Basic Computer Knowledge Test 500 + Questions and Answers


__________ translates and executes program at run time line by line

   A.) Compiler
   B.) Interpreter
   C.) Linker
   D.) Loader

Answer: Option 'B'



Which of the following generally occurs in a Priority based scheduling System?

   A.) Resource Allocation
   B.) Starvation
   C.) System Bus
   D.) All of these

Answer: Option 'B'



Which of the following statement is not correct regarding SPAMs?

   A.) Spam can be used to spread viruses malicious software’s
   B.) Spam can be used to do identity theft
   C.) Spam cannot be used to spread viruses
   D.) CAPTCHA is a method to reduce Spam’s on a website

Answer: Option 'C'

Spam cannot be used to spread viruses


The base of the hexadecimal number system is

   A.) 2
   B.) 8
   C.) 10
   D.) 16

Answer: Option 'D'



Which of the following is not a web browser?

   A.) Mozilla
   B.) IE
   C.) CE
   D.) Opera

Answer: Option 'C'



When your turn on the computer, the boot routine will perform this test

   A.) disk drive test
   B.) power-on self-test
   C.) RAM test
   D.) memory test

Answer: Option 'B'

power-on self-test


The unauthorized activities of malicious software is called __________

   A.) Pharming
   B.) Payload
   C.) Phishing
   D.) Penetration

Answer: Option 'B'



Rom can only perform _______ operations.

   A.) Read
   B.) Write
   C.) Access
   D.) Delete

Answer: Option 'A'


Basic Computer Knowledge Quiz


Distributed processing involves

   A.) solving computing problems by breaking them into smaller parts that are separately processed by different computers
   B.) solving computer component problems from a different computer
   C.) allowing users to share files on a network
   D.) allowing users to access network resources away from the office

Answer: Option 'A'

solving computing problems by breaking them into smaller parts that are separately processed by different computers


In computing, ________ refers to reverting software (or hardware) back to an older version.

   A.) Upgrading
   B.) Upsizing
   C.) Downgrading
   D.) Downsizing

Answer: Option 'C'



Non-Volatile Storage device is

   A.) Floppy Disk
   B.) Compact Disk
   C.) Both a and b
   D.) none of these

Answer: Option 'C'

Both a and b


BIOS stands for

   A.) Basic Input Output system
   B.) Binary Input output system
   C.) Basic Input Off system
   D.) all the above

Answer: Option 'A'

Basic Input Output system


The ____tells the computer how to use its components.

   A.) Utility
   B.) Network
   C.) Application program
   D.) Operating system

Answer: Option 'D'

Operating system


Full form of CSV is _____

   A.) Colon Separated Values
   B.) Combined Signal Values
   C.) Comma Separated Values
   D.) Control Separated Values

Answer: Option 'C'

​Comma Separated Values


Which of the following is not correct about dead keys in a computer?

   A.) These are a special kind of keys
   B.) These attach a specific diacritic to a base letter.
   C.) The dead key doesn’t generate a character itself.
   D.) All are correct.

Answer: Option 'D'

All are correct.

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