CDC 3C051 Pre-end Of Course (EOC) Preparation Exam

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Pre-EOC test for CDC 3C051


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  • 1. 
    What is the first job the basic output system (BIOS) does at start-up?
    • A. 

      Run memory byte count

    • B. 

      Test for parity errors

    • C. 

      Load instructions to random access memory (RAM)

    • D. 

      Run the power-on self-test (POST)

  • 2. 
    Which original component was 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. 

      Electrically erasable programmable read-only memory (EEPROM)

  • 3. 
    Actively sampling the status of an external device by a client program is known as
    • A. 

      Polling

    • B. 

      Signaling

    • C. 

      Processing

    • D. 

      Multitasking

  • 4. 
    Actively sampling the status of an external device by a client program is known as
    • A. 

      Polling

    • B. 

      Signaling

    • C. 

      Processing

    • D. 

      Multitasking

  • 5. 
    What is defined as an asynchronous signal from a computer hardware device indicating th need for attention from a central processing unit (CPU) or a synchronous event in a software application program indicating a need for a change in execution?
    • A. 

      Cache

    • B. 

      Buffer

    • C. 

      Interface

    • D. 

      Interrupt

  • 6. 
    What interrupt request (IRQ) line number is normally used for the floppy controller?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      7

    • D. 

      13

    • E. 

      14

  • 7. 
    The first 640 KB of memory is what division of memory?
    • A. 

      Upper

    • B. 

      Conventional

    • C. 

      High

    • D. 

      Extended

  • 8. 
    What is defined as an asynchronous signal from a computer hardware device indicating th need for attention from a central processing unit (CPU) or a synchronous event in a software application program indicating a need for a change in execution?
    • A. 

      Cache

    • B. 

      Buffer

    • C. 

      Interface

    • D. 

      Interrupt

  • 9. 
    The high memory area is how much of the extended memory area?
    • A. 

      The first 64 KB

    • B. 

      The first 256 KB

    • C. 

      The first 1 MB

    • D. 

      The first 2 MB

  • 10. 
    What interrupt request (IRQ) line number is normally used for the floppy controller?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      7

    • D. 

      13

    • E. 

      14

  • 11. 
    Which type of RAM holds data without needing to be refreshed as long as power is supplied to them?
    • A. 

      Dynamic random access memory (DRAM)

    • B. 

      Synchronous dynamic random access memory (SDRAM)

    • C. 

      Double data rate synchronous dynamic random access memory (DDR SDRAM)

    • D. 

      Static random access memory (SRAM)

  • 12. 
    The first 640 KB of memory is what division of memory?
    • A. 

      Upper

    • B. 

      Conventional

    • C. 

      High

    • D. 

      Extended

  • 13. 
    Operating system (OS) nstructions and OS programs are processed into which memory space?
    • A. 

      Conventional

    • B. 

      Upper

    • C. 

      High

    • D. 

      Extended

  • 14. 
    The high memory area is how much of the extended memory area?
    • A. 

      The first 64 KB

    • B. 

      The first 256 KB

    • C. 

      The first 1 MB

    • D. 

      The first 2 MB

  • 15. 
    A Class I Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) item is senstive to what level of voltage?
    • A. 

      Less than 1000 volts

    • B. 

      Between 1,000 but less than 3,999 volts

    • C. 

      More than 15,000 volts

    • D. 

      Between 4,000 but less than 15,000 volts

  • 16. 
    Which type of RAM holds data without needing to be refreshed as long as power is supplied to them?
    • A. 

      Dynamic random access memory (DRAM)

    • B. 

      Synchronous dynamic random access memory (SDRAM)

    • C. 

      Double data rate synchronous dynamic random access memory (DDR SDRAM)

    • D. 

      Static random access memory (SRAM)

  • 17. 
    A Class II Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) item is senstive to what level of voltage?
    • A. 

      Less than 1000 volts

    • B. 

      Between 1,000 but less than 3,999 volts

    • C. 

      More than 15,000 volts

    • D. 

      Between 4,000 but less than 15,000 volts

  • 18. 
    Operating system (OS) nstructions and OS programs are processed into which memory space?
    • A. 

      Conventional

    • B. 

      Upper

    • C. 

      High

    • D. 

      Extended

  • 19. 
    A Class III Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) item is senstive to what level of voltage?
    • A. 

      Less than 1000 volts

    • B. 

      Between 1,000 but less than 3,999 volts

    • C. 

      More than 15,000 volts

    • D. 

      Between 4,000 but less than 15,000 volts

  • 20. 
    A Class I Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) item is senstive to what level of voltage?
    • A. 

      Less than 1000 volts

    • B. 

      Between 1,000 but less than 3,999 volts

    • C. 

      More than 15,000 volts

    • D. 

      Between 4,000 but less than 15,000 volts

  • 21. 
    Static electricity remains intact until it is
    • A. 

      Absored

    • B. 

      Dissolved

    • C. 

      Discharged

    • D. 

      Neutralized

  • 22. 
    A Class II Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) item is senstive to what level of voltage?
    • A. 

      Less than 1000 volts

    • B. 

      Between 1,000 but less than 3,999 volts

    • C. 

      More than 15,000 volts

    • D. 

      Between 4,000 but less than 15,000 volts

  • 23. 
    In which troubleshooting step would you determine which conditions are present?
    • A. 

      Define the problem

    • B. 

      Isolate the problem

    • C. 

      Resolve the problem

    • D. 

      Confirm the resolution

  • 24. 
    A Class III Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) item is senstive to what level of voltage?
    • A. 

      Less than 1000 volts

    • B. 

      Between 1,000 but less than 3,999 volts

    • C. 

      More than 15,000 volts

    • D. 

      Between 4,000 but less than 15,000 volts

  • 25. 
    In which troubleshooting step would you confirm a dilemma exists?
    • A. 

      Define the problem

    • B. 

      Isolate the problem

    • C. 

      Resolve the problem

    • D. 

      Confirm the resolution

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