MCQs on Information And Communication Technology (ICT) | Library Science

MCQs on Information And Communication Technology (ICT) | Library Science

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MCQs on Information And Communication Technology (ICT) | Library & Information Science


Information and Communication Technology (ICT) refers to a broad umbrella term that encompasses technologies used for the manipulation and communication of information. It involves the convergence of various technologies to enable the gathering, processing, storage, and dissemination of information. ICT plays a crucial role in facilitating communication, data management, and the overall functioning of modern societies and businesses.


MCQs on Information And Communication Technology

1. The devices which display or print the result of information given by the computer are called _______________.

A. Input Devices

B. Motherboard

C. Output Devices

D. None of these

Answer: c


2. The set of programs that are designed to perform computer system tasks and to keep them functional is called ______________.

A. System Software

B. Operating System

C. Language Translator

D. Compiler

Answer: b


3. A ____________ in a computer use that is a paper copy of a worksheet accounting.

A. Spreadsheet

B. Powerpoint

C. Microsoft Word

D. None of these

Answer: a


4. What are the uses of subnetting?

A. It divides one large network into several smaller ones

B. It divides the network into network classes

C. It speeds up the speed of the network

D. None of above

Answer: a


5. Which one of the following is an input device?

A. Mouse

B. Terminals

C. Printer

D. Monitor

Answer: a


6. What is the full form of OCR?

A. Optical Corrector Reader

B. Optical Cell Reader

C. Optical Corrector Recalculation

D. Optical Corrector Rule

Answer: Optical Character Recognition


7. By ___________ selected text appears as if it has lifted off the page.

A. Superscript

B. Strikethrough

C. Emboss

D. Shadow

Answer: a


8. ____________ makes the selected text imprinted or pressed into the page.

A. Engraving

B. Superscript

C. Strikethrough

D. Emboss

Answer: d


9. ____________ is also called system software.



C. Printer

D. Operating System

Answer: d


10. _____________ are needed to convert information or data into a form that the computer can understand.

A. Motherboard

B. Output Devices

C. Input devices

D. Software

Answer: b


11. What is the shortcut for 'copy'?

A. Ctrl+V

B. Ctrl+Z

C. Ctrl+B

D. Ctrl+C

Answer: d


12. ______________ software is used to create your letter memos, faxes, and various types of documents.

A. Search Engine

B. Word processing

C. Dribble

D. Canva

Answer: b


13. What is the full form of OS?

A. Operating Sheet

B. Operating System

C. Operating Software

D. Operating Standard

Answer: b


14. ____________ is also called a permanent disc because it is permanently fixed in one place.

A. Floppy Disk

B. Hard Disk

C. Magnetic Disk


Answer: a


15. ______________ raises the selected text above the baseline.

A. Superscript

B. Strikethrough

C. Emboss

D. Shadow

Answer: a


16. The _____________ is the Windows equivalent of a cursor, as it indicates the position of the next sections that are typed or deleted.

A. Endmark

B. Menubar

C. Figma

D. Insertion Point

Answer: d


17. In place of a designated cell, an alternative approach is used that is the use of the ______________.

A. Cell Reference

B. Auto Recalculation

C. Cell Formatting

D. None of these

Answer: a


18. ____________ is the means by which some important and specific tasks are performed by computer hardware.

A. Terminals

B. Software

C. Printer

D. Magnetic Disk

Answer:  b


19. The process of preparing and printing documents using computers and computer programs is called _____________.

A. Word Processing

B. Database

C. Search Engine

D. Software

Answer: a


20. The small horizontal line in the window is called an ___________.

A. Menubar

B. Endmark

C. Insertion Point

D. Figma

Answer: a


21. A microsecond pulse has a Rayleigh bandwidth of how many MHz?

A. Two

B. One

C. Three

D. Four

Answer: a


22. A ___________ is a set of rules for data communication that is required for the exchange of information between devices.

A. Standard

B. Computer

C. Mobile

D. Laptop

Answer: a


23. _____________ type of cables are used in short-distance communication.

A. Coaxial Cable

B. Fiber Optic Cable

C. Both a and b

D. Ethernet Cable

Answer: c


24. __________ is a communication technology that uses light to transmit data and position between devices.

A. Wi-Fi

B. Li-Fi

C. Satellite Communication

D. None of these

Answer: b


25. ______________ is a language designed to create user-friendly software programs and websites that are easy enough for a user to understand, write, read, and use.

