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Chapter 11

Computer Hardware Chapter 11

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

____ 1. Recent statistics show that more than ____% of personal computers purchased today are notebook computers.
a. 30 c. 50
b. 40 d. 60

____ 2. Most notebook manufacturers provide ____ software that can help you test components to determine which component needs replacing.
a. diagnostic c. development
b. management d. installation

____ 3. When you first purchase a notebook, make sure you have a ____ CD containing the installed OS so you can recover from a failed hard drive.
a. development c. diagnostic
b. management d. recovery

____ 4. A ____ station provides the same functions as a port replicator, but provides additional slots for adding secondary storage devices and expansion cards.
a. locking c. hosting
b. docking d. nesting

____ 5. ____ cards include one or more variations of PC Card, CardBus, and ExpressCard.
b. Display Port d. MCIA

____ 6. A(n) ____ is about the size of a credit card, but thicker.
a. ExpressCard c. PCI card
b. CardBus card d. PC Card

____ 7. The latest PCMCIA standard is ____, which uses the PCI Express bus standard or the USB 2.0 standard.
a. CardBus c. ExpressCard
b. PC Card d. PCI card

____ 8. A(n) ____ is an electrical device that changes DC to AC.
a. inverter c. converter
b. exciter d. voltage shifter

____ 9. In ____ sleep, all work is saved to the hard drive, but the system still maintains a trickle of power.
a. standby c. pure
b. deep d. hybrid

____ 10. In Windows XP, ____ mode is similar to Vista sleep mode and corresponds to ACPI S3 mode.
a. standby c. hibernation
b. hybrid d. rescue

____ 11. IBM and Lenovo ThinkPad notebooks use a unique and popular pointing device embedded in the keyboard called a ____ or point stick.
a. TrackPad c. TrackKnob
b. TrackPoint d. TrackStick

____ 12. A mouse, graphics tablet, or other input device is likely to use a(n) ____ port.
a. serial c. USB
b. parallel d. IEEE 1394

____ 13. You can adjust the way the touch pad or works on a laptop using the ____ box.
a. Mouse Properties c. Control Properties
b. Display Properties d. Track Properties

____ 14. Use the ____ box to adjust pointer speed, mouse trails, pointer size, how the touch pad buttons work, and other settings for pointing devices.
a. Control Properties c. Track Properties
b. Display Properties d. Mouse Properties

____ 15. For tablet PCs, the stylus can be controlled from the ____ box.
a. Input Devices c. Mouse and Input Devices
b. Pen and Input Devices d. Pen and Stick Devices

____ 16. The brightness is a function of the ____ component of the LCD panel.
a. forelight c. backlight
b. inverter d. diverter

____ 17. To substitute an internal device with an external device, first go into ____ setup and disable the internal device.
a. BIOS c. system
b. device d. computer

____ 18. A MicroDIMM that contains SDRAM has ____ pins.
a. 120 c. 144
b. 124 d. 172

____ 19. A MicroDIMM that contains DDR SDRAM has ____ pins.
a. 120 c. 144
b. 124 d. 172

____ 20. A notebook drive is ____ inches wide.
a. 2.5 c. 3.5
b. 3.0 d. 4.0

____ 21. Mini PCI Express slots have ____ pins on the edge connector.
a. 25 c. 52
b. 68 d. 100


Match each term with the correct statement below.
a. Port replicator f. Notebook
b. Touch pad g. Hibernation
c. Solid State Device h. Keyboard
d. Wake on LAN i. Stylus
e. Graphics tablet

____ 22. A computer designed to be portable

____ 23. Provides ports to allow a notebook to easily connect to a full-sized monitor, keyboard, AC power adapter, and other peripheral devices

____ 24. Saves all work to the hard drive and powers down the system

____ 25. Allows wired or wireless network activity to power up a computer

____ 26. Most common pointing device on a notebook

____ 27. The primary input device for a laptop

____ 28. Input device that can be used to hand draw

____ 29. Works like a pencil on the tablet

____ 30. Use memory chips to hold data, have no moving parts, cost more, use less power, and are more rugged