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Hardware and Systems Technology Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Suzie is learning about coding. She sees this definition: Eight bits strung together representing one character. What is it talking about?

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

Question 3 3. There are 128 characters in this basic coding system.

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

Question 5 5. What is the function of a Universal Serial Bus?

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Question 6 6. How would you define cache?

Question 7 7. What is the purpose of the hard drive?

Question 8 8. What is the purpose of the motherboard?

Question 9 9. What is Read Only Memory (ROM)?

Question 10 10. Which of these is true about Random Access Memory?

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Question 11 11. Which of these is a characteristic of DDR3 RAM?

Question 12 12. What is the name for the most commonly used keyboard?

Question 13 13. Which of these is an example of an input device?

Question 14 14. What is the purpose of an optical drive?

Question 15 15. Suzie wants to view the results from her software program. What kind of output device could she use?

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Question 16 16. 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 17 17. Place these values in order from smallest to largest.

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

Question 19 19. Which of the following is an example of hardware?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is a peripheral device?

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Question 21 21. There are _____ bits in a byte.

Question 22 22. _____ is used when computer programs are turned on. It is cleared once the machine is shut off.

Question 23 23. Which device uses a diode to emit lights through liquid crystal panels in order to project an image to the user?

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

Question 25 25. Which of these storage devices can hold the most data?

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Question 26 26. Phil's _____ designed keyboard offers a more natural typing position for his hands.

Question 27 27. Where is the CPU specifically located?

Question 28 28. Which of the following does Bit stand for?

Question 29 29. Brenda needs a _____ in order to see images on her computer screen.

Question 30 30. Millie is a recording artist seeking to buy a device that processes audio output. Which device is she interested in?

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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