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Computer Information System

1. A program that can copy itself and infect a computer


without the permission or knowledge of the owner is
called what?
A. Floppy B. Virus C. WORM D. Byte Code
2. Which of these is a correct format of IP address?
A. 192.168.1.1
B. 192.168.111.1111
C. 192.168.900.1
D. 192.900.168.1
3. Which was the first web browser?
A. WorldWideWeb
B. Netscape Navigator
C. Internet Explorer
D. Safari
4. It is a small piece of text stored on a user's computer
by a web browser for maintaining the state. What we are
talking about?
A. Application B. Session
C. Cookie
D. QueryString
5. Which of these is a correct format of Email address?
A. contact.website.info B. contactwebsite.info
C. contact@website.info D. contact@website@info
6. Which of the following is not a Relational database?
A. Oracle B. AJAX C. MySQL D. SQL Server
7. Which company is nicknamed "Big Blue"?
A. TCS B. IBM C. Microsoft D. Satyam
8. WAV file format is associated with what type of files?
A. Video B. Sound C. Image D. Word Document
9. What is a Compiler?
A. Application software B. Process
C. System Software
D. Utility Software
10. Machine language is also known as
A. Low level language B. Assembly language
C. High level language D. Source code
11. Which company acquired Sun Microsystems on
January 27, 2010?
A. Apple Inc.
B. Microsoft
C. Oracle Corporation
D. IBM
12. Which was the first ever web server software?
A. GWS B. IIS 5.0 C. CERN httpd D. nginx
13. What does BCC means in EMail?
A. Black Carbon Copy
B. Blind Carbon Copy
C. Business Computer Center D. Business Computer Card
14. Who is known as the father of the Java programming
language?
A. Bill Board
B. James Gosling
C. Jame Smith D. Sabeer Bhatia
15. In computers, a collection of row data is known as
A. Information B. Output
C. Data D. Query
16. Who Owns the Internet?
A. Internet Engineering Task Force
B. ICANN
C. Internet Architecture Board
D. No one owns it
17. What is the shortcut key of printing a document for
computer having windows?
A. Ctrl + P
B. Shift + P
C. Alt + P
D. Shift + PP

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18. It is defined as the period of time that a unique user


interacts with a Web application. What we are talking about
A. Application B. Session C. Cookie D. QueryString
19. The way of manipulating data into information is called
A. Storing B. Processing C. Deletion D. Organizing
20. In windows computers, MPEG extension refers to what
kind of file?
A. Sytem file B. MultiMedia File C.Video file D.Image file
21. Which of these is the first web-based e-mail service?
A. GMail B. Yahoo Mail C. Hotmail D. Rediff Mail
22. The Specially designed computers to perform very
complex calculations extremely rapidly are called as
A. Laptops
B. Mainframe Computers
C. Mini Computers
D. Super Computers
23. How many layers are described in networking?
A. 5
B. 6
C. 7
D. 8
24. Which of the following is not a web server?
A. Apache B. IIS C. Jigsaw D. Zaob
25. What was the first general-purpose electronic computer?
A. IBM 405 B. Zuse Z3 C. ENIAC D. CSIRAC
26. The major goal of requirement determination phase of
information system development is
a) determine whether information is needed by an
organization b) determine what information is needed by an
organization c) determine how information needed by an
organization can be provided d) determine when information
is to be given
27. Information requirements of an organization can be
determined by
a) interviewing managers and users and arriving at the
requirements based on consensus
b) finding out what
similar organizations do
c) telling organization what
they need based on your experience
d)
sending
a
questionnaire to all employees of the organization
28. It is necessary to prioritize information requirements of
an organization at the requirements determination phase as
a) it is always good to prioritize
b) there are conflicting
demands from users
c) there are constraints on budgets,
available time, human resource and requirement
d) all good organization do it
29. Requirement specification is carried out
a) after requirements are determined b) before requirements
are determined
c) simultaneously with requirements
determination d) independent of requirements determination
30. The role of a system analyst drawing up a requirements
specification is similar to
a) architect designing a building b) a structural engineer
designing a building c) a contractor constructing a building
d) the workers who construct a building
31. It is necessary to consult the following while drawing
up requirement specification

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a) only top managers


b) only top and middle
management
c) only top, middle and operational managers
d) top, middle and operational managers and also all who
will use the system
32. A feasibility study is carried out
a) after final requirements specifications are drawn up
b) during the period when requirements specifications are
drawn up c) before the final requirements specifications
are drawn up
d) at any time
33. The main objective of feasibility study is
a) to assess whether it is possible to meet the requirements
specifications b) to assess if it is possible to meet the
requirements specified subject to constraints of budget,
human resource and hardware
c) to assist the
management in implementing the desired system
d) to
remove bottlenecks in implementing the desired system
34. It is necessary to carry out a feasibility study as
a) top management can not ensure that a project is feasible
before calling a system analyst b) top management is not
sure what they want from the system c) even though top
management is in favor of the system, technology may not
be mature for implementation d) all organizations do it
35. Feasibility study is carried out by
a) managers of the organization
b) system analyst in
consultation with managers of the organization c) users
of the proposed system
d) systems designers in
consultation with the prospective users of the system
36. Initial requirements specification is
a) not changed till the end of the project
b)continuously changed during project implementation
c) only a rough indication of the requirement
d) changed and finalized after feasibility study
37. Final specifications are drawn up by
a) system analyst in consultation with the management of
the organization
b) the managers of user organization
c) system analyst in consultation with programmers
d) system designers along with users
38. The main goal of arriving at a final specification is
a) to tell the organizations managers how the system will
function b) to tell the organizations managers what the
proposed system will achieve in a language understood by
them c) to compute the cost of implementing the system
d) to assist in designing the system
39 .The final specifications are arrived at
a) after feasibility study
b) during feasibility study
c) just before implementation phase
d) when the system is being designed
40. System approval criteria are specified
a) when the final specifications are drawn up

