Computer and Information Technology (Part II) – Old Year Questions

101. ‘Windows-3’ a popular windowing environment was released by Microsoft in the year –

(a) 1985
(b) 2000
(c) 1995
(d) 1990

[Uttarakhand P.C.S. (Pre) 2005]


102. Windows operating system was developed by –

(a) Microsoft
(b) I.B.M.
(c) A.T. & T
(d) H.P.

[Uttrakhand U.D.A./L.D.A. (Mains) 2006]


103. Windows Software has been developed by :

(a) I.B.M.
(b) Apple Corporation
(d) None of the above

[Uttarakhand P.C.S. (Mains) 2002]


104. Which of the following is an Operating System?

(a) UNIX
(b) JAVA
(d) MS-Ofce

[Uttarakhand P.C.S. (Pre) 2016]


105. Types of computer memory is/are –

(1) Semiconductor
(2) Magnetic

(3) Server
(4) Optical

Select the correct answer from the codes given below-

(a) 1 and 2
(b) 2 and 3
(c) 1,2 and 4
(d) All the four

[Uttarakhand U.D.A./L.D.A. (Pre) 2003]


106. The memory of the computer is measured by –

(a) Bits
(b) Ohms
(c) Amperes
(d) Volts

[U.P.P.C.S. (Mains) 2006]


107. Binary numbers are –

(a) 0 and 1
(b) 0 and 10
(c) 1 and 10
(d) 1 and 100

[Uttarakhand P.C.S. (Mains) 2006]


108. In Binary Code 7 is written as

(a) 0110
(b) 0111
(c) 0101
(d) 0100

[R.A.S./R.T.S. (Pre) 2003]


109. Binary language consists of how many digits?

(a) 2
(b) 3
(c) 4
(d) 16

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2015]


110. Which of the following is a self-implementing code?

(a) 8421 code
(b) 5211 code
(c) Gray code
(d) Binary code

[U.P. Lower Sub. (Mains) 2013]


111. The binary addition 1 + 1 will result in –

(a) 0
(b) 0 with carry 1
(c) 0 with no carry
(d) 1

[Uttarakhand Lower Sub. (Pre) 2010]


112. The memory of a computer is commonly expressed in terms of kilobytes or megabytes. A byte is made up of –

(a) Eight binary digits
(b) Eight decimal digits
(c) Two binary digits
(d) Two decimal digits

[I.A.S. (Pre) 2000]


113. A collection of 8-bit is called :

(a) Nibble
(b) Byte
(c) Word
(d) Kilobyte

[Uttarakhand P.C.S. (Mains) 2002]


114. One Byte equals how many Bits?

(a) 8
(b) 16
(c) 24
(d) 32

[U.P.P.C.S. (Mains) 2006]


115. One byte has –

(a) 8-bits
(b) 16-bits
(c) 32-bits
(d) 64-bits

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2014]


116. How many bits are there in one byte?

(a) 2
(b) 8
(c) 16
(d) 10

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2015]


117. How many bits are there in a kilobyte?

(a) 1024
(b) 1000
(c) 8024
(d) 8192

[Jharkhand P.C.S. (Pre) 2016]


118. The term bit is the short form of

(a) Megabyte
(b) Binary Language
(c) Binary Digit
(d) Binary Number

[U.P. Lower Sub. (Mains) 2013]


119. The length of a word in computers is measured by –

(a) Bits
(b) Byte
(c) Millimetre
(d) Metre

[U.P. U.D.A./L.D.A. (Mains) 2010]


120. 1024 kilobytes are equal to :

(a) 1 megabyte
(b) 1 gigabyte
(c) 10 kilobytes
(d) 1024 bytes

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2016]


121. One kilobyte is equal to

(a) 1000 bytes
(b) 1000 bite
(c) 1024 bytes
(d) 1000 words

[U.P.P.C.S. (R.I.) 2014, Uttarakhand P.C.S. (Pre) 2005, Uttarakhand P.C.S. (Mains) 2002]


