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Chapter 6 - Test
Multiple Choice

Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
____ 1. Which of the following is not a generation 7 game console?

a.

Xbox 360.

b.

PlayStation 3.

c.

Wii.

d.

Genesis.

____ 2. Which company manufactures the PlayStation 3?



a.

Sony.

b.

Nintendo.

c.

Bungie.

d.

Microsoft.

____ 3. Which term best describes how a game console is engineered for the primary purpose of playing video games?



a.

Dedicated.

b.

Operating system.

c.

Generalist.

d.

Entertaining.

____ 4. Which term describes how something prevents competitors from joining in the same market?



a.

FLOPS.

b.

Barrier to entry.

c.

Technology transfer.

d.

Competition prevention.

____ 5. Which was the best-selling generation 7 game console by the end of 2009?



a.

Wii.

b.

PlayStation 3.

c.

Xbox 360.

d.

Halo.

____ 6. Which is the term for the advanced piece of computer hardware that creates realistic displays?



a.

CPU.

b.

GPU.

c.

FLOPS.

d.

User interface.

____ 7. What is the best description for CPU?



a.

Central processing unit.

b.

Core programming unit.

c.

Critical program user.

d.

Color processing unit.

____ 8. What measurement is used to determine computer performance?



a.

GPU.

b.

CPU.

c.

FLOPS.

d.

Clock speed.

____ 9. What type of computer chip architecture is used in the PS3?



a.

Intel.

b.

Pentium.

c.

CELL.

d.

Nanometer.

____ 10. What is the competitive advantage for the PlayStation 3?



a.

First to market.

b.

User interface.

c.

Computing power.

d.

Lowest price.

____ 11. Which function of the CPU controls the traffic of information?



a.

GPU.

b.

System operations.

c.

User interface commands.

d.

Graphics.

____ 12. What type of memory is located closest to the processor?



a.

Flash.

b.

Core.

c.

Cache.

d.

SPE.

____ 13. In the PS3, what is the name of the eight mini processors that help with parallel processing?



a.

SPE.

b.

FLOPS.

c.

CPU.

d.

GPU.

____ 14. What is the term for the visual images that are projected on the screen?



a.

GPU.

b.

Emulator.

c.

Background.

d.

Graphics.

____ 15. What provides the lighting for a game scene?



a.

Sun.

b.

Shading.

c.

Emitter.

d.

Lamp.

____ 16. What GPU function requires a virtual light source?



a.

Vertex shading.

b.

Pixel shading.

c.

Scrolling.

d.

Vanishing points.

____ 17. Which type of processing allows for multiple program functions to run at the same time?



a.

Vertex shading.

b.

Parallel.

c.

Serial.

d.

Digital.

____ 18. Optical discs, like DVDs, have information written to the disc in what?



a.

Grooves.

b.

Optical pathways.

c.

Pits.

d.

Nanometers.

____ 19. What is the process of making the same game play on consoles made by different manufactures?



a.

Porting.

b.

Shading.

c.

Backward compatibility.

d.

Technology transfer.

____ 20. How many nanometers are in one meter?



a.

One million.

b.

One billion.

c.

One trillion.

d.

One hundred thousand.

____ 21. What is the term for the percentage of the total market sales for a single company or product?



a.

Market potential.

b.

Market share.

c.

Sales figures.

d.

Potential customers.

____ 22. Which company manufactures the Xbox 360?



a.

Sony.

b.

Nintendo.

c.

Bungie.

d.

Microsoft.

____ 23. Which was a competitive advantage for the Xbox 360?



a.

First to market.

b.

User interface.

c.

Red ring of death.

d.

Lowest price.

____ 24. What phenomenon occurred due to overheating of the processor inside of the Xbox 360?



a.

Red ring of death.

b.

Halo effect.

c.

Laser burn.

d.

Microsoft meltdown.

____ 25. What causes heat in electrical circuits?



a.

Red ring of death.

b.

Resistance.

c.

Heat sink.

d.

Accelerometers.

____ 26. Which company manufactures the Wii?



a.

Sony.

b.

Nintendo.

c.

Bungie.

d.

Microsoft.

____ 27. What is the competitive advantage for the Wii?



a.

First to market.

b.

User interface.

c.

Computing power.

d.

Blu-Ray player.

____ 28. Which generation 7 console reportedly earns the most money on each console sold for the manufacturer?



a.

PS3.

b.

Xbox 360.

c.

Wii.

d.

Genesis.

____ 29. Which generation 7 console reportedly loses the most money on each console sold for the manufacturer?



a.

