XXI Chapter 0001: Test for Success Questions
1. How many power connectors are on an AT system board?
2. How many power connectors are on an ATX system board?
3. What does CMOS stand for?
A. Confidential Metal Operating Systems
B. Complimentary Metal Oxide Semiconductor
C. Complimentary Metal Oxide System
4. True or False: BIOS Queries the CPU about system information?
5. The frontside bus communicates with the _________?
A. Video Card
6. Which of the following is not an I/O Bus (Pick all that apply)
A. Serial Ports
B. USB Ports
C. Parallel Port
D. Keyboard Port
E. None of the above
7. Where is L1 Cache located in your computer?
D. None of the Above
8. Which of the following is NOT an AGP Speed?
9. What does ISA Stand for?
A. Industry Standards association
B. Industry Standard Architecture
C. IBM Standard Architecture
10. The correct choice for the two data path widths of ISA is
A. 8 and 32 Bits
B. 16 and 24 Bits
C. 8 and 16 Bits
D. 4 and 8 Bits
11. What company designed Micro Channel Architecture?
12. True or False: ISA cards can be put into an EISA slot and still work?
13. What are the available Data Paths for PCI?
A. 16 and 32
B. 24 and 32
C. 32 and 64
D. 64 and 128
14. Which of the Following are required for the Plug and Play capability?
A. Plug and Play BIOS
B. Plug and Play O/S
C. Plug and Play Software
D. Plug and Play compatible cards
E. All of the above
15. What is on IRQ 3?
B. COM 1/3
C. COM 2/4
D. Floppy Drive
16. What does DMA stand for?
A. Direct Memory Access
B. Down memory Access
C. Direct Multi-Address
D. Disable Memory Algorithms
17. Which of the following Bus Architectures Does NOT support bus mastering?
18. What is the I/O address for the Sound Card?
19. True or False: IRQs cannot be shared?
20. On Which IRQ would you typically find the Sound Card?
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