122. 1 kilobyte is equal to :

(a) 1000 bytes
(b) 1008 bytes
(c) 1111 bytes
(d) 1024 bytes

[U.P. Lower Sub. (Mains) 2015]


123. In a Binary system, one kilobyte (1 KB) is equal to

(a) 1024 Byte
(b) 1024 Megabyte
(c) 1024 Gigabyte
(d) None of the above

[U.P. P.C.S. (Mains) 2017]


124. Choose the smallest memory size unit-

(a) K B
(b) MB
(c) G B
(d) TB

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2015]


125. Which of the following relations is not correct?

(a) 1 Byte = 8 Bits
(b) 1 Kilobyte = 1024 Bytes
(c) 1 Gigabyte = 1024 Kilobytes
(d) 1 Terabyte = 1024 Gigabytes

[U.P. R.O./A.R.O. (Pre) 2021]


126. 1 MB memory is –

(a) 1024 Kilobytes
(b) 210 Byte
(c) 1024 Kilobits
(d) 1000 Kilobytes

[Uttrakhand U.D.A./LDA (mains) 2006]


127. In computer language how many bytes are there in one megabyte?

(a) 1,00,000
(b) 10,00,000
(c) 10,24,000
(d) 10,48,576

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2005]


128. A million bytes is approximately –

(a) Gigabyte
(b) Kilobyte
(c) Megabyte
(d) Terabyte

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2008]


129. The term MB is used for –

(a) Magnetic Bits
(b) Mega Bytes
(c) Mega Bits
(c) None of the above

[Uttarakhand P.C.S. (Pre) 2006]


130. Unicode encoding scheme represents a character as a group of –

(a) 16 bits
(b) 4 bits
(c) 8 bits
(d) 12 bits

[R.A.S/R.T.S. (Pre) 2013]


131. The basic unit of quantum information is :

(a) BIT
(b) BYTE

[Jharkhand P.C.S. (Pre) 2021]


132. Consider the following statements and select the correct answer from the codes given below :

(1) Dot net (.Net) framework has been developed by Microsoft.
(2) Java is an open-source technology developed by Sun Microsystems.

Codes :

(a) Only 1 is correct
(b) Only 2 is correct
(c) Both 1 and 2 are correct
(d) None of these

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2008]


133. An exclusively private network used by employees of a company in a single location will be classified as –

(a) Internet
(b) Local Area Network
(c) Wide Area Network

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2008]


134. LAN means –

(a) Large Area Network
(b) Local Area Network
(c) Logical Area Network
(d) None of these

[Uttarakhand U.D.A./L.D.A. (mains) 2006]


135. Ethernet is an example of

(a) MAN
(b) LAN
(c) WAN
(d) Wi-Fi

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2017]


136. In a database, the field is –

(a) Label
(b) Table of information
(c) Group of related records
(d) Category of information

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2008]


137. In relation to computers, ALU means :

(a) Algebraic Logic Unit
(b) Arithmetic Logic Unit
(c) Algebraic Local Unit
(d) Arithmetic Local Unit

[Uttarakhand P.C.S. (Pre) 2005]


138. In computer Dictionary, the letters CD is used for:-

(a) Compact disc
(b) Compressed disc
(c) Computerised data
(d) Compressed data

[R.A.S./R.T.S. (Pre) 2003]


139. Computer hardware, which can store a very large quantity of data, is called :

(a) Magnetic tape
(b) Disk
(c) Both (a) and (b)
(d) None of the above

[Uttarakhand P.C.S. (Pre) 2002, U.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 1999]


140. A new optical disc format known as the Blu-ray Disc (BD) is becoming popular. In what way is it different from the traditional DVD?

