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The main functionality of the Basic Input/Output System (BIOS) is to perform the initial hardware checks after the computer is powered on and start up the operating system.

True

False

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Which of the following resources can be used by an Operating System (OS) to communicate with hardware? (Select 2 answers)

Device Manager

Secure Shell (SSH)

Device drivers

System BIOS

Command-Line Interface (CLI)

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In modern PCs, the procedure of replacing BIOS contents is sometimes referred to as:

Hard boot

Overlocking

Flashing the BIOS

Direct memory access (DMA)

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BIOS updates are performed in order to: (Select all that apply)

Repair damaged BIOS

Fix physical hardware faults found in replaceable components inside the computer's case

Provide support for new types of attached hardware

Fix known programming errors discovering in the curren BIOS version

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Which of the following terms refer to BIOS types that can be updated without removing the BIOS chip from a motherboard? (Select 2 answers)

EEPROM

ROM

Plug an Play (PnP)

EPROM

Flash Memory

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Which Microsoft Windows OS utility can be used to view basic information about computer's BIOS?

WINVER.EXE

MSINFO32.EXE

Control Panel

SERVICES.MSC

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Power failure during BIOS upgrade can be the cause of irreversible damage to the computer system.

True

False

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After a normal system shutdown, when the computer is turned off, contents of the memory used to store BIOS settings are:

Erased

Retained

Stored in a paged file

Saved on a hard drive