CBSE Class 12 Computer Science File System MCQs Set A

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File System Class 12 Computer Science MCQ

Class 12 Computer Science students should refer to the following multiple-choice questions with answers for File System in standard 12. These MCQ questions with answers for Grade 12 Computer Science will come in exams and help you to score good marks

File System MCQ Questions Class 12 Computer Science with Answers

Question: A modern_______system has lakhs of files on them.

  • a) School
  • b) Computer
  • c) CPU
  • d) Workstation

Answer: Computer


Question: Often one needs to transfer a large number of the files or an entire directory_______to another computer or storage device.

  • a) Structure
  • b) Arrangement
  • c) Organization
  • d) Plan

Answer: Structure


Question: Both computer networks and external storage devices are usually not as fast as internal components of a________

  • a) System
  • b) Computer
  • c) CPU
  • d) Workstation

Answer: Computer


Question: If the_______is used for file transfers, more time may be taken in the transfer due to slow Internet speed.

  • a) Hard disk
  • b) Directory structure
  • c) Internet
  • d) RAM

Answer: Internet


Question: Heavy file transfers put load on the usually clogged_______connection.

  • a) HTML
  • b) Structure
  • c) Broadband
  • d) Internet

Answer: Internet


Question: Unless the user or organization has unlimited_____plan, higher amount of data may result in higher cost as well.

  • a) Usage
  • b) Structure
  • c) Broadband
  • d) Internet

Answer: Internet


Question: There is a need to reduce the amount of storage space occupied by_______files (and entire directory structures), whenever possible.

  • a) System
  • b) Computer
  • c) CPU
  • d) Workstation

Answer: Computer


Question: From a convenience point of view, in many cases it is also desirable to have a single file to handle rather than a large bunch of files or a complex_______structure.

  • a) Directory
  • b) File
  • c) Memory
  • d) Hard disk

Answer: Directory


Question: ________scientists have developed techniques to place a whole directory structure into a single file for convenience.

  • a) Peripheral
  • b) Computer
  • c) Expert
  • d) Research

Answer: Computer


Question: Computer scientists have developed techniques to place a whole directory structure into a single file for convenience. Such a file is called an________

  • a) Library
  • b) Archive
  • c) Collection
  • d) File

Answer: Archive

 

Question: The computer scientists have also developed a number of________for reducing the storage requirements of computer files and directory structures.

  • a) Methods
  • b) Systems
  • c) Procedures
  • d) Techniques

Answer: Techniques


Question: The above techniques (of Q 11) are called data

  • a) Solidarity
  • b) Firmness
  • c) Compression
  • d) Resolution

Answer: Compression


Question: Data________generally works by identifying repetition in the data and encoding the data in a way that reduces or eliminates such repetition.

  • a) Solidarity
  • b) Firmness
  • c) Compression
  • d) Resolution

Answer: Compression


Question: Actual data compression programs use sophisticated_______based on information theory to achieve even greater reduction in size.

  • a) Algorithm
  • b) Instruction
  • c) Flowchart
  • d) Method

Answer: Algorithm


Question: Linux provides ready-made free and open source software for managing______files.

  • a) Library
  • b) Archive
  • c) Collection
  • d) File

Answer: Archive


Question: The ready-made free open-source software for managing archive files is called_______

  • a) Archive manager
  • b) Library manager
  • c) File manager
  • d) Directory explorer

Answer: Archive manager


Question: The________permits the user to combine may files or an entire directory tree into a single file known as an archive.

  • a) Archive manager
  • b) Library manager
  • c) File manager
  • d) Directory explorer

Answer: Archive manager


Question: On Linux systems_______is the most common archive format.

  • a) zip
  • b) rar
  • c) tar
  • d) gz

Answer: tar


Question: Full form of tar is_______

  • a) Tap achiever
  • b) Tape archiver
  • c) Tape archive resolution
  • d) None of these

Answer: Tape archiver


Question: ________also provides the facility of compressing file formats.

  • a) zip
  • b) rar
  • c) tar
  • d) zar

Answer: tar


Question: The most common compressed file formats are the________file formats.

  • a) zip
  • b) tar.zip
  • c) Both (A) and (B)
  • d) None of these

Answer: Both (A) and (B)


Question: The zip file format supports storing multiple files in a single zip file, on_______

  • a) Unix
  • b) Linux
  • c) Windows
  • d) Android

Answer: Unix


Question: In_______systems the common practice is to combine the files into a single uncompressed file in the tar format and then compress the file in the zip format using gzip.

