Hardware Engineering Fundamentals - Set 19 - ObjectiveBooks

Hardware Engineering Fundamentals - Set 19

Practice Test: Question Set - 19


1. When not in use, it is very important to keep 5 VA diskettes in ________.
    (A) Their protective sleeves
    (B) In a plastic bag
    (C) On a shelf in an upright position
    (D) In the floppy drive

2. Which device uses a DMA channel?
    (A) Modem
    (B) Network Card
    (C) Sound Card
    (D) All of the above

3. On the 16-bit ISA bus, IRQ2 is elevated to which higher level Interrupt?
    (A) 9
    (B) 11
    (C) 13
    (D) 15

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. Before sending data, a modem sends a request to send signal, or RTS.
    (A) True
    (B) False

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

7. What tool is used to test serial and parallel ports?
    (A) High volt probe
    (B) Cable scanner
    (C) Loop backs (wrap plugs)
    (D) Sniffer

8. You are installing an IDE hard drive that will be your boot drive. Which is the correct order of steps that need to be followed?
    (A) Jumper properly, auto-detect (or configure manually) in CMOS, low level format, high level format, partition
    (B) Jumper properly, auto-detect (or configure manually) in CMOS, partition, high level format with / s switch
    (C) Jumper properly, partition, auto-detect (or configure manually in CMOS, high level format with /s switch
    (D) Jumper properly, auto-detect in CMOS, regular format

9. ISDN stands for:
    (A) Internal select data nulls
    (B) Integrated services digital network
    (C) Interval set down next
    (D) Inferior sector data net

10. What could cause a fixed disk error?
    (A) No-CD installed
    (B) Bad RAM
    (C) Slow processor
    (D) Incorrect CMOS settings

11. You just installed a new IDE hard drive, but your system BIOS will not recognize the new drive, what should you check first.
    (A) Cable sequence
    (B) Jumpers on the hard drive
    (C) Drivers that need to be loaded
    (D) Hard drive manufacturer web site information

12. Your modem does not respond when you try to dial out. You try another modem on another computer and get the same result. What is the most likely problem?
    (A) Defective modem
    (B) Defective computer
    (C) Software bug
    (D) Bad phone line

13. A static jolt of as little of _______ volts can fry most any PC integrated circuit.
    (A) 200
    (B) 30
    (C) 1000
    (D) 2000

14. _______ help prevent power surges.
    (A) Surge suppressor
    (B) Spike protector
    (C) UPS system
    (D) High-grade multi-meter

15. With respect to a network interface card, the term 10/100 refers to
    (A) Protocol speed
    (B) A fiber speed
    (C) Megabits per seconds
    (D) Minimum and maximum server speed

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