A. Machine Language

B. High-level programming language

C. Low-level programming language

D. None of these

Answer: b


26. What is the difference between upper and lower frequencies in a continuous band of frequencies?

A. Bandwidth

B. Signal Processing

C. Both a and b

D. None of these

Answer: a


27. There are two types of channels used in ISDN which include ______ channel and ____ channel.

A. A, C

B. B,D

C. E,F

D. M,N

Answer:  b


28. _____________, in which an analog signal is sampled to obtain a data stream, which is used to modulate a digital carrier signal.

A. Pulse-code Modulation

B. Amplitude Modulation

C. Phase Modulation

D. Polarization Modulation

Answer: a


29. What is the full form of NIC?

A. National Input Center

B. National Informatics Center

C. National Informatics Cell

D. National Interpreter Center

Answer:  B


30. Bandwidth is measured in _____________.

A. Hertz

B. Ohm

C. Ampere

D. Volts

Answer: A


31. Microsoft Office is an ___________________ software that works on Windows operating software.

A. Accounting Package

B. Spreadsheet

C. Presentation

D. Application

Answer: D


32. What is the full form of POTS?

A. Plain Old Telephone Service

B. Plain Operating Telephone Service

C. Plain Old Timely Service

D. Plain Old Telephone System

Answer: a


33. What is the full form of LAN?

A. Low Area Network

B. Local Area Network

C. Local Artificial Network

D. None of these

Answer:  B


34. The _______________ is a vast network of large and small computers spread around the world, which communicate with each other through telephone lines.

A. Internet

B. Computer

C. Laptop

D. Search Engine

Answer:  a


35. What is the full form of GUI?

A. Graphic User Interface

B. Google User Interface

C. Graphic User Insertion

D. Graphic User Input

Answer:  A


36. Linux is an ________________ like Windows and Mac but completely different from Windows and Mac OS.

A. Input Device

B. Operating System

C. Output Device

D. Hard Disk

Answer: b


37. Router operates in which layer of OSI Reference Model?

A. Layer 1 (Physical Layer)

B. Layer 3 (Network Layer)

C. Layer 4 (Transport Layer)

D. Layer 7 (Application Layer)

Answer:  b


38. The modern era is called the era of ________________ revolution.

A. Green

B. Industrial

C. White

D. Information

Answer: b


39. ______________ converts assembly language or low level language into machine language before implementation.

A. Compiler

B. Assembler

C. Interpreter

D. None of these

Answer: b


40. Difference between Compiler and interpreter the function of both is to convert ____________ language into machine language.

A. High-level

B. Low-level

C. Both a and b

D. None of these

Answer: a


41. DNS is the abbreviation of

A. Dynamic Name System

B. Dynamic Network System

C. Domain Name System

D. Domain Network Service

Answer: c


42. What is the use of a Bridge in a Network?

A. to connect LANs

B. to separate LANs

C. to control Network Speed

D. All of the above

Answer: a


43. In ________________ operating system, importance is given to give results in the prescribed time frame.

A. Multi Programming Operating System

B. Time Sharing Operating System

C. Single Operating System

D. Real-Time System

Answer: b


44. Computer can understand only _______________ language

A. Machine

B. High-level

C. Low-level

D. None of these

Answer: A


45. DHCP is the abbreviation of

A. Dynamic Host Control Protocol

B. Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol

C. Dynamic Hyper Control Protocol

D. Dynamic Hyper Configuration Protocol

Answer: b


46. IPV4 Address is

A. 8 bit

B. 16 bit

C. 32 bit

D. 64 bit

Answer: c


47. In ____________________ type of operating system many tasks can be executed simultaneously.

A. Batch Processing Operating System

B. Multi Programming Operating System

C. Time Sharing Operating System

D. Single Operating System

Answer:  b


48. The Computer Network is

A. Collection of hardware components and computers

B. Interconnected by communication channels

C. Sharing of resources and information

D. All of the Above

Answer: d


49. What is a Firewall in a Computer Network?

A. The physical boundary of the Network

B. An operating System of a Computer Network

C. A system designed to prevent unauthorized access

D. A web browsing Software

Answer: c


50. How many layers does OSI Reference Model has?

A. 4

B. 5

C. 6

D. 7

Answer: d


ICT has transformed the way individuals, businesses, and governments operate by providing tools for efficient communication, collaboration, and access to information. It has become an integral part of daily life, influencing various sectors such as education, healthcare, finance, and more. The rapid advancement of ICT has led to increased connectivity, accessibility, and the development of innovative solutions that continue to shape the digital landscape.

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