3D151 Vol. 1

100 Questions | Total Attempts: 2742

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3D151 Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What entail how we communicate and manage data?
    • A. 

      Information systems

    • B. 

      Satellite systems

    • C. 

      Airfield systems

    • D. 

      Power systems

  • 2. 
    What part of client systems includes the physical aspect of computers, telecommunications, and other devices, to include the interconnect devices?
    • A. 

      Programs

    • B. 

      Processes

    • C. 

      Hardware

    • D. 

      Paperwork

  • 3. 
    What devices are mostly small, lightweight, and designed for mobile use?
    • A. 

      Software

    • B. 

      Hardware

    • C. 

      Computers

    • D. 

      Handhelds

  • 4. 
    Any hardware added to a computer that expandes its capabilities is referred to as a/an
    • A. 

      Port..

    • B. 

      Peripheral.

    • C. 

      Interface.

    • D. 

      I/O device.

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is not one of the three types of interfaces?
    • A. 

      Graphical

    • B. 

      Hardware

    • C. 

      Software

    • D. 

      User

  • 6. 
    The Transfer of eight bits of data simultaneously through eight separte lines in a single cable is a function of a
    • A. 

      Serial port.

    • B. 

      Parallel port.

    • C. 

      Switching port.

    • D. 

      Universal serial bus port.

  • 7. 
    What program translates commands between a device and the programs that use the device?
    • A. 

      Operating system

    • B. 

      Memory

    • C. 

      Driver

    • D. 

      Port

  • 8. 
    The term used to refer to the process of launching the OS is the
    • A. 

      Boot.

    • B. 

      Random access memory.

    • C. 

      Basic Input/Output.

    • D. 

      Complimentary Metal-Oxide Semiconductor

  • 9. 
    What program sets up the divisions of memory that hold the operating system, user information and applications?
    • A. 

      The Memory

    • B. 

      The bootstrap loader

    • C. 

      BIOS

    • D. 

      CMOS

  • 10. 
    What describes how a computer finds a specific byte it is looking for in memory?
    • A. 

      Processing

    • B. 

      Programming

    • C. 

      Memory addressing

    • D. 

      Memory segmenting

  • 11. 
    How many bits long are the addresses that computer instructions work with?
    • A. 

      8

    • B. 

      16

    • C. 

      24

    • D. 

      32

  • 12. 
    Which type of memory stores configuration information, and is used by the BIOS during system boot up?
    • A. 

      Complementary metal-oxide semiconductor memory

    • B. 

      Programmable read only memory

    • C. 

      Random Access Memory

    • D. 

      Read Only Memory

  • 13. 
    What type of memory is nonvolatile, considered permanent, and is also called firmware in reference to the data and instructions stored?
    • A. 

      RAM

    • B. 

      ROM

    • C. 

      Cache

    • D. 

      CMOS

  • 14. 
    This type of memory is blank and instructions can be placed on permanently.
    • A. 

      ROM

    • B. 

      RAM

    • C. 

      CMOS

    • D. 

      PROM

  • 15. 
    Which type of memory is used to duplicate frequently used information stored elsewhere or computed earlier, because the original data is time consuming to retrieve or to compute?
    • A. 

      RAM

    • B. 

      ROM

    • C. 

      Buffer

    • D. 

      Cache

  • 16. 
    Which term describes that data is whole or complete?
    • A. 

      Driver

    • B. 

      Parity bit

    • C. 

      Data integrity

    • D. 

      Error correction

  • 17. 
    Which term describes that data is whole or complete?
    • A. 

      Driver

    • B. 

      Parity Bit

    • C. 

      Data integrity

    • D. 

      Error correction

  • 18. 
    What data integrity method is used in high-end personal computers and file servers?
    • A. 

      Parity

    • B. 

      Polling

    • C. 

      Nonparity

    • D. 

      Error correction code memory

  • 19. 
    Reading and storing a document on a hard disk or some other storage medium for processing at a more convenient time is called
    • A. 

      A driver.

    • B. 

      Spooling

    • C. 

      An interrupt.

    • D. 

      A print queue.

  • 20. 
    A spooled print job can be several times larger than the printed document size because of the conversion to the
    • A. 

      Printer's language.

    • B. 

      Driver's language.

    • C. 

      Processor's language.

    • D. 

      Print server's language.

  • 21. 
    A static internet protocol address on a network printer during hardware configuration is used for
    • A. 

      Print job queuing.

    • B. 

      Print job locating.

    • C. 

      Print job spooling.

    • D. 

      Operating system configuration.

  • 22. 
    Printer hardware configuration via the web is done through
    • A. 

      Hypertext transfer protocol.

    • B. 

      Printer front panel controls.

    • C. 

      Hewlett Packard Jetadmin.

    • D. 

      Telnet.

  • 23. 
    What type of printer software configuration option requires a new port to be created?
    • A. 

      Telnet

    • B. 

      Local printer

    • C. 

      Driver printing

    • D. 

      TCP/IP printing.

  • 24. 
    Which of these is not a prominent characteristic of an operating system?
    • A. 

      The operational environment

    • B. 

      The way it processes

    • C. 

      The user interface

    • D. 

      Multitasking

  • 25. 
    Which of the below is not a type of computer user interface?
    • A. 

      Application driven interface

    • B. 

      Command driven interface

    • C. 

      Graphical user interface

    • D. 

      Menu driver interface