HTTP/1.0 200 OK Content-type: text/html Programming - Practice Test 1

,5/30 17:32 CDT,Due date-->2/10/1999 9:00 CDT

  1. The term CPU refers to what?
    computer peripheral user card processing fuser central processing unit cold pooling unifixer

  2. What is a motherboard?
    box that holds babE memory chips holds most components holds the floppy disk bore holes through which wires are run

  3. What is a display?
    matrix of pixels blinking lights when you turn computer on box that holds the floppy disk connectors for a user's devices

  4. What is a hard disk?
    printed circuit board with CPU chips board that connects most display components box that holds the floppy disk largest memory store on a computer

  5. What is a mouse?
    box that holds babE memory chips board that connects most components ties hand and finger actions to computer actions small holes through which wires are run

  6. What is a keyboard?
    box that holds babE memory chips board that connects most components ties finger actions to alphanumeric input main bore hole through which wires are run

  7. How many bits are in a byte?
    1 4 8 16

  8. How many bits are in 9 bytes?
    9 11 72 15

  9. What is the largest whole integer number that can be stored in one bit?
    1 2 8 16

  10. Which of the following operations would be performed by an ALU?
    10.0+9.0 10+9 11.9- 72.3 9.0+ 10.0

  11. Which of the following operations would be performed by an FPU?
    10+9 11- 72 9000+ 2009 10.0+9.0

  12. How many milliseconds is 9/10 of a second?
    9000 0.09 900 0.00 18

  13. A computer bus is 18 bits wide and can complete a memory transfer to the CPU in 90 milliseconds. What is the transfer rate of the bus in bits per second?
    810bps 2222bps 200bps 729000bps

  14. The primary command interface for users is implemented by
    operating system a web browser motherboard Java

  15. How many microseconds are in 9 milliseconds?
    450 million 9 billion 9 hundred thousand 9 thousand

  16. A matrix of pixels that is used to draw a character on a display is defined in
    a cursor a caret a keyboard a font

  17. How many pixels are need to draw 512 different colors for a single dot on a display?
    18 14 12 9

  18. The icon on the display that is used to point to selections is termed
    caret font cursor marker

  19. The blinking vertical line on the display that is used to mark a text insertion point is termed
    caret font cursor marker

  20. What is the decimal ASCII code for the character 9?
    99 57 900 180

  21. How many bytes are needed to store 1 ASCII character?
    1 2 3 4

  22. How many bits are needed to store 1 ASCII character?
    8 4 2 1

  23. How many bits are needed to store 1 UNICODE character?
    1 4 8 16

  24. What is the decimal UNICODE code for the character 9?
    99 1800 297 57