A+ Essentials Chapter 19

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A Plus Essential Quizzes & Trivia

Portable ComputingIn this chapter, you will learn how to• Describe the many types of portable computing devices available• Enhance and upgrade portable computers• Manage and maintain portable computers• Troubleshoot portable computers


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the name of the lower level of software drivers that support PC Cards?
    • A. 

      PCMCIA services

    • B. 

      Socket services

    • C. 

      Card services

    • D. 

      I/O services

  • 2. 
    How many Type III cards can typically fit into a laptop at one time?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 3. 
    Parallel PC Cards come in ____-bit and ____-bit versions. The latter is calledCardBus.
    • A. 

      8, 16

    • B. 

      16, 32

    • C. 

      32, 64

    • D. 

      64, 128

  • 4. 
    What is the typical use for Type II PC cards?
    • A. 

      Additional RAM

    • B. 

      Hard drives

    • C. 

      Flash memory

    • D. 

      I/O devices such as modems and NICs

  • 5. 
    What’s the typical input device for a PDA?
    • A. 

      Keyboard

    • B. 

      Mouse

    • C. 

      Stylus

    • D. 

      Voice

  • 6. 
    Tablet PCs come in which of the following form factors? (Select all thatapply.)
    • A. 

      Convertible

    • B. 

      Desktop

    • C. 

      Secure Digital

    • D. 

      Slate

  • 7. 
    ExpressCards connect to which buses? (Select all that apply.)
    • A. 

      ISA

    • B. 

      PCI

    • C. 

      PCIe

    • D. 

      Hi-Speed USB

  • 8. 
    Clara’s laptop has a DVI connector to which she has connected a projector.As she prepares to make her presentation, however, nothing comes on theprojector screen. The laptop shows the presentation and the projector appearsto be functional, with a bright white bulb making a blank image on thescreen. What’s most likely the problem?
    • A. 

      She needs to plug in the projector.

    • B. 

      She’s running the laptop on batteries. You need to plug in laptops to use the DVI connector.

    • C. 

      She needs to update her PC Card services to support projectors.

    • D. 

      She needs to press the Function key combination on her keyboard to cycle through monitor modes.

  • 9. 
    What is the primary benefit to adding more RAM to a laptop that uses sharedmemory? (Select the best answer.)
    • A. 

      Improved battery life

    • B. 

      Improved system performance

    • C. 

      Improved video performance

    • D. 

      None. Adding more RAM is pointless with systems that use shared memory.