1. D9D supports Standard Definition video while BD supports +igh Definition video.
2. Compared to a DVD, the BD format has several times more storage capacity.
3. The thickness of BD is 2.4 mm while that of DVD is 1.2 mm.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only
(b) 1 and 2
(c) 2 and 3
(d) 1, 2 and 3

[I.A.S. (Pre) 2011]


141. Which of the following is not computer hardware?

(a) Printer
(b) Compiler
(c) Mouse
(d) Keyboard

[Uttarakhand U.D.A./L.D.A. (Mains) 2006]


142. Which of the following is not hardware?

(a) Magnetic tape
(b) Printer
(c) Assembler
(d) CRT

[Uttarakhand Lower Sub. (Pre) 2010]


143. Which of the following is not computer hardware?

(a) Mouse
(b) Printer
(c) Monitor
(d) Excel

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2013]


144. Which of the following is not hardware?

(a) Printer
(b) Keyboard
(c) Mouse
(d) Operating system

[Uttarakhand P.C.S. (Pre) 2006]


145. Which of the following is a software –

(a) Transistor
(b) Integrated circuit
(c) Compiler
(d) Device for inputting data

[Uttarakhand Lower Sub. (Pre) 2010]


146. Which of the following is not open-source software?

(a) Internet explorer
(b) Google Chrome
(c) Linux
(d) Open of ce

[Jharkhand P.C.S. (Pre) 2016]


147. Which of the following is not offered as an independent service layer in cloud computing?

(a) Hardware as a service
(b) Platform as a service
(c) Software as a service
(d) Infrastructure as a service

[Uttarakhand P.C.S. (Pre) 2016]


148. Index hole is related to –

(a) Hard Disk
(b) Floppy Disk
(c) Printer
(d) CPU

[U.P. Lower Sub. (Mains) 2013]


149. IRQ 6 is commonly assigned to :

(a) Sound Card
(b) Com 1
(c) Floppy Drive Controller
(d) LPT 1

[U.P. Lower Sub. (Mains) 2015]


150. A Program that controls a computer’s basic functions?

(a) Operating System
(b) Mother Board
(c) Hard Drive
(d) CPU

[U.P. Lower Sub. (Mains) 2013]


151. The brain of the computer is known as :

(a) Memory
(b) Keyboard
(c) Hard Disk
(d) C.P.U.

[Uttarakhand P.C.S. (Mains) 2002]


152. The most important part of a computer is –

(a) C.P.U.
(b) Keyboard
(c) Disc
(d) Printer

[U.P.P.C.S.(Pre) 2012]


153. CPU stands for –

(a) Control Processing Unit
(b) Central Processing Unit
(c) Current Processing Unit
(d) None of these

[Uttarakhand Lower Sub. (Pre) 2010]


154. Which of the following statements is not correct?

(a) Email – refers to Electronic mail
(b) WWW – refers to the World Wide Web
(c) CPU – refers to the Control Processing Unit
(d) ALU – refers to Arithmetic Logic Unit

[U.P. R.O./A.R.O. (Pre) 2021]


155. Which of the following software is used for word processing?

(a) Page-Maker
(b) Word-Star
(c) MS Word
(d) All of the above

[Uttarakhand P.C.S. (Mains) 2002]


156. ‘Microsoft Word’ is an example of –

(a) An operation system
(b) An input device
(c) A processing device
(d) Application software

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2010]


157. MS Word is used for –

(a) Processing picture data
(b) Processing text data
(c) Processing numeric data
(d) None of the above

[Uttarakhand P.C.S. (Pre) 2006]


158. Word processing, spreadsheet, and photo editing are examples of –

(a) Application software
(b) System software
(c) Operating system software
(d) Platform software

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2014]


159. The basic unit of Excel spreadsheet where we enter data is known as :

(a) Tab
(b) Box
(c) Cell
(d) None of the above

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2016]


160. A Word document, video, or MP3 is a –

(a) Folder
(b) Template
(c) File
(d) Icon

[U.P. Lower Sub. (Mains) 2013]


