ESD Precautions Course

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 55

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ESD Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does ESD stand for?
    • A. 

      A. electronic surveillance device


    • B. 

      B. electric shock damage

    • C. 

      C. electrostatic discharge

    • D. 

      D. electronic software distribution

  • 2. 
    ESD can damage a computer by:

    • A. 

      A. decalibrating the CRT


    • B. 

      B. damaging sensitive chips

    • C. 

      C. starting a fire in the enclosure

    • D. 

      D. damaging the laser in the optical drive

  • 3. 
    Do NOT wear a grounded wrist strap when you:
    • A. 

      A. discharge a CRT

    • B. 

      B. handle a logic board

    • C. 

      C. open a computer case

    • D. 

      D. work at a customer site

  • 4. 
    To reduce the risk of ESD damage, handle all circuit boards by the _________________.
    • A. 

      A. pins


    • B. 

      B. body

    • C. 

      C. edges


    • D. 

      D. connectors

    • E. 

      E. exposed circuitry


  • 5. 
    To reduce the risk of ESD damage,

    • A. 

      A. ground yourself

    • B. 

      B. make sure the equipment is on


    • C. 

      C. keep the equipment on a metal surface

    • D. 

      D. touch the equipment to plastic

  • 6. 
    To reduce the risk of ESD damage, do not touch anyone who is working on:

    • A. 

      A. a CRT


    • B. 

      B. an expansion bay


    • C. 

      C. a photo conductor assembly


    • D. 

      D. a circuit board

  • 7. 
    To reduce the risk of ESD damage, use static-shielding _____.
    • A. 

      A. mats


    • B. 

      B. bags


    • C. 

      C. clips


    • D. 

      D. straps

  • 8. 
    There are four basic pieces of equipment needed to reduce the risk of damage from ESD. Which one of the following is NOT one of the four?

    • A. 

      A. grounded mat


    • B. 

      B. wrist strap


    • C. 

      C. plastic storage bags

    • D. 

      D. ground cord with alligator clips


    • E. 

      E. ground polarity tester


  • 9. 
    ESD-preventive equipment reduces the risk of damage from ESD by:
    • A. 

      A. eliminating electrostatic charge

    • B. 

      B. storing electrostatic charge


    • C. 

      C. dispersing electrostatic charge

    • D. 

      D. increasing electrostatic charge

  • 10. 
    Which THREE of the following should you keep away from an ESD-safe workbench?
    • A. 

      A. plastics


    • B. 

      B. polyester clothing


    • C. 

      C. foam rubber

    • D. 

      D. Styrofoam

    • E. 

      E. ion generator

    • F. 

      F. alligator clips