Common Computer Competitive Exam GK Quiz Questions 2018


Common Competitive Exam 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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