Computer Aptitude Questions for IBPS Clerk Mains - 20th January 2019


______ is a superset of keywords, symbols and a system of rules for constructing statements by which human can communicate the instructions to be executed by a computer. 

   A.) A computer program
   B.) A programming language
   C.) An assemble
   D.) Computer I/O Device

Answer: Option 'B'

A programming language is a formal computer language or constructed language designed to communicate instructions to a machine, particularly a computer. Programming languages can be used to create programs to control the behaviour of a machine or to express algorithms.


Computer gathers data, which means that they allow users to __________ data.

   A.) Present
   B.) Input
   C.) Output
   D.) Delete

Answer: Option 'B'

Computer allows user to input data.


What is the term that refers to an ad hidden inside software that you downloaded from an internet site?

   A.) Phish
   B.) Cookie
   C.) Adware
   D.) Spam

Answer: Option 'C'

Adware is software that automatically displays or downloads advertising material such as banners or pop-ups when a user is online.


The key F12 opens a ______.

   A.) SaveAs dialog box
   B.) Open dialog box
   C.) Save dialog box
   D.) Close dialog box

Answer: Option 'A'

The key F12 opens a SaveAs dialog box.


Who invented the machine to add numbers quickly and accurately?  

   A.) Joseph Marie Jacquard
   B.) Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibniz
   C.) Blaise Pascal
   D.) Herman Hollerith

Answer: Option 'C'

Blaise Pascal developed a machine that was used to perform additions quickly and accurately. This machine was called the adding machine or Pascaline.


Which of the following contains permanent data and gets updated during the processing of transactions?

   A.) Operating System File
   B.) Transaction file
   C.) Software File
   D.) Master file

Answer: Option 'A'

Operating System File is a type of file that contains permanent data and gets updated later after creation or even during the processing of transactions.


Portrait and Landscape are:

   A.) Page Orientation
   B.) page layout
   C.) page size
   D.) page view

Answer: Option 'A'

Page orientation is the way in which a rectangular page is oriented for normal viewing.


Computer language COBOL is appropriate for ______

   A.) Commercial purpose 
   B.) Graphic purpose
   C.) Scientific purpose
   D.) None of these

Answer: Option 'A'

COBOL (Common Business Oriented Language) is a programming language that reads like regular English and is often used for business and administrative purposes.


A program embedded in a semiconductor chip during manufacture is called ____________ . 

   A.) Humanware
   B.) Firmware
   C.) Hardware
   D.) Extraware 

Answer: Option 'B'

Firmware is a collection of permanent instructions and codes stored in a read-only memory. The firmware is usually placed by the manufactures of computers to store vital information about how computer hardware devices will communicate with each other and how programs will run on hardware devices.


The main webpage of a website is also known as ­

   A.) Contents Page
   B.) Home Page
   C.) Introduction Page
   D.) First Page

Answer: Option 'B'

A home page is the main page or the introductory page of a website, typically serving as a table of contents for the site.


_____ is the set of programs that enables your computer’s hardware devices and application software to work together. 

   A.) Word processing software
   B.) Utility software
   C.) Memory
   D.) Programming software

Answer: Option 'B'

Utility software is system software designed to help analyze, configure, optimize or maintain a computer.


What is the default cell content alignment in Excel?

   A.) left aligned
   B.) centrally aligned
   C.) text left aligned and numbers right aligned
   D.) text right aligned and numbers left aligned

Answer: Option 'C'

Text left aligned and numbers right aligned is default alignment in Excel. 


What is a Firewall in Computer Network?

   A.) The physical boundary of Network
   B.) An operating System of Computer Network
   C.) A system designed to prevent unauthorized access
   D.) A web browsing Software

Answer: Option 'C'

A system designed to prevent unauthorized access


Which of the following is used to open file menu options in current program?

   A.) Ctrl+F
   B.) Shift+F
   C.) Alt+F
   D.) Alt+Ctrl+F

Answer: Option 'C'



Virtual memory allocates hard disk space to supplement the immediate, functional memory capacity of what?

   A.) ROM
   B.) RAM
   C.) Extended memory
   D.) The registers

Answer: Option 'B'

Most operating Systems support virtual memory, which allocates space on the hard disk to supplement the immediate, functional memory capacity of RAM.


Which of the following describe router functions?

   A.) Packet switching
   B.) Packet filtering
   C.) Path selection
   D.) All of the above

Answer: Option 'D'

All of the given options are router functions.


Which one of the following(s) is/are/ real time operating system? 

   A.) VxWorks
   B.) Windows CE
   C.) RTLinux
   D.) All of these

Answer: Option 'D'

VxWorks, Windows CE, RTLinux are real-time OS.


Which among the following is software technology that separates the desktop environment and associated application software from the physical client device that is used to access it?

   A.) Desktop Virtualization
   B.) Augmented Reality
   C.) Social Networking
   D.) Real-Time OS

Answer: Option 'A'

Desktop virtualization, often called client virtualization, is a virtualization technology used to separate a computer desktop environment from the physical computer. Desktop virtualization is considered a type of client-server computing model because the "virtualized" desktop is stored on a centralized, or remote, server and not the physical machine being virtualized. A software that can be used for this task is VMWare.


What is the function of the AutoCorrect feature across all MS Office applications?

   A.) Replacing misspelled words with the correct ones while typing
   B.) Replacing grammatically incorrect words with the correct ones
   C.) Replacing repetitive words with the word ‘same’
   D.) Replacing selected words with the word ‘auto’

Answer: Option 'A'

The AutoCorrect feature is used to correct typo errors and miss-spelled words automatically according to the words given in the list for the AutoCorrect feature.


Which of the following is the type of software that controls the internal operations in the computer and controls how the computer works with all its parts?

   A.) Shareware
   B.) Application software
   C.) Public domain software
   D.) Operating system software

Answer: Option 'D'

An operating system (OS) is a program or software that manages and coordinates the functions of all the components of a computer. It also acts as an interface between the user and the hardware of a computer.

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