Basic Computer Knowledge Test 500 + Questions and Answers


What term is used to describe a collection of information that you can use to build reports or discover facts about an environment?

   A.) Database
   B.) Wiki
   C.) Web site
   D.) Relation

Answer: Option 'A'



A ____________ is a unique identification number generated by a computer hardware component or a program.

   A.) Cookie
   B.) .NET Passport
   C.) GUID
   D.) Private Key

Answer: Option 'C'


  • Important Computer Knowledge – Development of computer


    Abacus is known to be the first mechanical calculating device.
    Which was used to be performed addition and subtraction easily and speedily.
    Abacus is made up of the wooden frame in which rod where fitted across with rounds beads sliding on the rod.

    Pascal Calculator

    In the year 1642, Blaise Pascal a French scientist invented the adding machine called Pascal’s calculator, which represents the position of the digit with the help of gears in it.

    Analytical Engine

    A scientist from England knows to be Charles Babbage invented such the machine.
    This device is known as Analytical engine and it is the first mechanical computer.
    It includes such feature which we use in today’s computer language.
    For this great invention of the computer, Sir Charles Babbage is also known as the father of the computer.


He period of First generation computers is

   A.) 1940-1956
   B.) 1940-1958
   C.) 1950-1960
   D.) 1960-2000

Answer: Option 'A'


Basic Computer Knowledge Quiz


EULA stands for _______

   A.) End User Liability Agreement
   B.) Exit User Liability Agreement
   C.) Exit User License Agreement
   D.) End User License Agreement

Answer: Option 'D'

End User License Agreement


A server accelerator card is also known as ______

   A.) Server accelerator card
   B.) SSL Card
   C.) Smart card
   D.) Network Interface card

Answer: Option 'B'

SSL Card


System call routine in OS performs the I/O via the help of ______ in OS

   A.) Program Counter
   B.) System call
   C.) Instruction Register
   D.) Device Driver

Answer: Option 'D'

Device Driver


What kind of memory is static and non – volatile?

   A.) ROM
   B.) RAM
   C.) BIOS
   D.) CACHE

Answer: Option 'A'



A detailed written description of the programming cycle and the program, along with the test results and a printout of the program is called

   A.) output
   B.) documentation
   C.) reporting
   D.) spec sheets

Answer: Option 'B'



_________ is a computer code for representing alphanumeric characters

   A.) Ebcdic
   B.) C-language
   C.) Dos prompt
   D.) Ms-dos

Answer: Option 'A'


Basic Computer Knowledge Quiz


In MS Excel, Press “Ctrl + +” to insert______

   A.) Shift Cells Right
   B.) Shift Cells Down
   C.) Entire Row
   D.) All of these

Answer: Option 'D'

All of these


Usually downloaded into folders that hold temporary Internet files, are written to your computer’s hard disk by some of the Web sites you visit.

   A.) anonymous files
   B.) behaviour file’s
   C.) banner ads
   D.) cookies

Answer: Option 'D'



Identify the fastest memory

   A.) Hard disc
   B.) DVD ROMs
   C.) Cache memory
   D.) Static RAM

Answer: Option 'C'

Cache memory


What does HTTP stands for?

   A.) Head Tail Transfer Protocol
   B.) Hypertext Transfer Protocol
   C.) Hypertext Transfer Plotter
   D.) Hypertext Transfer Plot

Answer: Option 'B'

Hypertext Transfer Protocol

Basic Computer Knowledge Quiz


____________ is data that has been organized or presented in a meaningful fashion.

   A.) Processing
   B.) Information
   C.) Software
   D.) Storage

Answer: Option 'B'



Name the first general purpose electronic computer.

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

Answer: Option 'C'


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