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18. (TCO 2) Which sequence of events is correct, in terms of the boot process? a. 1. BIOS searches for an OS 2. Power-on self test (POST) 3. OS loads software to control peripherals 4. OS loads application software b. 1. Power-on self test (POST) 2. BIOS searches for an OS 3. OS loads software to control peripherals 4. OS loads application software c. 1. Power-on self test (POST) 2. BIOS searches for an OS 3. OS loads application software 4. OS loads software to control peripherals d. 1. OS loads application software 2. Power-on self test (POST) 3. BIOS searches for an OS 4. OS loads software to control peripherals Answer: _____ 19. (TCO 3) What is/are the motherboard's primary purpose(s)? a. Enable communication between devices b. Enable communication between devices and the CPU c. Supply power to all devices d. All, except C Answer: _____ 20. (TCO 3) The ______ of the CPU performs comparisons and calculations. a. Arithmetic Logic Unit (ALU) b. Control Unit c. Input/Output Unit d. Internal Bus Answer: _____ 21. (TCO 3) The _______ of the CPU manages data and instructions entering and leaving the CPU. a. Arithmetic Logic Unit (ALU) b. Cache c. Control Unit d. Input/Output (I/O) Unit Answer: _____ 22. (TCO 3) The ______ of the CPU manages all activities inside the CPU itself. a. Backside Bus b. Control Unit c. Input/Output (I/O) Unit d. Internal Bus Answer: _____ 23. (TCO 3) If there is not enough RAM available to store program instructions, the OS can use a technique called _______. a. data warehousing b. multitasking c. RAMsim d. virtual memory Answer: _____ 24. (TCO 3) The technique of using the hard drive as though it were RAM is called _______. a. addressing b. virtual memory c. time sharing d. data storage Answer: _____ 25. (TCO 3) If the OS is low on RAM, it can store some data on the hard drive. This technique is known as _______. a. virtual memory b. file management c. off-line storage d. data dumping Answer: _____ 26. (TCO 3) DRAM ______ need refreshing, and is used for ______ memory. a. does, cache b. does, main c. doesn't, cache d. doesn't, main Answer: _____ 27. (TCO 3) SRAM _____ need refreshing, and is used for _______ memory. a. does, cache b. does, main c. doesn't, cache d. doesn't, main Answer: _____ 28. (TCO 3) Which CPU runs at the highest speed of those in the list below? a. Classic Pentium b. Pentium III c. Pentium 4 d. Pentium 4 with HT Technology Answer: _____ 29. (TCO 3) Which processor has the highest system (external) bus speed, of those in the list below? a. Classic Pentium b. Pentium II c. Pentium III d. Pentium 4 Answer: _____ 30. (TCO 3) Which CPU has the highest processor speed of those in the list below? a. Celeron b. Pentium II c. Pentium D d. Pentium Pro e. Pentium 4 f. Pentium 4 with HT Answer: _____ 31. (TCO 3) DRAM is ______ than SRAM, because it ______ need refreshing. a. faster, does b. faster, doesn't c. slower, does d. slower, doesn't Answer: _____ 32. (TCO 7) During floppy disk formatting, which of these is created? a. boot record b. sectors c. tracks d. all of the above Answer: _____ 33. (TCO 7) During floppy disk formatting, which of these is created? a. one copy of the file allocation table b. two copies of the file allocation table c. two copies of the root directory d. tracks, but not sectors Answer: _____ 34. (TCO 7) IDE/ EIDE hard drives are usually set to be in ______ configuration by default. a. cable-select b. master-drive c. single-drive d. slave-drive Answer: _____ 35. (TCO 7) If a hard drive is in master-drive configuration, it is probably _______. a. the boot device b. the second drive c. the only hard drive d. ready for replacement Answer: _____ 36. (TCO 7) If a hard drive has slave-drive configuration, it is probably _______. a. the boot device b. the second drive c. the first of two drives d. ready for replacement Answer: _____ 37. (TCO 7) If a hard drive has 3 platters, how many heads does it have? a. 1 b. 3 c. 4 d. 6 Answer: _____ 38. (TCO 7) If a hard drive has 4 heads, how many platters does it have? a. 1 b. 2 c. 3 d. 4 Answer: _____ 39. (TCO 7) A boot record includes the ________. a. number of bits in each FAT entry b. partitions c. number of tracts per cluster d. number of tracks Answer: _____ 40. (TCO 7) Which is not an advantage of using a serial ATA cabling rather than the traditional parallel ATA cabling? a. Improved airflow within the case b. Has 40 wires c. Hot swapping capability d. Faster data transfer rates Answer: _____ 41. (TCO 7) Which is not a way a mouse might connect to the computer? a. Parallel port b. PS/2 port c. Serial port d. USB port Answer: _____ 42. (TCO 7) ______ devices can be daisy-chained. a. Parallel and video b. PS/2 and USB c. USB and Firewire d. PCI and Firewire Answer: _____ 43. (TCO 7) Music being played directly from _____ is an example of "streaming audio". a. a CD-ROM b. a radio station c. a sound card d. the Internet Answer: _____ 44. (TCO 7) CD drives are available with all of these interfaces except _____
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18. b. 1. Power-on self test (POST) 2. BIOS searches for an OS 3. OS loads software to control peripherals 4. OS loads application software

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19. d. All, except C

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20. a. Arithmetic Logic Unit (ALU)

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21.d. Input/Output (I/O)

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22. b. Control Unit

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23. d. virtual memory

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24. b. virtual memory

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25. a. virtual memory

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26. b. does, main

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27. d. doesn't, main

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28. d. Pentium 4 with HT Technology

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29. Pentium 4

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30. c. Pentium D

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31.c. slower, does

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32. d. all of the above

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33. b. two copies of the file allocation table

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34. b. master-drive

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35. a. the boot device

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36. b. the second drive

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37. d. 6

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38. b. 2

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39. a. number of bits in each FAT entry

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40. b. Has 40 wires

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41. a. Parallel port

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42. c. USB and Firewire

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43. d. the Internet

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44. c. PCI

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