Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) conducts a series of written tests called Common Written Examination (CWE), for the selection of personnel for various posts in Public Sector Banks and Regional Rural Banks. Also Read - Inspiring! Meerut Woman Who Left Home To Avoid Forced Marriage Returns As PCS Officer 7 Years Later

The examination includes main heads like (i) General Awareness, (ii) English Language, (iii) Numerical Ability, (iv) Reasoning, and also (v) Computer Knowledge. Here lies the Computer Knowledge Section from the question paper for the year 2013. Also Read - Before Reporting For Duty, This Bengaluru Cop Teaches Children of Migrant Workers Everyday For An Hour

1. Which of the following is a hardware and not a software? Also Read - Ready to Send Children Back to School? 78% Parents Say No, Willing to Let Kids Repeat An Academic Year

  1. Excel
  2. Printer driver
  3. Operating system
  4. Power Point
  5. CPU

2. on a CD-RW you can

  1. read and write information.
  2. only read information.
  3. only write information.
  4. read, write and rewrite information.
  5. None of these.

3. To be able to ‘boot’, the computer must have a (n)

  1. Compiler
  2. Loader
  3. Operating system
  4. Assembler
  5. None of these

4. This is not a function category in Excel

  1. Logical
  2. Data Series
  3. Financial
  4. Text
  5. None of these

5. In Excel, this is a pre-recorded formula that provides a shortcut for complex calculations

  1. Value
  2. Data Series
  3. Function
  4. Field
  5. None of these

6. Assembly language is

  1. Machine language
  2. High-level programming langauge
  3. A low-level programming language
  4. Language for assembling computers
  5. None of these

7. Which of the following is not one of the syntax rules?

  1. The order in which you list the function’s arguments
  2. The precedence of the arguments
  3. Whether or not the function has arguments
  4. Properly spelling the function’s name
  5. None of these

8. The binary system is a number system to the base

  1. 2
  2. 4
  3. 8
  4. 10
  5. 16

9. Which of the following is not an example of hardware?

  1. Scanner
  2. Printer
  3. Monitor
  4. Mouse
  5. Interpreter

10. Which contents are lost when the computer turns off?

  1. Storage
  2. Input
  3. Output
  4. Memory
  5. None of these

11. The following computer’s memory is characterised by low-cost per bit stored

  1. Primary
  2. Secondary
  3. Hard Disk
  4. All of these
  5. None of these

12. What happens when we try do delete the files from a floppy?

  1. The files get moved to the Recycle Bin
  2. Files on a floppy cannot be deleted
  3. The files get deleted and can be restored again from the Recycle Bin
  4. The files get deleted and cannot be restored again
  5. The file gets copied on the Hard Disk

13. In word replace option is available on

  1. File Menu
  2. View Menu
  3. Edit Menu
  4. Format Menu
  5. None of these

14. In word, you can change Page Margins by

  1. Dragging the scroll box on the scroll bars.
  2. Deleting the margin boundaries on the Ruler.
  3. Dragging the margin boundaries on the Ruler.
  4. Clicking the right mouse button on the Ruler.
  5. None of these

15. What type of keys are ”ctrl and ‘shift’?

  1. adjustment
  2. function
  3. modifier
  4. alphanumeric
  5. None of these

16. A word gets selected by clicking it to select a word, in Word

  1. once
  2. twice
  3. three times
  4. four times
  5. None of these

17. To reverse the effect of your fast action in Word,

  1. use the cut command.
  2. use the Undo command.
  3. press the Delete key.
  4. use the Redo command.
  5. None of these

18. Your position in the text is shown by a

  1. Blinker
  2. Cursor
  3. Causer
  4. Pointer
  5. None of these

19. The time for the actual data transfer after receiving the request for data from secondary storage is referred to as the disk’s

  1. transfer time.
  2. movement time.
  3. access time.
  4. data input time.
  5. None of these.

20. Which of the following categories would include a keyboard?

  1. Printing Device
  2. Output Device
  3. Pointing Device
  4. Storage Device
  5. Input Device

21. Using output devices one can

  1. input data.
  2. store data.
  3. scan data.
  4. view or print data.
  5. None of these.

22. Why is the Caps Lock key referred to as a toggle key?

  1. Because its function goes back and forth every time it is pressed
  2. Because it cannot be used for entering numbers
  3. Because it cannot be used to delete
  4. Because it cannot be used to insert
  5. None of these.

23. Print Preview command is used when you want to

  1. colour the document.
  2. save the document.
  3. delete the document.
  4. copy the document.
  5. view how the document will appear when printed.

24. Which of the following can input graphical images and pictures for a computer?

  1. Plotter
  2. Scanner
  3. Mouse
  4. Printer
  5. Keyboard

25. When a chart is placed on this, it is much larger and there is no other data on it –

  1. Chart sheet
  2. Exclusive sheet
  3. Primary sheet
  4. Reference sheet
  5. None of these

26. The process of trading goods over the Internet is known as

  1. e-selling-n-buying
  2. e-trading
  3. e-finance
  4. e-salesmanship
  5. e-commerce

27. Information that comes from an external source and fed into computer software is called

  1. Output
  2. Input
  3. Throughput
  4. Reports
  5. None of these

28. The main system board of a computer is called the

  1. Integrated Circuit
  2. Mother Board
  3. Processor
  4. Microchip
  5. None of these

29. This dialogue box specifies or modifies the worksheet cell range containing data to be charted

  1. Chart Location
  2. Chart Style
  3. Chart Options
  4. Chart Source Data
  5. None of these

30. If you change Windows 98 to Windows XP, you are actually performing

  1. upstart
  2. upgrade
  3. update
  4. patch
  5. None of these

31. The operating system that is self-contained in a device and resident in the ROM is

  1. Batch Operating System
  2. Real-time Operating System
  3. Embedded Operating System
  4. Multi-Processor Operating System
  5. None of these

32. To make a copy  of the current document on the disk

  1. Use the “save” command
  2. This cannot be done
  3. Use the “duplicate” commoand
  4. Copy the document
  5. Use the “save as” command

33. _ is the process of carrying out commands.

  1. Fetching
  2. Storing
  3. Decoding
  4. Executing
  5. None of these

34. In the formula, = B1/B2 + B3, which of the following is the correct precedence?

  1. Addition higher precedence than division
  2. Equal precedence among the two operators; proceed right to left
  3. Equal precedence among the two operators; proceed left to right
  4. Division higher precedence than addition
  5. None of these

35. POST stands for

  1. Power on Self Test
  2. Program on Self Test
  3. Power on System Test
  4. Program on System Test
  5. Power off System Test

36. In word, you can use Styles to

  1. make copies of document.
  2. save changes to document.
  3. delete text in documents.
  4. format your documents.
  5. None of these

37. How many megabytes make a gigabyte?

  1. 1024
  2. 128
  3. 256
  4. 512
  5. 64

38. An educational institution would generally have the following in its domain name

  1. .org
  2. .edu
  3. .inst
  4. .com
  5. .sch

39. Which of the following is not a term pertaining to the Internet?

  1. Keyboard
  2. Link
  3. Browser
  4. Search Engine
  5. Hyperlink

40. Which of the following is used by the browser to connect to the location of the Internet resources?

  1. Linkers
  2. Protocol
  3. Cable
  4. URL
  5. None of these

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