Hardware and Systems Technology Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is the purpose of an optical drive?

Question 2 2. What is the function of a Universal Serial Bus?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is an example of hardware?

Question 4 4. How would you define cache?

Question 5 5. When might you want to install a higher end video card?

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Question 6 6. Which of these is a characteristic of DDR3 RAM?

Question 7 7. What is Read Only Memory (ROM)?

Question 8 8. Which of these is true about Random Access Memory?

Question 9 9. What is the name for the most commonly used keyboard?

Question 10 10. Which of these is an example of an input device?

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Question 11 11. Place these values in order from smallest to largest.

Question 12 12. How many bits are in a byte?

Question 13 13. How many bytes are in a yottabyte?

Question 14 14. Suzie is learning about coding. She sees this definition: Eight bits strung together representing one character. What is it talking about?

Question 15 15. Suzie is looking for a new monitor. She knows there are LCD (liquid crystal display) and LED (light emitting diode) monitors available. Why would she choose the LED over the LCD monitor?

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Question 16 16. Suzie wants to view the results from her software program. What kind of output device could she use?

Question 17 17. Which of the following is a peripheral device?

Question 18 18. What is the purpose of the motherboard?

Question 19 19. There are 128 characters in this basic coding system.

Question 20 20. What is the purpose of the hard drive?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is also known as volatile memory?

Question 22 22. Which device uses a diode to emit lights through liquid crystal panels in order to project an image to the user?

Question 23 23. A _____ allows you to enter data into a computer in the form of text.

Question 24 24. Which of the following does Bit stand for?

Question 25 25. Which of the following is a magnetic storage device?

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Question 26 26. Select the statement that is true regarding RAM and hard drive.

Question 27 27. Brenda needs a _____ in order to see images on her computer screen.

Question 28 28. Where is the CPU specifically located?

Question 29 29. A laser printer uses _____ and _____ to seal text and images onto paper.

Question 30 30. Cursor placement and the click of a button sends a signal to a system. What device does this describe?

Hardware and Systems Technology 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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