Computer Questions for IBPS Clerk Mains Quiz - 1

  • 1. DBMS is a set of programs, which allows a DBA to:
   A.) maintain a database
   B.) connect to an application
   C.) create an application
   D.) create data

Answer: Option 'A'

A Database Management System (DBMS) allows a database administrator to maintain a database, which includes various operations, such as creating a database, deleting it, creating tables, and updating records in the database tables.

  • 2. IBM was provided software for PC DOS by which of the following company? 
   A.) Microsoft
   B.) Sony
   C.) Apple
   D.) Google

Answer: Option 'A'

Microsoft provided Operating System to IBM PC DOS.

  • 3. Charles Babbage is known to have conceived which of the following earliest Computing machine? 
   A.) UNIVAC
   B.) ENIAC
   C.) Analytical engine
   D.) All of the above

Answer: Option 'C'

The Analytical Engine was a proposed mechanical general-purpose computer designed by English mathematician and computer pioneer Charles Babbage. It was first described in 1837 as the successor to Babbage's difference engine, a design for a mechanical computer.

  • 4. Which of the following entities is called a strong entity?
   A.) Entity having foreign key
   B.) Entity having primary key
   C.) Entity having alternate key
   D.) Entity having candidate key

Answer: Option 'B'

An entity set containing a primary key is called a strong entity set. A strong entity set has key attributes.

  • 5. Which of the following characteristics is used to compute dynamically the results from Excel data?
   A.) Go to
   B.) Diagram
   C.) Chart
   D.) Formula and Function

Answer: Option 'D'

Functions are predefined formulas and are already available in Excel. They are used to compute dynamically the results from Excel data

  • 6. Which among the following is the short cut key for slideshow?
   A.) F4
   B.) F5
   C.) F6
   D.) F7

Answer: Option 'B'

F5 is the shortcut key for slideshow.

  • 7. An error in a computer program is called a _________.
   A.) crash
   B.) power failure
   C.) bug
   D.) virus

Answer: Option 'C'

​bug

  • 8. Which among the following was the first graphical web browser?
   A.) Mosaic
   B.) Gopher
   C.) CERN
   D.) WAIS

Answer: Option 'A'

The explosion in popularity of the Web was triggered by NCSA Mosaic, a graphical browser which eventually ran on several popular office and home computers. This was the first web browser aiming to bring multimedia content to non-technical users, and therefore included images and text on the same page, unlike previous browser designs, its founder was Marc Andreessen.

  • 9. EBCDIC stands for?
   A.) Extended Binary Coded Decimal Interchange Code
   B.) Extended Bilingual Coded Decimal Interchange Code
   C.) Encoded Bilingual Coded Division Interchange Code
   D.) Enlarged Binary Code Digital Interchange Code

Answer: Option 'A'

​Extended Binary Coded Decimal Interchange Code

  • 10. To switch the slide orientation between portrait and landscape – Click __________ and select Portrait or Landscape as your requirement.
   A.) Slide page
   B.) Slide Orientation
   C.) Slide theme
   D.) Slide number

Answer: Option 'B'

You have to select slide orientation to change orientation.