IT Essentials - Fundamental Laptops And Portable Devices - Chapter 6

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  • 1. 
    What are the 2 most significant features of a laptop? (pick 2)
    • A. 

      Compact Size

    • B. 

      Cost

    • C. 

      Operating System

    • D. 

      Portability

    • E. 

      USB ports


  • 2. 
    A rechargeable ........... allows the laptop to function when it is disconnected from an AC power source (1 word)

  • 3. 
    Which of the following statements is true in relation to Smart Phones?
    • A. 

      The first smart phones were used primarily by business people who needed to access and enter data when they were away from the office.

    • B. 

      Smart phones are connected to a PC for updates etc by a serial cable

    • C. 

      Smart phones combine cell phone and computer functions in a single, hand held device.

    • D. 

      A smart phone is a real alternative to a desktop computer

    • E. 

      You can use a docking station to use your smart phone at your office desk.


  • 4. 
    Laptops contain ...........to add functionality such as more memory, a modem, or a network connection. (2 words)

  • 5. 
    How can you toggle between a connected desktop monitor and the laptop?
    • A. 

      Using the shift key

    • B. 

      Using the function key

    • C. 

      Going on to the internet

    • D. 

      Disabling laptop screen in the control panel


  • 6. 
    What is the main difference between docking stations and port replicators?
    • A. 

      Port replicators can only be battery powered

    • B. 

      Port replicators have no USB ports

    • C. 

      Port replictors have their own built in LCD display

    • D. 

      Port replictors come in the form factors AT or ATX

    • E. 

      Port replicators do not have speakers or a PCMCIA slot.


  • 7. 
    When you repair a laptop, it is strongly recommended that you obtain a replacement motherboard from the ............. of the laptop. (1 word)

  • 8. 
    CPU throttling is used to reduce what?
    • A. 

      Processing speed and screen burnout

    • B. 

      Performance and RAM usage

    • C. 

      BUS overflow and heat

    • D. 

      Power consumption and heat

    • E. 

      Hard drive over clocking and power consumption


  • 9. 
    With Advanced Configuration and Power Interface (ACPI) the ......   ........  controls power management. (2 words)

  • 10. 
    The PC Express card comes in 2 configurations. What are they?
    • A. 

      34 pin and 54 pin

    • B. 

      54 pin and 75mm

    • C. 

      34 pin and 75mm

    • D. 

      54mm and 75mm

    • E. 

      5mm and 54pin


  • 11. 
    What is the correct order for removing a laptop battery? 1. Hold the release lever in the unlock postion and remove the battery.2. Power off the laptop.3. Disconnect the power cord from the elctrical outlet and the laptop.4. Move the battery lock to the unlocked position
    • A. 

      3, 2, 4, 1

    • B. 

      2, 3, 4, 1

    • C. 

      2, 4, 1, 3

    • D. 

      3, 2, 1, 4


  • 12. 
    Where should ACPI be enabled in order for it to interconnect with Windows XP? ....................... (1 word)

  • 13. 
    Which of the following controls the power settings of a laptop?
    • A. 

      Current setups

    • B. 

      Energy settings

    • C. 

      Hibernations profiles

    • D. 

      Power schemes

    • E. 

      Power profiles


  • 14. 
    ........ is the type of display technology used in laptops. (1 or 3 words)

  • 15. 
    Which generation of cell phone standard was first used to send/receive texts, photographs and videos?
    • A. 

      1G

    • B. 

      2G

    • C. 

      3G

    • D. 

      2.5G


  • 16. 
    When you are ready to clean a laptop screen, which of the following would you use?
    • A. 

      Trichloroethane solvent

    • B. 

      Ammonia- based solvent

    • C. 

      A window cleaning solvent

    • D. 

      Isopropyl alcohol and water

    • E. 

      Mr Muscle toilet cleaner


  • 17. 
    .........    ..........  means the laptop doesn't need to be powered off to install or remove a device. (2 words)

  • 18. 
    Which type of memory is used in laptops?
    • A. 

      DIMM

    • B. 

      RIMM

    • C. 

      SIMM

    • D. 

      SODIMM

    • E. 

      PIMM


  • 19. 
    What are the main differences between the power schemes standy and hibernate?
    • A. 

      Hibernate boots back up faster than standby

    • B. 

      You have to reboot to get out of hibernate and standby boots back up straight away.

    • C. 

      Standby boots up faster than hibernate as in hibernate the applications are saved to a temporary file on the hard drive.

    • D. 

      In hibernate the screen stays on, standby the screen goes off to save power.


  • 20. 
    Which sentence correctly describes an optimal operating environment?
    • A. 

      Clean, free of potential contaminants and within temperature and humidity range specified by the manufacturer.

    • B. 

      Clean, tidy, well organised and within a dust free environment

    • C. 

      In an air cooled unit, with a carpeted floor and cleaning solutions at hand.

    • D. 

      In a warm and well lit room, close to a power source.

    • E. 

      In a darkened room so that you can see the screen better, with music playing to relax the user. With a fridge for user snacks.


  • 21. 
    What would be the possible solution if your LCD screen contains a black border?
    • A. 

      Throw it on the floor and stamp on it

    • B. 

      Adjust display resolution settings and adjust brightness controls.

    • C. 

      Disconnect external monitors

    • D. 

      Try a new screen

    • E. 

      Change the screen refresh rate


  • 22. 
    The .........    ...........   alarm will initiate a forced standby, hibernate or shutdown of your computer. (2 words)

  • 23. 
    Which 3 components commonly connect to USB or FireWire ports? (pick 3)
    • A. 

      Camera

    • B. 

      AC adapter

    • C. 

      PC card

    • D. 

      Printer

    • E. 

      Scanner


  • 24. 
    What is the easiest least expensive way to extend the life of a laptop and keep it in optimal working order?
    • A. 

      Replace parts regularly

    • B. 

      Clean the laptop regularly

    • C. 

      Do a clean reinstall of the OS

    • D. 

      Backup important information locally

    • E. 

      Store in a laptop bag


  • 25. 
    What precautions are required when handling ESD equipment (pick 3)
    • A. 

      Work with one hand in pocket

    • B. 

      Remove rings watches and conductive items.

    • C. 

      Use protective clothing

    • D. 

      Use serviceable Field Service Kit

    • E. 

      Use antistatic bags to store components


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