Basics of Computer – General Knowledge – Online MCQ’s

Basics of Computer – General Knowledge – Online MCQ’s for Competition Commission Exam

Category : General Knowledge
Basic Purpose : Online Preparation for Competition and Commission Exams for different Jobs/Recruitments in Pakistan , India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, Afghanistan, Iran and China etc.
Test Type : Multiple Choice Questions [MCQ’s]

Online MCQ’s Test for COMPUTER Science 
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1. Physical part of a computer are known as___________?HardwareSoftwareOperating SystemSystem unit


2. ___________is a place where processing takes place?System unitBoxCPUMonitor

3. Processor is fixed on the________________.MotherboardFanChipboardExpansion slot

4. There are___________types of memory.

5. A Processor acts like a/an__________________.BrainHeartArmKidney

6.A Processor is also known as_____________.CPUUPSUPCPUS

7. Arithmetic operations are performed by______________.AULUALUCU

8. Which of the following part of the CPU controls the sequence of the instructions?CUAULUALU

9. RAM stands for__________.

10. ROM stores data___________.


11. Which of the following is the highest speed slot?AGPISAPCIAPG

12. A video game is played by using________________card.GraphicsSoundModemNetwork information

13. Barcode Reader is a/an__________________device.InputOutputDisplayStorage

14. ____________is used in security system and criminal investigations.Fingerprint ReaderRobotsSound cardBarcode Reader

15. ______________is also known as mechanical agent.RobotsComputerbarcode ReaderProcessor

16.____________is the set of instruction given to the computer to perform a specific task.SoftwareMonitorHardwarePrinter

17.________________ creates a link between a user and the computer.Operating SystemDevice DriverUtilitiesImage Viewer

18._______________ is the most famous type of Operating System for personal computer.Microsoft WindowsLinuxUnixMac OS

19.A system software that helps Operating System to communicate with a device is called_______________.Device DriverOperating systemUtilityGraphics Software

20.___________is a program that allows a user to analyze and maintain a computer.


21.Windows explorer serves as a____________________________.File ManagerSystem ManagerWeb BrowserDevice Manager

22.________is a utility program that provides a facility to view and manage images.Image ViewerText Viewersystem ViewerFile Viewer

23. Disk scanner in windows is known as ______________________.Disk CleanupDisk cleanoutDisk cleaningDisk Defragmenter

24.A computer software that helps users to do a specific task on a computer is known as_______________.Application softwaresystem softwareMs office softwareAnti-virus software

25.________________ software are used to learn a particular skill.EducationalGraphicsMultimediaReference

26. Computer games is an example of _____________________software.

27.Encyclopedia is an example of ___________________software.ReferenceEntertainmentEducationalproductivity

28. ___________is a renowned composing software.MS WordMS PowerPointTyping tutorAdobe Photoshop

29. ________software are used to create visual presentations.MultimediaGraphicsMS PaintMS Excel

30. When a computer starts, operating system checks all the ___________and loads their drivers so a user can work properly.DevicesProgramDriversNetwork


31. Word is a type of _________________software.ApplicationSystemUtilityDevice Driver

32. ________view is the best way to see the work in Word.Print LayoutoutlineDraftFull Screen Reading

33. A user can view different areas of along document by_______a document.SplittingClippingbreakingcutting

34. Delete key deletes letters from the ________________________ side.RightUpDownLeft


35. Undo feature is used to ___________________last change made in the document.DiscardStoreUpdateSave

36. Word shows the document information (total pages, words) on the_______bar.StatusDrawingScrollProgress

37. Changing the width of the lines in a paragraph is know as________________.IndentationFormattingSpacingAlignment

38._________________ is used to position the text on a specific location.TabSpaceBackspaceAero Keys

39.___________is break is a point where current page ends and a new page begins.PageParagraphSectionLine

40. A user can separate part of a document by using_______________ break.SectionPageParagraphLine


41._____________ is amount of spaces between the text and edges of your paper?MarginAlignmentBorderNone of above

42. Soft page break is also known as __________ page break.AutomaticHardLongShort

43.____________ are next or pictures that appear behind the document text.WatermarksPage numberFontsColumns

44. Always____________ a document before printing.PreviewViewWriteRead

45.______________ is the way in which text is placed between the margins of a page.AlignmentNumberingPastingWatermark

46. A single page of presentation created in PowerPoint is called _____________.SlideMediaTextSlide Show

47. There are _______________ elements of multimedia.FiveFourThreeTwo

48. The combination of letters and numbers is known as___________________.TextAlphabetsNumbersSymbols

49. Cartoon movies are the example of __________________________.AnimationPaintingDrawingPhotograph

50. The digital representation of nontext information is called _______________.GraphicsSoundVideoAnimation


51. The movement of an object is created by using ____________ technique.AnimationPresentationMotionExecution

52. The name of the PowerPoint file is seen on the ________________________.TitleMenuScrollStatus

53.__________ is the keyboard shortcut key to create a new file in the PowerPoint.Ctrl+NCtrl+VCtrl+CCtrl+P

