Saturday, July 23, 2011

Computer General Awareness Questions for Bank PO & Other Exams:

Computer General Awareness Questions for Bank PO & Other Exams:
1. Making a field ______ means : that it cannot be left blank.
(A) numeric(B) required(C) calculated(D) validated(E) None of these
2. Which term identifies a specific computer on the web and the main page of the entire site
(A) URL(B) Web site address(C) Hyperlink(D) Domain name(E) None of these
3. Which one of the following objects is passed to a JavaBean when one of its properties is set via a
JSP action?(a) Servlet Request(b) Http Servlet Request(c) Servlet Response (d) Http Servlet Response (e) None of these
4. The word FIP stands for
—(a) File Translate Protocol(b) File Transit Protocol(c) File Typing Protocol(d) File Transfer Protocol(e) None of these
5. 'DOS' floppy disk does not have
(a) A Boot Record(b) A File Allocation Table(c) A Root Directory (d) Virtual Memory(e) BIOS
6. ____________ are viruses that are triggered by the passage of time or on a certain date.
(A) Boot-sector viruses(B) Macro viruses(C) Time bombs(D) Worms(E) None of these
7. A goal of normalization is to __________
(A) minimize the number of relationships(B) minimize the number of entities(C) minimize the number of tables(D) minimize the number of redundancy(E) None of these
8. ……………allows wireless mobile devices to access the Internet and its services such as the Web and e-mail—(A) TCP/IP(B) Ethernet (C)WAP(D) Token ring(E) None of these
9. …………….are used to identify a user who returns to a Website.
(A) Cookies(B) Plug-ins (C) Scripts(D) ASPs(E) None of these
10. Which is NOT a good Web security strategy?
(A) Restrict access to the Web server; keep a minimum number of ports open
(B) Limit the users who can load software, edit or add files.
(C) Add demo programs, so users can test system without accessing production data.
(D) Remove unnecessary compilers and interpreters.
(E) None of these

11. Linux is a (n) ____________ operating system.
(A) open-source (B) Microsoft(C) Windows(D) Mac(E) None of these
12. Personal logs or journal entries posted on the Web are known as:
(A) listservs(B) Webcasts(C) blogs(D) subject directories(E) None of these
13. All the information collected during database development is stored in a—
(A) repository(B) data warehouse(C) RAD (D) CASE (E) None of these
14. How is power supplied to a low-power USB device?
(A) Through a power cable (B) From an external power supply (C) Directly from the computer's power supply (D) Through the USB cable (E) None of these
15. Which of the following places the common data elements in order from smallest to largest
(A) character, file, record, field, database(B) character, record, field, database, file(C) character, field, record, file, database(D) Bit, byte, character, record, field, file, database, (E) None of these
16. The………….data mining technique derives rules from real-world case examples.
(A) Rule discover (B) Signal processing(C) Neural nets(D) Case-based reasoning(E) None of these
17. A passive threat to computer security is— (A) Malicious Intent(B) Sabotage(C) Accident Errors(D) Espionage Agents(E) None of these
18. Which of the following would most likely NOT be a symptom of a virus?
(A) Existing program files and icons disappear.(B) The CD-ROM stops functioning.(C) The Web browser opens to an unusual home page.(D) Odd messages or images are displayed on the screen. (E) None of these
19. The code that relational database management systems use to perform their database task is referred to as .....(A) QBE (B) SQL(C) OLAP(D) Sequel Server(E) None of these
20. A database management system (DBMS) is a ............
(A) hardware system used to create , maintain and provide controlled access to a database
(B) hardware system used to create, maintain, and provide uncontrolled access to a database.
(C) software system used to create, maintain, and provide uncontrolled access to a database.
(D) software system used to create, maintain, and provide controlled access to a database.
(E) None of these

21. 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(E) None of these
22. 'MICR' technology used for clearance of cheques by banks refers to—
(A) Magnetic Ink Character Recognition (B) Magnetic Intelligence Character Recognition (C) Magnetic Information Cable Recognition(D) Magnetic Insurance Cases Recognition(E) None of these
23. All of the following are basic principles of net works, except—
(A) each computer must have a network card
(B) there must be communications media connecting the network hardware devices
(C) there must be at least one connecting device
(D) each computer must have software that supports the movement of information
(E) None of these