  • a) Unix
  • b) Linux
  • c) Windows
  • d) Android

Answer: Linux


Question: In Linux______is an open source archiving program.

  • a) GNU
  • b) gzip
  • c) zip
  • d) zip. rar

Answer: gzip


Question: A gzip file commonly has the extension_______

  • a) Tar.zip
  • b) tar.rar
  • c) tar.gz
  • d) tar.gzip

Answer: tar.gz


Question: The gzip file is called a________

  • a) tar ball
  • b) rar ball
  • c) gar ball
  • d) zip ball

Answer: tar ball


Question: The_______is a very common format for distributing software or bundles of files on the Linux platform.

  • a) Tar ball
  • b) Rar ball
  • c) Gar ball
  • d) Zip ball

Answer: Tar ball


Question: The_______format is also used by different applications under different names.

  • a) GNU
  • b) gzip
  • c) zip
  • d) zip.rar

Answer: zip


Question: The JAR files used in Java and the OpenOffice.org office suite file formats use_______compression.

  • a) GNU
  • b) Gzip
  • c) Zip
  • d) Zip.rar

Answer: Zip


Question: ______uses the extension part of the filename to identify the file format when opening an archive and to select the file format when creating a new archive.

  • a) Archive Manager
  • b) Library Manager
  • c) File Manager
  • d) Directory Explorer

Answer: Archive Manager

 

Question: ________can also be used to explore the contents of archives, to extract files from the archives, to add new files to the archive, to delete files from the archive, and perform other such operations.

  • a) Archive Manager
  • b) Library Manager
  • c) File Manager
  • d) Directory Explorer

Answer: Archive Manager


Question: There is no menu item to start the archive manager by_______

  • a) Menu
  • b) Default
  • c) Simple steps
  • d) Stages

Answer: Default


Question: One can double-click on an archive file in the________file browser to start the archive manager.

  • a) Chrome
  • b) Explorer
  • c) Nautilus
  • d) Firefox

Answer: Nautilus


Question: A new_______can be created by right-clicking a file or directory and selecting the Compress option from the context menu.

  • a) Library
  • b) Archive
  • c) Collection
  • d) File

Answer: Archive


Question: By right-clicking a file or directory and selecting the Compress option from the context menu, creates a new_______with that file or directory as its contents.

  • a) Library
  • b) Archive
  • c) Collection
  • d) File

Answer: Archive


Question: Archive Manager can be added to the____sub menu of the Application menu.

  • a) Programs
  • b) Application
  • c) Panel
  • d) Accessories

Answer: Accessories


Question: When an archive is open in the________the view is similar to a directory open in the Nautilus file browser.

  • a) Archive manager
  • b) Library manager
  • c) File manager
  • d) Directory explorer

Answer: Archive manager


Question: Double-clicking a______opens that directory and shows its contents.

  • a) Directory
  • b) Menu
  • c) Icon
  • d) File

Answer: Directory


Question: The Up and Back buttons in the toolbar can be used to go to the parent______(if it exists the archive) and the previous directory (if any) respectively.

  • a) Directory
  • b) Menu
  • c) Icon
  • d) File

Answer: Directory


Question: The________helps us in creating and using archive files for backup for transfer via external storage device, for transfer via network for saving disk space, etc.

  • a) Archive manager
  • b) Library manager
  • c) File manager
  • d) Directory explorer

Answer: Archive manager

 

Question: _______has many built-in tools to play multimedia content like audio, video, etc.

  • a) Linux
  • b) Unix
  • c) Ubuntu
  • d) Archive Manager

Answer: Ubuntu


Question: _______media player is great open source tool,

  • a) Windows Media Player
  • b) VLC
  • c) VCL
  • d) QuickTime

Answer: VCL


Question: _____is a short form of Video LAN client.

  • a) Windows Media Player
  • b) VLC
  • c) VCL
  • d) QuickTime

Answer: VLC


Question: ______is popular because of its versatility and features.

  • a) Windows Media Player
  • b) VLC
  • c) VCL
  • d) QuickTime

Answer: VLC


Question: Started as an academic project by the music-loving students of a university in Paris, _____ is now a community project available under multiple operating systems and has been downloaded over a billion times.

