Hardware Engineering Basic Questions - Set 18 - ObjectiveBooks

Hardware Engineering Basic Questions - Set 18

Practice Test: Question Set - 18

1. On the 16-bit ISA bus, IRQ2 is elevated to which higher level interrupt?
    (A) 9
    (B) 11
    (C) 13
    (D) 18

2. What is the highest binary number that can be referred to on a three position jumper block?
    (A) 4
    (B) 6
    (C) F
    (D) 1

3. What is the result of adding an IP address to the DNS server search order?
    (A) It restricts browsing to that DNS server
    (B) It overrides the local systems IP address
    (C) It tells the DNS Server where the local system is located
    (D) It tells the local system where the DNS Server is located

4. If a computer's BIOS allow it, you can boot from a CD-ROM.
    (A) True
    (B) False

5. ESD potential decreases with the use of:
    (A) De-ionizing fans
    (B) A wrist strap
    (C) Rubber gloves with matching cap
    (D) A static meter

6. What is the best ground for a conductive work bench?
    (A) AC outlet
    (B) Ground to bend
    (C) To another device
    (D) Chassis ground

7. MSD exe does not have information on:
    (A) Cache
    (B) Video
    (C) Operation system
    (D) Com ports

8. What is the main communication method from one PDA to another PDA?
    (A) IR
    (B) USB
    (C) RS-232
    (D) IEEE 1394

9. What is the first step in diagnosing a completely dead computer at the client site that was working the day before?
    (A) Test the power supply
    (B) Replace the CMOS battery
    (C) Check the AC outlet
    (D) Reseat the hard drive controller cable

10. When installing PCI NICS you can check the IRQ availability by looking at
    (A) Dip switches
    (C) Jumper settings
    (D) Motherboard BIOS

11. What could cause a fixed disk error?
    (A) CDROM drive not installed
    (B) Incorrect CMOS settings
    (C) Incorrect RAM settings
    (D) None of the above

12. Which step should you perform first before discharging a CRT?
    (A) Remove the CRT from its housing
    (B) Disconnect the CRT from the computer
    (C) Remove the video assembly
    (D) Turn power off before removing power source

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 type of system board is the MOST likely candidate for processor upgrading if you want maximum performance and future compatibility?
    (A) ML
    (B) PCI
    (C) ISA
    (D) EISA

15. What is modified when changing the system start-up boot sequence?
    (C) autoexec.bat

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