24. A(n) _______ uses pictures (called icons) and menus displayed on the screen to send commands to the computer system.
(A) command - based user interface(B) GUI(C) system utility(D) API(E) None of these
25. Chip is a common nickname for a (n): (A) transistor(B) resistor (C) integrated circuit(D) semiconductor(E) None of these
26. When you are selecting a mouse for a particular computer system, what is the most important consideration? (A) The type of drivers that come with the mouse (B) The length of the mouse cord(C) The type of connector the mouse is equipped with (D) The number of buttons the mouse has (E) None of these
27. This part of operating system manages the essential peripherals, such as the keyboard, screen , disk drives, and parallel and serial ports ____ (A) basic input/output system(B) secondary input/output system(C) peripheral input/output system(D) marginal input/output system(E) None of these
28. ______________ Servers store and manages files for network users.
(A) Authentication (B) Main(C) Web (D) File(E) None of these
29. Programs from the same developer , sold bundled together , that provide better integration and share common features , toolbars and menus are known as ....
(A) software suites(B) integrated software packages(C) software processing packages(D) personal information managers(E) none of these
30. _____ are lists of commands that appear on the screen
.(A) GUIs(B) Icons(C) Menus (D) Windows(E) None of these
31. A polymorphic virus—
(A) modifies its program code each time it attaches itself to another program or file
(B) is a malicious-logic program that copies itself repeatedly in memory or on a disk drive until no memory or disk space remains
(C) a malicious-logic program that hides within or looks like a legitimate program
(D) infects a program file, but still reports the size and creation date of the original, uninfected program
(E) None of these
32. A DVD-RAM is similar to a………………except it has storage capacities up to 5.2 GB.
(A) CD-R(B) floppy disk(C) CD-RW(D) hard disk(E) None of these
33. The purpose of the primary key in a database is to: (A) unlock the database(B) provide a map of the data (C) uniquely identify a record(D) establish constraints on database operations.(E) None of these
34. What is a backup?
(A) Restoring the information backup(B) An exact copy of a system's information (C) The ability to get a system up and running in the event of a system crash or failure(D) All of these(E) None of these
35. A goal of data mining includes which of the following?
(A) To explain some observed event or condition (B) To confirm that data exists(C) To analyze data for expected relationships (D) To create a new data warehouse (E) None of these
36. The following are all computing devices , except.........
(A) notebook computers(B) cellular telephones (C) digital scanners(D) personal digital assistants
(E) None of these
37. A data warehouse is which of the following?
(A) Can be updated by the end users(B) Contains numerous naming conventions and formats (C) Organized around important subject areas(D) Contains only current data(E) None of these
38. ______ describe what is database fields.
(A) Structures (B) Field markers(C) Field definition(D) Field names(E) None of these
39. RSA is—(A) Symmetric Cryptosystem(B) Asymmetric Cryptosystem(C) Block Cypher(D) Digital Signature(E) None of these
40. Verification of a login name and password is known as:
(A) configuration(B) accessibility(C) authentication(D) logging in(E) None of these

41. ___________ terminals (formerly known as cash registers) are often connected to complex inventory and sales computer systems . (A) Data (B) Sales (C) Query (D) (Point-of-sale (POS)(E) None of these
42. URL stands for ........
(A) Universal Research List(B) Universal Resource List(C) Uniform Resource Locator(D) Uniform Research Locator(E) None of these
43. The ____________ contains data descriptions and defines the name, data type, and length of each field in the database. (A) data dictionary(B) data table(C) data record(D) data field(E) None of these
44. A(n)…………….allows network users to share a single copy of software, which resides on the network server.(A) single-user license agreement(B) network site license(C) end-user license agreement(D) business software license(E) None of these
45. Which of the following statements is FALSE concerning file names?
(A) Files may share the same name or the same extension but not both
(B) Every file in the same folder must have a unique name
(C) File extension is another name for file type
(D) The file extension comes before the dot (.) followed by the file name
(E) None of these

