Basic Computer MCQs With Answers for NTS, PPSC, FPSC

The candidates looking for the Basic Computer MCQs With Answers for NTS, PPSC, FPSC are here on the right page. The upcoming generation is of IT and Computer. So, in every field of life, it is the basic subject and for the test like NTS, PPSC, and FPSC, you need to have a good grip on every type of question. You should prepare every type of question for it. In the test, the questions like the introduction to IT, working on a computer, Usage of software like MS Office, E-mail, and some other computer-related questions are frequently asked. So, you need to prepare accordingly. On this page, we are going to give you 100 important questions for the PPSC test. Check all the questions and start preparations accordingly.

Basic Computer MCQs With Answers for NTS, PPSC, FPSC

Basic Computer MCQs With Answers for NTS, PPSC, FPSC

Question#1: Who is known as the father of the computer? 

  • Charles Babbage
  • Alan Turing 
  • Bill Gates 
  • Tim Berners-Lee 

Answer

Answer

Charles Babbage 

Question#2: How many bit is a bite? 

  • 4 
  • 8
  • 12 
  • 16 

Answer

Answer

8

Question#3: Computers calculate numbers in which mode? 

  • Decimal 
  • Octal 
  • Binary
  • None of these 

Answer

Answer

Binary 

Question#4: Which country has the largest number of internet users? 

  • America 
  • Japan 
  • India 
  • China

Answer

Answer

China

Question#5: How many generations of computers have been developed till date? 

  • 3 
  • 5
  • 4 
  • 6 

Answer

Answer

5

Question#6: PC was originally a trade name of which company? 

  • IBM
  • Dell 
  • HP 
  • COMPAC 

Answer

Answer

IBM

Question#7: One gigabyte is approximately equal to? 

  • 100000 Bytes 
  • 1000,000,000 Bytes
  • 1000,000 Bytes 
  • None of these 

Answer

Answer

1000,000,000 Bytes 

Question#8: The term PC means? 

  • Personal computer
  • Private computer 
  • Professional computer 
  • None of these 

Answer

Answer

Personal computer 

Question#9: ROM is composed of? 

  • Microprocessors
  • Micro Chromium 
  • Micro Chips 
  • None of these 

Answer

Answer

Microprocessors

Question#10: Which of the following is a universal gate? 

  • NAND Gate
  • OR Gate 
  • NOT Gate 
  • AND Gate 

Answer

Answer

NAND Gate 

Question#11: The power of super computer is measured in units of? 

  • MIMS 
  • BITS 
  • TIPS 
  • FLOPS

Answer

Answer

FLOPS 

Question#12: What is a computer virus? 

  • Software program
  • Name of insect 
  • Micro wave 
  • None of these 

Answer

Answer

Software program 

Question#13: IC chips in the computer are usually made of? 

  • Lead 
  • Silicon
  • Chromium 
  • Gold  

Answer

Answer

Silicon

Question#14: Who is the owner of Microsoft Computer Company? 

  • Charles Babbage 
  • Alan Turing 
  • Bill Gates
  • Tim Berners-Lee 

Answer

Answer

Bill Gates  

Question#15: Write the office automation package of Microsoft? 

  • MS Office
  • MS House 
  • MS Gate 
  • None of these

Answer

Answer

MS Office 

Question#16: USB is acronym for? 

  • Universal serial bus
  • Urgent serial bus 
  • Universal serious service 
  • Universal service bus 

Answer

Answer

Universal serial bus 

Question#:17 Which one is the oldest search engine (it was founded in 1993)? 

  • Google  
  • Yahoo 
  • Archie
  • MSN 

Answer

Answer

Archie 

Question#18: 1 KB is equal to? 

  • 1024 Bytes
  • 1000 Bytes 
  • 1256 Bytes 
  • 1064 Bytes 

Answer

Answer

1024 Bytes 

Question#19: ROM is acronym for? 

  • Read only memory
  • Read over memory 
  • Read of memory 
  • None of these 

Answer

Answer

Read only memory 

Question#20: Which is the largest search engine of internet? 

  • Google
  • MSN 
  • Yahoo 
  • Bing 

Answer

Answer

Google

Question#21: Which is 2nd the largest search engine of internet? 

  • Google  
  • MSN 
  • Yahoo
  • Bing 

Answer

Answer

Yahoo 

Question#22: Internet mostly uses for purpose of? 

  • Entertainment 
  • Business 
  • Email
  • Chat  

Answer

Answer

Email 

Question#23: What type of devices are CDs or DVDs? 

  • Output 
  • Input 
  • Electric 
  • Storage

Answer

Answer

Storage  

Question#24: BAT extension refers usually to what kind of file? 

