Information Security System: Questions

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A ____ is a shared electrical or optical channel that connects two or more devices.
Selected Answer: bus
Correct Answer: bus

Question 2
1 out of 1 points

2. The ____ carries commands, command responses, status codes, and similar messages.

Selected Answer: control bus
Correct Answer: control bus

Question 3
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3. The ____ governs the format, content, and timing of data, memory addresses, and control messages sent across the bus.

Selected Answer: bus protocol
Correct Answer: bus protocol

Question 4
1 out of 1 points

4. When the CPU is the focus of all computer activity, all other devices are ____.

Selected Answer: bus slaves
Correct Answer: bus slaves

Question 5
1 out of 1 points

5. In a ____, any device can assume control of the bus or act as a bus master for transfers to any other device.

Selected Answer: peer-to-peer bus
Correct Answer: peer-to-peer bus

Question 6
1 out of 1 points

6. The ____ connects only the CPU and memory.

Selected Answer: memory bus
Correct Answer: memory bus

Question 7
1 out of 1 points

7. ____ is a family of bus standards found in nearly all small and midrange computers and many larger ones.

Selected Answer: Peripheral Component Interconnect
Correct Answer: Peripheral Component Interconnect

Question 8
1 out of 1 points

8. A(n) ____ is a communication pathway from the CPU to a peripheral device.

Selected Answer: I/O port
Correct Answer: I/O port

Question 9
1 out of 1 points

9. In many mainframe computers, a device controller can be a dedicated special-purpose computer called an ____.

Selected Answer: I/O channel
Correct Answer: I/O channel

Question 10
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10. A ____ is a reserved area of main memory accessed on a

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