A+ Review Quizzes Ch5

Question 1 Correct Mark 9 out of 9

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Has 1366 pins that touch pads on the processor Has 771 pins that touch pads on the processor Has 775 lands or pads Uses a dense micro PGA (mPGA) Has a 39 x 39 SPGA grid Key(s) to press during the boot process to access the AMI BIOS Key(s) to press during the boot process to access the Newer Phoenix BIOS Key(s) to press during the boot process to access the Dell computers using Phoenix BIOS The order in which the system tries to boot from certain devices
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LGA1366 or Socket B

LGA771 or Socket J

LGA775 or Socket T

Socket 478

Socket 423

Del

F2 or F1

Ctrl+Alt+Enter

boot sequence

The correct answer is: Has 1366 pins that touch pads on the processor – LGA1366 or Socket B, Has 771 pins that touch pads on the processor – LGA771 or Socket J, Has 775 lands or pads – LGA775 or Socket T, Uses a dense micro PGA (mPGA) – Socket 478, Has a 39 x 39 SPGA grid – Socket 423, Key(s) to press during the boot process to access the AMI BIOS – Del, Key(s) to press during the boot process to access the Newer Phoenix BIOS – F2 or F1, Key(s) to press during the boot process to access the Dell computers using Phoenix BIOS – Ctrl+Alt+Enter, The order in which the system tries to boot from certain devices – boot sequence.
Question 2 Correct Mark 1 out of 1

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Question text A ____ is the most complicated component in a computer. Select one: a. video card b. sound card c. motherboard d. modem Feedback The correct answer is: motherboard.
Question 3 Correct Mark 1 out of 1

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Question text The ____ and the chipset determine which processors a board can support. Select one: a. processor socket b. processor chip c. processor brand d. peripheral interface Feedback The correct answer is: processor socket.
Question 4 Correct Mark 1 out of 1

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Question text Earlier Pentiums used a ____ socket, with pins aligned in uniform rows around the socket. Select one: a. ball grid array b. differential grid array c. pin socket array d. pin grid array Feedback The correct answer is: pin grid array.
Question 5 Correct Mark 1 out of 1

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Question text Later sockets used a ____, with pins staggered over the socket to squeeze more pins into a small space. Select one: a. vertical pin grid array b. keyed pin grid array c. staggered pin grid array d. linear pin grid array Feedback The correct answer is: staggered pin grid array.
Question 6 Correct Mark 1 out of 1

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Question text The ____ have a lever that is used to lift the processor up and out of the socket. Select one: a. minimal insertion force sockets

b. zero insertion force sockets c. zero effort sockets d. zero tolerance sockets Feedback The correct answer is: zero insertion force sockets.
Question 7 Correct Mark 1 out of 1

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Question text The fast end of hub in the Intel i800 series chipsets, which contains the graphics and memory controller, connects to the system bus and is called the hub’s ____. Select one: a. North Bridge b. South Bridge c. Middle Bridge d. North Gate Feedback The correct answer is: North Bridge.
Question 8 Correct Mark 1 out of 1

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Question text The slower end of the hub in the Intel i800 chipsets, called the ____, contains the I/O controller hub. Select one: a. North Bridge b. North Gate c. South Hub d. South Bridge Feedback

The correct answer is: South Bridge.
Question 9 Correct Mark 1 out of 1

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Question text Throughput is sometimes called ____. Select one: a. speed b. capacity c. bandwidth d. expandability Feedback The correct answer is: bandwidth.
Question 10 Correct Mark 1 out of 1

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Question text ____ buses have been improved several times; there are currently three major categories and within each category, several variations of the bus. Select one: a. AGP b. Express c. ISA d. PCI Feedback The correct answer is: PCI.
Question 11 Correct Mark 1 out of 1

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Question text A ____ boot involves turning on the power with the on/off switch. Select one: a. hard b. warm c. soft d. absolute Feedback The correct answer is: hard.
Question 12 Correct Mark 1 out of 1

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Question text At the beginning of the boot drive (usually drive C) is the OS ____ record. Select one: a. loop b. boot c. strap d. master Feedback The correct answer is: boot.
Question 13 Correct Mark 1 out of 1

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Question text For Windows XP, Ntldr is responsible for loading the OS, and is, therefore, called the ____. Select one: a. link loader program b. partition management program c. boot interface program d. boot loader program Feedback The correct answer is: boot loader program.
Question 14 Correct Mark 1 out of 1

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Question text The process of upgrading or refreshing the ROM BIOS chip is called ____ BIOS. Select one: a. flashing b. flushing c. refurbishing d. cloning Feedback The correct answer is: flashing.
Question 15 Correct Mark 1 out of 1

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Question text Some cases have ____, also called spacers, which are round plastic or metal pegs that separate the motherboard from the case, so that components on the back of the motherboard do not touch the case. Select one:

a. picks b. clubs c. standoffs d. columns Feedback The correct answer is: standoffs.
Question 16 Correct Mark 1 out of 1

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Question text With any installation, remember the importance of using a ground strap (ground bracelet) to ground yourself when working inside a computer case to protect components against ____. Select one: a. EDS b. ESD c. NSD d. ASD Feedback The correct answer is: ESD.
Question 17 Correct Mark 1 out of 1

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Question text On the motherboard, the ____ controls power to the motherboard and must be connected for the PC to power up. Select one: a. Reset b. Power SW c. Speaker

d. Power P1 Feedback The correct answer is: Power SW.
Question 18 Correct Mark 1 out of 1

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Question text Sometimes documentation marks pin 1 as a ____ pin in the diagram, rather than round like the other pins. Select one: a. triangle b. key c. post d. square Feedback The correct answer is: square.
Question 19 Correct Mark 1 out of 1

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Question text The ____ menu in BIOS setup allows you to configure automatic power-saving features for your system, such as suspend mode or a sleep state. Select one: a. power b. peripheral c. boot d. general Feedback The correct answer is: power.

Question 20 Correct Mark 1 out of 1

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Question text Most likely when you first install a hard drive or an operating system, you will want to have the BIOS attempt to first boot from a ____. Select one: a. CD b. hard drive c. floppy drive d. USB drive Feedback The correct answer is: CD.
Question 21 Correct Mark 1 out of 1

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Question text Access to a computer can be controlled using a ____ password. Select one: a. generic b. general c. startup d. recover Feedback The correct answer is: startup.
Question 22 Correct Mark 1 out of 1

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Question text The most reliable way to restore settings is to keep a written record of all the changes you make to ____. Select one: a. BMOS ROM b. CMOS RAM c. BMOS RAM d. DMOS ROM Feedback The correct answer is: CMOS RAM.
Question 23 Correct Mark 1 out of 1

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Question text Generally when shopping for a motherboard for a gaming system, you’d need to pay attention to form factor, processor sockets, chipsets, buses and number of bus slots, and other connectors, slots, and ports. Select one: True False Feedback The correct answer is 'True'.
Question 24 Correct Mark 1 out of 1

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Question text Today’s PCs have four or five buses, each with different speeds, access methods, and protocols.

Select one: True False Feedback The correct answer is 'True'.
Question 25 Correct Mark 1 out of 1

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Question text PCIe is backward compatible. Select one: True False Feedback The correct answer is 'False'.
Question 26 Correct Mark 1 out of 1

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Question text The motherboard configuration stored in BIOS setup needs to be changed when a new floppy drive is installed. Select one: True False Feedback The correct answer is 'False'.
Question 27 Correct Mark 1 out of 1

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Question text Many brand-name computer manufacturers, such as IBM, Dell, and Gateway, use the same standard setup screens. Select one: True False Feedback The correct answer is 'False'.

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