Sunday, March 4, 2012

IT Quiz - 10 (Placement Papers)

1. Which of the following is not true about static variable in ‘C’ language?
[A]It is stored in memory
[B]Its default initial value is zero
[C]Value of the variable persists between different function calls
[D]It is initialized more than once in a program

2. In Novell Netware Operating System, NLM stands for
[A]Netware Loadable Modules
[B]Netware Link Modules
[C]Network Loadable Modules
[D]Network Link Modules

3. In which of the following types of multitasking, does the Operating System regain control, when an application stops running and crashes?
I. Co-operative multitasking.
II. Preemptive multitasking.
III. Virtual multitasking.
[A]Only (I) above
[B]Only (II) above
[C]Only (III) above
[D]Both (I) and (II) above

4. Which of the following focuses on how well a proposed information system supports the objectives of an organization and its strategic plan for information systems?
[A]Organizational feasibility
[B]Economic feasibility
[C]Technical feasibility
[D]Operational feasibility

5. Which of the following is/are the method(s) of file organization by which we can organize the data on storage devices in such a way that it corresponds closely to the manner in which we expect data to be accessed?
I. Sequential.
II. Direct.
III. Indexed.
[A]Only (I) above
[B]Only (II) above
[C]Both (I) and (II) above
[D]All (I), (II) and (III) above

6. Class(es) of data types supported by ANSI C is/are
I. User defined data types.
II. Empty data set.
III. Derived data types.
[A]Only (I) above
[B]Only (II) above
[C]Both (I) and (II) above
[D]All (I), (II) and (III) above

7. Which of the following statements in ‘C’ programming language tests the value of a given variable against a list of case values and when a match is found, a block of statements associated with that case is executed?

8. Which of the following are ready-made designs in a Presentation Graphics Software that include an overall layout, font and font-size choices, a color scheme and other design elements?

9. In which of the following generations of computers was VLSI technology developed?

10. Which of the following registers holds the address of next instruction to be executed?
[A]Memory address register
[B]Memory Buffer Register
[C]Program Control Register
[D]Accumulated Register

11. Which of the following storage devices has very slow access speed?
[A]Hard disk
[D]Backup tape

12. A kernel is a
[A]Spread sheet software
[B]Application software
[D]Memory resident program

13. Which of the following statements is/are true?
I. In cooperative multitasking, the user has to restart the computer when the application stops running and crashes.
II. In preemptive multitasking, the operating system regains control if an application stops running and crashes.
III. Multitasking operating systems enable a single user to work with two or more programs at once.
[A]Only (I) above
[B]Only (II) above
[C]Only (III) above
[D]All (I), (II) and (III) above

14. Information systems that process data generated out of business transactions like sales, purchases, payments, etc. are called
[A]Transaction Processing Systems
[B]Management Information Systems
[C]Decision Support Systems
[D]Executive Information Systems

15. Which stage of systems development cycle involves monitoring, evaluation, and modifying a system to make desirable or necessary improvements?
[A]Systems investigation
[B]Systems analysis
[C]Systems design
[D]Systems maintenance