IT Essentials Chapters 1-10

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the special type of memory called when the CPU is executing one step of the programme and the remaining instructions are stored nearby?
    • A. 

      Reduced Instruction Set Computer

    • B. 

      Cache

    • C. 

      BTX

    • D. 

      Parity

    • E. 

      BIOS

  • 2. 
    The Motherboard accomodates the ......, BIOS Chip and also the Heat/sink fan assembly
  • 3. 
    The CPU must be inserted into the Motherboard with ..................
  • 4. 
    What can be destructive to the computer?
    • A. 

      Power Surge

    • B. 

      Standby mode

    • C. 

      Electrostatic Discharge

    • D. 

      Brownout

    • E. 

      Loopback adapter

  • 5. 
    Name one disk management tool?
    • A. 

      Firewall

    • B. 

      Antivirus software

    • C. 

      GUI

    • D. 

      Format

    • E. 

      Loopback adapter

  • 6. 
    Adapter Cards are installed to add functionality to a computer. Adapter cards must be.......... with the expansion slot
  • 7. 
    Which cable does the HDD connect to?
    • A. 

      SATA

    • B. 

      PATA

    • C. 

      Floppy data cable

    • D. 

      Berg Connector

    • E. 

      Ethernet

  • 8. 
    If the POST boots and stops, then user should access the ..........
  • 9. 
    When you access the event viewer, you can access the following information
    • A. 

      Event ID number

    • B. 

      Device manager

    • C. 

      Beep codes

    • D. 

      Manufacturer FAQ's

    • E. 

      Daye and time of the problem

  • 10. 
    Operating systems perform the following functions
    • A. 

      Control hardware access

    • B. 

      Manage files and folders

    • C. 

      All mentioned

    • D. 

      Provide a user interface

    • E. 

      Manage applications

  • 11. 
    What is used in all modern operating systems? pick 3
    • A. 

      Multiuser

    • B. 

      Multitasking

    • C. 

      Antivirus software

    • D. 

      Command Line Interface

    • E. 

      All above

  • 12. 
    By typing in the command  ............., the computer can remove a directory
  • 13. 
    Apple MAC OS is a customised version of .........
  • 14. 
    Power management options of windows XP are: Pick 2
    • A. 

      Hard drive

    • B. 

      Shut down

    • C. 

      Hibernate

    • D. 

      CMOS

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 15. 
    To acces and configure the power setting on your computer ,which are kept via memory in the ROM because they can always be found on the computer even when you power off the computer, are start>....................>power options.
  • 16. 
    The quality of printing is measured in....
    • A. 

      Dpi

    • B. 

      Mbps

    • C. 

      Pixels

    • D. 

      Ppm

    • E. 

      Metres

  • 17. 
    USB 2.0 can support ...... devices
  • 18. 
    USB 2.0 has a transfer rate of ....
    • A. 

      480bps

    • B. 

      480Kbps

    • C. 

      480Mbps

    • D. 

      400 Kbps

    • E. 

      400 Mbps

  • 19. 
    Switches are sometimes called ................
  • 20. 
    A switch maintains a table of the ................ for computers that are connected to each port
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