Basic Computer Knowledge Fundamentals Questions and Answers MCQs Set - 7

1.

AT&T designed its first commercial modem, specifically for converting digital computer data to analog signals for transmission across its long distance network. What is the name of the modem?

   A.) Telex
   B.) Memex
   C.) CompuServe
   D.) Dataphone

Answer: Option 'D'

In 1960's AT&T introduces its Dataphone, the first commercial modem. The first commercial modem made for converting digital computer data at analog signals for transmission across long distance networks

2.

If you are allowing a person on the network based on the credentials to maintain the security of your network, then this act refers to the process of ______.

   A.) Authentication
   B.) Decryption
   C.) Encryption
   D.) Firewall

Answer: Option 'A'

The process of identifying an individual usually based on a username and password. In security systems, authentication is distinct from authorization, which is the process of giving individuals access to system objects based on their identity.

3.

Integrated Chips or IC’s were started to be in use from which generation of Computers?

   A.) 1st Generation
   B.) 2nd Generation
   C.) 3rd Generation
   D.) 4th Generation

Answer: Option 'C'

IC were started to be in use from 3rd generation of computers. In third generation of computer, IC (Integrated circuits) was used as the electronic component for computers. The development of IC gave birth to a new field of microelectronics. The main advantage of IC is not only its small size but its superior performance and reliability than the previous circuits. It was first developed by T.S Kilby. This generation of computer has huge storage capacity and higher calculating speed.

4.

A function inside another function is called a _______ function.

   A.) Nested
   B.) Round
   C.) Sum
   D.) Grouped

Answer: Option 'A'

A function inside another function is called a nested function.

5.

The most widely used type of database management system is the:

   A.) Flat database
   B.) Network database
   C.) Relational database
   D.) Hierarchical database

Answer: Option 'C'

A relational database management system (RDBMS) is a database management system (DBMS) that is based on the relational model as invented by E. F. Codd. Relational databases have often replaced legacy hierarchical databases and network databases because they are easier to understand and use.

6.

The basic unit of a worksheet into which you enter data in Excel is called a

   A.) column
   B.) box
   C.) cell
   D.) table

Answer: Option 'C'

cell

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7.

Which of the following is an example of a binary number?

   A.) 100101
   B.) B1SCD0
   C.) 568974
   D.) 001365

Answer: Option 'A'

100101

8.

Microsoft Word is a word processor developed by Microsoft. In MS Word Spelling Check is a feature available in which tab?

   A.) File
   B.) Home
   C.) Review
   D.) References

Answer: Option 'C'

In MS Word Spelling and Grammar check is available in Review Tab. Some other options available in Review are: Research, Thesaurus, Word Count, Translate, Language, New Comment, Tracking, Compare and Protect.

9.

What does HTTP stands for?

   A.) Hypertext Transfer Plotter
   B.) Hypertext Transfer Plot
   C.) Hypertext Transfer Protocol
   D.) Head Tail Transfer Protocol

Answer: Option 'C'

Hypertext Transfer Protocol

10.

BSoDs can be caused by poorly written device drivers or malfunctioning hardware, such as faulty memory, power supply issues, overheating of components, or hardware running beyond its specification limits. Which color screen is displayed when encountered a BSOD Error?

   A.) Red
   B.) Green
   C.) Blue
   D.) Black

Answer: Option 'C'

BSODs appear when Microsoft Windows encounters a critical error it can’t recover from, requiring a reboot and possibly resulting in lost work. It stands for blue screen of death. Blue screens are generally caused by problems with your computer’s hardware or issues with its hardware driver software. A blue screen occurs when Windows encounters a “STOP Error.” This critical failure causes Windows to crash and stop working

11.

Which among the following is a recently debated principle that Internet service providers and governments regulating the Internet should treat all data on the Internet the same, not discriminating or charging differentially by user, content, website, platform, application, type of attached equipment, or mode of communication?

   A.) Comcast
   B.) Net Neutrality
   C.) Oblique-net
   D.) Net Fraternity

Answer: Option 'B'

Net Neutrality means an Internet that enables and protects free speech. It means that Internet service providers should provide us with open networks — and should not block or discriminate against any applications or content that ride over those networks.

12.

__________ are the gates that can be used to implement any type of Boolean logic.

   A.) OR gates
   B.) AND gates
   C.) Universal gates
   D.) Exclusive-NOR gates

Answer: Option 'C'

Universal gates are the gates that can be used to implement any type of Boolean logic or circuit. There are two universal gates, namely, NAND gate and NOR gate, which can be used to implement any of the basic logic gates.

13.

Which of the following threads is used in an operating system?

   A.) User-level thread
   B.) Kernel-level thread
   C.) Hardware-level thread
   D.) Both (a) and (b)

Answer: Option 'D'

There are only two types of threads present in an operating system. One is user-level thread and the other is kernel-level thread. User-level threads are the threads which are controlled and managed by the user of the computer system. Kernel-level threads are the threads which are controlled and created by the operating system. These threads are at the kernel level of the computer system. Kernel is the one who creates the threads.

14.

What does the LOOKUP function do?

   A.) Looks up text that contains ‘UP’
   B.) Used to look in a single row or column and find a value from the same position in a second row or column
   C.) Finds irrelevant records
   D.) All of above

Answer: Option 'B'

LOOKUP function can be used when you need to look in a single row or column and find a value from the same position in a second row or column.

15.

Which among the following is an important circuitry in a computer system that directs the operation of the processor?

   A.) Memory
   B.) Address Bus
   C.) Control Unit
   D.) ALU

Answer: Option 'C'

The Control Unit (CU) is digital circuitry contained within the processor that coordinates the sequence of data movements into, out of, and between a processor's many sub-units.

16.

Which among the following is not an Object Oriented Programming Language?

   A.) Python
   B.) PASCAL
   C.) Ruby
   D.) Java

Answer: Option 'B'

Pascal is an imperative and procedural programming language, designed in 1968/1969 and published in 1970 by Niklaus Wirth as a small and efficient language intended to encourage good programming practices using structured programming and data structuring.

17.

A Web site's main page is called

   A.) Bookmark
   B.) Browser Page
   C.) Home Page
   D.) Search Page

Answer: Option 'C'

Home Page

18.

Which cloud is a cloud computing environment that uses a mix of on-premises, private cloud and third-party, public cloud services with orchestration between the two platforms and it is particularly valuable for dynamic or highly changeable workloads?

   A.) Dynamic Cloud
   B.) Advance Cloud
   C.) Hybrid Cloud
   D.) Combined Cloud

Answer: Option 'C'

Hybrid cloud is a cloud computing environment which uses a mix of on-premises, private cloud and third-party, public cloud services with orchestration between the two platforms. By using a Hybrid approach, companies can maintain control of an internally managed private cloud while relying on the public cloud as needed.

19.

How should you print a selected area of a worksheet, if you’ll want to print a different area next time?

   A.) On the file menu, point to print area, and then click set print area.
   B.) On the file menu, click print, and then click Print Selection under print settings 
   C.) On the view menu, click custom views, then click add
   D.) All of the above

Answer: Option 'B'

​On the file menu, click print, and then click Print Selection under print settings 

20.

Which of the following is a correct format of Email address?

   A.) sales.website.com
   B.) sales@website.com
   C.) sales@website@com
   D.) sales.website@com

Answer: Option 'B'

sales@website.com


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