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Parts Of Motherboard - Quiz

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  • 1. 

    Used for cooling purposes

    Explanation
    The given answer options all relate to cooling purposes. A cooler is a device used to cool down temperatures, typically used for beverages or food. A cooling fan is a device that circulates air to lower temperatures, commonly used in electronic devices. A cooling fan and heat sink work together to dissipate heat generated by electronic components, preventing overheating. Therefore, all the options mentioned are related to cooling purposes.

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    Is an expansion card whose function is to generate and output images to a display. Many video cards offer added functions.

    Explanation
    A video card is an expansion card that is responsible for generating and outputting images to a display. It is an essential component in a computer system as it handles the processing and rendering of visual information, allowing users to see images, videos, and graphics on their screens. In addition to its primary function, many video cards also offer additional features such as video playback acceleration, multiple monitor support, and advanced graphics rendering capabilities.

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     is a non-volatile storage device for digital data. It features one or more rotating rigid platters on a motor-driven spindle within a metal case. 

    Explanation
    A hard drive, also known as a hard disk drive or hard disk, is a non-volatile storage device for digital data. It consists of one or more rotating rigid platters that are mounted on a motor-driven spindle inside a metal case. This allows the hard drive to store and retrieve data quickly and efficiently.

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  • 5. 

    A temporary storage files 

    Explanation
    The given options are all types of memory. A memory card is a portable storage device used to store data. Memory refers to the internal storage capacity of a device. SDRAM (Synchronous Dynamic Random Access Memory) is a type of computer memory that allows for faster data access. SIMM (Single In-Line Memory Module) is a type of memory module used in older computer systems. Therefore, all of the given options are correct answers as they all pertain to different types of memory.

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    Is a term for a component or assembly that transfers heat generated within a solid material to a fluid medium.

    Explanation
    A northbridge heat sink and a heat sink are both terms used to describe a component or assembly that transfers heat generated within a solid material to a fluid medium. They are commonly used in electronic devices to dissipate heat and prevent overheating. The northbridge heat sink specifically refers to a heat sink that is used to cool the northbridge chip on a computer motherboard, which is responsible for communication between the processor, memory, and other peripherals. Heat sinks are essential for maintaining the optimal temperature and performance of electronic components.

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  • 7. 

    Is an Intel chipset that communicates with the computer processor and controls interaction with memory.

    Explanation
    The northbridge chipset is an Intel chipset that acts as a communication bridge between the computer processor and the memory. It controls the interaction and data transfer between these two components, ensuring efficient and fast performance.

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    A device or system that supplies electrical or other types of energy to an output load or group of loads.

    Explanation
    A power supply is a device or system that provides electrical or other forms of energy to an output load or a group of loads. It is responsible for converting and regulating the input power to meet the requirements of the load. A power supply can be used in various applications, such as in electronic devices, appliances, and industrial equipment, to ensure a stable and reliable source of power for their operation.

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    Is the portion of a computer system that carries out the instructions of a computer program, and is the primary element carrying out the computer's functions.

    Explanation
    The processor, also known as the CPU (Central Processing Unit), is the part of a computer system that executes the instructions of a computer program. It is responsible for carrying out the computer's functions and performing calculations. The processor is considered the primary element of a computer as it handles tasks such as data processing, logic operations, and control of the system.

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    Is a computer expansion card that facilitates the input and output of audio signals to and from a computer under control of computer programs. 

    Explanation
    A sound card is a computer expansion card that allows for the input and output of audio signals to and from a computer. It works under the control of computer programs, enabling users to listen to audio, record audio, and interact with audio-related software. Sound cards are essential for producing high-quality audio output and enhancing the overall multimedia experience on a computer.

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  • 11. 

    Is the enclosure that contains most of the components of a computer.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is chassis. The chassis is the enclosure that houses most of the components of a computer, providing structural support and protection. It typically includes slots and bays for installing various hardware components such as the motherboard, power supply, storage drives, and expansion cards. The casing, on the other hand, refers to the outer shell or cover of the computer, which is usually made of plastic or metal and helps to protect the internal components from dust, dirt, and physical damage.

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  • 12. 

    Is the basic device through which you input information into the system.is an electronic visual display for computers.

    Explanation
    A monitor is the basic device through which you input information into the system. It is an electronic visual display for computers.

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  • 13. 

    Is the basic device through which you input information into the system.

    Explanation
    The keyboard is the primary device used to input information into a computer system. It consists of a set of keys representing letters, numbers, symbols, and other functions. When a key is pressed, it sends a signal to the computer, which then processes and displays the corresponding character or action on the screen. The keyboard allows users to interact with the computer by typing text, entering commands, and navigating through various applications and menus. It is an essential tool for data entry, communication, and overall computer usage.

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    Is a pointing device that functions by detecting two-dimensional motion relative to its supporting surface.

