March 09, 2017

#Computer_Awareness Questions asked in IBPS PO & RRB Clerk Mains 2016

1.     Which among the following is not a mobile Operating System?
(a) Bada                      
(b) Safari   
(c) Symbian
(d) MeeGo                   
(e) WebOS
2.     Which among the following key can be used as a shortcut to rename a folder in Microsoft Windows 8 and higher versions?
(a) F2                          
(b) F4                           
(c) F6
(d) F9                           
(e) F11
3.     AT&T designed its first commercial modem, specifically for converting digital computer data to analog signals for transmission across its long distance network. What is the name of the modem?
(a) Telex                     
(b) Memex  
(c) CompuServe
(d) Bell 103 dataset  
(e) Dataphone
4.     Integrated Chips or IC’s were started to be in use from which generation of Computers?
(a) 1st Generation     
(b) 2nd Generation
(c) 3rd Generation 
(d) 4th Generation    
(e) 5th Generation
5.     In Computer programming there is set of subroutine definitions, protocols, and tools for building software and applications. Which among the following is a term for sets of requirements that govern how one application can talk to another?
(a) UPS                        
(b) API                       
(c) CGI
(d) J2EE                      
(e) OLE
6.     BSoDs can be caused by poorly written device drivers or malfunctioning hardware, such as faulty memory, power supply issues, overheating of components, or hardware running beyond its specification limits. Which color screen is displayed when encountered a BSOD Error?
(a) Red                        
(b) Grey                       
(c) Black
(d) Blue                     
(e) Green
7.     Which among the following is the smallest unit in an image in a computer screen?
(a) Unit                        
(b) Pixel     
(c) Array
(d) Resolution           
(e) Clip
8.     Microsoft Word is a word processor developed by Microsoft. In MS Word Spelling Check is a feature available in which tab?
(a) File                        
(b) Home    
(c) Insert
(d) Review                
(e) References
9.     There is a network that can connect networks ranging from small location or area to a bigger range including public packet network and large corporate networks. That network's enterprise allows users to share access to applications, services and other centrally located resources. Its ability for a huge geographical access has transformed networking. Which among the following is that network?
(a) SAN                        
(b) CAN                       
(c) LAN
(d) WAN                    
(e) MAN
10. Which among the following is not an Object Oriented Programming Language?
(a) Python                  
(b) PASCAL
(c) Java
(d) C++                        
(e) Ruby
11. Which cloud is a cloud computing environment that uses a mix of on-premises, private cloud and third-party, public cloud services with orchestration between the two platforms and it is particularly valuable for dynamic or highly changeable workloads?
(a) Dynamic Cloud   
(b) Advance Cloud
(c) Hybrid Cloud     
(d) Sharing Cloud
(e) Combined Cloud
12. If you are allowing a person on the network based on the credentials to maintain the security of your network, then this act refers to the process of ______.
(a) Authentication 
(b) Automation          
(c) Firewall
(d) Encryption           
(e) Decryption
13. The use of combination of 1’s and 0’s is feature of which of the following type of Computer Language?
(a) High Level Language         
(b) PASCAL
(c) Machine Language          
(d) C
(e) COBOL
14. Which among the following is a recently debated principle that Internet service providers and governments regulating the Internet should treat all data on the Internet the same, not discriminating or charging differentially by user, content, website, platform, application, type of attached equipment, or mode of communication?
(a) Comcast                
(b) Net Neutrality  
(c) Oblique-net          
(d) Net Fraternity     
(e) Fair Web
15. Which among the following is an important circuitry in a computer system that directs the operation of the processor?
(a) Memory                
(b) Address Bus        
(c) Accumulator        
(d) ALU                        
(e) Control Unit
16. MS Word is a text or document editing application program that comes in the package of MS Office Suite. Which among the given options is not related with MS Word?
(a) Page Layout         
(b) Antivirus            
(c) Mailings
(d) Format Painter   
(e) SmartArt
17. Which among the following is another name for a group of 4 bits?
(a) Nibble                  
(b) Byte                       
(c) Kilo Byte
(d) Mega Byte            
(e) Peta Byte
