ITE Chapter 1 Exam Answer 2016

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ITE Chapter 1 Exam Answer 2016

  1. Which type of memory is primarily used as cache memory?

    • DRAM
    • RAM
    • ROM
    • SRAM*
  2. Which two considerations would be of the greatest importance when building a workstation that will run multiple virtual machines? (Choose two.)

    • high-end sound card
    • number of CPU cores*
    • water cooling
    • powerful video card
    • amount of RAM*
  3. Which two devices are considered input devices? (Choose two.)

    • digital camera*
    • printer
    • speakers
    • biometric authentication device*
    • projector
  4. Which three devices are considered output devices? (Choose three.)

    • headphones*
    • keyboard
    • fingerprint scanner
    • monitor*
    • mouse
    • printer*
  5. A user playing a game on a gaming PC with a standard EIDE 5400 RPM hard drive finds the performance unsatisfactory. Which hard drive upgrade would improve performance while providing more reliability and using less power?

    • a 7200 RPM SATA hard drive
    • a 7200 RPM EIDE hard drive
    • an SSD*
    • a 10,000 RPM SATA hard drive
  6. Which hardware upgrade would allow the processor in a gaming PC to provide the optimal gaming performance?

    • a fast EIDE drive
    • large amounts of fast RAM*
    • liquid cooling
    • a high capacity external hard drive
  7. Which two storage devices use a magnetic medium for storing data? (Choose two.)

    • tape drive*
    • solid state drive
    • hard disk drive*
    • compact disk drive
    • blue-ray disk drive
  8. Refer to the exhibit. Which type of adapter is shown?


    • network interface*
    • sound
    • video
    • RAID
  9. Which component controls the communications and interactions between the CPU and other components on the motherboard?

    • RAM
    • CMOS
    • chipset*
    • BIOS
  10. Which two pieces of information are needed before selecting a power supply? (Choose two.)

    • the total wattage of all components*
    • the voltage requirements of peripheral devices
    • the form factor of the case*
    • the type of CPU
    • the installed operating system
  11. Which memory module has a front side bus speed of 200 MHz?

    • DDR3-667
    • PC100 SDRAM
    • DDR-400*
    • DDR-333
  12. What are two factors that must be considered when choosing a computer case? (Choose two.)

    • the number of LED indicators at the front of the case
    • the size of the motherboard and the power supply*
    • the vendor that manufactured the motherboard
    • the size of the monitor
    • the number of internal drive locations*
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  14. Which unit of measurement is used to indicate the hard drive speed?

    • pages per minute
    • gigabytes
    • revolutions per minute*
    • clusters per minute
  15. Refer to the exhibit. Which type of video card expansion slot is depicted?

    • PCIe
    • ISA
    • PCI
    • AGP*
  16. What type of connector can be used to connect an eSATA interface to an external SATA drive?

    • 7-pin connector*
    • 9-pin connector
    • 15-pin connector
    • 5-pin connector
  17. Where can the input voltage selection be changed from 110 volts to 220 volts on a computer system?

    • on the motherboard
    • in the BIOS
    • on the back of the power supply*
    • in the operating system control panel
  18. Refer to the exhibit. Which type of cable is shown in the graphic?

    • USB
    • parallel
    • FireWire
    • serial*
  19. Which two activities are normally controlled by the Northbridge part of the chipset? (Choose two.)

    • communication between the CPU and the sound card
    • communication between the CPU and the hard drive
    • access to the RAM*
    • communication between the CPU and the I/O ports
    • access to the video card*
  20. A technician looks at a motherboard and sees a 24-pin connector. What component would connect to the motherboard through the use of this 24-pin connector?

    • power supply*
    • SATA drive
    • video card
    • PATA optical drive
    • floppy drive
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