Computer Hardware – Section 3

11. A workstation has just been installed on an Ethernet LAN, but cannot communicate with the network. What should you check first?

A. reinstall the network protocols
B. reinstall the network interface card driver
C. verify the ip configuration on the workstation
D. verify the link status on the computer’s network card
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: D. verify the link status on the computer’s network card

12. One of the major components of a PC is the Central Processing Unit (CPU) which can be best described as:

A. The device that sends the monitor signals telling it what to display
B. The area that regulates all of the system power usage
C. The area where ail the of the Basic input/output routines are stored
D. The area where all of the processing takes place
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: D. The area where all of the processing takes place

13. What is the i/o address for com2?

A. 2vb
B. 2f8
C. 8f8
D. 330

Correct Answer: B. 2f8

14. The ESD wrist strap is designed to protect PC Components or Service Technicians ?

A. PC Components
B. Service Technicians
C. Both

Correct Answer: C. Both

15. You can have EISA and MCA devices in the same PC.

A. True
B. False

Correct Answer: B. False

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