General Awareness: Technology And You Set 2

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  • 1. 
    What frequency range is the High Frequency band?
    • A. 

      100 kHz

    • B. 

      1 GHz

    • C. 

      30 to 300 MHz

    • D. 

      3 to 30 MHz

  • 2. 
    The first step to getting output from a laser is to excite an active medium. What is this process called?
    • A. 

      Pumping

    • B. 

      Exciting

    • C. 

      Priming

    • D. 

      Raising

  • 3. 
    What is the relationship between resistivity r and conductivity s?
    • A. 

      R = s2

    • B. 

      R = s

    • C. 

      R > s

    • D. 

      R = 1/s

  • 4. 
    Which motor is NOT suitable for use as a DC machine?
    • A. 

      Permanent magnet motor

    • B. 

      Series motor

    • C. 

      Squirrel cage motor

    • D. 

      Synchronous motor

  • 5. 
    A given signal's second harmonic is twice the given signal's __________ frequency...?
    • A. 

      Fourier

    • B. 

      Foundation

    • C. 

      Fundamental

    • D. 

      Field

  • 6. 
    In which year was MIDI(dress) introduced?
    • A. 

      1987

    • B. 

      1983

    • C. 

      1973

    • D. 

      1977

  • 7. 
    What does the term PLC stand for?
    • A. 

      Programmable Lift Computer

    • B. 

      Program List Control

    • C. 

      Programmable Logic Controller

    • D. 

      Piezo Lamp Connector

  • 8. 
    When measuring the characteristics of a small-signal amplifier, say for a radio receiver, one might be concerned with its "Noise..."?
    • A. 

      Fundamental

    • B. 

      Fall

    • C. 

      Force

    • D. 

      Figure

  • 9. 
    'DB' computer abbreviation usually means ?
    • A. 

      Database

    • B. 

      Double Byte

    • C. 

      Data Block

    • D. 

      Driver Boot

  • 10. 
    '.INI' extension refers usually to what kind of file?
    • A. 

      Image file

    • B. 

      System file

    • C. 

      Hypertext related file

    • D. 

      Image Color Matching Profile file

  • 11. 
    The sampling rate, (how many samples per second are stored) for a CD is...?
    • A. 

      48.4 kHz

    • B. 

      22,050 Hz

    • C. 

      44.1 kHz

    • D. 

      48 kHz

  • 12. 
    Who created Pretty Good Privacy (PGP)?
    • A. 

      Paul Zimmerman

    • B. 

      Tim Berners-Lee

    • C. 

      Marc Andreessen

    • D. 

      Ken Thompson

  • 13. 
    What do we call a network whose elements may be separated by some distance? It usually involves two or more small networks and dedicated high-speed telephone lines.
    • A. 

      URL (Universal Resource Locator)

    • B. 

      LAN (Local Area Network)

    • C. 

      WAN (Wide Area Network)

    • D. 

      World Wide Web

  • 14. 
    After the first photons of light are produced, which process is responsible for amplification of the light? 
    • A. 

      Blackbody radiation

    • B. 

      Stimulated emission

    • C. 

      Planck’s radiation

    • D. 

      Einstein oscillation

  • 15. 
    Which is NOT an acceptable method of distributing small power outlets throughout an open plan office area?
    • A. 

      Power Poles

    • B. 

      Power Skirting

    • C. 

      Flush Floor Ducting

    • D. 

      Extension Cords

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