• 1. 
    An embedded system is one that is..

  • built into a larger system and can be easily reprogrammed
  • the main system but cannot be reprogrammed
  • the main system and can easily be reporgrammed
  • built into a larger system and has only limited functions
  • 2. 
    The purpose of a computer to take data, process it and then...

  • Store it
  • output it
  • Memorise it
  • Process it
  • 3. 
    Why are they called embedded systems?

  • They are often found in mattresses
  • They are part of a larger device
  • They are often the main part of a computer
  • They are often found with additional memory capacity.
  • 4. 
    What is a disadvantage of Virtual Memory?

  • Read/Write speed of a hard disk drive is slower than RAM. If the computer has to rely on this, the system is much slower.
  • Read/Write speeds of a hard drive are faster than RAM, meaning the system is much faster.
  • 5. 
    This is a method of making a computer appear to have more primary memory than it has really has physically. For instance a PC might have 2Gb of RAM as primary memory, but ___ of 4Gb.  If a computer relies on this memory it will be slow.

  • Virtual Memory
  • Random Access Memory
  • Read Only Memory
  • Cache Memory
  • 6. 
    What is an embedded system?

  • Computers embedded into computers
  • Computers built into other devices
  • Computers that sleep
  • Micro computers
  • 7. 
    The characteristics of RAM are it is .....

  • Permanent, non-volatile, not expandable and you can't write to it
  • Temporary, volatile, expandable and you can write to it.
  • 8. 
    A computer has 1024 megabytes of RAM. That is the same as ...

  • 1 Gb
  • 1000 Gb
  • 1 Kb
  • 1 Tb
  • 9. 
    Software is...

  • Microsoft Office
  • The stuff you can physically touch
  • The stuff that makes up the computer system
  • The programs or applications the computer system runs
  • 10. 
    What is Faster?

  • RAM
  • Cache
  • ROM
  • 11. 
    Hardware is...

  • Physical stuff that makes up your computer
  • Computer programs
  • The monitor and keyboard
  • The stuff you install onto your computer
  • 12. 
    Embedded systems are used as control systems. What does this mean?

  • They monitor and control machinery to achieve a result
  • They control desktops and laptops
  • They control what happens in any computer system
  • They have a way of controlling everything
  • 13. 
    In a car, there is an embedded system that helps you to reverse.

  • TRUE
  • 14. 
    Which is not a type of computer system?

  • Dishwasher
  • Calculator
  • Sheep
  • Smart watch
  • 15. 
    Which of these is an embedded system (firmware)

  • Computer
  • Smart Phone
  • Pizza
  • Microwave
  • 16. 
    Computers are created to process data and complete task more efficiently than...

  • Monkeys
  • Calculators
  • Humans
  • Laptops or tablets
  • 17. 
    What is not controlled by an embedded system in a dishwasher?

  • Water pump
  • Thermostat
  • Amount of plates being washed
  • Length of cycle
  • 18. 
    True or False, Embedded Systems use Microprocessors to control specific functions relating to the device they are installed on?

  • True
  • False
  • 19. 
    Memory is limited in an embedded system.

  • True
  • False
  • 20. 
    Which best describes the pattern that any embedded system should follow?

  • input-output-process
  • process-output-input
  • process-input-output
  • input-process-output
  • 21. 
    Select a device which could contain an embedded system

  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Microwave Oven
  • Iron
  • 22. 
    Where is data stored when it is Virtual Memory?

  • It is stored on a area of a secondary storage device e.g. hard disk drive.
  • It is stored in the RAM.
  • It is stored in the ROM.
  • It is stored in an optical drive e.g. CD.
  • 23. 
    Which of these is attached to the CPU?

  • Cache
  • RAM
  • Operating System
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