Windows Operating System - Multiple Choice Questions

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Window Operating System Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    A device that transfers heat away from the CPU so that the CPU does not overheat is the
    • A. 

      Coolant

    • B. 

      Radiator

    • C. 

      Heat-sink

    • D. 

      Water basin

  • 2. 
    When installing CPU into a socket, one should NOT use force because
    • A. 

      The socket can be broken easily.

    • B. 

      The motherboard could be dislodged easily.

    • C. 

      The CPU might be too hot to handle during installation.

    • D. 

      The pins are very fragile and can be bent easily.

  • 3. 
    The floppy disk is connected to the data cable that comes with a cable twist
    • A. 

      So that the data transfer speed is improved.

    • B. 

      For the floppy disk to be configured as A drive.

    • C. 

      For the floppy disk to be configured as B drive.

    • D. 

      So that floppy disk can be fixed into the drive bay properly.

  • 4. 
    A technician is preparing to replace a hard disk in a computer. As a grounded wristband is unavailable, what is the next BEST thing he should do?
    • A. 

      Clean the tools for any oil and grease.

    • B. 

      Wash his hands before replacing the hard disk.

    • C. 

      Wipe dry the outside of the computer for any static buildup.

    • D. 

      Touch the system chassis while the power cord is plugged in.

  • 5. 
    A customer has complained that the system time resets whenever he turns off and on the computer. What is likely to be the problem?
    • A. 

      Bug in the operating system.

    • B. 

      Someone is changing the system time.

    • C. 

      CMOS battery level is running low or flat.

    • D. 

      Power supply is not sufficient or unstable.

  • 6. 
    Which open-source operating system is available on multiple hardware platforms?
    • A. 

      Linux

    • B. 

      Mac OS X

    • C. 

      Windows 7

    • D. 

      Windows Vista

  • 7. 
    What is FAT32?
    • A. 

      Processor type

    • B. 

      Standard audio file

    • C. 

      Format for video sharing

    • D. 

      File system for computers

  • 8. 
    What is the main purpose of performing defragmentation?
    • A. 

      Remove huge files

    • B. 

      Remove temporary files

    • C. 

      Distribute files evenly across the disk

    • D. 

      Speed up reading and writing of files

  • 9. 
    After doing upgrading of Windows OS, which tool can be used to check for any incompatible drivers?
    • A. 

      Task Manager

    • B. 

      Utility Manager

    • C. 

      Device Manager

    • D. 

      Disk Manager

  • 10. 
    Johnny has 2 hard disks in his computer. What must he do in order to enable the computer to boot up from that particular hard disk he wanted?
    • A. 

      Reinstall the hard disks.

    • B. 

      Format the other hard disk.

    • C. 

      Remove one of the hard disks.

    • D. 

      Set the Master, Slave Jumper settings on his hard disks.

  • 11. 
    Eric’s mum constantly reminds him to save his work on the computer constantly in case the computer hangs/crashes. Which is the characteristic of the RAM inside the computer that leads her to say that.
    • A. 

      It has low read latency time

    • B. 

      It has high read latency time

    • C. 

      It has non volatile memory

    • D. 

      It has volatile memory

  • 12. 
    Which one of the following programs often disguises as a useful software and yet do harmful things behind the scene?
    • A. 

      Spyware

    • B. 

      Trojan

    • C. 

      Virus

    • D. 

      Worm

  • 13. 
    John receives an email from the bank stating that he did not log in for some time and must log in immediately to reactivate his account. However, John does not have an account with that bank. This form of security threat is known as
    • A. 

      Adware

    • B. 

      Grayware

    • C. 

      Phishing

    • D. 

      SpywRE

  • 14. 
    What is the maximum number of Universal Serial Bus Devices that can be connected to a USB port?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      8

    • C. 

      64

    • D. 

      127

  • 15. 
    What is a common disadvantage of inkjet printers?
    • A. 

      Print quality is poor

    • B. 

      Print only in black

    • C. 

      Nozzles can get obstructed

    • D. 

      Printing paper is expensive

  • 16. 
    Which device communication interface has a data transfer rate up to 400Mbps?
    • A. 

      Ethernet

    • B. 

      FireWire

    • C. 

      USB 1.1

    • D. 

      Bluetooth

  • 17. 
    What type of power connector should be used to connect a CD-ROM?
    • A. 

      PATA

    • B. 

      Molex

    • C. 

      Berg

    • D. 

      SATA

  • 18. 
    What is the voltage used for disk drives and fan, provided by the Power Supply Unit?
    • A. 

      +5V

    • B. 

      -5V

    • C. 

      +3.3V

    • D. 

      +12V

  • 19. 
    The size of the monitor is measured in
    • A. 

      Inches diagonally across the screen

    • B. 

      Square inches of the screen

    • C. 

      Dots going across and dots going down

    • D. 

      Width of the screen

  • 20. 
    A typical SIMM (Single Inline Memory Module) can have
    • A. 

      62-pin configuration

    • B. 

      72-pin configuration

    • C. 

      82-pin configuration

    • D. 

      92-pin configuration

  • 21. 
    Which is the latest type of printer interface?
    • A. 

      Serial

    • B. 

      USB

    • C. 

      Parallel

    • D. 

      HDMI

  • 22. 
    An optical drive is a storage device that reads from and writes data or information to
    • A. 

      RAM

    • B. 

      Registers

    • C. 

      Hard disks

    • D. 

      CD and DVD

  • 23. 
    A hard drive is divided into chunks of 512 bytes each, which is also known as
    • A. 

      Clusters

    • B. 

      Cylinders

    • C. 

      Sectors

    • D. 

      Tracks

  • 24. 
    How can a hard drive be configured to use as a master or slave drive?
    • A. 

      With jumpers

    • B. 

      With BIOS setting

    • C. 

      With CMOS setting

    • D. 

      With device manager

  • 25. 
    A hard drive can be configured to use as a master or slave drive by using
    • A. 

      Jumper

    • B. 

      BIOS Setting

    • C. 

      Disk Management

    • D. 

      Device Manager

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