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Hardware and Systems Technology Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is the purpose of the hard drive?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is a peripheral device?

Question 3 3. What is the function of a Universal Serial Bus?

Question 4 4. When might you want to install a higher end video card?

Question 5 5. What is the purpose of an optical drive?

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Question 6 6. 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 7 7. Suzie wants to view the results from her software program. What kind of output device could she use?

Question 8 8. There are 128 characters in this basic coding system.

Question 9 9. How many bits are in a byte?

Question 10 10. How many bytes are in a yottabyte?

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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?

Question 12 12. What is Read Only Memory (ROM)?

Question 13 13. Which of these is a characteristic of DDR3 RAM?

Question 14 14. Which of these is true about Random Access Memory?

Question 15 15. Which of these is an example of an input device?

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Question 16 16. What is the name for the most commonly used keyboard?

Question 17 17. Which of the following is an example of hardware?

Question 18 18. How would you define cache?

Question 19 19. Place these values in order from smallest to largest.

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

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Question 21 21. Where is the CPU specifically located?

Question 22 22. If Sheila wants to capture sound on her computer, she would need a _____.

Question 23 23. Which of the following does Bit stand for?

Question 24 24. Which device uses a diode to emit lights through liquid crystal panels in order to project an image to the user?

Question 25 25. RAM is a type of volatile storage. This means that RAM _____.

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Question 26 26. _____ is used when computer programs are turned on. It is cleared once the machine is shut off.

Question 27 27. Which of the following uses a hard drive we can't see to store data using an Internet connection?

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

Question 29 29. A _____ allows you to enter data into a computer in the form of text.

Question 30 30. There are _____ bits in a byte.

Hardware and Systems Technology Chapter Exam Instructions

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