Ch6-TrueFalse - True/False 1. The system unit is also known...

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True/False 1. The system unit is also known as the chassis. Answer: True Difficulty level: Easy Page: 150 Response: The system unit is also known as the system cabinet or chassis. 2. A digital signal is one continuous signal. Answer: False Difficulty level: Medium Page: 151 Response: A digital signal is a series of pulses. 3. A binary system consists of only 1’s and 0’s. Answer: True Difficulty level: Easy Page: 151 Response: The binary system consists of only two digits – 0 and 1. 4. “Bit” is short for “binary digit”. Answer: True Difficulty level: Easy Page: 151 Response: A bit is an acronym for binary digit. 5. Most binary coding systems use 8 bits per byte, but the ASCII system uses 16 bits per byte. Answer: False Difficulty level: Medium Page: 152 Response: The Unicode system uses a 16-bit code. 6. The motherboard is the communications medium for the entire computer system. Answer: True Difficulty level: Easy Page: 153 Response: The motherboard is the communications medium for the entire computer system.
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7. Chips are tiny circuits etched onto pieces of carbon. Answer: False Difficulty level: Hard Page: 153 Response: Chips are etched onto material called silicon. 8. !! “Integrated circuit” is another term for the motherboard. Answer: False Difficulty level: Medium Page: 153 Response: Integrated circuit is another name for a chip. 9. Chips are mounted on carrier packages which are then plugged into the motherboard. Answer: True Difficulty level: Medium Page: 153 Response: Chips are mounted on carrier packages which are then plugged into slots on the motherboard. 10. RAM is considered the “brains” of the computer system. Answer: False Difficulty level: Medium Page: 154 Response: The CPU is considered the “brains” of the computer system. 11.
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