Module 1 Quiz

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The Basics of Computers


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A processor that has two chips is called:
    • A. 

      Single Core

    • B. 

      Dual Core

    • C. 

      Multicore

    • D. 

      Hyperthreaded

  • 2. 
    RAM stands for: 
    • A. 

      Reality Access Memory

    • B. 

      Realtime Accessible Memorycore

    • C. 

      Resource Acquisition Memorandum

    • D. 

      Random Access Memory

  • 3. 
    C++ is the most widely used programming language for Mobile Applications
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Everything in a computer connects to:
    • A. 

      The motherboard

    • B. 

      The USB port

    • C. 

      The monitor

    • D. 

      The Internet

  • 5. 
    A printer is considered to be: 
    • A. 

      Software

    • B. 

      A peripheral

    • C. 

      A processor

    • D. 

      A browser

  • 6. 
    A computer's power supply: 
    • A. 

      Converts AC to DC

    • B. 

      Converts DC to AC

    • C. 

      Converts electricity to battery power

    • D. 

      Converts data into RAM

  • 7. 
    A CD-ROM has a storage capacity of: 
    • A. 

      1024GB

    • B. 

      500MB

    • C. 

      700MB

    • D. 

      1024MB

  • 8. 
    A Bit is: 
    • A. 

      A 1 or a 0

    • B. 

      1024 Bytes

    • C. 

      8 Bytes

    • D. 

      8 1's and 0's

  • 9. 
    The port used by HTTP is: 
    • A. 

      110

    • B. 

      65535

    • C. 

      80

    • D. 

      21

  • 10. 
    The hardware device in a computer responsible for connecting to a network is called a:
    • A. 

      Router

    • B. 

      Switch

    • C. 

      Wireless Access Point

    • D. 

      Network Interface Card (NIC)

  • 11. 
    When setting up a new computer's operating system, what tool would you use to configure most of the settings? 
    • A. 

      The Control Panel

    • B. 

      The Start Menu

    • C. 

      The Desktop

    • D. 

      The Notification Center

  • 12. 
    Which file system is used by Windows 7?
    • A. 

      FAT32

    • B. 

      NTFS

    • C. 

      UNIX

    • D. 

      CDFS

  • 13. 
    Internet Explorer is an example of:
    • A. 

      An operating system

    • B. 

      An application

    • C. 

      A configuration utility

    • D. 

      A sound utility

  • 14. 
    Tommy just installed a new Blu-Ray drive in Maria's Windows 8 desktop computer. He plugged in a Molex power connector from the power supply and closed up the computer. When he powered up the computer, the Blu-Ray drive wasn't recognized by the operating system. What's the problem. 
    • A. 

      Windows 8 doesn't support Blu-Ray.

    • B. 

      Blu-Ray isn't a real protocol.

    • C. 

      He forgot to plug in the SATA data cable.

    • D. 

      Blu-Ray players are not compatible with desktop computers.

  • 15. 
    An operating system is installed on a hard drive. When a computer is powered up, the operating system: 
    • A. 

      Is copied from the hard drive and into RAM.

    • B. 

      Is copied from the hard drive and into the processor.

    • C. 

      Is copied from the hard drive and into the BIOS.

    • D. 

      Is run directly from the hard drive.

  • 16. 
    The difference between an SSD and a HDD is:
    • A. 

      An SSD has no moving parts, an HDD has spinning platters and an actuator arm that writes data.

    • B. 

      An HDD has no moving parts, an SSD has spinning platters and an actuator arm that writes data.

    • C. 

      An HDD only has memory chips.

    • D. 

      An SSD is cheaper and noisier.