Parts ID and Functions Practice Project
Microcomputer Fundamentals   LP 4

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Total Points Possible: 30   Points Achieved: ___________

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For this Project, click on the letter and identify (match the letter on the part to the letter on the sheet) and describe the parts of the computer.  Each item is worth .5 pt. 

 

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B.    

C.  (C1)   

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H.   

I.      

J.     

K.   

L.  (L1)

M.  

N.  (N1)   

O.   

P.  (P1)    

Q.   

R.   

S.     

T.    

U.   

V.   

W. 

X.   

Y.   

 Z.

 

         What is the difference between primary and secondary storage?  (3 pts)

         What is the difference between RAM and ROM?  (3 pts)

        What Color is the Microphone port on a motherboard?  (1 pts)

 

CompTIA A+ Complete Study Guide Test Bank

Chapter One

Each question is worth 1 point each.

1.         Which two types of memory packaging are used chiefly in portable computing devices?

A.        DIMM

B.        SODIMM

C.        RIMM

D.        SIMM

E.         MicroDIMM

 

2.         What is the term applied collectively to the Northbridge and Southbridge?

A.        CPU

B.        CMOS

C.        BIOS

D.        Chipset

3.         Which legacy expansion slot type has specific purposes, not related to graphics?

A.        PCI

B.        AGP

C.        PCIe

D.        CNR

 

4.         Which expansion slot type employs serial communication pathways?

A.        PCI

B.        AGP

C.        PCIe

D.        CNR

 

5.         Which two types of SODIMMs share a pin count?

A.        SDR SDRAM

B.        DDR SDRAM

C.        DDR2 SDRAM

D.        DDR3 SDRAM

 

6.         Which level of cache was originally defined as being built into the processor die?

A.        Level 1

B.        Level 2

C.        Level 3

D.        Levels 2 and 3

 

7.         Which CPU technology places the pins on the motherboard instead of the chip?

A.        PGA

B.        SPGA

C.        LGA

D.        SECC

 

8.         Which of the following terms refers to upgrading the firmware that the BIOS comprises?

A.        Etching

B.        Flashing

C.        Blasting

D.        Zapping

 

9.         Which of the following is a process run by the BIOS at bootup?

A.        Pre-boot authentication

B.        MBR

C.        CMOS

D.        POST

 

10.       Which type of memory is implemented on 184-pin DIMMs?

A.        SDR SDRAM

B.        DDR SDRAM

C.        DDR2 SDRAM

D.        DDR3 SDRAM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Rev 2   Ed Scoville   12/28/12