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Placement Paper Computer Awareness 08 October 2012 by SBI

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SBI Computer Awareness questions with answers
1. Assembly language is
1.Low-level programming language
2.High level programming language
3.Machine language
4.All of the above
5.None of these

2. In Assembly language
1.Mnemonics are used to code operations
2.Alphanumeric symbols are used for addresses
3.Language lies between high-level languageand machine
4.All of the above -Answer
5.None of these

3. The following computers memory is characterized by low cost per bit stored
1.Primary
2.Secondary -Answer
3.Hard disk
4.All of the above
5.None of these

4. The following is true for Auxiliary Storage
1.It has an operating speed far slower than that of the primary storage. -Answer
2.It has an operating speed faster than that of the primary storage.
3.It has an operating speed equivalent than that of the primary storage.
4.All of the above
5.None of these

5. Following is true for Bandwidth
1.The narrow the bandwidth of a communications system the less data it can transmit in a given period of time. -Answer
2.The narrow then bandwidth of a communications system the more data it can transmit in a given period of time.
3.The wider the bandwidth of a communications system the less data it can transmit in a given period of time.
4.All of the above
5.None is true

6. Acknowledgement from a computer that a packet of data has been received and verified is known as
1.ACK -Answer
2.BCK
3.ECK
4.All of the above
5.None of these

7. The following is a communications device (modem) which allows an ordinary telephone to be used with a computer device for data transmission
1.Keyboard
2.Acoustic coupler -Answer
3.Mobile phone
4.All of the above
5.None of these

8. ALGOL is the
1.High-level language -Answer
2.Low level language
3.Machine language 4.All of the above
5.None of these

9. A high level programming language named after Ada Augusta, coworker with Charles Babbage
1.Augustan
2.Babbage
3.Ada -Answer
4.Charlie
5.All of the above


10. Following is a logic circuit capable of forming the sum of two or more quantities
1.Adder -Answer
2.Multiplier
3.Address
4.Access
5.None of these

11. To identification particular location in storage area one have a
1.Address -Answer
2.Password
3.Logic
4.Mouse
5.None of these

12. A local storage register in the CPU which contains the address of the next instruction to be executed is referred as
1.Key register
2.Address register -Answer
3.Password
4.All of the above
5.None of these

13 .A sequence of precise and unambiguous instructions for solving a problem in a finite number of operations is referred as
1.Address
2.Algorithm -Answer
3.Advice
4.All of the above
5.None of these

14 .A character set that contains letters, digits, and other special characters such as $, @, + % etc.is referred as
1.Numeric
2.Alphanumeric -Answer
3.Alphabetic
4.All of the above
5.None of these

15. One of the components of central Processing Unit (CPU) of the computer that performs mathematical and logical operations is
1.ALU (Arithmetic Logic Unit) -Answer
2.Address register
3.Analog
4.All of the above
5.None of these

16. A standard intended to connect relatively lowspeed devices such as keyboards, mouse, modems and printers is
1.Access bus -Answer
2.Access time
3.Connector
4.All of the above
5.None of these

17. The concept that one can disconnect peripherals and plug them in without letting computer shut down or reconfigure the system is referred as
1.Hot plugging -Answer
2.Cold plugging
3.Access bus
4.All of the above
5.None of these

18. The time interval between the instant at which data is called from a storage device and the rust delivery begins in
1.Access time -Answer
2.Delivery time
3.Service time
4.All of the above
5.None of these

19. The automatic execution of lower-priority (background) computer programs when higherpriority (foreground) programs are not using the system resources is referred as
1.Background processing -Answer
2.Foreground processing
3.Null processing
4.All of the above
5.None of these

20. A form of access to a computer or network with specified user name and password is referred as
1.Account -Answer
2.Address
3.Algorithm
4.All of the above
5.None of these

21 .A local storage area also called a register, inwhich the result of an arithmetic or logic operation is formed, is
1.Accumulator -Answer
2.Address
3.Algorithm
4.All of the above
5.None of these

22. Computer that operates on data which is in the form of continuously variable physical quantities
1.Digital computer
2.Analog computer -Answer
3.Mechanical computer
4.All of the above
5.None of these

23. Anonymous FTP is the
1.Internet file transfer protocol -Answer
2.Protocol that requires password
3.None access files
4.None of these

24 .EFF sites allows anonymous FTP that
1.Do not require a password or access -Answer
2.Requires password or access
3.Is a none access file
4.All of the above
5.None of these

