GK Quiz Questions on Computer

In this digital world, it is almost necessary for all of us to have some basic knowledge of computers. No matter in which profession you are, basic computer literacy is a must. This is the reason why, GK questions from computer knowledge/ awareness are asked in various exams like Banking (SBI, IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk) Teaching, etc.

Having good computer skill sets can also help students in getting a good job in the private sector as well. Keeping this in mind, we are going to provide important GK Questions on computer.

Top General Knowledge Questions on Computer

Let’s go through some important general knowledge questions on computer that can help you in exams SBI PO, SBI Clerk, IBPS PO, IBPS, APS teacher recruitment, etc.

Which of the following is the most powerful type of computer?

  1. Super – Micro
  2. Super Conductor
  3. Super Computer
  4. Megaframe

Answer: C (Super Computer

Which is a single integrated circuit?

  1. Gate
  2. Mother Board
  3. Chip
  4. CPU

Answer: A (Gate)

What is the full form of lP?

  1. Interface program
  2. Interface protocol
  3. Internet program
  4. Internet protocol

Answer: D (Internet protocol)

The first movie released in 1982 with terrific computer animation and graphics was?

  1. Star wars
  2. Tron
  3. Forbidden planet
  4. Dark star

Answe: A (Start wars)

Which one is the first fully supported 64-bit operating system?

  1. Windows Vista
  2. Mac
  3. Linux
  4. Windows XP

Answer: C (Linux)

Which of the following is not a web browser

  1. Google Chrome
  2. Firefox
  3. Facebook
  4. Internet Explorer

Answer: C (Facebook)

Which one is the latest release of Windows Client Operating System?

  1. Windows XP
  2. Windows 7
  3. Windows 8
  4. Windows 10

Answer: D (Windows 10)

Which one is a ‘text editor’ for Microsoft Windows?

  1. MS Word
  2. Ms Excel
  3. WordPad
  4. Notepad

Answer. D. (Notepad)

What is the binary value of ‘A’?

  1. 01000100
  2. 11000001
  3. 01100001
  4. 01000001

Answer D. (01000001)

Which key combination is used to minimize all open windows and displays in the screen?

A. Alt+M

B. Shift+M

C. Windows Key+D

D. Windows key + M

Answer. D. (Windows key + M)

Which key combination is used to close an open application in Windows machine?

  1. Alt+F8
  2. CTRL+X
  3. Alt+F4
  4. Shift+P

Answer. C. (Alt+F4)

Total number of function keys in a computer keyboard

  1. 10
  2. 12
  3. 14
  4. 8

Answer. B. (12)

Which function key needs to be press during reboot to enter in Safe Mode of a Windows machine?

  1. F8
  2. F2
  3. F1
  4. F9

Answer. A. (F8)

Linux’ is an example of

  1. Software
  2. Application
  3. Operating System
  4. Browser

Answer. A. (Software)

Which one of the following is not a computer language?

  1. BASIC
  2. LOTUS
  3. C++
  4. JAVA

Answer. B. (Lotus)

Network Interface Card (NIC) is generally used for

  1. Connectivity
  2. Programming
  3. Printing
  4. None of the above

Answer. A. (Connectivity)

Which web browser is developed by the Google?

  1. IE



  1. Chrome

Answer. D. (Chrome)

Which web browser is provided default with a Windows machine?

  1. Opera
  2. IE
  3. Chrome
  4. Mosaic

Answer. B. (IE)

Which company first developed the Java programming language?

  1. Microsoft
  2. Google
  3. Sun Microsystems
  4. IBM

Answer. C. (Sun Microsystems)

Which company bought the popular video teleconferencing software ‘Skype’?

  1. Google
  2. Accenture
  3. Oracle
  4. Microsoft

Answer. D. (Microsoft)

In which year, the Microsoft company was founded?

  1. 1972
  2. 1975
  3. 1980
  4. 1984

Answer. B. (1975)

What is the full form of PDF?

  1. Printed Document Format
  2. Public Document Format
  3. Portable Document Format
  4. Published Document Format

Answer. C. (Portable Document Format)

Which of the following is not used as secondary storage?

  1. Semiconductor memory
  2. Magnetic disk
  3. Magnetic drum
  4. Magnetic tape

Answer. B. (Magnetic Disk)

Binary system uses the power of

  1. 2
  2. 4
  3. 8
  4. 16

Answer. A. (2)

A hyperlink means

  1. text connected to page
  2. plain text
  3. coloured text
  4. None of the above

Answer. A. (Text connetced to page)

Which of these folder contains the recently viewed Web pages content?

  1. Explorer
  2. History
  3. Windows
  4. Temporary Internet Files

Answer. D. (Temporary Internet Files)

What does the letter “S” stand for in the Web terminology “HTTPS”?

