Computer Quiz For LIC AAO Exam 2019


The operation of combining two cells into a single cell in Excel is referred to as ________.

   A.) join cells
   B.) merge cells
   C.) merge table
   D.) join table

Answer: Option 'B'

The operation of combining two cells into a single cell in Excel is referred to as merge cells.


Programs designed to perform specific tasks related to managing computer resources are called_____.

   A.) System Software
   B.) Operating System
   C.) Application Software
   D.) Utility Programs

Answer: Option 'C'

Application software (an application) is a set of computer programs designed to permit the user to perform a group of coordinated functions, tasks, or activities. Application software cannot run on itself but is dependent on system software to execute.


In Excel, a ______ is identified by the cell in the upper-left corner and the cell in the lower-right corner, separated by a colon.

   A.) worksheet
   B.) value
   C.) cell reference
   D.) range

Answer: Option 'D'



Telnet is a _______ based computer protocol

   A.) Sound 
   B.) Text 
   C.) Image 
   D.) Animation

Answer: Option 'B'

Telnet is a session layer protocol used on the Internet or local area networks to provide a bidirectional interactive text-oriented communication facility using a virtual terminal connection. User data is interspersed in-band with Telnet control information in an 8-bit byte oriented data connection over the Transmission Control Protocol (TCP)


Which type of software is similar to an accountant’s worksheet?

   A.) Word processing
   B.) Database 
   C.) Spreadsheets
   D.) Graphics 

Answer: Option 'C'

A spreadsheet is an interactive computer application for organization, analysis and storage of data in tabular form.Spreadsheets are developed as computerized simulations of paper accounting worksheets.


Which device uses a handheld operating system?

   A.) A Tablet 
   B.) A Personal Computer
   C.) a Laptop
   D.) A mainframe 

Answer: Option 'A'

A tablet (along with smartphone)is one of the most commonly used handheld devices. It uses handheld OS like Android, iOS, Symbian etc


Signals can be analog or digital and a computer that processes the both type of signals is known as?

   A.) Analog computer
   B.) Digital Computer
   C.) Hybrid Computer
   D.) Mainframe Computer

Answer: Option 'C'

Hybrid Computer


Information that comes from an external source and fed into computer software is called ______.

   A.) Output 
   B.) Input 
   C.) Throughput 
   D.) Reports 

Answer: Option 'B'

Information that comes from an external source and fed into computer software is called Input.


A computer system includes  

   A.) Hardware
   B.) Software
   C.) Peripheral devices
   D.) All of these

Answer: Option 'D'

All are the parts of a computer system.


A remote control that is used to turn on or off some machine is called__________

   A.) class
   B.) interface
   C.) message
   D.) instance

Answer: Option 'B'



Which among the following is a software package from Sun Microsystems?

   A.) JPEG
   B.) JDK
   C.) IDE
   D.) IRQ

Answer: Option 'B'



A system call of OS which is used to create a new process is known as ________

   A.) Kernel
   B.) Shell
   C.) Fork
   D.) All of these

Answer: Option 'C'



‘Handshaking’ in Networking parlance means ______.

   A.) connecting computers to a hub
   B.) having same operating system on different computers 
   C.) distributed networks
   D.) sending e - mail

Answer: Option 'A'

Handshaking is a networking process where two computers establish a connection. Handshaking occurs when packets of data are exchanged between two computers.
Note: Handshaking is the action of exchanging standardized signals between devices in a computer network to regulate the transfer of data.


Which of the following groups contains graphical file extensions?

   A.) JPG, GIF, BMP
   B.) JPG, CPX, GCM
   C.) GIF, TCF, WMF
   D.) TCP, JPG, BMP

Answer: Option 'A'



The main directory of a disk is called the ____ directory.

   A.) root
   B.) sub
   C.) folder 
   D.) network

Answer: Option 'A'

In a computer file system, and primarily used in the Unix and Unix-like operating systems, the root directory is the first or top-most directory in a hierarchy. It can be likened to the trunk of a tree, as the starting point where all branches originate from.


Which one of the following is a key function of a firewall?

   A.) Monitoring 
   B.) Deleting 
   C.) Copying 
   D.) Moving 

Answer: Option 'A'

A firewall is a network security system that monitors and controls the incomingand outgoing network traffic based on predetermined security rules.


What is the full form of SIM?

   A.) Station Identity Module
   B.) System Identity Module
   C.) Subscriber Identity Module
   D.) Subscriber Trunk Dialling

Answer: Option 'C'

A subscriber identity module (SIM) is an integrated circuit that is intended to securely store the international mobile subscriber identity (IMSI) number and its related key, which are used to identify and authenticate subscribers on mobile telephony devices.


Which of the following transactions requires maximum security?

   A.) Error correction codes
   B.) Master file manipulation
   C.) Batch control/transactions
   D.) Narmal transactions

Answer: Option 'B'

Master file manipulations require maximum security.
High level security access controls should be placed to check the authority and authenticity of the individuals or processes making manipulation to master files.


Objects on the slide that hold text are called _______

   A.) Place holders
   B.) Object holders
   C.) Auto layout
   D.) Text holders

Answer: Option 'A'

Place holders


_______ is the integration of digital information with the user’s environment in real time.

   A.) Virtual Reality
   B.) Augmented Reality
   C.) Mixed Reality
   D.) All of these

Answer: Option 'B'

Augmented Reality


_______ is a way to quickly access a favorite website by saving it in your browser

   A.) Cookie
   B.) Bookmark
   C.) blog
   D.) Both (1) and (2)

Answer: Option 'B'



Which of the following are computers that can be carried around easily?

   A.) Minicomputers
   B.) Supercomputers
   C.) PCs
   D.) Laptops

Answer: Option 'D'



Which among the following options is a Window utility program that locates and eliminates unnecessary fragments and rearranges files and unused disk space to optimize operations?

   A.) Disk Cleaner 
   B.) Disk Cleanup
   C.) Disk Defragmenter 
   D.) Restore

Answer: Option 'C'

Disk Defragmenter is a utility in Microsoft Windows designed to increase access speed by rearranging files stored on a disk to occupy contiguous storage locations, a technique called defragmentation.


A table consists of?

   A.) Fields and columns
   B.) Rows and columns
   C.) Rows and cells
   D.) Felids and cells

Answer: Option 'B'

Rows and columns


Who among the following was the inventor of Analytical Engine?

   A.) Charles Babbage
   B.) Blaise Pascal
   C.) Ada Byron
   D.) Herman Hollerith

Answer: Option 'A'

Charles Babbage invented the analytical engine. 

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