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    Quiz 3b

Computer Memory

There are 15 questions

 

Question 1.        

What does the abbreviation SDRAM mean?

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Question 2.        

What does the abbreviation DIMMS mean?

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Question 3.        

What does the abbreviation SIMMS mean?

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Question 4.        

RAM is volatile memory

(a)  true

(b)  false

Question 5.        

Paging memory is

(a)  special memory chips located on the motherboard

(b)  located in the CPU chip

(c)  space on the hard drive used to temporarily place the contents of RAM

(d)  used by the BIOS to boot up the computer

Question 6.        

Cache memory is

(a)  non-volatile permanent memory

(b)  high speed memory used by the CPU

(c)  space on the hard drive used to temporarily place the contents of RAM

(d)  used by the BIOS to boot up the computer

Question 7.        

Which of the following is FALSE? The CMOS 

(a)  contents can be flushed by removing the CMOS battery 

(b)  contains a set of permanent boot instructions

(c)  requires very little power to hold onto it's contents

(d)  holds computer configuration settings even when the computer  is switched off 

Question 8.        

The BIOS is a 

(a)  ROM chip

(b)  RAM chip

(c)  type of cache memory

(d)  SDRAM chip

Question 9.        

The access time of a semiconductor chip is faster than the access time of a magnetic disk device.  True or false?

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Question 10.        

Backing storage is more expensive than main memory.  True or false?

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Question 11.        

RAM capacity is normally measured in...

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Question 12.        

RAM speed is measured in...

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Question 13.        

The series of instructions that are executed when the computer is first powered on are stored in...

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Question 14.        

In RAM, the tiny microscopic parts that hold electrical signals which represent data are called...

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Question 15.        

The type of memory that simulates RAM by storing RAM contents to the hard drive is called?

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