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1

Which one of the listed processors was the last slot-based processor designed by intel?
A.Celeron............B. Core 2 Duo
C.Pentium D...............D. Pentium III

Pentium III

2

Which of the following processors was the first dual-core design by AMD?
A. Athlon 64 X2..........B. Athlon
C.Duron..........D.Pentium III

Athlon 64 X2

3

Before removing the processor, what device should be removed first?
A. Power supply..........B. RAM chip(s)
C. Heat sink..........D. Thermal compound

Heat sink

4

Which of the following are causes of overheating? (All that apply)
A. Fan failure..........B.Incorrect heat sink
C. Power supply fan too large
D. Incorrect processor

Fan failure and Incorrect heat sink

5

Which of the following is known as FSB?
A. Base clock speed
B.External clock speed
C. Internal clock speed
D. Motherboard clock speed

External Clock speed.

Base and motherboard are same thing also known as system bus speed.
Internal clock is CPU clock.

6

Which of the following is best described as the practice of running a processor at higher than normal speeds?
A. Hyperthreading..........B. SpeedStep
C. Processor throttling
D. Overclocking

Overclocking

SpeedStep is a type of processor throttling by Intel

7

Which of the following types of cache is built into the processor core?
A. L1..........B. L2
C. L3..........D. L4

L1 cache

L2 cache is on processor but not directly in core

8

Which of the following (known as extensions) allows a processor to acces more than 4GB of RAM?
A. 32-bit..........B. 64-bit
C. x64.........D. Athlon 64

x64 extensions

4GB RAM is 32-bit

9

Which type of socket allows a processor to simply be dropped into a socket?
A. ZIF..........B. Slot 1
C. Slot A....... D. LGA 771

ZIF- Zero Insertion Force