________ controls the way in which the computer system functions and provides a means by which users can.interact with the computer 1) The platform 2) Application software 3) Operating system 4) The motherboard 5) None of these
3) Operating system
_____ are words that a programming language has set aside for its own use. 1) Control worlds 2) Reserved words 3) Control structures 4) Reserved keys 5) None of these
2) Reserved words
IN MS Access,a table can have ______ primary key/keys. 1) One 2) Two 3) Three 4) Four 5) None of these
A commonly use graphic format for the web is____________ 1) GIF 2) BMP 3) TEXT 4) IMP 5) None of these
Which one of the following allows users to continue to operate computers while printing is in progress? 1) Spooler 2) Job Control Program 3) Os Supervisor 4) compiler 5) None of these
What is the full form of USB as used in computer related activities? 1) Universal Security Block 2) Ultra Serial Block 3) United Service Block 4) Universal Serial Bus 5) None of these
4) Universal Serial Bus
Where is the disk put in a computer___________1) In the modem 2) In the hard drive 3) Into the CPU 4) In the disk drive 5) None of these
4) In the disk drive
______ is an icon on the desktop that provides a user with immediate access to a program or file. 1) Kernel 2) Buffer 3) Shortcut 4) Spooler
Taking backup of a file against crash is a____________. 1) Preventive measure 2) Curative measure 3) Decisive measure 4) short measure 5) None of these
1) Preventive measure
Algorithm and Flow chart help us to___________. 1) Know the memory capacity 2) Identify the base of a number system 3) Direct the output to a printer 4) Specify the problem completely and clearly 5) None of these
Which of the following is NOT one of the four major data processing functions of a computer__________ 1) gathering data 2) processing data into information 3) analyzing the data or information 4) storing the data or information 5) None of these
C. analyzing the data orinformation
Apple Macintoshes (Macs) and PCs use different ____________ to process data and different operating systems. 1) languages 2) methods 3) CPUs 4) storage devices 5) None of these
User actions such as keystrokes or mouse clicks are referred to as__________ 1) Interrupts 2) Tasks 3) Events 4) Processes 5) None of these
Microsoft’s Access and Corel’s Paradox are both examples of which type of software? 1) Network database systems 2) Relational database systems 3) Flat-file database systems 4) Hierarchical database systems 5) None of these
2) Relational database systems
To read the system messages and warnings, access the __________ in Windows. 1) system manager 2) control panel 3) event viewer 4) message screen 5) None of these
3) event viewer
In the right setting a thief will steal your information by simply watching what you type________ 1) snagging 2) spying 3) social engineering 4) shoulder surfing 5) None of these
4) shoulder surfing
The __________ of a threat measures its potential impact on a system. 1) vulnerabilities 2) countermeasures 3) degree of harm 4) susceptibility 5) none of these
3) degree of harm
Most dangerous risk in leaking of information is___________ 1) Ready access to online terminals 2) Online processing of data 3) Ignorance about the existence of risk 4) All of these 5) none of these
4) All of these
MCI and AT&T are examples of which of the following? 1) Social networks 2) Communications systems 3) Internet service providers 4) Mobisodes 5) None of these
3) Internet serviceproviders
What type of web technology provides news that can automatically download right to your desktop________ 1) Social network 2) RSS feed 3) Podcast 4) Wiki 5) None of these
For the first time four female officials have been selected for the Women’s World Twenty20 Qualifiertaking place in Bangkok from November 28 to December 5 announced by the International Cricket Council (ICC).
Name of four female umpires :
New Zealander Kathleen
Australia’s Claire Polosak
England’s Sue Redfern
West Indies’ Jacqueline Williams
The quartet will be joined by fellow umpires Allan Haggo and Nigel Morrison whileGraeme Labrooy will be the match referee. ICC umpire coach Denis Burns will also attend the week-long tournament and provide support and assistance to the officials.
Indian Council of Historical Research (ICHR) ChairmanYellapragada Sudershan Rao hasresigned from the post .
About Y S Rao :
Rao, who retired from Kakatiya University Department had been appointed aschairman of ICHR for a term of three years.
The appointment of Rao, who is learnt to be a member of the Akhil Bharatiya Itihas Sankalan Yojanawhich is affiliated to the RSS, had also been a controversial one and attracted criticism from other historians like Romila Thapar who had expressed surprise while questioning his academic credentials.
About ICHR :
The Indian Council for Historical Research (ICHR) is an autonomous body of the Ministry of Human Resource Development, which had been established by an Administrative Order of the then Ministry of Education and Social Welfare. It was registered as a Society with the Delhi Government .
During 53rd Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in Malta Patricia Janet Scotland was elected as the 6thSecretary-General of the Commonwealth of Nations and will take office from April 1, 2016.
She will be the first woman to hold the post.
She also becomes the first British citizen to be elected as secretary–generalof the Commonwealth.
She will succeed Kamalesh Sharma of India whose 8-year tenure comes to an end in March 2016.
She will receive a salary of nearly £160,000 as well as a four storey mansion in Mayfair.
Indian-origin author Priya Parmar’s historical novel “Vanessa and Her Sister”, has been included in the New York Times’ 100 Notable Books of 2015.
About Novel :
This novel is about acclaimed painter Vanessa Bell and her more famous sisterEnglish writer Virginia Woolf.
‘Vanessa and Her Sister’, a novel on Woolf and Bell, constructed around an invented diary and letters has made it to the New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2015, with the influential publication calling Parmar’s “fabricated journal” of the sisters an “uncanny success”.
