Note: Computer Solved Past Papers MCQs Set-3 comprises 100 important Computer MCQs. These MCQs are taken from different Past Papers and are helpful for different Computer related posts like Stenotypist, Computer Operator, etc.


1. To display the contents of a folder in Windows Explorer you should?

A. Collapse it
B. Give it a Password
C. Click on it
D. None of these


Correct Answer: C. Click on it


2. The CPU comprises of control unit Memory and ____.

A. Microprocessor
B. Arithmetic Logic Unit
C. Output


Correct Answer: B. Arithmetic Logic Unit 


3. A (n) ___ appearing on a web page opens another document when clicked.

A. Anchor
C. Hyperlink
D. Reference


Correct Answer: C. Hyperlink


4. ____ is a windows utility program that locates and eliminates unnecessary fragments and rearranges filed and unused disk space to optimize operations?

A. Disk Defragments
B. Disk Cleanup
C. Restore
D. Backup


Correct Answer: A. Disk Defragments 


5. _____ is the most important\powerful computer in a typical network.

A. Network Server
B. Desktop
C. Network Station


Correct Answer: A. Network Server 


6. The software that is used to create text-based documents is referred to as ____.

A. Suites
C. Word Processor
D. Spreadsheets


Correct Answer: C. Word Processor 


7. ____ Device converts human-understandable data and programs into a form that the computer can process?

A. Printing
B. Output
C. Solid State
D. Input


Correct Answer: D. Input 


8. What feature adjusts the top and bottom margins so that the text is centered vertically on the printed page?

A. Vertical Justifying
B. Vertical adjusting
C. Dual centering
D. Horizontal centering


Correct Answer: A. Vertical Justifying 


9. Which of these is not a means of personal communication on the internet?

A. Chat
B. Instant messaging
C. Instant Notes
D. Electronic mail


Correct Answer: C. Instant Notes 


10. What is the overall term for creating editing formatting storing retrieving and printing a text document?

A. Word Processing
B. Spreadsheets design
C. Web design
D. Database management


Correct Answer: A. Word Processing 


11. Fourth generation mobile technology provides enhanced capabilities allowing the transfer of both ____ data, including full-motion videos high-speed internet access, and video conferencing?

A. Video data and Information
B. Voice and Nonvoice
C. Music and Video
D. Video and Audio


Correct Answer: B. Voice and Non voice 


12. Which of these is a point-and-draw device?

A. Mouse
B. Scanner
C. Printer


Correct Answer: A. Mouse 


13. A set of rules for telling the computer what operations to perform is called a ____.

A. Procedural Language
B. Structures
C. Natural Languages
D. Programming Language


Correct Answer: D. Programming Language 


14. A detailed written description of the programming cycle and the program, along with the results and a printout of the program is called:

A. Documentation
B. Output
C. Reporting
D. Spreadsheet


Correct Answer: A. Documentation 


15. Forms that are used to organize business data into rows and columns are called:

A. Transaction Sheets
B. Spread Sheets
C. Business Forms
D. Registers


Correct Answer: B. Spread Sheets 


16. In PowerPoint the header and footer button can be found on the insert tab in what group?

A. Illustration group
B. Object Group
C. Text Group
D. Tables Group


Correct Answer: C. Text Group 


17. A (n) ___ is a set of programs designed to manage the resources of a computer including starting the computer managing programs managing memory and coordinating tasks between input and output devices?

A. Application Suite
B. Compiler
C. Operating System
D. None of these


Correct Answer: C. Operating System 


18. What is the name given to those applications that combine text, sound, motion, graphics, video, and\ or animation?

A. MotionWare
B. An graphics
C. Multimedia
D. None of these


Correct Answer: C. Multimedia 


19. When entering text within a document the Enter key is normally pressed at end of every_____.

A. Line
B. Sentence
C. Paragraph
D. Word


Correct Answer: C. Paragraph


20. Which of the following software could assist someone who cannot use their hands for computer input?

A. Video Conferencing
B. Speech recognition
C. Audio digitizer
D. Synthesizer


Correct Answer: B. Speech recognition 


21. Memory unit is one part of _____.

A. Input Device
B. Control unit
C. Out Put device
D. Central Processing Unit


Correct Answer: D. Central Processing Unit 


22. Microprocessor can be used to make _____.

A. Computer
B. Digital Systems
C. Calculators
D. All of these


Correct Answer: D. All of these 


23. Which statement is valid about computer programs?

A. High-Level Language must be converted into machine language to execute
B. High-Level language programs are more efficient and faster to execute
C. It is more difficult to identify errors in high-level language program than in low-level programs
D. All of the above


