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Name_ ______
Chapter 6
MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. 1)

The main advantages of a notebook computer are all of the following EXCEPT:

1)

__D____
A)

Wireless Internet access is easy to install.
B)

They take up little space.
C)

They are portable.
D)

You get more speed for a lower price.

2)

The main disadvantages of a desktop computer as compared to notebooks are the following EXCEPT:

2)

__D____
A)

A desktop computer is harder to move around.
B)

A desktop computer requires more space.
C)

A desktop computer is difficult to transport for repair.
D)

A desktop computer is more expensive.

3)

CPU speed is measured in:

3)

__D____
A)

nanoseconds.

B)

megabytes.
C)

bits per second (bps).

D)

Hertz.

4)

The amount of RAM recommended for most systems today is measured in:

4)

__D____
A)

Megahertz.

B)

Gigahertz.
C)

KB.

D)

GB.

5)

________ are fast becoming the most preferred means of portable storage.

5)

__D____
A)

DVDs

B)

CDs
C)

Floppy disks

D)

Flash drives

6)

All of the following can be connected to your computer through a port EXCEPT:

6)

___C___
A)

a scanner.

B)

an external hard drive.
C)

RAM.

D)

a printer.

7)

Each of the following is a type of port EXCEPT:

7)

___C___
A)

FireWire.

B)

Ethernet.

C)

FSB.

D)

USB.

8)

An expansion card that translates binary data into images is a(n):

8)

___D___
A)

game card.

B)

sound card.
C)

audio card.

D)

video card.

9)

A MIDI port allows you to connect:

9)

___C___
A)

scanners.
B)

notebooks.
C)

electronic musical instruments.
D)

digital cameras.

10)

The technology that transmits data between two devices using infrared light waves is called:

10)

_B____
A)

Wi-Fi.

B)

IrDA.
C)

FireWire.

D)

Bluetooth.

TRUE/FALSE. Write 'T' if the statement is true and 'F' if the statement is false. 11)

The CPU is located on the motherboard.

11)

__T___

12)

The CPU is the temporary storage location for all the data and instructions the computer needs when it is running.

12)

__F___

13)

Accessing data from the hard drive to send to the CPU is faster than accessing data from RAM.

13)

__F___

14)

Hard drives have the largest storage capacity of any storage device.

14)

__T___

15)

The main distinction between a desktop and a notebook is Internet connectivity.

15)

__T___

16)

CPU stands for computer processing unit.

16)

__F___

17)

When there is not enough RAM installed in your system, the system becomes memory bound.

17)

__T___

18)

A sound card is attached to the inside of your computer's speaker.

18)

__F___

19)

RAM is your computer's permanent storage space for data that is entered from the keyboard.

19)

__F___

20)

The amount of memory your video card needs depends on what you want to display on your monitor.

20)

__T___

SHORT ANSWER. Write the word or phrase that best completes each statement or answers the question. 21)

The time it takes a storage device to locate stored data and make it available for processing is called ________ time.

21)

_Access Time__

22)

RAM is an example of ________ storage because when the power is off, RAM is cleared out.

22)

_Temporary___

23)

The technology that uses radio waves to send data wirelessly over short distances is ________.

23)

__Bluetooth Technology__

24)

USB stands for ________.

24)

_Universal Serial Bus_

25)

The primary circuit board of the...
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