A+ - I.T Basics Review

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CompTIA Quizzes & Trivia

A reveiw of the first chapter of A+ at Metcalfe County High School.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the value of the following binary number - 00101110?
    • A. 

      48

    • B. 

      46

    • C. 

      50

    • D. 

      47

  • 2. 
    What is the binary conversion of the decimal number 204?
    • A. 

      11001100

    • B. 

      11011000

    • C. 

      11100001

    • D. 

      10101110

  • 3. 
    Using binary operations solve the following: 1 OR {NOT[1 AND 1]}
    • A. 

      11

    • B. 

      0

    • C. 

      1

    • D. 

      01

  • 4. 
    This term is used to describe the software that starts up and controls the computer system.
    • A. 

      Software

    • B. 

      BIOS

    • C. 

      Hardware

    • D. 

      Operating System

  • 5. 
    Which of the following loses its contents when power is lost to the PC?
    • A. 

      Hard Drive

    • B. 

      ROM

    • C. 

      RAM

    • D. 

      Power Supply

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is the largest unit of storage within a computer system?
    • A. 

      1Gb

    • B. 

      1Mb

    • C. 

      100000 Bytes

    • D. 

      1Tb

  • 7. 
    When strating your computer for the first time on a particular day this can be called a......
    • A. 

      Startup Procedure

    • B. 

      Warm Boot

    • C. 

      Cold Boot

    • D. 

      Warm Up Operation

  • 8. 
    How many bits are in one byte?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      8

    • D. 

      16

  • 9. 
    Binary numbers can be represented by what numbers/symbols
    • A. 

      0-9

    • B. 

      0-9 & A-F

    • C. 

      0,1

    • D. 

      0-4

  • 10. 
    More pixles within a computer monitor...
    • A. 

      Allows more lines to apear

    • B. 

      Allows for a brighter image

    • C. 

      Creates less screen roll

    • D. 

      Uses less power

  • 11. 
    What does the term booting the system mean?
    • A. 

      Kicking the computer to help it start

    • B. 

      Opening the case and jumping the motherboard

    • C. 

      Opening the case and resetting the power supply

    • D. 

      Starting the computer up

  • 12. 
    A server......
    • A. 

      Is generally used by an everyday computer user

    • B. 

      Works to print documents to a correct location

    • C. 

      Process multiple requests from end users

    • D. 

      Works within small networks to provide Internet connectivity

  • 13. 
    What key combination is used to switch from one screen to another?
    • A. 

      ALT + F4

    • B. 

      ALT + Tab

    • C. 

      CTRL + Tab

    • D. 

      CTRL + F4

  • 14. 
    Why would a technician use an ESD strap?
    • A. 

      So that he/she can record what operations they are performing on the computer system

    • B. 

      To ground themseleves in an attempt to protect the computer system

    • C. 

      To allow more movement within the computer case during repair

    • D. 

      So that he/she can test the power supply

  • 15. 
    What component within a computer system processes all requests form the user and other computer parts.
    • A. 

      Hard Drive

    • B. 

      CPU

    • C. 

      RAM

    • D. 

      BIOS

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