Chapters 1 - 10

18 Questions | Total Attempts: 87

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IT Essentials Quizzes & Trivia

IT Essentials Quiz


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How many pins in a Floppy disk drive (FDD) connector
    • A. 

      40

    • B. 

      68

    • C. 

      34

    • D. 

      15

  • 2. 
    What should you use to clean an LCD screen.
    • A. 

      Isopropyl alcohol

    • B. 

      Handheld vacuum cleaner

    • C. 

      Compressed air

    • D. 

      Mild cleaning solution and water

  • 3. 
    Fire wire uses the IEEE............standard.
  • 4. 
    The minimum level of electrostatic discharge that a person can normally feel is 5 volts 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    A                 connector is used to connect the motherboard
  • 6. 
    A          shows icons of all files, folders, and applications on the computer. A pointing device, such as a mouse, is used to navigate a           desktop.
  • 7. 
    The key/s you would use in order to start windows XP in safe mode are
    • A. 

      F1

    • B. 

      Ctrl + Alt + Del

    • C. 

      F8

    • D. 

      Alt Gr + Del

    • E. 

      F9

  • 8. 
    What type of memory is used in laptops
    • A. 

      SODIMM

    • B. 

      RIMM

    • C. 

      DIMM

    • D. 

      SIMM

  • 9. 
    The most significant feature of a laptop is its                   .
  • 10. 
    Name two advantages of an impact printer.
    • A. 

      Has carbon copy printing capability

    • B. 

      Quiet

    • C. 

      Fast printing

    • D. 

      Uses inexpensive consumables

    • E. 

      Hi-resolution graphics

  • 11. 
    A printers speed is measured in             .
  • 12. 
    Which type of printer melts ink and spays it through a nozzle.
    • A. 

      Thermal

    • B. 

      Solid ink

    • C. 

      Ink jet

    • D. 

      Impact

  • 13. 
    Which method of data transfer allows information to be sent and received at the same time
    • A. 

      Full duplex

    • B. 

      Multiplex

    • C. 

      Simplex

    • D. 

      Half duplex

  • 14. 
    The quality of printing is measured in        .
  • 15. 
    How many pairs of wires are used in an RJ-45 connector
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      5

    • E. 

      6

  • 16. 
    The                topology connects all devices to eachother.
  • 17. 
    What is the most basic encrytion used in todays wireless neywork
    • A. 

      VPN

    • B. 

      SSL

    • C. 

      WEP

    • D. 

      WPA2

  • 18. 
    What is the recommended method of wireless encryption
    • A. 

      WEP

    • B. 

      WPA

    • C. 

      SSL

    • D. 

      PAP

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