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Computer Networking G.K. Multiple Choice Questions With Answers – Part 2

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In the beginning, only government “think tanks” and a few universities were linked. Basically the internet was an emergency military communications system operated by the Department of Defense Advanced Research Project Agency. The whole operation was referred to as ARPANET.

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Below is the list of Computer Networking related G.K. Questions:

56. The design of the network is called the network :

  1. architecture
  2. server
  3. transmission
  4. type

Correct Answer: A

57. Which of the following is a set of programs, standards and protocols to enable storage and linking of the information on the internet ?

  1. WWW
  2. HTTP
  3. Hyperlink
  4. HTML

Correct Answer: A

58. Which of the following performs modulation and demodulation ?

  1. Fibre optics
  2. Satellite
  3. Coaxial cable
  4. Modem

Correct Answer: D

59. The process of converting analog signals into digital signals so they can be processed by a receiving computer is referred to as :

  1. modulation
  2. demodulation
  3. synchronizing
  4. none of these

Correct Answer: B

60. A subdivision of main storage created by operational software is referred to as a :

  1. compartment
  2. time-shared program
  3. divided core
  4. partition

Correct Answer: D

61. A communications device that combines transmissions from several I/O devices into one line is a :

  1. concentrator
  2. modifier
  3. multiplexer
  4. full-duplex line

Correct Answer: C

62. What is the usual number of bits transmitted simultaneously in parallel data transmission used by microcomputers ?

  1. 6
  2. 9
  3. 8
  4. 7

Correct Answer: B

63. Communication between computers is almost always :

  1. serial
  2. parallel
  3. series parallel
  4. direct

Correct Answer: A

64. A smart modem can dial, hang up and answer incoming calls automatically. Can you tell who provides the appropriate instruction to the modem for this purpose ?

  1. Communications software
  2. Error detecting protocols
  3. Link access procedure (LAP)
  4. Telecommunications

Correct Answer: A

65. What is the name given to the exchange of control signals which is necessary for establishing a connection between a modem and a computer at one end of a line and another modem and computer at the other end ?

  1. Handshaking
  2. Modem options
  3. Protocol
  4. Duplexing

Correct Answer: A

66. What is the name of the computer based EMMS that provides a common forum where users can check in at their convenience, post messages, actively exchange ideas and participate in ongoing discussions ?

  1. E-mail
  2. Bulletin board system (BBS)
  3. Teleconferencing
  4. Videoconferencing

Correct Answer: B

67. Most data communications involving telegraph line use :

  1. Simplex lines
  2. Wideband channels
  3. Narrowband channels
  4. Dialed service

Correct Answer: C

68. A front-end processor is :

  1. a user computer system
  2. a processor in a large-scale computer that executes operating system instruction
  3. a mini computer that relieves main-frame computers at a computer centre of communications control functions
  4. preliminary processor of batch jobs

Correct Answer: C

69. An anticipated result from multiprogramming operation is :

  1. reduced computer idle time
  2. the handling of more jobs
  3. better scheduling of work
  4. all of the above

Correct Answer: D

70. An example of an analog communication method is :

  1. laser beam
  2. microwave
  3. voice grade telephone line
  4. all of the above

Correct Answer: D

71. A communications device that combines transmissions fro several I/O devices into one line is a :

  1. concentator
  2. modifier
  3. multiplexer
  4. full-duplex line

Correct Answer: A

72. A band is always equivalent to :

  1. a byte
  2. a bit
  3. 100 bits
  4. 16 bits

Correct Answer: C

73. Which of the following does not allow multiple users or devices to share one communications line ?

  1. Doubleplexer
  2. Multiplexer
  3. Concentrator
  4. Controller

Correct Answer: B

74. Which of the following is required to communicate between two computers ?

  1. Communications software
  2. Protocol
  3. Communications hardware
  4. Access to transmission medium

Correct Answer: A

75. A characteristic of a multiprogramming system is :

  1. simultaneous execution of program instructions from two applications
  2. concurrent processing of two or more programs
  3. multiple CPUs
  4. all of the above

Correct Answer: C

76. Which of the following communications lines is best suited to interactive processing applications ?

  1. Narrow band channels
  2. Simplex lines
  3. Full-duplex lines
  4. Mixed band channels

Correct Answer: D

77. Which of the following is used to access the information from the internet ?

  1. Web- server
  2. Web- Browser
  3. Packets
  4. HTML

Correct Answer: B

78. A teleprocessing system may consist of :

  1. user systems
  2. communications systems
  3. computer centre systems
  4. all of the above

Correct Answer: A

79. A remote batch-processing operation in which data is solely input to a central computer would require a :

  1. telegraph line
  2. simplex lines
  3. mixed band channel
  4. all of the above

Correct Answer: D

80. A required characteristic of an online real-time system is :

  1. more than one CPU
  2. offline batch processing
  3. no delay in processing
  4. all of the above

Correct Answer: C

81. ___________allows voice conversations to travel over the Internet :

