3d052 Vol. 2; 201-206

20 Questions | Total Attempts: 141

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3d052 Quizzes & Trivia

Some of the volume 2 questions, close your book and test your knowledge!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which original component is very susceptible to damage from electrostatic discharge?
    • A. 

      Read only memory (ROM)

    • B. 

      Basic input/output system (BIOS)

    • C. 

      Complementary metal-oxide semiconductor (CMOS)

    • D. 

      Electronic erasable programmable read only memory (EEPROM)

  • 2. 
    What is considered as nonvolatile permanent memory?
    • A. 

      Random access memory (RAM)

    • B. 

      Read only memory (ROM)

    • C. 

      Basic input/output system (BIOS)

    • D. 

      Complementary metal-oxide semiconductor (CMOS)

  • 3. 
    What is considered to be a computer's main storage?
    • A. 

      Random access memory (RAM)

    • B. 

      Read only memory (ROM

    • C. 

      Basic input/output system (BIOS)

    • D. 

      Complementary metal-oxide semiconductor (CMOS)

  • 4. 
    What is a form of firmware that contains the computer's startup instructions?
    • A. 

      Cache

    • B. 

      Basic input/output system (BIOS)

    • C. 

      Complementary metal-oxide semiconductor (CMOS)

    • D. 

      Electronic erasable programmable read only memory (EEPROM)

  • 5. 
    What is defined as an asynchronous signal from a computer hardware device indicating the need for attention from a CPU or a synchronous event?
    • A. 

      Cache

    • B. 

      Buffer

    • C. 

      Interface

    • D. 

      Interrupt

  • 6. 
    Which controller component interprets an electronic signal, prioritizes it, and requests the attention of the CPU?
    • A. 

      Disk request

    • B. 

      Utility resource

    • C. 

      Priority interrupt

    • D. 

      Integrated resource

  • 7. 
    Which interrupt request line number is normally used for the floppy disk controller?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      8

  • 8. 
    Which is a term used to describe that data is whole or complete?
    • A. 

      Driver

    • B. 

      Parity Bit

    • C. 

      Data Integrity

    • D. 

      Error Correction

  • 9. 
    What is considered as a technique or method of checking data integrity?
    • A. 

      Fault

    • B. 

      Parity

    • C. 

      Interrupt

    • D. 

      Asynchronous

  • 10. 
    Which is a very simple example of an error detecting code?
    • A. 

      Interrupt

    • B. 

      Parity bit

    • C. 

      Asynchronous

    • D. 

      Data Integrity

  • 11. 
    What is a way of utilizing a group of storage devices as if they were physically connected to a server when they are not?
    • A. 

      Network attached storage (NAS)

    • B. 

      Storage area network (SAN)

    • C. 

      Redundant array of independent disks (RAID)

    • D. 

      Array storage

  • 12. 
    What is an advantage of using a SAN architecture?
    • A. 

      Ease of replacing the hard drive

    • B. 

      Ease of replacing network connectivity

    • C. 

      Ease of replacing the server

    • D. 

      Multiple users can acess the server at once

  • 13. 
    What is the connection type of choice for a SAN?
    • A. 

      Fibre Channel

    • B. 

      ATA over Ethernet (AoE) < not a WoW term...

    • C. 

      Small computer system interface (SCSI)

    • D. 

      Internet small computer system interface

  • 14. 
    Which storage device can be easily connected to a network and appears as a network drive?
    • A. 

      SAN

    • B. 

      RAID

    • C. 

      NAS

    • D. 

      RHD

  • 15. 
    Which storage device has the means of providing data storage reliability using multiple hard drives?
    • A. 

      SAN

    • B. 

      NAS

    • C. 

      SCSI

    • D. 

      RAID

  • 16. 
    The hard drives in a RAID array are presented to the server as....
    • A. 

      1 single hard drive

    • B. 

      A collection of hard drives

    • C. 

      A single RAID array

    • D. 

      A remote storage device

  • 17. 
    Which technology is often used in RAID array that can be daisy chained?
    • A. 

      Small computer system interface (SCSI)

    • B. 

      Serial attached (SAS) SCSI

    • C. 

      Serial advanced technology attachment (SATA)

    • D. 

      Peripheral component interconnect express (PCIe)

  • 18. 
    Which is not a characteristic of high order-languages?
    • A. 

      They are nearly self-documenting

    • B. 

      They use English like statements

    • C. 

      Source codes that are written closest to machine language

    • D. 

      Programs are transportable between computers with few changes

  • 19. 
    What best describes programming machine code?
    • A. 

      Another term for firmware

    • B. 

      Statements that correspond to complex actions

    • C. 

      Instructions in a form that is acceptable to the computer

    • D. 

      Source code, that when compiled, is appropriate for the computer

  • 20. 
    Which selection is a set of markup symbols or codes inserted in a file intended for display on a web browser page?
    • A. 

      Standard Generalized Markup Language (SGML)

    • B. 

      Extensible Markup Language (XML)

    • C. 

      Hypertext Markup Language (HTML)

    • D. 

      Dynamic HTML (DHTML)