Computer Hardware Quiz 2

Description: Computer Hardware Quiz 2
Number of Questions: 13
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  1. the black wires of both connectors should NOT be next to each other

  2. P8 and P9 don't plug into the system board

  3. the black wires of both connectors should be next to each other

  4. it doesn't matter which way you plug them in, the voltages are the same


Correct Option: C
  1. They are identical except for their shape.

  2. AT supplies use a single P1 power connector while ATX uses P8 and P9.

  3. AT power supplies run on 120V AC current while ATX uses 220V AC

  4. AT supplies use P8 and P9 power connectors while ATX uses a single P1 connector.


Correct Option: D
  1. 50

  2. 64

  3. 30 or 72

  4. 168

  5. 128


Correct Option: C
  1. 50

  2. 64

  3. 72

  4. 128

  5. 168


Correct Option: D

Parity is:

  1. a byte stored in the FAT to indicated remaining slots

  2. the optimal transmission speed of data over a CAT 5 cable

  3. a system for balancing the voltage coming out of the power supply

  4. an extra bit stored with data in RAM that is used to check for errors when the data is read back

  5. the optimal transmission speed of data over a CAT 5 cable


Correct Option: D
  1. sound card

  2. COM1

  3. floppy drive controller

  4. LPT1

  5. Keyboard


Correct Option: C

What are the four key functions of a computer system?

  1. input, processing, output, and storage

  2. keyboard, display, memory, and disk drive

  3. word processing, spreadsheets, database, and contact management

  4. read, write, calculate, and display

  5. bits, bytes, words, and OSI


Correct Option: A

IRQ 1 is commonly assigned to:

  1. it's usually open

  2. system timer

  3. real time clock

  4. keyboard

  5. none of the above


Correct Option: D
  1. 124 KB

  2. 640 KB

  3. 720 KB

  4. 1.44 MB

  5. 2.88MB


Correct Option: D
  1. hot, dry conditions

  2. cool, damp conditions

  3. cool, dry conditions

  4. hot, damp conditions


Correct Option: C
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