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December 12, 2012

Computer Awareness Mock Test for SBI Bank Exams - Set 6


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1.      The software tools that enable a user to interact with a computer for specific purposes are known as—

(A) Hardware
(B) Networked Software
(C) Shareware
(D) Applications
(E) None of these

2. A………shares hardware, software, and data among authorized users.
(A) network
(B) protocol
(C) hyperlink
(D) transmitter
(E) None of these

3. Computer programs are written in a high-level programming language; however, the humanreadable version of a program is called—
(A) cache
(B) instruction set
(C) source code
(D) word size
(E) None of these

4. In word processing, an efficient way to move the 3rd paragraph to place it after the 5th paragraph is—
(A) copy and paste
(B) copy, cut and paste
(C) cut, copy and paste
(D) cut and paste
(E) None of these

5. Which of the following is not a function of the control unit ?
(A) Read instructions
(B) Execute instructions
(C) Interpret instructions
(D) Direct operations
(E) None of these

6. Software for organizing storage and retrieval of information is a(n)—
(A) operating system
(B) database
(C) database program
(D) data warehouse
(E) None of these

7. A set of step-by-step procedures for accomplishing a task is known as a(n)—
(A) algorithm
(B) hardware program
(C) software bug
(D) firmware program
(E) None of these

8. Which of the following is not true about RAM ?
(A) RAM is a temporary storage area
(B) RAM is the same as hard disk storage
(C) RAM is volatile
(D) Information stored in RAM is gone when you turn the computer off
(E) None of these

9. The main directory of a disk is called the………directory.
(A) root
(B) sub
(C) folder
(D) network
(E) None of these

10. The physical arrangement of elements on a page is referred to as a document’s……
(A) features
(B) format
(C) pagination
(D) grid
(E) None of these

11. =SUM (B1 : B8) is an example of a—
(A) function
(B) formula
(C) cell address
(D) value
(E) None of these

12. Which of the following storage media provides sequential access only ?
(A) Floppy disk
(B) Magnetic disk
(C) Magnetic tape
(D) Optical disk
(E) None of these

13. Compilers and translators are one form of—
(C) Hard disk
(D) Software
(E) None of these

14. Data representation is based on the………number system, which uses two numbers to represent all data.
(A) binary
(B) biometric
(C) bicentennial
(D) byte
(E) None of these

15. The most common input devices include—
(A) Monitor and keyboard
(B) Monitor and mouse
(C) Mouse and keyboard
(D) Printer and mouse
(E) None of these

16. www means—
(A) world wide wonder
(B) world wide wizard
(C) world wide web
(D) wide world web
(E) None of these

17. ………processing is used when a large mail-order company accumulates orders and processes them together in one large set.
(A) Batch
(B) Online
(C) Real-time
(D) Group
(E) None of these

18. What is the difference between a CD-ROM and a CD-RW ?
(A) They are the same—just two different terms used by different manufacturers
(B) A CD-ROM can be written to and a CD-RW cannot
(C) A CD-RW can be written to, but a CD-ROM can only be read from
(D) A CD-ROM holds more information than a CD-RW
(E) None of these

19. Holding the mouse button down while moving an object or text is known as—
(A) Moving
(B) Dragging
(C) Dropping
(D) Highlighting
(E) None of these

20. A………is a collection of data that is stored electronically as a series of records in a table.
(A) spreadsheet
(B) presentation
(C) database
(D) web page
(E) None of these

21. The………primarily take(s) care of the behind-the-scenes details and manage(s) the hardware.
(A) operating system
(B) application software
(C) peripheral devices
(D) hard disk
(E) None of these

22. A……is a professionally designed ‘empty’ document that can be adapted to the user’s needs.
(A) file
(B) guide
(C) template
(D) user guide file
(E) None of these

23. A group of 8 bits is known as a—
(A) Byte
(B) Kilobyte
(C) Binary digit
(D) Megabit
(E) None of these

24. The hardware device commonly referred to as the ‘brain’ of the computer is the—
(A) RAM chip
(B) Data input
(D) Secondary storage
(E) None of these

