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ODEPC ASSISTANT- 2010

 

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1. Where did Budda born .......
Lumbini
Kusinagara
Pavapuri
Magadha
1. The decimal equivalent of binary number 110 is
2
3
110
6
2. The video game console 'X box' is a product of ?
Microsoft
Sony
Intel
Sega
4. What does ICANN stand for?
International centre for Agro Nutrients and Nourishment
Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers
Indian Council for Algorithm, Numbers and Notions
International Council for Approved, Names and Numbers,
5. "Lisbon Treaty" is the treaty accepted /adopted by the members of which of the following organisations recently?
NATO
European Union
SAARC
NSG
6. Who is called the "Grand Old Man of India"?
Mahatma Gandhi
Gokhale
Dadabhai Naoroji
Tilak
7. Which chemical compound is commonly known as 'washing soda'?
Sodium Carbonate
Copper Sulphate
Calcium Carbonate
None of these
8. Who became the first India to present a Golden Globe Award?
A.R. Rahman
Sharukh Khan
Resul Pookutty
Akshay Kumar
9. The age of tree can be determined by?
Measuring its heighjt
Measuring its diameter
Analysing its sap
Counting the annua! growth rings of its stem
10. Which one of the following is essentially a solodance?
Kuchipudi
Mohi in iyattam
Manipuri
Kathak
11. Who is the author of the book, The Man Who Divided India?
Arun Shourie
Dominique Lapierre
Raffq Zakaria
Salman Rushdie
12. Which European country is known as the 'Land of a thousand lakes'?'
Finland
England
Switzerland
Sweden
13. Who is the author who created the character 'Sherlock Homes"?
Dr. Joseph Bell
Wendell Scherer
Agatha Christie
Sir Arthur conan Doyle
14. The first non-congres Prime Minister of India was ?
Lai Bahdur Shastri
Deve Gowda
Morarji Desai
V.P- Singh
15. When there is one buyer and many sellers in a market-what is this situation called?
Monopoly
Oligopoly
Monopsony
Monotony
16. "The World's local bank" is the tag line of which bank?
ABN Amro
Standard Chartered Bank
Hong Kong and Shangai Banking Corporation
City Bank
17. Who was the first Indian Governor - General of India?
Lord Mountbatte;n
Rajagopalachari
Rajendra Prasad
None of these
18. What does a Phillumenist collect?
Old Coins
Flags of various nations
Match box labels
Empty cigarette boxes
19. Which of the following is not a leap year?
2100
2000
2152
None of these
20. Who was the first woman chief Minister in India ?
Nandini Satpati
Shasikala Kodokar
Vijay Laxmi Pandit
Sucheta Kripalani
21. Where is the Head Quarters of International Labour Organisation located?
Rome
Vienna
Geneva
Berne
22. Who was the chief guest at India's 60th Republic Day celebrations on 26th January, 2009?
Nursulthan Nazarbeyev
Nicholas Sarkozi
Zilur Rahman
Dmitry Medvedev
23. What do the letters XP stands for in the product Microsoft XP?
Experience
Extended Performance
Enhanced product
Entry level product
24. Which city will host the 2012 Olympic Games?
Chicago
Paris
Athens
London
25. Who captained the Pakistan side which won the ICC World Twenty 20 champion ship 2009?
Shoaib Malik
Shahid Afridi
Inzaman Ul Haq
Younis khan
26. Who won the Kendra Sahitya Academy Award in 2008 for the collection of es-says-'Madhuram Ninte Jeevitham' in Malayalam?
Madhavikutty
K.P. Appan
M.T. Vasudevan Nair
M.P. Veerendrakumar
27. Human Rights Day is celebrated on ?
October 24
May l
December 10
July 22
28. Who won India's first ever .individual Olympic gold medal ?
Milkha Singh
Abhinav Bindra
Leander Paes
Jaspal Rana
29. What is the name of the instrument used to measure blood pressure?
Sphygmomanometer
Hygrometer
Hydrometer
Endoscope
30. The Oscar winning film I Slumdog Millionaire' was written by ?
Danny Boyle
Chris Dickens
Anthony Dod Mantle
Simon Beaufoy
31. My aunt or my uncle................by train today.
are arriving
is arriving
were arriving
was arriving
32. I have got to................the watch I bought yesterday as it is not working.
put back
take back
give back
pay back
33. ...........wins the lottery will become a millionaire.
