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  • 1. 
    What is the primary input device of a computer?
    • A. 

      Printer

    • B. 

      Monitor

    • C. 

      Keyboard

    • D. 

      CPU

  • 2. 
    The following item includes information such as physical data, toxicity, health effects, first aid, storage, disposal, and spill procedures for a chemical substance:
    • A. 

      Chemical Cleaner

    • B. 

      Chemical Sheet

    • C. 

      MSDS

    • D. 

      Cleaner Sheet

  • 3. 
    What is the name of a pointing device used to move a pointer on the screen and to make selections?
    • A. 

      Keyboard

    • B. 

      Printer

    • C. 

      Monitor

    • D. 

      Mouse

  • 4. 
    The following tool can be of great help to discover and report computer errors and conflicts at POST:
    • A. 

      POST diagnostic card

    • B. 

      LED expansion card

    • C. 

      Extractor

    • D. 

      Chip diagnostic card

  • 5. 
    What is the name of the visual device that displays the primary output of the computer?
    • A. 

      Monitor

    • B. 

      Mouse

    • C. 

      Keyboard

    • D. 

      Modem

  • 6. 
    The following type of plan can help prevent failures and reduce repair costs and downtime:
    • A. 

      Disaster recovery plan

    • B. 

      PC failure plan

    • C. 

      Network failure plan

    • D. 

      Preventive maintenance plan

  • 7. 
    What is the name of the device that produces output on paper, often called hard cop
    • A. 

      Keyboard

    • B. 

      Mouse

    • C. 

      Monitor

    • D. 

      Printer

  • 8. 
    The following is one of the items that you always need to back up from your computer:
    • A. 

      Installed applications

    • B. 

      Visited Web pages

    • C. 

      Email address list

    • D. 

      Pirated software

  • 9. 
    What other type of printer is popular today besides ink-jet, laser, solid ink and dot matrix?
    • A. 

      Ergonomic

    • B. 

      Optic

    • C. 

      Thermal

    • D. 

      Sound

  • 10. 
    When you first set up a computer, you need to start the following to help with future maintenance and troubleshooting:
    • A. 

      Recovery CD

    • B. 

      Recovery DVD

    • C. 

      Setup CD

    • D. 

      Record Book

  • 11. 
    What is the name of a device that is not installed directly on the motherboard?
    • A. 

      Integrated Circuit

    • B. 

      Microchip

    • C. 

      Embedded Circuit

    • D. 

      Peripheral Device

  • 12. 
    The following can damage your computer:
    • A. 

      Tar from cigarettes

    • B. 

      Keyboard cover

    • C. 

      Disabling the ability to write to the boot sector of the hard drive

    • D. 

      Keeping private data encrypted

  • 13. 
    What is the name of the port to an external home theater audio system, providing digital output and best signal quality?
    • A. 

      Serial port

    • B. 

      USB port

    • C. 

      S/PDIF port (a.k.a. Sony/ Phillips Digital Interface)

    • D. 

      Parallel port

  • 14. 
    How often should you make sure air vents on a PC are clear?
    • A. 

      Monthly

    • B. 

      Yearly

    • C. 

      Every two years

    • D. 

      Once every five years

  • 15. 
    What is the name of the port provided by some older motherboards that transmits data serially?
    • A. 

      Parallel port

    • B. 

      Serial port

    • C. 

      S/PDIF

    • D. 

      LAN Antenna port

  • 16. 
    How often should you perform backups on your system?
    • A. 

      Two times a year

    • B. 

      Yearly

    • C. 

      Monthly

    • D. 

      At least weekly

  • 17. 
    What is the name of the temporary storage that the processor uses to temporarily hold both data and instructions while it is processing them?
    • A. 

      Secondary Storage

    • B. 

      Memory

    • C. 

      CMOS

    • D. 

      BIOS

  • 18. 
    How often should you clean printers from dust and bits of paper?
    • A. 

      At least monthly

    • B. 

      Every six months

    • C. 

      Yearly

    • D. 

      Every two years

  • 19. 
    What is the name of the device that provide primary storage?
    • A. 

      RAM

    • B. 

      ROM

    • C. 

      CMOS

    • D. 

      BIOS

  • 20. 
    How can you define a sealed case conatining platters or disks that rotate at high speed?
    • A. 

      Hard Drive

    • B. 

      RAM

    • C. 

      Volatile drive

    • D. 