25. ANSI is
1.American National Standards Institute
2.A USA based national organization that establishes uniform standards in several fields of computers.
3.1. and 2. both are true -Answer
4.All of the above
5.None is true

26. APL is
1.A high level language for specifying complex algorithms.
2.A real-time language primarily for scientificapplications.
3.Only 1. is true
4.Both 1. and 2. are true -Answer
5.None of these

27. The overall design, construction, organization and interconnecting of the various components of a computer system is referred as
1.Computer Architecture -Answer
2.Computer Flow chart
3.Computer Algorithm
4.All of the above
5.None of these

28. Asynchronous communication is
1.Communication between indepen-dentlyoperating units -Answer
2.Communication between dependent operating units
3.Communication between independent and dependent operating units
4.All of the above
5.None of these

29. Audio response is
1.Output medium
2.Produces verbal responses from the computer system
3.Both 1. and 2. are true -Answer
4.Only A is true
5.None is true

30. Automated Office refers to the merger of ............... in an office environment.
1.Computers
2.Office
3.Telecommunications
4.All of the above -Answer
5.None is true

31. Auxiliary storage is
1.Secondary storage -Answer
2.Primary storage
3.Processing device
4.All of the above
5.None of these

32. Archive is
1.Backup storage
2.Forward operation -Answer
3.Primary storage
4.All of the above
5.None of these

33. A branch of computer science that deals with computers that possess reasoning, learning and thinking capabilities that resemble those of human beings is recognized as
1.Software engineering
2.Artificial intelligence -Answer
3.Hardware engineering
4.All of the above
5.None of these

34. ASCII is
1.A standard coding system for computers -Answer
2.Hardware device
3.Software
4.All of the above
5.None of these

35. Following is true for Bandwidth
1.The wider the bandwidth of a communication system the more data it can transmit in a given period of time. -Answer
2.The narrow the bandwidth of a communication system the more data it can transmit in a given period of time.
3.The wider the bandwidth of a communication system the less data it can transmit in a given period of time.
4.All of the above
5.None is true

36. ASCII-8 is
1.An extended version of ASCII-7 -Answer
2.Is a 8-bit code
3.Both 1. and 2. are true
4.Both 1. and 2. are false
5.None of these

37. ASCII File is
1.Document file in the universally recognized text format -Answer
2.Word processor
3.System file
4.All of the above
5.None of these

38. A program that translates mnemonic statements into executable instructions is referred as
1.Software
2.Assembler -Answer
3.Translator
4.All of the above
5.None of these

39 .An assembler is
1.Translator -Answer
2.Hardware
3.Assembly language
4.All of the above
5.None of these

40. Following is not true for Backup files
1.These are the files which are generated automatically in when one save a document.
2.These files help in protecting the document due to out of order of the computer or power failure
3.These files delete as soon computer is off -Answer
4.All of the above
5.None of these

41. An algebra that deals with logical propositions which are either true or false is referred as
1.Boolean algebra -Answer
2.Modern Algebra
3.Abstract Algebra
4.All of the above
5.None of these

42. Bandwidth is
1.The range of frequencies available for data transmission -Answer
2.Data transmission rate
3.Alternate for rubber band
4.All of the above
5.None is true

43. A coding structure in which characters are represented by means of a series of parallel bars is
1.Bar code -Answer
2.Menu bar
3.Numeric bar
4.All of the above
5.None of these

44. n Broadband system or a network system
1.Several analog signals share the same physical network channel -Answer
2.Only digital signals share the same physical network channel
3.Single analog signals share the same physical network channel
4.All of the above
5.None of these

45. Bit stands for
1.Binary digit
2.One binary piece of information
3.Both 1. and 2. are true -Answer
4.All of the above
5.None is true

46. Broadband channel is the
1.The fastest carriers where data transfer rates is of 1 million baud (bits/second) or more. -Answer
2.The slower carriers where data transfer rates is of 56k baud
3.Musical channel
4.All of the above
5.None of these

47. BLOB is
1.Binary Large Object
2.A long bit string representing complex data
3.Object oriented language
4.Only 1. and 2. are true -Answer
5.None of these


48. A group of related items/section of program oding treated as a unit is referred as
1.Block -Answer
2.Duplex
3.Street 1
4.All of the above
5.None of these

49. An operation in which data is moved to a different location is referred as
1.Block move -Answer
2.Street move
3.Delete
4.All of the above
5.None of these

50. The following is responsible for number of logical records in a physical record
1.Blocking factor -Answer
2.Block
3.Boolean algebra
4.All of the above
5.None of these


