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Information Technology Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following IP addresses would a technician see if acomputer is connected to a multifunction network device and isattempting to obtain an IP address automatically but is notreceiving an IP address from the DHCP server?
    • A. 

      172.16.10.10

    • B. 

      192.168.0.10

    • C. 

      169.254.10.10

    • D. 

      192.168.10.10

  • 2. 
    80mm and 120mm are common sizes for what type of PCcomponent?
    • A. 

      Case fans

    • B. 

      CPUs

    • C. 

      Heat sinks

    • D. 

      Memory modules

  • 3. 
    What is the total number of devices that can be daisy-chained toan IEEE 1394 port?
    • A. 

      127

    • B. 

      63

    • C. 

      15

    • D. 

      255

  • 4. 
    What does a yellow exclamation point next to a device in theDevice Manager indicate?
    • A. 

      A driver is not properly installed for this device.

    • B. 

      The device is disabled.

    • C. 

      The driver is not digitally signed.

    • D. 

      The device driver needs to be upgraded.

  • 5. 
    Beep codes are generated by which of the following?
    • A. 

      CMOS

    • B. 

      RTC

    • C. 

      POST

    • D. 

      Windows

  • 6. 
    How should you apply spray cleaner to a monitor?
    • A. 

      Spray the cleaner directly on the monitor screen.

    • B. 

      Spray the cleaner on the top of the monitor and wipe down

    • C. 

      Spray evenly on the monitor.

    • D. 

      Spray the cleaner on a clean, lint-free cloth first.

  • 7. 
    Which bus slot provides the highest video performance?
    • A. 

      PCI

    • B. 

      SCSI

    • C. 

      AGP

    • D. 

      PCIe

  • 8. 
    Which of the following indicates that a printer is network-ready?
    • A. 

      An RJ11 jack

    • B. 

      A USB connector

    • C. 

      An RJ45 jack

    • D. 

      An SCSI connector

  • 9. 
    You just turned off a printer to maintenance it. What should yoube careful of when removing the fuser?
    • A. 

      The fuser being hot

    • B. 

      The fuser being wet

    • C. 

      The fuser being fragile

    • D. 

      The fuser releasing toner

  • 10. 
    Where is the memory controller located in a Core 2 Duo system?
    • A. 

      On the CPU

    • B. 

      On memory

    • C. 

      Within the chipset

    • D. 

      Within the PCIe controller

  • 11. 
    Which of the following connectors is used for musical equipment?
    • A. 

      MIDI

    • B. 

      HDMI

    • C. 

      DVI

    • D. 

      DisplayPort

  • 12. 
    Although not used as often as a Phillips screwdriver, this tool issometimes used to remove screws from the outside of a computercase or from within a laptop.
    • A. 

      Monkey wrench

    • B. 

      Torx wrench

    • C. 

      Channel lock

    • D. 

      Pliers

  • 13. 
    Moving your CPU’s speed beyond its normal operating range iscalled _____________.
    • A. 

      Overclocking

    • B. 

      Overdriving

    • C. 

      Overpowering

    • D. 

      Overspeeding

  • 14. 
    Which port is typically known as a serial port?
    • A. 

      DVI

    • B. 

      COM1

    • C. 

      LPT1

    • D. 

      SCSI

  • 15. 
    What is the main advantage of selecting a 64-bit operating systemover a 32-bit operating system?
    • A. 

      The ability to use software-based data execution prevention (DEP)

    • B. 

      The ability to use unsigned drivers

    • C. 

      The ability to access more than 4 GB of RAM

    • D. 

      The ability to run multiple 16-bit programs in separate memory spaces

  • 16. 
    What is the most important piece of information needed toconnect to a specific wireless network?
    • A. 

      Channel

    • B. 

      MAC address

    • C. 

      SSID

    • D. 

      Administrator password

  • 17. 
    Which password is used in the BIOS (CMOS) to prevent end usersfrom accessing the BIOS contents?
    • A. 

      Supervisor

    • B. 

      User

    • C. 

      Administrator

    • D. 

      Local

  • 18. 
    Why would the display on a laptop get dimmer when the powersupply from the AC outlet is disconnected?
    • A. 

      The laptop cannot use full brightness when on battery power.

    • B. 

      Power management settings on the laptop.

    • C. 

      To operate properly, laptop displays require an alternating current power source.

    • D. 

      Security settings on the laptop.

  • 19. 
    Which tool should always be used when working on the inside ofthe computer?
    • A. 

      Cordless drill

    • B. 

      Antistatic strap

    • C. 

      Multimeter

    • D. 

      Screwdriver

  • 20. 
    On which type of computer is RAM the most important?
    • A. 

      Gaming PC

    • B. 

      Virtualization workstation

    • C. 

      AV workstation

    • D. 

      HTPC

  • 21. 
    What are advantages of using the Dynamic Host ConfigurationProtocol (DHCP)? (Select the two best answers.)
    • A. 

      IP addresses can be managed from a central location.

    • B. 

      The network speed can automatically adjust based on the type of traffic being generated.

    • C. 

      The hosts file on the computer can be validated for proper entries.

    • D. 

      Media access control addresses can be changed.

    • E. 

      Computers can automatically get new addressing when moved to a different network segment.

  • 22. 
    On a laptop, which of the following would most likely be apointing device?
    • A. 

      Serial mouse

    • B. 

      PS/2 mouse

    • C. 

      USB mouse proper entries.

    • D. 

      Touchpad

    • E. 

      when moved to a different network segment.

  • 23. 
    Which of the following storage technologies is used by traditionalhard disk drives?
    • A. 

      Magnetic

    • B. 

      Optical

    • C. 

      Impact

    • D. 

      Solid-state

  • 24. 
    A client brings in a printer that is giving a paper-feed error. Whatis the most likely cause?
    • A. 

      The separation tab

    • B. 

      The developing rollers

    • C. 

      The paper tray

    • D. 

      The pickup rollers

  • 25. 
    Which of the following is the default port for HTTPS?
    • A. 

      Port 25

    • B. 

      Port 80

    • C. 

      Port 143

    • D. 

      Port 443