Computer Questions for IBPS RRB PO and Clerk Mains

1.

A ___________ search engine is a search tool that uses another search engine's data to produce their own results from the Internet.

   A.) Meta
   B.) Individual
   C.) Directory
   D.) Subject directory

Answer: Option 'A'

A metasearch engine (or aggregator) is a search tool that uses another search engine's data to produce their own results from the Internet. Metasearch engines take input from a user and simultaneously send out queries to third party search engines for results.

2.

Which of the following computers exhibits the features of both analog the digital computers?  

   A.) Mini computer
   B.) Hybrid computer
   C.) Laptop
   D.) Mainframe computer

Answer: Option 'B'

The computer that exhibits the features of both digital and analog computers is known as a hybrid computer.

3.

By an intranet we mean:

   A.) a LAN of an organization
   B.) a Wide Area Network connecting all branches of an organization
   C.) a corporate computer network
   D.) a network connecting all computers of an organization and using the internet protocol

Answer: Option 'D'

An intranet is a private network accessible only to an organization's staff.

4.

Which among the following is a Super computer series developed by Indian scientists?

   A.) Param
   B.) Compaq Presario
   C.) Super30l
   D.) Blue Gene

Answer: Option 'A'

PARAM is a series of supercomputers designed and assembled by the Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) in Pune, India. The latest machine in the series is the PARAM Kanchenjunga.

5.

In Excel, a new workbook contains __________ worksheets by default.

   A.) One
   B.) Three
   C.) Five
   D.) Ten

Answer: Option 'B'

A new workbook contains only three worksheets, namely, Sheet 1, Sheet 2 and Sheet 3, by default. You can rename your worksheets at any point according to your requirements.

6.

Which of the following image formats was developed for CompuServe?

   A.) JPEG Image
   B.) GIF Image
   C.) PNG Image
   D.) None of these

Answer: Option 'B'

​GIF Image

7.

Encryption takes place at which layer?

   A.) application
   B.) presentation
   C.) session
   D.) transport

Answer: Option 'B'

The presentation layer is responsible for the delivery and formatting of information to the application layer for further processing or display. Encryption is also done at this level.

8.

Which of the following is file extension for Word documents?

   A.) WRD
   B.) TXT
   C.) DOC
   D.) FIL

Answer: Option 'C'

'.doc' is a file extension for Word file.

9.

Which of the following is a storage device that uses rigid, permanently installed magnetic disks to store data/information?

   A.) New Disk
   B.) Hard disk
   C.) Permanent disk
   D.) Optical disk

Answer: Option 'B'

A hard disk drive (HDD), hard disk, hard drive or fixed disk is a data storage device used for storing and retrieving digital information using one or more rigid rapidly rotating disks (platters) coated with magnetic material.

10.

Which of the following computers exhibits the features of both analog and digital computers?  

   A.) Hybrid computer
   B.) Mini computer
   C.) Laptop
   D.) Mainframe computer 

Answer: Option 'A'

The computer that exhibits the features of both digital and analog computers, is known is a hybrid computer.

11.

Artificial intelligence is used in which of the following generations of computers?  

   A.) Second
   B.) Fourth
   C.) Third
   D.) Fifth

Answer: Option 'D'

Artificial intelligence is used in fifth generation computers.

12.

Which of the following HTML tags is used to create a horizontal line on a Web page? 

   A.) <hr>
   B.) <tr>
   C.) <line>
   D.) <hr1>

Answer: Option 'A'

In HTML, you can create a horizontal line on a Web page by using the <hr>tag. The purpose of the <hr> tag is to separate paragraphs or sections on a Web page.

13.

____________ is a service that allows organisations to make their own website.   

   A.) Web hosting
   B.) Web surfing
   C.) Domain hosting
   D.) Windows hosting

Answer: Option 'A'

Web hosting is a service that allows organisations to make their own website accessible through WWW. This service allows you to share the data on the Web or the Internet by storing your Web page on the Internet.

14.

Term referring to a person who uses his or her expertise to gain access to other people’s computers to get information illegally or do damage?

   A.) hacker
   B.) analyst
   C.) instant messenger
   D.) programmer

Answer: Option 'A'

Hacker is someone who seeks and exploits weaknesses in a computer system.

15.

Which of the following is the foray introduced by Microsoft into the gaming console market? 

   A.) Multi play
   B.) X-box
   C.) Set-up
   D.) I-phone

Answer: Option 'B'

In the gaming console market, Microsoft launched its first foray named X-box that is actually a video game console.

16.

Different icons of application software can be found in which bar in latest version of Microsoft Windows?

   A.) Start Menu
   B.) Browser
   C.) Status
   D.) Control Panel

Answer: Option 'A'

Microsoft re-introduced Start Menu bar and you can access various application software through it like paint or Word.

17.

Which of the following statements is correct about EPROM? 

   A.) It is a type of ROM from which the stored data cannot be erased
   B.) In this memory, data can be erased by electronic emission
   C.) It is a type of RAM
   D.) Ultraviolet rays are used to erase the data stored in the memory

Answer: Option 'D'

Ultraviolet rays are used to erase the data stored in the memory

18.

__________ ports connect special types of music instruments to sound cards.

   A.) MIDI
   B.) OCR
   C.) USB
   D.) BUS

Answer: Option 'A'

MIDI stands for Musical Instrument Digital Interface, is a technical standard that describes a protocol, digital interface and connectors and allows a wide variety of electronic musical instruments, computers and other related devices to connect and communicate with one another.

19.

What does MAN stands for?

   A.) Micro area network
   B.) Metropolitan area network
   C.) Macro area network
   D.) Mix area network

Answer: Option 'B'

MAN is abbreviation for Metropolitan Area Network.

20.

Windows Explorer is also known as ______________.

   A.) USB
   B.) File manager
   C.) Web browser
   D.) Internet server

Answer: Option 'B'

Windows Explorer is also known as file manager. It is also of the most essential components of Windows operating system to manage files and folders on your computer.


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