Computer Awareness

This section provides 100 questions on Computer Awareness for various competitive examinations in India.

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1. A network that is connected to the Internet, but uses encryption to scramble all the data sent through the Internet is called ? 
[A] My network
[B] Virtual Private Network
[C] Social Network
[D] None of the above

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2. The word bandwidth is also used to mean ________? 
[A] width of the data cable
[B] amount of data transferred
[C] number of the computers on a particular network
[D] none of the above

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3. NetBIOS was introduced in 1983 by which company as an improvement to the standard BIOS used by Windows-based computers?
[A] Dell
[B] IBM
[C] Compaq
[D] SyteK Inc

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4. DDL is used to define the structure of a database, including the tables, columns, and data types that it contains. Its full form is? 
[A] Data Definition Language
[B] Data Definition Link
[C] Determination Language.
[D] None of these

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5. A DSLAM is a device used by Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to route incoming DSL connections to the Internet. What is its correct full form? 
[A] Digital Subscriber Line Access Multiplexer
[B] Digital Subscriber Line Access Multiplier
[C] Digital Service Line Access Multiplexer
[D] None of these

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6. Microsoft first introduced an operating environment named Windows in which year? 
[A] 1977
[B] 1980
[C] 1985
[D] 1990

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7. A hybrid computer is the one which exhibits the features of __?
[A] analog computer
[B] digital computer
[C] both analog and digital computer
[D] mainframe computer

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8. Structured programming languages such as C, COBOL and FORTRAN were used in which of the following computers? 
[A] First Generation Computers
[B] Second Generation Computers
[C] Third Generation Computers
[D] Fourth Generation Computers

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9. In a computer file systems which among the following is top or first in hierarchy?
[A] root directory
[B] parent directory
[C] home directory
[D] working directory

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10. Which among the following is used for removing a software bug / defect which is available for free of cost from the software provider? 
[A] Version
[B] update
[C] help
[D] patch

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