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Computer Awareness MCQs | Computer Multiple Choice Questions with Answers

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1 Who first developed QWERTY keyboard used in computers and phones?
A Raphael Finkel
B Wim Ebbinkhuijsen
C Shafi Goldwasser
D Christopher Latham Sholes

Answer:Christopher Latham Sholes
2 Linus Torvalds develop which operating system?
A Windows
B Mac OS
C UNIX
D Linux

Answer: Linux
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3 You must install a (n) ......... on a network if you want to share a broadband Internet connection
A router
B modem
C node
D cable

Answer: router
4 Which of the following places the common data elements in order from smallest to largest
A character, file, record, field, database
B character, record, field, database, file
C character, field, record, file, database
D Bit, byte, character, record, field, file, database

Answer: character, field, record, file, database
5 A person who uses his or her expertise to gain access to other people’s computers to get information illegally or do damage is a
A hacker
B analyst
C instant messenger
D programmer

Answer: hacker
6 To instruct Word to fit the width of a column to the contents of a table automatically, click the________ button and then point to AutoFit Contents.
A Fit to Form
B Format
C Auto-size
D Auto Fit

Answer: Auto Fit
7 The_____stored on a ROM chip, is responsible for loading the operating system from its permanent location on the hard drive into RAM.
A BIOS
B API
C device driver
D supervisor program

Answer: BIOS
8 A device operating at the physical layer is called a :
A Bridge
B Router
C Repeater
D All of the above

Answer: Repeater
9 To get to the ‘Symbol’ dialog box, click on the ……… menu and choose ‘Symbol’.
A Insert
B Format
C Tools
D Table

Answer: Insert
10 What are the instructions called that tell a system what, how, and when to do something?
A Object-oriented technology approach
B Object-oriented database
C Program
D Database management

Answer: Program
11 What is it called when you are rerouted from your requested internet site to another, undesired site?
A Phishing
B Pharming
C Redirecting
D Hijacking

Answer: Redirecting
12 Who is the person who typically manages the software development project?
A Software engineer
B Project manager
C IT manager
D Technology director

Answer: Project manager
13 If you wish to extend the length of the network withouthaving the signal degrade, you would use a
A repeater
B switch
C gateway
D router

Answer: switch
14 Office LANs that are spread geographically apart on alarge scale can be connected using a corporate ——
A CAN
B WAN
C DAN
D LAN

Answer: WAN
15 Which of the following communication modessupport -two-way traffic but in only one direction at a time?
A half duplex
B simplex
C three-quarters duplex
D all of the above

Answer: half duplex
16 When you are working on a document on PC, where is the document temporarily stored?
A RAM
B ROM
C The CPU
D Flash memory

Answer: RAM
17 One can move between two or more open Excel files by using-
A ctrl + tab
B ctrl + page up
C ctrl + page down
D ctrl + F9

Answer: ctrl + tab
18 _____________ is a facility whereby all the contents in a specified storage areas are written as Output.
A Dumping
B Chumping
C Logging
D Scheduling

Answer: Dumping
19 Which of the following people probably has the least amount of technical knowledge?
A Programmer
B User
C System analyst
D Computer operator

Answer: User
20 A(n) __________ converts all the source code into machine code, creating an executable file.
A linker
B compiler
C assembler
D interpreter

Answer: compiler

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