      ROM

  • 21. 
    The following is a general guideline when preparing to ship a computer:
    • A. 

      Keep the humidity guideline when preparing

    • B. 

      Keep temperature level high inside the box

    • C. 

      Back up the hard drive

    • D. 

      Keep the temperature level very low inside the box

  • 22. 
    Which type of connector on a motherboard can support one or two EIDE devices?
    • A. 

      Serial ATA

    • B. 

      RIMM

    • C. 

      SIMM

    • D. 

      Parallel ATA

  • 23. 
    The following is true when shipping a computer:
    • A. 

      Ship a notebook with the power turned on

    • B. 

      Remove any removable disks from the drives

    • C. 

      Keep humidity level high

    • D. 

      Keep the computer in a warm environment before shipping it.

  • 24. 
    What is the internal technology that most hard drives use today?
    • A. 

      DIMM

    • B. 

      IDE

    • C. 

      CMOS

    • D. 

      SIMM

  • 25. 
    Which standard allows for more than four drives installed in a system and applies only to hard drives, not to other drives?
    • A. 

      EIDE

    • B. 

      Parallel ATA

    • C. 

      Serial ATA

    • D. 

      IDE

  • 26. 
    The following is true when shipping a notebook computer:
    • A. 

      Remove the battery

    • B. 

      Ship the computer with the power turned on

    • C. 

      Keep all removable disks in the drives

    • D. 

      Keep all power cords connected to the computer

  • 27. 
    Which secondary storage device is sometimes found inside the case and can hold 3.5-inch disks containing up to 1.44 MB of data?
    • A. 

      Zip Drive

    • B. 

      Floppy Drive

    • C. 

      CD-ROM drive

    • D. 

      DVD drive

  • 28. 
    Consider purchasing the following when shipping a computer:
    • A. 

      A box that barely fits the computer

    • B. 

      A box that is twice as big as the computer

    • C. 

      A box that is four times as big as the computer

    • D. 

      Postal insurance

  • 29. 
    What is the name for the system of the pathways used for communcation and the protocol and methods used for transmission?
    • A. 

      Power traces

    • B. 

      Traces

    • C. 

      Bus

    • D. 

      Data lines

  • 30. 
    You should dispose of alkaline batteries in the following way:
    • A. 

      Dispose of them in the regular trash

    • B. 

      Burn them

    • C. 

      Bury them

    • D. 

      Smash them

  • 31. 
    You should dispose of button batteries in the following way:
    • A. 

      Dispose of them in regular trash

    • B. 

      Return them to the original dealer

    • C. 

      Burn them

    • D. 

      Bury them

  • 32. 
    What is the width of the data bus called?
    • A. 

      Host bus

    • B. 

      FSB size

    • C. 

      Data path size

    • D. 

      System bus size

  • 33. 
    The following is true when working inside a computer case:
    • A. 

      Stack boards on top of each other

    • B. 

      Always use a magnetized screwdriver

    • C. 

      Use a graphite pensil to change switch settings

    • D. 

      Don't stack boards on top of each other

  • 34. 
    What is the name of the component dedicated to timing the activities of the chips on the motherboard?
    • A. 

      Host bus

    • B. 

      System bus

    • C. 

      Front side bus

    • D. 

      System clock

  • 35. 
    The following is true when working inside a computer case:
    • A. 

      Always touch chips with a magnetized screwdriver

    • B. 

      Stack boards on top of each other

    • C. 

      Don't use graphite pencil to change DIP switch settings

    • D. 

      Always touch the inside of a computer that is turned on

  • 36. 
    Select from the options one of the two types of damage in an electronic components cased by ESD: (I'm not sure about the answer for this question... notify me for any suggestions... thanks!)
    • A. 

      Ground failure

    • B. 

      Bracelet failure

    • C. 

      Dissipate failure

    • D. 

      Upset failure

  • 37. 
    Which expansion slot is used for a video card?
    • A. 

      AGP

    • B. 

      ATA

    • C. 

      ISA

    • D. 

      IDE

  • 38. 
    The following type of damage caused by ESD destroys the component beyond use:
    • A. 

      Catastrophic failure

    • B. 

      Upset failure

    • C. 

      Bracelet feature

    • D. 

      Dissipate failure

  • 39. 
    What is the name of the card that provides a port for the monitor?
    • A. 

      Sound card

    • B. 

      Network card

    • C. 

      Video card

    • D. 