54. All slide layouts contain boxes with dotted borders called_____________.PlaceholderTitleholderBox holderText holder

55. The presentation of all slides created in PowerPoint is called_______________.Slide ShowSlide DesignSlide viewLaser Show

56. Slide _________________ are the effects that determine how a slide moves in and Out of the view in the slideshow?TransitionAnimationLayoutTemplates

57. In which Tab a user can find Slide Transition?Design TabHome TabAnimation TabReview Tab

58. The list of animated effects that a user can apply to selected object on the slide iscalled__________________________.Custom AnimationSmooth AnimationLong AnimationSlide Animation

59. An orderly display of information using different media elements is known as______.Multimedia PresentationAnimationTransitionLayout

60. The arrangement of the objects on the slide is known as slide________________.LayoutTransitionShowDesign


61. Sending and Receiving message and files electronically is known as_____________.E-mailH-mailF-mailC-mail

62. Storage area or “mailbox” supplied by an e-mail service provider is called_______.E-mail accountinboxBank accountCommercial account

63.___________ is a unique name chosen by a user while creating an e-mail.UsernameLoginPasswordSubject

64. The name of the e-mail service provider comes after___________________.@.$*#

65. Can two friends have same e-mail address?NoyesMay beNo idea

66. A user has to click on the __________ button to create a new e-mail account.Sign upSign onSign outSign in

67. Cc: stands for____________________.Carbon CopyCat CopyCool CopyCan’t Copy

68. Incoming message are stored in a folder known as _______________.InboxOutboxPost BoxMail box

69. E-mail are arranged in inbox with respect to ___________________.Date and timeNamesClient and ServerSubject

70. All replied and send e-mail are stored in a___________________folder?SentDraftsInboxTrash/Deleted


71.____________ folder is used to store the deleted e-mails.TrashDraftsSentJunk

72. All outgoing messages are stored in _____________ folder..SentInboxDeletedDrafts

73._________________ means to close an e-mail account.Sign outSign upDeleteSign in

74. To answer a received e-mail is called ___________ an e-mail.ReplyReadWriteCompose

75._____________ is a keyboard short cut key to compose an e-mail.NPCX


76. What is the information we get our from computer called?OUTPutinputstoragedata

77. What are the devices use to store information called?Storage DeviceInput DevicesOutput DevicesCommunication Devices

78. Which of the following is not an output device?ScannerPrinterMonitorSpeaker

79. Which of following device produces softcopy output?MonitorPrinterScannerMouse

80. Which of the following is a reliable storage device to take data from one computer to other?USB Flash MemoryFloppy DiskHard DiskRAM

81. Which of the following input device plays an important role using windows?JoystickMouseScannerPrinter

82. What does appear on the monitor when windows I logged on?DesktopDocumentsFileTaskbar

83. Where is the start button normally located on Desktop?Bottom left cornerBottom right cornerTop left cornerTop right corner

84. What is a small pictorial object that represents a program called?ICONFileFolderPicture

85. Which is a default folder that stores all deleted files in windows?Recycle BinMy ComputerMy DocumentsEmpty Box

86. Which bar contain name of the current program at its left side and control button at it right?Status barMenu barTool barTitle bar

87. Which button is used to reduce the window to a button on the Task bar?MinimizeStartMaximizeClose

88. Which tool is use in paint to draw multiple type of polygon?PolygonRectangleEllipseLine

89. Which curly line indicates spelling mistake in Word?RedGreenBlackBlue

90. Which of the following program has Flip/Rotate feature?MS WordPaintTyping TutorWindows

91. Which finger is used to press home key F?Left IndexRight IndexLeft MiddleThumb

92. In Word, which Short Cut key is used to print a full document?CTRL+PCTRL+NCTRL+OCTRL+S

93. In Word, which menu offers the New Command?FileEditViewFormat

94. In Word, which aligning text option aligns the text from both sides?JustifiedRight AlignLeft AlignCenter Align

95. In Word, which of the following short cut is used to copy from a document?Ctrl+CCtrl+PCtrl+XCtrl +V

96. Which program is used to play audio/video files?Media PlayerPaintTyping TutorWord

97. What are the rules for exchanging data between computer called?ProtocolURLMediumBrowser

98. What is the technology that uses existing telephone line to provide high speed Internet Access?DSLCable modemInternal modemDialup modem

99. What communication medium is used to transfer data in dialup modem internet access?Telephone lineTV CableSearch EngineWeb Browser

100. Which device is used as a communication device in Internet?ModemMouseMonitorTelephone set

101. Which of the following is famous and commonly used web browser?Internet ExplorerMSNMozillaYahoo

102. Which language is used to create web pages?HTMLFOXPROLOGOJAVA

103. Which of the following in not a search engine?Internet ExplorerYahooMSNGoogle


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