Computer Questions for Indian Bank Probationary Officers 2018


Different components on the motherboard of a PC unit are linked together by sets of parallel electrical conducting lines. What are these lines called?

   A.) Conductors 
   B.) Buses
   C.) Connectors 
   D.) Consecutives

Answer: Option 'B'

In computer architecture, a bus is a communication system that transfers data between components inside a computer, or between computers. Early computer buses were parallel electrical wires with multiple connections, but the term is now used for any physical arrangement that provides the same logical function as a parallel electrical bus. Modern computer buses can use both parallel and bit serial connections.


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.


In first generation of computers, they used which among the following?

   A.) batch processing
   B.) multithreading
   C.) multiprogramming
   D.) networking

Answer: Option 'A'

In First Generation mainly batch processing operating system were used.


Copying a process from memory to disk to allow space for other processes is called:

   A.) Swapping
   B.) Deadlock
   C.) Demand Paging
   D.) Page Fault

Answer: Option 'A'

Swapping concept comes in terms of process scheduling. Scheduler removes process from CPU for duration and reduces the degree of multiprogramming. And after some time these process can again be reintroduced into main memory.


Which of the following operating does not implement multitasking truly? 

   A.) Windows 98
   B.) Windows NT
   C.) Windows XP
   D.) MS DOS

Answer: Option 'D'

MS DOS is not multitasking truly.


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.


Which command is used to set a name to a disk in DOS? 

   B.) VOL
   C.) LABEL

Answer: Option 'C'

Label (command) in computing, label is a command included with some operating systems (e.g., DOS, OS/2 and Microsoft Windows). It is used to create, change, or delete a volume label on a logical drive, such as a hard disk partition or a floppy disk.


Which among the following is a display unit?

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

Answer: Option 'B'

Monitor is a display unit.


Mozilla Firefox is a :

   A.) Spreadsheet 
   B.) Word processing software 
   C.) Web browser 
   D.) Programming Language 

Answer: Option 'C'

Mozilla Firefox is a web browser.


Which among the following are the specially designed computer chips that reside inside other drives, such as your car or your electronic thermostat? 

   A.) Server
   B.) Workstation computer
   C.) Embedded computer
   D.) Mainframe computer

Answer: Option 'C'

An embedded system is a computer system with a dedicated function within a larger mechanical or electrical system, often with real-time computing constraints. It is embedded as part of a complete device often including hardware and mechanical parts. Embedded systems control many devices in common use today.


What is/are different view(s) to display a table in MS Access?

   A.) Pivot Table & Pivot Chart View
   B.) Design View
   C.) Datasheet View
   D.) All of the above

Answer: Option 'D'

All are views to display a table in MS Access.


Inheritance is the ability of an object to pass on its characteristics to its ____________.

   A.) sub classes
   B.) off-spring
   C.) super classes
   D.) parents

Answer: Option 'A'

A superclass passes its characteristics to it's subclass in concept of inheritance in programming languages. 


Operating system is a(n) _____. 

   A.) Application software 
   B.) System software 
   C.) Programmable software 
   D.) All of these 

Answer: Option 'B'

Operating System is a System Software.


Which of the following appropriately relates with starting up an operating system? 

   A.) Starting 
   B.) Entering 
   C.) Formatting 
   D.) Booting 

Answer: Option 'D'

Booting is a start-up sequence that starts the operating system of a computer when it is turned on. A boot sequence is the initial set of operations that the computer performs when it is switched on. Every computer has a boot sequence.


What is Visual FOXPRO?

   A.) RDMBS
   B.) DBMS
   C.) Programming Language 
   D.) All of the above

Answer: Option 'C'

Visual FoxPro is a data-centric, object-oriented, procedural, programming language produced by Microsoft. It is derived from FoxPro (originally known as FoxBASE) which was developed by Fox Software beginning in 1984.


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


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


Which among the following is an architecture followed by P2P?

   A.) Client/ server
   B.) Distributed
   C.) Centralized
   D.) 1- tier

Answer: Option 'B'

Peer-to-peer (P2P) computing or networking is a distributed application architecture that partitions tasks or workloads between peers.


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.


What is the shortcut key combination for deleting the selected item without moving it to the Recycle Bin first?

   A.) Shift+Delete
   B.) Ctrl+D
   C.) Alt+Delete
   D.) Ctrl+X

Answer: Option 'A'

To delete selected item without moving to recycle bin- Shift+Delete

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