Basic Computer Knowledge Fundamentals Questions and Answers MCQs Set - 9

21.

DIR command is used to

   A.) display a list of files in a directory
   B.) display contents of files in directory
   C.) display type of files in a sub-directory
   D.) All of the above

Answer: Option 'A'

display a list of files in a directory

22.

Which among the following is closely related to the processor? 

   A.) Main Memory 
   B.) Secondary Memory 
   C.) Disk Memory 
   D.) Internal Memory 

Answer: Option 'A'

Main memory is closely related to processor. Therefore, the data, which is available in the main memory, is processed much faster than that in the secondary memory. 

23.

Cut operations places the selected text into an area in the memory called

   A.) clip board
   B.) buffers
   C.) window
   D.) dialog Box

Answer: Option 'A'

clip board

24.

Communication channel is shared by all the machines on the network in:

   A.) multicast network
   B.) unicast network
   C.) broadcast network
   D.) Internet Protocol Address

Answer: Option 'C'

Broadcast networks: It have a single communication channel that is shared by all the machines on the network. Short messages, called packets in certain contexts, sent by any machine are received by all the others.

25.

The largest unit of a database is

   A.) a record
   B.) a field
   C.) a subfield
   D.) All of these

Answer: Option 'B'

a field

26.

Text can be styled using

   A.) font
   B.) size
   C.) colour
   D.) clipArt

Answer: Option 'A'

font

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27.

EBCDIC stands for?

   A.) Extended Binary Coded Decimal Interchange Code
   B.) Enlarged Binary Code Digital Interchange Code
   C.) Extended Bilingual Coded Decimal Interchange Code
   D.) Encoded Bilingual Coded Division Interchange Code

Answer: Option 'A'

EBCDIC stands for Extended Binary Coded Decimal Interchange Code. It is a binary code for alphabetic and numeric characters that IBM developed for its larger operating systems.

28.

_________ ports connect special types of music instruments to sound cards.

   A.) OCR
   B.) MIDI
   C.) USB 
   D.) CPU

Answer: Option 'B'

MIDI stands for Musical Instrument Digital Interface, is a technical standard that describes a protocol, digital interface and connectors and allows a wide variety of electronic musical instruments, computers and other related devices to connect and communicate with one another.

29.

VIRUS stands for___________.

   A.) Vital Information Resources Under Siege
   B.) Viral Important Record User Searched
   C.) Very Interchanged Result Until Source
   D.) Very Intelligent Resources Under Search

Answer: Option 'A'

VIRUS stands for Vital Information Resources Under Siege.

30.

CHKDSK can be used to find

   A.) disk's bad portion
   B.) occupied space
   C.) free space
   D.) All of these

Answer: Option 'D'

All of these

31.

Which of the following will set text in selected cells to italics? 

   A.) Pressing Ctrl + I on the keyboard
   B.) Using the Tools – Wizard – Web Form menu item
   C.) Using the Format – Cells – Font menu item
   D.) Both (a) and (c)

Answer: Option 'D'

Pressing Ctrl + I on the keyboard and Using the Format – Cells – Font menu item; both of these actions can help to set text in selected cells to italics.

32.

The ability of an operating system to run more than one application at a time is called _________.

   A.) Object-oriented programming 
   B.) Multi-tasking 
   C.) Multi-user computing 
   D.) Real-Time 

Answer: Option 'B'

The ability of an operating system to run more than one application at a time is called Multi-tasking.

33.

Which of the following is a term related with scanner?   

   A.) Laser
   B.) TWAIN
   C.) Cartridge
   D.) Both (a) and (b)

Answer: Option 'D'

Laser is the term related with scanner as there are laser scanners. TWAIN is an applications programming interface (API) and communications protocol that regulates communication between software and digital imaging devices, such as image scanners. It is a widely-used program that lets you scan an image (using a scanner) directly into the application.

34.

Which of the following is a software used for Remote Connection? 

   A.) Picasa
   B.) TeamViewer
   C.) Safari
   D.) Prisma

Answer: Option 'B'

TeamViewer is a proprietary computer software package for remote connection, desktop sharing, online meetings, web conferencing and file transfer between computers.

35.

Different icons of application software can be found in which bar in latest version of Microsoft Windows?

   A.) Start Menu
   B.) Browser
   C.) Status
   D.) Control Panel

Answer: Option 'A'

Microsoft re-introduced Start Menu bar and you can access various application software like paint or Word.

36.

What is a hyperlink?

   A.) It is a text or image that you can click on to jump to a new document/page.
   B.) It is an input type for multimedia files.
   C.) It is a collection or directory of web pages.
   D.) It is the home page of a site.

Answer: Option 'A'

It is a text or image that you can click on to jump to a new document/page.

37.

All open, close icons are there on the which toolbar?

   A.) Formatting
   B.) Standard
   C.) Drawing
   D.) Table

Answer: Option 'B'

Standard

38.

Which of the following committees administers and provides long-range technical direction for Internet development?  

   A.) IBSF
   B.) IAB
   C.) ARPA
   D.) ISO

Answer: Option 'B'

Internet Architecture Board (IAB) administers and provides long-range technical direction for Internet development.

39.

What does MAN stands for?

   A.) Micro area network
   B.) Metropolitan area network
   C.) Macro area network
   D.) Mix area network

Answer: Option 'B'

MAN is abbreviation for Metropolitan Area Network.

40.

Which of the following statements is true for a piconet?  

   A.) It works on TCP/IP
   B.) It is an adhoc network 
   C.) It works on Bluetooth technology 
   D.) Option (b) and (c) 

Answer: Option 'D'

Piconet is an adhoc network that works on the Bluetooth technology and connects to eight devices. It is also called personal area network (PAN). A scatternet is a type of ad hoc computer network consisting of two or more piconets.


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