Jm Computer Hardware Test

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Jm Computer Hardware Test

Computer Literacy Test - Hardware Unit


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are the 4 phases that make up a computer's Information Processing Cycle?
    • A. 

      Input, Create, Store, Output

    • B. 

      Input, Process, Store, Output

    • C. 

      Get,Process,Store,Print

    • D. 

      Input, Process, Store, Print

  • 2. 
    What devices are considered OUTPUT device(s)? Click all that apply.
    • A. 

      Web Cam

    • B. 

      Speaker

    • C. 

      Monitor

    • D. 

      Keyboard

  • 3. 
    What component is most responsible for the Processing part of the Information Processing Cycle?
    • A. 

      RAM

    • B. 

      ROM

    • C. 

      CPU

    • D. 

      Hard Disk

  • 4. 
    What is the main criteria that reflects the Storage phase of the Information Processing Cycle for a computer.
    • A. 

      It must be a floppy disk

    • B. 

      It needs to be a temporary storage area

    • C. 

      It must be a permanent place store information.

    • D. 

      It must be able to print out information to paper.

  • 5. 
    TRUE OR FALSE.Data identifies that facts generated in the Output phase of the Information Processing Cycle.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 6. 
    What term represents facts that are organized and meaningful?
    • A. 

      Information

    • B. 

      Data

    • C. 

      File

    • D. 

      Document

  • 7. 
    All of the following are considered INPUT devices EXCEPT,  what?
    • A. 

      Microphone

    • B. 

      Keyboard

    • C. 

      CD

    • D. 

      Mouse

  • 8. 
    What component is considered "the brains" of the computer?
    • A. 

      Chipset

    • B. 

      Motherboard

    • C. 

      Mainboard

    • D. 

      Central Processing Unit

  • 9. 
    TRUE or FALSE Microprocessor is the same component as the CPU.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 10. 
    Refer to the picture above. Which letter represents where AGP slot is located.
    • A. 

      G

    • B. 

      N

    • C. 

      L

    • D. 

      M

  • 11. 
    Refer to the picture above. Which 2 Letters represent the Chipset? You should click on 2 choices for this  question.
    • A. 

      J

    • B. 

      K

    • C. 

      O

    • D. 

      F

  • 12. 
    Which chipset is responsible for controlling the flow of data to and from the CPU?
    • A. 

      Chipset 2

    • B. 

      Southbridge

    • C. 

      Northbridge

    • D. 

      Chipset

  • 13. 
    Electrical pathways used to connect all the components together are referred to as what?
    • A. 

      Buses

    • B. 

      Cars

    • C. 

      Linkages

    • D. 

      Power Supply

  • 14. 
    Which letter in the above picture identifies the ROM Chip?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      J

    • C. 

      G

    • D. 

      O

  • 15. 
    Which letter in the picture above represents the PCI slots.
    • A. 

      M

    • B. 

      L

    • C. 

      G

    • D. 

      E

  • 16. 
    Which letter in the picture above represents where the Microprocessor would plug into?
    • A. 

      N

    • B. 

      E

    • C. 

      M

    • D. 

      L

  • 17. 
    Which of the letters in the picture represents where RAM modules would be plugged into?
    • A. 

      G

    • B. 

      M

    • C. 

      L

    • D. 

      N

  • 18. 
    What are the programs added to the ROM Chip by the manufacturer of the motherboard?
    • A. 

      Operating System

    • B. 

      Bios

    • C. 

      Windows

    • D. 

      Application

  • 19. 
    What are the 2 units that make up the Microprocessor?  Choose 2 answers.
    • A. 

      Process Unit

    • B. 

      Math Unit

    • C. 

      Arithmetic/Logic Unit

    • D. 

      Control Unit

  • 20. 
    What component is used as temporary storage area for the Central Processing Unit.
    • A. 

      RAM

    • B. 

      ROM

    • C. 

      BIOS

    • D. 

      Hard Drive

  • 21. 
    Where are the setting changes kept that you make in the bios programs?
    • A. 

      RAM

    • B. 

      CPU

    • C. 

      ROM

    • D. 

      CMOS

  • 22. 
    What is used to connect drives to the motherboard?
    • A. 

      Disk Cables

    • B. 

      Power Cables

    • C. 

      IDE Cables

    • D. 

      Boot Strap

  • 23. 
    What type of computer is used by NASA or Weather Stations?
    • A. 

      Mainframe

    • B. 

      Minicomputer

    • C. 

      Desktop

    • D. 

      Supercomputer

  • 24. 
    This type of computer was created to allow companies who could not afford a mainframe to have the computing power that was similar to the mainframe but on a slightly smaller scale.
    • A. 

      Minicomputer

    • B. 

      Maxicomputer

    • C. 

      Supercomputer

    • D. 

      Mainframe Lite

  • 25. 
    What is the highest selling computer type purchased by home users.
    • A. 

      PDA

    • B. 

      Laptop

    • C. 

      Desktop

    • D. 

      Workstation

  • 26. 
    What type of computer would best be used by a traveling salesman who spends half his time on the road and the other half in the office.
    • A. 

      PC Tablet

    • B. 

      Smart Phone

    • C. 

      Desktop

    • D. 

      Laptop

  • 27. 
    Any system that only allows the possibility of 2  values or states is referred as:
    • A. 

      Binary

    • B. 

      Bit

    • C. 

      Byte

    • D. 

      2-coded

  • 28. 
    TRUE or FALSEThe binary system was chosen to represent how computers process information because a computer is a electronic device.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 29. 
    TRUE or FALSEThe ASCII table contains all the characters used by all the countries in the world.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 30. 
    The binary code of 101 would represent what decimal number?
    • A. 

      204

    • B. 

      22

    • C. 

      101

    • D. 

      5