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Computer Structure and Logic Quiz Study Guide

UNIT 1 QUIZ STUDY GUIDE
This electronic device was used as a switch to the first digital computer.

Vacuum Tubes

ENIAC stands for Electrical Numerical Integrator and Calculator.

Who is credited with creating the stored program computer model?

Eckert

Limits to computing power are caused throughput bottlenecks between the CPU and memory. Which device uses a lot of power and gives off a lot of heat?

Vacuum Tubes

The silicon used to make a MOSFET works as a semiconductor. Which of these companies was not one of the original personal computer makers?

AMD

Moore's law that states the number of transistors that can fit on a single integrated chip doubles every 18-24 months. The first operating system for the personal computer was DOS. A generic PC is also called a white-box system.

UNIT 2 QUIZ STUDY GUIDE

What is 2 raised to the 8th power?

256

What is the 4-bit binary number associated with the hexadecimal symbol C?

1100

What is the binary equivalent of the number 50?

110010

What is the decimal equivalent of the binary number 101011?

43

How many bits are needed to represent the decimal number 200?

9-bits

25MB is approximately bytes?

25,000,000

Which logic function requires both inputs to be 1 in order to output a 1?

AND

Which logic function requires one or both inputs to be 1 in order to output 1?

OR

500 GB is approximately how many bytes? 500,000,000,000

Which term is also known as data transfer rate?

Bandwidth

UNIT 3 OUIZ STUDY GUIDE

What is the top speed of USB 1.1?

12 (Mbps)

What is the maximum length of a 480 Mbps USB cable?

5 meters

The keyboard controller is always assigned IRQ 1.

IRQ 1

The LPT port is a type of parallel port.

Parallel

Which statement does not apply to SCSI devices?

Each device requires its own IRQ and range of ports.

According to the textbook, what is the fastest SCSI speed?

320 Mbps

According to the textbook, what is the fastest SCSI bus?

Ultra 320

What technique is used with SCSI devices?

Daisy-chaining

What was the original type of display used with the personal computer?

CRT Cathode ray tube

Which type of printer uses a mechanical print head to strike the paper?

Impact

UNIT 4 QUIZ STUDY GUIDE

Which bus is used to access a specific memory location?

Data

Which controller hub is known as the northbridge?

Memory

Which of these is the oldest form factor?

ATX

Which of the following is not found on a motherboard?

Hard Disk

This expansion slot essentially replaced PCI and AGP slots.

PCIe slots

Which expansion slot sends data serially over one or more lanes?

PCIe

How many IDE drives can be controlled by one host controller?

2

Which slot does not support a display adapter?

AMR

When troubleshooting an adapter card with Device Manager in Windows XP, what does a red X mark indicate?

Adapter (device) is disabled.

Device drivers are found in two forms: driver files and Firmware.

UNIT 5 QUIZ STUDY GUIDE

Which company produces CPUs, chipsets, motherboards, and networking technologies?

Intel

Which of these has the fastest clock speed?

CPU

A processor chip that contains two physical CPUs is called dual-core.

Intel initially added multimedia instructions to its CPUs called MMX.

The type of cache is built directly into the CPU core.

Level 1

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