Competitive Exams: Computers MCQs (Practice-Test 14 of 21)

  1. The technology that stores only the essential instructions on a microprocessor chip and thus enhances its speed is referred to as

    1. CISC

    2. RISC

    3. CD-ROM

    4. Wi-Fi

    5. MISC

  2. Which is not a basic function of a computer?

    1. Store data

    2. Accept input

    3. Process data

    4. Copy text

    5. Accept and process data

  3. ASCII is a coding system that provides

    1. 256 different characters

    2. 512 different characters

    3. 1024 different characters

    4. 128 different characters

    5. 1000 different characters

  4. Which part of the computer is directly invoked in executing the instructions of the computer program?

    1. The scanner

    2. The main storage

    3. The secondary storage

    4. The printer

    5. The processor

  5. In order to create column data in Word, you need to

    1. tab consecutively until your cursor reaches the desired place

    2. set tabs or use the Table menu

    3. use Excel

    4. press the space bar until your cursor reaches the desired place

    5. None of these

  6. Files are organised by storing them in

    1. tables

    2. databases

    3. folders

    4. graphs

    5. diagrams

  7. When a computer is switched on, the booting process performs

    1. Integrity Test

    2. Power-On Self-Test

    3. Correct Functioning Test

    4. Reliability Test

    5. Shut-down

  8. In Word, the feature that automatically detects common errors is called

    1. Autocorrect

    2. Autograph

    3. Spelling and Grammar

    4. Go to

    5. Thesaurus

  9. A computer system that is old and perhaps not satisfactory is referred to as a (n)

    1. Ancient system

    2. Historical system

    3. Age old system

    4. Legacy system

    5. Legal System

  10. Which of the following is not a binary number?

    1. 001

    2. 101

    3. 202

    4. 110

    5. 011