IT Essentials Chapter 1 - 10

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IT Essentials Quizzes & Trivia

Questions covering all ten chapters of IT Essentials.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is a computer made up of?
    • A. 

      Hardware

    • B. 

      Firmware

    • C. 

      Software

    • D. 

      Case

    • E. 

      Motherboard

  • 2. 
    The P1 power connector has .......... pins that connect to the motherboard
  • 3. 
    What does the Northbridge deal with?
    • A. 

      Graphics

    • B. 

      RAM

    • C. 

      CPU

    • D. 

      Hard Drive

    • E. 

      USB Ports

  • 4. 
    What does RISC stand for?
    • A. 

      Random Instructional Set Computer

    • B. 

      Reduced Instruction Computer Set

    • C. 

      Reduced Instruction Set Computer

    • D. 

      RISC

  • 5. 
    How many devices can one USB port support?
    • A. 

      63

    • B. 

      64

    • C. 

      512

    • D. 

      127

  • 6. 
    What is the anagram on how to use a fire extingusher?
    • A. 

      FIRE

    • B. 

      TWIX

    • C. 

      PASS

    • D. 

      MASS

  • 7. 
    ........ is when the power line voltage drops below 80% of the normal voltage level.
  • 8. 
    What are the three types of power protection devices?
    • A. 

      Surge Suppressor

    • B. 

      UPS

    • C. 

      SPS

    • D. 

      Anti-static wrist strap

    • E. 

      ESD

  • 9. 
    What does CMOS stand for?
    • A. 

      Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor

    • B. 

      Computer Metal Oxide Semiconductor

    • C. 

      Central Metal Oxide Semiconductor

  • 10. 
    Laser printers use ............ printing technology
  • 11. 
    Which of the list below are stages in the laser printing 6 step process?
    • A. 

      Developing

    • B. 

      Transforming

    • C. 

      Firing

    • D. 

      Conditioning

  • 12. 
    What is the IEEE standard for Parallel?
    • A. 

      1394

    • B. 

      802.11

    • C. 

      802.3

    • D. 

      1284

  • 13. 
    When a scanner scans text it uses ............... to turn bitmap images into editable words?
  • 14. 
    What is the 4th set in the trouble shooting process?
    • A. 

      Gather data from the customer

    • B. 

      Close with the customer

    • C. 

      Collect data from the internet

    • D. 

      Gather data from the Computer

  • 15. 
    What type of interface does Windows use?
    • A. 

      CLI

    • B. 

      GUI

    • C. 

      GIU

    • D. 

      UPS

  • 16. 
    How many different modes of an operating system are there?
    • A. 

      7

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      0

    • D. 

      3

    • E. 

      4

  • 17. 
    Novell NetWare is a type of ...........
  • 18. 
    Which file system does Windows XP favour?
    • A. 

      FAT16

    • B. 

      FAT32

    • C. 

      FAT18

    • D. 

      NTFS

  • 19. 
    What is the boot loader in Windows XP?
    • A. 

      NOLDR

    • B. 

      NLLDR

    • C. 

      NTLDR

    • D. 

      MBR

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 20. 
    Where in the registry would you find information relating to hardware on the computer?
    • A. 

      HKEY_USERS

    • B. 

      HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT

    • C. 

      HKEY_CURRENT_USER

    • D. 

      HKEY_CURRENT_CONFIG

    • E. 

      HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE

  • 21. 
    ......... is a utility that is used to manipulate the programs that startup with Windows
  • 22. 
    What is the MOD regulations on Display settings?
    • A. 

      800 x 600, 60Hz

    • B. 

      1280 x 1024, 65Hz

    • C. 

      1024 x 768, 60Hz

    • D. 

      1024 x 768, 75Hz

  • 23. 
    Laptop CPU's use CPU Throttling to reduce........
    • A. 

      Heat

    • B. 

      Power Consumption

    • C. 

      Noise

    • D. 

      Performance

    • E. 

      All of the Above

  • 24. 
    Mobile Phones use .......... for security.
  • 25. 
    What are the two types of Laptop or portable battery?
    • A. 

      Li-ion

    • B. 

      Li-poly

    • C. 

      Li-nion

    • D. 

      Lithium