Prepare for Computer Abbreviation questions

The blog provides the list of computer abbreviations. The basic knowledge of computer terms and their meaning should be known as many bank exams asks for computer abbreviation related questions or computer specific multiple choice questions. The below given computer abbreviations could help you in answering computer specific questions in the Banks exams for SSC CGL, SBI PO, SBI Clerk, IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, Railways RRB, LIC AAO, UIIC AO , etc.

Computer Acronyms and Abbreviations

ACEAdvanced Computing Environment
ASRAutomatic Send And Receive
ASCIIAmerican Standard Code For Information Interchange
ATDAnalog To Digital
ALUArithmetic Logic Unit
ATMAutomated Teller Machine
APIApplication Programming Interface
ASPActive Server Pages
ADOActiveX Data Objects
ACIDAtomicity Consistency Isolation Durability
BLOGBinary Large Object
BINACBinary Automatic Computer
BIOSBasic Input / Output System
BISBusiness Information System
BCDBoot Configuration Data
BCDBinary Coded Decimal
BPSBits Per Second
BCPBusiness Continuity Planning
BCNFBoyce–Codd normal form
BALBasic Assembly Language
BASICBeginner’s All-Purpose Symbolic Instruction Code
CSSCascading Style Sheet
COMComponent Object Model
CMSContent Management System
CGAColor Graphics Array
CIFSCommon Internet File System
CRTCathode Ray Tube
CDCompact Disc
CD-ROMCompact Disc Read-Only Memory
COBOLCommon Business-Oriented Language
FORTRANFormula Translation
CAIDComputer-Aided Industrial Design
CADComputer-Aided Design
CAMComputer-Aided Manufacturing
CASEComputer-Aided Software Engineering
CPSCharacters Per Second
CPUCentral Processing Unit
CROMControl Read-Only Memory
CERTComputer Emergency Response Team
CNCComputer Numerical Control
DOSDisk Operating System
DNSDomain Name System
DDLData Definition Language
DMLData Manipulation Language
DCLData Control Language
DBMSDatabase Management System
DSPDigital Signal Processor
DFDData Flow Diagram
DTDDocument Type Definition
DPIDots Per Inch
EOFEnd Of File
ERPEnterprise Resource Planning
EOLEnd Of Line
EEPROMElectronically Erasable Programmable Read-Only Memory
EPROMErasable Programmable Read-Only Memory
FTPFile Transfer Protocol
GWTGoogle Web Toolkit
GDIGraphics Device Interface
GUIGraphical User Interface
FPSFloating Point System
GBGiga Byte
GIGOGarbage In, Garbage Out
GUIGraphical User Interface
HDDHard Disk Drive
IBMInternational Business Machines
IISInternet Information Services
ITInformation Technology
HTTPHyper Text Transfer Protocol
HTMLHyper Text Markup Language
JSPJava Server Pages
JVMJava Virtual Machine
J2MEJava 2 Micro Edition
JDBCJava Database Connectivity
J2SEJava 2 Standard Edition
JDKJava Development Kit
J2EEJava 2 Enterprise Edition
LIFOLast In First Out
LSILarge Scale Integration
LISPList Processing
LANLocal Area Network
MIMEMultipurpose Internet Mail Extensions
MBRMaster Boot Record
MSMemory Stick
MDIMultiple Document Interface
MANMetropolitan Area Network
NATNetwork Address Translation
NFSNetwork File System
NTFSNT File System
LCDLiquid Crystal Display
OSOperating System
OCROptical Character Recognition
OMROptical Mark Reader
IPInternet Protocol
IOInput / Output
ISPInternet Service Provider
ISOInternational Standards Organisation
KBKilo Byte
MBMega Byte
MICRMagnetic Ink Character Recognition
NSNano Second
RAMRandom Access Memory
ROMRead Only Memory
PNGPortable Network Graphics
PPPPoint-To-Point Protocol
PINPersonal Identification Number
PDFPortable Document Format
PCBPrinted Circuit Board
PANPersonal Area Network
PROMProgrammable Read-Only Memory
PC DOSPersonal Computer Disc Operating
PCMCIAPersonal Computer Memory Card
PLMProgramming Language for Microcomputers
URLUniform Resource Locator
USBUniversal Serial Bus
VDUVisual Display Unit
VGAVideo Graphics Array
WWWWorld Wide Web
XMLExtensible Markup Language
WANWide Area Network
RDCRemote Desktop Connection
RDPRemote Desktop Protocol
RISCReduced Instruction Set Computer
SCSISmall Computer System Interface
VDIVirtual Desktop Infrastructure
VNCVirtual Network Computing
ZISC Zero Instruction Set Computer


