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A+ guide to managing and maintaining your pc

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  1. Question 1
  2. 1 out of 1 points
  3.        
  4. Which is the most common form factor used today for computer cases, power supplies, and motherboards?
  5. Answer
  6. Selected Answer:         
  7. ATX
  8. Correct Answer:  
  9. ATX
  10. Question 2
  11. 1 out of 1 points
  12.        
  13. When disassembling a computer, it’s okay to stack circuit boards on top of each other as long as you follow ESD protection rules.
  14. Answer
  15. Selected Answer:         False
  16. Correct Answer:  False
  17. Question 3
  18. 1 out of 1 points
  19.        
  20. Which Intel CPU socket is discontinued?
  21. Answer
  22. Selected Answer:         
  23. Socket 478
  24. Correct Answer:  
  25. Socket 478
  26. Question 4
  27. 1 out of 1 points
  28.        
  29. When you build a computer from parts, you usually start by deciding on which processor and motherboard you will use.
  30. Answer
  31. Selected Answer:         True
  32. Correct Answer:  True
  33. Question 5
  34. 1 out of 1 points
  35.        
  36. Motherboards contain only a single bus for I/O, video, and data.
  37. Answer
  38. Selected Answer:         False
  39. Correct Answer:  False
  40. Question 6
  41. 1 out of 1 points
  42.        
  43. What was the AGP bus designed specifically for?
  44. Answer
  45. Selected Answer:         
  46. video cards
  47. Correct Answer:  
  48. video cards
  49. Question 7
  50. 1 out of 1 points
  51.        
  52. Which of the following is an audio port that connects to an external home theater audio system, providing digital audio output?
  53. Answer
  54. Selected Answer:         
  55. S/PDIF
  56. Correct Answer:  
  57. S/PDIF
  58. Question 8
  59. 0 out of 1 points
  60.        
  61. Which disk drive standard uses an 80-conductor cable?
  62. Answer
  63. Selected Answer:         
  64. EIDE
  65. Correct Answer:  
  66. EIDE
  67. Question 9
  68. 1 out of 1 points
  69.        
  70. Answer
  71. Question        Correct Match   Selected Match
  72. issued by a slow device that is not ready
  73.  J.
  74. wait state
  75.  J.
  76. wait state
  77. the system of pathways used for communication which carry data
  78.  C.
  79. data bus
  80.  C.
  81. data bus
  82. a set of rules and standards used for communication
  83.  F.
  84. protocol
  85.  F.
  86. protocol
  87. when one physical machine hosts multiple activities that are normally done on multiple machines
  88.  I.
  89. virtualization
  90.  I.
  91. virtualization
  92. a component that provides a small trickle of electricity that enables CMOS RAM to hold configuration data
  93.  B.
  94. CMOS battery
  95.  B.
  96. CMOS battery
  97. a device dedicated to timing the activities on the motherboard
  98.  H.
  99. system clock
  100.  H.
  101. system clock
  102. connects to the North Bridge
  103.  D.
  104. Front Side Bus
  105.  D.
  106. Front Side Bus
  107. a set of components on the motherboard that work closely with the processor to control the memory, buses, and peripherals
  108.  A.
  109. chipset
  110.  A.
  111. chipset
  112. two small posts or metal pins on the motherboard that are either open or closed
  113.  E.
  114. jumper
  115.  E.
  116. jumper
  117. installs in a PCI slot and provides another slot at a right angle
  118.  G.
  119. riser card
  120.  G.
  121. riser card
  122. Question 10
  123. 0 out of 1 points
  124.        
  125. Which of the following is the smallest motherboard form factor?
  126. Answer
  127. Selected Answer:         
  128. FlexATX
  129. Correct Answer:  
  130. FlexATX
  131. Question 11
  132. 1 out of 1 points
  133.        
  134. Which type of port transmits both digital audio and digital video with a single connector?
  135. Answer
  136. Selected Answer:         
  137. HDMI
  138. Correct Answer:  
  139. HDMI
  140. Question 12
  141. 1 out of 1 points
  142.        
  143. Which of the following is NOT a good practice when working inside a computer case?
  144. Answer
  145. Selected Answer:         
  146. be sure to hold expansion cards by the edge connectors
  147. Correct Answer:  
  148. be sure to hold expansion cards by the edge connectors
  149. Question 13
  150. 1 out of 1 points
  151.        
  152. What has occurred if you see the message “Chassis Intruded! System has halted.” the next time you start your computer?
  153. Answer
  154. Selected Answer:         
  155. the case has been opened
  156. Correct Answer:  
  157. the case has been opened
  158. Question 14
  159. 1 out of 1 points
  160.        
  161. A system always needs the 4-pin auxiliary power connector, and sometimes needs the P1 connector as well.
  162. Answer
  163. Selected Answer:         False
  164. Correct Answer:  False
  165. Question 15
  166. 1 out of 1 points
  167.        
  168. What type of bus does PCI Express use?
  169. Answer
  170. Selected Answer:         
  171. serial
  172. Correct Answer:  
  173. serial
  174. Question 16
  175. 1 out of 1 points
  176.        
  177. Where do today’s computers store almost all motherboard configuration data?
  178. Answer
  179. Selected Answer:         
  180. CMOS RAM
  181. Correct Answer:  
  182. CMOS RAM
  183. Question 17
  184. 1 out of 1 points
  185.        
  186. Which of the following is NOT true of a motherboard?
  187. Answer
  188. Selected Answer:         
  189. has a heat sink on the PCIe slots
  190. Correct Answer:  
  191. has a heat sink on the PCIe slots
  192. Question 18
  193. 1 out of 1 points
  194.        
  195. If you need to reset the BIOS password on a motherboard and the instructions say to make sure jumper J1 is open, what should you do?
  196. Answer
  197. Selected Answer:         
  198. open the case and remove the cover from a set of pins marked J1.
  199. Correct Answer:  
  200. open the case and remove the cover from a set of pins marked J1.
  201. Question 19
  202. 1 out of 1 points
  203.        
  204. Which motherboard slot has direct access to the North Bridge?
  205. Answer
  206. Selected Answer:         
  207. primary PCIe slot
  208. Correct Answer:  
  209. primary PCIe slot
  210. Question 20
  211. 1 out of 1 points
  212.        
  213. Which of the following is a technology that allows for multiple video cards to work together in one system?
  214. Answer
  215. Selected Answer:         
  216. CrossFire
  217. Correct Answer:  
  218. CrossFire
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