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Question 1: CRT television and monitor ________ are measured in hertz.
InterlaceNTSCFrame rateRefresh rate

Question 2: The name was established by the ________ (IEC) in 1930.
FranceInternational Electrotechnical CommissionJapanItaly

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Question 4: One hertz simply means "one cycle per ________" (typically that which is being counted is a complete cycle); 100 Hz means "one hundred cycles per second", and so on.
SecondCoordinated Universal TimeClockTime

Question 5: Various computer buses, such as the ________ connecting the CPU and northbridge, also operate at different frequencies in the megahertz range (for modern products).
Front-side busUniversal Serial BusIndustry Standard ArchitectureHyperTransport

Question 6: ________ is a traveling wave which is an oscillation of pressure.
SoundParticle velocitySound pressureFrequency

Question 7: (For historical reasons, the frequencies of light and higher frequency electromagnetic radiation are more commonly specified in terms of their wavelengths or photon energies: for a more detailed treatment of this and the above frequency ranges, see ________.)
Electromagnetic spectrumGamma rayX-rayMicrowave

Question 8: ________ is electromagnetic radiation that is even higher in frequency, and has frequencies in the range of tens (infrared) to thousands (ultraviolet) of terahertz.
PhotonAlhazenOpticsLight

Question 9: ________ is often described by its frequency—the number of oscillations of the perpendicular electric and magnetic fields per second—expressed in hertz.
Classical electromagnetismElectromagnetic radiationMaxwell's equationsElectromagnetism

Question 10: In computing, most ________ (CPU) are labeled in terms of their clock rate expressed in megahertz or gigahertz (109 hertz).
Reduced instruction set computerMicroprocessorCentral processing unit64-bit







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