Computer Knowledge MCQ-178

Which menu is selected to print?

(A) File
(B) Tools
(C) Special
(D) Edit
(E) None of these

A pen shaped device which can sense light and is used to point at spots on a video screen.

(A) Mouse
(B) Light pen
(C) Joystick
(D) Plotter
(E) None of these

What is the purpose of the description column in Table Design View?

(A) To describe the data that should be entered in each field
(B) To define the data type applied to each field within the table
(C) To enter lookup data that the field should refer to.
(D) All of these
(E) None of these

A printer is this kind of device

(A) input
(B) output
(C) processor
(D) software
(E) None of these

1 GB is equal to __ bytes.

(A) 210
(B) 220
(C) 230
(D) 240
(E) None of these

A communication processor that connects dissimilar networks by providing the translation from one set of protocol to another is

(A) bridge
(B) gateway
(C) router
(D) modem
(E) All of these

A CD-RW disk

(A) has a faster access than an internal disk
(B) is a form of optical disk, so it can only be written once
(C) holds less data than a floppy disk
(D) can be erased and rewritten
(E) None of these

__ controls the way in which the computer system functions and provides a means by which users can interact with the computer.

(A) The platform
(B) The operating system
(C) Application software
(D) The motherboard
(E) None of the above

What is a notation for writing programs, which are specifications of a computation or algorithm?

(A) An operating system
(B) Hardware
(C) Web Browser
(D) A programming language
(E) None of these

The basic unit of a worksheet into which you enter data in Excel is called a __

(A) tab
(B) cell
(C) box
(D) range
(E) None of these

Using Print Preview is useful, when you want to

(A) Colour the document
(B) Save the document
(C) delete the document
(D) copy the document
(E) view how the document will appear when printed

A (n) ___ is a program that makes the computer easier to use.

(A) Operating system
(B) Application
(C) utility
(D) Network
(E) None of these

Pascaline was invented by __.

(A) Charles Babbage
(B) Blaise Pascal
(C) Ada Byron
(D) Herman Hollerith
(E) None of these

A formula in Excel always begins with an __.

(A) Equal sign
(B) Colon
(C) Comma
(D) Space
(E) Ampersand

Computers use the __ number system to store data and perform calculations.

(A) decimal
(B) hexadecimal
(C) octal
(D) binary
(E) None of these

The first microprocessor produced by Intel Corp and Texas instruments were used primarily to control __.

(A) calculators
(B) cars
(C) remotes
(D) robotics
(E) grinders