      MODEM card

  • 40. 
    What is the most important component of the computer's electrical system?
    • A. 

      Power cord

    • B. 

      Power supply

    • C. 

      Power bus

    • D. 

      Host bus

  • 41. 
    A ground bracelet is also called:
    • A. 

      Ground mat

    • B. 

      ESD bracelet

    • C. 

      Catastrophic bracelet

    • D. 

      Upset bracelet

  • 42. 
    The following tools dissipate ESD and are commonly used by bench technician:
    • A. 

      Magnetic screwdrivers

    • B. 

      Network cable tester

    • C. 

      AC outlet ground tester

    • D. 

      Ground mats

  • 43. 
    The following is true when working inside a PC monitor:
    • A. 

      You must be grounded

    • B. 

      You don't want to be grounded

    • C. 

      You must always use ground bracelets

    • D. 

      You must always use ESD bracelets

  • 44. 
    The following is true when working inside older AT cases:
    • A. 

      You don't want to be grounded

    • B. 

      They maintain high electrical charges

    • C. 

      Leaving the power cord plugged in helps to ground the case

    • D. 

      Catastrophic failures are more likely than upset failures

  • 45. 
    You can check the following site to see if your hardware and applciations qualify for all Windows 2000 operating systems:
    • A. 

      Testedproducts.windowsmarketplace.com

    • B. 

      Www.testyourproduct.org

    • C. 

      Yourproduct.windows2000.com

    • D. 

      Windows2000.com.yourproducts

  • 46. 
    The following is true when working with ATX and BTX cases:
    • A. 

      You don't want to be grounded

    • B. 

      Residual power is still on even when the power is turned off

    • C. 

      Catastrophic failures are more likely than upset failures

    • D. 

      Leaving the power cord plugged in helps to ground the case

  • 47. 
    The following is true when taking apart a computer:
    • A. 

      You always need to restore CMOS to its original state

    • B. 

      You don't need to back up important data on the hard drive

    • C. 

      Don't power down the system

    • D. 

      Put the computer on a table with plenty of room

  • 48. 
    The following is true when opening a computer case:
    • A. 

      All types of case panels have screws on the rear

    • B. 

      Some case panels don't use screws

    • C. 

      All types of case panels have screws on the front

    • D. 

      All types of case panels have screws on one side

  • 49. 
    The following is true when working jon a tower case:
    • A. 

      Lay it on its bottom so the motherboard is on the left

    • B. 

      Lay it on its bottom so the motherboard is on the right

    • C. 

      Lay it on its side so the motherboard is on the top

    • D. 

      Lay it on its side so the motherboard is on the bottom

  • 50. 
    Drives are connected to the motherboard using one of the following options:
    • A. 

      Serial ATA cables

    • B. 

      Power cords

    • C. 

      Grounded cables

    • D. 

      UTP cables

  • 51. 
    On a ribbon cable, a red color edge marks that side of the cable as the following:
    • A. 

      Power pin

    • B. 

      Ground pin

    • C. 

      Pin 0

    • D. 

      Pin 1

  • 52. 
    The following is true about nothced ribbon cables:
    • A. 

      Mark pin 1 with a red color

    • B. 

      Mark pin 34 with a red color

    • C. 

      Can be insrerted in only one direction

    • D. 

      Can be inserted in both directions

  • 53. 
    The following is true about Serial ATA cables:
    • A. 

      Mark pin 1 using a blue color

    • B. 

      Can be connected in only one direction

    • C. 

      Mark pin 1 using a red color

    • D. 

      Mark pin 1 and pin 40 using a blue color

  • 54. 
    How many pins does an IDE ribbon cable have?
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      16

    • C. 

      32

    • D. 

      40

  • 55. 
    What type of IDE cable do most hard drives use today
    • A. 

      40-conductor

    • B. 

      80-conductor

    • C. 

      120-conductor

    • D. 

      200-conductor

  • 56. 
    The following is true about the Molex connector:
    • A. 

      It can be connected in only one direction

    • B. 

      Marks pin 34 with a red color

    • C. 

      Marks pin 40 with a blue color

    • D. 

      Molex connector is a type of notched cable

  • 57. 
    What are the most expensive and most easily damaged parts of a computer system?
    • A. 

      Power supply and monitor

    • B. 

      Keyboard and mouse

    • C. 

      Motherboard and power supply

    • D. 

      Motherboard and processor

  • 58. 
    What is the name of the Windows database for hardware and software configuration information?
    • A. 

