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1

Which of the following Loses it contents when you shut down the computer?
A. Hard disk drive
B. USB flash drive
C. RAM
D ROM

RAM

2

Which memory module is much bulkier and more expensive than DRAM?
A. SDRAM
B. SRAM
C. DRAM
D. DDR

SRAM

3

What type of RAM must be installed in pairs?
A. DDR
B. SDRAM
C. DDR2
D. Rambus

Rambus

4

Which type of memory was the first to run in sync with the memory bus?
A. DDR2
B. SDRAM
C. SRAM
D. Rambus

SDRAM

5

To correctly install a DIMM or Rambus module, What should you do? Choose all that apply
A. Line up the module connectors with the socket
B. Verify that the locking tabs on the socket are swiveled to the outside (open) position
C. After verifying that the module is lined up correctly with the socket, push the module straight down into the socket until swivel locks on each end of the socket and snap into place at the op corners of the module.
D. None of these options is correct

Line up the module connectors with the socket
Verify that the locking tabs on the socket are swiveled to the outside (open) position
After verifying that the module is lined up correctly with the socket, push the module straight down into the socket until swivel locks on each end of the socket and snap into place at the op corners of the module.

6

Which of the following is installed in all computers and is used for storing the operating system?
A. USB drive.............B. CD drive
C. Hard drive..............D. Firewire drive

Hard drive

7

What is the sector size on the patter on a hard drive?
A. 1024 bytes .......................B. 2750 bytes
C. 512 bytes ........................ D. 128 bytes

512 bytes

8

What are the two listed interfaces that are used to connect CD-ROMs and DVD-ROMs to the computer?
A. ATA.......................B. IrDA
C. IDE....................... D. EIDE

ATA
IDE

9

You have just installed a CD-ROM drive to your computer. You want to listen to music so you insert a music CD into the drive. Windows Media Players starts up, and you can see a song title and the elapsed time of the song within the player. Everything looks correct; however, for some reason you cannot hear the music. What could be the problem?
A. The power cable is not connected to the CD-ROM drive.
B. You need to connect the CD audio cable to the sound card.
C. You need to go the manufacturer's website for an updated CD-ROM driver
D. The CD is faulty

You need to connect the CD audio cable to the sound card

10

Which of the following types of RAM is PC2-8500?
A. SDRAM.................B. DDR
C. DDR2................... D. Rambus

DDR2

11

How many pins does SDRAM have?
A. 168....................B. 184
D. 240....................D. 232

168

12

What should you NOT do when installing RAM ?
A. Use a fair amount of force when pushing down
B. Touch the connectors on the bottom of the memory module
C. Close the locking mechanisms
D. Use flashlight to check the RAM

Touch the connectors on the bottom of the memory module

13

Which of the following hard drive types can transmit data at a maximum of 100MBps?
A. ATA-5....................B. ATA-6
C. ATA-7................... D. ATA-8

ATA-6

14

Which of the following RAID levels use two, and only two, disk?
A. RAID 0................. B. RAID 1
C. RAID 5................ D. RAID 0+1

RAID 1

15

What is standard storage size of a DVD?
A. 4.7GB..........................B. 8.4GB
C. 9.4GB.......................... D. 15GB

4.7GB