18. Which among the given options is IBM’s Supercomputer?
(a) Tihane-2               
(b) SunwayTaihu Light
(c) Watson                
(d) Shasra-T
(e) Brain
19. Which is a feature included in Microsoft PowerPoint software that allows the user to see all the slides in a presentation at one time?
(a) Slide Sorter       
(b) Slide Master
(c) Handout Master  
(d) Slide Header        
(e) Reading View
20.  Which among the given options does not have flash memory?
(a) Pen Drive             
(b) Hard Disk            
(c) Car Radio
(d) Memory Cards    
(e) Memory Stick
21. Which of the following is not valid version of MS Office?
(a) Office 2010          
(b) Office Vista        
(c) Office 2007
(d) Office 2016          
(e) None of the above
22. Chief component of first generation computer was ____________.
(a) Transistors          
(b) Vacuum Tubes and Valves
(c) Integrated Circuits
(d) VLSI                       
(e) ULSI
23. Which among the following is the largest space?
(a) Kilobyte                
(b) Petabyte             
(c) Terabyte
(d) Gigabyte               
(e) Megabyte
24. Communication between walkie-talkies involves which of the following types of transmission?
(a) Simplex                 
(b) Full –Duplex        
(c) Half-Duplex
(d) Online                   
(e) None of these
25. The process of replacing Windows 8 with Windows 8.1 is called ________.
(a) Upgrading             
(b) Updating            
(c) Installing
(d) Downgrading       
(e) Replacement
26. Example of telecommunication device is a ________ .
(a) modem                
(b) printer
(c) keyboard
(d) scanner                
(e) mouse
27. Which among the following is the reboot where the power to the system is physically turned off and back on again, causing an initial boot of the machine?
(a) Toggle                   
(b) Cold booting     
(c) Warm booting    
(d) Logging off          
(e) None of these
28. Which of the following option may be used to change page-size and margins?
(a) Page Layout      
(b) View      
(c) Home
(d) Data                       
(e) Review
29. What is a Firewall in Computer Network?
(a) The physical boundary of Network
(b) An operating System of Computer Network
(c) A system designed to prevent unauthorized access
(d) A web browsing Software
(e) None of these
30. Which one of the following is an added set of one or more attributes taken collectively to uniquely identify a record?
(a) Alternate key      
(b) Sub key
(c) Super key
(d) Foreign key                         
(e) None of these
31. Bluetooth is an example of which of the following networks?
(a) Personal area network 
(b) Local area network
(b) Virtual private network   
(d) None of the above
(e) Wireless fidelity
32. What is the new default font used in MS Word document?
(a) Times New Roman                            
(b) Arial
(c) Algerian                
(d) Preeti     
(e) Calibri
33. Which is not an object oriented Programming language-?
(a) JAVA                      
(c) C++                         
(b) Python
(d) FORTRAN           
(e) Ruby
34. Who among the following sent the first electronic mail?
(a) Ray Tomlinson
        (b) Charles Babbage
(e) J.Presper Eckert 
(d) John W Mauchly
(e) Ana Lovelace
35. What are programs such as Microsoft Edge that serve as navigable windows into the Web called as?
(a) Hypertext             
(b) Web browsers
(c) Internet                 
(d) Networks             
(e) Windows Navigator
36. Which among the following is a self-contained step-by-step set of operations to be performed?
(a) System Software                 
(b) Algorithm
(c) Network topology              
(d) Application software
(e) Utility software
37. What is Remote Desktop Connection?
(a) It was known as Terminal Services in Windows Server 2008 and earlier, it is one of the components of Microsoft Windows.
(b) a technology that allows you to carry your computer in remote areas.
(c) a technology that allows you to sit at the client computer and connect to the host remote computer in a different location
(d) both (a) and (c)
(e) All of the above
38. When you save a Microsoft Access project, what file format do you use?
(a) .adp                      
(b) .Xml                       
(c) .gif                          
(d) .doc                        
(e) .pptx
39. What is the function of control unit?
(a) Providing resources to another node on a network
(b) Performing complex task of logical and arithmetic functions
(c) Memory usage
(d) Directing the operation of the other units by providing timing and control signals.
(e) Displaying output to the end-user
40. Which memory is non-volatile and may be written only once?
(a) RAM                      
(b) EPROM 
(c) EEPROM
(d) PROM                  
(e) None of the above

