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Computer Hardware Objective Questions & Answers

Practice Test: Question Set - 23

1. Which I/O port belongs to LPT2?
    (A) 378H
    (B) 278H
    (C) 3f8h
    (D) 2e8h

2. Which device is on IRQ 6?
    (A) Keyboard
    (B) IDE
    (C) Floppy drive
    (D) Video card

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

4. A keyboard locks up intermittently even when replaced with a new keyboard. What is the LEAST likely cause of the problem?
    (A) A second bad keyboard
    (B) The keyboard controller chip
    (C) The keyboard connector
    (D) The motherboard

5. What type of FRU is a SCSI host adapter?
    (A) CPU
    (B) I/O card
    (C) Video card
    (D) Hard drive

6. A modem could be attached to which port?
    (A) Parallel port
    (B) ASYNC port
    (C) Keyboard connector
    (D) Video port

7. A numeric error code check: A 17xx indicates a problem with:
    (A) CMOS
    (B) ROM BIOS
    (C) DMA controller
    (D) Hard drive or controller

8. To find out how much memory is available, you could type _________
    (A) EMM
    (B) MEM
    (C) CHKDSK

9. 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

10. You should never put floppy drives, hard drives, or even VCR tapes or cassette tapes on top of speakers (or near any other source of magnetism) because of:
    (A) RFI
    (B) EMI
    (C) EXE
    (D) FYI

11. What do you need to check serial and parallel port?
    (A) Port adapter
    (B) Logic probe
    (C) Loopback plug
    (D) None of the above

12. Topically, how many type III PC cards can you insert in a laptop
    (A) 1
    (B) 2
    (C) 3
    (D) 4

13. Match the device driver HIMEM.SYS to its operation.
    (A) Supports (ANSI) terminal emulation
    (B) Manages the use of extended memory
    (C) Uses expanded memory on a 80386 processor
    (D) Supports code page switching

14. Which component stores an electrical charge?
    (A) Diode
    (B) Rectifier
    (C) Capacitor
    (D) Resistor

15. In inkjet technology the droplets of ink are deflected by?
    (A) Electrically Charge Plate
    (B) Multi directional nozzle
    (C) High pressure jets
    (D) None of the above

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