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

1.

An error in a computer program is called a _________.

   A.) crash
   B.) power failure
   C.) bug
   D.) virus

Answer: Option 'C'

bug

2.

Which of the following are computers that can be carried around easily?

   A.) Minicomputers
   B.) Supercomputers
   C.) PCs
   D.) Laptops

Answer: Option 'D'

Laptops are portable and easy to carry around.

3.

Formatting a disk results in all the data being?

   A.) Saved to the disk
   B.) Copied from the disk
   C.) Difficult to recover
   D.) All of the above

Answer: Option 'C'

Formatting a disk does not erase the data on the disk, only the address tables. It makes it much more difficult to recover the files.

4.

Which of the following is not a binary number?

   A.) 10100
   B.) 10100
   C.) 20000
   D.) 11001

Answer: Option 'C'

20000

5.

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.

6.

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. 

7.

A/(n) ___________ is an object embedded in a web page or email, which unobtrusively (usually invisibly) allows checking that a user has accessed the content.

   A.) email
   B.) virus
   C.) web beacon
   D.) spam

Answer: Option 'C'

Common uses of web beacon are email tracking and page tagging for web analytics. Its alternative names are web bug, tracking bug, tag, or page tag.

8.

What is the keyboard shortcut to centralise the selected text in Word?

   A.) Ctrl + Esc
   B.) Ctrl + C
   C.) Alt + C
   D.) Ctrl + E

Answer: Option 'D'

Ctrl+E is the short cut key to centralise selected text in MS Word.

9.

MS PowerPoint is a software of ________.

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

Answer: Option 'C'

MS Powerpoint is in Microsoft Office Suite.

10.

What are different views to display a table in MS Access?

   A.) Pivot Table & Pivot Chart View
   B.) Design View
   C.) Datasheet View
   D.) All of the above

Answer: Option 'D'

All are views to display a table in MS Access

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