Computer quiz


Computer quiz

1.    Which of the following controls the way in which the computer system functions and provides a means by which users can interact with the computer?


(a) O/S

(b) Motherboard

(c) Platform

(d) I/O gateway

(e) None of these


2.    Which of the following is the process of transferring software programme from a secondary storage media into the hard disc?


(a) Storage

(b) Updating

(c) Upload

(d) installation

(e) None of these


3.    For large network which topology is used?


(a) Star

(b) Ring

(c) Bus

(d) Mesh

(e) None of these


4.    The time consumed by a piece of equipment's operation is called


(a) Access time

(b) Real time

(c) Live time

(d) Effective time

(e) None of these


5.     The operating system is the most common type of ____________ software.


(a) Communication

(b) System software

(c) Word-processing software

(d) Spreadsheet software

(e) None of these


6.    A VDU is used as


(a) Input device only

(b) Output device only

(c) Both (a) & (b)

(d) Neither (a) nor (b)

(e) Voice data translation device only


7.    Which of the following is specially designed computer chips that reside inside other devices, such as your car or your electronic thermostat etc.?


(a) Robotic computers

(b) Mainframe computers

(c) Embedded computers

(d) Peripheral computers

(e) None of these


8.     The steps and tasks needed to process data, such as responses to questions or clicking an icon, are called __________.


(a) The O/S

(b) Instructions

(c) Data flow

(d) Application software

(e) None of these


9.    Which of the following storage medium stores instructions or data temporarily during processing?


(a) Cache

(b) ROM


(d) RAM

(e) None of these


10.Which of the following is not a database object?


(a) Table

(b) Queries

(c) Reports

(d) Relationship

(e) All of the above


11. The type of input includes


(a) Programme

(b) Data

(c) Commands

(d) User response

(e) All of the above


12. The first layer in OSI reference model is


(a) Network

(b) Physical

(c) Application

(d) Data link

(e) None of these


13.The two broad categories of software are generally


(a) Word processing and spreadsheet

(b) Transaction and application

(c) Windows and Mac OS

(d) System and application

(e) None of these


14.Which of the following is not a language of DBMS?



(b) PLI

(c) DML

(d) DDL

(e) All of the above


15. The case that holds all the physical parts of the computer is called


(a) System unit

(b) Platform

(c) Integrated platform

(d) Mainframe

(e) None of these


16.A ________ is a collection of information saved as a unit.


(a) File

(b) Folder

(c) Path

(d) File extension

(e) None of these


17.Low level computer language uses


(a) Limited grammar

(b) Mathematical symbols

(c) Mnemonic words

(d) English words

(e) All of the above


18.The first electric computer in the world was






(e) None of these


19.Which is the technique used for searching stored data in a database?


(a) Inversion

(b) Indexing

(c) Binary

(d) Boolean operator

(e) None of these


20. Which of the following computer language is used for artificial intelligence?


(a) C++
(b) C
(e) None of these

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