MCQs with Solutions for all Competitive Examinations

Computer Hardware MCQs for Competitive Examination

Q. 21
The device which store information and that are used by the computer for its functioning are called

(A) Input device
(B) Output device
(C) Storage device
(D) Software device

Answer: (C) Storage device
Explanation: N/A

Q. 22
External devices such as printers, keyboard and modems are known as

(A) Add on device
(B) Extra hardware device
(C) Plotters
(D) Peripherals

Answer: (D) Peripherals
Explanation: N/A

Q. 23
Any component of a computer one can see and touch is

(A) Software
(B) Peripherals
(D) Hardware

Answer: (D) Hardware
Explanation: N/A

Q. 24
Which of the following is a hardware?

(A) Assembler
(B) Server
(C) Compiler
(D) Interpreter

Answer: (B) Server
Explanation: N/A

Q. 25
Which of the following is not a type of monitor? 


Answer: (D) VDU
Explanation: N/A

Q. 26
Soft copy refers to

(A) Printed output
(B) Digitizing
(C) Screen output
(D) Document

Answer: (C) Screen output
Explanation: N/A

Q. 27
Dot-matrix is a type of

(A) Printer
(B) Monitor
(C) Scanner
(D) Input device

Answer: (A) Printer
Explanation: N/A

Q. 28
The ____________ key moves the cursor to the beginning of a line or beginning of a document.

(A) Home
(B) Up
(C) End
(D) Enter

Answer: (A) Homoe
Explanation: N/A

Q. 29
Resolution of a printer is measured in


Answer: (B) DPI
Explanation: DPI – Dots Per Inch

Q. 30
Which of the followings is/are type of printer?

(A) Impact
(B) Non-impact
(C) Both (A) and (B)
(D) None of the above

Answer: (C) Both (A) and (B)
Explanation: N/A

Q. 31
Which key performs special operation with the help of other keys?

(A) Control
(B) Space
(C) Function
(D) Arrow

Answer: (A) Control
Explanation: N/A

Q. 32
Which of the following is a video-capturing device?

(A) Microphone
(B) Webcam
(C) Monitor
(D) Mouse

Answer: (B) Webcam
Explanation: N/A

Q. 33
Laser printer is a type of

(A) Impact printer
(B) Non-impact printer
(C) Electrostatic printer
(D) Impact and Non-impact printer

Answer: (B) Non-impact printer
Explanation: N/A

Q. 34
A scanner can scan

(A) Image
(B) Text
(C) Both image and text
(D) Neither image nor text

Answer: (C) Both image and text
Explanation: N/A

Q. 35
Which of the following is not a type of impact printer?

(A) Dot Matrix printer
(B) Daisy Wheel printer
(C) Drum printer
(D) Laser printer

Answer: (D) Laser printer
Explanation: N/A

Q. 36
_____________ uses laser beam onto photosensitive surface for printing.

(A) Line printer
(B) Thermal printer
(C) Laser printer
(D) Inkjet printer

Answer: (C) Laser printer
Explanation: N/A

Q. 37
The transfer of data from a CPU to peripheral devices of computer is achieved through

(A) Interfaces
(B) Input/Output port
(C) Modems
(D) Buffer memory

Answer: (B) Input/Output port
Explanation: N/A

Q. 38
A dumb terminal is a/an _____________ device that accepts data from the CPU.

(A) Input
(B) Storage
(C) Output
(D) Input and Output

Answer: (C) Output
Explanation: N/A

Q. 39
Choose the odd one

(A) Inkjet printer
(B) Laser printer
(C) Thermal printer
(D) Dot-matrix printer

Answer: (D) Dot-matrix printer
Explanation: All except dot-matrix are non-impact printer.

Q. 40
Dot Matrix printer is a type of

(A) Impact Printers
(B) Non-impact Printers
(C) Electrostatic Printer
(D) Electromagnetic Printer

Answer: (A) Impact Printers
Explanation: N/A

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