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ICS 3U Unit 1 Review 2



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

 1. 

Convert 127 into binary
a.
1000 0000
c.
0111 1111
b.
1000 0001
d.
1000 1111
 

 2. 

Convert 196 into binary
a.
1011 0111
c.
01100010
b.
1001 0110
d.
11000100
 

 3. 

What is another name for a PC?
a.
Mainframe computer
c.
Supercomputer
b.
Microcomputer
d.
Embedded computer
 

 4. 

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
 

 5. 

Convert 1000 1010 into hexadecimal
a.
A5
c.
89
b.
8A
d.
F5
 

 6. 

Which number system did we NOT study in this course?
a.
Decimal
c.
Hexadecimal
b.
Binary
d.
Octal
 

 7. 

Which of the following is a peripheral?
a.
motherboard
c.
CPU
b.
keyboard
d.
RAM
 

 8. 

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

 9. 

Internal cache is
a.
another name for RAM
b.
is the cheapest memory in a computer
c.
located on the CPU
d.
located on the motherboard
 

 10. 

What are the placeholders for an 8-bit binary number?
a.
1000, 100, 10, 1, 0.1, 0.01
c.
14, 12, 10, 8, 6, 4, 2, 1
b.
128, 64, 32, 16, 8, 4, 2, 1
d.
128, 64, 32, 16, 8, 2, 1,0
 

 11. 

Memory in the form of ______________ stores data electronically.
a.
expansion cards
c.
microprocessors
b.
integrated circuits
d.
BIOS
 

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

 12. 

0110 1001 is one hundred in binary.
 

 13. 

The hexadecimal number 5A is 0101 1010 in binary
 

 14. 

BIOS is a type of ROM
 

 15. 

DIMM stands for Dual Internal Multiuser Memory
 

 16. 

A chipset is a group of ICs that are designed to support the CPU.
 

 17. 

Expansion boards are memory boards that connect to the motherboard
to add functionality to the computer
 

Completion
Complete each statement.
 

 18. 

A motherboard is the main ______  ________  in a computer.
 

 

 19. 

Convert 242 into binary.
 

 

 20. 

Convert 0110 0011 into decimal.
 

 

 21. 

The ALU in the CPU performs all __________
 

 

 22. 

What are the two types of Main Memory:
 

 

 23. 

RAM is __________ (the contents are destroyed when the power is eliminated)
 

 

 24. 

The contents of ________  remain unchanged when the power is turned off
 

 

Matching
 
 
Match each term with the correct statement below
a.
Motherboard
e.
MegaHertz
b.
L1 Cache
f.
Wi-Fi
c.
Octet
g.
PCI
d.
RAM
h.
LAN
 

 25. 

The speed of a clock signal
 

 26. 

A type of slot for plugging in expansion cards like a video card
 

 27. 

The largest part of main memory
 

 28. 

A wireless networking technology based on the IEEE 802.11 standards
 

 29. 

Each of the four numbers in an IP address
 

 30. 

The main circuit board in a computer
 

 31. 

Temporary storage between Main Memory and the CPU that acts as a buffer
 

 32. 

A network of computers that are close together
 



 
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