Computer And Media Studies: Quiz 2

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Computer And Media Studies: Quiz 2 - Quiz

This is the second quiz for Computer and Media Studies. It covers the file type, memory and sound lectures.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How many bits are in the number 1001?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 2. 
    How many bytes are in 1MB (megabyte)?
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      1,000

    • C. 

      1,000,000

    • D. 

      1,000,000,000

  • 3. 
    How many megabytes does a CD ROM hold?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      100

    • D. 

      650

  • 4. 
    RAM is like ____________ while ROM is like _________________.
    • A. 

      Short term memory; long term memory

    • B. 

      Fading memory; long term memory

    • C. 

      BIOS; Hardware

    • D. 

      Long term memory; short term memory

  • 5. 
    There are 10,000 kilobytes (KB) in 1 megabyte (MB).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    A Microsoft word file is about 30 megabytes (MB).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    A minute of MP3 audio is about 1 megabyte (MB).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    ROM stands for Read Only Memory.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    A bit is...
    • A. 

      The way computers store infrequently changing information like saved files and programs that are not in current use.

    • B. 

      A binary digit taking the value of 1 or 0.

    • C. 

      It allows the user to operate a computer with images rather than text commands.

    • D. 

      Software that identifies, tests, and operates system devices and other hardware.

  • 10. 
    A byte is...
    • A. 

      A series of 8 binary digits or 8 bits.

    • B. 

      One billion bits.

    • C. 

      The software between BIOS and applications. It is responsible for the management and coordination of programs.

    • D. 

      It allows the user to operate a computer with images rather than text commands.

  • 11. 
    A gigabyte is...
    • A. 

      One byte.

    • B. 

      Two bytes.

    • C. 

      One million bytes.

    • D. 

      One billion bytes.

  • 12. 
    RAM is...
    • A. 

      The place in a computer where the operating system, application, and data in current use are kept.

    • B. 

      The way computers store infrequently changing information like saved files and programs that are not in current use.

    • C. 

      Software that identifies, tests, and operates system devices and other hardware.

    • D. 

      It allows the user to operate a computer with images rather than text commands.

  • 13. 
    ROM is...
    • A. 

      The way computers store infrequently changing information like saved files and programs that are not in current use.

    • B. 

      The place in a computer where the operating system, application, and data in current use are kept.

    • C. 

      The software between BIOS and applications. It is responsible for the management and coordination of programs.

    • D. 

      Software that identifies, tests, and operates system devices and other hardware.

  • 14. 
    One day you wake up and you can't hear. You walk over to a speaker and look at it. You can tell the speaker is making a sound if the speaker is...
    • A. 

      Vibrating.

    • B. 

      Black.

    • C. 

      Not moving at all.

    • D. 

      Cracked.

  • 15. 
    Sound travels in...
    • A. 

      Particles.

    • B. 

      Waves.

    • C. 

      Trains.

    • D. 

      Rays.

  • 16. 
    Fast vibrations create a low frequency while slow vibrations create a high frequency.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    What word do musicians use to describe frequency?
    • A. 

      Kolberstein.

    • B. 

      Timbre.

    • C. 

      Pitch.

    • D. 

      Vocals.

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