Computer Questions for IPPB Mains 2016

Q1.  Which among the following term is used for: Unauthorized copying of software to be used for personal gain instead of personal backups? 
(a) program thievery
(b) data snatching
(c) software piracy
(d) program looting
(e) data looting

Q2. In first generation of computers, they used ______.
(a) batch processing
(b) multithreading
(c) multiprogramming
(d) networking
(e) All of the above

Q3. Term referring to a person who uses his or her expertise to gain access to other people’s computers to get information illegally or do damage?
(a) hacker 
(b) analyst
(c) instant messenger 
(d) programmer
(e) spammer

Q4. To allow someone else schedule your meetings and appointments, ______ feature of Outlook is used. 
(a) Monthly calendar 
(b) Event manager
(c) Appointments 
(d) Delegate Access
(e) Event Calendar

Q5. Which of the following device used ‘set of beads’ to represent the unit of data? 
(c) Abacus 
(d) MARK-I
(e) None of these 

Q6. A router is a networking device that forwards data packets and is connected to two or more data lines from different networks. Which among the following was the earliest device which had almost the same functionality as that of a router? 
(a) Interface Delay Device
(b) Interface Traffic Manager
(c) Interface Routing Processor
(d) Interface Message Processor
(e) Interface Data Manager

Q7. A vacuum tube (also called a VT, electron tube or, in the UK, a valve ) is a device sometimes used to amplify electronic signals.  Vacuum Tubes were used in which generation of Computers?
(a) 1st Generation
(b) 2nd Generation
(c) 3rd Generation
(d) 4th Generation
(e) 5th Generation

Q8. In Computer programming API is set of subroutine definitions, protocols, and tools for building software and applications. Which among the following is an application programming interface for the programming language Java, which defines how a client may access a database?
(a) J2EE
(b) JDK
(d) JDBC
(e) JSX

Q9. Which of the following error occurs when software tries to access protected memory?
(a) Segmentation Fault
(b) Displaytime Error
(c) IO Error
(d) Runtime Error
(e) Zero Division Error

Q10. Which among the following is a term representing unit of data storage in computer memory?
(a) Pixel
(b) Decimal
(c) Octet
(d) Point
(e) Fragment

Q11. Microsoft PowerPoint is a slide show presentation program for use on both Microsoft and Apple Macintosh operating systems. In MS PowerPoint Broadcast is a feature available in which tab?
(a) File
(b) View
(c) Slide Show
(d) Transitions
(e) Review

Q12. Which among the following carries signals that control the actions of the computer?  
(a) Control Bus
(b) Data Bus
(c) Memory Unit
(d) NIC 
(e) Address Bus

Q13. Which among the following is not a secondary memory?
(a) Cache
(b) Pen Drive
(c) Hard Disk
(d) Memory Card
(e) Memory Stick

Q14. Which among the following is a cloud computing platform and infrastructure created by Microsoft?
(a) Simple Storage Service
(b) Atmos
(c) Openstack Swift
(d) OceanStore
(e) Azure

Q15. If you want to insert a chart to your slide then go to __________.
(a) Insert – Chart 
(b) Home – Chart 
(c) Format – Chart 
(d) Table – Chart 
(e) None of these
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