interface

  1. Who was the Founder of Bluetooth?

(a) Ericson
(b) Martin Cooper
(c) Steve Jobs
(d) Apple

8. What is the name of a device that converts digital signals to analog signals

(a) Router
(b) Switch
(c) Modem
(d) None of above

  1. Computer cannot do anything without a:

(a) Chip
(b) Memory
(c) Output device
(d) Programme

  1. A word computer usually refers to C.P.U. +

(a) External memory
(b) Internal Memory
(c) Input devices
(d) Output devices

  1. WYSIWYG-describes the display of document on screen as it will actually print:

(a) you state is what you get
(b) you see is what you get
(c) you save is what you get
(d) you suggest is whist you get

  1. What is the name of first super computer of India?

(a) Saga 220
(b) PARAM 8000
(c) ENIAC
(d) PARAM 6000

  1. Where BIOS is stored?

(a) Hard Disk
(b) RAM
(c) Flash Memory Chip
(d) Any of above

14. What is LINUX?

(a) Malware
(b) Operating System
(c) Application Program
(d) Firmware

15. Which protocol provides e-mail facility among different hosts?

(a) FTP
(b) SMTP
(c) TELNET
(d) SNMP

  1. The basic architecture of computer was developed by

(a) John Von Neumann
(b) Charles Babbage
(c) Blaise Pascal
(d) Garden Moore

  1. Which of the following memory is non-volatile?

(a) SRAM
(b) DRAM
(c) ROM
(d) All of the above

  1. The size of commonly used floppy disk is:

(a) 4.53
(b) 3.53
(c) 3253
(d) 5.53

  1. The IC chip used in computers is made of:

(a) Chromium
(b) Iron Oxide
(c) Silica
(d) Silicon

  1. Which of the following operating systems is produced by IBM?

(a) OS-2
(b) Windows
(c) DOS
(d) UNIX

  1. Where is the headquarters of Intel located?

(a) Redmond Washington
(b) Tucson Arizona
(c) Santa Clara, California
(d) Richmond, Virginia

  1. When was the first e-mail sent?

(a) 1963
(b) 1969
(c) 1971
(d) 1974

  1. Super computers are mainly useful for:

(a) Input-output intensive processing
(b) Data-retrieval operations
(c) Mathematical intensive scientific applications
(d) All of the above

  1. EEPROM stands for ______ :

(a) Electronically Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory
(b) Electrically Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory
(c) Electrically Enabled Programmable Read Only Memory
(d) Electronically Enabled Programmable Read Only Memory

  1. The file extension of MS-Word document in Office 2007 is:

(a) .doc
(b) .docx
(c) .pdf
(d) .xls

  1. AVI format was developed by?

(a) IBM
(b) Adobe
(c) Microsoft
(d) Macromedia

  1. Which of the following is not a Computer Language?

(a) PASCAL
(b) UNIX
(c) FORTRAN
(d) COBOL

  1. A keyboard has a least:

(a) 91 keys
(b) 101 keys
(c) 111 keys
(d) 121 kays

  1. An E-mail address is composed of:

(a) two parts
(b) three parts
(c) four parts
(d) five parts

  1. Corel Draw is a popular

(a) Illustration programme
(c) Text programme
(b) Programming language
(d) None of the above

31. Which of the following is not related to information security on the Internet?
(a) Data Encryption
(b) Water marking
(c) Data Hiding
(d) Information Retrieval

32. Which is the largest unit of storage among the following?

(a) Terabyte
(b) Megabyte
(c) Kilobyte
(d) Gigabyte

  1. Bit stands for

(a) Binary information term
(b) Binary digit
(c) Binary tree
(d) Bivariate Theory

