Computer Basic Awareness part 1 - General Knowledge Question and Answer

Computer Basic Awareness part 1 - Question and Answer

WWW stands for ?  


World Whole Web
Wide World Web
Web World Wide
World Wide Web

Answer:

Option D: World Wide Web

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Which of the following are components of Central Processing Unit (CPU)?  


Arithmetic logic unit, Mouse
Arithmetic and logic unit, Control unit
Arithmetic logic unit, Integrated Circuits
Control Unit, Monitor

Answer:

Option B: Arithmetic and logic unit, Control unit

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Which among following first generation of computers had ?  


Vaccum Tubes and Magnetic Drum
Integrated Circuits
Magnetic Tape and Transistors
All of above

Answer:

Option A: Vaccum Tubes and Magnetic Drum

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Where is RAM located?  


Expansion Board
External Drive
Mother Board
All of above

Answer:

Option C: Mother Board

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If a computer has more than one processor then it is known as?  


Uniprocess
Multiprocessor
Multithreaded
Multiprogramming

Answer:

Option B: Multiprocessor

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If a computer provides database services to other, then it will be known as?  


Web server
Application server
Database server
FTP server

Answer:

Option C: Database server

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Full form of URL is?  


Uniform Resource Locator
Uniform Resource Link
Uniform Registered Link
Unified Resource Link

Answer:

Option A: Very basic and important question, found in many exams.

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In which of the following form, data is stored in the computer?  


Decimal
Binary
HexaDecimal
Octal

Answer:

Option B: Data in a computer is always stored and send in binary form, Binary form means all data is in the form of 1's and 0's.

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The technology used to provide internet by transmitting data over wires of the telephone network is?  


Transmitter
Diodes
HHL
DSL

Answer:

Option D: DSL means Digital Subscriber Line.

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Which level of language is Assembly Language?  


High-level programming language
Medium-level programming language
Low-level programming language
Machine language

Answer:

Option C: Low-level programming language

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Documents, Movies, Images, and Photographs etc are stored at a?  


Application Sever
Web Sever
Print Server
File Server

Answer:

Option D: File Server

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Which of following is used in RAM?  


Conductor
Semi Conductor
Vaccum Tubes
Transistor

Answer:

Option B: Semi Conductor

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What is full form of GUI in terms of computers?  


Graphical User Instrument
Graphical Unified Interface
Graphical Unified Instrument
Graphical User Interface

Answer:

Option D: Graphical User Interface

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What is full form of ALU?  


Arithmetic Logic Unit
Allowed Logic Unit
ASCII Logic Unit
Arithmetic Least Unit

Answer:

Option A: Arithmetic Logic Unit

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Who was the Founder of Bluetooth?  


Ericson
Martin Cooper
Steve Jobs
Apple

Answer:

Option A: Ericson

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Who was the father of Internet?  


Chares Babbage
Vint Cerf
Denis Riche
Martin Cooper

Answer:

Option B: Vint Cerf

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Verification is the process of?  


Access
Login
Logout
Authentication

Answer:

Option D: Authentication

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What is LINUX?  


Malware
Operating System
Application Program
Firmware

Answer:

Option B: Operating System

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What is the name of the first supercomputer of India?  


Saga 220
PARAM 8000
ENIAC
PARAM 6000

Answer:

Option B: PARAM 8000

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Which is the most common language used in web designing?  


C
C++
PHP
HTML

Answer:

Option D: HTML - Hypertext Markup Language

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Who is also known as Father of Computer?  


Vint Cerf
Tim Berner Lee
Charles Babbage
Steve Jobs

Answer:

Option C: Charles Babbage

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Which of the following is commonly used language in Android applications?  


C
Php
C++
Java

Answer:

Option D: Java

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Where are saved files stored on the computer?  


RAM
Hard disk
Cache
Any of above

Answer:

Hard disk

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Which of the following is odd?  


CD/DVD
Floopy Disks
SD Disk
BIOS

Answer:

BIOS

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Which operations are performed by RAM?  


Read
Write
Read and Write
Depends on computer

Answer:

Read and Write

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Which of the following is secondary storage device?  


Hard Disk
RAM
Diode
Semi Conductor

Answer:

Hard Disk

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USB is which type of storage device?  


Primay
Secondary
Tertiary
None of above

Answer:

Secondary

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Which program is run by BIOS to check hardware components are working properly while the computer is turned ON?  


DMOS
POST
CMOS
RIP

Answer:

Full form of POST is Power On Self Test.

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ROM is non-volatile.  


TRUE
FALSE
..........
..........

Answer:

ROM is non-volatile means data will not be erased when the computer is turned off.

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Random Access Memory (RAM) in which storage of device?  


Primay
Secondary
Teriary
Off line

Answer:

Primay storage device

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Random Access Memory (RAM) is non-volatile in nature.  


TRUE
FALSE
.....
.....

