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Have you ever assembled your computer? Do you know which part is placed where while assembling? To check your knowledge, take this pc building quiz. When it comes to assembling a computer, the engineer has to remember every port, switch, slot, and everything. So, you need to know everything about the computer parts before assembling them together. This test will help you recall everything about pc assembling. All the best! Share the quiz with other friends too so that they can use the knowledge to call them computer experts.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    True or False:  When using a grounding mat, we are protecting ourselves from the computer.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    When we ground ourselves, we are protecting the computer components from our static electricity.

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  • 2. 

    True or False:  Power Supplies are considered an FRU or Field Replaceable Unit in the computer industry.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Because we do not fix the power supplies, it is easier and cheaper to just throw it away and buy a new one.

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  • 3. 

    Which of the following is considered to be a part of a computer's hardware?

    • A.

      Monitor

    • B.

      Keyboard

    • C.

      RAM

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    All of the options mentioned (Monitor, Keyboard, RAM) are considered to be a part of a computer's hardware. A computer's hardware refers to the physical components that make up the computer system. The monitor is the display screen, the keyboard is the input device, and RAM (Random Access Memory) is the primary memory that stores data and instructions temporarily while the computer is running. Therefore, all of these options are correct as they are physical components of a computer.

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  • 4. 

    Up to how many devices can each IDE connector can accommodate.

    • A.

      1

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      4

    • D.

      It depends on the type of IDE connector.

    Correct Answer
    B. 2
    Explanation
    Each IDE connector can accommodate up to two devices.

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  • 5. 

    Which type among the following expansion slots are used solely for a video card?

    • A.

      PCI

    • B.

      AGP

    • C.

      ISA

    • D.

      EISA

    Correct Answer
    B. AGP
    Explanation
    AGP (Accelerated Graphics Port) is the correct answer because it is a type of expansion slot specifically designed for video cards. AGP provides a faster data transfer rate between the video card and the computer's memory, allowing for improved graphics performance. PCI (Peripheral Component Interconnect), ISA (Industry Standard Architecture), and EISA (Extended Industry Standard Architecture) are also types of expansion slots, but they are not exclusively used for video cards. PCI can accommodate various types of expansion cards, while ISA and EISA are older slot types that are no longer commonly used.

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  • 6. 

    A group of chips on the motherboard that is responsible for controlling the timing along with the flow of data and instructions to and from the CPU is known to be a _________.

    • A.

      Motherboard

    • B.

      Chip set

    • C.

      CPU

    • D.

      ROM

    Correct Answer
    B. Chip set
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Chip set". The chip set is a group of chips on the motherboard that controls the timing and flow of data and instructions to and from the CPU. It acts as a bridge between the CPU, memory, and other peripherals, ensuring smooth communication and coordination between these components.

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  • 7. 

    What is the main secondary storage device of a PC?

    • A.

      Hard drive

    • B.

      Floppy drive

    • C.

      CD-Rom drive

    • D.

      Monitor

    Correct Answer
    A. Hard drive
    Explanation
    The main secondary storage device of a PC is the hard drive. This is because the hard drive is used to store large amounts of data permanently, even when the computer is turned off. It offers a higher storage capacity compared to other secondary storage devices like floppy drives or CD-ROM drives. The monitor, on the other hand, is a display device and not a storage device.

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  • 8. 

    The main circuit board of a computer system is called a _____________.

    • A.

      Hub

    • B.

      RAM

    • C.

      Power Supply

    • D.

      Motherboard

    Correct Answer
    D. Motherboard
    Explanation
    The main circuit board of a computer system is called a motherboard. It is responsible for connecting and allowing communication between various components of the computer, such as the CPU, memory, storage, and input/output devices. The motherboard provides power and data connections to these components, allowing them to work together and perform tasks. Without a motherboard, the computer would not be able to function properly.

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  • 9. 

    The ATX motherboard uses the __________ power connector.

    • A.

      P1

    • B.

      P3

    • C.

      P8

    • D.

      P9

    Correct Answer
    A. P1
    Explanation
    The ATX motherboard uses the P1 power connector.

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  • 10. 

     A(n) ______________ is a binary number that uniquely identifies a host computer connected to the Internet.

    • A.

      Hub

    • B.

      POST

    • C.

      Network Interface Card

    • D.

      IP Address

    Correct Answer
    D. IP Address
    Explanation
    An IP address is a binary number that uniquely identifies a host computer connected to the Internet. It serves as a unique identifier for devices on a network, allowing them to communicate with each other. IP addresses consist of a series of four numbers separated by periods, with each number ranging from 0 to 255. This addressing scheme allows for the routing of data packets across the Internet, ensuring that they are delivered to the correct destination.

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