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COMPUTER QUIZ - 13/05/2017


Q1.A _________ typically connects personal computers within a very limited geographical area, usually within a single building.

(a) LAN

(b) FAN

(c) TAN

(d) WAN

(e) VPN


Q2. Pressing Windows logo key + E will open which of the following?

(a) My Computer

(b) My document

(c) Recycle Bin

(d) Control Panel

(e) Windows Media Player


Q3. To delete the selected item permanently, press __________.

(a) Alt + Delete

(b) Shift + D

(c) Shift + Delete

(d) Alt + D

(e) None of these


Q4. Commands at the top of a screen such as File-Edit, Format and Tools to operate and change things are incorporated in __________________.

(a) Menu bar

(b) Tool bar

(c) User friendly

(d) Word processor

(e) None of these


Q5. Auxiliary memory is also called _______________.

(a) Primary memory

(b) Third memory

(c) Extra memory

(d) Secondary memory

(e) None of the above


Q6. The startup routine runs, when machine boots up is known as _____________.

(a) POST

(b) BOOT up

(c) Operating Routine

(d) I/O operation

(e) BSOD


Q7. Which among the following is the shortcut key combination to copy formatting from text?

(a) Alt + Shift + C

(b) Tab + Shift + C

(c) Ctrl + Shift + C

(d) F1 + Shift + C

(e) None of these


Q8. The key F12 opens a ________.

(a) SaveAs dialog box

(b) Open dialog box

(c) Save dialog box

(d) Close dialog box

(e) None of these


Q9. The operation of combining two cells into a single cell in Excel is referred to as ________.

(a) join cells

(b) merge cells

(c) merge table

(d) join table

(e) tuple


Q10. What is a bootstrap?

(a) A memory device

(b) A device to support the computer

(c) An error correction technique

(d) A small initialization program to start up a computer

(e) None of the above


Q11. Hybrid computer used the combined feature of _________ and _________ machine.

(a) analogue, digital

(b) super, sub

(c) client, server

(d) warehouse, mining

(e) RAM, ROM


Q12. What is Linux?

(a) Input Device

(b) Operating system

(c) Storage Device

(d) Output Device

(e) Processor


Q13. Which of the following is the default page setup orientation for notes pages, outlines and handouts?

(a) Hyphenation

(b) Landscape

(c) Portrait

(d) Footer

(e) Header


Q14. Which among the following was the first graphical web browser?

(a) Mosaic

(b) WAIS

(c) CERN

(d) Gopher

(e) None of the above


Q15. Which icon represents an e-mail message that has not been read?

(a) Question Mark

(b) Red envelope

(c) Highlighted envelope

(d) Flashing letter

(e) Closed envelope


Q16. Which of the following is a format in which a server will respond when received for a transmission of information, containing header and footer to tell the computer what's in the file?

(a) frame

(b) packet

(c) fragment

(d) block

(e) page


Q17. What is the name given to the exchange of control signals which is necessary for establishing a connection between a modem and a computer at one end of a line and another modem and computer at the other end?

(a) Handshaking

(b) Modem options

(c) Protocol

(d) All of these

(e) None of these


Q18.  IPv6 is often referred to as the "next generation" Internet standard and has been under development now since the mid-1990s. The size of IP address in IPv6 is?

(a) 4bytes

(b) 128bits

(c) 8bytes

(d) 100bits

(e) 64 bits


Q19. Which protocol is applied on transport layer in an OSI model widely used in video conferencing and real-time computer games while eliminating latency issues?

(a) TCP

(b) IP

(c) UDP

(d) RARP

(e) FTP


Q20. Which of the following is the standard security technology for establishing an encrypted link between a web server and a browser?

(a) SSL

(b) TCP/IP

(c) WWW

(d) HTTP

(e) OSI




1.     (a)

2.     (a)

3.     (c)

4.     (a)

5.     (d)

6.     (b)

7.     (c)

8.     (a)

9.     (b)

10.    (d)

11.    (a)

12.    (b)

13.    (b)

14.    (a)

15.    (e)

16.    (b)

17.    (a)

18.    (b)

19.    (c)

20.    (a)