1 Oct 2014

Bank po computer general knowledge with solution set 1 part 3

45. Common functions and routines that need to be executed by many computer programs can be made available via a(n) ____________, which prevents the necessity for programmers to duplicate the effort of writing the same type of code.
A. utility program
B. system kernel
C. BIOS directory
D. application program interface
Answer: D
 

46. Which of the following is the correct sequence of actions that take place during the boot-up process?
A. Load operating system ? Activate BIOS ? Perform POST ? Check configuration settings
B. Activate BIOS ? Perform POST ? Load operating system ? Check configuration settings
C. Perform POST ? Load operating system ? Activate BIOS ? Check configuration settings
D. Activate BIOS ? Check configuration settings ? Perform POST ? Load operating system
 
Answer: B

47. The program that is responsible for loading the operating system into RAM is the:
A. BIOS.
B. bootstrap program.
C. device driver.
D. supervisor program.
 
Answer: A
 

48. The Basic Input/Output system resides in:
A. RAM.
B. ROM.
C. the CPU.
D. memory cache.
 
Answer: B
 

49. When you start up the computer, the boot-up stage at which the BIOS version, manufacturer, and data are displayed on the monitor is called:
A. bootstrap.
B. power-on self test.
C. system configuration.
D. kernel loading.
 
Answer: B
 

50. Part of the POST process is to ensure that the test of essential peripheral devices coincides with the hardware configurations that are stored in:
A. ROM.
B. the hard drive.
C. CMOS.
D. cache memory.
 
Answer: C

51. When you quickly press and release the left mouse button twice, you are ____.
A Primary-clicking
B Double-clicking
C pointing
D none of the above

52. Underlined text, such as text and folder names is referred to as a ____.
A hyperlink
B menu
C source drive
D none of the above
Ans (A)

53. The ____ program compresses larger files into a smaller file.
A WinZip
B WinShrink
C WinStyle
D none of the above
Ans (A)

54. A ____ is a named location on a disk where files are stored.
A folder
B pod
C version
D none of the above
Ans (A)

55. The ____ allows you to choose where to go and is located below the Standards Buttons toolbar.
A System menu
B Address bar
C Menu bar
D none of the above
Ans (B)
62. Press the ____ button to have the window fill the entire screen.
A Close
B Maximize
C Minimize
D none of the above
Ans (B)

63. The ____ is the drive containing the files to be copied.
A source drive
B destination drive
C USB drive
D none of the above
Ans (A)

64. A ____ allows you to write on screen with a digital pen and convert that writing into characters that the PC can process.
A monitor RS
B tablet PC
C database manager
D media center
Ans (B)

65. A ____ is a pointing device.
A monitor
B mouse
C keyboard
D none of the above
Ans (B)

66. A ____ is a set of computer instructions that carry out a task on the computer.
A program
B database
C memory file
D none of the above
Ans (A)

67. An operating system version designed for home use is Microsoft Windows XP ____.
A Home Edition
B Media Center Edition
C Tablet PC Edition
D none of the above
Ans (A)

68. A user-interface that is easy to use is considered to be ____.
A user-happy
B user-simple
C user-friendly
D none of the above
Ans (C)

69. When you press and release the secondary mouse button you are ____.
A Right-clicking
B Left-clicking
C either a. or b.
D neither a. nor b.
Ans (A)

70. Another term for hyperlink is ____.
A link
B source
C bar
D none of the above
Ans (A)




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