      Kernel

    • B. 

      Control Panel

    • C. 

      Registry

    • D. 

      Shell

  • 59. 
    How many main power lines do older AT power supplies and motherbaords use?
    • A. 

      Only one

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      Five

  • 60. 
    The following term involves turning on the computer power with the on/off switch
    • A. 

      Hot boot

    • B. 

      Soft boot

    • C. 

      Hard boot

    • D. 

      Software boot

  • 61. 
    For hard drives, Windows uses the following file systems:
    • A. 

      FAT and Ext3

    • B. 

      FAT and NTFS

    • C. 

      Ext2 and Ext3

    • D. 

      JFS ad Ext3

  • 62. 
    Each track on a disk contains various segments called:
    • A. 

      Clusters

    • B. 

      Sectors

    • C. 

      Maps

    • D. 

      Bytes

  • 63. 
    The four system resources on a motherboard that the OS and processor use to interact with hardware are IRq lines, I/o address, memory addresses , and the following:
    • A. 

      DMA Channels

    • B. 

      Startup BIOS

    • C. 

      CMOS RAM

    • D. 

      PCI slots

  • 64. 
    What is the smallest unit of space on a disk for storing a file?
    • A. 

      Cluster

    • B. 

      Sector

    • C. 

      Byte

    • D. 

      Track

  • 65. 
    The following term defines a line of a motherboard bus that a hardware device or expansion slot can use to a signal the CPU that the device needs attention:
    • A. 

      I/O address

    • B. 

      IRQ number

    • C. 

      Memory address

    • D. 

      DMA channels

  • 66. 
    What is the name of the first directory table created when a logical drive is formatted?
    • A. 

      Init Directory

    • B. 

      Main Directory

    • C. 

      Root Directory

    • D. 

      Start Directory

  • 67. 
    The following term defines numbers assigned to hardware devices that software uses to send a command to a device.
    • A. 

      I/O address

    • B. 

      Memory addresses

    • C. 

      IRQ numbers

    • D. 

      DMA channels

  • 68. 
    The following term refers to numbers assigned to physical memory located either in RAM or ROM chips:
    • A. 

      IRQ numbers

    • B. 

      DMA channels

    • C. 

      I/O address

    • D. 

      Memory addresses

  • 69. 
    The following is a question you should ask when interviewing a user about a PC problem you are troubleshooting:
    • A. 

      What programs or software were you using?

    • B. 

      Why were you not using the company's antivirus software?

    • C. 

      Why were you not using a personal firewall program?

    • D. 

      Why did you move your computer across the room without authorization?

  • 70. 
    In the following mode, the CPU processes 32 bits of data at one time:
    • A. 

      Real Mode

    • B. 

      Long Mode

    • C. 

      Protected Mode

    • D. 

      Extended Mode

  • 71. 
    In the following mode, the CPU processes 64-bits of data at a time:
    • A. 

      Protected Mode

    • B. 

      Extended Mode

    • C. 

      Real Mode

    • D. 

      Long Mode

  • 72. 
    The following term means more than one program is working at the same time:
    • A. 

      Thread

    • B. 

      Serial computing

    • C. 

      Cluster tasking

    • D. 

      Multitasking

  • 73. 
    The following is an essential tool for PC troubleshooting and maintenance:
    • A. 

      Ground bracelet

    • B. 

      Cans of Compressed Air

    • C. 

      Cleaning solutions

    • D. 

      Needle-nose pliers

  • 74. 
    The following tool is used to pick up screw that has fallen into a place where hands and fingers can't reach:
    • A. 

      Torx screwdriver

    • B. 

      Needle-node pliers

    • C. 

      Flat-head screwdriver

    • D. 

      Extractor

  • 75. 
    The following tool is used to check the power supply output:
    • A. 

      Needle-nose plier

    • B. 

      Multimeter

    • C. 

      Flashlight

    • D. 

      AC outlet ground tester

  • 76. 
    The following tool can be used to remove jumpers and to hold objects in place while you screw them in:
    • A. 

      Needle-nose pliers

    • B. 

      Torx Screwdriver

    • C. 

      Extractor

    • D. 

      Chip Extractor

  • 77. 
    When maintaining or troubleshooting a PC, you should store unused parts in:
    • A. 

      Plastic bags

    • B. 

      Paper cups

    • C. 

      Antistatic bags

    • D. 

