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DM_Practice Test 4

Hardware 1_practice test 4

QuestionAnswer
Where does the motherboard store the keyboard controller support program ROM chip
Which LCD components are powered by a high-voltage electrical circuit that can give you a nasty shock? Invertors
Where does the motherboard store the keyboard controller support program SATA 3.0
Which USB ports are typically used to interface with the PC? A
Which cache on the CPU is used first? L1
Which chip acts as a clock to keep the current date and the time? CMOS
Which chip can be reprogrammed to update its contents? Flash ROM
Which chip converts serial data to parallel data? UART
Which chip is used to store information that describes specific device parameters? CMOS
Which connector type has a slight D-shape? DM
Which is the first electrical component to "wake up" when a computer is turned on? CPU
Which of the following components is read-only? ROM
Which of the following devices would be fastest for a printer? USB 2.0
Which of the following displays use analog signals instead of digital ones? CRT
Which of the following does not require jumper settings? SATA
Which of the following is a complete copy of a CD that can be burned to another CD to make a duplicate? ISO File
Which of the following is an important difference between desktops and mobile devices, in terms of CPU needs? Mobile devices need to consume less electricity.
Which of the following is equivalent to 1024 bytes? 1 kilobyte
Which of the following is not a valid standard for recordable DVD? DVD-ROM
Which of the following is not applicable for LCDs? They flicker a lot.
Which of the following is the fastest external optical drive interface? eSATA
Which of the following optical media types is popular for today's high-density movies? Blue-ray
Which of the following stores the data that the CPU actively uses? RAM
Which of the following terms is used to define the first cache that the CPU uses? L1 cache
Which of the following would prove more damaging to a CD-RW? Scratching the top of a disc
Which player is commonly used to play Audio Interchange File Format (AIFF) files? Quick time
Which ports, often coded blue to distinguish them from older ports, are fully backward-compatible? USB 3.0
Which statement is not true? A terabyte is 10000 gigabytes.
Which tool comes built-in with Windows Vista/7 and allows you to create video DVDs? Windows DVD maker
Which type of processor is sometimes integrated with the CPU to handle certain tasks more efficiently, such as video processing? GPU
Which type of socket package do Intel processors use? LGA
Which types of video connectors are common today? VGA, DVI
Which was the first widely adopted USB standard? 1.1
Windows __________ has the built-in ability to burn ISOs without the need for third-party tools. 1
You may need to change the ____ in CMOS to install a new OS from the installation media. Boot order
____ are the lights that have positive and negative sides. LEDs
____ is the smallest motherboard version in the ATX standard. FlexATX
A DIMM in any one of the DIMM slots is referred to as ____. a bank
A ____ is a circle where data is stored on a drive. track
All modern CD-R drives allow you to burn additional data onto a CD-R disc until the disc is full. What are these drives called? Multisession drives
Be sure to orient the colored stripe on the side of the floppy cable to ____ on the motherboard floppy controller. Pin 1
CPUs typically run faster than the clock. What do they use to do this? Multipliers
hipsets that support a feature called triple-channel memory usually support which type of memory? DDR3
Combining many CPUs) into a single chip is called: Multicore processing
Conventionally, if there is only one floppy drive, which drive letter should it be assigned? A:
DDR SDRAM for desktops comes in ____. 184-pin DIMMs
Each platter requires ____ heads. two
Electrical surges and ESD can cause ____ failure. compnent
How fast does a Hi-Speed USB device run? 480 Mbps
How fast is IEEE 1394b? 800 Mbps
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