Computer questions and answers part 08 / computer mcq questions

Computer knowledge is one of the important parts of the competitive exam. Do practice the below questions and improve your skills it will help to get more scores in the exam. 

1) Which of these is not a means of personal communication on the internet?

A) Instant messaging

B) Chat

C) Electronic mail

D) Instanotes

 Ans: D

2) Every component of your computer is either

A) Hardware or CPU

B) RAM/CPU or Hardware

C) Hardware or Software

D) System or Application software

 Ans: C

3) To copy cell contents using drag and drop press the

A) Shift key

B) Alt key

C) End key

D) Ctrl key

 Ans: D

4) INI extension refers usually to what kind of file?

A) System file

B) Image Color Matching Profile file

C) Hypertext related file

D) Image file

 Ans: A

5) The difference between a virus and a self-replicating program which is like a virus is that rather than creating copies of itself on only one system it propagates through a computer network. What is that called as ___

A) Keylogger

B) Worm

C) Time Bomb

D) Cracker

 Ans B

6) Word length of a personal computer is

A) 32 bit

B) 16 bit

C) 8 bit

D) 4 bit

 Ans: C

7) A group of eight bits is called

A) buzz

B) nibble

C) byte

D) word

 Ans: C

8) Most websites have the main page, the __ which acts as a doorway to the rest of the website pages.

A) Search engine

B) Home page

C) Browser


 Ans: B

9) Bold, Italic, Regular are known as

A) Text Effects

B) Font Styles

C) Font Effects

D) Word Art

 Ans: B

10) OCR stands for

A) Optical Character Recognition

B) Optical CPU Recognition

C) Optimal Character Rendering

D) Other Character Restoration

 Ans: A

11) Where does a computer add and compare data?

A) CPU chip

B) Hard disk drive

C) Memory chip

D) Disc drive

 Ans A

12) The computer that process both analog and digital is called

A) Hybrid computer

B) Mainframe computer

C) Digital computer

D) Analog computer

 Ans: A

13) ____ this 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  C

14) The brain of any computer system is


B) Memory

C) Control



15) A program that helps create written documents and lets you go back and make corrections as necessary __

A) Spreadsheet

B) Personal writer

C) Word printer

D) Word processor

 Answer: D

16) You organize files by storing them in

A) Lists

B) Archives

C) Folders

D) Indexes

 Ans: c

17) The term computer is derived from

A) Latin language

B) Sanskrit language

C) Greek language

D) German language

 Answer: A

18) What kind of attempts is made by individuals to obtain confidential information from a person by falsifying their identity?

A) Spyware scams

B) Phishing scams

C) Computer viruses

D) None

 Answer: B

19) A CD-ROM disk  ___

A) cannot be erased and rewritten

B) has more storage capacity than a CD-R

C) holds less data than a floppy disk

D) Can be written only once

 Ans A

20) What is "Trend Micro"?

A) Name of an insect

B) It is an electronic machine

C) It is an anti-virus software

D) None

 Ans C.

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