IT Essentials - Safe Lab Procedures And Tool Use - Chapter 2

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IT Essentials Quizzes & Trivia

This will aid your revison in preparation for the IT Essentials Chapter 2 exam.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A   .........................   is a program that runs continuously to protect against unauthorised communications to and from your PC. (1 word)
  • 2. 
    This is used to test the integrity of circuits and the quality of electricity in PC components.  (2 words)
  • 3. 
    It takes less than 20 volts of static electricyt to damage a computer component.  (TRUE or FALSE)
  • 4. 
    What is the correct procedure to dispose of a monitor? (pick 1)
    • A. 

      Incineration

    • B. 

      Dispose of it in a local land fill

    • C. 

      Consult your local authority for correct disposal methods of hazardous material

    • D. 

      Dispose of it in your normal rubbish bin or skip

  • 5. 
    .............   .................................   software includes Fdisk, format, scandisk, defrag anf disk cleanup. (2 words)
  • 6. 
    Antistatic wrist straps are only useful if:- (pick 1)
    • A. 

      They are plugged into the FSK

    • B. 

      They are clean and make good skin contact

    • C. 

      The cord has not been damaged

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    Before transporting an ESD sensitive device, it must be:- (pick 1)
    • A. 

      Thoroughly cleaned

    • B. 

      Put into a static shielding bag or packet

    • C. 

      Put into a cardboard box or container

    • D. 

      Wrapped in paper

  • 8. 
    If the humidity is too high, equipment can suffer from ....................  damage (1 word)
  • 9. 
    What is the MINIMUM amount of static electricity humans can feel? (pick 1)
    • A. 

      1,000 volts

    • B. 

      3,000 volts

    • C. 

      5,000 volts

    • D. 

      7,000 volts

    • E. 

      10,000 volts

  • 10. 
    It is recommended to plug a printer into a UPS device. (TRUE or FALSE)
  • 11. 
    What is a reduced level of AC power that lasts for a period ot time when the power line voltage drops below 80% of normal levels called? (pick1)
    • A. 

      A blackout

    • B. 

      A spike

    • C. 

      A brownout

    • D. 

      A power surge

  • 12. 
    What does MSDS stand for? (4 words)
  • 13. 
    When environmental conditions are dry and cool, what is ESD probability? (pick 1)
    • A. 

      Low

    • B. 

      High

  • 14. 
    This is used to prepare a hard drive to store information.  (pick 1)
    • A. 

      Fdisk

    • B. 

      Defrag

    • C. 

      Disk cleanup

    • D. 

      Format

  • 15. 
    A   ..........    ................   is sometimes called a nut driver. (2 words)
  • 16. 
    When cleaning the gold contacts on computer components, what is the best substance to use? (pick 1)
    • A. 

      A mild cleaning solution

    • B. 

      Compressed air

    • C. 

      A nylon brush

    • D. 

      Isopropyl alcohol

  • 17. 
    This is used to check the integrity of files and folders on a hard drive by scanning the disk surface for physical errors.  (1 word)
  • 18. 
    This is a dramatic increase in voltage abvove the normal flow of electical current that lasts for a few nanoseconds. (pick 1)
    • A. 

      A blackout

    • B. 

      A spike

    • C. 

      A power surge

    • D. 

      A brownout

  • 19. 
    Always wear an antistatic wrist strap if you are repairing a monitor or CRT.  (TRUE or FALSE)
  • 20. 
    Pencils should not be used inside a computer for any reason as the lead can act as a conductor and damage the components.  (TRUE or FALSE)
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