Cms 101 - Terminology & Technology

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Technology Quizzes & Trivia

Quiz in preparation for the CMS assessment 1


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does CPU stand for?
    • A. 

      Computer Processing Unit

    • B. 

      Central Processing Unit

    • C. 

      Communications Processing Unit

    • D. 

      Core Processing Unit

  • 2. 
    What is a CPU Measured in?
    • A. 

      Speed (GHZ), Bit Depth (Bits) & Type (Cores)

    • B. 

      Size (GB), Rate (MHZ) & Type (Cores)

    • C. 

      Size (MB), Rotations (RPM) & Type (Cores)

    • D. 

      Functionality, Speed (Mhz) & Bit Depth (Bits)

  • 3. 
    Which of the data interfaces is the fastest?
    • A. 

      USB 1

    • B. 

      SCSI

    • C. 

      P-ATA

    • D. 

      S-ATA

  • 4. 
    Which of the following external data interfaces is the fastest?
    • A. 

      PS/2

    • B. 

      Serial

    • C. 

      Firewire

    • D. 

      USB 1.0

  • 5. 
    Which of the following peices of software is accurately described as "A piece of software which enhances the capabilities of the OS"
    • A. 

      Firmware

    • B. 

      Driver

    • C. 

      OS

    • D. 

      Application

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is an example of Open Source Software
    • A. 

      AVG

    • B. 

      Video Lan (VLC Media Player)

    • C. 

      Norton (Symantec Systems)

    • D. 

      Microsoft Word

  • 7. 
    What is the primary discriminating factor of Open Source Software?
    • A. 

      It can be downloaded for free

    • B. 

      It is a program

    • C. 

      You can download and update the source code

    • D. 

      It is made independantly

  • 8. 
    What do all digital devices communicate in?
    • A. 

      Hex

    • B. 

      Binary

    • C. 

      Machine Code

    • D. 

      English

  • 9. 
    What does 0011 equal in decimal?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 10. 
    What does 1-A equal in decimal?
    • A. 

      26

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      1610

    • D. 

      1060

  • 11. 
    What does 11010011 equal in HEX?
    • A. 

      13-3

    • B. 

      3-D

    • C. 

      D-3

    • D. 

      F-4

  • 12. 
    What does A-4 equal in binary
    • A. 

      00110101

    • B. 

      01101100

    • C. 

      10101010

    • D. 

      10100100

  • 13. 
    What is the maximum value of an 8 bit word?
    • A. 

      7

    • B. 

      8

    • C. 

      127

    • D. 

      255

  • 14. 
    How is the quality of uncompressed audio defined?
    • A. 

      Bit Rate

    • B. 

      Length

    • C. 

      Sample Rate & Bit Depth

    • D. 

      Sample Depth & Bit Rate

  • 15. 
    In digital recording the sample rate defines?
    • A. 

      The highest frequency (same as the sample rate)

    • B. 

      The highest frequency (half the sample rate)

    • C. 

      The dynamic range (same as the sample rate)

    • D. 

      The dynamic range (half the sample rate)

  • 16. 
    What is the name of the type of compression which reduces file size by reducing quality?
    • A. 

      Lossless

    • B. 

      Lossy

    • C. 

      Losslots

    • D. 

      Uncompressed

  • 17. 
    Which of the following audio file types is losslessly compressed
    • A. 

      Flac

    • B. 

      Aiff

    • C. 

      MP3

    • D. 

      Wav

  • 18. 
    What audio file type is most appropriate for high quality recording on a Mac
    • A. 

      Flac

    • B. 

      Aiff

    • C. 

      Mp3

    • D. 

      Wav

  • 19. 
    What are the red-book standards for an audio CD
    • A. 

      44,100hz, 16bit, 74min

    • B. 

      44.1khz, 24bit, 74min

    • C. 

      48khz 16bit, 80min

    • D. 

      44.1hz, 16bit, 80min

  • 20. 
    What does LAN & WAN stand for?
    • A. 

      Local Area Network, World Area Network

    • B. 

      Local Area Network, Wide Area Network

    • C. 

      Land Area Network, World Area Network

    • D. 

      Land Area Network, Wide Area Network

  • 21. 
    What does RAM & ROM stand for?
    • A. 

      Read Access Memory & Read Only Memory

    • B. 

      Wright Access Memory & Wright Only Memory

    • C. 

      Random Access Memory & Read Over Memory

    • D. 

      Random Access Memory & Read Only Memory

  • 22. 
    What does I/O stand for?
    • A. 

      On / Off

    • B. 

      Interface Operating

    • C. 

      Binary

    • D. 

      Input / Output

  • 23. 
    When interpreting specifications, you must ensure that?
    • A. 

      Your hardware is greater than the minimum specifications

    • B. 

      The minimum specifications are greater than your hardware

    • C. 

      Your hardware is modern

    • D. 

      The software is in disc format