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A+ Guide To Managing And Maintaining Your Pc Seventh Edition

18 Questions
Computer Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The electrical requirements for motherboards change over time as new technologies make additional demands for power.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    MicroATX increases the total cost of a system by increases the number of expansion slots on the motherboard.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    When removing the motherboard, you'll find a main power line, and maybe one auxiliary power line from the power supply to the motherboard.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The easiest way to fix a power supply you suspect is faulty is to replace it.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The power supply and monitor contain enough power to give you a strong shock except when they are unplugged.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Generally when shopping for a motherboard for a gaming system, you'd need to pay attention to form factor, processor sockets, chipsets, buses and number of bus slots, and other connectors, slots, and ports.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The first ATX power supplies and motherboards used a single power connector called the ____ connector that had 20 pins.
  • 8. 
    Motherboards that support PCI Express and have the 24-pin P1 connector are sometimes called ____ boards.
  • 9. 
    Holds its data as long as the RAM has power
    • A. 

      SO-DIMM

    • B. 

      DRAM

    • C. 

      MicroDIMM

    • D. 

      SDRAM

    • E. 

      ROM

  • 10. 
    PCIe is backward compatible.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Excessive heat can damage the CPU and the motherboard.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    For most SIMMs, the module slides into the slot at an angle.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    The ____ is a measure of resistance to electricity.
  • 14. 
    A ____ is an electronic device that can hold an electrical charge for a period of time and can smooth the uneven flow of electricity through a circuit.
  • 15. 
    One ____ is the work or energy required to produce one watt of power in one second.
  • 16. 
    Memory on the processor die is called ____ cache.
  • 17. 
    Memory in the processor package, but not on the processor die, is called ____ cache.
  • 18. 
    The core of the operating system that is responsible for controling security, managing the file system, providing a platform for applications to run on, and moderates the hardware
    • A. 

      The Registry

    • B. 

      Kernel

    • C. 

      Shell

    • D. 

      Win32 subsystem

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