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Computer and Networking Hardware

Quiz by Jones, Tiffany N

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  • Q1
    What is the function of a firewall?
    To connect multiple devices to a network
    To boost the network's signal strength
    To protect a network from unauthorized access
    To convert analog signals to digital signals
    30s
  • Q2
    What is the purpose of a network switch?
    To connect a computer to the internet
    To convert digital signals to analog signals
    To facilitate communication between devices on a local network
    To protect against viruses and malware
    30s
  • Q3
    What is the purpose of a modem?
    To connect a computer to the internet
    To connect multiple computers to a network
    To convert analog signals to digital signals
    To protect against electrical surges
    30s
  • Q4
    What is the purpose of a CPU (Central Processing Unit)?
    To connect multiple computers in a network
    To execute instructions and perform calculations in a computer
    To provide long-term data storage
    To convert digital signals to analog signals
    30s
  • Q5
    What is the purpose of a network interface card (NIC)?
    To protect against electrical surges
    To convert digital signals to analog signals
    To connect a device to a network and transmit/receive data
    To connect a computer to the internet
    30s
  • Q6
    What is the purpose of an Ethernet cable?
    To amplify network signals
    To connect devices to a local area network (LAN)
    To convert digital signals to analog signals
    To protect against electrical surges
    30s
  • Q7
    What is the purpose of RAM in a computer?
    To permanently store data
    To cool down the computer components
    To display graphics on a monitor
    To temporarily store data for quick access
    30s
  • Q8
    What is the function of a motherboard?
    To provide power to the computer
    To store data permanently
    To control the cooling system of a computer
    To connect and communicate between all computer components
    30s
  • Q9
    What is the purpose of a graphics card in a computer?
    To provide temporary storage for running programs
    To connect devices together
    To process data and perform calculations
    To render and display images on a monitor
    30s
  • Q10
    What is the purpose of an SSD in a computer?
    To cool down the computer components
    To store and retrieve data quickly
    To display images on a screen
    To connect devices together
    30s
  • Q11
    What is the purpose of a power supply unit (PSU) in a computer?
    To display images on a screen
    To provide electrical power to all components
    To process data and perform calculations
    To connect devices together
    30s
  • Q12
    What is the function of a GPU in a computer?
    To connect devices together
    To process and render graphics
    To store data permanently
    To provide power to the computer
    30s
  • Q13
    What does the acronym CPU stand for?
    Control Processing Unit
    Central Power Unit
    Computer Processing Unit
    Central Processing Unit
    30s
  • Q14
    Which of the following statements is true about routers?
    They are used to connect multiple networks together
    They are used to amplify network signals
    They are used to connect devices within a single network
    They are used to convert analog signals to digital signals
    30s
  • Q15
    Which of the following is the most common type of Ethernet cable?
    Cat5e
    Cat3
    Fiber optic
    Cat6a
    30s

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