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CMT - Chapter 9



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

 1. 

Inside an optical mouse is a ball that moves freely as you drag the mouse on a surface.
 

 2. 

CRT monitors cost more than LCD monitors.
 

 3. 

The latest modem standard is V.92.
 

 4. 

When you turn on the PC, Windows Plug and Play detects a new hardware device.
 

 5. 

A USB cable has three wires, two for power and one for communication.
 

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

 6. 

A ____ keyboard needs a driver to work.
a.
wireless
c.
PS/2
b.
DIN
d.
USB
 

 7. 

A mouse that connects to the computer by using a dedicated, round PS/2 mouse port coming directly from the motherboard is called a ____ mouse.
a.
serial
c.
bus
b.
motherboard
d.
wheel
 

 8. 

A mouse that connects to the computer by using a mouse bus card that provides a PS/2 mouse port is called a ____ mouse.
a.
serial
c.
bus
b.
motherboard
d.
wheel
 

 9. 

A ____ is an input device that uses a monitor or LCD panel as the backdrop for input options.
a.
keyboard
c.
trackball
b.
barcode reader
d.
touch screen
 

 10. 

A ____ is an example of a barcode reader.
a.
mouse
c.
touch screen
b.
keyboard
d.
pen wand
 

 11. 

A ____ can be used to identify a person’s fingerprints, handprints, face, voice, eye, and handwritten signatures.
a.
barcode reader
c.
touch pad
b.
biometric device
d.
trackball
 

 12. 

Most fingerprint readers that are not embedded in other devices use a ____ connection.
a.
PS/2
c.
USB
b.
serial
d.
parallel
 

 13. 

____ monitors are also called flat panel monitors for the desktop.
a.
DTE
c.
LCD
b.
CRT
d.
USB
 

 14. 

Many monitors use ____ technology, in which the filaments at the back of the cathode tube shoot a beam of electrons to the screen at the front of the tube.
a.
LCD
c.
TFT
b.
CRT
d.
PS/2
 

 15. 

A(n) ____ monitor produces an image using a liquid crystal material made of large, easily polarized molecules.
a.
LCD
c.
DTE
b.
CRT
d.
PS/2
 

 16. 

____ display is sometimes called active matrix display.
a.
CRT
c.
DSTN
b.
DTE
d.
TFT
 

 17. 

____ display is sometimes called passive matrix display.
a.
CRT
c.
DSTN
b.
DTE
d.
TFT
 

 18. 

The ____ rate is the number of times in one second an electronic beam can fill the screen with lines from top to bottom.
a.
draw
c.
refresh
b.
beam
d.
activation
 

 19. 

For CRT monitors, ____ is a measure of how many spots on a CRT screen are addressable by software.
a.
refresh rate
c.
triad
b.
resolution
d.
dot pitch
 

 20. 

One or more serial, parallel, USB, or game ports can be provided by a(n) ____ controller card.
a.
extensions
c.
port
b.
I/O
d.
peripherals
 

 21. 

When a serial port is used by an external modem, the serial port is called the ____ in documentation.
a.
UART
c.
DCE
b.
CRT
d.
DTE
 

 22. 

When a serial port is used by an external modem, the modem is called the ____ in documentation.
a.
UART
c.
DCE
b.
CRT
d.
DTE
 

 23. 

____ refers to the logic on the motherboard that controls the serial ports on the board.
a.
DCE
c.
DTE
b.
UART
d.
CRT
 

 24. 

A USB ____, which for most motherboards is included in the chipset, manages the USB bus.
a.
decoder
c.
host controller
b.
hub
d.
bus director
 

 25. 

FireWire and i.Link are common names for the peripheral bus officially named IEEE ____.
a.
1284
c.
1565
b.
1394
d.
1583
 

 26. 

Chips sometimes loosen because of thermal changes; this condition is called ____.
a.
bursting
c.
cracking
b.
chip creep
d.
chip mold
 

Completion
Complete each statement.
 

 27. 

The word ____________________ means “designed for safe and comfortable interaction between human beings and machines.”
 

 

 28. 

A(n) ____________________ is used to scan barcodes on products to maintain inventory or at the point of sale (POS).
 

 

 29. 


____________________ CRT monitors draw a screen by making two passes.
 

 

 30. 

Each composite location on a CRT screen is really made up of three dots and is called a(n) ____________________.
 

 

 31. 

An infrared ____________________ provides an infrared port for wireless communication.
 

 

Matching
 
 
Identify the letter of the choice that best matches the phrase or definition.
a.
biometric device
f.
pixel
b.
graphics accelerator
g.
FireWire
c.
trackball
h.
touch screen
d.
hub
i.
modem
e.
dot pitch
 

 32. 

Can be thought of as an upside-down wheel mouse
 

 33. 

A grid that senses clicks and drags (similar to those created by a mouse) and sends these events to the computer by way of a serial or USB connection
 

 34. 

An input device that inputs biological data about a person
 

 35. 

The distance between the spots, or dots, on a CRT screen that the electronic beam hits
 

 36. 

An addressable location on a CRT screen
 

 37. 

A type of video card that has its own processor to boost performance
 

 38. 

Likely to replace SCSI as a solution for high-volume, multimedia external devices such as digital camcorders, DVDs, and hard drives
 

 39. 

A device used by a PC to communicate over a phone line
 

 40. 

A device into which several devices can be plugged
 



 
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