MCA CET Computer Concepts Sample Question Paper

MAH MCA CET Exam Sample Questions on Computer Concepts -:
1] ASCII stands for American Standard Code for Information Interchange. If the English alphabet “M” is equivalent to binary “1001101” What is the binary equivalent of English alphabet “P”
A] 80     B] 1010000     C] 1010001     D] 1010010

2] Real Time systems
A] Are effective in process control
B] Process transactions by means of direct access devices.
C] Process data in a manner similar to batch processing systems
D] Corresponds to fifth generation computers

3] What’s a web browser?
A] A kind of spider
B] A computer that stores WWW files
C] A person who likes to look at websites
D] A software program that allows you to access sites on the World Wide Web

4] http://www.learnerswindow.com is an example of what?
A] A URL
B] An access code
C] A directory
D] A server

5] The color of an object is an example of a(n) __________.
A] Attribute
B] Detail
C] Listing
D] Specification
E] None of these

6] If configured correctly, the __________ will prevent interaction with your computer after a specified time period.
A] Firewall
B] Filter
C] Screen saver
D] Popup blocker
E] Virus

7] Computers calculate numbers in what mode?
A] Decimal
B] Octal
C] Binary
D] None of the above

8] Hardware devices that are not part of the main computer system and are often added later to the system. They are called
A] Peripheral
B] Clip art
C] Highlight
D] Execute

9] A(n) ________ is a combination of hardware and software that facilitates the sharing of information between computing devices.
A] Network   B] Peripheral   C] Expansion board   D] Digital device

10] The term bit is short for ________
A] Megabyte B] Binary language C] Binary digit D] Binary number

11] Computers gather data, which means that they allow users to ________ data.
A] Present     B] Input     C] Output     D] Store

12] Which of the following terms is just the connection of networks that can be joined together?
A] Virtual private network  B] Internet  C] Intranet D] Extranet

13] ________ is a form of permanent memory that holds all the instructions the computer needs to start up and does not get erased when the power is turned off.
A] The Network Interface Card (NIC) B] The CPU C] RAM D] ROM

14] Servers are computers that provide resources to other computers connected to a ________
A] Network     B] Mainframe     C] Supercomputer     D] Client

15] Which of the binary subtraction is incorrect?
A] 11011.01 – 1001.11 = 1001.11 B] 11001.1 – 1011.01 = 1110.1
C]11000101 – 1000101 = 10000000 D] 10.1011 – 0.1101 = 1.1110

16] Which of the following is the most appropriate unit for measuring the storage capacity of a hard disk                                                         A] Byte      B] Megabyte     C] Bit       D] Terabyte

17] The basic instruction that can be interpreted by a computer generally has
A] An instruction register and an address register B] A decoder and an accumulator C] An operand and an address D] All of the above

18] Whenever the main memory is being accessed for reading/writing the minimum size of data transferred is
A] 1 byte      B] 4 bits       C] 16 bits       D] 1 word

19] Which gate gives output as 1 when only one of the inputs is 0
A] NAND      B] NOR       C] AND         D] Both A and B

20] The most common input devices are the ________ and the ________.
A] Microphone, printer B] Scanner, monitor C] Digital camera, speakers D] Keyboard, mouse

21] To save an existing file with a new name or to a new location, you should use the ________ command.
A] Save      B] Save and Replace      C] Save As        D] New File

22] Which of the following is non-impact printer?
A] Drum printer
B] Line printer
C] Chain printer
D] Laser printer
E] None of these

23] In the binary language, each letter of the alphabet, each number and each special character is made up of a unique combination of:
A] Eight bits
B] 1 or 2 binary number
C] Eight characters
D] Eight bytes
E] None of these

24] Multimedia can contain:
A] Graphics, animation, video, music and voice
B] Only numeric-type data
C] Only numeric, text and picture data
D] Database that in turn contain other database, creating massive data collection
E] None of these

25] At compilation stage which of the following error message can be expected
A] Arithmetic overflow        B] Defined variable not used
C] Incomplete statement    D] Both (b) and (c)

26] A device operating at the physical layer is called
A] Bridge     B] Router        C] Repeater      D] All of the above

27] For separating channels in FDM, it is necessary to use
A] Time slots         B] Bandpass filters              C] Differentiation D] All of the above

28] Encryption and decryption are functions of
A] Transport layer      B] Session layer      C] Presentation layer D] All of the above

29] Which of the following computer language is a mathematically oriented languages used for scientific problems?
A] FORTRAN       B] COBOL       C] LISP        D] PROLOG

30] ________ is when the more power-hungry components, such as the monitor and the hard drive, are put in idle.
A] Hibernation B] Power down C] Standby mode D] The shutdown procedure

31] Hard disk drives are considered ________ storage.
A] flash     B] Non-volatile      C] Temporary      D] Nonpermanent

32] The ________ key and the ________ key can be used in combination with other keys to perform shortcuts and special tasks.
A] Control, Alt B] Function, toggle C] Delete, Insert D] Caps Lock, Num Lock

33] To recover files from a backup, you perform a __________.
A] Restore
B] Scan
C] Unerase
D] Copy
E] None of these

34] The shortcut key to switch between different application is:
A] Alt+F1
B] Alt+Tab
C] Shift +Tab
D] Ctrl + Tab
E] None of these

35] Which of following terms is associated with high – speed connection?
A] TCP/IP
B] Dial-up access
C] Ethernet
D] Broadband
E] None of these

36] We can save our favourite website in a browser as :
A] Favourite
B] Save
C] Bookmark
D] Both 1& 3
E] None of these

37] The computer size was very large in:
A] First Generation
B] Second Generation
C] Third Generation
D] Fourth Generation
E] Fifth Generation

38] What do you call a computer on a network that requests files from another computer?
A] A client
B] A host
C] A router
D] A web server

39] Which operation is not performed by computer:
A] Inputting
B] Processing
C] Controlling
D] Understanding
E] None of these

40] Soft copy refers to:
A] Music sounds
B] Screen output
C] Printed output
D] Digitizing
E] None of these

41] The small, touch-sensitive screen at the base of the keyboard on a laptop is known as the:
A] Stylus.
B] Touchpad.
C] Game control.
D] Trackball.

42] What is not always necessary for accessing the Web?
A] A Web browser
B] A connection to an Internet Access Provider
C] A computer
D] A modem

43] The most common keyboard uses the ____________ layout.
A] Dvorak
B] Numeric
C] QWERTY
D] Alpha

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