Basic Computer Quiz Questions with Answers

Basic Computer Quiz Questions with Answers
1. A temporary storage are, used generally for cut/copied of text or graphics–
(A) buffer (B) clip board
(C) window (D) none of these
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2. The term ‘operating system’ refers to–
(A) a set of programs which controls computer working
(B) the way a computer operator works
(C) conversion of high level language into machine language
(D) the way a floppy disk drive operates
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3. The term used to refer to horizontal page orientation–
(A) portrait (B) alignment
(C) table (D) landscape
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4. The ascending order of a data hierarchy is–
(A) bit, byte, field ,record, file, database
(B) bite, byte, record, field, file, database
(C) byte, bit ,field, record, file, database
(D) byte, bit, record, field, file, database
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5. What are symbol used to identify items in a list?
(A) icons (B) markers
(C) bullets (D) graphics
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6. How are data organized in a spread-sheet?
(A) Lines & spaces (B) Layers & Planes
(C) Height & Width (D) Rows & Columns
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7. The blinking symbol on the computer screen is called the–
(A) mouse (B) logo
(C) hand (D) cursor
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8. One megabyte equals approximately–
(A) 1,000 bits (B) 1,000 bytes
(C) 1 million bytes (D) 1 million bits
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9. Data going into the computer is called?
(A) Output (B) Algorithm
(C) Input (D) Calculations
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10. Which of the following refers to the memory in your computer?
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11. What is the ultimate purpose of Defragmentation ?
(A) Make the PC faster (B) Create more free space
(C) Delete temporary files (D) Reduce power consumption
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12. Computers process data into information by working exclusively with–
(A) multimedia (B) words
(C) characters (D) numbers
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13. You must install a/an ………………….. on a network if you want to share a broadband Internet connection.
(A) router (B) modem
(C) node (D) cable
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14. The purpose of the primary key in a database is to–
(A) unlock the database (B) provide a map of the data
(C) uniquely identify a record (D) establish constraints on database operations
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15. The design of the network is called the network–
(A) architecture (B) server
(C) transmission (D) type
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16. Which of the following language support garbage collection–
(A) java (B) C++
(C) C (D) small talk
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17. Procedural programming language is–
(C) C++ (D) PASCAL
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18. PASCAL is–
(A) structured programming language (B) procedural programming
(C) monolithic programming (D) object oriented
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19. Class is–
(A) a template which associates code and data (B) data-abstraction
(C) implementation of abstract data type (D) object oriented
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20. The most common system security method is–
(A) password (B) encryption
(C) fire wall (D) all of the above
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