Chapter 7 110

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1. 

The ____ assignments refer to the system resources a parallel port will use to manage a print job.

 

Selected Answer:

LPT

 
2. 

BIOS manages ____ lines that are used by a device to hail the CPU asking for data to be processed.

 

IRQ

 
3. 

To protect the data on a USB storage device while removing it, double-click the ____ icon in the notification area before removing the device.

 

Selected Answer:

Safely Remove Hardware

 
4. 

Ports on the motherboard can be disabled or enabled in ____ setup.

 

BIOS

 
5. 

Chips sometimes loosen because of temperature changes; this condition is called ____.

 

chip creep

 
6. 

____ can use cables up to 100 meters (328 feet), and uses a 9-pin rectangular connector.

 

1394b

 
7. 

A serial port is provided by the motherboard or might be provided by an adapter card called a(n) ____ card.

 

Selected Answer:

I/O controller

 
8. 

A ____ is an input device that uses a monitor or LCD panel as the backdrop for input options.

 

touch screen

 
9. 

For laptops, you can adjust the brightness of the display using ____ keys.

 

Selected Answer:

function

 
10. 

Devices and their device drivers are managed using ____.

 

Selected Answer:

Device Manager

 
11. 

A(n) ____ monitor (also called a progressive monitor) draws the entire screen in one pass

 

noninterlaced

 
12. 

Problems with a device can sometimes be solved by updating the ____ or firmware.

 

device drivers

 
13. 

IEEE 1394 uses ____ data transfer, meaning that data is transferred continuously without breaks.

 

Selected Answer:

isochronous

 
14. 

f you are trained to open a monitor case to replace a fuse, unplug the monitor and wait at least ____ minutes before opening the case so that capacitors have completely discharged.

 

60

 
15. 

____ systems and peripherals have the U.S. Green Star, indicating that they satisfy certain energy-conserving standards of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

 

Energy Star

 
16. 

FireWire and i.Link are common names for another peripheral bus officially named ____.

 

IEEE 1394

 
17. 

____ supports speeds up to 400 Mbps and is sometimes called FireWire 400

 

Selected Answer:

IEEE 1394a

 
18. 

A ____ plug is a tool used to test a serial, parallel, USB, network, or other port.

 

loop-back

 
19. 

If you have an available eSATA external port, you can use a protective hard drive ____ that will house and protect a hard drive outside the computer case.

 

dock

 
20. 

A ____ device is an input device that inputs biological data about a person, which can be input data to identify a person’s fingerprints, handprints, face, voice, eye, and handwritten signature.

 

biometric