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Which of the following is employed in transfer of data between computers and a network?

2 / 40

Which of the following are the basic components of a computer network?  (I) A minimum of two computer (II) printer (III) Network Interface Card

3 / 40

1 megabyte is equivalent to ____________ kilobytes

4 / 40

An operating system will perform the following function except

5 / 40

A file kept in case of an accident or natural disaster is called

6 / 40

The following are destructive software except

7 / 40

A data element that uniquely identifies one record from the other in a table is the

8 / 40

Which of the following operation prevents file loss?

9 / 40

Which of the following is a secondary storage device?

10 / 40

A computer professional who studies an existing system with a view to evolving a computer-based system from it is

11 / 40

The prevention of data from corruption and unauthorized access is a function of data

12 / 40

Which of the following methods is not suitable for securing files?

13 / 40

The performance of the computer can be enhanced by

14 / 40

Which of the following software can be used for graphic production

15 / 40

Which of the following drawing tools would create special effects on texts?

16 / 40

Routine checks operations on computers in order to ensure its continued functioning is known as computer

17 / 40

Which of the following is part of a computer processor?

18 / 40

The transfer of information from internet to your computer is called

19 / 40

Which of the following is not a preventive maintenance measure?

20 / 40

Which of the following is not a feature on the drawing too; bars?

21 / 40

Which of the following statements is true about registers?

22 / 40

Which of the following is not an application of computer?

23 / 40

The property of a system software that enables it to execute more than one program at a time is referred to as

24 / 40

The operation of checking input data against specified criteria is referred to as

25 / 40

Which of the following is not an ancient medium for transmitting information?

26 / 40

A program developed to protect the computer from malicious software is referred to as

27 / 40

In order to find and load a file that has been saved you need to select the _________ command

28 / 40

Planning and creating websites are stages in

29 / 40

A search engine is a

30 / 40

The moral principles that regulate the use of computers, its accessories and environment are called computer

31 / 40

Computer virus cannot be transmitted by

32 / 40

Information transmission by television is classified as

33 / 40

Which of the following is not used for online shopping

34 / 40

In Microsoft Power Point, the action of holding down the left mouse key and moving the mouse around the slide would

35 / 40

Which of the following is not safety equipment in a computer laboratory?

36 / 40

The exchange of information over a network follow a set of rules called

37 / 40

Which generation of computers made use of integrated circuit?

38 / 40

Which of the following factor is not considered when classifying computers?

39 / 40

The type of data which consists of text, number, audio, video, graphic and animation is called

40 / 40

The advantages of electronic data processing including the following except

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  1. Kudos to you, your efforts are appreciated.
    But u should create an opportunity for the candidate to revisit the work after he has gotten his score so as to make corrections. Thank you

    1. We have them here. We have two types. Questions with answers and questions without answers. The ones without answers put the students in the real exam mode and the ones with answers put the students in practice mode, because they can always check the answers at the end of the exam and redo again. The choice is theirs. We are here to serve you more

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