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1. Which controller hub is known as the northbridge?
a. Memory
b. I/O
c. CPU
d. BIOS

a. Memory

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2. Which of the following is not found on a motherboard?
a. Memory slot
b. Expansion slot
c. Hard disk
d. Integrated I/O port

c. Hard disk

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3. The system bus and the I/O bus carry four different types of signals throughout the computer. Which of the following is not a signal?
  a. Data
b. Power
c. Control
d. Adapters

d. Adapters

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5. Which of the following are considered integrated I/O ports?
a. Serial port
b. Parallel port
c. USB port
d. All of the above

d. All of the above

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. Which of the following is a common speed for PCI?
a. 33 MHZ
b. 133 MHZ
c. 33 Mbs
d. 133 Mbs

a. 33 MHZ

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7. Copper circuit paths called _______ carry signals and voltages across the motherboard.
a. Slots
b. Expansion slots
c. Traces
d. None of the above

c. Traces

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8. True or False. The motherboard connects directly or indirectly to every part of the PC.
a. True
b. False

a. True

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9. The ______________controls the slower I/O components like the Serial ports, USB ports and the IDE.
a. USB
b. FireWire
c. Northbridge
d. Southbridge

d. Southbridge

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10. The motherboard holds which of the following?
a. Processor
b. Memory
c. Expansion slots
d. All of the above

d. All of the above

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Which of the following are considered expansion slots? choose all that apply
a. PCI
b. FireWire
c. AGP
d. USB

a. PCI
c. AGP

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Which of the following can you use with SCSI (small computer system interface)? choose all that apply
a. hard drives
b. scanners
c. laser printers
d. DVD-ROMS
e. a dot-matrix printer

a. hard drives
b. scanners
c. laser printers
d. DVD-ROMS

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Which of the following are in the ATX family of motherboards? Choose all that apply
a. ATX
b. mini-ATX
c. FlexATX
d. ATX and Mini-ATX only
e. none of the options provided are correct

a. ATX
b. mini-ATX
c. FlexATX

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Which of the following are considered integrated I/O ports?
a. Serial port
b. Parallel port
c. USB port
d. PS/2 mouse keyboard
e. Audio port
f. Ethernet port
g. All of these options are correct

g. All of these options are correct

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To connect speakers to the sound card, which of the following must you use?
a. 1/2-inch jack
b. 1 1/4-inch jack cable
c. 2/3-inch jack cable
d. 1/8 inch mini-jack cable
e. None of these options is correct

d. 1/8 inch mini-jack cable

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How many pins are DDR SDRAM two-section memory slots designed for?
a. 168
b. 184
c. 240
d. 255

b. 184

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Which of the following expansion bus technologies would be described ×16 (spoken as "by sixteen")
a. PCI
b. AGP
c. PCIe
d. PCI-X

c. PCIe

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Which of the following expansion buses has the fastest data transfer rate?
a. PCIe ×1
b. AGP 4×
c. PCI
d. PS/2

b. AGP 4×

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Which of the following is the fastest mass storage interface?
a. SATA 2nd generation
b. SCSI Ultra 160
c. IDE
d. PATA

a. SATA 2nd generation

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Which of the following should you do first before disconnecting all ribbon cables that are attached to built-in ports on the motherboard? (select two best answers)
a. Turn of the power switch and disconnect the AC power cable form the power supply
b. Disconnect all cables leading to internal speakers, key locks, speed switches, and other front-pane cables
c. Disconnect all external and internal cables attached to add-on cards after labeling them for each reconnection
d. Remove all add on cards and place them on an antistatic mat or in (not on top of) antistatic bags

a. Turn of the power switch and disconnect the AC power cable form the power supply
c. Disconnect all external and internal cables attached to add-on cards after labeling them for each reconnection

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If your computer dos not start, which of the following should you check for? choose two
a. Loose or missing memory modules
b. Whether the OS is installed
c. CD/DVD drive is connected
d. Power to the motherboard

a. Loose or missing memory modules

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If the sound ports are color-coded , what color should the headphone connection be?
a. Pink
b. Lime green
c. Light blue
d. gold

b. Lime green

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When installing an adapter card, what should you do just prior to reconnecting power?
a. restart the system
b. push the card firmly into the slot
c. connect any cables required for the card
d. Secure the card bracket

c. Connect any cables required for the card