Computer and Technology

SNComputer General KnowledgeAnswer
1A Web site on which an individual or group of users record opinions, information, etc. on a regular basis is called a?Blog
2A program which translates High Level Language to a Machine Level Language is called?Compiler.
3A pointer is shaped like a hand when it is positioned over …………………..?Hyperlink
4A device that operates under the control of another device is called?Slave
5A computer-controlled device for training exercises that duplicates the work environment is called?Simulator
61 Kilobyte is equal to how many bytes?1024 bytes.
7.doc, .xls, .ppt, .html are examples of?Extensions.
8……………………….. allows wireless mobile devices to access the Internet and its services?WAP (Wireless Application Protocol)
9A Web site’s main page is called?Home page.
10All mathematical and logical functions in the computer are done by?Central Processing Unit.
11Android mobile operating system is the product of which software giant?Google.
12As compared to diskettes, the hard disks are?More expensive
13Attempts made by individuals to obtain confidential information from you by falsifying their identity are called?Phising scams.
14Buying and selling goods/services through wireless handheld devices is called?Mobile Commerce
15Buying and selling products and services over the Internet is called?E-Commerce.
16C, Java, PHP, C++ are examples of?Programming language.
17Cache and main memory will lose their contents when the power is off because?They are volatile.
18CD-ROM stands for?Compact Disk Read Only Memory
19Chief component of First Generation computer was?Vaccum tubes and valves
20Computers use the ………………… Number System to store data and perform calculations?Binary
21Data that has been organized or presented in a meaningful way is called?Information.
22Data that is copied from an application is stored in?Clipboard.
23Defragmentation of Hard drive is done for?Creating more free spaces
24DOS stands for?Disk Operating System
25Ethernet uses?Bus topology
26Excel spreadsheet, Powerpoint, Word processing are examples of which type of software?Application software.
27FTP stands for?File Transfer Protocol
28Full form of BIOS is?Basic Input Output system
29Full form of MICR is?Magnetic Ink Character Recognition
30Full form of SMPS is?Switched Mode Power Supply
31Full form of VIRUS is?Virtual Information Resource Under Seize.
32Gmail, a web based email service is the product of which company?Google
33Gmail, a web based email service is the product of which company?Google
34Google is a Browser or a Search Engine?Search Engine.
35Group of instructions that directs a computer is called?Program
36Hardware that converts your computer’s digital signal to an analog signal that can travel over telephone lines is called a?Modem
37Horizontal orientation of a page is referred as ………… in Page Setup?Landscape
38How many Bits makes one Byte?8 Bits.
39How many MB (Mega Byte) makes one GB (Giga Byte)?1024 MB.
40IBM 1401 is a?Second Generation Computer
41In the binary language each letter of the alphabet, each number and each special character is made up of a unique combination of?8 bits.
42Information travels between components on the Mother Board through?Buses
43Keyboard, Mouse, Joystick are examples of Output devices or Input Devices?Input Devices.
44MS-Excel allow creation of which type of documents by defaultWorksheet (.xls)
45MS-Powerpoint allow creation of which type of documents by defaultPresentation file (.ppt)
46MS-Word allow creation of which type of documents by default?Document file (.doc)
47Perforated paper used as input or output media is known as?Paper tape
48Printed copy of a document is often called?Hard Copy
49Printer is the example of which types of device, Output or Input?Output device.
50Recently all high end smartphones are coming equipped with AMOLED screen. What is its full form?Active Matrix Organic Light Emitting Diode.
51Responsibility of the logical unit in the CPU of a computer is?To compare numbers
52Servers are computers that provide resources to other computers connected to a?Network.
53Text or Graphics while copying are temporarily stored in?Clipboards
54The basic unit of a worksheet into which you enter data in Excel is called?Cell.
55The blinking symbol on the computer screen is called the?Cursor.
56The device used to carry Digital data on Analog lines is called as?Modulator
57The first program that run on a computer when computer boots up is?Operating System.
58The man who built the first Mechanical Calculator was?Blaise Pascal.
59The most frequently used instructions of a computer program are likely to be fetched from which type of memory?Cache memory
60The personal computer industry was started by?IBM (International Business Machine)
61The process of transferring files from Internet to your computer is called?Downloading.
62The process of transferring files from your computer to the Internet is called?Uploading.
63The process to find error in a software code is called?Debugging.
64The program which translates and executes program at run time line by line is called?Interpreter
65The purpose of the primary key in a database is to?Uniquely identify a record
66The simultaneous execution of two or more instructions is called?Multiprocessing.
67The term ‘Pentium’ is related to?Microprocessor.
68What contains buttons and menus that provide quick access to commonly used commands?Toolbar.
69What contains specific rules and words that express the logical steps of an algorithm?Syntax.
70What is the address given to a computer connected to a network called?IP address.
71What is the full form of ATM?Automatic Teller Machine.
72What is the full form of RAM?Random Access Memory.
73What is the full form of ‘www’ in internet?World Wide Web.
74What is the name of the software that allows us to browse through web pages called?Browser.
75What is the shortcut key for printing a document in windows?Ctrl + P.
76What is used to identify a user who returns to a Website?Cookies
77When you purchase a product over a Mobile Phone, the transaction is called?M-Commerce.
78Which command is used to copy a text or file?Ctrl + C
79Which command is used to paste a text or file?Ctrl + V
80Which device can understand difference between Data and programs?Microprocessor.
81Which electronic component was used in first generation of computers?Vaccum tubes.
82Which function calculates the largest value in a set of numbers in Excel?=Max()
83Which technology is used in a CDROM Drive?Optical.
84Which type of file is created by Excel program?Worksheet file.
85Which type of Operation system is Linux?Open Source
86Which was the most popular first generation computer?IBM 1650
87While working on a Computer data are temporarily stored in which memory?RAM (Random Access Memory)
88Who is called Father of Computer?Charles Babbage.
89Who is the founder of Facebook?Mark Zuckerberg.
90Who is the founder of Oracle Corporation?Lawrence J. Ellison.