Basic Computer Knowledge Fundamentals Questions and Answers MCQs Set - 9

41.

Which of the following would most likely not be a symptom of a virus?

   A.) Existing program files and icons disappear
   B.) The CD-ROM stops functioning
   C.) The web browser opens to an unusual home page
   D.) Odd message or images are displayed on the screen

Answer: Option 'B'

Except option (b) all others are the symptoms of a computer virus.

42.

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. 

43.

Which of the following forms a part of a search engine?  

   A.) Spiders or Web crawlers 
   B.) Indexing software 
   C.) Search algorithm 
   D.) All of these 

Answer: Option 'D'

All of these 

44.

A nibble refers to:  

   A.) 4 bits
   B.) A value equal to a kilobyte
   C.) A value equal to a megabyte
   D.) The smallest unit of digital information

Answer: Option 'A'

Nibble= 4 Bits

45.

In first generation of computers, they used :

   A.) batch processing
   B.) multithreading
   C.) multiprogramming
   D.) networking

Answer: Option 'A'

In First Generation mainly batch processing operating system were used.

46.

A __________ is a computer network that usually spans a city or a large campus.

   A.) LAN
   B.) DAN
   C.) MAN
   D.) WAN

Answer: Option 'C'

MAN is abbreviation for Metropolitan Area Network and is a computer network that usually spans a city or a large campus.

47.

To copy the file command.com from drive c: to drive a 

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

Answer: Option 'C'

copy c:command.com a:

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48.

Which among the following is the reboot where the power to the system is physically turned off and back on again, causing an initial boot of the machine?

   A.) Toggle 
   B.) Cold booting
   C.) Warm booting 
   D.) Logging off

Answer: Option 'B'

Reboots can be either cold (alternatively known as hard) where the power to the system is physically turned off and back on again, causing an initial boot of the machine, or warm (alternatively known as soft) where the system restarts without the need to interrupt the power.

49.

Which of the following is not a DBMS software?

   A.) dBASE
   B.) FoxPro
   C.) Oracle
   D.) Database2000

Answer: Option 'D'

Database2000

50.

Choose the odd one out:

   A.) Brute force attack
   B.) Virtual Reality
   C.) Unethical Phreaker
   D.) Keystroke logging

Answer: Option 'B'

Except Virtual Reality all other are obvious security threats to computers and data.

51.

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

52.

OSI model has how many layers?

   A.) Two layers
   B.) Five Layers
   C.) Seven Layers
   D.) Six Layers

Answer: Option 'C'

​Seven Layers

53.

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.

54.

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.

55.

Which action is performed to change written work already done? 

   A.) save
   B.) edit
   C.) file
   D.) close

Answer: Option 'B'

Through edit we can make changes.

56.

What does DBMS stand for?

   A.) Data Management System
   B.) Database Management System
   C.) Database Management Server
   D.) Database Maintenance Server

Answer: Option 'B'

​Database Management System

57.

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.

58.

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.

59.

While working with MS-DOS which key is used to get the previous command used?

   A.) F3
   B.) F1
   C.) F6
   D.) F9

Answer: Option 'A'

F3

60.

The type of threats on the security of a computer system or network are ……………………..
i) Interruption   ii) Interception     iii) Modification
iv) Creation       v) Fabrication 

   A.) i, ii, iii and iv only
   B.) ii, iii, iv and v only
   C.) i, ii, iii and v only
   D.) iii, iv and v only

Answer: Option 'C'

Except Creation all other actions performed by unauthorised and suspicious person.


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