Basic Computer Knowledge Fundamentals Questions and Answers MCQs Set - 6


The _______ icon and bold message heading indicating that the e-mail message has not been read.

   A.) Highlighted Envelope
   B.) Opened Envelope
   C.) Closed Envelope
   D.) All of these

Answer: Option 'C'

Closed Envelope


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.


Which of the following statements is true in the context of Watermark? 

   A.) A watermark can only be applied to a single page in a document
   B.) A watermark is not visible to viewers in a hard copy
   C.) A watermark is a ghost text
   D.) The colour of a watermark cannot be changed

Answer: Option 'C'

A watermark is a ghost text that is set behind the content of a page.


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 of the following components represent the parts of a Central Processing Unit(CPU)? 

   A.) Input, output and processing
   B.) Control unit, primary storage and secondary storage
   C.) Control unit, arithmetic logic unit and primary storage
   D.) Control unit, processing and primary storage

Answer: Option 'C'

Control unit, arithmetic-logic unit and primary storage are the parts of the CPU. The storage unit deals with the allocation of memory to the processed data, the Control Unit (CU) controls the flow and processing of the data and the Arithmetic Logic Unit (ALU) carries out of the arithmetic operations of calculations of the computer system. 


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.


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 is a standard interactive and programming language for getting information from and updating a database?

   A.) dynamic data exchange
   B.) Structured Query Language
   C.) ASCII
   D.) Erlang programming language

Answer: Option 'B'

Structured Query Language


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.


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.


________ is a method of providing website content such as news stories or software updates.

   A.) RSS
   B.) Upgrading
   C.) Piracy
   D.) Both (1) and (2)

Answer: Option 'A'



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.


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'



What is the diagnostic testing sequence of a computer called that determines if all input and output devices are properly working? 

   A.) rebooting
   B.) POST
   C.) scanning
   D.) Defragmentation

Answer: Option 'B'

POST is a diagnostic testing sequence of a computer that is run before the actual booting to ensure that the computer hardware is functioning well. It stands for ‘Power-On Self-Test’.


A micro-computer is a small, relatively inexpensive computer with a microprocessor. Which is the first micro-computer?  

   A.) Z2
   B.) Titan-1
   C.) MARK-B
   D.) Altair

Answer: Option 'D'

The Altair is widely recognized as the spark that ignited the microcomputer revolution as the first commercially successful personal computer.


Which among the following is the largest unit of storage?

   A.) Byte
   B.) Petabyte
   C.) Nibble
   D.) Bug

Answer: Option 'B'

Petabyte among the given options is the largest unit of storage, Nibble= 4Bits, Byte= 8Bits.
1 Petabyte = 1024 Terabyte


_________ 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)


Who invented the QWERTY keyboard?

   A.) Carl Sholes
   B.) Karl Sholes
   C.) Christopher Latham Sholes
   D.) Khristopher Sholes

Answer: Option 'C'

​Christopher Latham Sholes


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'



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

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