  • System file
  • Main file 
  • Backup file 
  • Auto file  

Answer

Answer

System file 

Question#25: What was the 1st Arpanet message? 

  • Hello world 
  • Lo
  • Sir 
  • Done  

Answer

Answer

Lo 

Question#26: A cathode ray tube is found in what? 

  • Monitor
  • CPU 
  • Mouse 
  • Keyboard 

Answer

Answer

Monitor  

Question#27: SIM stands for? 

  • Single in line module 
  • Single in line memory 
  • Subscriber identity module
  • None of them 

Answer

Answer

Subscriber identity module 

Question#28: DSL stands for? 

  • Direct signal in line 
  • Direct swift line 
  • Digital subscriber line
  • None of them  

Answer

Answer

Digital subscriber line 

Question#29: What is cache memory? 

  • Faster than the main memory 
  • Smaller than the main memory 
  • Slower than the main memory 
  • Both a and b

Answer

Answer

Both a and b 

Question#30: The famous Silicon Valley is situated in which state of USA? 

  • California
  • New York 
  • Ohio 
  • New Jersey  

Answer

Answer

California

Question#31: The 1st computer virus was created in 1970’s at? 

  • Bell laboratories
  • IBM laboratories 
  • HP laboratories 
  • Dell laboratories 

Answer

Answer

Bell laboratories  

Question#32: A small Silicon object which contains microscopic circuitry is termed as? 

  • Processor 
  • Microchip
  • Transistor 
  • Chipboard  

Answer

Answer

Microchip 

Question#33: Which of the following is not an image file? 

  • JPEG 
  • TMP
  • TIM 
  • BING 

Answer

Answer

TMP 

Question#34: Which one is not an output device? 

  • Keyboard
  • Modem 
  • CPU 
  • Mouse  

Answer

Answer

Keyboard 

Question#35: Which is the fastest type of computer memory? 

  • Cache
  • Flash 
  • Micro 
  • ROM

Answer

Answer

Cache 

Question#36: The interface between user and computer is? 

  • Programming
  • Hardware 
  • Memory 
  • Processing  

Answer

Answer

Programming 

Question#37: The capacity of a computer bus depends on? 

  • Capacity pf CPU 
  • The capacity of the microprocessor 
  • The number of data line, it contains
  • The system software  

Answer

Answer

The number of data line, it contains 

Question#38: What is a URL? 

  • The address of a web page on a world wide web
  • The title of a web site 
  • The title of a memory card 
  • None of the above  

Answer

Answer

The address of a web page on a world wide web 

Question#39: Which one of the following is not an internet browser? 

  • Netscape 
  • AOL
  • WAN 
  • None of these 

Answer

Answer

AOL 

Question#40: What is a cookie? 

  • Internet information file
  • Hacker file 
  • Customary file 
  • None of the above 

Answer

Answer

Internet information file 

Question#41: What is a cookie? 

  • Internet information file
  • Hacker file 
  • Customary file 
  • None of the above 

Answer

Answer

Internet information file 

Question#42: One MB is equal to? 

  • 1024 Bytes 
  • 1024 KB
  • 1224 KB 
  • 1324 KB 

Answer

Answer

1024 KB 

Question#43: Which one works as an output and input device? 

  • Scanner 
  • Modem
  • Board 
  • Division  

Answer

Answer

Modem 

Question#44: The windows registry consists of which of following 2 files? 

  • Win.reg and user.dat 
  • Use.dat and system.dat
  • Both a and b 
  • None of the above 

Answer

Answer

Use.dat and system.dat 

Question#45: What type of device is a digital camera? 

  • Output 
  • Input
  • Electric 
  • Mechanic  

Answer

Answer

Input 

Question#46: A computer tower is not? 

  • A CPU 
  • A peripheral
  • Both a and b 
  • None of these 

Answer

Answer

A peripheral 

Question#47: What BIOS stands for? 

  • Binary i/p and o/p system
  • Biological internet 
  • Both a and b 
  • None of these 

Answer

Answer

Binary i/p and o/p system 

Question#48: FOTRAN a computer programming language is mainly used for which purpose? 

  • Business application 
  • Scientific research
  • Word processing 
  • None of these 

Answer

Answer

Scientific research 

Question#49: Compact disc hold how many minutes of music? 

  • 74 minutes
  • 64 minutes 
  • Both a and b 
  • None of these 

Answer

Answer

74 minutes 

Question#50: CPU is acronym for? 

  • Car pressure unit 
  • Central pressure unit 
  • Central processor unit
  • None of these 

Answer

Answer

Central processor unit 

Question#51: Which hard disk will be able to store more information? 

