Basic Computer Knowledge Fundamentals Questions and Answers MCQs Set - 3

  • 1. A type of malicious software that is activated each time your system boots up. This malicious software difficult to detect because they are activated before your system’s Operating System has completely booted up is called _____
   A.) Phishing
   B.) Rootkits
   C.) Pharming
   D.) All of these

Answer: Option 'B'

Rootkits

  • 2. Mail from unwanted senders can be blocked by ______
   A.) e-mailing them & asking to be removed from the list
   B.) clicking the unsubscribe link
   C.) using mail filters
   D.) All of these

Answer: Option 'C'

using mail filters

  • 3. A device for changing the connection on a connector to a different configuration is ______
   A.) a converter
   B.) a component
   C.) an attachment
   D.) an adapter

Answer: Option 'D'

an adapter

  • 4. Proprietary Software is also known as ________
   A.) Closed Source Software
   B.) Open Source Software
   C.) Commercial Software
   D.) All of these

Answer: Option 'A'

Closed Source Software

  • 5. Which of these is considered intelligent CASE tool?
   A.) Workbench
   B.) Toolkit
   C.) Upper CASE
   D.) Lower CASE

Answer: Option 'A'

Workbench

  • 6. Which of the following is possible with open architecture?
   A.) Hot swapping of devices
   B.) A minimum of six new devices to be added to a computer
   C.) Users to upgrade and add new devices as they come on the market
   D.) All of these

Answer: Option 'C'

Users to upgrade and add new devices as they come on the market

  • 7. Overwhelming or saturating resources on a target system to cause a reduction of availability to legitimate users is termed as _______
   A.) Denial of Service (DoS) attack
   B.) Distributed DoS attack
   C.) Data Diddling
   D.) All of these

Answer: Option 'A'

Denial of Service (DoS) attack

  • 8. Origin of internet can be tracked from _______
   A.) Satellite networks
   B.) Radio networks
   C.) ARPANET (Advanced Research Projects Agency Network)
   D.) All of these

Answer: Option 'C'

ARPANET (Advanced Research Projects Agency Network)

  • 9. A coding language that is compatible with windows servers which is used for increased functionality on a website or to work with a database is known as _______
   A.) HTML
   B.) ASP
   C.) XML
   D.) All of these

Answer: Option 'B'

ASP

  • 10. The signal that a computer is waiting for a command from the user is _______
   A.) prompt
   B.) event
   C.) time slice
   D.) interrupt

Answer: Option 'A'

prompt