1 .
What kind of software would you most likely use to keep track of a billing account?
A.  Word processing
B.  Electronic publishing
C.  Spreadsheet
D.  Web authoring
E.  None of these
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2 .
Word processing, spreadsheet, and photo-editing are examples of:
A.  System software
B.  Operating system software
C.  Platform software
D.  Application software
E.  None of these
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3 .
Software for organizing storage and retrieval of information is a(n)
A.  Operating system
B.  Database
C.  Database program
D.  Data warehouse
E.  None of these
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4 .
A set of step-by-step procedures for accomplishing a task is known as a(n)
A.  algorithm
B.  hardware program
C.  software bug
D.  firmware program
E.  None of these
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5 .
The two major categories of software include
A.  operating system and utility
B.  Personal productivity and system
C.  system and application
D.  system and utility
E.  None of these
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6 .
Compilers and translators are one form of
A.  ROM
B.  RAM
C.  Hard disk
D.  Software
E.  None of these
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7 .
Which of the following model is a combination of Iterative model and Waterfall model?
A.  linear-sequential model
B.  spiral model
C.  V model
D.  prototype model
E.  None of these
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8 .
SRS stands for ________
A.  Software Resolution Specification
B.  Software Requirement Standards
C.  Software Response Service
D.  Software Requirements Specifications
E.  None of these
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9 .
A limitation of software that digitizes voice data is that it
A.  is prohibitively expensive
B.  must be trained to recognize individual voices
C.  can only be used on high-end computers
D.  cannot be used on laptop computers
E.  cannot be used on desktop computers
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10 .
Which type of software is distributed free but requires the users to pay some amount for further use?
A.  freeware
B.  shareware
C.  rentalware
D.  public-domain software
E.  abandonware
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11 .
----makes available the commands to righted the software. Instructions are translated step-by-step and executed by the processor so that some objective can be achieved or some problem can be solved.
A.  software patch
B.  AL language
C.  Presentation language
D.  Programming language
E.  None of these
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12 .
Which type of software is used in the design of products, structures, civil engineering, drawings and map?
A.  CAD Programs
B.  Desktop program
C.  Drawing programs
D.  Painting program
E.  Video/audio programs
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13 .
Software applies __________, also called algorithms, to process data.
A.  arithmetic
B.  procedures
C.  objects
D.  rules
E.  None of these
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14 .
There is a new anti-virus software update available, when it is downloaded to your computer
A.  Everyday
B.  Only in the night
C.  When you net swtich on your computer
D.  All of the above
E.  None of these
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15 .
Application software is designed to accomplish _________.
A.  real-world tasks
B.  computer-centric tasks
C.  gaming tasks
D.  operating system tasks
E.  None of these
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16 .
Which is the best definition of a software package?
A.  An add-on for your computer such as additional memory
B.  A set of computer programs used for a certain function such as word processing
C.  A protection you can buy for a computer
D.  The box, manual and license agreement that accompany commercial software
E.  None of these
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17 .
What are the two examples of TRUE freeware software?
A.  WinZip and Linux
B.  Shareware and file sharing
C.  Microsoft Word and the Google toolbar
D.  Instant messaging and the Google toolbar
E.  Microsoft Power Point and Microsoft Excel
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18 .
Software programs that allow you to legally copy files and give them away at no cost are called which of the following
A.  Time sharing
B.  Public domain
C.  Shareware
D.  Public sharing
E.  None of these
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19 .
Which of the following is not a type of computer software which can be bought?
A.  off the shelf
B.  Tailor made
C.  Custom developed
D.  Off the shelf with alterations
E.  All of these can be purchased
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20 .
Computer software can be defined as
A.  The computer and its associated equipment
B.  The instructions that tell the computer what to do
C.  Computer components that act to accomplish a goal
D.  An interface between the computer and the network
E.  None of these
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21 .
Programs from the same developer, sold bundled together, that provide better integration and share common features, toolbars and menus are known as
A.  software suites
B.  integrated software packages
C.  software processing packages
D.  personal information managers
E.  None of these
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22 .
Software, such as viruses, worms and Trojan horses, that has a malicious intent, is known as:
A.  spyware
B.  adware
C.  spam
D.  malware
E.  None of these
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23 .
_________ is the process of finding errors in software code.
A.  Debugging
B.  Compling
C.  Testing
D.  Running
E.  None of these
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24 .
The steps and tasks needed to process data, such as responses to questions or clicking an icon, are called:
A.  Instructions
B.  The operating system
C.  Application Software
D.  The system unit
E.  None of these
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25 .
Which of the following model is also referred to as a linearsequential life cycle model?
A.  waterfall model
B.  Iterative model
C.  spiral model
D.  V model
E.  None of these
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26 .
Which of the following is the most important phase of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)?
A.  Requirements analysis
B.  coding
C.  testing
D.  designing
E.  None of these
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27 .
In object oriented design of software which of the following is not true?
A.  objects inherit the properties of the class
B.  classes are defined based on the attributes of the object
C.  objects can belong to two classes
D.  classes are always different
E.  None of these
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28 .
Small business owners who want software to assist in managing accounts payable and receivable will likely use which of the following software products?
A.  Business Paln Pro
B.  Microsoft Project
C.  Quicken
D.  Quickbooks
E.  None of these
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29 .
Design phase includes?
A.  data,architectural and procedural designs only
B.  architectural,procedural and interface design only
C.  data,architectural and interface design only
D.  data, architectural interface and procedural design
E.  None of these
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30 .
Software engineering is an engineering discipline concerned with
A.  software development
B.  software production
C.  software implementation
D.  All the above
E.  None of these
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