IBPS CLERKS –11-12-2011


201. The smallest unit of information a computer can understand and process is known as:

1) digit
2) byte
3) megabyte
4) Kilobyte
5) bit

Answer & Solution
5) bit

202 Compatibility, with regard to computers, refers to-

1) the software doing the right job for the user
2) it being versatile enough to handle the job
3) the software being able to run on the computer
4) software running with only other previously installed software

Answer & Solution
3) the software being able to run on the computer

203. A _____ uses pressure as a user presses it with a stylus to send signals-

1) Touchpad
2) Track Point
3) Graphic tablet
4) Trackpad
5) Keyboard

Answer & Solution
1) Touchpad

204. The justification that aligns text on both margins of a document in word is-

1) Justify
2) Bold
3) Center
4) Right
5) Balanced

Answer & Solution
1) Justify

205. A partially completed work-book that contains formulas and formating, but no data, is called a-

1) prototype
2) template
3) model
4) function
5) None of these

Answer & Solution
2) template

206. A byte can represent any number between 0 and-

1) 2
2) 255
3) 256
4) 1024
5) 1025

Answer & Solution
2) 255

207. Connectivity for a new computer means-

1) allowing a printer to be connected to it
2) having a modern and/ or network connection to communicate with other computers
3) connecting the software to the hardware of the system
4) connecting a mouse, a keyboard and a printer- all essential hardware pieces for the average user
5) software permanently available to the computer

Answer & Solution
2) having a modern and/ or network connection to communicate with other computers

208. A _____ is used to read handwritten or printed text to make a digital image that is stored in memory.

1) printer
2) laser beam
3) scanner
4) touchpad
5) keyboard

Answer & Solution
3) scanner

209. The shortcut key Ctrl+F in Word is used

1) To view document in full view
2) To open the Formula dialog box
3) To save the file
4) To open the Find and Replace dialog box
5) None of these

Answer & Solution
4) To open the Find and Replace dialog box

210. Each cell in a Microsoft Office Excel document is referred to by its cell address,which is the-

1) cells’ column label
2) cell’s column label and worksheet tab name
3) cells’ row lable
4) cell’s row and column labels
5) cell’s contents

Answer & Solution
4) cell’s row and column labels

211. The most widely used code that represents each character as a unique 8-bit code is-

1) ASCII
2) Unicode
3) binary numbering system
4) EDCDIC
5) ACSII

Answer & Solution
1) ASCII

212. Operating systems and utility programms are in a class of software known as-

1) application software
2) sequential software
3) software suites
4) BIOS software
5) system software

Answer & Solution
5) system software

213. OCR stands for-

1) Optical Coding Recogniser
2) Ostensibly Characterised Reader
3) Original Code Reader
4) Original Character Reader
5) Optical Character Recognition

Answer & Solution
5) Optical Character Recognition

214. The Open, Print, and Save buttons are all located on the-

1) Status bar
2) Formatting toolbar
3) Standard toolbar
4) Title bar
5) Status and title bars

Answer & Solution
3) Standard toolbar

215. To copy a cell, you would drag the cell border while simultaneously holding down the Ctrl key when-

1) you have one or more cells to copy
2) Only some of the cells are visible in the window
3) You don’t want to refer to absolute references
4) The distance between cells is short and they are both visible in the window
5) None of these

Answer & Solution
1) you have one or more cells to copy

216. The permanently etched program in ROM that automatically begins executing the computers instructions is the-

1) BIOS
2) ROM
3) CMOS
4) RAM
5) None of these

Answer & Solution
1) BIOS

217. Information stored in RAM is considered volatile, which means it is-

1) stored there permanently
2) not held permanently, only temporarily
3) stored when the electricity is shut off
4) stored permanently in the CPU device
5) None of these

Answer & Solution
2) not held permanently, only temporarily

218. The display size of a monitor is measured-

1) zig-zag
2) horizontally
3) vertically
4) from centre to the further corner
5) diagonally

Answer & Solution
2) horizontally

219. The name of a Microsoft Office Word document is displayed in both the _____ and the taskbar.

1) Menu bar
2) Task bar
3) Formatting toolbar
4) Standard toolbar
5) Title bar

Answer & Solution
5) Title bar

220. Excell is designed to provide visual cues to the relationships between the cells that provide values to the formulas or the cells that depend on the formulas by-

1) Bolding the cell references to match the colour coding of the borders around the referenced worksheet cells.
2) Highlighting the cells references
3) Colour coding the cell references in the formula to match the borders around the referenced worksheet cells.
4) Bolding the cells references
5) None of these

Answer & Solution
2) Highlighting the cells references

221. A limiation of software that digitises voice data is that it-

1) is prohibitively expensive
2) must be trained to recognise individual voices
3) can only be used on high-end computers
4) cannot be used on laptop computers
5) cannot be used on desk top computers

Answer & Solution
2) must be trained to recognise individual voices

 

222. External devices such as printers, keyboards and modems are known as-

1) add-on devices
2) peripherals
3) extra hardware devices
4) PC expansion slot add-ons
5) special-buys

Answer & Solution
2) peripherals

223. The higher the resolution of a monitor, the-

1) larger the pixels
2) less clear the screen is
3) further apart the pixels
4) closer together the pixels
5) None of these

