Information Technology Quiz: Trivia Knowledge! Test

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Information Technology Quiz: Trivia Knowledge! Test

Information technology knowledge encompasses everything to do with inputting data, processing, and sharing of information. Some problems are faced with technology devices that might impair the computer, and IT specialists' functionality should fix all of them. This quiz tests out how well you understand what you would do as a specialist in different situations. Could you give it a go?


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

      Printer Online Standard Test

    • B. 

      Power On Self Test

    • C. 

      Power Off Standard Test

    • D. 

      Preffered Operating System Timing

  • 2. 
    A problem with parity error indicates a problem with:
    • A. 

      Hard Drive

    • B. 

      I/O Controller

    • C. 

      Power Supply

    • D. 

      Memory

  • 3. 
    WAN stands for____________
    • A. 

      Wide Area Network

    • B. 

      World Area Network

    • C. 

      Wide Artificial Network

    • D. 

      Wide Access Network

  • 4. 
    Which processor has a 32-bit Data Bus and a 24-bit Address Bus?
    • A. 

      80286

    • B. 

      80386DX

    • C. 

      80486SX

    • D. 

      80386SX

  • 5. 
    The ISA bus has what size Bus Width?
    • A. 

      16-bit

    • B. 

      8-bit

    • C. 

      8 MHz

    • D. 

      4.77 MHz

    • E. 

      24-bit

  • 6. 
    CD-ROMs typically hold 1000 megabytes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Hard drives can use the following interfaces?
    • A. 

      IDE

    • B. 

      Serial

    • C. 

      SCSI

    • D. 

      DB-15

  • 8. 
    What is the function of MSCDEX.EXE?
    • A. 

      A DOS CD-ROM driver

    • B. 

      Memory Management Program

    • C. 

      Loads Windows 3.11 into Upper Memory

    • D. 

      SCSI driver

  • 9. 
    Older BIOSs may need to be upgraded to support newer hard drives.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    How many devices can you connect to a typical SCSI adapter?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      7

    • C. 

      8

    • D. 

      2 Internal, 7 External

  • 11. 
    The best grounding for a conductive workbench is a:
    • A. 

      Computer Chassis

    • B. 

      12 V Battery

    • C. 

      Desk Leg

    • D. 

      AC Outlet

  • 12. 
    MCA has a maximum speed of:
    • A. 

      4.77 MHz

    • B. 

      8 MHz

    • C. 

      10 MHz

    • D. 

      12 MHz

  • 13. 
    DIP stands for:
    • A. 

      Developer Induction Printer

    • B. 

      Dual Inline Package

    • C. 

      Durable Iclonic Plastic

    • D. 

      Dual Independent Processors

  • 14. 
    Socket 0 CPUs are not upgradeable.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Which would provide the fastest access to video files?
    • A. 

      IDE

    • B. 

      EIDE

    • C. 

      SCSI

    • D. 

      Optical Drives

  • 16. 
    The maximum number of colors CGA will support is:
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      16

    • D. 

      256

  • 17. 
    The transfer corona uses this type of charge to attract toner to the paper.
    • A. 

      Positive

    • B. 

      Negative

    • C. 

      Electromagnetic

    • D. 

      ESD

  • 18. 
    A missing pin in a dot matrix printer is the most likely cause of light and uneven printing.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    A 3xx (xx are numbers) POST error code indicates a problem with:
    • A. 

      Hard drive

    • B. 

      Keyboard

    • C. 

      Monitor

    • D. 

      System board

    • E. 

      RAM

  • 20. 
    ESD is:
    • A. 

      Electronic Surge Device

    • B. 

      Ergonomic System Device

    • C. 

      Electronic System Display

    • D. 

      Electrostatic Discharge

  • 21. 
    Your system continuously reboots itself. Which of the following could be the problem? 
    • A. 

      Bad system board

    • B. 

      Bad Power Supply

    • C. 

      Faulty Adapter Card

    • D. 

      AC Power Faulty

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 22. 
    You have an existing hard drive on your IDE adapter. You are installing a second hard drive and want the first hard drive to still be the bootable hard drive. How should you configure the second hard drive?
    • A. 

      Master

    • B. 

      Beta

    • C. 

      Slave

    • D. 

      Secondary

  • 23. 
    What type of interface has the fastest data transfer?
    • A. 

      Parallel

    • B. 

      Serial

    • C. 

      DirectCPU Bus

    • D. 

      SCSI

    • E. 

      IDE

  • 24. 
    The laser printer has 6 steps it follows to print.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Your system boots up but you don't hear a beep, which part should you check first?
    • A. 

      RAM

    • B. 

      System Board

    • C. 

      CPU

    • D. 

      Speaker