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GK MCQs

General Knowledge Questions and Answers on Technology

By IncludeHelp Last updated : August 11, 2023

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The following are the most important questions and answers on Technology General Knowledge:

1. What is the full form of AIEE?

  1. American Institute of Electrical Engineers
  2. American Institute of Electronic Exchange
  3. American Institute of Electrical Exchange
  4. All India of Electrical Engineers

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2. What is the full form of IRE?

  1. Institute of Radio Exchange
  2. Institute of Radio Electricals
  3. Institute of Radio Electronics
  4. Institute of Radio Engineers

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3. What is the full form of IEEE?

  1. Institute of Engineers and Electronics Electrical
  2. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
  3. Institute of Electronics and Electrical Engineers
  4. Institute of Electronics and Electronics Engineers

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4. Where is the operations center of IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers)?

  1. New York
  2. Los Angeles (California)
  3. Piscataway, New Jersey
  4. San Diego (California)

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5. When was the first reception of transatlantic radio signals occur?

  1. 1982
  2. 1990
  3. 1901
  4. 1902

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6. Wireless telegraphy is also known as?

  1. Radiotelegraphy
  2. WiFitelegraphy
  3. WiFi
  4. Remotetelegraphy

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7. What is the highest memory measurement unit in Computers?

  1. Yottabyte
  2. Terabyte
  3. Petabyte
  4. Quadrillionbyte

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8. 1,024 Terabytes (TB) is equal to?

  1. 1 Yottabyte (YB)
  2. 1 zettabyte (ZB)
  3. 1 Exabyte (EB)
  4. 1 Petabyte (PB)

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9. Which technique is used to make the main memory of the computer?

  1. Magnetic
  2. Semiconductor
  3. Optical
  4. Vacuum Tubes

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10. What is the full form of PLC?

  1. Programmable logic control
  2. Programming logic control
  3. Programming logic controller
  4. Programmable logic controller

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11. Who is recognized as the Father of PLC?

  1. Dick Morey
  2. Dick Morley
  3. Charles Babbage
  4. Dicky Morey

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12. Which of the following is also known as a logic signal?

  1. Binary signal
  2. Analog signal
  3. Both A and B
  4. None of the above

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13. The term 'DB' is used for which purpose in computer science?

  1. Double-block
  2. Database Script Attribute in JS
  3. Database
  4. Data Byte

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14. '.MOV' is an extension of which kind of file?

  1. Image file
  2. Movie file
  3. Mobile object file
  4. Zip file

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15. What is the full form of SPICE?

  1. Simulation Program with Integrated Circuit Emphasis
  2. Simulation Program with Integrated Circuit Electricals
  3. Simple Program with Integrated Circuit Electricals
  4. Short Program with Integrated Circuit Electricals

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16. In which year the SPICE simulator was introduced?

  1. 1970
  2. 1971
  3. 1972
  4. 1973

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17. SPICE simulator was developed at ____.

  1. Electronics Research Laboratory of the University of California
  2. United States Department of Defense
  3. The federal government of the United States
  4. None of the above

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18. What does EEPROM stand for?

  1. Electronic Erasable Programmable Read-Only Memory
  2. Electrical Erasable Programmable Read-Only Memory
  3. Electrically Erasable Programmable Read-Only Memory
  4. Electrically Erasable Programming Read-Only Memory

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19. What type of memory is EEPROM?

  1. Volatile Memory
  2. Non-volatile Memory
  3. FRAM
  4. Secondary Memory

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20. What other memories are there in computers expect EEPROM?

  1. ROM
  2. DRAM
  3. Cache Memory
  4. All of the above

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21. Who developed Yahoo! search engine?

  1. Larry Page and Sergey Brin
  2. Steve Ballmer
  3. Jerry Yang and David Filo
  4. Steve Chen, Chad Hurley, and Jawed Karim

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22. Who developed Google Search?