Practice Computer Awareness Questions- Set 8

1. An operating system version designed for use with media Centre PC is Microsoft Windows XP ___.
(1) Home Edition
(2) Media Centre Edition
(3) Tablet PC Edition
(4) None of these
(5) None of these

2. Press the ___ button to have the window fill the entire screen.
(1) close
(2) Maximize
(3) Minimize
(4) All of the above
(5) None of these

3. What digits are representative of all binary numbers?
(1) 0
(2) 1
(3) both 0 and 1
(4) 3
(5) None of these

4. The ______ allows you to choose where to go and is located below the standards buttons toolbar.
(1) system menu
(2) Address bar
(3) Menu bar
(4) Task bar
(5) None of these

5. In windows XP, which shortcut is used you lock the computer?
(1) Ctrl + L
(2) Windows Key + k
(3) Ctrl + K
(4) Scroll Lock key
(5) Windows Key + L

6. A dot-matrix printer
(1) is an input-output device
(2) is an output device only
(3) is an input device only
(4) both 2 and 3
(5) None of these

7. A characteristic of card system is:
(1) slowness in processing data
(2) using cards as records of transactions
(3) needing a larger data staff
(4) all of these
(5) None of these

8. What is a ‘tuple’?
(1) another name for a table in an RDBMS.
(2) Another name for the key linking different tables in a database.
(3) Initial seed value of field.
(4) A row or record in a database table.
(5) An attribute attached to a record.

9. _______ is the ability of an operating system to control the activities of multiple programs at the same time.
(1) Multitasking
(2) Streamlining
(3) Multiuser
(4) Simulation
(5) None of these

10. A spooler is a(n):
(1) location in memory that maintains the contents of a document until it prints out
(2) Print job
(3) Program that coordinates the print jobs that are waiting to print
(4) Message sent from the printer to the operating system when a print job is completed
(5) None of these

11. Which of the following is not a protocol in the application layer of TCP/IP suit:
(1) HTTP
(2) TCP
(4) Telnet
(5) None of these

12. All of the following statements concerning files are true EXCEPT:
(1) A file is a collection of related pieces of information stored together for easy reference.
(2) Files can be generated from an application
(3) Files are stored in RAM
(4) Files should be organized in folders.
(5) None of these

13. The four main functions of a computer are:
(1) Input, processing, output and storage
(2) Learning, thinking, intelligence and virtuosity
(3) Data, information, bits and bytes
(4) Hardware, software, modeling and operations
(5) None of these

14. A scientific institution performing intensive mathematical operations for a complex model that required extremely powerful computing capabilities will most likely use a(n):
(1) Supercomputer
(2) PC
(3) mainframe
(4) ISP
(5) None of these

15. The ‘brains’ of the computer which executes the instructions, is called the:
(1) CPU
(2) RAM
(3) Motherboard
(4) System Unit
(5) None of these

16. The process ___ involves automated study of consumer buying patterns in order to support marketing, inventory replenishment and pricing decisions.
(1) transaction processing
(2) Data mining
(3) Simulation
(4) information processing
(5) None of these

17. The Principle advantage of adding memory to a printer is to increase:
(1) resolution
(2) Print Speed
(3) Number of colors in output
(4) DPI
(5) None of these

18. The combination of the operating system and the processor is referred to as the computer’s :
(1) CPU
(2) Platform
(3) BIOS
(4) CMOS
(5) None of these

19. The function of Key F4 is
(1) Delete
(2) Repeat last function
(3) Refresh
(4) Copy
(5) None of these

20. Magnetic tape is not practical for applications where data must be quickly recalled because tape is:
(1) A random-access medium
(2) A sequential –access medium
(3) A read –only medium
(4) Fragile and easily damaged
(5) An expensive storage medium

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2. 2
3. 3
4. 2
5. 5
6. 2
7. 4
8. 4
9. 1
10. 3
11. 2
12. 3
13. 1
14. 1
15. 1
16. 2
17. 2
18. 2
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