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This part of operating system manages the essential peripherals, such as the keyboard, screen , disk
drives, and parallel and serial ports ____
(A) basic input/output system
(B) secondary input/output system
(C) peripheral input/output system
(D) marginal input/output system
(E) None of these

________ Viruses are often transmitted by a floppy disk left in the floppy drive
(A) Trojan horse
(B) Boot sector
(C) Script
(D) Logic bomb
(E) None of these

________ controls the way in which the computer system functions and provides a meAns : by
which users can interact with the computer
(A) The platform
(B) Application software
(C) Operating system
(D) The motherboard
(E) None of these

Servers are computers that provide resources to other computers connected to a ___________
(A) mainframe
(B) network
(C) supercomputer
(D) client
(E) None of these

What is the primary difference between a virus and a worm?
(A) A worm has the ability to self-propagate from an infected user’s computer to other computers
(B) A worm is usually written by a cracker: Script bunnies do not have the skills to develop a worm
program
(C) A virus is very harmful to the computers it infects : a worm is not a serious a problem
(D) Anti-virus software is effective in fighting viruses but not worms
(E) None of these

 ______ describe what is database fields.
(A) Structures
(B) Field markers
(C) Field definition
(D) Field names
(E) None of these

You must install a (n) ____________ on a network if you want to share a broadband Internet
connection.
(A) router
(B) modem
(C) node
(D) cable
(E) None of these

A goal of normalization is to __________
(A) minimize the number of relationships
(B) minimize the number of entities
(C) minimize the number of tables
(D) minimize the number of redundancy
(E) None of these

Granting an outside organization access to internet web pages is often implemented using a (n)
____
(A) extranet
(B) intranet
(C) internet
(D) hacker
(E) None of these

Which term identifies a specific computer on the web and the main page of the entire site
(A) URL
(B) Web site address
(C) Hyperlink
(D) Domain name
(E) None of these

The code that relational database management systems use to perform their database task is referred
to as …..
(A) QBE
(B) SQL
(C) OLAP
(D) Sequel Server
(E) None of these

Chip is a common nickname for a (n):
(A) transistor
(B) resistor
(C) integrated circuit
(D) semiconductor
(E) None of these

As a part of its commitment to the World Trade Organization (WTO) India has taken various steps to reform its financial sector. Which of the following is one major step in this direction?
(A) Huge budgetary provision for Bharat Nirman Yojana
(B) More and more foreign banks are allowed to open their branches in India
(C) Rebate in rate of personal income tax for Senior Citizen
(D) Introduction of Dividend Distribution Tax (DDT)
(E) None of these

As per the new guidelines issued by the National Housing Bank persons marginally above the poverty line can avail a one-time loan for housing and income generating activities. What is the limit of the total loan one can get for the same?
(A) Rs. 50,000
(B) Rs. 60,000
(C) Rs. 70,000
(D) Rs. 75,000
(E) Rs. 1,00,000

As per the Railway Budget 2007-08 what has been the Cash Profit of the Indian Railways for the year 2006-07?
(A) Around Rs. 10,000 crore
(B) Around Rs. 15,000 crore
(C) Around Rs. 20,000 crore
(D) Around Rs. 25,000 crore
(E) Around Rs. 30,000 crore

The G-8 Summit in June 2007 was organized in……
(A) Italy
(B) France
(C) Russia
(D) Britain
(E) Germany

Which of the following countries decided to give up its demand for duty cut on rubber so that India can also show some flexibility in the talks on ‘Free Trade Agreement’ with it?
(A) Thailand
(B) China
(C) Myanmar
(D) Philippines
(E) None of these

As per the provision of the Micro Finance Bill cleared by the Government of India in February 2007,which of the following organizations/agencies is authorized to regulate the Micro Finance Sector in India?
(A) State Bank of India
(B) SIDBI
(C) NABARD
(D) General Insurance Corporation of India
(E) None of these

The RBI has asked the banks not to grant loans to individuals for the purchase of which of the following ?
(A) Gold
(B) Agricultural land
(C) Two Wheelers in rural areas
(D) Kisan Vikas Patra
(E) All these

