Chapter 3 & 4: All About Motherboards Test Answers

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Chapter 3 Answers

When you build a computer from parts, you usually start by deciding on which processor and motherboard you will use.
FALSE
Typically, PGA sockets give better contact than LGA sockets.
FALSE
Sandy Bridge processors house the memory controller and graphics controller.
TRUE
Motherboards contain only a single bus for I/O, video, and data.
FALSE
The LGA2011 socket supports both DDR3 and DDR4 memory.
TRUE
What socket type is soldered to the motherboard, along with the CPU?
BGA
What type of socket ensures that even force is applied to the processor when it is being installed in the socket?
ZIF
What motherboard slot has direct access to the North Bridge?
primary PCIe slot
What was the 64-bit Front Side Bus replaced with in the X58 (Nehalem) chipset?
QPI
Which statement is NOT true regarding Ivy Bridge chipsets when compared to earlier products?
-Ivy bridge has higher density transistors
*Ivy bridge uses more power than Nehalem chipsets
_The Ivy Bridge chipset provides better performance than Sandy Bridge
-The Ivy Bridge chipset was released in 2012
What unit is used to measure the frequency of memory, FSB, and the processor?
Hz
What type of bus does PCI Express use?
serial
Where do today’s computers store almost all motherboard configuration data?
CMOS RAM
Which of the following represents a method for accessing the BIOS setup program?
press a key or combination of keys during the BIOS POST
Which setting can be configured via the BIOS screen?
change the boot sequence
What has occurred if you see the message “Chassis Intruded! System has halted.” the next time you start your computer?
the cae has been opened
What should you do if you want to be able locate your laptop in the event of loss or theft and give it a command through the Internet to lock it or delete data?
subscribe to LoJack for latops
What must your motherboard have to use BitLocker Encryption in Windows 7 which will ensure that your hard drive cannot be used in another computer?
TPM chip
What is a possible remedy if your system hangs at odd times or during the boot?
flash the BIOS
At what point during the motherboard installation should you install the motherboard drivers?
after Windows successfully boots without errors

 

Chapter 4 Answers

Which of the following is the smallest motherboard form factor?
FlexATX
Which of the following is NOT true about Ivy Bridge chipsets compared to earlier products?
use more power
Which of the following represents a method for accessing the BIOS setup program?
press a key during the BIOS POST
What must your motherboard have to use BitLocker Encryption in Windows 7 which will ensure that your hard drive cannot be used in another computer?
TPM chip
Which motherboard slot has direct access to the North Bridge?
primary PCIe slot
What type of bus does PCI Express use?
serial
What type of socket ensures that even force is applied to the processor when it is being installed in the socket?
ZIF
f you need to reset the BIOS password on a motherboard and the instructions say to make sure jumper J1 is open, what should you do?
open the case and remove the cover from a set of pins marked J1
What is a possible remedy if your system hangs at odd time or during the boot?
Flash the BIOS
What has occurred if you see the message “Chassis Intruded! System has halted.” the next time you start your computer?
the case has been opened
Where do today’s computers store almost all motherboard configuration data?
CMOS RAM
What should you do if you want to be able locate your laptop in the event of loss or theft and give it a command through the Internet to lock it or delete data?
subscribe to LoJack for Laptops
What was the AGP bus designed specifically for?
video cards
What was the 64-bit Front Side Bus replaced with in the X58 (Nehalem) chipset?
QPI
Which of the following is a technology that allows for multiple video cards to work together in one system?
CrossFire
When you build a computer from parts, you usually start by deciding on which processor and motherboard you will use.
True
Sandy Bridge processors house the memory controller and graphics controller.
True
A FlexATX motherboard is larger than an ATX motherboard.
False
Motherboards contain only a single bus for I/O, video, and data.
False
pically, PGA sockets give better contact than LGA sockets.
False

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