Computer Hardware – Section 5

1. What is the jumper setting on a SCSI device to configure it to use the fourth SCSI id? Remember, SCSI ids start with zero.

A. 010
B. 110
C. 011
D. 101
E. 001

Correct Answer: C. 011

2. What tool is used to test serial and parallel ports?

A. high volt probe
B. cable scanner
C. loop backs (wrap plugs)
D. sniffer
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: C. loop backs (wrap plugs)

3. Which best describes a fragmented hard drive:

A. The platters are bad
B. Data files are corrupted
C. Clusters of data are damaged
D. Files are not stored in consecutive clusters
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: D. Files are not stored in consecutive clusters

4. What device prevents power interruptions, resulting in corrupted data?

A. Battery back-up unit
B. Surge protector
C. Multiple SIMMs strips
D. Data guard system
E. Turn off the AC power

Correct Answer: A. Battery back-up unit

5. If a computer’s BIOS allows it, you can boot from a CD-ROM.

A. True
B. False

Correct Answer: A. True

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