Chapter 6 Quiz

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  • 1. 
    What is Moore's Law?
    • A. 

      It predicts the speed of the CPU

    • B. 

      It predicts that the number of transister will double every 18 months

    • C. 

      It predicts the mathmatical functions needed


  • 2. 
    What are the four things that a CPU does?

  • 3. 
    The two units that the CPU is composed of is the _________ and the arithmetic unit.

  • 4. 
    What does a control unit do?
    • A. 

      Control limited actions

    • B. 

      Control the computer software

    • C. 

      Control the system's capacity

    • D. 

      Control all the activites & functions of computer components


  • 5. 
    What does the arithmetic logic unit do?
    • A. 

      Performs the arrangement of all the letter enter in the keyboard

    • B. 

      Performs all the arithmetic calculations

    • C. 

      Performs the system clean up


  • 6. 
    Describe the process of a machine cycle. (open-ended)

  • 7. 
    How is CPU speed measured?
    • A. 

      Clock speed

    • B. 

      Performance speed

    • C. 

      Usage speed


  • 8. 
    The Processor speed in measured in two types of Hertz. They are MegaHertz & __________.

  • 9. 
    What is the CPU usage level?
    • A. 

      70%

    • B. 

      80%

    • C. 

      90%

    • D. 

      60%


  • 10. 
    What does the "Front Side Bus" do?

  • 11. 
    What is Cache Memory?

  • 12. 
    What is Physical Memory?

  • 13. 
    What is Kernel Memory?

  • 14. 
    What is Vitual Memory?

  • 15. 
    The hard disk provides the largest storage capacity of up to
    • A. 

      2.6 Terabytes

    • B. 

      1.7 Terabytes

    • C. 

      1.5 Terabytes

    • D. 

      2.0 Terabytes


  • 16. 
    Hard Disk Drives are
    • A. 

      Expensive

    • B. 

      Cheaper/more economical

    • C. 

      Fragile


  • 17. 
    The Hard Disk Access Time & Data Transfer Rate is
    • A. 

      Upgraded

    • B. 

      The slowest

    • C. 

      The fastest

    • D. 

      None of the above


  • 18. 
    What is "Access Time"? (Fill in the Blank)

  • 19. 
    What is the Data Tranfer Rate? (Fill in the Blank)

  • 20. 
    Name four of the disadvantages of the hard disk drive. (open-ended)

  • 21. 
    What is a cd's capacity? What kind of light does it use?
    • A. 

      750MB/ blue laser light

    • B. 

      575MB/ white laser light

    • C. 

      650-700MB/ red laser light


  • 22. 
    What is a dvd's capacity?
    • A. 

      4.7GB-17GB

    • B. 

      3.7GB-16GB

    • C. 

      5.2GB-17GB


  • 23. 
    CD/DVD- "ROM" means

  • 24. 
    CD/DVD- "R" means

  • 25. 
    What does WORM mean? (It normally used for archiving)

  • 26. 
    What does CD/DVD- "RW" mean? Hint: It's reuseable

  • 27. 
    Blue-rays capacity for a single layer is _____ & a double layer is ______.

  • 28. 
    What is the capacity of a flowescent (white) light?

  • 29. 
    What are the two types of monitors?

  • 30. 
    What does a video card do?
    • A. 

      Processes binary data into images

    • B. 

      Processes binary data into numbers

    • C. 

      Processes binary data into sound


  • 31. 
    A Video card comes with its own processor & it's on memory called
    • A. 

      VRAM (Virtual Random Access Memory)

    • B. 

      ARAM (Audio Random Acess Memory)

    • C. 

      VRAM (Video Random Access Memory)


  • 32. 
    BIT DEPTH is the number of bits the video uses to represent each _____ on the monitor.

  • 33. 
    Bluetooth uses ______ waves to send data over short distances on 30 ft.

  • 34. 
    Transfer RatesBluetooth 1.0 has a transfer rate is 1Mbps. Bluetooth 2.0 has a transfer rate of ___Mbps.

  • 35. 
    With Bluetooth, the ____________________ is not needed between the devices.

  • 36. 
    ____________ makes use of infrared light waves.

  • 37. 
    Using IrDA, the line of sight should be _____________.

  • 38. 
    MIDI is a _____________________________________ port.

  • 39. 
    MIDI connects electronic _____________ instruments.

  • 40. 
    The data transfer rate is _____ Kbps.

  • 41. 
    What are the advantages of Mobile Computing?

  • 42. 
    What are the disadvantages of Mobile Computing?

  • 43. 
    __________ is the distance between two pixels

  • 44. 
    _______________ is how often each pixel is recharged

  • 45. 
    Rosolution is the ____ per inch.

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