Basics of Computer Science Online Quiz


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Q 1 - Consider the following statements:

1. Source code is written and readable computer programing instructions.

2. Source code is written in ordinary text.

Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:

A - Only 1

B - Only 2

C - Both

D - Neither 1 nor 2

Answer : C

Explanation

Source code is basically collection of computer instructions.

Answer : A

Explanation

1 Megabyte (Mb) = 1,024 kb.

1,024 kb = 1,048,576 Bytes.

Q 3 - Which among the following projects is launched to improve rural connectivity in backward areas?

A - Param

B - Drishtee

C - Sirishtee

D - Vikas

Answer : A

Explanation

It was launched by Ogilvy and Mather.

Q 4 - Which among the following projects is established with the objective to improve and promote agriculture system, healthcare, education, livelihood, etc. in East and West Godavari regions of Andhra Pradesh?

A - Digital Godavari

B - Ashwini

C - Bhimavaram

D - Gramin Gyan Kendra

Answer : B

Explanation

The center of project is Bhimavaram village and it will connect about 32 villages in the Godavari region.

Q 5 - If you restart your computer by selecting the restart button, it is known as …

A - Soft boot

B - Cold boot

C - Warm boot

D - A & C

Answer : D

Explanation

One can also restart a computer by pressing Ctrl + Alt + Del keys simultaneously.

Q 6 - Who among the following designed the first electronic computer namely Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer?

A - John Mauchly

B - J. Presper Eckert

C - Gladeon M. Barnes

D - A & B both

Answer : D

Explanation

At that time, ENIAC was a modular computer, consisting of individual panels to perform different functions.

Q 7 - If you need to select all the contents of MS Word, which command will you give?

A - Ctrl + A

B - Ctrl + C

C - Ctrl + V

D - Ctrl + Z

Answer : A

Explanation

N/A

Q 8 - Who among the following has designed the Java programing language?

A - Rasmus Lerdorf

B - Guido van Rossum

C - Brendan Eich

D - James Gosling

Answer : D

Explanation

James designed Java in 1995.

Q 9 - Who among the following has created the ‘twitter?’

A - Jack Dorsey

B - Butler Lampson

C - Ronald Rider

D - Greg Chesson

Answer : A

Explanation

Twitter was created in 2006.

Q 10 - Which among the following is the shortcut key to open the shortcut menu for the active window?

A - Alt + F4

B - Ctrl + F6

C - Alt + Spacebar

D - Ctrl + Spacebar

Answer : C

Explanation

N/A

Answer : D

Explanation

N/A

Q 12 - Consider the following statements:

1. PARAM was the first supercomputer of India.

2. PARAM was developed by C-DAC in 1991.

Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:

A - Only 1

B - Only 2

C - Both

D - Neither 1 nor 2

Answer : C

Explanation

PARAM was able to create animation, weather forecasting, encryption cracking and designing, nuclear energy research, etc.

Q 13 - The storage device, which retains data even after power cut, is known as …

A - Direct storage

B - In-direct storage

C - Volatile storage

D - Non-volatile storage

Answer : D

Explanation

N/A

Q 14 - Which one of the following language is developed by Microsoft?

A - Java

B - C Sharp

C - DCL

D - SHELL

Answer : B

Explanation

C Sharp is expressed as C#.

Q 15 - Nibble is the series of ……………… bits.

A - 2

B - 4

C - 8

D - 12

Answer : B

Explanation

N/A

Q 16 - In reference to computer system, program has the similar meaning as of …

A - Software

B - Information

C - Data

D - Security system

Answer : A

Explanation

N/A

Q 17 - Consider the following statements:

1. DSL is a very high-speed internet connection.

2. DSL uses the same wire as used by regular telephone line.

Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:

A - Only 1

B - Only 2

C - Both

D - Neither 1 nor 2

Answer : C

Explanation

DSL stands for Digital Subscriber Line.

Q 18 - Which among the following is a meta search engine that can search over a dozen of major search engines in parallel?

A - Lycos

B - Khoj

C - Cyber411

D - MSN

Answer : C

Explanation

Cyber411 provides a range of search boxes in several colors and sizes.

Q 19 - Which among the following describes that how a message should be transmitted and what action web servers and browsers should take in response to the command given by the users?

A - Transmission Control Protocol

B - File Transfer Protocol

C - Hyper Text Markup Language

D - HTTP

Answer : D

Explanation

HTTP stands for Hyper Text Transfer Protocol.

Q 20 - The .com used frequently in website url can be expressed as …

A - Corporation

B - Commercial

C - Cooperative

D - Cordial

Answer : B

Explanation

N/A

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