Computer Power Points Quiz - Fall 2011

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Computer Power Points Quiz - Fall 2011

This quiz is based from the student generated questions from the computer hardware Power Point presentations we saw earlier in the week.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is not part of computer maintenance?  
    • A. 

      System Backup

    • B. 

      Virus Scanning

    • C. 

      Hardware upgrade

    • D. 

      Defragment

  • 2. 
    What is the most commonly used cache?
    • A. 

      Rom Cache

    • B. 

      Wallet Cash

    • C. 

      Disk Cache

    • D. 

      Web Browser Cache

  • 3. 
    How do you properly clean dust from your computer fans?
    • A. 

      Blow dust from the inside of the computer forcing dust outside

    • B. 

      Blow dust from the outside of the computer forcing dust inside

    • C. 

      Blow dust from the inside of the computer forcing dust inside

    • D. 

      Blow dust from the outside of the computer forcing dust outside

  • 4. 
    What is the complete purpose of the operating system?
    • A. 

      To power the computer

    • B. 

      To detect errors in user applications

    • C. 

      To allow users to interface with the computer

    • D. 

      To manage files on functional hard drives

  • 5. 
    What is the Kernel?
    • A. 

      The component that manages hardware resources

    • B. 

      Uncooked popcorn

    • C. 

      Allows video display

    • D. 

      Allows internet access

  • 6. 
    What is the percentage of desktop Mac users?
    • A. 

      Around 3%

    • B. 

      Around 30%

    • C. 

      Around 20%

    • D. 

      Exactly 8%

  • 7. 
    Who’s the best Teacher Ever?
    • A. 

      Mr. Hamlin

    • B. 

      Mr.Kaylik

    • C. 

      Mr.Kerr

    • D. 

      Ultramotron

    • E. 

      YouTube

  • 8. 
    What are Fiber optic cables and how do they work?
    • A. 

      They don’t do anything

    • B. 

      They make pretty colors

    • C. 

      Refract light

    • D. 

      Pulsate increasing network speed in your modem

  • 9. 
    What’s the major difference between intranet/internet?
    • A. 

      There is none

    • B. 

      One is a network cable the other is for your phone

    • C. 

      Internet is public - intranet is private

    • D. 

      Internet connects you to the internet, Ethernet connects to your C; drive

  • 10. 
    What does LAN stand for ?
    • A. 

      LITTLE AREA of NOTHING

    • B. 

      Local area national

    • C. 

      Local Area network

    • D. 

      Large Area Network

  • 11. 
    Who made Wi-Fi internet?
    • A. 

      Microsoft Windows

    • B. 

      NASA

    • C. 

      802.11i alliance

    • D. 

      Wii

  • 12. 
    Do all computers use wireless?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Maybe

    • D. 

      Laptops only

  • 13. 
    How can network speed be increased?
    • A. 

      Anti-virus

    • B. 

      Less computers on network

    • C. 

      Reduce downloads / uploads

    • D. 

      All of above

  • 14. 
    In our analogy of the computer, what was the motherboard?
    • A. 

      Body

    • B. 

      Brain

    • C. 

      Nervous System

    • D. 

      Eyes

  • 15. 
    What is a cache?
    • A. 

      Carries out the instruction that is received

    • B. 

      Part of the computer that stores data for future use

    • C. 

      Connects all parts of the computer together

    • D. 

      Money cache

  • 16. 
    What is the best processor out of the ones below?
    • A. 

      AMD Phenom II x4

    • B. 

      Intel i7 980x

    • C. 

      Intel Core 2 duo

    • D. 

      AMD Athlon II x2 265

  • 17. 
    Since when was CD available? 
    • A. 

      Oct 1992

    • B. 

      Jun 1997

    • C. 

      March 1987

    • D. 

      Oct 1982

  • 18. 
    Which advantage does HDD have over SDD?
    • A. 

      Reliability

    • B. 

      Electricity

    • C. 

      Compatibility

    • D. 

      Speed

  • 19. 
    What is the capacity of normal single-layered Blu Ray disc?
    • A. 

      25GB

    • B. 

      50GB

    • C. 

      250GB

    • D. 

      500GB

  • 20. 
    What  does a video card make?
    • A. 

      Images to your monitor

    • B. 

      Sound to your speakers

    • C. 

      Internet to your router

  • 21. 
    Who is a well known video card maker?
    • A. 

      Nvidia

    • B. 

      Microsoft

    • C. 

      Apple

    • D. 

      Ram Cards

  • 22. 
    What is a good price for a decent video card?
    • A. 

      $100

    • B. 

      $250

    • C. 

      $500

    • D. 

      $1500

  • 23. 
    What is the advantage of non-modular power supply?
    • A. 

      It has many cables

    • B. 

      Easily cluttered in the case

    • C. 

      The price is cheaper

    • D. 

      You can plug out every cables

  • 24. 
    What are some things that you should look for when choosing a computer case?
    • A. 

      How well the fresh air circulates

    • B. 

      How much space there is for cable management

    • C. 

      Awesomeness of the design and how much you like the case

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 25. 
    Why does cooling need upgrade?
    • A. 

      To keep up the heat output of the computer components

    • B. 

      Cause the chicken crossed the road

    • C. 

      Components get bigger, need bigger fan

    • D. 

      Heat sink is not compatible with thermal compound

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