Hardware Engineering Test Series - Set 20 - ObjectiveBooks

Hardware Engineering Test Series - Set 20

Practice Test: Question Set - 20


1. To install a second IDE drive into a computer, you must:
    (A) Set the master-slave jumper to slave on the second drive
    (B) Use the IDE configuration software to set the new drive as slave
    (C) Verify that you define the new drive as D: in the CMOS setup
    (D) Verity that you attach the drive to the connector at the end of the ribbon cable

2. What does the acronym RTS represent?
    (A) Required to save
    (B) Ready to start
    (C) Request to send
    (D) Right to separate

3. What device prevents power interruptions, resulting in corrupted data?
    (A) Battery back-up unit
    (B) Surge protector
    (C) Multiple SIMMs strips
    (D) Data guard system

4. Your customer tells you the print quality of their dot matrix printer is light then dark. Which of the following could cause the problem?
    (A) Paper slippage
    (B) Improper ribbon advancement
    (C) Paper thickness
    (D) Head position

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

6. All Operating Systems get their total memory initialized from?
    (A) CPU
    (B) BIOS
    (C) ROM
    (D) RAM

7. After trying to unload a TSR, you get an error message saying that other TSRs were loaded after the one you tried to remove. Which of the following commands could you use to see the current load order?
    (A) MEM /P
    (B) MEMMAKER
    (C) MEM /C
    (D) SYS:

8. Pick the correct choice for the 80386SXCPU.
    (A) 16 bit word size, 16 bit data path
    (B) 32 bit word size, 16 bit data path
    (C) 8 bit word size, 32 bit data path
    (D) 32 bit word size, 8 bit data path

9. Which is NOT typically a Field Replaceable Unit?
    (A) System ROM
    (B) Power supply
    (C) System chassis
    (D) Video controller

10. ISDN uses _______ technology.
    (A) Only digital
    (B) Digital and analog
    (C) Only analog
    (D) Neither digital nor analog

11. If the memory slots have 30 pins then the chip is a?
    (A) DIMM
    (B) SIMM
    (C) SDRAM
    (D) None of the above

12. A hard disk is divided into tracks which are further subdivided into:
    (A) Clusters
    (B) Sectors
    (C) Vectors
    (D) Heads

13. Pick the correct choice for the 8088 CPU.
    (A) 16 bit word size, 8 bit data path
    (B) 8 bit word size, 8 bit data path
    (C) 8 bit word size, 16 bit data path
    (D) 4 bit word size, 8 bit data path

14. Which provides the fastest data access time?
    (A) RAM
    (B) ROM
    (C) CD-ROM
    (D) Hard disk

15. During boot-up, the memory test:
    (A) Is a superfluous step that should be ignored
    (B) Checks and verifies that contiguous memory is installed
    (C) Is an operational error
    (D) Displays what memory is installed, but nothing else

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