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March 08, 2017

Daily GK Update 07th March, 2017


1. PM Narendra Modi to release Special Commemorative Postage Stamp

i. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will release commemorative Postage Stamp on 100th Anniversary of the Yogoda Satsang Society of India at a function in New Delhi .
ii. Yogoda Satsanga Society is a non-profit religious organization founded by Paramahansa Yogananda in 1917. Yogoda Satsanga Society of India (YSS) will celebrate its 100 years journey on 10th March 2017.

2. PM Narendra Modi to dedicate to nation Petrochemicals Complex

i. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will dedicate to the nation a Petrochemical Complex of ONGC Petro Additions Limited at Dahej, Gujrat.
ii. During his two-day visit to Gujarat, he will also dedicate a four-lane bridge over the Narmada at Bharuch on NH-8. The 1.4-kilometre 'extradosed' cable-stayed bridge is reportedly the longest in the country.
iii. The Prime Minister will also lay the foundation stone of Bharuch Bus Port.

3. Cabinet approval to MoU on energy efficiency between India-UAE

i. The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, gave ex-post facto approval to the MoU between India's National Productivity Council (NPC) and UAE's Al Etihad Energy Services for various services in the field of energy management and conservation.
ii. Under the MoU, the NPC, an autonomous body of the Commerce and Industry Ministry's Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion will provide energy assessment services, training and certification of energy auditors and demand side management.

4. Cabinet approves MoU with UN Women

i. The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, approved the signing of an agreement between India and UN Women to strengthen gender equality in governance institutions.
ii. The MoU between India and the United Nations Entity of Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) seeks to provide technical support to the Ministry of Panchayati Raj to improve the opportunities for gender equality through legislation, policies and programs in ministry's institutions.
iii. Activities under this MoU will be implemented at the district and sub-district level in six states - Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Odisha, Karnataka, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh.

5. Cabinet approves India-Portugal MoU on renewable energy

i. The Indian cabinet gave post facto approval to the memorandum of understanding (MoU) on renewable energy between India and Portugal.
ii. The MoU was signed on January 6, 2017. The MoU aims to promote bilateral technical cooperation on new and renewable issues.
iii. The MoU envisages constitution of a Joint Working Group which can co-opt other members from Scientific Institutions, Research Centres and Universities.

6. Ola signs MoU with Government of Madhya Pradesh

i. Taxi aggregator Ola has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Madhya Pradesh State Skill Development Mission (MPSSDM) and Directorate of Skill Development.
ii. In line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Skill India initiative, the MOU is focused towards training, skill development and empowerment of 25,000 driver partners in the next two years.The aim of MoU is nurturing micro-entrepreneurship and skilling 50 lakh drivers by 2020.

7. National Conference on Jal Kranti Abhiyan to be held

i. Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti will inaugurate a national conference on Jal Kranti Abhiyan in New Delhi .
ii. About 700 participants representing various stakeholder groups such as farmers, panchayat members, NGOs and students will attend the day-long conference.
iii. Ministry of Water Resources and River Development had launched Jal Kranti Abhiyan on June, 2015 to consolidate water conservation and management in the country through a holistic and integrated approach involving all stakeholders.

8. Indo-Oman joint military exercise 'Al-Nagah-II' begins

i. In an effort to build bilateral military-to-military relations and skills, a 14-day joint defense exercise 'Al-Nagah-II' between the armies of India and Oman begun in Himachal Pradesh.'
ii. Indo-Oman Joint Army Exercise- AL NAGAH-II 2017' was started on 6th march and will end on 19th March in the Dhauladhar Ranges at Bakloh in Himachal Pradesh.

9. Tribal festival 'Bhagoria' begins in MP

i. Bhagoria Festival, also known as Bhagoria Haat Festival, celebrated by the tribal people of the Indian state Madhya Pradesh begun on March 6, 2017 in Jhabua district.
ii. The festival which has been organized at 34 places in the state is celebrated in the month of March before the Holi Festival by the local tribes called Bhils and Bhilalas.
iii. The week-long festival is organized at different Bhagoria haats (local markets) in the form of Svayamvara or Marriage Ceremony located in Jhabua, Alirajpur, Dhar, Khargone and Barwani districts in western Madhya Pradesh.

10. Finance Minister gives in-principle nod to ESOPs by PSU banks

i. The Union Finance Ministry has given its in-principle nod to allow Public Sector Banks (PSUs) to offer stock options to their employees from 2017-18.
ii. However, the Employee Stock Option Plans (ESOPs) can only be given by those banks which have earned a substantial profit as well as made a remarkable improvement in managing NPAs.
iii. The proposal of ESOP by the Banks Board Bureau (BBB) will help to motivate employees to work towards strengthening the financial status of their banks and hence increase its share value.

