Edpm - Safe Practices

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  • 1. 

    Which of the following is an example of a peripheral device?

    • A.

      RAM

    • B.

      Hard Disk Drive

    • C.

      Printer

    • D.

      Flash Drive

    Correct Answer
    C. Printer
    Explanation
    A printer is considered a peripheral device because it is an external device that connects to a computer and provides additional functionality. It is not a part of the main computer system but is used to input or output data. In this case, a printer is an output device that allows users to produce physical copies of documents or images from their computer. Therefore, a printer fits the definition of a peripheral device.

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  • 2. 

    One way of caring for a peripheral device is by

    • A.

      Use a wet cloth to clean your monitor.

    • B.

      Cover hardware devices when not in use.

    • C.

      Eat and drink around the devices.

    • D.

      Hitting it to make it start working again.

    Correct Answer
    B. Cover hardware devices when not in use.
    Explanation
    Covering hardware devices when not in use is a way of caring for a peripheral device because it helps protect the device from dust, dirt, and other potential damage. When devices are not in use, covering them prevents them from being exposed to environmental factors that could potentially harm or affect their performance. This practice can prolong the lifespan of the device and ensure that it remains in good working condition.

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  • 3. 

    Having tangled power cords is a feature of a safe working environment.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Having tangled power cords is not a feature of a safe working environment. In fact, tangled power cords can pose a tripping hazard and increase the risk of electrical accidents. A safe working environment should have organized and properly managed power cords to prevent accidents and ensure the well-being of individuals in the workspace.

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  • 4. 

    Slouching or sitting too far from the mouse and keyboard are examples of bad posture when using a computer.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Slouching or sitting too far from the mouse and keyboard can lead to bad posture when using a computer. This can cause strain on the neck, back, and shoulders, leading to discomfort and potential long-term health issues. Maintaining proper posture while using a computer is important to prevent these problems and promote overall well-being.

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  • 5. 

    Which of the following are safe practices?

    • A.

      Use suitable furniture that is capable o bearing the weight of the equipment.

    • B.

      The chair and desk can be any height the user wishes.

    • C.

      Using the computer for hours on end without a break is okay.

    • D.

      Use compressed air to remove dust and small fragments from equipment such as printers and keyboards.

    • E.

      Use power protection devices such as surge protectors and uninterrupted power supplies (UPS) to protect computer systems.

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Use suitable furniture that is capable o bearing the weight of the equipment.
    D. Use compressed air to remove dust and small fragments from equipment such as printers and keyboards.
    E. Use power protection devices such as surge protectors and uninterrupted power supplies (UPS) to protect computer systems.
    Explanation
    The answer states that safe practices include using suitable furniture that can bear the weight of the equipment, using compressed air to remove dust and small fragments from equipment, and using power protection devices such as surge protectors and uninterrupted power supplies to protect computer systems. These practices promote safety by ensuring that the equipment is properly supported, preventing damage from dust and debris, and protecting against power surges and interruptions.

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  • 6. 

    It is advised that one not _________ electrical outlets to avoid fire hazards.  It is also inadvisable to block ______ vents as it can cause equipment to ___________ .

    Correct Answer(s)
    overload
    air
    overheat
    Explanation
    One should not overload electrical outlets to avoid fire hazards. Overloading can cause excessive current flow, leading to overheating of the electrical system and potentially causing a fire. Similarly, blocking air vents can prevent proper airflow, causing equipment to overheat. Both scenarios pose significant risks and should be avoided to maintain safety.

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