Hardware and Systems Technology Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Place these values in order from smallest to largest.

Question 2 2. How many bits are in a byte?

Question 3 3. Suzie is learning about coding. She sees this definition: Eight bits strung together representing one character. What is it talking about?

Question 4 4. How many bytes are in a yottabyte?

Question 5 5. Which of these is true about Random Access Memory?

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Question 6 6. What is Read Only Memory (ROM)?

Question 7 7. Which of these is a characteristic of DDR3 RAM?

Question 8 8. What is the purpose of an optical drive?

Question 9 9. What is the function of a Universal Serial Bus?

Question 10 10. What is the purpose of the motherboard?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is a peripheral device?

Question 12 12. What is the purpose of the hard drive?

Question 13 13. Suzie wants to view the results from her software program. What kind of output device could she use?

Question 14 14. 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?

Question 15 15. What is the name for the most commonly used keyboard?

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Question 16 16. Which of these is an example of an input device?

Question 17 17. There are 128 characters in this basic coding system.

Question 18 18. When might you want to install a higher end video card?

Question 19 19. How would you define cache?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is an example of hardware?

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Question 21 21. Where is the CPU specifically located?

Question 22 22. Millie is a recording artist seeking to buy a device that processes audio output. Which device is she interested in?

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

Question 24 24. Which of the following is NOT true about flash memory?

Question 25 25. Which of the following is used to store programs installed on a computer?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following is a magnetic storage device?

Question 27 27. Which of the following does Bit stand for?

Question 28 28. _____ is used to begin the start-up process for your computer.

Question 29 29. Which device uses a diode to emit lights through liquid crystal panels in order to project an image to the user?

Question 30 30. If Sheila wants to capture sound on her computer, she would need a _____.

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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