Basic Computer Knowledge Fundamentals Questions and Answers MCQs Set - 9


Different icons of application software can be found in which bar in latest version of Microsoft Windows?

   A.) Start Menu
   B.) Browser
   C.) Status
   D.) Control Panel

Answer: Option 'A'

Microsoft re-introduced Start Menu bar and you can access various application software like paint or Word.


Which of the following term is associated with Internet? 

   A.) Plotter 
   B.) Slide presentation  
   C.) Bookmark 
   D.) Pie Chart  

Answer: Option 'C'

A bookmark is a saved shortcut that directs your browser to a specific webpage. It stores the title, URL, and favicon of the corresponding page.


Which action is performed to change written work already done? 

   A.) save
   B.) edit
   C.) file
   D.) close

Answer: Option 'B'

Through edit we can make changes.


Which of the following operating system does not implement multitasking truly? 

   A.) Windows 98
   B.) Windows NT
   C.) MS DOS
   D.) Windows XP

Answer: Option 'C'

MS DOS is not multitasking truly.


Which of the following describe router functions?

   A.) Packet switching
   B.) Packet filtering
   C.) Internetwork communication
   D.) All of the above

Answer: Option 'D'

All of the given options are router functions.


Name the type of memory which clears everything when the power of a computer gets switched off.    

   A.) Pen Drive 
   B.) ROM
   C.) Volatile 
   D.) Non-volatile 

Answer: Option 'C'

Volatile memory is a type of memory that clears everything when the power of a computer gets switched off, whereas nonvolatile memory retains the data even when the power gets switched off. Moreover, ROM and flash memory also retain the data in case the power gets switched off.


Which of the following is generally used for selecting or highlighting?  

   A.) Icon 
   B.) Keyboard 
   C.) Mouse 
   D.) Floppy Disk 

Answer: Option 'C'

Generally, we can use mouse for selecting or highlighting object. 


You can enter page number from which menu?

   A.) Edit
   B.) File
   C.) Insert
   D.) Tool

Answer: Option 'C'


Basic Computer Knowledge Quiz


Which of the following is a term related with scanner?   

   A.) Laser
   B.) TWAIN
   C.) Cartridge
   D.) Both (a) and (b)

Answer: Option 'D'

Laser is the term related with scanner as there are laser scanners. TWAIN is an applications programming interface (API) and communications protocol that regulates communication between software and digital imaging devices, such as image scanners. It is a widely-used program that lets you scan an image (using a scanner) directly into the application.


Walkie-talkie is an example of which of the following?

   A.) simplex communication 
   B.) half-duplex communication 
   C.) full-duplex communication 
   D.) semi-duplex communication 

Answer: Option 'B'

In the case of walkie-talkie, the person at one end sends signals, while the other on the receiving end receives these signals. The person at the receiving end cannot communicate until the person at the first end stops.


Which of the following is a storage device that uses rigid, permanently installed magnetic disks to store data/information?

   A.) New Disk
   B.) Permanent disk
   C.) Hard disk
   D.) Fiber Optics

Answer: Option 'C'

A hard disk drive (HDD), hard disk, hard drive or fixed disk is a data storage device used for storing and retrieving digital information using one or more rigid rapidly rotating disks (platters) coated with magnetic material. 


Which of the following is not a DBMS software?

   A.) dBASE
   B.) FoxPro
   C.) Oracle
   D.) Database2000

Answer: Option 'D'



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.) IPO Cycle

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. 


OSI model has how many layers?

   A.) Two layers
   B.) Five Layers
   C.) Seven Layers
   D.) Six Layers

Answer: Option 'C'

​Seven Layers


Choose the odd one out:

   A.) Brute force attack
   B.) Virtual Reality
   C.) Unethical Phreaker
   D.) Keystroke logging

Answer: Option 'B'

Except Virtual Reality all other are obvious security threats to computers and data.


Which of the following would most likely not be a symptom of a virus?

   A.) Existing program files and icons disappear
   B.) The CD-ROM stops functioning
   C.) The web browser opens to an unusual home page
   D.) Odd message or images are displayed on the screen

Answer: Option 'B'

Except option (b) all others are the symptoms of a computer virus.


Which of the following statements is true for three-tier architecture?  

   A.) It is easy to setup 
   B.) It has a simply structure 
   C.) It provides high network traffic 
   D.) It is more secure 

Answer: Option 'D'

In the three-tier architecture, there is an additional server, called the application server, between the client and database servers. The application server reduces the work of the database server, thereby making application processing efficient. It is more secure because the client cannot access the database directly. However, it is more complex to build.


Cut operations places the selected text into an area in the memory called

   A.) clip board
   B.) buffers
   C.) window
   D.) dialog Box

Answer: Option 'A'

clip board


Bluetooth is an example of: 

   A.) personal area network
   B.) local area network
   C.) virtual private network
   D.) wide area network

Answer: Option 'A'

A personal area network (PAN) is a computer network used for data transmission amongst devices such as computers, telephones, tablets and personal digital assistants. Bluetooth is an example of the same.


Which of the following forms a part of a search engine?  

   A.) Spiders or Web crawlers 
   B.) Indexing software 
   C.) Search algorithm 
   D.) All of these 

Answer: Option 'D'

All of these 

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