  • 24 Gig
  • 24 Mb 
  • Both a and b 
  • None of these

Answer

Answer

24 Gig
 

Question#52: Which file extensions indicate only graphics file? 

  • JPEG and TEXT
  • BMP and GIF 
  • Both a and b 
  • None of these 

Answer

Answer

JPEG and TEXT 

Question#53: which type of device is 3 ½ inch floppy drive? 

  • Storage
  • Software 
  • Both a and b 
  • None of these  

Answer

Answer

Storage

Question#54: Which window program do you use to manage folder and files? 

  • Windows explorer
  • Windows accessories 
  • Both a and b 
  • None of the above 

Answer

Answer

Windows explorer 

Question#55: A computer virus cannot be contacted by? 

  • Computer scanner
  • Floppy diskette 
  • Both a and b 
  • None of the above 

Answer

Answer

Computer scanner 

Question#56: A computer port is used to? 

  • Communicate with other computer peripherals
  • Download files from the web 
  • Both a and b 
  • None of the above 

Answer

Answer

Communicate with other computer peripherals

Question#57: What type of device is a computer keyboard? 

  • Input
  • Output 
  • Both a and b 
  • None of these 

Answer

Answer

Input 

Question#58: Which computer is the fastest? 

  • Pentium 600 MHz 
  • Plll 600 MH
  • Both a and b 
  • None of these 

Answer

Answer

Plll 600 MH 

Question#59: Bill Gates is associated with which field? 

  • Pharmaceuticals 
  • Iron and steel 
  • Petroleum 
  • Microsoft

Answer

Answer

Microsoft

Question#60: What is software? 

  • Instructions to a computer
  • Body inside a computer
  • Inexpensive computer parts
  • A laptop computer 

Answer

Answer

Instructions to a computer

Question#61: A set of 4 bit is called? 

  • Byte  
  • Floppy 
  • Flip 
  • Nibble

Answer

Answer

Nibble

Question#62: HDD stands for? 

  • Hard disk drive
  • Hard disk driver 
  • Hard disk direction 
  • Floppy disk drive 

Answer

Answer

Hard disk drive 

Question#63:  Which one of the following is not an operating system? 

  • Windows 
  • OSD
  • Bios 
  • LAN 

Answer

Answer

OSD 

Question#64: What type of device is a computer monitor? 

  • Input 
  • Output
  • Rom 
  • Bios  

Answer

Answer

Output 

Question#65: Which of the following is programming language? 

  • BASIC 
  • FORTRAN 
  • PASCAL 
  • All of these

Answer

Answer

All of these 

Question#66: Software is a? 

  • Set of instructions
  • Collection of programs 
  • Set of information 
  • Joining of programs 

Answer

Answer

Set of instructions 

Question#67: Which part is the brain of computer? 

  • Keyboard 
  • Mouse 
  • CPU
  • Monitor 

Answer

Answer

CPU

Question#68: What type of device is computer printer? 

  • Input 
  • Output
  • Rom 
  • Bios 

Answer

Answer

Output 

Question#69: A set of 8 bits is called? 

  • Bite
  • GigaByte 
  • Mega Bytes 
  • Binary

Answer

Answer

Bite 

Question#70: How many options does a binary choice offer? 

  • Three 
  • One  
  • Two
  • Zero 

Answer

Answer

Two 

Question#71: Data going into the computer is called? 

  • Output 
  • Algorithm 
  • Input
  • Calculations  

Answer

Answer

Input 

Question#72: How many values can be represented by a single byte? 

  •  
  • 16 
  • 64 
  • 512

Answer

Answer

512 

Question#73: Which of the following refers to a small single site network? 

  • LAN
  • DSL 
  • RAM 
  • CPU 

Answer

Answer

LAN 

Question#74: Which of the following refers to the memory in your computer? 

  • RAM
  • DSL 
  • LAN 
  • CPU 

Answer

Answer

RAM 

Question#75: One megabyte equals approximately? 

  • 1000 bits 
  • 1000 bytes 
  • 1 million bytes
  • 1 million bits 

Answer

Answer

1 million bytes 

Question#76: How are data organized in a spread sheet? 

  • Lines and spaces 
  • Layers and planes 
  • Height and width 
  • Rows and columns

Answer

Answer

Rows and columns 

Question#77: The blinking symbol on computer screen is called the? 

  • Mouse 
  • Logo 
  • Hand 
  • Cursor

Answer

Answer

Cursor  

Question#78: When cutting and pasting, the item cut is temporarily stored in? 

