The Smooze A+ Quiz

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Just some questions tossed together from my notes. A little heavy on the hardware side of things.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the minimum processor speed required to install/upgrade Windows 2000?
    • A. 

      233Mhz

    • B. 

      133Mhz

    • C. 

      333Mhz

    • D. 

      500Mhz

    • E. 

      550Mhz

  • 2. 
    What is the minimum processor speed required to install/upgrade Windows XP?
    • A. 

      Pentium II

    • B. 

      300Mhz

    • C. 

      233Mhz

    • D. 

      133Mhz

    • E. 

      Pentium I

  • 3. 
    What 3 operating systems can you upgrade to Windows 2000 from?
    • A. 

      Windows ME

    • B. 

      Windows 98

    • C. 

      Windows NT Workstation

    • D. 

      Windows 95

    • E. 

      Windows Millenium

  • 4. 
    What operating systems can you upgrade to Windows XP from?
    • A. 

      Windows 2000

    • B. 

      Windows NT Server

    • C. 

      Windows 98

    • D. 

      Windows ME

    • E. 

      Windows NT Workstation

  • 5. 
    How much memory is required to install/upgrade to Windows 2000 or Windows XP?
    • A. 

      128mb

    • B. 

      64mb

    • C. 

      256mb

    • D. 

      32mb

  • 6. 
    How much free hard drive space is required for a Windows XP install/upgrade?
    • A. 

      2gig

    • B. 

      2.5gig

    • C. 

      1.5gig

    • D. 

      650mb

  • 7. 
    What is the maximum length that a USB cable can be?
    • A. 

      1 meter

    • B. 

      5 meters

    • C. 

      4.5 meters

    • D. 

      4 meters

    • E. 

      10 meters

  • 8. 
    How many pins does a USB cable have?
    • A. 

      9

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      15

    • E. 

      25

  • 9. 
    What is the maximum number of USB devices supported?
    • A. 

      63

    • B. 

      25

    • C. 

      50

    • D. 

      100

    • E. 

      127

  • 10. 
    What is IEEE1394 commonly called?
    • A. 

      USB

    • B. 

      Serial

    • C. 

      Parallel

    • D. 

      Firewire

    • E. 

      Hotlines

  • 11. 
    What are the two Firewire standards?
    • A. 

      IEEE 1394a

    • B. 

      IEEE 1394b

    • C. 

      IEEE 1394n

    • D. 

      IEEE 1394g

    • E. 

      IEEE 1394ab

  • 12. 
    What is the maximum number of Firewire devices are supported?
    • A. 

      127

    • B. 

      72

    • C. 

      150

    • D. 

      50

    • E. 

      63

  • 13. 
    Does Firewire always required a PC to be used?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Maybe

    • D. 

      Sometimes

  • 14. 
    What is RS-232 more commonly known as?
    • A. 

      USB

    • B. 

      Serial

    • C. 

      Parallel

    • D. 

      Centronix

    • E. 

      R2-D2's brother

  • 15. 
    Is the serial port on a computer male or female?
    • A. 

      Male

    • B. 

      Female

  • 16. 
    What is the maximum distance of a serial cable?
    • A. 

      10 feet

    • B. 

      15 feet

    • C. 

      20 feet

    • D. 

      50 feet

    • E. 

      12 feet

  • 17. 
    What is the standard for Parallel?
    • A. 

      RS-232

    • B. 

      IEEE 1394a

    • C. 

      IEEE1394b

    • D. 

      802.11g

    • E. 

      IEEE 1284

  • 18. 
    How fast is 802.11a?
    • A. 

      11mb

    • B. 

      15mb

    • C. 

      24mb

    • D. 

      54mb

    • E. 

      75mb

  • 19. 
    Which of these are wireless networks?
    • A. 

      802.11a

    • B. 

      802.11g

    • C. 

      802.11n

    • D. 

      802.12a

    • E. 

      802.11b

  • 20. 
    Why catagory cable would you use for a gigabit network?
    • A. 

      Cat 5

    • B. 

      Cat 5e

    • C. 

      Cat 6

    • D. 

      Cat 6e

    • E. 

      Cat 4

  • 21. 
    What type of RAM is found on CPU's?
    • A. 

      DDR

    • B. 

      SDRAM

    • C. 

      SRAM

    • D. 

      RIMM

    • E. 

      CRIMM

  • 22. 
    What is Latency?
    • A. 

      Checks for errors

    • B. 

      A coating on the RAM for cooling

    • C. 

      How long it takes the processor to find the RAM

    • D. 

      Amount of time for a CPU request to be filled by the RAM

  • 23. 
    What is ECC?
    • A. 

      Effective Character Correction

    • B. 

      Energy Checking Component

    • C. 

      Error Correcting Code

    • D. 

      Error Corrected Code

  • 24. 
    Are Parity and ECC the same thing?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 25. 
    What is the difference between Parity and ECC?
    • A. 

      ECC checks for errors only

    • B. 

      Parity checks for errors only

    • C. 

      ECC checks for errors and corrects them

    • D. 

      Parity checks for errors and corrects them

    • E. 

      Nothing they are the same thing

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