Desktop Engineer Talent Examination

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Desktop Engineer Talent Examination

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 following

  • 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.

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