Answer:

Random Access Memory (RAM) is volatile in nature.

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What is full form CMOS?  


Content Metal Oxide Semiconductor
Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor
Complementary Metal Oxygen Semiconductor
Complementary Metal Oscilator Semiconductor

Answer:

Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor

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The second generation of computers consists of which of following?  


Vaccum Tubes
Diodes
VLSI Microprocessor
Transistors

Answer:

Transistors

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MPG is a file extension of which type of files?  


Audio
Image
Video
Flash

Answer:

Video

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What is full form of SMPS?  


Switch Mode Power Supply
Simple Mode Power Supply
Storage Mode Power Supply
Storage Mode Power Shortage

Answer:

Switch Mode Power Supply

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Which component of the computer is also considered as it Heart?  


Monitor
Keyboard
Scanner
Microprocessor

Answer:

Microprocessor

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What is used to make computer chips?  


Copper
Steel
Silicon
Iron

Answer:

Silicon

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Where BIOS is stored?  


Hard Disk
RAM
Flash Memory Chip
Any of above

Answer:

BIOS is stored in Flash Memory Chip, which is located on the motherboard.

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What is full form of EXIF?  


Exchangeable Image Fine Finish
Exchangeable Image File Format
Executable Image File Format
Executable Image File Finish

Answer:

Exchangeable Image File Format

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BIOS is used for?  


Updating system information on network
Loading operating system
It helps in routing
It take inputs from keywords and other devices

Answer:

Loading operating system

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1 Mega Byte is equal to  


1024 Bytes
1024 Kilo Bytes
1024 Giga Bits
1024 Bits

Answer:

1024 Kilo Bytes

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An electronic path, that sends signals from one part of the computer to another is?  


Logic Gate
Modem
Bus
Serial Port

Answer:

Bus

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Which is odd one?  


Inkjet Printers
CRT
Laser Printers
Dot Matrix Printers

Answer:

CRT

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Which device among following is used for sending digital data over a phone line?  


USB
Scanner
Printer
Modem

Answer:

Modem

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IP address version 4 is in which format?  


4 bit
8 bit
16 bit
32 bit

Answer:

32 bit

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In banking, railways etc which computers are used?  


Mini Computers
Micro Computers
Main Frames
Super Computers

Answer:

Main Frames

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Which type of software is an operating system?  


Utility Software
System Software
Application Software
Firmware Software

Answer:

System Software

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Which type of switching is used on Internet?  


Packet
Telephone
Circuit
Telex

Answer:

Packet

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Microsoft office is the type of?  


System software
Application software
Utility Software
Firmware

Answer:

Application software

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The intersection of columns and rows is called a?  


Data
Table
Cell
Schema

Answer:

Cell

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A wireless technology built in electronic gadgets used for exchanging data over short distances is?  


Bluetooth
Wifi
Modem
USB

Answer:

Bluetooth

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ARP stands for?  


Address Reverse Protocol
Address Resolution Protocol
Address Repersentative Protocol
Address Recording Protocol

Answer:

Address Resolution Protocol

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Which is responsible for communication between Memory and ALU?  


Keyboard
RAM
Control nit
USB

Answer:

Control nit

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Who is also known as the father of Jquery?  


Vint cerf
John Resig
Larry Page
Chales Babbage

Answer:

John Resig

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If CPU executes multiple programs simultaneously, it will be known as?  


Multiprocessing
Multitasking
Timesharing
Multiprogramming

Answer:

Multitasking

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Who invented C++?  


Steve Jobs
James Gosling
Bjarne Stroustrup
Dennis Ritchie

Answer:

Bjarne Stroustrup

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One byte is equal to how many bits?  


4 bits
8 bits
12 bits
16 bits

Answer:

8 bits

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What is the meaning of OSI, in terms of computers?  


Open Software Intrerelation
Open System Intrerelation
Open Software Interconnection
Open System Interconnection

Answer:

Open System Interconnection

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One nibble is equal to how many bits?  


4 bits
8 bits
12 bits
16 bits

Answer:

4 bits

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ULSI microprocessor is used in which generation of computers?  


Second generation
Third generation
Fourth generation
Fifth generation

Answer:

Fifth generation

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Who invented keyboard?  


James Gosling
Steve Jobs
Martin cooper
Christoper Latham Sholes

Answer:

Christoper Latham Sholes

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What is the meaning of EEPROM?  


Electronically Erasable Programmable Read only Memory
Electrically Erasable Programmable Read only Memory
Electronically Erasable Programmable Reach only Memory
Electrically Erasable Pratical Reach only Memory

Answer:

Electrically Erasable Programmable Read-only Memory

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What is the meaning of OMR?  


Optical Mark Reader
Optical Message Reader
Optical Message Render
Optical Mark Render

Answer:

Optical Mark Reader

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What can be considered as basic building blocks of a digital circuit?  


