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Computer Awareness MCQs | Computer Multiple Choice Questions with Answers

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1 Which filed type can store photos in MS Access?
A Ole
B Hyperlink
C Both of these can be used
D Access tables can’t store photos

Answer: Ole

Sol. Ole type can store photos in MS Access.

2 An online discussion group that allows direct ‘live’ communication is known as _________.
A Web crawler
B Chat group
C Regional service provider
D Hyperlink

Answer: Chat group

Sol. Chat group is an online discussion group that allows direct ‘live’ communication.

3 Which among the following is a software design technique that emphasizes separating the functionality of a program into independent, interchangeable modules?
A Programming language
B Programming structure
C Modular programming
D Logic chart

Answer: Modular programming

Sol. Modular programming is a software design technique that emphasizes separating the functionality of a program into independent, interchangeable modules, such that each contains everything necessary to execute only one aspect of the desired functionality.

4 C was developed by ______.
A Ada Byron
B Bill Gates
C Blaise Pascale
D Dennis Ritchie

Answer: Dennis Ritchie

Sol. Dennis Ritchie is developer of C language.

5 In latest generation computers, the instructions are executed
A Parallel only
B Sequentially only
C Both sequentially and parallel
D Partially

Answer: Both sequentially and parallel

Sol. Instructions in computers are executed both in parallel and sequentially.

6 The two ways to arrange multiple windows on the desktop are
A Cascade and tile
B Drag and drop
C Point and click
D Minimize and maximize

Answer: Cascade and tile

Sol. cascade and tile are two ways to arrange multiple windows on the desktop.

7 Which of the following is not an option when shutting down your computer?
A Log Off
B Switch User
C Stand By
D All of these

Answer: All of these

Sol. All among the given options are available while shutting down computer.

8 Pressing Windows logo key + E will open which of the following?
A My Computer
B My document
C Recycle Bin
D Control Panel

Answer: My Computer

Sol. Pressing Windows logo key + E will open My Computer.

9 In Windows ME, what does ME stand for?
A Millennium Edition
B Micro-Expert
C Macro-Expert
D Multi-Expert

Answer: Millennium Edition

Sol. ME stand for Millennium Edition.

10 Which among the following is Microsoft's core set of application programming interfaces (APIs) available in the Microsoft Windows operating systems?
A Kernel
B WinAPI
C Windows ME
D DOS

Answer: WinAPI

Sol. The Windows API, informally WinAPI, is Microsoft's core set of application programming interfaces (APIs) available in the Microsoft Windows operating systems. The name Windows API collectively refers to several different platform implementations that are often referred to by their own names (for example, Win32 API). The Windows API (Win32) is focused mainly on the programming language C in that its exposed functions and data structures are described in that language in recent versions of its documentation.

11 The general term peripheral equipment is used for ------------
A Any device that attached to a computer system
B Large scale computer system
C A program collection
D Other office equipment

Answer: Any device that attached to a computer system

Sol. Peripheral equipment (also called: input and output devices) connects a computer to other things.

12 Which company is the biggest player in the microprocessor industry?
A Motorola
B IBM
C Intel
D AMD

Answer: Intel

Sol. Intel develops processor technologies and supports global initiatives to continually advance how people work and live.

13 What do we call a storage device where the access time is efficiently independent of the location of the data?
A Direct access storage device
B Secondary storage device
C Primary storage device
D None of these

Answer: Direct access storage device

Sol. In direct access storage device access time is efficiently independent of the location of the data.

14 Anycast address routing datagrams from __________.
A Also called multicast address
B Is a group of nodes
C One to many association
D One to nearest association

Answer: One to nearest association

Sol. Anycast is a network addressing and routing methodology in which datagrams from a single sender are routed to the topologically nearest node in a group.

15 The process of a computer receiving information from a server on the Internet is known as-
A Pulling
B Pushing
C Downloading
D Transferring

Answer: Downloading

Sol. From the Internet user's point-of-view, to download a file is to request it from another computer (or from a Web page on another computer) and to receive it.

16 The IP address 135.0.10.27 belongs to which address class-
A A
B B
C C
D D

Answer: B

Sol. Class A range starts from 0.0.0.0 to 127.2555.255.255 Class B range starts from 128.0.0.0 to 191.255.255.255 Class C range starts from 192.0.0.0 to 223.255.255.255 Class D range starts from 224.0.0.0 to 239.255.255.255 Class E range starts from 240.0.0.0 to 255.255.255.255

17 Which of the following is a term for the process of trading goods over the Internet?
A E-selling-n-buying
B E-trading
C E-finance
D E-commerce

Answer: E-commerce
18 Various applications and documents are represented on the Windows desktop by __________.
A Symbols
B Labels
C Graphs
D Icons

Answer: Icons

Sol. An icon is a small graphical representation of a program or file that, when clicked on, will be run or opened. Icons are used with Graphical User Interface (GUI) operating systems, such as Microsoft Windows and the Apple Mac OS, to help quickly identify a type of file or program associated with the icon.

19 Date and time are available on the desktop at -
A Keyboard
B Recycle bin
C My computer
D Task bar

Answer: Task bar

Sol. The task bar was introduced with Windows 95 and has been part of every version of Windows since then. It is the bar that spans the bottom of the screen and contains the Start button on the left side and the systray on the right. The task bar also includes the current time on the far-right side and can hold shortcuts to programs directly to the right of the Start button.

20 The recycle bin stores deleted items until________
A Another user logs on
B The computer is shutdown
C The end of the day
D You empty it

Answer: You empty it

Sol. Recycle bin stores items until someone empty it.

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