Chapter 3 The Visible PC Competency C Computer Hardware

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Chapter 3 The Visible PC Competency C Computer Hardware - Quiz

Understand and evaluate the functions of the parts of a computer. This multiple choice question test comes from Chapter 3 The Visible PC in the text book Mike Meyers' Comp TIA A+ Guide to Managing and Troubleshooting PCs.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following connections can replace all of the mini-audio jacks on a system unit?
    • A. 

      FireWire

    • B. 

      Mini-DIN

    • C. 

      S/PDIF

    • D. 

      VESA

  • 2. 
    A modern keyboard generally connects to which of the following ports?
    • A. 

      FireWire or Mini-DIN

    • B. 

      Mini-DIN or USB

    • C. 

      USB or VESA

    • D. 

      VESA or FireWire

  • 3. 
    USB Connectors come in which of the following sizes?
    • A. 

      A, B, and Mini A

    • B. 

      A and B

    • C. 

      A, B and Mini B

    • D. 

      Mini A and Mini B

  • 4. 
    Which of the following devices attaches with a ribbon cable?
    • A. 

      CPU

    • B. 

      CD-ROM drive

    • C. 

      RAM

    • D. 

      Sound Card

  • 5. 
    Which of the following devices measure(s) storage capacity in megabytes or gigabytes?
    • A. 

      Floppy disk and hard drives

    • B. 

      NIC

    • C. 

      CPU

    • D. 

      Modem

  • 6. 
    Which of the following devices has enough storage capacity to hold a movie?
    • A. 

      CD-ROM

    • B. 

      CD-R

    • C. 

      CD-RW

    • D. 

      DVD

  • 7. 
    Which of the following connector types enable you to plug a device into them and have the device function without you restarting the computer?
    • A. 

      FireWire and USB

    • B. 

      Mini-DIN and USB

    • C. 

      VESA and FireWire

    • D. 

      VESA and USB

  • 8. 
    Which of the following ports would you most likely find built into a motherboard?
    • A. 

      A keyboard port

    • B. 

      A DVI port

    • C. 

      An HDMI port

    • D. 

      An RDA port

  • 9. 
    Which of the following connectors is used mostly for external hard drives?
    • A. 

      PATA

    • B. 

      ESATA

    • C. 

      HDMI

    • D. 

      PS/2

  • 10. 
    Which of the following ports can handle a connection from a monitor?
    • A. 

      DVI

    • B. 

      FireWire

    • C. 

      Mini-DIN

    • D. 

      USB

  • 11. 
    Which of the following ports enables a modern PC to connecto to a network?
    • A. 

      Mini-Audio

    • B. 

      Mini-DIN

    • C. 

      RJ-13

    • D. 

      RJ-45

  • 12. 
    Which of the following connectors is used for hard drives?
    • A. 

      Parallel

    • B. 

      SATA

    • C. 

      HDMI

    • D. 

      TTFN

  • 13. 
    Of the following, what do USB and FireWire connections have in common?
    • A. 

      Both are used for connecting keyboards

    • B. 

      Both support dual monitors

    • C. 

      Both support hot-swapping devices

    • D. 

      Both use D-subminiature connectors

  • 14. 
    Which devices enable you to select graphical items on a graphical screen?
    • A. 

      Mouse and Touchball

    • B. 

      Touchball and Trackball

    • C. 

      Mouse and Trackball

    • D. 

      Mouse and Modem

  • 15. 
    Which device traditionally used a 2-row, 15-pin DB Connector (though current models connect through USB)?
    • A. 

      Joystick

    • B. 

      Keyboard

    • C. 

      Mouse

    • D. 

      Printer

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