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MNE108/109 Midterm You may use any source you wish minus instructors. This is due back no later than the beginning of class Monday, November 1 st . There will be a 5 point per day penalty for turning this in late. Please circle the correct answer. Thank You and good luck! 1. What is the term applied collectively to the Northbridge and Southbridge? A.CPU B. CMOS C. BIOS D.Chipset 2. Which two interfaces are most commonly used for printer connectivity? A.Centronics B. USB C. FireWire D.Serial E. S/PDIF 3. Which level of cache is built into the processor die? A.Level 1 B. Level 2 C. Level 3 D.Levels 2 and 3 4. Which CPU technology places the pins on the motherboard instead of the chip? A.PGA B. SPGA C. LGA D.SECC
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5. Which two of the following are graphics interfaces? A.DVI B. S/PDIF C. VGA D.RJ-45 E. IEEE 1394 6. What is the name of the process run by the BIOS at bootup? A.Pre-boot authentication B. MBR C. CMOS D.POST 7. Which type of memory is implemented on 184-pin DIMMs? A.SDR SDRAM B. DDR SDRAM C. DDR2 SDRAM D.DDR3 SDRAM E. 16-bit DRDRAM 8. What is the primary difference between a conventional hard drive and a solid-state drive (SSD)? A.The SSD ensures larger capacities. B. The technology behind SSDs reduces the cost per byte. C. The SSD has no moving parts. D.SSDs need no cabling. 9. What is the capacity of a single layer of DVD-based optical media? A.700MB B. 4.7GB
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C. 9.4GB D.25GB 10. Which suffix for CD technology denotes the ability to erase the disc and write to it again multiple times? A.-ROM B. -R C. -RW D.-RAM 11. Which of the following technologies is best for the attachment of external SATA-based drives? A.USB B. FireWire C. eSATA D.PATA 12. What can you use to allow multiple computers to be controlled one at a time by the same keyboard and mouse and output to the same monitor? A.Ethernet switch B. KVM switch C. A/B switch D.I/O controller 13. What does Microsoft call their multimonitor technology that allows expanding the Desktop across more than one monitor? A.Desktop Expansion B. Aero C. DualView D.DLP 14. Which of the following describes the term degaussing as it relates to CRTs? A.The removal of the moiré pattern from the display
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B. Moving sources of interference away from the monitor C. Changing the refresh rate through the operating system’s controls D.The reduction of the magnetic field that can build up inside the monitor 15. Which of the following is a non-adjustable measurement of image quality quoted most commonly for LCD displays? A.Contrast B. Contrast ratio C. Brightness D.Resolution 16. Which of the following is the highest quality digital video standard, which also supports digital audio and device control? A.S-video B. DVI C. HDMI D.YPbPr component 17. Which analog video standard is most often implemented as a single yellow RCA jack? A.Composite
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This note was uploaded on 12/17/2010 for the course TECHNOLOGY MNE 108 taught by Professor Na during the Spring '10 term at Sullivan.

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