Computer Questions for IBPS and other Bank Exams


Q1. Which of the following places the common data elements in order from smallest to largest?
(a) Character, File, Record, Field, Database, File
(b) Character, Record, Field, Database, File
(c) Character, Field, Record, File, Database
(d) Bit, Byte, Character, Record, Field, File, Database
(e) None of these

Q2. The analytical engine developed during first generation of computers used __________ as a memory unit.
(a) RAM
(b) Floppies
(c) Cards
(d) Counter wheels
(e) None of these

Q3. Which device is used to backup the data?
(a) Floppy Disk    
(b) Tape  
(c) Network Drive.    
(d) All of the above
(e) None of these

Q4. Which of the following is used to hold ROM, RAM, CPU and expansion cards?
(a) Computer bus
(b) Motherboard
(c) Cache memory
(d) All of these
(e) None of these

Q5. A half byte is known as_____.
(a) data
(b) bit
(c) half byte
(d) nibble
(e) None of these

Q6. __________ is the permanent memory built into your computer called.
(a) ROM
(b) CPU
(d) RAM
(e) None of these

Q7. Main memory works in conjunction with __________.
(a) RAM
(b) CPU
(c) Graphics card
(d) LAN
(e) None of these

Q8. Magnetic tape is not practical for applications where data must be quickly recalled because tape is __________.
(a) A random-access medium
(b) A sequential-access medium
(c) A read-only medium
(d) An expensive storage medium
(e) None of these

Q9. SRAM stands for-
(a) Special Random Access Memory
(b) Supreme Random Access Memory
(c) Static Random Access Memory
(d) Stable Random Access Memory
(e) None of these

Q10. What is the main advantage of magnetic core memory over semiconductor RAM memory?
(a) More compact and smaller
(b) More economical
(c) A bit does not have to write after reading
(d) Non-volatile
(e) None of these

Q11. Permanent instructions that the computer uses when it is turned on and that cannot be changed by other instructions are contained in-
(a) ROM
(b) RAM
(c) ALU
(d) CPU
(e) DRAM

Q12. Virtual memory is_______. 
(a) memory on the hard disk that the CPU uses an extended RAM
(b) in RAM
(c) only necessary if you do not have any RAM in your computer
(d) a backup device for floppy disk
(e) None of the above

Q13. Flash memory is also called as __________.
(a) Flash RAM
(b) Flash ROM
(c) Flash DRAM
(d) Flash DROM
(e) None of these

Q14. USB stands for-
(a) Uniform Service Bus
(b) Universal Serial Bus
(c) Universal Sector Buffer
(d) Universe Service Bus
(e) None of these

Q15. A Winchester disk is a_________.  
(a) disk stack
(b) removable disk
(c) flexible disk
(d) All of these
(e) None of these

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