Hardware & Systems Technology Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. A laser printer uses _____ and _____ to seal text and images onto paper.

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

Question 4 4. What do IDE and SATA stand for?

Question 5 5. A _____ allows you to enter data into a computer in the form of text.

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Question 6 6. Cursor placement and the click of a button sends a signal to a system. What device does this describe?

Question 7 7. A PCMCIA LAN card typically goes where?

Question 8 8. What category of LAN card do laptops typically support?

Question 9 9. Which types of cooling mechanisms are commonly used in video cards?

Question 10 10. Which statement about video cards is false?

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Question 11 11. What is the material that computer chips are made of?

Question 12 12. What is the clock speed of a CPU?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is NOT considered an output device?

Question 14 14. What is typically considered the most important hardware element of a computer system?

Question 15 15. Is it true or false that computer system units are only made in a single standard size and color?

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Question 16 16. What is typically the determining factor for the size of the computer case?

Question 17 17. What is Ethernet?

Question 18 18. What is WiFi?

Question 19 19. _____ is used when computer programs are turned on. It is cleared once the machine is shut off.

Question 20 20. Brenda needs a _____ in order to see images on her computer screen.

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Question 21 21. You can remove all peripherals from a computer and it will continue to function properly.

Question 22 22. Technically speaking, what is the most accurate description of a peripheral device?

Question 23 23. Where is the CPU specifically located?

Question 24 24. Which of the following is also known as volatile memory?

Question 25 25. 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 26 26. What do the electrical connections between the various components on a motherboard consist of?

Question 27 27. If Sheila wants to capture sound on her computer, she would need a _____.

Question 28 28. What is the primary function of a LAN card?

Question 29 29. What are some of the key components of a video card?

Question 30 30. Modern day CPUs contain roughly how many transistors?

Hardware & Systems Technology Chapter Exam Instructions

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