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Hardware Review 3



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

 1. 

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

 2. 

The speed of a computer is measured in
a.
Megabytes
c.
Bits
b.
Pixels
d.
Megahertz
 

 3. 

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

 4. 

Which of these is NOT a type of printer
a.
laser
c.
MIDI
b.
inkjet
d.
dot matrix
 

 5. 

1 petabyte is
a.
1000 kilobytes
c.
1000 gigabytes
b.
1000 megabyte
d.
1000 terabytes
 

 6. 

Which of the following is NOT a type of printer
a.
inkjet
c.
RBG
b.
Dot matrix
d.
laser
 

 7. 

To hear music from your computer you need a _____________ and speakers.
a.
microphone
c.
video card
b.
CD-ROM
d.
sound card
 

 8. 

Which term refers to a network architecture?
a.
Patch cable
c.
Mbps
b.
Backbone
d.
Peer to peer
 

 9. 

Which of the following is an IP Address?
a.
www.somewhere.com
c.
00-1A-6B-73-B4-F6
b.
caseyjones91@trains.com
d.
202.75.61.1
 

 10. 

Select the list with only input devices
a.
keyboard, monitor, mouse
c.
mouse, scanner, microphone
b.
hard disk, joystick, microphone
d.
printer, CD-ROM, keyboard
 

 11. 

What is the fastest form of memory in a computer?
a.
ROM
c.
cache
b.
RAM
d.
registers
 

 12. 

The speed of a computer is measured in
a.
hertz
c.
bits
b.
pixels
d.
bytes
 

 13. 

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
 

 14. 

Which one of these is an Input Device?
a.
Digital Camera
c.
Hard Disk Drive
b.
Printer
d.
Ethernet Card
 

 15. 

Which one of these is an Network Device?
a.
Digital Camera
c.
Hard Disk Drive
b.
Printer
d.
Ethernet Card
 

 16. 

What is the term for a Network Adapter
a.
NIC
c.
ALU
b.
LAN
d.
CPU
 

 17. 

Which term refers the size and dimensions of the motherboard
a.
form factor
c.
tower
b.
chassis
d.
desktop
 

 18. 

The speed of a CPU is measured in
a.
gigahertz
c.
gigabytes
b.
kilometers per hour
d.
bits
 

 19. 

Computer chips are formally called
a.
integrated circuits
c.
motherboards
b.
resistors
d.
expansion cards
 

 20. 

A scanner is ___________ .
a.
an input device
c.
part of the processing unit
b.
an output device
d.
a storage device
 

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

 21. 

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

 22. 

Our computer lab uses Ethernet network topology.
 

 23. 

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

 24. 

A plotter is a network device that locates Webpages on the Internet.
 

 25. 

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

 26. 

A daughterboard is the main circuit board in a computer.
 

 27. 

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

 28. 

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

 29. 

The CPU is on the motherboard.
 

 30. 

The registers are part of the CPU.
 

 31. 

A Motherboard is the main circuit board.
 

 32. 

Optical Character Recognition (OCR)  is the process that converts scanned words into text
 

 33. 

USB Flash drives use a type of ROM chip as the storage technology
 

 34. 

A terabyte is larger than a petabyte
 

 35. 

System Unit is another name for the motherboard.
 

 36. 

Ethernet is the physical technology for wired network connections
 

 37. 

DHCP is the protocol that regulates the Internet
 



 
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