test 2 - Question 1 1 of 1 points Most computers today...

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Question 1 1 of 1 points Most computers today support the ____ standard, in which the computer automatically configures new devices as soon as they are installed. Selected Answer: Correct Answer:
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Question 2 0 of 1 points Video data—such as home movies, feature films, and television shows—is displayed using a collection of ____. Selected Answer: Correct Answer: Question 3 0 of 1 points ____ (as shown in the figure above) have begun to replace ROM for storing system information, such as a PC’s BIOS. Selected Answer: Correct Answer: Question 4 0 of 1 points Today’s CPUs are formed using a process called ____ that imprints patterns on semiconductor materials. Selected Answer: Correct Answer: Question 5 0 of 1 points An emerging type of RAM is magnetic (or more precisely, ____) (MRAM).
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Question 5 0 of 1 points Selected Answer: Correct Answer: Question 6 0 of 1 points Like graphics data, ____—such as a song or the sound of someone speaking—must be in digital form in order to be stored on a storage medium or processed by a PC. Selected Answer: Correct Answer: Question 7 0 of 1 points ____ transport bits and bytes from one component to another, including the CPU, cache, RAM, and peripheral devices. Selected Answer: Correct Answer: Question 8 0 of 1 points ____ are very small pieces of silicon or other semi-conducting material onto which integrated circuits are embedded. Selected Answer:
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Question 8 0 of 1 points Correct Answer: Question 9 0 of 1 points In a 16.8-million-color (called photographic quality or ____) image, 3 bytes (24 bits) are used to store the color data for each pixel in the image. Selected Answer: Correct Answer: Question 10 0 of 1 points The key element of the microprocessor is the ____—a device made of semiconductor material that acts like a switch controlling the flow of electrons inside a chip. Selected Answer: Correct Answer: Question 1 0 of 1 points One measurement of the speed of a CPU is the ____, which is rated in megahertz (MHz) or gigahertz (GHz). Selected Answer: Correct Answer:
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Question 2 0 of 1 points A ____ is an electronic path over which data can travel. Selected Answer: Correct Answer: Question 3 0 of 1 points A ____ is equal to 1,024 bytes. Selected Answer: Correct Answer: Question 4 0 of 1 points The ____ tries to predict what data and instructions will be needed and retrieves them ahead of time, in order to help avoid delays in processing. Selected Answer: Correct Answer: Question 5 0 of 1 points The key element of the microprocessor is the ____ —a device made of semiconductor material that acts like a switch controlling the flow of electrons inside a chip. Selected Answer: Correct Answer:
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Question 6 0 of 1 points In the figure above, A points to a(n) ____, which can be used to add components to your computer. Selected Answer: Correct Answer: Question 7 0 of 1 points Like graphics data, ____—such as a song or the sound of someone speaking—must be in digital form in order to be stored on a storage medium or processed by a PC.
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