NECO Data Processing Answers 2023 Practicals is Out

NECO Data Processing Questions and Answers for 2023 SSCE Released.

The Neco Data Processing answers 2023 for the practical essay and objective exam paper is here. The National Examination Council (NECO) Data Processing essay paper will be written on Tuesday 8th August while the practical will be on Monday 10th July.

The Neco Data Processing (Essay) paper will start at 10:00 am and will last for 2hrs while the Objective exam will commence at 12:00 noon and will last for 1hr. In this post, we will give out the Neco data processing questions for candidates who will participate in the examination from past questions.


NECO Data Processing Answers 2022.

PAPER 2 [Essay]
Answer any FOUR questions.
Write your answers on the answer booklet provided.

1. (a) i. Define an operating system.
ii. State two functions of an operating system
iii. List two differences between an operating system and application software.
(b) Starting from the Save As dialogue box, outlines steps involved in passwording a document in a word processing package.

ANS: (a) (i) Operating system is a suite/set(collection) of programs/software that controls and coordinates/manages the hardware and software of a computer system.
(ii) File management, Storage management, Input-Output/peripheral management, Processor Management, Booting/starting up the computer, File Management
(iii) Differences between an operating system and application software include:

S/N Operating system Application software
1. Controls the functioning of the computer/management of computer resources/system software Performs specific task(s)
2. It is independent of Application Software/Does not depend on the application software Depends on the operating system to operate
3 Can boot the computer Cannot boot the computer/
4 Provides services to computer Provides services to the user

(b) From the Save As dialog box, click on Tools, Click on the General/Security option, Type in the password, and click ok, Retype the password and click OK.

2. (a) What is a computer virus?
(b) Mention three sources of computer viruses
(c) List two ways of preventing computer virus infection.
(d) State one function of each of the following units of a computer:
(i) input unit;
(ii) memory unit.
(e) Give one example of each of  the following:
(i) Input unit;
(ii) Memory unit.

3. (a) Give two examples of a word processing application.
(b) Distinguish between the “Save” and “Save As” commands
(c) State the function of the following key combination:
(i) Ctrl + shift +  +
(ii) Ctrl + E
(d) A college secretary who is typing the school’s examination questions sits all day in front of a Cathode-Ray Tube (CRT) monitor which is positioned below her eye level.
(i) Mention two measures that the secretary should take in order not to have a medical problem.
(ii) Identify two health-related challenges that the secretary is likely to face.


Neco Data Processing OBJ Questions 2020.

PAPER 1 (Objective)
Answer All the questions in this section.
Write your answers in the answer sheet provided.

1. The first-generation computers made use of
A. low-level programming language.
B. high-level programming language.
C. object-oriented programming language.
D. procedural programming language.

2. Microprocessor was used as the main electronic component of the
A. first-generation computers.
B. second-generation Computers.
C. third generation computers.
D. fourth generation computers.

3. The act of producing information from figures, text, or images is called data
A. collation.
B. conversion
C. preparation.
D. processing.

4. The following are primary sources of information except
A. questionnaire
B. publication
C. observation
D. interview.

5. Which of the following factors is not considered when classifying computers?
A. Size
B. Type
C. Location
D. Purpose

6. Which channels would enable business transactions between a buyer from Nigeria and a seller from Ghana?
A. e-portal
B. e-library
C. e-commerce
D. podcasting

7. The ICT application which helps to resolve road congestion at junctions is
A. automatic teller machine.
B. automatic traffic marshal.
C. street light.
D. traffic light.

8. The main components of the central processing unit (CPU) of the computer are.
A. register and memory.
B. control unit and register.
C. control unit and At&t

9. Stages in the data processing cycle include the following except data…
A. collation.
B. gathering.
C. parsing.
D. processing.


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