IT Essentials Chapter 1 - 5 Half Of The Final Exam

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  • 1. 
    The size and layout of a computer case is known as?
    • A. 

      Housing

    • B. 

      Drawer

    • C. 

      Wardrobe

    • D. 

      Plastic Outing

    • E. 

      Form factor


  • 2. 
    A molex connector is a keyed connector which is used to connect what?
    • A. 

      Drive

    • B. 

      Joy ride

    • C. 

      TWOK

    • D. 

      Hard drive

    • E. 

      Optical Drive


  • 3. 
    A Berg Connector is a keyed connector used to connect what ?
    • A. 

      Hard Drive

    • B. 

      Optical Drive

    • C. 

      CD ROM

    • D. 

      Berg

    • E. 

      Floppy Drive


  • 4. 
    A ......./....... connector is used to connect to the motherboard. It provides the motherboard with power and their are two different configurations, they are; ......... and ...........
    • A. 

      34 pin

    • B. 

      23 pin

    • C. 

      24 pin

    • D. 

      80 pins/conductors

    • E. 

      20 pin


  • 5. 
    A four to eight pin power connector which provides power to the motherboard is known as?
    • A. 

      AUX

    • B. 

      LOL

    • C. 

      CCC

    • D. 

      GIB

    • E. 

      STI


  • 6. 
    If AT stands for Advanced Technology and LPX stands for low-profile extended, What does NLX stand for? (Motherboard Form Factors)
    • A. 

      New light extended

    • B. 

      Never eat shredded wheat

    • C. 

      New lighter exterior.

    • D. 

      New low-profile extended

    • E. 

      Nude little elephant


  • 7. 
    The central processing unit (CPU) is considered the computers brain.... The CPU's slot or socket is usually built around the PGA (Pin Grid Array) architecture. The Socket is usually ".........." .
    • A. 

      Zero extraction force (ZEF)

    • B. 

      No Insults please (NIP)

    • C. 

      Hi Im AC Baddaaaams! :D

    • D. 

      Zero Insertion force (ZIF)

    • E. 

      Well ACTUALLY, I dont care


  • 8. 
    CISC stands for Complec Instruction Set Computer. This architecture uses ....?
    • A. 

      A relitively small set of instructions, and are designed to execute these instructions very rapidly.

    • B. 

      A relitively small set of instructions, and are designed to execute them in fewer steps.

    • C. 

      A relitively large set of instructions, and are designed to execute these instructions very rapidly.

    • D. 

      A broad set of instructions, resulting in fewer steps per operation.


  • 9. 
    Some people sometimes try to enhance their CPU's performance with the use of ........? This particular task enables an Operating System to see a single CPU as two CPU's
    • A. 

      MMX enabled micro processor

    • B. 

      Overclocking

    • C. 

      Hyperthreading


  • 10. 
    What has been your favourite lesson in this course?
    • A. 

      El fun

    • B. 

      Rad fun

    • C. 

      ADTF

    • D. 

      This

    • E. 

      There all boll*x


  • 11. 
    Information is written to this particular ROM chip after it is manufactured. It can be erased with UV light
    • A. 

      ROM

    • B. 

      EPROM

    • C. 

      EEPROM

    • D. 

      WANTTOGOTOPROM


  • 12. 
    This particular RAM  is much faster than DRAM and does not have to be refreshed so often.
    • A. 

      DRAM

    • B. 

      FPM

    • C. 

      EDO

    • D. 

      SRAM


  • 13. 
    DIMM is a circuit board which hold SDRAM, DDR SDRAM and DDR2 SDRAM.. There are three different configurations what are they?
    • A. 

      168-pin

    • B. 

      120-pin

    • C. 

      184-pin

    • D. 

      240-pin

    • E. 

      104-pin


  • 14. 
    In regards to Cache memory, which statment is correct?
    • A. 

      L1 is external Cache and is integrated in the CPU L2 is integrated cache but was originally mounted on the motherboard near the CPU L3 is used on some high end workstations and server CPU's

    • B. 

      L1 is external Cache and is integrated in the CPU L2 is external cache but was originally mounted on the motherboard near the CPU L3 is used on some high end workstations and server CPU's

    • C. 

      L1 is external Cache and is integrated in the CPU L2 is integrated cache but was originally mounted on the motherboard near the RAM L3 is used on some high end workstations and server CPU's

    • D. 

