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Hardware and Systems Technology Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of these is an example of an input device?

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Question 2 2. What is the name for the most commonly used keyboard?

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Question 3 3. How would you define cache?

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Question 4 4. Which of the following is an example of hardware?

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

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is a peripheral device?

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

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Question 8 8. Which of these is a characteristic of DDR3 RAM?

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Question 9 9. Which of these is true about Random Access Memory?

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Question 10 10. Place these values in order from smallest to largest.

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Question 11 11. Suzie is learning about coding. She sees this definition: Eight bits strung together representing one character. What is it talking about?

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Question 12 12. How many bytes are in a yottabyte?

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Question 13 13. There are 128 characters in this basic coding system.

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Question 14 14. Suzie wants to view the results from her software program. What kind of output device could she use?

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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. What is the purpose of an optical drive?

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Question 17 17. When might you want to install a higher end video card?

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Question 18 18. What is the purpose of the hard drive?

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Question 19 19. How many bits are in a byte?

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Question 20 20. What is the purpose of the motherboard?

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Question 21 21. Select the statement that is true regarding RAM and hard drive.

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Question 22 22. You are a student with limited finances, and you want to purchase a printer for occasional use for your school assignments. Which type of printer would BEST suit your needs?

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Question 23 23. Which of the following uses a hard drive we can't see to store data using an Internet connection?

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Question 24 24. Which of the following is used to store programs installed on a computer?

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Question 25 25. ASCII lets your computer _____.

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Question 26 26. If Sheila wants to capture sound on her computer, she would need a _____.

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Question 27 27. Which of the following is also known as volatile memory?

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Question 28 28. On what type of storage did the earliest forms of RAM rely on?

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

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Question 30 30. Into which main categories can storage devices be placed?

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Hardware and Systems Technology Chapter Exam Instructions

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