Virtual Memory Multi-choice Quiz

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Virtual Memory Multi-choice Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    During the POST, what does a single beep indicate?
    • A. 

      A hardware problem with the PC

    • B. 

      Normal operation of the PC

    • C. 

      A problem with an application software package

    • D. 

      A hardware problem with a peripheral

  • 2. 
     If you turn on your computer and receive a parity error, what is the most likely problem?
    • A. 

      Your CMOS battery is running low

    • B. 

      Your RAM is bad

    • C. 

      Your hard drive needs to be formatted

    • D. 

      Your motherboard needs to be replaced

  • 3. 
    How many devices can a USB bus support?
    • A. 

      No limit

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      16

    • D. 

      127

    • E. 

      200

  • 4. 
    User Sally backs up her data on a floppy every evening. After the backup is complete, she forgets to remove the floppy from the drive. Invariably every morning, she is faced with an error message “Non-system disk or disk error”. Which of the following would you consider to help Sally with her problem?
    • A. 

      Disconnect the floppy drive

    • B. 

      Discharge the CMOS battery

    • C. 

      Disable floppy seek during boot up

    • D. 

      Ensure the first, second, or third boot device in CMOS setup does not indicate a floppy drive.

  • 5. 
     Which connector does the present day SVGA monitor connect?
    • A. 

      DB-9

    • B. 

      DB-15

    • C. 

      DB-25

    • D. 

      DB-10

    • E. 

      DB-5

  • 6. 
    Which of the following use a SO DIMM?
    • A. 

      Mainframe

    • B. 

      A Laptop

    • C. 

      A Server

    • D. 

      A Desktop Computer

  • 7. 
    With reference to display resolution, the distance between dots on the screen is measured by ____.
    • A. 

      Matrix

    • B. 

      Pixels

    • C. 

      Dot Pitch

    • D. 

      Resolution

  • 8. 
    You have changed the date and time for Tim’s computer, since it was incorrect. The next morning when Tim boot’s his system, he calls you saying that the system date is again indicating a date 1 year back. What do you suspect?
    • A. 

      BIOS is of older version

    • B. 

      RAM is insufficient

    • C. 

      A CMOS program is infected with virus

    • D. 

      Motherboard is faulty

    • E. 

      CMOS battery has failed

  • 9. 
    What are the two basic types of partitions?
    • A. 

      Primary and extended

    • B. 

      Primary and secondary

    • C. 

      Primary and logical

    • D. 

      Primary and Non-DOS

  • 10. 
    While connecting the 40-pin controller cable to an IDE-HDD, the red stripe of the cable will interface with which of the following?
    • A. 

      Pin 20

    • B. 

      Pin 30

    • C. 

      Pin 1

    • D. 

      Pin 40

  • 11. 
    Dust in a computer actually increases the size of the magnetic fields inside it. This is not good, so you must occasionally dust. What's the best way to do this?
    • A. 

      Reverse vacuum

    • B. 

      Blow real hard on the system board

    • C. 

      Use a lint-free cloth and wipe gently

    • D. 

      Any small vacuum device

    • E. 

      Non-static compressed air

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is an input device only?
    • A. 

      SCSI controller

    • B. 

      Video card

    • C. 

      Modem

    • D. 

      Mouse

  • 13. 
    Virtual memory refers to what process?
    • A. 

      The process of swapping data in and out of reserved memory

    • B. 

      Using a file on the hard disk to simulate RAM

    • C. 

      Swapping memory from extended to expanded

    • D. 

      Using extended memory to simulate expanded memory

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