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1. Extension name of flash file is ___.
(1) .pdf
(2) .swf
(3) .pmd
(4) .prd
(5) None of these

Answer
(2) .swf  


2. Who invented world wide web?
(1) Mosaic corporation
(2) Opera corporation
(3) Tim berner lee
(4) Vint cert
(5) None of these
Answer
(3) Tim berner lee  


3. The small, touch-sensitive screen at the base of the keyboard on a laptop is known as the:
(1) stylus
(2) touchpad.
(3) game control
(4) trackball
(5) None of these
Answer
(2) touchpad. 


4. The two broad categories of software are:
(1) word processing and spreadsheet.
(2) transaction and application.
(3) Windows and Mac OS.
(4) system and application.
(5) None of these
Answer
(4) system and application 


5. Which shortcut key is used to spell check in MS word
(1) F1
(2) F2
(3) F7
(4) F9
(5) None of these
Answer
(3) F7  


6. Software, such as Explorer and Firefox, are referred to as _____.
(1) Systems software
(2) Utility software
(3) Browsers
(4) Internet tools
(5) Frontend Tools
Answer
(3) Browsers  


7. Which of the following is the communications protocol that sets the standard used by every computer that accesses Web – based information?
(1) XML
(2) DML
(3) HTTP
(4) HTML
(5) None of these
Answer
(3) HTTP  


8. A concentric circle on a disk is called a________
(1) cylinder
(2) track
(3) head
(4) sector
(5) none of these
Answer
(2) track 


9.A sizeable geographical area with communication based on the telephone system is though as
(1) Wide area network
(2) Local area network
(3) Modulator-Demodulator
(4) All of the above
(5) None of the above
Answer
(1) Wide area network  


10.A Proxy server is used for which of the following?
(1) To provide security against unauthorized users
(2) To process client requests for web pages
(3) To process client requests for database access
(4) To provide TCP/IP
(5) None of these
Answer
(2) To process client requests for web pages  


11.To create a copy of files in the event of system failure, you create a __________.
(1) restore file
(2) backup
(3) firewall
(4) redundancy
(5) None of these
Answer
(2) backup  


12.The fastest and quietest type of printer is a(n):
(1) dot-matrix printer
(2) inkjet printer.
(3) laser printer.
(4) plotter
(5) None of these.
Answer
(3) laser printer.  


13.The main difference between application and system software is that:
(1) Application software is composed of program instructions but system software is not.
(2) Application software is stored in memory whereas system software is only in the CPU.
(3) System software is unnecessary whereas application software must be present on the computer.
(4) System software manages hardware whereas application software performs user tasks. (5) None of these
Answer
(4) System software manages hardware whereas application software performs user tasks. 


14.A memory in which the information is stored last is on top & is retrieved first is known as
(1) PROM
(2) Buffer
(3) Stack
(4) RAM
(5) None of the above
Answer
(3) Stack 


15. Which of the following terms describe 1024 kilobytes?
(1) Kilobyte
(2) Megabyte
(3) Gigabyte
(4) Terabyte
(5) None of the above
Answer
(2) Megabyte  


16. To boot a computer means
(1). keep it working
(2). turn on the sounds
(3). add extra drives
(4). throw it out-it’s outdated
(5). turn it on
Answer
(5). turn it on  


17. Temporary memory is called as
(1) PROM
(2) ROM
(3) DOS
(4) RAM
(5) CAD
Answer
(4) RAM  


18. Windows XP is an example of __________ component of an information system.
(1) People
(2) procedure
(3) data
(4) hardware
(5) software
Answer
(5) software 


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