A+ Essential - Quiz 3

20 Questions  I  By Jowewo
This is the third quiz of the semester. The questions cover chapters 6, 7 & 8 of your book. As always, do not forget to indicate your first and last name. Good luck!

  
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1.  Which of the following does a device use to initiate communication with the CPU?
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2.  A PC's power supply provides DC power in what standard configuration?
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3.  AGP stands for __________ and is and expansion of the _____ bus.
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4.  What are the standard system resource assignments for LPT2?
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5.  Which of these devices is likely to use DMA?
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6.  How many pins does a SATA power connector have?
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7.  On Intel-based motherboard, which chip enables the CPU to interact with the RAM?
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8.  On modern motherboards, which chip most commonly supports floppy drives and infrared ports?
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9.  Which of the following form factor dominates the PC industry?
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10.  What does a red "X" next to the device in Device Manager indicate?
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11.  When installing  an expansion card, which if the following should you do?
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12.  What voltages should the two hot wires on a Molex connector read?
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13.  Why is it a good idea to ensure that the slot covers on your computer case are all covered?
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14.  How does the CPU communicate with a device?
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15.  Which variation of the PCI bus was specifically designed for laptops?
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16.  Which of the following form factors offers the best cooling?
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17.  What sort of power connector does a floppy disk drive typically use?
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18.  Which of the following statements about the expansion bus is true?
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19.  What feature of ATX systems prevents a user from turning off a system before the operating system's been shut down?
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20.  Which of the following statements best describes the hexadecimal numbering system?
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