1. Which type of port transmits both digital audio and digital video with a single connector?a. S-Video b. DVI c. HDMId. VGA




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2. Which of the following is an audio port that connects to an external home theater audio system, providing digital audio output?a. S/PDIFb. FireWirec. Thunderboltd. eSATA


3. Which of the following is NOT true of a motherboard?a. also called a system board b. has a CPU socket c. has a heat sink on the PCIe slotsd. has slots for DIMMs


4. Which component probably has a dual-voltage selector switch, and has cables that connect to the motherboard and drives?a. HDDb. PSU c. DIMMd. PCIe


5. Which is the most common form factor used today for computer cases, power supplies, and motherboards?a. AT b. ATX c. ATCd. ATI


6. If you have a PCI Express Version 2 video card, how many pins will the power connector have if the card requires extra power?a. 4 b. 2 c. 5 d. 8


9. Which unit of electricity measures electrical force and 115 is a common value?a. Ampb. Ohmc. Voltd. Watt


10. Which of the following is true about AC electricity?a. in the U.S. it oscillates at 120 Hzb. it travels from a hot line and returns on a neutral linec. it always takes the path of highest resistanced. the hot line is always grounded


11. Which of the following is true about an FRU?a. they are not necessary for the computer"s operationb. all types can be easily disposed of in any trash canc. it"s easily repaired by a support techniciand. a support technician should know how to replace one


12. What is a result of two objects with dissimilar electrical charges touching?a. LCDb. ESDc. EMId. CRT


13. What tool can help discover and report computer errors and conflicts that occur when you first turn on a computer and before the operating system is launched?a. POSTcardb. ROM modulec. BIOS memoryd. CMOS firmware


14. Which general-purpose tool can measure characteristics of electricity in a variety of devices?a. loopback plugb. POSTcardc. multimeterd. cable tester


15. Which of the following is the second step in opening the case of a working computer?a. press and hold down the power button for a momentb. back up important datac. power down the system and unplug itd. open the case cover


16. To what should you normally clip the ground bracelet before you work inside the computer case?a. the grounding plug on the power cordb. an AC outletc. the side of the computer cased. the top of the power supply


17. What do you call a connector on a motherboard that consists of pins that stick up from the board?a. jumperb. socketc. pm arrayd. header


18. Which of the following can be described as round plastic or metal pegs that separate the motherboard from the bottom of the case?a. headerb. standoffc. insulatord. elevator


19. Which of the following is true about installing the motherboard and connecting power?a. there are typically three screw sets that hold the motherboard to the caseb. you can use an adapter to convert two 6-pin connectors to a PCIe connectorc. the P1 connector is used for PCIe devicesd. a 4-pin power cord supplies supplemental power to the processor


20. Which of the following is the Intel maximum degree limit for processors?a. 185 Fb. 155 cc. 90 Fd. 32 c


21. Which material is a cooler that sits atop the CPU most likely made of?a. brassb. copperc. steeld. lead


22. What is placed between the bottom of the cooler heat sink and the top of the processor that makes an airtight connection between the fan and processor?a. fan shieldb. metal finsc. high-density oild. thermal compound


23 . Along with the processor, what other device is the highest heat producer in the system?a. BIOS chipb. video cardc. disk controllerd. riser card


24. Under what circumstance is a liquid cooling system most likely used?a. overclockingb. dual-core processingc. multiple hard disks installedd. onboard graphics controller


25. If your computer is in a dirty, dusty environment, what tool should you use periodically to prevent overheating?a. all-purpose cleanerb. chip extractorc. compressed aird. wet cloth


26. What determines the physical size of a power supply and the placement of screw holes?a. wattage ratingb. manufacturerc. form factord. number of connectors


27. Which of the following is true about fans in the computer system?a. they are not found in the power supply caseb. larger fans tend to run quieterc. they"re usually not needed if your room is cool enoughd. they always run at a fixed speed


28. Which of the following is a consideration when purchasing a power supply with the correct wattage?a. DIMMs draw the most powerb. motherboards with CPU tend to draw about the same as a SATA drivec. fans draw as much power as a video cardd. the power supply should be rated 30% higher than your needs


29. What is the result of using a 3-pin fan connector on a 4-pin header on the motherboard?a. the fan will not operate at allb. the fan runs at half speedc. the fan speed cannot be controlledd. you will not be able to connect the fan connector




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30. What does a small triangle embedded on a connector signify?a. use caution when using the connectorb. the wire nearest the triangle is pin 1c. the pin near the triangle should be matched with a circular pind. the connector is optional and need not be attached