25. What is the intersection of a column and a row on a worksheet called ?
(A) Column
(B) Value
(C) Address
(D) Cell
(E) None of these

26. ………are often delivered to a PC through an e-mail attachment and are often designed to do harm.
(A) Viruses
(B) Spam
(C) Portals
(D) Email messages
(E) None of these

27. What is the storage area for e-mail messages called ?
(A) A folder
(B) A directory
(C) A mailbox
(D) The hard disk
(E) None of these

28. A desktop computer is also known as a—
(A) Palm Pilot
(B) PC
(C) Laptop
(D) Mainframe
(E) None of these

29. When a file contains instructions that can be carried out by the computer, it is often called a(n) ……file.
(A) data
(B) information
(C) executable
(D) application
(E) None of these

30. Documents converted to……can be published to the Web.
(A) a.doc file
(B) http
(C) machine language
(E) None of these

31. If a user needs information instantly available to the CPU, it should be stored—
(A) on a CD
(B) in secondary storage
(C) in the CPU
(D) in RAM
(E) None of these

32. To what temporary area can you store text and other data, and later paste them to another location ?
(A) The clipboard
(D) The hard disk
(E) None of these

33. In a spreadsheet, a………is a number you will use in a calculation.
(A) label
(B) cell
(C) field
(D) value
(E) None of these

34. After slide-directed time, if you want to move ahead automatically, click in……check box in transition of this slide group in tab of animations—
(A) Transition timer
(B) Automatically opter
(C) Transition opter
(D) Automatic timer
(E) None of these

35. All are included in removable media except the following—
(B) Diskette
(C) DVDs
(D) High disk drive
(E) None of these

36. If you open some menu and then decide that you do not want to select some option, then click the menu title again or press the…… key to layout the menu.
(A) shift
(B) tab
(C) escape
(D) F1
(E) None of these

37. Using the……process, it is easy to change the name of the file.
(A) transforming
(B) crash
(C) renaming
(D) retagging
(E) None of these

38. ………view shows that how will content on printed page, alongwith footer and margin header, appear.
(A) Draft
(B) Full screen reading
(C) Outline
(D) Page layout
(E) None of these

39. Using………, the text can be entered and edited very efficiently.
(A) spreadsheet
(B) typewriter
(C) word processing programme
(D) desktop publishing programme
(E) None of these

40. Other folders, named subfolders, can remain in the folders while creating hierarchical structure—
(A) Mini folder
(B) Teard folder
(C) Subfolders
(D) Object
(E) None of these

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  1. plz refer aue 12... I think ans should be magnetic tape but I am not sure plz clear my doubt

    1. You are correct Utkarsh Srivastava. Thats a typing mistake, Corrected it now...

      Thank you so much for the update..

      Good Day

  2. i like this .... Can you post june and jully events ?

    1. Already updated Friend. Just have a look in General Awareness section of IBPS Study Materials link above.

  3. very good job....

  4. mam the answer of question 12 should be magnetic tape please check mam because in magnetic tape their is sequential access..

    1. You are correct Friend. Its typing mistake Corrected now....

      Thank you so much for the Update

  5. awesome pattern u r grt mam......

  6. shall anyone say the answers for the following questions?
    Restarting a computer that is already on is referred to as
    1.shut down 2.cold booting 3.warm booting 4.logging off

    The secret code that restricts entry to some programs is

    1.password 2.passport 3.entry-code 4.access-code

  7. Answer for the first question is warm booting
    Answer for the second question is password

  8. mam, i want ms word and excel based question for computer awareness.. So if any suggestion u would want to give.. Thanks in advanced..

  9. mam, i want ms word and excel based questions. so if u could give me any advice for that.. thanks in advance..

    1. Already uploaded Raj Roy. Please do check in the Computer Knowledge section of IBPS Study materials link above

      All The Best :)

    2. very very thanks mam..


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