Hardware Engineering Computer Test - Set 10 - ObjectiveBooks

Hardware Engineering Computer Test - Set 10

Practice Test: Question Set - 10

1. On a leased line installation a known good external modem shows no carrier detect light. Where is the problem most likely to be?
    (A) In the modem
    (B) In the phone line
    (C) In the computer
    (D) In the DTC equipment

2. What is the i/o address for com3?
    (A) 3e8
    (B) 345
    (C) ff8
    (D) 5e8

3. What expansion types do most pll/plll motherboards support?
    (A) MCA, PCI
    (B) ISA, EISA
    (C) ISA, PCI, AGP
    (D) ISA, VESA, PCI

4. What is the best ground for a conductive work bench?
    (A) AC outlet
    (B) Ground to bench
    (C) To the motherboard
    (D) To the PC's Chassis

5. 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

6. You are testing the resistance in Ohms of a fuse on a 15K amp system. If the fuse is good, the meter should read?
    (A) 0.0
    (B) 0.2
    (C) 5.0
    (D) 2.0

7. Which of the following is a type of preventative maintenance used on a hard drive?
    (A) Disk check diagnostics
    (B) Head alignment diagnostics
    (C) Initializing
    (D) Uninstalling programs

8. Which REQUIRES an anti-static bag for transport?
    (A) Monitor
    (B) Floppy disks
    (C) Power supply
    (D) I/O controller

9. The floppy drive uses which DMA (direct memory access) channel?
    (A) 2
    (B) 4
    (C) 5
    (D) 9

10. IRQ6 is typically reserved for:
    (A) The floppy
    (B) The keyboard controller
    (C) LPT2
    (D) The modem

11. The buffers statement is found in what file?
    (A) Config.sys
    (B) Autoexec.ncf
    (C) Autoexec.bat
    (D) Neb.cfg

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

13. Your CD-ROM audio cable connects to the:
    (A) Speaker
    (B) Sound card (or motherboard if sound is integrated with it)
    (C) Power supply
    (D) Hard drive

14. What product is used to clean smudged keys on a keyboard?
    (A) TMC solvent
    (B) Silicone spray
    (C) Denatured alcohol
    (D) All-purpose cleaner

15. 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

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