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Hardware & Systems Technology Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. You are a student with limited finances, and you need to purchase a printer for occasional use for your school assignments. Which type of printer would BEST suit your needs?

Question 2 2. Millie is a recording artist seeking to buy a device that processes audio output. Which device is she interested in?

Question 3 3. What are some of the key components of a video card?

Question 4 4. Which statement about video cards is false?

Question 5 5. What category of LAN card do laptops typically sport?

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Question 6 6. What is the primary function of a LAN card?

Question 7 7. _____ is used to plug peripherals into the system unit.

Question 8 8. Brenda needs a _____ in order to see images on her computer screen.

Question 9 9. External wireless peripherals can be connected to a computer in the following ways:

Question 10 10. You can remove all peripherals from a computer and it will continue to function properly.

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Question 11 11. What is WiFi?

Question 12 12. What type of connections does a NIC control?

Question 13 13. What do the electrical connections between the various components on a motherboard consist of?

Question 14 14. Where on the motherboard are the start-up instructions for the computer stored?

Question 15 15. What does CPU stand for?

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Question 16 16. Modern day CPUs contain roughly how many transistors?

Question 17 17. What is typically the determining factor for the size of the computer case?

Question 18 18. What is a computer system unit?

Question 19 19. If Sheila wants to capture sound on her computer, she would need a _____.

Question 20 20. A _____ allows you to enter data into a computer in the form of text.

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Question 21 21. Where is the CPU specifically located?

Question 22 22. _____ is used to begin the start-up process for your computer.

Question 23 23. Which is an example of internal computer hardware?

Question 24 24. What is computer hardware?

Question 25 25. A laser printer uses _____ and _____ to seal text and images onto paper.

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Question 26 26. Which statement about video card connections to display devices is true?

Question 27 27. A PCMCIA LAN card typically goes where?

Question 28 28. Which of the following is used to store programs installed on a computer?

Question 29 29. Technically speaking, what is the most accurate description of a peripheral device?

Question 30 30. What does NIC stand for?

Hardware & Systems Technology Chapter Exam Instructions

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