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Understanding RAM

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understanding RAM

This is a test on the chapter understanding RAM,in the A+ ESSENTIALS book studying for the exam 220-601

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  • 1. 
    Which of these is NOT a type of RAM?
    • A. 

      Sdram

    • B. 

      SO-DIMM

    • C. 

      SSR Sdram

    • D. 

      DDR SDRAM

  • 2. 
    Which of these detects errors,but does attempt to fix them?
    • A. 

      Detect Ram

    • B. 

      Partity ram

    • C. 

      ECC

    • D. 

      So-Dimm

  • 3. 
    What is the fastest version of DDR SDRAM?
    • A. 

      Pc 4200

    • B. 

      PC 4800

    • C. 

      PC4900

    • D. 

      PC 5000

  • 4. 
    What package does DDR SDRAM,use for desktop PC'S?
    • A. 

      30-pin

    • B. 

      72 pin

    • C. 

      168 pin

    • D. 

      184 pin

  • 5. 
    How many sticks of RAM,do you need to fill a bank in  a computer that can use 168 pin DIMMS?
    • A. 

      ONE

    • B. 

      TWO

    • C. 

      FOUR

    • D. 

      EIGHT

  • 6. 
    Seamus is a building a high end system,for his company to run an important database application,that cant risk any errors in data.What type of RAM,should he use?
    • A. 

      Buffered

    • B. 

      Parity

    • C. 

      ECC

    • D. 

      REGISTERED

  • 7. 
    What is the DDR speed rating for a PC speed rating of pc3700?
    • A. 

      DDR 400

    • B. 

      DDR 433

    • C. 

      DDR 466

    • D. 

      DDR 499

  • 8. 
    What does the CPU,use to access the systems RAM?
    • A. 

      The SYSTEM bus

    • B. 

      The FRONTSIDE bus

    • C. 

      The ADDRESS bus

    • D. 

      The EXPANSION bus

  • 9. 
    What is the correct throughtput of DDR SDRAM,and what is the resulting actual speed OF PC1600 RAM?
    • A. 

      4 BYTES per second ,133 MHZ

    • B. 

      8 bytes per second ,200 MHZ

    • C. 

      4 bits per second,400 MHZ

    • D. 

      8 bits per second 200 mhz

  • 10. 
    Which statement best describes dual channel architecture?
    • A. 

      Using 2 memory controllers to speed RAM access

    • B. 

      Using the address bus in full duplex mode

    • C. 

      Using 2 sticks of RAM together to increase throughtput

    • D. 

      Using doublesided RAM,to increase capacity

  • 11. 
    Which statements about CAS latency is correct?
    • A. 

      You can use CL3 RAM ,in a system set up for CL2 RAM,without any problems

    • B. 

      You can use CL2 RAM ,in a system set up for CL3 RAM,without any problems

    • C. 

      CL3 is faster than CL2 RAM

    • D. 

      CL2 RAM,is faster than CL3 RAM

  • 12. 
    Micheala wishes to upgrade the DDR RAM,in his system with DDR2.Didier says she cant because sticks of DDR2,wont fit in the motherboard slots that currently hold Micheala's DDR RAM.Stuart says he can use DDR2 in his system,but wont see any speed benefit,because the motherboard only supports DDR.Who is correct?
    • A. 

      Didier is correct

    • B. 

      Stuart is correct

    • C. 

      Both Didier and Stuart are correct

    • D. 

      Neither Didier or stuart are correct

  • 13. 
    Which of the following statements about RDRAM is true?
    • A. 

      It is less expensive than DDR SDRAM

    • B. 

      It offers dual channel architecture

    • C. 

      It offers speeds ranging from 200MHz to 600MHz

    • D. 

      It offen used by AMD bu not intel processors

  • 14. 
    What is true about double sided DIMM?
    • A. 

      It has memory chips on front and back

    • B. 

      It can be installed forwards,or backwards

    • C. 

      It is twice as fast as single sided DIMM

    • D. 

      It has the capacity of Quad sized DIMM

  • 15. 
    What type of RAM runs synchronously with the system clock?
    • A. 

      SO-DIMM

    • B. 

      DIMM

    • C. 

      SDRAM

    • D. 

      CRIMM

  • 16. 
    Which of the following SDRAM speeds will not work with  a 100mhz motherboard?
    • A. 

      66Mhz

    • B. 

      100Mhz

    • C. 

      133Mhz

    • D. 

      200Mhz

  • 17. 
    Which of the following is  a valid package for desktop RDRAM RIMMS?
    • A. 

      160 PIN

    • B. 

      172 PIN

    • C. 

      184 PIN

    • D. 

      200 PIN

  • 18. 
    Memory slots are soldered to a small circuit board called a?
    • A. 

      Stick

    • B. 

      Module

    • C. 

      Motherboard

    • D. 

      Ram slot

  • 19. 
    In RDRAM motherboards Unused pairs of slots needed a passive device called a       ? installed into each slot to enable RDRAM system to terminate properly.
    • A. 

      SIMM

    • B. 

      CRIMM

    • C. 

      DIMM

    • D. 

      RDRAM

  • 20. 
    A stick of RDRAM is called  a?
    • A. 

      DIMM

    • B. 

      Crimm

    • C. 

      SIMM

    • D. 

      RIMM

  • 21. 
    Your average PC motherboard ,accepts no more than 4 sticks of DRAM.Some systems that use a lot of RAM needs the capability to use more DRAM,sticks on the motheroard.,often 6 or 8.To get around the electrical hassles ,special DRAM,sticks special DRAM,add a buffering chip to the stick that acts as an intermediary between the dram,AND THE MCC..these special DRAM'S are called   ------- or-------------  ?
    • A. 

      Buffered

    • B. 

      Simmed

    • C. 

      Ruffered

    • D. 

      Registered

  • 22. 
    Which of these are valid bus speeds for SDRAM ?
    • A. 

      100mhz

    • B. 

      256mhz

    • C. 

      133mhz

    • D. 

      512mhz

  • 23. 
    SDRAM ,comes in sticks called?
    • A. 

      SIMMS

    • B. 

      Rimms

    • C. 

      CRIMMS

    • D. 

      DIMMS