Correct Answer: A. High-Level Language must be converted into machine language to execute

24. By programmable machine we mean ____.

A. Modern Television
B. Computers
C. Washing Machines
D. Anything that can be set to perform different tasks with suitable programs


Correct Answer: B. Computers 


25. Which of the following is a secondary memory device?

A. Keyboard
B. Disk
D. All of these


Correct Answer: B. Disk 


26. One of the popular mass storage devices is CD ROM. What does CD ROM stand for?

A. Compactable Read Only Memory
B. Compact Data Read Only Memory
C. Compactable Disk Read Only Memory
D. Compact Disk Read Only Memory


Correct Answer: D. Compact Disk Read Only Memory 


27. Identify the true statement about the compiler?

A. Computers are 100% accurate but they can suffer from GIGO (Garbage In garbage Out)
B. Computers are reliable because they use electronic component which has a very low failure rate
C. Computers is never tired and does not suffer from boredom
D. All of these


Correct Answer: D. All of these 


28. The program which is as permanent as hardware and stored in ROM is known as ___.

A. Hardware
B. Software
C. Firmware
D. ROM ware


Correct Answer: C. Firmware 


29. Which of the following memories must be refreshed many times per second?

A. Static RAM
B. Dynamic RAM


Correct Answer: B. Dynamic RAM 


30. What do you call the translator which takes the assembly language program as input & produces machine language code as output?

A. Complier
B. Interpreter
C. Debugger
D. Assembler


Correct Answer: D. Assembler 


31. Serial access memories are useful in applications where:

A. Data consists of a number
B. Short access time is required
C. Each stored word is processed differently
D. Data naturally needs to flow in and out in the serial form


Correct Answer: D. Data naturally needs to flow in and out in the serial form 


32. ____ Mode, the communication channel is used in both directions at the same time.

A. Full duplex
B. Simplex
C. Half-duplex
D. None of these


Correct Answer: A. Full duplex 


33. Who invented Slide rules?

A. John Napier
B. William Oughtred
C. Gottfried Leibnitz
D. Blaise Pascal


Correct Answer: B. William Oughtred 


34. The proper definition of a modern digital computer is?

A. An electronic automated machine that can solve problems involving words and numbers
B. A more sophistic and modified electronic pocket calculator
C. Any machine that can perform mathematical operations
D. A machine that works on binary code


Correct Answer: A. An electronic automated machine that can solve problems involving words and numbers 


35. Memory is made up of:

A. Set of wires
B. Set of Circuits
C. Large Number of Cells
D. None of these


Correct Answer: C. Large Number of Cells 


36. Which of the following are the most powerful computers?

A. Mainframe computers
B. Minicomputers
C. Microcomputers
D. Supercomputers


Correct Answer: D. Supercomputers 


37. In the Computer world, CSS stands for:

A. Central Superior
B. Cascading Style Sheets
C. Both
D. None of these


Correct Answer: B. Cascading Style Sheets 


38. TCP/IP invented by:

A. Robert E.Kahn
B. Vint Cerf
C. Alan turning
D. Both A & B


Correct Answer: D. Both A & B 


39. Smallest font size in Ms-Word is:

A. 6
B. 8
C. 12
D. 4


Correct Answer: B. 8 


40. The World Wide Web was invented by:

A. Tim Barners-lee
B. Bob Kahn
C. Steve Jobs
D. Bill Gates


Correct Answer: A. Tim Barners-lee 


41. Wi-Fi stands for:

A. Wireless fidelity
B. Wireless functioning
C. Wireless function
D. None of these


Correct Answer: A. Wireless fidelity 


42. What is the smallest and largest font size available in the font size tool on the formatting toolbar?

A. 6 and 72
B. 8 and 72
C. 7 and 68
D. 9 and 78


Correct Answer: B. 8 and 72 


43. Which of the following is true regarding page Orientation of a Document?

A. Page Orientation can be changed at any time
B. Page Orientation of a document determines by the printer
C. Page Orientation must be set before start typing
D. Page Orientation of a document cannot be changed


Correct Answer: A. Page Orientation can be changed at any time 


44. Vector graphics are composed of _____.

A. Pixels
B. Palette
C. Paths
D. None of these


Correct Answer: C. Paths 


45. Shortcut key for Change case is:

A. Shift +F4
B. Shift + F3
C. Shift +F2
D. Shift + F10


Correct Answer: B Shift + F3 


46. Rearranging data in a new sequence is known as:

A. Uploading
B. Summarizing
C. Sorting
D. Updating


Correct Answer: C. Sorting 


47. Which device is used to process data?

D. Virtual Memory


Correct Answer: B. CPU 


48. Pressing the F8 key for three-time selects ____.

A. A Paragraph
B. A Word
C. Entire document
D. A Sentence


Correct Answer: D. A Sentence 


49. What is the maximum font size you can apply for any character in Ms word?

A. 160
B. 156
C. 1414
D. 1638


Correct Answer: D. 1638


50. Which of the following types of memory improves processing by acting as a temporary high-speed holding area between the memory and the CPU?

