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Which is the general network standard for the data link layer in the OSI Reference Model?

   A.) IEEE 802.1
   B.) IEEE 802.3
   C.) IEEE 802.2
   D.) IEEE 802.4

Answer: Option 'C'

IEEE 802.2


Which of the following is considered a broad band communication channel?

   A.) Coaxial cable
   B.) Microwave circuits
   C.) Fiber optics cable
   D.) All of these

Answer: Option 'D'

All of these


What is the function of modem?

   A.) Encryption and decryption
   B.) Converts data to voice
   C.) Converts analog signals to digitals and vice-versa
   D.) Serve as a hardware anti-virus

Answer: Option 'C'

Converts analog signals to digitals and vice-versa


________ uses asynchronous time –division multiplexing and encodes data into small, Fixed-size cells

   A.) BIOS
   B.) ATM
   C.) SONET
   D.) IBS

Answer: Option 'B'



A computer science branch that is involved in using computers to solve that appear to require human imagination or intelligence is called as

   A.) Analog
   B.) AI
   C.) ASCII
   D.) Both (a) & (b)

Answer: Option 'B'



Repeater operates in which layer of OSI model?

   A.) Application layer
   B.) Presentation layer
   C.) Transport layer
   D.) Physical layer

Answer: Option 'D'

Physical layer


____________terminals (formerly known as cash registers) are often connected to complex inventory and sales computer systems.

   A.) Data
   B.) Sales
   C.) Query
   D.) Point-of-sale (POS)

Answer: Option 'D'

Point-of-sale (POS)


Fourth layer of OSI reference model is

   A.) Physical layer
   B.) Data link layer
   C.) Network layer
   D.) Transport layer

Answer: Option 'D'

Transport layer

Basic Computer Knowledge Quiz


In a _________ topology, if there devices in a network,each n device has n-1 ports for cable.

   A.) Mesh
   B.) Bus
   C.) Ring
   D.) Star

Answer: Option 'A'



An example of a telecommunication device is a ________:

   A.) Keyboard
   B.) Modem
   C.) Mouse
   D.) Printer

Answer: Option 'B'



Which among the following is correct about 4GL?

   A.) A computer brand
   B.) A software program
   C.) A programming language
   D.) A software brand

Answer: Option 'C'

A programming language


The most important powerful computer in a typical network is ______________.

   A.) Desktop
   B.) Network Server
   C.) Network Client
   D.) Network Station

Answer: Option 'B'

Network Server


A relatively new technology that allows wireless connectivity:

   A.) Bluetooth
   B.) Blue band
   C.) Wi- fi
   D.) Black tooth

Answer: Option 'A'



A(n) _________________ is a combination of hardware and software that facilitates the sharing of information between computing devices.

   A.) expansion board
   B.) digital device
   C.) peripheral
   D.) network

Answer: Option 'D'



A technique that reduce the size of saved file by elimination or encoding redundancies is called

   A.) Command
   B.) Clip board
   C.) Compression
   D.) None of these

Answer: Option 'C'



Where does Bridge operate in OSI model?

   A.) Physical layer
   B.) Data link layer
   C.) Both (a) and (b)
   D.) Application layer

Answer: Option 'C'

Both (a) and (b)


Twisted pairs are used in

   A.) Organizations
   B.) Business purpose
   C.) Telecommunications
   D.) None of these

Answer: Option 'C'



Which of the following types of connections can use full duplex?
1. Hub to hub
2. Switch to switch
3. Host to host
4. Switch to hub
5. Switch to host

   A.) 1, 2 and 4
   B.) 3 and 4
   C.) 3 and 5
   D.) 2, 3 and 5

Answer: Option 'D'

2, 3 and 5


A Credit card-sized expansion board that is inserted into portable computers that connects the modem to the telephone wall jack is:

   A.) Internal modem
   B.) PC Card modem
   C.) External modem
   D.) Wireless modem

Answer: Option 'B'

PC Card modem


What are two purposes for segmentation with a bridge? 
1. To add more broadcast domains.
2. To create more collision domains.
3. To add more bandwidth for users.
4. To allow more broadcasts for users.

   A.) 1 only
   B.) 2 and 3
   C.) 2 and 4
   D.) 4 only

Answer: Option 'B'

2 and 3

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