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Question 1 Correct Mark 9 out of 9

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The standards that describe the size, shape, and major features of components so that they work together Can have up to seven expansion slots Has up to four expansion slots None or one expansion slot Used in low-end systems with a riser card The most commonly used form factor today A measure of electrical “pressure” differential A measure of electrical current A measure of electrical power
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The correct answer is: The standards that describe the size, shape, and major features of components so that they work together – Form factors, Can have up to seven expansion slots – BTX, Has up to four expansion slots – MicroBTX, None or one expansion slot – PicoBTX, Used in low-end systems with a riser card – NLX, The most commonly used form factor today – ATX, A measure of electrical “pressure” differential – Volt, A measure of electrical current – Amp, A measure of electrical power – Watt.
Question 2 Correct Mark 1 out of 1

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Question text The first ATX power supplies and motherboards used a single power connector called the ____ connector that had 20 pins. Select one: a. A1 b. P1 c. P2 d. P3 Feedback The correct answer is: P1.
Question 3 Correct Mark 1 out of 1

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Question text Motherboards that support PCI Express and have the 24-pin P1 connector are sometimes called ____ boards. Select one: a. Advanced ATX b. Modified ATX c. Micro ATX d. Enhanced ATX Feedback The correct answer is: Enhanced ATX.
Question 4 Correct Mark 1 out of 1

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Question text The ____ form factor is a major variation of ATX and addresses some technologies that have emerged since the original development of ATX. Select one: a. MicroATX b. Advanced ATX c. MacroATX d. UnionATX Feedback The correct answer is: MicroATX.
Question 5 Correct Mark 1 out of 1

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Question text The ____ form factor was designed by Intel in 2003 for flexibility and can be used by everything from large tower systems to those ultrasmall-systems that sit under a monitor. Select one: a. CTX b. ATX c. BTX d. TTX Feedback The correct answer is: BTX.
Question 6 Correct Mark 1 out of 1

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Question text A ____ case sits upright on the floor or a desk and can be as high as two feet and has room for several drives. Select one:

a. compact b. tower c. desktop d. low-profile Feedback The correct answer is: tower.
Question 7 Correct Mark 1 out of 1

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Question text The ____ is a measure of resistance to electricity. Select one: a. Ohm b. Amp c. Volt d. Watt Feedback The correct answer is: Ohm.
Question 8 Correct Mark 1 out of 1

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Question text A ____ is an electronic device that can hold an electrical charge for a period of time and can smooth the uneven flow of electricity through a circuit. Select one: a. transistor b. diode c. capacitor

d. resistor Feedback The correct answer is: capacitor.
Question 9 Correct Mark 1 out of 1

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Question text A power ____ is a box inside a computer case that supplies power to the motherboard and other installed devices. Select one: a. unit b. supply c. distributor d. activator Feedback The correct answer is: supply.
Question 10 Correct Mark 1 out of 1

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Question text ____ is running a processor, motherboard, or video card at a higher frequency than the manufacturer recommends and is not considered a best practice. Select one: a. Overbuilding b. Overrunning c. Overburning d. Overclocking Feedback The correct answer is: Overclocking.

Question 11 Correct Mark 1 out of 1

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Question text One ____ is the work or energy required to produce one watt of power in one second. Select one: a. Volt b. joule c. Ohm d. Watt Feedback The correct answer is: joule.
Question 12 Correct Mark 1 out of 1

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Question text The ____ provides backup power in the event that the AC fails completely. Select one: a. uninterruptible power supply b. line conditioner c. uniform power supply d. line manager Feedback The correct answer is: uninterruptible power supply.
Question 13 Correct Mark 1 out of 1

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Question text A ____ is a general-purpose tool that can measure several characteristics of electricity in a variety of devices. Select one: a. voltmeter b. ohmeter c. multimeter d. ammeter Feedback The correct answer is: multimeter.
Question 14 Correct Mark 1 out of 1

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Question text A ____ color or stripe down one side of a cable marks this side of the cable as pin 1. Select one: a. green b. black c. red d. blue Feedback The correct answer is: red.
Question 15 Correct Mark 1 out of 1

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Question text Older hard drives use a ____-conductor IDE ribbon cable. Select one: a. 20 b. 40 c. 60 d. 80 Feedback The correct answer is: 80.
Question 16 Correct Mark 1 out of 1

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Question text A system might have up to ____ types of ribbon cables. Select one: a. two b. three c. four d. five Feedback The correct answer is: three.
Question 17 Correct Mark 1 out of 1

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Question text Some video cards use a ____ that helps to hold the card securely in the slot. Select one: a. latch

b. lock c. limit d. attachment Feedback The correct answer is: latch.
Question 18 Correct Mark 1 out of 1

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Question text For an older motherboard, instead of screws you’ll see ____ that keep the board from resting directly on the bottom of the computer case. Select one: a. washers b. spacers c. risers d. screws Feedback The correct answer is: spacers.
Question 19 Correct Mark 1 out of 1

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Question text A ____ of the house current might cause symptoms of electrical power problems. Select one: a. brownout b. blackout c. whiteout d. grayout Feedback

The correct answer is: brownout.
Question 20 Correct Mark 1 out of 1

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Question text A ____ might solve the problem of intermittent errors caused by noise in the power line to the PC. Select one: a. uninterruptible power supply b. line cleaner c. line manager d. line conditioner Feedback The correct answer is: line conditioner.
Question 21 Correct Mark 1 out of 1

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Question text The motherboard, like all other components inside the computer case, should be ____ the chassis. Select one: a. grounded from b. grounded to c. detached from d. attached to Feedback The correct answer is: grounded to.
Question 22 Correct Mark 1 out of 1

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Question text For an ATX or BTX power supply, the remote switch wire from the case must be connected to the ____________________ before power will come on. Select one: a. motherboard b. mainboard Feedback The correct answer is: motherboard.
Question 23 Correct Mark 1 out of 1

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Question text ____ connections inside the computer case can cause a system to appear dead or reboot itself. Select one: a. Grounded b. Tight c. Loose d. Attached Feedback The correct answer is: Loose.
Question 24 Correct Mark 1 out of 1

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The electrical requirements for motherboards change over time as new technologies make additional demands for power. Select one: True False Feedback The correct answer is 'True'.
Question 25 Correct Mark 1 out of 1

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Question text MicroATX increases the total cost of a system by increases the number of expansion slots on the motherboard. Select one: True False Feedback The correct answer is 'False'.
Question 26 Correct Mark 1 out of 1

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Question text When removing the motherboard, you’ll find a main power line, and maybe one auxiliary power line from the power supply to the motherboard. Select one: True False Feedback The correct answer is 'True'.

Question 27 Correct Mark 1 out of 1

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Question text The easiest way to fix a power supply you suspect is faulty is to replace it. Select one: True False Feedback The correct answer is 'True'.
Question 28 Correct Mark 1 out of 1

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Question text The power supply and monitor contain enough power to give you a strong shock except when they are unplugged. Select one: True False Feedback The correct answer is 'False'.

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