TEST V: COMPUTER
51. A digital communication system capable of interconnecting, a large number of computers, terminals and other peripheral devices within a limited geographical area is called
1.LAN -Answer
2.WAN
3.Internet
4.All of the above
5.None of these

52. A secondary storage device that uses a long plastic strip coated with a magnetic material as a recording medium is
1.Magnetic tape -Answer
2.Compact disk
3.Hard disk
4.All of the above
5.None of these

53. An E-mail protocol for storage, manage-ment and change, especially in corporate offices
1.Message handling service-Answer
2.Postal services
3.Data storage
4.All of the above -Answer
5.None of these

54. Which of the following is an advantage of stored programs?
1.Reliability-Answer
2.Reduction in operation costs
3.The computers becoming general-purpose
4.All of the above
5.None of these

55. Which of the following is not true for primary storage?
1.It is a part of the CPU-Answer
2.It allows very fast access of data
3.It is relatively more expensive then other storage devices.
4.Can be removed and transported.
5.All of the above

56. Function of control unit in the CPU is
1.To decode program instructions-
2.To transfer data to primary storage
3.To perform logical operations
4.To store program instructionsAnswer
5.All of the above

57. Electronic spreadsheets are useful in situation where relatively .......... data must be input
1.Small -Answer
2.Large
3.No
4.All of the above
5.None is true

58. A list of options from which a program user can select anyone in order to perform a desired action is referred as
1.Menu
2.Index-Answer
3.Directory
4.All of the above
5.None of these

59. A method whereby messages to be transmitted between computers are all sent to a central computer, which gathers them and routes them to the appropriate destination(s) is known as
1.Message switching-Answer
2.Message delete
3.Message accept -Answer
4.All of the above
5.None of these

60. Which of the following describe one or more characteristics of a modem computer?
1.An electronic deviceAnswer
2.A mechanical device
3.A electro-mechanical device
4.All of the above
5.None of these

61. Combining records from two or more ordered files into a single ordered file is called
1.Menu -Answer
2.Merging
3.Taking
4.All of the above
5.None of these

62. The ascending order of a data hierarchy is
1.Bit-byte-record-field-file-database-
2.Byte-bit-field-record-file-databaseAnswer
3.Byte-bit-record-file-field-database
4.Bit-byte-field-record-file-database
5.All of the above

63. A LSI chip contains the entire CPU of computer except main memory is called
1.Microprocessor
2.Hard disk
3.Input device
4.Output deviceAnswer
5.All of the above

64. A storage medium that loses its contents in the event of power failure is called
1.Volatile storage-Answer
2.Non volatile storage
3.Permanent storage
4.All of the above
5.None of these

65. One-millionth of a second is referred as
1.Microsecond -Answer
2.Millisecond
3.Hour
4.Minute
5.All of the above

66. Alternate facilities of programs, data files,hardware equipments, etc. used in case the original one is destroyed, lost, or fail to operate is
1.Backup -Answer
2.Forehead
3.Delete
4.All of the above
5.None of these

67 One-thousandth of a second is called
1.Microsecond -Answer
2.Millisecond
3.Hour
4.Minute-Answer
5.All of the above

68. The CPU (central processing unit) consists of
1.Input, output, and processing
2.Control unit, primary storage, andsecondary storage-Answer
3.Control unit, arithmetic-logic unit, andprimary storage
4.All of the above
5.None of these

69. The product of data processing is
1.Data
2.Information
3.Software -Answer
4.Computer
5.All of the above

70. The input device used by computer is
1.Motherboard
2.Central processing unit-Answer
3.Keyboard
4.System unit
5.All of the above

71. The structure of interconnecting of nodes of a computer network is referred as
1.Network topology
2.Internet
3.Local Area Network-Answer
4.Wide Area Network
5.All of the above

72. Nible is
1.Double of byte
2.Half of byte
3.Ten times of byte
4.Five times of byte-Answer
5.All of the above


73. Multiprogramming is the
1.The inter-leaved execution of two or more different and independent programs by the same computer
2.The execution of single by the different computers
3.The inter-leaved execution of two or more different and independent programs by the different computers-Answer
4.All of the above
5.None of these

74. A facility available in an operating system that allows multiple functions from the same application package is referred as
1.Multi-threading-Answer
2.Multi-programming
3.Multi-processing
4.All of the above
5.None of these

