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