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Computer Awareness MCQs | Computer Multiple Choice Questions with Answers

1 The Word”SIS” is Stand For?
A Symbian OS Installer program
B System OS Installer File
C Symbian OS Installer File
D System OS Installer program

Answer: Symbian OS Installer File
2 Full form of the abbreviation SMPS is?
A Settled Mode Power Supply
B Switch Mode Power Supply
C Switch Mode Packet Switch
D Supply Mode Packet Switch

Answer: Switch Mode Power Supply
3 1024 MB = ?
A 1 YB
B 1 KB
C 1 PB
D None of these

Answer: None of these
4 What is the shortcut key to "Undo" the last action in a document?
A Ctrl + X
B Ctrl + Y
C Ctrl + Z
D Ctrl + U

Answer: Ctrl + Z
5 Which of the following will happen when data is entered into a memory location?
A It will add to the content of the location
B It will erase the previous content
C It will change the address of the memory location
D It will not be fruitful if there is already some data at the location

Answer: It will erase the previous content
6 Which of the following statement is correct?
A terminal section of a synchronous modem contains the scrambler
B transmission section of a synchronous modem contains the scrambler
C receiver section of a synchronous modem contains the scrambler
D control section of a synchronous modem contains the scrambler

Answer: transmission section of a synchronous modem contains the scrambler
7 When a computer is first turned on or restarted, a special type of absolute.loader called is executed
A Compile and Go loader
B Bootstrap loader
C Boot loader
D Relating loader

Answer: Bootstrap loader
8 The primary purpose of an operating system Is:
A To make computers easier to use
B To allow people to use the computer
C To keep systems programmers employed
D To make the most efficient use of the computer hardware

Answer: To make the most efficient use of the computer hardware
9 Which of the following terms is associated with Internet?
A Plotter
B Slide presentation
C Bookmark
D Pie Chart

Answer: Bookmark

Explanation: A bookmark is a saved shortcut that directs your browser to a specific webpage. It stores the title, URL, and favicon of the corresponding page.

10 Which of the following is not an operating system?
A Android
B Windows XP
D Compiler

Answer: Compiler

Explanation: Compiler is a type of Translator

11 Which of the following is the name of an application similar to MS Office?
A LibreOffice
B OpenOffice
C NeoOffice
D All of the above

Answer: All of the above

Explanation: All of the above are types of Office suite. Productivity software (sometimes called personal productivity software or office productivity software) is application software dedicated to producing information, such as documents, presentations, worksheets, databases, charts, graphs, digital paintings, electronic music and digital video.

12 When you want to move some text from one page to a different page, the best method is:
A Drag and drop
B Cut and paste
C Delete and retype
D Find and replace

Answer: Cut and paste

Explanation: Cut and paste means move (text) by cutting it from one part of the text and inserting it in another.

13 Device on one network can communicate with devices on another network via_______
A File Server
B Utility Server
C Printer Server
D Gateway

Answer: Gateway

Explanation: In computer networking and telecommunications, a gateway is a component that is part of two networks, which use different protocols. The gateway will translate one protocol into the other.

14 Website address is such a unique name which recognizes a specific ______ on web.
A Web browser
B Website
D Link

Answer: Website

Explanation: A URL is one type of Uniform Resource Identifier (URI); the generic term for all types of names and addresses that refer to objects on the World Wide Web. The term "Web address" is a synonym for a URL that uses the HTTP or HTTPS protocol.

15 _____ and _____ are the two types of computer memory.

Answer: RAM and ROM

Explanation: RAM-Random Access Memory, ROM- Read Only Memory. RAM (Random Access Memory) and ROM (Read Only Memory) are types of computer memory that provide users with access to information stored on a computer.

16 The CPU in a computer is an example of ______.
A Hardware
B Software
C Input Device
D A program

Answer: Hardware

(Computer Hardware is the physical part of a computer, as distinguished from the computer software that executes or runs on the hardware. CPU, monitor, RAM, Firmware are examples of computer hardware.)

17 RAM is a part of _________.
A Internet
B Keyboard
C System unit
D Monitor

Answer: System unit

(The system unit, sometimes called the chassis, is a box-like case housing the electronic components of a computer that are used to process data. System unit components include the processor, memory module, cards, ports, and connectors. Many of the system unit’s components reside on a circuit board called the motherboard.)

18 What does 3G stands for?
A Third Generation
B Trillion Gigabyte
C Tenth Girdle
D Triple Generation

Answer: Third Generation

Explanation: 3G, short form of third generation, is the third generation of wireless mobile telecommunications technology.

19 What is the full form of MICR?
A Magnetic Ink Character Recognition
B Magnetic Ink Code Reader
C Magnetic Ink Cases Reader
D Magnetic Instant Code Recognition

Answer: Magnetic Ink Character Recognition

Explanation: MICR is a technology which allows machines to read and process cheques enabling thousands of cheque transactions in a short time. MICR code is usually a nine-digit code comprising of some important information about the transaction and the bank.

20 What is another name for additive manufacturing?
A 3-D printing
B 2-D printing
C CPU Assembly
D Memory management

Answer: 3-D printing

Explanation: 3D printing, also known as additive manufacturing (AM), are processes used to synthesize a three-dimensional object in which successive layers of material are formed under computer control to create the object.

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