Computer Hardware Exam Questions - Set 11 - ObjectiveBooks

Computer Hardware Exam Questions - Set 11

Practice Test: Question Set - 11


1. Which is LEAST likely to interfere with upgrading to a newer DOS version?
    (A) ROM BIOS
    (B) Video controller
    (C) Compressed drives
    (D) Existing backup files

2. Which component must be vacuumed or replaced during preventative maintenance on a laser printer?
    (A) Scanning mirror
    (B) Toner cartridge
    (C) Ozone filter
    (D) None of the above

3. Which peripheral port provides the FASTEST throughput to laser printers?
    (A) RS-232
    (B) SCSI
    (C) Parallel
    (D) Serial

4. A brownout is defined as:
    (A) A slightly elevated voltage lasting from seconds to minutes or more
    (B) A slightly decreased voltage lasting from seconds to minutes or more
    (C) Complete power out lasting a few minutes
    (D) Alternating power out, power on lasting a few minutes

5. Which device should not be plugged into a standard ups?
    (A) Monitor
    (B) Laser printer
    (C) Ink-jet printer
    (D) An external modem

6. What's the best way to prevent damaging your PC with static electricity?
    (A) Place your PC on a rubber mat
    (B) Wear leather soled shoes
    (C) Periodically touch a safe ground point on the PC to discharge yourself
    (D) Wear an ESD wrist strap

7. The terms "red book", "yellow book", and "orange book" refer to:
    (A) SCSI
    (B) Floppy drive technology
    (C) CD-ROM standards
    (D) All of the above

8. Which controller would support an external CD-ROM drive?
    (A) ESDI
    (B) ARLL
    (C) MFM
    (D) SCSI

9. A standard multimeter is ideal for measuring a monitors high voltage output.
    (A) True
    (B) False

10. To install a second IDE drive into a computer, you must:
    (A) Set the master-slave jumper to slave on the second drive
    (B) Use the IDE configuration software to set the new drive as slave
    (C) Verify that you define the new drive as D: in the CMOS setup
    (D) Verify that you attach the drive to the connector at the end of the ribbon cable

11. What command is used to reset a MODEM when using the "AT Command Set"?
    (A) ATR
    (B) ATZ
    (C) DTR
    (D) DCE

12. You suspect a virus has entered your computer. What will not be affected by the virus?
    (A) CMOS
    (B) Boot sector
    (C) Floppy disks
    (D) Program files

13. Which is NOT typically a Field Replaceable Unit?
    (A) System ROM
    (B) Power supply
    (C) System chassis
    (D) Video controller

14. You get a CMOS checksum error during bootup. What is most likely the cause?
    (A) Power supply is bad
    (B) BIOS needs updating
    (C) CMOS battery is nearing end of life
    (D) Hard drive types are incorrectly defined

15. ESD would cause the most damage to which component?
    (A) Power supply
    (B) Expansion board
    (C) Monitor
    (D) Keyboard

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