Exercise 5

Question 1 :

Which company created the most used networking software in the 1980's


A). Microsoft
B). Sun
C). IBM
D). Novell
Answer : Option D

Explanation :

Novell (based in Provo, UT) created NetWare which is still one of the most used PC networking systems in the world.


Question 2 :

Which of the following operating systems is produced by IBM?


A). OS-2
B). Windows
C). DOS
D). UNIX
Answer : Option A

Explanation :

IBM also created it's own version of DOS called PC-DOS.nn


Question 3 :

Which of the following is NOT a type of expansion slot or bus design used in Advanced-Technology class systems?


A). PCMCIA
B). ISA
C). PROM
D). EISA
Answer : Option C

Explanation :

PROM stands for Programmable Read Only Memory and is not a type of expansion slot or bus design. Today, PCI has become the most used expansion slot design in PCs. Older PCs incorporated both PCI and ISA slots for computability with older expanssion devices.


Question 4 :

What is a GPU?


A). Grouped Processing Unit
B). Graphics Processing Unit
C). Graphical Performance Utility
D). Graphical Portable Unit
Answer : Option B

Explanation :

It is a chip dedicated to performing 3D calculations.


Question 5 :

What does DOCSIS stand for?


A). Data Over Cable Service Interface Specification
B). Data Over Cable Security Internet Std
C). Data Over Cable Secure International Stds
D). Data Over Cable Service Internet Standard
Answer : Option A

Explanation :

DOCSIS was developed by CableLabs. A standard set for Cable equipment to ensure compatibility across all DOCSIS networks.