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Computer - 4

Information systems tailored to the needs of the top management are known as ____ i) Top management system ii) Executive information system iii) Management information system iv) Transaction information system A security mechanism to prevent unauthorised access to a network/resources is called ______ i) Firewall ii) Bluetooth iii) Secure hubs iv) Routers Operating instructions for information system users are called ______ i) Reports ii) Policies iii) Procedures iv) Programs A group of interrelated components working together towards the attainment of a common goal is ______ i) Chain ii) Network iii) System iv) Process ______ is the world's first truly cross platform programming language. i) Ada ii) Java iii) C iv) Pascal The detailed study of the information needs of the users and an information systems is called ______ i) System design ii) System investigation iii) System approach iv) System analysis _____ are knowledge-based systems that provide expert advice a

Indian Premier League (IPL) Quiz

1. Who is the owner of Chennai Super Kings team? India Cements 2. Who is the owner of Deccan Chargers team? Deccan Chronicle 3. Who is the owner of Delhi Daredevils team? GMR 4. Who is the owner of Kings XI Punjab team? Priety Zinta, Ness Wadia, Karan Paul and Mohit Burman 5. Who is the owner of Kolkata Knight Riders team? Shahrukh Khan (Red Chillies Entertainment) 6. Who is the owner of Mumbai Indians team? Mukesh Ambani (Reliance Industries Limited) 7. Who is the owner of Rajasthan Royals team? Emerging Media 8. Who is the owner of Royal Challengers Bangalore team? Vijay Mallaya (UB Group)

Numerical Ability - 7

A 140 metres long train crosses a signal post in 7 seconds. What is the speed of the train in kmph? i) 84 ii) 72 iii) 64 iv) Data inadequate Express 12.5 percent as a fraction i) 1/32 ii) 1/16 iii) 1/4 iv) 1/8 If Rs.91 is divided among A,B,C in the ratio 1 1/2: 3 2/3: 2 3/4, B will get i) 42 ii) 46 iii) 40 iv) 36 A earns 10% more than B, but 15% less than C. If B earns Rs.85/-, then C earns i) Rs.100/- ii) Rs.110/- iii) Rs.25/- iv) 105/- What should be added to 18962 to make it exactly divisible by 13? i) 5 ii) 2 iii) 4 iv) 3 The square root of 0.0081 will be i) 0.9 ii) 0.009 iii) 0.0009 iv) 0.09 The price of four dozens of pens is Rs.748.80. What will be the approximate price of 29 such pens? i) Rs.430 ii) Rs.477 iii) Rs.450 iv) Rs.501 If a/b = 1/3, then 5a+b/5a-b equal to i) 1/4 ii) 16/14 iii) 4 iv) 14/16 19/7*64/18*21/38*54/16 = ? i) 1/2 ii) 18 iii) 32/21 iv) 9 A vendor bought tomato at the rate of 6 for a rupee. How many for a rupee must he sell to gain 2

Science - 4

1. Specialist in female ailments i) obstetrician ii) dermatologist iii) gynecologist iv) none of these 2. Specialist in children diseases i) orthopedist ii) internist iii) cardiologist iv) pediatrician 3. Specialist in eye diseases i) dermatologist ii) optician iii) oculist iv) orthopedist 4. Specialist in mental disorders i) psychiatrist ii) neurologist iii) optician iv) cardiologist 5. Study of eye diseases i) orthodontia ii) optometry iii) taxidermy iv) ophthalmology 6. Student of plant life i) zoologist ii) botanist iii) biologist iv) none of these 7. Student of the stars i) astronomer ii) anthropologist iii) biologist iv) astrologer 8. Student of insect life i) semanticist ii) sociologist iii) entomologist iv) etymologist 9. Student of word meanings i) philologist ii) semanticist iii) etymologist iv) none of these 10. Analysis of living tissues i) autopsy ii) astrology iii) anatomy iv) biopsy Answers: 1. ʇsıƃoloɔǝuʎƃ 2. uɐıɔıɹʇɐıpǝd 3. uɐıɔıʇdo 4. ʇsıɹʇɐıɥɔʎsd 5. ʎƃolo