  1. Larry Page and Sergey Brin
  2. Steve Ballmer
  3. Jerry Yang and David Filo
  4. Steve Chen, Chad Hurley, and Jawed Karim

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23. Who developed YouTube?

  1. Larry Page and Sergey Brin
  2. Steve Ballmer
  3. Jerry Yang and David Filo
  4. Steve Chen, Chad Hurley, and Jawed Karim

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24. Who founded ChatGPT?

  1. Sam Altman
  2. Steve Ballmer
  3. David Filo
  4. Steve Chen

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25. The popular format for a home video recorder is VHS. What does VHS stand for?

  1. Video Home Sound
  2. Video House System
  3. Video Home Supply
  4. Video Home System

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26. What is the full form of VVVF?

  1. Variable Voltage Value Frequency
  2. Variable Voltage Variable Frequency
  3. Variant Voltage Variable Frequency
  4. Variable Voltage Variant Frequency

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27. For which purpose Variable Voltage Variable Frequency (VVVF) conductors are used?

  1. Speed control of induction motors
  2. Speed control of synchronous motors
  3. Load balancing
  4. All of the above

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28. Which is a more efficient synchronous motor or an induction motor?

  1. Synchronous motor
  2. Induction motor
  3. Both are the same
  4. None of the above

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29. What does BLDC motor stand for?

  1. Brushless Digital Current Motor
  2. Brushless Direct Current Motor
  3. Brushless Direct Common Motor
  4. Brushless Digital Common Motor

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30. What does the PMSM motor stand for?

  1. Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor
  2. Pre-Magnet Synchronous Motor
  3. Permanent Magnet System Motor
  4. Permanent Magnet Sound Motor

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31. The High Frequency Band (HF Band) is based on frequencies between?

  1. 1 to 10 MHz
  2. 2 to 20 MHz
  3. 3 to 30 MHz
  4. 5 to 50 MHz

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32. The High Frequency Band (HF Band) is also known as?

  1. Decameter Band
  2. Decameter Wave
  3. Very High Frequency Band
  4. Both A and B

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33. In the concern of connecting devices that make and control sound, what does MIDI stand for?

  1. Musical Integration with Digital Interface
  2. Musical Instrument with Digital Interface
  3. Musical Instrument with Dynamic Interface
  4. Musical Instrument Digital Interface

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34. In which year the MIDI stands was completed/introduced?

  1. 1980
  2. 1981
  3. 1982
  4. 1983

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35. COM was used as a filename extension for text files containing ____ to be issued to the operating system

  1. commands
  2. scripts
  3. styles
  4. None of the above

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36. '.EPS' is an extension of which type of file?

  1. Embedded PostScript
  2. Encapsulated Script
  3. Encapsulated Classes
  4. Encapsulated PostScript

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37. '.RTF' is an extension of which type of file?

  1. Rich Text Format
  2. Read-only Text Format
  3. Set of commands supplied to RUN command
  4. Recovery Text Format

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38. Which is/are the Video file format?

  1. MP4
  2. MOV
  3. AVI
  4. All of the above

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39. What is the name of the first calculating device?

  1. Abacus
  2. Napier's Bones
  3. Leibniz Calculator
  4. Pascal calculator

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40. Who was the inventor of Pascal calculator?

  1. Charles Pascal
  2. Charles Babbage
  3. Blaise Pascal
  4. Pascal Charles

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41. Who is known as the father of artificial intelligence?

  1. Herbert A. Simon
  2. John McCarthy
  3. Nathaniel Rochester
  4. Claude E. Shannon

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42. The first version of HTML was written by ____.

  1. Tim Berners-Lee
  2. John Brunner
  3. John McCarthy
  4. JP Eckert

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43. Who sent the first electronic mail, between two different computers?

  1. Tim Berners-Lee
  2. John Brunner
  3. John McCarthy
  4. Ray Tomlinson

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44. What was the name of the world's first programmable general-purpose electronic digital computer?

  1. CRAY
  2. CRAY-1
  3. ENIAC
  4. PARAM 8000

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45. What does ENIAC stand for?

