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PC Repair Test #1 

 
1- Select the input devices (10-points)
2-What should a tech always do before installing or removing hardware inside of a system unit? (2-points)
A. Wash and dry your hands
B.  Place the PC on a flat surface
C. Disconnect the power cable from the power supply
D. Turn off the PC
3What type of drive can be installed as master, slave or cable select  (2-points)
A.  Memory Drive
B. SATA Drive
C.  Big Desktop Drive
D.  PATA Drive
4 What are the name of the 2 most common components of a CPU cooling system?  (2-points)
A. I/O buses
B.  CPU fan
C.  The Heat Sink 
D. P4 and P1
5What types of connectors attach the ATX power supply to a modern ATX motherboard? (Select two)  (2-points)
A.  P1
B.  P2
C.  P4
D.  P8
6What form factor do modern CPUs have?  (2-points)  
A.  EGA
B.  SVGA
C.  PGA
D.  VGA
7What technology enables a single-core CPU to appear as two CPUs?  (2-points)
A.  Dual-core
B.  Hyper-threading
C.  Multi-core
D.  Z-core
8How many types of cable must be connected to each drive  (2-points) 
A. Molex and SATA
B.  power cable and data cable
C.  PATA and IDE
D.  P1 and P8
9What function enables motherboards to set up BIOS for CPUs automatically?  (2-points)
A.  BIOS
B.  CPUID
C.  CPUNow!
D. System Crystal
10Which of the following port can be found on network cards?  (2-points)
A.  VGA
B.  PS2
C.  USB
D. RJ45
11-  Explain the process to property install a CPU? (10-points)
12Which of the following motherboards are you most likely to see in modern PCs? (Select two)  (2-points)
A.  AT
B.  ATX
C.  Baby ATX
D.  microATX
13-  A client comes to your shop with a dead PC, what is the first thing to check, (select 2) ?   (2-points)
A.  The motherboard
B.  If the Switch is on in the power supply.
C.  If  P1 and P4 are connected to the motherboard
D.  Run Anti-Virus Software
14-  A client notices the 115/230 switch on the back of a power supply you are installing.  What is the switch used for?  (2-points)
A.  Powering computers in countries that run at a higher standard voltage than that used in the United States
B.  Powering computers in countries that run a lower standard voltage than that used in the United States
C.  Powering server computers that need double the normal voltage
D.  Over clocking
15-  What tool should be in every technician's toolkit?  (2-points)
A.  Pliers
B.  Hammer
C.  Straight-slot screwdriver
D.  Phillips-head screwdriver
16-  What is FRU?   (2-points)
A.  Foreign replacement unit, a cheaper part to replace an expensive, American-made part
B.  Field replacement unit, a known-good computer part to swap in or out in the troubleshooting process
C.  Free repair unit, a gimmick used by some companies to provide free tech support for the first-time customer
D.  Short for FRU Linux, a Linux distribution
17-  After installing an additional drive into a working computer, the computer won't power up at all - no lights, no spinning drives, nothing.  When you remove the drive, the computer works again. What's most likely the problem?  (2-points)
A.  Dead hard drive
B.  Dead power supply
C.  Insufficient  wattage provided by the power supply
D.  Insufficient AC Voltage provided by the electrical outlet
18-  What is ESD?    (2-points)
A.  Electronic Static Device
B.  Programs that aren't running
C.  Electro Static Discharge
D..  Hardware information stored in RAM
19-  At startup, where does your PC receive its first set of instructions?  (2-points)
A.  Operating system
B.  RAM BIOS
C.  ROM 
D.  POST
20- You get a tech call from an upset field tech.  He was upgrading a client's PC and now it won't boot at all.  When he  applies power, the fans and drives spin, but the computer screen stays blank and the PC just beeps, over and over.  What's most likely the problem?  (2-points)
A.  He installed a video card incorrectly
B.  He installed RAM incorrectly
C.  He installed a CPU incorrectly
D.  Nothing's wrong.  It sometimes takes a PC a few reboots to work after performing upgrades
21-  Which component inside the CPU holds data before and after processing?  (2-points)
A.  ALU
B.  FPU
C.  Pipeline
D.  Registers
22Which component inside the CPU is the primary processing component?  (2-points)
A.  ALU
B.  FPU
C.  Pipeline
D.  Registers
23-  Which of these connectors can you use to connect a keyboard to a PC? (Select two)  (2-points)
A.  PS2 Mini-DIN
B.  9-pin serial
C.  25-pin parallel
D.  USB
24-  Which component sets the clock speed of the motherboard?  (2-points)
A.  Cache
B.  CPUID
C.  System crystal
D.  ZIF crystal
25-  John installed a new CPU.  When he boots the system, it comes up for a few seconds and then shuts down.  What could be the problem? (2-points)
A.  John forgot to plug in the fan and the CPU is overheating
B.  John installed an AMD CPU in an Intel motherboard
C.  John installed an Intel CPU in an AMD motherboard
D.  John failed to raise the arm on the socket to lock down the CPU
26- What SDRAM stands for?   (10-points)
27-What is the function of a CRIMM ?  (10-points)
28- What is likely to be the issue if you start having problem with your computer just after installing new stick of memory ? (10 points)
 

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29- Type the name that corresponds to each component, based on their assigned number.  (10-points)
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