Computer - 3

A perfect example of a single-tasking operating system is ____ i) MS-DOS ii) Unix iii) Linux iv) Windows 95 Which of the following is not an operating system? i)Mac OS 8 ii) Microsoft Windows NT iii) Linux iv) Intel Xeon Which of the following operating systems does not support multiprocessing? i) Windows NT ii) Windows Server 2003 iii) MS-DOS iv) Mac OS 9 Which of the following operating systems is ideally suited managing a networked corporate environment? i) Windows 2000 ii) Windows NT server iii) Windows NT workstation iv) None of these Operating system manages computer by ______ i) Swapping ii) Providing virtual memory iii) Partitioning iv) All of the above A _____ is an application that operating systems use to interact with an underlying device. i) Support files ii) Device drivers iii) Virtual memory iv) Interrupt handlers Many aspects of GUI were first developed by ______ i) Microsoft ii) AT&T iii) IBM iv) Xerox Expand GUI. i) Graphical User Interface ii

Computer - 2

Which of the following is an input device? i) Mouse ii) Printer iii) RAM chip iv Monitor Which of the following is not an output device? i) Speaker ii) OCR iii) Inkjet Printer iv) Plotter The smallest element of data is called a ____ i) Megabyte ii) Byte iii) Bit iv) Kilobyte Which of the following is the largest unit of storage? i) Byte ii) Bit iii) Gigabyte iv) Kilobyte Which of the following is capable of storing maximum amount of data? i) Zip disk ii) CD-R iii) Floppy Disk iv) DVD-ROM Which of the following is not an input device? i) Digital Camera ii) Smart cards iii) LCD iv) Magnetic stripe Whenever a computer is switched on, the kernel is copied into the _____ of the computer. i) RAM ii) Hard disk iii) Primary memory iv) Both i and iii The kernel is also called i) System resident ii) ROM resident iii) Memory resident iv) CPU resident For which one of the following applications is a supercomputer most suitable? i) Business Computing ii) Computer aided desi

Top ten Billionaires in the world

World's top 10 Billionaires Rank       Name                                                     Country                         Net worth 1.           Carlos Slim Helu and family                      Mexico                     $53.5 Billion 2.           Bill Gates                                                  USA                         $53 Billion 3.           Warren Buffet                                            USA                        $47 Billion 4.           Mukesh Ambani                                         India                         $29 Billion 5.           Lakshmi Mittal                                           India                         $28.7 Billion 6.           Lawrence Ellison                                       USA                          $28 Billion 7.           Bernard Arnault                                        France                        $27.5 Billion 8.          Eike Batista                                               B

Indian Union Budget 2010-11 - a brief

Proposals: To issue additional banking licenses to private players and Non Banking Financial Institutions To provide more capital to Regional Rural Banks to meet the needs of the rural economy To extend the interest subvention of 2 percent for another year to export sectors involving Handicrafts, Handloom, Small and Medium enterprises and Carpets. To extend the period for repayment of loan amount by farmers to another 6 months To raise the interest subvention from 1 percent to 2 percent for timely repayment of short term corp loans To setup Coal Regulatory Authority to resolve issues involving economic pricing of coal and benchmarking of standards of performance National Literacy Mission has been relaunched as "Saakshar Bharat" to improve female literacy rate Minimum Alternate Tax to be increased from 15% to 18% Fund Allocation: Rs.300 crore has been provided under Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana to increase the productivity of dry land. Rs.400 crore has been provided t

Numerical Ability - 6

If X/4 - X-3/6 =1, then x is equal to i) 4 ii) 6 iii) 3 iv) 12 If X+2=0, then the value of 3(X+3)(X+1)/x-1 is i) 1 ii) 3 iii) 2 iv) 4 A rectangular field is 12m*16m. Length of its diagonal is i) 35m ii) 20m iii) 25m iv) 30m 1/6th of a pole is dipped in mud, half of the rest is in water and 5m is above water. The length of the pole is i) 8.5m ii) 12m iii) 7.5m iv) 10m The approximate value of 2/3+7 1/2 of 4/9 + 99 48/49*245 is i) 24,500 ii) 245 iii) 2,450 iv) 99 1/5 If 30% of A=0.25 of B=1/5 of C, then A:B:C is i) 15:12:10 ii) 10:15:12 iii) 12:15:10 iv) 10:12:15 What is the radius of a circle of area 616cm square? i) 14cm ii) 12cm iii) 16cm iv) 15cm Water boils at 212 degree F or 100 degree C and melts at 32 degree F or 0(zero) degree C. If the temperature of a particular day is 35 degree C, it is equivalent to i) 90degree F ii) 99degree F iii) 95degree F iv) 85degree F Average of 6 numbers is 8. What number should be added to it to make the average 9? i) 18 ii)

