Computer Hardware Objective Question and Answer - Set 01 - ObjectiveBooks

Computer Hardware Objective Question and Answer - Set 01

Practice Test: Question Set - 01


1. The 34-pin connection on an I/O card is for?
    (A) Floppy drive
    (B) SCSI drive
    (C) IDE drive
    (D) Zip drive

2. Which would you have to upgrade to install an EIDE drive?
    (A) RAM BIOS
    (B) A 286 CPU
    (C) Controller board
    (D) ISA motherboard

3. COM1 is typically represented by which of the following?
    (A) 15 pin port
    (B) 9 pin male port
    (C) 9 pin female port
    (D) 25 pin male port

4. How can you totally protect a PC from damage during an electrical storm?
    (A) Disconnect the AC power cable
    (B) Disconnect all external cables and power cords
    (C) Use a surge protector
    (D) Turn off the AC power

5. You are about to install a second IDE hard drive in a PC that has only one IDE adapter. Your first hard drive will still be the boot drive. How should the second drive be configured?
    (A) As a master
    (B) As a secondary
    (C) As a slave
    (D) As a primary

6. What would you ask to determine if the display is working?
    (A) Is there a video cursor or action on the screen
    (B) Did the computer beep or chime
    (C) Is there high voltage static on the screen
    (D) All of the above

7. You can place an ISA device in an EISA slot.
    (A) True
    (B) False

8. How is ink transferred to paper in common ink jet printers?
    (A) Boiling ink
    (B) Crystal
    (C) Motorized pump
    (D) Screens deflect ink on the paper into the proper positions

9. Type one PC cards:
    (A) Are used only in desktops
    (B) Are no longer being produced
    (C) Are the thinnest of the PC cards
    (D) Don’t exist

10. After displaying the directory of a floppy disk, a different floppy is inserted into the drive. The contents of the original floppy continue to display regardless of the director requests on the other floppies placed in the drive. You remove the drive in question and install it into your test system, and it does not exhibit the problem. You should next replace the:
    (A) System's floppy drive device driver
    (B) Original IDE controller
    (C) Floppy drive ribbon cable
    (D) System's power supply

11. The DC voltage on most circuit boards is:
    (A) -12 volts
    (B) 0 volts
    (C) +5 volts
    (D) +12 volts

12. Suppose that the power lamp in on, but the printer will not print. What can you do to correct the problem?
    (A) Make sure the printer is on line
    (B) Replace the AC line fuse
    (C) Turn the printer on and off
    (D) Replace the ribbon

13. Resistance is measured:
    (A) In parallel
    (B) In series
    (C) After breaking the circuit
    (D) After checking voltage

14. What voltage does a 586 system use?
    (A) +12 volts
    (B) + 5 volts
    (C) + 8 volts
    (D) +3.3 volts

15. What can you use to ensure power is not interrupted, resulting in corrupted data?
    (A) UPS
    (B) Proper grounding
    (C) Surge protector
    (D) Sag protector

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