Kerala PSC Computers Question and Answers - 38

1. Software that acts as an intermediary between an endpoint device, such as a computer, and another server from which a user or client is requesting a service is known as:

2. Which is the basic internet program that allows a user to verify that a particular IP address exists & can accept requests?

3. The Internet Protocol (IP) address is a ___ bit number that identifies each sender or receiver of information?

4. What is POP3?

5. What is ICMP?

6. Which network first published in 1967 became the basis for the Internet?

6. What is TCP?

7. A popular protocol for sending e-mails is:

8. Which is the popular protocol for receiving e-mail?

9. What is the conventional port number of POP3?

10. What is IMAP?

11. Which was the first known computer virus?

12. Who developed the first computer virus in 1971?

13. Which is the first computer virus known to have spread in the wild?

14. Name the 15 years old boy who created the Elk Cloner in 1982?

15. Who is credited with coining the term 'Computer Virus'?

16. Which is considered as the first MS-DOS personal computer virus?

17. A subset of malware in which the data on a victim's computer & payment is demanded before the data access is returned to the victim is known as:

18. Which is considered as the first mobile phone virus?

19. Which malware can self replicate without a host program?

20. What is PUP?