Most candidates feel questions asked in computer section are easy & answerable.This may be to the regular usage of computers for our daily activities.But what to expect in test of computers? Here is a guide about the
question pattern that can be expected in IBPS common written exam.
Test of Computer knowledge:
The main intent of this test is to check the awareness of computers & its operations among applicants.Computer terminals have replaced large chunks of physical documents in banks.So it becomes necessary for a candidate to have good knowledge of operating a system in adding, retrieving or searching details of customers.
The important chapters to concentrate while preparing for computer test & the topics to cover under them are given below along with few sample questions,
- Computer hardware (function & uses of various devices)
- What is the most widely used input device?
- What is the function of CPU?
- Difference between RAM & ROM
- Windows OS (origin of windows,versions,salient features etc.,)
- In Windows XP, what does XP stand for?
- What does GUI mean?
- Shortcut keys & its actions
- CTRL+O initiates what action
- What happens with CTRL+P
- MS Word, Powerpoint & Access (know about the basic tools,operations & working on a new document)
- What is the meaning of macros
- What is find & replace?
- What does the “T” icon mean?
- MS Excel (cells, columns, sorting, filtering, merging, functions, formulas)
- What program saves a file with .xls extension
- What is the purpose of using Excel software
- Internet & Networks (LAN, WAN,Wi-Fi,File sharing,servers,router)
- What is the command to check connectivity between 2 systems?
- What is a modem
- What does WWW stand for?
- Questions about computer virus, Trojan, Blackhorse, Keyloggers, Firewalls, Anti-virus & precautions to prevent virus attacks
- Latest news from computer field
- What is the name of the recent supercomputer
- Apple computers run on what OS?
- Technologies & terms used in banking (ATM, Internet banking etc.,)
- How ATMs communicate with each other
- What is the meaning of phishing
- What is e-governance
Books for computer awareness are available on Internet also.Some are,
* Computer knowledge & awareness (solved papers) – Rs.124 – Buy online
The following presentation has few model question papers,