Latest Computer Quiz Questions and Answers - 1

Question: 1

A processor that collects the transmissions from several communications media and send them over a single line that operates at a higher capacity is called

(A) router

(B) hub

(C) bridge

(D) multiplexer

Ans: D

multiplexer

Question: 2

A collection of programmes which determines and controls how your computer system works and process information is called

(A) Operating system

(B) Compiler

(C) Computer

(D) Interpretor

Ans: A

Operating system

Question: 3

Why is the Caps Lock key referred to as a toggle key?

(A) Because it cannot be used to insert

(B) Because it cannot be used to delete

(C) Because it cannot be used for entering numbers

(D) Because its function goes back and forth every time it is pressed

Ans: D

Because its function goes back and forth every time it is pressed

Question: 4

Access control based on a person’s fingerprints is an example of

(A) characteristic identification

(B) fingerprint security

(C) biometric identification

(D) logistics

Ans: C

biometric identification

Question: 5

What is the difference between a CD-ROM and a CD-RW?

(A) A CD-RW can be written to, but a CD-ROM can be read from

(B) A CD-ROM holds more information than a CD-RW

(C) A CD-ROM can be written to and a CD-RW cannot

(D) They are the same-just two different terms used by different manufacturers

Ans: A

A CD-RW can be written to, but a CD-ROM can be read from

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