Basic Computer Knowledge 500 + Questions and Answers

  • 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'

Program

  • 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'

5

  • 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'

Spam

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

Answer: Option 'C'

Microprocessor

  • 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