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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