Who
Whom
Whoever
Whomever
34. He went to the meeting inspite of
fell ill
feel ill
feeling ill
to feel ill
35. I forgot to send them a map. However
cancelled the trip
they still got there
they got lost
I forgot to phone them
36. The treaty was ratified by all the member states. ---------
anulled
unsettled
set aside
destroyed
37. Everybody was astonished when he used such a profane language -------
pure
sacred
high
profound
38. She was surprise by his amiability ----------
prudence
petulance
pessimistic
sincerity
39. The Ex-Prime Minister exchanged reminiscenes with his former aides
thoughts
comments
anecdotes
recollections
40. The party secretary was in a candid mood, the words sharp, the personality portraits merciless.
bitter
cruel
frank
lively
41. Find the missing term in the series 100,102,105,110,117,?
126
127
128
129
42. If' /' 'stands for 'multiplication,'+' stands for division, 'X' stands for subtractiol and '-' stands for 'addition', which one of the following equations is correct?
18 6 x 7+5-2=20
18 x 6+7 5-2=14
18 186-7+5x2=20
18+67x5-2=18
43. Seismology is related to Earthquakes in the same way as Histology is related to
History
Tissues
Hormones
Fossils
44. Find the next term in the alphanumeric series : J2K, B3N, L4M, DSP, N60,
E7R
F7Q
F7R
F7P
45. Choose the word which is least like the other words in the group,
Virgo
Libra
Pisces
Orion
46. If PIPING is coded as PIPGNl and NEARER as AERNER, then STRONGER coded as:
RTSONREG
RSTOREGN
ORSTREGN
ORTSREGN
47. In a certain language 'erp tan sib' means drinking is harmful 'gou rod tan' meansl 'avoid harmful habit' and 'rod sib ley' means 'please avoid drinking' which of tha following means 'habit' in that la
sib
rod
tan
gou
48. Choose the missing term out of the alternatives : ADVENTURE, DVENTURE, DVENTUR, VENTUR,
DVENT
VENTU
ENTUR
EVNTU
49. Statements are given followed by same conclusions. Decide which of the conclusions logically follows. Disregard commonly known facts : (a) Statements : Some buckets are drinks. All drinks are cups. C
Only III and IV follow
Only II and IV follow
Only II and III follow
Only 1 and II follow
50. Pointing to a lady in a photograph, Josna said, "Her son's father is the son-in-law of my mother". How is Josna related to the lady?
Mother
Aunt
Sister
Cousin
51. The generation in which the major innovation in microprocessor :
First
Second
Third
Fourth
52. Which one of the following is a secondary storage device.
RAM
ROM
Hard disk
EEPROM
53. Hard disk and floppy disk are :
Direct acess devices
Sequential acess devices
Slower than magnetic tape
None of these
54. Which one of the following is a part of CPU.
Printer
Keyboard
Mouse
ALU
55. The software used for translating high level language to machine language :
Compiler
Assembler
Operating system
Translator
56. Running a program using more than one CPU is called
Multiuser
Multiprocessing
Multitasking
Multithreading
57. One of the following is not an external command of MSDOS :
CHKDSK
FORMAT
PATH
FDISK
58. You can press this key to delete one character to left.
Delete key
Left arrow key
Back space key
Space bar key
59. Which of the following software is most suitable for marking balance sheet of a company ?
DBMS
Spread sheet
Word Processor
High level language
60. In a computer center the network used to connect all computers together is :
LAN
WAN
MAN
None of these
61. Pictorial representation of a data processing procedure :
Array
Table
Algorithm
Flowchart
62. The people who are responsible for keeping the log books and doing other paper works related to Input Out put devices connected to the computer and handle these devices :
Programmer
System analyst
Computer operator
Computer maintenance personnel
63. Which of the following is equal to 1 MB?
1000 KB
256 KB
2048 KB
1024KB .