As per the reports in the financial news papers the RBI, w.e.f. February 2007, has decided to pay some interest on the ‘Cash reserve deposits’ kept with it by various banks. What will be the rate of interest on such deposits?
(A) 0.5%
(B) 0.75%
(C) 1%
(D) 1.25%
(E) None of these

BEML is a major Mini Ratna Company in India engaged in production of heavy machines and
defence equipments. What is the full name of the Company?
(A) Bihar Electronics and Melamines Ltd.
(B) Bharat Earth Movers Ltd.
(C) British Electronics and Metalics Ltd.
(D) Brick Kiln Engg. and Metals Ltd.
(E) None of these

 “Auto majors go aggressive on marketing, raise and spend” was a caption in a leading
newspaper some time back. Who amongst the following is not an Auto company?
(A) Hyundai
(B) General Motors
(C) Maruti
(D) Tata
(E) Tripex

Which of the following is the name of India’s Supersonic Cruise Missile which was test fired
successfully in recent past?
(A) Kiran
(B) SRE-1
(C) Rajat-36
(D) Brahmos
(E) None of these

Which of the following is one famous book written by Late Kamleshwar, a well known personality in the field of literature and T.V.?
(A) Kitne Pakistan
(B) Train to Pakistan
(C) Pakistan Cut to Size
(D) Post Office
(E) None of these

 ‘Global Warming’ is a major cause of concern these days all over the world. Which of the following efforts on the part of the people/governments can help all of us in reducing the effect of the same [(Pick up the correct statement(s)]?
1. Increasing energy efficiency standards.
2. Eliminating subsidies that encourage the use of coal and oil as subsidy makes them cheaper.
3. Eliminating thick forests as they absorb the sunlight and thus slow down the process of recirculation of fresh gases in the atmosphere.
(A) Only 1
(B) Only 2
(C) Only 3
(D) Both 1 and 2
(E) All 1, 2 and 3

With the take over of Corus Steel Company the Tata Corus has obtained which of the following positions in the production of steel in the world?
(A) 1st
(B) 2nd
(C) 3rd
(D) 4th
(E) 5th

Which of the following is the correct definition of ‘VISTA’ which was launched by the Microsoft a few months back?
(A) It is a new computer programme used for the analysis of data received from Space Centre/
Satellites
(B) It is a new operating system useful for personal computers
(C) It is the Brand Name of the new Computers launched specially for use in schools and adult
education centres in India
(D) It is a new software developed by Microsoft to be used for medical purposes
(E) None of these

The President of Russia Vladimir Putin was in India a few months back. During the visit India signed an agreement for sharing the data from one of Russias Satellite systems. What is the name of that Satellite?
(A) GLONASS
(B) PSLV-C7
(C) MATSAT
(D) ATLANTIS
(E) None of these

The Cauvery Tribunal gave its Final Award a few months back. Who amongst the following was not the member of the Tribunal?
(A) Mr. N. S. Rao
(B) Mr. Suresh Prabhu
(C) Mr. N. P. Singh
(D) Mr. Sudhir Narain
(E) All these

India in the beginning of the year 2007 renewed its 60 years old Friendship Treaty with Bhutan. Which of the following is one important clause of this treaty?
(A) India will supply 50,000 tonnes of sugar to Bhutan every year as Bhutan is not a sugar producing country
(B) Both the countries will prevent the use of their territories for activities harmful to each other.
(C) Bhutan will help India in getting a permanent seat in U.N. Security Council as India needs only one more vote to support its claim for the same
(D) India will help Bhutan in construction of three major Power Projects there
(E) India will allow Bhutan to make a canal to utilize Ganga water for irrigation purposes in  Bhutan

Which of the following countries has never won any World Cup Cricket Tournament in the past(Matches were played between 1975-2007)?
(A) Pakistan
(B) Australia
(C) India
(D) Sri Lanka
(E) South Africa

