Computer hardware is the collection of physical parts of a computer system. This includes the computer case, monitor, keyboard, and mouse. It also includes all the parts inside the computer case, such as the hard disk drive, motherboard, video card, and many others. Computer hardware is what you can physically touch.

1.Restarting a computer that is already on is referred to as [SBI Clerk, 2009]

(a) shut down (b) cold booting (c) warm booting (d) logging off (e) None of these


2.Hardware includes [SBI Clerk, 2009; IBPS PO, 2015)

(a) all devices used to input data into a computer b.sets of instructions that a computer runs or executes (c) the computer and all the devices connected to it that are used to input and output data (d) all devices involved processing information including the central processing unit, memory, and storage (e) None of these


3.Which part of the computer helps to store information ? [SBI Clerk, 2009]

(a) Disk drive (b) keyboard (c) Monitor (d) Printer (e) None of these


4.Which is the part of a computer that one can touch and feel? [SBI Clerk, 2009]

(a) Hardware Software (c) Programs (d) Output (e) None of these


5.A complete electronic circuit with transistors and other electronic components on a small silicon chip is called a (n)- [SBI Clerk, 2009]

(a)workstation (b) CPU (c) magnetic disk (d) integrated circuit (e) None of these


6._______ is the process of dividing the disk into tracks and sectors. [IBPS PO, 2011]

(a) Tracking (b) Formatting (c) Crashing (d) Allotting (e) None of these


7.Which ports connect special types of music instruments to sound cards? [JIBPS PO, 2011; IBPS Clerk, 2014]

(a) BUS (b) CPU (c) USB (d) MIDI (e) MINI


8.Which of the following is contained on chips connected to the system board and is a holding area for data instructions and information (processed data waiting to be output to secondar storage) ISBI PO, 2011

(a) program (b) mouse (C) Internet (d) memory (e) modem


9.Which of the following is hardware and no software ? JIBPS Clerk, 2011

(a) Excel (b) Printer driver (c) Operating System (d) Operating System (e) CPU


10.Where is the disk put in a computer? [SBI Clerk, 2011]

(a) in the modem (b) in the hard drive (c) into the CPU (d) in the disk drive (e) None of these


11.Different components on the motherboard of PC unit are linked together by sets of parali: electrical conducting lines. What are these line called ? [IBPS PO, 2012]

(a) Conductors (b) Buses (c) Connectors (d) Consecutives (e) None of these


12.AUSB communication device that supports dan encryption for secure wireless communicati for notebook users is called a [IBPS PO, 2012]

(a) USB wireless network adapter (b) wireless switch (c) wireless hub (d) router (e)None of these


13.A device for changing the connection on connector to a different configuration is [IBPS PO, 2012]

(a) a converter (b) a component (c) an attachment (d) an adapter (e) Voltmeter


14.The disks stores information in [IBPS Clerk, 2012]

(a) Tables (b) Rows and columns (c) Blocks (d) Tracks and sectors (e) All of these


15.Tangible, physical computer equipment that can be seen and touched is called [SBI Clerk, 2012)

(a) hardware (b) software (C) storage (d) input/output (e) None of these


16.What resides on the motherboard and connects the CPU to other components on the motherboard ? [SBI Clerk, 2012]

(a) Input Unit (b) System Bus (C) ALU (d) Primary Memory (e) None of these


17.The cost of a given amount of computing power has dramatically with the progress of computer technology. / [SBI Clerk, 2012]

(a) stayed the same (b) changed proportionally with the economy c) increased (d) fluctuated (e) decreased


18.The indentations on CDs and DVDs are called: [SSC, CHSL, 2012]

(a) pits (b) clusters C) tracks (d) lands


19.Which of the following refers to too much electricity and may cause a voltage surge? [SBI PO, 2013]

(a) Anomaly (b) Shock (c) Spike (d) Virus (e) Splash


20.Which of the following is an impact printe ? [SSC, CGL, 2013]

(a) Daisy wheel printer (b) Ink jet printer c) Bubble jet printer (d) Laser printer

Ans. A

21.A is a non-impact printer that can produce very high-quality letter-perfect printing [SBI Clerk, 2015)

(a) daisy wheel printer (b) laser printer (c) dot-matrix printer (d) thermal printer

(e) drum printer


22.DVD is an example of [SBI Clerk, 2015]

(a) Hard disk (b) optical disk (c) Output device (d) Solid-state storage devices

(e) None of these


23.BSODs can be caused by poorly written device drivers or malfunctioning hardware, such as faulty memory, power supply issues, overheating of components, or hardware running beyond its specification limits. Which color screen is displayed when encountered a BSOD Error? [IBPS PO Mains, 2016)

(a) Red (b) Grey (c) Black (d) Blue (e) Green


24.Hard drive is used to store: [IBPS Clerk Mains, 2016)

(a) Volatile data (b) Non volatile data (c) permanent data (d) Temporary data

(e) Intermediate data


25.Which of the following is properties of USB? [IBPS Clerk Mains, 2016)

(a) Platform independent (b) Platform dependent (c) Source dependent (d) Software dependent (e) Software independent


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