A+ Certification : 7.0 Understanding Printers (Essentials)

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Test you knowledge on Understanding Printers. (Please note that this test will not explain the answers)


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which step in the EP print process uses a laser to discharge selected areas of the photosensitive drum, thus forming an image on the drum?
    • A. 

      Writing

    • B. 

      Transferring

    • C. 

      Developing

    • D. 

      Cleaning

  • 2. 
    What is the correct order of the steps in the EP print process?
    • A. 

      Developing, writing, transferring, fusing, charging, cleaning

    • B. 

      Charging, writing, developing, transferring, fusing, cleaning

    • C. 

      Transferring, writing, developing, charging, cleaning, fusing

    • D. 

      Cleaning, charging, writing, developing, transferring, fusing

  • 3. 
    What is the most basic printer type?
    • A. 

      Impact printer

    • B. 

      Bubble-jet printer

    • C. 

      Laser printer

    • D. 

      Interfaces and print media

  • 4. 
    Which voltage is applied to the paper to transfer the toner to the paper in the EP process laser printer?
    • A. 

      +600VDC

    • B. 

      -600VDC

    • C. 

      +6000VDC

    • D. 

      -6000VDC

  • 5. 
    What is the result of an absent or broken static-eliminator strip in either an EP process or HP LaserJet printer?
    • A. 

      Nothing. Both printers will continue to function normally.

    • B. 

      Nothing will happen in EP process printers, but HP LaserJet printers will flash a "-671 error" message.

    • C. 

      Paper jams may occur in both types of printers because the paper may curl around the photosensitive drum.

    • D. 

      Nothing will happen in HP LaserJet printers, but EP process printers will flash a "-671 error" message.

  • 6. 
    Which types of printers are referred to as page printers, because they receive their printer job instructions one page at a time? (Select all that apply.)
    • A. 

      Daisy wheel

    • B. 

      Dot matrix

    • C. 

      Bubble jet

    • D. 

      Laser

  • 7. 
    Which of the following are possible interfaces for printers? (Select all the apply.)
    • A. 

      Parallel

    • B. 

      Mouse port

    • C. 

      Serial

    • D. 

      Network

  • 8. 
    Which laser printer component formats the print job for the type of printer being used?
    • A. 

      Corona assembly

    • B. 

      DC power supply

    • C. 

      Printer controller assembly

    • D. 

      Formatter software

  • 9. 
    Which of the following are page-description languages? (Select all that apply.)
    • A. 

      Page Description Language (PDL)

    • B. 

      PostScript

    • C. 

      Page Script

    • D. 

      Printer Control Language (PCL)

  • 10. 
    The basis weight is the weight in pounds of 500 sheets of bond paper for what size of paper?
    • A. 

      8 1/2 x 11 inch

    • B. 

      11 x 17 inch

    • C. 

      17 x 22 inch

    • D. 

      8 1/2 x 17 inch

  • 11. 
    Any printer that uses the electrophotographic process contains how many standard assemblies?
    • A. 

      Five

    • B. 

      Six

    • C. 

      Four

    • D. 

      Eight

  • 12. 
    Which type of printers can be used with multipart forms?
    • A. 

      Bubble-jet printers

    • B. 

      EP process laser printers

    • C. 

      HP process laser printers

    • D. 

      Dot-matrix printers

  • 13. 
    LED page printers differ from EP process laser printers in which step?
    • A. 

      Writing

    • B. 

      Charging

    • C. 

      Fusing

    • D. 

      Cleaning

    • E. 

      Transferring

  • 14. 
    What part of both EP process and HP LaserJet process printers supplies the voltages for the charging and transfer corona assemblies?
    • A. 

      High-voltage power supply (HVPS)

    • B. 

      DC power supply (DCPS)

    • C. 

      Controller circuitry

    • D. 

      Transfer corona

  • 15. 
    With EP process laser printers, the laser discharges the charged photosensitive drum to ____________ VDC.
    • A. 

      +600

    • B. 

      0

    • C. 

      -100

    • D. 

      -600

  • 16. 
    Which impact printer has a printhead that contains a row of pins that are triggered in patterns that form letters and numbers as the printhead moves across the paper?
    • A. 

      Laser printer

    • B. 

      Daisy-wheel printer

    • C. 

      Dot-matrix printer

    • D. 

      Bubble-jet printer

  • 17. 
    Which printer contains a wheel that looks like a flower with raised letters and symbols on each petal?
    • A. 

      Bubble-jet printers

    • B. 

      Daisy-wheel printers

    • C. 

      Dot-matrix printers

    • D. 

      Laser printer

  • 18. 
    Which of the following is not an advantage of the daisy-wheel printer?
    • A. 

      Can print multipart forms

    • B. 

      Relatively inexpensive

    • C. 

      Printer quality is comparable to a typewriter

    • D. 

      Speed

  • 19. 
    Which printer part gets the toner from the photosensitive drum onto the paper?
    • A. 

      Laser scanning assembly

    • B. 

      Fusing assembly

    • C. 

      Corona assembly

    • D. 

      Drum

  • 20. 
    Which of the following is not an advantage of a Universal Serial Bus (USB) printer interface?
    • A. 

      It has a higher transfer rate than a serial connection

    • B. 

      It has a higher transfer rate than a parallel connection

    • C. 

      It automatically recognizes new devices

    • D. 

      It allows the printer to communicate with networks, servers, and workstations.

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