Desktop Engineer Talent Examination

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Desktop Engineer Talent Examination

A Desktop Engineer is a person who is an expert in solving and troubleshooting technical issues for computer users. It may be a software or hardware issue for which a Desktop Engineer is supposed to provide a solution and diagnose the computer. This quiz has been designed for engineers and learners to test their knowledge and technical skills about troubleshooting issues related to computer. Read the questions carefully and answer. So, let's try out the quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A customer just installed a new CD-RW. The system was working fine before the installation, but now the CD-RW does not work. What should you suggest that the customer should do?
    • A. 

      Flash or upgrade the BIOS

    • B. 

      Check the CONFIG.SYS setup

    • C. 

      Add the CD-RW in the device manager

    • D. 

      Check the jumper settings on the CD-RW

  • 2. 
    Which type of motherboard standard accepts the 5 pin DIN keyboard connector? (Choose two)
    • A. 

      AT

    • B. 

      XT

    • C. 

      LT

    • D. 

      ATX

  • 3. 
    Which processor introduced renaming of a register feature, was ?
    • A. 

      AMD K4

    • B. 

      AMD K6

    • C. 

      Intel Pentium IV

    • D. 

      Intel Pentium Pro

    • E. 

      None of the followng

  • 4. 
    The External CACHE was supported by which processor for the first time?
    • A. 

      Inpel Pentium II

    • B. 

      Intel Pentium IV

    • C. 

      Intel Pentium III

    • D. 

      Intel Pentium Pro

  • 5. 
    Name the slot which was manufactured by GANG of Nine?
    • A. 

      PCI

    • B. 

      PCIE

    • C. 

      AGP

    • D. 

      ISA

    • E. 

      EISA

  • 6. 
    The FATAL memory problem occurred, the problem is associated with which device?
    • A. 

      RAM

    • B. 

      CMOS

    • C. 

      Hard Drive

    • D. 

      CD ROM

    • E. 

      Connecting a serial mouse with the power on.

  • 7. 
     You just installed a Pentium II 800-MHz chip. When you booted up your computer, it only recognized 400-MHz chip. What could be the problem?
    • A. 

      Only half of the chip is installed into the socket.

    • B. 

      The jumper settings on the chip are not correct.

    • C. 

      You do not have enough space on your hard drive.

    • D. 

      The BIOS setting is not reflecting a multi-speed

  • 8. 
    Your customer calls and reports that her computer shuts down and reboots on its own. What is one possible cause?
    • A. 

      The BIOS is set to reboot automatically every day.

    • B. 

      Her external SCSI CD-RW is using too much power.

    • C. 

      The CMOS is configured to cycle power at a certain time

    • D. 

      The power supply is not providing enough power to the system.

  • 9. 
    Recently we face a problem when the printer was online and it was also working properly but even we were unable to take a print out, what was the possible cause? (choose two)
    • A. 

      The printur was turn off

    • B. 

      The printer was suffering with paper jam

    • C. 

      Driver was not installed

    • D. 

      Printer was deleted

  • 10. 
    A hard drive has a partion which is having less space then 2 GB which file system it will support ?
    • A. 

      FAT 16

    • B. 

      FAT 32

    • C. 

      NTFS

    • D. 

      ANY ONE

  • 11. 
    Which of the following file contain Operating system entries?
    • A. 

      Msconfig

    • B. 

      Autoexec.bat

    • C. 

      Autoexec.sys

    • D. 

      Boot.ini

    • E. 

      Msdos.com

  • 12. 
    The command which is used to access System Information is?
    • A. 

      Sysinfo.32

    • B. 

      Wininconfig

    • C. 

      Compmgmt

    • D. 

      Msinfo32

  • 13. 
    What does the BIOS do when a plug and play card is installed?
    • A. 

      Looks for the manufacturer of the card.

    • B. 

      Checks the processor ID for compliance.

    • C. 

      Disables the other cards until the new card is installed.

    • D. 

      Consults the ESCD to determine which system resources are available and needed for the card.

  • 14. 
    Which electrical component holds the charge even when no voltage is being replied?
    • A. 

      Resistor

    • B. 

      Terminator

    • C. 

      Flip Flop

    • D. 

      Capacitor

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 15. 
    CD-ROM is made up of which metal?
    • A. 

      Iron Oxide

    • B. 

      Zink Oxide

    • C. 

      Alluminium Peroxide

    • D. 

      Reflective Material

  • 16. 
    The ECC Add ........ bit information to protect 32-bit word?
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      7

    • D. 

      8

  • 17. 
    The processor which is used to control the Traffic Light signalling system is?
    • A. 

      8080

    • B. 

      8008

    • C. 

      PIII 333

    • D. 

      PIII 800

    • E. 

      AMD Athlon

  • 18. 
    What must you do after attaching a new SATA Hard Drive?
    • A. 

      Select a unique ID

    • B. 

      Set the termination jumpers

    • C. 

      Set the master/slave jumper

    • D. 

      Ensure proper cable orientation

    • E. 

      Do nothing it will be auto configure

  • 19. 
    The default video pixel size of SVGA is?
    • A. 

      400 X 600

    • B. 

      800 X 600

    • C. 

      1024 X768

    • D. 

      1200 X 1024

  • 20. 
    What would a failed processor fan most likely cause? (Choose two)
    • A. 

      CPU damage

    • B. 

      System lockups

    • C. 

      Hard drive failure

    • D. 

      Floppy drive failure

    • E. 

      CD-ROM drive failure

  • 21. 
    The DIN-6 consumes?
    • A. 

      12 V

    • B. 

      3.3 V

    • C. 

      5 V

    • D. 

      Any of the above

  • 22. 
    The first 32-bit processor was?
    • A. 

      80286

    • B. 

      80386

    • C. 

      80486

    • D. 

      Intel Pentium Pro

  • 23. 
    Which ports are most often used to connect a digital camera to a computer? (Choose two)
    • A. 

      USB Port

    • B. 

      SCSI Port

    • C. 

      PS/2 Port

    • D. 

      Parallel Port

    • E. 

      RS-232 Port

  • 24. 
    The Chip which store all the IRQs value is known as?
    • A. 

      CMOS Chip

    • B. 

      BIOS Chip

    • C. 

      PCI Chip

    • D. 

      PIC Chip

  • 25. 
    What is the first step in diagnosing a completely dead computer that was working fine the day before?
    • A. 

      Test the power supply.

    • B. 

      Replace the CMOS battery.

    • C. 

      Check the AC outlet for voltage.

    • D. 

      Reseat the hard drive cable controller.