Barrister Combo PC/Printer Aptitude Test

23 Questions | Total Attempts: 312

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Aptitude Quizzes & Trivia

This test is to be taken so we may ascertain your level of knowedlge concerning PC's and Printers before allowing you to accept service calls.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How many different voltage rails are used in an ATX power supply?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      0

  • 2. 
    What networking protocol is used to access the Internet?
    • A. 

      TCP-IP

    • B. 

      HTTP

    • C. 

      HTTPS

    • D. 

      802.11

  • 3. 
    A computer using onboard VGA ports for video will power up, but won't display video. What should be replaced first?
    • A. 

      CPU

    • B. 

      Fan

    • C. 

      Heatsink

    • D. 

      Motherboard

    • E. 

      Other

  • 4. 
    A computer will power up, but emits a steady beeping with no long or short beeps. What is the most likley cause?
    • A. 

      Faulty power supply

    • B. 

      Bad video card

    • C. 

      Faulty ram

    • D. 

      Faulty CPU

  • 5. 
    A user can check their email, but can't access the Internet. is the ethernet card faulty?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 6. 
    What is the difference between RAID 0 and RAID 1?
  • 7. 
    After replacing a motherboard the system will power up, but fails to display video. What should be done first?
    • A. 

      Clear the CMOS

    • B. 

      Barebone the system

    • C. 

      Unplug the unit

    • D. 

      Other

  • 8. 
    How do you test a power supply without a multimeter?
    • A. 

      Connect the red wire to any black wire

    • B. 

      Use a paperclip

    • C. 

      Connect the green wire to any black wire

    • D. 

      Other

  • 9. 
    A laptop screen will display video but it is extremely dark. Attempting to increase the brightness has no effect. What is the most likely cause?
    • A. 

      Faulty backlight on the screen

    • B. 

      Display brightness

    • C. 

      Video drivers

    • D. 

      Other

  • 10. 
    A computer will power up and boot, but shuts itself off after a few minutes. You cannot power up the computer again for several minutes. After waiting 5 minutes you are able to power the computer back on again, but after a few minutes it shuts itself off again. What is the most likely cause?
    • A. 

      Bad heat sink

    • B. 

      Faulty CPU fan

    • C. 

      Bad CPU

    • D. 

      Virus

  • 11. 
    A computer is constantly encountering blue screen errors. Re-installing the operating system has no effect. What is the most likely cause?
    • A. 

      Faulty RAM Memory

    • B. 

      Bad CPU

    • C. 

      Video Card

    • D. 

      Other

  • 12. 
    A faulty PCI modem card will prevent a computer from booting up.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    A regular household vacuum can be used to clean up loose toner.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    The output from a printer is fading evenly and is getting lighter with every print. What is the most likely cause?
    • A. 

      Bad charge roller

    • B. 

      Low toner

    • C. 

      Bad power supply

    • D. 

      Bad main drive assembly

  • 15. 
    What writes the image to the image drum?
    • A. 

      LED

    • B. 

      LASER

    • C. 

      LAMP

    • D. 

      Other

  • 16. 
    The printer will create a document of acceptable print quality, but the wording comes out as garbage characters. What is the most likely cuase?
    • A. 

      Bad DC controller

    • B. 

      Bad driver

    • C. 

      Customer Error

    • D. 

      Bad power supply

  • 17. 
    If your printer is using a parallel port, what is it most likely named?
    • A. 

      USB1

    • B. 

      LPT2

    • C. 

      LPT1

    • D. 

      Parallel

  • 18. 
    A printer will produce an image, but it smears when touched. What is the most likely cause?
    • A. 

      Web Wipe

    • B. 

      Laser

    • C. 

      Toner

    • D. 

      Fuser

  • 19. 
    What charges the paper in preparation of transferring the image to the paper?
    • A. 

      Transfer corona wire/Transfer Roller

    • B. 

      Power Supply

    • C. 

      Laser

    • D. 

      Charge Roller

  • 20. 
    What removes excess toner from the image drum?
    • A. 

      Cleaning blade

    • B. 

      Web wipe

  • 21. 
    What component clears the image from the image drum after it has printed?
    • A. 

      Toner

    • B. 

      Fuser

    • C. 

      Transfer Roller

    • D. 

      Erase Lamp

  • 22. 
    A laser printer fusing assembly can be as hot as 150 degress or more.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    A computer will not boot. Reinstalling the operating system has no effect. What are the most likely choices? ( choose 2)
    • A. 

      Bad Processor

    • B. 

      Bad Hard Drive

    • C. 

      Bad OS disks

    • D. 

      Other