Basic Computer Knowledge

  • 1. The improvement of computer hardware theory is summarized by which law.?
A.) Metcalf's law
B.) Bill's Law
C.) Moore's First Law
D.) Grove's law

Answer: Option 'C'

Moore’s First Law

  • 2. The most widely used computer device is.
A.) Solid state disks
B.) External hard disk
C.) Internal hard disk
D.) Mouse

Answer: Option 'C'

Internal hard disk

  • 3. _______ are software which is used to do particular task.
A.) Operating system
B.) Program
C.) Data
D.) Software

Answer: Option 'B'


  • 4. Who is father of modern computers?
A.) Abraham Lincoln
B.) James Gosling
C.) Charles Babbage
D.) Gordon E. Moore

Answer: Option 'C'

Charles Babbage

  • 5. How many generations of computers we have?
A.) 6
B.) 7
C.) 5
D.) 4

Answer: Option 'C'


  • 6. ________ controls the way in which the computer system functions and provides a means by which users can interact with the computer.
A.) The operating system
B.) The motherboard
C.) The platform
D.) Application software

Answer: Option 'A'

The operating system

  • 7. The difference between people with access to computers and the Internet and those without this access is known as the:
A.) digital divide.
B.) Internet divide.
C.) cyberway divide.
D.) Web divide

Answer: Option 'A'

Digital divide

  • 8. All of the following are examples of real security and privacy risks EXCEPT:
A.) Viruses
B.) Hackers
C.) Spam
D.) Identity theft.

Answer: Option 'C'


  • 9. The term 'Pentium' is related to
B.) Hard Disk
C.) Microprocessor
D.) Mouse

Answer: Option 'C'


  • 10. What does HTTP stands for?
A.) Head Tail Transfer Protocol
B.) Hypertext Transfer Protocol
C.) Hypertext Transfer Plotter
D.) Hypertext Transfer Plot

Answer: Option 'B'

Hypertext Transfer Protocol

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