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Computer Awareness Questions for Bank Exams – SBI clerks , NABARD.

Computer Awareness Questions for Bank Exams – SBI clerks, NABARD.

Computer Awareness Questions for Bank Exams
size refers to

  • The number of files that can be stored in the CPU.
  • The capacity of the computer to retrieve the files.
  • The primary storage capacity available to the CPU.
  • The files that can be downloaded from the internet.
  • 2. What is the process ‘booting’ meant for?

    1. Connecting the computer to the electric switch.
    2. Increasing the memory of the computer.
    3. The process of starting the computer from the power off position.
    4. To acquire skills in computer operations.
    5. None of these.

    3. What is the difference between ‘cold booting’ and ‘warm booting’?
    (A) Cold booting uses a floppy for booting while warm booting uses a hard disk for booting.
    (B) Cold booting is starting the computer from the power off position and warm booting is restarting the computer with CAD (Control + Alt +Delete) or reset button when it hangs.

    1. Only A
    2. Only B.
    3. Either (A) or (B).
    4. Both (A) and (B).
    5. None of these.

    4. A bootable disk is

    1. A circular disk positioned in the hardware of the computer.
    2. A disk in the computer which can be frequently updated.
    3. A disk loaded with the information from the internet.
    4. A disk that contains all the system files of DOS (Disk Operating System).

    5. What does ‘DOS’ stand for?

    1. Disk Operating system.
    2. Dynamic Operating System.
    3. Default Operating System.
    4. Disk Originating System.
    5. None of these.

    6. What do you understand by the term ‘DOS’?
    (A) The master controls program of the computer which helps the computer to manage the files.
    (B) The program which helps the computer to check the various peripheral devices.
    (C) Downloading the System Program from the internet.

    1. Only A and C.
    2. Only (B) and (C).
    3. All (A), (B) and (C).
    4. Only (A) and (B).

    7. The logical and mathematical operations are performed by

    1. Input Unit.
    2. ALU (Arithmetic Logical Unit).
    3. CPU
    4. Control unit
    5. Output Unit.

    8. What do you understand by the term ‘RAM’?

    1. Random Act Memory.
    2. Read Access Memory.
    3. Read Action Memory.
    4. Random Action Memory.
    5. Random Access Memory.

    9. How many write cycles are allowed to a RAM?

    1. 1
    2. 10
    3. 100
    4. 1000
    5. None of these.

    10. Which of the following are the different types of ‘Peripheral Units’?
    (a) Input and Output Units.
    (b) Backing Storage.
    (c) Operator’s Console.

    • Only (a) and (b).
    • Only (b) and (c).
    • Only (a) or (b).
    • All of them.





    11. COMPARE is a/an ___________.

    1. The arithmetic function of the ALU.
    2. Logical function of ALU.
    3. The input-output function of ALU.
    4. All the above.

    12. DRAM is

    (A) Also known as Dynamic Random Access Memory. It is a RAM that requires being refreshed after little intervals of few milliseconds for retaining its data. This is because DRAM uses capacitor and transistors for its storage cells. Capacitors lose their charge quickly. Thus, a new electronic charge every few milliseconds is required.

    (B) This memory is slower than cache memory (Static Random Access Memory).

    1. Only (A).
    2. Only (B).
    3. Both (A) and (B).
    4. Neither (A) nor (B).

    13. What do you understand by the term ‘CACHE MEMORY’?
    (A). Memory that can be reused.
    (B). High-speed memory used to increase the speed of process by making the data available to CPU.
    (C). A technique used to compensate for the mismatch in operating speeds to employ an extremely fast, small memory between CPU and main memory, whose access time is close to the processing speed of the CPU.

    1. Only (A) and (B).
    2. Only (A) and (C).
    3. Only (B) and (C).
    4. Only (C).
    5. None of these.

    14. The computers use _________ for their CPU and main memory.

    1. Chips or Integrated Circuits.
    2. Circuits.
    3. Wires
    4. Either (a) or (c).
    5. Chips

    15. What is microprocessor unit?

    1. The computer hardware itself.
    2. The chip that contains all the circuitry to perform the combined functions of the Arithmetic Logic Unit and Control Unit.
    3. The microprocessor Unit Lacks memory and input/output capability.
    4. Both (b) and (c).
    5. All of them.

    16. What is firmware?
    (A) It is another name for the chips that contain the ROM.
    (B) It provides the commands that indicate what the CPU should do when the power is turned on and they check the peripheral devices.

    1. Either (a) or (b).
    2. Only (a).
    3. Only (b).
    4. Neither (a) nor (b).
    5. Both (a) and (b).

    17. The term EDP implies

    1. Electronic Data Processing.
    2. Electrical Data Processing.
    3. Electronic Digital Processing.
    4. Executable Data Processing.

    18. The term GIGO implies

    1. Giant Input Giant Output.
    2. Garbage In Giant Output.
    3. Garbage In Garbage Out.
    4. Garbage Input Garbage Out.

    19. How can you classify the computers based on the size?

    • Micro Computer: The smallest, least powerful and least expensive personal computer used mainly by one individual at a time.
    • Minicomputer: They are midrange computers and stand midway between macros and larger computers in size, power and cost specifically designed as multi-user systems. They can function independently or can be linked to larger mainframes.
    • Main-Frames: Computers used in business in mid-sized and large companies. They occupy entire rooms and have thousands of workers working at terminals located at sites away from the main computer.

    20. How can you classify the computers based on the type of work they perform?

    • Analog: They use physical quantities such as temperature, pressure in continuous form to represent and process the data.
    • Digital: They are Midrange computers and stand midway between microcomputers and larger computers in size, power and cost specifically designed as multi-user systems. They can function independently or can be linked to larger mainframes.
    • Main-Frames: Computers used in business in mid-sized and large companies. They occupy entire rooms and have thousands of workers working at terminals located at sites away from the main computer.

    21. Which of the following represents the largest storage capacity of a computer?

  • GigaByte
  • TeraByte
  • Kilobyte
  • Megabyte.
  • Nano byte.





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