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1 ) Approximately how much voltage comes out of the wall in the US?

12 volts
240 volts
120 volts
10000 volts

2 ) Many sound cards have 3 mini audio ports. They are for

speakers, microphone and Line-in
ipod, MP3 player, real player
microphone, tape player. CD player
left speaker, right speaker, woofer

3 ) Which long trapezoidal 'port' has rows of 12 and 13 pins?

parallel
serial
ps/2
monitor

4 ) What fast small rectangular port is used by most external devices?

AGP
ISA
USB
PCI

5 ) Power Supplies reduce internal voltage to

3 gigahertz
12 volts and 5 volts
1.5 volts
240 volts

6 ) The fast 10 gigabit/sec port on newer Macs is called

Firewire
Thunderbolt
ISA
Serial

7 ) Which of the following ports is the slowest?

USB
firewire
serial
ethernet (network adaptor)

8 ) Which of the following is NOT a source of computer input?

scanner
printer
modem
disk drive

9 ) Which slot is white and fast?

USB
PCI
AGP
ISA

10 ) ) Which brown slot is used for fast video cards?

PCI
AGP
USB
ISA

11 ) The most important and expensive chip in a computer is

the procesor (CPU).
the cache.
RAM.
the BIOS chip.

12 ) The parallel port is usually connected to the

printer
mouse
modem
monitor

13 ) Which slots are slow, black and outdated?

PCI
USB
ISA
AGP

14 ) In Windows desktops, a button battery on the motherboard is used to

maintain date and time in BIOS.
keep the computer operating for an extra hour.
power the speakers.
maintain an internet connection.

15 ) The interface for newer Hard Drives is

ISA
AGP
SATA
IDE

16 ) Which of the following is NOT a destination for computer output?

printer
disk drive
modem
scanner

17 ) What two companies make most processors?

PCI and ISA
Intel and AMD
Microsoft and Apple
IBM and Compaq

18 ) Which peripheral device below provides input AND output?

network card
printer
speakers
scanner

19 ) A new computer has a processor speed of about

25 Mhz
2.2 GB
8 MB
3 Ghz

20 ) Which port is quickest for tranferring images from a digital camera?

serial
infrared
USB
parallel

21 ) Mini plugs are used for

network connections.
phone connections.
mice and keyboards.
Audio inputs and outputs.

22 ) Which is the fastest wireless connection?

WiFi (802.11n)
3G phone service
4G phone service
infrared

23 ) When a computer is starting up, the first chip to control the computer is

the BIOS chip
the Hard Drive
the sound card
the processor

24 ) Which trapezoidal 'port' has 3 rows of 5 pins?

monitor, video, or SVGA
serial
parallel
ps/2

25 ) A mouse port can be either

PCI or ISA
PS/2 or USB
parallel or serial.
RAM or ROM .

26 ) How many IDE devices (HDD,CD,etc) can most older computers support?

1
8
2
4

27 ) When a device in "onboard", it means that the device

sits on top of the computer.
a card is installed in a slot.
maybe placed anywhere near the computer.
is integrated into the motherboard.

28 ) Which small round 'port' is used for many keyboards and mice?

parallel
ps/2
monitor
serial

29 ) Which trapezoidal 'port' has rows of 4 pins and 5 pins?

ps/2
monitor
serial
parallel

30 ) The technology used by TV remote controls is

AirDrop
Bluetooth
Infrared
WiFi