Apple Hardware Exam: Trivia Quiz!

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Apple Hardware Exam: Trivia Quiz!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which THREE of the following constitute a basic computer system?
    • A. 

      USB printer

    • B. 

      Monitor

    • C. 

      Cpu

    • D. 

      Firewire hard drive

    • E. 

      Slots

    • F. 

      Keyboard and mouse or trackpad

  • 2. 
    When any Mac goes into sleep mode the first thing that happens is
    • A. 

      The backlit keyboard loses illumination ATA

    • B. 

      The microprocessor goes into a low-power mode

    • C. 

      The hard drive spins down

  • 3. 
    Once the hard drive has gone through the startup process and is running, you can open a window instantly using:
    • A. 

      Cache memory

    • B. 

      Ram memory

    • C. 

      Rom memory

  • 4. 
    How can customers obtain software from Apple?
  • 5. 
    How does apple release new versions of software?
    • A. 

      Reference

    • B. 

      Upgrade

    • C. 

      Update

    • D. 

      Install

    • E. 

      Preinstall

  • 6. 
    What stores the instructions for initiating the boot sequencing?
  • 7. 
    Fill in the blanks: FireWire _____________ is faster than USB at transferring digital data
  • 8. 
    What is missing: Cheetah, Puma, Jaguar Tiger, Leopard- and Snow Leopard
  • 9. 
    You are replacing a customer’s drive. Which of the following requires a parallel ATA replacement?
    • A. 

      PowerMac G5

    • B. 

      Macpro

    • C. 

      Powermac G4

  • 10. 
    What might be the consequences of trying to use Full Duplex communication in a shared Ethernet Segment? Don't use punctuation. Just words.
  • 11. 
    Most Apple products provide either FireWire 400. or both FireWire 400 ( ____ Megabits per second, 4 and __ pin connectors) and FireWire 800 (800 Megabits per second, __ pin connector). FireWire 800 is____________compatible and allows the connection of a FireWire 400_____________.
  • 12. 
    Target Disk mode has two primary uses:
    • A. 

      High speed data transfer

    • B. 

      Disk cloning

    • C. 

      Diagnosis of bad HDD

  • 13. 
    Optical digital audio in and out ports are known as:
    • A. 

      Torline ports

    • B. 

      Toslink ports

    • C. 

      Trolink ports

  • 14. 
    Some peripherals work with the slower USB data-transfer rate of 12 Mbit/s. These include:
    • A. 

      Scanner

    • B. 

      Flashcard reader

    • C. 

      Dvd drive

    • D. 

      Digital Cameras

    • E. 

      CDrom

  • 15. 
    Which is true?
    • A. 

      USB devices use two types of plugs, Type A and Type B. The Type A plug is dome-shaped and connects to the host computer or a downstream hub. The Type B plug, which is flat, connects upstream to the USB device.

    • B. 

      USB devices use two types of plugs, Type A and Type B. The Type A plug is flat and connects to the host computer or an upstream hub. The Type B plug, which is somewhat house-shaped, connects downstream to the USB device.

  • 16. 
    The _____ allows you to set up multiple monitors.
  • 17. 
    The display system preference lets you set up multiple monitors in two ways. ____ and ____
  • 18. 
    ______________offers low power consumption but has a reduced range when compared to AirPort/AirPort Extreme.
  • 19. 
    Name two Macs on which you can reset the PMU without opening the system and one that requires opening the system.
  • 20. 
    ALS(_____________________) governs the illumination of the backlit keyboard and the brightness of the screen.
  • 21. 
    Which type of compression removes some non-redundant content from the original, which results in reduced quality of the compressed file?
    • A. 

      Lossy

    • B. 

      Lossless

  • 22. 
    Apple-developed CUPS (___________________) is a cross-platform, portable printing software layer for UNIX-based operating systems.
  • 23. 
    Open Firmware Access - You can start up into Open Firmware by holding down:
    • A. 

      Command-Option-f-4

    • B. 

      Command-Option-o-f

    • C. 

      Command-Option

  • 24. 
    The counterpart to Open Firmware for Intel Macs is:
    • A. 

      MFI

    • B. 

      EFI

    • C. 

      EFO

  • 25. 
    With the introduction of the Mac mini model with an optional DVD+/-RW/CD-RW SuperDrive, Apple now supports ___________________discs of both + and - types.
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