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b) during feasibility study


c) during the requirements
specifications stage d) during system study stage
41. System test plan is specified
a) when the final specifications are drawn up
b) during feasibility study
c) during the requirements
specifications stage d)during system study stage
42. Hardware study is required
a) to find out cost of computer system needed
b) to determine the type of computer system and software
tools needed to meet the final system specification
c) to make sure that the system does not become obsolete
d) to find how to implement the system
43. Hardware study is carried out
a) after the final system is specified b) at the requirements
specification stage
c) before the requirements are specified
d) whenever management decides it is necessary
44. System design is carried out
a) as soon as system requirements are determined
b) whenever a system analyst feels it is urgent
c) after final system specifications are approved by the org.
d) whenever the user management feels it should be done
45. The primary objective of system design is to
a) design the programs, databases and test plan
b) design only user interfaces c) implement the system
d) find out how the system will perform
46. The primary objective of system implementation is
i) to build a system prototype
ii) to train users to operate the system
iii) to implement designed system using computers
iv) write programs, create databases and test with live data
a) i, iii
b) i, ii, iii
c) ii ,iii
d) ii, iv
47. During system implementation the following are done
i) programs are written and tested with operational data
ii) user documentation is created and users trained
iii) programmers are recruited and trained
iv) the system is tested with operational data
a) i and iii b) ii and iii c) ii and iv d) i, ii & iv
48. System evaluation is carried out
a) after the system has been operational for a reasonable time
b) during system implementation
c) whenever managers of user organization want it
d) whenever operational staff want it
49. The main objective of system evaluation is
a) to see whether the system met specification
b) to improve the system based on operational experience for
a period
c) to remove bugs in the programs
d) to asses the efficiency of the system
50. Systems are modified whenever
a) users requirements change
b) new computers are introduced in the market
c) new software tools become available in the market

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d) other similar organization modify these system


51. The main objective of system modification is
a) to use the latest software tools
b) to meet the users
new/changed needs
c) to use the latest hardware
d) to have the most modern system
52. To easily modify the existing system it is necessary to
a) use good software tools
b) use the best hardware available
c) design the system which can be changed at low cost
d) keep the programming team happy
53. It is necessary to design an information system to
easily accommodate change, because
a) new computers are introduced every year
b) new computer languages become popular every year
c) organizations requirements change over a period of
time d) systems need continuous debugging
54. Changing an operational information system is
a) impossible
b) expensive and done selectively
c) never required
d) usually done
55. System analysts have to interact with
i) managers of organizations ii) users in the organization
iii) programming team iv) data entry operator
a) iii and iv b) i, ii and iii c) ii, iii and iv d) ii and iii
56. The primary responsibility of a systems analyst is to
a) specify an information system which meets the
requirements of an organization
b)
write
programs to meet specifications c) maintain the system
d) meet managers of the organization regularly
57. The responsibilities of a system analyst include
i) defining and prioritizing information requirement of an
organization
ii) gathering data, facts and opinions of
users in an organization iii) drawing up specifications of
the system for an organization
iv) designing and
evaluating the system
a) i and ii b) i, ii and iv c) i, ii, iii and iv d) i, ii and iii
58. The most important attribute of a systems analyst is
a) excellent programming skills
b) very good hardware designing skills
c) very good technical management skills
d) very good writing skills
59. Among the attributes of a good systems analyst the
following are essential
i) knowledge of organization ii) analytical mind
iii) ability to communicate orally
iv) excellent mathematical abilities
a) i and ii b) i, ii and iii c) i, ii and iv d) i, iii and iv
60. Among the attributes of a systems analyst the
following are most important
i) knowledge of computer systems and currently available
hardware
ii) good interpersonal relations
iii) broad knowledge about various organizations

