ITE v6.0 Chapter 1 Exam Answers 2018

1-What are two hardware requirements for computers that will be used to run multiple virtual machines? (Choose two.)

  • large amounts of RAM
  • a multicore CPU
  • a high resolution video card
  • a high speed wireless adapter
  • multiple monitors

2-What three components should be included in a computer that is used to create TV commercials and music videos? (Choose three.)

  • extra DIN-6 ports
  • specialized video card
  • extra PS/2 ports
  • large and fast hard drives
  • VGA adaptors
  • specialized audio card

3-A user playing a game on a gaming PC with a standard EIDE 5400 RPM hard drive finds the performance unsatisfactory. Which hard drive upgrade would improve performance while providing more reliability and more energy efficiency?

  • a 7200 RPM EIDE hard drive
  • a 7200 RPM SATA hard drive
  • a 10,000 RPM SATA hard drive
  • an SSD

4-What are two factors that must be considered when choosing a computer case? (Choose two.)

  • the size of the monitor
  • the speed of the memory
  • the number of internal drive locations
  • the size of the motherboard and the power supply
  • the number of LED indicators at the front of the case

5-A technician looks at a motherboard and sees a 24-pin connector. What component would connect to the motherboard through the use of this 24-pin connector?

  • power supply
  • video card
  • PATA optical drive
  • SATA drive
  • floppy drive

6-What electrical unit refers to the number of electrons moving through a circuit per second?

  • current
  • voltage
  • resistance
  • power

7-What characteristic of electricity is expressed in watts?

  • the amount of work required to move electrons through a circuit
  • the resistance to the flow of current in a circuit
  • the amount of electrons flowing through a circuit per second
  • the work required to move electrons through a circuit multiplied by the number of electrons flowing through a circuit per second

8-Which type of memory is primarily used as cache memory?

  • DRAM
  • RAM
  • ROM
  • SRAM

9-Which component controls the communications and interactions between the CPU and other components on the motherboard?

  • RAM
  • BIOS
  • CMOS
  • chipset

10-Which two activities are normally controlled by the Northbridge part of the chipset? (Choose two.)

  • communication between the CPU and the I/O ports
  • access to the RAM
  • communication between the CPU and the hard drive
  • access to the video card
  • communication between the CPU and the sound card

11-Which unit of measurement is used to indicate the hard drive speed?

  • revolutions per minute
  • gigabytes
  • pages per minute
  • clusters per minute

12-Which type of interface was originally developed for high-definition televisions and is also popular to use with computers to connect audio and video devices?

  • FireWire
  • DVI
  • HDMI
  • USB
  • VGA

13-Which two devices are considered input devices? (Choose two.)

  • biometric authentication device
  • printer
  • digital camera
  • projector
  • speaker

14-What is indicated by the contrast ratio of a monitor?

  • the difference in the intensity of light between the brightest white and darkest black that can be displayed
  • how often the picture image is refreshed
  • the total number of pixels that make up the picture
  • the ratio of the horizontal and vertical viewing areas of the monitor

15-What type of connector can be used to connect an internal hard drive to the motherboard?

  • USB
  • SATA
  • eSATA
  • Thunderbolt

16-Which two factors must be considered when replacing old RAM modules in a PC? (Choose two.)

  • The new RAM must be compatible with BIOS or UEFI.
  • The new RAM must be compatible with the motherboard.
  • The speed of the new RAM must be supported by the chipset.
  • The power supply must provide the voltage that is requred by the new RAM.
  • The new RAM must match the old RAM in terms of capacity and speed.

17-Which term is used to define the wires on a motherboard that move data from one part of a computer to another?

  • bus
  • I/O card
  • bridge
  • chipset

18-When a new PC is being built, which component has the most influence when selecting the case and power supply?

  • video card
  • sound card
  • RAM module
  • motherboard
  • hard disk type

19-What is the function of the power supply?

  • to convert AC power into a lower voltage DC power
  • to convert AC power into a higher voltage DC power
  • to convert DC power into a lower voltage AC power
  • to convert DC power into a higher voltage AC power

20-Which two considerations would be of the greatest importance when building a workstation that will run multiple virtual machines? (Choose two.)

  • amount of RAM
  • number of CPU cores
  • water cooling
  • powerful video card
  • high-end sound card


21-Which memory technology allows two memory modules to be accessed at the same time?

  • dual channel
  • double-sided
  • SRAM
  • ECC

22-Which security feature in modern CPUs protects memory areas that contain part of the operating system from malware attacks?

  • encryption
  • TPM
  • execute disable bit
  • LoJack

23-Refer to the exhibit. Which type of adapter is shown?



  • sound
  • RAID
  • video
  • network interface

24-Drag the description on left to its RAID level on the right.






25-Match the ports or cables with their descriptions. (Not all options are used.)