Computers Components
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  • Question 1
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    Motherboard

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    the brain of the computer, processes all data

    connects all components

    stores all data permanently

    cools the CPU

  • Question 2
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    CPU

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    supplies power to the components

    the heart of the computer, connects all the components

    connects the hard drive to the motherboard

    the brain of the computer, executes all the programs

  • Question 3
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    hard drive

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    plays dvds

    storage for all software and files on the computer

    allows the computer to "think"

    cools the CPU

  • Question 4
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    power supply

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    cools the CPU

    supplies and regulates electrical current to all of the components

    stores all the data on a computer

    is the brain of the computer; executes all programs

  • Question 5
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    CPU Fan

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    sits on top of the heat sink, and draws heat away from the CPU so it doesn't overheat

    cools the entire computer

    acts like the CPUs assistant

    sits directly on top of the CPU, and cools the CPU while it is working

  • Question 6
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    heat sink

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    stores all software and files

    helps lower the temperature of the CPU by distributing heat on its fins

    supplies power to the CPU

    helps lower the temperature of the CPU with its fan blades

  • Question 7
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    SATA cable

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    connects the hard drive to the motherboard

    connects the power supply to the motherboard

    connects the CPU fan to the heat sink

    connects the hard drive to the CPU

  • Question 8
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    ATX cable

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    10 pin cable that connects the CPU fan to the CPU

    24 pin cable that supplies electrical current from the power supply to each of the components on the motherboard

    12 pin cable that connects the hard drive to the motherboard

    24 pin cable that provides electricity to the power supply

  • Question 9
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    DVD/CD Drive

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    a disc for watching movies or listening to music

    streams video

    the disc contained on a hard drive

    writes data onto removable discs, or reads data off of the disc.

  • Question 10
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    RAM

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    permanently stores data like software and user files on a computer

    is the brain of the computer, executing all programs

    temporarily stores data allowing which increases the computer's processing power

    temporarily stores data if you hard drive runs out of space

  • Question 11
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    graphics card

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    processes images and sounds

    processes images for display on the monitor

    makes video games run faster

    stores all images and videos on your computer

  • Question 12
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    circuit

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    any cable that connects two components

    cables that run from the power supply to the components to transmit electricity

    path between two or more points along which an electrical current can transmit data.

    a copper wire that conducts electricity

  • Question 13
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    PCI slot

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    a slot that you insert the ATX cable

    a slot that allows you to add peripherals like graphics cards or sound cards

    a slot that allows you to connect the hard drive to the motherboard

    a slot where you can insert RAM when you are upgrading your computer.

  • Question 14
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    Moore's Law

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    Gordon Moore said that everyone should have free access to digital technology

    Gordon Moore stated that it was unethical to use DNA to store code

    Gordon Moore stated that the number of transistors that you could fit on the head of a pin would one day exceed 10 million

    Gordon Moore stated that the number of transistors per square inch on integrated circuits would double every year

  • Question 15
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    How many bits in a byte?

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    8

    14

    72

    16

  • Question 16
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    Examples of Input devices. Select all that apply

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    keyboard

    monitor

    touch screen

    camera

    microphone

  • Question 17
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    Output devices. Check all that apply

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    Monitor

    Mouse

    Headphones

    Touch Screen

    Speakers

  • Question 18
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    A peripheral

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    a screen that is very large, such as an IMAX screen that is so large you can't see the whole thing at once.

    device such as a keyboard or printer, that is not part of the essential computer and are connected through ports.

    any screen used to display graphics such as streaming videos or video games.

    input devices

  • Question 19
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    operating system

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    communicates with hardware and other installed software on the most basic level, allowing the computer to function and the software to run.

    Electronic component, device in an electronic system used to affect electrons, usually industrial products.

    all of the components in a computer

    the power button

  • Question 20
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    hardware

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    written programs that operate a computer system and that are stored on the hard drive.

    screws, nuts and bolts that hold the components

    all of the files that you save on a computer

    the physical components making up a computer system

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