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Computer Awareness MCQs | Computer Multiple Choice Questions with Answers

1 ADSL, SDSL, HDSL, and VDSL are examples of different types of …………..
A Digital subscriber lines
B Digital modems
C Cable-based broadband

Answer: Digital subscriber lines
2 A database, called the _________________, stores configuration information about installed peripherals and software.
B Profile
C Registry
D Boot sector

Answer: Registry
3 The difference between memory and storage is that the memory is__________ and storage is……….
A Temporary, permanent
B Permanent, temporary
C Slow, fast
D None of the above

Answer: Temporary, permanent
4 What is the term used to describe the amount of space you have to transmit to and from the Internet?
A Internet speed
B Network speed
C Router
D Bandwidth

Answer: Bandwidth
5 Which of the following is not a property of twisted-pair cabling?
A Twisted-pair cabling is a relatively low-speed transmission
B The wires can be shielded
C The wires can be unshielded
D Twisted-pair cable carries signals as light waves

Answer: Twisted-pair cable carries signals as light waves
6 …………..defines how one Internet-connected computer can contact another to exchange control and confirmation messages
A Privacy rules
B Internet rules
C Transmission Control Protocol (TCP)
D Internet Protocol (IP)

Answer: Transmission Control Protocol (TCP)
7 A(n) …………. is a numerical identification and logical address that is assigned todevices participating in a computer network
A Top-level domain (TLD) name
C domain name
D Internet Protocol address (IP address)

Answer: Internet Protocol address (IP address)
8 When you turn on the computer, the boot routine will perform
A RAM test
B Disk drive test
C Memory test
D Power-on self test

Answer: Power-on self test
9 .……………provides process and memory management services that allow two or more tasks, jobs or programs to run simultaneously.
A Multitasking
B Multithreading
C Multiprocessing
D Multicomputing

Answer: Multitasking
10 Which of the following line spacing is invalid?
A Single
B Double
C Triple
D Multiple

Answer: Triple
11 Which printer is very commonly used for desk-top publishing?
A Laser printer
B Inkjet Printer
C Daisywheel Printer
D Dot-matrix Printer

Answer: Laser printer
12 Most of the commonly used personal computers/laptops do not have a command key known as?
A Turnover
B Shift
C Alt
D Delete

Answer: Turnover
13 Which operation is not performed by computer?
A Inputting
B Processing
C Controlling
D Understanding

Answer: Understanding
14 Which statement is valid?
A 1 KB = 1024 bytes
B 1 MB = 2048 bytes
C 1 MB = 1000 bytes
D 1 KB = 1000 bytes

Answer: 1 KB = 1024 bytes
15 One megabyte equals approximately
A 1,000 bits
B 1,000 bytes
C 1 million bytes
D 1 million bits

Answer: 1 million bytes
16 ……means to enlarge a window to its maximum area so that it will fill entire desktop?
A Maximize
B Zoom
C Enlarge
D Extend

Answer: Maximize
17 When we are referring to computer resolution, it implies ­
A Strength of primary memory
B Number of pixels on the monitor
C Number of processors in the computer
D Service area of the computer

Answer: Number of pixels on the monitor
18 The ……… is the term used to describe the window that is currently being used.
A Web Window
B Display area
C WordPad Window
D Active window

Answer: Active window
19 The general term "peripheral equipment" is used for
A Any device that is attached to a computer system
B Large scale computer systems
C A program collection
D Other office equipment not associated with a desktop computer

Answer: Any device that is attached to a computer system
20 Is the act of copying or downloading a program from a network and making multiple copies of it.
A Network piracy
B Plagiarism
C Software piracy
D Site license piracy

Answer: Software piracy

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