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BPA Practice Test

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This is a practice test for BPA members that are studying for the individual event of:PC troubleshooting and Servicing

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  • 1. 
    Each type of video adapter on the market uses two types of memory , they are...
    • A. 

      Video ROM and ROM code

    • B. 

      Video RAM and ROM code

    • C. 

      Code RAM and ROM code

    • D. 

      Video RAM and RAM code

  • 2. 
    Because microprocessors produce so much heat, a ___________ is used to dissipate the heat so that internal components of the chip dont melt.
    • A. 

      Heat sink

    • B. 

      Battery

    • C. 

      Fan

    • D. 

      Chip Cooler

  • 3. 
    Today, sockets are used almost exclusively to seat chips that can be upgraded or replaced in order to improve performance of all of the following except...
    • A. 

      Memory Modules

    • B. 

      Dip Switches

    • C. 

      BIOS Chips

    • D. 

      Microprocessors

  • 4. 
    The lowest level programming language , which consists of a series of 1's and 0's and is used to communicate directly with the internal instructions of the PC's microprocessor is called...
    • A. 

      Assembly Language

    • B. 

      Computer Dits

    • C. 

      Machine Language

    • D. 

      Interpretor Language

  • 5. 
    In IBM's language,  a(n) ________________ is a logical display area presented by a single host , which in the case of PC DOS is represented by 2,000 characters (25 lines by 80 characters).
    • A. 

      Print Screen

    • B. 

      Window Display

    • C. 

      Presentation Space

    • D. 

      Active Window

  • 6. 
    When referring to DOS Program Memory there is an expressiona "DOS 640K Barrier". What is This?
    • A. 

      DOS uses 640K of RAM then must switch to ROM

    • B. 

      DOS can use 640K of the program Memory

    • C. 

      Dos begins to use memory after the first 640K

    • D. 

      A barrier that existed with 8088 CPU chips