      L1 is internal Cache and is integrated in the CPU L2 is internal cache, integrated in to the CPU but was originally mounted on the motherboard near the CPU L3 is used on some high end workstations and server CPU's


  • 15. 
    In regards to Error Checking which method is the most thorough.
    • A. 

      Nonparity

    • B. 

      Parity

    • C. 

      Error Correction Code (ECC)


  • 16. 
    Ach nein!
    • A. 

      Oh no!

    • B. 

      Shiver me timbers!

    • C. 

      Part of the Crew, Part of the Ship!

    • D. 

      What?!

    • E. 

      Okay then.


  • 17. 
    On average  a CD can have a storage data capactity of?
    • A. 

      1GB

    • B. 

      2GB

    • C. 

      600MB

    • D. 

      700MB

    • E. 

      850MB


  • 18. 
    An FDD data cable has how many pins?
    • A. 

      54

    • B. 

      34

    • C. 

      24

    • D. 

      14

    • E. 

      44


  • 19. 
    Firewire is also known as what?
    • A. 

      IEEE 1284

    • B. 

      IEEE 1394

    • C. 

      I.link

    • D. 

      Bakkalakkalakka


  • 20. 
    The three different types of SCSI connectors are....?
    • A. 

      DB-25 female connector

    • B. 

      High-density 50 pin female connector

    • C. 

      High-density 68-pin female connector

    • D. 

      High-density 72-pin female connector

    • E. 

      DB-25 male connector


  • 21. 
    VGA (Video Fraphics Array) has how many pins?
    • A. 

      15

    • B. 

      24

    • C. 

      29

    • D. 

      19

    • E. 

      28


  • 22. 
    A DVI (Digital Visual Interface (DVI) can have two different pin configurations, what are they?
    • A. 

      15

    • B. 

      24

    • C. 

      29

    • D. 

      19

    • E. 

      32


  • 23. 
    A HDMI (High Definition Multimedia Interface has how any pin connectors
    • A. 

      15

    • B. 

      24

    • C. 

      29

    • D. 

      32

    • E. 

      19


  • 24. 
    S-Video has how many pins?
    • A. 

      6

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      8

    • D. 

      10

    • E. 

      12


  • 25. 
    A what scrren is usually used on laptops?
    • A. 

      DLP

    • B. 

      LCD

    • C. 

      CRT

    • D. 

      RICK JAMES!

    • E. 

      CCWDTF


  • 26. 
    What is the maximum data speed of high speed USB 2.0?
    • A. 

      1.5 MBPS

    • B. 

      12 MBPS

    • C. 

      380 MBPS

    • D. 

      480MPBS

    • E. 

      840MBPS


  • 27. 
    Class B fire extinguishers are used for what?
    • A. 

      Flammable Liquids

    • B. 

      Electrical Equipment

    • C. 

      Ordinary Combustibles

    • D. 

      Combustible Metals


  • 28. 
    This protects computer equipment from ESD damage.
    • A. 

      Antistatic Mat

    • B. 

      Loopback Adapter

    • C. 

      Antistatic shoe

    • D. 

      Rubber mat

    • E. 

      Antistatic wrist-strap


  • 29. 
    What is used to optimize disk space on a computer by enabling faster access to data.
    • A. 

      Fdisk

    • B. 

      Disk cleanup

    • C. 

      Disk Management

    • D. 

      Scandisk

    • E. 

      Defrag


  • 30. 
    Which condition refers to a sudden dramatic increase in voltage, which is usually caused by lightning?
    • A. 

      Brownout

    • B. 

      Sag

    • C. 

      Spike

    • D. 

      Surge


  • 31. 
    What is used to clean the CPU and the CPU's base?
    • A. 

      Thermal Compound

    • B. 

      IPA

    • C. 

      A mild cleaning solution

    • D. 

      Bleach

    • E. 

      Soft Cloth


  • 32. 
    SATA data cables have how many pins?
    • A. 

      7

    • B. 

      24

    • C. 

      12

    • D. 

      32

    • E. 

      6


  • 33. 
    When the computer is turned on what is the first thing the computer carrys out?
    • A. 

      A full functional check

    • B. 

      Boot.ini

    • C. 

      BIOS

    • D. 

      POST

    • E. 

      NTLOADER


  • 34. 
    What does CMOS stand for?

  • 35. 
    Which two connector are used to connect external peripherals?
    • A. 

      EIDE

    • B. 

      Molex

    • C. 

      PATA

    • D. 

      PS/2

    • E. 

      USB


  • 36. 
    What are the six steps of the troubleshooting process? - In order
    • A. 

