Computer Basics Set 3 (Viruses)

  1. Memory Resident Virus hides in _____?
    A) RAM
    B) Hard disk
    C) Control Unit
    D) ROM
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    Option A
    Memory Resident Virus hides in the RAM and gets activated whenever the OS runs.
  2. Which virus affects the boot sector of a hard disk by altering the boot data?
    A) Macro Virus
    B) Memory Resident Virus
    C) Overwrite Viruses
    D) Boot Sector Virus
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    Option D
  3. Virus affecting the instructions that are capable of performing series of task in a single go are called?
    A) Macro Virus
    B) Boot Sector Virus
    C) Memory Resident Virus
    D) Overwrite Viruses
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    Option A
    Macro is a way to automate those task which we perform repeatedly in MS Office suit. These macro virus infect these files and get executed whenever these macros are run.
  4. The virus that encrypt or encode themselves in a different way whenever they are executed ,making it difficult for antivirus to catch them are known as?
    A) Overwrite Viruses
    B) FAT Virus
    C) Polymorphic Virus
    D) Companion Virus
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    Option C
  5. The virus that hides in the complex codes of webpage’s are called?
    A) Web crawlers
    B) Web Scripting Virus
    C) Page crackers
    D) FAT Virus
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    Option B
  6. The program which appear to be useful software but will actually do damage once installed are termed as?
    A) Shareware
    B) Worms
    C) Trojans
    D) Wrongware
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    Option C
  7. A type of virus which replicates very fast without the need of host file is called?
    A) Worms
    B) Trojan
    C) Multipartite virus
    D) FAT Virus
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    Option A
  8. The virus that can physically damage computer hardware like processor, chips etc are called?
    A) Homo Virus
    B) Hardware virus
    C) Trojans
    D) No such virus is present
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    Option D
    No virus can physically damage a computer hardware
  9. A virus which can gather information by conducting human like activity is called?
    A) Humarware
    B) Trojan
    C) Worm
    D) Bots
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    Option D
  10. Which of the following is method will not help in keeping the computer virus free?
    A) Keeping system up to date
    B) Use of firewall
    C) Use of antivirus
    D) Use of wireless internet
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    Option D

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