Hardware Topic Test - Unit 1 Atar

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Hardware Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    The printed circuit board on which the CPU, RAM modules and other electronic circuit elements of a computer are installed on is called the ?
    • A. 

      Management Board

    • B. 

      GPU

    • C. 

      Mother Board

    • D. 

      PSU

  • 2. 
    What holds permanent instructions that cannot be changed.Contains basic start up information.Checks OS prior to loading .
    • A. 

      RAM

    • B. 

      DOS

    • C. 

      ROM

    • D. 

      CPU

  • 3. 
    An MP3/IPod would be considered what kind of device? 
    • A. 

      Output

    • B. 

      Storage

    • C. 

      System

    • D. 

      Input

  • 4. 
    The motherboard’s battery is used for low-level system functions like storing a computer’s login settings. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    This device is a Network Interface Card
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    What devices are examples of Optical Storage
    • A. 

      USB

    • B. 

      CD-R

    • C. 

      ZIP Disk

    • D. 

      BD-R

  • 7. 
    An open source operating system used primarily for handheld devices
    • A. 

      IOS

    • B. 

      BlackBerry

    • C. 

      Android

    • D. 

      Palm OS

  • 8. 
    CNC stands for cellular network communication
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    A VR Headset would be best categorised as 
    • A. 

      An Output Device

    • B. 

      An Input Device

    • C. 

      Storage

    • D. 

      A Wearable Computer

  • 10. 
    What are the four (4) categories of components in a computer system
    • A. 

      Input

    • B. 

      System Box

    • C. 

      Processing - System

    • D. 

      Keyboard

    • E. 

      Storage

    • F. 

      PSU

    • G. 

      CPU

    • H. 

      Visual Display Unit

    • I. 

      Optical Drive

    • J. 

      Output

    • K. 

      RAM

  • 11. 
    In 2009 the first generation of iPad was realised.  Why was it a significant game changer?
  • 12. 
    Cloud computing has had an effect on the devices we use today.  Discuss, making reference to three (3) technology changes
  • 13. 
    A Portable Game Console uses what category of Operating System?
    • A. 

      Wireless

    • B. 

      Desktop

    • C. 

      Mobile

    • D. 

      Server

  • 14. 
    Which of the following hardware components is least necessary in order for a computer to function?
    • A. 

      CPU

    • B. 

      HDD

    • C. 

      RAM

    • D. 

      Motherboard

  • 15. 
    ‘Technological convergence’ often refers to the integration of two or more technologies in a single device. The effect of this convergence is that, compared to the original devices, the new device
    • A. 

      Is smaller

    • B. 

      Is faster

    • C. 

      Performs similar tasks

    • D. 

      Performs more tasks

  • 16. 
    What is the difference between memory and storage?Provide an example of each and describe the difference.
  • 17. 
    You are a handsome young man!
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    What are two peripheral devices used by a graphic designer?
  • 19. 
    Magnetic hard drives, SSD drives, Flash Media and Optical Disks are all examples of _____________ memory.
  • 20. 
    An __________________ is an input device for creating audio data
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