Computer components

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Quiz on Computer components, created by Mr A Esch on 09/08/2015.

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Question 1

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This component is like the brain of the computer. It fetches data from the memory to process.

Question 2

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This is used to store the data and programs currently being used by the computer.

Question 3

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This is used to store all of your programs, files and your operating system (e.g. Windows)

Question 4

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The data on the RAM is deleted when the computer is switched off.
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  • True
  • False

Question 5

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The data on the RAM is not deleted when the computer is switched off.
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  • True
  • False

Question 6

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The data on the hard drive is deleted when the computer is switched off.
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  • True
  • False

Question 7

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The data on the hard drive is not deleted when the computer is switched off.
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  • True
  • False

Question 8

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Which type of data storage has the fastest data transfer speed?
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  • Solid state storage device
  • Magnetic storage device
  • Optical storage device

Question 9

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Which type of storage will you get more storage space for your money?
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  • Magnetic storage
  • Optical storage
  • Solid state storage

Question 10

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Which storage device is the most portable?
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  • Optical storage
  • Magnetic storage
  • Solid state storage

Question 11

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Which storage device has the smallest amount of storage space?
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  • Optical storage
  • Solid state storage
  • Magnetic storage

Question 12

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Which type of storage would you most likely have in a smart phone?
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  • Optical storage
  • Magnetic storage
  • Solid state storage

Question 13

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Which type of storage would you expect to buy a film in a shop?
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  • Magnetic storage
  • Solid state storage
  • Optical storage

Question 14

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Which type of storage would you expect to find in a more affordable (cheaper) PC?
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  • Magnetic storage
  • Solid state storage
  • Optical storage

Question 15

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Your hard drive affects the speed of your computer
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  • True
  • False

Question 16

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CPU stands for....
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  • Centered processing unit
  • Central processing unit
  • Cornered processing unit
  • Central programming unit

Question 17

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RAM stands for....
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  • Random access memory
  • Rolling access memory
  • Random ancient memory
  • Readily accessed memory

Question 18

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Which of the following is the cheapest way of improving the speed of a PC?
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  • Upgrading the RAM so that more data/programs can be used at the same time.
  • Upgrading the hard drive so that it has more storage space to install programs.
  • Upgrading the hard drive from magnetic storage to solid state storage.
  • Upgrading the processor so that it has a higher clock speed, meaning that it can process more instructions per second.

Question 19

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You buy a CPU which is measured at 3GHz. This measurement is known as
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  • The storage space.
  • The range
  • The clock speed
  • The processing speed

Question 20

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In theory, how many fetch-decode-execute cycles will a 3GHz be able to do per second?
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  • 3
  • 30
  • 300
  • 30,000
  • 300,000
  • 3 million
  • 3 billion
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