IT Essentials Chapter 1 Part 2 Exam

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IT Essentials Chapter 1 Part 2 Exam

This test is design to test the basic hardware and software knowledge of computer systems.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following answers are the correct functions of the computer.
    • A. 

      Inputs

    • B. 

      Processes

    • C. 

      Outputs

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    Which of these choices below are input devices?
    • A. 

      Mouse

    • B. 

      Keyboard

    • C. 

      Scanner

    • D. 

      Headset

    • E. 

      All of the above

    • F. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    Which of the choices below are output devices?
    • A. 

      Monitor

    • B. 

      Printer

    • C. 

      Speaker

    • D. 

      Headset

    • E. 

      A & B only

    • F. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    What does the letters in the acronym ROM stand for?
    • A. 

      Random Only Memory

    • B. 

      Read Output Menu

    • C. 

      Rotatable Open Memory

    • D. 

      Read Only Memory

  • 5. 
    Describe the purpose of ROM?
  • 6. 
    What does the letters in the acronym RAM mean?
    • A. 

      Real Access Module

    • B. 

      Random Acute Memory

    • C. 

      Repeat Access Menu

    • D. 

      Random Access Memory

  • 7. 
    RAM works when the computer is off or on.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Of the selection below, which ones are adapter cards?
    • A. 

      Sound Adapter

    • B. 

      Peripheral Component Interconnect Express

    • C. 

      Video Graphics Adapter

    • D. 

      NIC

    • E. 

      Wireless NIC

    • F. 

      Modem Port

  • 9. 
    Only select items that are expansion slots
    • A. 

      Peripheral Component Interconnect (PCI)

    • B. 

      Advanced Graphics Port (AGP)

    • C. 

      PCI-Express

    • D. 

      Mini PCI

  • 10. 
    Direct current comes from what devices?
    • A. 

      Mother Board

    • B. 

      Heat Sink

    • C. 

      Power Supply

    • D. 

      CPU

  • 11. 
    Check all types of storage devices
    • A. 

      Hard Disk Drives (HDD)

    • B. 

      Solid State Drives (SSD)

    • C. 

      Floppy Disk Drives (FDD)

    • D. 

      PATA Drives (PDD)

  • 12. 
    Power that comes from the wall socket is called _________ current.
  • 13. 
    Two hardware components are used to cool off the computer. Select the two items.
    • A. 

      Heat Sink

    • B. 

      Power Supply

    • C. 

      Fan

    • D. 

      Vents

  • 14. 
    Select all the different types of RAM (Random Access Memory) 
    • A. 

      Dual Inside Memory Module (DIMM)

    • B. 

      Single Inline Memory Module (SIMM)

    • C. 

      Rim Bus Inline Memory Module (RIMM)

    • D. 

      Small Outline Memory Module (SODIMM)

    • E. 

      Dual Inline Package (DIP)

  • 15. 
    The letters in SRAM stand for which of the following... 
    • A. 

      Static Random Access Memory

    • B. 

      Simple Random Access Memory

    • C. 

      Sample Read Access Memory

    • D. 

      Supple Random Access Memory

  • 16. 
    What is a Form Factor?
    • A. 

      Layout and size of a case

    • B. 

      Different types of motherboards

    • C. 

      A small laptop

    • D. 

      A small computer case

  • 17. 
    Memory that saves frequent information is called ___________.
  • 18. 
    What are the 4 basis units of Power?
    • A. 

      Voltage, Power, Resistance, Current

    • B. 

      Watts, Amps, Voltage, Ohms

    • C. 

      Voltage, Current, Circuits, Power

    • D. 

      Voltage,

  • 19. 
    What does CPU Stand for?
    • A. 

      Central Prompting Utility

    • B. 

      Central Processing Unit

    • C. 

      Constant Processing Utility

    • D. 

      Critical Processing Unit

  • 20. 
    A RJ-45 cable goes into what port.
    • A. 

      Network port

    • B. 

      Graphics Port

    • C. 

      USB Port

    • D. 

      SCSI

  • 21. 
    Select all the typical Input devices
    • A. 

      Keyboard

    • B. 

      Mouse

    • C. 

      Scanner

    • D. 

      Digital Camera

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 22. 
    Information Technology encompasses the use of computers, network hardware, and software to process, store, transmit, and retrieve information. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    FireWire (IEEE 1394) - Transfers data at 100, 200, or 400 Mbps and IEEE 1394b at 800 Mbps.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Solid State Drives (SSD) use static RAM instead of magnetic platters to store data and highly reliable because they have no moving parts.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    SCSI devices are connected in a series, forming a chain that is called a _____ chain.
    • A. 

      Daily

    • B. 

      Daisy

    • C. 

      Fairy

    • D. 

      Metal

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