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  1. which of the following steps is not necessary when replacing a floppy drive?
    A) Turn off the PC
    B) disconnect the ribbon cable from the drive
    C) disconnect the audio cable from the drive
    D) Disconnect the power supply from the drive.
    C) disconnect the audio cable from the drive
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  2. when attaching a ribbon cable to a drive, if there is no marking for pin 1, which way should you orient the red stripe?
    A) Closest to the power supply connector
    B) farthest away from the power supply connector
    C) facing the top of the drive
    D) facing the bottom of the drive
    A) Closest to the power supply connector
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  3. To fix a bad power supply in a desktop PC, you should ___
    A) disassemble the power supply and replace the resistors.
    B) Disassemble the power supply and replace the capacitors.
    C) remove and replace the entire power supply box.
    D) disassemble the power supply and replace the coil
    C) remove and replace the entire power supply box.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  4. How many bits of data does a high-speed serial cable carry simultaneously in a single direction?
    A) 1
    B) 8
    C) 32
    D) depends on the cable
    A) 1
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  5. Which of the following could not be connected to an IDE interface on a typical motherboard?
    A) ATAPI
    B) ATA-2
    C) EIDE
    D) All of these could be connected
    D) All of these could be connected
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  6. what do Ultra DMA/66 and higher require?
    A) an 80-wire cable
    B) operating system support
    C) cable select configuration
    d) all the above
    A) an 80-wire cable
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  7. On the primary IDE channel, if a single hard disk is attached, its jumper should be set to ___
    A) Master
    B) boot
    C) single if available; otherwise Master
    D) slave
    C) single if available; otherwise Master
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  8. which type of SCSI termination uses voltage regulators inside the terminator?
    A) active
    B) passive
    C) High-byte
    d) all of the above
    A) active
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  9. you install a new UltraATA/100 hard disk in an old PC, connecting it directly to the primary IDE on the motherboard. You use the 80-wire ribbon cable that came with it. Performance testing indicates that the new drive is not performing up to UltraATA/100 standards. What could you try next?
    A) set up the drive in BIOS setup to use PIO mode 4
    B) add an ATA/100-compatible expansion board and connect the drive to it
    C) reformat the hard disk using NTFS 5.0
    D) partition the disk into smaller logical drives.
    B) add an ATA/100-compatible expansion board and connect the drive to it
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  10. which AT command resets the modem?
    A) ATMO
    B) ATHO
    C) ATZ
    D) ATDT
    C) ATZ
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  11. while inspecting a motherboard, you notice a discolored area. What is usually a cause of this?
    A) spilled liquida
    B) power surge
    C) underclocking
    D) improper manufacture
    B) power surge
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  12. what does the red stripe on a ribbon cable indicate?
    A) Pin 1
    B) parity
    C) pin 16
    D) the manufacturer's trademark
    A) Pin 1
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  13. display devices can be connected to a PC using DB-15 connectors or __
    A) VBA
    B) VBP
    C) HDT
    D) DVI
    D) DVI
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  14. what utility can be used with Windows XP to format drives?
    A) disk prep
    B) disk design
    C) disk plan
    D) disk management
    D) disk management
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  15. which ATA standard supports UltraDMA/133?
    A) ATA-9
    B) ATA-10
    C) ATA-7
    D) ATA-8
    C) ATA-7
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  16. what type of female DB-style connector does SCSI-2 use? (choose all that apply)
    a) 25-pin
    b) 50 pin
    c) 68 pin
    d) 72 pin
    • a) 25-pin
    • b) 50 pin
    • c) 68 pin
  17. Internally, what type of wire ribbon cable does SCSI use?
    A) 50 pin
    B) 25-pin
    C) 68 pin
    D) 72 pin
    A) 50 pin
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  18. when changing display devices or upgrading to a newer one, what is one of the most crucial components to have?
    A) antistatic mat
    B) manufacturer's resolution recommendations
    C) correct drive
    D) ribbon cable
    C) correct drive
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  19. every computer has a diagnostic program built into its BOIS called the ___
    a) CMOS
    b) BIOS
    c) POST
    d) DNS
    c) POST
  20. what two devices are commonly used to cool components within a PC? (choose two)
    a) fans
    b) compressed air
    c) freon
    d) heat sinks
    • a) fans
    • d) heat sinks

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