A goal of data mining includes which of the following?
(A) To explain some observed event or condition
(B) To confirm that data exists
(C) To analyze data for expected relationships
(D) To create a new data warehouse
(E) None of these

URL stands for ……..
(A) Universal Research List
(B) Universal Resource List
(C) Uniform Resource Locator
(D) Uniform Research Locator
(E) None of these

A database management system (DBMS) is a …………
(A) hardware system used to create , maintain and provide controlled access to a database
(B) hardware system used to create, maintain, and provide uncontrolled access to a database.
(C) software system used to create, maintain, and provide uncontrolled access to a database.
(D) software system used to create, maintain, and provide controlled access to a database.
(E) None of these

Which of the following is NOT a goal of transaction processing system?
(A) Capture , process and store transactions
(B) Produce a variety of documents related to routine business activities
(C) Reduce manual effort associated with processing business transactions
(D) Produce standard reports used for management decision making
(E) None of these

A Proxy server is used for which of the following?
(A) To provide security against unauthorized users
(B) To process client requests for web pages
(C) To process client requests for database access
(D) To provide TCP/IP
(E) None of these

When data changes in multiple lists and all lists are not updated, this causes:
(A) data redundancy
(B) information overload
(C) duplicate data
(D) data inconsistency
(E) None of these

_____________ are words that a programming language has set aside for its own use.
(A) Control worlds
(B) Reserved words
(C) Control structures
(D) Reserved keys
(E) None of these

Which of the following countries was adjudged as the fourth largest country in Asia to receive maximum Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in 2006?
(A) India
(B) China
(C) Nepal
(D) South Korea
(E) None of these

Mr. Fali Homi Major has taken over as the new—
(A) Chief of Air Staff
(B) Chief of Indian Army
(C) Chief of Research & Analysis Wing (RAW)
(D) Governor of Nagaland
(E) None of these

Mr. Paul Wolfowitz who decided to leave his post was working as the—
(A) Secretary General of UNO
(B) Head of the World Trade Organization
(C) Head of the World Bank
(D) Governor of Nagaland
(E) None of these

Which of the following banks is appointed as the Bank who will refund Income Tax to Tax Payers?
(A) AXIS Bank
(B) Punjab National Bank
(C) ICICI Bank
(D) State Bank of India
(E) None of these

Which of the following statement is not correct in relation to the Union Budget 2007-08?
(A) Tax on dividend distributed by companies hiked from 12•5% to 15%
(B) Banking cash transaction Tax exemption limit increased from Rs. 25,000 to 50,000
(C) Rs. 2500 crore allocated for National Scholarship Scheme for students of Class IX to XII
(D) Education Cess on all taxes increased from 2% to 3%
(E) Budget created special funds to boost the production of Rubber, Coffee and Spices

Ankara the capital of Turkey was in news as……
(A) a suicide bombing took place there, killing several people
(B) the World Water Summit took place there
(C) the next European Summit will take place there in which Turkey will formally be inducted as the member of the E.U.
(D) the Olympic games–2014 will be organized there
(E) None of these

The United Nations Nuclear Inspectors recently visited Iran to find out the progress made by Iran in order to follow the deadline to stop enrichment of uranium by the same. Which of the following is the report of the Group of Inspectors?
(A) Iran has completely stopped enrichment of uranium
(B) Iran has failed to observed the deadline imposed by the UNO
(C) Iran has stopped enrichment of Uranium but is not ready to destroy the nuclear weapons produced earlier
(D) Iran did not allow Inspectors to visit its facilities and also refused to put any ban on the enrichment programme
(E) None of these

Ms. Asha Rose Migiro who has taken over as the Deputy Secretary General of the UNO, is a citizen of which of the following countries?
(A) South Africa
(B) Tanzania
(C) India
(D) Trinidad
(E) None of these

The 12th ASEAN Summit was organized in 2007 in Cebu. Cebu is in which of the following
countries ?
(A) Philippines
(B) China
(C) Nepal
(D) North Korea
(E) Thailand