Reasoning - 5

Rahul can do a work in 6 days and Rupa can do the same work in 12 days. In how many days they will complete the work, working together? i) 4 days ii) 6 days iii) 8 days iv) 2 days P is the brother of Q, R is the sister of P, S is the brother of T, T is the daughter of Q, then who is the uncle of S? i) Q ii) R iii) P iv) cannot be determined Savitha borrowed Rs.100 from Gagan. Kavitha borrowed Rs.330 from Savitha and Rs. 50 from Gagan. Rs.400 was stolen from Gagan and he was left with no money. How much did Gagan have initially? i) 350 ii) 500 iii) 400 iv) 550 Richard does not wear white dress and Ajay does not wear blue dress. Richard and Sanjay wear different colored dresses. Only Sundar wears red dress. If everyone wears different colored dresses, then what is the color of Sanjay's dress? i) red ii) white iii) blue iv) none of these Pointing at Jeevan, Jagan said, "His father is my father's son". Then what is the relation of Jagan to Jeevan? i) Grandson

Oscar Awards 2010

Best Picture Hurt Locker Best Director Kathryn Bigelow for 'The Hurt Locker' Best Actor(Leading role) Jeff Bridges in 'Crazy Heart' Best Actress(Leading role) Sandra Bullock in 'The Blind Side' Best Actor(Supporting role) Christoph Waltz Best Actress(Supporting role) Mo'Nique in 'Precious' Writing(Original Screenplay) The Hurt Locker by Mark Boal Animated Feature Film Up Art Direction Rick Carter and Robert Stromberg for 'Avatar' Cinematography Mauro Fiore for 'Avatar' Foreign Language Film The secret in their eyes(Argentina) Music(Original Score) Michael Giacchino for Up Music(Original Song) The Weary Kind from Crazy Heart Visual Effects Joe Letteri, Stephen Rosenbaum, Richard Baneham and Andrew R.Jones for Avatar Costume Design 'The Young Victoria' by Sandy Powell Film Editing Bob Murawski and Chris Innis for The Hurt Locker Makeup Barney Burman, Mindy Hall and Joel Harlow for Star Trek

Science - 3

'Pneumonia' is caused by the inflammation of i) liver ii) lungs iii) brain iv) none of these 'Thrombosis' is a disease of the i) skin ii) brain iii) brain iv) none of these 'Rickets' is caused due to lack of i) Vitamin-D ii) Vitamin-B iii) Vitamin-A iv) none of these 'Meningitis' affects i) eyes ii) brain iii) skin iv) all of these 'Dyphtheria' affects i) ears ii) lungs iii) legs iv) throat 'Arthritis' is a disease of the inflammation of i) tooth ii) brain iii) joints iv) ears 'Astigmatism' is a disease which affects i) nose ii) eyes iii) ears iv) legs

Choose the appropriate word - 4

If I take a state roadways bus, I'll get late ___ i) isn't it ii) is it? iii) won't I? iv) will I? Tony, where are you? ____ up this tree. i) Here am I ii) There am I iii) Here I am iv) There I am It ____ to me that she was incurable. i) flashed ii) occurred iii) happened iv) suggested Every Shakesperean hero has an internal ____ in his character. i) timid ii) feeble iii) blemish iv) defect Vinitha ___ me of a girl I used to know. i) recollects ii) reminds iii) remembers iv) recalls Man does not live by ___ alone. i) diet ii) money iii) food iv) bread My mother was too ____ to push open the heavy door. i) feeble ii) faint iii) timid iv) faltering Authority ____ when it is not supported by the moral purity of its user. i) waits ii) crumbles iii) empowers iv) prevails Speeding and blocking are traffic offences which lead to ____ accidents. i) ginsome ii) urban iii) minor iv) gruesome ____ learning does not help the mental growth of a student. i) Fas

Highest Honours of some Countries

America Presidential Medal of Freedom Argentina The Order of Sona Martin Britain Member of British Empire, Victoria Cross Denmark Order of Diana Brog France Legend of Honour Germany Pore Lee Merit Iron Cross Hungary The Order of Banner India Bharat Ratna Japan Order of Moulovenice Sun Kuwait Mubarak-Al-kabir Medal Nicaragua Augusto-Caeser Sandino Order Netherlands Netherlands Lion Saudi Arabia Shah Abdul Aziz Medal Vietnam The order of the Golden Star

