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1. Programming language translator such as Compiler etc. is an example of
(a) System Software
(b) Application software
(c) Utility software
(d) Enhancing Software

2. A software that is used to substitute a hardware and stored in read only memory is called
(a) Middleware
(b) Firmware
(c) Bridge ware
(d) Customized ware

3. The first part of software development life cycle is
(a) System design
(b) System analysis
(c) Implementation
(d) Requirement specification

4. What is the language understood by a computer without translation?
(a) High Level Language
(b) Assembly Language
(c) Machine language
(d) Object oriented language

5. What is the translator for high level language that translate and execute one statement at a time before taking the next statement?
(a) Assembler
(b) Linker
(c) Interpreter
(d) Compiler

6. In Mainframe computer system, the main computer is called______________
(a) Host
(b) Terminal
(c) Front end computer
(d) Back End Computer

7. The information Technology Act 2000 consist of_____________
(a) 80 sections
(b) 94 sections
(c) 102 sections
(d) 142 sections

8. An operating system that supports execution of more than one job at a time is called
(a) Multi-User Operating system
(b) Real Time Operating system
(c) Concurrent operating system
(d) Multitasking operating system

9. The operating system determines and maintains the order in which jobs are to be executed, This task is called
(a) Job sequencing
(b) Job Scheduling
(c) Job arranging
(d) Job Ordering

10. The first window NT was introduced in the year____________
(a) 1989
(b) 1990
(c) 1993
(d) 1998

11. Which version of windows introduce window System update
(a) Windows NT 4.0
(b) Windows 98
(c) Windows Millennium
(d) Windows 2000

12. System restore feature of windows was introduced in_____________
(a) Windows 2000
(b) Windows XP
(c) Windows 7
(d) Windows 10

13. The temporary storage for files and documents that have been deleted is___________
(a) My Document
(b) My Computer
(c) My Folder
(d) Recycle Bin

14. Shortcut Icons can be identified by_______________
(a) Small arrow in the lower left corner
(b) Small arrow in the lower right corner
(c) Small arrow in the upper left corner
(d) Small arrow in the upper right corner

15. The right corner of the task bar has_______________
(a) Start button
(b) Toolbars
(c) Task Buttons
(d) Notification area

16. What type of button present mutually exclusive option?
(a) Text boxes
(b) Check boxes
(c) Command button
(d) Radio button

17. To open disk Cleanup, we need to do
(a) Click start>All programs>System tools>Disk Cleanup
(b) Click start>All programs>Accessories>System tools>Disk Cleanup
(c) Click start>All programs>Disk Cleanup
(d) Click start>All programs>System tools>Disk Manager> Disk Cleanup

18. The DOS command to list all the files with .EXE extension in drive C is
(a) c:\> list * EXE
(b) c:\>dir *EXE
(c) c:\>dir*.EXE
(d) c:\>list*.EXE

19. The DOS command to hide folder(directory) in drive G is
(a) g:\> attrib +s +h folder_name
(b) g:\> attrib -s -h folder_name
(c) g:\> attrib +s -h folder_name
(d) g:\> attrib -s +h folder_name

20. The default extension for MS-Word document is
(a) .doc or .docx
(b) .doc or .txt
(c) .docx or .txt
(d) .file or .txt

21. Shortcut key to save MS-Word document is
(a) Alt+s
(b) Ctrl+s
(c) Alt+Ctrl+s
(d) Shift+Ctrl+s

22. The Key to bring cursor in the beginning of the current line in MS-Word is
(a) Page Up
(b) Page Down
(c) Home
(d) End

23. How many types of alignment of text are there in MS-Word?
(a) 2
(b) 3
(c) 4
(d) 5

24. One of the features of Ms-Word to correct common spelling mistakes is_____
(a) AutoCorrect
(b) AutoSpelling
(c) AutoCheck
(d) AutoVerify

25. The ability to combine name and addresses with a standard document is called _________
(a) Document formatting
(b) Database management
(c) Mail Merge
(d) Format letters

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26. Which can be used for quick access to commonly used commands and tools?
(a) Status bar
(b) Tool bar
(c) Menu bar
(d) Title bar

