Technology Questions and Answers Part-13

1. What is a GPU?
a) Grouped Processing Unit
b) Graphics Processing Unit
c) Graphical Performance Utility
d) Graphical Portable Unit

Answer: b
Explanation: It is a chip dedicated to performing 3D calculations.

2. What does DOCSIS stand for?
a) Data Over Cable Service Interface Specification
b) Data Over Cable Security Internet Std
c) Data Over Cable Secure International Stds
d) Data Over Cable Service Internet Standard

Answer: a
Explanation: DOCSIS was developed by CableLabs. A standard set for Cable equipment to ensure compatibility across all DOCSIS networks.

3. Which one of the following is a search engine?
a) Macromedia Flash
b) Bing
c) Netscape
d) Librarians' Index to the Internet

Answer: b
Explanation: A search engine is a program that searches for Web documents with keyword (s) you specify. Yahoo!, Google, Bing and AltaVista are just some examples of search engines that have been created to help you find information on the Web.

4. Which is the best search tool for finding Web sites that have been handpicked and recommended by someone else?
a) Subject directories
b) Search engines
c) Meta-search engines
d) Discussion groups

Answer: a
Explanation: Subject directories tend to house fewer—sometimes more relevant—sites than those found through search engines. Sites in a subject directory often have been handpicked by editorial teams or specialists in a particular field.

5. What is LCP?
a) Local Connection Protocol
b) Lost Connection Problem
c) Link Control Protocol
d) Laggy Connection Problem

Answer: c
Explanation: LCP is a part of PPP(Point-Point Protocol).

6. What is the Websites code for the country Mongolia?
a) MN
b) ML
c) MG
d) MO

Answer: a
Explanation: No explanation is given for this question

7. What was the clock speed of the original IBM PC?
a) Less than 5 MHz
b) 10 MHz
c) 8 MHz
d) Just over 16 MHz

Answer: a
Explanation: The original IBM PC ran at a breathtaking 4.77 MHz (Smmmmmmokin!) Today there are new PC processors that run faster than 3 gigahertz.

8. What is NAT?
a) Network Address Translation
b) Network Administration Tool
c) Novell Address Transfer
d) Newly Added Technology

Answer: a
Explanation: NAT is commonly used by nearly all consumer routers today, both hardware and software.

9. What is not always necessary for accessing the Web?
a) A Web browser
b) A connection to an Internet Access Provider
c) A computer
d) A modem

Answer: d
Explanation: You need a browser, online access and a computer to surf the Web, but if you're on a local area network (LAN) that's connected to the Internet, you don't need a modem to go online.

10. On what date was the debut of the first IBM Personal Computer?
a) August 12, 1981
b) January 21 1979
c) August 21, 1980
d) January 12, 1982

Answer: a
Explanation: Before IBM created its personal computer, two types of computer systems, Apple II and CP-M, dominated the microcomputer world. Neither of these systems were PC compatible, or Mac-compatible (the two primary standards in place today). The original IBM PC became a new standard in the microcomputer industry. Since then, hundreds of millions of PC-compatible systems have been sold, as the original PC grew into a large family of computers and peripherals. More software has been written for this computer family than for any other system on the market.