Computer Questions for IBPS Clerk Mains Quiz - 2

  • 1. A _________ is a component of motherboard which absorbs the heat produced by the processor and other components of a computer.  
   A.) Heat sink
   B.) Northbridge
   C.) CPU socket
   D.) CMOS battery

Answer: Option 'A'

A heat sink is a component of a motherboard which absorbs the heat produced by the processor and other components of a computer.  

  • 2. Bits are packaged into frames at which layer of the OSI model?
   A.) Data link
   B.) Application  
   C.) Transport
   D.) Physical

Answer: Option 'A'

Bits are PDU of Layer-1 and Frames are PDU of Layer-2 Data Link Layer  

  • 3. What acts as master software that works as a mediator between a computer user and hardware of a computer?
   A.) Application Program
   B.) Hardware
   C.) Software
   D.) Operating System

Answer: Option 'D'

Operating system provides an interface between a user and computer hardware. It enables a user to utilize hardware resources efficiently.

  • 4. The layers of the OSI model, from the top down, are:
   A.) application, presentation, session, transport, network, data link, physical
   B.) session, presentation, data transport, MAC, network, physical
   C.) physical, data link, network, transport, session, presentation, application
   D.) presentation, application, session, network, transport, data link, physical

Answer: Option 'A'

Following is the correct order of layers in OSI Model:
Layer 7- Application Layer
Layer 6 –Presentation Layer
Layer 5 – Session Layer
Layer 4 – Transport Layer
Layer 3 – Network Layer
Layer 2 – Data Link Layer
Layer 1 – Physical Layer

  • 5. An input device that utillses a light-sensitive detector to select objects on a display screen is known as _________.   
   A.) Optical scanner
   B.) Touch screen
   C.) Light Pen
   D.) Mouse

Answer: Option 'C'

A light pen is a pointing device that uses a photoelectric (light-sensitive) cell to indicate a position on the display screen. 

  • 6. Pressing Windows logo key + E will open which of the following?
   A.) My Computer
   B.) My document
   C.) Control Panel
   D.) Windows Media Player

Answer: Option 'A'

Pressing Windows logo key + E will open My Computer. 

  • 7. Which of the following cable types is called cheapernet? 
   A.) Thicknet
   B.) UTP
   C.) Thinnet
   D.) STP

Answer: Option 'C'

As the installation cost of thinnet coaxial cable is less, it is also known as cheapernet.

  • 8. To delete the selected item permanently, press __________.
   A.) Alt + Delete
   B.) Shift + D
   C.) Shift + Delete
   D.) Alt + D

Answer: Option 'C'

Shift + Delete will delete the selected item permanently.

  • 9. Commands at the top of a screen such as File-Edit, Format and Tools to operate and change things are incorporated in:
   A.) Menu bar
   B.) Tool bar
   C.) User friendly
   D.) Word processor

Answer: Option 'A'

Menu bar

  • 10. 10BaseT uses _________ cables to connect network devices.   
   A.) twisted-pair
   B.) coaxial
   C.) multi-mode fiber optic
   D.) single-mode fiber optic

Answer: Option 'A'

In 10BaseT, 10 means the transfer rate of this Ethernet is 10 Mbps; Base describes the type of signaling used, that is, Baseband; and T denotes that the cable used is twisted-pair cable.