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A+ Review Test Submission 1-10_hardware

A+ Review Test Submission 1-10_hardware

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Review Test Submission: Assignment 1
8/31/11 2:53 PM
100 out of 100 points
Question 1
4 out of 4 pointsSome very basic instructions are stored on the motherboard
 just enough to start thecomputer, use some simple hardware devices such as a monitor and keyboard, and searchfor an operating system stored on a storage device such as a hard drive or CD.AnswerSelected Answer: True
Question 2
4 out of 4 pointsTo perform a computing task, software uses hardware for four basic functions: ____.AnswerSelected Answer: b.input, processing, storage, and output
Question 3
4 out of 4 pointsParallel ATA, sometimes called the EIDE (Enhanced IDE) standard or the IDE standard,is slower than SATA.AnswerSelected Answer: True
Question 4
4 out of 4 pointsThe term ____ refers to the set of instructions that directs the hardware to accomplish atask.AnswerSelected Answer: a.software
Question 5
4 out of 4 pointsMost ____ drives consist of a sealed case containing platters or disks that rotate at a highspeed.AnswerSelected Answer: c.hard
Question 6
4 out of 4 pointsData and instructions are stored on special ROM (read-only memory) chips on the boardand are called the ____.AnswerSelected Answer: d.BIOS
Question 7
4 out of 4 pointsPrimary storage is provided by devices called memory or ____ located on themotherboard and on some adapter cards.AnswerSelected Answer: c.RAM
Question 8
4 out of 4 pointsA motherboard can have more than one bus, each using a different protocol, speed, datapath size, and so on.AnswerSelected Answer: True
Question 9
4 out of 4 pointsMotherboard settings are stored in a small amount of RAM located on the firmware chipand are called ____.AnswerSelected Answer: a.CMOS RAM
Question 10
4 out of 4 pointsA serial port transmits data in parallel and is most often used by an older printer.AnswerSelected Answer: False
Question 11
4 out of 4 pointsMost input/output devices communicate with components inside the computer casethrough a wireless connection or through cables attached to the case at a connectioncalled a(n) ____.AnswerSelected Answer: d.port
Question 12
4 out of 4 pointsThe ____ is a group of microchips on the motherboard that control the flow of data and

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