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

1.

What is Visual FOXPRO?

   A.) RDMBS
   B.) DBMS
   C.) Programming Language 
   D.) All of the above

Answer: Option 'C'

Visual FoxPro is a data-centric, object-oriented, procedural, programming language produced by Microsoft. It is derived from FoxPro (originally known as FoxBASE) which was developed by Fox Software beginning in 1984.

2.

When the time to establish link is large and the size of data is small, the preferred mode of data transfer is

   A.) circuit switching
   B.) packet switching
   C.) time division multiplexing
   D.) All of these

Answer: Option 'B'

packet switching

3.

Which of the following services use TCP?
1. DHCP
2. SMTP
3. HTTP
4. TFTP
5. FTP

   A.) 1 and 2
   B.) 2, 3 and 5
   C.) 1, 2 and 4
   D.) 1, 3 and 4

Answer: Option 'B'

TCP protocol is used by SMTP, HTTP, & FTP.

4.

Which of the following fields of an e-mail hides the identity of the recipients?  

   A.) To
   B.) From 
   C.) CC
   D.) Bcc

Answer: Option 'D'

Bcc stands for ‘Blind Carbon Copy’. The recipients whose e-mail addresses are added in the Bcc filed would receive a copy of the email; however, the identity of these recipients would not be disclosed. 

5.

What is SQL?

   A.) Language used to communicate with database 
   B.) Language used for object oriented programming
   C.) Language used to program system software
   D.) Language used to hack into other systems

Answer: Option 'A'

SQL is a language used to communicate with database.

6.

Any hardware component that allows you to enter data or instructions into a computer is called a(n) _________.

   A.) printer
   B.) storage device
   C.) input device
   D.) system unit

Answer: Option 'C'

Input Device is that hardware component through which we enter data or provide input to computers.

7.

What is Windows 10? 

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

Answer: Option 'B'

​Operating System

8.

Which of the following is an example of application software?

   A.) Windows 
   B.) Solaris 
   C.) Browser 
   D.) Android 

Answer: Option 'C'

Windows, Solaris, Mac and Android are examples of the operating system that comes under the category of system software. 

9.

Which of the following describes programs that can run independently travel from system to system and disrupt computer communication?

   A.) Trojans
   B.) Viruses
   C.) Worm
   D.) Droppers

Answer: Option 'C'

A computer worm is a standalone malware computer program that replicates itself in order to spread to other computers. Often, it uses a computer network to spread itself, relying on security failures on the target computer to access it.

10.

What was the first fully electronic general purpose computer in the world?

   A.) ENIAC
   B.) EDSAC
   C.) EDVAC
   D.) UNIVAX

Answer: Option 'A'

ENIAC was the first electronic general purpose computer in the world.

11.

Which of the following is correct acronym of VGA?

   A.) Video Graphics Adapter
   B.) Visual Graphics Array
   C.) Volatile Graphics Array
   D.) Video Graphics Array 

Answer: Option 'D'

Video Graphics Array (VGA) refers specifically to the display hardware first introduced with the IBM PS/2 line of computers, but through its widespread adoption has also come to mean either an analog computer display standard, the 15-pin D-subminiature VGA connector or the 640x480 resolution itself.

12.

Video processor consist of ______ and _____ which store and process images.

   A.) CPU and VGA
   B.) CPU and memory
   C.) VGA and memory
   D.) VGI and DVI

Answer: Option 'C'

Video Processors are the glue that binds together a video system and it consist of VGA and Memory. 

13.

Processing involves ________.

   A.) inputting data into a computer system
   B.) transforming input into output
   C.) displaying output in a useful manner
   D.) providing relevant answers

Answer: Option 'B'

In processing given data input is transformed into an output.

14.

Which of the following arrangements of smallest to largest is correct in the context of a database?

   A.) Character, byte field, file, database
   B.) Database, record, file, character 
   C.) Character, record, field, database 
   D.) Character, field, record, file, database 

Answer: Option 'D'

Data is a collection of unorganised facts, such as symbols, alphabets, or numbers used for representing the ideas and objects. The organised form of data is known as information. The collection of information and data that is organised such that the information is identifiable to the users is known as database.  

15.

Which of the following is related to ‘register’?

   A.) Digital circuit
   B.) Combinational circuit
   C.) Arithmetic circuit
   D.) Sequential circuit

Answer: Option 'D'

When a number of flip flops are connected in series, this arrangement is called a Register. The stored information can be transferred within the registers; these are called as ‘Shift Registers’. A shift register is a sequential circuit which stores the data and shifts it towards the output on every clock cycle

16.

Which of the following term is associated with is a fixed-length contiguous block of virtual memory?

   A.) A page
   B.) Memory page
   C.) Virtual page
   D.) All of the above

Answer: Option 'D'

A page, memory page, or virtual page is a fixed-length contiguous block of virtual memory, described by a single entry in the page table. It is the smallest unit of data for memory management in a virtual memory operating system. Similarly, a page frame is the smallest fixed-length contiguous block of physical memory into which memory pages are mapped by the operating system.

17.

What is the cyber-attack called when you are rerouted from your requested internet site to another, undesired site?

   A.) Phishing
   B.) Pharming 
   C.) Redirecting
   D.) Hijacking

Answer: Option 'B'

Pharming 

18.

What does 'GIF' Stands for?

   A.) Graphics Interchange Format
   B.) Geo Interchange Format
   C.) Graphical Interconnection Format
   D.) Graphics Interlace Format

Answer: Option 'A'

The Graphics Interchange Format is a bitmap image format that was introduced by CompuServe in 1987 and has since come into widespread usage on the World Wide Web due to its wide support and portability.

19.

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 

20.

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


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