46. A Proxy server is used for which of the following?
(A) To provide security against unauthorized users (B) To process client requests for web pages  (C) To process client requests for database access (D) To provide TCP/IP (E) None of these
47. The design of the network is called the network:
(A) architecture (B) server(C) transmission(D) type(E) None of these
48. This.............tier processes HTTP protocol, scripting tasks, performs calculations, and provides access to data.(A) Client(B) Applications/Web server(C) Enterprise server (D) DBA(E) None of these
49. ________ 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) Application software(C) Operating system(D) The motherboard(E) None of these
50. You must install a (n) ____________ on a network if you want to share a broadband Internet connection.(A) router(B) modem(C) node(D) cable(E) None of these
51. Which of the following is NOT a type of broadband Internet connection?
(A) Cable(B) DSL(C) Dial-up(D) Satellite(E) None of these
52. _____________ are words that a programming language has set aside for its own use.
(A) Control worlds(B) Reserved words(C) Control structures(D) Reserved keys(E) None of these
53. in a ring topology , the computer in possession of the ______ can transmit data
(A) packet(B) data(C) access method (D) token(E) None of these
54. A communication processor that connects dissimilar networks by providing the translation from one set of protocol to another is—
(A) Bridge (B) Gateway (C) Router (D) Modem (E) All of these
55. The OSI model is divided into _______ processes called layers. (A) five (B) six(C) seven(D) eight(E) None of these
56. Servers are computers that provide resources to other computers connected to a ___________
(A) mainframe(B) network(C) supercomputer(D) client(E) None of these
57. Software, such as viruses, worms and Trojan horses, that has a malicious intent, is known as:
(A) spyware(B) adware(C) spam(D) malware(E) None of these
58. The Secure Electronic Transaction (SET) specification—
(A) is a notice, issued and verified by a certificate authority, that guarantees a user or Web site is legitimate
(B) provides private-key encryption of all data that passes between a client and a server
(C) allows users to choose an encryption scheme for the data that passes between a client and a server
(D) uses a public-key encryption to secure credit-card transaction systems
(E) None of these
59. The internet is ...... (A) a large network of networks (B) an internal communication system for a business (C) a communication system for the Indian government (D) All of these
(E) None of these

60. Which of the following is a general-purpose programming language, designed by Sun Microsystems, and well suited for use on the Web?
(A) VB Script (B) Java Script (C) CSS (D) Java (E) None of these
61. The most frequently used instructions of a computer program are likely to be fetched from:
(A) the hard disk(B) cache memory(C) RAM(D) registers(E) None of these
62. The……………….component is used by the data analyst to create the queries that access the database.
(1) data extraction(2) end-user query tool(3) end-user presentation tool(4) data store(5) None of these
63. All of the following are examples of real security and privacy risks Except _____
(A) hackers(B) spam(C) viruses(D) identify theft(E) None of these
64. Granting an outside organization access to internet web pages is often implemented using a (n) ____
(A) extranet(B) intranet(C) internet(D) hacker(E) None of these

65. The altering of data so that it is not usable unless the changes are undone is—
(A) Biometrics(B) Compression(C) Encryption(D) Ergonomics(E) None of these
66. ________ Viruses are often transmitted by a floppy disk left in the floppy drive
(A) Trojan horse(B) Boot sector(C) Script(D) Logic bomb(E) None of these
67. Microwave transmission is used in environments where installing physical transmission media is—
(A) difficult or impossible and where line-of-sight transmission is unavailable
(B) easy or promising and where line-of-sight transmission is unavailable
(C) difficult or impossible and where line-of-sight transmission is available
(D) easy or promising and where line-of-sight transmission is available
(E) None of these

68. When data changes in multiple lists and all lists are not updated, this causes:
(A) data redundancy(B) information overload(C) duplicate data(D) data inconsistency(E) None of these
69. Voice mail—
(A) is the exchange of text messages and computer files transmitted via a communications network such as a local area network or the Internet
(B) permits users to converse in real time with each other via the computer while connected to the Internet
(C) functions much like an answering machine, allowing callers to leave a voice message for the called party
(D) involves using video and computer technology to conduct a meeting between participants at geographically separate locations
(E) None of these

70. ________ are specially designed computer chips reside inside other devices, such as your car or your electronic thermostat.
(A) Servers(B) Embedded computers(C) Robotic computers(D) Mainframes(E) None of these
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