75. Narrowband channel is a communication channels
1.That handle low volumes of data
2.Used mainly for telegraph lines and low speed terminals-Answer
3.Both 1. and 2.
4.All of the above
5.None of these

76. Following is the example of Network
1.LAN-Answer
2.WAN
3.Internet
4.All the above
5.None of these

77. Peer-to-peer is a description
1.Of communications between two dissimilar devices-Answer
2.Of communications between two equal devices
3.Of communications between two different devices
4.All of the above
5.None of theses



78. Non-document files are
1.Pure ASCII files that can be listed for any word processing software-Answer
2.Non ASCII files that can be listed for any word processing software
3.Pure ASCII files that can be listed for specific word processing software
4.Non ASCII files that can be listed for pecific word processing software
5.All of the above

79. The method of dividing a physical channel into many logical channels so that a number of independent signals may be simultaneously transmitted on it is referred as
1.Multithreading -Answer
2.Multiprocessing
3.Multiplexing
4.All of the above
5.None of these

80. An interconnected computer configura-tions or computers with two or more independent CPUs that have the ability to simultaneously execute several programs is called
1.Multithreading -Answer
2.Multiprocessing
3.Multiplexing
4.All of the above
5.None of these

81. Following is not a non-impact printer
1.Thermal printer -Answer
2.Ink-jet printer
3.Laser printer
4.Dot-matrix printer
5.All of the above

82. A number system with a base of 8 is referred as
1.Binary -Answer
2.Decimal
3.Octal
4.All of the above
5.None of these

83. Devices converts digital signals to Sine waves at the sending end and back to digital signals at the receiving end is called
1.Modem -Answer
2.Telephone
3.Mobile phone
4.All of the above
5.None of these

84. Dividing a project into segments and smaller units in order to simplify the analysis, design and programming effort is referred as
1.Monitoring
2.Modular approach
3.Microprocessing
4.All of the above-Answer
5.None of these

85. The technique where digital signals are converted to its analog form for transmission over an analog facility is called
1.Modulation -Answer
2.Digitization
3.Multiprocessing
4.All of the above
5.None of these

86. Multiprocessor is a computer system
1.Where many CPU under a common control
2.Consisting of more than one input devices under common control
3.Where many output devices under-Answer
4.All of the above 5.None of these

87. The point at which the flow of text in a document moves to the top of a new page
1.Page break -Answer
2.Page insert
3.Page format
4.All of the above
5.None of these

88. Technique to implement virtual memory where memory is divided into units of fixed size memory is
1.Paging -Answer
2.De-fragments
3.Segmentation
4.All of the above
5.None of these

89. An adder where all the bits of the two operands are added simultaneously
1.Parallel adder-Answer
2.Half adder
3.Full adder
4.All of the above
5.None of these

90. An extra bit added to a string of bits that enables the computer to detect internal errors in the transmission of binary data
1.Parity bit
2.Byte
3.Nibble
4.All of the above
5.None of these

91. Password is
1.Code by which a user gains access to a computer system
2.Pass for viewing movie
3.Entrance without paying something
4.All of the above
5.None of these

92. PL 1 (Programming Language One) is
1.High level programming language
2.Low level programming language
3.Machine language
4.Assembly language
5.All of the above

93. Pascal is
1.A high-level programming language-Answer
2.Named after Blaise Pascal
3.Named after mathematician that facilitates structured programming techniques
4.All of the above
5.None of these

94. S torage device where time to retrieve stored information is independent of address where it is stored is called
1.Random access memory (RAM)
2.Primary memory
3.Secondary memory
4.All of the above -Answer
5.None of these

95. Octal number system has a base
1.Two -Answer
2.Four
3.Eight
4.Ten
5.All of the above

96. Since input and output devices are on the edge of the main processing therefore they are referred as
1.Peripheral devices
2.Processing devices
3.Personal devices-Answer
4.All of the above
5.None of these

97. A system changeover method where complete changeover to the new system takes place incrementally over a period of time is referred as
1.Phased replacement-Answer
2.Block replacement
3.Complete replacement
4.All of the above
5.None of these

98. One trillionth of a second is
1.Pico second -Answer
2.Mille second
3.Micro second
4.Minute
5.All of these

99. Following is of Non-vo a storage device
1.Magnetic tape -Answer
2.Compact disk
3.Floppy disk
4.All of the above
5.None of these

100. A storage medium that retains its contents even in the absence of power is referred as
1.Non-volatile storage
2.Volatile storage
3.Secondary storage
4.Primary storage-Answer
5.None of these
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