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Coursework – Computer Applications -Sample Question paper with answers

Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Which of the following is internal memory?
    a. Disks
    b. Pen Drives
    c. RAM
    d. CDs
    Answer : c. RAM
  2. Which operation is not performed by computer
    a. Inputting
    b. Processing
    c. Controlling
    d. Understanding
    Answer : c. Controlling
  3. The word length of a computer is measured in?
    a. Bytes
    b. Millimeters
    c. Meters
    d. Bit
    Answer : d. Bit
  4. The word length of a computer is measured in?
    a. Bytes
    b. Millimeters
    c. Meters
    d. Bit
    Answer : d. Bit
  5. Which of the following computer language is used for artificial intelligences?
    a. FORTAN
    b. PROLOG
    c. COBOL
    d. None of the above
    Answer :b. PROLOG
  6. is a collection of inter-related files in computer-
    a. Database
    b. Field
    c. Record
    d. None of the above
    Answer : a. Database
  7. A computer program that converts assembly language to machine language is
    a. Assembler
    b. Complier
    c. Comparator
    d. All of the above
    Answer : a. Assembler
  8. The time required for the fetching and execution of one simple machine instruction is
    a. CPU cycle
    b. Delay time
    c. Real time
    d. None of the above
    Answer : a. CPU cycle
  9. Which of the following language is more suited to a structured program?
    a. PASCAL
    b. BASIC
    c. PL/1
    d. None of the above
    Answer : a. PASCAL
  10. Any type of storage that is used for holding information between steps in its processing is
    a. Intermediate storage
    b. CPU
    c. Primary storage
    d. None of the above
    Answer : c. Primary storage
  11. UPC stands for-
    a. Unit Product Code
    b. Universal Product Code
    c. Unit Product Unit
    d. Universal Product Centre
    Answer : b. Universal Product Code
  12. Which is not a basic function ofcomputer-
    a. Copytext
    b. Access input
    c. Processdata
    d. Store data
    Answer : a. Copy text
  13. A common boundary between two systems is called
    a. Interdiction
    b. Interface
    c. Surface
    d. All of the above
    Answer : b. Interface
  14. The examination and changing of simple bits or small groups of his within a word is called
    a. Bit manipulation
    b. Bit
    c. Byte
    d. All of the above
    Answer : a. Bit Manipulation
  15. MAN refers to-
    a. Metropolitan Area Network
    b. Mahanagar Area Network
    c. Multi Area Network
    d. None of the above
    Answer : a. Metropolitan Area Network
  16. The symbol used in an assembly language are
    a. Code
    b. Memories
    c. Both
    d. None
    Answer : d. None
  17. Which device of computer operations dispenses with the use of the keyboard?
    a. Mouse
    b. Touch
    c. Joystick
    d. Light pen
    Answer : a. Mouse
  18. Any storage device added to a computer beyond the immediately usable main storage is known as
    a. Backingstore
    b. Floppy disc
    c. Hard disc
    d. Punched card
    Answer : a. Backing store
  19. Which application is used to prepare a presentation-
    a. Powerpoint
    b. Internet explorer
    c. Photoshop
    d. None of the above
    Answer : a. Power point
  20. Which technology is used in Compact disks?
    a. Mechanical
    b. Electrical
    c. Electro Magnetic
    d. Laser
    Answer : d. Laser
Essay Type Questions
  1. How are computers used in Research?
    Computer can be effectively used in all phases of the research, some of the uses are mentioned below:
    • Conceptualization: It helps in searching the existing literature and bibliographic references through the internet. It saves a lot of time where the researcher needs not to visit libraries and waste his time.
    • Design phase: It helps in deciding the population sample, design questionnaire, rolling out the survey, data collection. There are multiple softwares to calculate the sample size, pilot study.
    • Empirical Phase: Data analysis is much easier; for example percentage analysis of thousands of respondents is done in minutes with high accuracy.
    • Report: It helps in designing the report in pdf or word format. Converting results into a report that can be stored or published on the website.
  2. What is a computer virus?
    As defined by Malware bytes Labs, a computer virus is “malware attached to another program (such as a document), which can replicate and spread after an initial execution on a target system where human interaction is required. Many viruses are harmful and can destroy data, slow down system resources, and log keystrokes.”
  3. Explain the terms:
    • Internet: The Internet is a global network of billions of computers and other electronic devices. With the Internet, it’s possible to access almost any information, communicate with anyone else in the world, and do much more. You can do all of this by connecting a computer to the Internet, which is also called going online.
    • Laser printer: A laser printer is a printer that uses a focused beam or light to transfer text and images onto paper. The result is a clean copy of the image written on the paper Because laser printers do not use ink, they have less image smearing problems than inkjet printers and are able to print pages faster.
      • MS Word Microsoft Word or MS-WORD (often called Word) is a graphical word processing program that users can type with. It is made by the computer company Microsoft. Its purpose is to allow users to type and save documents. Similar to other word processors, it has helpful tools to make documents.
      • MS excel: Microsoft Excel is a spreadsheet developed by Microsoft for Windows, macOS, Android and iOS. It features calculation, graphing tools, pivot tables, and a macro programming language called Visual Basic for Application

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