A+ Essentials Test Quiz -2

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A+ is an entry-level computer certification for PC computer service technicians and as such one is expected to have effectively coved the essentials. Test yourself on what you remember about the essential by taking the quiz below. All the best and do share the quiz with your !


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following are scsi types that allow for 16 devices, including the adapter, to be connected on a sigle shared cable?
    • A. 

      Ultra wide scsi

    • B. 

      Fast scsi

    • C. 

      Ultra scsi

    • D. 

      Fast wide scsi

    • E. 

      Ultra 2 scsi

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is the scsi I.D number generally recommended for the CD-Rom?
    • A. 

      ID 0

    • B. 

      ID 5

    • C. 

      ID 2

    • D. 

      ID 3

  • 3. 
    What do you call the part of a CD-ROM drive's head assembly that moves across the disk to read it?
    • A. 

      Read/write Actuator

    • B. 

      The mechanical frame

    • C. 

      The head actuator

    • D. 

      The dis spindle

  • 4. 
    Identify the form factor of the following motherboard
    • A. 

      Btx

    • B. 

      At

    • C. 

      Nlx

    • D. 

      Atx

  • 5. 
    The new technician wants to know which of the following has a transfer rate 40 MBps and a maximum cable lengh of 12 meters. How will you reply?
    • A. 

      Scsi 2

    • B. 

      Ultra 2 scsi

    • C. 

      Ultra wide scsi

    • D. 

      Fast scsi

    • E. 

      Ultra scsi

  • 6. 
    Which of the following best describes the difference between the "baby"AT and ATX motherbords?
    • A. 

      None

    • B. 

      The processor, memory, and expansion slots are all in line with each other on a "baby" at motherboard, whereas the ATX motherboard has the processor and memory slots at the right angles to the expansion cards.

    • C. 

      The ATX motherboard allows for the installation of more than two full-length expansion cards, whereas the "baby" AT allows for only one or two.

    • D. 

      None

    • E. 

      None

  • 7. 
    What is clock speed of the AGPx8 expansion slot?
    • A. 

      66 MHz

    • B. 

      133 MHz

    • C. 

      266 MHz

    • D. 

      533 MHz

  • 8. 
    Where would you insert random access memory( RAM)?
    • A. 

      You know

    • B. 

      None

    • C. 

      None

    • D. 

      None

    • E. 

      None

  • 9. 
    Which of the following components on the motherboard usually house the IDE connectors?
    • A. 

      PCI bus

    • B. 

      North Bridge

    • C. 

      ISA Bus

    • D. 

      South Bridge

  • 10. 
    Where would you insert the CPU
    • A. 

      You know which one

    • B. 

      None

    • C. 

      None

    • D. 

      None

    • E. 

      None

  • 11. 
    When a technician upgrades firmware on a motherboard he has to_______
    • A. 

      Flash the Bios

    • B. 

      Replace the CMOS chip

    • C. 

      Replace the Bios

    • D. 

      Reset the CMOS

  • 12. 
    In which of the following is the output from a power supply rated?
    • A. 

      Voltage

    • B. 

      Watts

    • C. 

      Hertz

    • D. 

      Ohms

  • 13. 
    When connecting the power cable of an " AT " power supply to the mother board, which two wire on the power connectors ( P8/P9) should be together?
    • A. 

      The green wires

    • B. 

      The white wires

    • C. 

      The black wires

    • D. 

      The brown wires

  • 14. 
    Which of the following sockets are used for a 3.4 GHz Pentium 4 processor?
    • A. 

      Socket 423

    • B. 

      Socket 462

    • C. 

      Socket 478

    • D. 

      Socket 754

    • E. 

      Socket A

  • 15. 
    The new technician wants to know which memory module types are a specialization of DDR SDRAM and Synchronous Graphics RAM ( SGRAM). How will you reply?
    • A. 

      EDO DRAM

    • B. 

      VRAM

    • C. 

      Standard ( FPM) DRAM

    • D. 

      SGRAM

  • 16. 
    Which of the follow RAM modules required 8 ns DRAM chips and was capable of operating at 125MHz?
    • A. 

      PC66

    • B. 

      PC100

    • C. 

      PC133

    • D. 

      PC800

  • 17. 
    Which two of the following describes the number of pins normally associated with dual inline memory modules(DIMMS)?  select two...
    • A. 

      30

    • B. 

      72

    • C. 

      144

    • D. 

      168

    • E. 

      184

  • 18. 
    Which of the following memory modules must be installed in pairs?
    • A. 

      72 pins SIMMs

    • B. 

      168 pin DIMMs

    • C. 

      184 pin DIMMs

    • D. 

      184 pin RIMMs

  • 19. 
    What is the bandwidth supported by a RIMM module?
    • A. 

      8 bits

    • B. 

      16 bits

    • C. 

      32 bits

    • D. 

      64 bits

  • 20. 
    Which of the following has 184 pins and is 16 bits wide?
    • A. 

      SIMMs

    • B. 

      DIMMs

    • C. 

      RIMMs

    • D. 

      SODIMMs

  • 21. 
    Which of the following is the S-Video connectors?
    • A. 

      A.....Yellow

    • B. 

      B.....Purple

    • C. 

      C.....Green

    • D. 

      D.....gray ( small )

    • E. 

      E.....Gray (large)

  • 22. 
    A female DB-15 socket with three rows of five sockets is used for______
    • A. 

      An EGA/CGA video port

    • B. 

      A network transceiver port

    • C. 

      A VGA/SVGA video adapter

    • D. 

      A joystick port

  • 23. 
    Which of the following is the VGA monitor connector?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

  • 24. 
    From the following display types take up the lease space on the desk?
    • A. 

      Terminal

    • B. 

      LCD

    • C. 

      CRT

    • D. 

      LED

  • 25. 
    After completing the installation of your internal and external SCSI devices that connects to an Adapted AHA-1542s SCSI adapter, you find that none of the devices works. Which of the following should you do first to try and fix the problem?
    • A. 

      Disconnect all devices and start over

    • B. 

      Remove the adapter and replace with a new one

    • C. 

      Change the SCSI ID's

    • D. 

      Enable termination on the adapter

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