Technology Concepts

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Technology Concepts

If you like answering specifically designed questions that ask specific information about technology concepts then this quiz is for you. It is a straightforward type of test and therefore, it will be easy to answer.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When data is able to travel in both directions on a cable, it is known as which of the following?
    • A. 

      Fault tolerance

    • B. 

      Half duplex

    • C. 

      Biduplex

    • D. 

      Full duplex

  • 2. 
    A USB host adapter can support up to ______ devices.
    • A. 

      8

    • B. 

      7

    • C. 

      64

    • D. 

      127

  • 3. 
    The standard protocol for sending e-mail is
    • A. 

      HTTP

    • B. 

      TCP/IP

    • C. 

      SSH

    • D. 

      SMTP

  • 4. 
    You install a newly purchased sound card into your computer, but upon rebooting you find that the new device is not recognized by the system. Moreover, your modem, which has always worked perfectly, has stopped functioning. What is probably the problem?
    • A. 

      The sound card and modem are using the same slot on the motherboard

    • B. 

      The sound card is using the same IRQ as the modem

    • C. 

      The drivers for the sound card need to be updated

    • D. 

      The modem is 16-bit and the sound card is 32-bit, meaning that they cannot both be used in the same system

  • 5. 
    Which type of signal degrades the most over longer distances?
    • A. 

      Serial

    • B. 

      Parallel

    • C. 

      Analog

    • D. 

      Digital

  • 6. 
    Resistance is measured in which type of units?
    • A. 

      Volts

    • B. 

      Ohms

    • C. 

      Amperes

    • D. 

      Microns

  • 7. 
    In_____, tracks near the center have the smallest number of sectors per track, and the number of sectors increases as the tracks get larger.
    • A. 

      Actuator drift

    • B. 

      Reduce write current

    • C. 

      Write precompensation

    • D. 

      Zone bit recording

  • 8. 
    A 2GB FAT32 partition will have a default cluster size of __________KB?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      16

    • C. 

      64

    • D. 

      32

  • 9. 
    A 72-pin SIMM has a data path width of ______ and a DIMM has a data path width of ______.
    • A. 

      64, 128

    • B. 

      32, 64

    • C. 

      128, 256

    • D. 

      16, 32

  • 10. 
    Which utility is used to facilitate file transfers between two remote hosts?
    • A. 

      FTP

    • B. 

      Telnet

    • C. 

      Ping

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
    Which OSI layer signals “all clear” by making sure the data frames are error-free?
    • A. 

      Protocols

    • B. 

      Transport layer

    • C. 

      Session layer

    • D. 

      Application layer

  • 12. 
    ___________________ is the type of media access method used by NICs that listen to or “sense” the cable to check for traffic and send only when they hear that no one else is transmitting.
    • A. 

      Demand priority

    • B. 

      CSMA/CA

    • C. 

      CSMA/CD

    • D. 

      Token passing

  • 13. 
    Which of the following is the term used to describe the loss of signal strength that occurs as the signal travels along a copper cable?
    • A. 

      Crosstalk

    • B. 

      Attenuation

    • C. 

      Shielding

    • D. 

      Baseband

  • 14. 
    Which topology has a centralized location in which all the cables come  together to a central point, similar to a mainframe, and if this point fails, it brings down the entire network?
    • A. 

      Bus

    • B. 

      Star

    • C. 

      Mesh

    • D. 

      Ring

  • 15. 
    ______ is used to store permanent instructions.
    • A. 

      ROM

    • B. 

      RAM

    • C. 

      DDR2

    • D. 

      PROM

  • 16. 
    What is the well known port number for the HTTP service?
    • A. 

      20

    • B. 

      21

    • C. 

      70

    • D. 

      80

  • 17. 
    The speed of transmission of a 10BaseT cabling system is_________.
    • A. 

      10 Mbps

    • B. 

      5 Mbps

    • C. 

      15 Mbps

    • D. 

      100 Mbps

  • 18. 
    These ports transmit data one bit at a time.
    • A. 

      Parallel ports

    • B. 

      Serial ports

    • C. 

      MIDI ports

    • D. 

      SCSI ports

  • 19. 
    COM 1 shares an IRQ with which other COM port?
    • A. 

      COM 1

    • B. 

      COM 2

    • C. 

      COM 3

    • D. 

      COM 4

  • 20. 
    From season 1 of Power Rangers, what was the second color of Tommy?
    • A. 

      White

    • B. 

      Red

    • C. 

      Green

    • D. 

      Blue