Computer based General Knowledge Questions and Answers


Computer based General Knowledge Questions and Answers


  1. “The fathers of the Internet” is
    Ans : Vint Cerf


  1. Which is the news search engine introduced by in 2012?
    Ans : Realtime News Search


  1. The inventor of the World Wide Web?
    Ans : Tim Berners-Lee  –> The first web browser was invented in 1990 by Sir Tim Berners-Lee. It was called WorldWideWeb and was later renamed Nexus.)


  1. The founder of Netscape Communications?
    Ans :  Marc Andreessen   -co-authored Mosaic, the first widely-used web browser and he founded Netscape Communications.


5.Where was the first computer installed in India?
Ans : Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata


6.In internet terminology IP means
Ans : Internet Protocol


  1. The first page of a website is called the
    Ans : Home page


  1. A website addresss is a unique name that identifies a specific ____________ on the web.
    Ans : Link


  1. A ______ is a computer attached to the internet that runs a special web server software and can send web pages out to the other computer over the internet.
    Ans : Web sever


  1. Which software application is used for accessing sites or information on a network ( as the world wide web)?
    Ans : Web browser


  1. It is a small piece of text stored on a user’s computer by a web browser for maintaining the state. What we are talking about?
    Ans : Cookie


  1. Which  company is nicknamed  “Big Blue” ?
    Ans : IBM(International Business Machines Corporation)


  1. Which was the first ever web server software?
    Ans : CERN httpd(later also known as W3C httpd) – was a web server (HTTP) daemon originally developed at CERN , it live on 25 December 1990.


  1. The standard protocol of the Internet is
    Ans : TCP/IP


  1. The first web based e-mail sevice?
    Ans : Hot mail
    Sabeer Bhatia of India and Jack Smith founded the first free web-based email service, Hotmail, in 1995. Hotmail was commercially  launched in 4 July 1996 as “HoTMaiL” on American Independence Day. So why the name HoTMaiL.