COMP 129/COMP129 FINAL EXAM 1 - 91530

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1. (TCO 7) _______ is the “domain name” part of this url: http://www.devry.edu/programs/overview.jsp. (Points : 5) http http://www.devry.edu programs/overview.jsp www.devry.edu 2. (TCO 7) _______ is the most popular network architecture used today. (Points : 5) Ethernet Local area network (LAN) TCP/IP Wireless 3. (TCO 7) _______ is the “host name” part of this url: http://www.devry.edu/programs/overview.jsp. (Points : 5) http programs www www.devryu.edu 4. (TCO 6) __________ is a set of standards used to represent music in a digital format storing each note played by each instument individually. (Points : 5) MP3 MIDI JPEG MP4 5. (TCO 6) Music being played directly from _____ is an example of “streaming audio.” (Points : 5) a CD-R a DVD an MP3 player the Internet 6. (TCO 6) Which is not a way a mouse might connect to the computer? (Points : 5) FireWire Serial port USB port Wireless 7. (TCO 10) If a newly installed I/O device is not working, you should: (Points : 5) remove the card while the computer is powered up. remove the card while the computer is plugged in. automatically suspect that the I/O port may be faulty. exchange a known good device for the one that is not working. 8. (TCO 10) A whine eminating from a fan at the rear of a computer case may indicate: (Points : 5) the motherboard is failing. the power supply fan is failing. a memory chip is failing. the hard drive is failing. 9. (TCO 10) When troubleshooting memory problems, you should: (Points : 5) run msconfig. perform a loop back ping. remove all memory modules add and test one at a time. run the memory configuration utility. 1. (TCO 2) Most input/output devices communicate with components inside the computer case through a wireless connection or through cables attached to the case at a connection called a(n) ____. (Points : 5) port slot interface socket 2. (TCO 2) One ____ is the work or energy required to produce one watt of power in one second. (Points : 5) Volt joule Ohm Watt 3. (TCO 2) A power ____ is a box inside a computer case that supplies power to the motherboard and other installed devices. (Points : 5) unit supply distributor activator 4. (TCO 2) A ____ is an electronic device that can hold an electrical charge for a period of time and can smooth the uneven flow of electricity through a circuit. (Points : 5) transistor diode capacitor resistor 5. (TCO 2) The ____ card, also called a graphics card, provides one or more ports for a monitor. (Points : 5) video interface input output 6. (TCO 2) A(n) ____ is a general-purpose tool that can measure several characteristics of electricity in a variety of devices. (Points : 5) voltmeter ohmeter multimeter ammeter 7. (TCO 2) A ____ case sits upright on the floor or a desk and can be as high as two feet and has room for several drives. (Points : 5) compact tower desktop low-profile 8. (TCO 2) Everything in a computer is ____. (Points : 5) decimal binary hexadecimal integers 9. (TCO 2) USB ____ drives are compact, easy to use, and currently hold up to 64 GB of data. (Points : 5) worm optical hard flash 10. (TCO 3) Which of the following CPUs has the highest processor speed among those listed? (Points : 5) Celeron Pentium II Pentium 4 Pentium Pro 11. (TCO 3) What is/are the motherboard’s primary purpose(s)? (Points : 5) Accept input from users House the CPU Enable communication between devices and the CPU All but A 12. (TCO 9) In what way can a notebook PC NOT receive power? (Points : 5) AC Adapter Battery DC adapter Wirelessly with RF signal 13. (TCO 9) What services must an OS provide for a PC card to work? (Points : 5) Expansion port Socket service Pigtail Hot swappable service 14. (TCO 4) A good scheduled maintenance plan for Windows includes _____________. (Points : 5) updating BIOS reinstalling Windows once a year checking for drive errors reinstalling Windows once every other year 15. (TCO 4) When files are spread across many segments of a drive in an unoptimized fashion the disk is known as a(n) ___________. (Points : 5) broken disk fragmented disk unoptimized disk segmented disk 16. (TCO 5) A hidden partition on a hard drive used to reinstall Windows is known as a(n) ____________. (Points : 5) upgrade disk disk clone factory recovery partition recovery disk 17. (TCO 5) A server that has a Windows DVD shared to other computers on a network to facilitate installing Windows is known as a(n) ____________. (Points : 5) enhanced server distribution server workstation server client 18. (TCO 8) One job of a firewall is to block ______ from the PC. (Points : 5) e-mails spyware unsolicited communications viruses 19. (TCO 8) When you open an encrypted file with an application, Windows decrypts the file for the application to use. While the application is working on the file, data written to the virtual memory file, ____, might contain decrypted data from your file. (Points : 5) hiberfil.sys himem.sys msdos.sys Pagefile.sys 20. (TCO 1) Three principle components of an operating system are: (Points : 5) the shell, user interface, and icons. the task bar, desktop, and start button. the shell, kernel, and configuration data. Win32 subsytem, Win32 security system, and the registry.
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1. (TCO 7) _______ is the “domain name” part of this url: http://www.devry.edu/programs/overview.jsp. (Points : 5)
http
http://www.devry.edu
programs/overview.jsp
www.devry.edu

2. (TCO 7) _______ is the most popular network architecture used today. (Points : 5)
Ethernet
Local area network (LAN)
TCP/IP
Wireless

3. (TCO 7) _______ is the “host name” part of this url: http://www.devry.edu/programs/overview.jsp. (Points : 5)
http
programs
www
www.devryu.edu

4. (TCO 6) __________ is a set of standards used to represent music in a digital format storing each note played by each instument individually. (Points : 5)
MP3
MIDI
JPEG
MP4

5. (TCO 6) Music being played directly from _____ is an example of “streaming audio.” (Points : 5)
a CD-R
a DVD
an MP3 player
the Internet

6. (TCO 6) Which is not a way a mouse might connect to the computer? (Points : 5)
FireWire
Serial port
USB port
Wireless

7. (TCO 10) If a newly installed I/O device is not working, you should: (P

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