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IT Essentials - Fundamental Printers And Scanners - Chapter 7

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This quiz will act as a revision guide for your chapter 7 exam.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When selecting a printer, you need to consider the following criteria........
    • A. 

      Capacity

    • B. 

      Speed

    • C. 

      Colour

    • D. 

      Quality

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    The speed of a printer is measured in .................. (1 or 3 words)
  • 3. 
    The quality of printing is measured in ...................... (1 or 3 words)
  • 4. 
    The current standard for parallel printer ports is IEEE.............
    • A. 

      1384

    • B. 

      1394

    • C. 

      1284

    • D. 

      1294

  • 5. 
    Which wi-fi standard has a transfer data rate of 54 Mbps at 2.4 GHz?
    • A. 

      802.11a

    • B. 

      802.11b

    • C. 

      802.11g

    • D. 

      802.11n

  • 6. 
    Which type of print technology do laser printers use?
    • A. 

      Electrostatic spray

    • B. 

      Electrophotographic

    • C. 

      Impact

    • D. 

      Piezoelectric

  • 7. 
    The toner is applied to the latent image on the drum.  Which phase of the laser printer process is this?
    • A. 

      Cleaning

    • B. 

      Conditioning

    • C. 

      Writing

    • D. 

      Developing

    • E. 

      Transferring

  • 8. 
    Daisy-wheel and dot-matix are examples of ............  printers. (1 word)
  • 9. 
    There are two types of inkjet nozzles.  One type is piezoelectric, the other is ................. (1 word)
  • 10. 
    Which type of printer melts ink and sprays it through a nozzle onto a drum to transfer an image onto paper?
    • A. 

      Fusion ink

    • B. 

      Impact

    • C. 

      Inkjet

    • D. 

      Laser

    • E. 

      Solid-ink

  • 11. 
    It is good practice to plug a printer into a UPS (TRUE or FALSE)
  • 12. 
    ..................... is a set of instructions stored on the printer that controls how it operates. (1 word)
  • 13. 
    What does OCR stand for?
  • 14. 
    What are the advantages of a handheld scanner? (Pick 2)
    • A. 

      Low cost

    • B. 

      Small

    • C. 

      Connection and setup are easy: 1 port

    • D. 

      Portable

    • E. 

      High-end image results

  • 15. 
    A user has called the helpdesk and reported that their printer is printing unknown characters.  What would be the possible solution?
    • A. 

      Restart the computer and reprint the job

    • B. 

      Make sure the scanner is started beofre the computer

    • C. 

      Uninstall and reinstall the printer driver

    • D. 

      Check device manager for any hardware conflicts

  • 16. 
    ................... data transfer is the movement of multiple bits of information in a single cycle.  (1 word)
  • 17. 
    I.link or IEEE 1394 is also known as .................. (1 word)
  • 18. 
    What type of printer has paper with a short shelf life?
  • 19. 
    Which type of printing process uses solid sheets of ink that change directly to gas when the printing head heats the ink?
    • A. 

      Dye-sublimation

    • B. 

      Impact

    • C. 

      Inkjet

    • D. 

      Solid-ink

    • E. 

      Thermal

  • 20. 
    This type of scanner is still in use for high-end reproductions, such as archiving photographs in museums.
    • A. 

      Flat bed

    • B. 

      Handheld

    • C. 

      All in one

    • D. 

      Drum