Computer Hardware (Master) Quiz

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Computer Hardware (Master) Quiz

Middle School (8th grade) quiz on their knowledge of computer hardware and the basic functions of the computer when using the hardware of the computer.   They must know the parts and what they stand for as well as how they help the computer function.


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

      Random Access Memory

    • B. 

      Random Accelerator Module

    • C. 

      Reserve Accelerated Memory

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    The power supply supplies power to the drives, certain expansion cards, and the
    • A. 

      Case Fan

    • B. 

      BIOS

    • C. 

      CPU

    • D. 

      Motherboard

  • 3. 
    Most motherboards have how many IDE connectors?
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    Th BIOS is used to do what?
    • A. 

      Transfer data between the motherboard and the drives.

    • B. 

      Set up the computer's hardware.

    • C. 

      Both A and B

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 5. 
    The AGP expansion slot connects AGP video cards to what?
    • A. 

      CPU

    • B. 

      Modem

    • C. 

      Motherboard

    • D. 

      GPU

  • 6. 
    Each beat the control unit fetches and decodes data is called the instruction cycle.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Both sides of the DIMM are connected together at each contact point on both sides of the module.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Expansion slot openings are located on the back of the computer.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Motherboards with integrated audio, (or sound), do not need a sound card.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The motherboard uses tiny electrical paths to connect each component of the computer together.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    What is the chipset compared to and why?
  • 12. 
    BIOS stands for what and what is its function in the computer?
  • 13. 
    Compare the IDE with the EIDE.
  • 14. 
    What does AGP stand for and what do they do?
  • 15. 
    What 82443BX Northbridge chip do?