1. Define the purpose of BIOS in a system?
2. What are the different types of BIOS?
3. What is POST in terms of BIOS?
4. Why are POST cards used?
5. Define CMOS in reference to BIOS?
6. How does a bootstrap loader work?
7. How can the BIOS accessed?
8. What are BIOS routines?
9. What is a BIOS interrupt call?
10. How is an interrupt invoked?
11. What is non-volatile BIOS?
12. What is EEPROM in reference to BIOS?
13. What is the procedure of changing/updating the BIOS known as? Explain
14. Mention some of the settings that can be changed via the BIOS?
15. What does the power management option in the BIOS signify?
16. What is the use of the ECP in reference to BIOS?
17. How are COM ports recognized by the CPU?
18. Differentiate between the primary master and secondary slave?
19. Explain normal computer BIOS routines on being switched on.
20. What is over-clocking?
21. What is bank interleaving?
22. What was the use of the memory hole in previous generation motherboards?
23. What does Byte Merge do?
24. What does the option Plug and Play OS signify?
25. What are legacy options in BIOS?
26. What is the CIH? Explain?
27. What is an SLIC in reference to BIOS?
28. What are reprogrammable microcodes?
29. What are the functions that user can perform with the BIOS?
30. What does the SAT/.ACHI mode signify?
31. Mention the ways in which corrupt BIOS can be recovered?
32. What are IRQ routing errors?
33. Explain the procedure of clearing BIOS via MS-DOS.
34. What is the purpose of 18h and 19h interrupts in reference to BIOS?
35. In the BIOS GUI what does IDE channels signify?
36. What is the translation method for the IDE drive?
37. What is the SMART monitor?
38. What is the CPUID?
39. What is the ACPI suspend type?
40. What do you understand by the HPET mode?
41. What is EFI?
42. State the differences between BIOS and EFI?
43. What is the AGP aperture size?
44. What is the role of the BIOS?
45. What are the vulnerabilities present in BIOS chip?
46. How to configure BIOS boot configurations?
47. What does the BIOS code consist of?
48. What is the role produced by Reprogrammable microcode?
49. How to invoke an interrupt?
50. What is meant by DOS hooks?