Computer Awareness MCQ - Part 5

1. One megabyte equals approximately
A. 1,000 bits
B. 1,000 bytes
C. 1 million bytes
D. 1 million bits

2. This _____ key will launch the start button.
A. Esc
B. Ctrl
C. Windows
D. Del

3. _____is the process of finding errors in software code.
A. Debugging
B. Testing
C. Executing
D. Compiling

4. ____________ is a set of computer programs used on a computer to help perform tasks.
A. Document
B. File
C. Software
D. Antivirus

5. DSL is an example of a ____________ connection.
A. Dial-Up
B. Slow
C. Broadband
D. Modem

6. The difference between people with access to computers and the Internet and those without this access is known as___________
A. Digital divide
B. Broadband divide.
C. Internet divide.
D. Web divide

7. Word processing, spreadsheet, and photo-editing are examples of____________
A. Language Processors
B. System Software
C. Utility Programs
D. Application Software

8. In computer language, each letter, number, and an array of special characters consists of__________
A. 1 Byte
B. 1 MB
C. 1 Bit
D. 1 Kb

9. How are data organized in a spreadsheet?
A. Lines and spaces
B. Height and width
C. Layers and planes
D. Rows and columns

10. Which of the following is the largest unit of storage?

11. The main difference between application and system software is that:
A. application software is composed of program instructions but system software is not.
B. application software is stored in memory whereas system software is only in the CPU.
C. system software is unnecessary whereas application software must be present on the computer.
D. system software manages hardware whereas application software performs user tasks.

12. A document created in a word processing program or a budget created in a spreadsheet are both examples of documents created in:
A. application software.
B. system software.
C. an operating system.
D. a Windows platform.

13. Which of the following is an example of system software?
A. Word processor
B. Operating system
C. Management information system
D. Spreadsheet

14. The term that refers to computers that provide resources to other computers in a network is:
A. server.
B. mainframe.
C. platform.
D. resource provider.

15. If a large business is going to use a single computer to execute many programs for hundreds of users at the same time, performing relatively simple operations and transactions, the type of computer will probably be a
A. Supercomputer
C. Mainframe

16. Computer uses the_______ number system to store data and perform calculations.
A. Binary
B. Octal
C. Decimal
D. Hexadecimal

17. A disk's content that is recorded at the time of manufacture and that cannot be changed or erased by the user is:
A. Memory only
B. Write only
C. Run only
D. Read only

18. Which of the following can be used to select the entire document?

19. _____are attempts by individuals to obtain confidential information from you by falsifying their identity.
A. Phishing
B. Computer viruses
C. Spyware scams
D. Viruses

20. Part number, part description, and number of parts ordered are examples of:
A. Control
B. Output
C. Processing
D. Input

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