A+ Practice Quiz

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This quiz is to help study for the A+ Essential Certification


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following choices is part of the definition of a personal computer?
    • A. 

      A device that is not usable by itself.

    • B. 

      A device whose only function is to access a group computer.

    • C. 

      A device made up of distinct components tht all function together.

    • D. 

      A device that can be carried in your pocket.

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is not a common component found on a motherboard?
    • A. 

      CPU

    • B. 

      HDD

    • C. 

      RAM

    • D. 

      BIOS

  • 3. 
    Which of the following motherboard form factors is not a standard?
    • A. 

      ATX

    • B. 

      MicroATX

    • C. 

      BTX

    • D. 

      LPX

  • 4. 
    Which of the following motherboard form factors uses a riser card?
    • A. 

      BTX

    • B. 

      ATX

    • C. 

      LPX

    • D. 

      MicroATX

  • 5. 
    All of the following statements about chipsets are true except:
    • A. 

      By definition, a chipset is always made up of two or more chips and related circuitry.

    • B. 

      Chipset functionality is divided into northbridge and southbridge.

    • C. 

      The same manufacturer creates all chips in a chipset.

    • D. 

      A chipset assists the CPU in its interface and peripheral functionality

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is the pathway over which communication between the processor and memory occurs?
    • A. 

      Northbridge

    • B. 

      Southbridge

    • C. 

      Frontside Bus

    • D. 

      Backside Bus

  • 7. 
    All of the following are expansion slots except:
    • A. 

      ISA

    • B. 

      PCI

    • C. 

      AGP

    • D. 

      IDE

  • 8. 
    What is the primary function of an expansion card inserted in an AGP slot?
    • A. 

      NIC

    • B. 

      Firewire

    • C. 

      Video

    • D. 

      Audio

  • 9. 
    Which of the following slots is the longest?
    • A. 

      1X PCIe

    • B. 

      AGP

    • C. 

      CNR

    • D. 

      PCI

  • 10. 
    Memory slots on a motherboard are for:
    • A. 

      Memory modules

    • B. 

      Memory Chips

    • C. 

      Insertion of the CPU to gain access to the memory

    • D. 

      Cables that connect from the memory to the CPU

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is not a common pin count for DIMMs
    • A. 

      168

    • B. 

      184

    • C. 

      196

    • D. 

      240