Changed Names of some Indian cities/states

Old Names New Names Assam Asom Allahabad Prayag Aurangabad Sambhajinagar Banaras Varanasi Baroda Vadodara Bangalore Bengaluru Bombay Mumbai Calcutta Kolkata Calicut Kozhikode Cochin Kochi Mughalsarai Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Nagar Madras Chennai Pondicherry Puducherry Trivandrum Thiruvananthapuram Uttaranchal Uttarakhand

Reasoning - 4

HAND : Glove :: HEAD : ____ i) Hat ii) Hair iii) Neck iv) Earring Which one of these four is least like the other three? i) kangaroo ii) cow iii) deer iv) horse Which one of the four choices makes the best comparison? LIVED : DEVIL :: 6323: ___ i) 3236 ii) 3326 iii) 6232 iv) 2336 Select the set which is most like the given set: [9,36,54] i) [11,44,77] ii) [8,40,48] iii) [10,40,50] iv) [12,48,72] Select the set which is most like the given set: [5,30,120] i) [4,22,60] ii) [3,12,24] iii) [7,56,325] iv) [6,40,212] When the letters "VANDRUMTRI" is rearranged, it would have the name of a(n): i) Country ii) City iii) State iv) Ocean A boy is 4yrs old and his sister is three times as old as he is. When the boy is 12yrs old, how old will his sister be? i) 20 ii) 28 iii) 16 iv) 24 Tom is taller than Mike, and Kelly is shorter than Sandra. Which of the following statements would be more accurate? i) Kelly is as tall as Mike ii) Kelly is taller than Mike iii) Kelly is sho

Interesting Facts - 7

A plane approaching at a speed of 960 miles is not heard, because that s peed of light is more than that of sound Bats fly in the dark without hitting the obstruction, because they emit ultra-sonic waves to detect obstruction The moon has no atmosphere because of its thinness It takes more time to cook potatoes on mountain tops because the atmospheric pressure is low White clothes are preferable in summer because they do not absorb sunlight The blotting paper absorbs quickly because it has got small pores A small gap is left between the joints of rails to accommodate expansion in summer The lighting is seen before we hear thunder because the speed of light is more than that of sound An object weighs a little less at the equator than at the poles because the gravitational pull at the equator is less than that at the poles Steam produces burns more easily than water at equal temperature because it contains more calories of heat per gram at the same temperatur

Numerical Ability - 5

40 grams could be written in kilograms as i) 0.41 ii) 40 iii) 0.004 iv) 0.04 When 75% of a number is added to 75, then the result is the number again. The number is given by i) 250 ii) 300 iii) 250 iv) 175 Supply the missing figure: 5/10*8/7*100/50*35/40*?/16=1/8 i) 16 ii) 4 iii) 2 iv) 8 0.6+0.66+0.066+6.606=? i) 7.388 ii) 6.666 iii) 7.392 iv) 7.932 0.001/? = 0.01 i) 0.1 ii) 10 iii) 0.01 iv) 0.001 42060/15+5=? i) 289 ii) 2809 iii) 2103 iv) 2804 48-12*3+9 = ?+3+9/3 i) 1/3 ii) 1 iii) 3 1/2 iv) 3 Compute 35*0.0015/0.25*0.07 i) 3 ii) 30 iii) 0.3 iv) 4 ?-1046-398-69=999 i) 2525 ii) 2512 iii) 2425 iv) 2121 What decimal of an hour is a second? i) 0.0256 ii) 0.000126 iii) 0.0025 iv) 0.00027

Indian History - 4(Gandhian Era)

C.R.(C.Rajagopalchari)Formula 1944 End of Second World War 1945 Wavell Plan 1945 Parliamentary Delegation 1946 Cabinet Mission 1946 Elections to Constituent Assembly 1946 Direct Action Day 1946 Interim Government 1946 Meeting of the Constituent Assembly 1946 Declaration of 20th February 1947 Indian Independent Act 1947

Indian History - 3(Gandhian Era)

Communal Award 1932 Poona Pact 1932 Third Round Table Conference 1932 The Government of India Act 1935 Congress and Government of India-Act 1935 The Day of Deliverance or Thanks-giving Day 1939 Demand for Pakistan 1940 Cripps Mission 1942 Quit India Resolution 1942 Indian National Army 1942