Computer And Media Studies: Quiz 3 \'10

18 Questions | Total Attempts: 75

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Computer Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz covers the L3: Memory, L4: File size, L5: Operating Systems and L6: Networks lectures from the past two weeks.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What piece of hardware allows a computer to communicate on a network?
    • A. 

      BIOSs

    • B. 

      Applications

    • C. 

      Operating Systems

    • D. 

      A network card

  • 2. 
    What would I use to connect my router to my cable modem?
    • A. 

      Software

    • B. 

      A telephone

    • C. 

      An ethernet cable

    • D. 

      A social network

  • 3. 
    What does LAN stand for?
    • A. 

      Learn About Nematodes

    • B. 

      Large Actual Numbers

    • C. 

      Local Area Network

    • D. 

      Large Amphitheater Network

  • 4. 
    A cable modem is a piece of hardware.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    What is a LAN?
    • A. 

      A widely held set of rules for how information is transferred between computers on the internet.

    • B. 

      A piece of hardware that allows computers to communicate over a network.

    • C. 

      A location or address where documents can be found on the internet.

    • D. 

      A computer network covering a small physical area

  • 6. 
    What is a network card?
    • A. 

      A widely held set of rules for how information is transferred between computers on the internet.

    • B. 

      A piece of hardware that allows computers to communicate over a network.

    • C. 

      A computer network covering a small physical area

    • D. 

      A group of bits, including data and control information, such as a source and destination address.

  • 7. 
    What does BIOS stand for?
    • A. 

      Basic Input/Output System

    • B. 

      Before Inferring Output Standard

    • C. 

      Basic Interference Outline System

  • 8. 
    How many bits are in the number 1001?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 9. 
    How many bytes are in 1MB (megabyte)?
    • A. 

      10 (ten)

    • B. 

      1,000 (one thousand)

    • C. 

      1,000,000 (one million)

    • D. 

      1,000,000,000 (one billion)

  • 10. 
    About how many megabytes does a CD ROM hold?
    • A. 

      1 MB

    • B. 

      100 MB

    • C. 

      650 MB

  • 11. 
    RAM is like ____________ while ROM is like _________________.
    • A. 

      Short term memory; long term memory

    • B. 

      Fading memory; long term memory

    • C. 

      BIOS; Hardware

  • 12. 
    There are 10,000 kilobytes (KB) in 1 megabyte (MB).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    A normal Microsoft word file is about 30 megabytes (MB).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    A minute of MP3 audio is about 1 megabyte (MB).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    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.

  • 16. 
    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.

  • 17. 
    ROM is...
    • A. 

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

    • B. 

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

  • 18. 
    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.

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