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Computer Awareness MCQs | Computer Multiple Choice Questions with Answers

1 What is Direct X?
A Operating system
B Software that drives graphics hardware
C Web browser
D Word processing software

Answer: Software that drives graphics hardware

Sol. Microsoft DirectX is a collection of application programming interfaces (APIs) for handling tasks related to multimedia, especially game programming and video, on Microsoft platforms.

2 What type of web technology creates an online community where people can make statements and others can read and respond to those statements?
A I-Journal
B Podcast
D Blog

Answer: Blog

Explanation: A blog is a regularly updated website or web page, typically one run by an individual or small group, that is written in an informal or conversational style.

3 F12 opens which Dialog Box?
A Font
B Save
C Save As
D Help

Answer: Save As

Explanation: F12 functional key displays save-as dialog box.

4 Adwords is an-------------
A Advertising Service by Microsoft
B Advertising Service by Google
C Advanced Search Engine
D Automatic words Search Engine by Yahoo

Answer: Advertising Service by Google

Sol. AdWords (Google AdWords) is an advertising service by Google for businesses wanting to display ads on Google and its advertising network. The AdWords program enables businesses to set a budget for advertising and only pay when people click the ads.

5 Which was the first general purpose computer, designed to handle both numeric and textual information?
A UNIVAC, 1951
B ENVAC, 1951
C Difference engine, 1947
D Analytical engine, 1948

Answer: UNIVAC, 1951

Sol. John Mauchly invented UNIVAC.

6 What is a flowchart?
A It represents process
B It represents algorithm
C It represents process or algorithm
D It represents mathematical subtraction

Answer: It represents process or algorithm

Sol. Flowchart is a man-made diagram on paper, to represent algorithm and process both.

7 Unix operating system was developed by
A Walter Baatain
B John Burdeen
C Ken Thompson
D All of the above

Answer: Ken Thompson

Sol.UNIX, multiuser computer operating system. UNIX is widely used for Internet servers, workstations, and mainframe computers. UNIX was developed by AT&T Corporation's Bell Laboratories in the late 1960s as a result of efforts to create a time-sharing computer system.

8 Which is a feature included in Microsoft PowerPoint software that allows the user to see all the slides in a presentation at one time?
A Slide sorter
B Slide Master
C Handout Master
D Slide Header

Answer: Slide sorter Sol. Slide Sorter is a feature inclulded in Microsoft PowerPoint software that allows the user to see all the slides in a presentation at one time.The slides appear in the task pane as small graphics that are arranged in rows and columns.

9 Microsoft Word is a word processor developed by Microsoft. In MS Word spelling check is a feature available in which tab?
A File
B Home
C Insert
D Review


Open the spelling and grammar checker: In most Office programs, click the Review tab, and then click Spelling in the Proofing group.

10 In MS-Word,_____is a series of commands and instructions that you group together as a single command to accomplish a task automatically.
A Macro
B Template
C Balloons
D None of the above

Answer: Macro

Sol. In Word, you can automate frequently used tasks by creating and running macros. First, you record the macro.

11 Why DROP CAPS are used in document?
A To drop all the capital letters
B To automatically begin each paragraph with capital letter
C To begin a paragraph with a large dropped initial capital letter
D To drop the numbers

Answer: To begin a paragraph with a large dropped initial capital letter

Sol. Drop caps are easy to apply in Word. First, select the first letter in the paragraph to which you want to add a drop cap. In the “Text” section of the “Insert” tab, click “Drop Cap” and select the type of drop cap you want to apply.

12 The word processor automatically fits the typed text within the specified left and right margins.This feature is called_____
A Word Wrapping
B Mail Merge
C Spell check
D Auto correct

Answer: Word Wrapping

Sol. Select the image you want to wrap text around. The Format tab will appear on the right side of the Ribbon

13 What is gutter margin?
A Margin that is added to right margin when printing
B Margin that is added to the left margin when printing
C Margin that is added to the outside of the page when printing
D Margin that is added to the binding side of page when printing

Answer: Margin that is added to the binding side of page when printing

Sol. The gutter margin is a typographical term used to designate an additional margin added to a page layout to compensate for the part of the paper made unusable by the binding process

14 You can use____to copy a selected text,and ____to paste in another location.
A Ctrl+c ;ctrl+x
B Ctrl+c; ctrl+v
C Ctrl+x; ctrl+c
D Ctrl+x; ctrl+v

Answer: Ctrl+c; ctrl+v

Sol. Ctrl+ X is used to 'CUT' a text or object.

15 The MS-DOS operating system is a
A Graphical User Interface,Single task OS
B Graphical User Interface,Multitasking OS
C Command User Interface,Single task OS
D Command User Interface, Multitasking OS

Answer: Command User Interface, Single task OS

Sol. Acronym for Disk Operating System. The term DOS can refer to any operating system, but it is most often used as a shorthand for MS-DOS. Originally developed by Microsoft for IBM, MS-DOS was the standard operating system for IBM-compatible personal computers.

16 If a word is typed with spelling mistakes,a wavy underline of which color appear under it?
A Red
B Green
C Blue
D Grey

Answer: Red

Sol. By default, Word automatically checks your document for spelling and grammar errors, so you may not even need to run a separate check. These errors are indicated by colored, wavy lines. The blue line indicates a grammatical error, including misused words.

17 ____is the keyboard shortcut for Autosum:?

Answer: ALT=

Sol. Quickly create a Microsoft Excel formula to get the sum of all cells by highlighting the cells you want to know the value of and pressing Alt and = together.

18 The quickest and easiest way in word to locate a particular word or phrase in a document is to use____command.
A Replace
B Find
C Search
D Lookup

Answer: Find

Sol. The Find tab can be found in the Find and Replace dialog box.

19 Portrait and Landscape are
A Page Orientation
B page layout
C page size
D page view

Answer: Page Orientation

Sol. Page orientation is the way in which a rectangular page is oriented for normal viewing.

20 _____is the process of organizing into related tables
A Normalization
B Segregration
C Generalization
D Specialization

Answer: Normalization

Sol. Normalization is a systematic approach of decomposing tables to eliminate data redundancy and undesirable characteristics like Insertion, Update and Deletion anomalies.

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