  1. Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer
  2. Electronic Numerical Integrator and Calculator
  3. Electrical Numerical Integrator and Computer
  4. Electrical Numerical Integrator and Calculator

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46. What was the name of India's first supercomputer?

  1. CRAY
  2. CRAY-1
  3. PARAM 8000
  4. ENIAC

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47. What does AM in electronics means?

  1. Amplified modulation
  2. Amplitude modulation
  3. Awesome modulation
  4. None of the above

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48. What does DM in electronics means?

  1. Double modulation
  2. Deltatude modulation
  3. Delta modulation
  4. None of the above

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49. In computer memory devices, 'CD' stands for?

  1. Complex Disc
  2. Compound Disc
  3. Compact Disc
  4. Common Disc

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50. Who created the first version of UNIX operating system?

  1. Ken Thompson and Dennis Ritchie
  2. Linus Torvalds
  3. Mark Richard Shuttleworth
  4. Tim Paterson

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51. The disk operating system (MS-DOS) was originally written by whom?

  1. Bill Gates
  2. Tim Paterson
  3. John R. Opel
  4. Mary Maxwell Gates

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52. Which type of computer can handle analog as well as digital data?

  1. Digital
  2. Analog
  3. Hybrid
  4. All of these

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53. Who invented the concept of a programmable computer?

  1. Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz
  2. Charles Babbage
  3. Leonardo Torres Quevedo
  4. Charles Sanders Peirce

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54. Which programming language is widely used for data analysis and statistical computing?

  1. Python
  2. Lisp
  3. Rust
  4. R (R programming language)

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55. In the context of cybersecurity, what does 'DDoS' stand for?

  1. Distributed Denial of Service
  2. Distributed Data of Service
  3. Distributed Database of Service
  4. Distributed Decryption of Service

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56. What is the widely used open-source content management system (CMS) for creating websites and blogs?

  1. Blogger
  2. Wix
  3. WordPress
  4. Drupal

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57. Which technology is used for wireless communication and data exchange between devices over short distances?

  1. Infrared communication
  2. Microwave communication
  3. Wi-Fi
  4. Bluetooth

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58. Who is the CEO and chief technology officer of SpaceX?

  1. Elon Musk
  2. Errol Musk
  3. Lyndon Rive
  4. Maye Musk

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59. In which year the acquisition of Twitter was done by Elon Musk?

  1. 2020
  2. 2021
  3. 2022
  4. 2023

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60. The process of encrypting data to make it unreadable without a decryption key is called ____.

  1. Encryption
  2. Encipher
  3. Jumble
  4. Encode

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61. When was Gmail (an email service created by Google) launched?

  1. April 1, 2000
  2. April 1, 2002
  3. April 1, 2003
  4. April 1, 2004

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62. JavaScript is a trademark of which company?

  1. Google
  2. Oracle
  3. Microsoft
  4. IBM

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63. In computer graphics, what does 'GPU' stand for?

  1. Graphics processing unit
  2. Graphics programmable unit
  3. Graphics programming unit
  4. Graphics programmatical unit

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64. What is the relationship between resistivity r and conductivity s?

  1. r = s2
  2. r = s
  3. r = 1/s
  4. r = 2/s

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65. Electrical resistivity is also called ____.

  1. Volume resistivity
  2. Specific electrical resistance
  3. Both A and B
  4. None of the above

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66. What is the SI unit of electrical resistivity?

  1. ohm
  2. metre
  3. kg.m
  4. ohm-metre

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67. Which motor is NOT suitable for use as a DC machine?

  1. Squirrel cage motor
  2. Synchronous motor
  3. Permanent magnet motor
  4. Series motor

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68. Microsoft-word is an example of ____.

  1. An operating system
  2. A firmware
  3. Spreadsheet programs
  4. Application software

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69. The combination of CTRL + SHIFT + DELETE keys are called ____.

