Information Technology Essentials Quiz! Trivia

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This is an Information Technology Essentials Quiz! Information technology is based on understanding how a computer works for starters. One should have a proper understanding of hardware materials as well as the software. Do you know how to access the command line or different ways to set up a network? This quiz will help to refresh your memory, do give it a try and see what aspects of technology you may have forgotten.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Name two output devices.
    • A. 

      Speakers and Headphones

    • B. 

      Mouse and Keyboard

    • C. 

      Touch Screen

    • D. 

      Monitors and Projectors

    • E. 

      Digital Camera

  • 2. 
    Most computers have audio support either integrated onto the motherboard or on a _______ _____
  • 3. 
    Which of the following is a power fluctuation?
    • A. 

      Blackout

    • B. 

      Surge suppressor

    • C. 

      Noise

    • D. 

      Spike

    • E. 

      Standby power supply - UPS

  • 4. 
    ___________ ___ is used to blow away dust and debris from different computer parts without touching the components.
  • 5. 
    ______ is used to optimize space on a hard drive to allow faster access to programs and data.
  • 6. 
    What compound is used to keep the CPU cool.?
  • 7. 
    Name three Power cables.
    • A. 

      SATA

    • B. 

      Serial

    • C. 

      USB

    • D. 

      Molex

    • E. 

      Berg

  • 8. 
    Where would change the options for the Boot priority.? 
  • 9. 
    What is the first thing a computer does when the power button is pressed?
    • A. 

      Loads Ntldr

    • B. 

      Loads MBR

    • C. 

      Loads POST

    • D. 

      Loads the BIOS

    • E. 

      Loads the boot.ini file

  • 10. 
    Which boot configuration utility allows you to set the programs that will run at startup and to edit configuration files.? ________
  • 11. 
    Name three types of filename extensions that are commonly used.
    • A. 

      .ntfs

    • B. 

      .doc

    • C. 

      .zip

    • D. 

      .txt

    • E. 

      .cmd

  • 12. 
    Which registry key has the information and desktop settings, history related to the current user of a PC?
    • A. 

      HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT

    • B. 

      HKEY_CURRENT_USER

    • C. 

      HKEY_USERS

    • D. 

      HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE

    • E. 

      HKEY_CURRENT_CONFIG

  • 13. 
    Name two Open-Ended Questions.
    • A. 

      Has anyone else used your computer recently.

    • B. 

      What were you doin when the problem was identified.

    • C. 

      Have you changed your password recently.

    • D. 

      What updates or patches have been installed on your computer.

    • E. 

      Does the computer boot up successfully.

  • 14. 
    How do you access the command line in XP.?
    • A. 

      Start>Run>Prompt

    • B. 

      Start>Control Panel>Prompt

    • C. 

      Start>Run>cmd

    • D. 

      Start>All programs>Accessories>Terminal

    • E. 

      Start>Run>Terminal

  • 15. 
    A ____ ______ is a device that attaches to AC power and to desktop peripherals.
  • 16. 
    _______ __________ controls the flow of electricity to the components of a computer.
  • 17. 
    Which PC Card has a thickness of 5.5mm and a size of 85.6*54?
    • A. 

      Type I

    • B. 

      Type II

    • C. 

      Express Card/34

    • D. 

      Type III

    • E. 

      Express Card/54

  • 18. 
    What is the standard of parallel printer port?
    • A. 

      IEEE 1394a

    • B. 

      IEEE 1283

    • C. 

      IEEE 1284

    • D. 

      IEEE 1394b

    • E. 

      IEEE 1284a

  • 19. 
    What 802.11 Wi-Fi standard has a transfer rate of 11Mbps at 2.4 GHz?
    • A. 

      802.11a

    • B. 

      802.11b

    • C. 

      802.11g

    • D. 

      802.11n

    • E. 

      802.11x

  • 20. 
    ________ is when an image has been deposited on the paper and fusion occurs.
  • 21. 
    Name two advantages of an Inkjet Printer.
    • A. 

      Low cost

    • B. 

      Nozzles are prone to clogging

    • C. 

      Quick to warm up

    • D. 

      Ink is wet after printing

    • E. 

      Ink cartridges are expensive

  • 22. 
    What printer produces photo-quality images for graphic printing?
  • 23. 
    A ____________ network is when devices are connected directly to each other without any addtional networking device between them.
  • 24. 
    How is Bandwidth measured?
    • A. 

      Bps

    • B. 

      GHz

    • C. 

      Kbps

    • D. 

      MHz

    • E. 

      Mbps

  • 25. 
    Class _ for IP addresses is set as 255.255.0.0, indicating the first two octets of the IP address are the network portion.
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