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Basic Computer Quiz 1

Description: Basic Computer Quiz 1
Number of Questions: 15
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What does POST stand for?

  1. Printer Online Standard Test

  2. Power On Self Test

  3. Power Off Standard Test

  4. Preferred Operating System Timing

Answer: 2

A problem with parity error indicates a problem with:

  1. hard drive

  2. I/O Controller

  3. power supply

  4. memory

Answer: 4

WAN stands for:

  1. Wide Area Network

  2. World Area Network

  3. Wide Artificial Network

  4. Wide Access Network

Answer: 1

Which processor has a 32-bit Data Bus and a 24-bit Address Bus?

  1. 80286

  2. 80386DX

  3. 80486SX

  4. 80386SX

Answer: 4

True/False: CD-ROMs typically hold 1000 megabytes.

  1. True

  2. False

Answer: 2

What is the function of MSCDEX.EXE?

  1. A DOS CD-ROM driver

  2. Memory Management Program

  3. Loads Windows 3.11 into Upper Memory

  4. SCSI driver

Answer: 1

True/False: Older BIOSs may need to be upgraded to support newer hard drives.

  1. True

  2. False

Answer: 1

How many devices can you connect to a typical SCSI adapter?

  1. 2

  2. 7

  3. 8

  4. 2 Internal, 7 External

Answer: 2

Which of the following would NOT be considered an FRU? (Choose all that apply)

  1. NFU Controller

  2. Hard Drive

  3. System Board

  4. RAM Chips

Answer: 2

Your system boots up but you don't hear a beep, which part should you check first?

  1. RAM

  2. System Board

  3. CPU

  4. Speaker

Answer: 4

The laser printer has 6 steps it follows to print.

  1. True

  2. False

Answer: 1

What type of interface has the fastest data transfer?

  1. Parallel

  2. Serial

  3. DirectCPU Bus

  4. SCSI

  5. IDE

Answer: 4

You have an existing hard drive on your IDE adapter. You are installing a second hard drive and want the first hard drive to still be the bootable hard drive. How should you configure the second hard drive?

  1. master

  2. beta

  3. slave

  4. secondary

Answer: 3

Your system continuously reboots itself. Which of the following could be the problem? (Check all that apply)

  1. Bad system board

  2. Bad Power Supply

  3. Faulty Adapter Card

  4. AC Power Faulty

  5. All of the above

Answer: 5

ESD is:

  1. Electronic Surge Device

  2. Ergonomic System Device

  3. Electronic System Display (for laptops

  4. Electrostatic Discharge

Answer: 4
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