  1. Computer can not do anything without a

(a) Chip
(b) Memory
(c) Output device
(d) Program

  1. The word ‘Computer’ usually refers to the Central Processor Unit plus

(a) External memory
(b) Internal memory
(c) Input devices
(d) Output devices

  1. Control Unit of a digital computers is often called the

(a) Clock
(b) ICs
(c) Nerve center
(d) All of these

  1. Group of instructions that directs a computer is called _____

(a) Storage
(b) Memory
(c) Logic
(d) Program

  1. Which kind of hardware is used the most in the Input phase of a computer based information system?

(a) Keyboard
(b) Printer
(c) Monitor
(d) Hard disk

  1. Which kind of device allows the user to add components and capabilities to computer system?

(a) System boards
(b) Storage devices
(c) Input devices
(d) Expansion slots

  1. Where was the India’s first computer installed and when?

(a) Institute of Social Science, Agra, 1995
(b) Indian Institute of Statistics, Delhi 1957
(c) Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta, 1955
(d) Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, 1971

  1. Who is called the ‘Grand Father of the Computer?

(a) Blaise Pascal
(b) Charles Babbage
(c) Joseph Jacquard
(d) Dr. Herman Hollerith

  1. Which is a unit of measurement used with computer systems?

(a) Byte
(b) Kilobyte
(c) Megabyte
(d) All of these

  1. Hard disks and diskettes are

(a) Direct access storage devices
(b) Sequential access storage devices
(c) Rarely used with microcomputers
(d) Both (a) and (c) are correct

  1. Every thing computer does is controlled by its

(a) RAM
(b) ROM
(c) CPU
(d) Storage Devices

  1. The heart of any computer is the ____

(a) CPU
(b) Memory
(c) I/O Unit
(d) Disks

  1. Which of the following terms separate computer systems?

(a) Computer literacy applies to communication between
(b) Power supply
(d) Connectivity
(c) Applications software

  1. The following typically happens in the output phase of a computer based information system

(a) Data is put into the computer for processing
(b) Information is produced in hardcopy and/ or softcopy form
(c) Mathematical calculations are performed
(d) The computer is turned off

  1. Which of the following best describes a computer-based information system?

(a) A system in which a computer is used to turn data into information
(b) Inputting data
(c) Processing data
(d) Performing complex mathematical calculations

  1. Super computers are primarily useful for

(a) Input-output intensive processing
(b) Data-retrieval operations
(c) Mathematical-intensive scientific applications
(d) All of these

  1. The instructions for starting the computer are housed on

(a) random-access memory
(b) CD-ROM
(c) read-only memory chips
(d) All of these

  1. Which of the following is the fastest?

(a) CPU
(b) Magnetic tapes and disks
(c) Sensors, mechanical controllers
(d) Video terminal

  1. A disadvantage of the laser printer is that

(a) It is quieter than an impact printer
(b) It is very slow
(c) The output is of a lower quality
(d) None of these

  1. Data entry can be performed with all the following except:

(a) OCR
(b) OMR
(c) COM
(d) Voice-recognition system

  1. Magnetic tape can serve as

(a) Input media
(b) Output media
(c) Secondary-storage media
(d) All of these

  1. The most economical way to process data is

(a) Batch processing
(b) Transaction processing
(c) Distributed processing
(d) Realtime processing

56. The amount of a cheque is recorded in magnetic ink using:


(a) Encoder
(b) Embosser
(c) Inscriber
(d) Imprinter

57. MICR has made possible a

(a) Cashless society
(b) Checkless society
(c) Creditless society
(d) None of these

  1. Optical character readers

(a) Machine printed data only
(b) Machine printed letters and numbers, and hand printed numbers only
(c) Both machine and hand printed letters, but not hand writing
(d) Machine

  1. A floppy disk can contain approximately

(a) 2.500 bytes
(b) 25.000 bytes
(c) 1,440,000 bytes
(d) 2,500,000 bytes

  1. What are the two major types of computer chips?

(a) External memory chip
(b) Primary memory chip
(c) Microprocessor chip
(d) Both (b) and (c) are correct

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