Basic Computer Knowledge Fundamentals Questions and Answers MCQs Set - 7

1.

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.

2.

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

3.

Each excel file is called a workbook because:

   A.) It can contain text and data
   B.) It can be modified
   C.) It can contain many sheets including worksheets and chart sheets
   D.) You have to work hard to create it

Answer: Option 'C'

​It can contain many sheets including worksheets and chart sheets

4.

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.

5.

The hexadecimal number system represents symbols __________ and __________.

   A.) 0-9, A-E
   B.) 0-9, A-F
   C.) 1-10, A-E
   D.) 1-10, A-F

Answer: Option 'B'

The hexadecimal number system has 16 possible digits represented by the symbols 0 to 9 and the alphabets A, B, C, D, E and F.

6.

Java is a

   A.) Programming Language
   B.) The platform
   C.) The operating system
   D.) The motherboard

Answer: Option 'A'

Programming Language

7.

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.

8.

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.

9.

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

10.

A Web site's main page is called

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

Answer: Option 'C'

Home Page

11.

In Computer programming there is set of subroutine definitions, protocols, and tools for building software and applications. Which among the following is a term for sets of requirements that govern how one application can talk to another?

   A.) UPS
   B.) API
   C.) J2EE
   D.) OLE

Answer: Option 'B'

An API may be for a web-based system, operating system, database system, computer hardware, or software library. It is an acronym for Application Programming Interface. An API specifies how software components should interact and APIs are used when programming graphical user interface (GUI) components.

12.

Which among the following key can be used as a shortcut to rename a folder in Microsoft Windows 8 and higher versions?

   A.) F2
   B.) F4
   C.) F6
   D.) F11

Answer: Option 'A'

F2 is a shortcut to rename selected object in MS windows 8 and higher versions

13.

FORTRAN is a programming language. It is more suitable for _______.

   A.) business applications
   B.) marketing applications
   C.) scientific applications
   D.) statically calculative applications

Answer: Option 'C'

FORTRAN is the best and only major programming language for scientific applications. It is designed for performing large and complex scientific numerical computing.

14.

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.

15.

Which among the following is the smallest unit in an image in a computer screen?

   A.) Resolution
   B.) Array
   C.) Pixel
   D.) Clip

Answer: Option 'C'

In digital imaging, a pixel, pel, or picture element is a physical point in a raster image, or the smallest addressable element in an all points addressable display device; so it is the smallest controllable element of a picture represented on the screen.

16.

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.

17.

The term 'Pentium' is related to

   A.) DVD
   B.) Hard Disk
   C.) Microprocessor
   D.) Mouse

Answer: Option 'C'

Microprocessor

18.

Which among the following is not a mobile Operating System?

   A.) Bada
   B.) Safari
   C.) WebOS
   D.) MeeGo

Answer: Option 'B'

Safari is a web browser

19.

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

20.

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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