  1. Function keys
  2. Modifier keys
  3. Formatting keys
  4. Alphanumeric keys

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70. What is the use of CTRL +ALT + DELETE Keys?

  1. Terminate an application task
  2. Reboot the operating system
  3. Clear browsing history
  4. Both A and B

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71. Fathometer is used to measure ____.

  1. Rainfall
  2. Earthquakes
  3. Ocean depth
  4. Mountain's height

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72. A computer cannot boot if it does not have the _____.

  1. Operating system
  2. Loader
  3. MS Office
  4. Assembler

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73. '.ini' is an extension of which type of file?

  1. Window configuration file/system file
  2. Special Image file
  3. Linux command set file
  4. None of the above

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74. Window's configuration file's extension is '.ini', what does the '.ini' extension stand for?

  1. Initiate
  2. Initial
  3. Initialization
  4. Initium

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75. In a compact disc (CD), how many samples per second are stored?

  1. 40.0 kHz
  2. 42.3 kHz
  3. 44.0 kHz
  4. 44.1 kHz

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76. Pretty Good Privacy (PGP) is developed by whom?

  1. Edgar Frank
  2. Philip R. Zimmermann
  3. Larry Ellison, Bob Miner, and Ed Oates
  4. Anders Hejlsberg

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77. Which was the first web search engine?

  1. Google
  2. Yahoo
  3. Archie
  4. DuckDuckGo

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78. How many bits are used in IPv4 address in Computer Network?

  1. 4-bit
  2. 32-bit
  3. 64-bit
  4. 128-bit

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79. How many bits are used in IPv6 address in Computer Network?

  1. 4-bit
  2. 32-bit
  3. 64-bit
  4. 128-bit

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80. In Computer Networks, SATNET is also known as?

  1. Atlantic Packet Satellite Network
  2. Satellite Network
  3. Satellite Network Atlantic Packet
  4. None of the above

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81. What does DARPA stand for?

  1. Dedicated Advanced Research Projects Agency
  2. Defense Advanced Research Program Agency
  3. Dedicate Advanced Research Program Agency
  4. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

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82. Among which of the following device is used to connect your personal computer to the Internet through a telephone line?

  1. Hub
  2. Extension board
  3. Modem
  4. Switch

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83. Among which of the following is not true for information security?

  1. Information security is related for keeping information secure
  2. Only the sender and the intended recipient(s) must be able to create the content of a message
  3. protection of a system's ability to make software systems and data fully available when a user needs it
  4. Submit activate Windows

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84. 1 Zettabyte is equal to?

  1. 1024 kilobytes
  2. 1024 terabytes
  3. 1 billion terabytes
  4. 1024 megabytes

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85. Among which of the following is not a version of the Windows operating system?

  1. Windows 7
  2. Windows 8
  3. Windows 9
  4. Windows 10

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86. Which model of computer is the best-selling of all time?

  1. IBM PC 5150
  2. Macintosh 128K
  3. iMac G3
  4. Commodore 64

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87. Which was the first company to produce a handheld mobile phone?

  1. Motorola
  2. Nokia
  3. Microsoft
  4. Apple

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88. Who made the first mobile phone call?

  1. Dr. Joel S. Engel
  2. John F. Mitchell
  3. Martin Cooper
  4. Eric Tigerstedt

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89. What does GSM stand for in the field of Mobile Networks?

  1. Global System for Mobile
  2. Global System for Mobile Communication
  3. Global System for Mobile Networks
  4. None of the above

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90. What does ETSI stand for?

  1. European Telecommunications Standards Institute
  2. European Telecommunications Standard Institution
  3. European Telecommunications Systems Integration
  4. None of the above

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91. In which country the first time GSM was implemented?

  1. United States of America
  2. Finland
  3. Sweden
  4. Norway

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92. What was the name of the first operating system?

  1. EPOC
  2. Linux
  3. GMOS
  4. DOS

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93. What was the first item sold on eBay?

  1. A book
  2. A t-shirt
  3. A mouse
  4. A broken laser pointer

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