Hardware And Software Engineering

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Hardware And Software Engineering

This Examination is meant for people who have practical knowledge and theoritical approach towards computer software and hardware. By completing this quiz you are assured that you have covered most of the hardware and software requirements to assemble a computer.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The minimum RAM requirement for installing Windows XP is
    • A. 

      64 MB

    • B. 

      32MB

  • 2. 
    Which operating system would use to install office 2010
    • A. 

      Windows Ultimate and above

    • B. 

      Windows XP and Windows Server

  • 3. 
    What is the difference from dual layer roms' and dvd/ cd roms
    • A. 

      The speed is very high with dual layer and cant be accessed with the normal roms

    • B. 

      The dual is only used for blu-ray and cant be used by dvd/ cd roms

  • 4. 
    How many processors can a mother board have
    • A. 

      Four

    • B. 

      Hard to tell

  • 5. 
    What are the requirements for installing office 2007
    • A. 

      500MHZ or above

    • B. 

      233MHZ to 1GB

  • 6. 
    What is the minimum requirements for installing office 2010
  • 7. 
    Explain how a Proccessor is installed step by step
  • 8. 
    Name all different types of RAMs in the market and their difference between them
  • 9. 
    What do we mean by memory speed in RAMs
  • 10. 
    How can you tell the different types of RAMs
  • 11. 
    What is the maximum resolution suported by the  VGA starndard?
    • A. 

      320*480

    • B. 

      480 480*600

    • C. 

      640*480

    • D. 

      1280*800

  • 12. 
    What type of cable is used by internal SCSI devices?
    • A. 

      21-pin ribbon cable

    • B. 

      34-pin ribbon cable

    • C. 

      40-pin ribbon cable

    • D. 

      50-pin ribbon cable

  • 13. 
    Which of the following connector type are not typically associated with mice?
    • A. 

      Serial connector

    • B. 

      Parallel connector

    • C. 

      Bus mouse interface

    • D. 

      PS/2 muse interface

  • 14. 
    Which universal command is used to access a computer's C-MOS settings?
    • A. 

      During the computer start-up,press F1

    • B. 

      During the computer start-up,press the DELETE key.

    • C. 

      During the computer start-up,press CONTROL+SHIFT+ESC

    • D. 

      There is no universal way of accessing computer C-MOS

  • 15. 
    Which of the following options offers the slowest transfer speed between aprinter and a computer?
    • A. 

      Serial

    • B. 

      Parallel

    • C. 

      Usb

    • D. 

      Network connection

  • 16. 
    How much disk capacity is suported by the original IDE specification?
    • A. 

      528 mb

    • B. 

      640 mb

    • C. 

      628 mb

    • D. 

      1.2 gb

  • 17. 
    Which of the following memory types offers the highest transfer and bandwith rate?
    • A. 

      FPM DRAM

    • B. 

      EDO RAM

    • C. 

      DDR SDRAM

    • D. 

      RIMM

  • 18. 
    Which of the following information is not stored in a computer C MOS chip?
    • A. 

      Hard drive configuration

    • B. 

      Printer configuration

    • C. 

      Memory information

    • D. 

      Date and time

  • 19. 
    Which of the following serial interfaces is not  considerd serial?
    • A. 

      IEEE 1294

    • B. 

      Firewire

    • C. 

      Usb

    • D. 

      Ecp

  • 20. 
    What does ESD stand for?
    • A. 

      Every single day

    • B. 

      Electric system degradatoin

    • C. 

      Electrosilicon dioxide

    • D. 

      Electrostatic discharge

  • 21. 
    Which type of IC package has two rows of pins,one on each type of the package?
    • A. 

      QSOP

    • B. 

      DIP

    • C. 

      PGA

    • D. 

      ZIF

  • 22. 
    Which are the two ways to configure an interupt for a device on the motherboard?
    • A. 

      Jumpers and quads

    • B. 

      Pin grid arrays

    • C. 

      Jumpers and dip switches

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 23. 
    RAM is short for?
    • A. 

      Random access memory

    • B. 

      Recently accessed memory

    • C. 

      Recently affected memory

    • D. 

      Read and modify

  • 24. 
    All of the following means a disk organisation except?
    • A. 

      Tracks

    • B. 

      Heads

    • C. 

      Sectors

    • D. 

      Cylinders

  • 25. 
    All of the following are disks specifications except?
    • A. 

      Size and capacity

    • B. 

      Individual seek time

    • C. 

      Access time to perform read/write request

    • D. 

      Spin speed