Power Pavilion of Ministry of Power has won Gold Award at the India International Trade fair (IITF) -2015. Shri Rajpal, Economic Advisor & Shri C.J. Jose, Director, Ministry of Power received the Award from Shri Arun Jaitley and Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman.
India International Trade Fair (IITF) is organised by India Trade Promotion Organization (ITPO) at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi from November 14 (the birth anniversary of the architect of modern India – Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru) to November 27 annually.
Country’s second largest private sector lender HDFC Bank has launched ‘sonic branding’or a musical logo it will spend over Rs 30 crore to promote the new brand positioning which stresses on the digital banking.
The ‘sonic branding’ is being included at all the touch-points like ATMs and phone-banking application, where customers will hear the tune.
The 360-degree campaign was first rolled out in non-metro cities before Diwali, and will soon be hitting the eight metros.Last fiscal, the bank had invested Rs 140 crore in advertising efforts.
The 2014-15 round of Survey on International Trade in Banking Services released by RBI was based on the branches or subsidiaries of Indian banksoperating abroad and foreign banks operating in India.
As per survey, Indian bank’s overseas branches reported 3 % rise in credit growth at Rs 8.33 lakh crore during 2014-15.
Credit extended by overseas branches of Indian banks increased by 11.3% to Rs 8,331.5 billion (USD 133.1 billion) in March 2015 and lending by foreign banks operating in India also increased by 13 per cent to Rs 3,359.9 billion (USD 53.7 billion).
In terms of fee income generated, for overseas branches of Indian banks, it increased to Rs 94.3 billion (USD 1.5 billion) from Rs 89.6 billion (USD 1.5 billion) in the previous year.
On the other hand, foreign banks operating in India generated lower fee income of Rs 72.7 billion (USD 1.2 billion) as compared to Rs 78.8 billion (USD 1.3 billion) in the previous year.
China’s navy involved in anti-piracy patrols in the Gulf of Aden has held its first joint drill with NATO ships carrying out the same mission.
Aim : To ensure that China and NATO can together maintain maritime security andstability in the Gulf of Aden.There weren’t too many other details revealed.
The exercise took place on November 25. It showed pictures of Chinese and NATO officers chatting on the bridge of a ship and simulating a commando raid.
The exercise is expected to help improve communications between ships on anti-piracy duties.
About NATO : The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) also called the North Atlantic Alliance is constitutes a system of collective defence whereby its member states agree to mutual defense in response to an attack by any external party.
It has been the endeavor of the Government to foster an environment of co-operation in matters of taxation through predictability of laws and reduced litigation. In a major push towards providing certainty to foreign investors in the arena of transfer pricing, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has entered into 11 more unilateral Advance Pricing Agreements (APAs).
These APAs were signed with Indian subsidiaries of foreign companies operating in various segments of the economy like investment advisory services, engineering design services, marine products, contract R&D, software development services, IT enabled services, cargo handling support services, etc.
While seven (7) of these APAs have rollback provisions contained in them, the otherfour (4) are Agreements for future five years. APAs with rollback provisions can cover a maximum period of 9 years in total. With this round of signing, CBDT has so far entered into 31 APAs (30 unilateral and one bilateral).
The APA Programme was introduced in the Income-tax Act, 1961 in 2012 vide the Finance Act, 2012. Five (5) APAs were concluded in the first year and four (4) APAs got signed in the second year. The pace of negotiations has picked-up in the current year. This year has already witnessed the conclusion of 22 APAs. It is the aim of the CBDT to finalise another 30 to 40 APAs before the end of this fiscal to provide stability and confidence to foreign enterprises operating in India.
The Notes were exchanged between Mr. S. Selvakumar, Joint Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs, Government of India andMr.Yutaka Kikuta, Charge d’ Affaires a.i., Embassy of Japan to India. The Government of Japan has committed Official Development Assistance (ODA) loan of an amount of JPY 19.981 billion (= approx. Rs.1080 crore) for the Chennai Metro Rail Project (IV) and JPY 82.434 billion (=approx. Rs.4456 Crore) for the Ahmedabad Metro Project.
India and Japan have had mutually beneficial economic development cooperation since 1958. In the last few years, the economic cooperation between India and Japan has strengthened and grown into strategic partnership. With general political consensus and popular support for the greater cooperation between India and Japan, the partnership is poised for a great future.
India has been re-elected unopposed to the Council of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) underCategory “B” at the 29th session of the Assembly of the IMO held in London on 27 November, 2015.
IMO Assembly : The 29th Session of the IMO Assembly is being held at IMO Headquarters London from23 November to 02 December, 2015.
The IMO Council consists of 40 member countries who are elected by the IMO Assembly.
About India as a member of IMO :
India has been one of the earliest members of the IMO, having ratified its Convention and joined it as a member-state in the year 1959,except for two years for the period 1983-1984.
About IMO : The IMO was established in Geneva in 1948 and came into force ten years later, meeting for the first time in 1959. Headquartered in London, United Kingdom, the IMO has 171 Member States and three Associate Members.
Andhra Pradesh government announced to adopt the A.P. Port Policy 2015. The new policy seeks to address issues and challenges like diversification of cargo, diversity of locations, increasing strategic depth of hinterland, enabling market-oriented development and enabling institutional mechanism.
The State has one major port at Visakhapatnam besides 14 non-major port.
The State targetted to achieve 15 per cent share in cargo handling by 2019 and25 per cent by 2025.
Aim of the policy : To harnessing the advantages of the 974-km long coastline, the third longest in the country which is strategically located to transform the State’s vision of making Andhra Pradesh a gateway and logistics hub.