64. Data item whose value may change during the execution of the program:
Variable
Constant
Stack
Database
65. Set of protocols developed to provide transmission and addressing for internet:
TCP/IP
FTP
HTTP
SMTP
66. A commonly used data format for exchanging information between computers or programs:
ANSI
ASCII
EBCDIC
BCD
67. Each instruction of program in memory will be executed by CPU through :
decode-fetch-execute sequence
fetch-execute-decode sequence
execute-store-decode sequence
fetch-decode-execute sequence
68. Which of the following is not an application software?
Spread sheet
Word processing
Linux
None of the above
69. In windows a temporary storage area used to hold information that is being transferred from one program (document) to another is :
Clipboard
Buffer
Memory
Swap
70. What is the feature available in word processing package to automatically insert names addresses and other text into designated locations in series of letters?
Word wrap
Block move
Mail merge
Page layout
71. In UN IX the command used to remove file is
erase
delete
rm
dm
72. What is the expansion of ISDN?
Indian Standard Digital Network
Integrated Services Digital Net-work
Intelligent Services Digital Network
Integrated Services Data Network
73. In any hierarchy of data organisation, the smallest entry to be processed as a single unit is called:
Data file
Data record
Data base
Data fieId
74. Bus is used for carrying digital signals and it is a collection of:
Wires
Gates
Flipflops
Transistors
75. One of the following gate is known as invertor:
NOT
OR
NAND
AND
76. Hard copy can be prepared by :
Line printer
Plotter
Type writer terminal
All of these
77. Combination of four bite is known as
Half bite
Nibble
Data
None of these
78. Term associated with the comparison of processing speeds of different computer systems is
Kbps
Cps
MIPS
Mhz
79. Parity bit is added for the purpose
Coding
Indexing
Error detection
Controlling
80. The Ex-Prime Minister exchanged reminiscenes with his former aides,
thoughts
comments
anecdotes
recollections
81. What is meant by dedicated computer?
Which is used by one person only
Which uses one kind of software
Which is assigned with one and only one task
Which is meant for application software only.
82. What type of computer programming is used for railway ticket reservation system
Multiprogramming
Real time programming
Time sharing
Batch processing
83. A data file which is used for reference purposes by an application program is
Field
Master file
Transaction file
All the above
84. The only language understood by a digital computer is .
Assembly language
high level language
Low level language
Binary language
85. Computer virus can multiply and spread from one computer to another by means of
Infected disk
Links to a network
Down loaded programs from internet
All of these
86. The high level language best suited for business application is
BASIC
COBOL
FORTRAIN
C+ +
87. Visual display terminal hardware with built in microprocessors that are used programmable is called
Smart terminals
Intelligent terminal
Dump terminal
None of these
88. The decimal equivalent of binary number 110 is
2
3
110
6
89. Double precision variable can occupy
2 bytes
4 bytes
8 bytes
10 bytes
90. A pixel is
A computer program that draws a picture
The smallest resolvable part of a picture
A picture stored in secondary memorial
None of these
91. What is the term which represents the use of links between information of all sorts whether text, graphics, video or audio based?
Daisy wheel printer
Laser printer
Injet printer
Chain printer
92. The large planet is :
Earth
Pluto
Jupiter
Saturn
93. Set of commands used to extract data from a database meeting certain specified criteria is called
Assembly languages
Query language
High level language
Machine language
94. All the instructions and procedures neede to start up a computer to the point it can load operating system are stored in semiconductor chips. In IBM compatible PCs this chip is called
RAM BIOS
ROM BIOS
POST
CACHE
95. What happens when you print a worksheet range that is wider than the printer page width?
It prints only those columns that fit on the page
It automatically print the worksheet in condensed mole.
It prints each worksheet page in two or more pages on printer
All of these
96. In a flow chart the symbol used to make calculation is
Parallelogram
Rectangle
Circle
Rhombus
97. The software used to look for and retrieve material on the internet, particularly the web
Telnet
Search engine
Browser
None of these
98. The simultaneous transmission of data to a number of stations
Broadcast
Bandwidth
Aloha
Analog transmission
99. The technique used for transferring large amount of data to and from a memory in a short time
DMAA
Interrupt driven 1/10
Programmed 1/0
None of these
100. The operating system manages
Memory
Processor
Disk and 1/0 devices
All of the above