Hardest Trivia Quiz On Computer Maintenance

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The A+ certification exam for high scholars’ is something that they fear a lot, and this is mainly because it’s their one shot at showing just how attentive they have been in class. The pretest below is designed to ease your tension by helping you remember what you know about computer maintenance. Give it a shot and see how well you will do. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Given the below color codes identify the color dedicated for a ground wire usually?
    • A. 

      Black

    • B. 

      Yellow

    • C. 

      Red

    • D. 

      Blue

  • 2. 
    How many pins do SCSI interfaces Have?
    • A. 

      40

    • B. 

      32

    • C. 

      50

    • D. 

      16

  • 3. 
    UART stands for ?
    • A. 

      Unwarrented asynchronous receptions/transmission

    • B. 

      Unused asynchronous receiver/transmitter

    • C. 

      Universal asynchronous receiver/transmitter

    • D. 

      Uninterreupted asynchronous reception/transmission

  • 4. 
    The basic unit of measurement of capacitor is ?
    • A. 

      Farads

    • B. 

      Volts

    • C. 

      Ohms

    • D. 

      Amperes

  • 5. 
    Cat 3 cabling is used with which of the following technologies?
    • A. 

      10base2

    • B. 

      10base5

    • C. 

      100baseT

    • D. 

      100base3

  • 6. 
    Which of the following statements correctly define flash memory?
    • A. 

      The replacing of the cpu to make the computer faster

    • B. 

      Increases the hard drives storage capacity

    • C. 

      A technique used increases computer cycles per second

    • D. 

      An ability to upgrade of the PC’s Bios without replacing hardware

  • 7. 
    If on a computer that has an existing HDD, you wish to connect another HDD, which of the following must you attend to before completing the physical connections
    • A. 

      Change the CD rom jumper settings

    • B. 

      Change the jumper setting on the second drive to slave

    • C. 

      Change all the storage device jumper settings to cable select

    • D. 

      Change jumper setting on the first HDD to slave

  • 8. 
    A user gets an output of totally blank pages from a printer after firing a print out to it.  Identify the cause.
    • A. 

      There is no power to the primary corona

    • B. 

      Malfunctioning transfer corona

    • C. 

      There is too much ink in the printer

    • D. 

      There is too much ink in the printer

  • 9. 
    A 2xx POST error code indicates a problem with:
    • A. 

      RAM or ROM

    • B. 

      Second adapter card

    • C. 

      System board

    • D. 

      CMOS battery

  • 10. 
    Which of the following types of storage devices can be used to configure hardware level RAIDs?
    • A. 

      IDE

    • B. 

      EIDE

    • C. 

      ST-506

    • D. 

      SCSI

  • 11. 
    A user complains that though she can hear system sounds from speaker, she cannot play any songs on her CD ROM.  She has all the necessary software and drivers installed. Identify the problem.
    • A. 

      The volume is turned down

    • B. 

      There is no MPC2 cable connecting her CD-ROM Drive to her sound card

    • C. 

      The speakers are turned off

    • D. 

      There is no CD insterted into the drive

  • 12. 
    Which of the following memory location in the BIOS has an instruction to begin the POST during the system start up?
    • A. 

      FFFF0h

    • B. 

      DCD0000

    • C. 

      FEEE0h

    • D. 

      FDD005

  • 13. 
    Choose the best statement that describes that stage in printing when an image is made permanent to paper?
    • A. 

      When a negative charge is applied to the paper to attract the toner to it.

    • B. 

      When pressure and heat are used to fix the toner to the page

    • C. 

      When toner is applied to the drum

    • D. 

      When the toner is transferred to the paper

  • 14. 
    Which of the following present day CPU’s use slot 1? Choose 3
    • A. 

      Pentium I, II, V

    • B. 

      Pentium II, Celeron, Pentium V

    • C. 

      Pentium III, II, I

    • D. 

      Celeron, Pentium II , Pentium III

  • 15. 
    Which of the following card types can slide into a cardbus slot of a laptop? Choose 2
    • A. 

      USB Cards, PCI Cards

    • B. 

      PCMCIA Cards, Cardbus

    • C. 

      PCI Cards, PCMCIA Cards

    • D. 

      Cardbus, USB cards

  • 16. 
    What is the throughput of an AGP 8X video card?
    • A. 

      533 MBps

    • B. 

      1 GBps

    • C. 

      264 MBps

    • D. 

      2.1 GBps

  • 17. 
    Which of the following will facilitate usage of SCSI devices on a mother board that has default IDE interfaces?
    • A. 

      Accurate CMOS configuration

    • B. 

      A SCSI host adapter

    • C. 

      RAM Upgrade

    • D. 

      BIOS Upgrade

  • 18. 
    You have purchased a computer running WIN 2000 with a power supply less than 200W.  Every time the system is powered on it keeps rebooting automatically.  What is the problem?  ATX main board two Pentium 4 – 1 GHz
    • A. 

      CPU

    • B. 

      Main Board

    • C. 

      PSU

    • D. 

      HDD

  • 19. 
    ID the correct cable type for a 100BaseT network.
    • A. 

      Cat2

    • B. 

      Cat5

    • C. 

      Cat3

    • D. 

      Cat6

  • 20. 
    A sound card typically uses which IRQ?
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      5

  • 21. 
    Which of the following is a power connector that is commonly found on an ATX system?
    • A. 

      P1

    • B. 

      P0

    • C. 

      P8

    • D. 

      P9

  • 22. 
    Pick the odd one out.
    • A. 

      PCI

    • B. 

      EISA

    • C. 

      MCA

    • D. 

      PCMCIA

  • 23. 
    What is the Distance limitation for 10BaseT Cable?
    • A. 

      180 Meters

    • B. 

      100 Meters

    • C. 

      500 Meters

    • D. 

      200 Meters

  • 24. 
    Which of the following contact pin packages do SIMMs appear in? Choose 2
    • A. 

      48, 30

    • B. 

      64, 48

    • C. 

      30, 48

    • D. 

      72, 30

  • 25. 
    How many devices can a USB support?
    • A. 

      No Limit

    • B. 

      72

    • C. 

      200

    • D. 

      127

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