Computer General Knowledge - Part 1

1. In IT terminology failure in the kernel is called as -

a) Crash
b) Crash dump
c) Dump
d) Kernel error

Answer :- a) Crash

2. In binary code, the number 7 is written as -

a) 110
b) 111
c) 101
d) 100

Answer :- b) 111

3. Compact discs, (according to the original CD specifications) hold how many minutes of music?

a) 74 mins
b) 90 mins
c) 56 mins
d) 60 mins

Answer :- a) 74 mins

4. In which generation of computers, transistors were used?

a) First
b) Second
c) Third
d) Fourth

Answer :- b) Second

5. Which of the following is not an input device ?

a) Mouse
b) Light pen
c) Keyboard
d) VDU

Answer :- d) VDU

6. "ALU" stands for ?

a) Arithmetic Long Unit
b) All Longer Units
c) Around Logical Units
d) Arithmetic and Logical Units

Answer :- d) Arithmetic and Logical Units

7. What type of process creates a smaller file that is faster to transfer over the internet ?

a) Compression
b) Fragmentation
c) Encapsulation
d) None of the above

Answer :- a) Compression

8. The term 'Pentium' is related to-

a) DVD
b) Hard Disk
c) Microprocessor
d) Mouse

Answer :- c) Microprocessor

9. Which of the following is used to Manage Data Base?

a) Operating System
b) Compiler
d) None of the above

Answer :- c) DBMS

10. Which of the following is the most powerful type computer?

a) Super-micro
b) Super Computer
c) Micro Computer
d) Mini Computer

Answer :- b) Super Computer

11. Which of the following is an example of non-volatile memory?

a) Cache memory
b) RAM
c) ROM
d) None of the above

Answer :- c) ROM

12. The first mechanical computer designed by Charles Babbage was called -

a) Abacus
b) Analytical Engine
c) Calculator
d) Processor

Answer :- b) Analytical Engine

13. Unsorted transactions that can used to immediately update database is called -

a) Direct database access
b) Sequential database access
c) Alternate database access
d) Instance database access

Answer :- d) Instance database access

14. LED, LCD, CRT are the names related to different types of-

a) Monitor 
b) Printer
c) Sound System
d) Semiconductor

Answer :- a) Monitor

15. Microsoft Office does not include -

a) Android
b) Excel
c) PowerPoint
d) Word

Answer :- a) Android

16. Ubuntu in which type of operating system -

a) Open Access
b) Open Source
c) Windows Based
d) Mac Based

Answer :- b) Open Source

17. In MICR, C stands for -

a) Code
b) Colour
c) Computer
d) Character

Answer :- d) Character

18. The OSI reference model is divided into how many layers?

a) Seven
b) Five
c) Four
d) Six

Answer :- a) Seven

19. When a chart is placed on this, it is much large and there is no other data on it -

a) Chart sheet
b) Exclusive sheet
c) Primary sheet
d) Reference sheet

Answer :- a) Chart sheet

20. In word, you use Styles to -

a) make copies of documents.
b) save changes to documents.
c) delete text in documents.
d) format your documents.

Answer :- d) format your documents.

21. The dialog box specifies or modifies the work sheet cell range containing data to be charted -

a) Chart Location
b) Chart Style
c) Chart Options
d) Chart Source Data

Answer :- d) Chart Source Data

22. Which of the following is used by the browser to connect to the location of the Internet resources ?

a) Linkers
b) Protocol
c) Cable
d) URL

Answer :- d) URL

23. ______ is the process of carrying out commands.

a) Fetching
b) Storing
c) Decoding
d) Executing

Answer :- d) Executing

24. The process of trading goods over the Internet is known as -

a) e-selling-n-buying
b) e-finance
c) e-commerce
d) e-trading

Answer :- c) e-commerce

25. Information that comes from an external source and fed into computer software is called -
a) Output
b) Input
c) Thought
d) Reports

Answer :- b) Input

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