Published 11 Mar, 2020

Advanced Computer GK Quiz to Test Your Computer Skills

by Nitroquiz Official | GK Quiz

Computers are now part of our everyday routine, from that smartphone to your workstation PC. They are our tools for every trade. There's absolutely no work where computers are not helpful for. I have prepared this short simple GK quiz for you to test your computer abilities.

Whether you are a school student or someone preparing for your college exams. This quiz questions will help you have a thorough analysis of your learning. These questions are frequently asked in interviews and various prestigious examinations. Take this quiz on basic computer skills to gain and insight in minutes.

1. Which of the following storage devices is most cost effective?
B. Hard Disk
C. Flash Drives
2. A storage device that can easily be attached to a network to provide file sharing abilities is called a
A. Web Server
B. Router
C. Network Attached Storage (NAS)
D. App Server
3. Which of the following devices would you use to record a sound on a computer?
A. Speaker
B. Microphone
C. Flash Drives
D. Web Cam
4. Which of the following unit denotes the biggest amount of storage capacity?
A. Megabyte
B. Terabyte
C. Petabyte
D. Gigabyte
5. Which of the following storage devices has the fastest data access time?
A. Compact Discs
B. Magnetic Discs
C. Solid State Drives
D. NAS Device
6. Which of the following storage devices is an example of write once and read many times type storage?
A. Hard Disks
B. Pen Drives
D. Compact Discs
7. A vocabulary or a set of grammatical rules for instructing a computer or a computing device to perform specific tasks is known as
A. Operating Systems
B. Computer Programs
C. Security Softwares
D. Programming Language
8. A program that translates a program's source code or instructions into a machine-code to be read and executed by a computer is known as
A. Compiler
B. Virus
C. Word Processor
D. Video Editor
9. The smallest portion or the building block of an image or a display that a computer is capable of printing or displaying is known as
B. Bit
C. Neuron
D. Pixels
10. Which of the following devices is most commonly used as a pointing device on a computer system with graphical user interface?
A. Mouse/Touchpad
B. Joystick
C. Trackball
D. Keyboard
11. Which of the following is not an output device?
A. Printer
B. Monitor
C. Speaker
D. Scanner
12. Data is stored in a compact disc with the help of ?
A. Magnetic Heads
B. Lasers
C. Pencil
D. Electricity
13. A permanent software programmed into a read-only memory is known as
A. Hardware
B. Firmware
C. Discware
D. Romware
14. The first screen that appears when you open up your computer is called
A. Homescreen
B. View
C. Desktop
D. Wallpaper
15. A type of computer program that is designed to run a computer system it's hardware and other application programs is known as
A. System Software
B. Programming Language
C. Application Software
D. Unwanted Software
16. Which of the following is not a system software?
A. Operating System
B. Device Drivers
C. Notepad
17. In order to connect a computer to a network a motherboard must have a
A. Hard Disk
B. Usb Ports
C. Network Interface Card
D. Sound Card
18. A program that manages data flow between the computer's operating system and attached hardware devices is
C. Operating System
D. Anti-Virus
19. Which of the following is a volatile storage, meaning retains data until power is turned off?
A. Hard Disks
B. Random Access Memory
C. Flash Drives
D. Compact Discs
20. A signal that is being used to represent data as a sequence of discrete values at any given time is a
A. Digital Signal
B. Analog Signal
C. Continuous Signal
D. Clear Signal
21. Which of the following devices can convert a an image into a digital form?
A. Monitor
B. Scanner
C. Printer
D. Touchscreen
22. A type of printer in which the head of the printer touches the paper is classified as
A. Dot Matrix Printer
B. Impact Printers
C. Non-Impact Printers
D. Laser Printers
23. Another type of printer in which the head does not touches the paper while printing is classified as
A. Inkject Printer
B. Impact Printers
C. Non-Impact Printers
D. Thermal Printers
24. Resolution in context of Computer Graphics is best described as
A. Number of Pixels
B. No of boxes
C. No of pixels per unit length
D. No of colors a monitor can display
25. A portion of random-access memory (RAM), that stores a complete frame of data containing a bitmap that drives a video display is known as
A. Frame Buffer
B. Video Buffer
C. Display Unit
D. Display Processor
26. The aspect ratio of an image or a screen is the ratio of?
A. Resolution to Refresh Rate
B. Refresh rate to Pixels
C. Resolution to dimensions
D. Width to the Height
27. Which of the following is a primary color model in printing?
28. What does CRT in context of computer monitors stands for?
A. Clear Ray Television
B. Cathode Ray Tube
C. Circuit Relay Transistor
D. Colored Ray Television
29. A protocol which allows electronic instruments and other digital musical tools to communicate with each other is
30. MIDI stands for?
A. Minimum Instrument Digital Interface
B. Musical Instrument Dynamic Input
C. Musical Instrument Digital Interface
D. Musical Instrument Digital Input
31. Which of the following is not an audio file type?
B. MP3
32. Which of the following audio formats is lossless?
A. MP3
33. What does FLAC stands for?
A. Flexible & Light Audio Compressor
B. Flexible & Light Audio Codec
C. Free Lossless Audio Codec
D. Free Light Audio Codec
34. Which of the following is a popular image file format of in digital photography?
35. JPEG image file format is an abbreviation for
A. Joint Photographic Engineers Group
B. Joint Picture Extension Group
C. Joint Photographic Extensions Garage
D. Joint Photographic Experts Group
36. An image file format that contains multiple bitmap images in a single file displayed in succession of defined duration is
37. GIF is an abbreviation for
A. Graphics Interface File
B. Graphics Interchange Format
C. Graphics Intelligent File
D. Graphics File Format
38. Computers that provide requested resources to connected computers are known as
A. Servers
B. Clients
C. Host
D. Network
39. Which of the following conditions are highly unlikely to occur in case your computer is infected by a virus?
A. Corruption of files
B. Removal of programs
C. Computer catches fire
D. Access restriction to programs
40. Which of the following storage media is an example of sequential data access?
B. Hard Drives
C. Compact Discs
D. Audio Tapes
41. Holding a mouse button down while moving an object or text is known on a screen is technically termed as
A. Moving
B. Deleting
C. Dragging
D. Cracking
42. A reference to data that the user can follow by clicking or tapping is known as
A. Hyperlinks
B. Icons
C. Programs
D. Buttons
43. The process of encoding data in such a way that it is only accessible or readable by authorized people is known as
A. Encryption
B. Compression
C. Shortlisting
D. Modification
44. Software programs that facilitate creating or editing text data are known as
A. Video Editors
B. Graphic Editors
C. Word Processors
D. Multimedia Softwares
45. Which of the following is an operating system?
A. Ubuntu
B. Firefox
C. Chrome
D. MS Word
46. Which of the following is an utility software?
A. Anti virus
B. Media Player
C. MS Paint
D. Firefox
47. A network security system that monitors and controls incoming and outgoing network traffic based on predetermined security rules is known as
A. Network Block
B. Cloud Server
C. Firewall
D. Table
48. A program that gathers user information and sends it to a remote server through the internet is known as
A. Useful applications
B. Bots
C. Spywares
D. Viruses
49. Which of the following is the relatively smallest unit of storage?
A. Gigabye
B. Kilobyte
C. Megabyte
D. Terabyte
50. Files that are stored by websites on computers to identify return visitors is known as
A. Biscuits
B. Cookies
C. Chocolates
D. Cakes

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