IT Essentials Chapter 1: Introduction To The Personal Computer

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IT Essentials Chapter 1 Third Edition Recap quiz


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  • 1. 
    How many connectors are in a 1394a cable? (Answer 2)
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      9

    • D. 

      7

    • E. 

      6

  • 2. 
    What type of memory is used in cache?
    • A. 

  • 3. 
    What goes in an AGP slot?
    • A. 

      Sound Card

    • B. 

      RAM

    • C. 

      CPU

    • D. 

      Graphics Card

    • E. 

      IDE Cable

  • 4. 
    A hard drive, or hard-disk drive, is a . . . . . . . . storage device that is installed inside the computer.
  • 5. 
    How many USB devices can one USB port support?
    • A. 

      126

    • B. 

      127

    • C. 

      128

    • D. 

      129

    • E. 

      63

  • 6. 
    Which of the following use a heatsink?
    • A. 

      Central Processing Unit

    • B. 

      DVD Drive

    • C. 

      Wireless Card

    • D. 

      Graphics Card

    • E. 

      Floppy Disk Drive

  • 7. 
    A SCSI port can transmit data at rates in excess of 320 Mbps and can support up to. . . devices.
  • 8. 
    SDRAM, DDR SDRAM and DDR2 SDRAM are used on a . . . . . . . . . circuit board.
  • 9. 
    A Dual layer DVD Disc  has a storage capacity of approximately what?
    • A. 

      4.7GB

    • B. 

      8.5GB

    • C. 

      9.5GB

    • D. 

      7.7GB

    • E. 

      7.5GB

  • 10. 
    A ..... cable has 19 pins and carries digital video and digital audio.
  • 11. 
    A NIC contains what type of port?
    • A. 

      USB

    • B. 

      1248

    • C. 

      RJ11

    • D. 

      RJ45

    • E. 

      I.Link

  • 12. 
    What is the full-speed and low-speed of USB 1.1?
    • A. 

      480Mbps

    • B. 

      1.5Mbps

    • C. 

      400Mbps

    • D. 

      12Mbps

    • E. 

      10Mbps

  • 13. 
    . . . . . . identification uses features that are unique to an idividual user, such as finger-prints, voice recognition, or retinal scan.
  • 14. 
    This type of error checking can detect multiple bit errors in memory and correct single bit errors in memory.
    • A. 

      Parity

    • B. 

      Nonparity

    • C. 

      Error Correction Code (ECC)

    • D. 

      Non Error Correction Code (NECC)

  • 15. 
    • A. 

      15 feet (4.5m)

    • B. 

      40 feet (12.2m)

    • C. 

      50 feet (15.2m)

    • D. 

      328 feet (100m)

  • 16. 
    Information is written to an ........ chip after it is manufactured. An ....... chip can be erased with exposure to UV light. Special Equipment is required.
  • 17. 
    Which of the following is a form factor of motherboard? (Answer 2)
    • A. 

      TTX

    • B. 

      Small-ATX

    • C. 

      Micro ATX

    • D. 

      LPX

    • E. 

      Midget-ATX

  • 18. 
    Which of the following ports can be found on graphics cards?
    • A. 

      S-Video

    • B. 

      VGA

    • C. 

      DVI

    • D. 

      HDMI

  • 19. 
    What is considered the brains of a personal computer?
    • A. 

      Motherboard

    • B. 

      RAM

    • C. 

      CPU

    • D. 

      Graphics Card

    • E. 

      Hard Drive

  • 20. 
    What is the PS/2 port used for?
    • A. 

      Microphone

    • B. 

      Keyboard

    • C. 

      Mouse

    • D. 

      Monitor

    • E. 

      Game Controller

  • 21. 
    . . . . . . . .  is used between the CPU and the heatsink to help dissipate heat?
  • 22. 
    How many conducters in a floppy disk drive cable?
    • A. 

  • 23. 
    How many pins does a DVI port have? (answer 2)
    • A. 

      34

    • B. 

      29

    • C. 

      25

    • D. 

      24

    • E. 

      15

  • 24. 
    What is the maximum length of a serial cable?
    • A. 

      15 feet (4.5m)

    • B. 

      40 feet (12.2m)

    • C. 

      50 feet (15.2m)

    • D. 

      328 feet (100m)