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Computer Knowledge Capsule Part 2

Computer Knowledge Capsule Part 2


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Question: What is backup?
A. Adding more components to your network
B. Protecting data by copying it from the original source to a different
destination
C. Filtering old data from the new data
D. Accessing data on tape
Answer and Explanation: Option B, Protecting data by copying it from the
original source to a different destination.
In information technology, a backup, or the process of backing up, refers to
the copying and archiving of computer data so it may be used to restore the
original after a data loss event.
Question: What is an E Mail Attachment?
A. A gift sent through internet by the email service provider
B. A separate document from another program sent along with an E
mail message
C. A type of E Mail service
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D. A program of gmail
Answer and Explanation: Option B, A separate document from another
program sent along with an E mail message
An email attachment is a computer file sent along with an email message.
One or more files can be attached to any email message, and be sent
along with it to the recipient. This is typically used as a simple method to
share documents and images.
Question: To protect computer from malicious virus or hacking attacks, we
should install a . in our computer.
A. Firewall
B. Mailer
C. Jukebox
D. Java
Answer and Explanation: Option A, Firewall
In computing, a firewall is a software or hardware-based network security
system that controls the incoming and outgoing network traffic based on
applied rule set. A firewall establishes a barrier between a trusted, secure
internal network and another network (e.g., the Internet) that is not
assumed to be secure and trusted.
Question: To view or to access information on web, one must have a
.
A. Pen Drive
B. Compact Disc
C. Web Browser
D. E Mail Account
Answer and Explanation: Option C, Web Browser

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A web browser (commonly referred to as a browser) is a software
application for retrieving, presenting and traversing information resources
on the World Wide Web. An information resource is identified by a Uniform
Resource Identifier (URI/URL) and may be a web page, image, video or
other piece of content.
Question: What is the default file extension for all word documents?
A. WORD
B. ORD
C. DOC
D. FILE
Answer and Explanation: Option C, DOC
File Extension is a string of characters attached to a filename, usually
preceded by a full stop and indicating the format of the file.
Question: What is Outlook Express?
A. Email and new client
B. Name of a virus
C. Name of a Anti virus
D. A web browser
Answer and Explanation: Option A, Email and new client
Question: Which of the following key should be pressed to select entire
document?
A. CTRL + V
B. CTRL + C
C. CTRL + A
D. CTRL + P
Answer and Explanation: Option C, CTRL + A

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Question: What is the name given to a network which is connecting
several computers all over the world?
A. LAN
B. WAN
C. Internet
D. Intranet
Answer and Explanation: Option C, Internet
The Internet is a global system of interconnected computer networks that
use the standard Internet protocol suite (TCP/IP) to link several billion
devices worldwide. It is an international network of networks that consists
of millions of private, public, academic, business, and government packet
switched networks, linked by a broad array of electronic, wireless, and
optical networking technologies.
Question: Which of the following is an input device?
A. Keyboard
B. Mouse
C. Both A and B
D. None of the above
Answer and Explanation: Option C, Both A and B
In computing, an input device is any peripheral (piece of computer
hardware equipment) used to provide data and control signals to an
information processing system such as a computer or other information
appliance. Examples of input devices include keyboards, mouse, scanners,
digital cameras and joysticks.
Question: To combine two or more cells into a single cell is known as
A. Splitting
B. Merging
C. Joining
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D. Sharing
Answer and Explanation: Option B, Merging
Question: What is a URL?
A. Name of a file
B. Extension of a file
C. The address of a webpage on World Wide Web
D. A hosting service provider name
Answer and Explanation: Option C, The address of a webpage on World
Wide Web
The uniform resource locator, abbreviated as URL (also known as web
address, particularly when used with HTTP), is a specific character string
that constitutes a reference to a resource. In most web browsers, the URL
of a web page is displayed on top inside an address bar.
Question: Which part of the computer is used for calculating and
comparing?
A. Keyboard
B. Monitor
C. ALU
D. Mouse
Answer and Explanation: Option C, ALU
An arithmetic logic unit (ALU) is a digital circuit that performs integer
arithmetic and logical operations. The ALU is a fundamental building block
of the central processing unit of a computer, and even the simplest
microprocessors contain one for purposes such as maintaining timers.
Question: A program, either talk or music, which is available in digital
format for download through the internet is known as.

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A. Broadcast
B. Podcast
C. Loadcost
D. Costpod
Answer and Explanation: Option B, Podcast
A podcast is a digital medium consisting of an episodic series of audio,
video, PDF, or ePub files subscribed to and downloaded through web
syndication or streamed online to a computer or mobile device. The word is
a neologism and portmanteau derived from "broadcast" and "pod" from the
success of the iPod, as audio podcasts are often listened to on portable
media players.
Question: Which of the following software is helpful for a person who
cannot use his hands for computer input?
A. Eyes Recognition
B. Speech Recognition
C. Video Chatting Software
D. None of the above
Answer and Explanation: Option B, Speech Recognition
In computer science and electrical engineering, speech recognition (SR) is
the translation of spoken words into text. It is also known as "automatic
speech recognition" (ASR), "computer speech recognition", or just "speech
to text" (STT).
Question: What is the name of set of rules for telling the computers about
operations which are to be performed?
A. Privacy Policy
B. C ++ Language
C. Programming language
D. Commands
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Answer and Explanation: Option C, Programming Language
A programming language is a formal constructed language designed to
communicate instructions to a machine, particularly a computer.
Programming languages can be used to create programs to control the
behavior of a machine or to express algorithms.
Question: When a file is transferred to your computer from another
computer using internet, this process is called?
A. Uploading
B. Upgrading
C. Downgrading
D. Downloading
Answer and Explanation: Option D, Downloading
Question: When entering text within a document, the Enter key is normally
pressed at the end of every
A. Alphabet
B. Word
C. Paragraph
D. None of the above
Answer and Explanation: Option C, Paragraph
Question: What is the full form of PC?
A. Personal Computer
B. Personal Competition
C. Permanent Computer
D. Personal Care
Answer and Explanation: Option A, Personal Computer

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Question: What is the name given to a small picture on screen that depicts
program, file or folder?
A. Chip
B. Icon
C. Modem
D. Podcost
Answer and Explanation: Option B, Icon
Question: What is the full form of ROM?
A. Random Output in Millions
B. Read Only Memory
C. Random Only Memory
D. Read Only Manipulation
Answer and Explanation: Option B, Read Only Memory

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