Computer Awareness Quiz - 20 Questions from Previous Exams

Published on Wednesday, October 07, 2015
Computer Awareness Quiz for today :-
computer quiz

Q1. What is the process of copying software programs from secondary storage media to the hard disk called:
a) configuration
b) download
c) storage
d) upload 
e) installation

Q2.  ______means that the data contained in the data base is accurate and reliable:
a) Data Redundancy
b) Data Integrity
c) Data Reliability 
d) Data Consistency 
e) None of The Above

Q3. When the pointer is positioned on a _____, it is shaped like a hand:
a) Grammar error
b) Formatting error
c) Screen tip 
d) Spelling error
e) Hyperlink 

Q4. The computer abbreviation KB usually means:
a) Key Block
b) Kernel Boot 
c) Key Byte
d) Kilo Bit 
e)  Kilo Byte

Q5. Which of the following are advantages of CD - ROM as a storage media:
a) CD - ROM is an inexpensive way to store large amount of data and information.
b) CD - ROM disks retrieve data and information more quickly than magnetic disks do.
c) CD - ROM make less errors than magnetic media
d) All of The Above
e) None of The Above

Q6. A _____ is a special visual and audio effect applied in Power Point to text or content:
a) Animation
b) Flash 
c) Dissolve
d)  Wipe 
e) None of The Above

Q7. Which of the following is a storage device that uses rigid, permanently installed magnetic disks to store data/information:
a) Floppy Diskette 
b) Hard Disk
c) Permanent Disk
d) Optical Disk 
e) None of The Above

Q8. The piece of hardware that converts your computer's digital signal to an analog signal that can travel over telephone lines is called as:
a) Red Wire
b)  Blue Cord
c) Tower
d) Modem 
e) None of The Above

Q9. Personal Computers can be connected together to form a _______:
a) Server
b) Supercomputer
c) Network
d) Enterprise
e) None of The Above

Q10. A _____ is the term used when a search engine returns a web page that matches the search criteria:
a) Blog
b) Hit
c) Link
d) View 
e) Success 

Q11. If you wish to extend the length of the network without having the signal degrade, you would use a _______:
a) Resonance 
b) Router
c) Gateway 
d) Switch 
e) Repeater 

Q12. A repair for a known software bug, usually available at no charge on the internet, is called a _______:
a) Version
b) Patch
c) Tutorial
d) FAQ
e)  Rectifier

Q13. URL stands for _____:
a) Universal Research List
b) Universal Resource List
c) Uniform Resource Locator
d) Uniform Research Locator 

Q14. When data changes in multiple lists and all lists are not updated, this causes ______:
a) Data Redundancy
b) Information Overload
c) Duplicate Data
d) Data Inconsistency
e)  Data Repetition 

Q15. What is a backup:
a) Restoring the information backup
b) An exact copy of a system's information
c) The ability to get a system up and running in the event of a system crash or failure
d) All of The Aove
e) None of The Above

Q16. The internet is _____:
a) a large network of networks 
b) an internal communication system for a business
c) a communication system for the Indian government
d) a communication system for some states of India
e)  a communication system for some cities of India

Q17. Computers that are portable and convenient for users who travel are known as _____:
a) supercomputers 
b) planners
c) minicomputers 
d) file servers
e)  laptops 

Q18. What is the storage area of e-mail message called:
a) a folder
b) a mailbox
c) a directory
d) the hard disk
e) None of The Above

Q19. One advantage of dial - up internet access is ______:
a) It utilizes broadband technology
b) it uses a router for security
c) modern speeds are very fast
d) it utilizes existing telephone services 
e) it is Indian 

Q20. Which process checks to ensure that the components of the computer are operating and connected properly:
a) Booting
b) Processing
c) Saving
d) Editing
e) Starting

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