Computer Hardware Online Computer Test - Set 22 - ObjectiveBooks

Computer Hardware Online Computer Test - Set 22

Practice Test: Question Set - 22

1. To test for AC ripple on a PC power supply, you would set the volt/ohm meter for:
    (A) DC voltage scale
    (B) AC voltage
    (C) OHM scale
    (D) Farad scale

2. To view any currently running Terminate Stay Resident (TSR's) programs you could type:
    (A) Memory
    (B) MEM
    (C) SYS /M
    (D) None of the above

3. Which type of cable is most likely in use with rj-45 connectors?
    (A) 10base2
    (B) 10base5
    (C) 10baseT
    (D) 10baseFL

4. During the normal PC boot process, which of the following is active first?
    (A) RAM BIOS
    (B) CMOS
    (C) ROM BIOS
    (D) Hard disk information

5. Laser Jet printer speeds are measured in pages per minute (ppm) what do we use to measure dot-matrix printers?
    (A) Lines per inch
    (B) Lines per sheet
    (C) Characters per inch
    (D) Characters per second

6. When your hard drive crashes from any of the correct selections in the question above, or from dropping it, it is known as head-to-disk interference, or HDL
    (A) True
    (B) False

7. RS-232 is a standard that applies to?
    (A) Parallel port
    (B) Serial port
    (C) Game port
    (D) None of the above

8. The ESD wrist strap is designed to protect PC Components or Service Technicians?
    (A) PC Components
    (B) Service Technicians
    (C) Both (a) and (b) above
    (D) None of the above

9. Which of the following FRUs would be considered both an input/output device?
    (A) Video board
    (B) SCSI host adapter
    (C) System board CPU
    (D) None of the above

10. Most PCs give a single beep on bootup to indicate they are ok hardware wise. You boot your PC and don't get a beep. What should you check first?
    (A) System board
    (B) RAM
    (C) Microprocessor
    (D) Speaker

11. How does a parallel port communicate information to a peripheral device?
    (A) One bit at a time
    (B) 8 bytes at a time
    (C) One byte at a time
    (D) 16,555 bytes at a time

12. When configuring a new network interface card for installation, which of the following would be a valid I/O address?
    (A) 378
    (B) 2F8
    (C) 3F8
    (D) 360

13. Which values are held in CMOS for the hard drive?
    (A) Size (heads, cylinders, sectors)
    (B) IRQ
    (C) Free space
    (D) Virus alert

14. You were installing an application in Windows 95, and the computer crashes, what do you do?
    (A) Press alt + Ctrl + delete, twice
    (B) Press alt + Ctrl + delete, and end task
    (C) Press the reset button on the computer
    (D) Turn off computer and boot from a floppy disk

15. Which is the easiest component to environmentally recycle?
    (A) Motherboards
    (B) CMOS batteries
    (C) Toner cartridges
    (D) Cathode ray tubes

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