Chapter 1 Test

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  1. What is the function of a processor?
    A. To manage user input
    B. To communicate with the operating system
    C. To display graphics
    D. To do math
    D. To do math
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  2. What type of device is most likely to have a RISC processor?
    A. Desktop PC
    B. File server
    C. Notebook PC
    D. Cell phone
    D. Cell phone
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  3. Which of these numbers is a binary number?
    A. FFh
    B. 159
    C. All of these are binary numbers
    D. 010110
    D. 010110
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  4. Which companies are the major manufacturers of PC processors today?
    A. Intel and IBM
    B. Intel and AMD
    C. Apple and AMD
    D. Motorola and Apple
    B. Intel and AMD
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  5. What type of socket is used for most processors in modern systems?
    A. DIMM
    B. LGA
    C. SODIMM
    D. PGA
    B. LGA
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  6. How is the core speed of a processor measured?
    A. Gigabytes (GB)
    B. Millions of instructions per second (MIPS)
    C. Gigabytes (GB)
    D. Gigahertz (GHz)
    D. Gigahertz (GHz)
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  7. The speed at which the motherboard sends and receives data to/from the processor is determined by the speed of the ___________________.
    A. Hard disk
    B. Processor
    C. Memory
    D. System timer
    D. System timer
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  8. Which cache is closest to the processor and is checked first for data retrieval?
    A. L4
    B. L2
    C. L3
    D. L1
    D. L1
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  9. Multicore processors can have various numbers of cores. Which of these is the most likely number of cores a multicore processor might have?
    A. 256
    B. 32
    C. 4
    D. 1
    C. 4
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  10. In what type of device would you find a cell microprocessor?
    A. PlayStation 3
    B. Desktop PC
    C. Notebook PC
    D. Cell phone
    A. PlayStation 3
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  11. An example of a passive cooling system is a ___________________.
    A. Fan
    B. Air-conditioning compressor
    C. Heat sink
    D. Water-cooling pump
    C. Heat sink
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  12. What does BIOS stand for?
    A. Basic Input/Output System
    B. Basic Information Operation Standard
    C. Builder’s Information Overhead Standard
    D. Boolean Input Operation System
    A. Basic Input/Output System
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  13. Which type of memory is volatile and therefore loses its contents if not continuously powered by electricity?
    A. SRAM
    B. DRAM
    C. ROM
    D. CPU
    B. DRAM
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  14. When hard disk space is used to store data swapped out of physical RAM temporarily, it is known as ___________________.
    A. Virtual memory
    B. DRAM
    C. SRAM
    D. ROM
    A. Virtual memory
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  15. In the acronym SDRAM, what does the S stand for?
    A. Single
    B. Static
    C. Simple
    D. Synchronous
    D. Synchronous
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  16. Compared to SDR SDRAM, what is the data transfer rate of DDR2 SDRAM?
    A. 4x
    B. The same
    C. 2x
    D. 8x
    A. 4x
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  17. What type of RAM is most often used in notebook PCs?
    A. DIMM
    B. SODIMM
    C. SODRAM
    D. ROM
    B. SODIMM
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  18. If you find a 184-pin DIMM, what kind of RAM can you assume it is?
    A. DDR3
    B. DDR2
    C. SDR
    D. DDR
    D. DDR
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  19. A(n) ___________________ is an extra buffer in RAM that allows quick access to data located in a common physical row in the memory.
    A. Prefetch buffer
    B. L2 cache
    C. BIOS
    D. L1 cache
    A. Prefetch buffer
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  20. When it is said that a certain kind of RAM is synchronous, with what is it synchronized?
    A. other memory modules installed in the same PC
    B. Motherboard’s system bus speed
    C. Hard disk’s data bus
    D. Processor’s internal core speed
    B. Motherboard’s system bus speed
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
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