Computer Hardware – Section 3

46. A 25-pin female connector on the back of your computer will typically be:

A. Serial port 1
B. A parallel port
C. Docking
D. COM2 port
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: B. A parallel port

47. In the Binary numbering system, a (1) represents a jumper being shorted and a (0) represents a jumper being open. On a three-bit jumper block on a SCSI drive, how would an ID of logical 3 be set?

A. 100
B. 010
C. 011
D. 101
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: C. 011

48. _____ help prevent power surges.

A. Surge suppressor
B. Spike protector
C. UPS system
D. High-grade multi-meter
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: A. Surge suppressor

49. What can you use to ensure power is not interrupted, resulting in corrupted data?

A. UPS
B. Proper grounding
C. Surge protector
D. Nuclear powered thermal protective underwear
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: A. UPS

50. The POST routine, which counts system board RAM first, is stored in:

A. RAM
B. microprocessor
C. ROM BIOS
D. CMOS
E. 8259 POST controller

Correct Answer: C. ROM BIOS

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