Basic Computer Interview Questions and Answers pdf | MCQs | 07 - 02 - 2019


What is the short cut key to open Font dialog box?

   A.) Ctrl + F
   B.) Alt + Ctrl + F
   C.) Ctrl + D 
   D.) Ctrl + Shift + D

Answer: Option 'C'

Ctrl + D 


FORTRAN is useful in __________ sector.

   A.) Business purpose
   B.) Earthquake Analysis
   C.) Scientific purpose
   D.) Office management

Answer: Option 'C'

Fortran is a general-purpose, imperative programming language that is especially suited to numeric computation and scientific computing 


Windows 98 (codename : Memphis) was developed in-

   A.) 1989
   B.) 1998
   C.) 2005
   D.) 2006

Answer: Option 'B'

Windows 98 (June 1998) offers support for a number of new technologies, including FAT32, AGP, MMX, USB, DVD, and ACPI. Its most visible feature, though, is the Active Desktop, which integrates the Web browser (Internet Explorer) with the operating system


Which of the following line spacing is invalid?

   A.) Single
   B.) Double
   C.) Triple 
   D.) Multiple

Answer: Option 'C'



The method of Internet access that requires a phone line, but offers faster access speeds than dial-up is the -

   A.) Cable
   B.) Satellite access
   C.) Fibre optic services
   D.) Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)

Answer: Option 'D'

DSL (Digital Subscriber Line) is a technology for bringing high- bandwidth information to homes and small businesses over ordinary copper telephone lines 


MS PowerPoint is a software of ________.

   A.) Apple
   B.) Android
   C.) Microsoft
   D.) Google

Answer: Option 'C'

MS Powerpoint is in Microsoft Office Suite.


Which protocol assigns IP address to the client connected in the internet?

   A.) DHCP
   B.) IP
   C.) RPC
   D.) none of these

Answer: Option 'A'

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) is a client/server protocol that automatically provides an Internet Protocol (IP) host with its IP address 


Which of the following is the valid subnet mask for class B IP Address?


Answer: Option 'B' is a valid subnet mask for class B IP.


What is Windows 10? 

   A.) Graphics System
   B.) Operating System
   C.) Drawing system
   D.) Processing system

Answer: Option 'B'

​Operating System


Which among the following operation relates to a set of computers connected to a LAN?

   A.) They can process faster
   B.) Main purpose is to go on line
   C.) They can now share information and/or share peripheral equipment
   D.) Sole purpose of sending/receiving E-mail

Answer: Option 'C'

LAN connection allows computers to share information and/or share peripheral equipment.


WORM stands for?

   A.) Write Once Read Many
   B.) Wanted Once Read Memory
   C.) Wanted Original Read Memory
   D.) Write Original Read Memory

Answer: Option 'A'

In computer storage media, WORM (write once, read many) is a data storage technology that allows information to be written to a disc a single time and prevents the drive from erasing the data. The discs are intentionally not rewritable, because they are especially intended to store data that the user does not want to erase accidentally.


The software that secretly collects information about the web client's internet habits?

   A.) Detect ware
   B.) Spam
   C.) Spyware 
   D.) Pharming

Answer: Option 'C'



Different components on the motherboard of a PC unit are linked together by sets of parallel electrical conducting lines. What are these lines called?

   A.) Conductors
   B.) Buses
   C.) Connectors
   D.) Consecutive

Answer: Option 'B'

In computer architecture, a bus is a communication system that transfers data between components inside a computer, or between computers. Early computer buses were parallel electrical wires with multiple connections, but the term is now used for any physical arrangement that provides the same logical function as a parallel electrical bus. Modern computer buses can use both parallel and bit serial connections.


Graphical pictures that represent an object like file, folder etc. are?

   A.) Task bar
   B.) Windows 
   C.) Desktop
   D.) Icons

Answer: Option 'D'

An icon is a small graphical representation of a program or file that, when clicked on, will be run or opened.


What is the portion of memory made of high speed SRAM called? 

   A.) RAM Cache
   B.) Memory Cache
   C.) DRAM Cache
   D.) Both (a) and (b)

Answer: Option 'D'

Both (a) and (b)


Which among the following is a Super computer series developed by Indian scientists?

   A.) Param
   B.) Super30l
   C.) Compaq Presario
   D.) Cray YMP

Answer: Option 'A'

PARAM is a series of supercomputers designed and assembled by the Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) in Pune, India. The latest machine in the series is the PARAM Kanchenjunga. 


Which among the following is not a mobile Operating System?

   A.) Bada
   B.) Safari
   C.) Symbian
   D.) MeeGo

Answer: Option 'B'

Safari is a web browser


Which of the following language does not support the object oriented programming approach? 

   A.) C++
   C.) C
   D.) Both (b) and (c)

Answer: Option 'D'

​Both (b) and (c)


Who is the father of computers?

   A.) John von Neumann
   B.) Albert Einstein
   C.) Charles Babbage
   D.) Joseph Eckert

Answer: Option 'C'

Charles Babbage was considered to be the father of computing after his invention and concept of the Analytical Engine in 1837. The Analytical Engine contained an Arithmetic Logic Unit (ALU), basic flow control, and integrated memory; hailed as the first general-purpose computer concept.


_________ ports connect special types of music instruments to sound cards.

   A.) MIDI
   B.) CPU
   C.) USB 
   D.) OCR

Answer: Option 'A'

MIDI stands for Musical Instrument Digital Interface, is a technical standard that describes a protocol, digital interface and connectors and allows a wide variety of electronic musical instruments, computers and other related devices to connect and communicate with one another.

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