Computer Network Questions for IBPS RRB PO and Clerk Mains 2019


Which of the following HTML tags is a logical style tag?

   A.) <B>
   B.) <I>
   C.) <SMALL>
   D.) <ABBR>

Answer: Option 'D'

In HTML, logical style tags specify that the enclosed text has a specific meaning, context, or usage. The <ABBR> is a logical style tag, which conveys to the Web browser that the text enclosed within this tag is an abbreviation.


Workbook is a collection of __________ in MS Excel?

   A.) page set-up
   B.) buttons
   C.) diagrams
   D.) worksheets

Answer: Option 'D'

A workbook is a collection of worksheets.


A virus that migrates freely within a large population of unauthorized email user is called a __________.

   A.) worm
   B.) plagiarism
   C.) macro
   D.) flame war

Answer: Option 'C'

A macro virus is a virus that is written in a macro language: a programming language which is embedded inside a software application (e.g., word processors and spreadsheet applications)



Which of the following would most likely not be a symptom of a virus?

   A.) Existing program files and icons disappear
   B.) The CD-ROM stops functioning
   C.) The web browser opens to an unusual home page
   D.) Odd message or images are displayed on the screen

Answer: Option 'B'

Except option (b) all others are the symptoms of a computer virus.


Which among the following is a software that uses a pattern-matching technique to examine all files on a disk looking for harmful code?

   A.) Multimedia Player 
   B.) Backup software
   C.) Utility programs
   D.) Antivirus Software

Answer: Option 'D'

Antivirus or anti-virus software, sometimes known as anti-malware software, is computer software used to prevent, detect and remove malicious software.


Microsoft Office is a __________.

   A.) Shareware
   B.) Public-domain software
   C.) Open source software
   D.) An application suite

Answer: Option 'D'

MS Office is an application suite that contains various application software like Word, PowerPoint, Excel etc.


Which among the following is a type of device that is used for identifying people by their unique characteristics?

   A.) biometric device
   B.) Web camera
   C.) joystick
   D.) scanner

Answer: Option 'A'

A biometric device is a type of device that records the unique characteristics such as finger prints because it is impossible to have two different persons with the same fingers prints.


VIRUS stands for_________

   A.) Vital Information Resources Under Siege
   B.) Viral Important Record User Searched
   C.) Very Interchanged Result Until Source
   D.) Very Intelligent Resources Under Search

Answer: Option 'A'

VIRUS stands for Vital Information Resources Under Siege


State whether true or false:
i) A worm mails a copy of itself to other systems.
ii) A worm executes a copy of itself on another system.
iii) A worm cannot be spread without a human action, (such as running an infected program) to keep it going.

   A.) True, False, True
   B.) False, True, True
   C.) True, True, False
   D.) False, False, False

Answer: Option 'C'

Worms spread from computer to computer, but unlike a virus, it has the capability to travel without any human action.


How long is an IPv6 address?

   A.) 32 bits
   B.) 128 bytes
   C.) 64 bits
   D.) 128 bits

Answer: Option 'D'

IPv6 address is 128 bits long.


Which term is not related with font?

   A.) Font face
   B.) Font size
   C.) Font color
   D.) Font grammar

Answer: Option 'D'

Font grammar is not related with font. There is no such thing as font grammar.


In order to move from one worksheet to another in MS-Excel workbook. One should click ___________.

   A.) active cell
   B.) scroll bar
   C.) sheet tab
   D.) tab button

Answer: Option 'C'

Sheet Tab is used to switch between worksheets.


What does the LOOKUP function do?

   A.) Looks up text that contain ‘UP’
   B.) Used to look in a single row or column and find a value from the same position in a second row or column
   C.) Finds irrelevant records
   D.) All of above

Answer: Option 'B'

LOOKUP function is used to look in a single row or column and find a value from the same position in a second row or column.


Which of the following describe router functions?

   A.) Packet switching
   B.) Packet filtering
   C.) Internetwork communication
   D.) All of the above

Answer: Option 'D'

 All of the given options are router functions.


What is a hyperlink?

   A.) It is a text or image that you can click on to jump to a new document/page.
   B.) It is an input type for multimedia files.
   C.) It is a collection or directory of web pages.
   D.) It is the home page of a site.

Answer: Option 'A'

​It is a text or image that you can click on to jump to a new document/page.


What is a spooler? 

   A.) Type of printer
   B.) Peripheral device
   C.) Program
   D.) Output device 

Answer: Option 'C'

Spooler is a program in computing that is used to line up print jobs by storing them in the buffer for a short time and allows the printer to print at the time when it is use.  


Bluetooth is an example of:

   A.) local area network
   B.) personal area network
   C.) virtual private network
   D.) wide area network

Answer: Option 'B'

A personal area network (PAN) is a computer network used for data transmission amongst devices such as computers, telephones, tablets and personal digital assistants. Bluetooth is an example of the same.


Which of the following is a term related with scanner?  

   A.) Laser
   B.) TWAIN
   C.) Cartridge
   D.) Both (a) and (b)

Answer: Option 'D'

Laser is the term related with scanner as there are laser scanners. TWAIN is an applications programming interface (API) and communications protocol that regulates communication between software and digital imaging devices, such as image scanners. It is a widely-used program that lets you scan an image (using a scanner) directly into the application.


A pathway inside a computer that carries data between hardware components is called _____________.

   A.) carrier signal
   B.) data bus
   C.) digital signal
   D.) analog signal

Answer: Option 'B'

A data bus connects internal components to the motherboard and acts as a carrier for the data.


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.

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