      Plastic Cups

  • 78. 
    The following is used to clean the contacts on expansion cards:
    • A. 

      Head cleaner

    • B. 

      Contact Cleaner

    • C. 

      Monitor wipes

    • D. 

      Optifix

  • 79. 
    The following item includes information such as physical data, toxicity, health effects, first aid, storage, disposal, and spill procedures for a chemical substance:
    • A. 

      Chemical Cleaner

    • B. 

      Chemical Sheet

    • C. 

      MSDS

    • D. 

      Cleaner Sheet

  • 80. 
    The following tool can be of great help to discover and report computer errors and conflicts at POST:
    • A. 

      POST diagnostic card

    • B. 

      LED expansion card

    • C. 

      Extractor

    • D. 

      Chip diagnostic card

  • 81. 
    The following type of plan can help prevent failures and reduce repair costs and downtime:
    • A. 

      Disaster recovery plan

    • B. 

      PC failure plan

    • C. 

      Network failure plan

    • D. 

      Preventive maintenance plan

  • 82. 
    The following is one of the items that you always need to back up from your computer:
    • A. 

      Installed applications

    • B. 

      Visited Web pages

    • C. 

      Email address list

    • D. 

      Pirated software

  • 83. 
    When you first set up a computer, you need to start the following to help with future maintenance and troubleshooting:
    • A. 

      Recovery CD

    • B. 

      Recovery DVD

    • C. 

      Setup CD

    • D. 

      Record Book

  • 84. 
    What is the tool that prevents hackers or malicious software from getting into your computer without your knowledge?
    • A. 

      Antivirus software

    • B. 

      Firewall

    • C. 

      Recovery CD

    • D. 

      Antispyware software

  • 85. 
    How often should you make sure air vents on a PC are clear?
    • A. 

      Monthly

    • B. 

      Yearly

    • C. 

      Every two years

    • D. 

      Once every five years

  • 86. 
    How often should you clean printers from dust and bits of paper?
    • A. 

      At least monthly

    • B. 

      Every six months

    • C. 

      Yearly

    • D. 

      Every two years

  • 87. 
    How often should you check that only authorized software is present on a computer?
    • A. 

      Monthly

    • B. 

      Every two months

    • C. 

      Yearly

    • D. 

      Every two years

  • 88. 
    The following is a general guideline when preparing to ship a computer:
    • A. 

      Keep the humidity guideline when preparing

    • B. 

      Keep temperature level high inside the box

    • C. 

      Back up the hard drive

    • D. 

      Keep the temperature level very low inside the box

  • 89. 
    The following is true when shipping a computer:
    • A. 

      Ship a notebook with the power turned on

    • B. 

      Remove any removable disks from the drives

    • C. 

      Keep humidity level high

    • D. 

      Keep the computer in a warm environment before shipping it.

  • 90. 
    The following is true when shipping a notebook computer:
    • A. 

      Remove the battery

    • B. 

      Ship the computer with the power turned on

    • C. 

      Keep all removable disks in the drives

    • D. 

      Keep all power cords connected to the computer

  • 91. 
    Consider purchasing the following when shipping a computer:
    • A. 

      A box that barely fits the computer

    • B. 

      A box that is twice as big as the computer

    • C. 

      A box that is four times as big as the computer

    • D. 

      Postal insurance

  • 92. 
    You should dispose of alkaline batteries in the following way:
    • A. 

      Dispose of them in the regular trash

    • B. 

      Burn them

    • C. 

      Bury them

    • D. 

      Smash them

  • 93. 
    The following is true when working inside a computer case:
    • A. 

      Stack boards on top of each other

    • B. 

      Always use a magnetized screwdriver

    • C. 

      Use a graphite pensil to change switch settings

    • D. 

      Don't stack boards on top of each other

  • 94. 
    The following is true when working inside a computer case:
    • A. 

      Always touch chips with a magnetized screwdriver

    • B. 

      Stack boards on top of each other

    • C. 

      Don't use graphite pencil to change DIP switch settings

    • D. 

      Always touch the inside of a computer that is turned on

  • 95. 
    Select from the options one of the two types of damage in an electronic components cased by ESD: (I'm not sure about the answer for this question... notify me for any suggestions... thanks!)
    • A. 

      Ground failure

    • B. 

      Bracelet failure

    • C. 

      Dissipate failure

    • D. 

      Upset failure

  • 96. 
    The following type of damage caused by ESD damages the component so that it does not perform well all the time:
    • A. 

