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


The ______ button on the Quick Access Toolbar allows you to cancel your recent commands or activities. 

   A.) Search 
   B.) Cut  
   C.) Undo 
   D.) Redo 

Answer: Option 'C'

To undo an action Click Undo Button on the Quick Access Toolbar. Keyboard shortcut Press CTRL+Z or F2. For the F2 function key to undo your last action, you might need to press the F-Lock key.


Which of the following option in File pull down menu is used to close a MS Word document?

   A.) Quit
   B.) Close
   C.) Exit 
   D.) New

Answer: Option 'C'



A group of wires running parallel to each other in between two connected computer parts and which transfers information is called a______.

   A.) track
   B.) bus
   C.) cable
   D.) bundle

Answer: Option 'B'

In computer architecture, a bus (a contraction of the Latin omnibus) is a communication system that transfers data between components inside a computer 


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.


Mobile Commerce is best described as

   A.) The use of kiosks in marketing
   B.) Transporting products
   C.) Buying and selling goods/services through wireless handheld devices
   D.) Using notebook PCs in marketing

Answer: Option 'C'

M-commerce (mobile commerce) is the buying and selling of goods and services through wireless handheld devices such as cellular telephone and personal digital assistants (PDAs). Known as next-generation e-commerce, m-commerce enables users to access the Internet without needing to find a place to plug in.


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 


Anycast address  routing datagrams from __________.

   A.) also called multicast address
   B.) is a group of nodes
   C.) one to many association
   D.) one to nearest association

Answer: Option 'D'

Anycast is a network addressing and routing methodology in which datagrams from a single sender are routed to the topologically nearest node in a group 


When you save a Microsoft Access project, what file format do you use?

   A.) .adp
   B.) .Xml
   C.) .mbd
   D.) All of these

Answer: Option 'A'

ADP is a data file format created by Microsoft Access.


Represents raw facts, where- a meaningful data.

   A.) Information, reporting
   B.) Data, information
   C.) Information, bits
   D.) Records, bytes

Answer: Option 'B'

​Data, information


When the pointer is positioned which of the following, it is shaped like a hand?

   A.) Grammar error
   B.) Hyperlink
   C.) Screen Tip
   D.) Spelling error

Answer: Option 'B'

A pointer changes its shape to a hand when it is placed on a hyperlink.


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.


Which process checks to ensure the components of the computer are operating and connected properly?

   A.) Booting 
   B.) Processing
   C.) Saving
   D.) Editing

Answer: Option 'A'

Booting is a startup sequence that starts the operating system of a computer when it is turned on. A boot sequence is the initial set of operations that the computer performs when it is switched on. Every computer has a boot sequence. It also ensures the components of the computer are operating and connected properly.


ARP (address resolution protocol) is________.

   A.) A TCP/IP protocol used to dynamically bind a high level IP address to a low level physical hardware address
   B.) ATCP/IP high level protocols for transferring files from one machine to another
   C.) a protcol used to monitor computers
   D.) a protocol that handles error and control messages

Answer: Option 'A'

A TCP/IP protocol used to dynamically bind a high level IP address to a low level physical hardware address


Who is said to be the first computer programmer?

   A.) Ada Lovelace
   B.) Charles Babbage
   C.) John Mauchly
   D.) Douglas Engelbart

Answer: Option 'A'

Ada Lovelace found a language of her own and wrote the world’s first computer program, long before the advent of the first computer.


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)


On-line real time systems become popular in ___________Generation. 

   A.) First Generation
   B.) Second Generation
   C.) Third Generation
   D.) Fourth Generation

Answer: Option 'C'

​Third Generation


Which of the following is the correct option that allows users to bring together copies of workbooks that other users have worked on independently in MS Excel?

   A.) Copying 
   B.) Merging
   C.) Pasting 
   D.) Compiling

Answer: Option 'B'

Merging allows users to bring together copies of workbooks in Excel


Which tracking program records every keystroke you make on the computer?

   A.) ITrack/ULead 
   B.) eFollow
   C.) Key logger 
   D.) Stalking software

Answer: Option 'C'

Keystroke logging, often referred to as key logger or keyboard capturing, is the action of recording (logging) the keys struck on a keyboard, typically covertly, so that the person using the keyboard is unaware that their actions are being monitored.


An error in a computer program is called a _________.

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

Answer: Option 'C'



What is an Offline device?

   A.) A device which is not connected to CPU 
   B.)  A device which is connected to CPU
   C.) A direct access storage device
   D.) A system software

Answer: Option 'A'

The terms "online" and "offline" have specific meanings in regard to computer technology in which "online" indicates a state of connectivity, while "offline" indicates a disconnected state.

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