  1. Internet telephony
  2. Instant messaging
  3. E-mail
  4. E-commerce

Correct Answer: A

82. What is a modem connected to ?

  1. Processor
  2. Motherboard
  3. Printer
  4. Phone line

Correct Answer: D

83. A____________is a software program used to view Web pages :

  1. Site
  2. host
  3. link
  4. browser

Correct Answer: D

84. Repair which is usually available on Internet, without any charge, for a known software bug is called

  1. Version
  2. Patch
  3. Tutonial
  4. FAQ

Correct Answer: A

85. Which of the following terms is only the connection of network which can be attached to ?

  1. Virtual Private network
  2. Internet
  3. Intranet
  4. Extranet

Correct Answer: C

86. The communication device that allows the computer to access a network is called a _______card :

  1. modem
  2. video
  3. sound
  4. network

Correct Answer: D

87. Correct expansion of the term ‘http’ in Internet address is

  1. hybrid text transfer protocol
  2. hyper text transfer protocol
  3. higher transfer text protocol
  4. higher text transfer protocol

Correct Answer: B

88. __________allows wireless mobile device to access the Internet and is service such as the Web and E-mail :

  1. TCP/IP
  2. Ethernet
  3. WAP
  4. Token ring

Correct Answer: C

89. A protocol that specifies how a personal computer can connect to a mail server on the Internet and download E-mail is known as

  1. Post office protocol
  2. System Protocol
  3. Network Protocol
  4. None of these

Correct Answer: A

90. It is a tool used to quickly check computers on a network for known weaknesses :

  1. Security exploit
  2. Vulnerability exploit
  3. Packet sniffer
  4. None of these

Correct Answer: B

91. All of the following are examples of real security and privacy risks except :

  1. Hackers
  2. Spam
  3. Viruses
  4. Identity theft

Correct Answer: B

92. The ability to recover and read deleted or damaged files from a criminal’s computer is an example of a law enforcement speciality called :

  1. Robotics
  2. Simulation
  3. Computer forensics
  4. Animation

Correct Answer: C

93. The difference between people with access to computers and the internet and those without this access is known as the

  1. Digital divide
  2. internet divide
  3. Web divide
  4. Broadband divide

Correct Answer: A

94. Which of the following is a Web browser ?

  1. Paint
  2. Powerpoint
  3. Netscape
  4. Word

Correct Answer: C

95. The Internet allows you to

  1. Send electronic mail
  2. View Web pages
  3. Connect to servers all around the world
  4. All of the above

Correct Answer: D

96. Junk e-mail is also called :

  1. Spam
  2. Spoof
  3. Sniffer
  4. Spool

Correct Answer: A

97. What is the most common way to get a virus in your computer’s hard disk ?

  1. By installing games from their CDROMS
  2. By uploading pictures from mobile phones to the computer
  3. By opening e-mails
  4. By sending e-mails

Correct Answer: C

98. surfing is concerned with

  1. Textbook or Magazine
  2. Internet
  3. Television
  4. Radio

Correct Answer: B

99. Which of the following are all considered advantages of e-mail ?

  1. Convenience, speed of delivery, generality and reliability
  2. Printable, global and expensive
  3. Global,convenience and Microsoft owned
  4. Slow delivery, reliable, global and inexpensive

Correct Answer: A

100. What is a junk E-mail ?

  1. A receipt sent by the recipient
  2. An unsolicited mail from an unknown sender
  3. A malicious parasite that feeds off of your messages and destroys the contents
  4. A list of CC : or BCC : recipients

Correct Answer: B

101. Sending an E-mail is similar to

  1. Writing a letter
  2. Drawing a picture
  3. Talking on the phone
  4. Sending a package

Correct Answer: A

102. The__________also called the Web, contains billions of documents :

  1. World Wide Web
  2. HTTP
  3. Web Portal
  4. Domain

Correct Answer: A

103. Choose the web-browser among the following :

  1. MSN messenger
  2. Yahoo messenger
  3. Rediffbol
  4. Indiatimes

Correct Answer: D

104. The____________shows all the Web sites and pages that you have visited over a period of time

  1. Status bar
  2. Task bar
  3. History list
  4. Tool bar

Correct Answer: C

105. In the URL https://www.eduhyme.com, the portion labelled http is the___________

  1. Host
  2. Domain name
  3. Protocol
  4. Top level domain

Correct Answer: A

106. Bandwidth is

  1. The range of frequencies available for data transmission
  2. Data transmission rate
  3. Alternate for rubber band
  4. None of these

Correct Answer: A

107. A Web site address is a unique name that identifies a specific____________on the Web :

  1. Web browser
  2. PDA
  3. Web site
  4. Link

Correct Answer: C

108. A word in a web page that, when clicked, open another document is called:

  1. Anchor
  2. Hyperlink
  3. Preference
  4. URL

Correct Answer: B

109. While sending an e-mail, the___________field describes the contents of the message :

  1. To
  2. Subject
  3. Contents
  4. CC

Correct Answer: B

110. Which of the following is an example of connectivity ?

  1. Internet
  2. Floppy disk
  3. Power cord
  4. Data

Correct Answer: A

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