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Hardware Review 1

Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 1. 

Which of the following is not an output device?
a.
monitor
c.
keyboard
b.
printer
d.
speakers
 

 2. 

One Gb is a
a.
thousand bytes
c.
billion bytes
b.
million bytes
d.
trillion bytes
 

 3. 

The ALU is the
a.
Arithmetic and Logic Unit
c.
Auxiliary Logic Unit
b.
Atlantic and Laurentian University
d.
Arithmetic Loading Unit
 

 4. 

An example of Primary Storage is
a.
RAM
c.
CPU
b.
ALU
d.
LAN
 

 5. 

Which device connects your computer to the Internet over a telephone line?
a.
Modem
c.
Hard Drive
b.
RAM
d.
CD-ROM drive
 

 6. 

An example of Auxiliary Storage is a
a.
Keyboard.
c.
Monitor.
b.
DVD
d.
Mouse.
 

 7. 

Our classroom network is
a.
a CPU
c.
a WAN
b.
a LAN
d.
a BUS
 

 8. 

Identify the networking term
a.
PS/2
c.
DHCP
b.
CRT
d.
DVD
 

 9. 

A single point of light on a monitor is called
a.
a pixel
c.
a dpi
b.
resolution
d.
a CRT
 

 10. 

One terabyte is about
a.
1,000 bytes
c.
1,000,000,000 bytes
b.
1,000,000 bytes
d.
1,000,000,000,000 bytes
 

 11. 

Which term refers to hard disk drives?
a.
TCP/IP
c.
ALU
b.
SATA
d.
ROM
 

 12. 

Lasers and photodiodes are part of what storage device?
a.
Hard disk drive
c.
USB Flash drive
b.
DVD
d.
ROM
 

 13. 

Which of the following is a valid IP Address?
a.
217.45.315.66
c.
192:168:10:100
b.
67.234.47.11
d.
172.16.1.5.19
 

True/False
Indicate whether the statement is true or false.
 

 14. 

Expansion cards like a NIC are circuit boards that plug into slots on the motherboard
 

 15. 

The standard keyboard layout in our class and on most computers is called the Dvorak layout.
 

 16. 

UPC stands for Universal Product Code and is also called a barcode.
 

 17. 

A router is a network device that gives access to network storage devices.
 

 18. 

The Internet is made of large numbers of LANs connected together.
 

 19. 

Data stored in ROM is not deleted when the power is turned off.
 

 20. 

The BIOS is a type of RAM memory for storing user data.
 

Matching
 
 
Match each term with the correct statement below
a.
802.11
g.
Optical Character Recognition (OCR)
b.
Binary
h.
Packet
c.
Cache
i.
RAM
d.
Ethernet
j.
Router
e.
Graphics tablet
k.
Sequential Access
f.
Multicore
l.
Switch
 

 21. 

A CPU with two processors built into one package
 

 22. 

An input device that makes it easy to input hand-drawn images into the computer
 

 23. 

The process that converts scanned words into text
 

 24. 

A network device for forwarding packets between LANs
 

 25. 

Reading or writing data records in sequential order, that is, one record after the other.
 

 26. 

An electronic “envelope” of data sent across a network.
 

 27. 

The technology that drives a LAN (specifically a wired network)
 

 28. 

The protocol that defines WiFi (a wireless network)
 

 29. 

A network device that joins multiple computers together within one LAN
 

 30. 

Digital information stored as 1s and 0s.
 

 31. 

A small amount of high-speed memory used to pre-fetch data and program instructions from main memory.
 

 32. 

A type of main memory that is volatile.
 



 
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