Hardware Technology Free Questions & Answers - Set 06 - ObjectiveBooks

Hardware Technology Free Questions & Answers - Set 06

Practice Test: Question Set - 06

1. Whenever you have a hardware resource conflict, it will more likely be an IRQ conflict rather than an i/o conflict because:
    (A) There are a lot more I/O addresses than IRQs
    (B) The BIOS sometimes has more of a problem controlling IRQs
    (C) I/O addresses cannot conflict
    (D) Software tends to correct I/O conflicts

2. COM1 is typically represented by which of the following?
    (A) 15 pin port
    (B) 9 pin male port
    (C) 9 pin female port
    (D) 25 pin male port

3. _________ is the term used to refer to the process of two modems establishing communications with each other.
    (A) Interacting
    (B) Handshaking
    (C) Connecting
    (D) Linking

4. What command is used to hand up a MODEM when using the "AT Answer Command set"?
    (A) ATZ
    (B) ATD
    (C) ATR
    (D) ATH

5. A wrist grounding strap contains which of the following:
    (A) Surge protector
    (B) Capacitor
    (C) Voltmeter
    (D) Resistor

6. A 25-pin female connector on the back of your computer will typically be:
    (A) Serial port 1
    (B) A parallel port
    (C) Docking
    (D) COM2 port

7. ESD damage can be caused by:
    (A) Placing an IC in a non-conductive plastic bag
    (B) Placing an IC on a grounded mat
    (C) Repeated sags in current supplied from outlets
    (D) Touching metal on the chassis

8. An important first step in troubleshooting which component in a laser printer is causing a jam is to:
    (A) Note where in the paper path the paper stops
    (B) Check all voltages
    (C) Look up error codes
    (D) Turn the printer off, then on again

9. "Parity" errors usually indicate bad memory.
    (A) True
    (B) False

10. You have just installed a new internal PCI modem on your desktop. It will not dial out. What is the problem?
    (A) The port speed is set too high
    (B) The modem has not been set up in control panel properties
    (C) The phone line is plugged into the line-in port on the modem card
    (D) The phone line out of the wall is plugged into the phone port on the modem card

11. What is the I/O address for com1?
    (A) 3e8
    (B) 3bc
    (C) 5f8
    (D) 3f8

12. UART is a type of serial chip. Its letters stand for:
    (A) Unidirectional access regarding transmission
    (B) Universal asynchronous receiver/ transmitter
    (C) Upper advanced real transfer
    (D) Unable all restore t-bits

13. A Type 1 PCMCIA card is:
    (A) The same physical size as other PCMCIA cards but configured differently
    (B) The thinnest PCMCIA card, measuring 3.5mm in thickness
    (C) The thickest PCMCIA card, measuring 10.5mm in thickness
    (D) An old standard that is not compatible with the newest laptops

14. In inkjet printers, what is the most common problem with the paper tray?
    (A) Inconsistent printing
    (B) Malfunctioning pick-up rollers
    (C) Misalignment of the sheet feeder
    (D) Paper jamming on the ink cartridge

15. The ATAPI compliance is stands for?
    (A) CDROM
    (B) Bus mastering
    (C) Mass storage device
    (D) None of the above

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