  • Rom 
  • Hard drive 
  • Diskette 
  • Clipboard

Answer

Answer

Clipboard 

Question#79: Who is the father of internet? 

  • Vinton James 
  • Vinton Smith 
  • Vinton Cerf
  • Vinto Albert 

Answer

Answer

Vinton Cerf 

Question#80: FDD stands for? 

  • Floppy disk drive
  • Hard disk drive 
  • Flip disk drive 
  • Flat disk drive 

Answer

Answer

Floppy disk drive 

Question#81: Computer connected to a LAN (Local area network) can? 

  • Run faster 
  • Go online
  • Share information and/or share peripheral equipment 
  • Email

Answer

Answer

Go online 

Question#82: Which part of computer has buttons with numbers and letters on them? 

  • CPU 
  • Monitor 
  • Mouse 
  • Keyboard

Answer

Answer

Keyboard  

Question#83: What do we call moving object on screen with mouse? 

  • Double click 
  • Click 
  • Press and drag
  • None of these 

Answer

Answer

Press and drag 

Question#84: What do we call the basic softwares that allows your computer to work? 

  • File cabinets 
  • System files
  • Application files 
  • None of these 

Answer

Answer

System files 

Question#85: KB, MB, GB is respectively? 

  • Kilobytes megabytes gigabytes
  • Kilo bits mega bits giga bits 
  • Kelvin bytes medium bytes giga bytes 
  • None of these 

Answer

Answer

Kilobytes megabytes gigabytes 

Question#86: The capacity of computer bus depend on? 

  • Capacity of CPU 
  • Capacity of micro processor 
  • The number of data lines it contains
  • The system software 

Answer

Answer

The number of data lines it contains 

Question#87: Who is the founding father of Hotmail? 

  • Larry Page and Sergey Brin 
  • Sabeer Bhatia and Jack Smith 
  • Jerry Yang and David Filo
  • None of these 

Answer

Answer

Jerry Yang and David Filo 

Question#88: Who is the founding father of Yahoo? 

  • Larry Page and Sergey Brin 
  • Sabeer Bhatia and Jack Smith
  • Jerry Yang and David Filo 
  • None of these 

Answer

Answer

Sabeer Bhatia and Jack Smith 

Question#89: Who is the founding father of Google? 

  • Larry Page and Sergey Brin
  • Sabeer Bhatia and Jack Smith 
  • Jerry Yang and David Filo 
  • None of these 

Answer

Answer

Larry Page and Sergey Brin 

Question#90: British scientist Tim Berners-Lee was the founder of? 

  • Google Company 
  • Yahoo mail 
  • World Wide Web
  • Hotmail 

Answer

Answer

World Wide Web

Question#91: Who is considered to be the first programmer? 

  • Ada Lovelace
  • Alan Turing 
  • Tim Berners Lee 
  • Bill Gates 

Answer

Answer

Ada Lovelace 

Question#92: Who was one of the original founder of Intel Corporation? 

  • Bill Gates 
  • Jerry Yang 
  • Gordon E Moore
  • Sergey Brinn 

Answer

Answer

Gordon E Moore 

Question#93: The medium is used by input drive light pen for graphical input is? 

  • Interpreter 
  • Binary coded 
  • CRT screen
  • Flow Chart 

Answer

Answer

CRT screen 

Question#94: SMPS stands for? 

  • Switch mode power supply
  • Switch model power supply 
  • Switch medium power supply 
  • Search mode power supply 

Answer

Answer

Switch mode power supply 

Question#95: UPS stands for? 

  • Uninterrupted Power Supply
  • Uninterrupted Popular Supply 
  • Urgent Power Supply 
  • Uninterrupted Power Search 

Answer

Answer

Uninterrupted Power Supply 

Question#96: A small Silicon object which contains microscopic circuitry is termed as? 

  • Processor 
  • Microchip
  • Transistor 
  • Chipboard  

Answer

Answer

Microchip 

Question#97:  The sampling rate for a CD is? 

  • 44.1 kHz
  • 48.4 kHz 
  • Both a and b 
  • None of these 

Answer

Answer

44.1 kHz 

Question#98: What is degauss? 

  • Creating magnetic media 
  • Erasing magnetic media
  • Both a and b 
  • None of the above 

Answer

Answer

Erasing magnetic media 

Question#99: When you are working on a document on PC where is the document temporarily stored? 

  • RAM
  • ROM 
  • Flash memory 
  • CPU

Answer

Answer

RAM 

Question#100: The resolution of printer is measured in? 

  • Dots per inch
  • Inches 
  • Both a and b 
  • None of these. 

Answer

Answer

Dots per inch 

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