Answer & Solution
4) closer together the pixels

224. To select a Word, you click it-

1) once
2) twice
3) three times
4) four times
5) None of these

Answer & Solution
2) twice

225. This Excell feature includes functions to calculate an Average, Minimum, Maximum and Count.

1) Format
2) Number
3) AutoSum
4) Calculate
5) MIN

Answer & Solution
4) Calculate

226. For a computer to recognise and understand analog data, it must first be

1) sent to a mainframe for interpretation
2) analyzed by the ALU of the CPU
3) decoded
4) analysed for viruses
5) digitised

Answer & Solution
1) sent to a mainframe for interpretation

227. Expansion cards are inserted into-

1) slots
2) peripheral devices
3) the CPU
4) the back of the computer
5) pegs

Answer & Solution
1) slots

228. Which type of software is distributed free but requires the users to pay some amount for further use?

1) freeware
2) shareware
3) rentalware
4) public-domain software
5) abandonware

Answer & Solution
2) shareware

229. Using Print Preview is useful when you want to-

1) Colour the document
2) Save the document
3) Delete the document
4) Copy the document
5) View how the document will appear when printed

Answer & Solution
5) View how the document will appear when printed

230. What does a Website address uniquely specify?

1) Web browser
2) Web site
3) PDA
4) Storage
5) Hard disk

Answer & Solution
2) Web site

231. A pixel is a-

1) picture element or doton a screen
2) point of ink on a laser printed page
3) point of ink on an ink jet printed page
4) light beam used as an input device
5) None of these

Answer & Solution
1) picture element or doton a screen

232. The most common pointing input device is the-

1) trackball
2) touchpad
3) touchscreen
4) mouse
5) scanner

Answer & Solution
4) mouse

233. The file that is created through word processing is a-

1) database file
2) storage file
3) worksheet file
4) document file
5) graphical file

Answer & Solution
4) document file

234. Web Pages are saved in … format.

1) http://
2) HTML
3) DOC
4) URL
5) None of these

Answer & Solution
2) HTML

235. What are the two parts of an e-mail address?

1) User name and street address
2) Legal name and phone number
3) User name and domain name
4) Initials and password
5) Login name and password

Answer & Solution
3) User name and domain name

236. If employees reside in different parts of the country and need to meet monthly, useful computer technology would be-

1) video – display software
2) video digitizing
3) video conferencing
4) video scanning
5) None of these

Answer & Solution
3) video conferencing

237. The wheel located between the two standard buttons on a mouse is used to-

1) Click in Web pages
2) Shutdown
3) Click and select items
4) Jump to different Web Pages
5) Scroll

Answer & Solution
5) Scroll

238. Which type of software is used in the design of products, structures, civil, engineering, drawings and maps?

1) CAD programs
2) desktop programs
3) drawing programs
4) painting programs
5) video/ audio programs

Answer & Solution
1) CAD programs

239. Advanced word processing features include all except creation of-

1) Alternate headers and footers
2) columns
3) Detailed architectural drawings
4) Style sheets
5) None of these

Answer & Solution
1) Alternate headers and footers

240. The computer that hosts your e-mail account is known as a(n)-

1) Host
2) E-mail client
3) E-mail server
4) Listserv
5) None of these

Answer & Solution
2) E-mail client

241. _____ can interpret voice data into words that can be understood by the computer.

1) Speech input hardware
2) Talking software
3) Word recognition software
4) Speech recognition software
5) Adobe reader

Answer & Solution
4) Speech recognition software

242. A toucpad responds to

1) Light
2) Pressure
3) Clicking
4) The sense of heat from fingertips
5) None of these

Answer & Solution
2) Pressure

243. What is the term for calculations used within spreadsheets?

1) Analyses
2) Ranges
3) Formulas
4) Recalculations
5) Values

Answer & Solution
3) Formulas

244. This is a set of values that you want to chart in Excel.

1) Object
2) Numbers
3) Data Mart
4) Formulas
5) Data series

Answer & Solution
5) Data series

245. Before you can begin using e-mail, you must have a(n)-

1) Browser
2) Modem
3) Server
4) Scanner
5) Account

Answer & Solution
5) Account

246. Until a computer can recognised handwriting, an input device must-

1) Store the information in secondary storage
2) Optimise the information
3) Digitise the information
4) Show the information on a screen
5) Become an output device also

Answer & Solution
2) Optimise the information

247. The pointing device that comes built into a laptop computer can be any except a-

1) Mouse
2) Trackball
3) Touchpad
4) Pointing stick
5) None of these

Answer & Solution
1) Mouse

248. The button that displays the window over the entire screen is

1) Scroll box
2) Downsize
3) Restore Down
4) Minimize
5) Maximize

Answer & Solution
5) Maximize

249. The xls extension is used for……. files.

1) Windows
2) Acesss
3) Power Point
4) Word
5) Excel

Answer & Solution
5) Excel

250. Which of the following are tasks that may be completed when configuring your e-mail client?

1) Provide the IP address of your ISP’s mail server
2) Provide the name of your e-mail account
3) Specify that mail is to be deleted from the host computer after it is downloaded to your computer
4) All of these
5) None of these

Answer & Solution
1) Provide the IP address of your ISP’s mail server