11. HDFC Bank launched chatbot Eva for customer services

i. Mumbai-headquartered HDFC Bank has launched India’s first artificial intelligence based banking chatbot Electronic Virtual Assistant (EVA) for customer services .
ii. Eva is India's first AI-based banking chatbot and can answer millions of customer queries across multiple channels instantly. It can assimilate knowledge from thousands of sources and provide answers in simple language in less than 0.4 seconds.

12. Canara Bank bags medals at PR Council's communication conclave

i. Public sector Canara Bank has won a number of medals in the Collateral Awards Category at the 11th Global Communication Conclave held in Bengaluru by the Public Relations Council of India (PRCI).
ii. The bank won a gold medal for a radio jingle and silver medals for Corporate Film and Brochure (CSR).
iii. It won bronze medals for its in-house magazine (regional language), corporate advertisement – print, table calendar - 2017 and Big Diary 2017.

13. M P Veerendra Kumar presented Moortidevi award

i. Eminent Malayalam author and journalist M P Veerendra Kumar presented the 30th Moortidevi award by Bharatiya Jnanpith organization.
ii. Mr. Kumar was chosen for the prestigious award for his Malayalam travelogue 'Hymavathabhoovil', which dwells upon ancient trails of Indian culture, myth, literature, and people strewn in the plains, valleys, and mountains of India.
iii. The award was presented by Jnanpith laureate M T Vasudevan Nair at a function at the Tagore Centenary, Calicut, Kerala.

14. Dr K Srinath Reddy appointed as adviser to the Odisha Govt

i. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced appointment of Prof Dr K Srinath Reddy as the adviser to the Odisha government.
ii. Prof Dr K Srinath Reddy will advise the state government on proper implementation and smooth delivery of the ongoing health service programs so as to better the indicators.
iii. Reddy, a Padma Bhushan awardee, was the former head of the Department of Cardiology at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi.

15. Govt nod for strategic sale of 3 SAIL plants

i. The Central government has approved outright sale of state-owned SAIL’s three special steel units – Alloy Steels Plant (ASP), Salem Steel Plant (SSP) and Visvesvaraya Iron and Steel Plant (VISP).
ii. ASP is located at Durgapur in West Bengal spread over around 467.22 hectares.
iii. SSP in Tamil Nadu can produce stainless steel in the form of coils and sheets with an installed capacity of 70,000 tonnes a year.
iv. VISP is located in Bhadravati, Karnataka has an installed capacity of 2.16 lakh tonnes of hot metal and 98,280 tonnes of alloy and special steels.

16. Vaikom Vijayalakshmi becomes first to play Gayathri veena for record five hours

i. Kerala’s playback singer Vaikom Vijayalakshmi created a new world record by playing the maximum number of songs in the shortest time (5 hrs) on Gayathri veena during a program in Kochi.
ii. She played a total of 69 songs including various classical and filmy songs on the Gayathri veena became the first person to achieve the feat in the world.

17. Rabi Ray, former Lok Sabha Speaker, passes away

i. Eminent socialist leader, former Union Minister and former Speaker of Lok Sabha Rabi Ray passed away after a prolonged illness. He was 91.
ii. He was first elected to the Lok Sabha in 1967, from the Puri parliamentary constituency, and was the leader of the Samyukta Socialist Party in the Lok Sabha.

18. 2017-Mexico Open

i. Unseeded American Sam Querrey has won the ATP Mexico Open hardcourt tennis tournament.In the final at Acapulco in Mexico, Querrey stunned second-seeded Rafael Nadal in straight sets 6-3, 7-6
ii. Men’s singles: Sam Querrey (United States) defeats Rafael Nadal (Spain)
iii. Women’s singles: Lesia Tsurenko (Ukraine) defeats Kristina Mladenovic (France)
iv. Men’s Doubles: Jamie Murray (Brazil) /  Bruno Soares (United Kingdom) defeats John Isner (Spain) /  Feliciano López (United States)
v. Women’s Doubles: Darija Jurak (Croatia) / Anastasia Rodionova (Australia)  defeats Verónica Cepede Royg (Paraguay) / Mariana Duque Mariño (Colombia)

19. OPPO wins Indian cricket team sponsorship rights for five years

i. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has announced that mobile manufacturing company Oppo Mobiles India Private Limited will be the new team sponsor of the Indian cricket team from April 1, 2017 for a period of five years.
ii. It has replaced Star India.

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