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CMT - Chapter 20



True/False
Indicate whether the statement is true or false.
 

 1. 

For the LCD panel, dual scan is better than active matrix.
 

 2. 

Three standards for PCMCIA slots pertain to size and are named Type I, Type II, and Type III.
 

 3. 

Some older notebooks use credit card memory or proprietary memory modules, both installed in slots inside the notebook case.
 

 4. 

The Windows XP Tablet PC Edition operating system is an extension of Windows XP Home Edition.
 

 5. 

Some PDAs allow you to access the Internet directly by way of a modem or wireless connection.
 

Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 6. 

The best type of battery to buy for a laptop computer is a(n) ____ battery.
a.
platinum
c.
copper
b.
lithium
d.
iron
 

 7. 

Notebooks use ____ for display.
a.
Mini PCIs
c.
LCD panels
b.
PC Card monitors
d.
CRT monitors
 

 8. 

____ is a diagnostic software which is used by several Lenovo and IBM ThinkPad models. It can run tests on the keyboard, video, speakers, mouse, joystick, floppy disk drive, CD drive, DVD drive, wireless LAN, motherboard, processor, serial and parallel ports, hard drive, Zip drive, and memory.
a.
MicroDIMM
c.
Dr. Watson
b.
ScanDisk
d.
PC-Doctor
 

 9. 

The customized installation of a notebook’s OS by its manufacturer is called the operating system ____.
a.
class
c.
style
b.
build
d.
design
 

 10. 

The ____ OS feature allows you to use two modem connections at the same time to speed up data throughput when connected over phone lines.
a.
Power management
c.
Hardware profiles
b.
Channel aggregation
d.
Support for PC Cards
 

 11. 

____ let you specify which devices are to be loaded on startup for a particular user or set of circumstances.
a.
Hardware profiles
c.
Briefcases
b.
Folder redirections
d.
Startup profiles
 

 12. 

A future battery solution for laptop computers is a ____ battery, whose future versions will provide up to 10 hours of battery life.
a.
Direct Methanol Fuel Cell
c.
NiMH
b.
Ni-Cad
d.
Lithium Ion
 

 13. 

You should use standby or ____ mode whenever you are not using the notebook.
a.
inactive
c.
hibernate
b.
conservation
d.
network
 

 14. 

A ____ provides the same functions as a port replicator, but also adds secondary storage, such as an extra hard drive, a floppy drive, or a DVD drive.
a.
docking station
c.
secondary station
b.
storage port
d.
drive bank
 

 15. 

____ standards include one or more variations of PC Card, CardBus, and ExpressCard.
a.
PDA
c.
DC controller
b.
MicroDIMM
d.
PCMCIA
 

 16. 

Originally, ____ were called PCMCIA Cards and the first of these cards were used to add memory to a notebook.
a.
CardBuses
c.
ExpressCards
b.
PC Cards
d.
MemoryCards
 

 17. 

The latest PCMCIA standard is ____, which was designed to use the same type of interface used by the PCI Express or USB 2.0 standard.
a.
CardBus
c.
ExpressCard
b.
PC Card
d.
MemoryCard
 

 18. 

The latest PCMCIA specification that can use the PC Card slot is ____, which improves I/O speed, increases the bus width to 32 bits, and supports lower-voltage PC Cards while maintaining backward compatibility with earlier standards.
a.
CardBus
c.
ExpressCard
b.
PCDisk
d.
MemoryCard
 

 19. 

The CardBus technology uses ____-bit PCI for the interface standard.
a.
8
c.
32
b.
16
d.
64
 

 20. 

In Compaq Presario models, press ____ during booting when the logo screen appears to run CMOS setup.
a.
F1
c.
F5
b.
F2
d.
F8
 

 21. 

Using regular RAM for video is called video ____.
a.
stripping
c.
moderation
b.
modulation
d.
sharing
 

 22. 

72-pin SO-DIMMs support ____-bit data transfers.
a.
8
c.
32
b.
16
d.
64
 

 23. 

The 160-pin SO-RIMM uses a ____-bit data path.
a.
8
c.
32
b.
16
d.
64
 

 24. 

A ____ is a type of notebook computer that is designed for users who require a more graphical, user-friendly interface and need more portability than a full-size notebook allows.
a.
mini PC
c.
capsule PC
b.
paper PC
d.
tablet PC
 

 25. 

A ____ is a small, handheld computer with its own operating system and applications.
a.
notebook
c.
tablet PC
b.
PDA
d.
PC Card
 

 26. 

____ has 49 percent of PDA operating system market and is increasing its share.
a.
Blackberry
c.
Palm OS
b.
Windows Mobile
d.
Symbian
 

Completion
Complete each statement.
 

 27. 

If the OS installation is tailored by the manufacturer to satisfy the specific needs of the notebook, the manufacturer is called the ______________________________.
 

 

 28. 

To set a hard drive password or the user password, you must first set a(n) ____________________ password.
 

 

 29. 

____________________ allows you to remove one card and insert another without powering down.
 

 

 30. 

Subnotebooks sometimes use ____________________ that are smaller than SO-DIMMs and have a 64-bit data path.
 

 

 31. 

____________________ specifications are based on the PCI industry standard for desktop computer expansion cards, but applied to a much smaller form factor for notebook expansion cards.
 

 

Matching
 
 
Identify the letter of the choice that best matches the phrase or definition.
a.
socket service
f.
folder redirection
b.
port replicator
g.
smart phone
c.
Blackberry
h.
Offline Files and Folders
d.
Windows 9x/Me Briefcase
i.
DC controller
e.
PC Card
 

 32. 

A system folder used to synchronize files between two computers
 

 33. 

Stores shared network files and folders in a cache on the notebook hard drive for  use offline
 

 34. 

A feature that lets you point to an alternate location on a network for a folder
 

 35. 

Provides a means to connect a notebook to a power outlet and provides additional ports to allow a notebook to easily connect to a full-sized monitor, keyboard, and other peripheral devices
 

 36. 

A card inside a notebook that converts voltage to CPU core voltage
 

 37. 

A PDA in combination with a cell phone
 

 38. 

A personal digital assistant
 

 39. 

Establishes communication between a card and a notebook when the card is first inserted, and then disconnects communication when the card is removed
 

 40. 

Often used to provide proprietary ports or adapters that are not available on the notebook
 



 
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