Basic Computer Knowledge Fundamentals Questions and Answers MCQs Set - 6


Which among the following is a cloud computing platform and infrastructure created by Microsoft?

   A.) Simple Storage Service
   B.) OceanStore
   C.) Azure
   D.) Atmos

Answer: Option 'C'

Microsoft is a cloud computing platform and infrastructure created by Microsoft for building, deploying, and managing applications and services through a global network of Microsoft-managed data centres. Azure was announced in October 2008 and released on 1 February 2010 as Windows Azure, before being renamed to Microsoft Azure on 25 March 2014.


_________ is a short-range wireless connectivity standard that uses magnetic field induction to enable communication between devices when they’re touched together, or brought within a few centimeters of each other.

   A.) Far Field Communication(FFC)
   B.) Wireless Fidelity (Wi-Fi)
   C.) Near Field Communication(NFC)
   D.) All of these

Answer: Option 'C'

Near Field Communication(NFC)


In the field of computers, what is the term for the process of adapting software so that an executable program can be created for a computing environment that is different from the one for which it was originally designed?

   A.) Networking
   B.) Porting
   C.) Clean up
   D.) Reading

Answer: Option 'B'



Part number, part description, and number of parts ordered are examples of _______

   A.) control
   B.) output
   C.) processing
   D.) input

Answer: Option 'D'



What is the IEEE Standard for Wireless LAN?

   A.) 802.11
   B.) 802.3
   C.) 802.4
   D.) 802.15

Answer: Option 'A'

802.11 – Wireless LAN
802.3 - Ethernet
802.14 - Cable modems
802.15 - Wireless PAN
802.4 - Token bus


To ‘maximize’ a window means to :

   A.) Fill it to capacity
   B.) Expand it to fit the desktop
   C.) Put only like files inside
   D.) Drag it to the Recycle Bin

Answer: Option 'B'

‘maximize’ a window means expanding it to fit the desktop.


Which among the following type of operating system facilitates execution of multiple jobs by CPU in the same time virtually by instant switching and enabling many people, located at various terminals, to use a particular computer system at the same time?

   A.) Real Time
   B.) Batch Processing
   C.) Time Sharing
   D.) Distributed

Answer: Option 'C'

Time Sharing


Which among the following operation facilitate the operating system to allow more than one process to be loaded into the executable memory at a time and loaded process shares the CPU using time multiplexing?

   A.) Process Scheduling
   B.) Device queues
   C.) Execution
   D.) Multiplexing

Answer: Option 'A'

The process scheduling is the activity of the process manager that handles the removal of the running process from the CPU and the selection of another process on the basis of a particular strategy. Process scheduling is an essential part of Multiprogramming operating systems.


Assembly is a _______ based low-level language replacing binary machine-code instructions, which are very hard to remember, it is the classic and uncontroversial example of a low level language.

   A.) Memory
   B.) High Level
   C.) Key
   D.) Mnemonic

Answer: Option 'D'

Assembly language is mnemonic based low level language. Mnemonics are short codes of assembly language which chosen to remind the programmer of the instructions of binary machine-code which are apparently which are very hard to remember, write down, or correct.


Press _________ to move the insertion point to the Address box, or to highlight the URL in the Address box.

   A.) CTRL + S
   B.) ALT + A
   C.) SHIFT + TAB
   D.) ALT + D

Answer: Option 'D'



What is Windows Vista?

   A.) Processor
   B.) Operating System
   C.) Input device
   D.) Memory

Answer: Option 'B'

Windows Vista is an operating system, designed and marketed by Microsoft Inc.


Which among the following is not a function of Star Topology?

   A.) It facilitates centralized management of the network, through the use of the central computer.
   B.) Hub acts as a repeater for data flow.
   C.) Only that node is affected which has failed, rest of the nodes can work smoothly.
   D.) It transmits data only in one direction.

Answer: Option 'D'

It transmits data only in one direction.


While selecting multiple worksheets in Excel, the following key must also be used when clicking the sheet tab ________

   A.) Alt
   B.) Insert
   C.) Ctrl
   D.) Shift

Answer: Option 'C'



Which among the following is an appropriate binary conversion for the number 421 (which is of base 10)?

   A.) 10101010
   B.) 11010100
   C.) 110100101 
   D.) 010101010

Answer: Option 'C'

Given number 421 is of base 10 which means it is a decimal number. For decimal to binary conversion divide 421 by 2.


Which cloud is a cloud computing environment that uses a mix of on-premises, private cloud and third-party, public cloud services with orchestration between the two platforms and it is particularly valuable for dynamic or highly changeable workloads? 

   A.) Dynamic Cloud
   B.) Sharing Cloud
   C.) Combined Cloud
   D.) Hybrid Cloud

Answer: Option 'D'

Hybrid cloud is a cloud computing environment which uses a mix of on-premises, private cloud and third-party, public cloud services with orchestration between the two platforms. By using a Hybrid approach, companies can maintain control of an internally managed private cloud while relying on the public cloud as needed.


Which of the following types of menu shows the further sub-choices? 

   A.) Reverse
   B.) Template
   C.) Scrolled
   D.) Pull-down

Answer: Option 'D'

Pull down menu shows further sub-choices.


Which of the following supports 32-bit processor?

   A.) Windows 2000
   B.) Windows 7
   C.) Windows 8.1
   D.) All of the above

Answer: Option 'D'

All of the given options support 32-bit processor


Which of the following is a program that controls the computer’s resources?

   A.) Application Software
   B.) Compiler
   C.) Interpreter
   D.) Operating System

Answer: Option 'D'

Operating System


In computing,______________ is an Adaptec-developed programming interface which standardizes communication on a computer bus.

   A.) ASPI
   B.) MTBF
   C.) SCSI
   D.) All of these

Answer: Option 'A'



Which of the following is a type of margin at the time of printing and binding printouts? 

   A.) Portrait
   B.) Gutter
   C.) A4
   D.) Next Page

Answer: Option 'B'

A gutter margin adds an extra space to the binding sides. Thus, it ensures that the text does not hide at the time of binding or folding papers.

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