Chapter 3 IT Essentials

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Chapter 3 Quiz


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  • 1. 
    A technician is installing a new power supply in a computer. Which type of power connector should be used to connect wa CD-ROM
    • A. 

      Berg

    • B. 

      Mini-Molex

    • C. 

      Molex

    • D. 

      20-pin ATX connector

  • 2. 
    A technician is installing a new power supply in a computer. Which type of power connector should be used to connect to an ATX motherboard?
    • A. 

      Berg

    • B. 

      Mini - Molex

    • C. 

      Molex

    • D. 

      20-pin connector

  • 3. 
    When a technician installs a new CPU, what will help maintain even contact and heat distribuition between the CPU and heat sink?
    • A. 

      Silicon spray

    • B. 

      Graphite Paste

    • C. 

      Glue

    • D. 

      Thermal Compound

  • 4. 
    When installing a CPU in a ZIF socket, how should the technician align the pins to avoid damage?
    • A. 

      Pin 1 is always aligned with the corner opposite the base of the lever

    • B. 

      Pin 1 on the CPU is aligned with Pin 1 on the ZIF socket

    • C. 

      Pin 1 is aligned with the corner closest to the memory

    • D. 

      The removed corner of the CPU is always aligned with the corner opposite Pin 1

  • 5. 
    A technician is installing additional memory in a computer. How can the technician guarantee that the memory is correctly aligned?
    • A. 

      The label on the memory module should always face the CPU

    • B. 

      A notch in the memory module should be aligned with a notch in the memory slot.

    • C. 

      The arrows on the memory module should be aligned with the arrows on the motherboard slot

    • D. 

      All memory and motherboard slots are colour-coded, with one red end and one blue end

  • 6. 
    When mounting a motherboard in a computer case, what does the technician use to prevent the motherboard from touching the bottom off the case
    • A. 

      Standoffs

    • B. 

      Jelly Babies

    • C. 

      Jelly babies

    • D. 

      Jelly babies

  • 7. 
    When installing a adapter card in a computer, how should a technician properly secure the card?
    • A. 

      Install the card, and attach it to the expansion slot using thermal paste

    • B. 

      Install the card, and attach it to the motherboard using thermal pads

    • C. 

      Install the card, and secure it using metal retaining clips located on the expansion slots

    • D. 

      Install the card, and secure it to the case with a screw

  • 8. 
    Which two connectors are used to connect external peripherals
    • A. 

      EIDE

    • B. 

      Molex

    • C. 

      PATA

    • D. 

      PS/2

    • E. 

      USB

  • 9. 
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