161. Which one of the following is the main electronic component of the third-generation computer?

(a) Electronic tube
(b) Transistor
(c) Optical fiber
(d) Integrated circuit

[U.P. P.C.S. (Mains) 2016]


162. Miniaturization of present-day computers has been possible due to the use of –

(a) Transistors
(b) Integrated Circuit Chips
(c) Nano-materials
(d) Super Conductors

[U.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2007]


163. The IC chips are made of –

(a) Fiber
(b) Semiconductor
(c) Plastic
(d) None of the above

[Uttarakhand P.C.S. (Pre) 2007]


164. What is the material used in the manufacturing of IC chips in computers?

(a) Silicon
(b) Copper
(c) Steel
(d) Plastic

[R.A.S./R.T.S.(Pre) 2012, M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2000, U.P.P.C.S. (Mains) 2004]


165. In computers, the chip is made up of :

(a) A thin layer of cobalt
(b) A thin layer of silicon
(c) A thin layer of silver
(d) A thin layer of copper

[Chhattisgarh P.C.S. (Pre) 2019]


166. In the integrated circuit, the chip of the semiconductor used is made up of the:

(a) Beryllium
(b) Carbon
(c) Silicon
(d) Zircon

[Uttarakhand P.C.S. (Pre) 2006]


167. Which one of the following is the newest substance being used in the production of computer chips?

(a) Carbon
(b) Gallium Arsenide
(c) Gallium Silicate
(d) Silicon

[U.P. U.D.A./L.D.A. (Mains) 2010]


168. ICs are classified on the basis of :

(a) Number of transistors
(b) Type of computers
(c) Manufacturing Company
(d) Number of diodes

[U.P. Lower Sub. (Mains) 2015]


169. Which of the following statements is correct?

(a) Modem is a software.
(b) Modem helps in stabilizing the voltage.
(c) Modem is the operating system.
(d) Modem converts the analog signal into digital signal and vice-versa.

[R.A.S./R.T.S.(Pre) 2013]


170. The device by which data are transferred by telephone with the help of binary signals is –

(a) Modem
(b) Analog
(c) Monitor
(d) O.C.R.

[U.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2002, U.P.P.C.S. (Mains) 2007]


171. For sending and receiving data between computers around the world through telephone lines, we need:

(a) FAX
(b) Modem
(c) Scanner
(d) Hub

[U.P. Lower Sub. (Mains) 2015]


172. Which system or arrangement connects microcomputers with telephones?

(a) VDU
(c) UNIX
(d) All the above

[U.P. Lower Sub. (Pre) 2013]


173. Such a device that converts data into impulses and transmits it through the terminal to computer or computer to terminal over the telephone line is–

(a) Magnetic disc
(b) Microcomputer
(c) C.D. Rom
(d) Modem

[U.P. Lower Sub. (Pre) 2013, U.P.U.D.A./L.D.A. (Pre) 2002]


174. A modem is a hardware device that interfaces –

(a) CPU and CRT
(b) Input and output devices
(c) Printer and main memory
(d) Telephone lines and computer equipment

[Uttarakhand Lower Sub. (Pre) 2010, Uttrakhand U.D.A./L.D.A. (mains) 2006]


175. The form of information signal used in sending faxes and email is :

(a) Digital signal
(b) Analog and Digital signal both
(c) None of Analog and Digital signal
(d) Analog signal

[Jharkhand P.C.S. (Pre) 2021]


176. Which of the following is not a connecting device?

(a) Router
(b) Hub
(c) Switch
(d) All of these

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2014]


177. Celeron, Pentium, and Core series are of –

(a) Computer RAM
(b) Computer microchips
(c) Computer processor
(d) All of the above

[R.A.S./R.T.S.(Pre) 2013]


178. ROM is a memory –

(a) To read-only
(b) To write only
(c) To read and write both
(d) None of these

[Uttrakhand U.D.A./LDA (mains) 2006]