    Explanation
    A mouse is a pointing device that detects two-dimensional motion relative to its supporting surface. It is used to control the movement of the cursor on a computer screen. The mouse typically has buttons that can be clicked to perform various actions, such as selecting items or opening menus. It is an essential tool for navigating and interacting with graphical user interfaces.

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  • 15. 

    is the central printed circuit board.

    Explanation
    The given correct answer is "motherboard." The motherboard is the central printed circuit board in a computer that connects and allows communication between various hardware components such as the CPU, memory, storage devices, and peripherals. It provides the electrical and logical connections necessary for the computer to function properly. Without a motherboard, the different components of a computer would not be able to work together efficiently.

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  • 16. 

     is a data storage medium that is composed of a disk of thin, flexible ("floppy")magnetic storage medium encased in a square or rectangular plastic shell.

    Explanation
    A floppy disk drive is a device used to read and write data on a floppy disk. A floppy disk is a storage medium made of a thin, flexible magnetic disk encased in a plastic shell. The floppy disk drive contains a read/write head that interacts with the magnetic surface of the disk to read and write data. This technology was commonly used in the past for data storage and transfer, but has become obsolete with the advent of more advanced storage solutions.

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  • 17. 

    Provides a direct interface to your Ethernet.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Lan card" or "Lan". A LAN card, also known as a network interface card or NIC, provides a direct interface to your Ethernet. It allows your computer to connect to a local area network (LAN) and access the internet or other devices on the network. The LAN card acts as a communication link between your computer and the LAN, enabling data transmission and reception.

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  • 18. 

    Is a device that optically scans images, printed text, handwriting, or an object, and converts it to a digital image.

    Explanation
    A scanner is a device that uses optical technology to capture images, printed text, handwriting, or objects and convert them into digital images. This conversion allows the scanned content to be stored, edited, and shared electronically. Scanners are commonly used in offices, libraries, and homes for various purposes such as document archiving, image editing, and creating digital copies of physical objects. They are essential tools for digitizing and preserving physical content in a convenient and accessible digital format.

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  • 19. 

    Produces a hard copy (permanent readable text and/or graphics) of documents.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is printer because a printer is a device that produces a hard copy of documents, which means it creates a permanent readable text and/or graphics on paper.

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  • 20. 

    Is a video capture device connected to a computer.

    Explanation
    A "web cam" or "webcam" is a video capture device that is connected to a computer. It allows users to capture and transmit video in real-time over the internet. This device is commonly used for video conferencing, live streaming, and online chatting.

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    Also known as a base unit, is the main unit of a personal computer, typically consisting of a metal or plastic enclosurecontaining the motherboard, power supply, cooling fans, internal disk drives, and the memory modules and expansion cards that are plugged into the motherboard, such as video and network cards.

    Explanation
    The system unit, also known as a base unit, is the main component of a personal computer. It is typically housed in a metal or plastic enclosure and contains the motherboard, power supply, cooling fans, internal disk drives, memory modules, and expansion cards. These components work together to enable the computer to function properly. The system unit is responsible for housing and connecting all the essential hardware components of a computer, making it a crucial part of the overall system.

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  • 24. 

    S an electrical component that attaches to a printed circuit board(PCB) and is designed to house a microprocessor.

    Explanation
    A CPU socket is an electrical component that is attached to a printed circuit board (PCB) and is specifically designed to house a microprocessor. It provides a physical and electrical connection between the microprocessor and the PCB, allowing the CPU to communicate with other components on the board. The CPU socket also allows for easy replacement or upgrading of the microprocessor without having to replace the entire motherboard.

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  • 25. 

    Used for cooling purposes

    Explanation
    A cooler and a cooling fan are both used for cooling purposes. A cooler is a device that cools down a substance or an environment by removing heat, typically by using a coolant or refrigerant. A cooling fan, on the other hand, is a device that circulates air to dissipate heat and lower the temperature of an object or an area. Both the cooler and the cooling fan serve the same purpose of cooling, making them the correct answer.

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  • 26. 

    Is a chip that implements the "slower" capabilities of the motherboard in a northbridge/southbridge chipset computer architecture.

    Explanation
    The given correct answer is "southbridge chipset, chipset". In a northbridge/southbridge chipset computer architecture, the southbridge chipset is responsible for implementing the "slower" capabilities of the motherboard. The southbridge chipset handles functions such as connecting peripheral devices, managing input/output operations, and controlling slower components like USB ports, audio ports, and disk drives. The chipset, on the other hand, refers to the collection of integrated circuits that work together to provide the necessary functions and connectivity for a computer system.

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    An electrical conductor that can be attached to a bus to extend it outside the computer housing or join it to another bus within the same computer. 

    Explanation
    A bus cable is an electrical conductor that can be attached to a bus to extend it outside the computer housing or join it to another bus within the same computer. It serves as a physical connection between different components or devices within a computer system, allowing them to communicate and transfer data. The bus cable acts as a pathway for electrical signals to travel, ensuring efficient and reliable data transmission between various parts of the computer.

