Computer Hardware

How many pins does a SIMM have?
30 or 72
The various cards in a PC requires _______ voltage to function
DC
What type of hard disk formatting creates FAT (File Allocation Table) ?
High Level
What is the name of the printed circuit board?
mother Board
Which Component of pc maintains data and time
) CMOS RAM
CMOS RAM
keyboard
LCD monitor is also known as
TFT
How can you tell that a particular ribbon cable should only be used to connect a floppy drive?
) it has a twist in it
) Data stored in a ROM cannot be changed by user of a computer?
TRUE
Is the data in a RAM stored on a permanent or temporary basis
Temporary
Winchester drive is also called:
Hard Disk Drive
TO write, erase, rewrite data on a CD RAM what type of CD ROM you should use?
CD-RW
) A byte is equivalent to...?
8 bits
SMPS stands for:
Switch Mode Power Supply
Which of the following is NOT a type of motherboard expansion slot?
ATX
) Which IRQ does LPT1 commonly use?
7
How much data will a high density (HD) floppy disk hold?
1.44 MB
What is the name of the spec for the holes in a monitor's aperture grill?
dot pitch
Which is the best hard disk seek time?
5ms
Fragmentation of data on computer hard disk causes it to work faster than before?
FALSE
What is the name of the card that controls read,write head and motor in the hard disk
Disc Controller Card
Light Emitting Diode
LED
Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation
LASER
Master Boot Record
MBR
Which of the following retains the information it's storing when the power to the system is turned off?
ROM
Acronym of HDD?
Hard Disk Drive
From what location are the 1st computer instructions available on boot up?
ROM BIOS
What could cause a fixed disk error.
Incorrect CMOS settings
hat kind of connectors are used to connect a PC power supply to a hard drive
molex
Acronym of FDD?
Floppy Disk Drive
Which of the following is NOT a type of computer hard drive?
FDD
What type of memory is a PEN drive...?
FLASH Memory
What type of connector is used to plug a telephone line into a modem?
RJ-11
What is BIOS an acronym for?
basic input output system
What does the acronym bits stand for?
Binart Digit
What is the data transfer rate for USB 2.0?
480Mbs
Which IRQ does the system timer commonly use?
0
What piece of hardware do EIDE cables connect to?
hard disk
How many pins does a DIMM have?
72
Which IRQ does COM1 commonly use?
6
Which frequency is a SDRAM clock speed?
133Mhz
Which component in a pc maintains color depth and screen resolution of a monitor?
VRAM
Today's PC use what type of RAM..?
DDR SDRAM
When plugging the P8 and P9 power connectors into the system board, which of the following is true?
the black wires of both connectors should be next to each other
Which IRQ does the hard disk controller commonly use?
14
IRQ 6 is commonly assigned to:
floppy drive controller
Which of the following is NOT a type of RAM?
ROM
Missing a slot covers on a computer can cause
over heat
Which device you should use to prevent the effect of power fluctuation in the power supply on your computer and works for a specific period of time even there is no power?
UPS
Portable Pen Drive connects to the________ port of processor
USP
What does the term "wave table synthesis" relate to?
sound
What is different between AT and ATX power supplies?
AT supplies use P8 and P9 power connectors while ATX uses a single P1 connector
Which has more storage capacity CD or DVD
DVD
With reference to a CPU, What MIPS means?
Million Instructions Per Second
Hard Disk, DVD, CD-ROM are the examples What type of Memory?
Secondary
Which of the following conditions most increases the likelihood that ESD will occur?
cool, dry conditions
Parity is:
an extra bit stored with data in RAM that is used to check for errors when the data is read back
What are the four key functions of a computer system?
input, processing, output, and storage
UPS stands for:
Uninterrupted Power Supply
Which is a PCI bus speed?
33Mhz
Which is the best choice for a specification for a video card?
Tracks