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Computer Awareness MCQ - Part 2

1. What type of network connection is NOT a way of connecting to the Internet?
B. Dialup
D. T1

2. Which of the following is the correct syntax for a URL?
A. c:\windows
B. index.html
D. All of the Above.

3. A “High Resolution” computer monitor will have:
A. High dpi, e.g. .31 dpi
B. Low dpi, e.g. .26 dpi
C. 256 colors
D. Resolution isn’t measured in dpi or colors

4. Computer Memory is normally measured in:
A. Kilobytes
B. Megabytes
C. Gigabytes
D. Terabytes

5. In Microsoft Excel, which of the following formulas is incorrect?
A. =SUM(A1,B1,B2,C2)
B. =ROUND(SUM(A1:C2),2)
C. =ROUND(A1:C2,2)
D. =SUM(ROUND(A1:B1,B2:C2))

6. A world wide web contains web pages
A. residing in many computers
B. created using HTML
C. with links to other web pages
D. residing in many computers linked together using HTML

7. By an intranet we mean
A. a LAN of an organization
B. a Wide Area Network connecting all branches of an organization
C. a corporate computer network
D. a network connecting all computers of an organization and using the internet protocol

8. Internet uses
A. Packet switching
B. Circuit switching
C. Telephone switching
D. Telex switching

9. Internet is
A. a local computer network
B. a world wide network of computers
C. an interconnected network of computers
D. a world wide interconnected network of computers which use a common protocol to communicate with one another

10. ____________ is a set of computer programs used on a computer to help perform tasks.
A. An instruction
B. Software
C. Memory
D. A processor

11. System software is the set of programs that enables your computer’s hardware devices and ____________ software to work together.
A. Management
B. Processing
C. Utility
D. Application

12. The PC (personal computer) and the Apple Macintosh are examples of two different:
A. platforms.
B. applications.
C. programs.
D. storage devices.

13. Apple Macintoshes (Macs) and PCs use different ____________ to process data and different operating systems.
A. Languages
B. Methods
D. storage devices

14. Servers are computers that provide resources to other computers connected to a:
A. network.
B. mainframe.
C. supercomputer.
D. client.

15. Smaller and less expensive PC based servers are replacing ____________ in many businesses.
A. Supercomputers
B. Clients
C. Laptops
D. Mainframes

16. DSL is an example of a(n) ____________ connection.
A. Network
B. Wireless
C. Bluetooth
D. Broadband

17. The difference between people with access to computers and the Internet and those without this access is known as the:
A. digital divide.
B. Internet divide.
C. Web divide.
D. broadband divide.

18. ____________ is the science revolving around the use of nano structures to build devices on an extremely small scale.
A. Nano technology
B. Micro technology
C. Computer forensics
D. Artificial intelligence

19. Word processing, spreadsheet, and photo editing are examples of:
A. application software.
B. system software.
C. operating system software.
D. platform software.

20. Which of the following is NOT a necessary characteristic of computer fluency?
A. Understanding the capabilities and limitations of computers
B. Being able to write computer programs
C. Becoming comfortable with the use of computers
D. Understanding the legal, ethical, and societal implications of computing

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