Discovering Computers Chapter 6

Question 1 of 25

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Within the circuitry of a computer, each channel along which bits transfer allows the various devices both inside and attached to the system unit to communicate with each other. What are these channels, shown in the accompanying figure, called?

Select one of the following:

  • Charters

  • Gender changes

  • buses

  • words

Question 2 of 25

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What is unique about a multi-core processor?

Select one of the following:

  • It is a single chip with two or more separate processor cores.

  • It is a single processor with two or more separate chips.

  • It contains multiple control elements that, when working togther, can increase the data processed over the internet.

  • It uses core memory to enhance the processing speed of processors.

Question 3 of 25

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The accompanying figure shows Which of the following kinds of molecules, which are small circuit boards where RAM chips usually resides, being inserted into the motherboard?

Select one of the following:

  • index

  • memory

  • insertion

  • cooling

Question 4 of 25

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Which of the following is the most common type of volatile memory?

Select one of the following:

  • ROM

  • Flash Memory

  • CMOS

  • RAM

Question 5 of 25

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Which of the following refers to an environment of servers that house and provide access to resources users access vis the internet?

Select one of the following:

  • Peripheral computing

  • dynamic computing

  • embedded computing

  • Cloud computing

Question 6 of 25

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Which of the following is a case on a desktop that contains and protects the item shown in the accompanying figure and other electronic components?

Select one of the following:

  • System unit

  • Master section

  • Control port

  • Base chip

Question 7 of 25

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What is the process of copying items from RAM to a storage device?

Select one of the following:

  • Pipelining

  • Synchronization

  • Restating

  • Saving

Question 8 of 25

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As shown in the accompanying figure, which of the following kinds of cards is a circuit board that enhances functions of a component of the system unit and/or provides connections to peripherals?

Select one of the following:

  • Peripheral

  • Adapter

  • Conversion

  • Microcode

Question 9 of 25

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In the accompanying figure what on the motherboard holds the memory molecules?

Select one of the following:

  • Memeory Slots

  • Memory contacts

  • Memory sleeves

  • Memory pins

Question 10 of 25

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Some computer and chip manufactures use which of the following terms to refer to a personal computer processor chip?

Select one of the following:

  • Microprocessor

  • Parallel Processor

  • Coprocessor

  • Perpendicular Processor

Question 11 of 25

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Which of the following processors is a single chip with two or more separate processor cores?

Select one of the following:

  • Parallel

  • Compressed

  • Multi-core

  • binary

Question 12 of 25

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Which of the following means the computer automatically can configure cards like the one in the accompanying figure and other peripherals as users install them?

Select one of the following:

  • Concatenatin

  • GIGO

  • Daisy chaining

  • Plug and Play

Question 13 of 25

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Which of the following is another term for the system unit?

Select one of the following:

  • Form factor

  • Chassis

  • Motherboard

  • chip

Question 14 of 25

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Which of the following is a type of nonvolatile memory that can be erased electronically and rewritten?

Select one of the following:

  • Flash memory

  • L1 cache

  • firmware

  • microcode

Question 15 of 25

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ONe gigahertz (GHz) equals how many ticks of the system clock per second?

Select one of the following:

  • One thousand

  • One million

  • One billion

  • One trillion

Question 16 of 25

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When someone reads a research paper about computers and runs across the term, bit to what is the paper referring?

Select one of the following:

  • One portion of the computer memory that uses 8-digital discrete electronic states to represent a character

  • A digit that represenst the electronic state called "off"

  • The smallest unit of data a computer can process

  • The most informative electronic element that represents data in a computer

Question 17 of 25

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Which of the following is the international Electronic Commission working to make the universal connector standard for charging mobile devices?

Select one of the following:

  • FireWire

  • Micro USB

  • MIDI

  • Serial

Question 18 of 25

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Which of the following consists of electronic components that store instructions waiting to be executed by the processor, data needed by those instructions, and results of the processed data (information)?

Select one of the following:

  • concepting

  • dynamism

  • concatenation

  • memory

Question 19 of 25

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What numbering system uses only the numbers 0 and 1?

Select one of the following:

  • octo system

  • Binary system

  • 8-bit system

  • ASCII system

Question 20 of 25

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What are three names for te electronic component that interprets and carries out the basic instructions that operate a computer?

Select one of the following:

  • analog interpreter, AI, interpreter

  • CPU, processor, central processing unit

  • Control processing unit, CPU, Processor

  • Command processing circuit, CPU processor

Question 21 of 25

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When 8 bits are grouped togther as a unit, how many individual characters can these 8 bits represent?

Select one of the following:

  • 8

  • 100

  • 256

  • 844

Question 22 of 25

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Which of the following interprets and carries out the basic instructions that operate a computer?

Select one of the following:

  • Control unit

  • Binary device

  • CPU

  • Compressor

Question 23 of 25

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When your friend opened the case containing the electronic components of his computer, he saw the main circuit board for the computer. What is the circuit board called?

Select one of the following:

  • Motherboard

  • Control board

  • Electronic circiut primary board

  • Command Board

Question 24 of 25

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Which of the following is a small piece of semiconducting material, usually silicon, on which integrated circuits are etched?

Select one of the following:

  • Computer plug

  • Computer port

  • Computer chip

  • Computer roster

Question 25 of 25

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Which of the following is the component of the processor that directs and coordinates most of the operations in the computer?

Select one of the following:

  • Control Unit

  • Concatenation unit

  • Compression unit

  • Micro unit

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