Friday, February 17, 2012


1. Q: What does DRAM stand for?
B: Dynamic Random Access Memory
2. Q: What is Cache RAM?D: Fast memory used for data that is accessed often
3. Q: What technology of memory is Cache RAM usually?B: SRAM
4. Q: Which is usually faster in a PC system: DRAM or SDRAM?A: SDRAM
5. Q: Where is your BIOS stored?C: Flash-
6  Q: Which one of the following is not an Operating System?C: Word Perfect
7. Q: Where does your PC store your programs when the power is off?C: Hard Disk Drive
8. Q: What is Non-volitile Memory?A: Memory that stores data when the power is off
9. Q: What is PCI?B: A type of system bus
10. Q: What does a modem do?C: Changes digital signals to signals that work on the telephone lines
11. Q: Which is usually faster in a PC system: RDRAM or SDRAM?B: RDRAM
12. Q: How many cycles per second is 1GHz?D: 1,000,000,000
13. Q: How many bits is 1K Byte?B: 1024
14. Q: Firewire is the same as:A: IEEE 1394
15. Q: Firewire is usually used for:D: Interfacing to a Digital Camcorder
16. Q: What is USB?C: A high-speed serial connection
17. Q: Which company is not a microprocessor manufacturer?B: Microsoft
18. Q: Which company is not a PC manufacturer?C: Intel
19. Q: Is it better to have a lower or higher dot pitch (dp) monitor?A: lower
20. Q: What does DDR stand for?C: Double Data Rate
21. Q: "How much data can a double sided High Density 3.5"" Floppy Disk Drive store?"B: 1.44 MB
22. Q: How many bits are in a byte?A: 8
23. Q: What does GUI stand for?B: Graphical User Interface
24. Q: Which of the following is not a typical peripheral port?A: DVD
25. Q: Which microprocessor is used in Apple computers?D: Power PC
26. Q: Which is the fastest?C: RDRAM
27. Q: What does a system bus do?D: connects various compents within the computer
28. Q: What does memory do?B: stores data and instructions
29. Q: What does the CPU do?A: carries out instructions
30. Q: What do input devices do?C: allows the user to communicate with the computer
31. Q: What does CPU stand for?B: Central Processing Unit
32. Q: Which is not an input device?D: monitor
33. Q: Which is not an output device?C: Mouse
34. Q: Which is not considered software?A: Hard Disk Drive
35. Q: What does ROM stand for?B: Read Only Memory
36. Q: Which of the following is not a programming language?D: Windows
37. Q: What does LAN stand for?D: Local Area Network
38. Q: The internet would be considered a WAN or a LAN?B: WAN
39. Q: What language does a browser typically interpret to display information from the World Wide Web?B: HTML
40. Q: Additional DRAM may speed up the performance of your PC?A: TRUE

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