C. Cache Memory


Correct Answer: C. Cache Memory 


51. Windows 10 was launched in which year?

A. 2012
B. 2016
C. 2015
D. 2014


Correct Answer: C. 2015


52. Which one is not a nickname of a version of Android?

A. Honeycomb
B. Muffin
C. Cupcake
D. Gingerbread


Correct Answer: B. Muffin


53. Operating system is like a ____.

A. Police
B. Parliament
C. Government
D. All of the above


Correct Answer: C. Government 


54. Files created with lotus 1-2-3 have extensions?

A. 123


Correct Answer: A. 123 


55. How many sheets are there in Excel Workbook by default?

A. 2
B. 4
C. 3
D. 5


Correct Answer: C. 3 


56. Who is the founder of IBM Company?

A. Nolan Bushnell
B. Thomas J. Watson
C. Steve Jobs
D. Bill Gates


Correct Answer: B. Thomas J. Watson 


57. Shortcut key to create a New Folder on windows PC is _____.

A. Ctrl + N
B. Ctrl + Alt + N
C. Ctrl + Shift + N
D. Ctrl + Enter + Alt


Correct Answer: C. Ctrl + Shift + N 


58. The ribbon is used in:

A. Laser Printer
B. Dot Matrix Printer
C. Ink-jet printer
D. Plotter


Correct Answer: B. Dot Matrix Printer 


59. The word computer used for the first time in:

A. 1613
B. 1614
C. 1615
D. 1616


Correct Answer: A. 1613 


60. Compilers can check:

A. Logic error
B. Syntax error
C. Both Logical and Syntax error
D. None of these


Correct Answer: B. Syntax error 


61. Computers that are used in large organizations such as insurance companies and banks, where many people frequently need to use the same data, are:

A. Supercomputer
B. Mainframe Computer
C. Hybrid computer
D. Desktop Computer


Correct Answer: B. Mainframe Computer 


62. The first completely 64-bit compatible version of android was ____.

A. Android 4.0ice Cream Sandwich
B. Android 5.0 Lollipop
C. Android 3.0 Honeycomb
D. Android 2.3 Gingerbread


Correct Answer: B. Android 5.0 Lollipop 


63. In 1940, the first electronic computer was invented by _____.

A. Clifford Bery
B. George Boole
C. Atanasoff and Berry
D. John V.Atanasoff


Correct Answer: C. Atanasoff and Berry 


64. In computer, ALU has ____.

A. 2 units
B. 3 units
C. 4 units
D. 5 units


Correct Answer: A. 2 units 


65. Android was founded in ____.

A. 2005
B. 2004
C. 2003
D. 2006


Correct Answer: C. 2003 


66. ISP stands for ____.

A. Internet Server Provider
B. Internet Service Provider
C. Integral System Protocol
D. Integral Software Power


Correct Answer: B. Internet Service Provider 


67. Handheld computer is called ____.

A. Palmtop Computer
B. Laptop Computer
C. Notebook Computer
D. None of these


Correct Answer: A. Palmtop Computer 


68. Types of e-commerce _____.

A. Business to Business (B2B)
B. Consumer to Consumer(C2C)
C. Business to Consumer (B2C)
D. All of these


Correct Answer: D. All of these 


69. An Email is a combination of ______.

A. Name and Address
B. Name and Phone
C. User Name and Domain Name
D. User Name and User id


Correct Answer: C. User Name and Domain Name 


70. ____ is the process of making changes to a document’s existing content.

A. Creating
B. Cutting
C. Editing
D. Forming


Correct Answer: C. Editing 


71. A ____ is a collection of data organized in a manner that allows access, retrieval, and use of that data.

A. File
B. Recordset
C. Database
D. Document


Correct Answer: C. Database 


72. DBMS stands for_____.

A. Database Management System
B. Database Maintenance System
C. Database maintenance and Storage
D. Database Management Sound


