Computer GK -General Knowledge Questions and Answers updated on Mar 2018

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Computer based General Knowledge Questions and Answers

Computer GK -> Questions from Internert technology


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


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


3. 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.)


4. 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
Internet Protocol


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


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


9. 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


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


11. 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


12. Which  company is nicknamed  "Big Blue" ?
Ans : IBM(International Business Machines Corporation)


13. 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.


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


15. 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.