179. In a computer, the permanent memory is called –

(a) RAM
(b) ROM
(c) CPU

[U.P.P.C.S. (Mains) 2012, Uttarakhand Lower Sub. (Pre) 2010]


180. A means of specifying the location of data in memory is called–

(a) Accumulator
(b) Address
(c) LDA
(d) RAM

[Uttarakhand Lower Sub. (Pre) 2010]


181. CD ROM stands for :

(a) Core Disc Read Only Memory
(b) Compact Disc Read Only Memory
(c) Circular Disc Read Only Memory
(d) None of the above

[Uttarakhand P.C.S. (Mains) 2002]


182. In computer terminology, RAM stands for –

(a) Recent and Ancient Memory
(b) Random Access Memory
(c) Read And Memorise
(d) Recall All Memory

[Uttarakhand P.C.S. (Pre) 2002-2003]


183. A name for the short-term memory of the computer that is lost when the computer is turned off –

(a) CPU
(b) Hardware
(c) Processor
(d) RAM

[U.P. Lower Sub. (Mains) 2013]


184. Which is not a type of secondary memory?

(a) Solid State Drive
(b) Hard Disk
(c) Random Access Memory (RAM)
(d) USB Pen Drive

[M.P. P.C.S. (Pre) 2020]


185. Which of the following is an extremely fast, small memory between CPU and main memory?

(a) Main RAM and ROM
(b) Cache memory
(c) Secondary memory
(d) None of the above

[Uttarakhand P.C.S. (Pre) 2016]


186. Which of the following memories has the shortest access time?

(a) Cache memory
(b) Magnetic bubble memory
(c) Magnetic core memory
(d) Random access memory

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2010]


187. Which of the following is the fastest memory?

(a) Hard disk
(c) Cache memory
(d) Static RAM

[U.P. Lower Sub. (Mains) 2013]


188. Which one of the following is not a correct statement about ‘Flash memory’?

(a) It is used for information storage in devices like digital cameras, laptops, etc.
(b) It can operate in the extended temperature range of – 40°C to + 85°C.
(c) It is cheaper than normal mechanical disk drives.
(d) It consumes less power.

[U.P.P.C.S. (Mains) 2004]


189. COBOL is :

(a) Coal ash
(b) Computer language
(c) The new cannon
(d) Special

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 1990]


190. ORACLE is :

(a) An operating system
(b) Word processing software
(c) Database software
(d) A mixture of (a) and (b)

[Uttarakhand P.C.S. (Mains) 2002]


191. Which one of the following is not the language of computers?

(b) C
(c) FAST

[41st B.P.S.C. (Pre) 1996]


192. Which one of the following is not a language of the computer ?

(a) JAVA
(b) C++
(c) ROM

[Uttarakhand P.C.S. (Mains) 2002]


193. Which is not a computer language?

(a) Basic
(b) C++
(c) Java
(d) Paintbrush

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2015]


194. Which one of the following is a computer high-level programming language?

(d) All of the above

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2019]


195. Which one of the following is scientific computer language?


[U.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2002, 2003]


196. BASIC is a ……language?

(a) A procedural
(b) An object-oriented
(c) Both (a) and
(b) (d) None of the above

[U.P. Lower Sub. (Mains) 2013]


197. JSP stands for

(a) Java Simple Pages
(b) Java System Protocol
(c) Java Server Pages
(d) Java Server Protocol

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2019]


198. The work of the assembler is –

(a) Convert basic language into machine language
(b) Convert high-level language into machine language.
(c) Convert assembly language into machine language
(d) Convert assembly language into high-level language.

[U.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2005]


199. The language that the computers can understand and execute is called :

(a) American language
(b) Machine language
(c) Cryptographic language
(d) None of the above

[Uttarakhand P.C.S. (Mains) 2002]


200. The machine language of computers is based on :

(a) Abstract Algebra
(b) Matrix Algebra
(c) Boolean Algebra
(d) Linear Algebra

[R.A.S./R.T.S. (Pre) 2018]