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iv) very good accountancy knowledge


a) i, iii and iv b) i and iii c) i, ii and iv d) i, ii and iii
61. Managers in organizations should not design their own
systems as
a) systems have to interact with other systems
b) they do not have the special skills necessary to design
systems c) it is not their job d) they are always very busy
62. Systems analyst should use software tools in their work
a) all analysts use them b) they assist in systematic design of
systems c) they are inexpensive d) they are easily available
63. A contemporary term that describes the combination of
hardware, software and data communications is
A) an information system B) information technology
C) expert system D) artificial intelligence
64. An information system that processes payroll checks
would be an example of a/an
A) TPS B) DSS C) MIS D) EIS E) expert system
65. An information system that helped doctors make
diagnoses would be an example of a/an
A) TPS B) DSS C) MIS D) EIS E) expert system
66. Any person who has interest in existing or new info
System
A) A stockholder B) an end-user
C) a stakeholder D) a network manager
67. The term used to describe those people whose jobs
involve the creation, collection, processing, distribution and
use of information is
A)
a network manager B) an information worker
C)
a systems owner
D) a systems designer
68. An information system's sponsor and chief advocate is
A) system user
B) system builder
C) system owner
D) system analyst
69. The decision makers who focus on the day-to-day mgmt
issues are
A) supervisors
B) middle managers
C) executive managers D) mobile managers
70. The person who translates system users' business
requirements and constraints into technical solutions is a
A) systems designer
B) systems builder
C) systems user
D) network manager
71. The person who constructs the information system
components based on the design specifications is a
A) systems designer
B) systems builder
C) systems user
D) network manager
72. A systems analyst who sells his or her expertise to other
businesses is known as a/an:
A) ERP B) ESP C) EIS D) B2C
73. CPI stands for which of the following
A) central processing input B) continuous process
improvement C) continuous performance improvement
D) control performance improvement

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74. A comprehensive approach to facilitate quality
improvements and management within a business and
its products and services is known as:
A) capability maturity model B) continuous process
improvement C) business process redesign
D) total quality management
75. The study, analysis and redesign of fundamental
business processes to reduce costs and/or improve value
added to the business is known as:
A) capability maturity model B) continuous process
improvement C) business process redesign
D) total quality management
76. Which command do you use to search a file in MSDOS
A. dir/d
B. dir/ad C. dir/s
D. dir/a
77. What is the size limitation of MS-DOS file name and
extension?
A. 8, 3
B. 255, 3 C. 3, 8
D. 255, 8
78. What is the command to erase a file from the disk?
A. Erase B. Del
C. delete D. rd
79. Which of the following is not an internal MS-DOS
command?
A. type B. edit C. dir D. copy
80. Which is not displayed by CHKDSK command?
A. storage capacity of the disk B. number of hidden files
C. free space in the disk D. number of executable files
81. Which external command file is required to use
format command?
A. format.exe
B. format.com
C. format.sys
D. format.hlp
82. A program or command to execute automatically
when OS starts is kept in which file?
A. config.sys
B. any batch file
C. autoexec.bat
D. command.com
83. Which command do you use to display the contents
of a file?
A. dir B. type C. edit
D. copy
84. Which cmd do you use to list all the files and folders
whose name contains EST from second character?
A. dir *est
B. dir ?est C. dir ?est* D. dir est
85. Which of the following is not a MS-DOS internal
command?
A. dir
B. copy
C. move
D. rd
86. Which of the following command is used to display
the list of files and directories starting with c?
A. dir ?c B. dir c*
C. dir c?
D. dir c
87. Which of the following command is used to copy all
the files stored in floppy disk into the DATA directory of
hard disk (c drive)?
A. copy A:\*.* C:
B. copy A:\*.* c:\data
C. copy A: C:
D. copy A:\data C:

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88. What is the function of Ctrl+C in DOS?


A. breaks execution of command
B. copies the selected text
C. saves a file
D. undelete the deleted file
89. What happens when you type CD\ and press Enter
key?
A. returns to the parent directory
B. enters into a subdirectory
C. returns to the root directory
D. displays current directory
90. What type of OS is MSDOS?
A. Single user, GUI
B. Multi User, GUI
C. Single user, CUI
D. Multi User, CUI
91. Which command can be used to recreate the disks
tracks and sectors?
A. FDISK
B. FORMAT C. CHKDSK
D. ATTRIB
92. Which of the following statements is true in regard to
DISKCOPY?
A. COPY and DISKCOPY are same
B. DISKCOPY is a built in command in DOS
C. DISKCOPY can be used on hard disks
D. DISKCOPY can be used with a floppy and a hard disk
93. Which file names are invalid in MSDOS?
A. MYFILE.DOS
B. CHECK$.(1)
C. VERIFIED.###
D. QUERY.1?3
94. Which command in DOS is used to set a name to a disk?
A. VOLUME
B. VOL C. LABEL
D. DISKLABEL
95. Which of the following commands displays names of
files in sorted order?
A. DIR/N
B. DIR/SO
C. DIR/AN
D. DIR/AH
96. Which command displays the list of all previous
commands entered by the used?
A. COMMANDS/ALL
B. KEYDOS
C. DOSKEY
D. DIR/ALL
97. Which is MS-DOS essential file?
A. command.com
B. io.sys
C. msdos.sys
D. all of the above
98. Which file system does DOS typically use ?
A. FAT16 B. FAT32 C. NTFS D. DFS
99. The fundamental conceptual unit in a computer is:
A. CPU
B. Hard Drive
C. Operating System
D. Transistor
100. Which of the following started out as separate program
from operating systems but usually is included as part of
the OS later on?
A. Text Editor
B. Command processor
C. Resource allocator
D. Dispatcher

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