Tuesday, January 31, 2012

IT Quiz - 6

1. A payroll register is an example of which of the following reports?
[A]Action Document
[B]Information Document
[C]Turnaround Document
[D]Control Listing

2. Which of the following is an example of a telecommunication processor?
[B]Micro Computer
[C]Coaxial Cable
[D]Fibre-optic Cable

3. Which of the following systems requires the use of special sensing devices that measure physical phenomena such as temperature, pressure etc.?
[A]Computer-Aided Design
[B]Computer-Aided Manufacturing
[C]Manufacturing Resource Planning
[D]Process Control System

4. The departmental head wants to have a report that lists all those items where actual expenditures exceeded budget targets by at least 10 percent. This is an example of
[A]External Report
[B]Exception Report
[C]Summary Report
[D]Periodic Scheduled Report

5. Which of the following is/are function(s) of telecommunication software packages?
I. Access Control.
II. Transmission Control.
III. Error Control.
IV. Security Management.
[A]Only (I) above
[B]Only (II) above
[C]Both (I) and (II) above
[D]All of the above

6. The default mode of Vi editor of UNIX is

7. Which of the following security measures use human body parts such as retina or fingerprint to identify a unique individual?
[A]Input Controls
[B]Processing Controls
[C]Output Controls
[D]Biometric Controls

8. User-defined functions are contained in which of the following sections of a C program?
[A]Documentation Section
[B]Definition Section
[C]Global Declaration Section
[D]Sub Program Section

9. Which of the following Internet services runs on the background of the user's computer, letting him/her know when his friends or coworkers (only those who are registered) are online?
[A]File Transfer Protocol
[B]Internet Telephony
[C]Internet Fax
[D]Internet Paging

10. Tasks like printing a block of the worksheet, copying functions and formulae into a new row, etc. can be saved as

11. How does the Operating System manage memory?
[A]By dividing memory into regions which are dedicated to a single application, preventing other programs from overwriting other program's data
[B]By moving infrequently-accessed portions of memory out to disk, and only bringing them back in when they are used
[C]By checking the contents of memory, to make sure that a process is not wasting it
[D]Both (a) and (b) above

12. Which of the following is/are characteristic(s) of high-level language?
[A]It is a procedural language that tells the computer what to do and how to do it
[B]It is usually compiled or interpreted
[C]It enables programmers to create programs at a higher level of abstraction, compared to machine and assembly language
[D]All of the above

13. Which of the following is/are disadvantage(s) of indexing a field in a database?
[A]It requires a great deal of time to generate the index at first
[B]It is slower than direct access
[C]Indexed files require more storage space than other types of files
[D]Both (b) and (c) above

14. Why don't computers just use the much faster DRAM instead of hard disk to store all data, although DRAM is cheaper?
[A]DRAM is volatile
[B]The hard disk is less prone to error
[C]"Refreshing" DRAM is expensive
[D]Information can be read from a DRAM chip and can also be written into it

15. What is the programming term for a place in memory where data can be stored?