      Bracelet failure

    • B. 

      Dissipate failure

    • C. 

      Upset failure

    • D. 

      Catastrophic failure

  • 97. 
    A ground bracelet is also called:
    • A. 

      Ground mat

    • B. 

      ESD bracelet

    • C. 

      Catastrophic bracelet

    • D. 

      Upset bracelet

  • 98. 
    The following tools dissipate ESD and are commonly used by bench technician:
    • A. 

      Magnetic screwdrivers

    • B. 

      Network cable tester

    • C. 

      AC outlet ground tester

    • D. 

      Ground mats

  • 99. 
    The following is true when working inside a PC monitor:
    • A. 

      You must be grounded

    • B. 

      You don't want to be grounded

    • C. 

      You must always use ground bracelets

    • D. 

      You must always use ESD bracelets

  • 100. 
    The following is true when working inside older AT cases:
    • A. 

      You don't want to be grounded

    • B. 

      They maintain high electrical charges

    • C. 

      Leaving the power cord plugged in helps to ground the case

    • D. 

      Catastrophic failures are more likely than upset failures

  • 101. 
    The following is true when working with ATX and BTX cases:
    • A. 

      You don't want to be grounded

    • B. 

      Residual power is still on even when the power is turned off

    • C. 

      Catastrophic failures are more likely than upset failures

    • D. 

      Leaving the power cord plugged in helps to ground the case

  • 102. 
    The following is an essential tool when taking apart a computer:
    • A. 

      Magnetic screwdriver

    • B. 

      Network cable tester

    • C. 

      Phillips - head screwdriver

    • D. 

      POST diagnostic card

  • 103. 
    The following is true when taking apart a computer:
    • A. 

      You always need to restore CMOS to its original state

    • B. 

      You don't need to back up important data on the hard drive

    • C. 

      Don't power down the system

    • D. 

      Put the computer on a table with plenty of room

  • 104. 
    The following is true when opening a computer case:
    • A. 

      All types of case panels have screws on the rear

    • B. 

      Some case panels don't use screws

    • C. 

      All types of case panels have screws on the front

    • D. 

      All types of case panels have screws on one side

  • 105. 
    The following is true when working jon a tower case:
    • A. 

      Lay it on its bottom so the motherboard is on the left

    • B. 

      Lay it on its bottom so the motherboard is on the right

    • C. 

      Lay it on its side so the motherboard is on the top

    • D. 

      Lay it on its side so the motherboard is on the bottom

  • 106. 
    Drives are connected to the motherboard using one of the following options:
    • A. 

      Serial ATA cables

    • B. 

      Power cords

    • C. 

      Grounded cables

    • D. 

      UTP cables

  • 107. 
    On a ribbon cable, a red color edge marks that side of the cable as the following:
    • A. 

      Power pin

    • B. 

      Ground pin

    • C. 

      Pin 0

    • D. 

      Pin 1

  • 108. 
    The following is true about nothced ribbon cables:
    • A. 

      Mark pin 1 with a red color

    • B. 

      Mark pin 34 with a red color

    • C. 

      Can be inserted in only one direction

    • D. 

      Can be inserted in both directions

  • 109. 
    The following is true about Serial ATA cables:
    • A. 

      Mark pin 1 using a blue color

    • B. 

      Can be connected in only one direction

    • C. 

      Mark pin 1 using a red color

    • D. 

      Mark pin 1 and pin 40 using a blue color

  • 110. 
    The following is true about the Molex connector:
    • A. 

      It can be connected in only one direction

    • B. 

      Marks pin 34 with a red color

    • C. 

      Marks pin 40 with a blue color

    • D. 

      Molex connector is a type of notched cable

  • 111. 
    What are the most expensive and most easily damaged parts of a computer system?
    • A. 

      Power supply and monitor

    • B. 

      Keyboard and mouse

    • C. 

      Motherboard and power supply

    • D. 

      Motherboard and processor

  • 112. 
    How many main power lines do older AT power supplies and motherbaords use?
    • A. 

      Only one

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      Five

  • 113. 
    The following is a question you should ask when interviewing a user about a PC problem you are troubleshooting:
    • A. 

      What programs or software were you using?

    • B. 

      Why were you not using the company's antivirus software?

    • C. 

      Why were you not using a personal firewall program?

    • D. 

      Why did you move your computer across the room without authorization?