Tb143 - Unit 1 - Quiz 1

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Personal Computer Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which company established the standards for the Personal Computer?
    • A. 

      Microsoft

    • B. 

      IBM

    • C. 

      Intel

    • D. 

      AMD

  • 2. 
    What is the northbridge chip?
    • A. 

      Also known as the ICH, it deals with relatively low speed / low volume data movement, like USB, PCI, and keyboard data.

    • B. 

      Also known as the CPU, it is responsible for executing program instructions at high speed.

    • C. 

      Also known as the GMBH, it deals with high speed speed / high volume data movement, like memory and video data.

    • D. 

      Also known as the BIOS, it is the ROM chip that is used to start up the computer and trnasfer control to the OS.

  • 3. 
    What is ESD?
    • A. 

      Electrical System Delivery

    • B. 

      Electro-Static Discharge

    • C. 

      Enumerated System - Decimal

    • D. 

      Electronic Sensing Device

  • 4. 
    The form factor of a motherboard refers to
    • A. 

      The chemical composition of the board, including hazardous materials and "green" components

    • B. 

      The performance characteristics including CPU speed, bus size, memory capacity, and memory speed

    • C. 

      The specific voltages that are accepted by the CPU and chipset

    • D. 

      The dimensions of the board, the mounting hole arrangement, and the location of components and I/O port connectors.

  • 5. 
    Serial communication means
    • A. 

      Transmitting one byte at a time

    • B. 

      Transmitting one bit at a time

    • C. 

      Transmitting one nibble at a time

    • D. 

      Transmitting one word at a time

  • 6. 
    At their core, computers recognize only what number system?
    • A. 

      Binary

    • B. 

      Hexadecimal

    • C. 

      Decimal

    • D. 

      Octal

  • 7. 
    In a PC with an Intel chipset, which component interfaces the audio codec and BIOS?
    • A. 

      Northbridge

    • B. 

      GMCH

    • C. 

      ICH

    • D. 

      Super I/O

  • 8. 
    A byte is composed of:
    • A. 

      4 bits

    • B. 

      1 bit

    • C. 

      2 words

    • D. 

      8 bits

  • 9. 
    The following are examples of input devices:
    • A. 

      Memory, CPU, chipset

    • B. 

      Keyboard, mouse, microphone

    • C. 

      BIOS, audio codec, ICH

    • D. 

      Monitor, printer, speaker

  • 10. 
    The hard drive acts as what type of device?
    • A. 

      Input

    • B. 

      Output

    • C. 

      Both input and output

    • D. 

      Neither input or output

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