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Computer Awareness MCQs | Computer Multiple Choice Questions with Answers

1 A device that connects to a network without the use of cables is said to be
A Distributed
B Free
C Centralized
D None of these

Answer: None of these
2 Codes consisting of lines of varying widths or lengths that are computer readable are known as
A An ASCII code
B A magnetic tape
C A bar code
D An OCR scanner

Answer: A bar code
3 Why is it unethical to share copyrighted files with your friends?
A It is not unethical, because it is legal
B It is unethical because the files are being given for free
C Sharing copyrighted files without permission breaks copyright laws
D It is not unethical because the files are being given for free

Answer: Sharing copyrighted files without permission breaks copyright laws
4 To change selected text to all capital letters, click the change case button, then click
A Uppercase
B Upper all
C Capslock
D Lock Upper

Answer: Uppercase
5 Which of the following can be used to select the entire document?
B ALT + F5

Answer: CTRL + A
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 What do you press to enter the current date in a cell?
A CTRL + ; (semicolon)
B CTRL + SHIFT + : (colon)
C CTRL + F10
D CTRL + F11

Answer: CTRL + ; (semicolon)
8 To make the number pad act as directional arrows, you press the ____ key.
A Num lock
B Caps lock
C Arrows lock
D Shift

Answer: Num lock
9 Press ____ to move the insertion point to the Address box, or to highlight the URL in the Address box.

Answer: ALT + D
10 ___ is the memory card which is conceptually related to the smart card but similar to video desk?
A Debit card
B Master card
C Laser card
D Credit card

Answer: Laser card
11 A processing unit that coordinates networks and data communication is known as
A Control unit
C Communications Processor
D Data Coordinator

Answer: Communications Processor
12 ______is process of Verification?
A Access
B Login
C Logout
D Authentication

Answer: Authentication
13 Which of the following is NOT an example of Primary Memory?
A Random Access Memory
B Cache Memory
C Hard Drive
D Both (1) and (2)

Answer: Hard Drive
14 The printed copy of any output is known as
A Hard Copy
B Scanned Output
C Printed Output
D Soft Output

Answer: Hard Copy
15 Which of the following is NOT an octal number?
A 125
B 259
C 456
D 763

Answer: 259
16 In MS Excel, an active cell is
A The one which is the last in a workbook
B The one in which the user is currently working
C The one which is next to be used by the user
D The one which is at the middle of a worksheet

Answer: The one in which the user is currently working
17 What type of web technology provides news that can automatically download right to your desktop?
A Social network
B RSS feed
C Podcast
D Wiki

Answer: RSS feed
18 When one computer provides services to another computer, the environment is a(n) _____ infrastructure.
A Client/server
B Dependent
C Reliant
D Independent

Answer: Client/server
19 A proxy server is used for which of the following ?
A To provide security against unauthorized users
B To provide TCP/IP
C To process client requests for database access
D To process client requests for Web pages

Answer: To process client requests for Web pages
20 Which of the following is NOT part of the motherboard?
A System clock
B Connector
D Chipset

Answer: Connector

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