      Gather data from the customer Verify the Obvious Try Quick or less intensive solutions first Gather Data from the customer Evaluate the problem and implement the solution Close with the customer

    • B. 

      Gather data from the customer Verify the Obvious Try Quick or less intensive solutions first Gather Data from the customer Evaluate the problem and implement the solution Ask them if their happy Close with the customer

    • C. 

      Verify the Obvious Gather Data from the customer Try Quick or less intensive solutions first Gather Data from the customer Evaluate the problem and implement the solution Close with the customer

    • D. 

      Gather data from the customer Verify the Obvious Try Quick or less intensive solutions first Gather Data from the customer Evaluate the problem and explain to the customer what you can do Et toí? Close with the customer

    • E. 

      Abcdefg hijklmnop qrs tuv wxyz


  • 37. 
    When Researching for possible solutions what are 3 main sources in which you should gather information from?
    • A. 

      Online forums

    • B. 

      Wikipedia

    • C. 

      Search engines

    • D. 

      Pro Profs

    • E. 

      Computer manuals


  • 38. 
    What site does jj not like?
    • A. 

      Google

    • B. 

      Wiki

    • C. 

      Ask

    • D. 

      2donkeysspitroast

    • E. 

      Pen island


  • 39. 
    Which of the following are common tasks performed during preventitive maintenance
    • A. 

      Check and Secure loose cables

    • B. 

      Update the RAM

    • C. 

      Clean the mouse and keyboard

    • D. 

      Reinstall the OS

    • E. 

      Update drivers


  • 40. 
    What are the four main roles of an OS?
    • A. 

      Manage applications

    • B. 

      Controls users accounts

    • C. 

      Provides user interface

    • D. 

      Manage files and folders

    • E. 

      Controls hardware access


  • 41. 
    Two types of User interfaces are?
    • A. 

      BTF

    • B. 

      CLI

    • C. 

      CUI

    • D. 

      GLI

    • E. 

      GUI


  • 42. 
    Two or more users can work with programs and files and share perpheral devices at the same time. What is this a definition of?
    • A. 

      Multithreading

    • B. 

      Multiuser

    • C. 

      Multiprocessing

    • D. 

      Multitasking

    • E. 

      Multitouching


  • 43. 
    The four types of modes of operation are.....?
    • A. 

      Real mode

    • B. 

      Protected Mode

    • C. 

      Virtual real Mode

    • D. 

      Compatible Mode

    • E. 

      Protected real mode


  • 44. 
    Createsthe enviroment of an earlier OS for applications that are not compatible with the current OS. What is this a definition of?
    • A. 

      Safe Mode

    • B. 

      Protected safe Mode

    • C. 

      Protected real mode

    • D. 

      Protected mode

    • E. 

      Compatibillity Mode


  • 45. 
    Name Two types of OS's
    • A. 

      Linux

    • B. 

      Desktop Operating Systems

    • C. 

      Graphical User Interface

    • D. 

      Mac OS

    • E. 

      Network Operating Systems


  • 46. 
    A desktop OS has which three following characteristics?
    • A. 

      Suppots a single user

    • B. 

      Supports Multi users

    • C. 

      Runs single User applications

    • D. 

      Shares files and folders on a small network with limited security

    • E. 

      Shares files and folders on a small network with great security


  • 47. 
    Which of the followingwould best describe the HCL (Hardware Compatibillity List)
    • A. 

      A website containing different types of Hardware

    • B. 

      A website containing information of inventory known to work with an OS

    • C. 

      A website containing a list of Operating systems compatible with hardware


  • 48. 
    Which is the most secure type of file system?
    • A. 

      NTFS

    • B. 

      FAT32


  • 49. 
    Which file does the NTLDR lrun to get information about installed hardware?
    • A. 

      Boot.ini

    • B. 

      Ntoskrnl

    • C. 

      Nt.reg.co.uk

    • D. 

      Nedetect.com

    • E. 

      Ntregstry


  • 50. 
    Out of the five different HKEY's which are taught in IT essentials which one, is information about which file extensions map to a particular application?
    • A. 

      HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT

    • B. 

      HKEY_CURRENT_USER

    • C. 

      HKEY_USERS

    • D. 

      HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE

    • E. 

      HKEY_CURRENT_CONFIG


  • 51. 
    Which of the following backup's are archived?
    • A. 

      Normal Backup

    • B. 

      Copy Backup

    • C. 

      Incremental Backup

    • D. 

      Differential Backup

    • E. 

      Daily Backup


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