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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?
[A]Modem
[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
[A]Input
[B]Command
[C]Ex
[D]Output



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
[A]Micros
[B]Macros
[C]Templates
[D]Functions



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?
[A]Constant
[B]Class
[C]Variable
[D]Method



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