The Prime Minister of India launched Auto Mission Plan (AMP) in the beginning of the year 2007.The plan is expected to transform India into a global automobile player in the next—
(A) ten years
(B) twelve years
(C) fifteen years
(D) twenty years
(E) five years

As per the targets set for 11th plan period the dropout rate of children from elementary school should be brought to which of the following levels by 2011-12?
(A) 10%
(B) 15%
(C) 20%
(D) 25%
(E) 30%

Digambar Kamat is the 19th Chief Minister of—
(A) Goa
(B) Karnataka
(C) Maharashtra
(D) Chhattisgarh
(E) None of these

Which of the following statements about Afro-Asia Cup 2007 is true?
1. Africa XI won the tourna-ment
2. Asia XI won the tournament
3. All the three matches played under the tournament were declared draw, Hence no team won the trophy
4. Africa won the first match and declared winner
(A) Only 1
(B) Only 2
(C) Only 3
(D) Only 4
(E) None of these

Who amongst the following is the author of the book ‘Gandhi–A Spiritual Journey’?
(A) Mark Tully
(B) Ramchandra Gandhi
(C) K. N. Raj
(D) M. S. Swaminathan
(E) M. V. Kamath

Samresh Jung became the first Indian to bag on Olympic quota in which of the following events?
(A) Swimming
(B) Pistol shooting
(C) 100 mtrs. Race
(D) High jump
(E) Long jump

Who amongst the following is allowed recently to have 49 per cent stake in HPCL Refinery?
(A) Tata
(B) Mukesh Ambani
(C) Kumarmangalam Birla
(D) L. N. Mittal
(E) None of these

Which of the following is observed as the ‘World Refugees Day’ by the UNO?
(A) June 26th
(B) July 26th
(C) July 20th
(D) June 20th
(E) August 20th

The purpose of the primary key in a database is to:
(A) unlock the database
(B) provide a map of the data
(C) uniquely identify a record
(D) establish constraints on database operations.
(E) None of these

A _________ contains specific rules and words that express the logical steps of an algorithm.
(A) programming language
(B) syntax
(C) programming structure
(D) logic chart
(E) None of these

The design of the network is called the network:
(A) architecture
(B) server
(C) transmission
(D) type
(E) None of these

The most frequently used instructions of a computer program are likely to be fetched from:
(A) the hard disk
(B) cache memory
(C) RAM
(D) registers
(E) None of these

The ____________ contains data descriptions and defines the name, data type, and length of each
field in the database.
(A) data dictionary
(B) data table
(C) data record
(D) data field
(E) None of these

Personal logs or journal entries posted on the Web are known as:
(A) listservs
(B) Webcasts
(C) blogs
(D) subject directories
(E) None of these

A(n) _______ uses pictures (called icons) and menus displayed on the screen to send commands to
the computer system.
(A) command – based user interface
(B) GUI
(C) system utility
(D) API
(E) None of these

The _____ manual tells you how to use a software program.
(A) documentation
(B) programming
(C) technical
(D) user
(E) None of these

Which of the following is NOT a type of broadband Internet connection?
(A) Cable
(B) DSL
(C) Dial-up
(D) Satellite
(E) None of these

Software, such as viruses, worms and Trojan horses, that has a malicious intent, is known as:
(A) spyware
(B) adware
(C) spam
(D) malware
(E) None of these

Making a field ______ meAns : that it cannot be left blank.
(A) numeric
(B) required
(C) calculated
(D) validated
(E) None of these

_________ is the process of finding errors in software code.
(A) Debugging
(B) Compiling
(C) Testing
(D) Running
(E) None pf these

____________ are viruses that are triggered by the passage of time or on a certain date.
(A) Boot-sector viruses
(B) Macro viruses
(C) Time bombs
(D) Worms
(E) None of these

Linux is a (n) ____________ operating system.
(A) open-source
(B) Microsoft
(C) Windows
(D) Mac
(E) None of these

What is a backup?
(A) Restoring the information backup
(B) An exact copy of a system’s information
(C) The ability to get a system up and running in the event of a system crash or failure
(D) All of these
(E) None of these


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