MCQs on Fundamentals of Computers - 21

1. Which of the following is not a storage medium?

(a) Hard disk 
(b) Flash drive 
(c) DVD 
(d) scanner

2. The computer abbreviation KB usually means

(a) Key Block 
(b) Kernel Boot 
(c) Kilo Byte 
(d) Kit Bit

3. The typical computer criminal is a(n):

(a) Young hacker.
(b) Trusted employee with no criminal record.
(c) Trusted employee with a long, but unknown criminal record.
(d) Overseas young cracker.

4. The common name for the crime of stealing passwords is:

(a) Jacking. 
(b) Identity theft.
(c) Spoofing. 
(d) Hacking.

5. Collecting personal information and effectively posing as another individual is known as the crime of:

(a) Spooling. 
(b) Identity theft.
(c) Spoofing. 
(d) Hacking.

6. Malicious software is known as:

(a) Badware. 
(b) Malware.
(c) Maliciousware. 
(d) Illegalware.

7. A program that performs a useful task while simultaneously allowing destructive acts is a:

(a) Worm. 
(b) Trojan horse.
(c) Virus. 
(d) Macro virus.

8. An intentionally disruptive program that spreads from program to program or from disk to disk is known as a:

(a) Trojan horse. 
(b) Virus.
(c) Time bomb. 
(d) Time-related bomb sequence.

9. In 1999, the Melissa virus was a widely publicised:

(a) E-mail virus. 
(b) Macro virus.
(c) Trojan horse. 
(d) Time bomb.

10. What type of virus uses computer hosts to reproduce itself?

(a) Time bomb 
(b) Worm
(c) Melissa virus 
(d) Macro virus

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