Polymath IT PC AptITude Test

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Polymath IT PC AptITude Test

PolyMath IT Quiz #1 - Potential Employees and Independent Contractors


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which is not part of a typical computer?
    • A. 

      RAM

    • B. 

      ROM

    • C. 

      Hard Drive

    • D. 

      Flux Capacitor

    • E. 

      System Board

  • 2. 
    A mouse, keyboard, and scanner are types of _________ devices?
    • A. 

      Output

    • B. 

      Input

    • C. 

      Storage

  • 3. 
    A Hard Drive is a type of _________ device?
    • A. 

      Output

    • B. 

      Input

    • C. 

      Storage

  • 4. 
    The “enemy” of the PC component is ESD.  ESD only takes place when two objects that store different amounts of potential _________ come in contact.
    • A. 

      Current

    • B. 

      Electricity

    • C. 

      Static Electricity

  • 5. 
    The secret to avoiding ESD is?
    • A. 

      Being aware of the midichlorian levels in the PC.

    • B. 

      To keep you and the parts of the PC you touch at the same electrical potential.

    • C. 

      Only working on PC’s when environmental conditions are optimal.

  • 6. 
    Common items used to avoid ESD are?Choose all that apply.
    • A. 

      Anti-Static Wrist Strap

    • B. 

      Rubber Sole Shoes

    • C. 

      Anti-Static Rings

    • D. 

      Anti-Static Mat

  • 7. 
    The risk of ESD is higher in?
    • A. 

      Dry, Cool Environments

    • B. 

      Dry, Warm Environments

    • C. 

      Humid, Cool Environments

    • D. 

      Humid, Warm Environments

  • 8. 
    Which type of port is faster?
    • A. 

      Firewire

    • B. 

      USB 2.0

    • C. 

      USB 1.0

    • D. 

      Parallel

    • E. 

      Serial

  • 9. 
    RJ-45 is a connector that plugs into?
    • A. 

      Modems

    • B. 

      Printers

    • C. 

      Network Adapters

    • D. 

      Speakers

  • 10. 
    Which are NOT types of video connectors?Choose all that apply.
    • A. 

      HDMI

    • B. 

      DVI

    • C. 

      VGA

    • D. 

      S-Video

    • E. 

      Optical

    • F. 

      MIDI

  • 11. 
    Which are NOT types of connections found on a computer?Choose all that apply.
    • A. 

      USB

    • B. 

      PS/1

    • C. 

      PS/2

    • D. 

      IEEE 1394

    • E. 

      RJ-45

    • F. 

      IEEE 1362

  • 12. 
    What type of port is a IEEE 1394?
    • A. 

      USB

    • B. 

      Firewire

    • C. 

      Network

    • D. 

      Keyboard/Mouse

  • 13. 
    A fan is NOT required for a CPU.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Which item looses all information stored in/on it when the system is turned off?
    • A. 

      ROM

    • B. 

      RAM

    • C. 

      CMOS

  • 15. 
    The power supply converts standard 100-volt AC power from the wall into:
    • A. 

      12-volt, 5-volt, and 3.3-volt A/C power

    • B. 

      12-volt, 5-volt, and 3.3-volt DC power

    • C. 

      9-volt, 3.5-volt, and 1.8-volt A/C power

    • D. 

      9-volt, 3.5-volt, and 1.8-volt DC power

  • 16. 
    SATA is a type of connection used to connect what types of devices?
    • A. 

      Hard Drive

    • B. 

      CD/DVD-ROM

    • C. 

      Printers

    • D. 

      Video Cards

    • E. 

      Network Cards

  • 17. 
    PCI is a type of connection used to connect what types of devices?
    • A. 

      Hard Drives

    • B. 

      CS/DVD-ROMS

    • C. 

      Printers

    • D. 

      Video Cards

    • E. 

      Network Cards

  • 18. 
    AGP is a type of connection used to connect what types of devices?
    • A. 

      Hard Drive

    • B. 

      CD/DVD-ROM

    • C. 

      Printers

    • D. 

      Video Cards

    • E. 

      Network Cards

  • 19. 
    Which device is typically capable of storing more data?
    • A. 

      Hard Drive

    • B. 

      RAM

    • C. 

      CMOS

  • 20. 
    A page file is?
    • A. 

      A section of the Hard Drive used to supplement RAM

    • B. 

      A file that tracks where items are on the Hard Drive

  • 21. 
    Where do you go to change what device the computer boots from first?
    • A. 

      My Computer

    • B. 

      BIOS

    • C. 

      Control Panel

    • D. 

      Devices and Printers

  • 22. 
    How many MB is a Gigabyte?
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      100

    • C. 

      1,000

    • D. 

      10,000

  • 23. 
    What happens first?
    • A. 

      O/S Loads

    • B. 

      POST

  • 24. 
    What type of Electricity travels in one (1) direction?
    • A. 

      AC

    • B. 

      DC

  • 25. 
    In terms of electricity, what measurement is used for resistance?
    • A. 

      Amps

    • B. 

      Ohms

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