  • a) Windows Media Player
  • b) VLC
  • c) VCL
  • d) QuickTime

Answer: VLC


Question: One of the issues faced with _____content is that there are a variety of ways of converting multimedia information coming from hardware devices (audio / video streams) into computer data and then converting the computer data back into audio / video streams for playing on the hardware devices.

  • a) Multimedia
  • b) Hypermedia
  • c) Software
  • d) Interactive program

Answer: Multimedia


Question: The conversion (coding) and reverse conversion (decoding) is performed by a software component called________

  • a) Coder
  • b) Decoder
  • c) Code decoder
  • d) Codec

Answer: Codec


Question: The full form of______is coder decoder.

  • a) Coder
  • b) Decoder
  • c) Code decoder
  • d) Codec

Answer: Codec


Question: Each multimedia data format requires its own_______

  • a) Coder
  • b) Decoder
  • c) Codec
  • d) Code decoder

Answer: Codec


Question: The advantage of VLC is that it supports all the popular codecs and hence all the popular_______

  • a) Set-ups
  • b) Formats
  • c) Presentations
  • d) Plans

Answer: Formats


Question: ______also supports all the major types of devices including web cameras, HD monitors, speakers of all types, microphones, headphones.

  • a) Windows Media Player
  • b) VLC
  • c) VCL
  • d) QuickTime

Answer: VLC


Question: _______can convert multimedia files from one format to another.

  • a) Windows Media Player
  • b) VLC
  • c) VCL
  • d) QuickTime

Answer: VLC


Question: ______can also stream (send) audio / video to and receive audio / video from another computer (s) over the network.

  • a) Windows Media Player
  • b) VCL
  • c) VLC
  • d) QuickTime

Answer: VLC


Question: An entire directory can be opened using the Media  Open_______option.

  • a) Directory
  • b) Menu
  • c) Icon
  • d) File

Answer: Directory


Question: If a directory is opened_________will actually open all media flies in that directory playable by it.

  • a) Windows Media Player
  • b) VCL
  • c) VLC
  • d) QuickTime

Answer: VLC


Question: When one or more flies are opened, they are added to the________of the media player.

  • a) Filelist
  • b) Quicklist
  • c) Medialist
  • d) Playlist

Answer: Playlist


Question: The_______is a list of media files (tracks) to be played.

  • a) Filelist
  • b) Quicklist
  • c) Medialist
  • d) Playlist

Answer: Playlist


Question: One can play the media in the________in sequence, or in random order.

  • a) Filelist
  • b) Quicklist
  • c) Media list
  • d) Playlist

Answer: Playlist


Question: The________can be opened using the View  Playlist option and saved using the Media  Save Playlist to File option.

  • a) Filelist
  • b) Playlist
  • c) Quicklist
  • d) Medialist

Answer: Playlist


Question: VLC supports multiple file formats for playlist, but_________is more common.

  • a) M3U
  • b) MU3
  • c) UM3
  • d) MP3

Answer: M3U

 

Question: At the bottom of the window, VLC displays a______bar showing how much of the current track has been played and what is its total duration.

  • a) Growth
  • b) Progress
  • c) Development
  • d) Improvement

Answer: Progress


Question: In VLC Player, when the track is playing, the play button turns into a______button.

  • a) Still
  • b) Progress
  • c) Pause
  • d) Stop

Answer: Pause


Question: The______button on the player has two parallel bars on it.

  • a) Play
  • b) Progress
  • c) Pause
  • d) Stop

Answer: Pause


Question: In the VLC player, if the playback is paused, the button reverts back to______mode.

  • a) Play
  • b) Progress
  • c) Pause
  • d) Stop

Answer: Play


Question: In full screen mode of VLC player, the_____like play / pause, stop is hidden.

  • a) Panels
  • b) Controls
  • c) Switches
  • d) Buttons

Answer: Controls


Question: The_______of the VLC player can be displayed in a temporary floating window by moving the mouse cursor over the video.

  • a) Panels
  • b) Controls
  • c) Switches
  • d) Buttons

Answer: Controls


Question: VLC can also be used to_______multimedia files from one format to another.

  • a) Alter
  • b) Change
  • c) Convert
  • d) Transform

Answer: Convert


Question: The______button can be used to start the conversion process of the multimedia files from one format to another.

