Basic Computer Knowledge Fundamentals Questions and Answers MCQs Set - 9


Which of the following statements is true for three-tier architecture?  

   A.) It is easy to setup 
   B.) It has a simply structure 
   C.) It provides high network traffic 
   D.) It is more secure 

Answer: Option 'D'

In the three-tier architecture, there is an additional server, called the application server, between the client and database servers. The application server reduces the work of the database server, thereby making application processing efficient. It is more secure because the client cannot access the database directly. However, it is more complex to build.


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


The dual-port version of DRAM formerly used in graphics adaptors is :

   C.) VRAM

Answer: Option 'C'

Video RAM, or VRAM, is a dual-ported variant of dynamic RAM (DRAM), which was once commonly used to store the framebuffer in some graphics adapters. 


_________ 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.


Workbook is a collection of __________ in MS Excel?

   A.) page set-up
   B.) diagrams
   C.) worksheets
   D.) charts

Answer: Option 'C'

A workbook is a collection of worksheets.


Which physical layer devices can be used to enlarge the area covered by a single LAN segment?
1. Switch
2. NIC
3. Hub
4. Repeater
5. RJ45 transceiver

   A.) 1 only
   B.) 1 and 3
   C.) 3 and 4
   D.) 5 only

Answer: Option 'C'

A repeater operates at the physical layer. Its job is to regenerate the signal over the same network before the signal becomes too weak or corrupted so as to extend the length to which the signal can be transmitted over the same network.  A hub is basically a multiport repeater. A hub connects multiple wires coming from different branches, for example, the connector in star topology which connects different stations.


Which of the following HTML elements is the starting element in all HTML document?

   A.) Metadata
   B.) Root
   C.) Section
   D.) Phrasing

Answer: Option 'B'

The Root element is the starting element in an HTML document, and it is present in all HTML documents.


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.


What is a Grouped report?

   A.) A type of report that can be generated by the report wizard
   B.) A report that displays data that has been sorted in ascending or descending order
   C.) A report that displays data grouped by fields you specify
   D.) All of the above

Answer: Option 'C'

A report that displays data grouped by fields you specify

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Which one of the following(s) is/are real time operating system(s)? 

   A.) VxWorks 
   B.) Windows CE
   C.) RTLinux 
   D.) All of these 

Answer: Option 'D'

VxWorks, Windows CE, RTLinux are real time OS.


The concentric circles on the floppy disk are further divided into

   A.) tracks
   B.) sectors
   C.) cylinders
   D.) All of these

Answer: Option 'B'



Which of the following is a storage device that uses rigid, permanently installed magnetic disks to store data/information?

   A.) New Disk
   B.) Permanent disk
   C.) Hard disk
   D.) Fiber Optics

Answer: Option 'C'

A hard disk drive (HDD), hard disk, hard drive or fixed disk is a data storage device used for storing and retrieving digital information using one or more rigid rapidly rotating disks (platters) coated with magnetic material. 


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. 


Walkie-talkie is an example of which of the following?

   A.) simplex communication 
   B.) half-duplex communication 
   C.) full-duplex communication 
   D.) semi-duplex communication 

Answer: Option 'B'

In the case of walkie-talkie, the person at one end sends signals, while the other on the receiving end receives these signals. The person at the receiving end cannot communicate until the person at the first end stops.


To copy the file from drive c: to drive a 

   A.) drive c: copy drive a:
   B.) c:a: copy
   C.) copy a:
   D.) Both '2' and '3'

Answer: Option 'C'

copy a:

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