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Computer Awareness Quiz (19th April 2018)

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Computer Awareness Quiz (19th April 2018)

Q1. Which is the part of the computer system that one can physically touch?
(a) data
(b) operating system
(c) hardware
(d) software
(e) None of these

Q2. Which of the following is a programming language for creating special programs like applets?
(a) Java
(b) cable
(c) domain name
(d) Net
(e) COBOL

Q3. What is the term to denote the smallest unit of information a computer can understand and process?
(a) digit
(b) byte
(c) megabyte
(d) bit
(e) MB

Q4. Which among the following is not an operation of an operating system?  
(a) Communication manager
(b) Processor manager
(c) Device manager
(d) Memory manager
(e) None of the above

Q5.  Which among the following term is used for: Unauthorized copying of software to be used for personal gain instead of personal backups?
(a) program thievery
(b) data snatching
(c) software piracy
(d) program looting
(e) data looting

Q6. In first generation of computers, they used ______.
(a) batch processing
(b) multithreading
(c) multiprogramming
(d) networking
(e) All of the above

Q7. Term referring to a person who uses his or her expertise to gain access to other people’s computers to get information illegally or do damage?
(a) hacker
(b) analyst
(c) instant messenger
(d) programmer
(e) spammer

Q8. To allow someone else schedule your meetings and appointments, ______ feature of Outlook is used
(a) Monthly calendar
(b) Event manager
(c) Appointments
(d) Delegate Access
(e) None of these

Q9. Which of the following device used ‘set of beads’ to represent the unit of data?
(a) ENIAC
(b) EDVAC
(c) Abacus
(d) MARK-I
(e) None of these

Q10. Antikythera mechanism was mainly used to perform which computation?
(a) Astronomical calculation
(b) Logarithm
(c) Trigonometry
(d) Time calculation
(e) All of these

Answers:

Ans1. (c)
hardware is tangible component in a computer system.

Ans2. (a)
Java can be used to create applets. Applet is a very small application, especially a utility program performing one or a few simple functions.

Ans3.(d)
A bit is the smallest unit of information a computer can understand and process.

Ans4.(a)
OS is not a Communication manager.

Ans5.(c)
Software piracy is the illegal copying, distribution, or use of software.

Ans6.(a)
In First Generation mainly batch processing operating system were used.

Ans7.(a)
Hacker is someone who seeks and exploits weaknesses in a computer system.

Ans8.(d)
Delegate Access is a more advanced feature than just sharing your Outlook folders. If you want to grant additional permissions, such as allowing a delegate the ability to create e-mail messages or respond to meeting requests on your behalf, you must use Delegate Access.

Ans9. (c)
The abacus (plural abaci or abacuses), also called a counting frame, is a calculating tool with a set of beads for counting.

Ans10. (a)
The Antikythera mechanism is an ancient analogue computer and orrery used to predict astronomical positions and eclipses for calendrical and astrological purposes, as well as the Olympiads, the cycles of the ancient Olympic Games.