Computer Concepts Quiz: Knowledge Test!

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Computer Concepts Quiz: Knowledge Test!

Let's test your computer concepts knowledge with this quiz! A computer consists of hardware and software. The hardware is all the physical components of a computer, while the software is the intangible one. What are the different types of memory? In this quiz, you will gauge your understanding of the components and their functionality as well. Do give a try and see how well informed you are. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Dynamic RAM is volatile memory.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    To improve overall memory performance, ____________________ allow the memory controller to communicate with two DIMMs at the same time
    • A. 

      Inline Modules

    • B. 

      Dual Channels

    • C. 

      Parallel Tracks

    • D. 

      Quad Core

  • 3. 
      ____________________ refers to an error-checking procedure in which either every byte has an even number of ones or every byte has an odd number of ones.
    • A. 

      Piety

    • B. 

      Parietal

    • C. 

      Pentium

    • D. 

      Parity

  • 4. 
    A(n) ____________________ has no moving parts
    • A. 

      Magnetic Drive

    • B. 

      Solid State Drive

    • C. 

      Warp Drive

  • 5. 
    SATA is the older and slower ATA standard.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    A(n) ____________________ is a circle on a disk surface that is divided into segments called sectors.
    • A. 

      Cylinder

    • B. 

      Track

    • C. 

      Ring

    • D. 

      Cluster

  • 7. 
    Serial ATA (SATA) hard drives are easier to install than parallel ATA (PATA) drives
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    While reading data, a functional read/write head at the ends of the read/write arm on a hard drive actually touches the platter.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    USB ports are becoming the most popular ports for slower I/O devices.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    ___________________ is the latest digital audio and video interface standard
    • A. 

      HDMI

    • B. 

      MDMI

    • C. 

      MIDI

    • D. 

      DIMM

  • 11. 
    Computers store data digitally and ultimately as a stream of only two numbers: zero and one.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    The surface of an optical disk stores data as pits and __________________.
    • A. 

      Zeroes

    • B. 

      Falls

    • C. 

      Lands

    • D. 

      Ports

  • 13. 
    The biggest disadvantage of using tape drives is that data is stored on tape by __________.
    • A. 

      Steady state access

    • B. 

      Synchronous access

    • C. 

      Sequential access

    • D. 

      System access

  • 14. 
    When someone purchases software from a software vendor that person legally owns the software.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Use the ____________________ utility to check the drive for errors and recover data.
    • A. 

      Chkram

    • B. 

      Chksum

    • C. 

      Chkdisk

    • D. 

      Chkdrive

  • 16. 
    To end a process within task manager, click __________________.
    • A. 

      Shut Down

    • B. 

      Quit Process

    • C. 

      Stop Process

    • D. 

      End Process

  • 17. 
    The ____________________ is a database designed with a hierarchical database that contains configuration information for Windows, users, software applications, and installed hardware devices.
    • A. 

      Kernel

    • B. 

      Registry

    • C. 

      Object data manager

    • D. 

      Central settings repository

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