Basic Computer Knowledge Fundamentals Questions and Answers MCQs Set - 8

1.

Which among the following is the appropriate term to find specific information on a website?

   A.) Analytical research
   B.) MDX querying
   C.) Drill down
   D.) Scroll down

Answer: Option 'C'

In information technology to drill down means to move from one place to another, information to detailed data by focusing in on something.

2.

Which among the following is a device that has functioning of a mobile information manager?

   A.) PDA
   B.) MICR
   C.) Mainframe
   D.) Light Pen

Answer: Option 'A'

Personal Digital Assistant (PDA) is a device with functioning of a mobile information manager.

3.

________ controls the way in which the computer system functions and provides a means by which users can interact with the computer.

   A.) Application software
   B.) The platform
   C.) The operating system
   D.) The motherboard

Answer: Option 'C'

The operating system

4.

Which key should you use to indent the first paragraph of your report?

   A.) tab key
   B.) return key
   C.) space bar
   D.) shift key

Answer: Option 'A'

Tab Key can be used for indentation.

5.

A program embedded in a semiconductor chip during manufacture is called ____________ . 

   A.) Humanware
   B.) Liveware
   C.) Firmware
   D.) Software

Answer: Option 'C'

Firmware is a collection of permanent instructions and codes stored in a read-only memory. The firmware is usually placed by the manufactures of computers to store vital information about how computer hardware devices will communicate with each other and how programs will run on hardware devices.  

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