  1. Safe
  2. Secure
  3. Short
  4. Shorter

Answer. B. (Secure)

Who is the founder of Bluetooth?

  1. Ericsson
  2. IBM
  3. Apple
  4. Dell

Answer. A. (Ericsson)

The maximum speed at which the data can be transmitted on each channel of a standard PCM stream is

  1. 64 Kbps
  2. 128 Kbps
  3. 1 Mbps
  4. 4 Mbps

Answer. A. (64 Kbps)

When a computer is turned on, a special type of absolute loader is executed known as

  1. Compile and Go’ Loader

B.PreBoot Loader

  1. Relating Loader
  2. Bootstrap Loader

Answer. B. (Preboot Loader)

Which one is a direct entry input device?

  1. Key-to-doskette
  2. Mouse
  3. Punched card
  4. Computer Terminal

Answer. B. (Mouse)

Which one IP address cannot be assign to a computer system in a network?

  4. None of the above

Answer. B. (

The type of computers which can executes millions of instruction and billions of data per second is known as

  1. Laptop
  2. Mini Computer
  3. Mainframe Computer
  4. Personal Computer

Answer. C. (Mini Computer)

Moving processes from the main memory to disk is called

  1. Scheduling
  2. Catching
  3. Swapping
  4. Spooling

Answer. C. (Swapping)

IC chips for computer are usually made of

  1. Silver
  2. Aluminium
  3. Copper
  4. Silicon

Answer. D. (Silicon)

The formula in Excel are made of

  1. Arithmetical operators and functions
  2. Only functions
  3. Only arithmetic operators
  4. Only symbols

Answer. A. (Arithmetical operators and functions)

Which type of files cannot be navigated using Clip Art browser?

  1. AVI
  2. BMP
  3. WAV
  4. MP3

Answer. D(MP3)

A connection from one HTML to another HTML document is called

  1. Hyper Link
  2. Connecting Link
  3. Icon
  4. All of these

Answer. A. (Hyper Link)

The comprehensive software system that builds, maintains and provides access to a database is

  1. CPU
  2. DASD
  3. CAI
  4. DBMS

Answer. D. (DBMS)

What is the limit of characters for a tweet on Twitter?

  1. 110
  2. 120
  3. 140
  4. 150

Answer. C. (140)

In a personal computer with the Windows Operating System, Ctrl-Alt-Delete is the combination of keyboard keys that the computer user can press at the same time for

  1. Terminating an application task
  2. Rebooting the Operating System
  3. Setting the pixels and brightness of the screen
  4. Both A. and B. above

Answer. D. [Both A. and B. above]

Which one of the following represents the binary equivalent of the decimal number 23?

  1. 01011
  2. 10111
  3. 10011
  4. 11011

Answer. B. (10111)

In context of MS-Word let a letter of common contents is to be sent to 100 recipients. If address of individual recipient is to be added in each letter, we will use

  1. Embedding
  2. Mail-Merge
  3. Letters Code
  4. Hyperlink

Answer. B. (Mail-Merge)

You can activate a “cell” in MS-Excel by

  1. Pressing the Tab Key
  2. Clicking the Cell
  3. Pressing an Arrow Key
  4. All of these

Answer. D. (All of these)

In currently open PowerPoint presentation, a new slide is inserted using shortcut key

  1. Ctrl + N
  2. Ctrl + S
  3. Ctrl + M
  4. Shift + N

Answer. C. (Ctrl + S)

Which of the following is not valid data type in MS-Excel?

  1. Number
  2. Character
  3. Label
  4. Date/Time

Answer. B. (Character)

What is the intersection of a column and row on a worksheet called?

  1. Column
  2. Value
  3. Address
  4. Cell

Answer. D. (Cell)

USB Port stands for

  1. United Serial Bus Port
  2. Universal Serial Bus Port
  3. Universal Sequential Bus Port
  4. Universal Serial BIOS Port

Answer B. (Universal Serial Bus Port)

MS Word is an example of

  1. Operating System
  2. Processing Device
  3. Application Software
  4. Input Device

Answer. C. (Application Software)

The ________ lists the location of the files on the disk

  1. FAT
  2. Boot sector
  3. Data area
  4. Root Folder

Answer. A. (FAT)

Where are cookies stored?

  1. On the client
  2. In HTML
  3. In web.xml
  4. None of these

Answer. A. (On the client)

Data moves through the network in a structure called ____________?

  1. Payload
  2. Payback
  3. Packets
  4. Datagram

Answer. C. (Packets)

Which type of processing speed measurement is used primarily with supercomputer?

  1. Gigahertz
  2. MIPS
  3. Flops


Answer. C. (Flops)

Which American Computer Company is also known by the nick name “Big Blue”?

  1. Microsoft
  2. Apple
  3. Compaq Corporation
  4. IBM

Answer. D. (IBM)

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