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  • 33. 

    Name number one

    Explanation
    The given answer "for mouse, mouse port, mouse" suggests that the term "name number one" is related to or associated with the words "mouse, mouse port, mouse." However, without any context or additional information, it is difficult to determine the exact meaning or connection between these terms. It is possible that "name number one" refers to a ranking or identification system for different types of mice or computer peripherals. Without further clarification, the explanation remains open-ended.

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  • 34. 

    Name number two

    Explanation
    The given answer consists of four terms: parallel port, parallel, printer, and printer port. These terms are all related to each other as they are commonly used in the context of computer hardware. A parallel port is a type of interface that allows data to be transferred in parallel, meaning multiple bits are sent simultaneously. It is commonly used for connecting printers to computers. Therefore, all the terms in the answer are interconnected and relevant to the topic of computer hardware and printer connectivity.

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  • 35. 

    Name nmber four

  • 36. 

    Name number 11

    Explanation
    The given answer "usb, usb port" suggests that the topic being discussed is related to USB technology and USB ports. It is likely that the question asked for the name or identification of something related to USB, and the correct answer is the term "usb" and "usb port" which accurately represents the topic at hand.

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  • 37. 

    Name number 12

    Explanation
    The correct answer is VGA port, Video graphics adapter. The term "VGA port" refers to a type of video connection commonly found on computers and displays, allowing for analog video signals to be transmitted. "Video graphics adapter" refers to the hardware component responsible for generating and outputting video signals to a display. Together, these terms accurately describe the components and functionality associated with the name "number 12".

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  • 38. 

    Name number 5

    Explanation
    The given answer, "speaker output, speaker," suggests that the name "number 5" is associated with both "speaker output" and "speaker." This could mean that "number 5" refers to a specific type or model of speaker that has a particular output or sound quality. The answer implies that these two terms are related and connected to the name "number 5" in some way.

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  • 39. 

    Name number 15

    Explanation
    The given answer "keyboard port, keyboard" suggests that the name "number 15" is associated with both a keyboard port and a keyboard. This could mean that "number 15" is either a specific model or version of a keyboard that is connected through a keyboard port. Without further context, it is difficult to determine the exact meaning or significance of this association.

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  • 40. 

    Name number 9

    Explanation
    The given correct answer includes both "mic" and "microphone," which are commonly used abbreviations for the word "microphone." Therefore, the answer is correct as it includes both the abbreviated and full forms of the word.

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  • 41. 

    What does CPU stands for? 

    Explanation
    The acronym CPU stands for Central Processing Unit. The CPU is the primary component of a computer that performs most of the processing inside the computer. It carries out the instructions of a computer program by performing basic arithmetic, logical, control, and input/output (I/O) operations. The CPU is often referred to as the "brain" of the computer, as it interprets and executes instructions, manages data flow, and coordinates the activities of all the other hardware components.

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  • 42. 

    IDE stands for?

    Explanation
    IDE stands for Integrated Drive Electronics. It is a standard interface used for connecting storage devices, such as hard drives and optical drives, to a computer. IDE was commonly used in older computer systems and has been largely replaced by newer interfaces like SATA (Serial ATA). The term "Integrated Drive Electronics" refers to the integration of the disk controller and interface circuitry onto the drive itself, simplifying the design and reducing costs for computer manufacturers.

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  • 43. 

    SATA stand for?

    Explanation
    SATA stands for Serial Advanced Technology Attachment. It is a computer bus interface that connects host bus adapters to mass storage devices such as hard disk drives and solid-state drives. The term "serial" refers to the fact that data is transferred in a serial manner, one bit at a time, which allows for faster and more efficient data transfer compared to parallel interfaces. The term "advanced technology attachment" refers to the standard interface used for connecting storage devices to a computer system.

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  • 44. 

    RAM stands for?

    Explanation
    RAM stands for Random Access Memory. It is a type of computer memory that allows data to be read or written in almost the same amount of time regardless of the physical location of data inside the memory. It is volatile memory, meaning that its contents are lost when the power is turned off. RAM is used by the computer's operating system and software applications to store and access data that is being actively used, providing fast and temporary storage for data that is currently being processed by the CPU.

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  • 45. 

    ROM stands for?

    Explanation
    ROM stands for Read Only Memory. It is a type of computer memory that only allows the user to read data but not modify or write new data to it. It contains permanent instructions that the computer uses during startup. These instructions are stored in non-volatile memory, meaning that they are retained even when the computer is turned off. ROM is commonly used to store firmware, BIOS, and other essential system software that is necessary for the computer to function properly.

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  • 46. 

    VGA stands for?

    Explanation
    VGA stands for Video Graphics Adapter, which is a type of display hardware used to connect a computer to a monitor or projector. It is a standard video interface that allows the transmission of analog video signals. VGA has been widely used in the past, although it is now being replaced by digital interfaces such as HDMI and DisplayPort.

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