Barrister Printer Aptitude Test

32 Questions | Total Attempts: 609

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Aptitude Quizzes & Trivia

This test is to ascertain the knowledgeability of our printer technciains before we allow them to accept work orders from us and go to our customer's site.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the purpose of a fuser?
    • A. 

      To transfer toner to the page of a print

    • B. 

      To apply heat to fuse the iron in the toner to the page

    • C. 

      To write an image to the printed page

    • D. 

      To apply pressure to the page so that an image can be written

  • 2. 
    The surface on which the picture of the page is drawn with an electromagnetic charge is the ___________.
  • 3. 
    Most laser printers have two or more connection interfaces. These include:
    • A. 

      Parallel

    • B. 

      IEEE 1394 or wired Ethernet network connections

    • C. 

      USB

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    Why are dot matrix printers still in use today?
    • A. 

      They are quiet

    • B. 

      They are often used for strictly data processing applications

    • C. 

      They are useful for printing multipart forms

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    The primary corona applies a -600V charge to the drum during which step of the printing process?
    • A. 

      Charging

    • B. 

      Writing

    • C. 

      Developing

    • D. 

      Transferring

  • 6. 
    Inkjet printers, also known as ink dispersion printing technology, produces images by forsing ink through tiny nozzles and onto the paper.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    If nothing prints on your inkjet printer, first ensure the jobs are getting to the print queue in Windows. If the jobs are listed, which of the following are reasons you might not get any output when you try to print?
    • A. 

      Printer is not on

    • B. 

      Printer is not connected via the interface cable

    • C. 

      Ink cartridges are empty or clogged

    • D. 

      Printer isn't configured for the correct interface

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    During which step of the printing process do temperatures reach 350 degress Fahrenheit?
  • 9. 
    Some sources place the cleaning step at the beginning of the process and others place it at the end. Either way what is accomplished in this step? (2 Answers)
    • A. 

      A rubber blade clears the excess toner from the drum

    • B. 

      A roller or corona wire removes the charge from the drum

    • C. 

      The fuser assembly clears excess toner from the rollers

    • D. 

      The transfer roller is charged positively and removes excess toner from the paper

    • E. 

      Tthe laser scanner scans the paper to remove excess toner

  • 10. 
    If your laser printer is printing entirely black pages, what is the problem?
    • A. 

      The fuser assembly is overheating

    • B. 

      Faulty toner cartridge

    • C. 

      Drum is not being charged

    • D. 

      The high voltage power supply is faulty

  • 11. 
    A continuous mark on your printed pages is usually the result of _________?
    • A. 

      Toner Streaks

    • B. 

      HVPS Problem

    • C. 

      Scratched Drum

    • D. 

      Dirty Rollers

  • 12. 
    Most garbage prints are the result of using ___________?
    • A. 

      Obsolete Firmware

    • B. 

      Old Toner Cartridges

    • C. 

      Incorrect Drivers

    • D. 

      Incorrect Print Settings

  • 13. 
    How many distinct print steps are there in the laser printing process?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      6

  • 14. 
    What is the first step in the electrophotographic print process?
  • 15. 
    What is the second step in the electrophtographic print process?
  • 16. 
    What is the third step in the electrophtographic print process?
    • A. 

      Developing

    • B. 

      Writing

    • C. 

      Cleaning

    • D. 

      Fusing

    • E. 

      Transferring

  • 17. 
    What is the fourth step in the electrophtographic print process?
  • 18. 
    What is the fifth step in the electrophtographic print process?
    • A. 

      Fusing

    • B. 

      Transferring

    • C. 

      Cleaning

    • D. 

      Writing

    • E. 

      Charging

  • 19. 
    What is the sixth step in the electrophtographic print process?
  • 20. 
    Bob is taking up digital photography and he wants a printer that enables him to print his photos with the best results. What printer would you recommend?
    • A. 

      Dot Matrix

    • B. 

      Laser

    • C. 

      Dye Sublimation

    • D. 

      Impact

  • 21. 
    What printer PORT do most printers use today?
    • A. 

      Serial

    • B. 

      Parallel

    • C. 

      USB

    • D. 

      Firewire

  • 22. 
    Thermal wax printers use _______ to put the image onto the paper?
    • A. 

      Laser

    • B. 

      Thermal

    • C. 

      Wax

    • D. 

      Fuse

  • 23. 
    Which type of printer can produce continuous tone?
    • A. 

      Impact

    • B. 

      Ink Jet

    • C. 

      Dye Sublimation

    • D. 

      Direct Thermal

  • 24. 
    Which of the following about laser printers is true?
    • A. 

      Laser printers do not print color

    • B. 

      All laser printers use lasers

    • C. 

      A transfer corona can be cleaned with a cotton swab and alcohol

    • D. 

      Replacing the toner cartridge when a laser printer is powered on can be dangerous

  • 25. 
    What connectors are on the ends of an IEEE 1284 parallel printer cable? (Choose two)
    • A. 

      DB 25

    • B. 

      DB 36

    • C. 

      25 pin Centronics

    • D. 

      36 pin Centronics