Computer Hardware Quiz

Description: Computer Hardware Quiz
Number of Questions: 10
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Which IRQ does COM1 commonly use?

  1. 3

  2. 4

  3. 6

  4. 7

  5. 14

Correct Option: B

Which of the following is NOT a type of computer hard drive?

  1. IDE

  2. FDD

  3. SCSI

  4. EIDE

Correct Option: B

Which of the following retains the information it's storing when the power to the system is turned off?

  1. CPU

  2. ROM

  3. RAM

  4. DRAM

  5. DIMM

Correct Option: B

How can you tell that a particular ribbon cable should only be used to connect a floppy drive?

  1. it's white

  2. it has a red line along one edge

  3. it's wider than all the other ribbon cables

  4. it has a twist in it

Correct Option: D

Which IRQ does the system timer commonly use?

  1. 0

  2. 1

  3. 5

  4. 10

Correct Option: A

What is BIOS an acronym for?

  1. bootstrap initial operating system

  2. basic input output startup

  3. boot initial operating startup

  4. basic input output system

Correct Option: D

Which of the following is NOT a type of RAM?

  1. SIMM

  2. DIMM

  3. ROM

  4. SLIPP

Correct Option: C

What does FDISK do?

  1. performs low-level formatting of the hard drive

  2. fixes bad sectors on the hard drive

  3. recovers lost clusters on the hard drive

  4. creates partitions on the hard drive

Correct Option: D

What type of connector is used to plug a telephone line into a modem?

  1. COM1

  2. RJ-45

  3. RJ-11

  4. RJ-10

Correct Option: C
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