IT A + Essentials For The 601 Exam

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  • 1. 
    What is the most common motherboard used today?
    • A. 

      BTX

    • B. 

      ATX

    • C. 

      NLX

    • D. 

      SLX

  • 2. 
    All of the following can upgrade to Windows XP, apart from?
    • A. 

      Windows 98

    • B. 

      Windows 2000 pro

    • C. 

      Windows 95

    • D. 

      Windows Me

  • 3. 
    What printer supports multipart paper forms?
    • A. 

      Solid Ink

    • B. 

      Dot-matrix

    • C. 

      Laser

    • D. 

      Inkjet

  • 4. 
    Which of these are fiber optic cables? 
    • A. 

      ST

    • B. 

      VGA

    • C. 

      SCS

    • D. 

      SC

    • E. 

      ED

  • 5. 
    Which of these ISNT a common video resolution?
    • A. 

      1024 x768

    • B. 

      800 x 600

    • C. 

      640 x 480

    • D. 

      1200 x 1000

  • 6. 
    Ricardo is about to use a chemical he's never used before, what document should be read first?
    • A. 

      NTFS

    • B. 

      MTFS

    • C. 

      MSDS

    • D. 

      NSDS

  • 7. 
    Why should you wear an anti-static wrist strap, when working inside a PC?
    • A. 

      To protect You from ESD

    • B. 

      To protect the CPU from ESD

    • C. 

      To stop static

    • D. 

      So you dont get electrocuted

  • 8. 
    Which of these slots is used for Video?
    • A. 

      PCI

    • B. 

      ISA

    • C. 

      AGP

    • D. 

      RES

  • 9. 
    Which of these is NOT a virus type? 
    • A. 

      Trojan

    • B. 

      Spider

    • C. 

      Bug

    • D. 

      Mouse

  • 10. 
    What does STP stand for?
    • A. 

      Standard Termination point

    • B. 

      Shielded Twisted pair

    • C. 

      Standard twisted pair

    • D. 

      Shielded termination point

  • 11. 
    What is always the last step in the troubleshooting process?
    • A. 

      Shake hands

    • B. 

      Leave for next job

    • C. 

      Call your supervisor

    • D. 

      Document Results and work done

  • 12. 
    What method of communication,must you use when dealing with customers?
    • A. 

      Aggressive

    • B. 

      Assertive

    • C. 

      Passive

    • D. 

      Sensible

  • 13. 
    Which of these is NOT an APM power management setting?
    • A. 

      APM ENABLED

    • B. 

      APM STANDBY

    • C. 

      APM SHUT DOWN

    • D. 

      APM SUSPEND

  • 14. 
    Which of these battery types is the most toxic,and should be disposed of carefully?
    • A. 

      NI-CD

    • B. 

      NI MH

    • C. 

      LI-ION

    • D. 

      LI-NI

  • 15. 
    What part of the laser printer applies  a POSITIVE charge to the paper,that attracts the toner particles to it?
    • A. 

      Primary Corona

    • B. 

      Transfer Corona

    • C. 

      Drum

    • D. 

      Fuser

  • 16. 
    Which of these is NOT a file system ?
    • A. 

      NTFS

    • B. 

      FAT 16

    • C. 

      FAT 12

    • D. 

      FAT 32

  • 17. 
    What program does microsoft include with windows 2000,and windows XP,to partition and format  a hard drive?
    • A. 

      Format

    • B. 

      Disk Administrator Console

    • C. 

      System Tools

    • D. 

      Disk Management console

  • 18. 
    Which two terms identify a bootable partition?
    • A. 

      Slave,Fat

    • B. 

      Master ,slave

    • C. 

      Primary master

    • D. 

      Primary,Active

  • 19. 
    What key combination will bring up the START menu?
    • A. 

      CTRL +ESC

    • B. 

      F4

    • C. 

      CTRL +ALT

    • D. 

      F1

  • 20. 
    Which chip does the CPU use to communicate with high speed devices such as video cards or RAM?
    • A. 

      Bios

    • B. 

      Southbridge

    • C. 

      Complimentary Metal-oxide Semiconductor

    • D. 

      Northbridge

  • 21. 
    What does  DIR D:/MYDOCS/SPYBLOG ??? DO
    • A. 

      Locates all files and directories ,that have filenames with SYBLOG,in the mydocs directory of drive D

    • B. 

      Locates all files ,that have filenames with SPYBLOG ,in the mydocs directory of drive D

    • C. 

      Locates all files and directories,that have filenames with SPYBLOG,in the mydos directory of drive D,in the subdirectories

    • D. 

      Locates all files that have filenames with SPYBLOG ,in the mydocs directory of drive D in the subdirectories

  • 22. 
    What is the main  difference between mobile CPUS,and Desktop CPU'S?
    • A. 

      Mobile CPU'S run hotter,and use more power than desktop CPU'S.

    • B. 

      Mobile CPU'S run hotter,and use less power than desktop CPU'S.

    • C. 

      Mobile CPU'S run cooler,and use more power than desktop CPU'S

    • D. 

      Mobile CPU'S run cooler,and use less power than desktop CPU'S.

  • 23. 
    What connector does a floppy drive use?
    • A. 

      34 pin connector

    • B. 

      40 pin connector

    • C. 

      55 pin connector

    • D. 

      60 pin connetor

  • 24. 
    With What editions of windows,can you use the NTFS file system with? Select  3
    • A. 

      NT 4.0

    • B. 

      WINDOWS 98

    • C. 

      Windows 2000

    • D. 

      Windows ME

    • E. 

      Windows XP

  • 25. 
    What are the TWO  bus speeds that SDRAM runs at?
    • A. 

      256 mhz

    • B. 

      133mhz

    • C. 

      512 mhz

    • D. 

      100mhz

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