Motherboard Form Factors & Overview
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  • Question 1
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    Q. This is the standard motherboard form factor for most gaming machines due to its room for expansion and RAM.
    answer choices
    Mini-ITX
    ATX
    Micro-ATX
    SCSI
  • Question 2
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    Q. This term is used for computer cases that are about half the width of a normal computer, often used for computers that sit on top of desks to take up less space.
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    Small Width
    Tower
    Mini
    Slim Form Factor
  • Question 3
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    Q. The I in ITX form factor stands for:
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    Integrated
    Intense
    Internal
    Intrepid
  • Question 4
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    Q. ATX stands for:
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    Advent Technology External
    Advanced Technology External
    Advanced Technology Extended
    Allied Technology Extended
  • Question 5
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    Q. A Desktop case refers to a PC that:
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    Will be on top of a desk
    Will run cables through preset holes on a desk
    Will lay flat on a desk instead of standing upright
    Has a small desk area on top of it for holding papers
  • Question 6
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    Q. A Nano-ITX motherboard is:
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    Larger than a Mini-ITX
    Larger than a Micro-ATX
    Smaller than a Mini-ITX
    Smaller than Pico-ITX
  • Question 7
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    Q. The primary ATX power connection on a motherboard is either
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    20 or 24 pin
    4 or 8 pin
    16 or 20 pin
    18 or 24 pin
  • Question 8
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    Q. The Secondary ATX power or the CPU power connection on a motherboard is either 
    answer choices
    6 or 8 pin
    4 or 8 pin
    4 or 6 pin
    6 or 10 pin
  • Question 9
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    Q. The connection on a motherboard for holding the CPU is called the
    answer choices
    Sink
    Socket
    Chipset
    Plug
  • Question 10
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    Q. This part of the chipset controls communication between all the peripheral connections, expansion ports, and plugs, and the other part of the chipset.
    answer choices
    CMOS
    BIOS
    Southbridge
    Northbridge
  • Question 11
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    Q. DIMM stands for ____ Inline Memory Module
    answer choices
    Direct
    Distance
    Driver
    Dual
  • Question 12
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    Q. Most RAM slots on motherboards today are dual channel, which means.
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    Information can be written to both RAM sticks in the matching dual channel at the same time
    Information can be written to and read from the RAM at the same time
    Information can be written at twice the speed of regular RAM
    The slots will only accept DDR2 RAM
  • Question 13
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    Q. When talking about CPU connections, ZIF stands for
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    Zero Inert Force
    Zero Insertion Face
    Zero Inverse Force
    Zero Insertion Force
  • Question 14
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    Q. When talking about CPU's the term LGA stands for
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    Laser Grid Array
    Land Grid Array
    Laser Graph Array
    Land Graph Array
  • Question 15
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    Q. How many pins does DDR2 RAM have?
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    184
    200
    240
    256
  • Question 16
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    Q. What is the term for the most common type of Laptop RAM?
    answer choices
    SO-DIMM
    Mini-DDR
    DIMM
    Micro-RAM
  • Question 17
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    Q. As a standard, the comparison between ATX and ITX can be described this way:
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    ATX is very generic, and can be built for a variety of purposes, while ITX is built with a specific purpose in mind due to limited or no expansion
    ITX are built with compatability in mind, ATX are built to only work with other ATX compatable parts
    ITX is very generic, and can be built for a variety of purposes, while ATX is built with a specific purpose in mind due to limited or no expansion
    ATX are built around air flow and cooling considerations, while ITX are built around consideration for future options
  • Question 18
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    Q. In computer architecture, a bus is:
    answer choices
    the delay before the transfer of data begins following the instructions for the transfer to happen
    a measurement of the transmission capacity of a network or system
    a communication system that transfers data between components inside a computer
    how external ports like the back panel are connected onto the motherboard
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