Basic Computer Knowledge Test 500 + Questions and Answers


Printers are measured in

   A.) Dpi
   B.) Degrees
   C.) Inches
   D.) Scaling

Answer: Option 'A'


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Granting an outside organisation access to internet web pages is often implemented using a(n)________.

   A.) Intranet
   B.) Extranet
   C.) Internet
   D.) Hacker

Answer: Option 'B'



Where can you find the horizontal split bar on MS Word screen?

   A.) On the left of horizontal scroll bar
   B.) On the right of horizontal scroll bar
   C.) On the top of vertical scroll bar
   D.) On the bottom of vertical scroll bar

Answer: Option 'C'

On the top of vertical scroll bar


Which of the following device enables the microprocessor to read data from the external devices?

   A.) printer
   B.) joystick
   C.) display
   D.) reader

Answer: Option 'B'



What are the four things needed to connect to the Internet?

   A.) Monitor, keyboard, mouse, modem
   B.) Telephone line, modem, computer, and an ISP
   C.) Telephone line, PDA, modem and computer
   D.) Modem, computer, PDA and ISP

Answer: Option 'B'

Telephone line, modem, computer, and an ISP


_________ is a diagrammatic representation illustrates a solution to a given problem

   A.) Algorithm
   B.) Flow chart
   C.) Pie chart
   D.) Bar chat

Answer: Option 'B'

Flow chart

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The main work done by parallel computing is

   A.) Programs done one by one
   B.) Calculations done one by one
   C.) Many calculations done simultaneously
   D.) None of these

Answer: Option 'C'

Many calculations done simultaneously


Which of the following is NOT a goal of transaction processing system?

   A.) To capture, process and store transactions
   B.) To reduce manual efforts associated with processing business transactions
   C.) To produce a variety of documents related to routine business activities
   D.) To produce standard reports used for management decision making

Answer: Option 'C'

To produce a variety of documents related to routine business activities


Which of the following is a networking protocol for securing connections between network application clients and servers over an insecure network, such as the Internet?

   A.) HTTP
   B.) TLSP
   C.) SMTP
   D.) SSL

Answer: Option 'D'



Which of the following uses icons and menus displayed on the screen to send command to the computer system?

   A.) API
   B.) GUI
   C.) System utility
   D.) User-interface commands

Answer: Option 'B'



What would you use for immediate, real-time communication with a friend?

   A.) Instant Messaging
   B.) E-Mail
   C.) Blog
   D.) Usenet

Answer: Option 'A'

Instant Messaging


Of the 5 words listed below, which one is the odd one out?

   A.) Programs
   B.) Peripherals
   C.) Applications
   D.) Operating system

Answer: Option 'B'



Name the first general purpose electronic computer.

   A.) ADVAC
   B.) ADSAC
   D.) EDVAC

Answer: Option 'C'



A single application that combines the measure features of several types of application called

   A.) intergrated software
   B.) a suite
   C.) a combo package
   D.) high-end

Answer: Option 'A'

intergrated software


A desktop computer is also known as a

   A.) PC
   B.) Silica
   C.) Silicon
   D.) Chromium

Answer: Option 'A'


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