Basic Computer Knowledge Fundamentals Questions and Answers MCQs Set - 1

1.

The path of the creation of an executable program is _______

   A.) coding, linking, compiling, parsing
   B.) coding, parsing, compiling, linking
   C.) coding, compiling, parsing, linking
   D.) coding, compiling, linking, parsing

Answer: Option 'D'

coding, compiling, linking, parsing

2.

_________ is a software system that is designed to search for information on the World Wide Web.

   A.) Internet Explorer
   B.) Search Engine
   C.) Browser
   D.) All of these

Answer: Option 'B'

Search Engine

3.

An email feature, which is used to send a copy of an email to one or many other people at the same time that you are sending it to the main recipient/s is called

   A.) CC
   B.) BCC
   C.) To
   D.) None of these

Answer: Option 'A'

CC

4.

A program either audio or music that is made available in digital format for automatic download over the internet is called a _____

   A.) wiki
   B.) podcast
   C.) broadcast
   D.) vodcast

Answer: Option 'B'

podcast

5.

Vendor-created program modifications are called _______

   A.) patches
   B.) antiviruses
   C.) holes
   D.) None of these

Answer: Option 'A'

patches

6.

Which of the printer used in conjunction with computers uses dry ink powder?

   A.) Daisy Wheel printer
   B.) Thermal Printer
   C.) Laser Printer
   D.) Line Printer

Answer: Option 'C'

Laser Printer

7.

Software that is made available at no cost is known as _______

   A.) Malware
   B.) Freeware
   C.) Spyware
   D.) All of these

Answer: Option 'B'

Freeware

8.

Programs that automatically submit your search request to several search engines simultaneously are called _______

   A.) Metasearch engines
   B.) Web crawlers
   C.) Spiders
   D.) Hits

Answer: Option 'A'

​Metasearch engines

9.

Which key is used to delete one character to the left of the current position of the cursor?

   A.) Backspace
   B.) Insert
   C.) Delete
   D.) Ctrl

Answer: Option 'A'

Backspace

10.

Which of the following acts as a temporary high-speed holding area between the memory and CPU?

   A.) RAM
   B.) ROM
   C.) Cache
   D.) All of these

Answer: Option 'C'

​Cache

11.

The terminal device that functions as a cash register is known as _______

   A.) Video Display terminal
   B.) POS terminal
   C.) Data collection terminal
   D.) OCR register terminal

Answer: Option 'B'

POS terminal

12.

A most Sophisticated relay device used in a network that can be used to interconnect systems with different protocols, formatting languages and architecture is called ______

   A.) Gateway
   B.) Bridge
   C.) Switch
   D.) All of these

Answer: Option 'A'

Gateway

13.

Which of the following protocol is used for locating and transferring information on the internet?

   A.) Groupware
   B.) Gopher
   C.) Glitch
   D.) All of these

Answer: Option 'B'

​Gopher

14.

Storing same data in many places is called _______

   A.) Data Enumeration
   B.) Data Redundancy
   C.) Data Iteration
   D.) Data Concurrency

Answer: Option 'B'

Data Redundancy

15.

_________ 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'

RSS

16.

Which of the following programming language does not need a translator?

   A.) Assembly language
   B.) High level language
   C.) BASIC
   D.) Machine language

Answer: Option 'D'

Machine language

17.

Which of the following involves deliberate attacks intended to disable computers or networks?

   A.) Piggybacking
   B.) Sabotage
   C.) Phishing
   D.) All of these

Answer: Option 'B'

Sabotage

18.

Which one of the following is a key function of firewall?

   A.) deleting
   B.) Monitoring
   C.) moving
   D.) All of these

Answer: Option 'B'

Monitoring

19.

Which one of the following is a key function of firewall?

   A.) Monitoring
   B.) deleting
   C.) moving
   D.) All of these

Answer: Option 'A'

Monitoring

20.

Which of the following is used to place an organization chart on a slide?

   A.) Save the presentation
   B.) Update the presentation
   C.) Close the file
   D.) All of these

Answer: Option 'B'

Update the presentation


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