Computer Hardware – Section 3

31. Your CD-ROM audio cable connects to the:

A. speaker
B. sound card (or motherboard if sound is integrated with it)
C. power supply
D. hard drive
E. BIOS

Correct Answer: B. sound card (or motherboard if sound is integrated with it)

32. 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

33. After installing a sound card, the system locks up when a parallel port tape backup unit is also used. What is most likely the problem?

A. IRQ
B. DMA
C. defective LPT port
D. defective tape driver
E. defective sound card.

Correct Answer: A. IRQ

34. You are testing the resistance in Ohms of a fuse on a 15K amp system. If the fuse is good, the meter should read?

A. 0.0
B. 0.2
C. 5.0
D. 2.0
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: A. 0.0

35. Type one PC cards:

A. are used only in desktops
B. are no longer being produced
C. are the thinnest of the PC cards
D. don’t exist
E. have their own power source

Correct Answer: C. are the thinnest of the PC cards

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