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Computer Hardware Components & Functions Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is also known as volatile memory?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is the most current level of RAM category available to consumers?

Question 3 3. _____ is used to begin the start-up process for your computer.

Question 4 4. Which types of cooling mechanisms are commonly used in video cards?

Question 5 5. Which statement about video cards is false?

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Question 6 6. What are some of the key components of a video card?

Question 7 7. Millie is a recording artist seeking to buy a device that processes audio output. Which device is she interested in?

Question 8 8. Which device uses a diode to emit lights through liquid crystal panels in order to project an image to the user?

Question 9 9. A laser printer uses _____ and _____ to seal text and images onto paper.

Question 10 10. Which of these is a benefit of working with a virtual keyboard?

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Question 11 11. What is the most famous combination of keys (on a Windows operating system)?

Question 12 12. What categories of keys can you find on a typical keyboard?

Question 13 13. Which of these is NOT a possible component of a computer system unit?

Question 14 14. What is typically the determining factor for the size of the computer case?

Question 15 15. Is it true or false that computer system units are only made in a single standard size and color?

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Question 16 16. _____ is used when computer programs are turned on. It is cleared once the machine is shut off.

Question 17 17. Which of the following is used to store programs installed on a computer?

Question 18 18. Brenda needs a _____ in order to see images on her computer screen.

Question 19 19. What is the most important characteristic of a hard drive?

Question 20 20. What are some of the functions of an external hard drive?

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Question 21 21. What is the typical size for an internal hard drive for a new computer?

Question 22 22. Into which main categories can storage devices be placed?

Question 23 23. Which of the following saves data by using a laser?

Question 24 24. Which of these storage devices can hold the most data?

Question 25 25. What is Ethernet?

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Question 26 26. What does NIC stand for?

Question 27 27. What is WiFi?

Question 28 28. Where on the motherboard are the start-up instructions for the computer stored?

Question 29 29. Which of the following statements about motherboards is false?

Question 30 30. What do IDE and SATA stand for?

Computer Hardware Components & Functions Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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