  • a) Convert / Save
  • b) Convert / Open
  • c) Convert / File
  • d) Convert / Format

Answer: Convert / Save


Question: Google maps is a free Internet-based service provided by_______

  • a) Microsoft
  • b) Netscape
  • c) Apple, Inc
  • d) Google, Inc

Answer: Google, Inc


Question: ________has, over a period of years, collected extensive map data for the whole earth through various means like satellite imagery, cars with cameras mounted on them, data purchased from other organizations and data provided by millions of individual users around the world.

  • a) Microsoft
  • b) Google
  • c) Apple
  • d) Htc

Answer: Google

 

Question: ________allows anybody to edit the maps and identify landmarks, buildings, etc.

  • a) Google
  • b) Google watch
  • c) Google maps
  • d) Google games

Answer: Google maps


Question: _______also allows users to upload photographs of the place and post reviews of the place.

  • a) Google
  • b) Google watch
  • c) Google maps
  • d) Google games

Answer: Google maps


Question: The service is also heavily used on_______devices like smartphones and tablets.

  • a) Mobile
  • b) Desktop
  • c) Computer
  • d) All of these

Answer: Mobile


Question: The Google maps service can be accessed from the web browser by opening the web site http://www.google.co.in and selecting the______option from the top menu.

  • a) Games
  • b) Maps
  • c) Tools
  • d) Bookmarks

Answer: Maps


Question: The Google maps service can be directly visited by entering the________http://maps.google.co.in.

  • a) URL
  • b) Address
  • c) Resource
  • d) Locator

Answer: URL


Question: The______service can be accessed from the mobile phone's web browser as well as from the Google maps application.

  • a) Google
  • b) Google watch
  • c) Google maps
  • d) Google games

Answer: Google maps


Question: On a mobile phone, the user's location can be known with very high accuracy if the______facility is used.

  • a) GPRS
  • b) 2G
  • c) 3G
  • d) GPS

Answer: GPS


Question: Full form of GPS is_______

  • a) Global Placing System
  • b) Global Positioning System
  • c) Global Putting System
  • d) Global Positioning Scheme

Answer: Global Positioning System


Question: The_____finds a user's location with an estimated error of only few meters using satellite signals.

  • a) GPRS
  • b) 2G
  • c) 3G
  • d) GPS

Answer: GPS


Question: _______allow the user to correct the location, if it is inaccurate.

  • a) Google
  • b) Google watch
  • c) Google maps
  • d) Google games

Answer: Google maps


Question: The map can be scrolled (pan) by dragging it in different directions or by clicking on the arrows in a______on the left hand side.

  • a) Circle
  • b) Scroll
  • c) Bar
  • d) Box

Answer: Circle


Question: A vertical slider_____on the left allows us to zoom in and out on the map.

  • a) Circle
  • b) Scroll
  • c) Bar
  • d) Box

Answer: Bar


Question: By clicking on the Satellite______the view can be switched to the satellite image.

  • a) Panel
  • b) Control
  • c) Switch
  • d) Button

Answer: Button


Question: In the Satellite view, the images taken by______in the sky are shown.

  • a) Satellites
  • b) Digital camera
  • c) Hybrid camera
  • d) Planets

Answer: Satellites


Question: On a highway or in a crowded city area, walking or driving, the______service decides the route based on the current location and destination and guides with on-screen as well as voice (spoken) instructions.

  • a) Google tools
  • b) Google watch
  • c) Google maps
  • d) Google games

Answer: Google maps


Question: The Google maps service even provides turn-by-turn guidance while travelling if a mobile phone device is equipped with______receiver.

  • a) GPRS
  • b) 2G
  • c) 3G
  • d) GPS

Answer: GPS


Question: Government organizations and businesses use the Google maps service to provide people_______on how to reach their offices.

  • a) Information
  • b) Data
  • c) Facts
  • d) Documents

Answer: Information


Question: The service also has a facility using which anyone can display a map of any place on one's_______

  • a) Books
  • b) Website
  • c) Office
  • d) Files

Answer: Website


Question: Tourist information websites and Tourism departments of________also make use of this service.

  • a) Groups
  • b) Businesses
  • c) Governments
  • d) Organizations

Answer: Governments


Question: Google maps can also be used to______-bus routes, current location of running trains, etc.

  • a) Display
  • b) Exhibit
  • c) Present
  • d) Demonstrate

Answer: Display

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