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Computer Class

40 Questions  I  By Fruti
computer class
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1.  A floppy drive cable has ____ pins.
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2.  The process of making tracks and sectors prepare the disk to receive data is called _____ the disk.
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3.  A ___ is sometimes called a file allocation unit.
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4.  The first sector on a floppy disk is called the ____ sector
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5.  A 3 1/2 inch, high- density floppy disk has ___ entries in the root directory.
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6.  All the read/write heads of a hard disk are controlled by a(n) ____, which moves the read/write heads across the disk surfaces in unison.
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7.  All the tracks that are the same distance from the center of the platters on a hard drive together make up one ____.
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8.  For today's hard drives, the hard drive controller is ____ on a circuit board on or inside the drive housing.
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9.  Track and sector marking are written to a hard drive before it leaves the factory in a process called___
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10.  In zone bit recording, every sector on the drive has ____ bytes.
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11.  In _____ formatting, the OS executes the part of the format process which is not carried out at the factory,
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12.  Parallel ATA is also called the ____ standard.
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13.  Parallel ATA allows for _____ connectors on a motherboard for _____ 40-pin data cables.
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14.  An EIDE drive such as CD, DVD, tape or Zip drive must follow the ____ standard in order to connect to a system using an EIDE connector.
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15.  Windows 9x does not support drives larger than ____GB unless third-party software provided by the hard drive manufacturer is used.
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16.  The CHS mode is used for drives less than ____.
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17.  SIMMs have a ____ data path.
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18.  _____ EDO is a refined version of EDO.
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19.  SDRAM uses _____ pins.
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20.  DDR SDRAM has ____ notch(ES).
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21.  DDR SDRAM uses ____ pins.
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22.  DDR2 SDRAM has a ___ pin DIMM.
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23.  With ____, the memory controller can communicate with two DIMMs at the same time, effectively doubling the speed of memory access.
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24.  A ____ is an area on the motherboard that holds the minimum number of memory chips or memory modules that must work together as a unit.
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25.  The use of a parity bit means that every byte occupies ____ bit(s).
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26.  Today's memory uses a new method of error checking called ___ that can detect and correct an error inn a single bit.
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27.  ______ Latency and  ______ Latency are two ways of measuring speed.
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28.  A ___ is a measure of the total bandwidth of data moving between the module and the CPU.
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29.  When looking at an advertisement for DIMMS, _______ of the module indicate(s) the width of the data bus.
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30.  For RIMM modules, install the RIMMs beginning with bank ____
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31.  If a memory module doesn't support registers or buffers, it is always referred to as a(n) ______ DIMM.
32.  __________ refers to an error-checking procedure in which either every byte has an even number of ones or every byte has an odd number of ones.
33.  To upgrade memory means to add more ______ to a computer
34.  Stamped on each chip of a RAM module is a(n) _______ that identifies the date the chip was manufactured.
35.  In Windows, memory errors can cause frequent _____ errors.
36.  Data is written to and read from a floppy disk via a magnetic _____ mechanism in the floppy drive.
37.  A hard drive requires a _____ board filled with ROM programming to instruct the read/write heads how, where, and when to move across the platters and write and read data.
38.  If a motherboard does not have an embedded SCSI controller, the gateway from the SCSI bus to the system bus is the _____ , a card inserted into an expansion slot on the motherboard.
39.  To reduce the amount of electical "noise, " or interference, on a SCSI cable, each end of the SCSI chain has a(n)_____.ter
40.  ______ by Symantec lets you manage partitions on a hard drive more quickly and easily than with Fdisk for Windows 9x/Me or Disk Management for Windos 2000/XP
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