Computer Questions for Indian Bank Probationary Officers 2018

1.

Personal computers used a number of chips mounted on a main circuit board. What is the common name for such boards?

   A.) Daughterboard
   B.) Motherboard
   C.) Father board
   D.) Childboard

Answer: Option 'B'

A motherboard is one of the most essential parts of a computer system. It holds together many of the crucial components of a computer, including the central processing unit (CPU), memory and connectors for input and output devices.

2.

Which term is not related to font?

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

Answer: Option 'D'

There is nothing such as font grammar.

3.

Which among the following is graphics ranging from graphical list, and process diagrams to more complex diagrams?

   A.) Charts
   B.) Shapes
   C.) Icon
   D.) Smart Art

Answer: Option 'D'

A SmartArt graphic is a visual representation of your information and ideas. You can create SmartArt graphics by choosing from among many different layouts to quickly, easily, and effectively communicate your message.

4.

Which of the following key combination can be used to open task manager?

   A.) Ctrl + Shift + Tab 
   B.) Ctrl + Shift + ESC
   C.) Ctrl + Shift + O 
   D.) Ctrl + Shift + T

Answer: Option 'D'

Ctrl + Shift + ESC can be used to open task manager

5.

Which of the following is not a normal form  in DBMS?

   A.) First Normal Form (1NF)
   B.) Second Normal Form (2NF)
   C.) Third Normal Form (3NF)
   D.) Ninth Normal For (9NF)

Answer: Option 'D'

In DBMS, the commonly used normal forms are 1NF, 2NF, 3NF and BCNF.

6.

Which among the following operation relates to a set of computers connected to a LAN?

   A.) They can process faster
   B.) Main purpose is to go on line
   C.) They can now share information and/or share peripheral equipment
   D.) Sole purpose of sending/receiving E-mail

Answer: Option 'C'

LAN connection allows computers to share information and/or share peripheral equipment

7.

When your computer stops working suddenly, it is referred to as a __________.

   A.) crash
   B.) die
   C.) death
   D.) penalty

Answer: Option 'A'

A crash (or system crash) in computing is when a computer program, such as a software application or an operating system, stops functioning properly. Often the program will exit after encountering this type of error.

8.

A prescribed set of well-defined instructions for solving mathematical problems is called __________.

   A.) a compiler
   B.) a code
   C.) a description
   D.) an algorithm

Answer: Option 'C'

An algorithm is a self-contained step-by-step set of operations to be performed. Algorithms perform calculation, data processing, and/or automated reasoning tasks.

9.

A/(n) ___________ is an object embedded in a web page or email, which unobtrusively (usually invisibly) allows checking that a user has accessed the content.

   A.) email
   B.) virus
   C.) web beacon
   D.) spam

Answer: Option 'C'

Common uses of web beacon are email tracking and page tagging for web analytics. Its alternative names are web bug, tracking bug, tag, or page tag.

10.

What is Window Explorer?

   A.) Personal Computer
   B.) Network
   C.) Drive
   D.) File Manager

Answer: Option 'D'

Windows Explorer displays the hierarchical structure of files, folders, and drives on your computer.

11.

ASCII is a(n)________.

   A.) Numbering system for representing numbers with decimals.
   B.) Character representation standard common in older mainframe computers.
   C.) Encoding standard used to represent letters and characters.
   D.) Symbolic programming language that directly represents machine instructions.

Answer: Option 'C'

ASCII is abbreviation for American Standard Code for Information Interchange. It is encoding standard used to represent letters and characters.

12.

To ‘maximize’ a window means to: 

   A.) Fill it to capacity 
   B.) Expand it to fit the desktop 
   C.) Put only like files inside 
   D.) Drag it to the Recycle Bin 

Answer: Option 'B'

‘maximize’ a window means expanding it to fit the desktop.

13.

After a credit card transaction has been authorized by the issuing bank by sending an authorization code to the merchant, the settlement stage of the process begins. Which of the following is a system type used to process such statements?

   A.) Multitasking
   B.) Memory Processing
   C.) Level Processing
   D.) Batch Processing

Answer: Option 'D'

After a credit card transaction has been authorized by the issuing bank by sending an authorization code to the merchant, the settlement stage of the process begins. This is called batch processing because a number (or batch) of transactions is settled all at one time.

14.

Which among the following term is used for: Unauthorized copying of software to be used for personal gain instead of personal backups?

   A.) program thievery
   B.) data snatching
   C.) software piracy
   D.) data looting

Answer: Option 'C'

Software piracy is the illegal copying, distribution, or use of software.

15.

Workbook is a collection of __________ in MS Excel?

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

Answer: Option 'D'

Workbook is a collection of worksheet in MS Excel

16.

Which among the following is a display unit?

   A.) RAM
   B.) Monitor
   C.) Printer
   D.) ROM

Answer: Option 'B'

Monitor is a display unit.

17.

Which among the following is an important circuitry in a computer system that does the arithmetic and logical processing?

   A.) Memory
   B.) Flag Register
   C.) ALU
   D.) Calculator

Answer: Option 'C'

ALU does the arithmetic and logical operations in a computer system.

18.

Which of the following statements is true for Solid State Drives (SSDs)? 

   A.) They do not contain spinning platters
   B.) They use vacuum tubes for storing data
   C.) They require latency time at the time of transferring data
   D.) All of the above

Answer: Option 'A'

SSD is a storage device that does not contain any moving parts, such as spinning platters and heads; therefore, it is faster than hard disk drive. An SSD uses transistors to store data. In SSD, the information can be accessed immediately, because there is no latency time when data is transferred.

19.

Portrait and Landscape are type of _____.

   A.) Page orientation 
   B.) Paper Size 
   C.) Page Layout 
   D.) All of the above 

Answer: Option 'A'

Portrait and Landscape are types of page orientation.

20.

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

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

Answer: Option 'A'

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


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