Common Computer Competitive Exam GK Quiz Questions 2018


Common Computer Competitive Exam GK Quiz Questions 2018


Common Computer Competitive Exam GK Quiz Questions 2018


1. What is Microsoft’s first product?

Answer: A BASIC interpreter for the Intel 8080.


2. Windows 3 was released in which year?

Answer: May 1990.


3. Microsoft also markets a wide range of application programs. Which are they?

Answer: Microsoft Word – a word processor; Microsoft Excel – a spread sheet.


4. What are the three main components of windows?

Answer: Program manager, Print manager and File manager.


5. A small input device with one or more buttons used as for painting or drawing is:

Answer: Mouse.


6. Write examples for operating system:

Answer: DOS, OS/2, UNIX, WINDOWS etc.


7. The simultaneous execution of two or more programs in one computer is called:

Answer: Multi-tasking.


8. A computer system that supports more than one simultaneous user is known as:

Answer: Multi user.


9. Example for multiuser operating system is:

Answer: UNIX.


10. Examples for single user operating systems?

Answer: DOS, OS/2 and Windows 3.1.


11. Prolog is high level programing language its expansion is:

Answer: PROgramming LOGic.


12. What is PROLOG’S application?

Answer: It is widely used in Artificial Intelligence application.


13. POSIX stands for:

Answer: Portable Operating System Interface.


14. When 64 bit chip was introduced?

Answer: In 1993 by Intel.


15. PCM stands for:

Answer: Pulse Code Modulation.


16. A security method that identifies a specific authorized user of a computer system, by a unique string of character that user types as an identification code is:

Answer: Password.


17. PASCAL was developed by:

Answer: Niklaus Wirth.


18. An extra or redundant bit used to detect transmission errors is called:

Answer: Parity bit.


Computer GK Quizzes


19. What is the need of parallel processing in a computer?

Answer: Achieve high performance in lower cost.


20. What is an efficient form of information processing which emphasizes the exploitation of concurrent events in a computer?

Answer: Parallel Processing.


21.Computers can be made very knowledgeable but are far from being:

Answer: Intelligent.


22. Systems with a single central processor is known as:

Answer: Uniprocessor system.


23. The computer with multiple processors with shared memory space is known as:

Answer: Multiprocessor system.


24. In uniprocessor systems which channels are used to provide direct information transfer between the device and main memory?

Answer: D.M.A. (Direct Memory Access)


25. In uniprocessor system, usually CPU is:

Answer: 1000 times faster than memory access.


26. The number of operations performed per unit time is known as:

Answer: Bandwidth.


27. The speed gap between CPU & main memory can be closed up by using:

Answer: A fast cache memory between them.


28. A system that emphasized parallel processing is known as?

Answer: Parallel computer.


29. What is OLTP?

Answer: OLTP is the technique which transactions are immediately applied to the business’s data.


30. What are the two methods for processing transactions?

Answer: A) Batch, B) Online.


31. What is the full form of OLTP?

Answer: On Line Transaction Processing.


32. The automated transaction processing developed from what process?

Answer: Batch processing.


33. Check for data input errors are performed by which application?

Answer: OLTP.


34. What are applications of OLTP?

Answer: Display and access data from i/p devices, perform security verifications and perform calculations and database enquiries and check for data input en-or and updates.


35. What are different models for implementing OLTP application?

Answer: Monolithic model, Requester/Server model, Client/ Server model.


36. What is the benefit of quickly established OLTP as a powerful tool?

Answer: Organizations were finally able to integrate computers into each aspect of their operations.


37. What approach is well suited to decision support and low volume OLTP?

Answer: Remote Data Access.


38. What is the full form of DFA?

Answer: Distributed Function Approach.


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