BIOS And CMOS Troubleshooting Quiz! Trivia Questions!

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BIOS And CMOS Troubleshooting Quiz! Trivia Questions!

Do you understand the difference between BIOS and CMOS? Do you think you can pass this quiz? BIOS and CMOS's main difference is that the BIOS is firmware that performs hardware initiation when booting up the computer and delivers runtime services for OS and other programs. Simultaneously, CMOS is a special memory chip that stores and preserves the BIOS configuration settings. Take this quiz and learn more about BIOS and CMOS.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What do you think is the Bios and Cmos for?
    • A. 

      For modifying the Boot Order process and different underlying settings

    • B. 

      To Modify the overall performance of the computer.

    • C. 

      For increased power output.

    • D. 

      To manage computer connections and maintain proper function.

  • 2. 
    What is the preferred way to install an Operating System in a new computer that you built?
    • A. 

      Put the disc in and make it happen.

    • B. 

      Install a floppy in the floppy drive and boot from it

    • C. 

      Install an OS disc and boot from the disc (eg) Windows XP

    • D. 

      Clone a previous hard drive to the new computer.

  • 3. 
    What is the best way to approach a computer problem?
    • A. 

      Begin by informing the person reporting the problem that he is the cause of the problem.

    • B. 

      Use logic to rule out the symptoms and reach the best possible solution.

    • C. 

      Use a diagnostic tool that will solve the problem for you.

    • D. 

      Reinstall windows or the OS previously on the system

  • 4. 
    What is your understanding of IRQ's?
  • 5. 
    What is plug and play in a windows environment?
  • 6. 
    What is a preventive measure that you can take to keep your computer in good shape?
  • 7. 
    What is a resource that you can use to solve computer problems?
  • 8. 
    In your words please explain one reason why any tech would want to modify the Cmos of the computer.
    • A. 

      Change the boot order

    • B. 

      Change setting for components

    • C. 

      Change date time

    • D. 

      View memory

    • E. 

      All of the above

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