Basic Computer Knowledge Fundamentals Questions and Answers MCQs Set - 8


Which among the following is the extension of font file?

   A.) .ff
   B.) .fnf
   C.) .fnt
   D.) .font

Answer: Option 'C'

The file extension for a font file is .fnt


Word is a word processor developed by Microsoft. In MS Word spelling check is a feature available in which tab?

   A.) Page Layout
   B.) Home
   C.) Review
   D.) References

Answer: Option 'C'



Department(dept_id, emp_id, dept_name)
Here the cdept_id,emp_id and dept_name are __________ and Department is a _________.

   A.) Relations, Attribute
   B.) Attributes, Relation
   C.) Tuple, Relation
   D.) Tuple, Attributes

Answer: Option 'B'

Attributes, Relation


What does the computer Motherboard contains that houses setting configurations and is powered by the onboard battery?

   A.) RAM
   B.) DRAM
   C.) CMOS
   D.) CPU

Answer: Option 'C'

The CMOS is a physical part of the motherboard: it is a memory chip that houses setting configurations and is powered by the on board battery. The CMOS is reset and loses all custom settings in case the battery runs out of energy. Additionally, the system clock resets when the CMOS loses power.


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

   A.) Applications
   B.) Peripherals
   C.) Programs
   D.) Software

Answer: Option 'B'

Except for peripherals, all other options are examples of intangible instructions given to a computer to perform a specific type of task in on orderly manner.


What is the smallest and largest font size available in Font Size tool of MS World on formatting toolbar?

   A.) 8 and 72
   B.) 8 and 68
   C.) 6 and 72
   D.) 6 and 68

Answer: Option 'A'

8 and 72 are the smallest and the largest font size available in Word for formatting.


Who among the following is known as the Father of The Internet?

   A.) Tim Berners-Lee
   B.) Raymond Tomilson
   C.) Charles Babbage
   D.) Vint Cerf

Answer: Option 'D'

Tim Berners-Lee- Inventor of the World Wide Web.  Berners-Lee is the director of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), which oversees the continued development of the Web.
Raymond Tomilson-Sent the first e-mail (to himself)
Douglas Englebart- Father of computer mouse
Charles Babbage- Father of computers, inventor of analytical engine and difference engine
Vint Cerf- Father of the Internet. Cerf is the co-designer of the TCP/IP protocols and the architecture of the Internet.


Which program, installed on the user’s computer help him to communicate or send request on the network? 

   A.) Paint
   B.) File Manager
   C.) Browser
   D.) Word

Answer: Option 'C'

A web browser (commonly referred to as a browser) is a software application for retrieving, presenting and traversing information resources on the World Wide Web. 


Which of the following is a term related with printer?

   A.) DVD
   B.) Cartridge
   C.) Hard-disk
   D.) Keyboard

Answer: Option 'B'

An ink cartridge or inkjet cartridge is a component of an inkjet printer that contains the ink that is deposited onto paper during printing.


Which among the following is a Super computer series developed by Indian scientists?

   A.) Param
   B.) Super30l
   C.) Compaq Presario
   D.) Cray YMP

Answer: Option 'A'

PARAM is a series of supercomputers designed and assembled by the Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) in Pune, India. The latest machine in the series is the PARAM Kanchenjunga.


Term referring to a person who uses his or her expertise to gain access to other people’s computers to get information illegally or do damage?

   A.) hacker
   B.) analyst
   C.) instant messenger
   D.) programmer

Answer: Option 'A'

Hacker is someone who seeks and exploits weaknesses in a computer system.


Which among the following is a device that has functioning of a mobile information manager?

   A.) PDA
   B.) MICR
   C.) Mainframe
   D.) Light Pen

Answer: Option 'A'

Personal Digital Assistant (PDA) is a device with functioning of a mobile information manager.


In MS-Word, a ruler can help to perform which of the following actions?

   A.) to set tabs
   B.) to set indents
   C.) to change page margins
   D.) All of the above

Answer: Option 'D'

All the given activities can be performed by using a ruler in MS Word.


To justify the selected text, the shortcut key is _______.

   A.) Ctrl+1
   B.) Ctrl+J
   C.) Ctrl+U
   D.) Ctrl+Alt+K

Answer: Option 'B'

Ctrl+J is used to justify the selected text.


A ____________ is approximately one billion bytes.

   A.) megabyte
   B.) gigabyte
   C.) kilobyte
   D.) bit

Answer: Option 'B'


Basic Computer Knowledge Quiz


______ key combination is used to reverse the last Undo.

   A.) Ctrl+A
   B.) Ctrl+C
   C.) Ctrl+W
   D.) Ctrl+Y

Answer: Option 'D'

Ctrl+A- to select all
Ctrl+C- to copy
Ctrl+W- to close currently focused tab/window
Ctrl+Y- used to reverse last undo
Ctrl+Z- to reverse last action i.e. to perform undo operation


__________ is the automatic addition of names and addresses from a database to letters and envelopes in order to facilitate sending mail especially advertising, to many addresses.

   A.) mail merge
   B.) bcc
   C.) balloons
   D.) New

Answer: Option 'A'

Mail merge is used to create multiple documents at once. These documents have identical layout, formatting, text, and graphics. Only specific sections of each document vary and are personalised.


Here is an infix expression: 3 + 13*(60*376-12). The maximum number of symbols that will appear on the stack AT ONE TIME during the conversion of infix to postfix notation of this expression is?

   A.) 1
   B.) 2
   C.) 3
   D.) 4

Answer: Option 'D'



What is a named area on a disk that is used to store related subfolders and files called?

   A.) desktop
   B.) folder
   C.) Safari
   D.) explorer

Answer: Option 'B'

A folder is a virtual location where programs, files, and other folders can be located.


An example of a telecommunications device is a ________.

   A.) keyboard
   B.) modem
   C.) printer
   D.) mouse

Answer: Option 'B'


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