PC Repair Hardware Revision 2

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Hardware Quizzes & Trivia

Testing skills on hardware and system components.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The main hub for data communications on the mother board connecting the CPU, memory and other devices is known as the
    • A. 

      North Bridge

    • B. 

      South Bridge

    • C. 

      Cache

    • D. 

      Front Side Bus

  • 2. 
    It controls communications between the processor and external devices:
    • A. 

      Chipset

    • B. 

      BIOS

    • C. 

      Modem

    • D. 

      WinIni

  • 3. 
    It is the gateway between the Microprocessor and the System board
    • A. 

      Expansion Slot

    • B. 

      Socket

    • C. 

      AMR

    • D. 

      DDR

  • 4. 
    It is used to reduce the average time to access memory.
    • A. 

      Registry

    • B. 

      RAM

    • C. 

      CMOS

    • D. 

      Cache

  • 5. 
    The term I/O refers to
    • A. 

      The communication between an information processing system (such as a computer), and the outside world, possibly a human, or another information processing system.

    • B. 

      The ins and outs of data communication devices, designed to access broadband components

    • C. 

      Inside and Outside of a Hard Drive

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    Which form factor is the fastest
    • A. 

      EIDE

    • B. 

      SCSI

    • C. 

      SATA

    • D. 

      USB

  • 7. 
    It allows certain hardware subsystems within the computer to access system memory independently of the central processing unit (CPU).
    • A. 

      IRQ

    • B. 

      DIMM

    • C. 

      FSB

    • D. 

      DMA

  • 8. 
    Is the SI unit of frequency defined as the number of cycles per second of a periodic phenomenon
    • A. 

      Hertz

    • B. 

      Bits

    • C. 

      Latency

    • D. 

      Byte

  • 9. 
    This is high-speed memory that is used to store a small amount of data while it is waiting to be read from or written to the drive
    • A. 

      IRQ

    • B. 

      Cache

    • C. 

      DMA

    • D. 

      Buffer

  • 10. 
    ______ is the process of dividing one physical hard drive into separate areas of storage.
    • A. 

      Partitioning

    • B. 

      Formatting

    • C. 

      Resetting

    • D. 

      None of the above

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