LIC AAO Computer Knowledge - Test 1


Which is not an advantage of using computerised spreadsheers?

   A.) Flexibility moving entries
   B.) Speed of calculation
   C.) Cost  of initial set-up
   D.) Ability of generate set-up

Answer: Option 'C'

Cost  of initial set-up


Which of the following is a program that uses a variety of different approaches to identify and eliminate spam?

   A.) Directory search
   B.) Anti-spam program
   C.) Web server
   D.) Web storefront creation package

Answer: Option 'B'

Anti-spam program


Software designed for a specific purpose/application such as pay calculations, processing of examination result etc are known as

   A.) utility software
   B.) system software
   C.) application software
   D.) customised software

Answer: Option 'C'

application software


Text can be styled usinig?

   A.) font
   B.) size
   C.) colour
   D.) clip art

Answer: Option 'A'



Another name for a logic chip is

   A.) PROM
   B.) Memory
   C.) Microprocessor
   D.) ROM

Answer: Option 'C'



Collecting the data and converting it into information is called

   A.) processing
   B.) exporting
   C.) comporting
   D.) compiling

Answer: Option 'A'



Which of the following is not an example of hardware?

   A.) Scanner
   B.) Monitor
   C.) interpreter
   D.) Printer

Answer: Option 'C'



E-mail addresses separate the user name from the ISP using the _____ symbol.

   A.) $
   B.) @
   C.) ^
   D.) !

Answer: Option 'B'



Which of the following is a correct definition of volatile memory?

   A.) It does retain its contents at high temperatures
   B.) It is to be kept in air-tight boxes
   C.) It loses its contents on failure of power supply
   D.) It does not lose its contents on failure of power supply

Answer: Option 'C'

It loses its contents on failure of power supply


What does fiber use to transmit data?

   A.) Vibrations
   B.) Sound
   C.) Light
   D.) Electrical current

Answer: Option 'C'



The CPU is made up of two smaller components

   A.) ALU and CU
   B.) ALU and RAM
   C.) RAM and ROM
   D.) RAM and CU

Answer: Option 'A'

ALU and CU


Which of the following is an example of non-volatile memory?

   A.) ROM
   B.) RAM
   C.) LSI
   D.) VLSI

Answer: Option 'A'



Which is a shortcut key to insert a new worksheet in MS-Excel?

   A.) Ctrl + W
   B.) Ctrl + N
   C.) Ctrl + IW
   D.) Shift + F11

Answer: Option 'D'

Shift + F11


_____ is responsible for performing all numerical and logical calculations in computer system.

   A.) ROM
   B.) RAM
   C.) Memory
   D.) Arithmetic and logic unit

Answer: Option 'D'

Arithmetic and logic unit


'MICR' technology used for clearance of cheques by banks refers to

   A.) Magnetic Insurance Cases
   B.) Magnetic Ink Character Recognition
   C.) Magnetic Information Character Recognition
   D.) Magnetic Intelligence for Character Recognition

Answer: Option 'B'

Magnetic Ink Character Recognition


Computer systems are comprised of

   A.) hardware, programs, information, people and network
   B.) hardware, software, procedures, networks and people
   C.) hardware, programs, Information, people and procedures
   D.) hardware, programs, processors, procedures, networks and people

Answer: Option 'C'

hardware, programs, Information, people and procedures


Where you are likely to find an embedded operating system?

   A.) on a PDA
   B.) On a desktop operating system
   C.) On a networked PC
   D.) On a network server

Answer: Option 'A'

on a PDA


Where header appears?

   A.) Top
   B.) Centre
   C.) Bottom
   D.) All of these

Answer: Option 'A'



For creating a socument, youuse which command at File Menu?

   A.) Open
   B.) Close
   C.) New
   D.) Sava

Answer: Option 'C'



In word, you can change page margins by

   A.) dragging the scroll box on the scroll bars
   B.) deleting the margin boundaries on the ruler
   C.) clicking the right mouse button on the ruler
   D.) dragging the margin boundaries on the ruler

Answer: Option 'D'

dragging the margin boundaries on the ruler

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