Logic Gate
Diode
Semi Conductor
CMOS

Answer:

Logic Gate

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Which function key is used to check spellings?  


F2
F5
F7
F11

Answer:

F7

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Which type of storage device is a BIOS?  


Primary
Secondary
Tertiary
Not a storage device

Answer:

Primary

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Which is an application software among following?  


Assembler
Complier
Operating System
Microsoft office

Answer:

Microsoft office

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In computer what converts AC to DC?  


POST
Adapter
RAM
SMPS

Answer:

SMPS

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Which among following is responsible for specifying the address of a memory location?  


RAM
Address Bus
Control Bus
Hard Disk

Answer:

Address Bus

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Which among following is responsible for finding and loading the operating system into RAM?  


Bootstrap Loader
CMOS
BIOS
DMOS

Answer:

Bootstrap Loader

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By pressing which key we can move to the beginning of a page?  


Window Key
Shift Key
Tab Key
Home Key

Answer:

Home Key

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What is full form of RAM?  


Read Access Memory
Read Alternative Memory
Random Access Memory
Random Alternative Memory

Answer:

Random Access Memory

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What is full form of TIFF?  


The Image File Format
Tagged Image File Format
Tagged Image File Front
The Image Fax Format

Answer:

Tagged Image File Format

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Computer resolution measures?  


Size of screen
Shape of screen
Number of pixels
Number of colours it support

Answer:

Number of pixels

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Which are the main parts of central processing unit?  


Control unit and Arithmetic Logic Unit
SMTP and BIOS
USB ports
None of above

Answer:

Control unit and Arithmetic Logic Unit

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From which year 5th generation of computers is considered?  


1970
1980
1990
2000

Answer:

1980

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What is full form of CAM?  


Computer Aided Manufacturing
Computer And Manufacturing
Computer Aided Manifesto
Computer And Manifesto

Answer:

Computer Aided Manufacturing

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Which term is related to database?  


PHP
Java
Oracle
Assembly

Answer:

Oracle

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Which of the following is the engine of the computer?  


Mouse
Scanner
Monitor
Processor

Answer:

Processor

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Which language was used as first generation language?  


Machine language
Assembly language
Java
C

Answer:

Machine language

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Where is cache memory is located?  


CPU
Monitor
Scanner
On file server

Answer:

CPU

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Data stored in ROM is not permanent?  


TRUE
FALSE
.....
.....

Answer:

Data stored in ROM is permanent. Note: Full form of ROM is Read Only Memory

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Which of the following is odd one?  


RAM
ROM
Cache
Hard Disk

Answer:

The hard disk is the secondary storage device, other are primary storage devices.

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Which operating system is developed by Apple?  


Linux
Window
Mac OS
DOS

Answer:

Mac OS

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Who invented Java?  


Deniss Ritche
James Gosling
Bajarnae
Linus Torvalds

Answer:

James Gosling

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Who is known as the father of Artificial Intelligence?  


John McCarthy
Vint Cerf
Dennis Ritchie
James Gosling

Answer:

John McCarthy

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What is full form of HTTP?  


Hyper Transfer Text Protocol
Hyper Text Transfer Protocol
Hexagonal Text Transfer Protocol
Hexagonal Text Transfer Prototype

Answer:

Hyper Text Transfer Protocol

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Which among following is an image name extension?  


gif
docx
ppt
lib

Answer:

gif

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An Assembler is used to translate a program written in ?  


Low-Level Language
Machine Language
Assembly Language
High-Level language

Answer:

Assembly Language

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Charles Babbage designed the first mechanical computer named  


Analytical Engine
Processor
Comp Engine
Abacus

Answer:

Analytical Engine

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What is the name of a device that converts digital signals to analog signals  


Router
Switch
Modem
None of above

Answer:

Modem

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Which is known as the most powerful type of computer  


Super Computer
Iframes
Mega Frame
Super Access

Answer:

Super Computer

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From the following which is known as the administrative section of the computer system?  


Control Unit
Input Unit
RAM
Central Processing Unit

Answer:

Central Processing Unit

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What is kind of CD-ROM  


Optical disk
Magnetic disk
Magneto-Optical disk
None of above

Answer:

Magnetic disk

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C is what kind of language?  


An assembly language
A third generation high level language
A machine language
Future language

Answer:

A third-generation high-level language

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Which of the following is a non-volatile memory?  


RAM
LSI
VLSI
ROM

Answer:

ROM

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Which is following is not an Operating System?  


Unix
Linux
Windows
Java

Answer:

Java

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Which among following is not an input device?  


Mouse
Scanner
Keyboard
Printer

Answer:

Printer

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File Transfer Protocol allows us to transfer files from one computer to another on the internet.  


True
False
.....
.....

Answer:

True

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Binary number system consists of?  


0's and 1's only
All alphanumeric characters
Depends computer to computer
None of above

Answer:

0's and 1's only

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