IT Essentials Chapter Test

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IT Essentials, chapter 1 - 9 test.


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  • 1. 
    Four ROM types are:
    • A. 

      ROM, PROM, EPROM, EEPROM

    • B. 

      ROM, PROM, EEPROM, EPPROM

    • C. 

      RAM, EEPROM, EPROM, ROM

    • D. 

      ROM, RAM, EPROM, EPROOM

  • 2. 
    Two major CPU architectures are related to instructions sets are ......... and ......... (2 words)
  • 3. 
    How many devices can run off one USB port?
    • A. 

      27

    • B. 

      127

    • C. 

      227

    • D. 

      128

    • E. 

      129

  • 4. 
    Which of the following describes what Fdisk does?
    • A. 

      Create and delete operating systems

    • B. 

      Prepare HDD prior to use

    • C. 

      Check for physical erors on disk surface

    • D. 

      Remove unused files

    • E. 

      Create and delete disk partitions

  • 5. 
    ......... alcohol and lint free swabs should be used to clean RAM (one word)
  • 6. 
    The laser printing 6 step process is:
    • A. 

      Cleaning, Conditioning, Writing, Dating, Transfering and fusing

    • B. 

      Cleaning, Conditioning, Writing, Developing, Transfering and fusing

    • C. 

      Cleaning, Conditioning, Writing, Dating, Traction and fusing

    • D. 

      Cleaning, Conditioning, Wisdom, Dating, Transfering and fusing

  • 7. 
    Two types of Inkjet printer, ...... and ...... (2 words)
  • 8. 
    The accepted code of conduct for communications used for over any form ICT is known as ...... (one word)
  • 9. 
    Which description best describes, multi-user
    • A. 

      Two or more users can work with programs and share prephiral devices at the same time

    • B. 

      One user can work with programs and share prephiral devices at the same time

    • C. 

      The computer is capable of operating multiple application at the same time

    • D. 

      A program can be broken up into smaller parts that can be loaded as needed by the os

  • 10. 
    Which description best describes, mulit-tasking
    • A. 

      Computer can have two or more CPUs that programs share

    • B. 

      Two or more users can work with programs and share devices at the same time

    • C. 

      The computer is capable of operating multiple applications at the same time

  • 11. 
    What is the first step of the boot sequence? (one or four words)
  • 12. 
    NTFS can be converted back to FAT 32. True or False?
  • 13. 
    PC Express cards have .... and .... pins. (Choose two)
    • A. 

      34

    • B. 

      44

    • C. 

      54

    • D. 

      64

    • E. 

      74

  • 14. 
    The troubleshooting process is
    • A. 

      1.Gather data from customer. 2. Verify obvious issues. 3. Try quick solutions first. 4. Tell the customer to wait. 5. Evaluate problem and implement solution. 6. Close with the customer.

    • B. 

      1.Gather data from customer. 2. Verify obvious issues. 3. Try quick solutions first. 4. Gather data from customer. 5. Evaluate problem and implement solution. 6. Have a social conversation and make sure the customer is alright.

    • C. 

      1.Catch up on what you did at the weekend. 2. Verify obvious issues. 3. Try quick solutions first. 4. Gather data from customer. 5. Evaluate problem and implement solution. 6. Close with the customer.

    • D. 

      1.Gather data from customer. 2. Verify obvious issues. 3. Try quick solutions first. 4. Gather data from customer. 5. Evaluate problem and implement solution. 6. Close with the customer.

  • 15. 
    What is a WAN?
    • A. 

      Group of connected PCs under the same admin control.

    • B. 

      Connects LAN in geographically seperated locations.

    • C. 

      Connects to a access point within a specified area

  • 16. 
    The three modes of transmission are ......, ...... and ...... (5 words)
  • 17. 
    The DHCP assigns the computer with
    • A. 

      Default Gateway

    • B. 

      Subnet Mask

    • C. 

      IP

    • D. 

      Domain Name System (DNS) Server Address

    • E. 

      All the above

  • 18. 
    The seven layers of the OSI model are:
    • A. 

      Physical, Data link, Network, Transport, Session, Presentation and Application

    • B. 

      Physical, Data link, Network, Transparent, Session, Presentation and Access.

    • C. 

      Process, Data link, Network, Transport, Session, Presentation and Application

    • D. 

      Physical, Data link, Netiquette, Transport, Season, Presentation and Application

  • 19. 
    A virus is...
    • A. 

      Software that can be delibretely created by an attacker

    • B. 

      Selp replicating program that uses the network to duplicate its code

    • C. 

      Technically a worm, method of getting past computer defences by pretending to be something useful

  • 20. 
    What is a worm?
    • A. 

      Software that can be delibretely created by an attacker

    • B. 

      Technically a virus, method of getting past computer defences by pretending to be something useful

    • C. 

      Selp replicating program that uses the network to duplicate its code

  • 21. 
    Which registry key relates to information relating to hardware and software?
    • A. 

      HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE

    • B. 

      KEY_LOCAL_MACHINE

    • C. 

      HKEY_USER

    • D. 

      HKEY_HARDWARE_SOFTWARE

    • E. 

      HKEY_CURRENT_CONFIG

  • 22. 
    The registry key relation to information about which file extensions map to a particular user is
    • A. 

      HKEY_USERS

    • B. 

      HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT

    • C. 

      HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE

    • D. 

      HKEY_CURRENT_CONFIG

  • 23. 
    Two types of user interface are ...... and ...... (two words)
  • 24. 
    What are the four modes of operation?
    • A. 

      Real Mode, Protected Mode, Virtual Real Mode and Compatible Mode.

    • B. 

      Real Mode, Provisional Mode, Virtual Reality Mode and Comparison Mode.

    • C. 

      Ready Mode, Protected Mode, Virtual Real Mode and Compatible Mode.

    • D. 

      Real Mode, Proselective Mode, Virtual Real Mode and Compatible Mode.

    • E. 

      False Mode, Protected Mode, Virtual False Mode and Compatible Mode.

  • 25. 
    Which type of memory is used in laptops?
    • A. 

      DIMMSODIMM

    • B. 

      RIMM

    • C. 

      DIMM

    • D. 

      SODIMM

    • E. 

      SIMM

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