Cmw Quiz 1- History, Memory, Hard Drives

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History Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz is to test your knowledge of his, mem, and hard drives.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The first network was______
    • A. 

      The internet

    • B. 

      The pony express

    • C. 

      The Cray super computer

    • D. 

      The Telegraph

  • 2. 
    The protocol used on the internet for packet switching is_________.
    • A. 

      HTTP

    • B. 

      HTML

    • C. 

      TCP/IP

    • D. 

      AARPA

  • 3. 
    The internet, as we know it today, developed from _______.
    • A. 

      DARPA- Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

    • B. 

      Microsoft

    • C. 

      Apple

    • D. 

      Al Gore

  • 4. 
    Name one pioneer of the internet and/or networking and list one major contribution.
  • 5. 
    The three types of memory are:
    • A. 

      Ram, Rom, Hard drive

    • B. 

      Hard Drive, Cache, Ram

    • C. 

      Cache, Ram, Rom

    • D. 

      Cache, CPU, Ram

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is located inside the processor?
    • A. 

      Ram

    • B. 

      Rom

    • C. 

      Level 3 Cache

    • D. 

      Level 1 Cache

  • 7. 
    Ram is a form of memory that is non-volatile.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The Hard Disk Drive is a form of memory that is volatile.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The hard disk drive stores data on the magnetic surface of the ___________.
    • A. 

      The actuator

    • B. 

      The Platter

    • C. 

      The Ram Chips

    • D. 

      The South Bridge

  • 10. 
    Data is transfered from the Ram to the Processor Cache via the __________.
    • A. 

      South Bridge

    • B. 

      North Bridge

    • C. 

      The Bus

    • D. 

      Chip circuit

  • 11. 
    When data is deleted from a hard disk, the data is gone and can never be retrieved.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False