Basic Computer Knowledge Test 500 + Questions and Answers


Which of the following statements is/are true?

   A.) Cache Memories are bigger than RAM
   B.) Cache Memories are smaller than RAM
   C.) ROM are faster than RAM
   D.) Information in ROM can be written by users

Answer: Option 'B'

​Cache Memories are smaller than RAM


A collection of program that controls how your computer system runs and processes information is called

   A.) Operating System
   B.) Computer
   C.) Office
   D.) Interpreter

Answer: Option 'A'

Operating System


The contents of……… are lost when the computer turns off.

   A.) storage
   B.) memory
   C.) input
   D.) output

Answer: Option 'B'



Softcopy is the intangible output, so then what is hardcopy?

   A.) The physical parts of the computer
   B.) The printed parts of the computer
   C.) The printed output
   D.) The physical output devices

Answer: Option 'C'

The printed output


The first computer language developed was

   A.) COBAL
   B.) BASIC

Answer: Option 'D'



In database, a field is a

   A.) Table of information
   B.) Label
   C.) Group of related records
   D.) Category of information

Answer: Option 'D'

Category of information


A floppy disk contains _____________

   A.) Circular tracks only
   B.) Sectors only
   C.) Both circular tracks and sectors
   D.) all of the above

Answer: Option 'C'

Both circular tracks and sectors


When a computer prints a report, this output is called_____.

   A.) Hard copy
   B.) soft copy
   C.) COM
   D.) All of the above

Answer: Option 'A'

Hard copy


1024 bytes equals

   A.) 1 KB
   B.) 1 MB
   C.) 1 GB
   D.) 1 TB

Answer: Option 'A'

1 KB

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Which is the option to go to the first line of the page ?

   A.) Ctrl + home
   B.) Ctrl + F1
   C.) Ctrl + End
   D.) Alt + F4

Answer: Option 'A'

Ctrl + home


A ____________ is a unique identification number generated by a computer hardware component or a program.

   A.) Cookie
   B.) .NET Passport
   C.) GUID
   D.) Private Key

Answer: Option 'C'



The fundamental purpose of BIOS are

   A.) Initialize and test system hardware componentsa
   B.) Testing the system performance
   C.) Updating the system performance
   D.) Saving the operating systems life

Answer: Option 'A'

Initialize and test system hardware components


If you wished to limit what you would see on an Excel worksheet, what data function would you use?

   A.) Sort
   B.) Conditional format
   C.) Filter
   D.) Data analysis

Answer: Option 'C'



A system call of OS which is used to create a new process is known as ________

   A.) Kernel
   B.) Fork
   C.) Shell
   D.) All of these

Answer: Option 'B'



A legal rights to use software based on specific restriction is granted via a –

   A.) Software Privacy Polity
   B.) Software Password Manager
   C.) Software log
   D.) software license

Answer: Option 'D'

software license


______ is the phase of qualitative data analysis in which the researcher has continued sampling and analysing data until no new data appear and all concepts in the theory are well-developed.

   A.) Axial coding
   B.) Design flexibility
   C.) Theoretical Saturation
   D.) Bracketing

Answer: Option 'C'

Theoretical Saturation


Which of the following is used to replace font on all slides?

   A.) Edit – Replace Fonts
   B.) View – Replace Fonts
   C.) Tools – Replace Fonts
   D.) Format – Replace Fonts

Answer: Option 'D'

Format – Replace Fonts


Of the 5 words listed below, which one is the odd one out?

   A.) Applications
   B.) Peripherals
   C.) Programs
   D.) Software

Answer: Option 'B'



Which of the following, statements is false concerning file names?

   A.) The file extension comes before the dot (.)followed by the files
   B.) Files may share the same name or the same extension but not both
   C.) Every file in the same folder must have a unique name
   D.) File extension is another name for file type

Answer: Option 'A'

The file extension comes before the dot (.)followed by the files


Which memory is also called auxiliary memory

   A.) Primary
   B.) Secondary
   C.) Dynamic
   D.) None of these

Answer: Option 'B'


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