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IT Essentials objective 2.1



Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 1. 

Notebooks use ____ for display.
a.
Mini PCIs
c.
LCD panels
b.
PC Card monitors
d.
CRT monitors
 

 2. 

You should use standby or ____ mode whenever you are not using the notebook.
a.
inactive
c.
hibernate
b.
conservation
d.
network
 

 3. 

A ____ provides the same functions as a port replicator, but also adds secondary storage, such as an extra hard drive, a floppy drive, or a DVD drive.
a.
docking station
c.
secondary station
b.
storage port
d.
drive bank
 

 4. 

____ standards include one or more variations of PC Card, CardBus, and ExpressCard.
a.
PDA
c.
DC controller
b.
MicroDIMM
d.
PCMCIA
 

 5. 

Originally, ____ were called PCMCIA Cards and the first of these cards were used to add memory to a notebook.
a.
CardBuses
c.
ExpressCards
b.
PC Cards
d.
MemoryCards
 

 6. 

The latest PCMCIA standard is ____, which was designed to use the same type of interface used by the PCI Express or USB 2.0 standard.
a.
CardBus
c.
ExpressCard
b.
PC Card
d.
MemoryCard
 

 7. 

The CardBus technology uses ____-bit PCI for the interface standard.
a.
8
c.
32
b.
16
d.
64
 

 8. 

72-pin SO-DIMMs support ____-bit data transfers.
a.
8
c.
32
b.
16
d.
64
 

 9. 

The 160-pin SO-RIMM uses a ____-bit data path.
a.
8
c.
32
b.
16
d.
64
 

 10. 

A ____ is a small, handheld computer with its own operating system and applications.
a.
notebook
c.
tablet PC
b.
PDA
d.
PC Card
 

 11. 

What type of RAM do you typically find in a notebook PC?      
a.
RIMM
c.
PCMCIA
b.
SODIMM
d.
SD
 

 12. 

Which PCMCIA slot type can handle all the different PC Card device formats?
a.
Type I     
c.
Type III
b.
Type II
d.
Mini PCI
 

 13. 

What happens when you press the Windows Logo key along with the L key?
a.
It bypasses the Windows logo when the system starts up.
c.
It brings the network Logon dialog box to the screen.
b.
It brings the Windows Logon dialog box to the display.
d.
It locks the system until the logged-in user unlocks it.
 

 14. 

The LCD display on a portable computer is powered by which type of electrical current?
a.
low-voltage AC
c.
low-voltage DC
b.
high-voltage AC
d.
high-voltage DC
 

 15. 

What type of wireless communication is typically carried out directly between portable PCs?
a.
Infrared
c.
Cellular
b.
Bluetooth
d.
802.11x
 

 16. 

What functions are performed by the external power supply of a portable computer system?
a.
Increase the voltage of commercial power for the computer
c.
Store commercial power to recharge the battery
b.
Convert commercial DC voltage into AC voltage for system usage and battery charging
d.
Convert commercial AC voltage into DC voltage for system usage and battery charging
 

Multiple Response
Identify one or more choices that best complete the statement or answer the question.
 

 17. 

What are the main differences between desktop and notebook PC designs? (Select all that apply.)
 a.
Thermal handling
 c.
Processor speeds
 b.
Power consumption
 d.
Memory size (capacity)
 

 18. 

The main objective of portable system manufacturers is to produce portable computers that can travel efficiently. Therefore, they are typically striving to ______. (Select all that apply.)
 a.
create systems that use less energy
 c.
create systems that have smaller keyboards
 b.
create systems that have larger displays
 d.
create systems that are smaller
 



 
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