Computer Hardware and Networking/Computer Hardware Quiz Set 5 Sample Test,Sample questions

Question:
 
A static jolt of as little of _____ volts can fry most any PC integrated circuit.

1.200

2.30

3.1000

4.200


Question:
 
All Operating Systems get their total memory initialized from?

1.CPU

2.BIOS

3.ROM

4.RAM


Question:
 
How can you totally protect a PC from damage during an electrical storm?

1. Disconnect the AC power cable

2.Disconnect all external cables and power cords

3.Use a surge protector

4.Turn off the AC power


Question:
 
ISDN stands for:

1.internal select data nulls

2.integrated services digital network

3.interval set down next

4.interior sector direct none


Question:
 
ISDN uses _____ technology.

1.only digital

2.digital and analog

3.only analog

4.neither digital nor analog


Question:
 
What problem can occur if a printer cable is to close to a power cable?

1.ESD Electrostatic Discharge

2.EMI Electromagnetic Interference

3.parity error

4.no affect


Question:
 
Which device should not be plugged into a standard ups?

1.monitor

2.laser printer

3. ink-jet printer

4.an external modem


Question:
 
Which is NOT typically a Field Replaceable Unit?

1.System ROM

2.Power supply

3. System chasis

4.Video controller


Question:
 
Which is the easiest component to environmentally recycle?

1.Motherboards

2.CMOS batteries

3.Toner cartridges

4.Cathode ray tubes


Question:
  
IBM's Micro Channel Architecture (MCA) specifies which type of the following bit access widths?

1.8 bit & 16 bit

2.16 bit & 24 bit

3.16 bit & 32 bit

4.32 bit & 64 bit


Question:
  
Which provides the fastest data access time?

1.RAM

2.ROM

3.CD-ROM

4.Hard disk


Question:
  
Which type of pc card (PCMCIA) slot will allow the insertion of a hard drive?

1.type I

2.type II

3.type III

4.type IV


Question:
A human cannot feel a static discharge as high as _____ volts.

1.200

2.2000

3.10000

4.50000


Question:
A laser printer generates a totally black page, what is the cause?

1.malfunctioning imaging laser

2.low level in the toner cartridge

3.no power to transfer corona

4.no power to the primary corona


Question:
COM 4 uses which I/O port?

1.2F8H

2.3F8H

3.3E8H

4.2E8H


Question:
During the fusing process, toner is:

1.dry pressed into the paper

2.electrically bonded to the paper

3.melted into the paper

4.high pressure sprayed onto the paper


Question:
During the normal PC boot process, which of the following is active first?

1.RAM BIOS

2.CMOS

3.ROM BIOS

4.Hard disk information


Question:
ESD damage can be caused by:

1.Placing an IC in a non-conductive plastic bag

2.Placing an IC on a grounded mat

3.Repeated sags in current supplied from outlets

4.Touching metal on the chasis


Question:
How many DMA channels are in an AT-machine?

1.3

2.4

3.7

4.8


Question:
How much video RAM is needed to display 1024x768 at 24-bit color?

1.1MB

2.4MB

3.8MB

4.512KB


Question:
The acronym HDI stands for:

1.Half duplex interface

2.Hard disk interface

3.Head to disk interference

4.Help desk interference


Question:
The ATAPI compliance is stands for?

1.CDROM

2. Bus mastering

3. Mass storage device

4.All of the above


Question:
The ESD wrist strap is designed to protect PC Components or Service Technicians ?

1. PC Components

2.Service Technicians

3.All of the above

4.None of the above


Question:
The standard VGA display has _____ pixels in its native graphics mode?

1.648 x 320

2.640 x 480

3.680 x 440

4.1024 x 786


Question:
To test for AC ripple on a PC power supply, you would set the volt/ohm meter for:

1.DC voltage scale

2.AC voltage

3.OHM scale

4.Farad scale


Question:
What allows you to print on both sides of the printer?

1.fuser

2.duplexer

3.toner cartridge

4.paper-swapping unit


Question:
What can you use to ensure power is not interrupted, resulting in corrupted data?

1.UPS

2.Proper grounding

3.Surge protector

4.Sag protector


Question:
What device prevents power interruptions, resulting in corrupted data?

1. Battery back-up unit

2.Surge protector

3.Multiple SIMMs strips

4.Data guard system


Question:
What Does EISA stand for?

1.Extended Industry Standard Architecture

2.Expanded Industry Standard Architecture

3.Enhanced Industry Standard Architecture

4.Electronics Industry Standard Architecture


Question:
What does the acronym RTS represent?

1.Required to save

2.Ready to start

3.Request to send

4.Right to separate


Question:
What is the jumper setting on a SCSI device to configure it to use the fourth SCSI id? Remember, SCSI ids start with zero.

1.101

2.10

3.110

4.11


Question:
What is the main communication method from one PDA to another PDA?

1.IR

2.USB

3.RS-232

4.IEEE 1394


Question:
What problem can occur if a printer cable is to close to a power cable?

1. ESD Electrostatic Discharge

2.EMI Electromagnetic Interference

3.parity error

4.no affect


Question:
What resistence in ohms should be displayed ehen testing a speaker in a computer?

1. 0 Ohms

2.16 Ohms

3.200 Ohms

4.Unlimited Ohms


Question:
What tool is used to test serial and parallel ports?

1.high volt probe

2.cable scanner

3.loop backs (wrap plugs)

4.sniffer


Question:
What type of FRU is a SCSI host adapter?

1.CPU

2. I/O card

3.video card

4. hard drive


Question:
When a bearing in the power supply fan goes out, what should you replace?

1.fan

2.case

3.bearing

4.power supply


Question:
When configuring a new network interface card for installation, which of the following would be a valid I/O address?

1.378

2.2F8

3.3F8

4.360


Question:
When configuring a new network interface card for installation, which of the following would be a valid I/O address?

1.378

2.2F8

3.3F8

4.360


Question:
When not in use, it is very important to keep 5 VA diskettes in _____.

1.Their protective sleeves

2.In a plastic bag

3.On a shelf in an upright position

4.In the floppy drive


Question:
Which best describes a fragmented hard drive:

1.The platters are bad

2.Data files are corrupted

3.Clusters of data are damaged

4.Files are not stored in consecutive clusters


Question:
Which I/O port belongs to LPT2?

1.378H

2.278H

3.3f8h

4.2e8h


Question:
Which is LEAST likely to interfere with upgrading to a newer DOS version?

1.ROM BIOS

2.Video controller

3. Compressed drives

4.Existing backup files


Question:
Which of the following FRUs would be considered both an input/output device?

1.Video board

2.SCSI host adapter

3.System board CPU

4.All of the above


Question:
Which step should you perform first before discharging a CRT?

1.Remove the CRT from its housing

2.Disconnect the CRT from the computer

3.Remove the video assembly

4.Turn power off before removing power source


Question:
You are testing the resistance in Ohms of a fuse on a 5 amp system. If the fuse is good, the meter should read?

1.5

2.0.5

3.0

4.All of the above


Question:
You must service the laser printer in your office. Which part of the printer shoud you avoid touching because it is hot?

1.fuser

2. printer head

3.primary corona

4.high-voltage power supply


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