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  • 1. 
    If you turn on a PC and the boot-up process halts, giving you the message: "Non-System disk or disk error....Replace and press any key when ready", the problem is likely:
    • A. 

      A non-bootable floppy disk is in the floppy-disk drive and you should remove it

    • B. 

      The hard-drive has failed and you should replace it

    • C. 

      RAM has failed and you should replace it

    • D. 

      A key on the keyboard is stuck and the keyboard should be replaced

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    If you turn on a PC and the system unit is clearly ON, but the monitor is dark, the problem could be that:
    • A. 

      The monitor is not turned ON

    • B. 

      The monitor is not plugged in

    • C. 

      The monitor is not connected to the PC

    • D. 

      The monitor is defective

    • E. 

      Any or all of the above

  • 3. 
    If a PC freezes or behaves otherwise erratically, and the system unit is very quiet, the most likely cause is:
    • A. 

      A virus has infected the system

    • B. 

      The hard-drive is almost out of space

    • C. 

      The CMOS RAM is failing

    • D. 

      The power-supply fan has failed and the system is overheating

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    Which answer best describes the following: "g:\progra~1\indexes\mydocs\gregfoot\bigbaby.doc"
    • A. 

      A line of Grep programming code relating to the bigbaby time constant

    • B. 

      The location of a file called BIGBABY.DOC which is located in the gregfoot subdirectory on drive g:

    • C. 

      Programming code which defines a small footprint, mini tower PC

    • D. 

      An illegal error from a document called Programming for UNIX, which the word processor, DOS, can't find

    • E. 

      None of the above