Computer Science GK- Set 6

126. What do you press to enter the current date in a cell?

Answer:  CTRL+; (semicolon)

127. IT stands for

Answer:   Information Technology

128. What type of resource is most likely to be a shared common resource in a computer network?

Answer:  Printers

129. The vast network of computers that connects millions of people all over the world is called

Answer:  Internet

130. Collecting personal information and effectively posing as another individual is known as the crime of

Answer:  Identity theft

131. All the following are examples of real security and privacy risks except

Answer:  Spam

132. A (n) ________ system is a small, wireless handheld computer that scans items, tags and pulls up the current price (and any special offer) as you shop.

Answer:  PSS

133. Which of the following is NOT one of the four major data processing functions of a computer?

Answer: Analysing the data or information

134. A proxy server is used for which of the following?

Answer: To provide security against unauthorised users 

135. All the logical and mathematical calculations done by the computer happen in/on the

Answer: Central processing unit 

136. A ________ contains buttons and menus that provide quick access to commonly used commands.

Answer: Tool bar

137. Letters, numbers and symbols found on a keyboard are

Answer: Keys

138. Which is not an item of hardware?

Answer: An MP3 file

139. You click at B to make the text

Answer:  Bold

140. ________ is the process of finding errors in software code.

Answer:  Debugging

141. To insert a copy of the clipboard contents, whatever was last cut or copied at the insertion point, you have to

Answer:  Paste

142. This command is used to remove text or graphics from a document. The information is then stored on a clipboard so you can paste it

Answer:  Cut

143. To exit the program without leaving the application:

Answer: Close

144. to start or restart the computer:

Answer:  Boot

145. A blinking indicator that shows you where your next action will happen:

Answer: Cursor

146. An example of a processing device would be

Answer:  A tablet PC

147. Which of the following is not a type of computer software which can be bought?

Answer:  Tailor-made

148. You can use _______ to copy selected text, and _______ to paste it in a document.

Answer:  CTRL + C, CTRL + V

149. In the “C” language the function scant ( ) reads

Answer:  Character and strings

150. The main memory of a computer can also be called

Answer:  All of these

151. A menu contains a list of

Answer: Commands

152. Each __________ on a menu performs a specific action.

Answer: Command

153. To make a notebook act as a desktop model, the notebook can be connected to a_____ which is connected to a monitor and other devices.

Answer:  Docking station

154. To print an individual item in a file immediately click

Answer:  CTRL+P

155. To find an individual item in a file immediately:

Answer:  Direct access

156. Which layers of the OSI model are included in the lower layers?

Answer:  Data Link, Physical, Transport, Network

157. From the smallest to the largest, rank the following logical pieces of the database: data block, table space, extent, and segment.

Answer:  Data block, extent, segment, table space

158. Where are cookies stored?

Answer:  On the client

159. A _______ is a named set of characters that have the same characteristics.

Answer: Font

160. A _______ is a pre-designed document that already has co-ordinating fonts, a layout, and a background:

Answer:  Template

161. An output device that let you see what the computer is doing:

Answer: Monitor screen

162. The bit is a contraction (short) of

Answer: Binary digit

163. To access a mainframe or a supercomputer, users often use a

Answer: Terminal

164. the most common input devices are the ________ and the _________.

Answer: Keyboard, mouse

165. To save an existing file with a new name or to a new location, you should use the ________ command.

Answer: Save as

166. Which of the following is the correct order of the four major functions of a computer?

Answer: Input, Process, Output, Storage

167. A byte can hold one ________ of data.

Answer:  Character

168. The operating system is the most common type of ________ software.

Answer:  System

169. How do you print your slides in a hand-out that includes lines for notes?

Answer:  In the Print dialog box, select Hand-outs and a number of slides per page, then select the Include comment pages option.

170. Suppose you have columns of data that span more than one printed page. How can you automatically print the column headings on each page?

Answer:  Click Page Setup on the File menu, click the Sheet tab, and enter the row that contains these column headings under Print titles.

171. The process of preparing a floppy diskette for use is called

Answer:  Formatting

172. Which is the slowest internet connection service?

Answer:  Dial-up Service

173. Every component of your computer is either

Answer: Hardware or software

174. If the destination does not receive a segment, how will the TCP host know how to resend the information?

Answer:  The ACK received will include the segment number that was not received.

175. Small application programs that run on a Web page and may ensure a form is completed properly or provide animation are known as

Answer:  Flash

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