How Much Do You Know About Printers? Quiz

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In computing, a printer is a peripheral machine which makes a persistent representation of graphics or text, usually on paper. While most output is human-readable, bar code printers are an example of an expanded use for printers. The different types of printers include 3D printer, inkjet printer, laser printer, thermal printer, etc. Take this quiz and see how much do you know about printers.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What mechanism is used by most inkjet printers to push ink ontothe paper?
    • A. 

      Electrostatic discharge

    • B. 

      Gravity

    • C. 

      Air pressure

    • D. 

      Electroconductive plates

  • 2. 
    With a laser printer, what creates the image on the photosensitive drum?
    • A. 

      Primary corona

    • B. 

      Laser imaging unit

    • C. 

      Transfer corona

    • D. 

      Toner

  • 3. 
    What is the proper order of the laser printing process?
    • A. 

      Clean, charge, write, develop, transfer, and fuse

    • B. 

      Charge, write, transfer, fuse, develop, and clean

    • C. 

      Clean, write, develop, transfer, fuse, and charge

    • D. 

      Clean, charge, write, develop, fuse, and transfer

  • 4. 
    On a dot-matrix printer, what physically strikes the ribbon to forman image?
    • A. 

      Electromagnets

    • B. 

      Printwires

    • C. 

      Character wheel

    • D. 

      Print hammers

  • 5. 
    Which of these items are considered to be dot-matrix printer consumables?(Select all that apply.)
    • A. 

      Drive motor

    • B. 

      Paper

    • C. 

      Flywheel

    • D. 

      Ribbon

  • 6. 
    What part must be vacuumed or replaced periodically to prevent damage as aresult of the action of the corona?
    • A. 

      The rubber rollers

    • B. 

      The ozone filter

    • C. 

      The transfer filter

    • D. 

      The cleaning blade

  • 7. 
    Which of the following port types commonly support printers? (Select two.)
    • A. 

      Parallel

    • B. 

      USB

    • C. 

      Infrared

    • D. 

      RS-232

  • 8. 
    A standalone printer will print a test page just fine, but it makes gobbledygookout of your term paper. What’s probably wrong?
    • A. 

      Out of toner

    • B. 

      Fuser error

    • C. 

      Printer interface

    • D. 

      Faulty software configuration

  • 9. 
    What printing process uses heat sensitive plastic files embedded with variouscolor dyes?
    • A. 

      Dye-sublimation

    • B. 

      Inkjet

    • C. 

      Ink-dispersion

    • D. 

      Dye-dispersion

  • 10. 
    Which tool would help you determine why a print job didn’t print?
    • A. 

      Printer driver

    • B. 

      Printer setup

    • C. 

      Print spooler

    • D. 

      System setup

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