A+ 2009 Part 2 Of 3

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following devices can be used for a printer port, scanner, or removablemedia?
    • A. 

      PS/2

    • B. 

      VGA

    • C. 

      Parallel

    • D. 

      I/O port

  • 2. 
    A serial port can hook up devices such as external modems and label printers.What is this port usually called?
    • A. 

      SCSI

    • B. 

      COM

    • C. 

      PS/2

    • D. 

      Parallel

  • 3. 
    Which of the following bus types are used for video cards? (Choose all that apply.)
    • A. 

      PCI

    • B. 

      AGP

    • C. 

      DMI

    • D. 

      PCI Express

  • 4. 
    Which of the following are used to keep the video card cool? (Choose all thatapply.)
    • A. 

      Passive heat sinks

    • B. 

      Thermal glue

    • C. 

      Cooling fans

    • D. 

      Shrouds

  • 5. 
    When installing a new video card, there are three phases. What are they? Selectthe best three answers.
    • A. 

      Configuring the BIOS for the video card being installed.

    • B. 

      Physically installing the video card.

    • C. 

      Making sure the video card is in the protective anti-static bag.

    • D. 

      Installing drivers for the video card.

  • 6. 
    What are three major types of display devices that are in use in today’s industry?(Choose all that apply.)
    • A. 

      CRT monitors

    • B. 

      LCD monitors

    • C. 

      Data projectors

    • D. 

      USB monitors

  • 7. 
    Which of the following steps should you take when maintaining monitors?(Choose all that apply.)
    • A. 

      Allow plenty of clearance around the video card slot. Don’t use the slot next to the video card if the card would limit airflow to the video card’s cooling features.

    • B. 

      Use antistatic cleaners made for electronics to clean screens and other surfaces.

    • C. 

      Do not spray cleaners directly onto screens or enclosures.

    • D. 

      Use thumbscrews to hold VGA and DVI cables in place on displays, projectors, and video cards.

    • E. 

      When a system is opened for upgrades or service, check the condition of the cooling features of the video card. Remove hair, dust, or dirt in or on the heat sink, cooling fan, fan shroud, or heat pipe radiator. Make sure airflow around and behind the video card is not obstructed by cables, dirt, dust, or other components.

  • 8. 
    Identify three types of video connectors.
    • A. 

      VGA

    • B. 

      DVI

    • C. 

      DMI

    • D. 

      HDMI

    • E. 

      USB

  • 9. 
    When installing a new monitor, what should you do first? (Choose the bestanswer.)
    • A. 

      Determine what type of cable is compatible with your video card

    • B. 

      Go to the advanced dialog screen and choose a resolution

    • C. 

      Connect the cable to the video card

    • D. 

      None of these options is correct

  • 10. 
    If the colors are flickering on your monitor, what could be the problem?
    • A. 

      Refresh rate too slow

    • B. 

      Refresh rate too fast

    • C. 

      Loose video cable

    • D. 

      The monitor is bad

  • 11. 
    If your monitor has low contrast and brightness, what might you do to correctthe problem?
    • A. 

      Change the refresh rate

    • B. 

      Re-install the monitor

    • C. 

      Check the connection

    • D. 

      Use the OSD buttons on the front of the monitor

  • 12. 
    Where would you go to set your display resolution in Windows XP?
    • A. 

      My Computer

    • B. 

      Display Properties

    • C. 

      Screen Saver tab

    • D. 

      Appearance tab

  • 13. 
    If you are installing a new LCD monitor, what current standard port will youneed for digital signals?
    • A. 

      Composite

    • B. 

      AGP slot

    • C. 

      A DVI port

    • D. 

      A VGA video port

  • 14. 
    You install a new video card in your system, but are not getting all the features.What would you need to do to correct the problem?
    • A. 

      Reboot the computer

    • B. 

      Install the device driver

    • C. 

      Take the card out and put it back in

    • D. 

      Call a technician

  • 15. 
    To save space on most laptops, the computer keyboards have fewer keys thandesktop computers have. Which of the following is an example of a key thatsaves space?
    • A. 

      The F keys

    • B. 

      Fn key

    • C. 

      Num Lock key

    • D. 

      Delete key

  • 16. 
    What type of laptop memory is installed in all newer model laptops?
    • A. 

      DIMMs

    • B. 

      SIMMs

    • C. 

      SDRAM

    • D. 

      SODIMMs

  • 17. 
    What is the size of a typical laptop hard drive?
    • A. 

      3.5 in

    • B. 

      2.5 in

    • C. 

      5.25 in

    • D. 

      1.8 in

  • 18. 
    Which technology can be used to expand the capability of a portable computer?
    • A. 

      A docking station

    • B. 

      A laptop case

    • C. 

      A smart card

    • D. 

      None of these options is correct

  • 19. 
    Which of the following is referred to as an expansion slot for laptops?
    • A. 

      PCI card

    • B. 

      AGP card

    • C. 

      PCI Express card

    • D. 

      PCMCIA

  • 20. 
    What technique is used for the processor to run at lower clock speed whenprocessor loads are light and to run at higher clock speeds when processor loadsincrease?
    • A. 

      Memory optimizing

    • B. 

      CPU filtering

    • C. 

      Processor throttling

    • D. 

      Load balancing

  • 21. 
    Which type of built-in mouse equivalent do laptops commonly use? (Choosethe best answer.)
    • A. 

      Roller ball

    • B. 

      Touch pad

    • C. 

      Stylus

    • D. 

      Pointing stick

  • 22. 
    Which tab would you use to configure user alerts and automatic actions to takewhen the system reaches low or critical battery power levels?
    • A. 

      Advanced tab

    • B. 

      Suspend tab

    • C. 

      Power Schemes tab

    • D. 

      Alarms tab

  • 23. 
    Which of the following can automatically locate wireless networks in Windows?
    • A. 

      Ethernet

    • B. 

      Bluetooth Devices applet

    • C. 

      Wireless Zero Configuration

    • D. 

      WPA2

  • 24. 
    Which of the following are ways to troubleshoot power problems on a laptop?
    • A. 

      Use a multimeter

    • B. 

      Turn off the computer

    • C. 

      Make sure the laptop is unplugged

    • D. 

      None of these options is correct

  • 25. 
    Which of the following can cause a laptop to have stop errors that are sometimescalled the blue screen of death?
    • A. 

      Blocked cooling fan

    • B. 

      Cooling fan failure

    • C. 

      Damage to the heat sink

    • D. 

      All these options are correct

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