27. “Ctrl + Right Arrow” is used to
(a) Moves the cursor one word right
(b) Moves the cursor end of the line
(c) Moves the cursor end of the document
(d) Moves the cursor one Paragraph down

28. Ctrl + G is used to
(a) Open Paragraph Dialog box activating Goto Tab
(b) Open Page Setup Dialog box activating Goto Tab
(c) Open Find and Replace Dialog box with activating Goto Tab
(d) Open Goto Dialog box

29. Which view can be used to see how text and graphics will appear on the printed page?
(a) Normal
(b) Print preview
(c) Outline
(d) Web Layout

30. How can you apply exactly the same formatting you did to another text?
(a) Copy the text and paste in new location. Then type the new text again
(b) Copy the text and click on Paste Special tool on new place
(c) Select the text then click on Format Painter and select the new text
(d) All of these

31. The maximum number of columns that can be inserted in MS-Word table is
(a) 35
(b) 15
(c) 63
(d) 65

32. The maximum number of work sheet in a work book is____________
(a) 100
(b) 155
(c) 200
(d) 255

33. Excel recognizes an entry as formula if it is preceded by either = or __________
(a) +
(b) –
(c) *
(d) /

34. By default, MS-Excel uses ____________ referencing while copying formulas.
(a) Absolute
(b) Relative
(c) Mixed
(d) Transitive

35. To make the cell referencing absolute, the column label or row number should be preceded by_______
(a) &
(b) @
(c) #
(d) $

36. To set all the columns with equal width
(a) Select all visible column, then place cell pointer on column dividing line, press left mouse button and drag to either left or right.
(b) Select all visible column, click insert then enter the desired width in numerical number.
(c) Select the first two columns, then place cell pointer on column dividing line between them, press left mouse button and drag to either left or right.
(d) Click Edit, from dropdown menu select column width, then enter desired column width

37. The formula to find sum of all value within the cell ranges from F2 to F23 is___________
(a) =sum(F2+F23)
(b) =sum(F2@F23)
(c) =sum(F2:F23)
(d) =sum(F2#F23)

38. What are the two types of data tables?
(a) One variable data table and two variable data table
(b) Row variable data table and column variable data table
(c) Vertical variable data table and Horizontal variable data table
(d) Odd variable data table and Even variable data table

39. In MS-Excel, how many data series can be displayed with Pie Chart?
(a) 1
(b) 2
(c) 3
(d) 4

40. Which of the following option is not available in Paste Special dialog box?
(a) Add
(b) Subtract
(c) Divide
(d) SQRT

41. Width of a column can be auto fitted by
(a) Double clicking on the column name on column header
(b) Double click on the cell pointer in worksheet
(c) Double clicking on column right border on column header
(d) Double clicking on the column left border of column header

42. The function to return the remainder after a number is divided by a divisor in EXCEL is ___________
(a) ROUND ( )
(b) FACT ( )
(c) MOD ( )
(d) DIV ( )

43. How many different slide layout are there in MS-PowerPoint
(a) 4
(b) 10
(c) 14
(d) 20

44. PowerPoint readymade design is called________
(a) Template
(b) Layout
(c) Designer
(d) Guide

45. In MS-PowerPoint, which view allows to create speaker’s note?
(a) Outline view
(b) Slide sorter view
(c) Slide Show view
(d) Notes page view

46. Different slide timing can be set for different slides according to the requirement by using______
(a) Slide timing
(b) Slide Timer
(c) Rehearse timing
(d) Rehearse timer

47. What PowerPoint feature will be used to apply motion effects between a slide exits and another enters?
(a) Slide Transition
(b) Slide Design
(c) Animation Objects
(d) Animation Scheme

48. Which short cut key inserts a new slide in current presentation?
(a) Ctrl+N
(b) Ctrl+M
(c) Ctrl+S
(d) Ctrl+A

49. In Microsoft PowerPoint, two kinds of sound effects files that can be added to the presentation are
(a) .wav files and .mid files
(b) .wav files and .gif files
(c) .wav files and .jpg files
(d) .jpg files and .gif files

50. One of the characteristics of client in a network is_____________
(a) initiate request
(b) wait for request
(c) reply request
(d) accept request