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  • 1. 
    An ATX motherboard uses a ________ pin power connector?
    • A. 

      12

    • B. 

      16

    • C. 

      20

    • D. 

      40

  • 2. 
    How many pins are on a typical VGA cable connector?
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      10

    • D. 

      15

  • 3. 
    Which type of PCMCIA type is commonly associated with memory cards?
    • A. 

      Type I

    • B. 

      Type II

    • C. 

      Type III

    • D. 

      Type IV

  • 4. 
    Which item listed below is considered a FRU?
    • A. 

      CPU

    • B. 

      PCIx Slot

    • C. 

      Motherboard CPU socket

    • D. 

      Power supply capacitor

  • 5. 
    Which items would you expect to interrupt a home office wireless network?
    • A. 

      Coffee Pot

    • B. 

      Toaster Oven

    • C. 

      Microwave Oven

    • D. 

      FM radio

  • 6. 
    A customer using Windows XP Professional calls tech support and says they try to right click on a file to create a share but they cannot find the option for sharing the folder and they cannot find the users and permission options. There is only an option to use the Shared Documents folder. What is most likely the problem?
    • A. 

      The operating system needs service pack 2

    • B. 

      The firewall must be turned off before you can share a folder

    • C. 

      The need to uncheck “simple file sharing option in the folder options properties dialog box.

    • D. 

      The operating system has been installed on NTFS and file sharing is only available in FAT32 systems.

  • 7. 
    Which bus speed is associate with PCR3200 RAM
    • A. 

      100 MHz

    • B. 

      250 MHz

    • C. 

      400 MHz

    • D. 

      1 GHz

  • 8. 
    What is the definition of LCD display native screen resolution?
    • A. 

      The highest possible screen resolution.

    • B. 

      The lowest possible screen resolution.

    • C. 

      The screen resolution the closely matches HDTV resolution.

    • D. 

      The screen resolution that matches the number of physical pixels.

  • 9. 
    Which is the recommended way to clean up small toner spills?
    • A. 

      A wash cloth that has been dipped in hot soapy water.

    • B. 

      A soft dry lint free cloth.

    • C. 

      A standard household vacuum cleaner.

    • D. 

      A soft cotton cloth soaked with alcohol.

  • 10. 
    A laser printer was working fine and then started to print documents with light steaks runningvertically across documents making them almost impossible to read. What is most like the cause of the problem?
    • A. 

      The printer configuration has been changed and now is trying to print in economy mode.

    • B. 

      The printer toner cartridge is low on toner.

    • C. 

      The printer drum has been scratched.

    • D. 

      The paper has become damp and will no longer hold toner properly.

  • 11. 
    A laser printer is centrally located in an office and used by many different people. The printerwas working fine before lunch. When a client returns to resume more printing of documentsthey notice that the printer performance is sluggish. It is taking much longer to print a document than it did this morning. What most likely has caused the poor printer performance?
    • A. 

      The power cable to the printer is loose.

    • B. 

      The electrical power voltage level has dropped to an unacceptable level.

    • C. 

      The configuration of the printer has been modified by another user to print in high quality mode rather than draft.

    • D. 

      The paper train has excessive paper lint and needs to be cleaned and lubricated.

  • 12. 
    As a technician you are assembling a new computer system. You have installed a hard disk drive and a DVD-RW drive on IDE0. You have also installed two more hard disk drives on IDE1. Which best matches the current configuration?
    • A. 

      Two slaves and two masters.

    • B. 

      Three slaves and one master.

    • C. 

      Three Masters and one slave.

    • D. 

      One master, two slaves and one independent device.

  • 13. 
    How many active partitions are on one physical hard drive?
    • A. 

      Only one

    • B. 

      One for each partition identified with a letter.

    • C. 

      One for each operating system installed on the PC.

    • D. 

      One for each logical drive on the HDD.

  • 14. 
    Why should you never turn power off to an inkjet printer using the power strip switch? 
    • A. 

      The print head may not be properly parked and result in the print head drying out.

    • B. 

      A large static electricity surge can be generated thus damaging the printer.

    • C. 

      The ink jet must be cooled down before turning the printer off, you must use the printer switch.

    • D. 

      Using the on off switch on the power strip is the recommended method for turning off a standard ink jet printer.

  • 15. 
    Which answer contains the best example of a secure password example?
    • A. 

      XtuvabcxxxxCf

    • B. 

      Pa$$word1425

    • C. 

      TopTune

    • D. 

      ZZZaaaCCC

  • 16. 
    Which Windows XP command can be used to check and repair disk errors?
    • A. 

      Fdisk /r

    • B. 

      Defrag

    • C. 

      Chkdsk /f

    • D. 

      Scandsk /r

  • 17. 
    Which command is used in Windows XP to create a disk partition?
    • A. 

      Format

    • B. 

      Fdisk

    • C. 

      Chkdsk

    • D. 

      Diskpart

  • 18. 
    Which is an example of an IPv6 address?
    • A. 

      Fe80::9970:32b2:ab45:0:a231:c54c

    • B. 

      192.168.0.1

    • C. 

      AB-00-4D-10-0F-6D

    • D. 

      88453672

  • 19. 
    A customer’s machine fails to turn on and you notice that the case fan is not running. What ismost likely the cause of the problem?
    • A. 

      A corrupt registry

    • B. 

      A complete operating system failure.

    • C. 

      A loose connection to the motherboard.

    • D. 

      A defective power supply.

  • 20. 
    What type of the female DB-style connector does SCSI-2 use? (Choose all that apply.)
    • A. 

      25-pin

    • B. 

      50-pin

    • C. 

      68-pin

    • D. 

      72-pin

  • 21. 
    Internally, what type of wire ribbon cable does SCSI use?
    • A. 

      25-pin

    • B. 

      50-pin

    • C. 

      68-pin

    • D. 

      72-pin

  • 22. 
    You have a floppy drive in your laptop's modular bay, and your laptop is on. What is the recommended first step in removing it so you can put a CD-ROM drive in instead?
    • A. 

      Turn off the laptop.

    • B. 

      Use the latch on the underside of the laptop to release the drive, and pull gently.

    • C. 

      Use the Safely Remove Hardware icon to stop the device.

    • D. 

      Use Add/Remove Hardware in Control Panel to remove the device.

  • 23. 
    Which laptop accessory allows you to power your laptop from a car or airplane?
    • A. 

      AC adapter

    • B. 

      DC adapter

    • C. 

      Battery converter

    • D. 

      Automotive Wizard

  • 24. 
    Which of the following is not a requirement to install Windows XP?
    • A. 

      233MHz Pentium processor or equivalent

    • B. 

      64MB memory

    • C. 

      1GB free hard-disk space

    • D. 

      CD-ROM

  • 25. 
    Which of the following is/are performed by formatting the hard drive? (Choose all that apply.)
    • A. 

      Formatting scans the surface of the hard-drive platter to find bad spots and marks the areas surrounding a bad spot as bad sectors.

    • B. 

      Formatting lays down magnetic tracks in concentric circles.

    • C. 

      The tracks are split into pieces of 512 bytes called sectors.

    • D. 

      Formatting creates a File Allocation Table that contains information about the location of files.

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