PS3.

b.

Xbox 360.

c.

Wii.

d.

Genesis.

____ 30. Which generation 7 console can play Blu-Ray discs?



a.

PS3.

b.

Xbox 360.

c.

Wii.

d.

Genesis.

____ 31. Which generation 7 console cannot play a DVD movie?



a.

PS3.

b.

Xbox 360.

c.

Wii.

d.

Genesis.

____ 32. Which generation 7 console has the lowest computing power?



a.

PS3.

b.

Xbox 360.

c.

Wii.

d.

Genesis.

____ 33. Which generation 7 console has the highest computing power?



a.

PS3.

b.

Xbox 360.

c.

Wii.

d.

Genesis.

____ 34. How does the Wii remote send information to the console?



a.

Via infrared technology.

b.

Via Bluetooth technology.

c.

Via Blu-Ray signals.

d.

Via analog signals.

____ 35. What is a small or narrow market of similar potential customers?



a.

Target market.

b.

Niche market.

c.

Market potential.

d.

Market share.

____ 36. Which feature on a Wii remote reads how fast the player moves the controller?



a.

Bluetooth.

b.

Triangulation.

c.

Speedometer.

d.

Accelerometer.

____ 37. Related to technology, what is the best meaning for the abbreviation PC?



a.

Popular computer.

b.

Playable computer.

c.

Personal computer.

d.

Politically correct.

____ 38. Which type of gaming does not use a dedicated gaming console?



a.

Xbox 360.

b.

PlayStation 3.

c.

Wii.

d.

PC.

____ 39. Which creates a lookalike, play-alike environment?



a.

Emulator.

b.

Hybrid.

c.

GPU.

d.

Technology transfer.

____ 40. Which describes how experimental game technology is used in other products?



a.

Emulation.

b.

Technology transfer.

c.

Articulation.

d.

Technology evolution.

____ 41. Which part of video game technology is used in HD televisions?



a.

CPU.

b.

Flash memory.

c.

GPU.

d.

User interface.

____ 42. Which part of video game technology is used in handheld devices?



a.

CPU.

b.

Flash memory.

c.

GPU.

d.

User interface.

____ 43. Which part of video game technology is used in a laparoscopic-surgery simulator?



a.

CPU.

b.

Flash memory.

c.

GPU.

d.

User interface.

____ 44. Which is the best meaning for PCB when referring to the computer motherboard?



a.

Programming controller board.

b.

Processor connector board.

c.

Printed circuit board.

d.

Personal computer board.

____ 45. Which depth effect controls how objects farther from the light source get darker?



a.

Vertex shading.

b.

Pixel shading.

c.

Shadowing.

d.

Rendering.

____ 46. Which of the following fields is the heaviest user of video game technology?



a.

Education.

b.

Medical.

c.

Military.

d.

Architecture.

____ 47. What is a UAV?



a.

Universal artist video.

b.

User applied vertex.

c.

Unmanned aerial vehicle.

d.

Utility amplified version.

____ 48. What type of condition occurs when a dart touches the balloon in a “balloon pop” game?



a.

Collision.

b.

Button pressed.

c.

Always.

d.

Shoot.

____ 49. Which game console first used random-access flash memory?



a.

Nintendo 64.

b.

PlayStation 3.

c.

Xbox.

d.

The Games Factory 2.



True/False

Indicate whether the statement is true or false.
____ 50. Nintendo manufactures the PlayStation 3.
____ 51. A barrier to entry prevents competitors from joining in the same market.
____ 52. The Wii was the best selling generation 7 game console as of 2009.
____ 53. CPU is the measurement used to determine computer performance.
____ 54. Lowest price is the competitive advantage for PlayStation 3.
____ 55. Flash is the memory located closest to the processor.
____ 56. The visual images projected on the screen are graphics.
____ 57. The process of making the same game play on consoles made by different manufacturers is porting.
____ 58. The PS3 console can play Blu-Ray discs.
____ 59. Vertex shading controls how objects farther from the light source get darker.
Completion

Complete each statement.
60. A(n) ______________________________ game console is engineered for the primary purpose of playing video games.
61. Resistance causes ______________________________ to build up in electrical circuits.
62. ______________________________ is the percentage of the total market sales for a single company or product.
63. A(n) ______________________________ market is a small or narrow market of similar potential customers.
64. ______________________________ describes how experimental game technology is used in other products.
65. The video game technology of flash memory is also used in ______________________________ devices.
66. UAV stands for unmanned ______________________________ vehicle


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