Basic Computer Questions for Interview Part 16

Basic Computer Questions for Interview

  1. When the more power hungry components such as the monitor and hard drive are put in idle is__________.

Ans:  Hibernation

  1. In database________fields store numbers used to perform calculation.

Ans:  Numeric

  1. ___________statement is concerning.

Ans:  virtual memory in the space on the hard drive where the operating system begins to store data when it becomes memory bound.

  1. __________terms are associated with spreadsheet software.

Ans:  Virus detection

  1. __________is approximately one billion bytes.

Ans:  Gigabyte

  1. ___________is known as repair for a known software bug usually available at no charge on the internet.

Ans:  Patch

  1. ___________term is just the connection of networks that can be joined together.

Ans:  Internet

  1. A computer that provides resources to other computers connected to a servers as_________.

Ans:  Network

  1. The standard protocol of the internet is_______.

Ans:  TCP/IP

  1. After a user has saved and deleted many files many scratched areas of stored data remain that are too small to be used efficiency causing is___________.

Ans:  Fragmentation

  1. ___________is a key function of firewall.

Ans:  Monitoring

12  Video conference, video chatting and live web broadcast  are _________type of inexpensive digital camera that remains  tethered to a computer.

Ans:  Webcams

  1. __________is not a hardware of a computer.

Ans:  Windows

  1. __________is not an operating system.

Ans:  Virtual Box

  1. ____________are all considered advantage of emails.

Ans:  Convenience, Speed of delivery,  Generality and reliability.

  1. In a relational database tables are logically linked to each other by a __________.

Ans:  Key

  1. __________the characters that have the same name set of characteristics.

Ans:  Font

  1. A ___________free design document that already has coordinating fonts, layout,  and background.

Ans:  Template

  1. ___________is a device operating that the physical layer.

Ans:  Repeater

  1. __________can make it easier to play games.

Ans:  Joystick

  1. In Excel, Charts are created using__________.

Ans:  Chart Wizard

  1. ________button is used to start Microsoft Word.

Ans:  New

  1. When we save to this our data will remain intact even when the Computer is turned off________.

Ans:  Secondary storage device

  1. when we turn on the computer the boot routine will perform_________test.

Ans:  Power-on-self-test

  1. Hard disk drives are considered as__________storage.

Ans:  Non-volatile

  1. __________is known as restarting the   we open a menu and then decide we don’t want to select an option after all and then we will click the menu title again and

27. To close the menu we press__________ key.

Ans:  Esc

  1. Computer cannot boot if it doesn’t have __________ system.

Ans:  Operating system

  1. Terminal is an_________.

Ans:  Input and Output devices

  1. ____________is called a series of statements explaining how the data is to be processed.

Ans:  Program

  1. _________is known as a computer that are portable and convenient for user who travels.

Ans:  Laptops

  1. A computer’s type, processor and operating system defined as__________ .

Ans:  Platform

  1. The content that is recorded at the time of manufacture and that cannot be changed or erased by the user of a disk is _________.

Ans:  Read – only

  1. ___________is a hardware used to read disk.

Ans:  Disk drive

  1. The two parts of an email address is__________.

Ans:  Username and Domain name

  1. Sending an email is similar to _________.

Ans:  Writing a letter

  1. ____________is a part of computer stores programs and files for later use.

Ans:  Hard drive

  1. If we are going to a site we use often instead of having to type in the address every time we should have________ .

Ans:  Bookmark it

  1. The most frequently used piece of hardware for inputting data is________.

Ans:  Keyboard

  1. _________ does a Browser do.

Ans:  It is a software used to view web pages

  1. ___________ is a permanent storage device.

Ans:  Hard disk 

  1. ________ settings are automatic and standard.

Ans:  Default

  1. Checking that a pin code number is valid before it enters into the system is an_________.

Ans:  Data validation

  1. A Compiler translate high level programs to machine level program is___________.

Ans:  Object code

  1. Two major categories of  software includes________.

Ans:  System and Application

  1. A computer’s clock speed is measured in___________.

Ans:  Megahertz or Gigahertz

  1. A group of related files in a database is known as___________.

Ans:  Record

  1. Multiplexing involves ________ path and _________channel.

Ans:  One, Multiple

  1. _____________ is a web browser.

Ans:  Internet Explorer

  1. A collection of computers and devices connected together is __________.

Ans:  Internet

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