Correct Answer: A. Database Management System 


73. SQL is a query language and has types _____.

A. Data Definition language
B. Data Manipulation Language
C. Data Control Language
D. All of these


Correct Answer: D. All of these 


74. Which of the following is non-available memory?

B. Register


Correct Answer: B. Register


75. MS-Access is program for_____.

A. Presentation
B. Documentation
C. Calculation
D. DataBase


Correct Answer: D. DataBase 


76. The first electronic digital computer was invented by:

A. John Vincent Atanasoff
B. Steve Jobs
C. Charles Babbage
D. James Watson


Correct Answer: A. John Vincent Atanasoff 


77. A device through which we enter data in a computer known as:

A. Storage Device
B. Input Device
C. Output Device
D. Internal Device


Correct Answer: B. Input Device 


78. Ctrl + N are used to:

A. To underline the selected text
B. To save the text
C. To Bold the selected text
D. To italic the text


Correct Answer: C. to bold the selected text 


79. The birthplace of the World Wide Web was:

C. Microsoft
D. Pentagon


Correct Answer: B. CERN 


80. Which language is used to create macros in Excel?

A. Visual Basic
B. C
C. C ++
D. Java


Correct Answer: A. Visual Basic 


81. Which of the following state has been declared as India’s first digital state?

A. Mumbai
B. Kerala
C. Karnataka
D. Delhi


Correct Answer: B. Kerala 


82. Components of computer systems are:

A. Hardware
B. Software
C. Applications
D. Both A & B


Correct Answer: D. Both A & B 


83. Which language does MS-word use to create Macros?

A. Visual C++
B. Visual Basic
C. Visual Java
D. None of these


Correct Answer: B. Visual Basic 


84. FTP stands for ____.

A. File Transfer protocol
B. File Transfer Post
C. File Transit protocol
D. None of these


Correct Answer: A. File Transfer Protocol 


85. In 1999 the Melissa virus was widely publicized?

A. E-mail Virus
B. Macro Virus
C. Trojan Horse
D. Time Bomb


Correct Answer: A. E-mail Virus 


86. Disk and tape drives are commonly used in:

A. Hard Copy
B. Soft Copy
C. Secondary Storage Devices
D. None of these


Correct Answer: C. Secondary Storage Devices 


87. In peer-to-peer networking:

A. There is only one server and many clients
B. There is only one client and many servers
C. Every Computer is capable of playing the role of server
D. Every computer is capable of playing the role of client, server, or both at the same time


Correct Answer: D. Every computer is capable of playing the role of client, server, or both at the same time 


88. UTP stands for:

A. Unshielded Transmission Protocol
B. Unshielded Twisted Pair
C. Unshielded Transfer Pair
D. Unshielded T-line Protocol


Correct Answer: B. Unshielded Twisted Pair 


89. OCR stands for:

A. Output Character Recorder
B. Output Character Recognition
C. Optical Character Recorder
D. Optical Character Recognition


Correct Answer: D. Optical Character Recognition 


90. DVD stands for:

A. Digital Versatile Disk
B. Digital Versatile Drive
C. Digital Volume Drive
D. Digital Video Drive


Correct Answer: A. Digital Versatile Disk 


91. Shortcut key to open font dialog box is:

A. Ctrl + Shift +d
B. Ctrl +Alt + D
C. Ctrl + D
D. Alt + D


Correct Answer: C. Ctrl + D 


92. Who was the World’s First Computer Programmer?

A. Niklaus Wirth
B. Ada Lovelace
C. Bill Gate
D. Dennis Ritchie


Correct Answer: B. Ada Lovelace 


93. Which shortcut key is used for calculating the current sheet in Ms-Excel?

A. Ctrl + F9
B. Shift + F9
C. F9
D. F7


Correct Answer: B. Shift + F9


94. ____ is the shortcut key to select the entire row in excel.

A. Alt + spacebar
B. Shift + spacebar
C. Ctrl + Spacebar
D. None of these


Correct Answer: C. Ctrl + Spacebar 


95. Shortcut key to insert a new worksheet in Excel is:

A. Shift + F4
B. Shift + 6
C. Shift + F10
D. Shift + F11


Correct Answer: D. Shift + F11 


96. ___ is the shortcut key is to display active cells in Excel.

A. Shift + Backspace
B. Ctrl + Backspace
C. Alt + Backspace
D. None of these


Correct Answer: B. Ctrl + Backspace 


97. HDMI stands for:

A. High Definition Multimedia Input
B. High-Density Multichip Interconnect
C. High Definition Multimedia Interface
D. All of these


Correct Answer: C. High Definition Multimedia Interface 


98. Website is a:

A. Data
B. Address
C. Search engine
D. None of these


Correct Answer: B. Address 


99. API stands for:

A. Algorithmic Protocol Interface
B. Adapter Protocol Interface
C. Application Programming Interface
D. Accelerated Programming Interface


Correct Answer: C. Application Programming Interface 


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