2a553a Self Test Questions Volume #6

70 Questions | Total Attempts: 36

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Computer Quizzes & Trivia

Quiz on the "fill in the blank" self test questions from volume 6.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What's the primary unit of any information system?
    • A. 

      CPU

    • B. 

      Memory

    • C. 

      Display

  • 2. 
    From what substance are chips made?
    • A. 

      Silicone

    • B. 

      Silicon

    • C. 

      Carbon

  • 3. 
    What are the links between transistors called?
    • A. 

      Gateways

    • B. 

      Circuits

    • C. 

      Nodes

  • 4. 
    How many signals are used in a computer?
    • A. 

      Two

    • B. 

      Eight

    • C. 

      Thirty-two

  • 5. 
    What's the code used by computers called?
    • A. 

      C++

    • B. 

      DOS

    • C. 

      Binary

  • 6. 
    What's another name for a transistor switch?
    • A. 

      Node

    • B. 

      Relay

    • C. 

      Gate

  • 7. 
    What kind of gate sends on a pulse when it receives one at either or both of its terminals?
    • A. 

      OR

    • B. 

      XOR

    • C. 

      NOR

  • 8. 
    What controls the speed of a computer's activities?
    • A. 

      Processor

    • B. 

      Clock

    • C. 

      Memory

  • 9. 
    What unit decodes commands and synchronizes a device with the data processing system?
    • A. 

      Control Unit

    • B. 

      ALU

    • C. 

      I/O Controller

  • 10. 
    What  component of a computer supervises the entire information system as a whole?
    • A. 

      ALU

    • B. 

      I/O Controller

    • C. 

      Control Unit

  • 11. 
    Wher is all the computer calculating, sorting, and comparing of data accomplished?
    • A. 

      Control Unit

    • B. 

      ALU

    • C. 

      I/O Controller

  • 12. 
    What are the storage areas in an ALU called?
    • A. 

      Registers

    • B. 

      PROM

    • C. 

      Helicons

  • 13. 
    What does a channel do?
    • A. 

      Manages the I/O control unit and the units connected to it

    • B. 

      Controls the speed at which a processor sends infornation

    • C. 

      Controls routing of display information within the CPU

  • 14. 
    What allows for the overlappoing of operations in a computer system?
    • A. 

      Ganged Tuning

    • B. 

      Heterodyning

    • C. 

      Buffering Systems

  • 15. 
    What is the purpose of a buffer system?
    • A. 

      To filter out functions without a terminator

    • B. 

      To attach terminators to CPU functions and calculations

    • C. 

      To store data until a unit is able to accept it

  • 16. 
    What's a byte?
    • A. 

      Eight bits grouped together to form a character

    • B. 

      The most basic form of data measurement

    • C. 

      The intermediate result of a computer calculation

  • 17. 
    What happens to a value in primary memory when the processor sends a new value to that storage address?
    • A. 

      It's combined

    • B. 

      It's lost

    • C. 

      The new value is rejected

  • 18. 
    What part of the computer can you compare to a great electronic file cabinet?
    • A. 

      Random Access Memory

    • B. 

      Read-Only Memory

    • C. 

      Mass Storage Device

  • 19. 
    What's the heart of a computer display?
    • A. 

      The screen

    • B. 

      The I/O

    • C. 

      The CRT

  • 20. 
    What does display resolution mean?
    • A. 

      The final calculation of the CPU before being sent to the CPU

    • B. 

      The termination of display operations

    • C. 

      The number of pixels that make up the image

  • 21. 
    What's the resolution of a VGA monitor?
    • A. 

      480 X 640

    • B. 

      640 X 480

    • C. 

      800 X 600

  • 22. 
    To what operations are the four central ACUs dedicated?
    • A. 

      Controls and Displays, Navigation, Terrain Following, Critical Data

    • B. 

      Controls and Displays, Navigation, Weapons Delivery, Critical Data

    • C. 

      Controls and Displays, Radar Control, Terrain Following, Critical Data

  • 23. 
    What are the functions of the two non-central ACUs?
    • A. 

      Terrain Following, Radar Control

    • B. 

      Weapons Delivery, ECM

    • C. 

      Radar Control, Ground Mapping

  • 24. 
    From what source(s) are the ACU memories loaded?
    • A. 

      The DTS

    • B. 

      The MSD

    • C. 

      Both

  • 25. 
    Which ACU function monitors and controls the navigation functions?
    • A. 

      Radar Control

    • B. 

      General Navigation

    • C. 

      Terrain Following

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