Computer Awareness Quiz - Set 86

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Computer Awareness Quiz - Set 86

Q1. PC in computers stands for:
(a) Personnel Computer  
(b) Personalised Computer
(c) Personal Computer
(d) Personnel Computing
(e) Personalised Computing

Q2. Software for particularly organizing, storage, updating and retrieving information is a(n)—
(a) Data warehouse
(b) Database management system
(c) Data mining
(d) Operating system
(e) None of the above

Q3. What is Window Explorer?
(a) Personal Computer
(b) Network
(c) Drive
(d) File Manager
(e) Web browser

Q4. Personal computers used a number of chips mounted on a main circuit board. What is the common name for such boards?
(a) Daughterboard
(b) Motherboard
(c) Father board
(d) Childboard
(e) Newboard

Q5. What does JAR stand for?
(a) JQuerry Application Rapid-development
(b) Java Application Resolution
(c) Java Archive
(d) JQuerry Application Resolution
(e) None of the above

Q6. How many types of digits do a binary number comprises of?
(a) One
(b) Two
(c) Three
(d) Five
(e) None of the above

Q7. If you change Windows 98 to Windows XP, you are actually performing _________.
(a) Upstart
(b) Patch
(c) downgrade
(d) Upgrade
(e) None of the above

Q8. ASCII is a(n)________
(a) Numbering system for representing numbers with decimals.
(b) Character representation standard common in older mainframe computers.
(c) Encoding standard used to represent letters and characters.
(d) Symbolic programming language that directly represents machine instructions.
(e) None of these

Q9. ASCII stands for .........
(a) American Special Computer for Information Interaction
(b) American Standard Computer for Information Interchange
(c) American Special Code for Information Interchange
(d) American Special Computer for Information Interchange
(e) American Standard Code for Information Interchange

Q10. IC Chip is made of -----.
(a) Silicon
(b) Nickel
(c) Iron
(d) Copper
(e) None of these


Q1.C: A personal computer (PC) is a general-purpose computer whose size, capabilities, and original sale price make it useful for individuals, and is intended to be operated directly by an end-user with no intervening computer time-sharing models that allowed larger, more expensive minicomputer and mainframe systems to be used by many people, usually at the same time.

Q2.B: DBMS is designed to allow the definition, creation, querying, update, and administration of databases.

Q3.D: Windows Explorer displays the hierarchical structure of files, folders, and drives on your computer.

Q4.B: A motherboard is one of the most essential parts of a computer system. It holds together many of the crucial components of a computer, including the central processing unit (CPU), memory and connectors for input and output devices.

Q5.C : In software, JAR (Java Archive) is a package file format typically used to aggregate many Java class files and associated metadata and resources (text, images, etc.) into one file to distribute application software or libraries on the Java platform.

Q6.B: Binary number comprises of 0 and 1.

Q7.D: Upgrading is the process of replacing a product with a newer version of the same product.

Q8.C: ASCII includes definitions for 128 characters: 33 are non-printing control characters (many now obsolete) that affect how text and space are processed and 95 printable characters, including the space.

Q9.E: ASCII stands for American Standard Code for Information Interchange. Computers can only understand numbers, so an ASCII code is the numerical representation of a character such as 'a' or '@' or an action of some sort.

Q10.A: An integrated circuit or monolithic integrated circuit (also referred to as an IC, a chip, or a microchip) is a set of electronic circuits on one small flat piece (or "chip") of semiconductor material, normally silicon.